The 11 Best Luxury Hotels
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!
This beautifully renovated masseria (fortified farmhouse) is an oasis among the olive groves, with its spacious rooms, tranquil pool and panoramic bar.
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.
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).
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.
Mantatelurè located in the heart of Lecce is an exclusive Guest House and restored, historic residence dating back to 1550.
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.
This traditional masseria has recently been bought by an important Italian hotelier family.
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.
Set just outside of Otranto, this restored, family-owned masseria incorporates styles from around the Mediterranean.
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.
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.
With beautifully appointed spacious rooms, fitness centre and the luxurious Salus per Aquam Spa you will feel cared for and right at home.
The charming Masseria Torre Maizza is an oasis among the olive groves with its 26 spacious rooms, tranquil pool and panoramic rooftop bar.
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.
This 17th C Masseria is located on a vast estate just outside of Monopoli and is surrounded by olive and fruit groves.
The luxurious rooms have been recently renovated and the extensive grounds, pool and spa will make your stay very comfortable.
The Naturalis Bio Resort & Spa is a charming residence situated amid the Salento countryside.
The elegant rooms, unique Italian cuisine, and attentive staff are all perfectly appointed, making for an authentic and truly memorable stay.
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.
The stunning view of the Mediterranean Sea makes for a magical start to your day and perfect position to enjoy an aperitivo at sunset.
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.