Best of the Best 2018 - 550
HOTEL ALFONSO XIII, A LUXURY COLLECTION HOTEL
SEVILLE, SPA IN
N E I G H B O R H O O D City Center
Reopened to great fanfare in 2012, Hotel Alfonso XIII reclaims its place among Europe's grandest hotels. An extensive $25 million renovation updated the 148 guestrooms and suites with
custom furnishings and a fusion of Moorish, Andalusian and Castilian styles. Original marble
floors and handpainted ceramic tiles veritably sparkle in the refurbished lobby and common
areas; the popular Bar Americano was redesigned with a hip art deco flair. Sip tea in the tranquil courtyard, stroll the lovely gardens or relax by the swimming pool before dining at Restaurante ENA.
A DV I S O R T I P
Set menu lunch or dinner for two (excluding
alcohol, tax and gratuity), once per stay.
Join a daily tour of the property for a closer
look at its history, art and architecture; the
tour even includes a small wine tasting.
Distance from Seville Airport (SVQ): 20 minutes
Size: 148 rooms Room Style: Indigenous Vibe: Zen
BAHÍA DEL DUQUE
TEN ER IFE (COSTA A DEJE), SPA IN
N E I G H B O R H O O D Costa Adeje
Subtropical gardens, pastel-colored architecture and a stunning location directly on El Duque
Beach define Bahía del Duque, which boasts 288 guestrooms and 58 suites. Succumb to a
state of calm and happiness in our unique spa with an open-air thalassotherapy circuit. Forty
villas with butler service await. There are eight à la carte restaurants, six bars and six snack
bars, including a new culinary space - Alisios Market Food. Stroll the golden beach, swim in
one of the five pools connected to waterfalls or play tennis with an atmosphere that evokes the
traditional Eastern culture.
Lunch for two at the Beach Club Restaurant,
including local wines.
Five of the best golf courses are just minutes
away. After a day working on your game,
visit Spa Bahía del Duque - the only outdoor
thalassotherapy spa in Europe.
Distance from Tenerife Airport (TFS): 20 minutes
Size: 347 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Sophisticated
ABADIA RETUERTA LEDOMAINE
VA LLA DOLID (R IB ER A DE DU ER O), SPA IN
N E I G H B O R H O O D Valladolid/Madrid
Expect a divine stay at Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine, less than a two-hour drive from Madrid.
This stunningly restored 12th-century abbey sits amidst 500 acres of vineyards along the Duero River, which guests can explore by bicycle, foot or Land Rover tour. Monks' cells and stable
blocks have been transformed into 30 tranquil rooms and suites offering Full Butler Service;
let the world's first Spa Sommelier recommend the perfect "Oenotherapy" treatment. The
Refectorio, the abbey's original dining hall, today is a Michelin-star restaurant wherein haute
cuisine is matched with award-winning wines of the Abadia Retuerta estate.
$100 value spa services credit per stay.
Enjoy the "Spa Sommelier Experience" and
Unique Wine Experiences. Visit the Ulrich
Rückriem Museum on the property.
Distance from Valladolid Airport (VLL): 27 miles/45 km
Size: 30 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Zen