On the Adriatic Coast of Salento

Borgo Sentinella is in Torre dell’Orso, a well-known seaside resort on the Adriatic coast of Salento. It is particularly known for its crystal-clear waters and beautiful white sandy bay surrounded by a pine forest. A particularly lively location during the summer months, full of bars, shops and restaurants. A few kilometres to the south, along the heel of Italy, is the beautiful Otranto, Castro and Santa Maria di Leuca.

Grotta della Poesia


The Grotta of Poesia, located in Roca Vecchia, 3 km from Torre dell’Orso, enchants visitors with its turquoise waters that weave through the tuff cliffs. This ancient site, rich in myths and legends, is a place where nature merges with history, offering a unique experience.



Rich in monuments and attractions, the city is a concentration of history and culture characterized by Baroque style. The warm color of the stone lends a particular charm to the streets of the center, which is heightened in the churches and palaces along the alleys with a unique allure.



Otranto, a charming medieval town overlooking the Salento sea, captures the imagination with its intricate alleyways winding between ancient stone houses. Dominated by the imposing Aragonese Castle, witness to centuries of history, this picturesque village tells millennial stories of conquests and traditions, offering visitors an unforgettable journey through time.

Gastronomic traditions

taste of salento

Knowledge of a place also passes through its gastronomic culture, and the Salento is rich in it. Through cooking classes, guided visits to masserie to learn about the traditions of cured meats and cheeses, and wine and oil routes, our guests can feel welcome in the fascinating territory that hosts us.

Adriatic Coast or Ionian Sea?

the heel of italy

The Salento coast, on the Adriatic and Ionian Seas, encompasses the best beaches in southern Italy. On one side are the crystal-clear waters of Porto Badisco, Cala dell’Acquaviva and Santa Maria di Leuca. On the other hand, lapped by the Ionian Sea are Marina di Pescoluse and Torre Lapillo, perfect destinations for snorkelling.

Boat Trips


Sailing along the Adriatic coast of Salento on an evocative boat trip offers the opportunity to immerse oneself in the blue sea and discover hidden corners along the coast. Between the sparkling blue waters and the imposing rocky promontories, you will venture on a journey through the crystal-clear sea.