The 11 Best Luxury Hotels
in Puglia

Christina Cain

Puglia Travel Expert

At Butterfield & Robinson, our hotels aren’t prosaic—they’re pure poetry.

From castles and riads to ryokans and monasteries, we source lodgings that aren’t just places to crash, but one-of-a-kind spots as intimate, authentic and sublime as the rest of your journey—and packed with personal touches from our hotelier friends.

Below we’ve rounded up a few of the best luxury hotels in Puglia, where you can do so much more than simply rest your head.

But be warned: there may be tears when it’s time to say goodbye!


Masseria Torre Coccaro, Savelletri

This beautifully renovated masseria (fortified farmhouse) is an oasis among the olive groves, with its spacious rooms, tranquil pool and panoramic bar.

Best Luxury Hotels in Puglia, Masseria Torre Coccaro Savelletri

Aside from the splendid common areas of the main masseria, an Aveda spa is available for those seeking extra pampering, while the hotel’s private beach club is only a short shuttle away.


Furni Russi Tenuta, Otranto

This estate is situated in the heart of the Grecìa Salentina and just a few km away from Otranto, the famous “Porta d’Oriente” (Eastern Gate).

Best Luxury Hotels in Puglia, Furni Russi Tenuta Otranto

Tranquilly set in the countryside the hotel is surrounded by a 20-hectar fig plantation with more than 4500 trees. Composed of 26 Jr Suites, it incorporates contemporary design with styles from around the Mediterranean.


Mantatelure, Lecce

Mantatelurè located in the heart of Lecce is an exclusive Guest House and restored, historic residence dating back to 1550.

Best Luxury Hotels in Puglia, Mantatelure Lecce

It offers guests all the allure of its ancient traditions as well as a wealth of refined details, for an unforgettable stay full of charm, elegance and high quality service, without overlooking the intimacy of a luxury heritage residence.

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Masseria Le Carrube, Ostuni

This traditional masseria has recently been bought by an important Italian hotelier family. 

Best Luxury Hotels in Puglia, Masseria Le Carrube Ostuni

They’ve renovated this little jewel into a boutique property with two charming pools, spacious grounds, and infinite views over ancient olive groves and onto the sea.


Masseria Montelauro, Otranto

Set just outside of Otranto, this restored, family-owned masseria incorporates styles from around the Mediterranean.

Best Luxury Hotels in Puglia, Masseria Montelauro Otranto

The main building is an old fortified farmhouse, while the furnishings are an appealing blend of Moroccan and Italian. You’ll feel like guests in a southern Italian home, where hospitality is paramount.


Il Risorgimento Resort, Lecce

Situated in the heart of historic Lecce’s old town and vibrant shopping district, this newly restored 18thC property has maintained its historic splendor which is visible throughout the building’s magnificent façade and interiors.

Best Luxury Hotels in Puglia, Il Risorgimento Resort Lecce

With beautifully appointed spacious rooms, fitness centre and the luxurious Salus per Aquam Spa you will feel cared for and right at home.


Masseria Torre Maizza, Savelletri di Fasano

The charming Masseria Torre Maizza is an oasis among the olive groves with its 26 spacious rooms, tranquil pool and panoramic rooftop bar.

Best Luxury Hotels in Puglia, Masseria Torre Maizza Savelletri di Fasano

Aside from the splendid and relaxing common areas of the main masseria, an Aveda spa is available for those seeking extra pampering, while in finer weather visits to its private and relaxing beach club are only a short shuttle away.


Il Melograno, Monopoli

This 17th C Masseria is located on a vast estate just outside of Monopoli and is surrounded by olive and fruit groves.

Best Luxury Hotels in Puglia, Il Melograno Monopoli

The luxurious rooms have been recently renovated and the extensive grounds, pool and spa will make your stay very comfortable.


Naturalis Bio Resort, Salento

The Naturalis Bio Resort & Spa is a charming residence situated amid the Salento countryside.

Best Luxury Hotels in Puglia, Naturalis Bio Resort Salento

The elegant rooms, unique Italian cuisine, and attentive staff are all perfectly appointed, making for an authentic and truly memorable stay.


Don Ferrante, Monopoli

Don Ferrante is a boutique hotel centrally set in the heart of Monopoli’s old town. Once an ancient fortress on the reef, now, an elegantly furnished retreat.

Best Luxury Hotels in Puglia, Don Ferrante Monopoli

The stunning view of the Mediterranean Sea makes for a magical start to your day and perfect position to enjoy an aperitivo at sunset.


Masseria Trapana, Lecce

Situated ten minutes from Lecce and ten minutes from the Adriatic coast, Masseria Trapanà is an ideal location from which to visit all the wonderful places of interest such as, Alberobello, Martina Franca, Ostuni, Gallipoli, Otranto, Porto Cesareo and Santa Maria di Leuca.

Masseria Trapana Lecce, best luxury hotels in Puglia

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