While to many, Mallorca is synonymous with package holidays and big brash resort hotels, the island also offers some of the most charming boutique properties in the Mediterranean. From medieval mansions to rustic fincas, here is our selection of the best beautifully bijou hotels on this Balearic isle.
Posada Terra Santa
A Boutique Hotel in Mallorca that was born to rescue the magnificent manor house of the barons of Boixador.
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This lovely boutique hotel aims for perfection, and comes pretty darn close. It occupies a former mansion dating back to 1576, which was once home to members of the Spanish aristocracy. The property’s ancient character has been expertly updated with a fresh contemporary polish, while retaining plenty of original historic charm. The 26 rooms are luxuriously put together, with top-end comforts such as king-size beds with with Egyptian cotton sheets. Space to unwind comes in the form of a cozy lounge, beautiful library, and rooftop terrace with fabulous views over the city’s rooftops. They’ve even squeezed a sauna, massage room and heated splash pool in the hotel’s basement. More info
Hotel Sant Francesc
METICULOUS RESTORATION The Hotel is a former Mallorcan mansion, built in 1860.
Hotel Sant Francesc | © Vera Lair / Majestic Hotel Group
Set in quieter side of Palma’s richly historic Old Town
, the Hotel Sant Francesc oozes effortless style from its beautiful period-chic reception to its gorgeous rooftop terrace overlooking the eponymous church. Most of the original neoclassical features of this 19th-century mansion have been meticulously restored, but with a light contemporary touch that makes for achingly eye-pleasing results. But it’s not all aesthetics, with an outstanding fine dining restaurant, high-tech in-room amenities, and a rooftop swimming pool with poolside sushi bar that puts the icing on one very luxurious cake. More info.
Castell Son Claret
Castell Son Claret on the beautiful Island of Mallorca merges pure nature, relaxing luxury and culinary. Boutique Hotel
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Although this luxury boutique hotel only opened its doors in 2013, it’s been at the top of its game from the start – and ever since. The building itself is a former castle with its roots in the 15th century and extensive grounds from where guests can soak up the gorgeous surrounding Mallorcan landscape. Its 38 rooms are individually and immaculately styled, with top-end accommodation offering private gardens with pools, or for a more quirky stay there’s a circular duplex room converted from an ancient water tower. A panoramic swimming pool, deluxe spa, and the only two-Michelin-star restaurant
in the Balearics complete a super-swanky package. More info
Mar Calma Hotel
Provides a unique experience in simple luxury and comfort in the heart of the old fishing village of Puerto Pollensa.
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Small but perfectly formed, the Hotel Mar Calma
is located just a few minutes’ walk from the lovely long beach in the popular resort of Puerto Pollensa. Interiors are swish, hip and contemporary throughout, including its 20 guest rooms that also feature pillow menus, state-of-the-art TVs and super-fast free Wi-Fi. The top-level Master Suite opens to a private patio with superb mountain and marina views; alternatively head to the rooftop terrace with hot tub and sunbathing zone which also features vistas of the Serra de Tramuntana
Fontsanta Hotel is a 5 star hotel located in Campos in the Southern portion of the island of Mallorca.
The 25-room, family-run Fontsanta Hotel can boast a genuinely unique selling point – a thermal spring that feeds its spa, the only one of its kind in the Balearics and rich in minerals. The rest of this 19th-century former country house is also pretty special, with delicious high-end dining, beautifully minimalist guest rooms, and the peace and serenity that come from a totally child-free property. More info
Sumptuous Pleasure Palace with two rooms and 27 Suites
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This romantic 19th-century fortress, perched on a clifftop in Mallorca, has been transformed into a sumptuous pleasure palace with two rooms and 27 suites, offering excellent snorkeling, a saltwater infinity pool, and superb service near Palma. Invisible from both land and sea, it is a secret citadel enclosed by ramparts and turrets. Glass-topped low tables rest on gun carriages and the design of the key fobs was inspired by bullets found on the site. Despite all this, the place has a soft, feminine vibe and you feel like you are sinking into a giant slab of turrón nougat. More info
Hotel Can Simoneta, Canyamel, Mallorca,
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Can Simoneta is set in a privileged position on a cliff overlooking the sea to which it has direct access. Its location on the northeast coast of Mallorca, which is well known for its romantic bays, fine beaches and breathtaking scenery, is the ideal setting for those who want to enjoy a wide range of leisure and sporting facilities, as well as those who want to relax and savour the cultural, historical and natural amenities which abound. Golf courses
In the Northeast of the island of Majorca, with 6,185 meters it stands out for being one of its most picturesque courses. A 18 holes par-73 course, created in 1988 by the golf architect José Gancedo, fully respecting and preserving the natural environment and its orography.It is located 4km away with 18 holes and par 73
Son Penya Petit Hotel & Spa
Son Penya WAKING UP IN A UNIQUE PLACE IN THE HEART OF MAJORCA
Arriving at Son Penya Petit Hotel & Spa allows you to sink in slowly in a breathtaking field of 200.000 m2 very close of San Llorenç. The building which gives life to this hotel has been restored carefully combining traditional elements like wood and mallorquin stone whit more modern ones.
An immaculate host care and the landscape are as important here as the building itself. Each of the 20 rooms has an unique touch made of neutral colors, private terraces, hydro massage bath and overlooking the beautiful landscape. More info: