A day out to view Grottaglie Pottery

We are always triving to find new locations for our guests to enjoy and explore, whilst they are on their holiday with us in Puglia. The town of Grottaglie (about 50 minutes drive from any of our Villas) is the location of the famous “Ceramic Quarter” where the well-renowned Grottaglie pottery is produced. The Puglian […]

PaoloLeo winery

PaoloLeo winery and vineyard tour

Guests in one of our Villas recently enjoyed a visit to the PaoloLeo winery and vineyards. The excursion began with a tour of the vineyards with an English speaking guide. The different culture and growing regime suited to the different varieties of grape was simply explained. This was followed by a tour of the production […]

Frecce tricolore airshow

There was a fantastic Frecce Tricolore airshow that we attended nearby in San Cataldo yesterday with friends. We all had lunch together and watched the whole thing unfold over the bay, from our location at lovely beachside restaurant that our friends had recommended and pre-booked. Guests of ours from Villa Suzannah also attended the show […]

Holiday competition winners

Our holiday competition that we ran last autumn to promote our new website, resulted in Lorraine Royle being the lucky winner drawn. Lorraine and her husband Chris with their two children, spent a week in Villa Nicola last month and they had a great holiday, during which time they visited an amazing amount of what […]

The Terracotta warriors now visit Puglia.

Funerary statues of the afterlife army of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China are on display in Puglia until this August 2017. We visited the display today with friends and were amazed at the relaxed accessibility to the scultures and artefacts. The statues are in amazing condition with a high level of realism. […]

Villa Gallese to close at the end of 2017 season

  We have decided for a variety of reasons (each one better than the last) that we will no longer be managing Villa Gallese as from the close of this years (2017) holiday season. Villa Gallese has been a popular and successful holiday Villa during our time managing it on behalf of the owners. However, […]

Car hire discounts

Having been away for a while during our close season, we are delighted to be back home again and back with great news for our future guests. We are teaming up with www.rhinocarhire.com  – a major car hire provider, to be able to offer our guests a super 10% rental car cost discount to our […]


There was a great response to our recent competition and we would like to thank everyone who took part and warmest congratulations to our competition winner Lorraine Royle, who has won our fabulous prize of a weeks free Villa accommodation in the contest that we advertised and held recently on our Facebook page Place in […]

New Website Competition

Autumn is closing in and as our season draws towards its end, people are now starting to wonder about next years holidays. To help you make the choice of where to go next year,   we are offering a free weeks holiday in one of our fabulous Villas to celebrate the launch of our great new […]

New Site Launch

Our new site is launching. We may have a new look but we still have the same beautiful villas available to you to make your holiday memorable. Please take a look around and then get in touch to see how we can help you plan your dream getaway in Puglia.