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Piscina Noche

La Nava del Barranco

Location: Castilla-La Mancha

Bedrooms: 14

Guests: 30

Set amongst the wooded hillsides of Castilla-La Mancha lies the breathtaking La Nava del Barranco, one of the country’s most luxurious estates, owned and operated by the Medem family. Amidst rolling vineyards, wild forests, soaring mountains and spectacular coastlines, immerse yourself in Don Quixote country and enjoy memorable adventures with family and friends.


Journey on horseback across the Iberian countryside, looking out for wild deer, eagles, rams and the elusive Iberian Lynx; try your hand at clay pigeon shooting; taste the delightful regional dishes on a wild picnic or enjoy a game of tennis on La Nava’s private court. If you’re feeling less energetic, relax awhile on the endless sun-drenched terraces or indulge in treatments at the villa’s wellness retreat. With the service of a world-class hotel, it’s easy to disconnect from the outside world and experience true tranquility at this exclusive estate.


Inside La Nava del Barranco


  • With its own landing strip for national and international flights, your arrival at La Nava del Barranco couldn’t be easier.

  • Relax in the eclectic and stylish interior which combines a classic hunting lodge aesthetic with sophisticated antiques and chic furnishings.

  • Within the villa are 14 en-suite bedrooms, all with idyllic views of the countryside, a bathtub and shower, terrace and custom decor.

  • Soak up the wonderful countryside views from the breakfast room.

  • Sample exquisite local cuisine in the main dining room

  • Curl up beside the fireplace in the library with a good book.

  • Whilst the children amuse themselves in the playroom, put your feet up in the cinema room.

  • Work out in the villa’s private gym

  • Unwind in the sauna or treat yourself to a massage in the fully-equipped spa.

  • Staff include a private chef, barman, childminder and housekeeping team.

Things to do on your doorstep:


  • Feast upon an Iberian banquet accompanied by Spanish wines in the midst of nature whilst listening to birdsong from above.

  • Take a dip in the outdoor infinity pool whilst admiring views of verdant forests and ancient olive groves.

  • Show off your sporting prowess on the tennis court or play a round of golf on the nearby 18-hole course.

  • Experience this beautiful region from above on an exhilarating hot air balloon ride.

  • Canter across the countryside on horseback, keeping your eyes peeled for deer, rams, rabbits, pheasants, and - if you’re lucky - the Iberian lynx.

  • Explore the area from a 4 x 4 or aboard a quad bike.

  • Improve your aim with clay pigeon shooting or try your hand at archery.

  • Bespoke activities and events including weddings and celebrations can all be arranged - from flamenco shows to culinary demonstrations, anything is possible here.

  • As well as being an ideal experience for multi-generational families and friends holidaying together, the estate can also cater for corporate groups with opportunities for team building, outdoor training, seminars and presentations. 

A little further afield

  • Just a short drive away are two UNESCO World Heritage sites - the Renaissance towns of Úbeda  and Baeza - as well as the iconic city of Granada. 

  • Discover Spain’s multicultural heritage at the legendary Alhambra and the Mosque of Córdoba.

  • Spend an afternoon paddle boarding or kayaking at Lagunas de Ruidera Nature Reserve

  • Follow in the footsteps of Don Quixote and visit some of the landmarks featured in the great literary work, from the quaint town of El Toboso to the reddish fields of Montiel and the twelve windmills on Cerro Calderico.

  • Visit the Open Air Theatre and National Theatre Museum of Almagro.

  • Discover the archeological site of Motilla del Azuer, a prehistoric settlement from the Bronze Age which amazes with its sinuous shapes and depth. 


La Nava del Barranco is located on a private estate in Castilla La Mancha with its own private runway “La Perdiz'' which can receive domestic and international flights.  By car, La Nava is accessible in 2 hours 20 minutes from Madrid Airport and 2 hours from Granada Airport. The nearest train stations are Córdoba, Madrid and Sevilla (all over an hour’s drive from the villa).

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