Torre del Drago

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Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2

Overview

Pool Pets Welcome Walk to Beach

Torre del Drago is a unique abode, with the feeling of being set in the woods, surrounded by the scent of pines and palms, brimming with rustic charm, original materials and timeless taste, in the wonderful southernmost part of Puglia.

The outdoor grounds offer a mystical haven of tranquillity and serenity, artfully un-manicured, with any array of different nooks and secret corners. There is a a delightful dining area as well as an elegant covered pavilion, surrounded by original stone cobbled walls and intricate pathways.

The raised decking around the pool is set amid a mystical forest, with pretty terracotta pots and the pool on a raised platform where the sounds and scents of nature create a wonderful setting for taking a morning dip or an evening cool-down, perhaps with a glass of wine on hand to follow.

The charming rustic exterior works in harmony with the interiors, brimming with natural flair and understated comfort. A bijou dining room features tiled flooring and original timber doors, a vibrant yet relaxed space to seat six. The indoors and outdoors interplay seamlessly, with floor to ceiling glass offering glorious natural day light, whilst evening meals in the pergola will be a sleek affair, back-lit with the garden lanterns and sounds of the forest and sea breezes.

It's only 500m to the beautiful coast and a little further to a pretty sandy bay. Also just a short drive away is Santa Maria di Leuca, where you can soon be admiring the town's historic architecture and gazing at its stunning coast.

In a mesmerising setting, Torre del Drago is full of flavours of the region; an undiscovered gem with authentic touches and a sense of locality. Natural and unpretentious at every turn, Torre del Drago is an enchanting home with potential for stylish outdoor living. 

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What you should know…

  • Whilst this home can accommodate seven guests, please note that one guest will be sleeping on a sofa bed. Please see the features tab for full details 
  • Only one of the bedrooms has air-conditioning 
  • There are steps both inside the house and around the grounds and pool area

Property Features

Private Pool Internet BBQ Ground Floor Bed & Bath Cable TV Heating

Villa Interior

Ground Floor


- Kitchen dining area with fireplace, TV, dining table and single sofa bed   
- Double bedroom with air-conditioning
- Bathroom with shower

Lower Ground Floor

- Kitchen 
- Double bedroom
- Twin bedroom
- Bathroom with shower

Outside Grounds

- Private pool on raised decking
- Sun loungers and poolside table and chairs
- Garden (3000m²) with wooded area
- Terrace with panoramic views
- Gazebo with dining tables and chairs for six guests
- Outdoor shower
- Stone BBQ
- On site parking 

Facilities 

- Wi-Fi
- TV
- Alarm
- Air conditioning in one bedroom
- Heating
- Fan
- Dehumidifier
- Washing machine
- Iron and ironing board
- Hairdryer
- Mosquito net
- Pet kennel 

Location

About the surrounding area of Torre del Drago
Walk to Beach Walk to Restaurant Watersports Sailing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Torre del Drago is nestled just a short distance from a stretch of the coast just north of Santa Marina di Leuca. The coast is only 500m away and there is a beautiful sandy bay just to the north, a five-minute drive away.

Santa Marina di Leuca (4.2km) is known for its opulent beauty and stunning architecture. Santa Maria di Leuca is the point of the peninsula's stiletto heel, known in Greek as “Leukos”, meaning brilliant sun, while the Romans knew it as “the place at the end of the earth,” Leuca is also unique for its setting on a promontory between two seas, the Ionian and Adriatic.

The Salento region is home to some of Italy's most romantic villages towns: the island sea front town of Gallipoli (44km) and beautiful Otranto (60km), the historic sophistication of Lecce (82km) and some of Puglia’s prettiest villages such as Specchia (22km), Maglie (44km) and historic Muro Leccese (42km).

With both rocky coastline and long stretches of golden beach, Salento is a haven for sea-lovers. From the southernmost tip near Leuca, stretching up to Gallipoli, is a continuous expanse of golden sand and rocky ledges and coves with dazzling, azure waters. On the East side, the Adriatic coastline is more varied, offering sandy beaches, Karstic grottoes, chalk cliffs and salt-water lagoons.

The region is known for its olive oil production, as can be seen by the surrounding stretches of olive groves as well as white-washed hilltop villages, old farmland and many kilometres of Mediterranean coastline.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Brindisi Airport

(127 km)

Nearest Airport 2 Bari Airport

(246 km)

Nearest Town/City Santa Maria di Leuca

(4.2 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub

(1.6 km)

Nearest Supermarket

(3.3 km)

Nearest Beach

(1.5 km )

Region

There’s a reason Puglia is the region of the moment, or rather several: the excellent food, exuberant architecture dotted in the South, the breathtaking coastline and heaps more. Puglia is much bigger than you might first expect, but you’ll get both a wonderful and varied Italian experience here.Use our travel guide as a nifty sidekick (think of us like the Robin to your Batman) to help you plan the holiday of a lifetime. 


And don’t forget we’ve got a selection of villas in Puglia that will add that extra special touch to your trip.

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages

Salento makes for an enchanting family trip, with Santa Maria di Leuca offering a stunning backdrop for memories to cherish. The centro storico is a fascinating myriad of alleyways and boutiques, and very accessible as a family on foot. The marina is backed by a lighthouse, whilst there are both long, sandy beaches and rocky coves along the cape fronting the clear, sapphire waters, making ideal paddling spots for youngsters. Take a boat trip to see some of the fascinating grottos around.

There are many wonderful beaches to visit across this coastline from rocky ledges perfect for scuba diving to glorious sandy stretches. This includes the very special Marina di Pescoluse, just fifteen minutes away by car, with its fine sand and turquoise clear waters. No wonder it's often called the 'Maldives of the Salento'.

Probably the most famous waterpark in Puglia, Splash Gallipoli is a 78, 000 square metre water park set in beautiful natural surroundings. It is not only packed with rides and pools in every design imaginable, but the park also puts on shows, holds competitions and has lots of games that anyone can participate in. There are several family-friendly restaurants on-site and a shaded picnic area.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Watersports
  • Sailing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning 
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting / childcare services
- Bike hire

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €200 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? All linen and bath towels are provided.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Heating costs included? Yes.
Minimum stay 7 nights.
Changeover day Saturday in July and August. Flexible during all other periods.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and other celebrations are not permitted.
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior agreement with the owner.
Other Ts and Cs Whilst this property can accommodate seven guests, please note that one guest will be sleeping on a sofa bed. Please see the features tab for full details

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 7 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 21st 2019 - Jun 1st 2020 £818
Jun 1st 2020 - Jun 8th 2020 £971
Jun 8th 2020 - Jun 15th 2020 £1,073
Jun 15th 2020 - Jun 22nd 2020 £1,175
Jun 22nd 2020 - Jun 29th 2020 £1,226
Jun 29th 2020 - Jul 4th 2020 £1,482
Jul 4th 2020 - Jul 11th 2020 £1,584
Jul 11th 2020 - Jul 18th 2020 £1,890
Jul 18th 2020 - Jul 25th 2020 £2,095
Jul 25th 2020 - Aug 1st 2020 £2,248
Aug 1st 2020 - Aug 8th 2020 £2,350
Aug 8th 2020 - Aug 15th 2020 £2,606
Aug 15th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 £2,350
Aug 22nd 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 £1,329
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 1st 2020 £1,022
Sep 1st 2020 - Sep 14th 2020 £1,022
Sep 14th 2020 - Sep 28th 2020 £869
Sep 28th 2020 - Oct 5th 2020 £818
Oct 5th 2020 - Apr 23rd 2021 £818

Prices based on an occupancy of 7 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 21st 2019 - Jun 1st 2020 €906
Jun 1st 2020 - Jun 8th 2020 €1,075
Jun 8th 2020 - Jun 15th 2020 €1,189
Jun 15th 2020 - Jun 22nd 2020 €1,302
Jun 22nd 2020 - Jun 29th 2020 €1,358
Jun 29th 2020 - Jul 4th 2020 €1,641
Jul 4th 2020 - Jul 11th 2020 €1,754
Jul 11th 2020 - Jul 18th 2020 €2,094
Jul 18th 2020 - Jul 25th 2020 €2,320
Jul 25th 2020 - Aug 1st 2020 €2,490
Aug 1st 2020 - Aug 8th 2020 €2,603
Aug 8th 2020 - Aug 15th 2020 €2,886
Aug 15th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 €2,603
Aug 22nd 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 €1,472
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 1st 2020 €1,132
Sep 1st 2020 - Sep 14th 2020 €1,132
Sep 14th 2020 - Sep 28th 2020 €962
Sep 28th 2020 - Oct 5th 2020 €906
Oct 5th 2020 - Apr 23rd 2021 €906

Prices based on an occupancy of 7 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 21st 2019 - Jun 1st 2020 $1,011
Jun 1st 2020 - Jun 8th 2020 $1,200
Jun 8th 2020 - Jun 15th 2020 $1,327
Jun 15th 2020 - Jun 22nd 2020 $1,453
Jun 22nd 2020 - Jun 29th 2020 $1,516
Jun 29th 2020 - Jul 4th 2020 $1,832
Jul 4th 2020 - Jul 11th 2020 $1,958
Jul 11th 2020 - Jul 18th 2020 $2,337
Jul 18th 2020 - Jul 25th 2020 $2,590
Jul 25th 2020 - Aug 1st 2020 $2,779
Aug 1st 2020 - Aug 8th 2020 $2,906
Aug 8th 2020 - Aug 15th 2020 $3,221
Aug 15th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 $2,906
Aug 22nd 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 $1,642
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 1st 2020 $1,264
Sep 1st 2020 - Sep 14th 2020 $1,264
Sep 14th 2020 - Sep 28th 2020 $1,074
Sep 28th 2020 - Oct 5th 2020 $1,011
Oct 5th 2020 - Apr 23rd 2021 $1,011

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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