Arthur Groeneveld & Bamboo van Kampen

Hotel La Malcontenta

  • Where:Palamos, Costa Brava
  • Why:Work & Leisure
  • When:May
  • Who:Bamboo & Arthur
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La Malcontenta.

Checking out the grounds.

Unpacking in the spacious room.

Waking up with a view.

Dream carpet!

Checking out the enormous grounds.

Pool area.

Bathroom selfie.

Garden suites.

The room.

The bed was more than 2 meters wide!

View from our room towards the gardens.

Highs & Lows

  • La Malcontenta is located just a short, beautiful walk from El Castell beach: the last virgin beach on the Costa Brava. There’s a nice little beach shag to have lunch!

  • Although located in the proximity to some major cities such as Girona and Barcelona, La Malcontenta feels like you’re in the middle of nature: so quiet, surrounded by pine woods and the sounds of crickets.

  • The interiors are beautiful: colourful fabrics and interesting art works are combined with the historic building in such a nice way. You feel the attention to detail in every nook.

  • The room was enormous: a huge bed, wooden floors, a private terrace, very high ceilings and spacious bathroom. A little house on its own.

  • To finish up this place, it would be so great to have some more coffee table books around: about art, the history of the region as well as reading books. This always gives soul to a place.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 44/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Luxurious farmhouse

  • Vibe

    A Catalonian country house full of character.

  • Location

    A hour from Barcelona, immersed in nature

  • Rooms

    14

  • Music

    Sounds of birds and crickets come in from all sides of the buildings.

  • Year Opened

    2005

  • Pool/Gym

    Really nice pool area.

  • Restaurant

    Yes

  • Bar

    Yes

  • Minibar

    Drinks and snacks.

  • Children

    Allowed.

  • Price

    Medium-priced luxury

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