Relais & Chateaux
A beautiful 16th century estate surrounded by olive groves and fruit orchards, Il Melograno is a Relais & Chateaux gem on Italy's...
The south of Italy is home to some of the country's great treasures, but few can match the comfortable surroundings of Il Melograno, a Relais & Chateaux property exquisitely in tune with its breathtaking surroundings. Nestled among ancient olive trees that provide the hotel's kitchen with its unique oil, Il Melograno offers a rich array of flavors that inspire all the senses just minutes from the shores of the Adriatic Sea. Building on its 16th-century heritage as an august farmhouse in a region known as "the land of wine," Il Melograno recently received an impeccable restoration to unite its old world charms with modern amenities and comforts. The result is an intimate southern Italian retreat with a personal attention to detail that makes you feel right at home. Take advantage of the hotel's private beach club, Le Tamerici, with its large sandy beach as an ideal place to spend a day by the sea. For the spa-minded guest, choose from a number of amenities at the 5000-square foot facility, which includes a gym and specialized Italian massages and treatments. The exclusive relationship between the spa and French cosmetics house Orlane, delivers the pampering you deserve.
The region of Puglia is renowned for its delectable cuisine and gracious hospitality. Byzantine ruins, bustling markets and beautiful seaside villages await your discovery nearby. Pastoral countryside vistas are dotted with ancient castles and cultural relics unlike any in the world. Everywhere you turn, a passion for the culinary arts greets you with hand made pastas and mouthwatering Mediterranean delicacies. Il Melograno is your headquarters for the adventure of good taste that is southern Italy.