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Ocean Drive Port Portals, Mallorca

Ocean Drive Port Portals: the perfect hotel for your holidays in Mallorca

GIVEN OD Hotels’ commitment to being present in fabulous spots, there was only one suitable place for Ocean Drive Port Portals: the most exclusive yacht harbour on the island.  Located in Portal Nous, Ocean Drive Port Portals opens onto the marina with breathtaking views, a...
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Where to eat in Spain’s Ibiza

MINIMUM spend lunches at €250-a-head, €700-a-week hire cars, Michael Gove on the dancefloor. Yikes! Is it any wonder Ibiza’s been a little quieter this summer. Ask any regular visitors or business owners and they’ll tell you the same thing; the White Island is anything but...
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Insider tips to the ultimate Ibiza getaway

Here are some other great money-saving ideas for doing Ibiza on a budget without missing out on a thing
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A luxury hotel in Mallorca has been named one of the best new hotels...

THE hotel Can Ferrereta de Santanyí, located in the historic centre of Santanyí, has been listed as the best boutique hotel for its "exquisite style and excellent service" by National Geographic Magazine. Also listed on Small Luxury Hotels of the World it describes Can Ferrereta...
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Mallorca restaurant awarded two-Michelin stars as Spain’s Balearic Islands gain ground as foodie destination

MALLORCA once again has a two-Michelin starred restaurant, putting the island firmly on the haute-cuisine map. Voro, the restaurant run by chef Alvaro Salazar at the Cap Vermell Gran Hotel, near Canyamel on the island’s eastern coast, was awarded the coveted two-stars in a ceremony...
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Why these pueblos in Spain should be on your travel bucket list this summer

EVERY cloud has a silver lining and for some villages you may never have heard of in Spain, the COVID-19 crisis has been an opportunity to shine and show off their uncrowded, idyllic spaces. Traditional tourist hotspots like Marbs and Palma de Mallorca have been...
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ISLAND ESCAPE: There has never been a better time to visit the normally packed...

IT’S approaching high Spring and the beaches of Ibiza would normally be filling up and the hip boutiques of Ibiza town inundated with English, American and German accents. Instead there is merely a gentle trickle of European tourists circling the White Isle and you’re more...
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Cas Gasi: Welcome to the hippest boutique hotel in rural Ibiza

THE first decision to make as you stroll down the drive from the car park at Agroturismo Cas Gasi is which path to take to reception: the first follows a perfumed bank of roses, planted four rows deep; the other meanders beneath a floral...
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Mallorca tops list of best travel destinations for 2022 and here’s why

MALLORCA has been named as the world’s top destination of 2022 by travel review website TripAdvisor. The biggest of the Balearic Islands tops the ranking of ‘trending destinations’ in the 2022 Travellers’ Choice Awards beating other island hotspots such as Tulum in Mexico and the...
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EYE ON IBIZA 2022: Where to stay and where to eat on the Spanish...

MINIMUM spend lunches at €250-a-head, €700-a-week hire cars, Michael Gove on the dancefloor. Yikes! Is it any wonder Ibiza’s been a little quieter this summer. Ask any regular visitors or business owners and they’ll tell you the same thing; the White Island is anything but...
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The best Ibiza restaurants to eat at whatever your budget

Editor Jon Clarke serves up the ultimate insider guide for eating around the island
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EYE ON IBIZA: Olive Press Editor Jon Clarke discovers why despite coronavirus, it’s more...

WE’RE eating €8 sausage sandwiches with thinly-sliced Toro tomatoes, washed down with ice cold Estrella Damm lagers and a couple of fizzy drinks.  With a plate of prawns as a starter and ice-creams for the kids for postre, the bill comes to just €58 and...
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IN PICS: First look at Richard Branson’s luxury new hotel planned for converted 15th...

BRITISH entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson flew into Mallorca this week to look around Virgin Limited Edition’s latest tourism project: the restoration of a 15th century finca into a luxury hotel resort. Here we can share the first photos from the Son Bunyola Estate which is...
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The Best Culinary Experiences on Mallorca

Imagine setting off on an unforgettable gastronomic adventure from one of the most luxurious villas in Mallorca to explore sensational cuisine on every corner. With everything from sophisticated Michelin star restaurants to unassuming tapas bars, the magnificent island of Mallorca is simply brimming with...
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NICE ONE SON: Valldemossa’s Son Viscos is the perfect B&B for a weekend escape

IT is the perfect place to hole up for a weekend escape. And at just 20 minutes from Palma, it couldn’t be easier to get to. Yet, despite its proximity to Mallorca’s capital, Son Viscos, in Valldemossa, is surrounded by some of the island’s most stunning...
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From Somerset to Menorca: Extraordinary art centre opens in Spain’s Balearic Islands

The 40,000 square metre island is only a short boat ride from Mahon and now home to an extraordinary art centre featuring works by acclaimed artist Mark Bradford
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Monasteries and museums: Why Mallorca is one of the best winter destinations in Spain

IN THE depths of winter Mallorca may not seem like the ideal holiday destination. Many businesses and restaurants are closed for the season and the water is far too cold for a dip for all but the hardiest of bathers. The island out of season...
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WATCH: Guardia Civil chopper picks up body of Brit who fell 120m to his...

A MAN who fell 120 metres to his death while visiting a lighthouse on the eastern edge of remote Balearic island Formentera, has now been confirmed to be British. Authorities at first described the 55-year-old as Lebanese but later identified him as having a UK...
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Festa des Vermar: the Mallorca harvest festival where the whole village throws grapes at...

 MOST sensible people prefer to drink a glass of wine rather than wear it, but one Mallorca village celebrates its annual grape harvest with a messy free for all, and it’s a lot more fun than you’d think! Not a lot of fiestas have taken...
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‘Travelers’ Choice’: Tripadvisor awards Spain’s Bioparc Valencia as one of the best attractions in the world

With 150 different species, Bioparc Valencia aims to give visitors the chance to experience the African continent and learn the importance of protecting natural environments
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Marbella: Capital of food

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Sunset Beach Club is on a wave!

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