Masseria San Domenico *****
The Masseria San Domenico lies about 700 meters from the sea on the coast between Bari and Brindisi in the territory of Savelletri di Fasano. It is one of the oldest watch towers built in the XV century. This fortified building was used to warn against attacks by the Turks. The estimated travel time arriving from the airports Bari and Brindisi, is approximately one hour drive.
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After a careful restoration, completed respecting the old shapes and the original building materials, the tower was converted into a deluxe resort whose charm recalls the history of the region, a land where the Eastern and the Mediterranean cultures have mixed well together. Against the backdrop of the blue sky and sea, the whitewashed stone buildings stand out amidst ancient silver olive groves, among which lies a magnificent irregularly-shaped pool encircled by rocks and plants. You can enjoy here a relaxing and peaceful place with an efficient and careful service. The Masseria San Domenico accepts in August bookings with a minimum stay of 7 nights. Children over 14 years are welcome and no pets are allowed.
All rooms and suites are no-smoking and are equipped with air conditioning, satellite television, safe, wireless internet connection free of charge, mini bar, hairdryer and radio. The beds are king size (190x200cm) but, on request, the hotel can provide 2 separate beds.
The Masseria San Domenico was one of the first hotels in Italy to offer thalassotherapy treatments. The refined and purified sea water of the Adriatic Sea, taken at 400 meters depth, is rich in minerals and trace elements that are essential for the improvement of the biological functions of the human body. The thalassotherapy, heated sea water pool (37°) is the heart of the thalasso center. Further it offers 8 Thalassotherapy rooms, 14 massage rooms with a choice of traditional and oriental massages, gym, sauna and Turkish bath as well as aromatic colour showers and Kneipp treatments.
For those who want to combine their vacations with a wellness program "remise en forme", can combine Thalassotherapy treatments with assistance of a nutritionist, supported by a Mediterranean, tailored diet and specific treatments tailored to individual needs.
Please Note: To access the indoor Thalasso pool it is required a daily Thalasso package with minimum three treatments (Euro 165,00). No exceptions will be granted. People under the age of 16 years are not allowed in the Wellness Centre neither at the Fitness.
At only 700mt from the Masseria, guests can find a sandy beach with beach service from June to September. Another beach, also with facilities open from June to September, is available for all guests at the San Domenico a Mare, a dependence “pieds dans l’eau”, approximately 1 km distance. This is a rocky beach and the entrance to the sea is easily accessible. Both beaches can be reached comfortably with a free shuttle service that runs every hour from the hotel.
The "San Domenico" restaurant welcomes its guests for lunch and dinner in a suggestive dining room with arched vaults dating back to the 1700's. Keeping with its original purpose of oil press, the Masseria San Domenico's restaurant offers specialties from the typical cuisine of Puglia and a rich selection of the best wines from this region. Vegetables and home grown products, olive oil and a great part of the fruits are grown or produced in the land which belongs to the Masseria. Fresh fish and shellfish come from the Adriatic Coast. The restaurant "Al Fresco", adjacent to the pool, offers a regional meal buffet lunch. In the restaurant room "Il Fico" guests can have their breakfast (07.30-10.30) whereas the two bars "San Domenico" and "L'Ulivo", are available for a relaxing and refreshing drink. The restaurant "La Nassa" (open from June to September) is located at San Domenico a Mare, promises an unforgettable experience, thanks to the skilful hands of the chef Leonardo Di Biase, careful to highlight the recipes of local maritime tradition with special attention to the quality of raw materials. "La Nassa" Restaurant offers also specials oyster and champagne aperitif.
Please Note: Only continental breakfast buffet is included in the room rate. English breakfast will be charged à la carte.
A few km away from the Masseria is a 18-holes golf course which belongs to the Masseria San Domenico and welcomes experts as well as beginners. The hotel also has tennis courts.
Services Masseria San Domenico
- Reception h24
- Wi-Fi connection
- Shuttle for the airport
- Laundry service
- Porter service
- Luggage deposit
- Adults only
- Garden / Park
- Indoor swimming pool
In room / Private Services
Food & Drink
- Conference hall
- Meeting rooms
- Turkish bath
- Fitness center