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Villa Padierna Thermas de Carratraca

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Avenida Antonio Rioboo 11, 29551 Carratraca, Spain
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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Upfront, the reception areas and hallways smell like sulfur. This might come as a shock to some people, but the well informed traveller should not mind since it originates in the thermal springs. The hotel is one of the best I ever stayed. The exhibited art/ paintings are very tasteful and fit. This is very rare for hotels. The rooms... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Absolutely loved it! My friend and I stayed for a long weekend, as it's slightly out of season we practically had the whole place to ourselves. When we booked we upgradded to use the spa ficilities twice a day - definitely worth dpiing if you get offered to. We did not have any of the additional treatments and just stuck... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

We went here as part of out honeymoon and we enjoyed every minute of it. The spa was amazing and clean and we always came floating out. Exquisite (but pricey) treatments too. The staff at the spa, the restuarant and the management are so wonderful and, from what I saw with other guests and ourselves, were always eager to accomodate... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

We booked this hotel at the last minute. It seemed to fit the bill as far as what we were looking for in a relaxing holiday. We were not disappointed. The hotel welcomes you as soon as you walk through the door. Wonderful public rooms and places to sit. Our dining experience was mixed as ultimately the hotel promotes good... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights at the end of September. The hotel was lovely and the staff helpful and courteous. Big airy rooms, lots of areas to take yourself off to and have your own space. The terraces at the top have an outdoor (unheated) pool and lovely views of the surrounding hills. The Spa is wonderful, with some great... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

If you are looking for bustling activity, don't come here. It's a place of quiet relaxation, of peaceful breakfasts, super-luxurious rooms and extremely attentive staff. The sleepy village of Carratraca never really wakes up but it's a lovely little village with friendly residents and quaint tapas bars. Note: the hotel does not have a bar. Healthy and leisurely spa activities... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We stayed for a couple of nights. This Hotel is a fantastic place if you want to spend a few days in a different way where you can just relax yourself. The baths (Spa) are really great. The staff were very professional and helpful with us.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I have just returned from a week at the Villa Padierna after booking a detox programme through Wellbeing Escapes. The hotel is in a sleepy little town up in the hills so there are almost no distractions. I was offered an upgrade to my room as my original room was too hot. The rooms are truly beautiful offering 5 star... More 

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Cercal, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We stayed for a detox treatment week at christmas and I must say I was incredibly impressed by the smiling helpful and professional staff in the spa, hotel and restaurant. We felt pampered, spoiled and it was so well organized and calm - it was perfect. The hotel & spa are clean, decorated with roman marble busts in the roman... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

A fantastic place to go to if you just want to recuperate, relax and be pampered. And if you have a car should you feel the need to venture outside. We were lucky enough to stay at a very quiet time and were almost the only guests in the spa / hotel, and had excellent service. Staff extremely friendly. Good... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Padierna Thermas Hotel will be regarded as the finest retreat experience of Holistic Healing in Europe. With a fine tuned combination of thermal bath treatments, chromo therapy, aromtherapy and organic cuisine. This historical spa retreat proposes three main and distinct healing programs to attract today's experienced spa aficionados: Balance, Relaxation and Detoxification. The hotel is only 45 minutes from Malaga International airport which receives all the major international carriers from Europe. Major US cities connect via Madrid or Barcelona. The town of Carratraca is situated in the northern part of the Guadalhorce Valley, between Ardales and Álora at an altitude of 540 metres right in the heart of the Sierra Blanquilla. The small and quaint village of Carratraca has been known as the Diamond of Malaga for its sulfur natural spring water famous since Roman times. Villa Padierna Thermas Hotel is set in an historic boutique building now completely restored and traces its roots to the early 1800's when the extraordinary healing powers of the sulfur waters and mountain springs surrounding the tiny village became almost legendary in their reputation. The healthful effects of the springs were discovered early on by the Romans, and centuries later by the Moorish settlers.A guesthouse was built between 1830 and 1832 to host a visit of King Fernando VII of Spain. Word soon spread of the therapeutic effects of the baths and mineral spring waters, and members of Europe's aristocracy quickly made Carratraca theri personal retreat.The Thermas was at the height of fashionable travel in the 19th century when it attracted such famous visitors as Lord Byron, Rainer Maria Rilke and Empress Marie Eugenie, wife of Napoleon III among others.Now stunningly refurbished, keeping the historical beauty of this neo-classical building, guests can have a great experience for the first time in a historical setting. A warm welcome in the cozy lobby of the Hotel, or if weather allows, in the Andalusian Patio. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Padierna Thermas de Carratraca

Address: Avenida Antonio Rioboo 11, 29551 Carratraca, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Carratraca
Price Range: $320 - $1,120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Padierna Thermas de Carratraca 5*
Number of rooms: 43
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