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The Monteforte Resort is a historic residence set like a pearl in the ancient town of Ugento, only 6 km from the sea and the world reknowned coast, the –Maldives of Salento-.

Just a few steps away from the castle Castello dei Principi D’Amore and the Archeological Museum of Ugento.

The artful restoration of this historic residence reflects the discerning taste of the owner, Salvatore Congedi fondly known as

“Il Duca”, The Duke, whose unique style harmonizes classic architectural lines with stylistic innovation in a relaxing blend of colors, finishes, and designer furnishing, *in welcoming environments of refined elegance.*

At the Monteforte Resort, luxury and intimacy are combined in the innovative formula: B&B all inclusive offering guests an ample breakfast of local specialties served in the panoramic garden of the rooftop terrace, as well as access to one of the most exclusive private beaches along the fabulous coast of the Marina di Ugento, in an area reserved especially for Monteforte guests, with coconut palm umbrellas and king-size lounge beds.

Monteforte, located in the “Borgo di Zeus” (the Village of Zeus), is the central gem of a complex of hotels in this jewel of ancient Messapian civilization.

The coastline of the Marina di Ugento, with its 12 Km of pristine white sand and cristalline turquoise sea, is considered as one of the most beautiful beaches in Salento, and is known for the beneficial effects created by the healthy air and the light and the scents of the natural foliage in this  magical southernmost stretch of land.

The acclaimed hospitality that welcomes every visitor who arrives here, makes Monteforte a one-of-a-kind holiday experience, an exclusive opportunity to enjoy the meticulous attention to detail for the well-being of each and every guest.

Monteforte Resort offers 7 Suites, all ample and spacious, furnished with queen-size beds, 2 of which with king-size beds as well, offering the prestigious beauty line SPA Comfort Zone, a teamaker with exquisite tea blends, and an espresso maker with a plentiful supply of Ily and Lavazza coffee filters.

The Senior Luxury Suite Baia delle Zagare is a romantic alcove on the top floor, with arched ceilings carved in thousand-year-old tufo stone, equipped with an elegant walk-in closet and a luxurious hydro-massage tub.

The Senior Luxury Suite Zeus is a designer apartment with a private entrance and a charming external terrace, offering a king-size bed, a mini-kitchen and a chromo-therapy hammam shower. A French-style bed and a second bathroom can be found upstairs in the gracious loft area. A harmonious interplay of bright white and fresh magenta adorn the details of the suite.

It is the ideal resort for the discerning traveller seeking the perfect blend of pure relaxation and high-end comfort.

The Duke’s travel tips will guide you on your exploration of the magical Heel of Italy, as you discover the unforgettable enchantments of Basso(southern) Salento, from the ancient cities of Ugento, Gallipoli, Otranto, and Santa Maria di Leuca, to the nearby Marina di Torre San Giovanni (6 km), to the principle tourist destinations of Salento: Lido Marini (8 km), Salve (10 km), Specchia (16 km), Torre Vado (16 km), Gallipoli (22 km), Leuca (22 km), Castro (30 km), Santa Cesarea Terme (33 km), Nardo (35 km), Otranto (50 km), Lecce (55 km).