Messapia Hotel & Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Messapia Hotel & Resort Santa Maria di Leuca
Travel Blogs from Santa Maria di Leuca
Fast sail all the way over to Otranto and even had the fun of Dolphins playing at the helm. Busy shipping lanes overnight kept us all on our toes and Eric plenty of time to practise his lights. Winds were so favourable we headed on South to M.Saint Di Leuca still arriving by 3pm in time for a cocktail on shore before getting Ellis already for next early departure ...
... architecture and art. The Rialto Bridge is under repair but that didn't stop the crowds and the views down the Grand Canal still look the same. We saw some of the people's Venice when we met Jerome, an acquaintance of Denise, for ice cream and ...
... hills covered in all sorts of sea grass and wild flowers. Although beautiful, not as diverse views as some of the earlier days. At times (the view from where we saw the sheep - see below ) the views stuck in my head as something out of a Brontë novel, wild moors and sharp yet somehow gentle cliffs, other times it felt like I was biking through a BMW commercial (curvy roads, etc). I suppose Ferrari would be a more apt comparison, but I digress. At some point ...
... bikeability, all three sections did prove to be beautiful, and certainly displayed the least traffic we’ve seen so far. Apart from those parts, much of the ride was a main road: coastal and beautiful, but busy. The kids arrived in Leuca around 6:45, which gave them enough time to check in with the parents, relax briefly, and shower, before heading out to dinner. In keeping with Italian tradition, we had antipasti, pasta, and an entrée each. The antipasti ...
... all without speaking a word of English! Lots of sign language. Tonight we walked over to the old part of the city to a restaurant known for its fresh fish. Had some good wine and fish, and invited another fellow biking in the same group as we are in to join us. Stopped for gelato and tiramisu on the way home. Tomorrow is our easiest day, 50 km but mostly flat, all along the coast. So far it has been an incredible, wonderful ...