A Quinta da Auga
- At a Glance
- Our Review
Chic former millhouse in historic Santiago de Compostela
Set on the banks of the River Sar, Hotel Quinta da Auga sits snugly within a leafy private estate fringed by oak and chestnut trees. This 18th century former millhouse is now an indulgent boutique hotel with impeccable eco credentials.
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In a residential quarter of historic Santiago de Compostela.
Come here for...
● A gorgeous Galician getaway. ● Full-on spa pampering. ● One of Spain's most historic towns on your doorstep.
There are extensive spa facilities with an indoor pool and all the trimmings. You'll also find a restaurant specialising in Galician cuisine.
It’s just the place for an unwinding spa weekend.
58 rooms and suites.
All rooms are individually furnished with antique furniture and contemporary furniture. Most have appealing garden views.
Splash out if you can on the sprawling suite, whose windowside jacuzzi tub overlooks the River Sar forest.
Eat & Drink
Restaurante Filigrana is one of the best in town and serves some of the best Galician cuisine around. Go for Turnips tops au gratin with San Simon, the local cheese. Other favourites include freshly caught local monkfish with king prawns and rice.
Galician breakfast including freshly baked bread local cheese and homemade marmalade is served until 11:00.
Breakfast and evening meals can be taken in your room.
See & Do
The historic cathedral is one of the most important sites of pilgrimage and you should make a beeline for it. Wander around the medieval city centre, or check out the more contemporary at the museum of modern art, being sure to stop off on the way for some tapas in Franco street. The gorgeous beaches on the coast are not too far away if you just want to soak up some rays.
The spa at A Quinta da Auga is a haven of serenity and relaxation offering the perfect place to unwind and be pampered. Following the western philosophy of hydrotherapy and the eastern of touch therapy, you can get everything from saunas and steam baths to massages and facials. The spa boasts a swimming pool, ice cabin, jacuzzi and hydrotherapy circuit, as well as offering a host of treatments.
Saint James’s Day is the most important festival in Santiago (he is the patron saint after all) and is a heady mix of religious observance plenty of partying. Expect fireworks, feasting, and music.
Ascencion is week long riot of live music, live entertainment, fairs and revelry.
ESSENTIAL INFORates Guide
EUR 92 - 200Check In
12:00 middayMinimum Night Stay
Two nights at weekends and high season.Open/Closed
Open all year.Air Conditioning
Paseo de Amaia, 15706 Santiago de la Compostela.Parking
There is free guest parking.Trains
Santiago de la Compostela - 2km.Taxis
EUR 8 from the station, EUR 20 from the airport.Airport
Santiago de la Compostela, 10km.