- Relais & Chateaux
- Airport - Brindisi 40 km, Bari 80 km
- Nearby locations – Ostuni, Alberobello, Lecce
- Rooms – 15
- Small pets allowed – YES, with supplement
Open all year round
The La Sommità Relais, occupies a historical building which dates back to the 16th century, in the beautiful historical centre of Ostuni, the renowned tourist centre in Apulia also known as the “White City”. The hotel is about 40 minutes far from the airport of Bari and 20 minutes from the airport of Brindisi. The distance from the sea is about 7 km.
Charming suggests you to rent a car to reach your desired hotel.
The 5-star hotel La Sommità is part of the prestigious brand Relais & Chateaux. It has has 15 elegant suites, 4 of which have been recently built in an ancient Monastery next to the Relais. Each room has distinctive features. Interiors, are sober and elegant, with a mixture of minimalism and stylish luxury, in which cream and white nuances are the predominant colours.
All Suites and Deluxe rooms at the Relais La Sommità are equipped with air conditioning, television with satellite channels with LCD screen, minibar, safe and a courtesy set in the bathroom at clients' disposal.
Rooms are either Deluxe (La Corte, La Loggia, La Grotta, L'Affresco), Deluxe View (Il Mare, Il Sole, La Torre, La Palma, L'Aranceto), Suite (Il Colle, Il Cielo, L'Aurora, La Cattedrale, Il Camino) or the Master Suite Le Volte. Some of these have a balcony with sea view, whereas some others only have a sky-light. It is possible to add a third and a fourth bed in the Suites and Junior Suites. Rooms are equipped with spacious bathrooms where the stone walls and the vaulted ceilings recall the soft atmosphere of the underground thermal centres.
The Wellness – SPA Centre offers relaxing massages, Turkish Bath and other body treatments. Together with the unique atmosphere of the Luxury Hotel in Apulia they contribute to the achievement of perfect psychological and physical wellness. All the treatments offered by the wellness centre at the 5-star Sommità hotel use Spa Mareminerale methods and products.
The Restaurant "Il Cielo" provides an outstanding menu, featuring the typical Apulian products and the exquisite flavour of the specialties in season. Dishes are accompanied by the best Italian wines and served within a frame of orange and olive trees in the old Spanish garden. Steps carved in stone lead you to the three antique cisterns, which were once used for storing oil but now are used as top-class wine cellars. With its antique drawings in the rooms and the large loggias, the La Sommità Relais is the perfect place for you to have breakfast and spend relaxing afternoons, while tasting delicious fresh- made cakes, chocolate, tea and herb teas.
Services & Activities
La Sommità offers in the vicinity a parking with special rate, a concierge service, a babysitting service upon request. Furthermore, the employees of the Relais are glad to assist to the organization of any leisure activities or excursions for their guests, such as: culinary and cultural tours, wine and oil tastings and much more.
Tourist tax: The municipality of Ostuni requires the payment of € 2,00 per person/night (for the first 5 nights stay) to be paid on spot. Are exempted from the payment: children under 12 years, not self-sufficient disabled people and their assistants (a max. of 2 assistants), people who practice rehabilitation treatments in health facilities in the municipality and their assistants (a max. of 2 assistants). The exemption given by the last two cases is subject to the exhibition of proper health certification.
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In the surroundings
- Cultural Centres
- Tourist centers within walking distance
- Tourist Centre within 10/15 mins. by car
- Golf Course
- Beach service
- Beach Shuttle-bus
- Pets allowed
Food & Drink
Sport & Wellness
- Wellness centre
- Turkish bath
- Wellness treatments
- Tennis court
- Football field
- Water Sports
- Diving center
- Internet throughout the hotel
- Excursions/Guided tours
- Wine&Food tours
- Guided tastings
- Horse riding
- Baby Sitter
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Only for Charming's customers: free upgrade in the higher room category (upon availability) and homemade pastry