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Cala Ponte Resort

Polignano a Mare, Puglia

  • Well maintained grounds with modern facilities
  • Relaxing and quiet atmosphere

Ideally situated a short walk to Porto Cavallo Beach and 3 km from the shops and restaurants of Polignano a Mare, the stylish Cala Ponte Hotel is a haven for guests after a day of exploration. Uniquely blended in neutral shades with the soft undertone of Apulian heritage coming through, the guestrooms have a modern, understated elegance to them and are designed for ultimate relaxation and comfort. Tennis courts, a football pitch and a large swimming pool are available for guests and the hotel’s Spa & Wellness centre is the perfect retreat for weary minds, offering facilities such as, a Jacuzzi, sauna and a variety of treatments. The Cala Ponte captures the typical Apulian culture in its clever design; features around the grounds include olive trees, Trulli houses and amphoras that help provide guests with an introductory insight into what Puglia has to offer.

The hotel has 58 rooms (official rating 4 star). 



Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

The hotel features a large freshwater outdoor swimming pool, fully equipped with sunbeds and parasols.

Spa & Wellness

Wellness Centre

The Wellness Centre is the perfect hideaway for guests wanting an ultimate relaxation experience. Facilities including, a Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and treatment rooms are all available for guests.

Entrance to the Spa is €20,00 per person per hour.

Activities & Entertainment

Sports Facilities

The outdoor tennis court and football pitch is lighted for anyone wanting some evening exercise.

Wifi & Parking

Wifi & Parking

Stay connected with the wifi available free of charge.

Free parking is available for guests

About the location
Polignano a Mare is a postcard town settled on Puglia’s Adriatic coast. Its old town clusters on a clifftop, with the newer part of town unfolding behind. The limestone cliffs on this part of the coast are honeycombed with caves. You can swim to some of them straight from the white-pebble beach of Cala Porto; to see those further away, hire a kayak to paddle along the coast.

The old town’s maze of narrow streets are edged with whitewashed houses. Radiating out from the café-lined Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, they twist and turn before emerging out onto panoramic terraces overlooking the coast (perfect spots for watching the cliff divers jumping and somersaulting into the clear waters).

Polignano a Mare puts you in a great position for exploring more of Puglia. Historic Monopoli is only 10 minutes along the coast, the Castellana Caves are 20 minutes’ drive away, and Alberobello’s iconic trulli can be reached in half an hour.
Transfer time
The hotel is 1 hour 15 minutes from Bari airport and 1 hour from Brindisi airport. We recommend hiring a car in your destination. Simply call us once you’ve completed your booking and we will talk you through the options.
Cala Ponte Resort,Monopoli - deluxe garden view room
Deluxe Room Garden View

Max 3 adults

The Deluxe Rooms are located next to the central swimming pool and approached along pathways meandering through white washed low-level buildings.
Rooms look out onto the gardens, your patio is a quiet place to read and relax. Interiors are furnished with an Italian contemporary minimalism and airy spaciousness, some with modern four poster beds.

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Tripadvisor review Feb 27 2022
Last weekend I ordered a massage of 50 euro, when I checked the invoice the hotel put 100 euro on the invoice. I wanted to discuss this matter. No answer!! 2 phone calls later they answered saying it...
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Staff do their best but not worthy of 4 stars
Helen J C, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Oct 22 2021
The staff try their best but this should not be classed as 4 star. This was solo weekend extension to business trip intended to give relaxation and wellbeing. First room poolside -wifi doesn???t...
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