Wander into this whimsical candle-lit world, reminiscent of a traditional Puglian village. With staff members tending to your beck and call, Borgo Egnazia creates an enchanting world of wellbeing that will make it tempting to never want to leave. Indulge in fine-dining at a Michelin-starred restaurant, hit a few rounds on a championship golf course or bring the body back into balance with relaxing spa treatments utilizing ancient Puglian rituals. Awarded by Condé Nast UK in 2017 as ‘Most Life Changing Experience’ and by Travel + Leisure magazine as ‘Best Hotel in Italy’ in 2018, the hotel has a reputation that goes beyond the travel experience and is already widely recognized among cosmopolitan globetrotters from all over the world. However you choose to spend your days at this historical gem, you can’t go wrong!

Location

How close is Borgo Egnazia to the sea? Are there any nearby airports?

A modern rendition of a captivating village, the Borgo Egnazia, Italian word for a village, is a 5-star hotel situated in the mesmerizing landscapes of Puglia, Southern Italy. Surrounded by millennial Olive groves that emit a local, authentic feel, the hotel stands exactly in Savelletri di Fasano, easily accessible through the nearby airports of Bari and Brindisi. At a prime location that pays heed to the slopes of Murgia and is merely a walk away from the Adriatic Sea, Borgo Egnazia is a tribute to Puglia and its fertile plains, bringing luxury and modernity to all that is held sacred in the land. Stay within the vicinity or venture out to explore the Puglia lands and numerous UNESCO world heritage sites nearby; the hotel is bound to give the visitors a memorable experience.

Key Facts

  • the property is inspired by the shapes, materials and colors of a typical Puglian village
  • Borgo Egnazia overlooks San Domenico Golf Club
  • the resort is surrounded by verdant Mediterranean-style gardens
  • Borgo Egnazia is a 1-hour drive from Bari International Airport and 45 minutes from BRINDISI Airport

What is special?

  • wander the property’s stone alleyways fringed with jasmine, rosemary and olive trees
  • cruise through southern Italy and explore the most beautiful corners and unspoiled countrysides of Puglia via a vintage car
  • peruse the ancient streets of Puglia and soak up the history and ancient sites

What do the guests say?

  • this is the ultimate 5 star resort set in the most beautiful and down to earth part of Italy
  • Borgo Egnazia has an extremely peaceful atmosphere and a feeling of being secluded and surrounded by nature
  • the property is like an ideal village in Puglia, all contained in one resort

Accommodation

What are my room options at Borgo Egnazia? Will my room have a balcony?

Set in beautiful white stone and featuring a rugged yet classic outlook, the Borgo Egnazia stays true to its name by offering a village’s accommodation with the amenities of a 5-star hotel. Set foot at La Corte, and it serves as a manor house to this gorgeous sanctuary. Spacious, luxurious, and offering panoramic views, the La Corte Magnifica offers three lavish suites with double rooms. Conversely, the Il Borgo and Le Ville offer accommodation in the form of townhouses and private villas complete with private balconies, stone bathrooms, and soothing shades of rugged white. Breathe life into your mornings with a walk to the balcony offering scenic views, or stay-in on plush, lavish beds watching the flat-screen TV with your significant other. Offering calm and comfort in a luxurious setting, the elegance of each abode at Borgo Egnazia stands apart from all.

Key Facts

  • the property is composed of 3 separate; yet, interconnecting areas called, La Corte, Il Borgo and Le Ville
  • the resort provides accomodation in rooms, townhouses and villas
  • all units have a private balcony facing the hills, the sea, or the golf course

What is special?

  • Borgo Egnazia intertwines the essence of Puglia throughout the each and every space, transporting you to an enchanting place brimming with old-world charm
  • enjoy maximum space and comfort complete with picturesque panoramas
  • rest on a cloud of relaxation while soaking in the pool on your private patio or immersed in sublime stone bath

What do the guests say?

  • everything is pure magic at Borgo Egnazia
  • entering through the gates of Borgo Egnazia the cares of everyday life begin melting away
  • we stayed in a three bedroom villa, and the rooms were perfection, each with their own bathroom, plenty of space for 8 or more people, and one of the biggest pools I’ve ever seen in a villa

Pools & Spa

Are the pools at Borgo Egnazia kid friendly? What type of spa services are available?

The Borgo Egnazia might just be a few steps away from the Adriatic Coast, but the hotel has left no stone unturned in promoting an ambiance of peace and wellbeing for its visitors. Bask under the gorgeous sun in the outdoor pool amid the Borgo and send your children to the kid’s pool nearby. Or, for a refreshing experience while remaining indoors, make your way to the indoor heated pool, complete with a sauna and steam room experience. Situated right beside the pool is Vair, a wellness spa. Step in for unique local therapies and life-changing experiences, all set against the backdrop of mesmerizing Italy. This place is all about wellbeing indeed.

Key Facts

  • Borgo Egnazia offers 4 swimming pools and a 2800 m² wellbeing area 
  • an outdoor pool is dedicated to children 
  • solo and family spa therapies are available at Vair Spa

What is special?

  • relish in the pinnacle of relaxation and enjoy a re-energizing swim in the wonderful heated indoor pool
  • cool down after an intense workout with a trip to the ice fountain to help stimulate blood circulation and boost your inner energy
  • let time slip away as you are guided through poetic experiences and personalized paths at Vair Spa

What do the guests say?

  • the spa area is beautiful and the massages we had were incredible
  • staying at Borgo Egnazia is like staying in a small ancient Italian city but with luxury service, gorgeous pool and a top notch gym and spa
  • the spa staff was exceptional in the execution of the services they provided

Culinary

What types of foods are served at Borgo Egnazia? Are there any kid-friendly menus?

Offering delicious Mediterranean cuisines, the Borgo Egnazia brings the taste of Italy to tourist tastebuds via four distinct restaurants, all within the vicinity of the hotel. Round off your days with dinner at Due Camini’s veranda or enjoy open air cooking at Il Cortile. When in the mood for casual snacking or pizza, make your way to La Piazza, hosting a special dinner once a week, while your children can enjoy simple and healthy food items at the kids friendly Da Frisella. For seafood lovers, the Cala Masciola promotes the Apulian way of consuming delicious raw fish, while traditional Puglian cuisine and special barbeque nights at La Frasca are a hit among those in search of a fun night. In short, the culinary experiences at Borgo Egnazia are abundant, unique, and truly memorable.

Key Facts

  • drinks and cocktails can be enjoyed by the beach or in the stylish indoor bar
  • homemade ice cream is available at all the bars and at the hotel’s own Gelateria
  • half or full board services are available to suit your tastes and interests

What is special?

  • get a taste of local flavor and create your own masterful culinary creations by learning to cook age-old recipes at Mia Cucina 
  • enjoy a delicious piping hot pizza from a mobile pizza oven on the back of a vintage Moto Guzzi motorcycle
  • delight in tasty nibbles and hand-crafted cocktails while comfortably lying on loungers by the pool

What do the guests say?

  • breakfast was not only excellent but also staff very nice to accommodate any demand
  • great culinary experience at Due Camini, the Michelin starred restaurant, fabulous breakfast, great bar
  • the beach bar was glamorous with great seafood and service and I couldn’t have been more content

Activities

What types of activities are available for sports enthusiasts? What sort of relaxing activities can I enjoy during my stay?

The Borgo Egnazia overlooks a glorious, 18-hole San Domenico Golf Club. As the sea breeze sweeps the air, each game is a refreshing endeavor with each hole providing picturesque views of the crystal blue Adriatic waters. Enjoy a good game of golf by trying your luck at the club or sit in one of the national/international golf games occasionally hosted here. For non-golf enthusiasts, tennis is a great option within the lands. Or, a simple walk to the enjoyable game room, a smoke in the cigar room, or immersing yourself in a good book in the library room are also activities to keep you hooked, and in love with Borgo Egnazia. 

Key Facts

  • the resort includes three on-site tennis courts
  • guests have access to a private beach club in Savelletri, just 0.9 miles away
  • a local advisor is assigned to you to organise whatever you desire

What is special?

  • let your travelers get lost in a world of their own at the Kids Club, where age-appropriate recreational activities for kids ages 3-16 are organized for their entertainment
  • sea lovers can explore the beauty of the aquatic playground and try their hand at a variety of aquatic activities such as wake surfing, windsurfing water skiing and the list goes on
  • achieve your personal goals and keep fit with a personal trainer who creates tailor-made workout sessions just for you

What do the guests say?

  • the kids club made our daughter happy with daily baking lessons, swimming and games
  • we especially loved the tennis, beach and golf which we used way more than we intended
  • there is a very diversified offering of activities; hence, there is no time to get bored

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