A few things to know. Need to understand local bin clearing rules, where the shops are located, filling up your water containers at the local tap (do not use tap water) and have mosquito prevention ready 17.30. Overall though, it is a terrific place with a fantastic pool, WiFi, plenty of room and loads of places to visit which are all so different eg Ostuni is so different to Lecce. Although there are a couple of things that need to modernise the house, We would definitely go back and the owner and managers are so helpful. They really wanted us to enjoy our holiday.
I spent 10 days in Casa Rosmarino with my family and my sister-in-law's family. The house is perfect for families with kids and the pool is ideal in the hottest hours of the noon. Very easy to reach Torre Guaceto beach and not far from big towns like Brindisi or Lecce that deserve a visit. In the area you can find nice restaurants or brasseries (the one from Fratelli Tedesco is fantastic).
The house is surrounded by fields of beautiful olive trees (some of them are amazing natural sculptures) and can give you the peace and the rest you are looking for.
Two full weeks in glorious sunshine around a magnificent pool. The house was well equipped and perfectly situated for visits to the local beach, to Carovigno for pizza, to the white city of Ostuni, and for the seafood port of Brindisi. Air conditioning in the rooms was a godsend and we enjoyed the privacy and peace. The area is beautiful. We couldn’t have asked for a better introduction to Southern Italy. Thank you.
We were set on a trip to Puglia and found this property to be the perfect location to relax and unwind in rural Italy. Rather than a villa, it is a spacious, well equipped house in a quiet location just outside the "hamlet" of Serranova (which provided bread and basic provisions at Tonino's), with San Vito dei Normanni and Carovigno within a short drive, the former with 2 or 3 good supermarkets and the latter with excellent restaurants, especially Cantinoni Coppularossa which we visited 3 times. The best feature of the house is the large pool, with safety step all around and roman steps. The barbecue was well used and we did our best to use the wine fridge although the choice and quality of the local wines and beer saw regular re-stocking! Many thanks to Geraldine for use of the property and for Salvatore and Laura for help while we were there. We will return to Puglia soon I think!