The villa is self -catering offering luxurious accommodation in a rural setting.
- english, french, german, spanish, italian
Pool / Spa
Max guests: 8 (sleeps up to 6 adults)
100% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled at least 7 days before arrival date.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Perfect Trulli home
We loved our stay in this beautiful home. Perfect for 2 couples. Everything first rate. Great location and wonderful space - indoors and out. Highly recommend.
We loved il gelso. Everything was of a high, luxurious standard. Anita is helpful, extremely kind and very easy to deal/communicate with. The pool and outdoor area is beautiful and inside just the same.
We loved our stay, also Alberobello and particularly Martina Franca.
We all had the best time and hope to be back some time soon.
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Great Villa in a Unique Area
We were met by Anita on arrival, felt very welcome and were shown where everything was and how things worked. We found the house clean, comfortable and very secure. Water and wine were already in the fridge. We were pleasantly surprised to have the house cleaned weekly which included a change of bed linen, clean towels and tea towels. When the oven was used and became hot the ignition to the hob failed so take/buy a box of matches.
The supermarket in Alberobello was only a five minute drive away and catered for all our needs. It was great to have the basics already in the house e.g. loo rolls, washing up liquid etc.
We spent some time reading all the info. provided about good local restaurants and places to visit and were not disappointed.
Although Il Gelso is situated in a rural area it is very close to a road which does get busy during the rush hour and agricultural traffic during the day.
Il Gelso is a very good place to kick off from to explore Puglia which grew on us the more we explored and is certainly the place to unwind and switch off. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
Alan and Dianne - Sept. 2018
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Beautiful Villa with AMAZING pool
Beautiful villa - we stayed in August 18 - it has everything you would ever need - 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, well equipped kitchen and dining room and lounge area - and while the inside of the villa is great, modern and spacious, it is the outside space that is the best thing about the villa - the swimming pool is huge and we loved the salt water pool and our kids loved playing in it. There are lots of different places to sit outside and chill and it is incredibly private.
The owners too deserve a mention - really helpful and friendly; recommending and booking restaurants for us and lovely to deal with. You do really need a car but it was easy to book a taxi into Alberobello and it is really beautiful place with lots of restaurants and shops. The only downside to this villa is we had to leave !
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The villa is situated in the beautiful country side of Alberobello Puglia.Approx 2km from the town .The area offers a diversity of cultural and social activities.Alberobello is a world heritage site,Capital of the Trullo.A beautiful town with a great choice of excellent restaurants and bars.The villa is situated within easy reach of other towns of interest Martina Franca,with elegant Baroque architecture, and great shopping. Locorotondo famous for its white wine,with a Centro Storico(old town). Ostuni known as The White City sits on a hillside overlooking the sea. Castelana Grotto a fine example of stalactites and stalagmites.A must is the historic town of Lecce with fine examples of Baroque Byzantine and Roman architecture.The coast offers something for every one from long sandy beaches to rocky coves and caves,also a nature reserve.Puglia is an agricultural area with some of the most fantastic olive groves and vine yards, yielding some fine wines and rich olive oil. 'Buon Appetito'