Garden Destination: Hotel Viura by Designhouses

June 22, 2010 | Hotel and Spa Gardens, Spain

hotel viura landscape hotel wine region spain

It’s been a while since I have seen a hospitality project that grabs my attention like this one.  The Spanish design firm Designhouses, have recently completed the Hotel Viura, located in the Spanish wine region of Rioja Alavesa. Named after the most widely planted white grape variety in Rioja, Viura is a beautiful and exciting modern design that accentuates the old character of the town and blends with the landscape in a way that doesn’t try to hide within the environment but rather celebrates the character of the region.

hotel viura landscape hotel wine region spain

It’s not a terribly big (only 26 rooms) project, but that many of the rooms have balconies where gardens have been created give the design a healthy look that I think only plants can impart.

hotel viura landscape hotel wine region spain

hotel viura landscape hotel wine region spain

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Spain is one of the places on my ‘Must Visit’ list and I’m most definitely bookmarking this hotel! What a find – thanks for sharing!

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