A selection of the best five star hotels in Mallorca, Spain. A selection by Laura Becker
Hotel Hospes Maricel y Spa is a stunning 10-minute drive from Palma de Mallorca, boasting an exquisite blend of modern and 16th/17th-century architecture. The property features a private infinity pool overlooking the sea, a luxurious spa with indoor and outdoor pools, hot tub, sauna, Turkish bath, gym and massage services. The air-conditioned rooms are equipped with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minibars, and some even have a private pool. The in-house restaurant, Maricel, offers traditional Mallorcan dishes and an extensive selection of local wines, while the bar features live jazz and a selection of cocktails. Enjoy breakfast on the Mediterranean-style terrace with sea views, or moor your boat at the hotel’s private jetty. For fun activities, the Calanova Sailing Club is just 30 metres away, and a golf course is located 500 metres away. Palma Airport is a 15-minute drive away.
Rooms: 51 Stars: 5
Hotel Can Cera is a luxurious experience in the heart of Palma de Mallorca. This 17th-century palace offers airy rooms with antique-style furniture, minibar, flat-screen satellite TV, and free WiFi. Relax in the contemporary bathrooms with bathrobe, slippers, hairdryer, and hair straightener. Enjoy the outdoor terrace and courtyard, plus a complimentary spa with sauna, contrast shower, and hot tub. Dine on Mediterranean cuisine in the hotel’s restaurant, and grab a drink at the cafe or bar. Palma Cathedral is a short walk away and the harbour can be reached in 5 minutes.
Rooms: 14 Stars: 5
Enjoy a luxurious stay in Son Brull Hotel and Spa, one of Mallorca’s finest five-star hotels. With its peaceful rural setting, spa, heated pools and tennis court, it’s the perfect place to relax and unwind. Enjoy the beauty of the 17th century building and its modern amenities, while being just 8km from the beach and 5 minutes’ drive from Pollença. With a restaurant, spa treatments and free bicycle hire, this boutique hotel provides the perfect escape to Mallorca.
Rooms: 18 Stars: 5
Can Aulí Luxury Retreat – Adults Only is a boutique hotel that opened in November 2019. Located in Pollença, it offers 5-star accommodation with a hot tub and a range of facilities, including a restaurant, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, bar, garden, terrace and family rooms. Each room is air-conditioned and comes with a flat-screen TV, kettle, shower, hairdryer and wardrobe. Guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast and make use of the 24-hour front desk, room service and tour-organising services. The hotel is ideal for cycling and bike and car hire are available. Tomir Mountain is 22 km away and Palma de Mallorca Airport is 60 km away.
Rooms: 22 Stars: 5
Set in the Mallorcan countryside, just outside Es Capdellà, Castell Son Claret – The Leading Hotels of the World is a luxurious 5-star boutique hotel. Restored from 7 historic buildings, it offers stylish air-conditioned rooms and suites with flat-screen TVs, Egyptian cotton bed linen, luxurious bathrooms and free Wi-Fi and wired internet. Suites also feature a separate living area, dining table and private terrace or garden. The outdoor pool has stunning views, and the Bellesa de Claret Spa offers an array of treatments. The Castell Bar, in the former chapel, serves unique cocktails and a selection of whiskies. Meeting rooms are located in the grounds, and Puerto Portals and Palma de Mallorca are both within easy reach.
Rooms: 41 Stars: 5
Experience luxurious living at Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa, located on Mallorca’s stunning north-west coast. Relax in the infinity pool, get fit in the gym, or pamper yourself at Talise Spa. Enjoy panoramic views from air-conditioned rooms with balconies, free WiFi and satellite TVs. Dine at 3 restaurants, from Mediterranean to sushi, and sip drinks at 2 pool-side bars. Explore Valldemossa, 25 minutes away, or make a day trip to Palma, 35 minutes away.
Rooms: 121 Stars: 5
Experience the best of Mallorca at La Residencia, A Belmond Hotel. Located in the 16th century artist village of Deià, this boutique hotel offers a unique and luxurious stay. Enjoy stunning views of the sea and mountains, 2 outdoor pools, an award-winning à la carte restaurant, a spa, a hot tub, 2 tennis courts, a sauna, and a wellness centre. All rooms feature traditional Mallorcan decor and antique furnishings, with complimentary flowers and fruit. Plus, take advantage of the free WiFi, private airport transfer, art exhibitions, sculpture garden, classical music concerts, Steinway Piano, donkey trails, and more. Café Miró offers tapas and local cuisine, while the pool restaurant and snack bar serve up delicious snacks and refreshments. With free private parking, La Residencia, A Belmond Hotel, Mallorca is a five-star experience.
Rooms: 67 Stars: 5
Cap Vermell Grand Hotel is a luxury retreat in the tranquil Valley of Canyamel, Mallorca, surrounded by natural beauty. With its exquisite design and gastronomy, it offers guests a dream getaway with two Michelin-starred VORO restaurant, Japanese robatayaki concept at ROKA, and 142 spacious and elegant guest rooms. Enjoy the landscaped pool side terrace with 2 swimming pools, spa, 24-hour gym, and sports complex. Take part in activities like horseback riding, mountain biking, and golf. With Palma de Mallorca and its airport an hour’s drive away, discover a haven of calm and an unforgettable experience.
Rooms: 142 Stars: 5
Experience luxurious living at Grupotel Parc Natural & Spa, situated directly in front of Playa de Muro Beach. Surrounded by the beautiful S’Albufera Nature Reserve, this hotel boasts magnificent views of the Bay of Alcudia. It features elegant rooms with balconies or terraces, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and air conditioning. Guests can relax in the spa and wellness area, complete with a fitness centre, heated pool and Turkish bath. Enjoy the buffet restaurant serving international cuisine and the Mediterranean bistro with sea views. There is also a lounge bar. Take advantage of the direct bus routes to Can Picafort, Port d’Alcúdia and Alcúdia. Unwind and relax in ultimate luxury.
Rooms: 142 Stars: 5
Best areas to find hotels in Mallorca, Spain
Mallorca, Spain is an incredibly popular destination for travelers and holidaymakers alike, providing an exciting array of activities and attractions to explore. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach holiday, a fun-filled adventure holiday, or a romantic getaway, Mallorca has something to offer everyone.
When it comes to finding the perfect hotel in Mallorca, there are numerous areas to consider. From bustling beach towns and luxury resorts, to secluded mountain hideaways and quaint villages, Mallorca has a wealth of accommodation options for all budgets and requirements.
If you are looking for a beach holiday, then the resorts of Palma Nova and Magaluf are the ideal place to start your search. Both resorts offer a wide variety of beachside hotels, ranging from mid-range to luxury, and both have a lively atmosphere and plenty of activities to enjoy. Alternatively, the charming town of Port de Pollenca is a great option for a more relaxed beach holiday.
If you are looking for a more rural getaway, then the mountainous area of the Serra de Tramuntana is the perfect place to stay. This stunning region is home to a number of charming villages, each with its own unique atmosphere and plenty of accommodation options. The larger villages of Sóller and Deià are particularly popular, offering a range of hotels, apartments, and villas to suit all budgets.
For a truly luxurious holiday, the area around Palma is the perfect choice. Here you will find a number of world-class resorts, offering everything from spa facilities and swimming pools, to private beaches and fine dining. The area is also home to some of the most exclusive golf courses in Europe, so if you are looking for a golfing holiday, then this is the place to be.
Finally, if you are looking for something a little different, then the city of Palma itself is a great option. Here you will find a wealth of boutique hotels, offering both modern and traditional accommodation, as well as some of the best restaurants and bars in the region.
No matter what you are looking for, Mallorca has something to offer everyone. With a wealth of accommodation options, from beach resorts to mountain hideaways, you are sure to find the perfect hotel in Mallorca for your next holiday.