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Ethra Reserve
A private paradise in the heart of Apulia

The Kalidria Hotel & Thalasso SPA is situated within the renovated Ethra Reserve complex – an exclusive destination by the sea, immersed in the green of the Biogenetic Reserve in Stornara. The archistar, Emilio Ambasz, forerunner of green architecture and Brian Clarke, the well-known British stained glass artist, participated in its creation. There are 789 rooms distributed amongst two 5 star Hotels, the Kalidria Hotel & Thalasso SPA and the Alborèa Ecolodge Resort, and two 4 star Hotels, the Valentino and the Calanè, with 3,177 covers distributed amongst seven restaurants. Our Guests can enjoy the leisure activities offered by the 3,500 sqm Thalasso SPA, unique in Italy, or wind down after an intense day at work with one of the wellness rituals and/or Thalassotherapy Courses on offer at the SPA. The Ethra Reserve offers a wide selection of sports facilities and forms of entertainment: 7 restaurants and 7 bars, 6 swimming pools, 5 with seawater, 2 gyms – fitness areas; Sailing Club; tennis courts and five-a-side football pitches, beach volley and beach tennis, archery and shooting, bowls and table tennis; Children and teenagers services: Club for children aged 3-17, Baby kitchen/Baby feeding facility, play area, a Spray Park, a beautiful area with water games, baby beach; two outdoor theatres; convention Center. A centuries-old Aleppo pine wood connects the Ethra Reserve to a large sandy beach, situated on a 5 km-long stretch of pristine coastline which is lapped by crystal clear seawater.
It is possible to reserve the facilities provided in every building in the Ethra Reserve, however all our Guests may access the communal central areas.



A vast selection of sports,
entertainment and shows

Guests at the Kalidria Hotel & Thalasso SPA may use the facilities on offer at the Ethra Reserve freely:

• Entertainment and shows: every evening, a large team of professional entertainers organise an assortment of quality shows, including musicals, cabarets, variety performances and themed parties.
• Sport and sports activities: the use of tennis courts, 5-a-side football pitches, bowls, archery, target shooting and table tennis.
• The Beach and the Sailing Club: a vast selection of nautical sports and water sports run by a team of professional and qualified instructors, the use of sailing boats, windsurfboards, paddle surf, canoes e pedalos, beach volley, Beach Golf and beach tennis courts. Group and/or individual courses in sailing and windsurfing.
• Clubs for small children and youngsters: our young Guests may participate in many fun activities in the Mini, Teeny and Junior Clubs, access the large playground and the spray park – a colourful and fun area with water games - the baby beach – a safe area of the beach for our smallest Guests only.
• Baby kitchen/baby feeding facility: an equipped kitchen where parents can prepare meals for their children.
• 24 hour medical assistance.





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Numerous sports facilities


The Ethra Reserve has 3 gym-fitness areas, one of which is equipped with Technogym machines, 7 tennis courts, 1 all-purpose pitch, tennis/volleyball, 3 5-a-side football pitches, 1 beach volley and beach tennis court.


In addition to the bowling court, there is archery, target shooting, table tennis, and other activities available at the Sailing Club.
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Fitness & Wellness


A holiday full of sport, fitness and wellness in large covered fitness areas assisted by qualified instructors who organise a vast assortment of activities. Stretch and Tone, Total Body, Aquagym, Nordic Walking, pilates, Zumba, yoga, Cross Training, Football, Tennis, Basketball, Swimming, Beach Tennis and much much more.
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The Best Entertainment


A team of 40/50 personable entertainers organise not only fun activities, but also timely and reliable services for Guests of all ages, such as: clubs for small children and youngsters, games and parties, sports courses and tournaments, live music, and excursions.
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Great Shows


Evening musicals, cabarets and variety performances: the lights go down ... and the magic starts! Professionally equipped large amphitheatres host a vast selection of continuously new shows in which attention to detail concerning the choreography, the costumes, the video mapping, the live singing performances, will ensure unforgettable experiences.
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Baby kitchen/baby feeding facility


Parents who prefer to cook and prepare meals for their children 0 – 3 years old (with tables, chairs and high chairs) can use the baby kitchens from 6 a.m. to 12 a.m., assistance is provided and basic foods are available at main mealtimes.
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Clubs for small children and youngsters


The Mini, Teeny and Junior Clubs for small children and youngsters are run by our highly qualified and carefully selected staff who specialise in entertaining our young Guests with a vast programme of games, parties, sports and creative activities... and a lot of fun in the sea.
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The Spray Park


At the adjacent Valentino Village there is a great water games, where children (up to 12 years of age) can play amongst gushing water and jets of water, fountains and slides, a pirates’ galleon, water cannons and much much more.
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The Bluserena Football academy for 5 to 14 years old


Children and youngsters can participate in the Football School. Under the guidance of qualified instructors, they will learn the rudiments and the “tricks” needed to become little champions. The courses take place on the 5-a-side all-weather football pitches, reserved exclusively for use by the School. Kits are provided by Bluserena. The Football School is available from 7 June 2021 to 11 September 2021.
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Bluserena Dance Academy for 5 to 14 years old


Rhythmic gymnastics courses from 5 to 14 years, from 07.06 to 11.09.2021, with performances at the weekend. Bluserena Dance Academy courses from 3 to 5 years. The kit will be provided by Bluserena.

Ethra Thalasso SPA,
wellness comes from the sea

The vital, regenerative energy found in the richness of the sea can be experienced in the wellness rituals and Thalassotherapy Courses on offer at the exclusive 3,500 sqm Ethra Thalasso SPA, immersed in the enchanting natural setting of the Reserve in Stornara - a secret garden where you can experience once more the wellness of body, mind and spirit. The Thalasso SPA has two seawater swimming pools, one indoor and one outdoor, a seawater Aquatonic Course, an open-air wellness oasis with Jacuzzi whirlpool tubs and a solarium. Among the services offered are: Thalassotherapy treatments, beauty treatments, saunas, Turkish Baths, wellness courses and relaxation and fitness programmes. The Thalasso area also has a modern gym equipped with Technogym machines and a personal trainer is on hand to assist you.

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The best location with rich and quality catering


There are seven restaurants, two of which are on the beach, with a total offering of 3.177 covers. The chefs at the Ethra Reserve delight our Guests with appetising menus and gastronomic treats based on the genuine raw materials found in the rich Apulian territory. They can cater for your every desire: coffee breaks, working lunches, brunches, aperitifs and gala dinners.
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Harmony amongst architecture, nature and wellness


The Kalidria Hotel & Thalasso SPA offer an exclusive and innovative concept which combines elegance, design and contact with nature. Designed by Emilio Ambasz, forerunner of “landscape architecture”, the Kalidria building has been modelled after an amphitheatre so that it blends perfectly with its lush natural surroundings.
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Matera, European Capital of Culture 2019


50 km away - The contrast between the ancient and the modern in the incomparable landscape found in the city of Matera disappears. The uniqueness of this place and the sensitivity with which its cultural identity has been restored, have given increased importance to the “Sassi” which, apart from hosting museums, provides an enchanting backdrop for prestigious cultural exhibitions which have earned it the title of “European Capital of Culture 2019”.

The Ethra Congress Center,
an exclusive mice destination in the heart of Apulia

The Ethra Congress Center is an exclusive MICE destination, which is completely immersed in the green of the protected Natural Reserve of Stornara and which boasts great architectonic importance. Attention has been paid to every detail of the Center’s spacious areas, designed by the architect, Emilio Ambasz, forerunner of green architecture. It is perfectly integrated into the vast pine wood which connects the Hotel to the very long, private sandy beach on the Ionian Sea. The Ethra Congress Center is in the heart of the rich Apulian territory, characterised by olive groves and vineyards, wonderful coastlines and towns and hamlets enveloped in an enchanting atmosphere.



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