Summer may be coming to a close but that doesn’t stop you from pampering yourself and experiencing some of the best views the world has to offer right from your hotel room. Today we are taking you to the luxurious Gran Hotel La Florida, whose views of the Mediterranean will leave you speechless.
From its location at one of the highest points of Barcelona, high atop Mount Tibiabo, the five star Gran Hotel La Florida provides Guests with the opportunity to experience a Mediterranean lifestyle in which luxury, history and design blend together seamlessly. Its fantastic location also offers guests with spectacular and sweeping views of Barcelona and the Mediterranean, as well as a peaceful oasis away from the busyness of the city.
Just like its location, the Gran Hotel La Florida’s history is dramatic. Built in 1925 by prestigious Noucentista architect Ramon Raventos, but unfortunately closed during the Civil and then converted into a military hospital in 1939. However, it came to rise again in the 1950’s, reborn as a new luxury property for all to enjoy as it combined beautiful traditional and avant-garde styles inside and out. Features include spaciously elegant rooms, lovely restaurant L’Orangerie and one of the city’s sexiest pools. The setting is perfect for those who wish to enjoy all that Barcelona has to offer in sublime relaxation.
One of our favourites suites at the Gran Hotel La Florida is the Spacious Sky Terrace suite designed by Coco Mat. All of the furniture within this suite has been made using natural products in order to create a genuine “sleep on nature” experience. The suite has an extensive bedroom with wenge wooden floors and a large king bed. The bathroom is made from green marble ceramic tiles from Guatemala and a has a bath designed by Philippe Starck as well as a complimentary bathrobe, slippers and L'Occitane en Provence products.
Step outside onto the terrace where you will find your dining table, sunbeds, hammocks and an amazing Jacuzzi, all of which you can enjoy with spectacular views of the Pyrenees.
Relax and unwind at Gran Hotel La Florida’s Spa by L'Occitane, a true sanctuary for all its guests. Using a wide of L'Occitane products an expert team of professionals offer a range of massages, facials and body treatments that will leave you feeling rejuvenated. For those who want the full experience, there are options to have your massage or treatment overlooking the lagoon.
The Wellness zone at the Gran Hotel La Florida has one of the best and most unique facilities in Barcelona, it features a sauna, steam baths, hydro massage baths ,water zone with Jacuzzi and a full range of state of the art fitness equipment’s, plus a relaxation area and sunbeds. The prize gem however is the wellness zones 37-meter indoor and outdoor stainless steel heated pool, which offers incomparable views of the city.
Experience impeccable service, food and delight in stunning views of Barcelona’s skyline at L'Orangerie restaurant. Guests will dine in an intimate atmosphere bathed in soft colours or on a private terrace where they can choose from a first-rate wine list and an innovative blend of Catalan, Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine prepared by Chef Juan Jiménez.
The TB Bar is situated in the perfect spot on an outdoor terrace right next to the hotels, 37-meter outdoor swimming pool. TB Bar is the ideal place for guests and locals to enjoy gourmet sandwiches, salads and Mediterranean tapas and homemade desserts while lounging by the pool, in a seductive, modern atmosphere. Enjoy expertly made cocktails, mocktails, Spanish wines and spirits whilst you gaze at a view of the Mediterranean.