Masseria Relais Santa Teresa, dating back to 17th century, is a 4star hotel, located in a vast estate surrounded by the green of the Mediterranean scrubland, with olive trees and pine trees. Close to the amazing beaches of Gallipoli, in the amazing countryside of Sannicola, the Masseria is in a privileged position for sightseeing, in a short drive it is possible to reach some beautiful cities as Gallipoli, Otranto, Santa Maria di Leuca and Lecce. The ancient building of the Masseria consists of a fortified tower dating back to 17th century. After a careful restoration, completed respecting the Mediterranean style and the original building materials, the Masseria was converted into a Relais with elegant rooms and suites: stone walls, lime plasters, barrel vaults, limestone walls and floors give to the place a unique charm. The Relais is fully fenced and is surrounded by a vast park of 9 hectares, where all the plants were preserved and fully protected such as olive groves and wide areas of pinewood with its undergrowth consisting of myrtle, viburnum, wild olive tree, holm oak, laurel, arbutus and carob. A particular care was dedicated to the preservation of the wide rocky garden, situated in the wonderful courtyard: it is rich of wild plants species, mostly are thyme bushes that during bloom give off a very pleasant scent. The Masseria has comfortable rooms and Suites with independent access, air conditioning, safe-deposit box, mini-bar, TV, hairdryer, all situated on the ground floor and furnished in a natural and minimalist style, to the rediscovery of pure materials.