Spa Center with more than 1.000 square meters, with a complete hydrotherapy circuit and fifteen themed treatments cabins. Specialized in designation of origin treatments, wine and olive, in addition to a wide selection of truffle, chestnut, juniper fruit and aromatic plant based treatments.
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It is connected to the hotel and offers a guided visit where all the history and Wine rituals are concentrated in an entertaining fashion. The visit offers: audiovisual effects, aromatic smells and colours tasting; didactic panels; representation of trades in yearning corners; models, utensils and interactive guide for the more curious people.
The visit is completed with the sensorial 4D experience “In a dream land” where by the hand or Vinfo or wine pixie you will explore the Rioja Alavesa region.
Price of the simple guide visit: 6,50 €/ pax (taxes included)
Price of the guide visit plus wine tasting and “tapa”: 11,00 €/ pax (taxes included).
That does not tell you about it!! Be you the protagonist, knowing firsthand and can practice the main work carried out both in the vineyard and Winery. Depending on the time of year and the work taking place Jan time: in vineyard, grafting, pruning, debudding, spur, sprouting, harvesting, wine cellar, stepped on, racking, pressing, racking. In this way you will know the cycles through which pass the vine and the wine through each season of the year.
This program will allow you to discover and participate in the elaboration of homemade patxaran “Aupa” in Rioja Alavesa. To visit the only juniper fruit no irrigated plantation in Spain and aiming to be converted into the first organic cultivation. Enjoy the harvest of this ancestral fruit and participate in the elaboration of the exclusive patxaran “Aupa”. Also you can take the result of this experience to finish the process at home. This activity can be completed with a barbecue in the countryside. This activity is exclusive to the month of November.
the best kept secret of the Rioja Alavesa is the extra virgin olive oil of the autochthonous variety Arroniz. Low production and an intense aroma of freshly caught tomato of matte, it will surprise you with its peculiar flavor. Depending on the time of year to visit us can enjoy visit to olive trees with campero-lunch or crop in your moments more beautiful and more critical, bloom. In the winter we invite you to participate in the process of collecting and processing more careful methods. To take a single olive oil bottle.
This leisure activity is play in teams at Villa Lucía. The objective is not only entertainment but also group connection. The group will acquire general wine and gastronomic knowledge. The content and the duration of the activity is flexible adapting to the interest of the group.
It has the objective, as a leisure activity, of showing the guide lines for the elaboration of the most typical dishes of our gastronomy. The participant will be able to appreciate more their free time in a practical interactive fun way. They will enter the world of aromas, flavours and textures of the traditional Rioja Alavesa gastronomy, as after the demonstration, a tasting of the dishes made paired with Rioja wine, will take place.
The paring consist in finding the harmony between two elements and each ones qualities. We propose in this activity the almost perfect binomial for the use and enjoyment of all our senses. We appreciate music over all with the only sense that we don’t use for tasting wine, earing. This is why this activity is of such sensorial interest.
Have you ever imagined that you could paint a water colour with Wine? In Rioja Alavesa becomes true. In the activity the 5 senses interact with the best wines of Appellation of Origin Rioja. Guest will be able to take home an innovating and surprising memory. Ask for prices and minimum of people.
It is located in the heart of the town of Laguardia. It is buried seven meters underground under a XVII century palace. It owes its name to one of the most prestigious dwellers of the palace and the town, the fable writer Félix Mª Samaniego.
Type of visits:
- Guided visit with tasting of two wines: price per person: 7,00€ (vat included)
- Fable visit: On this occasion we will be accompanied by Felix Mª Samaniego who will recreate some of his famous fables while we enjoy a spectacular underground cellar.
Price per person: 11,00€ (vat included).
Groups: All the visits can finish with a cocktail served in the winery cellar. Ask for dates, prices and minimum people per group.
Enjoy a panoramic rout in the grape train walking along the prehistoric site “La Hoya”, Ysios winery (Calatrava arthitecture), “Prao de la Paul” (lagoon complex), arriving at Laguardia.
Rout: 30´. Price per person: 5,00€ (vat included)
If you wish to eat a typical menu while watching how the famous roasted lamb chops on vine branches are cooked, ask for information at the reception of the hotel. In Pagos de Leza Winery, meet the fusion of traditional cousine and avant-garde of its wines and facilities with a unique style.
Enjoy a ride along vineyards, paths, “the lakes” of Laguardia and their surroundings on a mountain bike. The ride includes: bike rent for the time required, chain, bottle and helmet, information on trekking routs in Rioja Alavesa. Information, booking and rental, at the hotel reception.
Guided visit to the XVI century polychrome Portico
Its construction in cut stone corresponds to the XIV century, although its polychromy is from the XVII century.
Built in stone, it has a very pointed gothic arch which turns into five archivolts, all of them richly decorated. The most important feature is the polychromy of the images on the front. These are in an optimum state of conservation, due to their protection from the weather changes. The polychromy was applied after the front was built (between 1696 and 1700). The vault that covers this chapel dates from the XVI century and it has a star shaped vault. Price of the guided visit: 2,00€ / person (vat included)
Walk along the vineyards and touch the vine with the tip of your fingers, while you observe the impressive silhouette of the medieval town of Laguardia. The grey heron, black-crowned night heron or the bee eater, are only some of the birds you can observe bellow the stunning Cantabria Mountain range. Ask about our especial programs.
Ask about our golf programs. We have especial agreements with the nearby golf courses: “Izki golf”, “Campo de Logroño” and “Rioja Alta”.
We propose you different activities for the most adventurous and daring people. Enjoy risck and bring out your adrenaline in your most adventurous trips. Ask for more information.
CANOES: They provide you with a full workout and connect man with nature and with himself. There are plenty of activities you can do, such as competition, bird watching, observe the natural enviorement, even canoe fights. Available for groups and individual reservations, from May to September (both included). Price per person 20,00€.
Hot air balloon, paraglide, par trike, autogiro, small plane, micro light air craft… all the options are possible, depending on the flying permits and meteorological conditions. Ask for more information.
A unique and exclusive trip. It is one of a kind experience which reaches the Cantabria cornice and will satisfied all those that always have wished to fly.
In this activity, landscapes, history and culture are paried with Wine along the different stops. There is also the possibility of a photographic rally, treasure hunt, or another theme.
Speleology, climbing, abseil, slack line, others….
TREKKING & GASTRONOMY
It is a walk along the borders of Rioja Alavesa with an expert guide. You will enjoy a country side brunch with Rioja Alavesa wine. The activity will take 4 hours. Price per person 35,00€ taxes included. Minimum 2 person.