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Vivosa Apulia Resort

Ugento, Puglia

From £165 per night/person

Located on the Ionian coast just south of Gallipoli, beautiful resort-style hotel with super all-inclusive package situated on the fabulous sandy beach.

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  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sun beds
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Pool/beach towels
  • WiFi/internet
  • Satellite TV
  • Bicycle hire
  • Private parking
  • Laundry service
  • Beach
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Bar
  • Gym /fitness area
  • Spa
  • Childrens club
  • Pool (open 09.00 - 19.00)
  • Restaurants
  • Childrens play area
  • Gym/fitness area
  • Boat trips
  • Water sports
  • Children’s play area
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis court

Arrival day: Any  


The Vivosa Apulia Resort is a welcome addition to our selection of hotels in Puglia. Located on the Ionian coast just south of beautiful Gallipoli within a protected natural park, this hotel offers great accommodation, super facilities and a wonderful sandy beach. The hotel operates a luxury all-inclusive package ensuring guests have everything they need from the moment they arrive to the moment they leave, making it very easy to simply relax without having to worry about an extras bill on check-out.

You may decide to stay put or explore some of this fascinating area of Southern Italy – for romantics, and those looking to stretch their legs, a 30-minute walk along the sandy beach will take you to pretty Torre San Giovanni. As you are on the west coast, prepare yourselves for some totally amazing sunsets where the red sun just drops into the water. Ugento is the nearest town and is full of history as it was a major Roman trading port, Santa Maria di Leuca is a short hop and the most southerly point in Italy and other beautiful towns such as Gallipoli, Otranto and Lecce are all easily reached.

The Vivosa Apulia Resort is eco-friendly (Best Eco Resort in Southern Europe at the World Luxury Hotel Awards), encircled by nature using natural and local materials throughout. The restaurants use as much fresh produce as possible, much of it grown in the gardens on-site with your health and well-being constantly at the top of the list. There are 333 elegant rooms spread around 10 different locations in the gardens all on two levels – the comfortable rooms all have balconies or terraces with garden view plus satellite TV, safe, air-conditioning, fridge and en-suite shower room.

The rooms are divided in the following categories:

Classic Double Sleeping 2 adults

Superior Double Slightly larger than a Classic room, this sleeps 2 adult plus extra child or adult.

Classic Family Room 2 communicating rooms (double and small twin) and 1 shower room, sleeping 2 adults and 2 children up to 11 years. Minimum occupancy 2 adults plus 1 child.

Superior Family Room 2 communicating rooms (double and twin) and 2 shower rooms, sleeping up to 4 adults plus 1 child up to 11 years. Minimum occupancy 2 adults plus 2 children or 1 extra adult.

Superior Plus family room 3 communicating rooms (double and 2 twins) and 2 shower rooms, sleeping up to 6 adults. Minimum occupancy 2 adults plus 2 children or 1 extra adult.

The pool area at Vivosa Apulia Resort is superb with a choice of 4 pools – one a hydromassage pool with submerged loungers and a great children's pool with slides. There are many sun loungers scattered around and grassy relaxation areas to enjoy permitting you to find peace and quiet at any time of day. A path leads through the shady pine trees down to the spectacular sandy beach, just 400 metres away, where you may enjoy some great swimming in the clear blue water, perfect your sand castle technique or just laze on a sunbed under an umbrella and gaze at the horizon. A decked beach bar is open all day should you need a cool drink or light snack.

There are two restaurants to enjoy at Vivosa Apulia Resort – Via Appia is the main restaurant and offers a rich and varying buffet at breakfast, lunch and dinner. A Puteca, open only for dinner, offers elegant table service and an a la carte menu and this needs to be booked locally and has a supplement applicable. The VOS - Vivosa Organic Spa (Best Italian Spa and Best Luxury Spa Awards) - offers a heated pool and the Vivosa Fitness Crew (a dedicated team of experts) are available for a selection of treatments, massages and daily classes including spinning hiit fit, yoga and meditation.

Vivosa experiences may also be booked - these are tailor-made tours to visit the fascinating area of Il Salento by land or by sea.

The luxury all-inclusive package is a hugely advantageous for both adults and children alike. Included in your stay are the following items:

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner – buffet service
  • Mineral water, soft drinks and juices
  • House wine (red, white, rose), sparkling wines, beer, Italian spirits, aperitifs and house cocktails by the glass
  • Baby Club 2 - 4 years
  • Kids Club 5 - 7 years
  • Mini Club - 8 - 10 years
  • Young Club - 11 - 13 years
  • The Tribe 14 - 17 years
  • Vivosa EcoKids - fun green activities for children
  • Baby meal area with prepared food and heating stations
  • Playground
  • Adventure Park on the treetops
  • High chairs
  • Sun-beds and umbrellas on beach and at pool
  • Beach towels
  • Bowls
  • 5-a-side football pitch
  • Archery
  • Beach volley
  • Table tennis
  • Aerobics & water aerobics
  • 2 Tennis courts
  • 2 Padel courts
  • Fitness room
  • Wellness Centre with sauna, Biosauna, Kneipp Path, Turkish Bath
  • Vivosa Fitness Crew (spinning, hiit, yoga, meditation etc
  • Evening entertainment
  • WiFi in all rooms, public areas and beach
  • Parking

With so much on offer at the Vivosa Apulia Resort we know that you will have a great time whether you just want to sit back and relax or try some activities and visit some of the glorious Salento region of Italy.

Please note:

Vivosa is built within a protected nature park - the maximum distance of the rooms to the service area is 300m, from the service area to beach 400m. There is no shuttle service provided from/to beach or from/to rooms.

Due to the location and natural type of stone used for the construction of the hotel, a high rate of humidity may be experienced during your stay.

Entrance on day of arrival is permitted from 16.00 - charges may be incurred for earlier arrivals.

Pets not allowed.

Gluten-free food: the hotel cannot prepare gluten-free meals but has a selection of ready-made items and dishes that are individually packed which may be heated in ovens in the restaurants.

Umbrellas and sun-beds on the beach and by the pool cannot be reserved and personal items left on them may be removed by the relevant staff.

All rooms are non-smoking.

Pool open daily from 09.00 - 19.00

Beach service open daily from 08.00 - 19.00

Room preference requests cannot be guaranteed.

Location & Distances

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Santa Maria de Leuca

Prices Per night/person — 2024

Service Sleeps 18/05 — 24/05
07/09 — 27/09
25/05 — 07/06
31/08 — 06/09
08/06 — 21/06
22/06 — 28/06
24/08 — 30/08
29/06 — 02/08
03/08 — 23/08
Classic Double All inclusive 2 £165.00 £185.00 £215.00 £240.00 £265.00 £315.00
Superior Double All inclusive 2 £175.00 £195.00 £225.00 £255.00 £280.00 £330.00
Classic Family Room All inclusive 4 £185.00 £205.00 £240.00 £270.00 £290.00 £350.00
Superior Family Room All inclusive 4 £220.00 £240.00 £280.00 £310.00 £335.00 £390.00
Superior Plus Family Room All inclusive 6 £220.00 £240.00 £280.00 £310.00 £335.00 £390.00
Classic Double for single use All inclusive 1 £265.00 £295.00 £345.00 £390.00 £405.00 £505.00


Tourist tax: payable on arrival €1.80 per person per night

Cot (0–2yrs): £15 per night

Bed guards for small children: £15 per night


3/4/5/6th bed (2–99yrs): 50%

Children up to 2yrs: free

Included in the price: Aquabar water dispensers, Gastronomic themed evenings at Via Appia restaurant, snacks, fruit, ice-cream, aperitifs with cocktails during selected times, soft drinks at Dolce Vita Pool Bar & Scirocco Beach Bar, alcoholic beverages, baby, kid and mini club, swimming pool with slides, baby feeding area, high chairs, beach volley, eco golf in the woods, jogging path, treetop adventure park, bowls, 5-a-side soccer pitch, archery. padel, pingpong, tennis courts, group sports activities (yoga, pilates, spinning, HIIT, muscle toning),swimming pool, racket hire, sauna, sensory showers, Kneipp path, turkish bath, baby dance, live music, sunbeds, beach towels, wifi, car park.

Extras include: dining at Puteca Restaurant and Damiano's Lounge Bar. Bike hire. Horse riding. Scuba diving. Personal Training. Floodlights on tennis courts. Massages and beauty treatments. Laundry. Medical service.

Please email or phone +44 1223 460100 for availability.

What our guests say

Sarah Chapman Clarke, West Lydford, Somerset, UK

Vivosa was a wonderful resort with fantastic kids club and great and varied food offering in a beautiful, natural location. Rooms could do with some upgrade and the fact that with one child only a certain room category was available felt a bit restrictive - it meant we basically had no balcony or terrace to enjoy a glass of wine once our 7 year old went to bed. Overall a fantastic trip, can not compliment the kids club and activities or the food highly enough. Super pool and beach areas also. July 2023

Warrick M, Burton on Trent, UK

A fabulous holiday at Vivosa resort. Really wonderful people there and great service. We really enjoyed spending time at the resort, the facilities were great especially the pools and beach. The food was exceptional throughout our stay. Really great service by Essential Italy, our second holiday with you and we will be back I am sure. August 2022