VENUE FOCUS: Country retreat is unveiled in southern Spain
The Hacienda La Boticaria opens this month on the outskirts of Seville. Located ten kilometres from the town centre, the 126-room country retreat features meeting space for up to 2,000 delegates theatre-style, as well as a 10,000 sq m lake and island banqueting room. It also houses a stable of white pure Spanish horses and has an equestrian show arena on the premises. Other facilities at the venue include a health and beauty centre, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool and a driving range. An 18-hole golf course and a further 80 rooms are planned for 2005. Tel: 01233 770090 RE 910.