This 4*, adults-only, “Urban-Beach” hotel is ideal for a mum and dad break. Open year round and enjoys the best of both worlds combining a stunning, seafront location with the bright lights of the city centre of Palma just a five minute drive away. With 128 contemporary, stylish and well-designed rooms and suites refurbished in 2010, some rooms have ocean views and some even have a private Jacuzzi. All rooms have air conditioning and mini bar, LCD satellite TV, a safe and complimentary WiFi. Our reviewers found the WiFi service in the room, poor but it was better in the lobby.
A choice of restaurants: Mediterráneo – fresh Mediterranean and international style cuisine; Blue – Á la carte restaurant with panoramic views; Blue Pool – the snack bar, terrace and pool-side service; Bar Illetas – afternoon tea and coffee and a variety of small tapas dishes are served alongside a menu of cocktails and ‘long’ drinks with a particular focus on the bar’s speciality Gin; Urban Sky Terrace – guests can relax with a cocktail and light snack from the bar menu.
If its swimming and sunbathing you are looking for then the hotels has direct access to a stunning, blue waters beach cove plus – a cool, buzzy pool-side vibe with two outdoor swimming pools with a Jacuzzi, solarium and sun-loungers.
The Thalasso Spa & Wellness Centre offers a range of beauty treatments and massages. The rooms have sea-views and the treatments are inspired by nature. Facilities include: Indoor Jacuzzi Heated, indoor salt-water swimming pool Steam Bath Relaxation area Turkish Bath. The treatments are enjoyable and relaxing after an hour in the small gym! If its exercise you are after the hotel also has bicycles for hire.
A fantastic location in the peaceful, yet only 7km from the centre of Palma and a 20 minute drive from the international airport. Sailing, scuba diving and a range of excursions are available.
Barceló Illetas Albatros Mallorca, Spain http://www.barcelo.com