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£802 per person (2 adults)
Price includes: 7 nights accommodation on half board with return flights from London and local transfers
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About the hotel
Please note: The resort will be reopening May 2021
- SETTING & STYLE
Kalidria Hotel & Thalasso Spa is a 5-star hotel within the Ethra Reserve complex, characterized by the precious architecture designed by Emilio Ambasz, perfectly integrated in the protected area of Stornara. The Hotel is rich in carefully designed services, offering 109 rooms and suites on two floors. The Hotel also features the magnificent Thalasso SPA, with 2 seawater swimming pools (one indoor and one outdoor), seawater tonifying programme, Thalasso Oasis, sauna, Turkish bath, whirlpool baths, tanning booth, fitness area. It offers relaxation and remise en forme programmes, basic and customized beauty treatments for face and body, massages, thalassotherapy programmes, physical activities and body rituals.
In 2018 the restyling of rooms and hall, fitness area, green area, and new en plain air Thalasso Oasis with hot tubs. Renewed the splendid Ethra Thalasso SPA
Located in the Puglia Region, the heart of this extraordinary territory is rich in beauty and with flavours to be discovered. Grottaglie, a few kilometres away, is known for its pottery, and the ravines of Ginosa. Just 60 km away, you will find the beautiful white towns of Valle D’Itria (Locorotondo, Ostuni and Martina Franca), Alberobello – UNESCO World Heritage Site with its trulli – and Matera, European Cultural Capital of 2019. Lecce, the main town of Salento with its baroque wonders, is about one hour away.
- RESTAURANTS & BARS
Kalidria Hotel & Thalasso SPA offers the best Italian food, with excellent ingredients and products from the rich territory of Puglia. Half-board includes buffet breakfast and à la carte dinner in the central restaurant or, upon reservation, in the Pizzeria Ethra located in 4-star Valentino Village. The following are also available and charged separately: lunch at the beach restaurant or tasty snacks offered by the central and beach bars. Moreover, guests can reserve the Light Lunch package that includes a light lunch at the beach restaurant or at the buffet of the “Alborèa” restaurant.
RELAX & FITNESS
Kalidria Hotel & Thalasso SPA has a large private beach, set in a 5-km long stretch of coast. The long and sandy beach, that can be reached by means of convenient shuttles in just 8 minutes, features the “Mediterraneo” bar and restaurant on the beach; it is also equipped with beach umbrellas, sunbeds and showers. 1st row beach umbrella included for guests staying in our Junior Suite and Suite Albachiara. The seabed is sandy and suitable for children.
All our Ethra Reserve guests can benefit from: use of sailing boats (except during group lessons), windsurfs, canoes and pedalos, beach volley and beach tennis courts, as well as sailing group and/or individual classes.
Ethra Thalasso SPA is an exclusive 3,500-square-metre beauty SPA with two seawater swimming pools, one indoor and one outdoor, seawater tonifying path, Thalasso Oasis, sauna, Turkish bath, whirlpool baths, tanning booth, fitness area. It offers relaxing and remise-en-forme programmes, standard and customized treatments for body and face, massages, Thalassotherapy programmes, physical activities and body rituals. Guests of Kalidria Hotel have free access to the relaxation area of the Ethra Thalasso Spa (sauna and turkish bath); those who choose the Junior Suite has included in the price also a Marine Aquatonic Route, those who choose the Albachiara Suite has also included a wellness ritual for two people.
Guests have access to a large gym equipped with Technogym machines offering customized services and small group outdoor and indoor activities with a personal trainer. Moreover, for all the guests of Ethra Reserve: muscular awakening in the morning, Stretch and Tone, Total Body and Aquagym, Nordic Walking and Pilates, Suspension Training, Street Workout e Drumstick fitness.
All Rooms have private and furnished balcony air conditioning, phone, 43’-TV with Sky, Wi-Fi, minibar and coffee machine with capsules, Kettle with a selection of teas and herbal teas and safe.
Classic Rooms 30 sq.m; are available on the 2nd floor with sleeps 2 with 2 french bed. Double bed can be requested in some classic rooms.
Superior Rooms 30 sq.m; on the 1st floor with sleeps 2 and possibility of adding a cot or one extra bed.
Junior Suites, 60 sq.m; composed of bedroom with double bed and walk-in closet, living area with double sofa bed and large furnished balcony.
In addition to the 1st row on the beach, guests can enjoy access to the relaxation area of Ethra Thalasso SPA and 1 seawater tonifying programme per day.
Albachiara Suite 100-sq.m; With a large lounge area, bedroom with sleeps 2, desk, comfortable walk-in closet, large bathroom, large furnished balcony.
This room includes, reserved 1st row beach umbrella, access to the relaxation area of the Ethra Thalasso SPA, seawater tonifying programme and wellness ritual for two people
‘This is the perfect place to forget your troubles and relax. There is a shuttle every 30 minutes to take you to their private beach. The pool at the hotel is big with lots of room to lounge around it. Beautiful spa area. The rooms are spacious, well appointed and kept so clean by delightful maids. The food is good. Best of all though --- the staff. They are so warm and kind and helpful.’ H – September 2014
‘Absolutely excellent hotel. Clean. Efficient. Friendly staff. I've stayed at the best hotels around the world, Marriott, Hiltons, Sheraton etc and this place is up there with them if not better.’ A – May 2014