Name: María Fernanda Panza From: Barranquilla (Colombia) Speaks: Spanish, English, little French and little Catalan 😉
What is your role at Catalunya Casas? – Reservations manager.
How long have you worked at Catalunya Casas? – since May 2013
What do you like best about working at Catalunya Casas? Our work team is the best… but I also have to say that being in contact with all the guests and different cultures is great.
Where is your favorite place to visit on holiday? That’s Barranquilla… sorry.
What is your favorite thing to do in Barcelona/Catalonia? Discovering the gastronomy of the area and the local festivities: wherever there are “castellers” (human castles) I want to be and if there is cava & fuet I’m the happiest woman on earth!
Renting a villa in Spain is an increasing trend in the travel industry for the year 2014. The vacation rental experience involves kicking off your shoes and making yourself at home in someone else´s home in the Catalonia region of Spain. Private vacation rental properties are growing in popularity, and Catalunya Casas is the place to find the perfect property for your Northern Spain vacation.
Comfort and affordability
What makes a Catalonia vacation home rental from Catalunya Casas so attractive to travelers? For one, they remove the formality of an overwhelming and impersonal hotel or resort, and allow families and groups to really relax in a spacious and comfortable environment. Instead of allotting a major portion of travel expenses for pricey hotel restaurant dinners and having to depend on predetermined hotel dining hours, guests are in control of their own meals in fully equipped kitchens during and can use the unique food and spices for which Catalonia and Spain are famous.
Multiple bedrooms and bathrooms are also appealing advantages to renting a private home. If you feel like you need some space from your overbearing relatives, you can (literally) put a wall between you.
Not to be overlooked, private pools are one of the most alluring (and refreshing!) attributes of a private home rental. Swim and sunbathe in complete privacy without having to worry about operating hours. Families with young children can keep a close eye on the little ones as some villa pools are surrounded by protective fences.
Travel is not what it used to be: Long gone are the days spent waiting in line at overpriced tourist attractions. Instead, travelers want to explore and experience their surroundings like a local, and private villa rentals are ideal for such excursions It is like 7 wonders in the world. Maybe the family next door to your vacation villa has lived in the region their entire lives and know the perfect place for a glass of sangria. During a trip to local bakery, practice your Spanish with the cashier and profit from true conversational immersion.
If privacy, space, and cultural authenticity are what you picture when you think of an ideal holiday, you´re in the right place! Browse through our incredible villas that bring you directly to the heart of the real Catalonia.