Over the last few years, Puglia (pronounced Pu-lia) has become a go-to destination for tourists on the hunt for their next adventure. At the ‘heel’ of Italy’s boot, Puglia is bursting at the seams with enchanting trullis, sparkling blue waters and vibrant history. Given the region’s boom in popularity, we’ve picked the best 10 villas in Puglia. Take a peek at the luxury that waits…

1. Trulli La Pietrina

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Trulli la Pietrina – Puglia- Oliver’s Travels

At Trulli La Pietrina attention has been paid to every little detail. The garden area is accessible from all three double bedrooms and is joined outside by a large swimming pool, a covered terrace and a separate al fresco dining area perfect for your summer BBQ. Later in the evening, you can enjoy a glass of wine in front of the living room’s ancient stone fireplace while looking out on a view of rolling green hills. The home also features a stunning olive grove where olives are harvested by hand for pressing in the local area. And while you’re taking in the calming sights of the trees from the panoramic roof terrace, make sure to look up for some dazzling sunsets and shimmering starry skies.

Sleeps: 6

Prices from: £65pppn

2. Trulli Carmina

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Trulli Carmina – Puglia – Oliver’s Travels

Say ‘ciao’ to Trulli Carmina. This wonderful villa in Puglia stands in a collection of 11 renovated Trulli. The owners refurbished the holiday home in luxurious style, so visitors can expect a fusion of shabby chic and rustic interiors. When you’re done chilling indoors, relish in the sun on your terrace then cool of with a splash in the cool of the swimming pool. If you need a change of scenery, you’re perfectly positioned at the centre of Puglia’s most desirable areas! Take a trip to the World Heritage site of Alberobello for a slice of history or check out the buzzing nightlife at Monopoli.

Sleeps: 9

Prices from: £37pppn

3. Masseria Crocevia

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Masseria Crocevia – Puglia – Oliver’s Travel

Masseria Crocevia is situated in the lovely Apulian countryside,  just a stone’s throw from the UNESCO world heritage site of Alberobello – the perfect location to unwind. Not only is the setting impressive, this wonderful holiday home is finished to a remarkable standard with a homely feel sprinkled with luxury for an extremely grand getaway. You and your friends can enjoy a stone courtyard among a vast lawn with pruned gardens and a light up private pool.

Prices from: £33pppn

4. Trulli Peppe

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Trulli Peppe – Puglia – Oliver’s Travels

Trullie Peppe is unique, not only because of its traditional coned roof but also its quirky décor. With plant pots hanging from the ceilings and the fabulous water feature in the private pool, this holiday home is a tranquil piece of heaven that you will never forget. And if wedding bells are on the horizon, you’re in luck! There’s even a wedding planner on-site that can help you plan your perfect day at this magical property.

Sleeps: 8

Prices from: £47pppn

5. Casa Luisa

Casa Luisa - Puglia - Oliver's Travels

Casa Luisa – Puglia – Oliver’s Travels

Located near the charming port city of Bari, this traditional Italian villa boasts magnificent 1920’s Art Nouveau architecture for some classic style. Set in a residential area, you’ll have easy access to the old town and harbour so there’s every opportunity to explore. On star-studded nights, step out onto the balcony and overlook the hues of your illuminated poolside. Our concierge team can help you arrange a fab pizza night on request using the villa authentic pizza oven.

Sleeps: 6

Prices from: £35pppn

6. Trulli Di Olive

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Trulli Di Olive – Puglia – Oliver’s Travels

Trullis are both unconventional as they are exceptional, but Trulli Di Olive is a real show stopper. Besides its minimalistic Pugliese character, guests can also find a state-of-the-art glass cube room, which is the perfect spot to observe the lush green surroundings. When the sun starts to set behind the clouds, that’s your cue to make the most of the quarry-stone barbecue and wood-burning stove oven. While the adults guzzle down the wine, the kids can frolick on the trampoline until dinner is served.

Sleeps: 8

Prices from: £41pppn

7. Villa San Michele 

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Villa San Michele – Puglia – Oliver’s Travels

Inhale the never-ending views of olive and almond trees surrounding this beautiful villa in Puglia. Steeped in history, this villa was once a chapel and monastery but today it’s a remote getaway within half an hour of medieval towns and pristine beaches. The outside area is sheer bliss, not only does it have a swimming pool, but alfresco dining has been given the ultimate makeover. You can create your own pizzas thanks to the stone piazalle!

Sleeps: 8

Prices from: £41pppn

8. Villa Ciottolo 

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Villa Ciottolo – Puglia – Oliver’s Travels

Sleeping up to 18 guests, this villa is the perfect abode for a reunion. But you’ll have to bagsy your room quick, the master bedroom is by far the cosiest with a romantic fireplace and hot tub to enjoy. If you want to explore some amazing baroque architecture you can head over to the town of Ceglie Messapica just 3km away. There is even a TV room for the kids to wind down in after an exciting day out.

Sleeps: 8-18

Prices from: £26pppn

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9. Villa Trullo 

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Villa Trullo – Puglia – Oliver’s Travels

Pick fruit from the trees whilst traditional Italian music plays from the speakers and the kids are happy playing with each other by the table tennis or splashing in the pool. No, this isn’t a fantasy, it’s exactly what you’ll be doing if you stay at Villa Trullo. Although this villa has had a little touch-up, you’ll still have the old traditional trulli exterior but with a modern twist with the latest amenities for the whole family to enjoy.

Sleeps: 8

Prices from: £101pppn

10. Trulli Lagorio 

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Trulli Lagorio – Puglia – Oliver’s Travels

This humble farmhouse has been restored as a wonderful and cosy family holiday home. Outside you will find the wonderful cast stone courtyard of Trulli Lagorio where most guests tend to spend most of their time. And who could blame them, the courtyard has a stone pizza oven and BBQ area, making alfresco dining all the more appealing. 

Sleeps: 10

Prices from: £21pppn

These stunning villas in Puglia are just the beginning! Feel free to scroll through the rest of our villas in Puglia or read our travel guide to get a grasp of what the region has to offer. You can also call our concierge team for any extra requests or enquiries you may have, for instance, if you want a private chef to enjoy on your sun-drenched terrace!

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