Valentino Village is a 4-star village surrounded by the magnificent nature of the Protected Area of Stornara, within the Ethra Reserve complex. The village, rich in spaces and services, includes 3-storey buildings and is located in Castellaneta Marina, in the Puglia Region. The airports of Bari and Brindisi are about 100 km away. ETHRA RESERVE, nature, wellness and beauty in Apulia, for a unique destination: Kalidria Hotel & Thalasso SPA and Alborèa Ecolodge Resort, beautiful 5-star hotels, the Valentino Village and the Calanè Village, both 4 Stars. Ethra Reserve is surrounded by the biogenetic reserve of Stornara, a protected naturalistic area, overlooking a long and wild private beach. It is also available the Ethra Thalasso SPA, an exclusive 3,500 sq.m. beauty SPA with two seawater swimming pools, one indoor and one outdoor, with two seawater swimming pools, one indoor and one outdoor, seawater tonifying path, sauna, Turkish bath, whirlpool baths, tanning booth, fitness area. It offers relaxing and remise-en-forme programmes, standard and customized treatments for body and face, massages, Thalassotherapy programmes, physical activities and body rituals.
Valentino Village has 310 rooms, located on different 3-storey buildings and classified in Classic, Premium, Family, Comfort and Suite Rooms. Ground floor rooms have a garden or patio, both private and furnished, while first rooms have balconies. Studios for 2 or 3 people, two-room apartments for 4 people and three-room apartments for 5 people are also available. Communicating Classic rooms Classic and rooms for otherwise-abled people are available on request.
CLASSIC ROOMS - Studios for 2 and 3 people and two room apartments for 4 people, located in buildings within 250 meters from the Ethra Square. They are equipped with individually controlled air conditioning, telephone, TV, mini-bar, safe, bathroom and hairdryer. At the time of the booking it is possible to request, subject to availability: rooms on the ground floor with terrace or rooms on the 1st or 2nd floor with balcony.
PREMIUM ROOMS - Bilocali Rooms (two-room apartments): accommodating 3 guests, living area with single sofa bed, double bedroom, bathroom; Trilocali Rooms (three-room apartments) accommodating 5 guests, living area with single sofa bed, double bedroom and bedroom with bunk bed, bathroom, Quadrilocali Rooms (four-room apartments) accommodating 6 guests, living area with single sofa bed, double bedroom, bedroom with single bed, bedroom with bunk bed, bathroom. Rooms completely renovated in 2018 and located in a courtyard building by the Valentino pool. They are equipped with individually controlled air conditioning, telephone, 32-inch TV, Wi-Fi connection, espresso coffee machine, mini -bar, safe, bathroom and hairdryer, reserved table for family in restaurant, one beach towel per person (aged 3+) with a midweek change (additional washes have an extra cost). It is possible to request (subject to availability): room on the ground floor with a garden or on the 1st or 2nd floor with balcony.
FAMILY PREMIUM ROOMS - Trilocali Rooms (three-room apartments) accommodating 4 and 5 guests, living area with single sofa bed, double bedroom and bedroom with bunk beds, equipped with a changing table and a small kitchenette, a bathroom. The rooms are on the ground floor with a garden, completely renovated in 2018 and located in a courtyard building by the Valentino pool. They are equipped, in addition to what is provided in the Premium Room, with double TV with SKY channels also for children, and include two Serenella personalized beach towels.
COMFORT ROOMS - Bilocali Rooms (two-room apartments) accommodating 3 guests and Trilocali Rooms (three-room apartments) for 4 and 5 people: living room with single sofa bed, double bedroom, bedroom with bunk beds, one bathroom. The rooms are completely renovated in 2018 and located in a courtyard building by the pool Valentino. They are equipped with individually controlled air conditioning, telephone, 32-inch TV with Sky, Wi-Fi connection, espresso coffee machine, mini-bar, open mini-bar(water, 2 soft drinks and beer), safe, bathroom and hairdryer; reserved table for family in restaurant, beach umbrella in the central area and one beach towel per person (aged 3+) with daily change. It is possible to request at the time of booking, subject to availability: comfort room on the ground floor with a garden or on the 1st and 2nd floor with balcony.
DOG ROOM - Dog Rooms are available upon request, which can host small dogs (max 10 kg). They will accommodated in the garden of the Classic room equipped with dog bed and bowls for food and water. Book in advance. Availability limited to few rooms.
Large swimming-pool about with hydro massage
Swimming pool for swimming
For the children in Serenino Club there is the Junior freshwater swimming-pool in the Mini Club area. Children who are not in the Serenino Club can access the club’s swimming pool at specific times (access allowed to children aged 0 to 6, with their parents)
Children’s big playground with big games
A comfortable restaurant rooms with a rich catering service and show-cooking, with air conditioning
Mum & Baby kitchen, accessible 24 hours a day. Assistance is provided and basic foods are available at main mealtimes
And then bar, boutique, shop, ice-cream shop, a cash-point, travel agent for car rental and transfers, an unattended private car park. A few kilometers from the hotel, you can find the “Golf Club Metaponto” golf court. Free Wi-Fi connection in main communal areas and in the Premium Room, Comfort Room and Suite.
A beautiful, shaded pine-wood joins Valentino Village to the sandy beach, set in a 5-km long stretch of coast. The long and sandy beach (shared with the guests of Calanè Village) can be reached by means of a convenient shuttle bus in just 8 minutes and features a bar and a restaurant, showers, changing rooms, info point. Each family will be assigned their own beach umbrella with a sunbed and a deck-chair. The sea is shallow and the sea-bed is sandy and gently sloping it is ideal for children to go in the water. Sailing boats, windsurfs (except during group lesson times), canoes and pedalos, are available for the Guests to use, as well as group courses of sailing and windsurfing. Sea lovers can also enjoy the services offered by the Bluserena SeaSport Club (some upon payment).
All the village services are connected by a pedestrian Gran Via. A free shuttle bus to the beach (taking 8 minutes) runs every day from 8.30 am to 7.15 pm. The shuttle is equipped with special platform for otherwise-abled people. Cycling is allowed inside the village but only on the reserved cycle paths. It is also possible to hire bikes. Other motorized or electric vehicles are not allowed inside the village.
The Entertainment staff will offer every day: Fitness warm-up exercises “Stretch and Tone”, Sailing, lessons and windsurf (group classes), Sport tournaments, Acquagym, Group dancing on the beach, “Beach Game/Event".
"Serenella beach" is well-equipped area on the beach, reserved for kids of Serenino.
BEACH ASSISTANCE | PUNTO BLU
The Blue Point staff on the beach assigns beach umbrellas, chairs and sunbeds. They also provide general information on the village and entertainment activities. Air compressor available for inflatables.
Valentino Village offers a rich and wide quality catering service. The buffet (including breakfast) offers at least 25 dishes with hot and cold appetizers, starters, side dishes, grilled fish and meat, fruit, desserts, water and draught wine free of charge during meals; canned drinks and bottles of wine may only be purchased with your smart card. It is also possible to request a packed lunch instead of the meal. A wide selection of fresh and light food are available. Typical local products will be offered periodically. During meals, the chefs of Valentino Village will be protagonists of the Show-Cooking, preparing tasty dishes in the restaurant hall.
A central restaurant with air conditioning and reserved tables for 8/9 people, so often shared with other Guests (guests in Premium, Comfort or Suite rooms have reserved tables). Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served as buffet with show-cooking in the central restaurant. Our selected and gentle staff will ensure a continuous replenishment of the buffet: you will be welcomed with a smile and kindness.
SCIRÒ RESTAURANT AND PIZZERIA ETHRA
In addition to the central restaurants of Valentino Villages and Calanè, guests can enjoy the seaside grill/restaurant Scirò open for lunch and the Pizzeria Ethra open for dinner, both for free and with reserved tables, open from 10 June to 21 September 2019 from Monday to Saturday. Both are subject to limited availability and they can be reserved in the village one day in advance.
Bluserena has one of the best Italian Entertainment Staff with a team of over 40 entertainment staff. Not only fun, but also punctual, reliable services for our guests of all ages - children’s and teenager’s clubs, games and parties, races and tournaments, live music, dances and open air discos and excursions.
A typical day to Valentino Village (possibility of change in the schedule).
MORNING: Mini, Teeny and Junior Club start, Morning Muscular Wake-up”, Nordic Walking with qualified instructors, “Stretch and Tone”, free group sport lessons, Acquagym, the “Beach Game”, and the “Bluserena Song” to sing along with the entertainment staff.
AFTERNOON: The “Coffee Game” with live music, Mini, Teeny and Junior Club start, sport and card tournaments, individual sport lessons (upon payment), group dancing and sea outings with nautical equipment.
EVENING: Serenino dance, Evening serenino, open-air theatre performances, live music, outdoor dance-hall, theme parties in the village or beach.
GREAT SHOWS: In the theatre every evening entertainment includes musicals, cabaret and variety performances. When the lights go down, the magic begins! Large amphitheatres, with professional equipment, provide a vast selection of shows. Attention is paid to every detail regarding the choreography, the costumes, video projection and the live performances which vary from night to night - all of which will make your stay unforgettable.
BLUSERENA BAILA: every type of dance lesson every day, to experience the rhythms of the whole world! From Salsa, Merengue and Bachata, without neglecting group and ballroom dancing.
BLUSERENA CIRCUS LAB: The whole family will have fun with the bluserena circus, learning the fundamentals of circus acts, juggling, acrobatics and clowneries. Service available from 3 june to 7 September 2019.
TOURNAMENTS: Sports tournaments and card tournaments (Scala Quaranta, Poker Texas Hold'em, Burraco, Briscola, and Scopone), board games, singing, acting and more. Every evening entertainment and shows. From 12 to 15 September 2019, the best customers will challenge each other at Serena Majestic Hotel.
PUNTO GIALLO - INFORMATION SERVICE: Located in the village square, it provides our customers with all the information on programmes, entertainment activities, tournaments, sport lessons, evening shows and any other aspect related to life in the village. At the yellow point, you can book guided trips to the surrounding destinations.