Destination: Spain: Mallorca
The summer enclave of choice for the Spanish royal family and others who enjoy private dinners and rustic sophistication.
Read our Overview and Why Go Now. Also in this report: The island’s best hotels under Where to Stay, authentic restaurants under Where to Eat, attractions not to miss under What to See & Do, great boutiques under Where to Shop, and concierge service and villa rentals in Indagare Intelligence.
INDAGARE TOP TEN
SLEEP…in the Gran Hotel Son Net, a former private home in a 17th-century mansion
EXPERIENCE…a day at PuroBeach (be sure to reserve a lounge chair ahead of time)
SPLURGE…on a suite at La Residencia,
EAT…at romantic El Olivia, in an olive grove
DRINK…with wine expert Carol Forrest who runs Majorca Wine Tours
SAVOR…the tasting menu at Living, near Santa Catalina
VISIT…the Santa Catalina market and buy regional specialties like honey and olive oils
SEE…the island’s western coast, home to a quaint village and one of the best beaches
SHOP…for espadrilles at Alpargateria Llinas in Palma
KNOW…the bespoke tour company with a good villa portfolio.
Read insider advice on enjoying a night out in Palma as well shopping and dining tips
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