Hotel 1898 is an authentic gem to be discovered. Nestled in the heart of Barcelona, Hotel 1898 is located in what was once the headquarters of the General Philippines Tobacco Company. The magnificent structure was erected in 1881 and designed by Catalan architect Josep Oriol Mestres.
In 2005, following an extensive renovation by Núñez i Navarro, the building was reborn as the Hotel 1898, a unique spot with Colonial flair and a style all its own, offering the best of Barcelona to each and every guest.
This small-group experience will bring you closer to the real local scene. You will be delighted with the more typical and exquisite tapas paired with the wines of the area, in 4 different tapas restaurants. Get the inside scoop on Barcelona’s renowned foodie scene from a local guide and stop along the way to dine at the city’s best tapas bars.
At each restaurant, sample an array of delicious Catalan cuisine, taste local specialties like Iberian ham, or ‘pan con tomate’ (spicy potatoes, bread, and tomato), and choose from a selection of fine regional wines. You can choose between an afternoon or evening tour and upgrade to include a flamenco show.
The experience will bring you closer to the real local scene. You will be delighted with the more typical and exquisite tapas paired with the wines of the area, in 4 different tapas restaurants.
A couple of the many stops you will make:
The Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família is a church in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Spain, and is currently the largest unfinished Catholic church in the world. Designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, his work on Sagrada Família is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Private tour w/ hotel pickup: 4 hours private tour, with our professional and friendly tour guide, “skip the line” tickets to Sagrada Familia and Park Guell, and pick up from your accommodation. You decide the departure time.
Marvel over Montserrat, and then enjoy tapas and wine on this full-day, small-group tour from Barcelona. Ride the cogwheel train to the mountaintop monastery of Montserrat, admire views over the Catalan countryside, and sample local treats such as coca de Montserrat and Montserrat liquor.
Next, head to the Oller del Mas Château, where you can tour the wine cellar, stroll the vineyards, and indulge in expert-led wine tasting.
Finally, choose to dig into a delicious tapas brunch at the château, or enjoy a 3-course meal at a local restaurant.
Grand Palladium White Island Resort & Spa is situated in beautiful Playa d’en Bossa. This recently renovated hotel is the perfect getaway for families, couples, or friends who want to experience the best of Ibiza.
Centrally located near three bars, with a freshwater pool and integrated jacuzzi, as well as a variety of other entertaining installations. Guests are within walking distance from the best nightclubs on the island and a short drive or bus ride from the historic city center.
ACTIVITIES in IBIZA, SPAIN
The best way to visit Formentera is to go by boat! A sailboat is even better! Come on board this Small-Group Day Trip to enjoy a beautiful day in total relaxation and fun!
Skip the crowded tourist boats, and enjoy a small-group cruise to see the coastline around Formentera. With a maximum of just six people on board the boat, you’ll enjoy a more intimate time at sea. Stop at two beaches to swim, snorkel, use a stand-up paddleboard, and kick back with snacks on deck as you cruise.
Discover and fall in love with Ibiza city (or “Vila” as we call the residents of the Island) with us! Explore and enjoy this private tour about the history of Ibiza (with more than 2,700 years) until today.
Time has created and shaped a magical environment in this World Heritage city, from the ancient Phoenicians, Romans, and Arabs, to the arrival of the hippies. We speak more than 11 languages.
When you’re in our rooftop pool with views of the bay; when you enjoy the sunset in our The Origin beachfront restaurant that serves Mediterranean gastronomy—whichever room you’re in, you’ll find it spectacular—; when you have a relaxing massage in our SPA Sensations; when you enjoy the traditional Majorcan decor in a hotel full of soul… only then will you truly understand that staying in a hotel on the shores of the Mediterranean is a unique and unforgettable experience that is definitely worth it.
Iberostar Bahía de Palma is a hotel designed for adults, a peaceful oasis in Playa de Palma, just 15 minutes from the city center and 5 minutes from the airport. Majorca is truly unmissable!
ACTIVITIES in MALLORCA, (Majorca), SPAIN
Soar over the scenic sprawl of northeast Mallorca during an exhilarating 2-hour hot-air balloon experience. Ascend to the air from Cala Milor and feel your excitement heighten as you take to the skies and see blissful beaches and verdant beauty from a unique perspective. Gaze at panoramic vistas of the idyllic island throughout your 2-hour ride then returns to the ground to toast your flight with a glass of lavish Champagne.
On arrival, meet your host and watch your brightly colored balloon inflate. After listening to a safety briefing, step inside your balloon’s basket and take to the skies with your pilot. There’s plenty of room for you to sightsee comfortably as you soar up and away. Have your camera ready to capture bird’s-eye views of northeast Mallorca and the sparkling sea that stretches out around the coast. Listen to your pilot talking about the lush island landscape mapped out beneath you, and learn about the pristine white-sand beaches that typify northeast Mallorca. After floating through the air for about one hour, it’s time to return to ground level, so, follow your pilot’s instructions for a smooth landing.
Explore the island of Mallorca in a Formula One car during this exciting adventure. Hop into a 3-wheeled car with a professional guide and visit some of the island’s key locations. Choose from two tour lengths, which wind along the coast of Cavia and through the stunning landscapes. The longer tour offers a drive through the mountains towards Estellencs.
Commissioned by the King of Spain to play host to international dignitaries during the 1929 Exhibition, Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Luxury Collection Hotel remains an iconic cultural landmark, centrally located in the historic quarter of Santa Cruz, next to Reales Alcázares and Seville Cathedral.
The hotel’s distinguished architecture and Moorish detailing have been enriched, showcasing native Andalusian design and heritage to a new generation of travelers.
The hotel’s elegant décor, from the lobby to the inner courtyard, continues to reflect the Sevillian style. This ambiance also pervades our outdoor swimming pool and gardens, which entice guests to relax and refresh under the warm Andalusian sun.
ACTIVITIES in SEVILLE, SPAIN
See Seville’s top attractions as well as hidden gems on a private tour that introduces you to the city’s history and culture.
You’ll pass by landmarks such as Real Alcazar, Torre Giralda, and Catedral de Sevilla while listening to stories about the Inquisition, international influences, and more. Alternatively, you may take a route that wanders through shopping areas and a food market.
Discover the traditional art of flamenco when you attend an evening performance in central Seville. You’ll watch dancers, singers, and guitarists perform and will learn more about flamenco’s origins, and the role that it continues to play in Andalucian life and culture.
The space is a very charming place, located next to the Cathedral of Seville and at the foot of the Giralda. A very intimate theater where you will be very close to the show. We love that the public and the artists are in contact and can have an unforgettable experience. That is why you and your people will sit so close to the artists and you will be able to contemplate, just one or two meters away, how they are able to put into practice the flamenco art and the feeling that they carry inside.