Sea resort with fine white sandy beach is located between Otranto and Torre Dell’Orso at exactly 7km north of Otranto and 5km south of Torre Dell’Orso. A sandy expanse of about 3km length watching the sun peeping at dawn. The shore has equipped lidos and free beaches.
The lidos are constantly motivated by social events and sports (alternating various DJs, bands, radio, beach volleyball tournaments, surfing), the free beach, is ideal for those less attracted by the fervour, preferring to sunbath lying by the crystalline water or repair by summer heat in the cool shade of the pine forest. Some beach bars offer water sports and games. Unusual feature is the presence of two salty lakes (“Alimini lakes”), rich in vegetation, home to fish farms, located between the deep green of the Mediterranean maquis and the blue of the nearby sea.
The northern basin is called the “Great Alimini” to its greatest extent, and is of karstic origin, the southern, “Small Alimini”, or “Fontanelle”, owes its formation to the abrasive action of the sea. The two are connected through a natural channel called “lu Strittu” where, according to De Ferraris ran the Roman road “Trajan”, an extension of the “Appian Way” which ended to Brindisi. On summer nights groups of friends organise bonfires, so you’ll see people dancing in an atmosphere of harmonious brotherhood, illuminated by the glow of fires, moments where time seems to stop in the atmosphere of the magical starry nights of Salento.