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Hotel Abadia Retuerta Le Domaine

5 reasons to visit Hotel Abadia Retuerta Le Domaine

  • By Alan S
  • Traveler's Choice Hotels

Here are some 5 reasons to visit Hotel Abadia Retuerta Le Domaine should you ever stop in Sardon de Duero, in Spain.

A building full of history
Hearing this location is known since the 12th century might shock some of those considering a stop here. The building has been used as an abbey for much of its existence. The complex uses a Benedictine layout and Baroque-Romanesque architectural style. There is only one other such building in Spain, and both are regarded as national treasures.

Relax in a former stable
The hotel has an unique spa when compared to other hotels and spas. It operates in the place of the former stables of the abbey. The spa has an indoor and amazing looking pool. Guests are advised to try a wine treatment, specially designed to beautify the skin. Those under the age of 16 are not allowed at the spa.

Visit the winery
The former abbey is surrounded by vineyards that belong to the top wine regions of Spain. Those who want to better appreciate the wine they drink should first see where and how are the grapes grown, collected, and then prepared.

Eat locally
Better said, the dishes served at the hotel’s restaurant use ingredients grown locally and are always fresh and in season. Most of them are grown in the hotel’s own garden, therefore they might even have a different taste than those grown elsewhere. All dishes go well with the wines made by the hotel’s winery.

Getting married
This hotel has a special charm making it perfect for a wedding. The ceremony can take place either indoors or outdoors. The decor is minimal, but usually less is more, therefore everything will look simple yet elegant. You can have up to 180 guests, and it’s advisable to book all the rooms for the weekend if you seek privacy for your big day.