Cap Rocat, once a military fortress located in the most secluded area of the bay of Palma, has been transformed into a boutique hotel.

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The former cannon bays, each with a commanding view of the bay, have been turned into 21 suites with private patio and terraces while the Suite El Cabo has a large, living room furnished with art and antiques, and a spacious garden with private terrace. A further two double rooms on the fortress walls have been created from the former soldiers' quarters.

Cap Rocat's main restaurant serves cuisine based on Mediterranean dishes that change according to the season and use products sourced from local ecological farms. The Sea Club, located on the waterfront, is an open-air restaurant which serves dishes cooked in a traditional Mallorcan firewood oven and grill. Finally, the Fortress' former kitchen has been refurbished to offer a private dining room, where wine tastings and cooking classes can be arranged.

The hotel is set in 88 acres of grounds stretching along the coastline and ideal for walking, and other facilities on offer include a private beach, jetty and salt water pool. Alternatively, play a game of tennis or take a cycling trip and explore the coastal region. There are also watersports, fishing, diving, sailing and riding, and all this is just ten miles from the lovely capital of Palma.

Why we love it

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Since its opening in June 2010, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas and a smattering of Spanish royals have stayed at Cap Rocat.

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Key Info

Number of rooms

24

Eco Rating

3

Location

Mallorca

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