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Dream location near the beach

Bedrooms 15
Space 7,534 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Exquisitely renovated 18th century mansion with aircon, catering for 30+ guests

Villa Catalina is an exquisitely renovated mansion, offering unparalleled views over breathtaking landscapes and vineyards of the Penedés Wine region.

The masia is an authentic Catalan mansion set within 400 acres of private secluded grounds and offers every amenity for guests to enjoy a dream vacation:

15 very large beautifully furnished bedrooms

12 bathrooms

air conditioned/heated


English television channels

fully fitted kitchen

tropical gardens with shaded seating tucked away to enjoy a good book

swimming pool with plenty of sun loungers


super size courtyard to enjoy al fresco dining whilst digesting the magnificent views of the mansion's grounds, countryside and vineyards.

With the masia as your base, you are perfectly located to enjoy all the wonders the area offers. It’s only a 5 minutes´ drive to the internationally renowned beach resort of Sitges and 30 minutes to one of Europe’s most exciting cities, Barcelona.

If you prefer landscapes to sea and cityscapes, you can go hiking/biking in the surrounding countryside of the Garraf National Park and visit the Bhudhist Monastery, tour the many vineyards of the Penedés Wine region or simply relax and chill out in the beauty of the masia’s grounds.

The owners have beautifully blended the history of the masia with all the comforts of modern living and, if you are looking for a majestic countryside setting, tranquility and privacy, Villa Catalina is the perfect venue for family and group holidays, wedding receptions and corporate events.

Spanish HUTB-012348 for tax purposes

More Details
Registration Number : HUTB-012348

Property Manager
Servais and Helena Boosten
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 June, 2018

About Servais and Helena Boosten

Servais and Helena Boosten recently acquired this dream country mansion. They have sympathetically restored the exterior of the building and Helena has used her skills as an interior designer to turn the interior into a 21st century luxury home, with all the modern conveniences and high standard finishes that one would expect from a property of this outstanding caliber. Air conditioning in every bedroom.

In addition to this property, Servais and Helena own and rent other exclusive villas and mansions within the Sitges area. Please visit to see our other beautiful villas, Casa Nova Estate and Masia Victoria

Servais and Helena Boosten purchased this villa in 2014

Why Servais and Helena Boosten chose Sant Pere de Ribes

We chose to build our lives and our businesses in Sitges for many reasons, namely...

Location, location location: it's so easy to go almost anywhere as Barcelona Airport is only 40 minutes away and the bus and train services are really efficient and not at all expensive.

Coming from northern Europe, we truly appreciate the 300 sunny days of the year that Sitges offers due to it’s unique micro climate and one more from our long list of why we live here...ah yes, the exceptional, utterly stunning property we own and with Villa Catalina, the sheer magnitude of refurbishing such a stunning historic building was a challenge we could not refuse!

What makes this villa unique

The mansion had been in the same family for many generations: they were furniture makers of international repute. We love the history of the estate and the way it was constructed with such design and style for example, the truly amazing Italian handmade glass chandelier and the original wooden gates and doors with huge iron keys and bolts. To live with this history in a modern setting is what for us, makes a dream come true.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Sant Pere de Ribes in Olivella

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 7534 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 35
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 30 people
  • 12 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 8 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 9 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 10 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 11 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 12 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 15 Bedrooms, Sleeps 35
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , En suite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , En suite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , En suite bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , En suite bathroom
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed , En suite bathroom
    Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Bed , En suite bathroom
    Bedroom 8 - 2 Single Bed , En suite bathroom
    Bedroom 9 - 2 Single Bed , En suite bathroom
    Bedroom 10 - 2 Single Bed , En suite bathroom
    Bedroom 11 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 12 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 13 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 14 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 15 - 1 Double Bed
  • Brand new air conditioning in every bedroom! Additional guests can be accommodated for a nightly supplement. Please inquire for more information.
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Dream location near the beach
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews

Charming rustic villa in beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful rustic villa which well accommodated our 19 person party.

Breakfasts and three dinners were made by Allen their wonderful chef all eaten on the outside terrace.

Guest kitchen would be better if located on level of terrace but we still made fab lunches ourselves

Great pool area and outside seating for evenings

Excellent restaurant at end of driveway

Short drive to pretty town St. Pete de Ribes and nearby the Torres vineyard which is a must visit

We had a glorious week

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Beautiful, rustic Spanish villa

  • 5 of 5

Our party of 28 stayed at Villa Catalina in May 2017 for our wedding which was also held there and it was everything we could have wished for. We arranged wedding suppliers independently of Villa Catalina before we were aware they could have done this for us, however they were happy to let us use our own suppliers. Wedding with 85 guests went off without a hitch. Villa Catalina is enormous and typically rustic Spanish with some contemporary luxuries thrown in too. The villa and grounds are absolutely beautiful and were immaculate during our stay. Helpful team at Villa Catalina including Alan and Simon the groundkeeper who did a lot of running around for us – taxis etc. which was really helpful. Arranging taxis was a bit of an issue (through no fault of Villa Catalina) as we were such a large group so would recommend hiring a car or two! Professional and helpful service from start to finish. Recommended.Thanks Boosten Group!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely stay in this beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in this beautiful house! It was such a great vacation. We went there with a whole group ( 5 families) and this house was big enough and we could even play hide and seek. Inside the house, there were enough bedrooms and everybody had there own bathroom. The service we got from Servais and Helena was also fantastic! Therefore we want to thank them again. For us, this was a wonderfull week and a week we will never forget. The location, with a beautiful garden and swimmingpool, was also great. Unfortunately the time of the year was to early for a nice dive into the water, too cold, but the site of it was beautiful. The house was near Sitges and that is a lovely place to be.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
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like a fairytale

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay with five families (20 people) in this super villa/finca! Still plenty of room left for more people or space left to repose, inside as well as outside. Tasteful decorating, nice atmosphere and fairylike surroundings! Mariëlle and Ludo

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
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Superb house and location with unique atmosphere

  • 5 of 5

We visited this awesome house with a party of 20-25 people, both adults and children. All had an awesome stay. The unique atmosphere and layout, all rooms have en-suite bathrooms (!), makes it a perfect stay for a holiday, celebration or special occasion (e.g. wedding ). It is very close located to Sitges with its marina, beach and restaurants as well as nature Parc del Garraf for awesome hikes or sport activities.

We booked a traditional Spanish tapas diner via the manager/ owner on our arrival day, highly recommended! Fantastic food and wine by candlelight gave our stay the perfect start and boost.

Certainly a visit more than worth while and one to put on the bucket list.

Owners are very service focussed and know their way around in the area, perfect guides and contacts to get to know the region and it's (food & drinks) highlights.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
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Fantastic place for holiday or wedding!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, stunning rooms, fantastic service, perfect place to play hide and seek 😊. Wedding completely organised, excellent food, a stay we will always remember. What a dream!

If you want to have a perfect wedding or holiday with loth of friends/family, I highly recommand a stay in villa Catalina and let Servais and Helena arrange everything.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Barcelona El Prat International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Kilometres
Sant Pere de Ribes
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
0.9 Kilometres
Sitges Golf
Nearest Train
0.9 Kilometres
Sitges Train Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Barcelona/Tarragona Highway C32
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
El Carnivor
Nearest Ski
80 Kilometres
La Molina
Nearest Beach
0.9 Kilometres
Sitges Beaches
Car: necessary

Villa Catalina is a short drive/train journey from Sitges and Barcelona.


Sitges offers 4km of palm-fringed boulevard, 17 sandy beaches and bays, a beautiful marina, a busy festive calendar with some truly amazing fiestas, first-rate tourist facilities, sporting activities, dozens of bars, cafes, restaurants and loads of great designer shops. 

There is something in Sitges for everyone, its a very difficult place to get bored in, plus Sitges is also on the doorstep of one of Europe’s most beautiful and exciting cities...Barcelona.

Barcelona is a breathtaking Mediterranean city and host of the 1992 Olympic Games.  It offers everything a tourist could possible ever want to see or do and much more.  It’s full of history, art and culture, the birthplace of the architectural genius Antoni Guadí, and painters such as Joan Miró and Santiago Rusiñol, writer Carlos Ruiz Zafón and home to Barcelona Football Club.  

If sightseeing gets too much, the golden beaches of the city offer lazy sun filled days bathing in the safe, clean Mediterranean waters surrounding the city.  

Other places to visit/things to do:

PortAventura Park (similar to Disney World)


Wine and Cava (Catalan Champagne) tasting tours.

Gastronomic weekends.

Walking and biking trails.

Many golf courses in the area.

Skiing in the Pyrenees is 2 hours away.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £1,310.91


To cancel a reservation it must be made in writing and acknowledged by the owner. If cancellation is received 6 month's prior to the date of arrival, 80% of any monies paid will be returned. If cancelled with less than 6 month's written notice, no refund will be made. It is therefore recommended that the appropriate holiday insurance has been contracted giving for such cover.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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