Where to stay around Otranto?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,348 holiday lettings near Otranto. From 529 apartments to 376 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Otranto is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Otranto?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Otranto. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Otranto Waterfront: 1,827 holiday lettings
  • Alimini Beach: 2,130 holiday lettings
  • Otranto Castle: 1,787 holiday lettings
  • Otranto Station: 1,847 holiday lettings
  • Otranto Cathedral: 1,794 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Otranto listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Otranto?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 529 apartments in Otranto. Our other popular types of Otranto holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 376 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 239 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 49 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Otranto?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 194 holiday homes with pool available in Otranto. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make A Holiday Rental House in Otranto, Italy Your Home Away From Home

    Situated overlooking the Mediterranean Sea in the heel of Italy’s boot is the wonderful town of Otranto. The market town boasts a fascinating history and is best known as a large contributor to what is deemed to be the first Gothic novel ever written. Lying close to the historic city of Lecce, an Otranto holiday is the perfect way to see traditional Italian life without having to sacrifice enjoyable, modern activities.  

    Things to Do on Holiday in Otranto, Italy

    The biggest advantage of booking an Otranto holiday is that it is suitable for all types of travellers. For instance, those looking to relax can choose to lie on the town’s beach and simply soak up the sun; or they can stroll around the main sights of the town which includes the cathedral and the Castello Aragonese, which dates back to at least the 15th century. For the more physical types of traveller, there is a variety of activities available in and around the town such as cycling, walking, fishing, snorkelling, water skiing and hiking.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Otranto, Italy

    Taking a 2 hour drive north from an Otranto holiday rental house, travellers will happen across the wonderful historic town of Monopoli, situated in the Province of Bari. There are plenty of great historical buildings to be seen in the old centre of Monopoli including the Charles V castle which has a fascinating pentagonal design. Visitors will also love the Castle of St. Stephen, a coastal castle that was built during the 11th century. This castle has a unique round shape and was used as a monastery for Benedictine monks at one time.

    Weather in Otranto, Italy

    If the weather is an important factor in whether you book an Otranto holiday rental house or not, then you will be delighted to hear that you can expect to enjoy some wonderful weather, no matter what time of year you decide to visit. Generally, July and August are the hottest months of the year with the temperature rising to as much as 29 degrees Celsius, although the cooler months of January and February still see temperatures as high as 13 degrees Celsius. Precipitation can be expected all year round with an average annual rainfall of 16 inches.

    Travel to Otranto, Italy

    To start enjoying an Otranto holiday, travellers can depart the UK from various airports such as Heathrow (LHR), Stansted (STN), Gatwick (LGW) and Edinburgh (EDI). Amongst the airlines offering regular, affordable flights to either Brindisi Airport (BDS) or Bari Airport (BRI), which are the two airports to the town, are Ryanair, British Airways, KLM, Swiss Air and Lufthansa.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Otranto

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Otranto. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Baia Dei Turchi Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
    • Alimini Lakes (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
    • Porto Badisco Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
    • Alimini Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
    • Terme di Santa Cesarea (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
    • Santa Cesarea Terme Beach (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)