L’Arcada de Fares is a small set of charming apartments in a rural area located in Besalú (Girona) opened in June 2009. It comprises a total of eighteen eco-apartments integrated into a 15th-century masia (Catalan country house) in the village of Fares, in la Garrotxa district, just in the centre of Girona region.
Family-run, L’Arcada de Fares offers an apartment for every kind of holidaymaker, sleeping from 2 to 14 guests, whether you are travelling alone, with your partner, with the family of with colleges.
We also offer facilities thought for children: a children’s pool and a sizeable playground, cribs, free of charge (through reservation and subject to availability), children’s meals, etc. And we welcome your pets for the duration of your stay, also free of charge.
L’Arcada de Fares is designed so that your stay is as comfortable and pleasant as possible, with all the charm of its countryside surroundings, whilst not forgetting the conveniences of modern life.
The privileged location of the complex of L'Arcada de Fares allows you to visit many interesting sights in the area, with the added reassurance that we are an accredited Tourist Information Centre. Some of these places are: the Costa Brava and the Pyrenees, Besalú and the rest of La Garrotxa region, as well as Banyoles and its lake, and the cities of Girona and Figueres – where you can visit the Dalí Museum.
In addition, from L’Arcada de Fares, we offer a wide range of activities: hiking trails, cycling paths (BTT andcycle touring), wine routes through the Alt Empordà, guided visits to La Fageda yoghurt factory, sightseeing in the medieval towns of Besalú and Santa Pau, etc.
The grounds - services and facilities
The grounds of L’Arcada de Fares are especially spacious. Covering a total of more than 4.000 square metres, its gardens are the perfect place for resting, strolling, relaxing or playing with the kids.
The garden of L'Arcada de Fares is specially designed for a wide range of games and activities, and also for the family’s youngest members. There is a swimming pool, a large playground with a sandbox, swings and a slide, football goals and a volleyball net. Plus, for those guests who like having contact with animals, in L’Arcada de Fares, we have frogs and donkeys.
If you enjoy barbecuing, at L’Arcada de Fares we have several grills available for guest use at any time. We have a storage area for bicycles, and a shared coin operated washing machine. Additionally, at Reception you will find a panel with tourist information and special events in the area.