Villa Padierna Thermas Hotel

Once a favourite of the nobility and royalty, the Villa Padierna Thermas Hotel is a stunning 19th-century building, complete with its own modernised historic thermal spa, offering an extensive range of facilities and therapies. Located in the charming village of Carratraca, surrounded by mountains and just half an hour from the golden Spanish sands of the Costa del Sol, this luxury 5 star hotel is built in a neoclassical style, and decorated with tasteful works of art and antiquities. Magical and irresistible, you’ll never want to leave Carratraca, with its spellbinding combination of white houses topped with red roofs, olive groves, winding staircases, churches and ravines. Offering five-star accommodation, as well as unrivalled spa and fine dining experiences, Villa Padierna Thermas Carratraca is one of our favourite luxury hotels in Spain with one of the best thermal spas in Europe. The Hotel offers 6 and 13 night 'slim and detox' packages, which include state of the art thermal treatments, personalised diet and fitness plans, massages and seaweed wraps among many other treatments.
While many boutique hotels offer spa facilities, few can boast their own thermal springs, bubbling with warm mineral waters said to have medicinal, preventative and healing properties. Covering beauty, healing and nutrition, there’s a range of therapies and treatments on offer across the 12 treatment rooms at Villa Padierna Thermas Hotel, from hot stone massages to facial treatments, as well as 2 natural pools. Since 1830 when the hotel was built, the likes of Lord Byron, Alejandro Dumas, Hans Christian Andersen, the Prince of Norway and Antonio Banderas, amongst many others, have visited the spa for its therapeutic magnesium, sulphur and calcium-rich waters known to help treat arthritis, rheumatism, fertility, skin conditions and many other complaints. Treat yourself to the 6 or 13 night package to purify the body and leave yourself feeling revitalised.

As Carratraca is surrounded by incredible natural scenery, there’s plenty to do just outside of the village, from hiking and horseback riding across the Sierra de las Nieves natural park to unforgettable hot air balloon flights looking out over the Andalusian landscape. The lively cities of Malaga, Seville and Granada are also just a short drive away. Guests wishing to explore further afield are also spoilt for choice, with a fantastic range of outdoor activities available practically on the doorstep. The swimming pool enjoys views across the mountains, countryside and village and is the ideal place to relax and unwind under the sun.
The hotel's organic La Condesa restaurant is a sophisticated establishment decorated with bold colours and a relaxing décor, overlooking the Andalusian patio. La Condesa’s chefs have worked extremely hard to create a menu with an excellent healthy balance, using high-quality local ingredients in all-natural recipes. Guests can also request a fully-customised menu in accordance with any diet they are following. At the Bar Emperatriz, you can wind down the evening with a selection of non-alcoholic drinks, with two cosy lounges also perfect for enjoying a choice of teas and drinks.
Why is it chic?
  • Award-winning thermal spa
  • Delectable healthy food 
  • Picturesque village in the mountains

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