From a Ruin to a small Rural Boutique Hotel
Casa Vella del Panta was built in 1905 following the traditional style of infrastructure buildings of that time. The house was meant to be the control center for the Dam, but due to technical difficulties, the Dam was moved approx. 800 meters and this house was left unused.
At first acquaintance, there was no roof or floor, just the outer walls, charm, lots of potentials, and the vision of what this place could be. So, in 2007 we went to talk to the owners, the Water Dam community, the Comunitat de Regants del Pantà de Riudecanyes, and two years later we got to an agreement. Paperwork and building permits were presented in 2010, and we finally started work in 2012.
One of our objectives was to live in and by nature, by being partly self-sufficient, producing a great part of our energy, having our own vegetable gardens, animals, being respectful of nature and what it offers us, and transmitting these values to our three daughters, without renouncing comfort.