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2 Bedroom (Sleeps 6) Villa Rental Costa Merlata
On The Beach-Villa with Private Beach Access
At a glance: Child Friendly, Pet Friendly, Wifi, Air Conditioning, Parking.
Please contact the owner directly to confirm the price and
You pay NO BOOKING FEES when booked using this web-site and get free payment protection.
Private Beach Villa with own private beach access, terrace steps to white sands and crystal seas of award winning 'Blue Flag' beach. Enjoying a micro climate of warm sea breezes and cloudless skies when inland clouds and cools.
Summer air-con, Winter heating. All year relax/explore. Fully renovated/furnished/fitted/equipped to a high standard.
Private terraces and grounds, open aspect 'bellavista'. Easy quick airport access (Bari 50mins/Brindisi 20mins). Managed locally.
Ostuni,10km through olive groves,'The White City' world famous, historic centre, spectacular beauty. Local trattoria and Michelin star restaurants, street side cafes and bars and exclusive clubs nestle together in wynding streets of local towns.
Alberobello (beautiful 'Town of Trulli'), Lecce ('Little Rome'), Salento, Matera, Polignano a Mare (cliff top location/cave restaurants), Martina Franca, all easy drive/worth a visit. Perfect tranquil location to step off the world, relax 'on the beach' & explore Puglia all year.
Perfect time in Costa Merlata.
By Roman E on 12-Jul-2016
Roman E. said...
12 Jul 2016
Perfect time in Costa Merlata...
Date of Stay
6 Jun 2016
The house offers all you need! Specially the space outside is nice. We've enjoyed to chillout there and have a glass of wine while our littel one was sleeping peacfully inside. Also the nice town Ostuni is very close by. Best is to have a car during your stay to explore the sourroundings. The communicaion with Marji was very polite and helpfull. We definately reccomend to stay there! Thanks Marji. Roman&Nadja with little Levis :-)
So the new gazebo ( 2016) provided shade, space and comfort - and great views - fabulous. While being close by your little one at siesta/evenings - that's great.
Delighted that you enjoyed a relaxing holiday - from memory that was quite a challenge when my children were very young. I think having everything to hand in the house, and all you need for beach days, beach a few steps away, your own private direct beach access is the answer.
.a good measure in life of joy. :-)
By Gillian on 18-Aug-2014
18 Aug 2014
.......a good measure in life of joy...... :-)No Rating
Date of Stay
9 Aug 2014
Buongiorno! We said goodbye to Leonardo and your beautiful beach home yesterday with such heavy hearts. Shane & Jemma were deadly quiet in the back of the car (there's never that much silence with them!) as we left costa merlata. I told them their sadness was because they'd had such a good time - a good measure in life of joy. Shane said goodbye Matteo, a boy he met on the beach and played with for hours. Each didn't speak the others language, but words weren't needed to find friendship. Thank you again for sharing your beautiful home - summer memories that will stay with us forever. The kids will have so many stories to fill their journals with when they get back to school. Enjoy the rest of your summer. It's been a great pleasure "chatting" and knowing you over email. Til next time! Gillian
Safe onward journeys and 'Arrivaderci' guys. An absolute treat yet again to read your email - had to share this one too - was so moved by it, can picture the scenarios and makes me miss Puglia and my beautiful Beach House so much. You guys truly emersed yourselves in the simple pleasures of wonderful Puglia; the local people ( their warmth and welcoming nature), the natural cove and beach house perched on the edge of it, the little villages of Costa Merlata, Villanova etc. I know you loved it all. Arrivaderci - Hurry Back. Thank you Marji
By Agnieszka T on 06-Aug-2013
Agnieszka T. said...
6 Aug 2013
Date of Stay
6 Jul 2013
Helpful votes: 1/0
I would like to express my big thanks to the owner of the house! We had a wonderful stay and I would highly recommend this beautiful house. It has a unique and privileged position, very close to the market, village centre, etc. and yet being secluded and very private. Stairs at the back of the garden lead directly to an appealing small beach, perfect both for children and adults. The house provides full comfort in every aspect - carefully and tastefully furnished, lots of candles and small lights, VERY comfortable interiors. The garden and outdoor space is simply superb! with fantastic hammock, grill, two big tables and plenty of space just to enjoy the fresh air. It also has a great rooftop terrace. AMAZING PLACE.
Thank you Agnieszka, delighted to have you and your family stay at my beautiful beach house. I know you loved the opportunity to switch off from your busy life and embrace the slow pace of life on a perfect Puglian beach. Great for your children to step onto the sand, swim in clear seas without you having to pack up, drive, park etc.
Also complimenti on your excellent English language!
Looking forward to having you stay again in the future - special discount when you do.
Kindest Regards Marji
A slice of Italian heaven!
By Sarah D on 17-Jul-2013
Sarah D. said...
17 Jul 2013
A slice of Italian heaven!
Date of Stay
19 Jul 2012
Helpful votes: 1/0
I stayed at the beach house as a single mother with 3 small children under 6 years old for 10 days in July. The house was beautifully decorated, equipped and luxurious and provided the perfect and most relaxing escape from it all in the rustic and rural location of Puglia. A lot of attention paid to detail ensured we were never without any modern amenities and were more than comfortable the entire length of our stay. The view, surroundings and atmosphere was just what I was looking for and the beach house exceeded all expectation. It was paradise and a real delight for all of us! I was specifically looking for a property with no pool due to the danger it presents with young children. Being located above the beach and part of a very relaxed and traditional old world village without the same health and safety concerns I am accustomed to, the need for close child supervision and firm boundaries to be set was important but no different to any other holiday I have had elsewhere in the world. A typical day would be spent around the house and garden in the morning with the afternoon and early evening being spent at the award winning beach a stone's throw away. The beach is spotless and the water beautiful. Being a bay, the children were able to swim safely without current or waves. Life guards were on duty as well for added peace of mind. We had no need for a car as there is a local convenience store next door stocking all essentials required. Only on one occasion did we venture out into the nearby walled city of Ostuni which is well worth a visit. All in all, this holiday has been one of our best yet. 5 stars and not a single complaint from us! Thank you very much!
Thank you Sarah. What a treat having you guys at the beach house. Lovely to see the children glowing with energy and loving the beach...... And their wee faces when they shared that giant beachtowel after the outside 'sand-off shower' - brings back memories. Hope to see you guys back at the beach house another time. Know you found it relaxing.Sarah, think the chilled out, laid back approach to life in Puglia really suited you. Hugs to your gorgeous three little ones, they were so good at adapting to Puglian pace; play,sleep, play, sleep..... Two days in every one!
The Beach House, Completely Private, Every Facility
By Douglas - A London Architect on 14-Apr-2013
14 Apr 2013
The BeachHouse, completely private, every facility
Date of Stay
4 Aug 2012
> The Beach House
> As the name describes it, the house is indeed perched above the beach
> and from the terrace it is but a few steps onto a beach of fine sand
> leading to a beautiful protected cove. The sea is clear and as blue as
> the sky, safe and clean.
> We spent our mornings on the beach and returned to enjoy our lunch on
> the lovely terrace which looks over the bay. When the sun cooled later
> in the afternoon we'd return to the beach.
> The house is so well situated from the beach that it determines your
> daily routine. The property is completely private, not overlooked and
> has every facility. The rooms are lovely with beautiful linen, cool and
> comfortable. Marjorie, the owner went out of her way to make our stay as
> enjoyable and memorable as could be.
> Lovely as the house is, the location gives easy access to magnificent
> towns rich in medieval and renaissance architecture, largely unknown to
> a UK audience.
> This region has its own Italian cuisine, quite unique but superb and
> whether dining in restaurants or buying local produce, eating here is
> We'll certainly rent the house again.
> Best wishes