British Chamber Of Commerce
The British Chamber of Commerce is the only independent British-Hispanic organisation, whose mission is to promote commercial activity and investment between British and Spanish companies.
Founded in Barcelona in 1908, the organisation was an initiative of the British embassy with the objective of promoting bilateral commercial activity between both countries. Over a century later, it has offices in Barcelona, Madrid and Malaga; with a total of 265 members consisting of multinational companies as well SME´s.
Carrer del Bruc 21, 08010
+34 93 317 0034 32 20
Lucas Fox has collaborated with one of Spain’s leading mortgage providers, Mortgage Direct, to provide an exclusive service for its clients.
Mortgage Direct have been finding mortgages for private and business clients since 1989, and have established strong a strong reputation for their in-depth knowledge of the mortgage market and finding the best mortgage finance deal for clients. Mortgage Direct also offers a remote expert service via Skype that can be held from a Lucas Fox meeting room.
44-50 Royal Parade Mews, London, SE3 0TN
+44 208 297 9511
Financial North® is headed up by Alberto Goldar, who has over 18 years of international experience in international financial services. He has worked for lenders including Citigroup and CitiFinancial across Europe and America and has personally completed over a thousand mortgages in Spain, providing him with a significant level of expertise on how to overcome or avoid the different pitfalls during the property acquisition process.
As Mortgage Brokers, Financial North primarily offer their services in Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, USA and the UK. Their profound knowledge and contacts in the European banking industry allow them to provide various options to suit the characteristics of each client.
+44 (0)20 3287 2800
La Roca Village
Chic shopping outlet La Roca Village is located just outside Barcelona and offers the leading designer brands at exceptional prices unrivalled elsewhere. Designed in the style of a turn-of-the-century Catalan town, La Roca Village allows you to stroll casually between the shops, all handily located in the same boulevard, making it a pleasurable shopping experience.
There is also a children’s play area and many restaurants and cafés serving traditional Catalan cuisine. For a stress free day out, the La Roca Village Shopping Express® luxury coach service will whisk you from the centre of Barcelona to the Village in just 40 minutes.
Lucas Fox has teamed up with La Roca Village to organise tailor-made shopping trips for its clients.
La Roca Village, s/n, 08430 Santa Agnès de Malanyanes, Barcelona
+34 938 42 39 39
Barcelona’s best loved celebrity hairdresser Anthony Llobet has become one of the city’s most successful entrepreneurs, with a chain of hair salons across Barcelona. Anthony is also the ambassador and lead stylist for TRESemmé Spain and works at the fashion weeks of Madrid and New York, styles hair for the prestigious Elite model look and also writes for the most important fashion magazines in Spain. His salons are fully bilingual, with the motto “don’t let your Spanish come between you and your hair!”
We also recently interviewed him for our Wise Up! series for LFStyle, in which he shares with us his wisdom and love for Barcelona.
Ros de Olano, 19
+34 93 218 04 49
+34 93 295 48 71
+34 93 301 45 13
Almirall Churruca, 8
+34 93 221 16 12
Club Natació Barcelona
Club Natació Barcelona is a swimming and water polo club in a privileged location right in front of the Mediterranean Sea. The club offers both heated indoor pools and outdoor pools as well as many other facilities including a gym and sailing club.
Passeig Joan de Borbó 93
+34 93 221 46 00
International School of Barcelona
The International School of Barcelona is a private international school which offering a broad, truly global education to students from 2 to 18 years old. Students come from many different backgrounds and have the opportunity to share their cultures whilst learning. Qualifications taught here allow their students to access any university in the world.
Passeig Isaac Albéniz
Las Rozas Madrid
Close to the centre of Madrid, Las Rozas offers year-round reduced prices in more than 100 international and national luxury fashion and lifestyle boutiques. Las Rozas Village is one of the Collection of nine Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages by Value Retail.
Home to more than 1,000 boutiques of the world’s leading fashion and lifestyle brands, the Collection offers an unrivalled luxury outlet shopping experience for discerning shoppers in Europe. The nine Villages, located close to some of Europe’s favourite cities, are tourist destinations in their own right.
Calle Juan Ramón Jiménez, 3, 28232 Las Rozas, Madrid
+34 916 40 49 00
The British School of Barcelona
Independent school with an international mix of students from 3 to 18. The English National Curriculum is taught by native English teachers. GCSE and A Level results are excellent, enabling students to enter universities around the world.
Part of the Cognita group chaired by the highly respected former UK Inspector of Schools Chris Woodhead, the British School follows the UK curriculum. Spanish is introduced at 4 years and Catalan at aged 5. Located 20km from Barcelona in Castelldelfels, close to the beach. A bus service is available.
+34 93 665 15 84
Established in 1968, Derby Hotels Collection is one of Spain’s most prestigious hotel chains. Each hotel is unique and original and is characterised by spaces where luxury is brought to life. Based in major European cities, including Barcelona and Madrid, the hotels are designed to provide their clients with everything they require, whether their stay is for business or leisure.
Derby Hotels Collection also offers a wide range of holiday apartments in Barcelona for both short-term and long-term stays (Barcelona Apartment).
W Hotel Barcelona
An avant-garde design icon stands proudly on Barcelona’s beachfront. Designed by world-renowned architect Ricardo Bofill, the W hotel features 473 guest rooms, including 67 suites, two ‘Wow’ suites and one ‘Extreme Wow’ suite boasting 360° panoramic views.
Located beachfront at the entrance of the Barceloneta boardwalk, W Barcelona is a step away from the Mediterranean coast and a short stroll from the Gothic Quarter and the vibrant Born district. Since its opening in 2009, W Barcelona has not stopped surprising. It offers a great variety of restaurants, such as WAVE, Salt and Bravo24, a modern interpretation of traditional Catalan cuisine by Michelin Star-winning chef Carles Abellán.
Plaça de la Rosa dels Vents 1
+34 93 295 28 00
Formula Life is a monthly digital magazine focusing on the luxury lifestyle associated with the global sport of motor racing, including Formula 1, Formula E and the World Endurance Championship. Formula Life delivers original editorial and pictorial content in a coffee table book style to a fast growing global audience who appreciate the finer things in life, and has recently introduced more multimedia editorial and video content in their digital offering. As well as a focus on property, Formula Life also offers articles on private aviation, exclusive golf, travel and gastronomy and provides a curated selection of top lifestyle stories and features.
Abercrombie & Kent International Estates
A&K International Estates is a specialist real estate division of Abercrombie & Kent Ltd, one of the world’s leading luxury travel companies. A&K International Estates utilises A&K’s exemplary reputation, global network and extensive database to market and sell high-end luxury homes around the world. A&K International Estates pride themselves on delivering a professional and personal service at all times, focusing on attention to detail, quality and client and customer service.
The Hendrick’s story all started one day when the master distiller was tucking into his cucumber sandwich, while regaling his throat with a glass of gin. It was then that he noticed the Hendrick’s gardener cutting roses. The aromas of the gin, cucumber and roses wafted over the air, where they combined to transport his mind to an oneiric world, thereby inspiring the botanical frame of mind from which the Hendrick’s Gin of today would be born. The essence of this peculiar gin reveals its transgressive identity. Its 100% artisan production in original 19th-century stills, its composition based on 11 original spices, its unique touch, fruit of the revelatory infusion of Bulgarian rose petals and cucumbers from Holland, the design of its packaging, presented in small apothecary bottles, and its fun, provocative and intelligently unusual character mean that Hendrick’s can proudly claim to be the most original, eccentric and provocative of gins.
Following a ‘tonic tasting’ on the US market, Charles Rolls – who built his reputation running Plymouth Gin – joined forces with Tim Warrillow, who had a background in luxury food marketing, to analyse the composition of mixers. They discovered that the majority were preserved with sodium benzoate or similar substances, while cheap orange aromatics such as decanal and artificial sweeteners (such as saccharin) were widespread. Quinine is the key ingredient, and the essential bitterness, in tonic water. The brand name Fever-Tree was chosen as it is the colloquial name for the cinchona tree, the bark of which produces quinine. After much research, a specific type of fever tree plantation (known as cinchona Ledgeriana) located on the Rwanda/Congo border, was found to be producing the purest quinine in the world. For Charles and Tim, there was no other option but to source Fever-Tree’s quinine from this plantation – the only drinks company to be doing so.
MumAbroad Spain is Europe’s leading online resource for English-speaking families living in, relocating to, or holidaying in Spain. The site is the only English language website for families whose content has been solely recommended by resident Expats. MumAbroad offers a niche opportunity for advertisers looking to reach an affluent, educated Expat market in Spain.
Receiving more than 26,000 unique visitors each month, the sites are well connected in key local communities in the countries in which MumAbroad operates. The original content is the result of personal recommendations by our users (we have approximately 15,000 recommendations in Spain alone) and this ensures that not only is the content up-to-date, relevant and trusted, but that the MumAbroad brand has a respected reputation amongst the international community.
Marina Port Vell
Marina Port Vell has been transformed into one of the world’s leading yachting destinations. Following extensive cosmetic and structural work, Our unrivalled facilities offer capacity for superyachts up to 120m. New five-star services position the marina as the ideal home port, uniquely positioned in the heart of Barcelona.
Moll de l’Escar 26
+34 93 484 23 00
One Ocean Club
OneOcean Port Vell has recently undergone a transformation, maintaining the city’s maritime heritage to become a global lifestyle destination. OneOcean Club is setting a new benchmark for the marine industry offering users a range of luxury services and facilities. OneOcean Club combines comfort and style – a great place to be seen or to relax and enjoy the atmosphere and unrivalled city views. From cocktails on the terrace to the culinary delights of Executive Chef César Guillén, members and guests will be treated to one of Barcelona’s truly memorable experiences.
Lucas Fox celebrated their prestigious 10th Anniversary in style last September with a fabulous soiree hosted by One Ocean Club
Read our full review of One Ocean Club by LFStyle blogger Tara Stevens here.
Moll de la Barceloneta 1, 08003 Barcelona
+34 93 484 23 15
Alta Alella is a family-run project, created more than twenty years ago. Situated between Tiana and Alella, within the privileged agricultural area of the natural park known as the “Serralada de Marina”, its history began when the entrepreneur and oenologist, Josep Maria Pujol-Busquets Camps, and his wife, Cristina Guillén Soldevila, bought the Noucentista estate, Can Genís.
With the backdrop of the Mediterranean sea, just 2 kilometres away from the vineyards, the couple restored the charm of the estate by refurbishing the country house, recovering old vines, some of them being more than 50 years old, and building a modern and organic cellar where they work hard to produce wines with a reputation for purity.
Since the start, the cellar has based its practices on certified organic agriculture. As well as its high quality hallmark, inherent in every product, Alta Alella is also open to the public for wine tourism.
Alta Alella is the nearest cellar to Barcelona, and its organic wines are present on the wine lists at some of the most prestigious restaurants all over the world.
Camí Baix de Tiana s/n
+34 934 69 37 20
En Route is a boutique lifestyle and wedding photography company serving international clients in Barcelona, Ibiza and all over Europe. Featured in countless international blogs and magazines, Gabby Sutori is one of Barcelona’s most “in demand” photographers for international clients.
En Route specialises in lifestyle, “fashion forward” portraiture, focusing on capturing emotions and clients’ personalities to create a series of cohesive images that stop time and tell their story.
She makes her clients feel beautiful, cared for and to create pretty, fun and happy images. She is based in Barcelona (and Ibiza in the summer) but travels all over the world. Whether it be a wedding, a lifestyle shoot, a family or corporate event, Gabby ensures that the photos will be keepsakes.
Atzaro is an “Agroturismo” family-run hotel, located in the heart of Ibiza and built on a stunning orange farm. Unique in both design and the experience it offers, this hotel is undoubtedly one of the island’s gems. From March 2014 the hotel will remain open all year round. Among the many 5-star facilities are a world- class Spa, Yoga Temple, Swimming pool, Spa Pool, Swedish sauna, traditional Hammam, fully-equipped gym, 8 treatment rooms, Spa boutique, cocktail bar, boutique and extensive gardens with fountains and water features. There are also 3 gourmet restaurants, each of which offer a unique gastronomic experience. The reception is located in the original family Masia and most of the accommodation in is situated on a hill, with each suite offering spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. For all visitors to Ibiza, Atzaro is an unmissable experience.
Cardamom Events is an event management and specialist catering company located on Ibiza and founded by Navine Kumari and Craig Colligan. The husband-and-wife duo, boast over 20 years of international wedding and event planning, production and catering experience, from high-end extravaganzas to intimate soirees, specialising in weddings, civil partnerships and general celebrations from all around the world.
+34 902 848 068
Lucas Fox Ibiza car rental partners for Ibiza are the reputed family-run business Moto Luis, who offer a reliable and professional service. Operating since the 1950s, their fleet is new and they have all types of cars and also jeeps, convertibles and automatics.
They have cars parked at the Airport just 100m from arrivals terminal and have an easy process for check-in and drop off. The fuel policy is a full tank going out and to bring it back full. They offer a 24 round-the-clock service with no hidden charges and standard insurance is included. They are open all year round and offer competitive rates outside the summer season. For more information go to their website www.motoluis.com, choose your vehicle and then contact firstname.lastname@example.org, and she will ensure that Lucas Fox clients receive a special discount.