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Tenuta Villa Oleandro

Tenuta Villa Oleandro - a corner of paradise
25 reviews
Tenuta Villa Oleandro - a corner of paradise
A series of terraces - you choose where to relax
Sunbeds and beach towels are provided
A pool with a view - your place in the sun?
Villa Oleandro - view from the Pool Terrace
Villa Oleandro - view from the Parking Terrace
Villa Oleandro - veiw from our olive groves
Middle Earth - sunshine or shade
Lots of space in sunshine and shade on the Upper Terrace
Alfresco dining with a view down the valley to the Adriatic Sea
Sweet dreams in a lovely bedroom - linens are provided
Romatic four poster bed dressed with soft net drapes
A touch of class - a touch of romance
Comfortable sunny living room with plenty seating
Living room with a desk and free Wi-Fi Internet connection
Spacious well equipped kitchen for you own Italian feasts
Kitchen with door to stone courtyard - great for breakfasts
Our bit of blue sky
Vines for shade and grapes
Garden colour
View down the verdant valley to the sea
View up to Vico from the Pool Terrace
Sunset sea view from the Upper Terrace
Vico del Gargano - our nearest town
Vico Centro Storico - said to be 'one of the most beautiful in Italy'
Calenella Beach - our beach, just 3 km away
Calenella Poppies
Trabucco Sunset
Trabucco di Monte Pucci
Torre di Monte Pucci and Gargano coastline
Beach to Rodi Garganico
Rodi Garganico - the marina
San Menaio Beach Sunset
Peschici - busy tourist town with characteristic historic centre
Festa fireworks on the beach at Peschici
Trabucco restaurant - our favourite
Trabucco Dishes - mmm delish!
Rugged Gargano coastline
Sfinale - Saracen lookout tower
Trabucco - ancient wooden fishing platform, dating back to Phoenecian times
A small Necropolis cave with a view
Necropolis - Ipogeo La Salata
The Gargano National Park
Foresta Umbra - The Shady Forest, the largest broad-leaf forest in Italy
Foresta Umbra - a haven for for a myriad of flora and fauna
Foresta Umbra - a beautiful glade
Foresta Umbra funghi
Gargano - a hoopoe
Gargano Orchids - a record number of species
Our Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Our Books - read all about how we came to live on the Gargano
Pan' e Pomodor' - a Mediterranean staple
It's rare but it does snow here too!
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Vico del Gargano, Province of Foggia, Puglia
In an idyllic setting, nestled in a valley among olive groves and pinewoods and with views down to the Adriatic Sea, La Casa Lavanda is a lovely semi-detached villa/apartment attached to the imposing owner-occupied Villa Oleandro with private pool and an array of outdoor spaces.
We offer the discerning traveller privacy, tranquillity, total relaxation and a gorgeous swimming pool.
Spacious, well-appointed accommodation with private swimming pool (shared with the owners). The apartment consists of double bedroom with four-poster bed, dressing room, living room (with sofabed), shower room and fully equipped kitchen (electric oven, gas hob, refrigerator, washing machine, dining table and chairs). In addition, a welcome hamper will greet you on arrival; a selection of goodies to get you started - essentials such as Extra Virgin Olive Oil, c...
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Listing #FKN3774654
About the Owner
Ian M
Languages spoken:German, English, Italian, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travel a lot but I think the welcome we received from Ian and Margaret (Margarita) was the warmest and most thoughtful we've ever enjoyed. It set the scene for a delightful week in a charming apartment overlooking a quiet and beautiful, olive-laden valley leading...More

Thank Mariategui
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay here; we enjoyed it too! Margherita & Ian

Reviewed 27 June 2018

STOP SEARCHING!!!!!! If you are looking for peace and tranquility in the heart of the beautiful Gargano, I'm willing to bet you won't find better than Villa Oleandro. Ian and Margherita have created a beautiful haven for themselves and their two dogs and three cats....More

Thank tesaco
Management response:Responded 3 July 2018

Thank you for your lovely review! It was our absolute pleasure to have you here!!

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Reviewed 16 September 2016

This apartment is pleasantly old fashioned in style but very comfortable and well-equipped. The kitchen is one the best equipped we have seen. Owners friendly and helpful, provided great food shopping on arrival, also freshly picked figs and grapes. The apartment is part of, but...More

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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
The property is not suitable for people with reduced mobility or young active children. If you would like to bring a teenager then please discuss with us first.
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 6 nights
R 2 330
R 16 311
9 Jun 2018 -
7 Sep 2018
6 nights
R 2 330
R 16 311
8 Sep 2018 -
19 Oct 2018
6 nights
R 2 051
R 14 354
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We can be flexible with bookings; i.e. we do NOT insist on Saturday to Saturday (after all the most convenient/economical flights may be mid-week) nor do we insist on 7 days as you may find an overnight stay near the airport more appropriate to your flight times.

We require a 25% advance payment with booking. Balance to be paid by arrangement.

Prices include electricity, hot & cold water, gas for cooking and central heating.

IMPORTANT: the property is not suitable for active children. But if you wish to bring babies or teenagers please discuss with us first
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About the neighbourhood
Although 'away from it all' the rest of the world is not so far from Villa Oleandro. The beach at Calenella Bay is just 5 minutes down the road and Vico del Gargano is a mere 10 minutes drive away. Here the fresh fruit and vegetable market is a marvel of choice and colour and the indoor fresh fish market a revelation and education. The excellent local butchers, bakers and mini supermarkets complete the food supply options and then, of course, there are numerous pizzerias and restaurants in which to savour the local cuisine. San Menaio 15 mins, Rodi and Peschici 20 mins and Vieste 30 mins offer a further plethora of choices.
The Gargano in Puglia, known as the spur of Italy, is a little known region that is packed full of marvels, natural an
Getting around
- Gargano National Park - a natural treasure trove of flora (inc. many orchid species), fauna, woodlands, forests, lakes, wetlands, miles of rugged coastline, beautiful beaches and the Tremiti Islands marine reserves.
- Boat excursions to visit the Gargano coastline, sea caves & Tremiti Islands.
- Places of interest inc. Paleo-Christian burial sites, 'trabucco' (ancient fishing structures,) Saracen look-out towers, historic town centres.
- Religious destinations inc. Monte Sant'Angelo and San Giovanni Rotondo.
- Sun, sea, sand and sports on the lovely beaches around the stunning Gargano coastline.
Climate - usually hot in summer; cold in winter interspersed with some lovely sunny days.
Food: Mediterranean, Southern Italian, Gargano.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Pescara (& Bari/Naples/Rome): 200.0 km
Railway: Peschici-Calenella: 3.0 km
Nearest airports: Pescara 2 hrs; Bari 2.25hrs: Naples & Ancona 3 hrs; Rome 4 hrs.
Nearest railway station: Peschici-Calenella 5 mins.
Full instructions on how to get there will be provided on booking.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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