Mallorca Summer Round Up of New Hotels Around the Island

As the leading tourist destination in the Mediterranean, Mallorca increasingly offers a great diversity of hotel experiences. The trend is towards smaller hotels of character offering quality cuisine using local produce in idyllic rural or coastal locations.  Here’s a round-up of some of the latest openings outside of Palma.

Pleta de Mar, Canyamel

This is the first full season for the new Pleta de Mar hotel which is located on the north east coast of Mallorca.  It is the fourth hotel to be opened by local Mallorquin family who also own Fontsanta Hotel Thermal Spa & Wellness, 3 km from Es Trenc, Can Simoneta (literally 200 metres away from Pleta de mar) and the Convent del la Missió in Palma’s old town.   The new hotel enjoys the most spectacular sea views and a warm contemporary style that blends in with the natural environment.  The interiors reflect the hotel’s 5 star status with spacious rooms and suites, a grill fine dining restaurant, 2 infinity pools, a spa and private access to Sa Cova dels Albardans beach.  Room rates start at: 360€ based on two people sharing a double room with breakfast and local tax: www.pletademar.com

Just Open:  Bikini Island & Mountain Hotel, Puerto Soller.

Mallorca is the first location for this fresh concept from the German based 25 Hours Hotel Group with 16 hotels worldwide.  The Bikini Island & Mountain Hotel concept is based on “Gypset Style” informal environment. The hotel, which overlooks the Port and has views across the sea and mountains, has 114 rooms and suites that all feature a king sized bed and a balcony/terrace with either a daybed or hammock.  Facilities include: large hotel bar, lounge and terrace, the Neni Restaurant offering a mix of Eastern Mediterranean cuisine, the poolside Pikkini and Donkey bar, swimming pool, snack bar, roof terrace gym, spa/sauna room and treatment room for massages. Opening rates start from 140 € per night for a double room to include breakfast in low season and from 190€ per night in high season: www.bikini-hotels.com

Finca Gomera, Llucmajor

Nestled in the heart of south Mallorca, this 17th-century country house has been completely refurbished to offer modern comfort and luxury in a traditional Mallorcan rural environment in an idyllic setting of vineyards and the rolling countryside of Llucmajor.  Easily accessible, it’s located near Cala Pi, 20 minutes’ drive to Son Majoris golf course and approximately 25 minutes’ drive to Palma’s International Airport.  Finca Gomera features 10 rooms and suites all with their individual style and offering views over the beautiful countryside. The emphasis by French owner, a native of Bordeaux, is on personal