Spend hours or days learning to sketch or paint, and perfecting skills, the surrounding beauty of the Apulian landscape will fill you with inspiration. Choose a shady corner in our own masseria to capture the bougainvillea brilliant in purple against the original white cocciopesto walls, or the intricate curves of a hundred year old olive tree gnarled with age. Spend an afternoon under the branches of a tamerici tree at our beach club, painting the mesmerising glitter of the sea. Or cycle along the country lanes to discover a fine view of the Itrian landscape. In the company of an expert tutor you will find your technique improves at a gratifying pace.
Share Puglia’s greatest pleasure preparing traditional dishes with local produce or perfecting a focaccia pugliese, and discover the one indispensable ingredient to our cuisine.
Our sommelier and Official Taster for Italy will engage experts and beginners with the geography and history of Apulian wines, sampling local Fiano, Negroamaro or Primitivo.
Relax at Il Melograno’s beach club, Tamerici, dine at chic sister hotel La Peschiera by the Adriatic, take a boat out from our marina for a sea view of Polignano a Mare’s cliffs.
Puglia has a tradition of dance and music, from the pizzica to introducing the global song hit Volare, join us to learn some joyful skills.
Explore the elixir of Puglia with our passionate sommelier, including Il Melograno’s own Extra Virgin Olive Oil, discover how to taste and discuss suitable food pairings.
Tour the Italian valley in Italian style with the breeze in your hair on a Vespa or by vintage car, or see it from the air taking off from our private helipad.