Take a quick peek at some of the relaxing hotels waiting for you on the Ionian coast:
Hotels on the Ionian Coast
HOTEL GIARDINO GIAMPERDUTO ***
A combination of elegance and charm the comfortably luxurious hotel in Bernalda is surrounded by olive trees and within easy reach of various beaches and archaeological sites while boasting a beautiful garden and pool.
The Palazzo has been completely restored by film director Francis Ford Coppola, renowned for the classic movie trilogy, The Godfather, and acclaimed French designer Jacques Grange, creating a luxurious, authentically Italian experience that ushers guests into a private world of palatial comfort, surrounded by gardens, courtyard and swimming pool, all just steps from a small, bustling town in which the visitor is a friend and neighbour rather than a tourist.
MASSERIA MACCHIA & RELAIS SAN PIO
Dating back to 1800 and set in the countryside of Pisticci, this enchanting and remote residence is an oasis of peace, offering Mediterranean cuisine, a private lido with low and sloping sea beds and a spa.
HOTEL TORRE FIORE ****
A stone’s throw from the picturesque town of Pisticci, you can experience luxury guarded by the thick, fortified walls of the Hotel Torre Fiore. On the crest of a picturesque valley, this farm has been redesigned as a “fortified resort”. Surrounded by walls and guarded by towers dating back to the 16th Century, the Hotel Torre Fiore overlooks the Ionian coast and is immersed in the charming landscape of the Calanchi. A garden and beautiful pool complete the atmosphere.
HOTEL MARINAGRI *****
Overlooking the sea, this refined and gorgeous hotel is near a yachting harbour and, alongside spacious rooms, it also offers a spa, bars, restaurant, private beach and pool overlooking the sea.
HOTEL HERACLEA ****
TThe Hotel Heraclea is located just 250 metres from the beautiful sandy beach of Policoro, and is bordered by a wide pine forest that stretches along the coast. The hotel offers large condo hotel suites with wide balconies and fully equipped kitchens which are ideal for families and can accommodate up to 5 people. The hotel also offers discounts for families when travelling with two paying adults (children 0-4 years are free, 4-12 years receive a 50% discount).
ALESSIDAMO CLUB ***
Set on the plain of Metaponto and divided from the sea by a pinewood, the Club offers day-time and evening entertainment, a children’s club, sports tournaments and shows, access to a beach, a pool and a shopping centre.
B&B NOVA SIRI
Situated in the heart of the town, this B&B offers spacious and comfortable rooms with a light and airy feel, outdoor balconies, a garden, and a bike service and it lies within walking distance of the beach.
HOTEL PORTOGRECO ****
The elegant and family-friendly hotel lies on the Ionian coast framed by a beautiful pine forest, an oasis of the WWF. It offers a private beach, swimming pool, sports, archery, table tennis, a golf driving range, a spa and jacuzzi.