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Sant Francesc Hotel Singular, Palma de Mallorca: Re-opening 15th July 2020

As the sun-drenched Balearic island reopens to travellers, guests can experience Mallorca as it was decades ago – without the crowds; rugged, peaceful and full of Mediterranean charm.

Sant Francesc Hotel Singular will reopen its doors on 15th July 2020, offering a safe haven from which to explore the cobbled streets and cultural delights of Palma. The five-star, boutique hotel is set within a historic Mallorcan mansion, originally built in 1860, and will reopen in time for the summer alongside signature Mediterranean restaurant Quadrat, as well as private rooftop terrace and swimming pool. Sant Francesc will not open at full capacity, to ensure social distancing and guest peace of mind and just 25 of its 42 elegant guest rooms and suites will be available to book.

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With extensive new health and hygiene protocols in place, Sant Francesc will offer the perfect stylish base for couples, friends and families to relax and reconnect. The neoclassical building was sensitively restored and first opened as a hotel in 2015, with stunning design mixing old and new and an outstanding collection of eclectic local and Spanish art. Signature restaurant Quadrat issituated where the stables used to be, filled with character and complete with an outdoor terrace.The hotel is also home to an Instagrammable rooftop bar and pool, overlooking Palma’s spires, exclusively available to hotel guests during the day.

Experience the Palma de Mallorca of the 60s 

Once guests are able to tear themselves away from their Sant Francesc sanctuary, they can discover the island in a way they never have before. Over the past decades, Palma has become one of Europe’s most sought after holiday destinations, thanks to its eclectic foodie scene, cultural hotspots and authentic shopping experiences. Summer 2020 offers a unique opportunity for guests to take a trip back in time and experience Mallorca the way visitors in the 60s would have.

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With significantly less tourists and an absence of cruise ship crowds, travellers will be able to roam Palma city in peace, with more space and time to enjoy the cultural and shopping highlights and greater access to the usually booked-out, ever popular foodie hotspots. More so, the unusually quiet roads will allow guests to easily explore different spots on the island. The gorgeous hidden caves of Drach (only 50 min. drive from Sant Francesc) are not to be missed as well as sunset at the magical Cap de Formentor (80 min. drive) and long leisurely lunches in tiny coastal village of Deia (35 min. drive). After months of no flights and boats, the blue hues of Mallorca’s sea and sky are more radiant than ever and a trip to Mallorca with a stay at Sant Francesc guarantees a Slim Aarons-esque getaway, full of authentic Mediterranean glamour.

HOW: Sant Francesc Hotel Singular is a 30-minute drive from Palma airport, private transfers can be arranged on request. The hotel will reopen from 15th July and rates for this summer will start from €250.

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