Il Frantoio Puglia (Brindisi), Italy

“Justly famous masseria with wonderful food and a vaguely eccentric air. Pretty bedrooms with white washed walls surround a bougainvillea-filled courtyard. Organic produce from the farm and olive grove is used in fabulous multi-course meals. A divine gourmet rustic retreat close to the beach. ”

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“Armando Balestrazzi’s ‘crazy’ idea to leave stressed corporate life in Bari and move to the country resulted in the wonderful Frantoio, a masseria with a genuine, country feel. An extraordinary collection of furniture, objéts and memorabilia fills public spaces and the 13 pretty bedrooms, housed in the 16th century farmhouse built around a bougainvillea-filled courtyard. Fruit, veg and herbs from the garden are used in fabulous multi-course meals prepared by Rosalba, Armando’s wife. House policy; no TVs in the rooms and no pool.
Hotel Guru guest comment "Charming and homely with exceptional food at dinner and breakfast."”

Written by  Nicky Swallow

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A slow travellers' guide to Italy

"The visitors' quarter is a series of beautiful rooms, ranging from fairytale with lace and toile to formal with antique armoires and gilt-framed art. It is a gloriously eclectic mix."

Originally published by The Guardian (view article)

What's Nearby

Facilities

Outdoor dining
Fireplace
Air conditioning
Bicycles available
Bar
Family Suites
Meeting Room
Cots available
Massage
Library
Sit-out Terrace
Good wine list
Parking
Free parking
Free wifi
Restaurant
Garden
Child friendly
Babysitting and childrens playground available
Sitting Room
Room service
Wifi

Activities

Other Activities
Spend a day on the beaches of the Ostuni coast just a few minutes drive away.
Tennis
Make the most of the nearby tennis courts and work up an appetite for dinner.
Great walks
Meander through olive trees on walking trials from the hotel.
Golf
The villa is just a few minutes from a world class golf course.
Watersports
Beaches with ideal conditions for kite and windsurfing are just minutes away.

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14 rooms from $200 per night

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Recommended for

Foodies
Members of the slow food movement the kitchen, under Rosalba, create extraordianry cuisine from simple home grown ingrediants.
Romantic Break
Chic rooms with wisteria swathed stairways, enchanting interiors and antique furnishings are the epitome of fairytale romance.

Activities

Other Activities
Spend a day on the beaches of the Ostuni coast just a few minutes drive away.
Tennis
Make the most of the nearby tennis courts and work up an appetite for dinner.
Great walks
Meander through olive trees on walking trials from the hotel.
Golf
The villa is just a few minutes from a world class golf course.
Watersports
Beaches with ideal conditions for kite and windsurfing are just minutes away.

Other highlights

Quiet
Family Suites
Sit-out Terrace
Full of character
Good wine list
Gourmet
Free wifi
Restaurant
Child friendly
Babysitting and childrens playground available
Farmhouse
Beach nearby
Traditional
Charming
Luxury

Hotel size

14 rooms
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