Torre Lapillo Bay
With very fine sand and bright white beaches of the Torre Lapillo Bay. This beach is almost 4 km and offers relaxation as you take in the panoramic views and breezes from the bay. There are many watch towers in the distance it offers beautiful homes for an authentic Italian experience.
Gallipoli’s Green Bay running down to the Torre del Pizzo, also has white bright fine sand. There are nice dunes and alpines for those who want to do a little hiking. This is particularly a good place for the young at heart, it offers nightlife, and great restaurants.
Torre San Giovanni
Torre San Giovanni enjoys a gorgeous Mediterranean climate ideal for anyone looking to get a great suntan. This on the Ionian sea, also has great places to eat and dane at Gallipoli is also a great stop for nightlife and fun!
Known as the Maldives of Salento, Pescoluse is famous for its sandy beach spanning the four kilometres between Torre Pali and Torre Vado, islets peeking out from the sea and stunning array of local flora – white lilies and acacia trees are particular highlights, providing a truly beautiful backdrop to this idyllic coastal region. A superb transport system ensures you’re within minutes of local hotspots Finis Terrae and Santa Maria di Leuca.
Baia dei Turchi
Baia dei Turchi – literally ”˜the Bay of the Turks’, is one of the most stunning beachesin Otranto. You will have to take a short hike or stroll as you wish through pine trees before you reached paradise. This beach reminded me of Sardinia.
Your very own bit of heaven – the incredible natural beauty of Torre Guaceto has to be seen to be believed! A protected marine area and nature reserve, the stretch of coastline which makes up this fabulous beach features bold and beautiful coral reefs perfect for snorkelling and diving, while the Trulli Bianchi is the ideal place to down tools for the day – this traditional villa is as picturesque as it gets, and is within walking distance of world heritage site Alberobello.
Near to Otranto and Santa Maria di Leuca, Porto Badisco has a little bit of magic about it – literally, if you believe local mythology, as this is said to be , a magical beach because they say it was the place where Aeneas, son of the goddess Venus, landed, according to the ancient Roman poet Virgil. This pebble beach is perfect for those who wish to spend a bit of time out of the sun, with plenty of picnic spots to unwind in!