Retreat Center: La Luna nel Pozzo

Amphitheater Optional Outdoor Dining Rooms

  • Indoor rehearsal studio: 100 square m, heated, with parquet flooring

  • Outdoor stage: shaded wooden dance stage, 150 square m

  • Stone amphitheater: antique Greek design, with a 12 m diameter stage, excellent acoustics and seating

  • Cretan labyrinth: traditional stonework (20 m diameter), for meditation, discussion, writing, inspiration…

  • Land includes: 6 hectares of olive groves, forest, lilly pond, trulli and sculptures


  • Our rooms are comfortable and inspired by tradition

  • with shared ensuite or detached bathrooms

  • Amenities include: heating, bedding, towels
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With its spaces for artistic creation and hospitality, and an environment which facilitates concentrated, harmonious work, La Luna nel Pozzo (The Moon in the Well) is an ideal location for our Women's New Year Yoga and Body Soul Movement Retreat.

La Luna nel Pozzo is a theater housed in a traditional stone “masseria,” or farm house, from the mid-nineteenth century; a cultural center nestled among the majestic olive trees in the Puglian countryside near Ostuni. The name expresses a hope for an oasis which can nourish new art forms, creating opportunities for fruitful creative encounters, where one can find the environment, and the time, to realize one’s desires.

This center was born in 1999, of the meeting between two actors and an enchanted place. Robert McNeer and Pia Wachter, after 15 years of touring Europe with “Kismet” theater of Bari, recognized, in this corner of the mythical Itrian Valley, a place in which to realize their dream of cultivating theater and the performing arts in a natural environment.

Driving distances: La Luna is 15 minutes from the sea, 5 minutes from Ostuni, the white city, 15 minutes from Cisternino and the trulli of the beautiful Itrian Valley.