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SOUTHERN ITALY - Sicily & Sardinia

This is the “Mezzogiorno,” a very different and fascinating part of Italy.

Here you will find a lush fertile landscape, thousands of miles of beaches and picturesque historic towns. It is a great place to relax, explore and sample the unique culture and cuisine.

You will love the warm Mediterranean climate, the turquoise sea, the millions of ancient olive trees, the amazingly clear starlit night skies and much more. It is a land rich in history and the finer things of life. Those “things” which make a holiday into something special.

Choose a Region and select from our unusual Hotel & Self-catering collection. Contact us and utilise our expert tailor made service.

4 Hotel in Marina di Ostuni Puglia

Near Ostuni, and just a few hundred metres from the shores of the Adriatic, is this beautiful masseria, with fantastic food and great facilities.

We loved the spacious design & layout! It was most suitable to meet all of our needs – a work-weary couple and a 15 year old! Jeff & Linda, Sudbury

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was £490

from £393

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4 Hotel in Torre Canne Puglia

Near a small resort and on the sea, this fabulous modern hotel is a perfect choice for a seaside holiday and for exploring the wonders of Puglia. 

“Canne Bianche is a really first class act” Richard & Philippa, London

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was £606

from £495

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4 Hotel in Villasimius Sardinia

Near Villasimius & right on the sea, a wonderful family hotel with a fantastic beach & great facilities.

July is almost sold out! Limited availability throughout the summer.

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was £553

from £531

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5 Hotel in Savelletri Puglia

Fantastic food, rustic elegance, flowery terraces, a stunning pool, an incredible spa and indoor pool and a spectacular "designer " private beach - Puglia with luxury, at its best!

So much more than a faceless five star, this hotel brims with personality, character and unique style. Michael & Izzie, Oxford

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was £876

from £864

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4 Hotel in Avetrana Puglia

Set amongst olive trees and just a few kilometres from Avetrana and the sandy shores of the Ionian, this beautifully renovated farmhouse dates back to the 17th century.

We had to pinch ourselves when we arrived at Masseria Strazzati – we couldn’t have picked a better place! It was just our cup of tea! Robyn & Andrew, Harpenden

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was £407

from £353

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4 Hotel in Avetrana Puglia

This masseria is in one of the lesser known parts of Puglia, surrounded by 110,000 olive trees, with a wonderful swimming pool and not far from the coast. The excellent restaurant means this is a great choice for food-lovers!

"Masseria Bosco is a fab place to stay... I could go on forever but just wanted to say thanks for your recommendation and advice". Bernard & Paula, Leeds

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was £405

from £350

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4 Hotel in Ispica Sicily

Boutique and beautiful, agritourism at its best. Torre Marabino's fantastic staff, truly amazing food and wine, and fabulous gardens and pool, make it impossible to leave.

We loved this hotel. The staff were all so helpful and friendly... Setting, pool and gardens spacious and beautifully maintained. Michael & Jane, London

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was £461

from £453

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4 Hotel in Menfi Sicily

Country living, with real style and such a strong connection with food and wine. The chef is an alchemist. The hospitality is complete and you will not want to leave La Foresteria.

Quite simply one of the best places you have sent us to in 10 years of looking after us.    Michael & Carolyn, Suffolk

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was £600

from £525

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4 Hotel in Ostuni Puglia

Close to Ostuni & Cisternino, Masseria Cervarolo is authentically Pugliese, a boutique masseria with fabulous pool & lovely gardens.

"Just a quick note to say how much we enjoyed our stay at Masseria Cervarolo. It is a fantastic spot, comfortable and very well run." Kristian & Louise, Beaconsfield

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was £544

from £444

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No Star Rating Hotel in Paestum South Campania

A boutique agritourist hotel, like no other, Tenuta Seliano is a working country estate, which has a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere.

I couldn’t have been more thrilled with your recommendation of Tenuta Seliano. The place is charming, quaint, interesting, well located and the staff exceptional. I did not want to leave. Alan & Des, USA

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was £369

from £369

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Self-catered Property in Ragusa Sicily

Clusters of terraced cottages, in an undiscovered corner of Sicily and hidden in a unique landscape, Parco Cavalonga Borgo agritourist apartments are utterly charming and so close to beautiful sandy beaches.

Our cottage was perfect - very private, spacious and really comfortable. This is a peach of a place. Jenny & Family, Durham

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was £1,157

from £1,143

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4 Hotel in Near Cannigione Sardinia

Superb hotel near the sea, with real style, spa, great food and its own yacht, for exclusive but affordable trips out. Villa Del Golfo is not to be missed.

"What a wonderful place! The rooms were comfortable the staff were all friendly and helpful and the food and service in the restaurant were excellent." Peter & Jennifer, Cwmbran

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was £723

from £654

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4 Hotel in Modica-Pozzallo Sicily

Boutique. intimate, bold & high spec. Near fantastic beaches and Sicily’s famous Baroque. It’s fabulous.

Cambiocavallo is a lovely, laid back accommodation with exceptionally friendly staff and excellent amenities.” Frank & Margaret, Kidlington

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was £433

from £368

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No Star Rating Hotel in Cefalu Sicily

In a magnificent setting, between Castelbuono and Cefalu, and only 10 minutes' drive from the coast, Santa Anastasia is an unusual and special agritourist hotel, in a stunning position.

You must cut it out of your brochure immediately! It is far too good a secret to be shared with even the hoi Long polloi! What a place! It is absolutely stunning!  Tony, Shaftesbury

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was £447

from £415

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No Star Rating Hotel in Near Metaponto Basilicata

The impressive and elegant Masseria Di Tempio is close to lovely, sandy beaches, two good golf courses, and is just over the border of Puglia. It is an ideal location for golfers, sightseers or simply for those wanting a relaxing holiday.

Masseria Di Tempio was terrific – staff friendly, food excellent. Colin & Vivienne, Ipswich

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was £481

from £459

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4 Hotel in Oliena Sardinia

Set amongst the most spectacular mountain scenery, yet only about half an hour from the sea, Hotel Su Gologone is a boutique gourmet hotel and so much more. It is very special.

Of all the places you have sent us over the last 10 years, this easily outstrips them all by far. We love the quirky feel of the place... it really is something else! Kay & Michael, Woodbridge

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was £772

from £670

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4 Hotel in Ragusa Sicily

Hidden in a unique landscape of rolling fields of ancient carob & olive trees, criss-crossed by dry stone walls, boutique Parco Cavalonga sits in a valley, with its own 18 hectares of natural parkland & near some great beaches.

Hadn't expected to find such chic and in a real hidden valley. We were bowled over by the charm of it. Graham & Denise, Lancaster

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was £476

from £389

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4 Hotel in Pescara Abruzzo

Behind the modern façade of Hotel Villa Maria D'Abruzzo lies many a surprise. It is exceptional in so many ways. We love it and you will be addicted to its charms.

By choosing Villa Maria D'Abruzzo for us, Long Travel have given us ten successive years of wonderful holidays....and many more to come! It is perfect. Michael & Amanda, London

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was £353

from £286

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Self-catered Property in Piazza Armerina Sicily

Near Piazza Armerina, Il Glicine is a small organic fruit and vegetable farm with two cottages and a pool, in an enchanting setting, in the heart of Sicily - a real bolthole escape.

A magical, sunny, scent-filled haven.  An oasis of calm, tranquility and fluttering butterflies.  Thank you Yvonne and Santi for a fantastic introduction to rural Sicily. Sarah & Nicolas, Herts

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was £1,058

from £800

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4 Hotel in Ravello Amalfi Coast

Noted for its good food, the elegant Villa Maria is a traditional Italian villa, with breathtaking views towards the Amalfi Coast. Guests use the pool at the nearby sister hotel, the Giordano.

The Villa Maria has amazing views from its gardens and outdoor restaurant. This beautiful hotel has been in the same family for decades, so a lot of the elegant décor is original. Prima Magazine

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was £671

from £589

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4 Hotel in Massa Lubrense, Nr Sorrento Amalfi Coast

Designer boutique hotel, near Sorrento, in fabulous location, with magical views and gourmet restaurant. Superb for visiting the Amalfi Coast & great for walkers & nature-lovers, too.

“The Relais Blu was simply wonderful with exceptional service and outstanding food and nothing we had read previously prepared us for the outstanding qualities of the hotel." David, Brockhampton

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was £644

from £564

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No Star Rating Hotel in Zafferana Etnea Sicily

Magical boutique organic agriturismo on the slopes of Mount Etna. Breathtaking views, designer style & wonderful welcome. Wow!

You're so right about this place - it's a dream!. Ian & Delyth, Newbury

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was £433

from £433

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Self-catered Property in Carruba di Riposto Sicily

Not far from Taormina, hidden in Donna Carmela’s exotic plant nursery, this perfect hideaway, very private and tranquil, has a pretty garden & terrace, views of the sea & Etna & a jacuzzi plunge pool. 

Exceeded our expectations in every way. It's a real gem of a place and we loved it.    Jenny & Mike, Cheltenham

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was £1,738

from £1,551

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4 Hotel in Acquafredda di Maratea Basilicata

Now with stunning new pool!  A gracious villa in a glorious location overlooking the sea. Villa Cheta serves Italian food & wine at their very best, with impeccable service. 

"I don’t think I’ve ever ticked all the excellent boxes before...  As for the food – I’ve run out of superlatives." Helen & Peter, Leicester

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was £510

from £452

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5 Hotel in Praiano Amalfi Coast

The epitome of ultra-modern luxury, the boutique Casa Angelina will blow you away. Sumptuously comfortable & contemporary, light, sun, sea and sky form an inescapable backdrop.

"A slice of paradise hovering above the beautiful Amalfi Coast. Casa Angelina is incredible." George & Lucy, London

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was £1,415

from £818

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4 Hotel in Carruba di Riposto, near Taormina Sicily

Not far from Taormina and the airport, this small boutique hotel is ideally placed for touring the wonders of Sicily. Part of a new generation of agritourist hotels, Donna Carmela is boutique, contemporary and really special.

Donna Carmela is the jewel in the crown.  Michael & Carol, Stafford

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was £488

from £451

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No Star Rating Hotel in Martano Puglia

Less than half an hour from Lecce and Otranto. Boutique agritourism with only 8 rooms including a two-roomed suite. Authentically Pugliese, in a lovely setting. A fascinating “bioresort”.

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was £516

from £440

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4 Hotel in Savelletri Fasano Puglia

Less than 10 minutes from nice beaches and a charming harbour town this “masseria” is a great value option.

NEW FOR 2016

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was £557

from £483

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4 Hotel in Lizzano Puglia

Stunning boutique masseria with contemporary design, fantastic spa and pool to die for. An oasis in an undiscovered part of the Salento.

"Ridiculously beautiful and romantic!" Jason & David, Cheltenham

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was £600

from £596

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4 Hotel in Noci Puglia

Close to the old town of Noci, Il Nocino is stylish, with a lovely swimming pool, set in walled gardens. Quaint and cute, but with real elegance, it is a little jewel.

Fantastic location to visit places and with a restaurant to die for. Alison & Di, Lancaster

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was £391

from £355

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