Porto Cesareo villas Holiday rentals - villas & holiday homes to rent in Porto Cesareo, Puglia
Porto Cesareo is a beautiful coastal town looking on to the Ionian sea on the Salentina peninsula in southern Italy. Flanked by a lagoon on one side and the sparkling Mediterranean on the other, Port Cesareo is one of Puglia's jewels. Known as the "Italian Maldives" due the stunning white sandy beaches and crystal clear warm waters, Porto Cesareo is a heaven if you love relaxing in pristine natural beauty.
For evening entertainment afer a "passeggiata" along the seasfront, there are plenty of cafes, bars and excellent seafood restaurants for some alfresco dining plus several beach clubs where you can dance the night away.
|At a glance...|
|White sandy beaches||✔|
|Vineyard & wine tours||✔|
|Spa & wellness (Belvedere Lido)||✔|
|Splash Acquapark (Gallipoli)||✔|
|Nearest beach||Torre Lapillo Bay|
|Nearest major airport||Brindisi (67km)|
|Nearest train station||Gallipoli (33kms)|
Porto Cesareo is the perfect place to discover and explore Puglia's cuisine which is characterised by garlic, olive oil, tomato sauce and above all aromatic herbs. However, being in Puglia, POrto Cesareo also offers its visitors the experience of tasting some of the finest wines in Italy - many of which never reach shop shelves as they are for local consumption only! The local grapes are Negroamaro, Primitivo (the same grape as California’s Zinfandel) and Bombino Nero which produce fruity classics such as Salice Salentino and Primitivo.
Featured villas in Porto Cesareo
The beach resort of Porto Cesareo is a very popular summer destination and offers a wide selection of self catering holiday rental accommodation from luxurious beachside villas to cosy apartments in the centre. Renting a Porto Cesareo villa or holiday home can be the ideal base for exploring the surrounding area and is perfect for families, friends and groups. Holiday rentals provide the freedom, flexibility and space to do what you want, when you want - home from home.See all rentals
Things to see and do
Porto Cesareo and the surrounding area is full of interesting villages, historic cities and some of the most beautiful beaches in Italy that stretch along the coast from Marina di Ginosa to Torre dell'Ovo. A few suggestions...
|A day out in Otranto - Adriatic side||✔|
|Lecce and its historical Baroque centre||✔|
|Wine tasting at the vineyards||✔|
|Cyclying around the country roads||✔|
|Castello di Gallipoli||✔|
|La Basilica Cattedrale di Sant'Agata||✔|
|Baroque town of Alezio||✔|
|Fontana Ellenica rebuilt in 1560||✔|
|16th Century Tower of St Thomas||✔|
Our view on Porto Cesareo
A must see beach resort and marina on the Salentina peninsula oozing charm and character and perfectly positioned for exploring the rest of the local villages and beaches in this relatively unknown part of Puglia. Staying in a Porto Cesareo holiday rental is the best way to experience the local area as it provides the freedom and flexibility to tour southern Puglia.