Exquisite Mas Mateu is a grand 18th century Spanish estate that has retained all the style of the elegant mansions of the past but now features all modern conveniences. This fabulous property is home to Southern Europe's leading equestrian facilities led by a member of Spain's highly regarded classical training team.
A graceful arched doorway leads into a series of inviting lounges, with magnificent views over the snow-capped Pyrenees. Cool alabaster walls frame the grand salon's majestic fireplace, while comfortable seating and lounging areas encourage you to relax and unwind. Dining is a truly Catalan experience at Mas Mateu. Enjoy a delicious Spanish banquet, freshly prepared by the talented in-house chef either under the stars on one of the many open terraces or in the elegant dining room. Outside Mas Mateu's facilities extend to a dedicated swimming pool complex, spa, gym, football field, basketball court, paddle court, an outdoor barbecue, a summer kitchen housed in an ancient barn, and a cinema. The property also houses one of the world's finest facilities for training dressage horses, the center stables up to ten horses and houses a 70x30 meter all-weather covered track, a 70x30 meter outdoor track, a round track for warming up and horse lunging, six paddocks, stands for up to 100 spectators, several acres of fields and living quarters for trainers.
This sensational property sleeps up to eighteen adults and four children, and also has additional staff quarters, making it ideal for a private family getaway or an intimate wedding. Each bedroom is served by an en-suite bathroom and is uniquely decorated in delicate restful tones. Sink into a deliciously deep oval bath, surrounded by glass walls that open onto the surrounding forest, the ultimate in tranquility. Many of the bedrooms are suites and have living areas for even more private relaxation. All have heating and air conditioning and most have TVs and other entertainment features.
The region is home to some of the most celebrated restaurants in Spain, including El Bulli and El Celler de Can Roca, ideal for those rare moments when you feel like venturing outside the estate. It is an 8 minute drive to the golf course and an 11 minute drive to the beach. The Costa Brava is a 12 minute drive and Girona airport 30 minutes. Barcelona Airport is 90 minutes away and it is 150 minutes to the ski slopes. Monaco is a 5 hour drive.
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Bedroom 1 Suite Mas Mateau Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower and tub, Air conditioning/heating, TV, CD player, DVD player, Telephone, Safe, iPod dock, Fireplace, Fridge, Terrace
Bedroom 2 Suite Les Gavarres Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower and tub, Air conditioning/heating, TV, CD player, DVD player, Telephone, Safe, iPod dock, Fireplace, Fridge, Terrace
Bedroom 3 Suite Los Olivos Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower and tub, Air conditioning/heating, TV, CD player, DVD player, Telephone, Safe, Fridge, Terrace
Bedroom 4 Suite Pyrinee Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower and tub, Air conditioning/heating, TV, CD player, iPod dock, Fireplace, Fridge
Bedroom 5 Suite Costa Brava Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower and tub, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, DVD player, Phone, Safe, iPod dock, Fireplace, Fridge
Bedroom 6 Suite Mediterraneo Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower and tub, Air conditioning/heating, TV, CD player, DVD player, Phone, Safe, iPod dock, Fireplace, Fridge
Bedroom 7 Suite Peratallada Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning/heating, TV, CD player, DVD player, Lounge with sofa, Fireplace
Bedroom 8 Kids Room 1 Double bed, Air conditioning/ heating, TV, Phone, Safe, Terrace
Bedroom 9 Kids Room 2 Double bed, Air conditioning/ heating, TV, Phone, Safe, Terrace
Bedroom 10 Guest Room 4 Single beds, Air conditioning/heating, Phone, Safe, Suitable for children
Swimming pool (can be heated)
Outdoor lounging area
Chef service 8 hours/day
Butler service 8 hours/day
Turn down service
Welcome pack (flower decorations, Bvlgary amenities and reception)
At Extra Cost advance notice may be required:
Activities and excursions
Maximum 18 guests
Maximum 4 additional children
Pets not permitted
1 minute drive to restaurant
5 minute drive to:
8 minute drive to golf course
11 minute drive to beach
12 minute drive to Costa Brava
25 minute drive to hospital
30 minute drive to Girona airport
90 minute drive to Barcelona airport
150 minute drive to ski slope
300 minute drive to Monaco
125 km to Barcelona