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Masseria Torre Coccaro, Italy

Masseria Torre Coccaro, Italy

If you’re looking for a child friendly hotel with a historic character, you will surely love Masseria Torre Coccaro as much as we did. The property is a genuine masseria and this is reflected in the old buildings and beautiful “village square”. Read more...

Borgo Egnazia Hotel, Italy

Borgo Egnazia Hotel, Italy

The last rays of sunshine caress the cream-coloured buildings of Borgo Egnazia. Soft music resounds through the narrow streets of what resembles a traditional Apulian village. Walking towards the central square, the Piazza, the heart of the Borgo, the music grows louder and, at the point where the buildings give way to the Piazza, we briefly imagine ourselves to be on the set of a film by the Italian director and film maker Federico Fellini. People from all ages have gathered here, glasses in hand, some seated on the chairs at the centre of the square and other on a semi-circular low wall that appears to embrace the Piazza. Everyone has their gaze trained on a group of opera singers who are presenting a fantastic small-scale opera production, without any need for scenery or other decorations. Even our children hold their breath, watching the performers with their mouths open in astonishment. Read more...

Trulli Paparale Puglia, Italy

Trulli Paparale Puglia, Italy

This is one of the most special places we have stayed as for it’s an unique experience to stay in a traditional trulli house. The trulli’s at Trulli Paparale have been beautifully restored, with attention to detail, making it very comfortable. Read more...

Country Hotel Mandra Edera, Sardinia Italy

Country Hotel Mandra Edera, Sardinia Italy

If you have someone in your family who is mad about horses, then Mandra Edera is definitely the place to be. More amateur horse lovers, like us, are bound to have a wonderful time here as well. Its location is a bit far from Sardinia’s hustle and bustle, yet that’s part of the resort’s appeal: to take distance from the frenetic pace of everyday life. The Country Club is large enough for children to make new friends but small enough not to feel overcrowded. Read more...