With stunning views of the Adriatic Sea and plenty to do a Santa Maria di Leuca holiday will appeal to all types of travellers. Situated in the Province of Lecce in southern Italy, Santa Maria di Leuca is a “resort” which is part of the larger town of Castrignano del Capo. A Santa Maria di Leuca holiday rental house is the perfect place to lay your head after a hard day’s activity and sightseeing in the Province of Lecce.
Being a coastal resort the town has a variety of water based activities for visitors to enjoy such as swimming, sailing, snorkelling, diving, paddle boating and fishing. Other activities available on a Santa Maria di Leuca holiday include mountain biking, nature watching and walking. Although not overcrowded, the town does appeal to a number of keen artists and photographers due to the fact that there are such amazing views to be found in this area.
If you can tear yourself away from the activities and the comforts of your Santa Maria di Leuca holiday rental house long enough to see the sights of the Province of Lecce, then it is recommended that you take the hour’s journey to the town of Maglie. Amongst the attractions to be found when visiting the town is the Maglie Cathedral which dates back to the 18th century and which has the tallest bell tower to be found in the Lecce province. The beautiful Church of Madonna delle Grazie is also worth a look, dating back to the 16th century and exhibiting a fine range of surviving 17th century canvasses as well as a wonderful Baroque style of architecture.
We all like to have wonderful weather on our holidays and so you will be pleased to hear that if you book a Santa Maria di Leuca holiday rental house you can expect to enjoy hot summers and very mild winters. July and August are usually the warmest months of the year, which sees travellers enjoying temperatures of a maximum of 29°C. The winter months of January and February see the daytime temperature drop to anywhere between 12°C and 20°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 16 inches.
Travel to Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy Visitors on a Santa Maria di Leuca holiday are likely to arrive at Brindisi Airport (BDS) which is approximately 83 miles away from the town. Amongst the airlines offering frequent, cheap flights to Brindisi are Alitalia, Ryanair and KLM. Passengers can leave the UK from several UK airports such as Stansted (STN), Heathrow (LHR), Aberdeen (ABZ), Manchester (MAN) and Birmingham (BHX).