Your hideaway of charm in the Salento countryside

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Il Sorriso degli Ulivi

Located just 5 minutes by car from Gallipoli, the pearl of the Ionian Sea, a land rich in art and culture, Il Sorriso Degli Ulivi is a magical hideaway of charm where you can enjoy a unique experience just a stone’s throw from the crystal-clear sea of Baia Verde, surrounded by the beautiful landscapes that only the Salento can offer.

The ideal place to spend a pleasant, totally relaxing holiday.

Surrounded by the quiet of a green island, our family-run business is ready to offer you a stay in the name of calm, nature and, above all, careful hospitality!

Thanks to its strategic location, it will be easy to reach all the most popular tourist attractions in a few minutes avoiding the holiday traffic: Lecce 20 minutes; Leuca 20 minutes; Otranto 45 minutes.

Il Sorriso degli Ulivi will welcome you to his estate for a fascinating journey into nature.




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We have built our farmhouse in the middle of nature and at a stone’s throw from all amenities, with the aim of offering you the ultimate in relaxation, without giving up anything.

The farmhouse Il sorriso degli Ulivi is located just a few minutes from the beautiful beaches of Salento and from all the most popular tourist attractions.

Welcome drink
Abundant breakfast
Free WiFi
Overnight stay
Outdoor areas
Games for children
Towels and linen
Room cleaning service
Large parking area
Outdoor showers
Drying racks for “the beach stuff”
A place surrounded by the quietness of the Salento, wonderful people, delightful cuisine. Il Sorriso degli Ulivi completed our holiday and gave us a huge smile, making us feel at home.

Manuele e Valentina

Just a few days but Cecilia and Mimmo's friendliness and helpfulness made us feel at home right away. Cosy and quiet atmosphere, excellent dinners. Pierina was really funny! We hope to come back soon!

Barbara et Evaristo

A great holiday with people who made us feel like part of the family from day one. Thanks for the great company also to the little Noemi, William and Simone


The culinary arts of Mimmo and the delightful kindness of Cecilia and Lucia allowed us to have a wonderful holiday, together with Wiliams a little treasure, thank you!

Flaminio e Gaetana

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