The exclusive luxury hotel brand InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has opened a new 5-star hotel in the heart of Montjuïc with one of the largest spas in the city and a restaurant that pays tribute to the roots of local products.
With its 273 rooms located in such an emblematic and strategic point of Barcelona as its location in Montjuïc, and its sophisticated and elegant decoration inspired by the Mediterranean Sea and the characteristic architecture of Barcelona. the new 5 stars InterContinental Barcelona is undoubtedly a perfect destination for the most select travelers. But, in addition to that, it is a luxury oasis for all Barcelona residents who want to enjoy its services. as it has a very wide range of space dedicated to relaxation and wellness with a restaurant (two coming soon) and a cocktail bar (two coming soon) and a cocktail bar (two coming soon) and a cocktail bar (coming soon). open to the public .
Visiting its facilities is like entering a fantastic bubble in which the exquisite decoration, the spaciousness of the spaces, the attention to every detail and the excellence of services make us enjoy unique moments. Either because we are trying some of its exclusive beauty treatments or because we are tasting its interesting gastronomic proposal.
Spa InterContinental Barcelona, an oasis of peace and tranquility in the heart of Montjuïc
The space dedicated to wellness has a surface of 1,200 square meters a true oasis of peace in the middle of the city, with a termal circuit complete with water area, hydrotherapy pool, water jets, steam bath, sauna, caldarium, shower circuit, footbath, hammam, relaxation area and the cabins where the treatments are performed. beauty treatments and massages a la carte.
In terms of treatments, the InterContinental Barcelona Spa works with Natura Bissé one of the best Spa brands in the world, and SCENS an exclusive organic and vegan firm of pure and concentrated environmentally friendly cosmetics.
During my visit to the Spa InterContinental Barcelona, after passing through the water area to prepare the skin and experience this moment of relaxation and disconnection that too often we do not hear our body and our head screaming for, I went through the cabin to try the Natura Bissé 3D Collagen Shock treatment .
A firming treatment that nourishes and regenerates the skin
Although we all know what we need, when it comes to choosing which treatment to have, my advice will always be to let the professional advise you. In my case, during my visit to the Spa InterContinental Barcelona, I had the 3D Collagen Shock, a intensive treatment with lifting effect by Natura Bissé. As with all of the firm’s treatments, we are talking about a pleasant and enjoyable experience with an even more gratifying result.
The 3D Collagen Shock by Natura Bissé is a remodeling and firming treatment of the 60-minute duration that combines three types of collagen (high, medium and low molecular weight). Thanks to the various cosmetics used and to the precise method of application, in addition to eliminating a ultra hydrated and radiant skin The result is a redensifying effect that re-sculpts the contours of the face and, in general, achieves a smoother skin and of evidently improved appearance.
After the treatment, to finish the IntercontinentalBarcelona experience and put the finishing touch to a morning of disconnection and perfect relaxation, I went to try the executive menu offered during the week at Arrel, the second restaurant of the Hotel.
Arrel, the InterContinental Barcelona restaurant that pays tribute to the roots of the land and its products.
With an open kitchen and an elegant and refined decoration that uses blue to refer to the Mediterranean Sea and natural wood to emulate Barcelona’s most emblematic architecture, the Arrel restaurant invites us to rediscover the authentic flavors of the land. In fact, arrel in Catalan means roots.
The products of proximity and exclusively seasonal products are the main protagonists of the menu of this restaurant in a gastronomic proposal that is a tribute to the land and its most authentic flavors.
The open kitchen allows us to browse and observe the care with which each dish is prepared, a spectacular aged wood screen, which with its intertwined design imitates the roots, separates the showcooking area from the spacious and elegant dining room with its huge glass wall manages to connect the space with the city.
In addition to its seasonal menu, the Arrel restaurant during the week offers an interesting executive menu for 35 € to taste its gastronomic proposal.
To consult the menu of the Arrel restaurant: barcelona.intercontinental.com/restaurante-arrel/
The Hotel InterContinental Barcelona is located at Av. de Rius i Taulet, 1-3, 08004 Barcelona.
For more information about the spa and its treatments: spa-intercontinental