Balearic Islands, Spain
We've hand-picked the very best boutique and luxury hotels in Balearic Islands to bring you our collection of stylish romantic retreats. Find your perfect hotel and get the low-down on holidays in Balearic Islands – just choose your destination from the list below…
Destinations in Balearic Islands
The tiniest of Spain's sun-drenched Islas Baleares is an ultra-laid-back dot in the Mediterranean.
You don’t need to be a party animal to enjoy Ibiza’s luxury villas and boutique hotels. The island might be known for its mega clubs, but we love its white beaches and charm-filled towns. Here’s our selection of the best getaways on the White Isle.
The biggest of the Balearic Islands, Mallorca hosts a clutch of luxury villas, beach boutique hotels and relaxing stays in cosmopolitan Palma, nestled in its hills and along the coast.
Nestled in the Mediterranean, the second largest among its sister islands, this Balearic home to megalithic monuments is ‘minor’ in name only.
A backcountry oasis in northeast Ibiza, Atzaró is set blissfully apart from the more tourist-trodden paths of the island. This spa-enhanced, family-run finca is filled with scents of orange blossom, rosemary and lavender, that follow you from the outdoor lounge area all the way back to the Suite Deluze Lavanda. With beautiful mod-Moroccan and Asian-inspired interiors, a fireplace, and a beautiful terrace, it’s no wonder hedonistic A-listers head here for some together-time.
If you have new-season swimwear to show off that is best accessorised by a 19th-century Mallorcan fort (every good bikini needs battlements for a backdrop), Cap Rocat is the place to do it. High in drama, blessed with sweeping sea views and radiating exclusivity from drawbridge to turret, it’s a secluded, adults-only hideaway, where supermodels and super yachters go for superlative service and one of the sexiest poolsides on the Med.
After-dark holiday entertainment needn’t mean sangria-crawls down the Magaluf mile, especially when you’ve got the cocktail-clinking of Palma’s Old Town a few miles up the Mallorcan coast: book a place among the beautiful people at Puro Hotel’s buzzy, DJ-soundtracked beach club. Sunsets at San Giorgio in Mykonos are crowd-pullingly spectacular, but that’s not the end of the entertainment, rather an invitation to dance the night away under the stars. Glamourpusses: dress up in your designer best for martinis in Miami or champagne in St Tropez.
The only natural thermal spa on the Balearic Islands, Font Santa is a soothing minimalist sanctuary on on Mallorca’s southern coast. Hammocks swing in the sweet-scented gardens, plump day-beds line the pool, and the calm, clutter-free design means an air of stillness pervades. Plus, the hotel is adults-only, so the there’s no danger of youngsters bursting the couple-y bubble. The Junior Suite has a king-sized bed draped in muslin and a terrace overlooking the scenic saline flats Es Trenc-Salobrar, ideally enjoyed over a sunset cocktail for two.