Masseria Elysium lies near Mesagne, in the very heart of Apulia, set in the southern Italian countryside and only ten minutes drive from Brindisi airport. It is a perfect place to relax in a beautiful scenic location, featuring a luxury swimming pool and beautifully landscaped gardens. You can discover the natural, historical, cultural and architectural beauties of the surroundings and taste the amazing products of this region: Mesagne, renowned for its festivals and its architecture; Ostuni, known as the White City, famous for its atmosphere; Lecce and its extraordinary Baroque buildings; Monopoli, which has become the most popular destination for tourists, with its castles, ports, bastions and cathedrals; Polignano a Mare, with its breathtaking sea views and the famous Grotte Pallazzese. For sea lovers, close to this charming farmhouse, you can explore the magnificent beaches of Torre Guaceto, which has become a nature reserve protected by the WWF; Lido Specchiolla, with its white sand; Lido Morelli, with sand dunes. On the opposite side, just one hour drive away, you will discover the Purita beach with its crystal waters.
Built in the nineteenth century as an agricultural estate, Masseria Elysium, in Mesagne, Apulia, has been restored following the local architectural tradition. It boasts 12 hectares and currently operates as a certified organic farm. Featuring 10 quiet rooms – Luxury Single, Deluxe Double, Premium, Premium with Jacuzzi bath – all overlooking the garden or pool, decorated with elegant local handcrafted creations, it is the ideal place to rest and unwind. In the restoration works the typical materials of this land have been used and the original ceilings in Lecce stone have been maintained. You can enjoy the luxurious touch and all the modern comforts – air conditioning, Wi-fi, TV, relaxation area – experiencing the authentic Italian hospitality. If you desire, you can enjoy your own bistro-style breakfast table outdoors, overlooking the garden. Reflecting the owners’ sustainable and environmentally friendly approach, the saltwater pool contains no harmful chemicals. Above the Masseria you’ll discover a picturesque rooftop terrace with a state-of-the-art Jacuzzi.
Masseria Elysium offers its guests a hearty breakfast buffet based on local products. You can also dine in the Bio restaurant of the estate where you will discover menus offering a wide choice of meat, fish, pasta and vegetarian dishes, always based on products obtained with ethical and sustainable methods, using the freshest seasonal ingredients, local ancestral techniques and classic Apulian recipes. Upon request, you can attend a cooking class. For those of you who enjoy exercising, there is a jogging track that offers beautiful views of the property. You can also explore the farm’s grounds by bicycle or join an organic tour to see and taste the fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs or spices grown on site.