La Bobadilla Loja, Spain Four nights in a Suite Retail value: $3,100 Starting bid: $1,690 place a bid » Las Casas del Rey de Baeza Seville, Spain Four nights in a Deluxe Room Retail value: $2,666 Starting bid: $790 place a bid » Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa Costa del Sol, Spain Three nights [...]
Four Seasons is set to begin construction this year on an ambitious new development in Madrid that will include a 215-room hotel, new residences and a shopping complex. Four Seasons Madrid will be housed in a series of heritage buildings comprising the Canalejas complex (the former headquarters of the Spanish bank Banesto), adjacent [...]
With Delta offering seasonal direct flights to Málaga Airport, the storied landscapes of southern Spain are now an eight-hour flight from Manhattan. Harper favorite La Bobadilla is an ideal perch from which to explore the magnificent Moorish cities of Seville, Córdoba and Granada. From the Andrew Harper Collection: “Surrounded by olive groves in the [...]
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Though it’s Spain’s third-largest city with a population of nearly a million, Valencia rarely figures on tourist itineraries. I rather contrarily hope it stays that way, since it’s a real charmer and one of the most fascinating cities in Europe. Not only is the Old Quarter enchanting, the new districts of town showcase some of [...]
By all accounts, the Moors were heartbroken when they were expelled from Andalusia, and after journeying through Spain’s seductive southwestern province, you will certainly understand why. It is one of the world’s most enchanting destinations, with friendly people, fascinating cities and soul-stirring landscapes.
Though it is Spain’s third-largest city with a population of nearly a million, Valencia rarely figures on tourist itineraries. We rather contrarily hope it stays that way, since it’s a real charmer and one of the most fascinating cities in Europe. Not only is the Old Quarter enchanting, the new districts of town showcase some [...]
This week’s featured auction is a two-night stay in the Suite Principie Torre at Torre del Remei in Catalonia, Spain (a retail value of $2,256 ) for an opening bid of $565. Hotel Torre del Remei is a unique establishment standing in the midst of an extensive private area. Shaded by sequoias and nestling in [...]
One of the most fetching Renaissance cities in Europe, Salamanca is also known as “La Ciudad Dorada” (The Golden City), owing to the luminous glow of its distinctive sandstone buildings. We recently took a languid two-hour train ride west from Madrid’s Chamartin Station to explore this magnificent university city.
From the Members’ Forum: “We just returned from two weeks in Spain, including five nights at ABaC Hotel & Restaurant in Barcelona. Without question, the finest staff, top to bottom, we’ve ever encountered. The hotel is beautifully and pleasantly modern, with top amenities. The restaurant, which is designed as an integral part of the hotel, [...]