Luxury Villa Holidays in Enchanting Private Holiday Rentals.
Tucked away in a paradisiacal landscape bordered by the Ionian and Adriatic Sea the long forgotten region of Apulia, Italy, has become a chic destination for luxury villa holidays and quintessential escapes.
Also known as Puglia, the heel of Italy’s boot in the Southeastern tip of the Italian Peninsula, the charming region of Apulia offers an unspoiled haven of serenity for discerning travelers seeking unrivalled peacefulness and old world charm. From the miraculous countryside, the fragrant olive groves and orchards, the baroque towns, the broad plains and low lying hills to the spectacular long coastline with the sun kissed golden sandy beaches and the emerald waters, Apulia is a heavenly destination for prestigious and immaculate villa holidays and enchanting private holiday rentals.
Luxury villas in Apulia are scattered throughout the astounding countryside offering elite travelers the perfect base to explore this undiscovered wondrous region of Italy and discover its wondersbeauties, historical treasures as well as the rich culture and folklore heritage.
Some of the places worth visiting while in Puglia include:
• The unspoiled old city and capital of Bari,
• The whitewashed hilltop town of Ostuni,
• The old town of Martina Franca,
• The national park of Gravina Laterza,
• Parco della Murgia Materana,
• The enchanting city of Matera,
• The Unesco world heritage site of Alberobello,
• The baroque historical city of Lecce,
• The castellano Grotte,
• The marvellous beach resort of Vieste.
Splendid Private Luxury Villas in Apulia
Embracing tradition and authenticity the scenic region of Apulia, Italy, is a newly discovered holiday treasure for prime vacations and relaxing villa holidays in fabulous holiday rentals dotted throughout the spectacular countryside.
All splendid private luxury villas in Apulia emanate an ambience of warm Italian charm ensuring a luxurious stay steeped in authentic opulence. Tradition is marvelously portrayed in the unrivalled architectural designs such as the authentic trulli, the picturesque villages and the exquisite cuisine of the region.
Some of the regional specialties one must try while visiting this quintessential region of Italy include, Orecchiette (handmade ear shaped pasta shells served with all kinds of delicious sauces), Maccheroni al forno (maccheroni mixed with meatballs, boiled eggs and other local ingredients, topped with pie crust and cooked in the oven), Cime di rape stufate (vegetables grown locally cooked in a pot with garlic, olive oil, tomatoes and leaves of laurel), Ceci & Cavatelli (chickpeas with garlic, onion, fennel, small tomatoes, celery and handmade cavatelli pasta in tomato sauce), Melanzane Ripiene (flesh of aubergines chopped and mixed with tomatoes, olive oil and cheese), Alici Arracanate (layers ofanchovies with bread crumbs, garlic, mint leaves, capers, marjoram & white vinegar baked in the oven) as well as many other local dishes all prepared with fresh high quality ingredients.