Visit Europe in style from a luxurious Villa in north-east Spain

For visitors here, touring Europe is an exhilarating but expensive and exhausting experience. Pre-booked flights, rigid itineraries and having to take all of your personal effects with you to each new city and another expensive and soul-less hotel. It doesn’t have to be this way…. Rent your own luxury Villa in north-east Spain and base…

Working from home has its perks…

Long term winter rentals in North-East Spain for retirees looking for some winter sun, professionals that are able to work from home or those that want the freedom to come and go whenever they wish and enjoy superb hiking, biking, golf and skiing right on your doorstep. From mid-October to the end of March, Casa…

Beautiful Beaches

Welcome to the Costa Brava ! From the town of Blanes all the way to the French border in north-east Spain, 214 kilometres of rugged cliffs punctuated by small sandy bays and crystal clear water. This stretch of the Spanish coastline boasts a total of 28 blue-flagged beaches which are testament to the health of…

Easy ride with Big Views

We are lucky to have some great hill and trail routes from the front door. It’s one of the things that I like about living by the sea in this part of northern Spain. You’ve got so much choice of what to do without having to actually “go” anywhere. Casa Cal Domino is located on…

Lovely Lakes – Banyoles

Just to the north of Casa Cal Domino and close to the old Roman walled city of Girona, lies the biggest natural fresh water lake in the Catalan region of Spain. Banyoles has been declared a Space of National Interest and is on the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance. The lake is near…

Summer Solstice / San Juan

If you’re celebrating the official start of summer with the midsummer solstice, getting all religious at the Fiesta de San Juan (Sant Joan in Catalan) or just out to enjoy a good party, the Costa Brava is an excellent location for the festivities leading up to some great  fireworks on 23 June. For those that…

St Pere de Rodes, Santa Helena and Cadaques

  About 90 minutes to the north of Casa Cal Domino and one of my favourite places to come and soak up the scenery is the church of Santa Helena in the Serra de Rodes hills overlooking the seaside town of Port de la Selva. This part of northern Spain close to the French border…

Autumn​ – Les Roques Encantades

Each season in Catalunya brings us something quite different, but it has to be said that I look forward to this season the most. From mid-October until the end of November, the leaves on the trees are in full display and after a long and hot summer, there’s an absolute riot of colour in the…