Bring your sketchbooks, writing paper & pencils and be prepared to get inspired. Puglia like many hidden gems around the world has been a well-kept secret until recent years. Once upon a time, Puglia was the holiday destination of the northern Italian families seeking recluse from their daily city lives.
Today, Puglia, although largely unspoilt and untouched by tourism, is becoming the new destination for Europeans & North Americans. Last September the New York Times wrote about the “The ancient allure of Puglia”. The London Evening Standard reported on the “Wild Beaches” of Puglia, The Washington Post, Forbes and Travel and Leisure.com, to name but a few also had their views and hints as to where, what and why you must visit Puglia.
Whilst a few journalist’s articles may give you an appetite to learn more, there is nothing like seeing Puglia with your own eyes. We offer you, Trullo Dipinto as a base to explore the region of Puglia; discover for yourself the legendary wine and food; soak up the warm sunshine for the best part of the year; and melt in the embrace of its volatile history & architectural side effects.
A short distance from the nearest beaches, Trullo Dipinto provides a country setting whilst being both accessible to the private beaches (lido) and the old “White City” of Ostuni. The property abounds with privacy, situated at the end of a country lane, the odd trullo dispersed amongst the neighbouring properties.
Family & Friends
Trullo Dipinto would ideally suit two couples with two or three children or a group of friends wanting the freedom to explore or hibernate by the pool. Works for 7 or 8. Please ask for information with regards your group before booking so we may access the suitability and configuration of the sleeping arrangements together.
Further details of the Indoors:
Two double bedrooms (one of which could be a twin) with ensuite shower rooms and independant access to the outdoors, bunkbeds for two children and a further sofa bed for two small children or one adult/teenager in the alcove/dressing room adjacent to the main trullo bedroom.
The lounge, kitchen and dining area is open plan with air conditioning unit to cool you down after those hard days in the sun or by the beach. An additional family shower room off the main lounge for your comfort.
barrel vaulted ceilings and stone-faced walls trullo double bedroom with ensuite and dressing room air conditioning in twin/double bedroom with ensuite air conditioning in the main lounge dishwasher washing machine Wifi TV Netflix
Further details of outdoors:
covered veranda with dining for 6 outside sink and work top stone
built BBQ salt based swimming pool 10 x 5 metres with max. depth of 1.5m. private walled and fenced gardens
The closest town is Ostuni - only 7 Kms. Ostuni has many facilities for shopping whether for clothes, food or other supplies. It is your regular market town with a number of restaurants, bars etc. The market is on Saturday each week. Read more about Ostuni in the drop down Puglia - Towns & Cities.
The nearest beach is Torre Pozzelle, 7 Kms away. Try Lido Morelli with long white dunes. You can hire umbrellas and sunloungers. Parking is shaded and paid for on entry.
Alternatively there are a few small beach coves and plenty of parking.
Your nearest supermarket is in Ostuni - Famila - 7 Kms. Directions available at Trullo Dipinto on arrival, included in our Property Guide.
40° 43' 27.50" N
17° 35' 06.70" E
Bari - 105 Kms Brindisi - 35 Kms
Prices in Euros
1st April - 28th May / 18th Sept - 23rd Oct
€ 1,650 per week
29th May - 25th June / 28th Aug - 17th Sept
€ 1,925 per week
26th June - 27th August
€ 2,350 per week
Check-In – 4pm
Check-Out - 10am
Things to do
Fun Activities for all the family - ask our staff for further information
Tree climbing, cable slides & rope ladders for young children to adults at the Indiana Adventure Park in Castellana Grotte;
Ahuge ocean pool of open sports, picnic areas and animated events at the largest Water Park in southern Italy - Aquapark Egnazia;
Visit the caves of Castellana – not just a tourist attraction but fascinating underground lakes, stalactites and stalagmites!
Sagras/Festivals Our region holds a number of festivals ‘sagra’ during the year, mainly during the summer; celebrating religious anniversaries, customs, local food produce, crafts, wines and music. They offer huge amounts of evening entertainment with live music and usually fireworks to close the event. Each village opens its community doors offering their hospitality and locality to visitors. Be sure you enquire with us as to the nearest one to your holiday villa in Puglia to ensure you do not miss out on all the fun and festivities!
Exclusive for our Guests at Relax Puglia
Chef in Casa - Home-cooked food for travelers of the world; what better way to grasp the inner circle of local life than to have a local cook share with you their Puglia cuisine, as cooked in their homes. We are fortunate to have on board Lucrezia, who has been working with Relax Puglia for nearly ten years.
Lucrezia is warm and generous with a passion I can only envy for cooking; but looking after two growing boys has been her real inspiration; working magic with fresh and seasonal local ingredients. Enquire with us, we have set menus available to choose from or let us know what you’ve in mind.
Cooking Classes – If you are looking to entertain the family and also wish to experience real Pugliese country cooking then look no further. Hands-on cooking lessons where everyone gets to be involved making a full course meal, from anti-pasto to first and second courses and to complete it with a traditional sweet dish.
In-house Massages - Life is easier when you are relaxed so you may need to pamper yourself or someone else. Bring the Massage Therapist to your Puglia rental villa door and enjoy a delicious massage, a fusion of eastern and western techniques pointing you towards both relaxation and cure.
The best part about bringing the Massage Therapist to your door is, you don’t have to drive, you don’t have to deal with the outside world, you don't even have to get dressed although the Therapist would appreciate you wear a robe!
"This has been the second best stay we've eved had! Second only in reference to number of times we've stayed here in this beautiful place! Not in terms of enjoyablity. Our second stay in our "second home" has been perfect. Thank you so much!"
Terri & Marcus - September 2021
“We had a wonderful week in this beautiful and carefully furnished house. It was so complete and luxurious. A lovely welcome pack was waiting for us with local delicacies. The pool was great and decent sunbeds by the pool too. At night it is beautifully lit. The canopy where the dining table was located felt like we were sitting in our own luxury restaurant when we enjoyed a meal there. Beautiful greenery in the garden and we were surrounded by a large plot of land with an infinite number of olive trees. Many beautiful beaches nearby and of course beautiful towns such as Alberobello, Martinafranca and Ostuni within easy reach. I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a holiday home in Puglia.”
Claudia - August 2021
"Today we leave after four wonderful days spent with my daughter and my son-in-law in this fantastic place surrounded by the pine forest with beautiful olive trees. Trullo Dipinto is beautifully organized! Congratulations and I hope to return as soon as possible!"
Maria Elena - July 2021
"We had hoped to find some peace and quiet, a respite from the chaos of Rome, and especially the past few months. What we found was Paradise! Thank you for such a beautiful space to clear one's mind and restore one's soul."
Terri & Marcus - September 2020
"Wow! A stunning trullo and perfect break. Thank you so much Lisa and Stephen for going us a week to breath without a mask. We will be back. All our love."
Ruby & Lil - September 2020
"Looking at this book we discovered we are the first Italian people, or better Napoletani (from Naples). This place we will miss to much, the peace and silence, everything wonderful.. See you soon Trullo Dipinto."
"Such an amazing 10 days here. Thank you! Beautiful house, incredible location and a fantastic pool. Highlight for we was visiting Monopoli and seeing the different countryside around Alberobello (along with the fantastic trulli there). Some amazing meals: won't forget the Caprese salad and ribs. I had at Ostuni's "Del Tempo Perso" Restaurant. Highly recommend getting a tuk-tuk to the top of Ostuni and walking down, browsing the shops. Too much rosé, such fun! Ciao :)"
Simon - June 2019
"We were so impressed by Relax Puglia at every step of our visit from initial booking to assistance at every stage. Thank you Colleen + Antonella.
Thank you thank you for giving me a Michael Caine bedroom. I couldn't believe having a room with a giant poster of the Italian Job. Above is a picture of me with Michael when we were quite a bit younger!! (Picture is not included). He is still a very good friend. "
Maggie C. - June 2019
"Puglia wonderful, Trullo Dipinto beautiful, we have had an unforgable holiday here. So much too see and enjoy in this unspoilt area of Itali! Trullo Dipinto has made our holiday extra special!!!"
John & Angela - May 2019
"This summer we stayed a week at the trullo Dipinto nearby Ostuni. It was a nice experience to spend our holidays in the beautiful restored house.
The house is located somewhat secluded in the middle of olive groves. The extensive estate is an olive grove in which a beautiful garden is integrated around the house. The garden is very well cared for and goes over nicely in the rougher parts of the authentic olive grove.
There is a beautiful and very well maintained swimming pool with excellent sunbeds and parasols. Between the pool and the house there is a spacious pergola with a large table.
The house has several bedrooms and a large living room. Everything is well maintained and the house is very clean.
Ms. Colleen Boot, who is responsible for the house, is very helpful and receives guests in a fantastic way. She clearly controls everything and ensures that everyone who is responsible for the maintenance and the services performs their duties properly.
One suggestion maybe. A fence around the pool, especially for guests with small children.
Trullo Dipinto and Relax Puglia: A good combination, a must!"
V. - July 2018
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