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Our hot list for the best rural hotels on the Island of Menorca

Whilst in Menorca buying for 2017, I decided that I love this Island so much that I wanted to share with you some of the best rural hotels on the Island, mainly around Mahon and not too far from the airport.

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Since coming to the Island over 20 years ago, hotels were definitely in the minority but there are now some beautiful rural Hotels. Rural means that many of them are converted farmhouses which makes the character of them stand out more than the modern type.

 

Hort Sant Patrici – Ferreries www.canaxini.com

This Boutique Hotel is near the town of Ferreries on the way to Ciudadella. This adult only hotel has a gourmet restaurant serving their own wines and you can also find out how the cheese you are eating is produced just 50 meters away within the hotel and there is even a museum all about it.

The rooms are beautifully decorated making them feel natural but modern and there is a pool and amazing walks up into the country side

Standard double room this time of year starts at £104 per night

 

Son Vives Agroturisme – Ferreries www.sonvivesmenorca.com

This rural hotel is built on the fourth highest point of the island with astounding views around the countryside of Ferreries.

The rooms are beautifully decorated in a rustic style with all the amenities and views to die for. There is an open kitchen leading to the dining room serving local delicious food and cheese which is made on the farm itself by the son who has actually won an award for the best cheese of Spain 2016.

There are walks all around the farm and a pool to relax by. This again is an adult only hotel with a lot of farm influences.

Standard double room this time of year starts at £87 per night

 

Alcaufar Vell – Sant Lluis www.alcaufarvell.com

This rural hotel is near the town of Sant Lluis and is steeped in history and stories. A harmonious mixture of styles helps create a special atmosphere. The old stately rooms, the cowsheds, the stables, the laundry and the dairy all remain but exquisitely transformed into comfortable and cosy bedrooms. Most of them have their own private patio areas. A beautiful restaurant serving local products and vegetables from their own garden and also an elegant pool to relax by.

Standard double room this time of year starts at £101 per night

 

Binigaus Vell – Es Migorn Gran www.binigausvell.com

This rural hotel is near Santa Tomas, a beach resort, where we first came to. It shows the aesthetics of the island’s agrarian farmhouses respecting the Minorcan architectural traditions.

There are some rooms with their own terrace and 5 junior suites with their own terrace. A beautiful swimming pool filled with salt water and the surroundings are quiet and relaxing. The restaurant serves modern and traditional foods.

Standard double room this time of year starts at £137 per night

 

Fincas Atalis – Santa Tomas www.fincaatalis.com

This rural hotel is discreetly hidden away at the end of Santa Tomas near Son Bou on an estate with astounding views of the ocean.

The rooms are built simply with light and space in mind. The pool looking out over views of the sea and fields where peace and quiet is all around you. This again is an adult only hotel.

Standard double room this time of year starts at £122 per night.

 

Son Granot – Es Castell www.songranot.com

This Georgian-style colonial house very close to Mahon town dates from 1712. It is unique in its architecture and strategically located at the entrance of Port Mahon . It comprises of a tranquil position sitting up high with views of the harbour.

The bedrooms are few. Comfortable and all different, decorated with care. The colonial-style furniture is in keeping with the outside of the building and some rooms have their own private gardens. A cozy restaurant features Mediterranean and family recipes, with a personal and contemporary touch. All ingredients are of the highest quality local to Menorca. Vegetables are harvested from our own garden.

Standard double room this time of year starts at £94 per night

 

Sant Joan De Binissaida – Es Castell  www.binissaida.com

This rural hotel has been tastefully restored retaining many of the original features. The estate is still a working farm with sheep and thoroughbred horses grazing in the fields nearby. There is an 18m pool in a peaceful area and many walks around it which are part of the Cami de Cavalls.

The rooms are named after composers with good quality beds and decorated in a traditional style. The gourmet restaurant is renowned for their contemporary versions of Menorcan dishes making the most of the produce they grow.

Standard double room this time of year starts at £145

 

Torralbenc – Cala’n porter www.torralbenc.com

This rural hotel is near Alaior. A traditional Menorcan farm that has been renovated into a luxury accommodation whilst still respecting the rich heritage and archaeology of the area. It comprises of a collection of white-washed farm buildings dating from the 19th and early 20th century respecting the rich heritage and archaeology of the area. It is surrounded by vineyards and possesses amazing views of the Mediterranean.

Beautifully decorated bedrooms, several with amazing views. An outstanding restaurant, depending on the season the menu changes. The hotel boasts a gorgeous pool and there is also a spa within the hotel.

Standard double room this time of year starts at £170 per night

 

Sant Joan De Binissaida – Es Castell  www.binissaida.com

This rural hotel has been tastefully restored retaining many of the original features. The estate is still a working farm with sheep and thoroughbred horses grazing in the fields nearby. There is an 18m pool in a peaceful area and many walks around it which are part of the Cami de Cavalls.

The rooms are named after composers with good quality beds and decorated in a traditional style. The gourmet restaurant is renowned for their contemporary versions of Menorcan dishes making the most of the produce they grow.

Standard double room this time of year starts at £145