El Reces de Corçà
|Carrer Major 31
Costa Brava, Catalunya
Type: Catalan Village House
Established In: 2004
Renovated In: 2003
Fax: +34 (0)972 630-361
Mobile: +34 (0)62 62-96-441
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||From €75 per night
||€88 low season
€98 mid season
€110 high season (August)
Occupant Rate Is:
||from €20 per night
|Twin Occupant Rate
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|Minimum Stay Is:
|Check In Time Is:
||Anytime after 2 PM
|Check Out Time Is:
||Before 12 Noon
||El Reces is a small, privately owned and run establishment. Deposits are non-refundable. We highly recommend clients obtain low cost holiday curtailment insurance.
El Recés is a 15th century rural hotel, recently renovated to a high
El Recés is situated in the medieval village of Corçà, between
Girona & the coast. Part of the house is above the Portal Santa
Maria, the old village East Gate and passageway.
Previously the house was owned by an artist who opened the ground
floor as an art gallery each summer. Architect Josep Ferrés Marcó and
stonemasons Cordon y Carrillo completed careful restoration of the house
in 2003 for owners Julie Gillett and Jane Fernley.
Ensuite rooms have their own individual character, with terraces,
balconies and patios. There is one suite & all are spacious enough
for 'family' rooms.
Bathrooms have a contemporary design, combining rustic stone and
marble with the highest specification fittings. The original well now
houses a glass-bottomed shower.
The lounge and terraces are on the top floors, affording delightful
views over the village and surrounding countryside. The lounge has
English satellite TV and DVD facilities.
All rooms have:
- Breakfast area
- Private bathroom
- Tea & coffee facilities
- Thermostatic heating
Corçà is perfectly located in the midst of all the golf courses and
within 20 minutes of Girona City and the coast.
Barcelona is easily reached by train or car for day trips.
El Recés is open all year including Christmas & New Year.
Local stables cater for the novice - experienced riders. Lessons
can be booked on a group or individual basis. Rides by the hour –
day treks to the coast.
The best diving can be found off the Medes Islands. Lessons can be
booked on a day or weekly basis. Also windsurfing, water-skiing,
View the sea life around the Medes Islands in a glass bottom boat
and have a go at snorkeling. Cruise along the coast to Roses &
Cadeques on a daytime or evening trip.
Aquadiver Water Park at Platja d’Aro.
The ski resort Vallter 2000 is at the start of the Pyrenees. Great
for a day trip - 90 minutes by car. All ski equipment can be hired
& lessons pre booked.
The best costal walks can be found along the cliffs close to Begur
& Palafrugell. Countryside walks from village to village. Follow
the signposts which include ‘km’.
Extensive signposted routes throughout the Baix Emporda. Flat or
mountain rides for all levels of cyclist. The old disused railway
lines ‘greenways’ are also popular, routes include, Girona-Olot
& Girona-Sant Feliu de Guixols.
Gualta Quads offer excursions for adults & children.
Jane Fernley, PGA Golf Professional.
At amateur level, played county golf for Cornwall, winning both the
County and South West Championships.
After representing England, turned professional to compete on the
Ladies European Tour.
In 1991, joined Chesfield Downs GC in Hertfordshire as Club
Professional and developed a busy Teaching Academy, specialising in Golf
County Coach and Consultant Professional to the Golf Foundation,
developing National Coaching Schemes and Initiatives.
Hourly lessons for individuals or groups can be booked privately
Golf School Packages:
All tuition is with Jane & accommodation is at El Recés.
From Girona Airport:
- Take NII towards Girona North (França)
From the NII:
Take the exit C66 Celra/Palamos (just off the roundabout there is a
slip road for Celra/Palamos)
From the A7:
Take Junction 6 exit C66 Celra/Palamos. Stay on this road till you
get to Corçà 15 – 20 minutes. If you reach La Bisbal you have gone
too far. You will pass through Bordills & Flaçà, when you reach
the next traffic lights you are at Corçà (El Reces is signposted to
the left). Turn left into village & then take right fork into
Carrer Major, away from village square and church. El Reces is about
300 metres along on the left – no. 28.
Ryanair flights can only be booked on www.ryanair.com.
Ryanair have daily flights into Girona from many European towns &
UK: Bournemouth, Dublin, East Midlands, Glasgow Prestwick,
Liverpool, London Stansted.
Europe: Baden, Brussels, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Maastricht, Milan,
Paris, Rome, Turin, Venice.
On the Ryanair main menu click the ‘Book Now’ option to check for
flights. For availability, put in your departure airport + Girona
(Barcelona) with your preferred dates. If these flights are not
suitable, click the ‘previous day’ & ‘next day’ buttons to
find a suitable flight.
Baggage Allowance: This is quite strict on the low cost airlines.
Golf clubs must be booked onto flights in advance and there will be a
Barcelona Airport: The main city airport, located on the south side
of Barcelona has flights from most major airports. Corçà is
approximately 90 minutes from the airport.
Hertz Cars can be pre-booked through the Ryanair website when you
book your flight. Put in the dates & type of car to get a price
quote. If you have difficulty with booking, we will be happy to assist
with quotes from other hire car companies.
Airport & local transfers are available. Please ask for details
of cars & minibuses for groups of up to 8 persons.
Girona to Flaça (Flaça 5 minutes taxi to Corçà) Barcelona
Airport to Figueres stops at Flaça.
Girona Airport to Palamos stops at Corçà.
If you need assistance with any travel arrangements, we will be happy
to assist wherever we can.
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Web Page: Yes
Languages Spoken: English
Types of Breakfasts: English & Continental
Special Meals Available: Yes
Room Types: Rooms, Suites/Rooms, Luxury Rooms
Private Bathrooms: Yes
Handicap Accessible: No
Consumption of Alcohol: Yes
Pets: Yes - by prior arrangement / agreement only
Amenities/Features: TV, Sundeck, Fridge, Tea & Coffee
Making Facilities, Radio
Nearby Activities: Bicycling, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Golfing,
Horseback Riding, Fishing, Surfing, Sea Kayaking, Water Skiing, Bird
Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Shelling, Hang Gliding, Sky Diving,
Parasailing, Sailing, Windsurfing, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Hot Air
Ballooning, Shopping, Dancing, Sight Seeing, Historical Places, Museums,
Castles, Botanical Gardens, Farmers Market, Arts & Craft Fairs
Suitable For: Pleasure, Relaxation, Business, Family,
Spiritual, Groups, Anniversaries, Honeymoons, Romance, Cultural
Near To: Beach, Ocean, Lakes, Rivers, Wine Country, Orchards,
Mountains, Caves, Hot Springs, Forests, Countryside, Nature & Parks,
Volcanoes, Wildlife Sanctuaries
Open: All Year
Additional Comments: Golf packages available with green fees or
lessons with English PGA professional.