Selection of the best luxury hotels in Spain
Spain offers some of the best luxury hotels in the world, hotels that will leave you speechless and wanting to return every time, you are never far from an exceptional hotel to spend your holidays.
The following is a selection of some of the best hotels and resorts in Spain set in luxurious locations with each and every one unique. Location, elegance, stylish rooms, first class facilities, stunning food, attention to detail and a high level of customer care have made these hotels popular with holiday makers looking for luxury accommodation in Spain.
Royal Garden Villas – Tenerife
The Royal Garden Villas, an exclusive 5-star hotel presents luxury villas in Balinese style, perched atop a cliff, being bathed in an overwhelming opulence. Strategically positioned, near the blue vastness of the Atlantic Ocean and lush gardens and nearby golf courses.
The Royal Garden Villas offers 28 luxury individual villas, each with their own pool. Each villa has a unique décor and style, with Asian and oriental influences in each of them. The charming picture is completed by fragrant flowers, soothing fountains, a 5-star Spa with indoor pools and Turkish baths, and a gourmet restaurant which serves a la carte menu and a selection of famous Spanish dishes.
Guests can spend time in a relaxed atmosphere, drinking a soft drink or be served a snack at the Tucan Pub. At breakfast, guests are greeted with delicious goodies, some home made and a wide variety of delicacies. Every morning, at the main swimming pools gazebo, guests are spoiled with natural fresh lemonade, biscuits and other fresh snacks.
Each villa features a covered terrace, a private pool, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV, DVD player, a kitchen equipped with everything necessary including a a solarium with sun beds, a Nespresso and luxury toiletries. Royal Garden Villas hotel guests can enjoy special offers and packages: royal golf, helicopter ride above the cliffs, sailing with dolphins, private massage for two, jet sky experience, yacht rides or weddings.
The Wellness and Spa centre offers an Asian experience, being equipped with the most innovative products and equipment's, to satisfy even the most discerning guests: indoor pools, Jacuzzi, waterfall, water beds, a Turkish bath, hydro massage showers, ice fountain, and facial and body treatments, all are designed for an unforgettable pampering.
Finca Cortesin Golf Hotel and Spa Costa del Sol
Finca Cortesin Golf Hotel and Spa is more like a lush empire than a hotel, ideally located in the heart of the Costa del Sol, between the beautiful beaches of Marbella and Sotogrande.
This 5-star hotel is designed in a refined manner in typical Andalucian architecture, enjoying large, bright rooms and spaces with a unique design. This opulent empire spreads its wealth through 67 huge suites, an enormous garden, 3 swimming pools, a luxury spa, paddle and tennis course, a fantastic beach club and a sophisticated cuisine.
At the Finca Cortesin Golf Hotel and Spa rooms have been carefully designed with sophisticated features of an exceptional quality, the linen is made from natural fibers such as Egyptian cotton and the floor is made of marble. The 52 m2 spacious rooms have a ceiling height of 4 meters and an elegant lounge aria. The rooms feature amenities that surpass all expectations and imagination. First of all, hotel guests are greeted with famous Spanish tapas and a welcome drink, secondly, they will enjoy a superb daily breakfast A la Carte, in the beautiful garden of the restaurant.
A bowl of fresh fruit, freshly picked flowers and quality water will not miss in each guest room. High speed Internet, a relaxation area and a wide range of amenities can be found in hotel rooms. At the fine dining restaurant El Jardín de Lutz, the culinary magic begins. In a fairy-tale scenery, surrounded by lush vegetation and fragrant flowers, guests will enjoy exquisite dishes prepared by the Executive Chef Lutz Bösing. The Mediterranean or international cuisine, the scented flavours combined with the freshness and refinement of the cooked preparations, gives the whole atmosphere a bohemian air.
As leisure activities, besides pools, sauna and fragrant gardens, the hotel offers its guests, two tennis and two paddle courts and a huge gym, featuring all sorts of equipment's for body care, with spectacular views to the hotel garden. The Hotel Finca Cortesin not only offers a high level of luxury and comfort is also an ideal location if you are looking for a special golf holiday on the Costa del Sol.
Grand Hotel Residencia – Gran Canaria
Grand Hotel Residencia – Maspalomas. The 5-star Grand Hotel Residencia enjoys an excellent position, right in the heart of Maspalomas town, a few meters from Gran Canaria’s Maspalomas Dunes, close to the beach, in a quiet and beautiful area.
The hotel’s interior has been carefully and painstakingly thought out by one of the most famous French architects, Alberto Pinto, who has created a stylish and attractive layout throughout the resort. The rooms and suites are spacious, overlooking the garden, pool or sand dunes. Each equipped with the latest amenities and everything you need for a comfortable stay.
Grand Hotel Residencia guests have at their disposal free access to many facilities such as gym, hydro-massage, sauna and Turkish bath and a wide range of facial and body treatments. The hotel also offers special golf packages which include after round spa treatments, a welcome gift, water and fruits on every day of play and a delightful tapas menu. Grand Hotel Residencia Restaurant is mentioned in the Michelin Guide for its high quality cuisine. The restaurant welcomes its guests with a selection of international and local dishes unique to the Canary Islands. You can choose either the classy restaurant or the absolutely fabulous terrace, where you can admire the famous dunes of Maspalomas whilst enjoying a quality glass of Canarian wine. Chill out on the terrace by the Piano Bar, where the music beckons clients to enjoy an evening dinner in a perfect Mediterranean setting.
Iberostar Grand Hotel Salome – Tenerife
Iberostar Grand Hotel Salome is an exclusive and intimate 5-star Spa hotel located between Playa del Duque and Playa de Fañabe, in the beautiful area of Costa Adeje, Tenerife. The hotel features a new concept, being one of the only resorts designed for adults only, which means it’s a boutique hotel dedicated strictly to adults, outlining the perfect spot to bring your partner and spend unforgettable moments.
Every night the party lasts until late, with live performances, various shows and sophisticated drinks, the whole atmosphere being so glamorous. The hotel enjoys a wonderful position, in the Canary Islands of Spain, surrounded by an exceptional volcanic landscape, mountains, sea and lush vegetation.
The Salome itself has an impressive design, magnificent architectural details, emanating opulence and exoticism. The colonial architecture and refined classic style, makes this hotel a temple of beauty and relaxation. In this hotel luxury blends harmoniously with comfort, so guests are treated royally.
For food lovers there are four restaurants and an exclusive beach club, where you can try the most fantastic dishes and various fancy cocktails.
Guests have access to Yoga Stretching classes and Chill-Out Aqua Aerobics – taking place on certain days of the week. There is also a gym, where guests can practice tai chi, Pilates, aerobics, or other workout sports. Likewise, there are soccer and tennis fields, bowling lanes and many other recreational opportunities. Moreover, just a few minutes, is Plaza del Duque Shopping Center, a huge mall that has a variety of shops where guests can find a wide range of Spanish and international luxury brands.
Abadia Retuerta LeDomain – Valladolid
Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine is a luxurious five-star wine hotel, situated in a fantastic location, right in the middle of the Spanish vineyards, on the banks of the River Duero east of Valladolid. The hotel is situated within an elegant 12th century restored abbey, in the midst of some magnificent vineyards with over 1000 years of history. Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine is not only an exclusive hotel, but rather a national treasure offering a unique experience for those lucky enough to stay here.
One of the main reasons why this hotel is a very special destination is that the architecture of those times has been sacredly preserved, combined with modern elements and accents of the Gothic style.
Hotel guests can rent a bike to discover the region, along the Banks of the Duero canal or may opt for a tour of the vineyards, ended with a wine tasting session. Google Glass headsets are available for free, so guests will learn about the history and architecture of this fantastic hotel.
The Abadia Retuerta Ledomaine offers 26 luxury rooms with 3 stunning suites, all with wide views over the surrounding vineyards. There are 5 types of rooms, from double rooms to large suites. Each room has a Romanesque architecture, designed in vivid colours, emanating harmony and equilibrium, just like the life of the monks who once have lived here. Stylish and refined, the rooms are made only from high quality materials, enjoying ultramodern amenities, with everything you could imagine from a 5-star exclusive hotel.
Hotel DO Placa Reial – Barcelona
Hotel DO Placa Reial is located just off the famous Las Ramblas district, within a beautiful historic area of Barcelona which captures the attention of passers by with its impressive avant-garde décor. It is just a few minutes’ walk from the Gothic Quarter with its picturesque terraces, restaurants, shops and vibrant atmosphere, a perfect starting point to explore the wonders of Barcelona.
One of the most sophisticated boutique hotels in Barcelona, Hotel DO Plaça Reial is a unique gourmet boutique hotel in the historic center of Barcelona, housed in a building dating back to 1856.
The hotel divides its minimalist rooms in 5 categories, from standard rooms to suites. All rooms are spacious, with an impressive design, large windows, free Wi-Fi, Loewe TV, air conditioning, and high quality amenities. Guests are greeted with free candies, fruits, a welcome drink and a free mini-bar. An outdoor swimming pool, solarium an private spa is available to all guests to ensure a perfect stay.
The hotel boasts three fine restaurants, La Cuina del DO, La Terrassa del DO and El Terrat, each one excels by adapting Mediterranean cuisine with the most innovative culinary ideas La Terrassa del DO is open only in summer and has the idyllic terrace overlooking the Gaudi Fountain and the Gothic roofs of Barcelona. The other one is located in the vaulted cellar, and offers an a la carte breakfast, prepared only from organic, fresh and home-made products.
Hotel Jardi D’Arta – Mallorca
The hotel Jardi D’Arta is an idyllic 4-star boutique hotel in a perfect location in the cosy town of Arta, in North-Eastern Mallorca. It is a converted Majorcan house, dating from the early 19th century, merging elegantly with modern facilities. What adds a touch of magic to this wonderful hotel is the spectacular view to the impressive San Salvador Church and the rest of the historic city.
The Hotel Jardi D’Arta features a spectacular and fragrant garden full of lush vegetation, a splendid water-lily pond, a swimming pool and many places to sit, relax and enjoy a book or a soothing glass of locally produced wine. There is also a Spa and wellness centre with an opulent Turkish bath and massage facilities.
Guests can enjoy golf at nearby courses, located 4 kilometres from the hotel or simply enjoy a leisurely stroll through the picturesque Parc Natural de la Peninsula de Llevant or spend a few hours at one of the beautiful beaches located at Cala Torta, Cala Agulla and Cala Mescida.
Jardi D’Art Hotel is a romantic hotel, featuring 12 beautifully designed rooms and suites, each with a particular character, having all the necessary facilities to ensure an unforgettable stay. The rooms have the Moorish footprint, being elegant and comfortable. The furniture has been carefully selected, with orientalal influences, a warm atmosphere and a high level of comfort, such as free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, flat screen TV, free toiletries and other high class amenities.
In the gorgeous patio you can enjoy lunch or dinner. The Mediterranean, Thai and Japanese dishes are prepared by a skilled chef who uses only fresh natural products, accompanied with a glass of exquisite wine, this culinary experience is a delicious experience in a fairy-tale atmosphere.
Vincci Seleccion Aleysa Hotel Boutique & Spa – Costa Del Sol
Vincci Seleccion Aleysa Hotel Boutique & Spa is on the lovely Costa del Sol in southern Spain. With a great location right on the seashore, with direct access to the Las Gaviotas beach in Benalmadena and within minutes of Bil-Bil Castle, Paloma Park and Benalmadena Marina’s shops, bars and restaurants.
The hotel features a wide range of modern amenities such as an outdoor pool,sauna, Jacuzzi, Turkish steam bath, hydrotherapy facilities, solarium, a fitness centre and the opportunity to enjoy a professional massage or aromatherapy treatments. The stunning Oshum Spa has three treatment rooms, including rooms for couples, featuring modern amenities and high quality products, used in the variety of treatments that can satisfy even the most discerning guests.
Guests have free access every morning, to yoga classes, pilates and yogalates, taking place in the hotel’s beautiful garden overlooking the sea. It is possible to rent bicycles for free, to explore the area. Guests staying at the Hotel Vincci Seleccion Aleysa, can spend their time on the nearby golf courses at Torrequebrada, Mijas and the Parador Golf Club in Malaga.
Other pastimes include a visit to the impressive Sea-Life centre, sailing, try water sports and trips to nearby Marbella, Malaga, Torremolinos or Fuengirola.
Top class facilities at the hotel include a snack patio, a bar-lounge, library, conference space, free valet parking service and gluten-free breakfast products. Vincci Selección Aleysa Restaurant serves international dishes to its guests, with lovely views of the sea and the beach. The lobby area of the hotel offers coffee and free daily newspapers.
The rooms are grouped into six categories, from standard rooms to duplex. They have a private terraces with sea views, exquisite décor, equipped with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, plasma TV, extra long beds, mini-bar, tea and coffee maker, free toiletries and other luxury amenities.
Mercer Hotel – Barcelona
The Mercer Hotel Barcelona is located right in the heart of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter and within walking distance to many wonderful attractions. A luxurious 5-star boutique hotel, hosted by an old building which dates to the first century, near the Roman Walls, being renovated by the famous architect Rafael Moneo. It features both outside and inside a medieval architecture harmoniously combined with elements of modernist and high class amenities.
Mercer Hotel Barcelona is a 10-minute walk from Las Ramblas, the famous boulevard, surrounded by many lively streets, cozy cafes, restaurants, shops and colorful markets. Beyond that is tucked away among some gorgeous cobblestone streets, animated by lively people, the hotel itself is an oasis of tranquillity. The hotel can be easily reached on foot, located about 5 minutes from the metro station Jaume I.
Mercer Hotel Barcelona has a very beautiful courtyard, ennobled by orange trees. Guests can enjoy a snack served on the rooftop deck, having at their disposal a cocktail lounge area, and on the rooftop there is also a terrace and a pool where guests can cool off on a hot summer day or can admire the Roman roofs of the Gothic Quarter. Also, the hotel has a tapas bistro – Le Bouchon and Jean Luc Figueras’ Mercer Restaurant.JLF.
Rooms are large and spacious offering free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and flat screen TV. They have a modern and elegant design, with original brick walls and beams, wood floors, large windows and some of them are equipped with balcony. Rooms are grouped into 5 categories, from superior rooms to suites, so you are sure to find the right room to suit your needs.
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