Barcelona’s privileged location gives us the opportunity to leave the big city looking for some more relaxed environments without the need of spending long hours traveling. We can either choose between the coast, the mountains or even going to the Balearic Islands.
“Barcelona has a great location offering a wide range of getaways to coastal areas, the mountains or even the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean”
In this post we are going to talk about some of the best luxury getaways from Barcelona, because even if it’s an amazing city its usual to look for some relax and nature during the weekends.
We couldn’t start with another example of nice getaways from Barcelona than Costa Brava. This is the name given to the coastal area that begins in the town of Blanes and ends at the border with France in Portbou, this means it’s located north from the city of Barcelona.
This region is well known for its dreamlike atmosphere and its small and hidden coves and beaches. Some of the nicest spots are probably Pals, Begur, Portbou and Cadaques. This last town is a beautiful and unique spot where Salvador Dalí would find the inspiration for his paintings.
“Costa Brava offers a dreamlike atmosphere that has served as inspiration for many artists such as Salvador Dalí”
One of the places we recommend to have a more than pleasant stay is the luxury hotel Mas de Torrent. Once in the Costa Brava you can stay in one of the many luxury country houses, have a ride on a sailboat or just lay on the beach, enjoy the environment and forget about everything else.
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Andorra is a very small country located between Spain and France in the Pyrenees with an average altitude of 1996 meters above the sea. Due to its mountainous surroundings many people from Barcelona choose to come to this valley during winter as it’s the perfect spot for skiing.
“Andorra is known for its ski resorts, shopping deals and a huge spa center”
Moreover, as this country has some special conditions concerning taxes it’s also a nice place for shopping. You will be able to get some special deals especially on perfumes, electronic devices, alcohol & cigarettes and even in clothes.
Andorra is also attractive for the well-known Caldea Spa Center. The perfect place for relaxing and forgetting about all worries in its thermal water and heavy water jets. A big bonus is that it’s not just an indoors center, you can also go outside by crossing a curtain without getting out of the water so that you can still enjoy your bath together with the nice views. Moreover, you can also ask for one of their facial, beauty, wine or chocolate therapy, hydrothermal services or cellulite treatments.
Once in Barcelona it’s also worth crossing the Mediterranean to the Balearic Islands, especially to Ibiza if we are looking for some luxury leisure proposals. We can either go by plain or boat, the first option will probably be the fastest one and also the cheapest one if we book in advance.
This islands surprises by the beauty of its landscapes, its turquoise waters, its Mediterranean forests, its famous night clubs and its luxury atmosphere. No wonder why many famous people such as football players, actors and actresses or businessmen choose to enjoy the charm of this unique spot of the Mediterranean.
Most of the tourists visiting the island have a great purchasing power which makes most of the services to be addressed to this kind of luxury lovers who love to pay around 9 thousand euros for a Ciroc vodka bottle in exclusive clubs such as Ocean Beach or Cala Bassa Beach Club.
Ibiza is also full of luxury cars, typical gastronomy and imposing estates such as Atzaró, located in the center of the island in the middle of an orange grove. This haven of peace between clubs and coves is divided into a quiet countryside area and another one inspired by the spas of Bali.
This are just some of the luxury getaways from Barcelona but there are many more ¿Could you recommend another one? ¡Share it with all of us!