Il Convento di Santa Maria di Costantinopoli, Puglia Italy
A former convent makes a beautific B&B in the luscious coastal countryside of Puglia. Owned by British aristocrats Alistair and Athena McAlpine, Il Convento di Santa Maria di Costantinopoli was Lord and Lady McAlipne's private home before they opened it up to paying guests in 2003. The eight room establishment is adorned with art and treasures from the couple's world travels and the library features an extensive collection of first-edition titles.
The feeling of staying with friends in a private home