From a one hour drive from Madrid you enter the 600 hectare property of Val De Palacios. Since the moment pass the gates until you reach the XIX century Manor you become lost in the grandeur of the endless fields that hide the deers and wild boars who run free through the estate and welcome us to the only 5Star GL in Spain.


Owned by Resusta Family the finca was their country house until they decided to convert it into a gourmand hotel, with the wish of allowing others to experience all that Val De Palacios had to offer. Well, mission accomplished! It is a 5star hotel made so you can feel at home, and the staff (who is always ready to satisfy your every whim) makes sure you do so. There are 27 rooms to choose from, so be picky, see a few, select one and make it your own. All of them very spacious and faithfully renovated with the sophistication expected from a Relais & Chateaux.

room set

Now let us talk fooding! The Michelin starred Restaurant Tierra first put together and directed by the late Maestro (whom I had the pleasure to meet and break bread with), in 2011 was passed to the young Catalan Chef Jose Carlos Fuentes. Do not be fooled by his age this man been around as he was forged in Carmen Ruscalleda’s stove and has assured to continue the path of quality and excellence set by Santi Santamaria.

tierra I

tierra III

tierra II

“es un paraíso en medio de la nada” – Mª Carmen Fernández – Manager

xo See You In Torrico?

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