Hotel Maria Cristina - San Sebastian
The Hotel Maria Cristina is situated in the heart of San Sebastian, on the doorstep of the old town just a short walk from the popular La Concha and Zurriola beaches, making it ideal for couples looking to soak up the vibrant atmosphere of the city from a base that simply radiates opulence.
The magnificence and grandeur of this luxurious hotel is nothing short of breath-taking. The Hotel Maria Cristina simply oozes class and elegance in every aspect; from its high ceilings and columns to its fancy brocades and sparkling chandeliers.
The hotel overlooks the Cantabrian Sea and the River Urumea, offering special vistas. Staying in one of the hotel’s exquisite suites will ensure your break in San Sebastian is one of true luxury and romance.
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 resort offers 67 large comfy suites, manicured gardens, 3 swimming pools, a luxury spa, paddle, tennis courts, a fantastic beach club and sophisticated cuisine.
At the Finca Cortesin Golf Hotel and Spa, rooms have been carefully designed with elegant features of exceptional quality, the linen is made from Egyptian cotton and the floors are marble.
On arrival, guests are greeted with famous Spanish tapas and a welcome drink, whilst fresh fruit, flowers and quality water awaits in the room. At the fine dining restaurant El Jardín de Lutz, the culinary magic begins, guests enjoy exquisite dishes prepared by the Executive Chef Lutz Bösing.
The facilities are second to none and include a pool, pools, sauna and fragrant gardens, plus two tennis and two paddle courts and a huge gym and a first-class spa and wellness centre.
Grand Hotel Residencia – Gran Canaria
Grand Hotel Residencia – Maspalomas. The 5-star Grand Hotel Residencia enjoys an excellent position, 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 thought out by one of the most famous French architects, Alberto Pinto, who 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 enjoy free access to many facilities such as gym, hydro-massage, sauna and Turkish bath plus a 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.
The hotel 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 stunning sun terrace overlooking the Maspalomas sand dunes whilst enjoying a quality glass of your preferred Canarian wine. Chill out on the terrace by the Piano Bar, where the music beckons you 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 the Playa del Duque and Playa de Fañabe beaches, on the picturesque resort of Costa Adeje in Tenerife. The resort has been created for adults only, making it a perfect romantic destination.
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. Guests also have access to Yoga Stretching classes, Aqua Aerobics, Tai Chi, a fully equipped gym, Pilates and Aerobics.
Abadia Retuerta LeDomain – Valladolid
Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine is a luxurious five-star wine hotel, situated in a superb location right in the middle of the hotels own vineyards, on the banks of the River Duero east of the city 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. The Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine is not only an exclusive hotel, rather a national treasure offering a unique experience for those lucky enough to stay here.
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, ending with a wine tasting session. Google Glass headsets are available for free, so guests can learn about the history and architecture of this amazing hotel.
The Abadia Retuerta Ledomaine offers 26 luxurious rooms plus 3 stunning suites, all with splendid views over the surrounding vineyards, there are 5 types of rooms, from double rooms to large suites.
Each room has been created in the style of Romanesque architecture, designed in vivid colours, emanating harmony and equilibrium, just like the life of the monks who once have lived here.
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 and 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. Built from a converted Majorcan house, dating from the early 19th century, it merges elegantly with modern facilities. What adds a touch of magic to this wonderful hotel is the spectacular view of the San Salvador Church and the town of Arta.
The Hotel Jardi D’Arta features a well-manicured garden full of lush vegetation, a splendid water-lily pond, a swimming pool and many places to sit, perfect to chill out, 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 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 elegant rooms and suites, each with a particular character. The furniture has Oriental influences, a warm atmosphere and a high level of comfort.
There is a large sun patio where you can enjoy lunch or dinner, with a choice of Mediterranean, Thai or Japanese dishes.
Vincci Seleccion Aleysa Hotel Boutique & Spa
The Vincci Seleccion Aleysa Hotel Boutique & Spa is located in Benalmadena Costa on the Costa del Sol,southern Spain. The hotel has a great position right by the promenade overlooking the sea with direct access to the Las Gaviotas beach and is within minutes of Bil-Bil Castle, Paloma Park and Benalmadena Marina’s.
The hotels offer a 5-star spa and wellness centre and all the modern amenities you would expect from a luxury hotel such as a large outdoor pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, Turkish steam bath, hydrotherapy facilities, solarium, a fitness centre where you can enjoy aromatherapy treatments.
The delightful modern rooms are grouped into six categories, from standard to duplex, each one with private terraces and sea views, exquisite décor, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, plasma TV, extra long beds, mini-bar, tea and coffee maker, free toiletries and other luxury amenities.
Guests can book yoga classes, pilates and yogalates, which take place in the hotel’s beautiful garden and decking area overlooking the sea. Free bicycles are a great way to explore the area or you can spend time on the nearby Costa del Sol golf courses such as Torrequebrada golf, the Mijas Golf Resort and the Parador Golf Club.
Other first-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.
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.
This luxurious 5-star boutique hotel is positioned close to the cities Roman walls and built within an old refurnished building which dates back to the first century, it was renovated by the famous architect Rafael Moneo.
The hotel features medieval architecture harmoniously combined with elements of modernist and high-class amenities.
The Mercer Hotel is just a 10-minute walk away from the famous Las Ramblas boulevard and surrounded by many lively streets, cosy cafes, restaurants, shops and colorful markets. The hotel can be easily reached on foot, located just five minutes from the Juame metro station.
This special hotel has a very beautiful courtyard filled with orange trees and is a perfect place to chill out before your evening meal. Other superb amenities include a rooftop deck, cocktail lounge area and a delightful rooftop terrace and pool area where guests can cool off on a hot summer day or can admire the roofs of the Gothic Quarter.
You are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining with a choice of tapas, casual and fine dining are on offer either at the Tapas bistro Le Bouchon or the up-market JLF Mercer Restaurant.
Rooms are elegantly designed, large and spacious with original brick walls and beams, wood floors, large windows and some with balconies. Rooms are grouped into 5 categories, from superior rooms to suites, so you are sure to find the right room to suit your needs, each one with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and a flat-screen TV.
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