Masseria Montenapoleone

Masseria Montenapoleone

There are those places where time has stood still, where nature is palpably present and where not the clock, but the position of the southern sun, determines the rhythm of the day. Welcome to Masseria Montenapoleone, which is run with great dedication by the Monteneve family. They chose to stay close to the original and to nature, combining unadulterated charm with sustainability. No object not chosen with love, no place left untouched. This is Puglia all over again. No artificial luxury, but lots of soul.


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The hotel is open all year round. A minimum stay of 3 nights is requested. From 21 June to 8 September, this hotel requires a stay of at least 5 nights.


There are 20 rooms.


Earliest check-in from 3 pm. Latest check-out at 11 am. If you foresee an arrival after 8 pm, we recommend notifying the hotel.


From 370 euros.


  • Tourist tax during spring and fall is 2 euros per person per day. During high season, it's 2,50 euros per person per day, which you pay on-site.
  • Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed.


When Flemish Christiane Van Gaubergen fell in love with southern Italian Dino Monteneve half a century ago in Brussels, she soon knew she would follow her great love to his warm and hospitable native Puglia. They married, started a family together and bought a dilapidated farmhouse there. Thanks to her elegance and creativity and his work ethic and skill, they transformed the 'masseria', together with their son Giuliano, into a very cozy hotel where past and present meet.

About the rooms

All rooms are decorated differently, with authentic and rustic accessories, durable materials and most with original wrought iron beds and wood-beamed ceilings. All have direct access to a terrace, balcony or garden. They have TV, air conditioning, a safe and wifi. The bathrooms have a shower, a hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers.

Our favourite room

The slightly larger deluxe rustic rooms with terrace. For families, there is a family suite with two separate bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Enjoy a refreshing swim

Relax by the outdoor swimming pool equipped with sun loungers, parasols and showers. Or have a drink at the bar. The pool is open from early May to late October.

Work out and wind down

Relax in the hammocks in the garden. Keep fit in the free outdoor gym or rent a mountain bike and head out. For total relaxtation, head to the "Herbarium" and opt for a delightful massage, a scrub or have a dip in the hot bath at 36°C with oils based on their own herbs. Children will certainly not grow bored by the playground. Discover the vicinity by visting the many charming villages.

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Food & Drink

A quality breakfast buffet is served in the former horse stables, including homemade jam, cake and with fruit and eggs from their own organic farm. In the restaurant, located in the old carpenter's workshop, for both lunch and dinner, you will enjoy local dishes with fresh products and vegetables from the own vegetable garden. In good weather, meals are taken outside. Own production of wine and olive oil. There are also numerous food-related activities on demand such as cooking classes, wine and olive oil tasting, lunch or dinner in the vineyards, bicycle tour with cheese tasting and picnic...

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Masseria Montenapoleone enjoys a very quiet location, in a garden with olive trees, flowers and cacti. The town of Fasano and the coast are at 7 km, charming Cisternino at 11 km, the white town of Ostuni at 18 km, Martina Franca at 23 km and tourist Alberobello with its many 'trulli' at 30 km. The baroque city of Lecce is at 90 km.

Are you travelling by plane?

Brindisi airport is 52 km away and Bari airport is 67 km away.


Upon request and at a supplementary charge, which you pay on-site, a transfer from the airport to the hotel can be arranged.

Do you have a (rental) car?

There is free parking at the hotel. Charging stations are also available.

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This masseria is a paragon of pure authenticity and tradition. Its central but quiet location in the centuries-old olive groves makes it the ideal place for those who want to explore the most beautiful towns of the 'Salento' region and immerse themselves in an oasis of tranquility, charm and homeliness.

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