Located in Port Lligat, on the edge of the charming village of Cadaques on the Costa Brava (Spain), Villa El Capitan is an exceptional 9 bedroom property with a spectacular infinity pool and panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea and the surrounding area. Built in a park of 5 hectares facing the beautiful natural park of Cap de Creus, the villa offers an environment of absolute calm. It enjoys direct access to the sea while offering extreme privacy.
Casa del Capitan has a rich history. It was designed in 1962 by the famous American architect Peter Harnden. Then, the property was completely renovated in 2018 with the concern to respect the original architecture and preserve its incredible artistic heritage. For almost 20 years, the extraordinary "Captain Moore", Dali's personal director, lived in the house and hosted a variety of international artists, intellectuals and free spirits.
With its spacious living areas and relaxing and elegant rooms (each with its private bathroom), the villa El Capitan can accommodate a maximum of 20 people. It is a one-story villa built above the rock, with two different parts: the main house (consisting of 5 bedrooms) and four exterior bedrooms with independent access, all connected by beautiful Mediterranean style patios and terraces. stone steps.
There is an on-site concierge service and you can book and perform many local activities.
Description - Cadaques, Espagne
Cadaques is a magnificent remote fishing village situated in the Cap de Creus peninsula on the famous Spanish Costa Brava (close to the French border), recognizable by the narrow cobblestone streets and charming whitewashed houses overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The village is dominated by a seventeenth century church which boasts an astonishing baroque altar.
Cadaques has been a source of inspiration for international painters and artists for decades and still enjoys an intense cultural life. Artists such as Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Picasso amongst others, used to visit, attracted by the beautiful light and amazing landscapes as well as by the enigmatic figure of Salvador Dalí.
Cadaques not only offers a wide selection of cultural activities (art galleries, museums, concerts, traditional events…) and gastronomic experiences (some excellent restaurants), but also a broad range of sporting activities such as boating, kayaking, diving, hiking or cycling. One of the main attractions is the excellent hiking opportunities that the Cap de Creus Natural Park provides.