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The Salento is an attractive
land, rich of history, culture and with, a tourist potential still
to discover; tourist reception being still not yet developed in
this non industrialized area. The result is uncontaminated sand
beaches and rocks in unpolluted Seawater.
A real off the beaten truck!
The prices of our residences are very affordable particularly in
the periods of middle/low season, the months of June May and September
being in fact excellent from the climatic point of view.
This is a house divided
into 3 apartments, 2 of which composed of one double and one twin
bedroom, a living room, kitchenette room and bathroom with shower.
The third apartment has one more double room for a total of 6 sleep.
Outside a terrace, a shared stone barbecue and outdoor shower and
parking in the garden.
4 simple but well equipped homes for a comfortable family holiday
in a Sea resort off the beaten truck.
Each residence can sleep 4
The bathroom is provided of sink, bidet and shower.
The living room with double sofabed has a 14" TV set, table
with chairs for 6, a kitchenette with oven, refrigerator with freezer
and the entire necessary to cook.
The Sea is 100 m. far from the
Kinder park, church, Ristorants / Pizzerie, groceries, and all kind
of shop in a ray of 500 mt
Marina di Mancaversa is 8 km far from
Gallipoli, a very wellknown Italian Sea Resort in the Lecce province.
The coast is rocky
but with many small access for easy reach also to children. The
sandy beaches are short way north or south, both with easy access.
Travelling the roads of the Salento in between a land flled with
centennials olive trees and weath champs burned by
the sun in August, it
is not difficult to bump into small constructions realized with
dry white stones. They are called Caseddi, or Furneddi. These constructions
come from the ancient times when the Salentine people built them
with patience, fitting better they could the irregular stone without
In fact, cause their extreme hardness, these stones cannot be easily
modelled; therefore it was simpler to look for their right location
in a gigantic and perfect "puzzle". Generally the Caseddi
are not plastered and present the only opening is the door.
They were used until the first half of last century as summer residence
or agricultural-pastoral shelter.
The Salento has appreciated gastronomic traditions. Let's think
to the homemade pasta, with the better flours of hard grain that
preserve a distinctive aroma "casereccio" after the cooking.
Considerable is also the sauce, prepared with the juicy Salentine
tomatoes and using a special sheep cheese produced in summer, the
But let's describe the simple fresh summer dish to make a break
at noon waiting your taisty fish in one of the cheap restaurants
of the village.
A meal strictly characteristic
from Lecce town is the "frisa", a simple grilled slide
of bread, a special "bruschetta" wet and garnished with
fresh tomato, extra virgin oil and oregano.
In this land the magnificent hundreds
years old olive trees reach unimaginable dimensions and give a superb
spectacle to the traveller and a good extra virgin oil.
The simple Mediterranean meal to be accompanied tasting the unmistakable
red wines of this sunny land, strong and delicate, pride of the
As far as folklore is concerned, to
be noticed "la pizzica", the traditional popular Salentine
dance which draw its origin from ancient stories.
The persons bitten by the tarantula was told to began to move itself
in a convulse dance, following the frenetic rhythm of the tambourines,
being possessed by malicious spirits that would have gone out prolonging
the dance sufficiently. To day the young and the initiatives of
the local administrations renewed this tradition as folklore.
- Lecce 50 km
- Gallipoli 8 km
- Brindisi airport 90 km
Prices per week 2005 in Euro
(*)min 2 weeks