Specialist in small-scale holidays for 20 years - Customer rating 9,1 - Member ABTA and SGR
Culinary

Villa Retiro

I was driving through the green hills near the romantic town of Xerta. Suddenly, Villa Retiro appeared in an oasis of lush greenery. The owners had not exaggerated: with its red towers and battlements, white pillars and tall windows, it really does look like a castle!

At the entrance, I was greeted by two lion statues that seem to be guarding the lavish villa. As I stepped onto the marble floor inside, my eyes were drawn to a spiralling staircase and artful balustrades. The rooms are located on the top floor and come equipped with all the luxury one could possibly wish for. The beds look so comfortable that I had to resist the temptation to lay down and pretend I was sleeping beauty in my very own castle. The owner told me that the house is also known as the 'Millionaire home'  because it used to belong to a rich family. How lovely that this magnificent place is now open to guests!

The owner took me to the garden that kept surprising me wherever I looked. So much green, it was like I had walked straight into a film. The hotel boasts a large collection of exotic plants and trees. Much of which was brought to Spain all the way from Argentina. The garden contains a gorgeous large swimming pool with a magnificent waterfall. I could stroll around this place for hours.

I would check out the spa later on, which offers all kinds of baths, saunas and massages. Followed by dinner at the hotel restaurant. The hotel is ran by chef Fran Lopez and was awarded a Michelin star. My very first holiday location with a Michelin-star restaurant! A mouth-watering promise.

What can you expect from this address?
  • Comfortable hotel
  • Dip into the gorgeous swimming pool
  • A beautiful garden
  • Luxury wellness facilities

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Discover the local cuisine at this culinary gem

You'll find the restaurant at Villa Retiro between the tropical palm trees. A meal prepared by chef Fran Lopez will make you feel like a star. Literally, because this was my first holiday location with a Michelin star! Every dish is an adventure of flavours and textures. Plus, each plate is a true work of art.

Room type

double room main building
for 1 to 4 persons max. 3 adults and 1 child up to and including 11 year
  • various bed types
  • non-smoking rooms
  • coffee & tea facilities
  • mini bar (content against payment)
  • television (flat screen, smart television, regional channel(s))
  • radio
  • telephone
  • air conditioning (can be arranged individually)
  • heating (can be arranged individually)
  • bathroom with: bath, shower, sink, toilet, bidet, hair dryer, make-up mirror, bath robe, bath slippers
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 16 year circa 3,30 € per person per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby cot: (free of charge)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
double room terrace
for 1 to 4 persons max. 3 adults and 1 child up to and including 11 year
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 persons sleeping couch
  • non-smoking rooms
  • private garden
  • coffee & tea facilities
  • mini bar (content against payment)
  • television (flat screen, smart television, regional channel(s))
  • radio
  • telephone
  • air conditioning (can be arranged individually)
  • heating (can be arranged individually)
  • bathroom with: bath, shower, sink, toilet, hair dryer, make-up mirror, bath robe, bath slippers
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 16 year circa 3,30 € per person per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby cot: (free of charge)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)

Mealplan

Breakfast
Half board

Facilities

General
  • total number of rooms: 19
  • total number of floors: 3
  • total number of buildings: 2
  • reception (open 24 hours)
  • key pick address
  • no elevator
  • safe available (in the room)
  • breakfast area
  • roomservice
  • facilities for disabled persons (only on the ground floor, adjusted bathroom)
  • wireless internet internet in public area (free of charge), in the room (free of charge)
  • tourist tax
  • bed linen included
  • bath towels included
  • shower room for arrival/departure day
  • luggage room
  • big garden: sunbeds, sun umbrella
  • cleaning room
  • pets not allowed
  • baby cot: (free of charge)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
Mandatory additional costs
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 16 year circa 3,30 € per person per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Restaurant
  • food establishment: restaurant (number: 1), à-la-carte restaurant (closed on monday)
  • drinking establishment
Pools
  • pool towel service
  • outdoor swimming pool(fresh water, sunbeds (free of charge) , sun umbrella (free of charge) , outdoor furniture (free of charge))
Sport facilities
  • secure bike storage (free of charge)
Wellness
  • spa with: (costs: about 20,00 € per half day): sauna, hamam treatments, ice baths, relax area, gym, massage (added costs), beauty treatments (added costs)
Children
  • cot
  • children's chair

It's possible at the time of booking due to Covid-19, services and facilities are different than when your holiday begins. As the services and facilities mentioned are subject to change, no rights can be derived from this.

In the area

distance to beach approx. 30 kilometres (sand beach)
distance to centre: approx. 200 metres
distance to old center approx. 200 metres
distance to airport bcn approx. 180 kilometres: reu approx. 85 kilometres
distance to train station approx. 10 kilometres
distance to bus stop approx. 200 metres
distance to atm approx. 150 metres
nearest shops approx. 200 metres
nearest (mini) supermarket approx. 200 metres
nearest chemist approx. 200 metres
nearest doctor approx. 200 metres
nearest hospital approx. 10 kilometres

Catalonia is known for

  • The wooded mountains are perfect for nature enthusiasts
  • Be surprised by lush nature and the impressive urban architecture
  • Enjoy the clear blue water and white beach with your feet in the sand

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