via Giacomo Monticelli, località Cerrate 73100 Lecce − Italy
+39 3298 375434
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865 acres of ancient olive trees gently surround Tenuta Monacelli & Masseria Giampaolo, a rare find among agritourism farms in Lecce, featuring upscale hospitality in one of the most authentic manor farm of Salento, among the charme and the elegance of Salento ancient aristocracy.
Discover wellness and relax in our park, swimming pool, massage center and gym. Experience the flavors of Apulian cuisine as you sample local products made in the farm and taste regional entrees at the Ristorante Rifugio del Re, the farm's festive dining venue: an unforgettable stay in the heart of Apulia awaits for you at Tenuta Monacelli & Masseria Giampaolo.
The amenities and comfort you'll experience at the Tenuta are quite higher than the standard level of service offered by most of the manor farms in Salento: the foyer, the bar and the tv room are the open areas where guests can entartain themselves and collect tourist information; the front desk is available to reserve your newspapers, transfer, guided tours and excursions, or coordinate your laundry service; your continental breakfast will be catered to your table in the estate's lovely breakfast hall; the convenient open-air free parking lot is ideal for those arriving to Tenuta Monacelli & Masseria Giampaolo by car. Free bikes are available for short excursions among the estate area.
Tenuta Monacelli & Masseria Giampaolo is also a delightful venue for meetings and seminars. In fact, the estate's meeting hall, Frantoio Ipogeo, is a relaxed picturesque setting for up to 150 guests, equipped with state-of-the-art conference technology. The Ristorante Rifugio del Re Staff and the Tenuta's splendid setting ensure a positive turnout for any event (coffee break, buffet, lunches and formal dinners).
You can’t miss the opportunity to experience an authentic and exclusive property; timeless like the place where it is located, hidden in the archaic nature of Salento, a building of emotional impact. The architecture is in harmony with the contest giving it a classic elegance. Two beautiful majestic historic buildings belonging to the same owner formed of two areas of accommodation.
At Tenuta Monacelli & Masseria Giampaolo,you will feel a sense of space nestled into the idyllic landscape of countryside. Uninterrupted views of olive trees, a strong symbol of identity; suggestive and charming place, intimate ambience, a spontaneous warm and friendly welcome.
Tenuta Monacelli and Masseria Giampaolo, with its in-house restaurant, gym, 24 rooms and suites, beautiful swimming pool among olive trees as old as those in Jerusalem, are located 13 km away from the glamurously baroque city of Lecce and a short drive away from the ancient watchtowers of the Salento, which were historically used to ward off pirates and Saracens and are now surrounded by crystal clear water and pristine white sand beaches that are not too far. This enchanting land between two seas offers guests a real chance to eperience unique truly rural Salento at its best.
Enjoy the huge and inviting outside swimming pool among age old olive trees surrounded by a choice of comfy sunloungers and chairs shaded by parasols and olive trees; or just while away your time here working up your appetite by doing a couple of lengths and then relaxing with a chilled drink and a tasty snack prepared by our Chef.
A park of 320 hectares of woods and olive groves crossed by trails for healthy walks, lights, scents and colors to be discovered, and the large pool among the olive trees, proximity to the Park and the headwaters of the Idume Rauccio offer guests a truly special experience. Tenuta Monacelli & Masseria Giampaolo is the right place for a wellness and nature holiday in Puglia.
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Located in the heart of the Salento, the Baroque city of Lecce will strike you as a surprisingly crade of history and civilization and a glamorfously baroque setting. Tenuta Monacelli & Masseria Giampaolo is among those hotels conveniently located near Lecce and near the manor farms of the Salento. The city limits are only 10 km/6.2 miles away from the estate. Yet, the hotel is surrounded by tranquil countryside, the perfect place to get some rest after a wonderful day of touring and sightseeing. The city of Lecce is a living testament to baroque architecture, featuring a 25,000-seat Roman amphitheatre dating back to the 2nd century AC, statues, little angels, grotesque masks, and plaster details visible throughout the city's buildings and on the Cathedral of piazza del Duomo. Via Libertini is an ancient street featuring the exhuberantly rich façades of churches such as Saint Theresa's, Saint Ann's, the church of the Rosary, the church of the Holy Cross, as well as that of Palazzo dei Celestini. At night, Lecce boasts a lively scene of local and trendy clubs, theatres, and independent movie theatres.
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Tenuta Monacelli & Masseria Giampaolo is located 25 km (15.5 miles) away from the Brindisi airport. An airport transfer may be arranged upon reservation.
The most convenient train station to Tenuta Monacelli & Masseria Giampaolo is at Lecce, 13 km (8 miles) away, on the Brindisi–Lecce line. To reach the estate, ask the hotel to provide a transfer.
From highway A14, exit at Bari nord and continue on to Brindisi. From here, continue on the Brindisi - Lecce freeway and exit at Squinzano-Trepuzzi. Continue on to Torre Rinalda - Abbazia di Santa Maria a Cerrate, where you will see signs that will direct you to the Tenuta Monacelli hotel. Driving from Lecce, exit at Squinzano-Casalabate.