Marittima is a small town situated within the province of Lecce, in the Puglia region of south east Italy, and on the heel of Italy’s boot. Self catering accommodation in Marittima allows visitors to enjoy either the quiet little town, set just inland from the coast, or the coastal portion of the town which benefits from a beach. This is by no means a busy resort, and so self catering accommodation in Marittima is great for those who want to get away from it all.
Self catering accommodation in Marittima is a great place to come for a relaxing holiday on the Italian coast. The pretty little beach of Marittima can be enjoyed for sunbathing and swimming during the summer and there are restaurants and bars here too. Although this is a quieter area, you are still within reach of many other picturesque towns and villages, as well as larger cities when you need more facilities.
For activities close by to your Marittima self catering accommodation you’ll find this is a lovely area for walks, and as with many parts of Italy there are olive groves in abundance. Golf is close by too.
When you’ve spent time relaxing in your Marittima self catering accommodation you’ll find there are many great places to visit within easy reach if you have a rental car. Lecce is the largest city in the area and can be reached in under an hour. This city is often nicknamed the Florence of the South because of its plentiful baroque architecture. There are spectacular buildings here such as the San Giovanni Battista’s Church, the Church of the Holy Cross, and the cathedral, plus an assortment of other attractions too such as the ruins of the Roman amphitheatre, the Triumphal Arch, a castle, and a palace. From your Marittima self catering accommodation, also make sure you visit the nearby spa town of Santa Cesarea Terme.
A warm and pleasant Mediterranean climate can be enjoyed when you stay in self catering accommodation in Marittima. Summers are hot with high temperatures averaging in the low 30’s C (89F) in July and August. May, June and September are a few degrees cooler so may be a better time to visit for some holidaymakers. Winter is mild to cool, and typical of Mediterranean climates this is the wetter part of the year.
The closest airport is about 90 minutes drive and is situated in the city of Brindisi, to the north of your Marittima accommodation. Brindisi Airport (sometimes called Papola Casale Airport) is relatively small and has flights from several airlines including Ryanair.