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6 romantic getaways by the sea and in the mountains

Photographer Jordi Renart. Arxiu Imatges PTCBG


6 romantic getaways by the sea and in the mountains

There are paradises on Earth, and we recommend 6 to surprise your partner. The word ‘lighthouse’ conjures up a whole range of colours and sensations: the blue of the sea, the roar of the waves, the caress of the wind and the sun, the power of nature...

Imagine spending a weekend in the utmost comfort while savouring the Costa Brava’s finest gastronomy. You can enjoy this experience at Far Hotel Restaurant Sant Sebastià, located at the top of a 175-meter-high cliff in Llafranc, Baix Empordà. The hotel boasts 9 elegant, comfortable and quiet rooms, with stunning views of the sea and the option of organising a romantic aperitif or a winery visit with wine tasting. Doesn’t it inspire you to book a romantic getaway with your partner soon?

Llafranc. Restaurant Far

Llafranc. Restaurant Far. Arxiu Imatges PTCBG

Secluded, discrete, elegant. That describes Hotel Boutique Aiguaclara in Begur, Baix Empordà, an ideal alternative for couples who want to enjoy the beaches of Sa Riera, Sa Tuna, Aiguablava, Aguafreda or Illa Roja during the day but retreat to some peace and quiet when night falls. You will love the attentive service, the local recommendations the staff share with you, the rooms renovated in their own style in 2020 and the common spaces of this old colonial mansion dating from 1866. And to round off your romantic getaway, you can pamper yourself with a very special body treatment.

Cala Aiguablava. Alex Tremps

Cala Aiguablava. Alex Tremps. Arxiu Imatges PTCBG

If what you’re looking for is a relaxing stay away from the coast and with wellness activities, check out Mas de Torrent Hotel & Spa, also in Baix Empordà. This 5-star hotel is located in an 18th-century farmhouse and has a garden, a private pool in some suites and a spa covering more than 600m2 with an indoor pool with natural light, a water zone and several treatment rooms. Quite the luxury to ‘celebrate the art of living’, as they like to say; the hotel also boasts an interesting calendar of cultural and wellness activities and gastronomy provided by the prestigious chef Ramon Freixa.  

Away from the waves of the Mediterranean and right in the heart of the town of Palafrugell is Can Mascort Eco Hotel, a new offering that must be mentioned. Located in a building with more than 300 years of history, the hotel has been refurbished following sustainable and healthy architectural criteria, with simply perfect rooms, natural, organic and well-balanced breakfasts, a small spa and a rooftop solarium with views. With all this going for it, here you are bound to enjoy a very private and unforgettable getaway as a couple.

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Hotel & Spa Mas de Torrent. Oscar Vall. Arxiu Imatges PTCBG

Cerdanya welcomes the visitor with a mosaic of unique villages, fields, meadows, forests, lakes and mountains. In one of them, in the small town of Bolvir, you will find Hotel Serras Torre del Remei. This fairytale house is a Catalan Art Nouveau mansion built in 1910 by Calixto Freixa, a disciple of Gaudí. Here, abandoning yourself to romanticism is a must, whether strolling among hundred-year-old sequoias, enjoying a balloon ride, doing mindfulness activities, playing golf, sampling the best regional produce, cycling or walking the paths and trails of the Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park. Of course, each couple will find their own ideal plan.

You will also find something similar at Ca n’Heras d’Adri, an impressive thousand-year-old farmhouse surrounded by greenery, forests, meadows, relaxation and silence in the Llémena valley, just 15 minutes from the city of Girona. This rural accommodation, eco resort and farm offers you a very special energy because its history is special. We encourage you to discover it as a couple while staying there, while walking, while cycling, while attending an al fresco concert of live music or a delicious gastronomic evening.

Bolvir. Hotel Torre del Remei

Bolvir. Hotel Torre del Remei. Arxiu Imatges PTCBG

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