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Hacienda de San Rafael

Las Cabezas De San Juan, Andalucia, Spain

Hacienda de San Rafael is an intimate boutique hotel with 14 rooms, set in the heart of the Spanish countryside. Hacienda de San Rafael is perfectly located for enjoying the peaceful surroundings and exploring Andalucia.

At a Glance

  • Hacienda de san Rafael is half way between Jerez and Seville, both must see Andalucian cities

  • This 18th century Spanish Manor house is nestled among ancient olive groves which once made up a thriving olive estate

  • Three casitas each with a bedroom, separate living room and an upstairs siesta zone lie at the end of the garden and share their own pool

  • Guests in the Deluxe Rooms take breakfast at a table on their porch under the bougainvillea

  • You can book a yoga lesson in the garden which is tailored to you individually

Culture, Honeymoon, Riding

Insider's View

Choose between any number of different corners to chill: the Sunset or Lunar bar, your private terrace, a lounger in the shade of an olive tree

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

The Hacienda is a very quiet place for a relaxing stay, but there's a huge range of things to do in the area and over the last 22 years the owners have made some excellent contacts for guided tours and activities. You could stay a week and do a different fun activity each day!

James Ferguson

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Hacienda de San Rafael

Description

Formerly an olive farm, Hacienda de San Rafael has been converted into a charming country house boutique hotel. The hotel is situated midway between the historic cities of Seville and Jerez and is an ideal place for exploring the Pueblos Blancos and surrounding countryside.

The spacious individually styled duplex rooms surround an attractive cobbled courtyard dotted with colorful pots of geraniums and bougainvillea. Each room was individually decorated by Kuky Mora-Figueroa, using luxurious fabrics, antiques and artifacts. There is a veranda outside each bedroom where breakfast is served. The three thatched roof casitas are separate from the main building and share their own infinity swimming pool, ideal for those preferring more private and spacious accommodation.

There is a vast array of activities and tours on offer to guests at the Hacienda. The staff there can help with expert guides for city tours in Seville and Jerez, sherry or wine tasting, visits to bull farms, and horse riding instruction or safaris. Watersports and yacht charters can be arranged along the wild and rugged coastline of Costa de la Luz.

Accommodation

Hacienda De San Rafael has 11 Duplex rooms centerd around a bougainvillea-filled courtyard. All bedrooms have private bathrooms, a sitting area and ceiling fans. All the rooms are individually decorated by Kuky Mora-Figueroa, using fabrics, antiques and artifacts of her own personal choice giving them a unique feel. They also have a veranda where you can enjoy tasty breakfast.

Deluxe Double

All the rooms are individually decorated by Kuky Mora-Figueroa, using luxurious fabrics, antiques and artifacts. There is a veranda outside each bedroom where breakfast is served.

Casita

The ultimate in rustic chic. The casitas lie in a private garden with a shared infinity pool. Each Casita has a large bedroom, separate living room and an upstairs siesta zone.

Childcare

Hacienda De San Rafael has been designed with adults in mind and is therefore only suitable for children over the age of 11 years.

Facilities

The al fresco restaurant serves good simple Mediterranean cuisine, an excellent selection of recipes is on offer with emphasis on local seasonal produce. There are three inviting swimming pools in 5 acres of beautiful gardens, massage treatments, yoga classes, Padel tennis court, broadband, private chauffeur service, laundry and dry cleaning, satellite TV, safe, boutique shop and a library.

Activities

There are opportunities to go sailing, game fishing, kite surfing, surfing, cycling, hot-air ballooning and bird watching nearby to Hacienda De San Rafael. There are six fantastic golf courses in the area as well as recommended walks through the Grazalema Natural Park. The hotel can organize a range of exciting, tailor made excursions to places of interest in Andalucia.

Location & Directions

Las Cabezas De San Juan, Andalucia, Spain

Hacienda De San Rafael is near the village of Las Cabezas de San Juan, midway between Seville and Jerez.

When to go

Andalucia has a Mediterranean climate, making it a year round destination. In general you can usually rely on pleasant or hot temperatures from April to early November. In Andalucia there are plenty of warm, sunny days right through winter.

The best time to visit is in the Spring and Fall when the temperature is just perfect with warm sunny days. During July and August it can be very hot and some days the temperature reaches 40°C, Andalucia is extremely crowded during these months.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Hacienda de San Rafael

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