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Mas Mateu


Girona, Costa Brava | 10+1 Bedrooms | 9 Bathrooms | 22+2 Guests


€14,520- €18,150 /night


Nestled within an expansive 18th-century estate and boasting breathtaking views of the Pyrenees, Mas Mateu offers a complete escape in the heart of Catalonia. Located just a few kilometres inland from the beautiful Costa Brava, the refurbished estate has retained its historical elegance. The sprawling grounds offer a myriad of on-site activities, ranging from cycling to horse riding, with the estate home to one of Southern Europe’s leading equestrian facilities.

A graceful arched doorway leads to interiors characterised by Catalonian charm. Curved ceilings and antique furnishings are found throughout, from the open-plan living and dining area with uninterrupted estate views, to the eleven uniquely designed bedrooms. Guests can choose from seven en-suite bedrooms, a further two doubles, a quadruple and a convertible study, sleeping up to 24 guests. With a home cinema, games room, private gym, and a team dedicated to keeping you entertained, this estate offers a stay like no other.




Homeowner’s Favourite Feature
The amazing sunsets by the elevated pool, with views across the estate and out to the surrounding nature reserve.
Top Local Experience
A sunrise hot air balloon departing from the estate with magnificent views over the Pyrenees.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Al Fresco Dining
  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Hot Tub
  • Padel Court
  • Tennis Court
  • Football Field
  • Basketball Court
  • Home Cinema
  • Equestrian Centre
  • Helicopter Landing Sites

This Home is Suitable For:

  • Families
  • Groups
  • Corporate

Family Amenities:

  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • Toys/Books

Home Policies:

  • Minimum stay: 7 nights in peak season
  • Usual check-in day (peak season): Saturday
  • Damage deposit: €8,000
  • Incidentals Deposit: From €10,000 per week

Staff & Services


Rental of this Mandarin Oriental Exclusive Home includes:


  • Dedicated concierge service to assist with pre-arrival requests, local experiences and transportation
  • Full-time Villa Manager and Activities Manager throughout the stay
  • Daily housekeeping service inspired by Mandarin Oriental’s exacting standards
  • A private chef team*, including a pastry chef, approved by Mandarin Oriental’s culinary experts and supported by a team of waiters
  • Bespoke menu design based on guest preferences and local seasonal produce
  • Part-time butler and sommelier service
  • Special arrangements for children of all ages


* Chef service only, food and beverage provisions charged separately.

Activities Nearby


  • Mas Mateu is nestled amidst the beautiful nature reserve of Les Gavarres with the Mediterranean Sea less than 10 kilometres away
  • Within a short drive, you will find several of Costa Brava’s finest beaches, including Calella del Palafrugell (14km), Aigua Blava (16km) and L’Escala (33km)
  • The estate is close to a series of well-preserved medieval villages, such as Peratallada (4.5km) and Pals (8.5km)
  • The centre of Girona (38km) is within easy reach, known for its medieval architecture, walled Old Quarter and the Roman remains of the Força Vella fortress
  • Slightly further afield lies Barcelona (130km) the capital of the region, famed for its beautiful art and world-class cuisine
  • A rich selection of activities can be incorporated into your stay. Recommendations include: Horse riding, cycling & e-biking, beach volleyball, football, basketball, golf, hot air balloon, cooking lessons, wine tasting, quad biking, padel tennis
  • Nearest airports: Girona Airport - 45 minute drive (55km), or five minutes by helicopter. Barcelona Airport - 1 hour 40 minute drive (145km)
  • Distance to Barcelona: 1.5 hour drive (130km)

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