The apartments are located 200 m from the beach, to the north of the modern part of Otranto and just about ten minutes’ walk from the old town.
The area is well provided with shops lying just next to the apartments, supermarkets, a chemist, the post office and a cash point.
Guests will enjoy the cool, magnificent pinewood, located inside the residence.
Just a few metres from the apartments, on Strada San Giovanni, lies an ancient underground oil mill, in the central hall of which stands a large pillar with several niches about one metre deep. According to some scholars, this rocky environment has medieval origins, dating back to the period of Italo-Greek monasticism originating from the east. It was, however, used as an oil mill, a fact confirmed by the traces of the Calabrian press and by container tanks which were used to store olives and olive oil.
Such underground mills, also called trappeti, were very popular in Salento during the period and form part of the rich cultural heritage of the area.
How to arrive
Coming by plane: Brindisi airport “Papola Casale” 60 km. Shuttle service from and to the airport on request.
Coming by train: arrive at the railway station of Lecce (30 km) with Trenitalia services. From the station of Lecce take the local line “Railways of South-East” that will take about 1 hour to Otranto. Marimar Apartment is located a few hundred meters from the station and it’s possible to make it by feet or otherwise you take a taxi.
Coming by car from the North: take the highway until you reach the most suitable Bari. From Bari take the SS 16 towards Brindisi. Follow the signs for Lecce always crossing the SS 16, reached the height of Lecce, take the ring road until exit at Maglie / Otranto. Once in Maglie follow signs for Otranto. Once in Otranto, follow to the center, having the public parking area on the right, take Via San Giovanni on the left, after 100 m is Marimar Apartments.
Coming by car from the South (Sicily – Calabria): continue on the A3 Salerno-Reggio Calabria direction Sybaris. Take the ramp Sibari-Spezzano-Albanian and continue towards Taranco SS 106. Then towards Maglie-Otranto.
To arrive by car please use your GPS device and type in following address:
Street: Via San Giovanni
Town: 73028 Otranto (Lecce)
Do you need further information? Write or call us at: +39 327 5921824
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