An exotic mix of rural atmosphere and design, plus a vanguard creative cuisine, Vall de Cavall is set in the middle of an oasis of tranquillity, just 15 minutes driving away from the coastal town of Jávea.
Vall de Cavall opened in 2008. They offer a gourmet restaurant, a hotel with luxury accommodation and an equestrian centre with horse riding. The buildings of the restaurant and hotel are surrounded by a splendid green open area with terraces and swimming pool.
The amazing views offered by the location of Vall de Cavall encompass the village of Gata de Gorgos and extend until the silhouette of the famous Montgó Massif, the emblematic mountain rising dramatically from the valley floors surrounding it and dominating the skyline for miles around. Its craggy cliffs are home to some of the most unusual flora and fauna in Spain, thus the area is a Nature Reserve worth exploring. Also, the village of Gata de Gorgos has its particularities, being known for its industry in rattan, willow, reed and bamboo, as well as for having an unusually large number of bars and restaurants per capita.
The restaurant serves freshly cooked, modern Valencian and Mediterranean cuisine. Their creative kitchen blends the tastes of the sea and of the surrounding lands, emphasising upon the seasonal products. Vall de Cavall offers friendly family run service with all year round dining, with real fires in the winter and a superb terrace for an alfresco dining, and a gorgeous swimming pool for the summer and, above all, for catching the colours of the sunset. The interior of the restaurant is fully air conditioned, and has many rustic features, including apparent wooden beams, traditional stone walls, wooden and rattan decoration and furniture and beautiful chandeliers, making it a great choice for a romantic dinner or larger private parties. The restaurant is open during the week for lunch offering a great value three course lunch menu, with a separate à la carte for the evenings.
The Equestrian Centre
The particularity of Vall de Cavall, giving its name (the Valley of the Horse) and setting it apart among other locations, is in its equestrian installations. The finca has generous spaces for riding, as well as 41 wooden boxes with exterior windows, for the horses, a dressage arena of 21 by 40 meters and a jump track of 40 by 80 meters, covered in geotextile material. Thus Vall de Cavall offers to both experimented and first timers a unique horse riding experience.
For this period of the year, Vall de Cavall restaurant also offers menus for companies – menús para empresas, in the shape of 4 different complete menu options, varying from 40 to 55 euros. For more details, see their website http://valldecavall.com/