Ibiza’s big sister is sophisticated, knowing and worldly. The vast numbers of international visitors drawn to the island trigger a wave of ever more chic attractions. If spending power allows, sumptuous five-star luxury can be yours in every area: staying, eating, shopping, living, and doing. Here is the abcMallorca guide to experiencing Mallorca in style.
You don’t need to be a Russian oligarch or premier-league footballer to get a taste of Mallorca’s glitzy side. Meeting for drinks or enjoying a meal at one of its prestigious harbours gives a snapshot into the lives of the yacht-owning rich and famous. Simply sit back, and watch the passing parade at Puerto Portals, or Port Adriano.
Puerto Portals is the glamour hotspot of Mallorca with numerous luxury yachts, top class restaurants and the best international designer brands on offer. […] Puerto Portals
The luxury harbour in the south west of Mallorca is the hub for super-yachts as well as offering top class restaurants, boutiques & glamorous events and concerts throughout the year. […] Port Adriano in the southwest
Beach clubs are still beach clubs in that they attract a social crowd ready to dine, dance and chill by the sea. These days though, Mallorca’s best come with a sprinkling of glamour added to the seductive mix of sand and sunset. Puro Beach Palma and Ponderosa Beach are where the beautiful people go.
With stunning waterfront locations and some excellent dining opportunities, Mallorca’s beach clubs offer amazing experiences, day or night… […] The 11 ‘must-do’ beach clubs on Mallorca
Situated in a privileged enclave, the iconic Purobeach Palma awaits your arrival! Come and enjoy a delightful meal, or relax at the Spa while admiring the incredible oceanic views. […] Purobeach Palma
The north of Mallorca is home to this famous beach eatery and bar, which attracts people from all over the island. Book early for Ponderosa Beach! […] Toes-in-the-sand eating at Ponderosa Beach
Ah, Mallorca’s hotels…where to start? The island now offers so many first-class stays, the luxury traveller is spoilt for choice. We’ve divided our picks into three categories: upmarket city stays, ravishing country residences, and no-holds barred luxe by the sea.
We dare you to take in the sweeping view from the rooftop terrace of Hotel Sant Francesc, and not fall instantly in love with both Palma city and this splendid hotel. Quietly, confidently elegant, it’s a place for those who shun any hint of bling.
This 42-bedroom boutique hotel opened in 2015 and is now considered the best on Mallorca offering an impressive restaurant, rooftop pool, terrace and bar and is the perfect location in Palma de Mallorca. […] Step inside Hotel Sant Francesc Singular…
The five stars awarded to former 19th-century palace Can Alomar are justly deserved. This peaceful haven on Paseo del Borne is an architectural masterpiece.
The stylish luxury boutique hotel Can Alomar in Palma de Mallorca is one of the best locations in the city with a rooftop spa, terraced restaurant and a popular bar. […] Boutique Hotel Can Alomar in Palma de Mallorca
Seriously good looking, if Hotel Cort was a person he’d be George Clooney. Markedly cool design and a lively restaurant and bar await in this boutique beauty in Placa de Cort.
The Hotel Cort is a designer city boutique hotel located in Placa de Cort, the very heart of the old City in Palma de Mallorca. Fresh food available daily at the Mediterranean restaurant and Rawbar. […] Hotel Cort in Plaça de Cort, Palma
Pared down, laid back, understated: that’s Hotel Tres. A Scandi-style option on one of Palma old town’s prettiest streets, it’s the place to book if you prefer your luxury to come without pretence.
An urban retreat, Hotel Tres is a trendy boutique accommodation in La Lonja in Palma de Mallorca. The roof-top pool and sun terraces are a great place to relax and unwind. […] Hotel Tres in Palma
Soak up the centuries-old ambience within the historic centre of Alcudia, wherein lies Hotel Can Mostatxins. This gem of a stay comprises nine rooms of exquisitely renovated bliss, with a spa pool in the flatteringly lit courtyard.
This boutique hotel in Alcúdia took many years to renovate and is a great example of a true labour of love which guests can now enjoy. Highly recommended! […] The transformation of Hotel Can Mostatxins
Original art and high-end gastronomy in two restaurants – one of them Japanese – are just some of the luxurious features of the boutique 5-star Sa Creu Nova Art Hotel & Spa, in the centre of market-town Campos in Mallorca’s southeast.
Art, classic Mallorcan and modern architecture, and gastronomy are combined in this luxurious 5-star hotel and spa in southeast Mallorca. […] Sa Creu Nova Art Hotel & Spa
Country & spa hotels
The word boutique was invented for Mallorca’s country hotels, designed to charm at every turn. Each of our suggestions come with a first-rate spa as standard.
Under the former ownership of Sir Richard Branson who recognised the wondrous potential of this sprawling Deia home, Hotel La Residencia (now Belmond Hotel La Residencia) exemplifies a distinct kind of island luxury. Think antique wood, little flights of stone steps winding their way from terrace to terrace, gorgeously landscaped grounds and stunning sea views, forming a hideaway beloved of celebs.
How about a restored 15th-century castle? Hotel Castell Son Claret will enchant you from the moment you sweep up the 250-metre palm-lined drive of this rambling south-west estate, to be greeted by the finest hospitality.
Hotel Castel Son Claret in Es Capdellá close to the town of Andratx is a secluded 5 star luxury hotel offering a Michelin star restaurant, spa and lots more… […] Hotel Castell Son Claret
Firmly established in the top-end resort category is Hilton Sa Torre Mallorca Resort, boasting everything you could want for a relaxing, pampering stay including a serene, intimate spa, enclosed in an imposing stone mansion near Llucmajor.
Not your typical Hilton, the original Sa Torre estate underwent a major transformation into a family-friendly resort hotel with fantastic facilities for a relaxing holiday in the countryside. […] Hilton Sa Torre Mallorca Resort
Opulence comes as standard at Son Julia Boutique Hotel, also close to Llucmajor. Be transported to times gone by in the refined surroundings, perhaps taking a stroll around the vineyards for a sense of owning your own private bodega.
The Hotel Son Julia in Lluchmajor is an opulent country estate converted into a beautiful small luxury hotel with a good restaurant and spa facilities. Book now! […] Hotel Son Julia Country House
Could Gran Hotel Son Net be the most romantic hotel in Mallorca? Conde Nast Johansens go one step further, awarding this simply delightful Puigpunyent estate Best for Romance in Europe and the Mediterranean in 2016. For the ultimate in grown-up, glamorous fun, take lunch or dinner in the hotel’s novel treehouse.
The small, luxury Gran Hotel Son Net is an exquisite Mallorcan finca estate. Lovingly restored into an elegant sanctuary amid the rugged Tramuntana mountains.
[…] Boutique Gran Hotel Son Net
The handsome square building you see from the road on the way to Pollensa is Son Brull Hotel & Spa. Approached down a long drive, it’s an 18th-century Jesuit monastery turned boutique stay by a Mallorcan family. As a result, it holds an authenticity beloved of the many loyal, repeat guests.
Much beloved of all who treat themselves to a stay there is Son Brull Hotel & Spa, a five-star boutique residence just outside Pollença town, tastefully converted from a Jesuit monastery. […] Son Brull Hotel & Spa
Sea & spa hotels
If, when you close your eyes and imagine your perfect holiday, it undoubtedly comes with a sea view, you’ll find what your heart desires in our pick of five-star hotels by the Med. And what a view it is at Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa, perched atop a cliff with dazzling vistas of the bay. ‘Europe’s Leading Hotel & Spa’, ‘Best Luxury Hotel Spa’ and ‘Best Hospitality’ are just some of the accolades awarded to this thoroughly indulgent stay.
New for 2016, Canyamel’s Park Hyatt Resort is an ambitious project from the US hotel chain and the very first in Europe. Expect gracious Mallorca-meets-America service and all-out comfort in this Spanish-styled village complex.
Spain’s only five-star Park Hyatt is perched above the Canyamel valley in the northeast of Mallorca. Offering luxury amenities and top services by the sea. […] The five-star Park Hyatt Mallorca
A piece of paradise in Illetes, the adults-only Gran Meliá de Mar excels at fun for grown ups. Restaurant Arrels by Marga Coll offers exciting Mallorcan dining courtesy of one of the island’s best chefs, while the luxury Clarins spa is pure sensory pleasure.
Fresh for summer 2016, classic Mallorcan hospitality group Meliá unveils the impressive revamp of its Gran Meliá de Mar hotel in Illetes. […] Meliá goes for gold
Well-heeled guests have been coming to unwind and escape at Hotel Hospes Maricel & Spa since the 1950s; and no wonder, because this proud, honey-stone residence on the frontline of Cas Catala is solidly, consistently good.
Straight from a fairytale, Cap Rocat sits out in a secluded area of the Bay of Palma, far from from the crowds. Years ago, Mallorca’s defenders would protect their island from the threat of raids from this former military outpost. Now, it is transformed into five-star magnificence without losing so much of a whisper of its proud history.
Outstanding coastal location offering a most enjoyable full relaxing experience on our island. […] Hotel Cap Rocat
As soon as you enter the gates of St. Regis Mardavall just outside Puerto Portals, you’re soaked in an atmosphere of calm, quiet, refined good taste. This dedicated spa and wellness resort features a surprising architectural design, and an exceptional level of service.
Consistently described as fabulous by guests, St Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort epitomises Mediterranean luxury. […] St Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort
Glam, glam and more glam: that’s Portals Hills Boutique Hotel. Aptly named for its lofty position overlooking the port and the vast expanse of the Mediterranean below, it’s known for its La Cabana poolside parties, and Miami vibe.
This designer boutique hotel in Portals Nous, close to Puerto Portals opened in 2015 with the concept of Miami-meets-Mallorca, offering a stylish Art Deco design. It’s a cool place to be! […] Portals Hills Boutique Hotel Portals Nous
Pure Salt Port Adriano has responded beautifully to the demand for luxury in Mallorca with a five-star, adults-only resort overlooking Calvia’s famous marina. Perfect for when you feel like taking a stroll among the nautical jet set.
Did you know Mallorca has no less than seven Michelin-starred restaurants? Nestled up in the village of Deià, Es Racó des Teix has proved consistently brilliant for over 16 years.
German chef Josef Sauerschell’s cuisine has been recognised by Michelin at two separate establishments. abcMallorca dined at the restaurant he’s owned since the summer of 2000. […] Restaurant Es Racó d’es Teix, Deià
Fittingly located within the prestigious Hotel Castell Son Claret, Zaranda goes a whole step further, winning not one but two Michelin stars.
With two Michelin stars, Zaranda offers a memorable gastronomic experience, based on a choice of tasting menus by Fernando P Arellano. […] An award-winning dinner at Restaurant Zaranda
He picks fruit and vegetables grown in his own garden to ensure outstanding freshness, has a gift for creativity and has cooked for royalty. That’s Andreu Genestra, whose Capdepera Castle-view, Michelin star restaurant is fit for kings and queens.
In this restaurant enjoy Michelin-starred cuisine made from produce freshly picked from land cultivated by Andreu Genestra.
[…] Lunch at Andreu Genestra Restaurant
Marc Fosh (formerly Simply Fosh) is a Mallorca success story; a British chef who won a Michelin star thanks to his inventive cuisine. For a taste of luxury that doesn’t cost the earth, sample his three-course set lunch menu, costing less than 30€.
Discover the creative Mediterranean Michelin-starred cuisine of British chef Marc Fosh at the Palma restaurant that bears his name. Booking recommended. […] Restaurant Marc Fosh Palma
More about Michelin Star restaurants in Mallorca
Mallorca retains Michelin stars from 2017 – with 8 one Michelin star restaurants and a two-Michelin-star restaurant for 2018. ¡Find out more here! […] Ten Michelin stars on Mallorca in 2018
More about luxury restaurants in Mallorca
Looking for a luxury restaurant on Mallorca? Look no further than abcMallorca’s list of carefully selected restaurants on the island. […] Mallorca’s Luxury Restaurants
Luxury restaurants by the sea
For a special, memorable dining experience, take our advice and book a table at one of our luxury restaurant suggestions situated by the sea. Premium Asian flavours never fail to impart a real sense of Eastern luxury, and Soller seafront eaterie Sa Barca does them the best.
Sunset dining at Sa Barca seafront restaurant in Port de Sóller is a real pleasure. This seaside favourite serves wonderfully fresh Mediterranean cuisine with a touch of Asian flavour. […] Sa Barca Restaurant
This place is simply wow. If you want to impress your date, you could do a lot worse than Hotel Cap Rocat. The former military fortress is home to Sea Club, a open-air waterfront restaurant made for romance.
Outstanding coastal location offering a most enjoyable full relaxing experience on our island. […] Hotel Cap Rocat
The elegant and contemporary Maricel restaurant in the 5-star luxury Hotel Hospes Maricel & Spa in Cas Catalá offers frontline views of the sea and an innovative, seasonal inspired menu prepared by chef Didac Vellve. For something truly unique, try their “world’s best breakfast” of 11-simply delicious courses.
For a memorable breakfast out, head for the 5-star Hospes Maricel and enjoy the ‘Desayuno Maricel’, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
[…] A breakfast fit for royalty at Maricel Hotel
Glittering hidden gems
Seek out those exclusive insider eateries to feel spoiled AND clever. Tucked away in what were once the stables of former palacio Hotel Sant Francesc, Quadrat is sophisticated yet refreshingly unpretentious.
The October 2016 abcMallorca business lunch was held at Quadrat restaurant at the magnificent Sant Francesc boutique hotel in Palma – see the photos here! […] Delicious lunch at Quadrat Restaurant Palma
More about best restaurants in Palma
Your guide to the best restaurants in Palma for 2017, including new openings, a Michelin-starred restaurant, and a variety of cuisines. […] Best Restaurants in Palma
Dining in the lush garden at Es Pinaret is a true pleasure and a luxury. To be found sitting in pretty countryside close to Ses Salines, this German-run restaurant blends warm hospitality with lovingly-prepared food.
In a tranquil rural location near Ses Salines, the highly recommended Es Pinaret restaurant offers a unique fusion of Med, Asian, and German cuisine. […] Es Pinaret Restaurant
Bens d’Avall has long been on our list of favourites. Set in the mountains of the west coast between Deià and Sóller you’ll enjoy the most breathtaking views of the coastline while indulging in modern, Mallorcan cuisine made from the freshest ingredients the local market has to offer.
This spectacular north-coast restaurant ticks all the boxes for a memorable eating-out experience: picturesque location, great gastronomy, and warm service. […] Bens d’Avall Restaurant
We could write a whole magazine about great restaurants in Mallorca – so we did! Check out abcMallorca’s complete guide to all the best restaurants the island has to offer. After all, the real luxury is being able to eat out in style somewhere different every night!
Best Restaurants 2016
The guide to abcMallorca’s recommended restaurants for 2018 in each area of the island. Sea front, city, or countryside… Bon profit! […] Best Restaurants on Mallorca 2018
Land of sunshine, beaches, art, architecture and food, Mallorca’s pleasure list wouldn’t be complete without the joy of wine. A glass of 60 year-old Prensal by Bodegas Ribas; organic Gorgollasa from Bodegas Can Majoral or ruby red Trispol of Bodegas Mesquida Mora is always a luxury.
Our in-house wine experts regularly sample and rate the island’s best wines. Consult our guide to the island’s best premium labels.
Top 10 Mallorcan wines
There are over 70 local wine producers on Mallorca and the quality is improving each year. Here is a selection of some of the best chosen by the experts. […] Mallorca´s Top Ten Wines
If your heart lies with labels like Louis Vuitton, Mulberry, Hugo Boss, Carolina Herrera and Massimo Dutti, make a beeline for the area of Paseo del Borne. Some of the finest design houses have their flagship stores here, as well as Jaume III and Calle Union, three of the top streets in Palma for high-end fashion lovers.
More about Shopping in Palma
A visit to Palma is a ‘must’ and what could be more fun than browsing in the local shops for unique products. Here is your shopping guide to Palma. […] Shopping in Palma
Be prepared to stray a little further off the beaten track to discover lesser-known treasures. Shoppers can lose themselves for hours in the sumptuous, multi-floor lifestyle store Rialto Living, located on the equally gorgeous Carrer Sant Feliu.
Rialto Living in Palma de Mallorca offers a lifestyle store concept including interior design, fashion, art, gifts and a café to the well-travelled fashion and design-interested customers. […] Rialto Living Lifestyle Store
Walking into womenswear store Twin Set, directly on the Borne, is like walking into a luxury boudoir; all pretty lace, beautiful bows, and decadent draping. If you adore thoroughly feminine, feel-good clothing, you’ll fall in love.
Enjoying a privileged location on the corner of Carrer de Colom and Placa Cort is Farinelli. This is the place to shop Italian clothing for men and women that may look and feel luxurious, yet still remains affordable.
Located in Jaime III and close to Plaça Cort, these ladies & gents boutiques in Palma offer some of the best brands in casual wear. See it, shop it, wear it! […] Farinelli Boutique Palma
While you’re on Carrer Colom, don’t miss Monge Shoes, a bespoke studio crafting men’s footwear of the finest materials, with meticulous attention to detail. Real Mallorcan heritage at work.
Our Made on Mallorca spotlight lands on Pedro Monge Álvarez, former journalist and founder of MONGE shoes: the hallmark for bespoke Balearic design. […] MONGE: shoes that make the man
For a couple of happy hours of self indulgence, get lost in El Corte Inglés. Spain’s answer to Selfridges has not one but two large department stores in Palma. Take your pick from Avenida Jaume III or Avenida de Alexandre Rossello, and revel in the variety of designer products on offer.
Spain has a reputation for good value leather fashion and shoes, but has also a wealth of homegrown luxury brands with a worldwide reputation for unique design, quality and comfort. These include:
This Mallorcan company offers shoes and bags of innovative design and highest quality in its beautiful modern flagship store, situated in Palma’s prestigious Placa Mercat.
Founded back in 1846 this Loewe stands for luxury bags, shoes and clothing worn by celebrities everywhere. The fabulous collection is for sale in the Palma Loewe store on the corner of the Paseo del Borne/Jaume III.
Browsing the shops at exclusive marina Puerto Portals is a pleasure, and Kidama is a must visit; a popular women’s boutique holding an on-trend collection of labels like Missoni and Roberto Cavalli.
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but precious jewels acquired in Palma are a Mallorca lover’s dream. Invest in jewels by Nicolás Joyeros and you’ll be investing in a Mallorcan fable – this irresistible Spanish family jewellers has been going for 90 years and has the dreamiest store imaginable on the Borne.
Nicolás Joyeros sell luxury Swiss watches & bespoke jewellery to the highest standards. When looking for designer watches & jewellery in Mallorca start here […] Nicolás Joyeros in Palma de Mallorca
Signifying sensuality and passion, jewellery by Isabel Guarch is like no other. Stylish females have been flitting to the chic Placa del Mercat boutique for decades to experience the secret pleasure of choosing fiercely beautiful pieces designed by women, for women.
Isabel Guarch is famous for creating jewellery inspired by the traditions and heritage of the island of Mallorca. Visit her store to view the complete collection. […] Isabel Guarch Jewellery Mallorca
Jouells is a bespoke, artisan jewellery business, started by Maria Jose Castellví, with a showroom on Calle Vivenda in Old Town in Palma. Coming across antique gold buttons called, ‘bóto d’oro’ at shop in Mallorca was the inspiration behind Jouells’s first collection, and these intricate objects still lay at the heart of its style. The balance between vintage and contemporary creates a timeless appeal to the work.
Inspired by antique gold buttons, but truly contemporary in style, Jouells is a new line of handcrafted jewellery made in Mallorca. […] Jouells Mallorca
Little gourmet luxuries made in Mallorca
Many delicacies are made in Mallorca and some of the best Spanish olive oils are produced on the island. We’ve compiled a small selection of kitchen luxuries that not only taste, but look great on your shelves.
Aubocassa olive oil
Some say it’s the finest olive oil currently produced worldwide. Fact is, Aubocassa has received numerous prizes for the best oil made in Spain. Made from hand selected Arbequina olives, this golden oil imparts an incomparable flavour. Available in selected gourmet shops and at Corte Inglés in Palma.
Flor de Sal
The crunchy and tasty ‘Flor de Sal’ is harvested in the saline lakes of Ses Salines. Preservative-free and sold pure or flavoured in selected gourmet shops on the island, as well as ‘La Sal de la Vida’ in Santanyi, it’s good for your health and adds touch of flair to your cooking. Try the salt flavoured with olives, hibiscus or Mediterranean herbs on bread dipped in Aubocassa oil, or on fresh grilled fish.
More about Mallorcan Products
There are many high quality and unique products made here in Mallorca. We give you some of the best examples of Mallorcan products. […] Mallorcan Products
Marry in style, and party like an A-lister
Skip off your private jet, yacht or helicopter and straight into a fabulous private party courtesy of Mallorca’s top event planners. Whatever you could wish for to celebrate a key date or wedding is a possibility on the largest Balearic island, which has a setting to match most fantasies.
Mallorca Hochzeiten is known for enlisting top bands and celebrity chefs to add finesse to their events, at the behest of demanding clients, while Julie Bussell at My Mallorca Wedding has been planning weddings on the island for over 16 years, lending her touch of magic to upwards of 300 weddings.
Twenty years, hundreds of weddings, each one entirely unique. Wedding planner and event organiser Mallorca Hochzeiten makes amazing memories. […] Mallorca Hochzeiten, your wedding planner on Mallorca
Four deluxe places to be married
Having firmly established itself as one of the best wedding locations in Europe and indeed the world, Mallorca has no shortage of possible locales. These ones, however, are the icing on the gourmet wedding cake, and only to be considered by those fortunate enough to have a serious budget to play with.
Deserving of a second mention in our luxury guide is Puigpunyent’s Gran Hotel Son Net – it was voted the most romantic hotel in Europe, after all.
Hotel Valldemossa, from the prestigious Relais & Châteaux group, is a wedding location fit for princes and princesses. With its panoramic vistas of beautiful Valldemossa and the mountains, it’s a fairytale place.
More about amazing venues for your event
Looking for a great venue in Mallorca to host your special event? Here is our abcMallorca Guide with a selection of the best places. […] Special Venues for Special Events
Also from the book of legends, Cap Rocat was at one time a military fortress and at the top of the list of many brides and grooms to be. If you think it magnificent during the day, just wait til night when flame torches and candles bathe the walls and turrets in soft light.
Do you wish for polish, style and charisma on your most treasured day? Then consider Hotel Villa Italia in Port d’Andratx. The one-time summer residence of the sophisticated De Vitta family, it offers a chic Italian vibe, perfect for celebrations.
This seaview boutique hotel in the centre of the picturesque town of Port Andratx offers amazing views, a wonderful restaurant and spa facilities. Reserve now! […] Hotel Villa Italia Port Andratx
More about getting married on Mallorca
Getting married on Mallorca – from wedding planner to arranging your own wedding – here is your complete guide to celebrating your dream wedding on Mallorca. […] Mallorca Wedding
VIP clubs & bars
Of course, you don’t need an excuse to party in style on Mallorca. Ibiza’s sister may not be as famous for hedonism, but its night spots will still give you a tale or two to tell your friends!
Sip champagne or savour some shisha at on the large, outdoor terrace at Paradigm, a luxury rooftop lounge and cocktail bar in the heart of Puerto Portals, with VIP table service and an international team of DJs who set the mood.
In addition to PuroBeach – much beloved of a young, energetic crowd – Puro Hotel Palma draws a cool type of clientele with its opulent Opio Bar, hosting a stream of top DJs.
A cool, urban oasis in the heart of La Lonja, Purohotel is a great location to explore the city and the local nightlife. Offering a spa, restaurant and bar. […] Purohotel in Palma
In spring 2018 Mallorca welcomed a VIP destination, with two bars, tasty cocktails, top DJs, and views of the Mediterranean Sea promise exciting evenings. […] Luxury rooftop lounge bar in Puerto Portals
What screams luxury tipple more than cocktails? Ok – champagne, but they have plenty of that, too. Abaco Cocktail Bar is a must when in a party mood in Palma. Once through the old wooden doors, this famous La Lonja haunt will transport you; and it won’t all be down to the delicious drinks.
Abaco Cocktail bar in La Lonja is a must see when you visit Palma de Mallorca. It is truly a unique experience in the world! […] Abaco Cocktail Bar Palma
In the southwest of the island, Nikki Beach ticks all the boxes for a memorable day and/or night partying in style by the sea.
Known worldwide as the preferred beach club to party for the rich and famous, you can now join in the fun here on Mallorca and enjoy the full experience! […] Party in style at Nikki Beach Mallorca
New for 2016, Uppereast at Port Adriano is one of the island’s hottest luxury venues, a fresh Balearic take on a famous Hamburg institution.
Ritzi Lounge Bar is a long-running favourite in lively Puerto Portals. Situated above Ritzi Restaurant, it’s a sparkling roof terrace in the heart of the exclusive marina.
Ritzi is an Italian restaurant & lounge bar in the idyllic location of Puerto Portals. Eat á-la-carte, try the daily menu, or enjoy drinks at the lounge! […] Ritzi Restaurant in Puerto Portals
More about the best nightlife in Mallorca
Mallorca offers a great selection of bars and clubs for those who like to party. Check out the best locations for nightlife on the island! […] Best nightlife on Mallorca
Where to go to see and be seen? Primary dates on the exclusive social circuit include the Copa del Rey, a dazzling annual yacht party held at Palma’s Real Club Nautico during the height of summer.
Always greatly awaited by the yachting scene, Palma’s Superyacht Cup is a four-day regatta filled with competitive racing and much social dallying. Owners, friends, captains and crew all join in this bustling event, a celebration of the dream super yacht lifestyle.
Every year in spring sees Puerto Portals thronging with thrilling vintage cars. Jaguar, Porsche, Cobra: they’re all at Oris Rally Classico Mallorca, where the only thing rivalling the glamour of the cars is the expensive looking crowd.
You’ll need to be a high-profile name to make the 500-strong guest list for the Engel & Völkers Polo Cup. Each summer, Christian Völkers holds a glittering party at his private estate, with plenty of blood and sweat happening on the polo field to accompany the elegance.
It is one of the highlights of the summer social scene on Mallorca, the Engel & Völkers Polo Cup hosted by Christian Völkers at finca Son Coll. See the photos here. […] Engel & Völkers Polo Cup
Port Adriano can always be relied upon for interesting events in a Bond-worthy setting. The cutting-edge Phillipe Stark-designed marina holds exciting concerts, shows, exhibitions and races all year round.
Six premier golf courses
Part of the renowned Arabella Golf complex, Son Muntaner Golf is the tougher, longer and more challenging option to its sister course, Son Quint. Ideally located between Palma and the hills of Son Vida, it’s wonderfully varied, and superbly maintained.
Son Muntaner is one of the excellent Arabella Golf Mallorca courses on the prestigious Son Vida estate, overlooking Palma de Mallorca. Chelsea Football Club players came here for a round of golf during their 2011 visit to the island. […] Son Muntaner Golf
As to be expected of a course located right at the centre of the coveted Bendinat housing development, Real Golf de Bendinat is a class act. Warm hospitality, quality play and panoramic views to the Bay of Palma bump it into the luxury category.
The 18-hole Real Golf de Bendinat is one of several excellent golf courses located in the southwest of Mallorca. The varied course is one of the island’s shorter ones and many of its holes are dog legs. […] Real Golf de Bendinat
Don’t let the lighthouse on a nearby island in the background distract you from the spectacular play at Club de Golf Alcanada. Voted best in Europe five years in a row, it’s a Trent Jones-designed course blessed with the most majestic surroundings, and an immaculate clubhouse.
Experienced golfers should enjoy this spectacular 18-hole course with its stunning views, and challenging bunkers and long drives. […] Club de Golf Alcanada
Where does Rafa Nadal go when he feels like a round? Golf Son Gual. Reputed to have cost 30m euros, this seriously elite course, within striking distance of Palma, offers imaginative design and royal service.
Ian Woosnam said Son Gual Golf reminded him of Augusta, and this championship course in Mallorca is certainly one of Europe’s finest. An easy drive from Palma, it’s a popular venue for private tournaments. […] Golf Son Gual
Situated on the coast at Camp de Mar, Golf Andratx is set in captivating countryside of olive trees and almond groves. With a a reputation as one of the most difficult and challenging courses in the Med, it’s not for the faint hearted. The signature 6th hole carries the title of the longest in Spain.
A favourite of golfing celebrities, it s a beautiful course in Mallorca’s southwest, with the longest hole in Spain. It has an excellent Golf Academy, wonderful seaviews and a great restaurant. […] Golf de Andratx
Golf Son Vida has been firmly established for more than 50 years. An official opening by Princer Rainer of Monaco back in the 60s set the tone for five decades of excellence, and this solidly beautiful and varied course is much beloved amongst of not only the Son Vida clique, but plenty of discerning visitors, too.
Son Vida is the oldest of the Arabella Golf Mallorca courses, on the prestigious Son Vida estate, overlooking Palma de Mallorca. It was the first course to open on Mallorca, but was redesigned in 2001 to make it more challenging. […] Golf Son Vida
More about golf on Mallorca
The warm sun on your face and arms as you line up for a swing to the glittering backdrop of the Med and mountains… This is golf, Mallorca style. […] Golf Mallorca
Four ultimate spa treatments
Every hotel worth its salt possesses a spa these days; the difficulty can be knowing what to pick from the often lengthy menus. Here are four treatments guaranteed to get you radiating star quality.
Relaxing in a spa is the perfect way to get away from it all. Here is abcMallorca’s guide to the best spas on Mallorca. […] Mallorca’s Best Spas
Lindner Spa harnesses the ancient properties of gemstones in its Lindner on the Rocks ritual. First, your body is washed with energetically cleansing amethyst water, before receiving a massage with warm evening primrose oil, known to deeply nourish skin, and boos elasticity. The treatment wraps up with a concentrated face and neck massage, and a glass of gemstone water to refresh you from the inside out. Cost: 100 euros.
Stem cell science
Take a strain of rare apples, a high-quality grape, white truffle and pure 24-carat gold, and your have the recipe for the Maria Galland Son Mille Lumiere treatment at Arabella Spa, which uses stem cell technology to visibly target signs of ageing. Active ingredients based on vegetable stem cells prolong skin cell life to give a radiant glow; perfect for those who eschew the use of animal-derived products in their luxury facial. Price upon application. Arabella Spa at St. Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort: +34 971 629 600 / email@example.com
Diamond Life Infusion by coveted Spanish beauty house Natura Bisse is a specialism at La Residencia Spa. Diamond dust, natural gold and pearl particles combine in a face mask designed to promote luminosity, while magnetic massage and LED chromotherapy maximise the effects of the special ‘Youth Elixir’ nectar. The result? Advanced rejuvenation. Cost: 185 euros for 80 minutes.
Good enough to eat
If you’ve overdone the sun and your skin is crying out for hydration, the Black Pepper & Macadamia Nuts Wrap at Talise Spa will get you intensively nourished and smooth in 90 minutes. After a coffee, macadamia nut and black pepper scrub, on goes layer after layer of marine algae and velvety vanilla, coconut and ylang-ylang body butter Once the wrap is removed, you’re silky soft. Price on application.
Your own personal yacht
Remember that time you chartered a boat in Mallorca? You should. The ultimate luxury is to cruise the magnificent coastline of Mallorca by boat. If you opt for a sailing boat, silence and escapism are yours. Adapt to the rhythm of the waves and forget all your daily worries while enjoying the pleasures of the Mediterranean.
If you’re one of the lucky few in the market for superyacht ownership, Sanlorenzo has a base in Mallorca and is one of the most revered names in the world.
Sanlorenzo designs, manufactures and distributes mega and super yachts, on a custom built basis. Visit their brand representative office for the Balearic islands in Puerto Portals now! […] Sanlorenzo Yachts Mallorca
The prestigious Fraser company, with its global network of super yacht connections, is able to access virtually every top-notch yacht out there for clients wishing to enjoy a short or long trip on Balearic waters with friends or family.
In addition to tailoring crewed itineraries, they also offer sale and maintenance services for their very well-heeled clients.
For more than 70 years, this world-recognised name in the luxury yacht world has been delivering outstanding service around the globe – including Mallorca. […] Fraser Yachts Mallorca
Conveniently located at Club de Mar on Palma’s waterfront, JPL Yachting caters to the every need of their yacht charter clients. Going beyond the practicalities of sorting schedules and crewing the boat, they run a full VIP concierge service.
With access to a network of industry leaders and polished local knowledge, JPL Yachting handles every aspect of docking or chartering a yacht in Palma. […] JPL Yachting
Michael Schmidt Yachtbau offer new design-savvy yachts and turn-key sailing options for those who prefer to lease or rent. Started by Schmidt and a team of leading industry professionals, MS Yachtbau is based in Palma and each boat is tailor-made to the customers needs and wishes.
Yachtbau is working on perfecting sailing yachts, from carbon technology to design-savvy interiors that will please leisure and adventure sailors alike. […] Michael Schmidt YachtBau
Charter a Jet
AC Navigator is a team of experts in private jet charters and luxury travel management. Whether for business or pleasure, AC Navigator puts out the best quality services that adhere to the highest standards of safety and security. Any time anywhere is a company motto. Smooth travel experiences from private jet hire to on-the-ground transportation, to the villa, yacht or hotel, restaurants and events, AC Navigator can make all the arrangements from start to finish.
Airport stress be gone. AC Navigators are leaders in private jet charters and luxury travel management organizing seamless service for business or pleasure. […] Private Jet to Mallorca
Luxury interiors – bringing luxury home
Why should hotels get all the attention? Give your own place a five-star makeover by enlisting the services of the right interior designer. Some of the best addresses on the island for combined interior specialists and furniture stores are right here:
When the owners of Can Pujol, one of Palma’s most prestige properties, needed a home staging service, they turned to Knox Design. With a design studio and home store in Son Bugadelles, and concept store in Portals Nous, Knox helps clients develop their own luxury haven.
Knox Design specialise in interior design. They are based in Mallorca and cater specifically to busy people who want a no-hassle interior design solution. […] Knox Design Home Store
Give your home a makeover courtesy of the team who did Tristan Restaurant in Portals Nous, and coast by east at Port Adriano, led by the impeccably tasteful Mariana Muñoz. Recently expanded to encompass a cool new loft space to showcase its urbane range of luxurious furniture and furnishings.
Situated in Santa Ponsa, Terraza Balear is a furniture store and interior specialist with a highly covetable Mediterranean design approach. […] Terraza Balear
More about the best interior designers on Mallorca
The best interior designers on Mallorca can inspire and help you to realise the most creative result for your home decoration project. […] Best Interior Designers on Mallorca
For an enticing glimpse into some of Mallorca’s best luxury homes, check out the work of Mauricio Fuertes. This trader-turned-photographer shoots fabulous houses all over Mallorca and beyond in his role capturing amazing homes for the property industry.
Think of the photography of Mauricio Fuertes, think sumptuous images of the most dreamy modern Mallorca properties around today. […] Property photographer Mauricio Fuertes
Your personal sanctuary
To unwind and relax and get yourself into the mood for a romantic evening or night out, there is nothing better than ensconcing yourself in a glorious bathroom fit for kings and queens. If yours leaves something to be desired, consider a change in style. With three sleek showrooms in Mallorca, Socías y Rosselló deliver the goods.
A utopia for anyone looking for interior renovation inspiration, Socías y Rosselló’s showrooms display the choicest picks from the worlds of bathrooms, kitchens, electrics and lighting. […] Socías y Rosselló
For a bit of extravagance you’ll take pleasure in time and time again, think about getting that hot tub you’ve always wanted. Alpha Spas & pools have been installing hot tubs, jacuzzis and saunas in homes across the island for more than 10 years.
Here at abcMallorca, we’re known for bringing the best in luxury lifestyle while addressing all the other areas that offer something for everyone. Want to know what to do with the family? Where to find the trendiest areas, or eat the best food? You’ll find it all right here.