Planning a family vacation in Spain? Though there are dozens of boutique hotels in Spain, only a few utilize the space they have to offer guests the ultimate holiday experience. In the hospitality industry, it is one thing to design a contemporary hotel and a different thing to deliver a great experience to guests. So, if you are visiting Spain, keep in mind that not all accommodation in Spain is created equal. Here are top 5 boutique hotels Spain that meet high standards of design and offer excellent services:
Hotel Viura, La Rioja
Hotel Viura is tucked in the village of Villabuena de Alava in the wine-producing region of La Rioja. The hotel comprises of superimposed luxury cubes punctuated by French windows that give guests unhindered views of the stunning views of the wine country.
Here you will interact with wine makers who will help you to appreciate the wine-making process as they take you round the vine yards and show you techniques used in harvesting the grapes. You will also have a chance to attend the hotel’s wine-pairing dinner where you will get the opportunity to enjoy the menu paired with wines from the region.
If you fancy riding or walking, this is the place to be. The local vineyards offer the perfect cycling and walking environment. In this region, contemporary architecture is designed to fit in with the rural surroundings and a bike ride or walk around the area is the best way to explore the land.
The Principal Madrid, Madrid
This is the most recent addition on Madrid’s main thorough fare and has already made it to the list of the Best Urban Hotel in Wallpaper magazine. The Principal Madrid Hotel occupies a 1917 landmark building and features all the amenities of a luxurious 5 star hotel. Its exclusive entrance, the 76 elegantly appointed rooms, stunning rooftop terrace on the 7th floor and the penthouse on the 6th floor are reasons enough not to miss discovering this newly renovated building.
The hotel’s rooftop terrace and the penthouse offer guests the best views of downtown Madrid. Here, you can sip a cocktail, soak up the sun in the Solarium or order from the menu put together by Ramon Freixa. You can also head for the Wellness Suite and enjoy the pleasures of the sauna and the massage room.
Hotel V, Andalusia
Hotel Vejer de la Frontera fondly known as Hotel V, sits on top of one of the most beautiful white washed villages in Andalusia. This intimate 12-bedroom getaway is among the few excellent Spanish boutique hotels with customized luxury and exclusive, elegant services. Tucked in the village of Vejer de la Frontera, the hotel is an enchanting getaway located in southern Spain .Here, time stands still as romance embraces you.
The 12 guestroom hotel offer truly intimate atmosphere where history blends with modern amenities. Guests can sip a cocktail on the terrace as they take in the views of the Atlantic Ocean and the stirring landscape. Alternatively, you can indulge in a spa treatment or allow the friendly staff to help you arrange a variety of special activities such as kite surfing and hunting.
The 6-guestrooms and two suites hotel feels more like a villa getaway in the countryside compared to a boutique hotel. Tucked among the txakoli vineyards, the hotel’s large windows offer guests excellent views of the Getari lighthouse and the entire Basque coast.
Inturregi’s interior seamlessly combines classic styles with modernity to usher guests into tranquility among nature. From outside, the hotel blends naturally into the surrounding scenery while its swimming pool, built over the ruins of the Iturregi farmhouse offer guests the perfect place to relax.
Here, you can enjoy the perfect gourmet experience, get a relaxing Ongietorri massage or head out to the Balenciaga Museum.
Atrio is derived from the Spanish word for atrium meaning a central element of traditional Mediterranean architectural design dating back to antiquity. The word is also used to denote the heart of the family home in the Iberian world and the culminating point of all pathways from the realms of intimacy to the celebration of shared experience.
Atrio is located in Cáceres near Spain’s border with Portugal. The hotel offers international culinary experience and hospitality which makes it a legendary destination for the seasoned gourmet traveler.
Atrio, unlike the other boutique hotels Spain listed above is basically a restaurant featuring hotel rooms. Here, everything has been meticulously designed to offer guests the ultimate out-of-the-way experience using a combination of architecture interwoven with colors and textures. The hotel’s interior unfolds in well-coordinated spaces that express a natural sense of tranquility and places the guests in the epicenter of imaginary as well as artful play.
If you wanted to check reviews about these hotels, please check Trip Advisor’s Top Luxury Hotels in Spain.