Mas de Torrent

Torrent, Costa Brava, Spain

At a Glance

  • Located in a converted 18th century Catalan farmhouse

  • Fine Mediterranean dining in the hotel's two restaurants

  • Situated in the stunning Catalan countryside which can be explored by bicycles provided by the hotel and viewed from the hotel's terraces and balconies

  • Outdoor pool and indoor heated pool

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The area has a Mediterranean climate, you can usually rely on pleasant or hot temperatures from May to early October. In Catalonia there are plenty of warm, sunny days right through winter.

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Insider's View

The Eco Suite is a private two-bedroom house with outdoor space, perfect for families.

Call us on 020 3993 8025 to start planning your holiday to Mas de Torrent or take a look at our itineraries to Barcelona

Description

The Relais & Chateaux Mas de Torrent has been established in its 18th century Catalan farmhouse for about 25 years. It is one of the best hotels in the region, boasting idyllic surroundings and luxury accommodation, just an hour and a half from Barcelona.

Mas de Torrent offers the superlative service and excellent environment and amenities for which Relais & Chateaux are renowned. Inside the original building there are ten Masia Suite rooms individually named after flowers. Their interiors reflect the original period the property was built through antique decoration. Garden Suite rooms are located away from the main farmhouse, each with private terraces to soak up views of the manicured gardens and pool. For more privacy, however, you may wish to occupy one of the seven Naranjos Suites, each with a private pool and additional jacuzzi bathroom.

Cuisine at the hotel is offered from two Mediterranean restaurants and as with all Relais & Chateaux members they strive for the highest quality. Restaurant Mas de Torrent serves local Catalan food with a contemporary, gastronomic twist. The hotel's location near Spain's wine country means there is also a plentiful wine list of over 800 to choose from. If a less formal atmosphere in the summer is more to your liking, then visit the Restaurant Piscina, overlooking the pool and gardens, and serving a delicious selection of the freshest fish and seafood.

During your stay at The Relais & Chateaux Mas de Torrent there are a diverse range of activities on offer to keep you amused. If you like exercise, food, beautiful views and relaxing spa treatments then this is the ideal retreat for you. The gym on site is well equipped and if the outdoor pool is a tad chilly for you, there is a heated one in the spa accompanied by a sauna and Hamman. Outside on the decking, loungers are situated in prime location to embrace the Catalonian sun or can be moved under the (often welcome) sheltered area.

Why not explore the enchanting Catalan countryside on foot, hot air-balloon, horseback, quad bike, or on hybrid bikes supplied by the hotel. There is also another village with a couple of eateries just a 30-minute walk away if you fancy a change of scenery.

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Accommodation

There are 37 rooms at Mas de Torrent and three categories to choose from, each of the rooms at the hotel is furnished to Relais & Chateaux standard and have air-conditioning, complimentary mini-bar, Wi-Fi, telephone, satellite TV and DVD and 24 hour room service to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible.

Childcare

Mas de Torrent offers a baby-sitter service on request. However there are no organised entertainments for kids.

Facilities

Restaurant Mas de Torrent is the hotel's gastronomic restaurant, offering local and seasonal cuisine served with an avant-garde flair. Using products from the region, the menu provides a taste of Catalonia, alongside its extensive wine menu. For a more relaxed option, Restaurant Piscina serves seasonal vegetables and the freshest fish at its casual pool-side location.

Activities

Mas de Torrent can arrange all kinds of leisure activities including:

  • Horse riding
  • Hot air-balloon rides
  • Boat trips
  • Cultural tours
  • Cookery classes
  • Wine tasting

Experiences

  • Barcelona by bike

    Explore the beautiful city of Barcelona on bike, one of the most popular ways to get around the city. With over 200 kilometres of bike lanes and your private guide leading the way, you can easily discover the highlights of Barcelona.

  • Cooking masterclass and markets of Barcelona

    Immerse yourself in the world of Catalan and Spanish cuisines with a cooking masterclass alongside an expert chef. Head to the market to taste local specialities before returning to the kitchen to learn how to make dishes such as paella and gazpacho soup.

  • Medieval villages of Catalonia

    Step back in time and discover the beautiful medieval villages of Catalonia, where traditional architecture still stands surrounded by incredible scenery.

  • Montserrat and wine tasting

    Step back in time and discover the fascinating history of the Benedictine monastery at Montserrat, combining the spiritual hub of Catalonia with a fun tasting session at two of the region's fantastic wineries.

  • Walking tour of Barcelona's Old Town

    Discover the impressive architecture and winding streets of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, the bustling heart of the city. Once a Roman city, the Gothic Quarter is now home to some of the city's most revered landmarks and beautiful medieval buildings.

Holiday Ideas

  • Culinary Catalonia

    Barcelona & Girona

    from £3200 pp inc flights & transfers for 7 nights

    • Sample some of the best cuisine that Spain has to offer in this region renowned for its gastronomy
    • Explore the stunning and historic architecture of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter
    • Barcelona and Girona are both fascinating cities effortlessly combined on this twin-centre itinerary

Location & directions

Torrent, Costa Brava, Spain

Relais & Chateaux Mas de Torrent Hotel & Spa is located in the village of Torrent in the countryside of northern Spain about 1-hour 30-minutes from Barcelona and 1-hour from France.

How to get there

Fly to Barcelona airport and then drive 115km into the Catalan countryside to the village of Torrent, in the heart of the Baix Emporda.

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