In the heart of the Majorcan mountains, far away from the touristy beaches and densely populated resorts, you’ll find the Castell Son Claret surrounded by spectacular terraced gardens. The castle-like main building that dates back to the 18th century is surrounded by olive, orange and pomegranate trees and offers impressive views over the hotel’s natural sweetwater pool and the lush vegetation of the Tramuntana foothills. A total of 38 luxurious rooms, including 16 suites up to 140sqm in size, along with numerous gardens, historic courtyards, 8 outbuildings and various converted stables, form this impressive estate in the west of the island. Inside the property the traditional and the contemporary blend together seamlessly combining trendy purism and the lifestyle of the past few centuries. Luxury hotel: Peaceful setting & classy interior design
If you’re looking for peace and relaxation and want to stay somewhere that’s surrounded by lush countryside, but don’t want to sacrifice the luxury of a first class hotel, then the luxurious Castell Son Claret is the ideal choice for you. Opened in May 2013, the boutique hotel was straight away made a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, and it’s no surprise why: The elegant rooms, some with a private garden, terraces and pools and the tasteful interior consisting of fine wooden floors, marble walls and antique furniture, are a testament to style and locally inspired aesthetics. Perfectly in line with this philosophy the service team keeps a good balance between discretion and attention. Romantic hotel: Country house ambiance & pool suites
Just like a tiny fairytale castle with two towers surrounded by lush castle gardens this venerable estate immediately casts its spell over the arriving guest. And this first stunning impression leads the way for the wonderful stay that is to follow. Virtually each of the guestrooms is a perfect love nest thanks to their high quality interior design made of top notch materials such as hardwood, leather, marble and designer fabrics. This is especially true for the Pool Suites with their private little gardens and plunge pools. Food & drink: Award-winning chef & homegrown ingredients
Cuisine and indulgence are the foundations of the lifestyle at the Castell Son Claret: None other than the award-winning chef Fernando Pérez Arellano runs the hotel restaurant Zaranda, which treats its guests to his unique compositions. Produce grown in the hotel gardens are used in the preparation of dishes and guarantee not only the best quality but also maximum taste. For breakfast and lunch, the restaurant Olivera invites you to dine on the terrace of an ancient courtyard: Majorcan specialties and perfectly grilled delicacies are always accompanied by attentive service, providing the perfect start to a relaxing day. Thanks to the in-house bakery, there is also a wide range of delicious breads and sophisticated desserts that round off the dining options. Be it for afternoon tea or a sundowner, the Castell bar set in the former chapel building boasts a relaxed ambiance and a lengthy wine list including international varieties. Leisure & sports: Spa pampering, tennis and hiking
The onsite spa (Spa Bellesa) features a Moorish hammam, tepidarium, sauna and an indoor pool with atmospheric lighting. In addition, there is a range of wellness treatments and massages on offer, which, on request, will be provided out in the garden with singing birds and the natural perfumes enhancing the experience. To get the blood pumping there’s a private jogging track, tennis court and plenty of hiking trails that will take you through the surrounding nature reserve. Location: Secluded & idyllic
One of the great advantages of the Castell Son Claret is its secluded location on the southern edge of the Serra Tramuntana mountain range. Nestled into the stunning flora and fauna of this Balearic island, you won’t see any of the tourist crowds here. The capital Palma is about 25 minutes away, the beach at Palma Nova is a 15-minute drive away. Even the idyllic village of Es Capdella and the popular harbor at Puerto Portals can be reached in under 10 minutes by car.