Set among citrus groves 4 km from Casalabate, Agriturismo La Badessa is a 14th-century farmhouse. It offers a pool surrounded by palms, a Puglia restaurant, and country-style rooms and apartments. Accommodation at the Badessa is decorated in a traditional style and comes with air conditioning, TV and an en suite bathroom. The apartments all have a kitchenette, and some offer a real fire. La Badessa’s restaurant serves local specialities, such as orecchiette pasta, made with organic ingredients. The farm shop sells its own honey, olive oil and pear jam. The Baroque city of Lecce is 21 km from La Badessa Agriturismo. Brindisi Papola Casale Airport is a 30-minute drive away.