BioMasseria Santa Lucia

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BioMasseria Santa Lucia is an authentic ancient Masseria steeped in history, where it is possible to dive into a past when human life and work were shaped by the passing of seasons and influenced by the weather. The Masseria, which is located in Alessano (Lecce) near an archeological settlement inhabited in ancient times by the Basilian monks, has been submitted to a careful and respectful conservative restoration. The building has been brought to new life using ancient, simple and natural materials such as lime, stone and wood, in a minimalist way so as not to spoil the ancient harmony. Today it is possible to plunge in the serenity and harmony of the past, hosted in sober but comfortable and welcoming guest rooms, or relaxed in the Masseria’s courtyard , coddled by the owners Luciana and Danilo, who live in the Masseria all year round. There are eight guest rooms inside the Masseria, all set up in the old premises, they have an outdoor area dedicated to relax in an aromatic herbs garden or facing a large lawn shaded by olive trees. In the room the guest disposes of wifi, mini-bar of juices, local wines and typical liqueurs, small attentions such as the corner dedicated to herbal teas and coffee, the bathroom and bedroom courtesy sets and the pool set.

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The breakfast buffet is served in the lounge bar or outdoors in good weather and is characterized by the organic farm own- produced food and from the surrounding area products, to ensure to be genuine, fresh and typical.

Attention to the guest does not end at breakfast time! A bar service is available to guests during the day by the pool and in the evening at the lounge bar for delicious aperitifs. Inside the farm you can visit the ancient  tower with frescoed rooms as evidence of a past dedicated to the hospitality given to pilgrims  passing through to reach Jerusalem. Always within the Masseria walls you can see rainwater tanks, the old wood-fire oven for baking bread, the hypogeal room used as a mill for cereals, and the animals’ stable.Adjacent to the Masseria, the eight hectares of garden, orchard, cultivated fields and woods are home to the pool area, a country path and unspoiled nature in which immerse oneself. A nice walk leads to typical dry stone walls and rural buildings. The Masseria is located near Capo di Leuca surrounded by a wonderful sea. The Adriatic coast only 3 km away,  is characterized by inlets between the rocks and by an emerald sea, offering suggestions  for fun organized boat trips and baths in the sea caves, while the white sand Ionian beaches, 7 km. away, invite to complete relaxation.

For those who love to be active  there are trekkings  or rides along the coast and, for the most enthusiastic  of  typical gastronomy, there are fresh homemade pasta lessons to start a production of  typical orecchiette!

The surrounding villages, including Alessano, have picturesque historical centers in which to savor authentical and typical  places. The whole Salento territory is full of corners to discover and of interesting things to do.  The most important turistic destinations are close by and it is easy to organize cultural, naturalistic or gastronomic trips. We will be delighted to make you experience the best the Masseria and Salento can offer.

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