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Spain Travel Guide

Spain is always a good idea. Whether you’re staying for a weekend or for the entire summer, here are some must-dos on your trip from luxurious hotels, once-in-a-lifetime tours and delicious culinary adventures.


More than just a five-star hotel, Hotel Arts Barcelona is located at one of the city’s main points of interest, right on the beach facing the Port Olímpic marina. In addition to having extensive patios and gardens, it’s perfectly integrated into the city, and its location offers magnificent views of both Barcelona and the Mediterranean. Equipped with several dining options, a massive swimming pool and a spa with every treatment you could ever imagine. Plus when you book one of Hotel Arts’ luxe penthouses, a Mini Cooper is included to travel around the city.

Soho House Barcelona is set in a striking 18th century building in the historic Duc de Medinaceli square, overlooking Port Vell marina. The House has 57 bedrooms, a roof terrace, Cowshed spa, a gym and two pools. But the highlight of the hotel is Cecconi’s, an elegantly designed Italian restaurant with local fresh influences. Try the lobster spaghetti or the black truffle pizza!


You can’t go to Barcelona without seeing the Sagrada Familia, Gaudi’s otherworldly basilica. Skip the lines and hassle and book a guided tour with GetYourGuide. Your guide will explain the story behind Barcelona’s iconic basilica, while walking you through the dream-like interior to see the symphony of light created by the stained glass. GetYourGuide also offers tour and tickets to some other hot spots in town, including Casa Batlló and Park Güell – two more of Gaudi’s masterpieces.



After your jaunt in Barcelona, take a quick flight to Mallorca. You won’t regret it. Start off on the picturesque Northwest coast of Mallorca at Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa, which truly brings a new standard of luxury to the Spanish island. Offering far reaching and stunning views across the mountains, the Mediterranean and the bustling port, this intimate hotel ensures that guests will feel part of their surroundings. The concierge will cater to each and every guest request, from a visit to the Sóller Valley Orange Fields or a private sailboat with your own captain to a relaxing couple’s massage at the spa or a private gin tasting experience at the Sunset Sushi Lounge. They will cater to your every wish!


Head south to HOTEL MAMÁfor a five-star experience in the heart of Palma’s historic quarter, Plaza De Cort. This hotel exudes luxury with it’s beautiful and bold architecture and decor, designed by celebrated Parisian interior designer Jacques Grange. Spanning four floors, the hotel includes a sumptuous spa, private cinema Cappucine, rooftop pool, gym and sunny central patio. What else you you ask for? Well, the hotel’s restaurant, Tahini Sushi Bar & Restaurant serves delectable dishes like the Halibut with Saikyo Miso, pair it with a the Kumquat Caipirinha and you’re ready to explore the city!