travel to Mallorca

Mallorca with Architectural Digest

This dynamic immersion with Architectural Digest global editorial director Amy Astley and Indagare founder Melissa Biggs Bradley is an exclusive deep dive into design, art and traditional craft on Spain’s most stylish island. Join us for a one-of-a-kind itinerary that combines experiences in private homes, gallery and atelier visits with Mallorca’s tastemakers and workshops with artists and artisans from around the world during the XTANT Roots fair. Explore the island on private tours of Palma de Mallorca and its grand Gothic cathedral, the Miro Museum and more, plus a special dinner at renowned designer Michael S. Smith’s part-time home.

A spot on this trip may be reserved with a 50 percent non-refundable deposit, with the balance to be paid in full by March 1, 2024.

What to Expect

For this special journey, we are thrilled to partner with Architectural Digest to give you unmatched access to Mallorca. Highlights of this itinerary include:

  • VIP access to the opening evening of the Xtant Roots fair in Palma, a showcase of work by artists and craftspeople from over 25 countries, and two days of specially curated visits to art galleries, studios, ateliers and markets, traditional craft workshops and introductions to artists and artisans.
  • Special visits with experts on Mallorca’s local cultural treasures such as the Miró Museum (with Joan Punyet Miró, the artist’s grandson) and Palma de Mallorca city center, along with its extraordinary, recently restored Gothic Cathedral of Santa Maria (La Seu), which has the largest Rose window in the world, created from more than 1200 sheets of glass.
  • A visit to Teixits Bujosa in the town of Santa Maria with owner Maribel Bujosa, as well as designer Marlene Albaladejo from La Pecera, one of the island’s finest design shops.
  • A private dinner at designer Michael S. Smith’s Mallorca home. Spend time with esteemed designer Michael S. Smith, a multiple-time AD100 lister with such clients as the Obamas, Steven Spielberg and Cindy Crawford.
  • Luxury accommodations at La Residencia, A Belmond Hotel, an Indagare Adored property in Deià, situated in the Serra de Tramuntana mountains, with 69 rooms and suites, 30 acres of lush gardens, olive and citrus groves and views of the sea.

Please note that elements of the itinerary may change.

At Indagare, we believe that travel can and should have a positive impact​ on​ the destinations we visit. We are proud to operate as a 100 percent carbon-neutral company. Through the Indagare Impact Fund, we donate nearly two percent of our annual revenue to carefully vetted initiatives and organizations. Together with our community, we ensure that your trips are helping to positively reshape and sustain the destinations you experience with us.

  • When
    May 8 - 13, 2024
  • Length
    6 days / 5 nights
  • Type of Traveler
    Style Mavens , Art Lovers , Intellectuals

This Journey's Host


Amy Astley, the global editorial director and U.S. editor in chief of AD, has considerably expanded the brand’s design authority since joining in 2016. Along with creating AD Access journeys with Indagare, AD boasts a robust portfolio including its print editions, hit series on YouTube, and popular shopping recommendations. Its newest offerings are the AD PRO Directory, a curated list of AD-approved design professionals, and AD PRO, the premier membership service featuring design-industry coverage and career advice. Astley is also the author of the best-selling book AD at 100: A Century of Style, which celebrates the most incredible homes of the past 100 years.


After a successful career as an editor at Town & Country, Melissa founded Indagare in 2007 because she believed that creating a platform for exchange between passionate travelers would allow for more transformative journeys and meaningful global connections. Since then, she has been recognized as a pioneering entrepreneur in the luxury travel space, as well as one of the foremost experts on travel to Africa. She has visited more than 100 countries over the course of her travels. Melissa is also the author of Safari Style: Exceptional African Camps and Lodges (Vendome). In fall of 2022, Melissa was named host of a new radio show and podcast on SiriusXM, Passport to Everywhere.

Curious to receive the full itinerary and join the trip? Contact us and find out more.

Trip Details

In preparation for the journey, members will also receive a comprehensive departure package that includes an itinerary, packing list, accommodations overview and other important information.

  • When
    May 8 - 13, 2024
  • Length
    6 days / 5 nights
  • Group Size
    Up to 24 travelers
  • Host
    AD's Amy Astley and Indagare Founder Melissa Biggs Bradley


  • All accommodations as detailed in the itinerary. Indagare can arrange higher category accommodation upgrades, subject to availability.
  • All meals and beverages, as detailed in the itinerary
  • All guided touring, admission fees and activities, as detailed in the itinerary
  • Scheduled group airport arrival and departure transfers with VIP assistance, as well as group transfers throughout to all included activities, in small luxury vehicles
  • All gratuities
  • The services of Indagare’s expert travel team to plan all trip details, international flights and trip extensions (costs not included)
  • 24/7 access to Global Rescue emergency medical, security and evacuation services for the duration of the trip


  • International air transportation to/from Mallorca and any visa fees
  • Airport transfers outside of scheduled group arrivals and departures
  • Meals not specified and premium beverages other than those included in the meals
  • Trip insurance (highly recommended—please let us know if you would like quotes)
  • Custom trip planning for add-on travel to destinations not included in the Journey is available; please inquire
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control (such as flights, cancellations, natural phenomena)
Curious to receive the full itinerary and join the trip? Contact us and find out more.

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