The 10 best hotels in Balearic Islands, Spain

August 7, 2022 Malia Yoakum

The brightest stars of Los Baleares are Majorca, Ibiza and peaceful Minorca. Situated between France and Africa, the archipelago's islands each have distinct characters. Majorca is the most developed and offers a mass of hotels, fast food joints and crowded beaches. Ibiza is loved by a hard partying set, including many gay visitors. It is also increasingly popular with upscale travelers, drawn by the chameleon island's reputation as "the new Provence." Pick an island and stake a claim on its sand.
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1. Palma Riad

Carrer Sant Jaume, 5, 07012 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca Spain
Excellent
97%
Good
3%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

5 based on 33 reviews

Palma Riad

Opening in summer 2021, this exotic hotel is located in Palma’s zero zone. 5 stars and only adults hotel consists of 11 suites, each of them unique and original. Privileged location in the heart of the city and a few steps from the main interesting spots, the best shops and top restaurants. Designed for travelers looking for a different atmosphere and who want to stay in the liveliest place in the city.

Fabulous Honeymoon Stay

Reviewed By Dychang

Our stay here was absolute perfection, we couldn’t have asked for a better experience. The service, the room, the decor, the full breakfast spread and the location was everything we were looking for for a special honeymoon. We have loved every moment of our time at Palma Riad - and would definitely stay here again. Thank you for the most memorable week.

2. PortBlue Club Pollentia Resort & Spa

Carretera Alcudia-Pto. Pollensa, KM 2, 07400, Alcudia, Majorca Spain
Excellent
51%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
10%
Poor
4%
Terrible
3%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 3889 reviews

PortBlue Club Pollentia Resort & Spa

Pollentia Club Resort is a 4-star resort hotel in Alcúdia, Majorca, located in the marvelous bay of Pollensa. Situated on the north of the island of Majorca, between the Can Cap de Bou beach and the S'Albufera Natural Park, this luxury hotel offers a great location in proximity to all the outdoor activities you desire during your trip to the Balearic Islands. With nearly 30 km/18 miles of splendid coastlines, along the northeast of Majorca, Alcúdia offers the perfect setting for nature lovers. This beautiful resort is surrounded by gardens and nestled amongst lagoons and Mediterranean vegetation, making it the ideal for an island getaway vacation.

Fantastic Holiday...

Reviewed By BlueNoseAngel2902

Our Holiday was for 10 days (late May) & included 2 Adults (Grandparents in a Maris Room), 2 Adults & 2 Children (9&11yrs) in a Village Suite. Plenty of room in both for each Family. Hotel is in a lovely setting, just across the road from the beach (you will need to walk up a little to a useable/more sandy part of the beach). We upgraded our family of 4 to All-Inclusive on the 1st day & with a 9 & 11yr old it was well worth it! Included in the room price is upto 90mins per day use of the Free Spa amenities, Infinity Pool, Sauna etc...well worth it if you have someone to watch any children (under 16's not permitted). The hotel is quite secluded so you do need the local Taxi/Bus service to get you to the local towns for any daytime/night-time exploring, there is nothing near to walk to for a meal out/drink at night etc... but they are very frequent & as of May 2022 you still need a mask on the buss or they will not permit you to travel. Buffet Breakfast/Lunch & Dinner (depending on your Rate) is available inside & Lunch is also served outside at the Pool Bar (table service), food was excellent with lots of choice. *Food/Drink choices can be accessed via the App (QR code to be scanned at Bar). There were so many onsite amenities & for all ages...great to do with the Animation Team when they do the daily activities (except a Sunday, thats their day off). *Timetable of activities is also available on the App which was helpful to keep track for the kids...& Adults :-) The Animation Team were fantastic, they added a bit of extra fun to each day & it didn't stop with just the day...they hosted the night entertainment too for the Children's Mini-Club (my kids were just a little too old for the music), after this the team played modern music for them to dance & have fun. Then the night entertainment would begin, either from the Animation Team OR an outside group of performers...either way, it kept us entertained into the night. A big thank you too all the staff at the Hotel, from initially meeting the fab Reception Staff/Room Cleaning, to the main Pool Bar & main hotel indoor Restaurant...& to Fathi & his Animation Team who we spent alot of time with, Marko, Aliya, Maya, Carlota, Micha & Mille :-) We mainly did the activities with Marko who was fantastic both during the day & at night keeping us all entertained :-) Thank You. Overall the holiday was a huge hit with my family...my kids are hinting VERY HARD that they want to go back!

3. Helios Mallorca Hotel & Apartments

C/ Carabela 7, 07610 Can Pastilla, Majorca Spain
Excellent
46%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
15%
Poor
4%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 1828 reviews

Helios Mallorca Hotel & Apartments

Finding an ideal family-friendly hotel in Can Pastilla does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Hotel Helios Mallorca, a nice option for travelers like you. You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a flat screen TV and air conditioning, and you can stay connected during your stay as Hotel Helios Mallorca offers guests free wifi. The hotel features a 24 hour front desk, a sun terrace, and baggage storage. Plus, Hotel Helios Mallorca offers a pool and a lounge, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Restaurant El Club Can Pastilla, Flip Flop, and Monkey Smoothie, which are some cafes that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. Hotel Helios Mallorca puts the best of Can Pastilla at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

Exceeded expectations!

Reviewed By emmagersch

We are coming to the end of a 4 night stay at the Helios hotel, Palma. What a wonderful place - incredible friendly staff and service, immaculately clean (constant army of cleaners working to maintain the high standard). We had our first holiday away since Covid, and wanted a really good rest and recuperation. This was the ideal spot. Fantastic location, minutes from the beach, and we enjoyed hiring bikes to explore Palma old town which is stunning. Economy Rooms are small but have everything you need, cleaned daily and staff on hand for anything you need. Breakfast buffet was impressive, and we ended up eating at the restaurant for lunch most days, incredible fresh food prepared with real care. We found Palma to be so easy to navigate, friendly, welcoming, affordable. Definitely recommend. Pool area is lovely, even enjoyed an early morning yoga class by the pool.

4. Hotel Samos

Avenida Olivera 12, 07181 Magaluf, Calvia, Majorca Spain
Excellent
73%
Good
17%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
2%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 4422 reviews

Hotel Samos

Hotel Samos is a modern, bright 4-star hotel on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Majorca, Spain. The hotel offers room categories ranging from Standard to Junior Suite, plus boarding options starting at Room Only and going up to All-Inclusive Light + Spa. Located in the heart of Magaluf, Hotel Samos is close to the town's stunning white-sand beach, plus local restaurants and bars, vibrant nightlife, tourist attractions and other facilities that guarantee a wonderful holiday or short break. The hotel is also the perfect base for exploring Calvià and this corner of the island, whether by public transport, car or bike. For culture and shopping, Majorca's capital city, Palma de Mallorca, is just 12km and a short bus ride away. If you love being active, the foothills of the Tramuntana mountains are within easy reach too. Hotel Samos is open from February to October. The hotel is non-smoking throughout.

NEVER GOING BACK.

Reviewed By xxcovxx

Been to samos many many times allways loved this hotel, not any more rooms still nice & clean, day entertainment still same very good most of staff are the same & very friendly. Hotel falls under the 3 drink rule so we went full boad what a wast that was, breakfast OK lunch & dinner were deafull the cheapest cut of pork & tiny chicken wings every single day very very poor choice no cheese or hams to even make a salad, there was water with lunch & dinner for 7days of my holiday on day 8 the water had gone you have to pay for water with your meal I complained & all they said was what room are you in very intimidating as if don't like it leave. So had to eat out a lot. The bar is over priced one euro deposit for a plastic cup €2.50 for a small beer €2 for a pint outside hotel €7.50 for vodka & cola. I will be back to magaluf very soon but not back to samos the hotel has changed & not for the better.

5. Grand Palladium Palace Ibiza Resort & Spa

Calle Playa d'en Bossa, S/N Sant Jordi de ses Salines, 07817 Playa d'en Bossa, Ibiza Spain 011 34 971 39 67 84
Excellent
65%
Good
21%
Satisfactory
8%
Poor
3%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 5168 reviews

Grand Palladium Palace Ibiza Resort & Spa

Very nice stay

Reviewed By floorbessen

We had our mini honeymoon here. First time on Ibiza and we are very happy that we where at this hotel our first time. It has a good location. There are very nice people at the hotel, all where very friendly. The food was very good, everyday different food and it was good quallity. The rooms are really clean. We really enjoyed our stay!

6. Fergus Style Bahamas

Ctra. de Platja d'en Bossa, 3, 07817 Playa d'en Bossa, Ibiza Spain
Excellent
68%
Good
16%
Satisfactory
9%
Poor
3%
Terrible
4%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 1125 reviews

Fergus Style Bahamas

Discover Ibiza and the magic of its many contrasts. Its tranquillity and relaxing days, its inexhaustible night-time party spirit. At FERGUS Style Bahamas 4* you can enjoy Ibiza one thousand and one ways, in your own way and with everything you need always at hand: free wifi, Spa&Wellness area, bars, restaurants... Stay on the seafront at the famous Playa d'en Bossa and relax in rooms full of Mediterranean charm. Show off your summer on the White Island with views of the sea, savouring the best gastronomy, dancing at endless parties and living unforgettable experiences. FERGUS Style Bahamas 4* will captivate you from the start: because of it privileged location close to the best night clubs on Ibiza, its exclusive activities programme, its modern spaces, its lively atmosphere and its marvellous team who are always ready to attend to your needs. The Ibiza you have always dreamed of is waiting for you!

Ibiza holiday’s

Reviewed By Silviu B

Best hotel in Ibiza by far !! We had an amazing time at the pool and we had so much fun. The people are so friendly aswell. I would recommend this hotel if you want a good time in Ibiza, The staff is so friendly and they can help you with everything you need. Especially, Luis was the best!!

7. Hoposa Hotel Pollentia

Paseo Londres 62, 07470 Port de Pollenca, Majorca Spain
Excellent
88%
Good
9%
Satisfactory
2%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

5 based on 416 reviews

Hoposa Hotel Pollentia

This small establishment has a pleasant and friendly atmosphere, which gives it a special aura of peace and tranquility. It is in an outstanding location on the beachfront, with views over the Bay of Pollensa from the terraces and the garden at the front of the hotel in Mallorca in Spain. It is only 10 m from the extensive beach of fine sand located right in front of this Mallorca hotel, the ideal place to relax in the sun. Hoposa Hotels is pleased to announce that our establishment will begin a full remodelling next coming winter 2017-2018. Opening its doors again in May 2018 as a category and as “Adults Only hotel” with a bohemian concept, totally new, where the natural elements gain importance. The new Hoposa Pollentia is designed to offer an unbeatable experience with impeccable service.

Relax time at pollensa

Reviewed By margarethf456

After spend 3 days in this beautiful hotel i can say that we did the right choice. From the check in to checkout we had and amazing experience. Thanks to all the staff they are very helpful and friendly. We will recommend it!

8. Viva Blue & Spa

Passeig de Bateman, s/n, 07408 Playa de Muro, Majorca Spain
Excellent
71%
Good
23%
Satisfactory
4%
Poor
1%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 2260 reviews

Viva Blue & Spa

In the shopping district, just 200 m from Playa de Muro’s magnificent beach, and close to the S’Albufera Natural Park, Viva Blue is the perfect base for a fabulous family or couples’ holiday in the north of Majorca. It is ideal for families with children as it offers a complete array of amenities: swimming pool with water games and Pirate Boat, and an exciting entertainment program, including activities and dancing in the mini-disco. Couples, meanwhile, can enjoy an exclusive getaway and relax in the harmony of our elegant chill-out pool. It comprises facilities which are perfectly adapted for sports lovers and particularly suitable for triathletes. It includes a heated 25-metre outdoor pool, with 6 2-metre lanes. It also boasts a fully equipped gym And a fully equipped, new store/repair shop for cyclists makes it great for sports lovers too. Moreover, the hotel organises excursions with a guide. Our Balneum Spa & Wellness Center offer an even wider range of services to our customers.

2nd visit

Reviewed By L M

So pleased to have found this hotel the first time, we came again after covid and went all inclusive because of the food. The hotel is perfect for families, there is something for everyone. The food is wide and varied.

9. Melia Cala Galdana

Urbanizacion Cala Galdana S/N, 07750, Cala Galdana, Menorca Spain
Excellent
62%
Good
25%
Satisfactory
8%
Poor
3%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 2561 reviews

Melia Cala Galdana

The Hotel Meliá Cala Galdana 5* is located on the south coast of Minorca, in the municipality of Ferreries, and strategically situated on the beachfront of Cala Galdana Beach. Its very fine sand, and its heavenly appearance and excellent climate make it one of loveliest beaches on this Balearic island. Meliá Cala Galdana offers its guests spectacular views of the coast and the island's natural beauty. In these heavenly surroundings, it offers all the facilities and services appropriate for a Resort of its category. The Hotel features elegant, modern guestrooms with views of the marvelous bay of Santa Galdana. It is worth noting that it is a hotel that has been awarded the Travelife Gold Seal due to its contribution and respect in nvironmental, cultural and social matters. Come to Meliá Cala Galdana, a place where time passes at a different speed. A space where you decide. A world of sensations in one of the Mediterranean's last paradises.

It was nice, but wouldn’t go back

Reviewed By Cat T

Arrived 27.05.22 - 01.06.22 with daughter (aged 6) and mother. Pros - The views from the hotel over the beach are stunning - The breakfast was fantastic with the same views and lots of choice for all - Very easy access to beach from the hotel (3 mins) not easy at all if you have mobility issues - Very clean and there were lots of cleaners - Centre of Menorca is a must see, it’s so pretty and lots of lovely shops and restaurants (€30 in a taxi from hotel) - Beautiful beach, lovely and clean and clear see - watch out for the colour of the flag. Jelly fish in the sea lots of reports of stings Cons - Very small bedrooms and equally small balcony with terrifying views down - very little hanging space for clothes so we didn’t bother - Not child friendly - kids club off site from the hotel - Very, very limited vegetarian selection for evening meal, same meals provided all week (veg or lentil stew) - really poor. It wasn’t a cheap holiday expected way more effort - coffee and milk not replenished in room, constantly asking for more coffee and milk - expensive cocktails €12 each approx Definitely not a 5* star hotel but you’d still have a lovely time because of the location

10. BQ Belvedere Hotel

C/ Mitja lluna, 4 San Agustín, 07015 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca Spain
Excellent
35%
Good
40%
Satisfactory
17%
Poor
5%
Terrible
3%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 3043 reviews

BQ Belvedere Hotel

Lovely clean hotel

Reviewed By smallers1

We have just returned from a weeks all inclusive break. The hotel is spotlessly clean and maintained. The food is lovely, couldn’t fault it. Sometimes when food is cooked on mass it can lack taste and flavour but theirs was lovely. Lots of choice and tasty options. Couldn’t fault the hotel itself at all. The only negative I could find was it’s location. It is a walk to the town its a lot of steps yes but not a major issue if you don’t have mobility issues it’s just I like a little wander after an evening meal and there is nothing really close by. But we had sea views from our room which were lovely and the hotel itself is superb. Definitely a 4 star rating.

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