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20 Best Hotels in Mallorca, Spain: Beach to Boutique

With its crystal-clear waters, charming villages and great hiking paths, Mallorca offers lots to do and has easily become a favorite spot on our travel map.

We were so enchanted the first time we went that we returned for a second visit recently – and this 3-week trip was even more magical!

There are many different towns and areas to stay (and equally as many accommodations) – and each offers a different vacation experience.

So to truly savor this Balearic island’s essence, planning your Mallorca itinerary carefully is key.

Our recommendation is to mix it up between the mountainous allure of the west coast (Soller stole our hearts) and the coastal beauty of the southeast, near Santanyi. (If you’re into sandy beaches, you could pick Puerto Pollensa or Port Soller instead of Santanyi.)

This way, you get the best of both worlds – quaint village vibes and blissful beach days.

And let’s not gloss over Palma de Mallorca. If this is your first Mallorca visit, you must spend a couple of nights in the island’s history-rich capital (ideally in the Old Town).

Here, then, are our 20 top picks for the best hotels in Mallorca, Spain. Each promises a stay as splendid as the island itself.

Some of the most charming 5-star hotels in Mallorca are nestled in the countryside

Best hotels in Mallorca

We’ve organized the following Mallorca hotels, resorts and fincas according to popular resort towns and areas on the island.

Tip: We highly recommend that you choose a finca as one of your places to stay on Mallorca.

Fincas in Mallorca are a special type of accommodation. They are traditional Spanish farmhouses that have been converted into boutique inns and B&Bs.

Some fincas are pleasantly modest. Others are top-notch with guest casitas, swimming pools and 300-thread-count linens.

You’ll find them all over the island in the countryside.

Best hotels in Palma de Mallorca

With historic sights at your fingertips, the Old Town is our pick for our favorite area to stay in the island’s capital – especially if this if your first time to Mallorca.

But there are several other Palma neighborhoods that visitors also like (and we’ve bedded down in three different hotels in Palma in different areas). So we’ve written a specific article on where to stay in Palma de Mallorca in particular (including some of the best hotels). Hop on over there for details.

Our top Palma accommodation choices are summarized below:

1) Petit Palace Hotel Tres

We stayed here at the beginning of our first trip to Mallorca. We made a good choice. It’s a cool boutique hotel with a great location, right in the heart of the Old Town.

Bonus: Petite Palace Hotel Tres has a roof terrace with views and a splash pool.

Where to stay in Mallorca
From Hotel Tres’ rooftop pool, you get glorious views of Palma’s cathedral, which is almost at your doorstep

2) Can Bordoy

Also nestled in Palma’s Old Town, the 5-star Hotel Can Bordoy is one of the top hotels in Mallorca. (We chose it as our base in Palma the second time we visited Mallorca.)

Exuding 1940s Hollywood glamor, it offers sophisticated suites with plush beds, two small pools, outstanding service and, for those who like to sleep in, included all-day breakfasts.

3) Castillo Hotel Son Vida

When it comes to 5-star hotels in Mallorca, few can beat Castillo Hotel Son Vida. This former 13th-century castle features opulent rooms, a wonderful pool and nearby golf courses, making it a lavish retreat on the outskirts of Palma.

We stayed for two glorious days at this grand luxury hotel before flying back home the first time we visited Mallorca.

Stay at this luxury hotel in Palma de Mallorca, and you join a guest list of who’s who

4) El Llorenc Parc de la Mar

Moorish chic meets modern luxe in this design dream, located near the edge of Palma Old Town. From the rooftop pool, gaze out to sea – the views of Palma Bay are stunning! Or sip cocktails under emerald parasols.

Yes, there’s lots to love about the adults-only El Llorenc Parc de la Mar boutique hotel!

5) Can Cera

For an exquisite luxury hotel in Palma de Mallorca Old Town – one that’s rich in history – check out Can Cera. Catering to discerning adults, it  features elegant rooms furnished with antiques, a wood-paneled library, a rooftop terrace and bespoke concierge services.

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6) Finca Can Coll Boutique Country House

Finca Can Coll is one of the best fincas in Mallorca.
Welcome to Finca Can Coll!

Finca Can Coll is one of the sweetest Mallorca fincas. It was our Soller hotel on our first visit to the island.

A restored butter-yellow manor house, it has eight individually decorated rooms.

Finca Can Coll Mountain Room
This mountain-view room is so light and bright!

Each room is adorned with a changing collection of interesting art by local and international artists.

(Interested in any of the art works? You can buy what strikes you, as all pieces are always looking for new owners.)

Spoil yourself with a suite featuring a huge outdoor terrace overlooking the mountains and terracotta tile roofs of Soller.

FincaHotel Can Coll is one of the best fincas in Mallorca
George relaxing on the terrace of our suite…

There’s also a tranquil pool in the garden for enjoying sunny lazy afternoons.

A talented chef whips up modern Mediterranean dinners, served outside by six-foot-high candelabras or inside the bodega (wine room).

Spanish tapas at Finca Can Coll
Delicious, right?

Once or twice a week, you might be treated to Spanish paella, a tapas trilogy or a barbecue.

In the morning, delicious breakfasts of homemade blackberry yogurt, egg dishes and date-and-nut bread are taken in the shady garden.

Why stay at Finca Can Coll?

It’s close to several forest hiking trails and just a 15-minute walk to the village of Soller with its cute restaurants. The finca’s cellar is also stocked with bottles from one of the longest Mallorcan wine lists.

Plus, it’s good value – and so charming!

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7) Finca Ca’s Curial

Finca Ca's Curial guestroom
Our room at Finca Ca’s Curial

Walk 15 minutes from the heart of the mountain town of Soller, and you discover Finca Ca’s Curial.

We wanted to stay somewhere different in Soller on our most recent trip – and we found it absolutely perfect!

This family-owned estate is a perfect blend of rustic charm and modern comfort.  It’s home to a patchwork of several stone buildings, each housing unique rooms and suites.

Our room, a Superior Double with a Garden Terrace, had a king bed, as well as a cozy living area. Terracotta tiled floors and high ceilings with wooden beams lent it lots of charm.

Outside, a private terrace had a clay-tiled roof (to protect from the sun), rattan cushioned chairs and a serene garden view.

The bountiful breakfasts set us up each morning.

After each day of hot and sweaty hiking, we’d make a beeline for their large pool.

Finca Ca's Curial pool
We loved relaxing by the pool at the end of the day

Surrounded by Bali-style day beds, it’s an oasis of relaxation, set in beautiful gardens brimming with orange and lemon trees.

(And the wandering roosters, crowing in the late afternoon, were comical to watch.)

Breakfast at Finca Ca's Curial in Mallorca
Good morning!

Why stay at Finca Ca’s Curial?

Good-value Mallorca accommodation in the countryside doesn’t get much better than this!

The onsite owner/managers are extremely hands-on and very helpful too, especially when it comes to hiking recommendations and tips.

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8) Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa

Perched on a clifftop, the Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel offers stunning views, no matter which way you look.
Perched on a clifftop, the Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel offers stunning views from all angles

No matter which of the 121 guest rooms you stay in at the Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel, you’ll be spoiled with gob-smacking views of either the Mediterranean Sea or mountains – revel in them from your terrace or balcony.

The Jumeirah is one of the top luxury resorts in Mallorca for families, and there’s lots you can do here.

Concierges can help organize bike rentals, tours, sunset boat trips and helicopter rides.

Adults and kids over 12 will love taking a dip in the infinity pool, while a second family pool welcomes guests of all ages.

There’s also a full-service spa, gym and an amazing outdoor heated hydro-pool that overlooks the nearby mountains.

For a fun outing, take a 20-minute walk (or hop on the free hotel shuttle) down to oh-so-picturesque Port de Soller and its surrounding sandy beaches.

Enjoy a fresh local fish dish that this small fishing village is famous for!

Also treat the family to the historic tram ride into Soller town (2½ miles from Port de Soller). Visit gorgeous botanic gardens, a modern art museum and the Balearic Museum of Natural Sciences.

The vintage tram is a fun way get from Port de Soller to Soller.
The vintage tram is a fun way get from Port de Soller to Soller

Of course, don’t forget the Tramuntana Mountains!

As a UNESCO Heritage site, it’s not only a spectacular natural attraction but it’s ideal for outdoor activities like hiking and bird watching.

Why stay at Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel?

This 5-star family-friendly hotel offers a ton of activities for adults and kids alike in Port de Soller and the famous Tramuntana Mountains. You won’t get bored here!

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9) Belmond La Residencia

The countryside views are stunning at La Residencia!

Renowned among the 5-star luxury hotels in Majorca, Belmond La Residencia is gloriously nestled amid 30 acres of citrus and olive groves, within the coastal town of Deia.

Deia is home to artists and poets; Robert Graves lived in Deia for the last 50 years of his life.

(Clinging to the mountainside, Deia is so steep, with so little flat land, that villagers are buried standing up.)

Guestrooms at La Residencia are individually decorated; no two are alike.
Guestrooms are individually decorated; no two are alike

Designed to complement the surrounding village, this Belmond hotel has 76 air-conditioned rooms, clustered within four stone buildings.

Two are ivy-clad manor houses, dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries, set around a large inviting pool.

Persian carpets add warmth to red stone floors, and original oil paintings adorn the walls.

For a real splurge, book the exclusive Designer Suite by Matthew Williamson.

If your idea of a dream vacation includes a spectacular private pool suite, this is your chance!

Enjoy stunning views of little villages and mountains from your terrace with a private outdoor swimming pool.

The Designer Suite at La Residencia (Mallorca) has its own private pool.
The Designer Suite has its own private pool

Lovely touches: Fresh-cut flowers are delivered to your room after check-in, and turndown chocolates come in mesh jewelry bags.

But for all its splendor, La Residencia isn’t stuffy – a yellow rubber duck greeted us in the bathtub.

Cool activities? Walking with donkeys to a mountain refuge for a Mallorcan picnic in a stone shepherd’s hut.

Best hotels on Mallorca? Belmond La Residencia
You can let the hotel pack a picnic for you, carried by one of its donkeys

We also loved swimming in lovely clear water at the hidden beach cove of Cala Deia.

Oh, and don’t miss dinner in its brilliant El Olivo fine dining restaurant.

Why stay at the Belmond La Residencia?

It’s romantic, gracious without being pompous, and one of our all-time favorite hotels in the world.

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10) Hotel Es Moli

Hotel Es Moli, Deia
For Deia accommodation, Hotel Es Moli is delightful – and its La Muleta beach cove is special

The family-run boutique hotel has grown organically over the year. It’s quirky – we had to crawl through windows-cum-doors to access our terrace with loungers and a table.

But Hotel Es Moli is very service-oriented and has attracted a loyal following of repeat guests.

A 15-minute scenic walk along a wooden boardwalk takes you to the quaint Deia town.

The hotel has a large outdoor swimming pool nestled among pine trees. Or reserve (complimentary) to spend the day at their OMG-fantastic La Muleta beach club.

After the Belmond La Residencia (#9), it’s probably the next best place to stay in Deia – and about half the cost.

A renovated Hotel Es Moli guest room
A renovated Hotel Es Moli guest room

Why stay at Hotel Es Moli?

Their private La Muleta beach cove is reason enough to stay here.

A scenic 25-minute van ride away (free), this fabulous beach club has tiered stone platforms, with about 35 sunbeds tucked under the shade of pine trees and overhanging canopies.

Climb down a ladder into the sea for a swim, take a shower, then have drinks or lunch at its outdoor oceanview restaurant.

We couldn’t get enough of La Muleta during our stay!

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11) Grupotel Parc Natural & Spa

Families like the Grupotel Parc Natural & Spa.
Families like the Grupotel Parc Natural & Spa

The Grupotel Parc Natural & Spa is nestled along the Bay of Alcudia.

With spectacular views, an incredible pool, expansive gardens, a white-sand beach at your finger tips and elegant rooms, it offers everything you need for a great family holiday.

All rooms include a terrace or balcony, so you’re sure to get a great view of either the pool, gardens or sea.

It’s easy to stay active with yoga classes, table tennis, volleyball, bowling and nearby hiking trails.

You’ll find more to do on the hotel grounds with their 5,180 sq. ft. swimming pool, sun beds, spa and wellness area that includes a fitness center, Turkish bath and heated pool.

Playa de Muro Beach is just in front of the hotel, so getting in some beach time couldn’t be easier.

Buses also stop in front of the resort and offer direct routes to Can Picafort and the medieval town of Alcudia. (We rode the public bus several times – it’s a great way to get around in Mallorca if you don’t have a car.)

On Alcudia Bay, Can Picafort has clean white sand and beach chairs and umbrellas for rent.
On Alcudia Bay, Can Picafort Beach has clean white sand plus beach chairs and umbrellas for rent

Why stay at Grupotel Parc Natural & Spa?

As one of the best Mallorca hotels on the beach, with stunning views over the Bay of Alcudia, it’s a good option for a Mallorca-style beach holiday for both adults and kids.

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12) Zafiro Palace Alcudia

Suites are deluxe at the all-inclusive Zafiro Palace Alcudia
Suites are deluxe at the all-inclusive Zafiro Palace Alcudia

You’ll never want for anything at the all-suite Zafiro Palace Alcudia, located in the popular tourist town of Port Alcudia.

Between the countless family-friendly amenities, onsite entertainment and food and beverage options, there’s zero need to leave the grounds.

Bike rentals? Check. Kids’ club? Yep. Daily entertainment, water sports, laundry service and a gym? Indeed.

Oh, and get this – there are 12 pools! One is adult-only.

Pick your pool - there are 12 to choose from at the deluxe Zafiro Palace Alcudia, Mallorca.
Pick your pool – there are 12 to choose from at this deluxe all-inclusive resort in Mallorca

The Zen Spa offers a Turkish bath, whirlpool tub, sauna and exercise classes too.

As for the food (always important on holidays!), you have five restaurant options. One is a buffet restaurant and the other four restaurants are themed: from Italian to Japanese.

There are also plenty of bars to be found, including a pool bar.

And let’s not forget you’re only a 10-minute walk from a long sandy beach.

Why stay at Zafiro Palace Alcudia?

With spacious grounds and top-notch leisure facilities catering to adults and kids, the Zafiro Palace is one of the most popular family resorts in Majorca.

And as it’s all-inclusive, you don’t have to worry how many Cokes the kids put on your tab.

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13) Can Ferrereta

Can Ferrereta is, hands down, one of the best places to stay in Mallorca.
Can Ferrereta is, hands down, one of the best places to stay in Mallorca

Can Ferrereta is ensconced in Santanyi – arguably the nicest part of Majorca for exploring close-by dream beaches and Insta-worthy fishing towns.

A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, this adults-only hotel effortlessly blends eco-conscious luxury with a touch of rustic charm.

And it doesn’t just talk the talk. Every detail – from the slender wood keycards to the simple brown paper wrap for the shower cap – whispers sustainable elegance.

Once a 17th century mansion, the boutique hotel has 32 rooms and suites. They’re housed within several buildings scattered around an outdoor swimming pool, itself surrounded by Mediterranean plants and olive trees.

Can Ferrereta's fabulous outdoor swimming pool
Who needs a beach when you have this pool to swim in!

Our Deluxe room featured high ceilings with white wood beams, dark wood floors, side tables with black leather tops and an iron four-poster king bed – it all screamed edgy sophistication.

The bathroom was ginormous too.

We particularly appreciated the little touches, like leather straps to tidy up our laptop cords and welcome glasses of cava at check-in.

Why stay at Can Ferrereta?

Can you say perfect? It’s simply one of the best places to stay in Majorca! And that pool of theirs – it’s the ideal place to unwind.

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14) Hipocampo Palace

Guests rave about the pool at Hippocampo Palace.
Guests rave about the pool at Hipocampo Palace


Bask under the Mediterranean sun before cooling off with a dip in the enormous outdoor swimming pool?

Or catch some rays on the beach? The white sands of Cala Millor, an idyllic beach fringed by pine trees, are just a short walk away from this popular resort.

Cala Millor means "the better bay" and it's one of the best beaches in Mallorca on the east coast.
Cala Millor means “the better bay” and it’s one of the best beaches in Mallorca on the east coast

Or maybe you want to indulge in a spa treatment?

You could try out the resort’s spa, featuring a Turkish bath, sauna, hot tub and indoor heated pool with hydromassage. 

Indeed, you have lots of choices for how to spend a chilled day at the 5-star Hipocampo Palace, which sprawls over more than four acres of manicured tropical gardens.

If you’d rather be physically active – or sprinkle in some fun activities between your beach and pool time – play a match at one of the six tennis courts or tee off at a nearby golf course.

Traveling with kids? They’ll have a blast playing in the pool or at the onsite playground.

Live music and shows even keep families and little ones entertained during the day. 

Why stay at Hipocampo Palace?

Packed with first-class amenities, it’s one of the top Mallorca beach resorts for adults, families and golfers eager to practise their swing on Mallorca’s best golf courses.

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15) Fontsanta Hotel

One of the best hotels in Majorca for couples, the adults-only Fontsanta offers a peaceful escape in the countryside.
One of the best hotels in Majorca for couples, the adults-only Fontsanta offers a peaceful escape in the countryside

Fontsanta Hotel is tucked away off a rural road, near the resort town of Colonia Sant Jordi.

On the southern tip of Mallorca, Colonia Sant Jordi is where boats depart daily for the magnificent Spanish national park known as Cabrera Island.

You can also enjoy the seaside with beautiful Es Trenc beach nearby and Ses Covetes beach just over four miles away.

Meanwhile, Es Salbrara’s salt marshes (and their wild flamingoes) lie right in the hotel’s front yard.

The hotel’s thermal spa will pamper you silly.

The naturally heated thermal spring waters found here feed a giant thermal pool, steam room, sauna, whirlpool tub plus 10 private thermal baths with water temps of 100 F. 

Book a professional massage or any one of numerous beauty treatments, or reserve a private consultation with the on-site nutritionist.

One of the best adults-only Mallorca hotels, Fontsanta has a fabulous thermal spa.
One of the main reasons for choosing Fontsanta? It has a fabulous thermal spa

Aside from all these thermal spring amenities, you also find two big swimming pools and four whirlpool tubs scattered throughout the perfectly manicured gardens.

As for the 36 ultra-modern rooms on this 19th century property, they’re serene and calming, with white walls, wooden floors and all the latest technology for the ultimate in comfort.

Why stay at Fontsanta?

For a 5-star spa and wellness escape, this stylish hotel is the only one with natural thermal springs in the region.

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16) Hotel Illa D’Or

Hotel Illa D'Or has a great location on the Pine Walk in Puerto Pollensa
Hotel Illa D’Or has a great location on the Pine Walk in Puerto Pollensa

Hotel Illa D’Or is the most deluxe hotel in Port Pollensa, tucked away at the quieter end of the town’s Pine Walk. It attracts a mainly mature clientele.

On the waterfront, it’s a 15-minute walk to Port Pollensa’s vibrant restaurant scene.

It lacks a natural beach, but the hotel compensates with a unique concrete platform jutting into the sea, complete with cushioned lounge chairs and umbrellas – a rather chic way to sunbathe.

Sun bathing terrace at Hotel Illa D'Or, Puerto Pollensa
Sun bathing terrace at Hotel Illa D’Or

Rooms with sea views are a big hit, offering stunning vistas. Some have huge balconies, perfect for soaking up the Mediterranean charm.

They’re not completely soundproof though; we could hear our neighbors’ TV.

The buffet breakfast (included) is a treat, and we loved waking up to cappuccinos, eggs and lemon crepes, taken on the waterfront terrace.

The breakfast terrace at Hotel Illa D'Or, Puerto Pollensa
The breakfast terrace at Hotel Illa D’Or

Why stay at Hotel Illa D’Or?

With excellent service and a quiet location, it’s the best place to stay in Puerto Pollensa for old-world charm.

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17) Hotel Son Brull

Hotel Son Brull
Best place to stay in Majorca for couples? We hear Hotel Son Brull is pretty dreamy

We haven’t stayed here yet. But this is one of the boutique hotels in Mallorca we’d like to check out next time!

Tucked away in the foothills of the mountains near Pollenca, Hotel Son Brull is housed in a former 12th century Jesuit monastery.

Pretty mod! There’s a free-standing tub in the living room area

The 25 rooms are very modern and minimalist though, with concrete flooring, slick bathrooms with separate tub and shower, and Bang & Olufsen sound systems.

Comforts come in the form of king-size beds and pillow menus.

Keen to splurge? Two 2-bedroom villas have their own private pools.

Its restaurant is celebrated – guests rave over the crispy-skin roast suckling pig with purple carrot and the nougat-and- hot-chocolate dessert.

There’s also a casual bistro for light meals.

There's no need to leave Hotel Son Brull to eat; its bistro serves up fine food
There’s no need to leave the hotel to eat; both its restaurant and bistro serve up fine food

Jams are home-made, and the hotel produces its own gin and wine.

There’s also a spa with hammam, yoga studio and heated outdoor pool.

Ah, yes, we could be happy relaxing by this pool…

Why stay at Hotel Son Brull?

It’s a 5-star hotel in Mallorca that ticks all the boxes for a stylish rural getaway.

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18) Pleta de Mar, Luxury Hotel by Nature

The 5-star Pleta de Mar is completely surrounded by nature, but less than a 15-minute walk away from the seaside town of Canyamel.
The 5-star Pleta de Mar is completely surrounded by nature, but less than a 15-minute walk away from the seaside town of Canyamel

The location and amenities put Pleta de Mar in a league of its own.

You’re surrounded by serene luxury with two saltwater infinity pools, a full-service spa, an al-fresco fitness center and a great restaurant – all set amid lush Mediterranean gardens with pine and olive trees.

It’s just as luxurious in the 30 large suites. They feature wood floors, earth tones, natural fabrics and private terraces.

Premium suites include sea views and hot tubs, making it tempting to never leave!

Pleta de Mar suite
Suites are calming and serene

If you decide to venture out, a leisurely 10-minute walk down the rural road gets you to Torre de Canyamel, an historic 13-century watchtower with a small museum and popular restaurant.

Hop in the car, and within 15 minutes, you reach the medieval castle in the town of Capdepera.

Or stroll the chic galleries and boutiques in the nearby town of Arta.

Why stay at Pleta de Mar?

Pleta de Mar is one of the leading small luxury Mallorca hotels, where nature reigns. It’s the perfect place for a truly exclusive and off-the-beaten-path getaway.

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19) Finca Serena

Fincas in Mallorca are a great alternative to hotels - and Finca Serena is one of the best
Fincas in Mallorca are a great alternative to hotels – and Finca Serena is one of the best

Like Fontsanta (#15) and Pleta de Mar (#18), Finca Serena is another posh place to chill out in the middle of nature.

One of the finest fincas in Mallorca, the 40-acre property provides the perfect mix of pastoral simplicity and modern comfort.

Located in the pastoral Es Pla region, it’s a few short miles from two charming agricultural towns, Algaida and Montuiri.

A handful of monasteries and museums are a short drive away.

Let your cares slip away as you lounge by the pool and bask in nature’s serenity. Wellness is an integral part of the place, so you can participate in yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi sessions too.

Get a taste of local flavors at the elegant on-site Jacaranda restaurant. It specializes in authentic dishes with seasonal ingredients fresh from its orchards.

Dining is a treat at Finca Serena in Mallorca.
Dining is a treat at Finca Serena

You can also take advantage of their vineyard tour with wine and oil tastings because… Who doesn’t love a good tasting?

Why stay at Finca Serena?

A modernized farmhouse with 24 spacious rooms. A setting of rolling hills and vineyards. Plus 5-star amenities like a pool, cocktail bar and spa (with a sauna, hammam and veranda with hammocks). Do you need any more reasons to stay here?

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20) Portals Hills Boutique Hotel

Champagne is the drink of choice at Portals Hills Boutique Hotel in Mallorca!
Champagne is the drink of choice at Portals Hills!

Say hello to the Mediterranean version of “Miami Beach meets Beverly Hills”! That’s Portals Hills.

Displaying a modern Art Deco design, Portals Hills offers 30 white-and-gold suites – including an exclusive penthouse completely furnished with designer Italian furniture by FENDI.

All accommodations feature impressive sea views, private balconies with seating areas, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, fridges and Nespresso coffee makers.

A white-and-gold suite at Portals Hills Boutique Hotel, Mallorca.
Suites are dressed in white-and-gold decor, the hotel’s signature colors

Rub shoulders with the international yacht set at the hotel’s buzzy pool bar and club. Who knows, you may spot a European celebrity or two!

Ten minutes from the hotel, you’ll find exclusive Portals Nous beach.

And from there, a few minutes’ walk away, Puerto Portals is a chic marina hotspot, well-known among the yachting community, with gourmet restaurants and designer boutiques.

Why stay at Portals Hills Boutique Hotel?

It’s the kind of luxury hotel where the buffet breakfast includes champagne. And the outdoor infinity pool, surrounded by gardens, is a decidedly stylish setting for gazing out over the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean.

You can also claim bragging rights – Portals Hills is one of the most expensive of the 5-star Mallorca hotels.

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Last words on the best Mallorca resorts and hotels

We’ve covered a range of accommodation options on this gem in the Balearic Islands. From some of the best luxury hotels to charming finca estates, you’ll want to consider these spots for your upcoming trip to Mallorca!

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