Villa Marina is a modern designed villa located in the Northern area of Salento, in a panoramic and sea view position.
The property offers all the comfort of a five-star luxury villa: swimming pool 15m x 6m 1.2m deep with lawn, air conditioning in every room, spacious and sober environments, internet and wi-fi.
With a main house and two double bedrooms attached but accessed externally, Villa Marina has a total of 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms and can accommodate up to 12 people.
Outside there are several equipped areas: in addition to the comfortable veranda, ideal for breakfast, there is a practical outdoor cooking area with stove and barbecue to enjoy abundant outdoor grills. There is also a covered veranda with stone round table with seating. A Pizza oven, and sink with hot and cold water, is ideal for those wanting to perfect the art of pizza making. Ideal for children, and adults wanting to design their own pizza.
The spacious interiors are characterized by a barrel vaulted ceiling, stone walls typical of Apulia, bright windows and modern/minimal designed furniture.
The main house has a bright dining room with an American style kitchen, electric hob, and oven, dishwasher and overlooking the veranda, a living area with TV corner and four bedrooms, each with its own private bathroom, with shower, bidet and toilet.
The two bedrooms at either end of the property are equipped with their own private entrance, kitchen corner and bathroom/shower.
The first one has a double bed, the second one has two French beds (140 cm wide). The villa is spacious, and 4 bedrooms have views of the pool and gardens.
The location of Villa Marina allows easy access to the many sandy beaches of the Adriatic coast are only 3 km away is Pantaganianni and is easily reached by bike.
Note the proximity to the nature reserve of Torre Guaceto, a must for nature lovers with many services to explore its oasis. The nearest sea center (Lido Specchiolla) is only 3 km away, while the city center of reference is Carovigno, at 6 km.
This is truly a amazing villa, sea views, plenty of outdoor space, and a large swimming pool. Internally the villa is designed well, with the vaulted ceilings helping to keep the villa warm in summer.
Torre Guaceto Nature Reserve blissfully free from development, with its rugged shores is a protected area, and allows its visitors to enjoy and escape from the over developed beach resorts. There are plenty of opportunities to observe plant and animal species usually scarce in this part of the world.
A mini shuttle service runs from the car parks, but to find your spot on the beach, there may be some walking involved.
The sea is clear, clean and warm. There is a visitor centre 3km inland at Serranova which organises nature walks, cycle trekking. There are also guided snorkelling trips. Torre Guaceto is also one of Puglia's top locations for kite surfing.
There are water parks, and a zoo in Fasano. Plenty to do if you have young children.
Ostuni boasts many restaurants with traditional Pugliese cuisine, with roast and grilled meat and tasty tangy pasta dishes to suit every pallate.
Ostuni has also one of the oldest Franciscan convents dating back to 1304.
The Cathedral is located on the highest point of the city, which was built between 1435 and 1495, and has a beautiful Gothic facade.
Far away you will see the white town perched on a hill, crowned by the cathedral with its colorful dome. The town of Ostuni is surrounded by a medieval fortress wall, and as you meander through the streets, you may stumble upon hidden cafe bars and restaraunts. Definitely worth visiting at night, as there is a buzz of excitement, and people sipping coffee and drinking Spritz - it definitely has a cosmopolitan feel.
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