A chic retreat
Named after the well-off local Blanes family, it’s easy to see why this area became trendy with the rich list. Peace and exclusivity sum up the scene in the villa-studded hills, while the seafront beach bar is the place to be seen.
Costa d’en Blanes neighbours Portals Nous, so get ready for serious swooning around its yacht-filled harbour. The draw here is the ultra-modern feel, with designer shops, rooftop cocktail bars and gourmet eateries all serving up stylish spaces to relax and make the most of the views.
A 20-minute drive east will bring you to the island’s capital, Palma. This cosmopolitan city is nice and compact, with the perfect mix of old meets new. Take a trip down Ruta Martiana for the best tapas bars in town, and don’t miss the cathedral on the seafront before you leave. As Majorca holiday spots go, it’s dreamy.