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TALEA COLLECTION BRAND

Talea Collection was born in 2018. Today it is a well-known brand in the world of hospitality. Great courage, vision, sensitivity, creativity for a magical territory and for a new way of understanding travel and holiday.

Talea Collection is a unique collection of hotels in the heart of the most elegant Puglia: Masseria Il Melograno, the boutique hotel La Peschiera in Monopoli and the Cala Ponte Hotel in Polignano a Mare. It hosts two renowned restaurants: Mùmmulo (Melograno ) and SaleBlu (La Peschiera). It has two private beaches: Tamerici Beach Club and T Beach, in the area of Capitolo, next to Monopoli. It is complemented with villas, residences and trulli in the most claimed luxury tourist areas of Puglia such as: Polignano a Mare, Monopoli, Savelletri, Fasano, Ostuni and Valle d’Itria. Unique properties, with a common denominator: refined elegance and respect for the tradition and wealth of the Apulian territory, with its history and customs.

Talea Collection is a Destination Management Company too, it organizes tailor- made events and exclusive visits, customized to each guest. Inspired by the basic principle that ” people are the ones who make the difference”, it designs and builds unique, personalized experiences where the enjoyment of the very rich Apulian territory adapts to the specific interest of each client or company.

The DMC is a meaningful network of territorial and cultural experiences to be lived by sea, in the air or on tour among the most characteristic villages of Puglia. It is the first major luxury hospitality center in Puglia, the most beautiful region in the world according to National Geographic. And it has managed by immediately focusing on the maximum expression of the term “expertise”, translated into a network of qualified people: passionate specialists, ready to dynamically represent the needs and desires of every type of hospitality, from the choice moment to their stay.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Talea Collection offers to the territory, unique places that owe their charm to very fine recovery actions on buildings and historic residences.

The wonderful boutique hotel La Peschiera, born from ancient fishing reserves of the Bourbon era, with its suites is among the 10 most romantic hotels in the world according to Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Il Melograno, a completely renovated 17th century fortified Masseria, won the Breakfast Award as the best breakfast in Italy for the 5-stars category “for the freshness and elegance of the environment dedicated to breakfast, the high quality of the products offered and the attention to the local experience “.

Cala Ponte Hotel is located in the surrounding area of the touristic port with the same name, in Polignano a Mare, won the TripAdvisor Travelers Choice, an important award that places Cala Ponte among the best hotels in the world. To complete the accommodation offer, there is a large selection of beautiful private villas, trulli and luxury residences that guarantee maximum privacy and exclusivity.

Tamerici Beach Club, in Capitolo, is a landmark for lovers of peace and privacy on the beach, in the natural shade of the tamarisk trees, with a bar and an excellent restaurant.

Saleblu and Mùmmulo restaurants are renowned and award-winning. The pieds dans l’eau Saleblu at La Peschiera restaurant overlooks a well-known panoramic terrace and offers a breathtaking view of the Adriatic. It offers gourmet cuisine based on fresh fish. It is counted among the 100 Italian excellences on Forbes and has been awarded with 1 hat in the L’Espresso Guide “Restaurants and Wines of Italy 2020”, which rewards the excellence of the Italian cuisine.

Mùmmulo restaurant of Il Melograno Masseria offers a modern reinterpretation of traditional Apulian cuisine.

IN TOUCH WITH GUESTS

With the customer’s agreement, Talea Group always remains connected to his wishes through online meetings and chats, from the choice step to the holiday itself. The staff, digital native, supports the customer’s decisions with podcasts, 3d and specific virtual tours. On arrival, however, thanks to the App and digital contacts, the staff is a real personal consultant ready to solve any problem related to staying and discovering the area, such as finding a typical restaurant in a nearby village or an artisan souvenir and local products shop.

A NEW IDEA OF EXPERIENCE

Inspired by recent events, the Talea group has reconsidered the concept of “free time” and turned it into “time for yourself” thanks to a customized service. The real luxury is having time to follow your passions and fully enjoy your holiday, without thinking about anything or without giving up the privacy and safety of your family.

The experiences we arranged are planned and realized in the least details to propose an emotional interaction with the Apulian territory, which attracts thanks to its harmonious and natural place where you can find balance, harmony and light-heartedness, sorely tried by the rhythms and work routine.

Guests can experience the emotional workshops, a total immersion in the culture of this enchanting destination and discover its voice, sounds, flavors and colors:

  • The storytelling tours of Monopoli, through the online illustration laboratory, followed by the guided tour, on site, by bicycle;
  • The path of the Puglia Oleologist, who teaches how to listen to the lifeblood of our olive trees by embracing them and revealing the nutraceutical properties of everything stored in our countryside.
  • There are a lot of outdoor activities, such as dance-architecture sessions, pizzica dance training or yoga on the beach, to take a break and focus on the rhythms of nature and the body.

What about a family in a villa who would like to have a gourmet dinner without leaving their accommodation?
Thanks to an ultra-connected staff, that’s the delivery of DOP products and video-pills of recipes with the online cooking course held by the Group’s chefs ready, to make your dinner in total privacy and safety without renounce Apulian flavors

SHARE THE EXELLENCE

It does not matter whether it is a relaxing weekend or an entire holiday with the whole family, a small exclusive event or a large corporate meeting, a day on the beach or the preparation of a wedding party, Talea Collection offers each guest its know- how in the customization of an increasingly luxury service because it is exclusive, authentic and safe.

Talea Collection is proud to be a certainty for customers and a point of reference for all the operators of the “dream supply chain” made in Puglia. It contributes to the growth of the entire tourism sector of excellence with consultancy and training for companies and suppliers