From the creators of Ikal del Mar and Esencia Resort in Mexico, La Pleta by Rafael Hotels, a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, offers world-class skiing in the winter and endless soft adventure in the summer.
Tucked away in Val d’Aran, Baqueira, Spain, the five-star resort is a scenic 2 hour drive from the Toulouse Airport and 3 ½ hours from the Barcelona Airport.
La Pleta is popular with Spanish high-society including the Spanish Royal family and celebrities including Victoria Beckham.
La Pleta offers two dining options – Del Gel al Foc and Petita Borda. Occitania, the resort’s mountain spa, encompasses modern design, while retaining the rustic charm and heritage of the region. In addition, the hotel features an extensive wine cellar and Cigar Bar, where you can relax after dinner and sample some of the best and rarest cigars and brandies in the world.
Heli-Ski Adventure package
Adventurous snow skiers can experience off-trail, downhill skiing from a helicopter in Baqueria-Beret, Spain’s elite winter playground in the Pyrenees Mountains.
The 71-room La Pleta by Rafael Hotels offers a Heli-Ski Adventure package that includes:
- five-star accommodations in an Occitania Suite;
- two heli-ski drops;
- daily buffet breakfast
- seven Pyrenean-inspired treatments at the hotel’s Occitania Spa
- Including the Honey of the Val d’Aran massage and Aromatherapy Massage with essences of flowers from the Pyrenees. Guests also receive a tasting dinner at Del Gel al Foc restaurant, serving creative international cuisine with a Catalonian twist; a bottle of Cava Wine in the room, and a Vin Caud welcome drink (Catalan hot wine) to be enjoyed on La Pleta’s veranda with panoramic views of the mountains.