Interval International has announced the addition of Danaide Resort to its global vacation exchange network. Located in Scanzano Jonico, Matera in the Basilicata region on the Ionian coast of southern Italy, the purpose-built resort will feature 238 one- and two-bedroom units when completed.
“We are very pleased to expand our relationship with the family-owned Iniziative Turistiche Matarazzo, which began more than two decades ago with the affiliation of Alessidamo Club,” said Darren Ettridge, Interval’s senior vice president of resort sales and business development for Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. “This is the third property in this unspoiled region of Italy to become part of Interval’s exchange network.”
Located close to the beach and sea, the Mediterranean-style complex will feature accommodations with contemporary decor, fully equipped kitchen, and private balcony. On-site amenities and services will include multiple restaurants, outdoor free-form swimming pool, kids’ club, and an amphitheater that features live entertainment during the summer season. A range of other activities and organized sports will be available, such as tennis, windsurfing, bocce, and soccer. A marina, spa, and golf are nearby.
Danaide Resort is well situated as a home base for exploring the local countryside, as well as excursions to the Archaeological National Museum in Metaponto and sites dating back to Magna Graecia. The UNESCO World Heritage city of Matera, renowned for its centuries-old network of cave dwellings, was selected European Capital of Culture 2019.