Below is a roundup of some of the most spectacular and interesting hotels in Spain. These varied yet popular hotels are well suited to different types of holidays, both short breaks and long stays as well as touring holidays. Contact us about your holiday to any of these exceptional hotels or view our full range of luxury holidays to Spain including the Canary Islands and Mallorca.
ANDALUCIAHacienda de San Rafael, near SevilleA luxury boutique country house hotel situated on a former olive estate and surrounded by seemingly miles of fields. The hacienda is charming and romantic. The location allows it to be a base for visiting Jerez and Seville, both about 30 miles away, as well as relaxing in the grounds or enjoying local tours and treks arranged by the hotel.Prices from about £1280 per person for 7 nights.Parador de Granada, GranadaAn ancient and magnificent structure situated within the walls of the Alhambra, this Parador occupies a former monastery and cultural and religious artworks remind guests of Granada’s heritage. A very special place to stay. Very early booking is an absolute requirement.Prices from about £740 per person for 3 nights.Hotel V…,Vejer de la FronteraThis is a 12 roomed boutique town house hotel in the whitewashed village of Vejer de la Frontera, one of Andalucia’s charming Pueblos Blancos. The hotel combines simple but stylish contemporary furnishings with a true sense of history. Cookery classes for all abilities can be taken here with Annie B’s Spanish Kitchen. An alternative base for an authentic Andalucian holiday.Prices from about £975 per person for 7 nights.BARCELONA& EASTERN SPAINMas de Torrent, TorrentThis is an exclusive spa hotel built around an 18th Century farmhouse just a few miles from the Costa Brava and within easy reach of both Girona and Barcelona. The grounds are luxuriant with cypress, palms and bougainvillaea. Some rooms have their own pool. Catalan specialities are served in one of the two restaurants, with more informal Mediterranean fare being served in the pool restaurant in the summer months. Open all year, the spa and indoor pool are a boon. Prices from about £1350 per person for 7 nights.Hotel El Castell de Ciutat, La Seu d’UrgellThe four-star Hotel El Castell de Ciutat is a Relais & Chateaux property in the Catalan Pyrenees, set in a stunning location overlooking the historic town of La Seu d’Urgell. The alpine lodge is well situated for guests to take part in a great selection of activities such as hiking, horse riding and cycling, while the hotel itself is home to a relaxing wellness centre with indoor and outdoor swimming pools.Prices from about £930 per person for 7 nights.Casa Fuster, BarcelonaThe five star Casa Fuster is an icon of Art Nouveau standing on the tree-lined boulevard of the Paseo de Gracia. Refurbished ten years ago, it has 105 rooms, a rooftop pool, excellent restaurant, Café Vienes, ameeting point in the city and a Jazz Club. Prices from about £740 per person for 3 nights.HEART OF SPAINHotel Valdepalacios, near ToledoSituated in 600 hectares of beautiful countryside, Hotel Valdepalacios is sensory, refined indulgence. Combing wine, culture and cuisine, the hotel owes its Michelin star to the outstanding quality of service in the restaurant. Spacious, modern rooms and suites are individually decorated with a health club and spa and 2 pools to pamper the senses. Prices from about £1450 per person for 7 nights.Parador de Cuenca, CuencaCuenca is famous for its hanging houses and well-worth a visit for the town itself and the proximity to the windmills of La Mancha. There is no place to stay in Cuenca more atmospheric than the Parador in its craggy hill-top position overlooking the Huecar Gorge and facing the hanging houses. Throw open your shutters to enjoy the views here. Madrid is about 100 miles away.Prices from about £570 per person for 3 nights.BASQUE COUNTRYHotel Marques de Riscal, ElciegoThis is a contemporary masterpiece surrounded by Rioja vineyards on the edge of the town of Elciego, about 75 miles south of Bilbao. Designed by Frank Gehry, the building has a distinctive curved and twisting metal roof and the hotel has a Michelin starred restaurant as well as a notable wine list. The spa too, uses grape and vine extracts. A unique experience.Prices from about £770 per person for 3 nights.Hotel Villa Soro, San SebastianLocated in the heart of Cosmopolitan San Sebastian, this four-star gem is a boutique property with just 25 rooms. The stately villa and its former stables are set within pristine gardens, home to elegant interiors and homely warmth. Although there is no restaurant at the hotel, the city itself is filled with outstanding dining options including an abundance of Michelin-starred restaurants. Prices from £525 per person for 3 nightsGREEN SPAINHotel A Quinta da Auga, Santiago de CompostelaA boutique hotel with spa and indoor pool just outside the Galician city of Santiago, the Hotel A Quinta da Auga has the feel of a country manor house and offers rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. Ideal as a short break for spa, fine dining and sightseeing.Prices from about £910 per person for 7 nights.Hotel Palacio de Luces, near LastresA five-star Relais & Chateaux hotel located between mountains and the Cantabrian Sea. The style of the 16th century palace is mirrored in the newer buildings, with vast panes of glass maximising the spectacular panoramic views in the hotel’s restaurant. Take comfort in the hotel’s elegant interiors after a day of active pastimes. Prices from £950 per person for 7 nights.Please click on the links above for full details about each region or specific hotels, or call our personal travel specialists on 01752 878045 to discuss your holiday to Spain.
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