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Il Melograno


  • A contemporary Italian retreat with a fascinating history
  • Beautiful private beach where you can spend long lazy days 
  • Surrounded by whitewashed buildings and ancient olive trees
  • Five star family run hotel with warm Italian hospitality

Il Melograno is a truly unique hotel set in Southern Italy. It has luxury contemporary facilities which effortlessly blend with the historic architecture of the building. Spend your days admiring the beautiful buildings and grounds of this former Masseria, a Puglian country estate, which is the first to be made into a luxury hotel. Couples will love exploring the whitewashed buildings and majestic olive groves which offer a truly authentic Italian experience.

Spend your days relaxing on the private beach, which combines fragrant pine trees with turquoise Mediterranean waters. Visit the hotel’s spa for a range of treatments which will leave you feeling totally refreshed, or enjoy the natural surroundings of the outdoor swimming pool. When it comes to dining, make the most of the onsite restaurant which is set between olive groves and striking English grass.

There are 40 rooms. Hotel child prices apply to ages 2–5 years.


Bars and Restaurants


A grand dining experience offering a daily changing menu created using local organic produce. For beautiful views, book a table on the dining verandah, which sits next to the swimming pool.

Beach and Pools


Tamerici Beach Club is a private stretch of sand which is easily reached by the hotel’s complimentary shuttle. Here you’ll find crystal clear waters, a luxury cocktail bar and gorgeous white dining terraces.

Swimming pool

There are two 20 metre swimming pools at the hotel. The outdoor pool is surrounded by olive groves and sits beside the restaurant. The indoor pool is the perfect place to relax before a spa treatment.

Spa and Wellness

Fitness centre

Work out in the air conditioned gym where you’ll find advanced equipment to help you keep fit. There is also a treadmill underneath an olive tree.

Petramare Spa

A beautiful spa surrounded by the relaxing sounds of nature. Swim in the Roman ‘palaestra,’ before going on a therapeutic journey in the candlelit spa and steam room.

Open: 10:00 - 20:30.

Activities and Entertainment

Tennis Courts

Enjoy a game on the padel tennis court, a hybrid between tennis and squash, and one of world’s fastest growing sports.


As a former country estate, Il Melograno’s memorable gardens offer plenty to be explored, with over 5 acres on offer.

Wine Tasting

Puglia is known to be home to some fantastic wines, and the Il Melograno estate is no different. Allow your sommelier to take you on a journey through some of the region’s best bottles.

Bicycle Hire

Bicycles can be booked directly from the hotel. You can take a tour of the picturesque country lanes surrounding Il Melograno.

About the location

Monopoli is a beautiful fishing town on the Adriatic Coast of Italy. It has a lovely port with a series of little harbours where you can admire the colourful fishing boats and luxury yachts which dock alongside. Visit the old town for its ancient squares and whitewashed houses and explore the Baroque Monopoli Cathedral with its tall bell tower, crypt and archeological collection.

The town offers a wonderful mixture of fortified walls and beautiful sandy beaches, perfect for history lovers and sun worshippers alike. To immerse yourself in the area’s culture, visit the impressive Charles V Castle, built in 1552, from where you can enjoy some incredible views.

Transfer time
Il Melograno is 50 minutes from Bari Airport.
Superior Room

Max 2 adults

Located in a quiet area among olive trees or in the citrus grove, the cozy Superior rooms are furnished in traditional style.


Deluxe Room

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Deluxe rooms are located in a quiet area and are furnished in a style typical of traditional masseria.


Junior Suite

Max 3 adults, 1 child

Junior Suites are located among olive trees or in the citrus grove and are furnished in traditional Apuglian style.



Max 3 adults, 1 child

Spacious Suites are located among olive trees or in the citrus grove and feature two bathrooms.


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The first stop on our honeymoon....
simon s, London, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Sep 10 2019
Normally we would always book a hotel by the sea but on this occasion our amazing travel agent (@360privatetravel) showed us this inland oasis that has a sister hotel on the sea front that you can...
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Peaceful Oasis in Puglia
Matt91, London
Tripadvisor review Aug 23 2019
Lovely hotel a couple of miles outside Monopoli, which itself is a picturesque town with plenty of restaurants and bars. Il Melograno is a masseria, so very characterful and rustic, rather than...
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