Category: Spain

Protur Biomar Gran Hotel & Spa, Majorca

A slideshow of a new Majorcan five star hotel from Protur Hotels: Protur Biomar Gran Hotel & Spa. Situated in Sa Coma, the hotel has 216 rooms, a spa and facilities for corporate events, weddings, etc.

Europe's top beach towns

Europe’s top beach towns

After a day at the beach, it’s nice to have a base where you can take an evening stroll, dine out, etc. According to an email that’s landed in my inbox from Tripadvisor, here’s the top 10 European beach towns: Monterosso al Mare, Italy Fira, Greece   Menton, France   Amalfi, Italy   Propriano, France […]

Interview with Joseph Amissah of Blue Cube Aviation

Interview with Joseph Amissah of Blue Cube Aviation

Joseph Amissah is  the founder of Blue Cube Aviation and decided to set up the company to meet the growing demand for International private jet travel, for clients seeking an alternative form of transportation other than commercial airlines. Recently, the company has seen a sharp rise in the number of charter request due to the […]

Lanzarote's latest spa

Lanzarote’s latest spa

The latest addition to Lanzarote ´s growing legion of luxury spas is now open for business.   Boasting some seriously funky décor, top-end treatments and plenty of pampering for both guests and non-residents alike. The all new Beatriz Hotel Spa in Matagorda features a 60s retro colour scheme, with blasts of olive greens and candy […]

The Dreamlist

The Dreamlist

globrati has published The Dreamlist, debuting with a colleciton of their “favourite destinations to chill out this summer”.   Making the grade are: Hidden Pond in Kennebunkport, ME Llao Llao Hotel & Spa, Bariloche, Argentina Amirandes, Crete, Greece The Lodge, Verbier, Switzerland The Beach House at Manafaru, Maldives La Purificadora, Puebla, Mexico The Surf Lodge, […]

Historic hotel opens in Lanzarote

Historic hotel opens in Lanzarote

Casa de Hilario – Lanzarote ´s newest, luxury rural hotel – has just opened its doors.   And comes replete with a historic pedigree that few other establishments on the island can match. This chic, boutique hotel in the heart of Lanzarote ´s unique volcanic countryside is the latest offering from the owners of the […]

New luxury villas at Gran Hotel Bahía del Duque, Tenerife

New luxury villas at Gran Hotel Bahía del Duque, Tenerife

One of the most famous hotels in Tenerife, The Gran Hotel Bahía del Duque has finally launched their new Luxury Villas, decorated by the famous Spanish designer Pascua Ortega.   The 40 new villas include all the necessary “must haves”, private infinity pool, tropical garden, concierge, butler services, a la carte aromatherapy baths, state of […]

City and mountain getaway in Barcelona and the Spanish Pyrenees

City and mountain getaway in Barcelona and the Spanish Pyrenees

Spain’s Rafael Hotels is offering an extravagant city and mountain getaway that includes two nights in a junior suite at the hip and elegant Casanova Hotel in Barcelona and three nights at the 5-star La Pleta Hotel & Spa in Baqueira-Beret in the Spanish Pyrenees, both members of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Available […]

Boost energy, lose weight and relax at Thermas de Carratraca, near Malaga

Head away from the Malaga coast and up into foothills of Sierra Blanquilla mountains and you will come to the charming, traditional Spanish village of Carratraca which harnesses natural rich sulphurous mineral springs. These powerful therapeutic waters are used in pools and treatments at the stunning new thermal spa and luxurious boutique hotel, Thermas de […]

Cooking courses at Reads Hotel & Spa, Mallorca

Cooking courses at Reads Hotel & Spa, Mallorca

In a stunning location at the foot of the Tramuntana Mountains, Reads Hotel & Spa in Mallorca is a foodies delight. ‘Fosh food’ run by the head chef at Reads, Marc Fosh, is a culinary centre offering year-round cooking courses. Take inspiration from this Michelin starred chef’s modern, flavoursome cooking and return home with new-found […]

Decoding Ferran Adrià

Ferran Adrià, of El Bulli fame, takes you on a mouth-watering journey.

Looking for the best in trendy hotels?

Looking for the best in trendy hotels?

Looking for the best in trendy hotels?   Look no further… Tripadvisor claim to have found them  in their ‘top 10 hot hotels’ list.   Here it is: Sanderson Hotel London, England   Front Hotel, Denmark   Rocco Forte Villa Kennedy, Germany     Britania Hotel, Portgual   Dream Bangkok, Thailand   DO & CO […]

Which came first?  The ice cream or the egg?

Which came first? The ice cream or the egg?

To the untrained eye, this is just an ordinary egg. But actually this is  the creation of Michelin-starred Ferran Adrià  of El Bulli, and it’s not an egg at all.   It is, in fact, coconut ice cream topped with mango purée.   Do you enjoy seeing chefs experiment like this?   Do you see […]

Immersed art and luxury for 400€

Immersed art and luxury for 400€

NH Hotels  is opening one of the most  prestigious hotels in Madrid, ideally situated in the centre of the art triangle in the Spanish capital: Prado Museum, Reina Sofia and the Thyssen Museum. It’s  the NH Paseo del Prado and, with their opening offer, you can treat yourself to a two night weekend stay and […]

Inopia, Barcelona

Barcelona is well known for having great restaurants with great design.   When you’re next there, try Inopia.   It’s owned by Albert Adrià, the brother of chef Ferran Adrià from El Bulli.   Great for tapas and has  a huge menu, including fresh salt cod with tomato salad, and confit of tuna belly and […]

Is Tenerife changing for the better?

Tenerife has been working hard to change its image.   The Hotel San Roque, for instance, is a lovely boutique property in the north of the island.   But can somewhere like Tenerife realistically hope to shake off its reputation as a haven for those who  enjoy British pubs and  bacon and eggs for every […]