Oftentimes referred to as “the heel of Italy”, Puglia (known to the locals as Apulia) is the country’s southeastern most region.  Over a period of several thousand years, Puglia was attacked and invaded by every empire imaginable including the Byzantines, Greeks, Normans, Romans, and Spaniards.  Today, the different coastal areas of the region are popular seaside vacation destinations.  The following is a list of the top seaside resort hotels in Puglia, Italy to be aware of.