5 of our favourite villas within luxury hotels in Mallorca
5 of our favourite villas within luxury hotels in Mallorca
Are you looking to be independent, but also benefit from a multitude of facilities at your fingertips? Perhaps villa accommodation in a luxury hotel could be an option to consider. Maintain your privacy with your own private swimming pool. If you feel like you are in the company of other hotel guests, you can also use the main pool and other facilities.
We’ve selected five of our favorite villa-style accommodations in luxury hotels on the popular Balearic island of Mallorca. Hope one will be your favorite.
1. Cap Rocat
The Cap Rocat is a 5 star hotel located in the bay of Palma on the island of Mallorca. It was once an ancient fortress, originally designed for defense. It is now a superb luxury hotel. Particular attention was paid to preserving the architecture and the natural environment during the conversion of the fortress into the hotel that you see today. Cap Rocat is located in the resort town of Cala Blava, about 16 kilometers south-east of Palma city center.
The hotel has a variety of room types, two of which have private pools or plunge pools. These include:
El Cabo Suite
This is for two people. The interior has three sections with beautiful vaulted ceilings. The accommodation is open plan and has no partition doors. The bedroom has a four-poster bed as well as a sitting area with two large armchairs and a three-seater sofa. If you need to do any work during your stay here, an office is available.
There is a large marble bathroom with a free-standing bathtub and a very large walk-in shower where natural light enters from above. Outside there are three terraces. A private swimming pool is at your disposal and you benefit from a gazebo from where you can admire the view of the sea.
These were dug into the rock where the cannons were once hidden. You will find marble floors, stone walls and wooden ceilings. Each bedroom has a small desk, two armchairs and a table. You have two bathrooms. One bathroom has a shower and the other has a bathtub.
There is a small private pool with sea views located on an outdoor terrace by the cliff edge. Stay in a Sentinel room and enjoy absolute privacy.
You can enjoy the cuisine available at the hotel, with the choice of Mediterranean and Mallorcan cuisine. La Fortaleza is a small restaurant for only 30 diners. If you stay here during the hot summer months, the restaurant goes up to the roof with the best views of the nearby bay. This restaurant is only open in the evening for a formal dinner.
Head to the Sea Club where you can enjoy informal dishes of meat or fish baked or grilled sitting outside. The Sea Club is open from 1 p.m. to late at night.
There is a spa at the hotel which has been carved out of the rocks and is 12m underground. Here you will find a saltwater swimming pool. Hammam and Ayurveda are 2 options available to guests, along with a variety of massages and treatments.
2. Castillo Hotel Son Vida
The 5-star Castillo Hotel Son Vida is located in the chic Son Vida district, on the outskirts of Palma de Mallorca. This 164-room hotel offers magnificent views over the Bay of Palma and is surrounded by gardens.
Among its rooms is a 4 bedroom villa with private pool. The villa is near the 6th hole of the nearby Son Vida golf course and is built over 2 floors. Each of the 4 bedrooms has its own bathroom with Hermès toiletries, slippers and bathrobes.
All rooms have a flat-screen TV, as well as a seating area with satellite channels. The dining area has a table that seats up to 12 people (in case you want to invite guests). The kitchen is equipped with a walk-in refrigerator. There is a private office area with free WiFi. The villa also has a private wellness area, including a sauna and a steam bath. In the garden you will find a private swimming pool with jacuzzi. Of course you can use the restaurant and the hotel facilities.
You can access the villa either through a private and direct entrance or through the main hotel building. You will have private parking for up to 3 vehicles and a state-of-the-art security system.
Hotel facilities include treatment rooms with open views to the exterior of the hotel. There is a fitness room, spa, heated outdoor swimming pool, indoor swimming pool and a children’s pool for ages 3 to 12.
3. Belmond La Residencia
The luxurious Belmond La Residencia is located in the idyllic village of Deia, nestled between the mountains of the Mediterranean and the Tramuntana.
The hotel is made up of two mansions set in lush gardens amid olive and citrus trees. There are 71 rooms and suites and 1 villa.
Enjoy the facilities of the 3 bedroom Villa Pueblo with private swimming pool within the hotel grounds. There are 3 double bedrooms, living room with fireplace, fully equipped kitchen and dining area, heated swimming pool, TV and DVD player, barbecue, daily maid service and internet. The villa is built on 3 levels, accommodating up to 6 people.
The villa was once a private residence and is a short walk from the main hotel, actually just across the street. Of course, you can enjoy the facilities offered by the hotel, while still having the pleasure of spending an independent vacation, away from it all.
Hotel facilities include a spa with treatments, indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, tennis courts and gymnasium. There are several dining options, including a restaurant, bistro, poolside restaurant and bar. There are 2 outdoor swimming pools with views of the surrounding mountains.
4. Gran Hotel Son Net
A luxurious hideaway located on a private estate in the Serra de Tramuntana in the village of Puigpunyent, and dating from the 17th century. With just 31 rooms and suites, you are guaranteed personal attention throughout your stay at Gran Hotel Son Net.
Included in all 31 rooms is the Gran Suite Cottage which is a short walk from the main hotel building, but in its own grounds with a private entrance.
The cottage has a terrace, a garden, sun loungers, a swimming pool and a jacuzzi. The master bedroom has a queen bed, direct access to the pool and Jacuzzi, its own living room and a marble bathroom with a walk-in shower. Of course, there is a wonderful view of the surrounding mountains. It is possible to transform it into a 2 bedroom suite with the addition of an adjoining bedroom.
At the end of the 20th century, the historic mansion was transformed into the boutique hotel it is today. If you stay at the lodge, you can also enjoy the gym, the wellness center, several swimming pools including the main 30m swimming pool, cabanas and outdoor Jacuzzis. The main restaurant (Oleum) offers a selection of Mallorcan dishes. This restaurant is used for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and has an extension to a beautiful outdoor terrace. There is also an informal restaurant (Gazebo) which serves lunch. Located near the swimming pool, you can taste a selection of fresh products from the local market. There are a few other dining options available, including one available for private breakfasts and dinners.
5. Son Penya Adults Only Petit Hotel & Spa
Just outside the village of San Llorenc is the Son Penya, for adults only. Surrounded by countryside, this Mallorcan estate has been completely renovated and is now an exclusive hotel with just 20 rooms. Each of the rooms is independent and surrounded by gardens of olive, lemon and almond trees.
There is the Deluxe Villa, offering peace and quiet. The villa has an open plan layout and enjoys plenty of natural light. There is a living room with a sofa and designer furniture. The bedroom has a double bed and the bathroom has a hydromassage tub where the light enters through a private interior patio. There is also a separate shower and toilet. Enjoy the LCD TV, desk, WiFi and the terrace with private pool and sun loungers. You will also benefit from a mini bar, bathrobes, a hair dryer, a coffee maker, a safe, air conditioning, heating, daily cleaning service and a room. service.
Should you wish to use the resort’s facilities, these include access to the spa, outdoor relaxation areas with armchairs and sofas. There is a main pool with Balinese beds and lounge chairs. The spa area has modern facilities available free of charge. A massage service and a team of professionals are at your disposal. Massages can also be provided in your villa. The indoor spa pool is heated and offers breathtaking views of the countryside. There is also a Turkish bath, sauna and gym.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner can be taken at the hotel’s 5’S restaurant. In fine weather, you can enjoy the outdoor terrace where meals will also be served.
Of course, if you prefer to stay in a hotel room rather than your own villa type accommodation, hotels will be happy to accommodate you. It’s hard to pick a favorite out of the 5 we gave you, but which one would you choose?
Gail Hewitt is the owner and director of Corona Holidays. Corona Holidays is the specialist in tailor-made vacations to the Canary Islands, Balearic Islands and European city breaks.
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