A farmhouse turned luxury vacation rental, Masseria Petrarolo in Puglia combines rustic warmth with elegance. Nine bedrooms in the villa and pool house are set in olive and citrus groves.
How would you describe Kubo in a nutshell?
Villa Salento is a minimalistic luxury retreat surrounded by breath-taking landscape of the Salento region in Puglia.
What’s your background and what was your inspiration to open Villa Salento?
I owned and ran my own advertising company in Milan for 25 years. I currently live between Angera (Lago Maggiore) and Lisbon. I bought Villa Salento while I was in the Salento region and fell in love with the area and the nature that reminded me of South Africa which I’m very attached to.
How would you describe the atmosphere at Villa Salento?
Villa Salento is a really relaxing spot. The privacy, the quietness and the amazing views are the perfect ingredients for an easy holiday far away from the crowds, especially during peak season.
What is so special about Villa Salento to you personally?
The sunsets at Villa Salento give you the most incredible emotions. Every evening you have different shows to enjoy. The stunningly beautiful surroundings are really special.
Please tell us about the food.
The quality of the food and wine in Salento region is excellent, so even if you buy fresh food and beverage in the mini market within walking distance from the villa, you can’t go wrong, you will always be delighted. Same if you decide to dine in one of our favourite restaurants in the neighbourhood.
Is Villa Salento best suited for couples, families, groups? What’s your policy on kids?
Villa Salento is the perfect escape for couples and groups. Children of all ages are welcome but please note that we ask to sign a letter not to hold us liable for any possible injuries since the villa is not really child friendly, especially the steps down to the pool.