El Solei is a beautiful villa located in Puig-Surís, in a quiet, safe and sunny neighbourhood with breathtaking mountain views.
It's located only 2 km. from Banyoles lake, 1 km. from the city (where restaurants, banks, supermarkets are found), 13 km. from Natural Park of the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone, 37 km. from the magnificent Costa Brava beaches, 27 km. from the Girona International Airport and 117 km. from Barcelona city.
The house is suitable for a group from 6 up to 14 people. It's a spacious house with five bedrooms (one is adapted for handicapped people), three bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a large living room - dining room with TV, TV satellite, DVD, air conditioning, fireplace, wifi access,...
Outside there is a big garden of 1.000m2 with swings and a slide for children, a climbing wall for children, garden furniture, a large wooden-covered porch with barbecue which is ideal for eating outside all year round, a little wooden house with an inside kitchen for children, an enormous private swimming-pool of 10x5m with saline treatment exclusively for you, you haven't to share it.
The climate of the Pla de l'estany region is the typically Mediterranean one. The proximity with the coast gives a soft temperatures during all the year.
CYCLING HOLIDAYS: Life looks different when you're sitting on a bicycle: everything takes on the right speed and you become part of a landscape in motion. In El Solei there are lots of kilometres of routes and roads ideal for cycling with the family or with friends, in complete safety, so that you can take in every stretch of the region as if yo were re-creating it each time you pedal. You set the speed when you're on your bike and the infinity of proposals available will adapt to it perfectly. Unique spots close to the sea or in the mountains, to find the complicity that comes to those who ride bikes.
HIKING: The leaving point is El Solei. All the routes ensure a safe exploration of the region. They have trail markers and are organised in a network of loop trails, and hikers can adapt the route or the stages according to their requirements or level of preparation.
COSTA BRAVA BEACHES: They are located 35 km. from the house. Like a canvas where nature has intended to combine with exquisite delicacy the intense green of the pine groves, the massive steadfastness of the rocks, the softness of the golden sands and the deep, dazzling blue of the sea - that is the Costa Brava. Frommer's Magazine from US and National Geographic have published in October 2011 the Best Destinations of the World for 2012 which are Girona and the Costa Brava.
SHOPPING IN COSTA BRAVA: As you stroll through the romantic historic quarter of Girona, the capital of the province, why not take advantage to do some shopping in the exclusive luxury boutiques and shops that you come across on your way? Besides, next to the house there are two Shopping Malls or Shopping Centres where you will find all kinds for clothes, jewels, shoes, perfumes and gifts among others.