Cas Gasi, Ibiza

In the heart of Ibiza, family-owned, beautifully restored Cas Gasi boutique hotel offers 12 exclusive suites and rooms for guests looking for a peaceful haven within easy reach of Ibiza town and the island’s main beaches. Passionate about the concept of organic farming, they promote sustainable use of the estate’s resources including using advanced technology to achieve completely pure water from waste for re-use in the garden. Guests can enjoy bike riding, sailing trips, spa days, yoga classes, walking tours and even Mediterranean cooking classes.

Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona

Created by Spain's coolest designer Patricia Urqiola; this sleek 98 room hotel on Passeig de Gracia faces Gaudi's Casa Battlo and offers the largest spa in town. Chef Carme Ruscalleda serves a diffusion range of traditional Catalan dishes; dine at Terratt with its 360 degree roof terrace and decorative pool, or in the pretty Mimosa gardens created by landscape designer Beth Figueras. One of the newest additions to the Mandarin Oriental portfolio, this is a classic in the making.