Borgo Egnazia is a fairy-tale village resort set on shore-side olive groves, with every attention to detail carefully composed. Rather than a hotel, it is a patchwork of experiences, expertly crafted around the central idea of happiness.
Nestled amongst idyllic olive groves and neat villages, Borgo Egnazia is a world class spa retreat set in a stunning Italian castle in beautiful Puglia. The rural romantic flair it exudes is typical for the Puglian region, which is integrated into various elements of the hotel. From the authentic decoration in every room, to ancient treatments in the luxurious award-winning Vair Spa, infused with the soul of Southern Italy. With activities from yoga and cycling to hiking and tennis, and a range of wellness programmes to choose from, Borgo Egnazia is the perfect place for a healthy holiday. With its philosophy being desire, imagine and feel, the exuberant well-being approaches allow you to experience the Mediterranean culture and joyful living yourself.
Programmes at Borgo Egnazia
Borgo Egnazia is a castle-like haven for spa-seekers, located in the untouched region of Puglia in Southern Italy with the Adriatic Sea right on the doorstep. The location offers the chance to explore the charming fishing village of Savelletri only five minutes away, and offers an ideal chance to appreciate the Italian atmosphere that is unique to the Puglia region. Baroque architecture surrounds Borgo Egnazia which resonates throughout the rooms, albeit with a modern and refreshing twist, offering the ultimate wellness holiday.
This is the main restaurant open all year round, the menu changes for each season and offers home grown dishes or locally sourced food like traditional Pugliese (grilled octopus, beef fillet, and tomato gnocchi). It is a very sophisticated gourmet restaurant and the atmosphere is extremely elegant and refined with experienced connoisseurs of high quality cuisine. The dress code is in line with the ambience, which is neutral, smart with characterful touches.
La Frasca serves buffet and barbecues in the Borgo and shows of the Apulian farming experience. A comfortable and rustic atmosphere provides the ideal place for families and friends to reunite. The food is typical of an Apulian table with emphasis on local and Puglia-inspired ingredients, making it an ideal spot for fans of the Mediterranean diet.
Trattoria La Mia Cucina
Watch your dishes being prepared right in front of your eyes. This restaurant hosts cooking classes and serves traditional local dishes like wood fired pizzas and is a great location to embrace the social scene and rise to moments of fun conviviality in a relaxed and chilled atmosphere.
Pescheria da Vito
The Pescheria da Vito is located 5 minutes away on the beach at the beach club. With beautiful sea views, enjoy light and tasty salads, pasta dishes cooked right in the moment and grilled and raw fish which can be chosen directly from the person wanting it, like a fish market. This restaurant is for everyone, from families, to couples, to groups of friends who love fish and beautiful landscapes.
This open-air bistro provides an engaging, vibrant dining experience in the form of live cooking. Offering a wide range of options like flavourful BBQs, traditional breads and sauces and dishes from a rustic wood oven. Spreading a warm, welcoming atmosphere, the bistro is the perfect place for a casual dinner date to chat and soak in the Apulian flair.
This restaurant is exclusively made for the small guests, offering healthy and balanced meals that vary daily to provide enough energy to explore the exciting activities at the facility.
Facilities & Services
Full service Vair spa
Borgo Egnazia boasts 184 rooms which spread throughout their grounds, all unique and authentic in their own way. Offering three different room categories, all exude an exceptional level of quality, luxury and elegance which resonates throughout. Choose from the La Corte range which emits a comfortable and relaxing environment, or the Il Borgo rooms that reflect the typical Apulian village homes. To experience the ultimate level of luxury and privacy then any of the ‘Le Ville’ villas are for you.
La Corte Bella
La Corte Splendida
La Corte Magnifica
Il Borgo Splendida
Il Borgo Magnifica
Il Casetta Bella
Il Casetta Splendida
Il Casetta Magnifica
- Anti-ageing music therapy (private lessons or small group classes available)
- Healing music ritual (private lesson or small group classes available)
- Wake surfing
- Fly boarding
- Scuba diving
- Swimming academy
- Motorboat outings
- Cooking classes
- Physco aromatherapy
- Teen’s club (football, cooking, sport, dancing, go-karting, adventure park, pool, arts & crafts, water sports)
- Playground on site
- Supervised childcare and activities
Nestled inside Borgo Egnazia, Vair is a 2000 m² psycho-alchemic Spa. ‘Vair’ meaning ‘true’, places inner beauty and joy as the central focus and goal of its wellness treatments that offer amazing out-of-body experiences. The highly skilled team is composed of masseurs, psychologists, naturopaths and therapists that helped develop unique techniques that nourish both the soul and mind. Apart from the candle-lit Roman Bath, there is also a bio sauna, a hammam table and a floating pool, facilitating a unique and authentic wellness break. The extensive list of indulgent spa treatments includes floating sessions that make you feel light and weightless, as well as vibrating massages to leave you happy and harmonized.
- Hot stone massage
- Detoxification wrap
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Spa tub in spa
- Facial treatments
- Roman bath rituals
- Floating sessions
The latest addition to your wellness experience portrays the state-of-the-art gym that features high-end training equipment by the leading fitness company Technogym. In a Mediterranean atmosphere, work on your strength and endurance with functional and cardio workouts whenever you feel like working out, as the gym is open 24hours a day. Seek professional advice from qualified personal trainers for a more efficient training to achieve your goals faster.
- Iyengar yoga
- Bike rentals
Borgo Egnazia’ s wellness approach is a mixture of luxurious, inspiring spa treatments and joyful activities to boost mood and energy. Explore the stunning landscape of Southern Italy during a bike or sailing tour before you unwind with a private yoga session in the spacious Iyengar yoga studio. They take things back to nature, striving to give back to the local communities by sourcing cuisine locally or growing it themselves. By designing the architecture to fit into the local buildings, they maintain the unique Puglian culture. Borgo Egnazia incorporate innovative and vibrating activities such as music therapy, to rediscover all the joys life has to offer and experience unconditional happiness during your stay.
Early Booking Offer
- 20% discount for stays until 15 May 2020 and from 2 September 2020 - Easter Holiday (from 10 - 12 April 2020) and New Year holidays (28 December 2020 - 1 January 2021)
Hollie’s Review of Borgo Egnazia, Puglia Italy
Joanna’s Review of Borgo Egnazia in Puglia, Italy
If you’re looking to relax and indulge yourself in luxury, then there is no doubt that Borgo Egnazia is the place to do so. Ideal for families, friends and singles alike, there is something for everybody, whether you want to switch off in Vair Spa or explore the local culture of Puglia.
Fiona's Review of Borgo Egnazia in Puglia, Italy
This is a wellness sanctuary for anyone that’s looking for a place to truly get away from it all. The perfect destination to spend some time being pampered, find some tranquillity and reconnect with yourselfo. Borgo Egnazia provides a five-star luxury wellness break for anyone who needs to take a step away from their daily life and find some inner peace. The integrated wellness programmes are…