Hotel Castellar is a refined, adults only boutique hotel near Cadiz, Andalucia in southern Spain. Just a stone's throw from Alcornocales Natural Park and 10 minutes from the Sotogrande this 'cortijo' blends effortlessly with the surrounding nature. As it is a child-free boutique hotel peace and quiet is guaranteed at Hotel Castellar and there are plenty of bespoke experiences and activities to take part in either on your own or with friends. Thomas Urquijo, the renowned interior designer, has spread his magic throughout the hotel giving every corner a very personal and welcoming atmosphere.
Surrounded by an expanse of nature Hotel Castellar offers guests the chance to be as active as they like and enjoy hiking, horse riding, tennis lessons, mountain biking and trekking. Bespoke experiences can be arranged which include Blue Fin Tuna Fishing and bird watching; thousands of birds cross the Strait of Gibraltar during their annual migration. Neanderthal rock paintings can be admired within the National Park and the route of the white villages explored. Nearby village Castellar de la Frontera is an Artistic Historic Monument and is a village within a castle surrounded by a Moorish fortress - on a clear day you can see the North African coast and Gibraltar. Whilst there are plenty of activities to choose from, the swimming pool is a little on the small side for the number of rooms at Hotel Castellar.
The spa at Hotel Castellar boasts a cold water cloud shower, open-air Jacuzzi, gym, tennis court and Yoga porch. De-stress in the sauna or steam room before being pampered in one of the treatment rooms.
Only the best locally-grown raw produce is the focus in the chef's recipes at Hotel Castellar. First cold-pressed olive oil, freshly caught tuna, Iberico ham and orange juice straight from freshly-picked oranges. The wine cellar is well-stocked with an international selection of wines that complement the fragrant dishes on the menu.