SPAIN – SÓLLER
Nestled between the villages of Deià and Sóller, in the west of Mallorca, Hotel Corazón is housed in a renovated historic finca amidst the Tramuntana mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. The first venture for first-time hoteliers and long-time creators Kate Bellm and Edgar Lopez, Hotel Corazón is billed as a place “dedicated to freedom, discovery, art and nature. A new way of being is possible, governed by the sweetness of life and daily adventure,” they declare. “This is a hotel for those who want to go barefoot, eat directly from the trees, swim in the sea at night and get lost in the pines.” Here, there’s no question of finding a television, which will be easily replaced by the views.
When it comes to furnishings and fittings, Hotel Corazón has called on craftsmen for custom-designed pieces made from the island’s finest materials, in a simple, raw spirit. As for the architecture, the Moredesign team was responsible for preserving and restoring the century-old building, while rethinking its interior. The result? A smooth, fluid space, where the boundaries between inside and outside are blurred.
Featuring two suites and 13 superior and double rooms, as well as a cactus-lit winter garden, swimming pool, cavernous fireplace room, riad-style courtyard, gallery and extensive gardens.
On the dining side, local celebrity Grace Berrow, chef of the Corazón restaurant, crafts breakfast, lunch and aperitifs using produce grown on the hotel’s farm or sourced exclusively from local suppliers.
Run by artists, the Corazón is a place for the arts. Lined with original works of art by the owners and their friends, its collection is complemented by the hotel’s artist-in-residence programme. The hotel also organises programmed and spontaneous events and happenings, including exhibitions, jam sessions, performances and sound experiences, as well as yoga, reiki and on-site massages.
Freshly opened last June, Hotel Corazón is undoubtedly the place to be for a longer vacation.
Carretera de Deià, Sóller, Majorque (Espagne)