Son Brull Rural Sanctuary Pollença, Mallorca, (Majorca) is a rich luxury epicurean combo of modernist meets cloistral heritage, the cool boutique hotel interiors boast the DNA of Mediterranean smoothness.
This luxury pad is hidden amongst the citrus groves is an easy drive towards the north of Mallorca (about a 40 mins from Palma) in the region known as the agricultural anchor of Mallorca. Son Brull Hotel & Spa sits picturesquely sandwiched between Pollença, the Tramantuna mountain range, and the lovely hidden coves of Cap de Formentor.
Son Brull is a monastic style recluse with sleek modernist touches and loads of sun-kissed sophistication. Altogether, a chilled, off-the-radar, adaption of indulgent luxury that hugs the rural landscapes.
Expect abstract artistic elements blended with a patina of exposed metals, aged woods and heritage pieces. There is certainly an air of quiet solace within which resonates throughout, as indeed does an impeccable sense of dedicated styling that adopts rural tonality suffused with a sophisticated Catalan palate.
Designed for the urban sybarites of today, zeitgeist in essence and packed with contemporary grandeur, all nicely topped with that essential regional soul.
This is the Son Brull Hotel & Spa Pollença, Mallorca - crafted by a family with passion and a deep respect for the island. Lovely.
A long-time foodie favourite amongst the gourmands, the Son Brull is a bit of an island celebrity when it comes to food and it has the farm that surrounds to add credo to organic, sustainable and locally sourced ethos.
Breakfast has all the lovely trappings of Mallorca including the most wonderful orange juice pressed from their own garden, their own olive oils and preserves that sing of sunshine. Daytime options include a poolside menu of course, or lighter lunchtime treats.
In the evenings the gourmet comes out to play at the award-winning Restaurant 3/65 by Chef Rafael Perelló - try the tasting menu that sets your taste buds alight with epicurean delights of Mallorca.
Good to know that the old olive press bar is just next door for the night cap - and yes they have their own lemon trees perfect for the in-house distilled gin.
Son Brull is for serious foodies and those who just appreciate fine cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere.
Mallorcan wellbeing headlines at Son Brull Hotel and Spa and in keeping with their hotel philosophy only natural products prevail. These include sourcing plant treatments from the island like flor de sal and mountain herbs, giving the spa a serene pastoral feel. There are four treatment rooms with an outdoor raised patio that during the warmer months lets the gentle Mallorcan breeze soothe you from behind billowing white linen (a favourite spa patch with stunning views across the countryside). In addition to the large outdoor pool, lined with proper relaxation beds as well as loungers, the spa has an indoor hydro massage pool and chill beds.
Treatments include rituals, massages, facials as well as those focused towards holistic and beauty. For activity buffs there is a super onsite TechnoGym, outdoor tennis courts and fantastic cyclist routes through the mountains that lead on from the hotel. To complete the holistic buzz, Son Brull features a Hammam, whirlpool and sauna. Don the fluffy gowns for pamper & chill time or join one of the yoga and Pilates classes for a good stretch.
With no age limit Son Brull Hotel and Spa provides all necessary amenities for families, from baby highchairs to babysitting to child-friendly food upon request. The hotel recently added four Villa Suites that are designed to be specifically family-friendly, each with a private plunge pool. There is a selection of beaches in the immediate area that children can be taken to, all of which provide plenty of water sports and fun on your holiday, from Cala Sant Vicenç to Puerto Pollensa to Formentor.
The Suau family are lovely, Mallorquan souls that have mastered “slow-lane-living” as much as preserving their island culture, spearheading organic produce and wine on their very own working farm as sustainability ambassadors.
This trio, Miguel, Mar and Alex, share an enduring warmth, are self-confessed foodies and have a deep respect for heritage. They narrate life at Son Brull Hotel and Spa with such emotion that you feel it everywhere, everything they do is considered.
They collectively have the balance of possessing an eye for detail, architectural style and the human touch. The Suau family are hands-on, pushing the boundaries of conventional luxury; they effortlessly connect the dots of originality, style and authenticity - being deliciously rooted into their rural setting as much as they are into the Mallorcan way of living.
Son Brull is found up in the secluded far northern corner of Mallorca (Majorca), past Soller and towards the picturesque old town of Pollença and enjoys a rural setting at the foot of the Tramuntana mountains and the Formentor Peninsula. Beaches, including the beautiful Cala Sant Vicenç are within easy reach, as are the golf courses.
This location is fab for lovers of authenticity and the original Mallorca with the untouched Mallorcan town of Pollença full of historical sights such as Placa Major, Nostra Senyora Del Angels Church with it's rather fabulous rose window, Convent de Sant Domingo and the Puig de Maria. Just north of here is the dreamily cute fishing Port de Pollença.
Son Brull Hotel and Spa provides all the sights of true island life - from rural to the coast.
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