Trullo Petrarolo

  • Location: Beach / Coast
    Lido Bambù with its powdery sand beach: 7km (10 mins by car)
    Fantastic restaurants in Monopoli or Polignano a Mare: 10km (10 mins by car)
    Nature reserve Torre Guaceto with its beautiful beaches: 60km (40 mins by car)
    The beautiful towns of Ostuni, Alberobello, Cisternino and Lecce: 20-50 mins by car
  • Bari Airport (BRI): 65km (50 mins by car)
    Brindisi Airpprt (BDS): 75km (1h by car)
    Airport transfer available on request
    Car recommended
    Free parking
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An introduction to Trullo Petrarolo

How would you describe Trullo Petrarolo in a nutshell?

Trullo Petrarolo is a beautifully restored small villa rental with two double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms plus a mezzanine level which has a further double sofa bed. The property can comfortably accommodate six people and is ideal for families.

Set in a picturesque vineyard valley with a hectare of private gardens with olive groves and fruit orchards — the rullo has a stunning 5m by 11m heated pool with a covered outdoor dining area and fully equipped kitchen with an outdoor BBQ under a pergola.

In the lower part of the garden, there is a giant grass turtle and trampoline for the kids to enjoy. The property has its own driveway entrance with parking space for up to three cars.

What is the story behind Trullo Petrarolo, what was your inspiration to create it?

I've always seen this gorgeous unrestored trullo, which is nestled in its own valley across the way from Masseria Petrarolo. But for a long time, it was not for sale, but eventually I was able to buy it and now we have done a complete renovation using the same design team as for Masseria Petrarolo which has transformed the trullo into this gorgeous villa rental, which can be rented separately to the Masseria.

We retained all the gorgeous features of the original building and yet brought the interiors up to boutique standards.

How would you describe the atmosphere and the interior design of Trullo Petrarolo?

Trulli are a very traditional style of building and when they are renovated, they make for truly magical spaces. The domed ceilings, original niches and tremendously thick walls create a serene sense of calm and well-being.

To you personally, what is so special about Trullo Petrarolo?

For me, the most special aspect of the Trullo is the setting in a little valley of its own, with a vineyard alongside is magical. The Trullo when you first see it makes you fall in love with it – it is utterly charming and you feel instantly at home.

Trullo Petrarolo
Master Suite
Living area
Living area with staircase to Mezzanine
Kitchen
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Mezzanine with sleeping sofa
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bathroom
Outdoor shower
Trullo entrance

Trullo Petrarolo rooms & rates

Trullo Petrarolo sleeps 6 and has two ensuite bedrooms plus a quaint loft with a queen sofa bed. The property is just over 1 hectare.

Coming into the secluded driveway, you arrive at the main entrance in the larger of the two trulli. Entering the building you come into the main living space where there is a large curved fitted sofa and a huge coffee table centered under the trullo dome. To one side is a breakfast kitchen. Just off this living room, there is a doorway that reveals a shower and toilet set inside the incredibly thick trullo walls.

Above you is the mezzanine with a double sofa bed — ideal for older kids.

As you go into the first of the two double bedrooms, you step down a step to see the bed tucked back under the dome with two niches either side allowing bedside lights. The room has a chest of drawers and connects to its own spacious en suite shower toilet.

Continuing down another step you reach the master bedroom suite with a gorgeous fireplace and its own private shaded terrace. This double bedroom has an ensuite walk-in shower room, toilet and large wash basin with mirror and towel warmers. Outside the bathroom, there is a private walled garden with outdoor shower.

Outside in the beautiful garden, there is a large covered outdoor kitchen shaded by a bamboo pergola. As well as the fully fitted outdoor kitchen - this pergola has a dining area with a table for eight. Plus a fireplace/BBQ for outdoor grilling.

● 55 sqm Infinity pool ● Private garden terraces ● Children's activity area: trampoline, swings and play mound ● Private entrance and parking lot ● 3 outdoor pergolas ● Rooftop dining ● Full outdoor kitchen ● Full indoor kitchen ● Two master bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms (one with outdoor tub and shower) ● Loft bedroom with a queen bed ● 3rd full bathroom off main kitchen with shower

  • Trullo Petrarolo for 4-6 people / 120 m²
    / night
    • 2 Double bedrooms
    • 2 Shower rooms (ensuite)
    • 1 Living room
    • 1 Kitchen
    • 1 Extra bed (on req.)
    • 2 Sofabeds (on req.)
    • 1 Baby cot (on req.)
    • Terrace
    • Fireplace
    • Sea view
    • Air conditioning
Included in the rates
Rates include a breakfast buffet laid out every day at 8:30 am at the pool pergola kitchen or inside, pool heating in July and August, cleaning included 2 x weekly and linen changes 2 x weekly.
Optional extras
Available on request: — Private chef — Laundry service and dry cleaning can be carried out for a small service charge — Pool heating (except July and August): €500/week — Tennis/Yoga/Fitness instructor, massage therapist can all be arranged (billed direct to client)
Children & Extra beds
Children of all ages are welcome. There is a comfy sofa bed on the mezzanine perfect for children (aged 10+). There is also a children's activity area with trampoline, swings and play mound.
Minimum stay
7 nights
Check in time
after 15:00
Check out time
before 11:00

Facilities & services

  • Children welcome
  • Swimming pool
  • WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Terrace
  • Maid service
  • Concierge service
  • Babysitting on request
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Washing machine
  • Music system
  • Central heating
  • BBQ area
  • Laundry service
  • Safe box
  • Bicycles
  • Hair dryer

When renting the trullo, the standard service is twice weekly maid service. This can be upgraded to daily. Baby cots and high chairs can be provided.

The garden features a sunken trampoline and grass-covered giant turtle for kids to enjoy. There is a 5m x 11m heated swimming pool (additional charge for pool heating in cooler months).

Pizza night can be arranged with a local pizza chef to help make the most fabulous pizzas. Bicycles can be rented and delivered to the property for the period of your booking. Boat rentals and trips to any of the lido beach clubs can be arranged.

The standard booking period is Saturday to Saturday. We can only consider shorter bookings outside of the peak season, which is June to the end of September.

Things to do in Puglia & Monopoli

  • Art / Culture
  • Shopping / Markets
  • Wine tastings
  • Cooking classes
  • Massages / Treatments
  • Yoga classes
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Horseback riding
  • Sailing / Kayaking
  • Boat trips

The location of Trullo Petrarolo

Trullo Petrarolo is located in the Puglian countryside surrounded by olive groves and vineyards. The small town of Monopoli is 10km away, with a nice historical centre and everything you might need. We are about 25 mins from Capitolo beach with beachside restaurants and beach clubs that are a lot of fun in the summer.

Other towns, such as Alberobello, the historical town of trullis, is about 20 mins away. Cisternino, a hilltop town famous for its caves, is also close by. Ostuni is about 40 mins away, and we’re about an hour from Bari, which is where the Puglia airport is.

Further south from us, about a 40-minute drive, there’s a wonderful national park Torre Guaceto with a truly amazing beach.

When is the best time to visit Puglia?

April and May you have spring colours and beautiful looking gardens. June is the best of early summer. In July and August the region is in full swing. September and October are perfect for late-season exploring. Christmas and New Year at the Trullo with the fireplaces roaring is truly magical.