El Llorenç, Palma, Spain
La Calatrava, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Palma, gets a shot of something new in the shape of 33-room El Llorenç Parc de la Mar. It's not just the interiors – from Swedish designer Magnus Ehrland, who tapped into local history and Moorish influence on the island, and incorporated geometric motifs throughout – that are getting attention. An infinity pool on the multi-terraced rooftop is complemented with Balinese-style sunbeds and a cocktail bar, plus views across the bay. Renowned Majorcan chef Santi Taura is heading up the dining options, which lean towards a modern take on the island's cuisine.
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