Barcelona Field Studies Centre

Calafell Rural Lodge | Casa de Colonias Artur Martorell

Ctra de Torredembarra s/n 43820 Calafell
Tel. 934301606
Fax. 934196268

The Artur Martorell Rural Lodge in Calafell, Spain has purpose-built facilities and accommodation for educational study groups. It is run by the private Pere Tarrés foundation.

It has a large number of bedrooms (with bunk beds) that sleep 4, 6 and 10 people, various dining rooms, classrooms and activities rooms. Recreational facilities include a clay football pitch, clay volleyball court, swimming pool and a multi-sports area for playing tennis, hockey and basketball.

It is surrounded by vineyards and located a 15 minute walk from the railway station and beach.

The facility has three detached accommodation blocks with the following layout:

Mestral Building

  • Ground floor: 3 X 4 (2 bunk beds) with bathroom: 12
  • First floor: 3 X 6 (3 bunk beds) with bathroom: 18

Tramuntana Building

  • Ground floor: 4 X 10 (5 bunk beds) plus 2 X 4: 48
  • First floor: 4 X 10 (5 bunk beds) plus 2 X 4: 48

Each dormitory has its own bathroom in an adjacent corridor.

Xaloc Building

  • Ground floor: 8 X 8 (4 bunk beds) with bathroom and 2 x 4 with bathroom: 72
  • First floor: 7 X 8 (4 bunk beds) with bathroom and 1 x 6 (3 bunk beds) with bathroom and 2 X 4 (2 bunk beds) with bathroom: 70

The journey time to Barcelona is approximately 40 minutes.

Calafell rural lodge aerial view
Lodge exterior
Dining Room
Teaching Suite
Recreational area
Recreational area
Sports pitch
Sea View
Swimming pool
Calafell Rural Lodge

Important Booking Conditions for the Rural Lodge

Once a reservation is made, a subsequent reduction in student and staff numbers is limited to 10% of the original booking total numbers. Refunds cannot be given for student or staff withdrawals that exceed this 10% limit. A group is therefore committed to pay a minimum of 90% of the places reserved for their stay at the time of booking.

What is included at the Calafell Rural Lodge?

  • Full board or half board accommodation.
  • Exclusive use of an accommodation block or floor.
  • Room and bed allocation at the discretion of the group leader.
  • Towels and bed linen.
  • Teachers' private study room.
  • Refrigerator.
  • Classroom equipped with laptop projector and whiteboard.
  • Use of all recreational facilities. An outdoor swimming pool is available in the summer months and pool sessions should be reserved in advance.

A qualified lifeguard may be available, if required, to supervise the swimming pool. A reservation should be made well in advance. The cost varies according to availability.

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