Hostal de La Gavina have been the stage and vacation spot for many personalities from the world of politics, culture and the arts. Since the early 1950s famous Hollywood movies like “Pandora” with Ava Gardner, “Suddenly Last Summer” with Elizabeth Taylor or “Mr. Arkadin” by Orson Welles were shot among others. This made Hostal de La Gavina a meeting place of many famous movie stars and gave way to more recent actors like Sean Connery, Jack Nicholson or Robert De Niro.
This elegant luxury hotel is a holiday oasis in a stunning panoramic location.
It is surrounded by a garden and is situated right by the pretty, sandy beach of S'Agaro. The town centre is around 400 m away. Sant Feliu is around 1 km from the centre and Gerona is roughly 40 km away. Public transport departs from stops located just 500 m from the hotel. Guests can enjoy the Catalonian cuisine in the picturesque harbour tavern. The fantastic landscape with its pine trees and olive groves offers an unforgettable experience. The hotel is an architectural complex of great beauty, with a unique history. It has been designed in the purest Mediterranean style, the inside and outside unite in harmony in an original location, surrounded by trees on all sides, reminiscent of a huge park. The gardens are wide, open spaces overlooking the sea where guests can stroll, have an aperitif or sunbathe. The Mediterranean sun is complemented by the shade of the hotel's hundred-year-old pine trees, olive trees, lemon trees, white mulberry trees, magnolia trees and palm trees. A rich cultural heritage greets guests in reception rooms and corridors. The hotel is distinguished by the Flemish tapestries, a magnificent collection of 17th century bureaus, Romanesque carvings, 17th century French style furniture, Murano lights and 18th century Sevres vases in the suites and rooms. Every suite and every room is a unique, exclusive space, unlike any other. A place of rest where guests will find everything they need to make their stay a unique and distinctive experience. Rooms with great attention to detail, where luxury and service envelop guests, all overlook the sea and come with air conditioning (in every room), TV on demand, wireless Internet access and a full minibar.
Hotel safe, Currency exchange facilities, Cloakroom, Shop, Garden, Sun terrace, Gym, Café, Bar, Restaurant, Non-smoking area, Sun loungers, Parasols, Hairdressing salon (fees may apply), Hot tub, Sauna, Solarium.
Waterskiing (fees may apply), Motor board ride (fees may apply), Diving (fees may apply), Windsurfing (fees may apply), Sailing (fees may apply), Pedal boating (fees may apply), Squash (fees may apply), Horse riding (fees may apply), Cycling / mountain biking (fees may apply), Golf (fees may apply), Tennis (fees may apply), Paddle tennis (fees may apply).
Laundry service (fees may apply), Launderette (fees may apply), Medical service (fees may apply), Bicycle hire service (fees may apply), 24-hour reception, Breakfast buffet, Continental breakfast, À la carte lunch, À la carte dinner, Massage (fees may apply), Spa treatments (fees may apply).
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Spain, is the first Golf Holidays destination, in the world . Golfing enthusiasts can choose from more than 300´s golf courses and golf resorts situated on 7 distinct regions , Costa del Sol , Canary ad Baleary Islands , Costa Blanca , Costa Brava, Costa de la Luz and the central region around Madrid.
Golf courses in Spain existe for well over a century, but its only during the last twenty years or so that Spain came to be known as an exceptional golf destination. 1997's Ryder Cup was responsible for bringing Spain to the world's attention, having the honor of being the very first country outside of UK and the USA, to ever host the world's most prestigious golf event.
Warm sunny climate, excitement and wonderful gastronomy, admirable culture filled with history, great priced flights from the majority of Europe airports, and most important of all, a great offer of top class golf courses, all combined to make it a great choice for a golfing break.
Many of Spain's best golf courses are located along the Mediterranean coastline, in the fascinating region of Andalucia and the Costa del Sol, where more than 80 world-class golf courses are scattered along some 100 miles of coastline .
Costa del Sol is the most popular region of Spain for great sunshine golf breaks. Marbella being the city in the centre of this region, offers a full package of golf courses and hotels, restaurants and pubs. This region is also known among golfers as Costa del Golf. Some of the very best golf courses including world famous Valderrama, outstanding Finca Cortesin, La Reserva, La Cala, San Roque and literally dozens more golf courses and golf resorts are responsible for the huge popularity of the Costa del Sol, as one of the best golf holiday destination, in the world .With a very large offer of cultural heritage, shopping, sightseeing and gastronomic possibilities, the excitement only begins on the golf courses as there are so many other things to do and see.
Costa de la Luz offers also a great choice of golf courses that shouldn't be missed, including Jose Maria Olazabal's masterly design at the Royal Seville Golf Club, Montecastillo, El Rompido among other great golf courses.
Costa Blanca, a popular beach vacation spot for sun-seekers and another golf haven, where quality courses thrive and true gems are not unusual. La Finca Golf Resort and Spa, a magnificent 5 star property with a uniquely testing championship course that has garnered nothing but the highest praise since it first opened in the south of the city Alicante.
In the far northeastern end of Spain's Mediterranean golf heaven, Barcelona and the Costa Brava go together for both golfers and non-golfers alike. This part of Catalonia may not have the number of courses of the Costa del Sol, but what lack in quantity, offers in quality. PGA de Catalunya, a spectacular golf course, ranked Europe's Continental 3rd, and Emporda, highly regarded are located at Barcelona city doors.
Balearic Islands offers not only the paradisiac feeling with beautifull environment but also fantastic golf courses. This small archipelago of four main islands, Mallorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera, have twelve of the greatest golf courses, Son Gual, Alcanada, Son Muntaner and Son Vida are only four of them.
In the Atlantic Ocean, lies the Canary Islands. Millions of tourists arrive every year in search of sunny weather in Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and La Gomera.
Thirteen golf courses can be found among these islands, but the most recent built was Abama golf course in 2005 and is 26th in top 100 Spains golf courses . Choose one or more on these islands and cant go wrong, you will have a great golfing experience.
But the Mediterranean coast is still only the beginning of Spain's golf offers. Madrid, Bilbao, regions of Castilla y Leon and Rioja offers great golf courses to be played.
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