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Apulian Vegi „Villa Eden“

Santa Maria di Leuca Villa Eden is a very beautiful place, situated in the south of the „Peninsula Salentina”, about 1 km from the coast near Torre Vado. Santa Maria di Leuca, where the Adriatic and the Ionian Sea flow together, is located 8 km to the south.
Villa Eden encompasses 10’000 mq, all surrounded by a stone wall. There are about 70 olive trees on the property, most of them several hundred years old. Also scattered about this lovely setting are 45 fruit trees including fig, prune, cherry, pear and cakis. uliveto a Villa Eden
giardino roccioso a Villa Eden A small rock garden with several varieties of flowers and cactus surround a beautifully restored Trullo (an ancient house built entirely out of perfectly placed stone) and an attached little house for the owners.
Sigrid De Leo Schulte and her daughter Francesca are the owners of Villa Eden. Francesca enjoys spending her holidays at Villa Eden with her mother and all the wonderful animals! Sigrid, a retired school teacher from Switzerland, lives at Villa Eden year round and tends to the many activities that go on here, including: Sigrid e Francesca
olio d'oliva extravergine biologico * Harvesting and producing an outstanding extra virgin, cold pressed olive oil
* Managing five adopted dogs, one cat and two horses cani
casette legno a Villa Eden Guests are always welcome at Villa Eden! There are two beautiful log cabins on the property that can accommodate 2-6 people, making for a very comfortable as well as memorable stay!
May to October are the best times to visit, weather-wise (it can get a bit warm during July-August) however, Villa Eden is definitely worth a visit anytime of the year! ….and don’t forget to bring your swim-suit!
The beaches and crystal clear waters surrounding the Villa Eden area are some of the most beautiful in the world! spiaggia maldive
biscia “PS Because we respect all creatures which live with us, we request that you refrain from consuming meat and/or fish while visiting Villa Eden.”