W Barcelona — Iconic Design Hotel on Barceloneta’s Beach


W Barcelona is a sail shaped (Hotel Vela) 5-star hotel at the new harbour facilities. World-renowned Barcelona based architect Ricardo Bofill planned the lifestyle hotel as one of numerous new buildings that make up the Barceloneta refurbishment along the beachfront.

Come with us, guest relations manager Vera is giving us a tour!


Guide to Upscale Restaurants in Barcelona


Barcelona is a city that practically revolves around restaurant culture. So many people go to restaurants in Barcelona that the city is saturated with places to go grab a bite to eat. With so many restaurants available, how can you expect to find that extra special place to eat?

One way is to eat in a more upscale restaurant. So whether it’s for a special occasion or you’re just living the jet set lifestyle, here are some great luxury restaurants in Barcelona.

Guest post by Harriet Freeman.


5* Finca Cortesin Hotel & Golf Club in Andalusia, Spain

    The luxurious Finca Cortesin Hotel & Golf Club is located on the Mediterranean coast of Spain known as the Costa del Sol (The Sun Coast). It can, however, just as easily be referred to as the Costa del ‘Golf’ for its abundance of golfing options. The hotel’s palatial design is inspired by traditional Andalusian architecture — big, bright and spacious.


Seville: Giralda, Golf & lavish Hacienda La Boticaria

Hacienda La Boticaria Sevilla

After spending some days in vibrant Granada we were looking forward to relaxing a few days on the countryside. Hacienda La Boticaria is a splendid Andalusian-style farmhouse located only a 20 minutes drive from vivid Seville. Enjoy their lavish setup with numerous patios, a driving range and the nearby golf club Real Club de Golf de Sevilla!


Vibrant Granada, stunning Alhambra & classy Hotel Hospes Palacio de los Patos


Granada is a vibrant city in Spain’s southern Andalusia region. The university and its young students, pedestrian zones and countless restaurants and tapas bars make for a splendid backdrop of the all famous Alhambra fortress: If you are not afraid of mixing up khalifs and sultans, mosques and churches, visit the spectacular attraction right next to the city center!