We tailor all our wedding packages to suit our clients, and can research and scout venues according to what you're looking for. That said, we do have our personal favourites. Below, you'll find some of the venues we recommend based on their quality and excellence, as well as reliability. These are the venues we really love working with, and think you'll love them too!
Villa Cenci is a beautifully renovated structure, steeped in history but with a luxurious, modern feel. Its unique trulli style houses, in fresh blues and whites, pop against the surrounding countryside. It is renowned for its tasteful, elegant décor, professional staff, outstanding cuisine and excellence in events. There are a number of little areas, both indoors and out, for you to choose from for your ceremony, drinks reception, dinner and dancing. There are 34 rooms and suites giving you the option to stay on-site with your guests.
Villa Degli Aranci
Villa Degli Aranci is a traditional Puglian restaurant, conveniently located in the centre of Polignano a Mare. The House of the Oranges takes its name from the fragrant citrus grove surrounding it, providing a beautiful backdrop for your wedding dinner whether you choose to dine inside the bright, airy dining room or outside in the garden. Family-owned and run, this venue is perfect for couples who want a friendly, relaxed and less formal celebration with delicious local food and that warm hospitality Southern Italians are known for.
Masseria San Martino
A true taste of country living in Puglia, Masseria San Martino is a tranquil oasis set in the lush countryside of Valle d'Itria and just minutes from the sea. The renovation of this historic farmhouse has preserved many original features and artefacts, showcasing them in its chic simplicity. The grounds boast acres of olive and fruit trees, gardens, a swimming pool, a little church dating back to 1826 and a working farm. It is run by a Canadian-Italian family whose mission it is to make their guests feel completely at home. For couples who would like a relaxed, laid-back feel to their celebration, this one is for you. There are 13 spacious rooms and suites for you and your guests.
Masseria Le Torri
Located just outside the town of Polignano a Mare, 5* Masseria Le Torri is a lovingly restored 17th century farmhouse with the traditional white stone exterior, courtyards and bell tower. The grounds are lush with olive groves and orchards and provide the most tranquil setting for outdoor weddings under the stars and twinkling fairy lights. It is ideal for exclusive, intimate weddings, with the option to have your civil ceremony on-site too. The residence also offers accommodation in their 9 spacious rooms and suites.
Those of you looking for that fairytale venue will love the trulli houses that make up this stunning venue. Scattered around the extensive grounds, they give the property a village-like feel right out of a story book. The gardens, courtyard and swimming pool areas offer multiple options for outdoor weddings, with breath-taking views in every direction. There are 24 rooms, offering you and your guests a chance to sleep in original trulli housing. Located close to the charming towns of Locorotondo and Alberobello, this is one of one of our favourite parts of Puglia.
Masseria Angiulli Piccolo
This is a lovingly-restored property dating back to the 18th Century and located in the Salento area of Puglia. It's surrounded by acres of vineyards accompanied by olive, fig, pear and pomegranate trees. The owner-architect, Kristine Standnes, has succeeded in preserving the rustic tradition of the original farmhouse, but with a chic, contemporary feel. This will be a favourite for stylish, modern couples who want a raw, natural feel for their wedding backdrop. This venue has a little church on its grounds and a licence to perform religious ceremonies. There is also a swimming pool and accommodation available in 7 en suite rooms.
by Bas Uijlings Photography
by Bas Uijlings Photography