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Mallorca’s Only Hotel with a Treehouse

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Visit the five-star Gran Hotel Son Net in Puigpunyent, southwest Mallorca, and you stand a good chance of spotting a set of classic wheels in the car park. The hotel is on the edge of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Tramuntana mountains, which offer some adrenalin-spiking drives for keen motorists. The views of olive-tree-clad mountains and the sparkling Mediterranean views have made this – the ‘backbone’ of Mallorca – a dream place to take a classic (or even a bog-standard rental) car for a spin. And […]

Hotel Review: Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf

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Strictly speaking, this hotel is called the Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel – but taxi drivers will know where you mean if you ask for “the Sheraton”. If you get a newbie, it’s on the Son Vida estate, just outside Palma. The longer-than-convenient hotel name reminds me of my former days of doing PR for Holiday Inn Worldwide (EMEA). When they acquired the famous Midland Hotel in Manchester (where Rolls and Royce met in 1904 and formed […]