BARCELONA - Lux Villa with pool 10min downtown
From $453 / night
- 5 bedrooms
- 6 bathrooms
- Sleeps 10
Description from the owner
'THE MAN WHO FOLLOWS THE CROWD WILL USUALLY GET NO FURTHER THAN THE CROWD, THE MAN WHO WALKS ALONE IS LIKELY TO FIND HIMSELF IN PLACES NO ONE HAS EVER BEEN' - Alan Ashley-Pitt
ARCHITECTURE, DECORATION & VIEWS
The house is built on the side of a hill; far from finding difficulties in the uneven land, Villa Rock takes full advantage of it, with breathtaking views over the city of Barcelona due to its predominant location, with 'W' hotel and olympic mountain of Montjuic or the mediterranean sea.
Its elegant and modern architectural lines and its inmense windows makes this villa very singular and unique. Together with its exclusive finishes and furnishings ...Read more
BARCELONA - Lux Villa with pool 10min downtown
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Additional Location Information
The area where the villa is located is a top area in the city of Barcelona, I would say Pedralbes and Ciutat Diagonal are the two top areas in the city and the villa is in one of them. The area has private security 24h. day. Is the closest you will get a villa to the downtown of Barcelona, 15 minutes driving to Barcelona airport, 5 minutes to FCB Barcelona Stadium, 10 to 15 minutes to downtown Barcelona, Paseo de Gracia or las Ramblas.
We do recommend car rental. Eventhough we have public transport as said we do recommend car rental as the quality of the service is poor.
HISTORY AND CULTURE
Experience the ancient history of the city visiting an old town. The popular Gothic Quarter of lively squares and cozy narrow streets, is world renowned for its monuments and its bohemian atmosphere. It will make a trip back in time: each of its corners will tell you countless stories, legends and (website: hidden) which will immerse you in another era.
Walking around Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, with its own language and culture means to experience in their own skin the course of history and to see a showcase of all cultures which have plied the Mediterranean. Admire the rich architectural legacy.
Touring the Eixample district, you will admire palaces of the bourgeoisie and the main modernist buildings of the city, raised by some of the best architects in the history, such as Josep Puig and Cadafalch, Domenech and Montaner and finally an emblematic Antonio Gaudi.
In particular, walking down the Paseo de Gracia, you will see one of the most elegant avenues of the city, which has two emblematic and fascinating buildings of Gaudi: Casa Batlló and Casa Milà. A few blocks away, lies the unfinished temple of the “Sagrada Familia”, undoubtedly the most representative monument of the city. Gaudí, here is the best.
Shopping in Barcelona is another way to learn and to enjoy the city and the lifestyle of its inhabitants. You can find everything from the selected items and the unique objects of the most exclusive internationally renowned fashion till supplements to the youth and risky.
Be sure to know the commercial hub known as the Barcelona Shopping Line, located between the port and the upper area of â€‹â€‹the city.
There are hundreds and hundreds of businesses, closely linked to the history of Barcelona, â€‹â€‹which have in common the quality of their products and the dealing with their customers. Enter any of them, many still with the original furnishings, it is like experiencing a trip back enjoying all the comforts of today.
When night falls, you feel its pulsating nightlife in their city, where a drink reaches the category of ritual. Is the time to discover charming bars where you can listen to the live music, enjoy a nice terrace overlooking the best views, nightclubs and dance halls which open their doors late into the night.
This distinctive nightlife scene makes Barcelona a world reference in which you can live authentic white nights. In the area above the Diagonal there are locals more fashion, and a Born, the most alternative, even if you do not want to lose sight of the sea, nothing better than going to the Port Vell and Port Olimpic, crowded entertainment areas.
HEALTH AND BEAUTY
Barcelona can be a great destination to relax and be pampered. The city offers a wide range of activities weallness in luxury spas and upscale clubs equipped with spectacular amenities and comfort. Soak in water areas and Jacuzzis, immerse yourself in its aroma baths and take advantage of beauty treatments. Find urban oases, true havens of calm where you can combat stress.
See the most important athletes and teams in the world, which are competing in Barcelona. Throughout the year, there are several quotes from the top-notch, as the Trofeo Conde of Godo Tennis, World Championship Formula 1, the equestrian competitions and sailing regattas. Without forgetting the FC Barcelona “Barça”, which has a worldwide name Barcelona. City Ambassadors are also the leading fairs and sophisticated gateways which annually attract thousands of visitors.
Barcelona is a cosmopolitan city which allows you to unique experiences. Its location between the mountains and the Mediterranean, makes it the ideal city to be discovered from the sky and from the sea. You can rent a helicopter and admire its breathtaking views and a private yacht and make trips which allow you to discover beautiful beaches.
Near Barcelona offers a plenty of cultural, sporting and leisure activities. You will find the majority of the golf official in Catalonia, and you can make unique gastronomic and wine and taste the finest food and wines of the area.
Enjoy the most sophisticated restaurants in the great cuisine of the city, which stands out for its innovative cuisine, not forgetting the traditional dishes. The products, offered by the Mediterranean, are reaching levels of excellence, are able to please the most discerning diners. These dishes, which are so delicate and tasty, you have to water them with the country's good wines and internationally famous champagnes.
Barcelona features a new generation of chefs who has revolutionized the Catalan cuisine and has projects around the world. The result is the surprising dishes, authentic gifts not only the palate but also the sight and smell. A total of 15 restaurants in the city has been awarded the prized Michelin stars: Abac, Lasarte, La Enoteca, Roig Robi Lluçanès Drolma, Arola Arts Caelis, Hofmman , Moo, Enoteca, Galax, Moments, etc
More About This Location
Nearest airport: Barcelona El Prat, 7 miles
Nearest train station: Barcelona Sants, 3 miles
Nearest ferry port: Barcelona Port, 6 miles
Car is recommended
Last updated on February 12, 2015
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- A/C or climate control
- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Central heating
- Housekeeping Optional
- Towels Provided
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Private outdoor pool (unheated)
- Ocean or water views
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Balcony or terrace
- 10 Dining chairs
- 10 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - yes
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no