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Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun

Via Umberto Primo 132, 73020 Santa Cesarea Terme Italy
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
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A note from Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun
Updated 21/03/11 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 30 Speciality lodging in Santa Cesarea Terme
Travellers' Choice

Here you can live in FRANCIS HOLIDAY ENVIRONMENT interior very bright , pleasant and equipped with every comfort . OUTDOOR porches and are equipped with sofas, armchairs and tables for romantic dinners to 'open.

Always available in the large car park in front of your apartment. Backyard with barbecue flavors and are always at your disposizione.La location of the hotel is lovely and it is situated at 100m

from the famous Bay of Porto Miggiano .

All entertainment and cultural attractions of this beautiful location and its neighbors are within walking distance or a few minutes by car. Every evening in the nearby villages , traditional festivities and festivals with famous dances PIZZICA , will allow you to taste all the dishes all local DELIZIOS0 APPARTAMENT0 flexible , SUN TERRACE WITH BEAUTIFUL SEA VIEW is located in Santa Caesar Terme a location to which the nature has been generous , both for highly effective thermal waters , which coves and breathtaking views of the crystal clear waters of the sea that are unrivaled in Salento.

Just two hundred yards there is a futuristic TROPICAL POOL CENTER , bio- compatible , supplied with water from the sea and from which you can enjoy scenery and breathtaking views.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
BBQ facilities
Mosquito net
Laundry service
Washing machine
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Seating area
Separate dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Good to know
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, German, Italian
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Matteo Tacconi wrote a review Aug 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
The apartment is cosy and very well equipped. Raffaele and his wife really supportive and nice. We got fresh figs, tomatoes, olives and typical cakes during our stay. A perfect sea is just few hundred meters far away, and if you wish you have plenty of choices for daily trips by boat and renting boats. For every question on local facilities you have you will get an answer from Raffaele.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Response from Raffaele Maschio, Proprietario at Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun
Responded 29 Aug 2020
A sincere thanks for your contribution. The story of your experience perfectly reflects our sense of hospitality of the true Salento tradition. I must say that you have been a wonderful and loving family. See you soon and good luck. Raffaele and Francesca HEARTS OF SALENT
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jangelo2018 wrote a review Oct 2018
Vancouver, Canada1 contribution
The apartment was fabulous, it was only surpassed by the kindness of the hosts themselves, Raffaele and Francesca. The views from our terrace were beautiful and peaceful. We enjoyed staying at the apartment and also walking to the town. The ocean was only minutes away and very beautiful and clean. Raffaele and Francesca were so kind and helpful to us, with special treats and helpful knowledge. They are now our friends. We will return, the long trip from Canada is well worth it. It was the best with the best hosts we have ever experienced.
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Date of stay: September 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from RaffaeleM1484, Proprietario at Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun
Responded 17 Oct 2018
Dear friends, thank you for the wonderful story of your experience in our house which, as you said, is very beautiful. We are very happy that you enjoyed our sincere hospitality. We love to offer vacation experiences to remember. This is part of our Salento tradition. Thanks also for considering us your friends. We will not forget you! A big hug and good luck for life. Raff & Francy HEART Salentino.
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tanchinos wrote a review Sep 2017
1 contribution
The apartment has all the ammenities you expect, clean, modern with a beautiful view of the coast from a large terrace, perfect for long evenings. The owners are fabulously welcoming with many details - fresh food from the garden, herbs, tips for the area, etc. but still professional. The perfect balance, perfect hosts. (Thanks again!) The town and area are really charming and fascinating. With a car you can choose between beaches, stoney coasts, grottos or cities. No oversized hotels in the town, a wonderful part of Italy!
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Date of stay: July 2017Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from RaffaeleM951, Proprietario at Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun
Responded 17 Jun 2018
Thank You veri much and sorry for the later answer. Raffaele e Francesca
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Paul C wrote a review Aug 2017
London, United Kingdom5 contributions1 helpful vote
If you want to explore the region or just relax in a picturesque spa town then this is a great location and very well appointed accommodation. The owner Raffaele could not be more welcoming and hospitable with a welcome pack, use of their herbs and vegetables from the abundant vegetable garden. Directly opposite the small harbour and tiny 'beach' cove as well as the huge swimming pool complexes there's a wealth of activities within 100yds or it's as quiet and relaxing as you desire. I'd recommend the Blue Arches beach club for swimming and sunbeds in the town itself and the trattoria next door to the apartment was fabulous. Having the large patio, double hammock and comfortable outside seating and dining meant we lived outside on the holiday. Very nice large brand new bathroom, comfortable bed and A/c throughout. Kitchen equipment is limited but more than adequate to cook some great meals if you want to eat at home. The only possible improvement I'd suggest to the owners is maybe get some better or newer plastic plates! Overall great quality reasonably priced accommodation in a great spot - exactly what we wanted for a week of relaxation. Would highly recommend.
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Date of stay: July 2017
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Best views and privacy are from the patio room suites on the first floor
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Response from RaffaeleM951, Proprietario at Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun
Responded 08 Aug 2017
Hi, Mr Paul and N., thank you for your contribution. You have perfectly described our home and our way of hosting. We have already been upgrading the kitchen equipment but, if you told us, we would have done it before. Too bad that for this small and small thing, after your wonderful description, we only deserved four stars. Thanks again and a great hug. Raff & Francy HEART SALENTO
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Lizzie-beth-745 wrote a review Jul 2015
Pasadena, California11 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed at Francis Vacanze in June. The apartment was well appointed, clean and suitable for 4 adults and twins aged three. It had a large balcony for eating breakfast or dinner whilst enjoying se views.The owner, Raffaele Maschio was very friendly and extremely helpful, sorting out taxis for us to the airport and to other parts of Puglia for a day trip. He also entertained the twins, showing them magic tricks! They begged for more each time they saw him! Most days we walked to a local Beach Club by the sea which had 3 bio-swimming pools, a restaurant and bar, and clubs for the children so we were able to spend some time reading books, chatting whilst they were entertained (doing drawing, playing games) by friendly helpers. We could also walk into the beautiful old town of S. Cesara Terme from the apartment
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Date of stay: June 2015
Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from RaffaeleM951, Proprietario at Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun
Responded 17 Jul 2015
Ciao adorabili ospiti, grazie per il vostro gradimento della nostra casa. Intrattenere i vostri piccoli è stato per me veramente delizioso perché loro sono stati divertenti e amorevoli. Un abbraccio a voi tutti Raffaele e Francesca CUORI SALENTINI
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US$79 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ItalyPugliaProvince of LecceSanta Cesarea Terme
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Frequently Asked Questions about Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun
Which popular attractions are close to Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun?
Nearby attractions include Artefatto - L'idea in Terracotta (3.6 km), Delizie in Contea (3.6 km), and Spiaggia Porto Miggiano (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun?
Conveniently located restaurants include Manna dei Re, La Corte degli Ulivi, and Lu Passatiempu.
Does Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun?
Yes, laundry service and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Francis Vacanze Relax & Sun?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Frantoio Ipogeo Mulino a Vento (7.0 km), Villa Sticchi (1.3 km), and Torre Miggiano (0.4 km).