- Lovingly restored farmhouse with individually designed rooms
- Fresh, organic local produce served al fresco
- Experience traditional Southern Italian hospitality
- Immerse yourself in quiet courtyards or lounge by the pool
Masseria Montenapoleone is set within spectacular farmlands and surrounded by Puglia’s famously luscious countryside. Outside you’ll find pretty whitewashed buildings, vineyards, peaceful courtyards and a luxury swimming pool. Inside, you can immerse yourself in Southern Italy’s charm and hospitality while enjoying expertly created dishes made using fresh local produce and Italian wines.
Spend your days rambling through the fields of Puglia, unwinding by the swimming pool or exploring local towns and villages. Visit olive groves and learn about farming in the surrounding area, discover the works of famous writers inspired by Puglia’s beauty and pick fresh, organic produce with your hands. Masseria Montenapoleone Hotel also offers bicycles for guests, as well as cooking lessons. Create delicious Puglian classics as you learn the traditional art of Italian cooking.
The cosy, intimate Masseria Montenapoleone retains its original farmhouse feel, with lovingly restored features around every corner. Enjoy its hilltop position as you take in the rural surroundings, relax in cool interiors and enjoy individually decorated rooms with quirky details.
The hotel has 14 rooms.
Bars & Restaurants
The breakfast rooms are located in what used to be the horse stalls. Keeping to the original features you will find lamp shades made from old saddles, tables made from old weighing-scales. Here you will find the Masseria's home-made produce such as jams, flans made from dried figs, cheese and seasonal fruit.
Located in the old carpenters workshop, La Falegnameria provides a truly rustic environment to enjoy typical Apulian food and drink.
For those who love to cook (even on holiday), Masseria Montenapoleone has a communal kitchen for guests to use during their stay. Using locally grown ingredients you have carefully selected.
Beach & Pools
A large pool with distant sea views, relax on one of the handmade sun loungers which sipping a refreshing drink.
Activities & Entertainment
Cooking classes are available at a charge. Minimum of 2 and up to 15 persons. Includes Wheat experience, visit included. Cooking class pasta and foccacia making (90 min.)
Bicycle hire available and bookable locally.
About the location
Located on the hill with panoramic views over the surrounding countryside towards the sea, Selva di Fasano is a pleasant town, surrounded by woods and pristine nature. Known as the 'Italian balcony of the Orient', the town is dotted by famous 'Trulli' houses, a collection of characteristic old stone buildings.
Just outside the town, you can visit Zoo Safari Fasanolandia, Europe's largest wild animal park, whilst Selva di Fasano itself boasts a beautiful botanical garden, an oriental style villa and minaret constructed by a local artist as well as several restaurants and shops.
The hotel is 35 minutes 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.
These spacious, cosy rooms are located in the Masseria's former labourers' quarter. Furnished in a rustic style, no room is the same. All Rustic Rooms have their own independent entrace through the colourful garden.
Junior Suites offer beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. They are what used to be the old stables, and are now comfortable spacious dwellings. Each have their own lounge and independent entrance onto the gardens.
Superior suites are elegant and spacious and are located in the old storerooms, granary and shepherd quarters. Each one different from the other. Some have private gardens, balconies or verandas with wonderful sea views.
The Romantic Suite is the most unique in the Masseria. Set within a 50m² cave, furnished in a rustic and romantic style with every modern-day comfort.
The Family suite is made up of 2 seperate double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with shower. There is a spacious patio outside where you can enjoy al fresco dining.
Family Suite Superior
Max 6 adults
A Family Superior suite is larger than the Family suite and can accommodate up to six adults.
Early Booking Discount
10% Early booking discount for stays completed between 01 September - 02 October 2021 booked by 31 May 2021.
10% Early booking discount for stays up to 4 nights completed between 03 - 24 October 2021 booked by 31 May 2021.
Free Night Offer
1 Free night for stays of 3 nights of more completed between 29 October - 23 December 2020, 01 January - 01 April and 25 October - 23 December 2021.
1 Free night for stays of 5 nights of more completed between 01 - 25 October 2020, 05 April - 09 May 2021 and 04 - 24 October 2021.
Based on 359 traveller reviews
96% of travellers recommended this hotel
What to expect
“ Perfect in every way-- we were truly sad to leave
truckeenic, Truckee, California
Nov 06 2020
This masseria was wonderful, in every way. Our room was spacious & included some nice treats when we arrived (almonds, peanuts, candy-coated almonds) & we also had 4 complimentary bottles of water in...
This masseria was wonderful, in every way. Our room was spacious & included some nice treats when we arrived (almonds, peanuts, candy-coated almonds) & we also had 4 complimentary bottles of water in our fridge. There was a thick, high quality white duvet & white sheets & a spacious bathroom. I LOVED the views of the countryside & fruit trees & the little balcony we could sit on.
Breakfast was fantastic! They arrive at your table with a tray full of goodies-- croissants, cakes, breads, cookies (in a bag so you can take them to go if you wish) & a basket of fruit. We requested meats & cheeses & were pleased with a plate of ricotta & fresh burrata! as well as salami & you MUST try their eggs! I am not a huge scrambled egg person but these were creamy perfection.
We had dinner at the restaurant 2 nights because with the Covid restrictions all local restaurants must close at 6 pm. However, guests at the masseria can dine at any time on-site (what a perk!). Beyond that, the food, wine & ambiance was FANTASTIC! This place is not inexpensive, but we had a homemade tagliatelle pasta with sausage meat balls & tomatoes that was incredible. It was so simple & yet outstanding; my son & I couldn't stop raving about it.
There are also MANY animals on this masseria, which my son loved. We befriended the 3 dogs who wander around freely & each day went to the animal area & enjoyed seeing the pigs, chickens, ostrich! & goats. I was a little heartbroken seeing rabbits all crammed in a tiny cage with no room to stretch or even walk.... this is considered unacceptable & cruel in the United States & I'm hoping they do let the rabbits out of that cage at times??
I think one of my favorite parts of this masseria was the way the staff says you can walk around anywhere, explore & enjoy. It made for such a relaxing & welcoming feeling. I also had a couple questions during our stay & could WhatsApp text them & they would respond within moments.
Additionally, I have yet to see any hotel or lodging option go to such strong measures for cleanliness, safety & hygiene; Masseria Montenapoleone followed the protocols to the letter, & then some.
One note: the wi-fi is really poor & spotty. We had 1 "bar" the entire time so it was very difficult to do work, check email, etc.
When we visit Puglia again I will only choose masserias (loved them!) & we will return to Masseria Montenapoleone again. What an extraordinary, special place.
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“ Family owned Hotel
willj830, Greater London, United Kingdom
Nov 02 2020
Lovely hotel with spacious rooms, all rooms are different with unique with eclectic look, my room have a small inner courtyard with a Tree swing and shower. Hotel is in the heart of a working farm of...
Lovely hotel with spacious rooms, all rooms are different with unique with eclectic look, my room have a small inner courtyard with a Tree swing and shower. Hotel is in the heart of a working farm of olive groves, almond trees along with grapes, they product there own wine (very tasty). Food is good, service attentive and team very helpful. Relax by the pool, wonder around the estate, leisurely lunch in the restaurant or a short drive from the coast or scenic villages...
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