There’s something special about a boutique hotel that comes recommended by locals and fashion editors alike. This is the case with Hotel Boutique Balandret, a three star hotel located on Las Arenas Beach and its palm-tree lined promenade in Valencia, Spain. With a bright, warm decor, free WiFi and easy beach access, it’s no wonder that it ranks highly on travel review sites including Booking.com (9.4/10 rating) and Tripadvisor.com (4.5/5 stars). This trendy beach hotel is reviewed for HolidaysInHeels.com by Anita Quade, editor of VIVA Magazine, one of the most popular fashion & lifestyle magazines in Dubai!
Is this not the cutest reception area ever?
The rooms are airy and while a handful do offer a sea view, even the ones with a garden view are beautiful.
The hotel stands out for its trendy interior design that keeps a focus on light hues and perfectly complements the ‘sea and sun’ vibe right outside the window. Even the bathrooms are tastefully done with light wood, soft lighting and a vase of fresh flowers.
Nibble on tapas and indulge in some afternoon sangria at the hotel’s main restaurant. It’s a beautiful way to sample the local cuisine before embarking on a walking tour of Valencia on art and wine arranged by the hotel.
This hotel is ideal for solo travel or a fun family affair. Solo travelers can spend the day at the beach and take walking tours of one of Spain’s most vibrant coastal towns, while parents looking to tire their kids during the day can partake in a range of activities including horse riding and the in-house play area.
Anita’s style is classic and warm. Channel the seaside, breezy vibe of Valencia in this colourful kaftan and pop of yellow espadrilles with inspiration from the lovely magazine editor!
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