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Apulian Countryside: Masseria Torre Maizza

Explore the stunning Masseria Torre Maizza, set in the picturesque town of Savelletri di Fasano, Apulia. A renovated 16th century farmhouse that embodies the charm of this magical Southern region, tastefully designed by Olga Polizzi who has furnished the 40 rooms of the Masseria with furniture and décor sourced by talented local artisans.

Set off the beaten track, in the picturesque town of Savelletri di Fasano, on the Adriatic coast find ​Masseria Torre Maizza, a stunning renovated 16th century Masseria (a typical farmhouse of the Apulia region) that exquisitely blends local heritage with contemporary luxury and unparalleled service.Lavishly decorated in ivy and centuries old olive trees resembling natural sculptures, the entire property is a culmination of thoughtful design details that creates a sense of comfort.

This magnificent Apulian farmhouse opened its doors to the public in May 2019, following its renovation, which now combines Rocco Forte’s signature Anglo-Italian style of service, warmth, and hospitality with a contemporary, modern design in one of Italy’s most exciting and picturesque travel destination: Apulia.

Owned by the Rocco Forte Hotel Group, the company is known for turning their properties into exceptional holiday destinations. Led by a family who has been in hospitality for four generations, Masseria Torre Maizza unites their distinctive approach to hospitality ensuring the best experiences.

Masseria Torre Maizza counts 40 spacious rooms and suites where a contemporary taste meet a selection of hand picked objets d’art crafted by local artisans.

Tastefully furnished by local artisans and designed by ​Olga Polizzi, Design Director for Rocco Forte Hotels, the rooms feature some of the state-of-the-art décor: lavish textiles for the sumptuous king-sized beds, decorative plates adorning the chic sitting area and bedroom. Trani stone bathrooms reveal intriguing elements such as the mosaic-tiled showers and stylish sconces. Many suits are endowed with their own private patios, to simply relax and bask in the warmth of the Italian sunshine and a view of the Apulian countryside.

Hand-knotted carpets and wicker furniture, with pastel linens and cane seating blend subtle and elegant feel with rustic tones. Some traditional elements like the original fireplaces have been retained to add a touch of romance on chillier evenings. Olga Polizzi has personally sourced the best local craftsmanship and artifacts giving the space an entirely personal character.

If you are looking to stay in the most impressive accomodation at Masseria Torre Maizza, pick the Torre suite; the hotel's new presidential suite located in the watchtower offering a breath-taking view of the ancient olive groves that bend towards the coast. This magnificent residence is decorated in shades that evoke the dusky hues of the olive trees outside, the blue of the nearby Adriatic Sea and natural tones of earth, citrus, and stone. The view overlooks the verdant olive groves, rolling into the green of the golf course until it merges with the sparkling waters of the Adriatic Ocean.

The central courtyard of this lush property houses some of the best gourmet restaurants, wellness retreat facilities such as the day spas and private swimming pool. At the heart of the resort is the local cuisine, artfully interpreted by Rocco Forte’s Creative Director of Food, Maestro Fulvio Pierangelini, as if it were a grand local home using a feast of Masseria’s own garden products. Pierangelini’s artful menus are served by candlelight in the vaulted dining room or open air. Guests with a passion for gourmet cooking can also book private lessons and take a taste of Puglia home with them. 

The resort offers abundant tailor-made experiences in this coastal village. For a lazy day, one can simply relax at the spa, and witness a mesmerizing sunset, on the rooftop bar: an elegant space overlooking the swimming pool.

Masseria Torre Maizza invites one to experience this authentic setting and take in the aromas of the sea in a Southern Italian way. Sir Rocco Forte the Chairman of Rocco Forte Hotels rightfully says “Masseria Torre Maizza is a small gem which I am particularly proud of. It holds all the charm, character and flavors of southern Italy, offering guests a unique perspective on the local treasures”

​Masseria Torre Maizza

Contrada Coccaro 72015 Savelletri, Fasano BR

Tel. +39 080 482 7838

Email. reception.torremaizza@roccofortehotels.com

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