A charming house: Don Ferrante

Don Ferrante, a boutique hotel set in the old centre of Monopoli (Puglia region) in Italy, once upon a time was a fort. It was restored in the original style of the area and now is a unique location overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The hotel has beautiful terraces surrounded by white chimneys, where guests can lie and enjoy the Mediterranean sun.

The comfort “dimore” (rooms) are fully equipped and elegantly furnished with glazed white handmade ceramics. The suite Don Ferrante, with a balcony facing the sea, has exclusive furniture, a living room and electronic fireplace.

The restaurant “Locanda Don Ferrante“, an old gunpowder cellar built in the 16th century, offers regional recipes, a large choice of wines, and a breakfast of homemade pastries, local cheese and fresh fruits. In the Lounge terrace, with a panoramic view, guests can read a book, relax at the pool with a refreshing cocktail or organize a body massage.

Don Ferrante team organize daily trips to visit the old town of Monopoli or tailor made itineraries to nearby cultural hot spots. They also propose food ,wine and oil tastings and cooking classes.

Info: http://www.donferrante.it/en/home/ – Room price: double room from 145 € – incl. Breakfast and Wi-Fi – Services: transfers and private access to the stone beach 

Photo Credit: ©www.donferrante.it