Tenuta Centoporte

  • Puglia, Italy, Salento

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Tenuta Centoporte is surrounded by olive groves and landscaped gardens – here you’ll find yourself immersed in tranquil natural surroundings. Despite feeling away from it all in the countryside, the lovely seaside town of Otranto’s just a five-minute drive away.

If history and culture are something you love to experience while you’re on holiday, this place should spark your interest – the estate takes its name from the ancient Abbey that once stood here, which was an important centre for Italian and Greek culture. Today the hotels whitewashed buildings and traditional dry stone walls take its place, but you still get a sense of the history entrenched in this region.

In the hot summer, the cool breezy rooms are a welcome respite from the heat. We love that the comfort rooms all have their own private patio and entrance from the garden – it makes it that much easier to nip back from the pool for your sun glasses! Speaking of the pool, it’s surrounded Mediterranean plants, sun loungers and parasols - it’s a lovely area to chill out, read your book or soak up the sun after a swim. With tasty snacks from the pool bar or maybe even a cocktail, it’s easy to spend the whole day here.

When it comes to food the chef focusses on making the most of the delicious fresh local ingredients. We loved it so much, we booked a cooking lesson at the hotel (payable locally), so we could recreate the memories when cooking back home. Other activities like wine tours and horse riding excursions are bookable locally or you can simply hire an e-bike, take a picnic and explore the surrounding Salento countryside.

Car hire is recommended for this hotel. Tenuta Centoporte is approx. 1 hour 10 mins from Brindisi Airport.

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 37
  • Official rating: 4

Rooms

Comfort Rooms have a private entrance from the hotel's garden. They are finished in a traditional style and have air conditioning, TV, safe, minibar and free WiFi. These rooms sleep up to three people. 

Single Occupancy Comfort Rooms are available on request, please call to book. 

Classic Rooms are located on the first floor with a balcony overlooking the Lecce countryside. These rooms sleep two people and are available on request, please call to book.

Superior Rooms are located on the first floor with a private terrace and garden views. These rooms sleep two people and are available on request, please call to book. 

Deluxe Rooms are located on the ground floor with views across the gardens and a private entrance. These rooms sleep three people and are available on request, please call to book. 

Suites have a living area and bedroom. They have a large balcony with garden views and sleep up to four people. These rooms are available on request, please call to book. 

One Bedroom Apartments sleep up to three people. They have a double bedroom, living area, bathroom with a shower, equipped kitchen a private garden and heated pool. This apartment is available on request, please call to book. 

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No
Salento

Salento is the name given to the southernmost peninsula of Puglia where the Itria Valley ends and is home to some pretty whitewashed towns such as Gallipoli and Ostuni. The beautiful city of Lecce is also well worth a visit to see the fantastic, flamboyant baroque architecture and Roman amphitheatre. As the peninsula is narrow the beach is never far away and here some of the best beaches are to be found with white sand and crystalline waters.

Facilities

Pools & Beaches

The large swimming pool, with a hydro massage corner, is immersed in Mediterranean gardens and surrounded by shaded sun loungers. The hotel offers a poolside bar service available from 01 May – 30 Sep (subject to weather conditions). The bar serves lunch, snacks, cocktails and aperetifs.

The nearby Bay of Ontario offers equipped beaches (payable locally) as well as plenty of spots where you can access the see free of charge. Slightly further afield you’ll find scrub backed sandy beaches and coves carved into the cliffs.

Wellness Facilities

The hotel has a private wellness chalet where it's possible to book private massages (payable locally). Other activities like yoga, meditation and music therapy are sometimes take place in the gardens as a way for guests to relax and reconnect. 

Activities

  • Bike and e-bike hire (payable locally)
  • Wine tours and tastings (payable locally)
  • Excursions including boat trips, horse riding & diving (payable locally)
  • Cooking class (payable locally)

General Facilities

  • Wifi
  • Free Parking (subject to availability)
Meals

Each morning enjoy breakfast in the bright restaurant or outside on the terrace. The buffet offers a selection of local dishes and include, fresh fruit, juices, pastries and cakes and local jams. There are also savoury options such as cold cuts, a selection of cheeses and eggs. 

The hotel’s restaurant is decorated in fresh light tones with large windows, allowing the Apulian sunshine to flood in. It opens up onto a large outdoor terrace surrounded by olive groves. The chef creates delicious dishes using fresh local produce, that is perfectly accompanied by a selection of local wines.

The poolside bar is open from 01 May – 30 Sep serving refreshments including light lunches, snacks, cocktails and cool drinks. Inside the hotel there is a small bar by the reception area.

 

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 18.4610313
  • Latitude: 40.1397543

Reviews of Tenuta Centoporte

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Total price from
£1536
per person from £512
Includes £50pp discount
Tenuta Centoporte
Salento, Puglia,Bed & Breakfast
06/10/2021 - 3 nights
3 adults
From London Stansted
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