Masseria San Domenico

Masseria San Domenico


The luxurious Masseria San Domenico boasts refined comforts in a fantastic setting. A member of “The Leading Small Hotels of the World”, the Masseria San Domencio is located at only 500 metres distance from the blue sea between the picturesque south Italian cities Bari and Brindisi in Apulia.


The sophisticated luxury hotel is the perfect choice for a memorable holiday in bella Italia. The Masseria San Domenico unites Mediterranean chick with historic authenticity.


The building that nowadays read more » accommodates discerning guests from all over the world served quite a different function when it was constructed in the 14th century. It originally was a tower guarding against Turkish invasion.


However, after careful and extensive renovations, the Masseria San Domenico radiates an arresting charm characterised by the fusion of Mediterranean and east European elements.


Allow your eyes to feast on the play of colours: The bright blue sky, immaculate with not a single cloud, the turquoise hue of the sea, the brilliant, white-washed buildings and the dark green of the olive orchards. It is a magical place perfect for supreme relaxation.


Of course, the picturesque ambience is complemented by excellent service with a smile and tongue-tantalising gourmet cuisine. The San Domencio Restaurant does not only dish up delightful treats but also sports a venerated ambience with its graceful arches.


Take your palate on a culinary joyride through Apulia. The restaurant excels at the local specialties that are best accompanied by a bottle of fine wine. A light snack in between may be enjoyed at the pool bar.


The goodnight drink is served at either of the bars and the Il Fico breakfast room provides just the right setting, sumptuous breakfast and, most importantly, fresh coffee to ensure a great start into the new day.


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Since 1996, the Masseria San Domencio has received, charmed and cherished discerning guests from all over the world. Thus, it is no surprise that the rooms and suites have been masterfully furnished and read more » decorated with great attention having been paid to every detail.


The bathrooms are a wonderful highlight that make getting up in the mornings a pleasure! The olive oil toiletries provided as a courtesy are designed and developed by the Masseria San Domenico on site. Enjoy a long, steaming shower and slip into the soft bathrooms and slippers.


Italy’s South is famous for its hot climate. However, should you require some relief; the air-conditioning provides a fresh breeze at the touch of a button. A TV provides entertainment and the wireless internet allows you to surf the world wide web.


Moreover, a mini bar stocks small snacks and refreshments to enjoy at any time of the day. The safe protects your valuables. The Small Double Singe Use Rooms are all located on the first floor and command a view of the Masseria’s garden.


On the same floor, the Superior Rooms look out either over the garden or the pool. The cosy sofa is perfect for a little snooze or a spot of daydreaming. After all, you are on holiday!


Generous thirty square metres large, the Deluxe Rooms are located on the ground floor and boast a small, private patio. Of course, they also offer a comfortable sofa.


Even larger and certainly exceedingly elegant, the Junior Suites feature a combined, open living and bedroom. Large windows flood the interior with light and the bathroom is equipped with a separate shower. The Junior Suites are available for double or triple occupation.


The Talasso Suite on the first floor is even larger and the Masseria Suite additionally boasts a spacious terrace. However, undoubtedly the hotel’s finest, the San Domenico Suite is vast 125 square metres large… but you’d better come and see it for yourself!


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Originally, the masserias were country estates with agricultural production as their central source of income. The massari were the workers accommodated in one of the buildings, while other buidlings were read more » used as storage or for production processes.


Today, the use of the term has shifted and is generally associated with tourism and country residences. Certainly, the Masseria San Domenico is superb example of how the ancient buildings have been put to a new purpose in the form of a secluded luxury country hotel.


The inviting saltwater swimming pool’s irregular form blends just perfectly with the rural environment. It is framed by rocks and typical local plants. Take a refreshing splash whenever the strong Italian sun becomes too hot.


Those that prefer the charms of the Adriatic Sea may take a dip at the San Domenico’s private beach. Having indulged in the beach thrills and tired yourself out, why not visit the excellent Spa Thalasso Therapy Centre for a supremely relaxing treatment applied by caring hands?


Moreover, the Masseria San Domenico offers a fully equipped gym that allows you to keep in shape. A training session is ideally followed by a visit to the sauna or steam bath.


Alternatively, you may also pick up a racket for a match on one of the two tennis courts. However, despite the temptation to while away the days at the hotel, at some stage you most certainly need to explore the supremely beautiful surroundings.


Bicycles are available for hire should you choose to explore on two wheels. Of course, you may also charter a boat and captain popping in and out of the coastline’s many hidden bays. Furthermore, a nearby 18-hole golf course allows you to improve you handicap.


And then, last but not least, there are the many historic attractions that Italy’s far South has to offer. There is plenty to do and the Masseria San Domenico is the perfect basis. Bienvenuti to Italy!


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