Russian magnate purchased Costa Brada hotel near Gallipoli / Русский магнат приобрел отель Costa Brada возле Галлиполи

costa bradaNow it is official: Grand Hotel Costa Brada was purchased by Russian magnate from Saint Petersburg. The management and the administration of the hotel will be passed from Filanto Group (Casarano) in January. In October 2013 it will be closed for reconstruction works, and in January 2014 it will be open as a new luxury resort. Continue reading

Le Cinque Vele Beach, Pescoluse / Le Cinque Vele Пляж, Песколузе

Red umbrellas

Red umbrellas

Lido Le Cinque Vele, Pescoluse

Coastal road S.M. di Leuca – Gallipoli / Прибрежная дорога Леука – Галлиполи

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Scooter ride along the Ionian coast / Поездка на скутере вдоль Ионического побережья

Lido Conchiglie

Lido Conchiglie

Have you ever tried a one day scooter trip along the coast, stopping in different places/beaches, having a swim, and continue to move? It is a real fun!!! We departed from Torre del Pizzo and arrived till Torre Lapillo, with stops in Rivabella, Santa Maria al Bagno, Lido Conchiglie, Santa Caterina, Porto Selvaggio, Torre Uluzzo, Porto Cesareo and Torre Lapillo (which goes soon after Porto Cesareo). Continue reading

Balelido Beach, Torre Mozza / Пляж Балелидо, Торре Моцца

beachBalelido, Torre Mozza

Coastal road Ugento – Leuca / Прибрежная дорога Удженто – Леука

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Enchanting Leuca / Обворожительная Леука

Villa Mellacqua

Villa Mellacqua

Santa Maria di Leuca is small but very fascinating town, where there is a lot to see. I would divide it in two parts, the first is where there is the basilica and lighthouse, which also has magnificent panoramic view as it is situated in the area above the promontory, and the second part is where there are the Christopher Colombo embankment, the port and the town itself. Continue reading

Boat trip from Otranto to Acquaviva Creek / ВОДНАЯ ПРОГУЛКА ИЗ ОТРАНТО ДО БУХТЫ АКВАВИВА

Santa Cesarea Terme

Santa Cesarea Terme

One day boat trip in opposite direction, departing from Otranto port to Insenatura Acquaviva, is one more way to enjoy Salento. During this trip the important places to stop and to enjoy swimming and snorkeling are Capo D’Otranto,  Porto Badisco, Santa Cesarea Terme, Porto Miggiano, Grotta Zinzulusa, Castro Marina and Insenatura Acquaviva.

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