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Escales to Paradise

Alessandra Cenna

Port of Sòller Majorca © Alessandra Cenna

Gardens of Alfabia - Majorca

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Off the coast of Spain, in this solar place where the sky melts into the sea, the archipelago of the Balearic Islands, jewel of the Mediterranean, offers in its largest island of Mallorca immense beauties.

 

This destination, long devoted to mass tourism, is now accumulating prestigious rewards for its new hotel structures with majestic elegance.

 

Far from the beaten track, Mallorca is full of fincas, old small farms turned into villas. Its verdant landscapes with exquisite scents are also home to many authentic monasteries. As for its mansions, they occupy, from the top of their fortresses, privileged situations facing the sea and back to the mountains.



Gardens of Alfabia - Majorca

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The benefits of these new high-net-worth resorts offer some of the most sought after culinary delights to meet demanding expectations in terms of sophistication and luxurious hospitality.

 

Hidden Kitchen - Chefs (in) offers impressive gastronomy with the delights of recipes typical of Majorcan cuisine in secret and elegant places thanks to the talents of its young chefs.

On the Bay of Palma, Cap Rocat, a former military fort built in the seventeenth century, is probably the best example of this extreme and pure luxury.

 

This huge area offers endless suites to only fifty guests who are greeted with magnificence by 27 ancient cannons overlooking a cove decorated with burning torches.

 

In the city center of Palma, Es Princep, a five-star hotel, has a more urban spirit by revealing a double unobstructed view of the sea and the monuments of the city with its famous Cathedral of Santa Maria and its Royal Palace.

 

Other charms, the Sòller period wooden train, deliciously rustic, leads to the Port of the same name. Pollentia, the ancient Roman city, the gardens of Alfabia, and the Serra de Tramontana mountains are unmissable places that offer mythical landscapes for unique stays.

 

In the heart of the mountains, the Son Brull, a hotel built in a former 17th century monastery, offers a very minimalist decor in large gardens with a sublime infinity pool and a table for guests with fine taste.

Playa Cala Saona - Formentera 

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Es Pujols - Formentera © Alessandra Cenna

Hotel Cap Rocat - Majorca

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Palma de Majorca

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Palma de Majorca

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Always in nature, the Hotel Castell Son Claret, former manor, is a real haven of peace surrounded by olive trees and flowers. It has the only two-star restaurant in Mallorca, Zaranda.

 

The Jumeirah Port Soller, a more modern cliff-top hotel, is ideal for a lavish vacation in dolce laziness.

 

Formentera, the sea easily reaches discreet little sister of Mallorca and Ibiza, Mecca of merrymakers. No airport for the island gecko remains a chic address to visit by scooter or bike. This nonchalant walk in the middle of the dunes, figs and olive trees allows leaving the discovery of its beaches of crystalline waters.

 

Its cultural heritage is rich in architecture with its lighthouses, mills and towers, but Formentera remains famous for its sweetness of life with ease. Moreover, its bars of beaches, chiringuitos, are iconic places where it is so good to wait in sarong, sunsets to the rhythm of a refreshing drink.


Hotel Es Princep - Palma de Majorca © Es Princep 

Hotel Cap Rocat - Majorca

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Hotel Es Princep -Palma de Majorca © Es Princep 

Gardens of Alfabia - Majorca 

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Port of Sòller - Majorca 

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Hotel Es Princep Palma de Majorque 

www.esprincep.com 

 

Hotel Son Brull - Rural Sanctuary - Majorque 

www.sonbrull.com 

 

Hotel Castell Son Claret - Majorque 

www.castellsonclaret.com 

 

Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa - Majorque 

www.jumeirah.com 

 

Hotel Cap Rocat - Majorque 

www.marugal.com 

 

      Hidden Kichen - Chefs(in) Alta Cocina de Baléares 

www.chefsin.es

 

Hotel Cala Saona Formentera 

www.hotelcalasaona.com 

 

Hotel Blanco Formentera 

www.blancohotelformentera.com 


Gardens of Alfabia Majorca © Alessandra Cenna

© Alessandra Cenna

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