With 263 rooms and suites in a Hollywood Hills-like setting in Sitges, a charming seaside town southwest of Barcelona, Dolce by Wyndham Sitges is a destination where Mediterranean flair blends with nature, the hotel boasts unparalleled views of the blue sea and the beauty of the Algarve Natural Park. Ocean.
Miami interior design studio Rose Ink Workshop has been tasked with creating a new look for the much-loved hotel, as the resort is undergoing a recent renovation that has remodeled it into a destination indicating its prime location, as well as the 300-plus days of sunshine per year enjoyed by Sitges. Unmissable from everywhere the hotel offers, the Mediterranean inspires the color palette and textures of the guest rooms and suites, along with its vast public spaces, restaurants, bars and spa.
Built in the shape of the number “5”, the hotel, thanks to its position high above the city, adjacent to exclusive homes and the Teramar Golf Course, is six stories high but rarely appears higher than three. This illusion makes for a spacious and open guest experience, while also giving the resort sustainability fame in that the property does not cause a negative visual impact on the environment.
Sea views are plentiful at Dolce Sitges, a very welcome addition to any hotel away from the water. Bar Malvasia is the first public place you’ll likely come across, a cool, sophisticated place to enjoy a cocktail with panoramic views of the beautiful golf course and beyond. With multiple sofas and chairs, modern art, and a game room home with table tennis and pool tables, this is a place to break away from the stresses of everyday life.
Guests will find Verema Restaurant just below the bar, which can be accessed via a carved spiral staircase and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner for larger groups. Its spacious garden with its Instagram-ready VW camper van is the perfect place to enjoy a coffee, read a book or work on breakfast.
Dolce Sitges benefits from the 300 days of sunshine a year that this Mediterranean city enjoys just 30 minutes from the Catalan capital, and features four outdoor swimming pools. Surrounded by lush greenery and tropical plants, this paradisiacal area is basked in cool breezes and whipped by natural light. The Oasis Pool Bar serves a range of tropical cocktails, smoothies and ice cream, as well as refreshing beer and local wine. With plenty of room to sunbathe and enjoy a dip in the pool of your choice, this is a tough place to get away from; Unless, of course, this is to move into the property’s new gastronomic offering, Restaurant Terrassa la Punta.
The chefs behind Dolce Sitges Barcelona believe food is an exploration, and that’s even more evident in this new gourmet offering. With an outdoor environment like no other, the restaurant is home to a stunning panoramic terrace overlooking the Garraf Nature Park and here chef Jaume Balada has created a menu that pays homage to local produce and the Mediterranean landscape. Fresh, delicious and seasonal traditional dishes are cooked in a wood oven before being served with a modern twist. rice from delta del ebro with monk fish; beef fillet ECO Girona; Or the local catch of the day, it’s a magical place to enjoy a lunch or dinner. And if you choose the last option, you will witness a wonderful sunset.
With Mediterranean life largely spent in ‘free air’, Rose Ink Workshop has created a fluidity between indoor and outdoor spaces. Guest rooms and suites are spacious and bright, filled with natural light and featuring a blue and white color palette. The combination of relaxing and work spaces, as well as details including bathrobes and slippers, a coffee machine, a pillow menu and large balconies with sea views, all enable the guest to separate and enjoy the privacy of their own room. A sanctuary with views of the town of Sitges and the mountains of the natural park, you can forget the rigors of everyday life in the city in a few hours.
A Dolce Vital spa and spacious meeting and conference areas complement the offerings at Dolce by Wyndham Sitges, a luxury resort that feels world away from the hustle and bustle of the famous city just half an hour away. A place to rest and relax, no matter how short your stay, for those looking for a relaxing getaway near the pulsating heart of the city, there are a few inspiring options.