Luxury hotel holiday Masseria San Domenico Puglia

The 5-star deluxe Masseria San Domenico dates from the 15th century and is now a beautifully restored hotel, surrounded by olive groves and orchards, and boasting magnificent views to the sea beyond. Each room combines the elegant and luxurious with the homely and colourful. The hotel is equipped with first-class leisure facilities including a golf course, a spa and thalassotherapy centre, and private beach club, 500 metres away. There is a choice of dining, in the original oil press with its arched ceiling, al fresco by the pool, or beach-side in the summer season.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Bari
  • Hire of a group A car for the duration of the holiday
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Masseria San Domenico, near Fasano

Masseria San Domenico is luxury, boutique hotel in an historic building and set in idyllic countryside just metres from the coast.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 5

Location About 400 metres from the sea in countryside near Savelletri

Annual opening 29 March to 9 January

Closest airport Bari

Distance from airport About one hour's drive

Hotel facilities and services

Restaurant, Bar, Beauty salon, Steam bath, Wifi, Bikes, 18 hole golf course, Massage, Heated thalasso pool, Car rental, Gym, Sauna, Tennis, Private beaches (June to September), Concierge service, Hair salon, Spa treatment rooms, Outdoor swimming pool.

Complimentary

Wifi.

Land sports

Tennis, Cycling, Golf

Out and about nearby

The fishing village of Savelletri, Egnazia, Fasano (market on Wednesdays), Selva di Fasano, the “white city” of Ostuni (market on Saturdays), Alberobello, with its medieval `trulli`, Martina Franca, Lecce, Gallipoli and the coastline of southern Puglia.

Sports nearby

Horse riding, Scuba diving, Boat rental, San Domenico Golf course (18 holes).

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Superior double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£1,680

Holiday Code IE247

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Masseria San Domenico, near Fasano

Room descriptions

Masseria San Domenico has 47 rooms with shower or bath and wc, air-conditioning, television, telephone, hairdryer, minibar, safe and internet connection.

Superior Double or Twin
Deluxe Double
Junior Suite
Junior Suite Classic
Masseria Suite
Talasso Suite

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Superior double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£1,680

Holiday Code IE247

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Masseria San Domenico, near Fasano

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Masseria San Domenico in Puglia, our clients usually fly to Bari airport. From the airport, we recommend a private car transfer which we would include in our holiday price, or we recommend that you use a hire-car for the duration of your holiday, especially if you want to tour the region. We will arrange this for you if required.

Additional information

Minimum stays: The hotel has a 2-night minimum stay on weekends and a 7-night minimum stay in August.

Children: Children over 12 are welcome

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Superior double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£1,680

Holiday Code IE247

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Masseria San Domenico, near Fasano

Highlights of Puglia

Explore the Gargano peninsula with its dramatic coastline of coves and cliffs, beaches and forested interior. Take a boat trip to the Tremiti islands off the coast of the Gargano. The Salentine peninsula should be discovered for its vineyards and olive groves, megalithic remains and grottoes including the Grotte di Castellanata.

Cultural highlights of Puglia

The cultural highlights of Puglia are to be found in the quality of the Norman religious and secular architecture and the Baroque of Lecce in particular. Highlights include Lecce's church of Santa Croce begun in 1549 by Gabriele Riccardi and with a magnificent 17th Century facade, the loggia of the 15th Century Palazzo Vescovile, the Duomo rebuilt by Giuseppe Zimbalo (lo Zingarello) and the church of Santi Nicola e Cataldo (the most important Romanesque church in the Salentine). Bari possesses the Basilica di San Nicola, one of Puglia`s first great Norman churches. The 15th Century frescoes in the church of Santa Caterina d`Alessandria in Galatina are of particular merit. In Bitanto`s Romanesque cathedral is an Ambo by Maestro Nicola dating from 1229 with a bas-relief showing Frederick II and his family.

Festivals in Puglia

Martina Franca holds the Festivale della Valle d`Itria in late July/ early August. Bari holds a historical parade of St Nicholas on 7-10 May and a procession on the sea. Galatina has a curious tradition coinciding with the Feasts of Saints Peter and Paul on 28-29 June as tarantism has survived here. Lecce has a feast for the patron saints of the city on 24 to 26 August.

Gastronomy in Puglia

Olive oil is produced in enormous quantities and this together with local fruit, wine and seafood feature in the regional gastronomy of Puglia. Specialities include Focaccia bread flavoured with olives, fennel and chicory, Panzerotti (pasta with anchovies, capers and strong ricotta cheese), Tiella di Cozze (rice, potatoes and mussels), Melanzane alla campagnola (aubergines roasted and soaked in oil, garlic and basil). Dried pasta of all shapes and sizes is also a regional speciality. Puglia also is a great wine producer. A light red is produced at Cerignola and a robust red at Bari. Red Primitivo del Salento or di Manduria are well known.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Masseria San Domenico, near Fasano

The hotel specialises in Thalassotherapy, a therapeutic spa system where mineral-rich seawater and marine by-products such as seaweed and algae are employed in body wraps, baths and seawater jet showers. The Masseria takes the seawater from a deep underground reservoir that is fed from the Adriatic Sea, just 500 metres away. The waters of the Adriatic are rich in potassium and magnesium which are extremely beneficial in treating a variety of ailments such as poor circulation and contributes to healthy glowing, cleansed skin.The Masseria uses products such as Thalgo and La Prairie in its treatments, as well as its own unique range made out of the Masseria's own olive oil. The beneficial and anti-ageing properties of olive oil have been widely celebrated for a number of years and at the Masseria you can experience their own olive oil facial designed to promote a youthful complexion. A complete range of facial treatments is available utilising the renowned La Prairie products, such as the Rejuvenating Facial or Anti-stress/anti-fatigue Facial.

Signature spa treatments

Thalatherm The body is covered with a layer of marine mud and then warmed by steam containing active agents of essesntial sea oils for 20 minutes. This helps to eliminate excess fluids.

Thalgojet A water jet which is directed at specific zones of the body, excellent for improving blood circulation

Algotherapy The body is covered with a layer of crushed seaweed encouraging the penetration of the essential oils which are used in this treatment. The effect of this procedure is revitalizing, draining, slimming or relaxing, depending on the essential oils used.

Marine Scrub This is an exfoliating massage which uses a cocktail of sea salt and 90 oligo-elements which help towards the reduction of water retention and the exfoliation of dead skin. The skin is left soft and smooth.

Other spa treatments

ThalgOceane Hydromassage Douche d'Affusion Aquagym Marine Cold Facial Treatment Hypothermal Marine Treatment Slim and Sculpt Wrap Olive Oil Envelopment Reflexology Kneipp Circuits Ayurvedic massage Stone Massage

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Superior double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£1,680

Holiday Code IE247

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

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