We reveal all the details about this famous villa featured in the Netflix series « Bienvenidos a Edén »…
The Spanish series « Welcome to Eden » (or « Bienvenidos a Edén ») airing on Netflix is causing a buzz. Beyond the highly original storyline, it’s also the breathtaking landscapes and magical settings of the series that have caught people’s attention. This is Riviera is now revealing everything about this filming location that you can rent for your next vacation.
What is the series about?
« Bienvenidos a Edén » is a Spanish series that has been streaming on Netflix since 2022. It was created by Joaquín Górriz and directed by Roger Gual. The series is a thrilling thriller that takes place on a mysterious island called « Eden, » where a utopian community lives, isolated from the rest of the world. The story follows the adventures of Zoa (Amaia Aberasturi), a young woman who arrives on the island in an attempt to find her sister, Bel (Greta Fernández), who has mysteriously disappeared. However, the more Zoa investigates the Eden community, the more she realizes that something sinister is happening on the island. The residents of Eden all have secrets, and some are willing to do anything to protect them. The series is known for its dark and oppressive atmosphere, as well as its mysterious plot that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats.
Where are the filming locations of the series « Welcome to Eden »?
Indeed, while the storyline has captivated fans of Spanish fiction, they were also amazed by the magnificent landscapes discovered throughout the series. « Welcome to Eden » was filmed between Lanzarote and Teruel in the Canary Islands, Spain. More specifically, at the Solos Houses. Set designer Marti Marcos revealed how the filming location was chosen and why this island perfectly matched the atmosphere of « Welcome to Eden »: « We chose Lanzarote because it is a paradise island. And, secondly, it is also a mysterious island, where all the characters will eventually feel trapped. Lanzarote embodies these two ideas: it is both an earthly paradise and very Martian, arid, with its volcanoes and black sand beaches. A very lunar landscape. »
What are the Solo Houses?
The Solo Houses were born from the personal and professional project of Madrid-based curator Eva Albarrán and Parisian architect Christian Bourdais. In 2015, they started shaping this idea on an 80-hectare farm, involving the brightest architects in the world. The original and circular architecture of the building makes it a unique place to live. Thus, according to Spanish media, including Heraldo-Es, these circular houses are one of the great attractions of the region. They are used for all kinds of audiovisual productions, from fiction to advertising, music videos, and photography sessions. It’s worth knowing that these houses are available for rent when they are not reserved for filming or photoshoots. To do so, simply visit the official website www.solo-houses.com. You can find all the information there, including prices. For an overnight stay, it will cost €850 (€1050 in July and August), or €1950 for the entire weekend. The place can accommodate up to 6 people and has two bedrooms, an office, two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining room, a swimming pool, an outdoor shower, and toilets.
On TikTok, you can find a group of friends who have decided to treat themselves to their dream stay in this unique location. They take us on a tour of the place through their smartphones, giving us a behind-the-scenes look at the popular Spanish series that is a hit on Netflix. So, are you up for a weekend in Eden?