Luxurious Spanish Train Hotels

The new train-hotels which run several routes through northern Spain are luxurious, with great food and plenty of culture and history. La Robla and El Expresso are restored coal-carriers, modelled on the Orient Express, that ran from the Picos de Europa mines a feat that made the Basque industrial revolution possible.

The Historico train has only three carriages that date from 1929 to 1960 and can carry 105 people. The carriages have been luxuriously restored which air-conditioning, a public address system and background music. One of the salons had been equipped for meetings with cafeteria service. This train covers two routes in the Basque Country and two in Cantabria.

The Estrella del Cantabrico also has three carriages and a capacity for 120 people. This train offers two routes in Asturias. The Costa Verde has five cars and a capacity of 290 people and runs from and back to León a twelve hour trip.

Sol Melia´s YHI Spa Brand is to Use Natura Bissé Products

Sol Melia one Spain’s most popular resort hotel companies and one of the largest in the world is to open it’s sixth hotel in Valencia, Spain. Sol Melia  founded in the Spanish Island of Palma de Mallorca in 1956  has  formed an alliance with another Spanish company Natura Bissé  whose products are to be used by YHI Spas, the brand created for Sol Melía in 2006.

 YHI Spas using Natura Bissé products in Spain include the resorts of:

• Meliá Palas Atenea – Mallorca
• Meliá Valencia – Valencia
• Meliá de Mar – Mallorca
• Melia La Quinta – Malaga
• Meliá Royal Tanau – Lleida
• Gran Meliá Palacio de Isora – Tenerife • Meliá Sol y Nieve – Granada
• Meliá Barcelona – Barcelon
• ME Barcelona – Barcelona