We’ve rounded up an ever-growing selection of boutique hotel stays, luxury hotel hideaways and romantic retreats in Spain. Pick a destination below to see our selection of the best boutique hotels to book, as well as an insider guide to everything from restaurants and bars to picnics and hire cars…
Boutique & luxury hotels
Ibiza Balearic Islands
Basking on the sun-kissed shores of the Mediterranean, the Catalan capital is a city with its finger most firmly on the pulse: Barcelona has always embraced style, bold design and all things new.
Hugging a rugged, windswept coastline that snakes east of Bilbao into France and the Pyrenees, the Basque country of northern Spain promises both urban excitement and open-air adventure.
South of Seville and within touching distance of Africa, Cadiz Province – at the very bottom tip of western Europe – is a beguiling mix of Moorish and Castilian cultures.
Architecturally astonishing and alive with history, the stately, statuesque city of Córdoba is an Andalucian wonderland of whitewashed walls and winding streets.
This northerly region in Catalonia has scenery to satisfy your every whim – city break (Girona), beach retreat (Costa Brava) or country weekend (La Bisbal).
Sun-baked and history-steeped, Granada allows you to travel from the romance of a mediaeval sultanate via the teashops and bazaars of Morocco, through centuries of Catholic Andalucia, and finally to the tapas bars and bustling streets of a modern Spanish city – all in one day.
Crystal-clear waters, quiet beaches, pine forests and great seafood may not be the first things that spring to mind about Ibiza, but the legendary nightlife is only one aspect of this lovely Mediterranean island.
By day, Madrid is a city of extravagant palaces, majestic plazas and stately parks; by night, los gatos (the cats), as the city’s inhabitants are nicknamed, prowl the historic avenues until the early hours indulging their passion for decadent nightlife.
The biggest of the Baleares, Mallorca is a varied surprise: a rural patchwork of wheat fields, olive groves and tranquil villages; a cosmopolitan destination with well-edited boutiques and white-cube galleries; a series of beautiful beaches for party people and peace-seekers alike.
A bustling city with 24 beaches, this Spanish hotspot has more to it than the usual Costa del Sol tourist route.
This mountain-flanked city in the Navarre region of northern Spain is known for its wine, cheese and annual bull run…
Set high on a bluff and protected by the dizzying El Tajo gorge, the mountain fastness of Ronda was one of the last strongholds of Moorish Spain.
An elegant city sparkling under several Michelin stars, San Sebastián is on the shores of the Bay of Biscay in the Basque region of northern Spain.
The sultry Andalucian province of Seville is the very soul of southern Spain: whitewashed villages decked with orange blossom; long hot afternoons in peaceful plazas; tapas and sherry after an evening stroll; passionate nights of flamenco and fiesta.