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Clearest Sea

I think people misunderstand the reason for the title "Maldives of Italy". This isn't to do with... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Hannah T
Nice beach for out-of-season.

This place is great outside the season, as then around September it is more quiet. People know... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
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| Litoranea Leuca - Gallipoli, 73050 Pescoluse, Salve, Italy
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

I think people misunderstand the reason for the title "Maldives of Italy". This isn't to do with the beach, but the clarity of the sea water. And for that reason, it is true. The sea is so clear, blue, warm and very shallow. You can...More

Thank Hannah T
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We went from lecce to this beach because all over the internet was saying it's like the maledives... If it's really like that I don't want to go to the maledives anymore... This beach is nothing special, yes the water is clear but that's the...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

This place is great outside the season, as then around September it is more quiet. People know this is the most nicest beach in the region, because it have an stretch of white sand and really blue sea. The beach bars are trendy but packed,...More

Thank soehail
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I was stunned by how gorgeous this part of Puglia was. Although the seaside towns are quite concrete jungles hand a bit ugly, the beaches and the sea are just divine. I went in shoulder season so it was all manageable and not too crowded.Would...More

Thank lulugirl979
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We were expecting at least some similarity with Maldives - we were wrong! The beach was dirty - I don’t understand how it got a blue flag. The sand is dark and water deep. It was not busy when we arrived because there was a...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

To avoid in August, too crowded and small beaches, amazing sea but the stay is a nightmare due to the enormous amount of people already there at 8am. Better July or September

Thank Lucifero83
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Super full beach, not even possible to rent an expensive umbrella (all reserved). Beach overcrowded but definetly not “white beach”. Make sure you have your own umbrella. Parking per day 4euros so it is ok but we did bit stay more then an hour. Booking...More

Thank TasteAndService
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The name “Le Maldive del Salento” gives completely wrong over expectations of this beach establishment. It literally has nothing to do with Maldive. - 35 Euro for cramped in sun beds in the first row having hundreds of people walking in front of you every...More

Thank 413mathiast
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Overrated place. Yes the sea is shallow, yes it's a sandy beach, white? NO. Yes it is a very tiny beach, a few metres from your car to the sea, and in between too many sun beds, very crowded, perhaps the high season is not...More

Thank Re1ziger
Reviewed 29 June 2018

If you are looking for a walk along the shore this is a very good choice. There is lots of parking, but you do pay, and the sand is white and the sea very blue. We enjoyed it although the area does seem a little...More

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