Four of us arrived at Ca l'Helena to find this beautiful property attended by our very friendly and helpful host, Quim. We had taken him up on his offer to stock our kitchen with food, water, and coffee for our first day, and found he had provided the perfect assortment of things for us to enjoy, including a bottle of sparkling Cava to celebrate our arrival. Quim was most helpful in answering any of our questions and making suggestions for activities we might enjoy, including two human tower-building events, which were simply amazing.
The house is charming, well-kept, and sturdy. It was well-stocked with kitchen equipment, linens, laundry facility, maps and brochures, and, although we never used it, a t.v. and dvd's.
Castellet is a tiny village, with one restaurant (unfortunately it was closed for remodeling during our stay) and no shops, so a car is probably a necessity when staying at Ca L'Helena. But it's a lovely little town to walk about, with a castle up the hill, and a fish preserve down below. We spent our days exploring Catalonia in every direction and returned most evenings to prepare our dinner and relax on the patio at Ca L'Helena. It was an added bonus to have the swimming pool.
All of us highly recommend Ca L'Helena.