Some occasions call for style and grandeur. Nowhere is this truer than with luxury hotel suites where the space, balconies, terraces and decor will define your next opulent stay.
On Mallorca, they come in all shapes and sizes, often as a result of the age and heritage of the building and the uniqueness of the layouts.
So if money is no object and you’re looking for a premium getaway to Mallorca here is a round up of seven of the islands very special suites.
Creu de Tau Art and Spa
Situated in Capdepera in the far north east of Mallorca, this converted 19th century convent and adjoining theatre is a very special addition to the collection of luxury hotels on Mallorca. Offering a selection of suites, the Suite Royal is the most exclusive.
Located on the second floor with 38 m² spread out in, the room extends outside to a 50 m² terrace equipped with jacuzzi and Balinese bed for you to stretch out on and take in the views of the historic and picturesque town of Capdepera.
Hotel Pure Salt Port Adriano
A seriously stylish hotel in the Mallorcan luxury scene. Set above a sandy bay and the fashionable Port Adriano Marina that attracts the rich and famous in their yachts, it offers superb facilities for golfers, spa lovers and swimmers and those that like to hang out with the cool crowd.
Their Adriana Suite is larger than many apartments at 115 m² offering a living room, a spacious dressing room and a bathroom. Plus of course a private terrace with jacuzzi where you can relax while admiring those fabulous Mediterranean views.
Castell Son Claret
Time to imagine for a moment you belong to royalty and are heading to your castle. At luxurious five-star Castell Son Claret, set amid pristine parkland, with its fairy-tale crenelated towers and imposing driveway of towering palms, your arrival is like no other. If you are banished to the tower here, its time to celebrate !
There are two Tower Suites each has its own spacious balcony, a sunbathing spot or sundowner spot from which to take in the views over the estate gardens and Tramuntana Mountains beyond. With large living room, dining table for four, a sofa bed, a master bedroom and the chicest of bathrooms complete with marble bathtub, you can sing away to your hearts content with their “Teufel” sound system !
Zafiro Palace Alcudia
The sophisticated five star Zafiro Palace Alcudia brings something quite new to the island. A hotel offering luxury accommodation with a dedicated family focus, outstanding child-friendly facilities and flawless service. At the same time, so cleverly designed is this chic retreat set in acres of space, that singles and couples will also feel cosseted and very much at home.
If you are aiming high, then book the Owners Suite. 165 m² of luxury, leading out onto your private terrace with jacuzzi, shower and Bali bed from which you can survey the entire property and the breath-taking views of Alcudia beyond.
La Residencia – A Belmond Hotel
This is the grande dame of Mallorca’s country-house hotels and high on Europe’s ‘must stay ‘ list. Belmond La Residencia delivers outstanding 5 star service to all visitors which include presidents and pop stars yearning for privacy.
The vastness of the property, a mix of centuries-old buildings in the foothills of the Serra de Tramuntana, an art gallery, two artists’ studios, four restaurants, two outdoor pools and tennis courts, the list of amenities is endless and of course it offers a range of hotel accommodation.
But it is the recently designed Matthew Williamson’s Suite that really hits the mark. His acclaimed fashion label offering his trademark lively colours and playful designs have become permanent feature in Suite no 67. A huge and happy place, this casita style suite even has its own bijou private pool !
Set in 88 acres and stretching along the coastline for two kilometres, this former military fort is much more than a hotel, it is an architectural and environmental conservation project.
Drawing in the rich and famous from around the world for its secluded position, you will be wowed at every turn by the open courtyard lounge, the golf carts that whisk you from pool to spa or Sea Club restaurant to your suite.
All rooms have a magic touch but none more so than the Sentinels suites on the edge of the cape’s cliffs. Snuggled into the rock like secret enclaves, they have been splendidly transformed from what were surveillance points controlling the entrance to Palma Bay into the most elegant rooms. There is nothing between you and the blue of the Mediterranean whilst you lie in the total privacy of the infinity plunge pool.
Son Brull Hotel and Spa
Formerly a 12th-century monastery, this 5 Star peaceful hideaway in the hills enjoys complete privacy and idyllic views, thanks to its elevated position and extensive grounds. Huge swimming pool, state of the art spa and fine dining at the in-house restaurant mean you never need to leave. But if you do, the hotel’s bicycles will take you into the old town of Pollensa in about 15 minutes.
The recent addition of the Villa Suites offer space and privacy in their secluded setting away from the main hotel building. Seamlessly combining modern Mallorcan architecture with all the services of a 5 star hotel. With two bedrooms, two sleek bathrooms, private garden with stunning valley views and your own heated swimming pool. On cooler nights, you can cosy up around the fireplace in the living room and enjoy the star-lit Mallorcan skies from the floor-to-ceiling windows. Heaven.
So many to choose from. Which will be your favourite ?
When you hear the word “suite” you want to feel a sense of space, a unique offering, a higher level of comfort, personalised details and service. Luxury hotel facilities plus your very own suite should take you a notch or two higher. The problem is – you’ll never want to leave !
Deirdre O’Connor is the Managing Director of MallorcanTonic. MallorcanTonic is a luxury hotel and information booking portal, offering expert knowledge about the island of Mallorca.
Source: A Luxury Travel Blog