Name: Sant Pere Del Bosc Hotel
Sant Pere Del Bosc Hotel & Spa is located on top of a hill on the outskirts of the Spanish coastal town of Lloret de Mar on the Costa Brava. This old monastery has been transformed into a stunning boutique hotel and relaxation oasis that is simply gob-smacking.
This luxury hotel is reached by driving up a rural dirt road through a beautiful nature area that is packed with trails for hiking, mountain biking, dirt bike riding and horseback riding. When you reach Sant Pere Del Bosc Hotel & Spa, the vista over the forest and onwards to the Mediterranean Sea in the distance is beautiful, peaceful, and varied.
You arrive to the front of this stunning building and the grounds are surrounded by a gated fence and gardens. The car park is to the side of a statue, in front is a bar and restaurant.
The hotel has 19 suites and each are individually designed and renovated with impeccable attention to detail and design. Rooms are very comfortable, spacious and beautifully appointed, the interplay between the old and the new is amazing. Enjoy returning late evening after dinner and sitting outside in the quiet of the night under the starry sky.
The salt water pool is blends perfectly with the beautiful surroundings and offers plentiful plush chaise lounges as well as an adjacent indoor spa water circuit. Taking a dip in the salt water is refreshing and is meant to be healthy and toning. There is also a small inside swimming pool for cooler months.
Breakfasts are tasty and can be taken at the restaurant L’India in the outdoor dining room where you can also take cooking classes later in the day.
The Mediterranean gastronomy that it is offer in the restaurant L´Indià is rather special and the surroundings are unique and inspiring. The food is exceptional and Josep mixes tapas with fine cuisine using simple organic ingredients, planning a daily menu according to what is freshly available.
There is an impressive Spa at Sant Pere Del Bosc Hotel, which offers more than 50 different treatments along with a detailed brochure on Ayurveda.
Expansive landscaped gardens
Take a stroll in the extensive gardens, read a book and bask in the silence and sunshine whilst absorbing the distant views out to the mountains and the ocean behind. These gardens are large enough to find your own unique corner of nature to enjoy.
There are no trains to Lloret de Mar so your best bet is to rent a car to take advantage of the wonderful mountainous surroundings, cute medieval villages, wineries and secret bays and the beautiful town of Girona, neaby. A taxi is around 110 euros from Barcelona airport and it takes about an hour. Girona airport is closer by and around 65 euros to travel in a taxi. Ryanair flies to Girona- if you dare!
Escape, destress and eat well in this exclusive getaway in the sunshine. Even in the winter it is warm enough to bask here with sunshine temperatures of around 20 degrees.
If you do book, add in the following code “LUXURYTRAVELDIARY2015” and you will receive a special gift from the hotel.
tel: +34 972 36 16 36
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