Collected by Christina
Carrer de la Missió, 7A, 07003 Palma de Mallorca, Islas Baleares, Illes Balears, Spain
The quintessential art lovers' hideaway on a quiet side street in the old town of Palma is Hotel Convent de la Missió, a 14-room gem. The owners, who are avid art collectors, transformed a 17th-century monastery and added a hammam, Japanese roof...
Carretera Es Capdellá-Galilea, km 1.7, 07196 Es Capdellá, Calvía, Illes Balears, Spain
The local dining scene draws some of the country's top chefs. Few islands its size can boast that they have five Michelin starred restaurants: Es Fum, Es Moli d'en Bou, Es Racó de's Teix, Jardin, and Zaranda (where the dish seen here was...
Carrer de la Balanguera, 37, 07011 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain
When we decided to visit Palma we were looking for a nice boutique hotel with personality. We were lucky because we found a little gem. Hotel Balanguera is a heaven of peace with an impressive design. Our room was beautiful. Simple, rustic,...
Carrer de l'Esglèsia Santa Eulàlia, 13, 07001 Palma, Balearic Isles, Spain
Judy Perl of Judy Perl Worldwide picks up a bottle of Hierbas de Mallorca whenever she visits the island. "It is a unisex cologne of bergamot, lemon and orange peels, lavender, chamomile, and other herbs. It's the perfect summer scent, reminiscent...
Carrer de Sant Francesc, 2, 07001 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain
Step off the normal tourist path in downtown ancient Palma and find Bodega Llum de Sal - a stunning (and recently renovated) shop specializing in selling beautifully packaged flavored sea salts (think merlot, rosemary, and pink peppercorn). Yet...
Ctra. Caimari-Mancor, 07313 Selva, Illes Balears, Spain
One of Mallorca’s oldest converted fincas (rural farmhouse estates), Es Castell epitomizes the eco-conscious boutique hotels that are subverting the island’s conventional tourist image. From $175. C/Binibona s/n, 34/971-875-154 This appeared in...
Carrer de la Pau, 39, 07300 Inca, Islas Baleares, Spain
Chef Tomeu Torrens’s restaurant, formerly one of the island’s oldest wine cellars, is a perfect setting for enjoying pa amb oli (bread and olive oil) and the signature lechona asada, crispy-skinned suckling pig. Carrer de la Pau, 39,...
Carrer Joan Carles I, 48, 07360 Lloseta, Illes Balears, Spain
Chef Santi Taura’s tasting menu changes weekly and brings modernist touches to dishes that Taura’s grandparents may have eaten, such as whitefish with a sauce made from the nepantis stone fruit. Carrer Joan Carles I, 48, 34/656-738-214 This...
Gran Via, 43, 07100 Sóller, Illes Balears, Spain
At lunch, Chef Xisco Martorell offers a bargain five-course menu del día. It might include black rice risotto with squid. For wine, try the Chateau Paquita, a blend based on the region’s revived Callet grape. Gran Via, 43; 34/971-638-398 This...