In the South of Italy and in the midst of majestic olive groves, half way between green hills and the blue Adriatic sea, the 5-star hotel Il Melograno is a beautiful position. This hotel is located about 3 km outside of Monopoli and about 60km away from the airport Bari or around 70km from the airport Brindisi.
Charming suggests you to rent a car to reach your desired hotel.
It was realised in a fortified farmhouse of the 17th century furnished in style with old handcrafted carpets and paintings. Il Melograno with its typical architecture of Mediterranean constructions wrapped by the scents and colours of the big flowered garden, fits perfectly with the territory and beautiful landscape which surrounds it.
Among the 37 rooms which are lovely flooded by the sunlight and are furnished with antique furniture, real rarities which provide a cosy and welcoming atmosphere. The rooms are situated facing the “piazzetta” which is dominated by olive trees, bougainvillea hedges, flower bushes and Jasmine or close to the orange and lemon grove. Some have a private patio. All the rooms have a private bathroom with tub, air condition, mini fridge, safe, satellite TV. The main distinction is by the different room sizes: Deluxe is around 35 sqm, Superior is around 47 sqm, Junior Suite is around 55 sqm surface.
A walk under the pergola of bougainvillea which leads to an orange and lemon grove where the entrance of the oasis of beauty is. A modern gym, a big indoor pool with enchanting view, a big hamam area of refined Moroccan inspiration. A large choice of massages and personalised cosmetic treatments and a relaxing area that offers you the sensation of total relax and well-being.
A beautiful stairway, typical hand painted stones framed by flowered climbing plants which lead to the restaurant of Il Melograno where dinner is served in between enchanting olive groves which stand majestically on green English grass. The national, traditional cuisine, creative and extraordinarily various, celebrated with great knowledge, combines simplicity with chosen ingredients and a selection of precious national and regional wines. Bar and there is a wireless internet connection point the hall.
Services & Activities
Magnificent and various is the scenery of Le Tamerici, the private beach which provides services on behalf of Il Melograno. Splendid oasis of tranquillity and privacy on the shore of the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic seas. Surrounded by the scents and the colours of the Mediterranean vegetation, dominated by a huge dune and shady trees. The beach is 8 km away and can be reached comfortably by shuttle bus from mid June until the mid September. In between the green you find 2 tennis courts with flash light, outdoor swimming pool and jogging path. A 18 hole golf club is nearby.
The healthy Mediterranean cuisine is expressed exemplarily by the cooking school of Il Melograno. Cooking classes in a group or one-to-one, according to the client's wishes, exchange guided tastings with a personal touch.
The fishing boat “La Madonna della Madia” takes you along the enchanting Ionic coast of Gallipoli, “the pearl of Salento”. A full day dedicated to the discovery of beautiful sandy beaches framed by rocks; lunch is served on board and it is also possible to rent deck chairs and sun shades on the famous beach “Punta della Suina”.
Tourist tax – The municipality of Monopoli requires the payment of a tourist tax of € 2,00 per person/night, to be paid on spot. Children under 12 years are exempted.
Airoport - Bari 60 km, Brindisi 70 km
Nearby location - Monopoli 3 km
Privat and equipped beach - at 8 km distance (beach shuttle service)
Rooms – 37
Check-in – 15.00
Check-out – 12.00
Late check-out – on request with surcharge
Breakfast – 07.30-10.30
Lunch – 13.00-14.30
Dinner – 20.00-20.30
Small pets allowed – Yes, on request