Furnirussi Tenuta

Serrano, Puglia

Organic fig tasting Relaxation & breath-taking views Psychophysical balance Stress-free solitude Tranquillity Complete disconnection Unique experiences

We love it for

organic fig tasting, giant lake-inspired swimming pool, wellbeing facilities

Overview

Wake up in Europe’s largest organic fig plantation in the heart of Salento and be immersed in a unique atmosphere rich in scents, colours and sounds of the Mediterranean maquis, infused together to offer immediate relaxation and a primitive connection with nature at Furnirussi Tenuta.

Ensconced in a cosy countryside corner of Puglia, Furnirussi Tenuta is the ideal destination for a break from the city to disconnect, unwind and relax. Close-by are Otranto and Leece however, majority of the days will be spent under the Mediterranean sunshine on a sunbed by the lake-inspired bio-design pool or gentle late-afternoon strolls through the tropical gardens embracing the vernacular and spirit of this special space.

Alternatively, luxurious spa and massage treatments are available by appointment as well as yoga classes to practice dynamic vinyasa yoga in the outdoors under towering camphor trees. Keep fit on holiday in the glass-box fitness room equipped with Technogym cardio equipment with illusive glass doors that disappear to offer a clairvoyant vision of the ancient olive green scenery outside. To further indulge in the great outdoors, Furnirussi Tenuta offers jogging and fitness trails across the fig plantation.

Retreats

From the hills up to the Adriatic Sea, escape to the lovely rural town estate situated in the heart of Salento, Puglia, surrounded by sweet sensations of figs and fresh blooms to enjoy complete disconnection and relaxation at Furnirussi Tenuta. Rediscover the importance of being in complete tranquillity and calm in a dedicated wellbeing programme. With a range of modern and advanced on-site facilities including a lake-inspired biodiversity pool, there is an activity available to suit everyone from the active outdoor person to the healthy-eating enthusiastic to achieve a balanced psychophysical form. All information regarding activities and classes are available at the reception desk.

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Room Types

With its ancient elegance and countryside charm, the aesthetic principle of each suite is the luxury of simplicity. Following a neutral palette of powder whites and beiges, each suite is equipped with a King sized bed, sofa, work-desk, a contemporary bathroom and shower which is also suitable for disabled people. As the suite is located on the ground floor, access to the front patio and private garden can be made through the glass panel sliding door. The Junior Suite Classic is further equipped with Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, mini-bar, a safe to ensure all belongings are safely stored away, a walk in closet, satellite TV, a kettle and exclusive hotel amenities made from fig including a beauty kit with shower gel, shampoo, body lotion as well as body sponge, bathrobe, towel and slippers

Room Types

JUNIOR SUITE CLASSIC

With its ancient elegance and countryside charm, the aesthetic principle of each suite is the luxury of simplicity. Following a neutral palette of whites and beiges, each suite is equipped with a generously sized King sized bed, sofa, work-desk, a contemporary bathroom and shower which is also suitable for disabled people. As the suite is located on the ground floor, access to the front patio and private garden can be made through the wide and air glass panel sliding door. The Junior Suite Classic is further equipped with Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, mini-bar, a safe to ensure all belongings are safely stored away, a walk in closet, satellite TV, a kettle and exclusive hotel amenities made from fig including a beauty kit with shower gel, shampoo, body lotion as well as body sponge, bathrobe, towel and slippers to offer additional luxury and a guaranteed comfortable, relaxing stay.

Shared spaces

Explore, learn and discover together in the company of others in a range of exclusively curated activities and classes at Furnirussi Tenuta. From basking in the Mediterranean sunshine on a sunbed by the infinity swimming pool to trails around the property, embrace the aromatic scents, colours and flavours of the different types of fig trees in the garden or relax with a spa and massage in the ultra-modern treatment rooms. Also available is a glass-box fitness room looking out towards the enthralling green spaces and to re-energise, indulge in an unparalleled and traditional dining experience in the resort’s restaurant, Il Ficheto.

Food and cuisine

Re-energise and indulge in an unparalleled dining experience for a true taste of Puglia at the resort’s restaurant, Il Ficheto. Sourcing locally farmed ingredients incorporated with traditional culinary concepts, the menu is updated seasonally to offer only high quality and exquisite dishes to guests whilst complementing the best wines from renowned wine cellars of Salento. Situated in a picturesque atmosphere, escape the ordinary with Furnirussi Tenuta.

The ambience

Craggy rocks carve the path around the land now home to 4,500 fig trees across 12 hectares of land, leading to the ivory-pink stoned countryside estate, sitting humbly centred within the grandeur of its setting. Rich scents colours and flavours of fresh blooms and sprouting bulbs unite together to sweep guests into a utopia of bliss. An escapism fix to activate spiritual rejuvenation and nurture psychophysical balance all the while being completely detached from distractions as you embark on a new journey in a never experienced before retreat at Furnirussi Tenuta in Puglia.

Other activities

Gym, spa, massage, swimming, sunbathing, running trail.

Location

Luxury in a bubble, Furnirussi Tenuta is a rural retreat tucked away in the cosy countryside corners of Salento, Puglia. Set on a 4,500 fig tree plantation, the largest in Europe, 2km away from Serrano and a short drive to the coastal beaches, the estate is an aromatic paradise of old mixed with new in this spacious hole by Southern Italy.

Embedded with a strong cultural identity linked to the Greek, Salento is formally known as Terra d’Otranto with architectonical integrity recalling major Greek cities of white houses without roofs which has since become the unique character of local ivory-pink stoned estates at Salento.

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