The magnificent La Barrosa beach, in Chiclana municipality (Cádiz province), has just welcomed a new luxury hotel: the five-star Barceló Sancti Petri, an establishment in the vanguard of the industry, with 195 rooms and 91 top-quality apartments, offering views over the sea and its tropical gardens. The frontline beach hotel is located in the Novo Sancti Petri urbanisation, and is surrounded by an attractive natural landscape with eight kilometres of beach, dunes and pine trees. It is just 30 minutes from Cádiz, 40 minutes from Jerez and its airport, and 90 minutes from Sevilla.

The rooms are equipped with computerised controls for “intelligent” home automation, enabling easy operation of lighting, temperature and curtains, thus creating a pleasant and comfortable atmosphere. They offer large and comfortable beds, 1.8 by two metres, a safe, WiFi or cabled internet connection, and all the other top conveniences of an establishment of this category.

The hotel amenities include a large tropical garden extending over 30,000 square metres; five outdoor pools (four for adults and one with toboggan for children); three restaurants (a la carte, buffet-grill and barbecue-grill near the pool); a lobby bar, other bars and a pool bar; a great night-time atmosphere with a music-pub (Siddharta) with an Asian ambience, and an Irish lounge-pub (The Dublin Bay) with bowling alley and golf simulator; an outdoor amphitheatre and children’s play area and adult’s entertainment in summer; outdoor and indoor parking; a convention and business centre; and three boutiques.

Other features include a 3,650 square metre spa and wellness centre, thermal circuit with Roman facility, ice fountain, Turkish hammam, Finnish sauna, jacuzzi, “sensations showers”, heated pool with hydro massage and heated sunbeds; a treatment area with cabins for facials and body treatments, rooms for body massage and relaxation, and complete gymnasium; and a fruit bar and hair dressing salon.

The complementary offer in the area around the hotel includes golf courses (Club de Golf Novo Santi Petri; Lomas de Sancti Petri Golf Garden; Club de Golf Campano; Villa Nueva Golf; Sherry Golf Jerez; Montecastillo Barceló Golf Resort; Club de Golf Dehesa Montenmedio; Club de Golf Costa Ballena); water activities (Sancti Petri Marina and Stud Farm); tennis and paddle tennis (Urb. Novo Sancti Petri HEIT International Tennis School); and cultural (Andalucian Equestrian Art School in Jerez; Hierro del Bocado Stud Farm in Jerez; Route of the White Villages in Sierra de Cádiz; Doñana Nature Park; Los Alcornocales Nature Park; Wine Route; Bull Route; museums in Cádiz, El Puerto de Santa María and Jerez; excursions to Sevilla, Granada, Córdoba and northern Africa).