Two years ago, King Juan Carlos I left Spain for the United Arab Emirates. Questioned by public opinion, the father of King Felipe VI went into self-exile in Abu Dhabi so as not to hinder the work of his son.
When Juan Carlos arrived in the United Arab Emirates in August 2020, the emeritus stayed at the luxurious Emirates Palace Hotel. As time passed and he felt that his privacy could be invaded, he decided to change accommodation and made the decision to move to a luxurious mansion that until recently was unknown to the public.
Where does King Juan Carlos of Spain live?
The grandfather of Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofia has a permanent residence in Abu Dhabi and lives in a luxury mansion valued at about 11 million euros. His home is located on the paradisiacal island of Nurai, a square kilometer in size and 15 minutes by boat from the capital, as revealed by the Spanish program, “Viva la Vida”.
As reported by the media, the mansion is owned by the royal family of Abu Dhabi. There, the king emeritus has at least seven Spanish people at his service: three valets, two bodyguards, a physiotherapist and a personal trainer to help him keep in shape.
The journalist José Luis Galiacho, has revealed that the emeritus is also attended by the doctors of Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, one of the richest and most powerful men in the United Arab Emirates and who has always maintained very good relations with the Spanish Royal House, so nothing has been lacking for Victoria Federica‘s grandfather during these last years.
Regarding the details, the house has two floors with six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and spacious living rooms. Specifically, it has 1,050 square meters built and 4,150 of plot. It has an incredible sea view and a swimming pool.
The mansion is located in an idyllic setting and has all kinds of amenities and details for entertainment, such as a cinema room with capacity for 18 people.
The property is very spacious and very large. It has huge windows that provide lots of light and a dreamlike view of the outside.