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Les Collectionneurs Rusticae


Elegance, calm and wellbeing


A luxury boutique hotel with a Spa, situated in a charming villa on the edge of the historic district of Hondarribia. A discreet and attentive welcome offered by a team who truly care and a refined décor add to the blissful sense of well-being, relaxation and comfort.

The warmth of a family home combines with top-of-the-range hotel amenities, including a 24-hour room service, personalised concierge service, gourmet wine bar, Spa and wellness centre, terraces and balconies.

Located at the foot of the old town’s fortifications, the VILLA MAGALEAN Hotel & Spa was created when one of the neo-Basque
beach houses built in the 1950s was renovated and extended.Led by architect Iñaki Biurrun, this process involved reviving the standards of construction and decoration of the time: ceilings of carved beams, wrought iron balconies, dressed stone framing window apertures, venerable mouldings, parquets floors, Andalusian azulejos (ceramic tiles) and old floors. The interior decoration, both contemporary and timeless, in perfect harmony with the aesthetics of the 30-50 years of the villa’s history, testifies to the craftsmanship of the Basque Country and Spain.

The furniture, decorative items, books and paintings are testaments to the art of living and the Basque and Spanish traditions.


Convenience and comfort

  • Multilingual reception and 24-hour room service
  • Personalised concierge service for unique experiences in the Basque Country
  • Private parking within the hotel grounds. Daily cost 15€ ( 20€ electric car) upon reservation and according to availibility. 5 parking in interior space, 3 online hotel entrance.
  • Hotel / airport and hotel / train station transfer service with extra cost
  • WiFi and wired internet access, tablets in every room
  • International daily digital newspapers
  • Library of books, plus games
  • Standard bicycles
  • Laundry and cleaning service
  • Reading room with fireplace
  • Spa and wellness centre, exclusive Cinq Mondes products


Natural and nutritious

  • Selection of Richard coffees, brand teas and hot chocolates
  • Seasonal fresh fruit juices
  • Selection of fine pastries 
  • Various breads and toast
  • Country-style ham and cheese
  • Echiré butter and artisan jams from the region
  • Fine olive oils and salt 
  • Natural Yoghurt and cereals

Breakfast included in the price of the stay (20€).

Selection of hot eggs and side dishes with extra cost.



Recovered time

"Who remembers as I do those readings made during the holidays, which were hidden successively in all those hours of the day which were sufficiently peaceful and inviolable enough to afford them shelter?"

 - Marcel Proust - On Reading, Actes Sud Littérature, 1988.

A place of culture, words and images, the Salon Albertine calls for silence and travel, relishing the turbulent tranquillity of the authors. We offer this refuge in the company of selected novelists and travel writers who await the complicity of the reader.