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Lovely beach but very crowded

This beach was one of the stops during our Puglia trip. A friend of mine recommended it and we went... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Sofia, Bulgaria
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Great water, overcrowded

Water is fantastic, but on a Sunday in August our jaws dropped when we stepped on a beach. There... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Belmont, California
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73010 Punta Prosciutto, Porto Cesareo, Italy
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

One of the loveliest beaches in Europe. White sand and crystal clear water. The water is perfect for kids or less confident swimmers as it stays shallow for as far as you can walk. Not many decent places to eat unless you venture in land...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Great beach and crystal clear waters. Even better in September when far from crowds and not an issue to find a comfy space for couple of chairs and umbrella.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AngEdi31
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Very clear water, wonderful colors... i wouldn’t leave that place but the holiday is over... we have visited many beaches on the coast but in our opinion this is the best if you stay in porto cesareo, only 20 min with the car from porto...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 262alexandras
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

This beach was one of the stops during our Puglia trip. A friend of mine recommended it and we went for it. Although it was Sept and although it was a Thursday it was crowded. But strangly enough most people stayed on the beach. There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Water is fantastic, but on a Sunday in August our jaws dropped when we stepped on a beach. There was not an empty spot on the beach. We put our umbrella and chairs right next to the water and had people’s butts parade in front...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank mattk65
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

It’s tough to rate this because probably most of the beaches in this region are crowded in August. It might be less crowded really early. In the late afternoon, it was still very crowded. The beach is sandy and there is pay parking for five...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hitcher84
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Was our first beach on salento and I was told by my friend it would be the best one. I disagree. Went to punta suina and torre lapillo - both were far superior.

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Angelswife
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

I had read lots of reviews, here and elsewhere about how spectacular Punta Prosciutto is. So we were pretty disappointed when we drove one hour from our accommodation in Ceglie Messapica to find what ressembled an overcrowded junk shop on the beach. Sure, the water...More

Date of experience: July 2018
6  Thank croqueta
Reviewed July 2, 2018

This beach is really nice, with white thin sand and a wonderful sea water that resembles the best caribbean beaches. It is a bit narrow so it quickly becomes packed but well deserves a stop.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Corrado R
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Clean, shallow enough, white sandy beach, just perfect. No need to go anywhere else (we went to all major beaches of Salento).

Date of experience: June 2018
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