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Bedrooms 5
Space 4,305 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa - 5 rooms-5 baths - Swimming pool - 3km to the sea of ​​Castro -WIFI - Parking

The Marocce, charming country house in Spongano, charming village with ancient traditions and festivals in the heart of Salento. And 'near the sea of ​​Castro (3km), the Baths and the caves of St. Caesarea and the golden beaches of Otranto and Santa Maria di Leuca.

(The property includes a main villa and a studio, our pajara called La Capperaia because surrounded by beautiful and fragrant capers plants)

The villa is enclosed by 10. 000 square meters of lush garden surrounded by dry stone walls (typical fence of Salento) and olive trees and the whole house, the Caperaia and the pool have flowering plants, figs, prickly pears, plants of capers, pepper trees and aromatic plants.

The villa has a strategic position: every day in no time you can get a different beach choosing the most beautiful. And 'close to the Spas for treatments and body care.

The marvelous swimming pool is set in the white Lecce stone and has comfortable and relaxing sunbeds.

In the pool area there are two gazebos one with a large marble table for 10/12 people and a smaller one with 4 armchairs to relax and read.

Internet, WIFI, TV

The Marocce enchants for the color of the olive trees, the symphony of nature and the magic of light and quiet.

Inside you will find comfort, nature and confidentiality; out countries propose: events, festivals, exhibitions, musical concerts, flea markets, dances, pinches, parties with fairy lights baroque, nightlife, narrow streets with craft shops.

The villa has a beautiful living room with wood burning fireplace and American kitchen overlooking a fantastic lamia (Salento terrace) for "al fresco dining" under a natural shade of bougainvillea, with a wooden table that comfortably accommodates 10 people , view on olive trees, prickly pears and lemons.

The sleeping area has three double bedrooms with air conditioning and ceiling fan, two en suite and a bathroom with a side (one of the bedrooms can become double).

In the basement there is another double or twin room with private bathroom.

In the basement of the villa there is also a room with a wood stove for those who want to dabble in making pizza, possibly in mid season.

In the garden, several parking places and two covered under a pergola of vegetation.

In front of the house under the pergola a pleasant relaxation, reading and meditation and always in front of the house a nice round table with four chairs and a bench in masonry.

La Capperaia, entirely made of stone built at the behest of the owner imitating the pajare, typical buildings of Salento for the storage of tools in the olive groves, charming, located in front of the pool, is an open space with kitchenette, double bed in masonry, fireplace ancient stone that allows a pleasant and romantic stay even in cold weather, with air conditioning. On request we can add two beds. The bathroom is made of local stone.

The whole house is equipped with heating system including the basement but is made available only at the express request of the guests and the consumption of methane is charged to them.

The beds in the villa are 8 including the two beds in the room of the basement room and 2 in the Capperaia where on request it is possible to add two more beds. 8 + 4.

Basically if the guests are 12 the accommodation will be the following:

8 in the house, including use of the basement bedroom and 4 in the Caperaia (double bed with addition of two beds). Guests will have to adapt to this accommodation.

Beside the pool a large gazebo, with a beautiful stone table for 10/12 people, and another gazebo with 4 armchairs and small tables to converse and read in the pool area. Also in the pool area there is a delightful stone table for 4 people to play cards, write or make board games.

The cots are available Marocce 12.

In the pool area there is an outdoor shower and next to the Caperaia there is another outdoor shower and a tub with shower.

Between the gazebo and the Capperaia, in the garden there is a magnificent barbecue area in typical local stone with sink, gas stove, traditional barbecue and gas, fridge and cabinet with everything you need for a lovely equipment on the stone table under the gazebo (where we ask you not to put candles directly on the table without protection). All this to allow you to enjoy the pool even during lunch or dinner.

The use of the house and the pool is exclusive

RATES ARE TO 8 PEOPLE extra persons are charged separately.


A great place to build your ideal holiday: history, sea, culture, traditions, relaxation, spa ... a house where you can really feel local people and enjoy the best of a unique place in the world!

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Simona Alemanno
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, italian
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Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018


Spongano Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4305 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Se proprietà x 12 ospiti la sistemazione sarà la seguente: 8 nella casa compresa stanza seminterrato e 4 nella Capperaia.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower , bidet
    - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • 5 bathrooms, including the one in the Caperaia (the studio in the pool area), one for each room, 4 of which have ensuite, 1 bathroom in the house is next to the room. All the bathrooms have toilet, sink, bidet and large shower. The bathroom in the master bedroom has a bathtub. Hairdryer.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • - 1 double
    - 1 double
    - 1 double
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 2 twin/ single
  • 5 bedrooms for up to 12 people. 2 of which can be either double or twin. 4 rooms have ensuite, 1 with a side bathroom. Possibility of 2 additional single beds in the Capperaia. A / C in the three rooms of the villa and ceiling fan, WIFI. Hairdryer. A / C in the Capperaia (studio in the pool area) One of the rooms in the house is located in the basement and has a private bathroom.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis
  • 4 bicycles
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our property is in the heart of Salento. Information on beaches, restaurants and village festivals available when you arrive at the house. At about 8 km from our property the thermal area of ​​Santa Cesarea. Our coastline that runs from Santa Maria di Leuca to Otranto is along the most beautiful and suggestive coast of Salento, but we are not far from the beautiful beaches of the Alimini lakes and Torre San Giovanni.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Villa incantata tra gli ulivi

  • 5 of 5

Un posto magico dove passare le vacanze in tranquillità circondata da amici!!!! La casa è bellissima con tutti i confort per rendere il soggiorno fantastico!!!! Svegliarsi la mattina fare yoga tra gli ulivi seguito da un bagno nella splendida piscina non ha prezzo!!!!! Simona è una persona molto carina e disponibile, un host d' eccellenza!!!!!! Grazie veramente di tutto !!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Buon giorno Francesca, grazie, è stato un piacere ospitarvi, il vostro entusiasmo nello scoprire il mio amato Salento era entusiasmante. Grazie a voi il risveglio mattutino con yoga in piscina è diventata un'abitudine quotidiana! Spero di avervi come ospiti anche in futuro per mostrarvi le altre meraviglie che offre il Salento. Cari saluti Simona
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villa comoda e godereccia

  • 5 of 5

eravamo 4 coppie e ci siamo goduti questa bella casa vacanza proprio ad inizio estate, il Salento non è affollato in questo periodo e da qui si può andare ovunque in tempi brevi. Ma la casa che ci ha accolto ha fatto molto per rendere questa vacanza perfetta, tornare a sera per un rilassante bagno in piscina, aperitivo e cena non ha prezzo....

Pensiamo di tornarci presto.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: E'stato un piacere ospitare 4 coppie desiderose di rilassarsi e scoprire il Salento. Sono lieta che il soggiorno nella mia proprietà abbia soddisfatto i loro desideri. Spero di ospitarvi nuovamente!
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A great place

  • 5 of 5

We arrived, after a long car trip, to find that a delicious dinner with local dishes had been prepared for us at the Marocce! That was a great welcome.

The house is very nice, clean and comfortable and the barbecue dinners outside, under the gazebo, were definitely a plus.

Salento is really really beautiful, and the house being in the middle of the region made all the outings just a short drive away. Beautiful Lecce, Gallipoli, Otranto and Santa Maria di Leuca and all the other small towns to be discovered are very close. And so are the beautiful beaches… and the food is great!!! Altogether a wonderful trip, i'd love to go again.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, for the nice things you say, I also found you excellent clients and would love to have you again. Take care.
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Car: necessary

The Marocce is in Spongano, a typical town of Salento, rich in events, and the main square of Santa Vittoria many bars and restaurants you can enjoy these events comfortably sitting enjoying the specialties of Salento. The nearby sea, Castro 3 km, Capri South, and Santa Cesareo Terme, 5 km, are towns' coastal Salento. Castro is the beautiful seaside resort, closer to Marocce, with many sources of fresh water in the sea that make the water crystal clear and fresh in all seasons, also it has a square by the sea where I love to have breakfast with pasticciotto (sweet typical Salento ) and good coffee early in the morning when the sun is already high as it lies on the sea. Between Castro and Santa Cesarea Terme there is the cave of Zinzolusa beautiful and evocative. Santa Cesarea Terme and 'a renamed spa of extraordinary beauty, its main features are the presence of sulphurous water, caves and ravines. The presence of beneficial thermal water is unique about the stay for those who want to devote themselves to the care and welfare of the body at the renowned SPA stabilmento the spa. About two centuries ago the bourgeoisie Lecce decided to holiday in the vicinity 'of these miraculous waters from thermo source. To meet this often sumptuous palaces, ancient residence, magnificent summer homes that you review only in Santa Maria di Leuca. Also with half an hour drive you can reach Lecce and Otranto with their beauty and conquer kidnap tourists. Gallipoli is only to be seen to realize its peculiarities. Santa Maria di Leuca is the heel of Italy, the tip of the eastern Adriatic coast, marina with ancient summer residences above.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $85.96
Pulizie $184.21
Refundable damage deposit $368.41

Il prezzo si riferisce a nr 8 persone, per le persone extra il costo è di € 20-30 al giorno a seconda della stagione a persona.
Animali costo extra € 70,00 a settimana e devo esserne informata.
Per le prenotazioni inferiori a sette persone, se richiesta camera matrimoniale ad uso singola, sarà dovuto un supplemento di € 20 per camera, altrimenti gli ospiti verranno sistemati nelle camere doppie della casa e non metterò a disposizione la Capperaia (monolocale nella zona piscina).
L'elettricità è inclusa fino a kwh 250 a settimana gli extra verranno calcolati ad un costo di 0,3 € x kwh. La lettura verrà fatta all'arrivo e alla partenza in vostra presenza.
Il costo del metano per il riscaldamento centralizzato, se richiesto (ma dato che ospitiamo solo nei mesi caldi non dovrebbe essere necessario), è completamente a carico dell'ospite.
Le regole per il ritiro della spazzatura devono essere seguite altrimenti dovrete pagare € 50,00.
Alla vostra partenza controlleremo che la proprietà sia stata lasciata come trovata se ci saranno danni vari o macchie varie su cuscini dei divani, o cera sui tavolini o sulle mattonelle della zona piscina vi tratterremo le spese del ripristino dalla cauzione.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.