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Not worth it

Maldive is just a marketing name. Over priced private beach. Sun beds very close to each... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Milan, Italy
via mobile
Too many expectations for a normal beach

Le Maldive del Salento has the fame to be the best beach in Puglia and one of the best in the whole... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Marco V
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73050 Pescoluse, Salve, Italy
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Maldive is just a marketing name. Over priced private beach. Sun beds very close to each other. Horrible restaurant. Water is far from being anywhere close to Maldive waters.

Thank SebRtinG
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Le Maldive del Salento has the fame to be the best beach in Puglia and one of the best in the whole Italy...well, in my opinion it's not the case and we could find cleaner and more picturesque seaside somewhere else in Puglia. Don't get...More

Thank Marco V
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We visited this Lido based on reference - we found it a little bit overcrowded and overpriced. Sea was excellent - clear and shallow, but calling it "Maldives" is a little bit PR trick. Pasta con frutti di mare was delicious! Above the average of...More

2  Thank Jitka L
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

My partner and I booked a week in an apartment between Torre Pali and Maldive, planning to spend a lazy week on the beach. Within the first few hours we were furiously attempting to undo our decision. Let me get this straight; the beach is...More

5  Thank theLoveBelow
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We came to Puglia to find beautiful unspoilt beaches and warm weather. Having read that this area is famous for its white sand and turquoise water we were really excited to visit the Maldive del Salento only to be hugely disappointed. Sadly out of season...More

2  Thank Rofelle1979
Reviewed 5 June 2017

It's a very nice beach...but not in line with the pubblicity. We drove 1hr from Porto Cesareo to see the so famous "Maldive del Salento" and we found the same scenario we had in Porto Cesareo. The sea is very nice but it seems that...More

2  Thank paolovbossi
Reviewed 1 December 2016

With any beach in Salento you really have to time it right to have the best experience. If you go right at the start or just before the start of the summer season (which is July and August here), you'll beat the crowds and find...More

1  Thank MarchMai
Reviewed 28 October 2016

very nice beach, the water keep very clean though is full of people. For me... to many people. I travel all around Puglia at the start of July, there weren't to many tourist. This was the only please busy that I found.

1  Thank G.pirotta G
Reviewed 11 October 2016

If you don’t want to be disappointed I suggest to not to go in july and especially in august. otherwise there will be a big crowd and you will not enjoy at all. The water is fantastic, crystal clear but you should go when the...More

Thank melso_ozz
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

In my search before going in Puglia I found a lot of good publicity and a lot of incredible beautiful fotos about the Maldive del Salento. So, I went. But we were very disappointed with what we found. It's nice but nothing special, nothing similar...More

Thank Adriana B
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