With a host of new hotel openings, gastronomic developments and some exciting autumnal events in the pipeline, the Balearic Islands continue to be a top destination of choice for UK travellers. Here the Balearic Islands tourism board lists the latest news from the islands of Mallorca, Menorca, Formentera and Ibiza.
Concept Hotel Group opens two new properties in Ibiza
Ibicencan hotel group ‘Concept’ has recently welcomed two new luxury properties on the white island; ‘Cubanito Ibiza Suites’ and the ‘Paradiso Ibiza Art Hotel’.
‘Cubanito Ibiza Suites’ is located on the west coast of Ibiza a few metres from Cala Gracio, an idyllic beach near San Antonio bay. The art-deco hotel is designed with a colonial Caribbean style reminiscent of Little Havana with Cuban-inspired rooms, a tropical garden perfect for enjoying an ice-cool cocktail, and a dance floor called ‘El Malecon’. www.cubanitoibiza.com
Located in the centre of San Antonio bay, ‘Paradiso Art Hotel’ gives a nod to art-deco with pale pink and lavender tones and colourful 70s furniture. The hotel is conveniently located within minutes of the beach and has two swimming pools and custom designed suites all including Marshall speakers, a Smeg fridge and furniture characteristic of the 70’s. www.paradisoibiza.com
Sa Pedrera Suites & Spa opens in Formentera
Sa Pedrera Suites & Spa, a complex of 29 luxury suites, has opened in Es Pujols in northern Formentera. Located within walking distance of the closest beaches, the complex also offers a restaurant serving local delicacies, an outdoor pool, a wellness area and a gym. A one night stay in a junior suite is priced from €175 per person including breakfast. www.sapedrerasuites.com
Designer Matthew Williamson completes suite at Belmond La Residencia in Deia, Mallorca
A new signature suite at luxury hotel Belmond La Residencia, located in Deia, has been completed by designer Matthew Williamson. Suite 67 at Belmond La Residencia takes inspiration from the hotel’s rich history, local architecture and scenery with the designer having worked closely with local craftspeople and artists. With an injection of colour and patterns, Williamson has created a fashionable, contemporary home-from-home whilst retaining a rustic charm. www.belmond.com available for booking via www.mallorcantonic.com