Making the most of some gorgeous sea views, the impressive Villa Manila offers luxurious accommodation just 3km from Lloret de Mar on the Costa Brava. Suitable for up to 12 guests, it features some enticing outdoor spaces, including a private pool and hot tub.
The villa looks out on both the ocean and the countryside, and lies around 4km from the nearest beach. It is stylishly appointed inside and out, with a large terrace providing a dining area and plenty of sun loungers. The pool has step access and is just one of the things you can enjoy in the fresh air at Villa Manila. There is also a barbecue and a luxurious hot tub in this multi-functional space.
Inside, the house is bright and spacious, with a living and dining area on the ground floor. There is access to the terrace from this space, which also provides satellite TV and DVD. The dining table is perfectly positioned for views of the pool, and there’s bar seating in the kitchen for more informal meals. Equipped with a dishwasher, ceramic hotplates, a freezer and microwave amongst others, it has everything you need.
On the lower-ground floor there is another living room, along with three double bedrooms. There are three more doubles on the upper floor, which has an attractive balcony terrace. This supremely comfortable villa also includes features such as reserved parking for two cars, and free Wi-Fi.
Local shops and restaurants can be found within 2-3km, and Lloret de Mar offers no shortage of those. The resort is keyed up for visitors and has an extensive beachfront promenade where you can enjoy the golden sands or take a boat or catamaran trip. Among its highlights are the beautiful Santa Clotilde Gardens, and the Water World theme park is just one of the town’s family-friendly attractions.
The area of Catalonia extending north of Barcelona has no shortage of beach resorts and attractive coastal hideaways to uncover. Large towns such as Badalona and Mataró later give way to smaller but much-loved locations like Llafranc and Begur, giving this stretch of the Costa Brava a satisfying level of variety.
What lies inland is also positively rewarding. With a landscape dominated by mountainous regions like Montseny and the Cadiretes, it would be a shame not to take some time away from the beach to enjoy some incredible scenery either on foot or by bike. The latter area extends as far as the coast north of Tossa de Mar, offering the perfect opportunity to combine the two.
One of Catalonia’s most impressive historic cities lies around 35 minutes’ drive north of here – Girona. Whether it’s to view the Arab Baths, the record-breaking wide nave of the Catedral de Santa
María or the coloured houses lining the River Onyar, you are assured of an inspiring visit. Girona is also home to Catalonia’s largest urban park, Devesa, a wonderful green oasis in the heart of the city.
For something a little more rugged, the mountains of Montseny are a vast playground for hikers and climbers. Richly diverse in terms of both landscape and climate, this vast natural area is one of the region’s must-sees. To the south, the smaller Parc del Montnegre i el Corredor offers a relaxing outdoor environment that’s well suited to walking.
Along the coast to the east of this area, a number of attractive towns make for appealing excursions, such as Arenys de Mar with its eye-catching historic buildings and pretty harbour. North-west of Barcelona, the city of Terrassa provides an alternative angle on Catalonia. This important industrial city boasts some impressive architecture in the form of the Modernist Masia Freixa and Mercat de la Independència central market. Its National Museum of Science and Technology offers an intriguing overview of more recent developments.
At Excellence Luxury Villas we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the
concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services
Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team.
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!