Casa Pedro Barrera
, Calle El Pinar s/n, Caravaca de la Cruz.
Casa Pedro Barrera is a 300 year-old farmhouse set in 20,000m² of almond groves and fruit trees, not far from the city of Caravaca de la Cruz and the Sierra Espuña national park. The hotel boasts just five bedrooms, each with it's own personal sitting area. The deluxe suites are especially spacious with El Olivo in particular extending to a massive 60m².
The ample garden has a large swimming pool surrounded by a sun-bathing terrace with sunbeds and shades. This garden is also the ideal place to take breakfast on a warm sunny morning. The outdoor kitchen there can also be used for al fresco lunches and dinners
Indoors there is a cosy lounge, a library area stocked with books and a farmhouse-style dining room.
Caravaca de la Cruz is known as the City of Legend, recognised as the fifth holiest city in Christendom. The Sanctuary of Santa Cruz is home to a magnificent cross which is claimed to have miraculous healing powers. This makes the city a destination for pilgrims from all around the globe. Others may choose to visit for the magnificent scenery that is all around, or even to indulge in a careful study of the local wine-making.
Breakfast is available every day either in the dining room or al-fresco in the garden. Tapas and drinks are served in the evenings, and lunches and dinners if ordered in advance.
The nearest restaurants are in Caravaca de la Cruz (10 minutes by car) and there are bars and local cafes in the nearby villages.
Out and About
Walking/running. Great countryside all around. There are a number if walking groups that have regular meetings and welcome visitors.
Horse-riding. Famous for the ‘Wine Horses’, Caravaca de la Cruz has some excellent countryside to explore on horseback, from mountains to valleys, almond groves to fruit orchards, an experience to behold. The ‘Campo’ offers numerous trekking possibilities but generally for the more experienced rider.
Golf. Down near the coast, there are a multitude of golf courses. Arrangements can be made for tee times or golf tours upon request. In addition to visits to golf courses the hotel can arrange specialist tuition with local professionals.
Vineyard visits. Sample Murcia wine and learn about wine-making.
Places to visit:
Caravaca de la Cruz (10 minutes away). As well as the Sanctuary of Santa Cruz, there are museums, shops, bars and restaurants.
Murcia city (50 minutes). The capital of the region, Murcia has many museums, a cathedral, zoo, aqua park, shops and restaurants.
Sierra Espuña. A natural park with moufflon, wild boar, eagles and so much more.
El Olivo. First floor room with a queen size bed, lounge area, independent dressing room and en-suite shower room. (A massive 60m2.)
El Almendro. Ground floor room with a double bed, lounge area, en-suite shower room and a private garden. (36m2)
El Nogel. First floor suite with a queen size bed, lounge area and en-suite shower room.
La Higuera. On the ground floor with twin beds and a separate shower room.
El Pino. On the first floor with twin beds and a separate shower room.
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|It has been a pleasure visiting your house, in which we spent the summer holidays in my childhood, together with my parents, Pedro Barrera and Teresa Lopez Clu00facheis, with my brothers and the rest of the family. I love the way you have preserved the place, modest, the way my parents were.
From Maru00eda-Josu00e9 Barrera, daughter of the celebrated Pedro Barrera (bullfighter).
|We have enjoyed our stay in this quiet, rural landscape, which is very beautiful. The hosts, Martyn and Denise, with their superb meals, have completed our stay.|
|A haven of peace, quietness an excellent retreat, without forgetting the superb cuisine (your orange marmalade is great!) Thank you, and see you soon, I hope, for another holiday.|
|Beautifully renovated Cortijo surrounded by almond groves - what a beautiful place! With only 5 bedrooms it was quiet and relaxing with a lovely pool area and the owners were very attentive providing afternoon tea by the pool. The food in the evening was excellent and freshly cooked and we all had a great time.|
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|Free Nights||1 Apr - 30 Jun 2019, 1-14 Oct 2019|
|Stay for 3 nights, pay for only 2|
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|Hotel Closed||1 Jan - 31 Mar 2019, 1 Nov 2019 - 31 Mar 2020, 1 Nov - 31 Dec 2020|
|Breakfast||Continental and full English breakfast available.|
|Extra bed for child under 10/cot||€15 per night|
|Check in time||16.00|
|Check out time||10.00|
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