Majorca’s half hidden gem: the idyllic honeymoon hotel of Joan Miro

Westminster Confidential

Hotel Illa D'Or, Puerto Pollensa Majorca. from the jetty.Picture by me Hotel Illa D’Or, Puerto Pollensa Majorca. from the jetty.Picture by me

Almost a year after Margaret had her devastating stroke on the Isles of Scilly we took courage in both hands and took our first holiday.

We returned to a particular tranquil spot in the Majorcan resort of Puerto Pollensa on the North West coast.And to a particular hotel , the Hotel Illa D’Or, on the outskirts of the town overlooking the bay.

Now the centre of Puerto Pollensa – though at my age thankfully no Magaluf- is bustling and busy with a yacht harbour. Where we were is much quieter but the brilliant thing is you can walk ( or cycle ) all the way from the centre to the hotel on a traffic free promenade with outstanding sea and mountain views.

The luxury hotel itself is still owned by the same family since it opened 85 years…

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