Borgo Egnazia – Italy

Borgo Egnazia villa

Built like a traditional village, Borgo Egnazia is nestled in the countryside on the very heel of Italy, Puglia. Set in 40 organic acres,within a 250-acre private estate beside the Adriatic, the resort resembles is composed by a cluster of individual villas grouped around a 63-room hotel. Pino Brescia (architect and interior decorator behind the project) and his team took two years to study the local architecture before commiting to the planning of the hotel; the result is a grand tribute to the region of Puglia, with its strong rural past and its architectural references to the moorish and spanish heritages.

The A-list love this charming, rustic-chic retreat: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel took over the entire place last year for their paparazzi-free wedding.

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Could such a stylish retreat lack a Spa? The Vair is Spa Heaven, with 14 treatment rooms, a spa suite with a garden; an iyengar yoga studio, a heated indoor pool, steam room and the salt and basil-infused Apulian sauna.Treatments are inspired by local ingredients, like the prickle pear trees and olive groves sorrounding the property: we loved the Apulian pink-salt body scrub or try the Spirt V, for couples or small groups,which includes a roman style bath (2 hours, 170 Euro pp).

Besides the Spa, the property also boasts an 18 hole golf course,restaurants, bar, cooking school, three outdoor pools, an indoor pool and a fitness centre.

Borgo Egnazia Pool Vair Spa

How to get there: Bari airport is a 45-minute drive, while Brindisi is just over 30.

 

Borgo Egnazia

Puglia, Italia 72010

Savelletri di Fasano (Brindisi), Italia

T: +39 080-225-50-00

 

Images courtesy of www.borgoegnazia.com

 

 

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