Class and cocktails at HPC

Bringing a touch of sophistication and gourmet flavour to the unspoilt fishing village of Portocolom in the south east is classy restaurant and bar HPC.

Marga Coll magic at Arrels

Want to try dashing interpretations of traditional Mallorcan cuisine? Then head for Arrels by Marga Coll at the five-star Gran Meliá de Mar hotel.

Discovering modern Basque cooking at IKATZA

Lively, colourful and close to the sea, Paseo Marítimo is the perfect setting for restaurant IKATZA, bringing the flair of Basque cooking to Palma.

Dining by the sea at Sa Barca, Port de Sóller

Eins von Port de Sóllers attraktivsten Restaurants ist das Ergebnis harter Arbeit und Leidenschaft von einem deutschen Paar und einem koreanischen Koch.

Marc Fosh Restaurant Palma

Marc Fosh In 1981 Marc Fosh’s culinary journey began, in London, working at The Greenhouse…

Asian & Mediterranean cuisine at Mar de Nudos

Italian restaurateur Marco di Loreto brings his skill and wizadry to Mar de Nudos, an acclaimed fusion eaterie on Palma’s waterfront.

Mallorcan cuisine at its best

When you wish to eat Mallorcan cuisine at its very best, Restaurant Bona Taula, is your go-to address. Slow food, beloved of a discerning island clique.

A dream fulfilled at Palma’s La Paloma

That most inviting restaurant you spot when strolling through Palma’s La Lonja? It’s La Paloma, set in an intriguing 15th-century historic building.

Randemar Restaurant

Feel at home with Randemar in Port de Sóller

A favourite celebrity draw in Port de Sóller, Randemar is the restaurant where families and friends go to create special memories.

Rural hideaway Es Pinaret

The well-travelled owners of Es Pinaret delight in using nuggets of culinary wisdom gleaned from trips abroad to their lovely Mallorca restaurant.

Las Terrazas del Bendinat Restaurant

Named one of Spain’s top ten coastal restaurants, Las Terrazas del Bendinat close to Portals Nous is popular as a beautiful escape.

Bens d'Avall Restaurant

Simple, popular family eatery Bens d’Avall

In 1971, a family restaurant opened by the sea in Sóller. Inspired by beautifully simple Balearic cooking, it was the award-winning Béns d’Avall.

Astir Restaurant: top quality dining in Portal Nous

With a clifftop setting overlooking Cala Portal Nous, ASTIR restaurant offers some of the world’s best quality meat, plus local seafood and sea views.

Colón, the restaurant inspired by adventure

The spectacular interior of Restaurant Colón in Portocolom is a fitting setting in which to enjoy sensational dining incorporating Austrian dishes…

Jenny & Domenico open the door to Trespais

Delicious crossover cuisine, a gorgeous courtyard and warm hospitality make Trespais restaurant a top choice in Port d’Andratx. Don’t forget to book!

Modern-day plan to save the magic of Son Moragues

An irresistible tale of history, fable and age-old farming traditions, Son Moragues is a 700 year-old estate in Valldemossa being preserved for the future.

A weekend at Ananda Mallorca Yoga Retreat

If you are looking for a quiet retreat on Mallorca, hc/ recommends spending time in the valley of Sóller at one of Ananda’s meditative yoga retreats.

Can you keep a secret…?

Everyone loves to find that special spot off the beaten track, but we ask whether hidden gems should remain just that – hidden.

Fornet de la Soca Palma

El Fornet de la Soca, a fairytale bakery

Set on the rediscovery of Mallorca’s baking heritage, Tomeu Arbona’s El Fornet de la Soca combines ancient ingredients with the island’s traditional recipes.

Yurbban Passage Hotel & Spa Barcelona

Our editor discovers something rare on a recent trip to Barcelona’s Soho: an hotel that makes guests feel they’re living like natives.

Probably the best beer in Mallorca?

In a region better known for its wine, one determined Belgian has constructed a temple to artisan beer. A successful architect, a licensed farmer and a passionate beer maker; Emily Benet meets the driving force behind Toutatis.

New centre for globetrotters

B The Travel Brand is the travel agency of the future. It addresses the modern globetrotter and is a mix of travel agency, library, cinema, and art gallery.

Marc Fosh: the brilliant British chef in Mallorca

Michelin chef Marc Fosh is the first to admit his success is partly to do with luck – but what are the other essentials to achieving star status?

Meet Ca’n Boqueta’s Xisco Martorell

Chef Xisco Martorell at Soller favourite Ca’n Boqueta opens up about the ingredients that make his elegant restaurant great.

Joan Marc Restaurant Inca Mallorca

Chef Joan Marc on his ‘Mallorquinidad’

The innovative Joan Marc Garcías Amer of Joan Marc restaurant in Inca gives us his thoughts and feelings about the Mallorca food scene now.

Meeting Michelin-star chef Andreu Genestra

Young Mallorcan chef Andreu Genestra lets us in on the reasons as to why his Capdepera restaurant is worthy of its Michelin star and royal diners.

Luxury Guide to Marrakech

Need a few days away? Marrakesh is the perfect place to relax and unwind in an exotic location filled with luxury hotels and boutique style riads. Here’s your complete guide to Marrakech.

The best breakfast in the world

This is where I go to celebrate a special occasion or entertain important guests who I want to impress. In my opinion, this is truly a memorable experience.

Slow family holidays to remember

Owner Marga Bauzá reminisces about her beautiful childhood home in the Tramuntana where guests now create their own wonderful memories of SLOW family holidays.

TripAdvisor: Friend or foe?

Review site TripAdvisor has won both fans and enemies. Restaurants, reviewers, users and a food critic consider the pros and cons.

Travel with a difference

Discover textile dying, pottery, farming techniques, archaeology and much more on one of these special trips. Read on to find out more.

Top 10 Travel Bucket List

With so many interesting travel options available the question is just where you should go next. Here are the top 10 must-see places.

Top German Christmas Markets

There is no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than to attend a traditional Christmas market. abcMallorca has put together the best German Christmas markets, in no particular order. Prost!

Pet Travel

Find out everything you need to know about travelling internationally with your pet, here…

Top 10 Sightseeing Vacations

Travel guides, television and the Internet have taken the edge and, in too many cases, the wow factor out of vacations. But some locations and holiday experiences are so stunning and out of this world that nothing can prepare you for them. Text by Álvaro Reynolds.

Top 10 Favourite Restaurants in the World

Not necessarily the world’s best restaurants, these are simply my personal favourites of all those in which I’ve had the pleasure to try. So, if you find yourself in any of these cities, I am happy to recommend these to you. Bon appétit!

Affordable Private Jet Travel

The private jet company Flyvictor reaches a milestone of 1,000 registered members using the afforable luxury travel website

Luxury Guide New York

Whether you’re looking for a valentine venture, celebrate a special birthday or maybe just a whirlwind weekend trip, there’s something for everyone in this vibrant city. Angela Sara West gives the lowdown on awe-inspiring New York.

Honeymoon Hotspots

Honeymoon Hotspots

Angela Sara West gives a rundown of resorts tipped for the ‏Top 10 honeymoon destinations for loved-up newlyweds looking for the ultimate spot if you’ve just tied the knot.

The Brandy Club

For those who aspire to be a brandy connoisseur, there’s a special club based in Mallorca where you can own a barrel with your name. Find out more here.

Jet Set Travel For All

Clive Jackson makes it possible: with his revolutionary online jetshare community,, the British IT manager offers low-cost seats on private jets. Andreas John finds out how the business took off.

A Weekend in London

If Paris is the City of Light and Rome is the City of Love, London is…whatever you want it to be.

Valencia for a Weekend

Winter seems to go on for ever these days. The best medicine to keep you going until spring is here at last is a short break to soak up the sun. Discover the lively town of Valencia and make sure to bring your sun glasses.

Munich: A City full of Tradition

With a strange mixture of mockery and admiration, Munich is often called a cosmopolitan village – this is meant to point to a certain provinciality and inferiority by which Munich is said to be characterized in spite of its size and openness to the world.