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Agroturisme Gossalba, Sainte Jeanne

This chic, family-friendly agritourism is located in the heart of Pla de Mallorca, the central plain, dotted with small towns and villages accessible by quiet country lanes. It is the authentic heart of the island and Gossalba has exuded that feeling in a charming nine bedroom retreat. The location can be rural, but there’s no skimping on comfort – rooms are light and understated, with traditional carved-wood furniture and terracotta-tiled floors, and the freshwater pool is perfect for cooling off after a day of exploring. There is no restaurant, but owners Cati and Ken are on hand to make recommendations and reservations.
Doubles from £ 120 room only, gossalba.com

Mirab from Valldemossa

Nestled in the foothills of the Tramuntana just outside the village of Valldemossa, this charming finca, parts of which were built in the 16th century, exudes languid, old-fashioned elegance. Rooms are stripped down – cream stone walls, curtains, and floors – but feel wonderfully luxurious, while living rooms, filled with books and plump sofas, are a retreat from the heat of the day. The greatest joy, however, is the magnificent view of the forested mountains from the deck around the infinity pool, the pretty dining terrace, and most of the bedrooms.
Doubles from £ 248 B&B, mirabo.es

Ca’n Beneït, Binibona

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“Ideal for those seeking isolation and escape”: Ca’n Beneït, Binibona

Newly opened this year, this upscale agriturismo is ideal for those seeking a sense of seclusion and escape, with just 10 stylish rooms and grounds spanning over 200 acres. An excellent choice for hikers, there are guided tours around the estate, including its olive grove trails, and a beautiful route between the three neighboring villages of Selva, Caimari and Moscari. Dinner at the farm-to-table restaurant, Mirabona, is a must, created using vegetables and herbs from the estate’s botanical gardens.
Doubles from £ 207 B&B, fincacanbeneit.com

Roqueta Agroturismo, Maria de la Salut

Set among almond, carob and olive trees, and surrounded by flower gardens and with its own swimming pool, the Roqueta has just four apartments, carefully created from a collection of houses dating back to the 13th century. Each has a well-equipped kitchen, a bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room, furnished in a traditional Mallorcan style – tiled floors, cream brick walls, simple and simple furnishings. Outside there is a swimming pool and garden, and the quiet streets of Maria de la Salut are home to excellent traditional restaurants. If you want to experience authentic Mallorca this is the place.
One bed apartment from £ 81 room only, agroroqueta.com

Es Moli, Deia

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“Deia is loved by artists, writers and composers”: Es Moli, Deia

The most beautiful village on the island, the top of Deia hill – beloved by artists, writers and composers – is also overrun with tourists. Staying nearby provides the opportunity for morning and evening sightseeing, but hotels in the village can be extremely expensive. Es Moli, a charming 17th century estate a short drive from the village, is the most affordable, without compromising on comfort. Hotel since 1965, the rooms overlook flower and flower gardens and the swimming pool – surrounded by mountains and olive trees – looks like a natural cocoon. In the evening, choose between a formal dinner at Es Jardi or tapas on the terrace of Terraza Deia: dinner accompanied by these extraordinary views.
Doubles from £ 120 B&B, esmoli.com

Sa Bassa Rotja, Porreres

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“The glorious swimming pool is lined with palm trees”: Sa Bassa Rotja, Porreres

Life in Sa Bassa Rotja – a 100 hectare hilly estate in the east of the island, first settled in the 13th century – is centered around the magnificent swimming pool, flanked by palm trees and white lounge chairs brilliant. It is impossible not to relax there, whether tasting wines on the terrace, participating in a yoga class under the trees, or cycling along the quiet roads that wind through the orchards and plains of the domain. The hotel’s celebrity chef, Marti March, serves a weekly changing menu in the stone-walled dining room, and the spa offers an excellent range of treatments and therapies.
Doubles from £ 126 B&B, sabassarotja.com

Ratxó by LJ, Puigpunyent

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“This is an ecological and sustainable fly-and-flop”: LJ’s Ratxó, Puigpunyent

If you’re looking to get away from the grid seriously, this sprawling 14th-century rural estate, hidden among the peaks of the Tramuntana, ticks all the boxes. The reader is something of a Top speed challenge, but once there the car has nothing more to do. This is an eco-friendly and sustainable fly-and-flop, featuring guided walks in the mountains, an organic spa with outdoor treatment pavilions, and outdoor yoga classes. There are only 25 rooms – which means the place never feels busy – and two restaurants, Roots and Arratxa, both of which source ingredients from local farms and producers.
Doubles from £ 261 B&B, ratxo.com

Ecocirer, Soller

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“A charming family vegan guest house”: Ecocirer, Sóller

Claiming to be the island’s first vegan hotel, Ecocirer is a charming family-run guesthouse located in the heart of leafy Sóller. Breakfasts – homemade xeixa bread, made with traditional Mallorcan cereals, fresh fruits and vegetables, drizzled with the family’s own oil – are fantastic, and there are cooking classes if you want to learn more about it. local vegan dishes. The peaceful rooms in stone and cream tones feature paintings by famous Mallorcan artist Francesca Marti. For the ultimate retreat, book Dream – a junior suite with private roof terrace offering spectacular views of the Tramuntana.
Doubles from £ 150 B&B, ecocirer.com

Can Aulí, Pollença

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“Imposing ceilings and wide stairs”: Can Aulí, Pollensa

A gorgeous adults-only getaway, Can Aulí opened last year, bringing a touch of style to the quiet lanes of Pollensa. In the carefully restored 17th-century mansion, imposing stone arches, high ceilings and wide staircases create an impression of relaxed grandeur, with rooms contemporary without being austere. Despite its town location, the walled courtyard garden, with a small swimming pool, is very peaceful, and the menu of tasting plates – served by candlelight and sourced from across the island – is very trendy.
Doubles from £ 230 B&B, boutiquehotelcanauli.com

Son Penya, San Lorenzo

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“A quiet retreat for adults only”: Son Penya, San Lorenzo

The Tramuntana and its villages are Mallorca’s most picturesque region, but also tend to be the busiest; to escape the crowds, head to the northeast corner, where lush agricultural plains stretch around the historic town of ArteArtà. Son Penya is a quiet adults-only retreat created on one of the island’s rural estates; the rooms are scattered among olive groves and citrus trees, while the small spa has an indoor pool, Turkish bath, and treatment room. The restaurant serves delicious Mallorcan cuisine accompanied by excellent local wines, with tables set in a cool dining room under Gothic sandstone arches.
Doubles from £ 184, sonpenya.com




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