Masseria Gialli Rural Excellence
- Brindisi Airport - 105 km
- Nearby - Ugento 4 km
- Beach - 10 km
- Rooms – 9
- Check-in from 16h00
- Check-out until 11h00
- Late check-out – on request, with supplement
- Breakfast – 08h00 to 10h30
- Small pets allowed – No
In the heart of Salento, the southern region of Italy also known as the heel of Italy, Masseria Gialli Rural Excellence is surrounded by a green park of olive trees and is about 10 km away from the beach. It is located 4 km away from the city of Ugento, not far from the popular destinations such as Lecce, Gallipoli, Otranto and Santa Maria di Leuca. The nearest airport of Brindisi is located 105 km far away.
Built in the 18th century, Masseria Gialli Rural Excellence was born as a rural estate and then has been transformed into a noble villa. It has been frequented by artists, aristocrats and politicians such as Gabriele D’Annunzio and Vittorio Emanuele III of Savoy, who got political refugee in the Masseria in 1943. Besides being an important meeting point, it has also represented an significant place of prayer for the town, thanks to the little church dating back to the Byzantine era. The aim of the property owner is to let guests feel the charming ancient atmosphere and traditions in a relaxing, unique ad exclusive setting.
Masseria Gialli Rural Excellence offers 9 rooms in total, divided into 3 Comfort, 3 Deluxe and 3 Suites.
Comfort – Located within the court, they have a floor area of about 25 sqm. They are located in the former stables and named after the surrounding rural areas (Fumusa, Varano, Tore). Bathroom with shower.
Deluxe – The 3 Deluxe rooms (Manger, Dovecote, Maniscalco) are evidence of the social function performed by the Masseria. They are characterized by stone walls and recovered floors with typical local materials. Bathroom with shower.
Suite – The 3 Suite (Don Pompeo, D'Annunzio, Trilussa) are composed of bedroom plus living room/lounge and have a floor area of 60 sqm. Two of the suites overlook the private independent gardens.
At Masseria Gialli Rural Excellence it is possible to practice archery, nature walks and mountain biking.
Available for dinner by reservation, the restaurant serves organic cuisine closely linked to the area, local products of own production (such as the precious Extra Virgin Olive Oil, vegetables, legumes, wheat). The recipes offer a taste of the Mediterranean tradition: the philosophy of the menu is inspired by the respect for the land and its natural rhythms. Health, quality and genuineness of the products give a freshness and an unmistakable flavor to any dish. For lunch, guests may require a light lunch, served in the inner hall, in the outside hall or in the pool.
Services & Activities
The Masseria Gialli Rural Excellence offers a children's playground, a fun maze-park, a swimming pool with hydromassage with relaxing area in the woods and a reading room. Upon request, the Masseria organizes cooking classes, wine tasting, welcome drinks, massages and beauty treatments. The farm also organizes educational tours to discover the nature and its fruits (organic farming, production of oil, the Mediterranean maquis) and the beauty of the sky (get to know the sky lying on an ancient Trullo – traditional Apulian building – at the Astronomical Observatory).
Tourist tax – € 0,50 per person/day to be paid on spot.
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Rooms Masseria Gialli Rural Excellence
- Swimming pool
- Sun terrace
- Rooms adapted for disabled people
Sport & Wellness
- Whirlpool in a relaxing area
- Beauty treatments
- Yoga/pilates lessons
- Children's pool
- Baby Sitter
- Guided tastings
- Cooking classes
- Internet throughout the hotel
- Bicycles available
- Reading room
- Shop with local products
In the surroundings
- Selection of beaches
- Cultural Centres
- Tourist Centres within 30 mins. by car
- Nightlife / Clubs / Bars Lounges