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By webadmin | September 8 2012
Barcelona, Spain – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine
Guests staying at Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona can now discover the city’s most amazing views with the hotel’s new helicopter package which offers a panoramic flight in a twin-engine helicopter over Barcelona’s landmarks.
Priced from $120 to $474 per person, guests have the chance to enjoy a bird’s eye view of Barcelona from the Mediterranean Sea to the surrounding mountains, over the towers of Sagrada Família; so close one could almost touch them, and the city’s Olympic Stadium. Helicopter tours range from a 10-minute to a three-hour flight. The Barcelona Sky Tour takes off from the sea and flies over Barcelona taking in the city’s main attractions before heading off to the impressive mountain of Montserrat. The Montserrat Tour flies over the most impressive and mysterious mountains of Catalonia. For those looking to also enjoy the region’s gastronomic heritage, the three-hour Wine Cellar Getaway flight takes guests to some of the most renowned wine cellars, allowing for stops for wine tastings and a guided tour through the vineyards.
After enjoying the area’s iconic vistas and an exciting and adrenalin filled experience, guests are encouraged to return to the hotel for a relaxing meal at Blanc Brasserie & Gastrobar followed by a Pick & Mix spa treatment at the award winning Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona. Pick & Mix allows guests to select a combination of two treatments of 20 minutes designed to relax and revitalize tired bodies and minds. Treatments include back, neck and shoulder massage, body exfoliation, mini facial and foot massage. A set menu at Blanc Brasserie & Gastrobar is priced from $88 per person (excluding drinks) and Pick & Mix Spa Treatment costs $225 per two people. Room rates at Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona start at $449 for a Deluxe Room.