Riva Marina resort is a four stars hotel, consisting of a central unit made up by a big service centre and surrounding buildings on two levels, in Mediterranean style. From the large hall you can go to the Congress centre, to the restaurant and to the terraces, where you can enjoy the view of the resort.
The rooms, charmingly furnished, are equipped with every comfort: air-conditioning, equipped balcony or terrace, chip key, telephone, TV LCD, minibar, bathroom with hydro-shower, safe box, hair-dryer, PC socket, internet, international sockets. The restaurant, equipped with air-conditioning, gives a buffet service, water and wine on draft inclusive, with a wide choice of starters and side dishes, first and second courses, fruit and desserts; it’s possible to taste international, national and typically local dishes.
Close to the naturalistic oasis of Torre Guaceto, Riva Marina resort gives its guests a highly qualified and customized service: one of the biggest wellness and congress centre in Apulia, a restaurant where you can taste the delicious dishes of Salento tradition and the best Italian specialities, the two swimming-pools. Everything is thought so that our guests can live an unforgettable holiday. Guest can choose if having cuddle by the sun and crystalline sea in the private beach, by the relaxing massages and feeling elements of the Wellness Centre or if steeping in the history and in the landscape of centuries-old olive trees, “Trulli” and Mediterranean tastes. These are only some experiences that guests will be able to live surrounded by the hospitality, helpfulness and discretion of the staff.
The restaurant is also equipped with baby’s bottle service for the babies’ needs. The Resort has also a “Baby Park”, a pleasant area dedicated to children with an arena for shows, movies, games and other activities and a Risto-Baby with qualified staff. The Wellness Centre, open in 2009, covers an area of 700 m2 and offers: cabins for beauty treatments, cabins for massages and floor massages, cervical waterfall, icy fountain, sensory showers, shop, whirpool bath, manicure and pedicure, fitness centre, hairdresser, Kneipp’s bath, pool, coffee bar with customized herbal teas, solarium (sun shower), Roman Thermal baths (Tepidarium, Calidarium Laconicum) and relaxing area. Special care is dedicated to children with an area dedicated to them, the ‘Baby Park’, common areas for specific games and activities and Risto-Baby with qualified personnel.
The SPA, built on an area of about 700 square meters has the following facilities: Cabins, massage rooms, exhibition and sale products, Fitness Room, Hairdresser, herbal teas, Sauna, Turkish bath, Scottish shower, relaxation area. Riva Marina Resort is located near a district with a great historical and cultural importance and offers the possibility to make many excursions: the Magna Greece, a characteristic area which is rich in archaeology, the National Park of Pollino, the “Tavole Palatine” of Metaponto, the famous “Sassi di Matera”. In a few minutes it’s possible to reach the “Grotte di Castellana”, the enchanted land of the “Trulli di Alberobello”, Ostuni, the white city, the barocco buildings of Martina Franca, the Cathedrals and the Castles of Apulia and the naturalistic oasis of Torre Guaceto, which you can reach also by bicycles (available in the resort).