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They've got to try and keep it clean during the short winter!

It's a beautiful beach in the summer time, although vastly crowded for a couple of months, but the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
Torre dell’Orso

Nice beach, the water is a bit colder than the Tirrenic one. Not too much people in the last week... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Milan, Italy
via mobile
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Piazza Risorgimento, Torre Dell'Orso, Melendugno, Italy
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We were staying in the wonderful Belvedere hotel high on the cliff over this beautiful beach with crystal clear azure water . This is a great location to unwind and clear the head . It is very peaceful and clean . Our next stay will...More

5  Thank mikeddie1987
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Reviewed 20 February 2013

I’ve been coming to this beach for 30 years. Salento is my favorite place in the world. This is one of the largest sand beach in this part of Salento and it draws a lot of people from the surrounding areas and beyond. The sea...More

4  Thank tw6937a
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a beautiful beach in the summer time, although vastly crowded for a couple of months, but the powers that be tend to neglect it during the very short winter, so you come here in late February early March, it's a mess, oil and debris...More

Thank maltese632017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went there 3 weeks ago. There wasn't people at the beach because it was already autumn but the view from the beach was very nice.

Thank Aleksandar N
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

The beach of Torre dell'Orso is wonderful. The white sand and the crystal clear water surrounded by limestone cliffs - picturesque! - 5 points (at least). But!!! The garbage on the beach makes me sad. Garbage, plastic and cigarette stubs everywhere! How can people enjoy...More

Thank Sascha Q
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Nice beach, the water is a bit colder than the Tirrenic one. Not too much people in the last week of September. Nice place to exploit the sea at its best.

Thank dssfnn
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Have been coming to this small beach for nearly 22 years only because I have family here otherwise I would go somewhere else. The setting is beautiful, the water crystal clear. What spoils it, is having to deal with Lido L'Orsetta (I have to use...More

Thank immaco
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I'm Italian and I had high expectations of this place. The sea is beautiful, the food is great... But avoid the beach here. Lots of self centered arrogant southern Italian coming here for holiday, they don't care of other people space on the beach, completely...More

2  Thank AlessandraB2794
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful clean water and beach. The water isn't deep so it is recommended for all types of age.there are a lot of restaurants and bars where you can eat of have a drink

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Every day a different price. Not honest at all ! Everybody is packed. We paid 40 euro, 25, 20. (Arriving at the same time).

1  Thank Mike D
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The setting is beautiful... high cliffs surrounding the blue-green waters and silvery sand... wind breezes across the water... sigh. But the beach bars have taken over so much of the sand that the “free” part is super crowded, and huge jellyfish abound (we saw four...More

4  Thank JillianG
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Even if there are a lot of people the beach is nice sea is beautiful and you can swim very far. No waves. No danger. But be carful if you are not a good swimmers you can rent a kayak.

1  Thank Steyfani
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Amy A
27 September 2018|
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Response from dssfnn | Reviewed this property |
Hi Amy, we left a few days ago Torre dell’Orso. Inhabitants explained to us that they stay at beach until the first half of October but normally is a bit windy.
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29 September 2017|
Response from Giuseppe B | Reviewed this property |
you can park on the street. pay attention to the prohibitions
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