The modern-day bathroom now offers a spa-like experience combining technology, luxury and interior design. There are plenty of interesting features to consider when remodelling your bathroom such as whether or not to have a smart toilet, a whirlpool bathtub or a shower room, and to think carefully about the type of lighting and choice of materials you want to use to set the perfect relaxing ambience.
Duravit collaborated with Philippe Starck to produce this freestanding oval whirltub. Shown here with the Starck 1 furniture washbasin, floor-standing bidet and close-coupled toilet, this bathroom really does offer a designer feel. Duravit is available from Mercasur (www.mercasurestepona.com) and Decorbaño, both situated in Pol. Ind. Estepona (www.decorbagno.com).
Roca’s Inspira range has drawers in dark wood with dividers to keep your bathroom well-organised. The countertop basin, shown here in a square format, is made from 100 per cent ceramic. Roca is available from Proinco in Estepona (Pol. Ind. Estepona and Avda. Juan Carlos I), Pol. Ind. La Ermita in Marbella and C/ Isla Cabrera in Fuengirola, as well as their various outlets in Málaga (www.proinco.es).
The Rainshower Next Generation Icon from Grohe has an award-winning design. Its face is a haloshaped spray that beautifully emits the water thanks to a perfectly aligned shower nozzle and Grohe Dream-Spray technology. Available from Guadalmansa in Cancelada (Km. 164) and Elite in Pol. Ind. Estepona (www.guadalmansa.es).
The Geberit CleanLine shower is a seamless water outlet which is convenient to open and clean below your shower and has been designed with a made-to-measure length to suit your exact needs. The AquaClean Mera Comfort shower toilet comes with a remote control and has WhirlSpray technology providing gentle warm water. Other features include a TurboFlush, orientation light, automatic lid, seat heating and integrated odour extraction. Geberit is available from Proinco in Estepona (Pol. Ind. Estepona and Avda. Juan Carlos I), Pol. Ind. La Ermita in Marbella and C/ Isla Cabrera in Fuengirola, as well as their various outlets in Málaga (www. proinco.es), and Decorbaño in Pol. Ind. Estepona (www.decorbagno.com).
Sit in your bath under a blue sky with this decorative ceiling – a novel way to bring the outdoors into your home while relaxing in your tub. This type of ceiling, and others, can be installed by Tectensa in Estepona (T. (+34) 696 652 648 / firstname.lastname@example.org / www.tectensa.es).
Fiora’s Silex shower tray is made from a smooth slate and is customisable. Available from Mercasur in Pol. Ind. Estepona (www.mercasurestepona.com).