Balnearea Beach

Balnearea Beach, Otranto: Hours, Address, Balnearea Beach Reviews: 3.5/5

Balnearea Beach
3.5
09:00 - 04:00
Monday
09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 04:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
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3.5
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mamore01
Switzerland48 contributions
Nice beach but poor COVID measure controls & unfriendly owners
Aug 2020 • Couples
Our hotel has an arrangement with this beach hence we have landed there.
To start with it really depends which category you book: we have booked the more expensive one where you have less people, slightly more space and a food & beverage service. If you can afford it I would recommend you that as otherwise you‘re literally one next to the other (1m distance rule in Italy).
Now the beach and sea itself are fantastic, super clean!
The boys working there are super friendly and helpful BUT the owners were very unfriendly. No smile, no hi, no bye, no thank you. Considering that Italy is in a very poor economical situation and we spent roughly 250 EUR (2 people) at their beach for 3 days its the least I would expect. I‘d expect that always from owners though!
The other thing, which I think is a no go these days, is to put a paper on saying „wearing mask mandatory“ however the owners nor half of the staff wears them! They also don’t tell people to wear it when they should. Also the toilets are quite dirty considering we are in the middle of a pandemic with no disinfection possibility nor paper to clean your hands. I think it wouldn’t harm cleaning them a bit more.
Long story short I would probably re-go there in the privée area simply because its one of the best equipped places but you have to select well the place you book at their beach
Written 26 August 2020
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Ana0603
Bucharest, Romania23 contributions
Best service ever
Aug 2018 • Family
Congrats to the finest service people I have ever encountered. Anything you wish for they provide- with a smile and great attitude. It all comes with a price, but you really know what you pay for. In Balnearea, I trully felt like on vacation and this is all that matters while on vacation. Keep up the good work, guys!
Written 24 August 2018
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Marianna
Thun, Switzerland8 contributions
fine place but very rude owners
Jul 2018 • Family
Beautiful beach, well-maintained establishment however a bit too big and crowded, clean toilets, food alright, young employees very kind.

However, the owners of the Balnearea are very rude.
When we asked one of the owners whether it was possible to get a discount since we were three families renting for two consecutive weeks three sunshades and six sunbeds, one of the owner answered: "you can only find a better offer in paradise. It is not my fault if you have ten children and need so many sunshades/-beds".

As well, at the cash box, another one of the owners used to be constantly on her phone and had to finish her whatsapp message first before serving us.

Everyone at school learns in the fist lesson of economics and business studies that "customers are the kings/queens" - and I am afraid to say so, but the owners of the Balnearea Beach haven't understood anything of this concept.
Written 5 August 2018
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molly215
Auckland, New Zealand200 contributions
Breathtaking!
Jul 2016 • Family
This beach is just beautiful......very close to shops etc if you wish to buy a bit of lunch or a drink.uMbrellas and chairs are available for hire.....and you will need it as it is so hot!!!!!
Written 1 August 2016
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allegraalessandrap
Naples, Italy41 contributions
fine place
Aug 2014 • Friends
beautiful sea, music for dancing, cocktails delicious: you must visit this place during the holidays in Salento
Written 3 September 2014
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