Belmond La Residencia's epicentre is a traditional finca with the rest of the resort cleverly laid out to create spacious accommodation close to the main hotel. The layout is over lots of different levels with nooks and crannies perfect for sunbathing and lounging, making this hillside retreat really special. The stunning village of Deia is just a short stroll from the hotel, where you can wander the peaceful streets and enjoy true relaxation sitting on the terraces enjoying the views. If you're feeling a little more active walk down to Cala Deia, a beautiful cove with its own shingle beach and clear waters, where there are two wonderful traditional restaurants serving seafood as their speciality.
The hotel grounds are perfectly manicured with shade provided by ample olive, lemon and orange trees. There is an excellent choice of beautifully appointed rooms and suites, with each one individually decorated with amazing art and antiques.The hotel has an award winning spa with an indoor heated pool, gym and treatment rooms.
As a Belmond hotel, you can expect nothing but the best in terms of service. Staff are so attentive, the food delicious (particularly the lunch buffet crammed with fresh seafood) and the décor exquisite. The hotel boasts its own art curator who takes care of the incredible collection of artworks that are dotted around the hotel.
Dine at the award-winning, fine dining at El Olivo restaurant or the traditional tapas restaurant Son Moragues Terrace & Bar. Or sample local cuisine by wandering into Deiá and choosing a taverna.
The hotel offers its own supervised kids club in the high season for ages 4 and up, from 10am - 6pm, offering fun filled days of activities with arts and crafts sessions, cooking and donkey rides. Not to mention the hotels own artist in residence, Alan Hydes who encourages budding Picasso's to tap into their creative side. Babysitters are also available on request.
For sports enthusiasts the hotel has two scenic tennis courts and two outdoor swimming pools. Or you can book a sailing excursion along the coast or take a balloon flight over the Tramuntana mountains either of which will be sure to thrill. Belmond La Residencia also offers a complimentary boat trip along the UNESCO World Heritage coastline that is definitely worth venturing on.
Belmond La Residencia works equally well for both couples and families alike and is the perfect destination for spring sunshine or late summer sun. With a short flight and transfer time, even a short stay at this glorious hotel will leave you rested and rejuvenated.