If you thought Mallorca was all about Magaluf, foam parties and tacky bars,
then think again.
Across the bay, away from the sleaze and sweaty discos of the infamous party
town, lies Puerto Portals, the hidden gem in Mallorca’s crown and the secret
haunt of the rich, famous and royal.
Hollywood A-Listers Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas have a house in
the area, and the Spanish Royals also holiday nearby. Even Peter
Stringfellow moors his luxury yacht here (but don’t let the thought of him
in his thong put you off!)
With its glitzy marina, bursting with super-yachts, and more designer shops
and upmarket restaurants than you can shake your Louis Vuitton handbag at,
Portals is a mecca for those who enjoy their holidays with a touch of
And with the Mallorcan sunshine lasting well into October, it’s the perfect
spot to stretch summer out that little bit longer…
Don’t fancy slumming it on the public beach?
Then book yourself a luxurious double sun bed at Mood and sunbathe like the
stars-Cristiano Ronaldo’s been spied topping up his tan there!
With a bar-to-bed waiter service to ensure your champagne glass never runs
dry, a private pool to cool off in and a stylish restaurant overlooking the
sea, this definitely beats sandy sandwiches and damp beach towels.
Find out more at www.moodbeach.com.
Just 15 minutes from Portals, Puro is one of the coolest hotels in the
Located in the heart of the island’s capital, Palma, Puro is an
uber-cosmopolitan hotel within a converted 14th century palace.
With just 26 rooms (all with state of the art gadgetry to keep your other half
happy) it’s intimate and calm, perfect for recharging your batteries after a
night of cocktails at the hotel’s beach bar, PuroBeach.
Find out more at www.purohotel.com.
It’s the place to see and be seen in Portals, with an endless parade of the
rich and famous to ogle.
While Fabulous were there, sipping on delicious Pina Colada cocktails, we
spied Strictly star Austin Healey, hairdresser to the stars Nicky Clarke
the Redknapps. Celeb overload!
Find out more at www.grupocappuccino.com.