Welcome to our website. We aim to paint a true picture of life here at Fountainhead. Although we are classified as boutique hotel or a chic retreat we do not really fit into a particular category. You can find us listed alongside the humble B&B and within the luxury market besides some of the world's best hotels. We are small and family owned and offer a redefined luxury - that of peace and privacy, health and simplicity, in beautiful natural surroundings.

Fountainhead retreat andalucia

We feel very privileged to be able to live and work in this wonderful part of the world and invite you to relax and experience a oneness with nature that enriches and benefits body and soul. Forget the technology and the outside world for a while - there are no TV's or newspapers, no maids to disturb but every detail thoughtfully prepared for your stay. Here you can rustle up your own breakfast when and how you like, awake to find fresh bread and pastries outside your door - a place to feel totally at home.

We offer total discretion and privacy with a small personal team who aim to see that you have an unforgettable stay. Locally there is one word that sums up Andalucia, 'happiness' to own a plot of land, to grow produce, to relax under the shade of a tree, to share a meal with family and friends. We hope that Fountainhead is a contemporary reflection of this vital way of life. We farm our naturally organic hillsides, harvesting olives, almonds, herbs and produce for the kitchen and spa.

Fountainhead has four individual suites, similar in layout but with different interiors, a striking mix of film set, rustic charm and luxurious glamour. Each is private with its own garden terrace, plunge pool and stunning mountain view. The rooms are well equipped with a king sized bedroom, jacuzzi bathroom, living room with log stove fireplace and dining area with cooking facilities. (They also have an ipod dock, hairdryer and ironing equipment). They are cooled by part air conditioning and ceiling fans. Some of the suites are slightly larger with additional bedrooms and are therefore more suited for families. There is free Wifi access at the restaurant courtyard and gardens.

Fountainhead retreat hotel Arizona suite

Arizona Suite

Primarily in neutral tones with blue and green highlights in the bedroom, a large open deck and a plunge pool big enough to swim in. There is a small extra space which can be used as a dressing room or as a bedroom for one or two children. There is also an additional shower / wc. Access via a flight of steps.

Fountainhead retreat hotel Indian suite

Indian suite

Soft tones of green, lilac and pink with white highlights set against authenic Indian furniture. As well as the terrace and plunge pool (which is deep and square) there is an additional roof top garden with a large day bed for extra sunning. Access via a flight of steps.

Fountainhead retreat hotel Sultan suite

Sultan suite

Shades of turquoise, rich fabrics, highlights of yellow against a white backdrop. Roomy inside with air conditioning, a large deck and a long, shallow plunge pool that can be gated if need be. It has an annexe which can be used as an office or to sleep one adult or two older children. It also has a separate shower / wc. Access on the level.

Fountainhead retreat hotel Oriental suite

Oriental suite

Red oriental silk, black velvet, rich fabrics with eastern detail against white highlights. Decked terrace with a square, deep plunge pool. Access via a flight of steps.

Fountainhead restaurant Spain

The restaurant

Fountainhead is renowned for its intimate restaurant. This is modern world cuisine from an award winning chef, creating clean, imaginative dishes with plenty of Spanish influence that don't disappoint. This is a food lover's paradise and the harvests of Andalucia are naturally reflected in the restaurant's menu - their taste alone is simply better.

Fountainhead natural spa andalucia


Fountainhead offers unique spaces in which to wind down, de-stress, rejuvenate and heal. We use our own oil and wild herbs for use in the Spa and to produce our exclusive range of handmade products. There are spaces for quiet contemplation, yoga and workout and we have a unique bath house spa where you can experience the sensation of floating in mineral rich waters containing Dead sea salts and a blend of relaxing essential oils.



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    Partido del Rio el Terral
    Riogordo, Malaga 29180