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Four Seasons announces plans for a new resort in Italy

Canada-based luxury hospitality chain, Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts has announced its plans to open a new resort property in the southern Italian region of Puglia. Let’s find out more about the project.

This beachfront Four Seasons resort will be located close to the historic city of Ostuni. Brindisi International Airport will be 25 miles away from the resort while Bari International Airport will be 60 miles away. The resort will also be accessible via direct train from Rome.

The upcoming Four Seasons Puglia Italy will be one of few hotels in the region with direct beach access. The property will be owned by global real estate investor and developer Omnam, and will be designed by HKS Architects, which has previously worked with Four Seasons on properties in the Bahamas, Tunis, and Egypt.

The resort of consist of 150 ‘Villa-style’ sea-facing guest rooms and suites. The exclusive seaside location will offer guests views of the Adriatic Sea along with direct beach access.

Rendering of the Four Seasons Puglia. Photo: Four Seasons

The resort will have 6 restaurants and bars including an all-day restaurant, a specialty restaurant, a seasonal pool bar and grill, a lobby lounge bar, a signature bar and a beach club. It will also include ‘extensive meeting and event spaces’ including a ballroom and smaller meeting rooms in a designated building, as well as additional outdoor event offerings.

The state-of-the-art destination spa will include a fitness centre, 10 treatment rooms, hammam, sauna, pool and yoga studio.

John Davison, President and CEO, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, said:

As we grow as a brand, our focus is on opening hotels in the world’s best travel destinations, and in markets where we can introduce an elevated luxury experience. In Puglia, we are achieving both of these goals, and this is the perfect project to expand our presence in Italy with our partners at Omnam Investment Group, led by David Zisser. We look forward to setting the standard for luxury hospitality in this beautiful region, creating opportunities to discover more of this incredible country with Four Seasons.

The Puglia resort will join existing Four Seasons Italian properties in Florence and Milan, while the historic San Domenico Palace in Taormina on the eastern coast of Sicily is set to reopen as a Four Seasons property following renovation.

Featured image by Four Seasons

What do you think of Four Seasons Puglia? Are you excited to stay at this resort when it opens up? Let me know in the comments section below.

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