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Santa Maria di Leuca

The most beautiful beaches of Salento

Santa Maria di Leuca

If you want to spend your holiday in Apulia staying in one of the luxury villas for rent in Salento by Dolce Vita Villas, you should visit the most beautiful beaches near Santa Maria di Leuca, at the tip of Salento.

Santa Maria di Leuca, located in the province of Lecce, is a popular destination for thousands of tourists every year, thanks to the mild climate which offers beautiful sunny days from April to October.

On the coast around Capo Santa Maria di Leuca, a high ridge of compact limestones overhanging above the sea, the beautiful beaches follow one another from east to west.

The leucana coast offers different types of beaches, satisfying every kind of tourist: those of families on holiday with children, and those of young people who want to have fun, staying up all night.

Reaching the coast of Santa Maria di Leuca you will find beautiful beaches and equipped beach resorts, but also charming hidden corners accessible through paths and stairs.

You also have the possibility to arrange guided tours to discover the architectural and scenic beauty of the area, as the sumputuous aristocratic villas dating back to the nineteenth century or the spectacular karst caves.

In many parts of the coast, as from Punta Meliso to Ponte del Ciolo, deep waters and colorful sea bottom are the ideal not only for divers but also for those who want to reach some of the most beautiful caves.

In Ciolo, not far from Capo di Leuca and which is famous for the bridge diver’s, you will have the chance to expierence rock climbing and enjoy breathtaking natural landscapes. The small bay is populated by bathers thanks to the colors of the sea from blue to green and offers picturesque sceneries for your eyes.

Marina di Felloniche, a characteristic cove which is 3 km distant from Santa Maria di Leuca, is a sandy beach with low cliffs: the tranquility of the place and the blue sea make it an ideal place to spend a relaxing day.

Marina di San Gregorio has a rocky coast but easily accessible: overlooking the Ionian Sea, it also has a small sandy stretch from which to admire extraordinary natural landscapes. You can also see the remains of the ancient port of Vereto city.

The beach of Torre Vado, a tourist place with more than 1 km of waterfront and many services offered to tourists, is dominated by an imposing sixteenth-century tower and a modern small port surrounded by the shore.

Adjacent to Torre Vado is the golden beach of Marina di Pescoluse, with its fine sandy coast of about 4km the and crystal clear water during all the seasons, thanks to its specific location pointed towards the South.

If you haven’t booked yet your holiday among the villas for rent in Salento, visit the Dolce Vita Villas selection for Apulia and enjoy your holiday!