Hotel Illa D'Or

Majorca, Puerto Pollensa

Spa Good for Couples
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  • Founded in 1929, this historic hotel will immerse you in the culture of Puerto Pollensa
  • Choose unique treatments and osteopathy at the modern on-site spa
  • Take in the views of the Bay of Pollensa as you enjoy excellent cuisine
  • Relax by the pool or keep active with golf, tennis, cycling and a gym

As one of the first hotels in Port de Pollensa, Hotel Illa d’Or has a bit of a reputation. The hotel was founded in 1929 and was very fashionable in its heyday. Agatha Christie was a regular visitor, as was Winston Churchill, as were many other illustrious members of the 1930s elite. So modern day guests should expect nothing less than refined relaxation with a glamorous heritage to match! 

This is a great place for couples who want a taste of the authentic Ballerics. Set at the end of a long, pine-shaded promenade (which gives the hotel an added air of elegance), the hotel is as close to the sea as you can possibly get. Spend the day by the pool or on the beach, then take the 15-minute stroll into the centre of Puerto de Pollensa. This is the Majorca of your imagination - nothing is as beautiful as watching the colours fade as the sun goes down.

Hotel Illa D’Or has been in the same family since it opened its doors, which is undoubtedly the reason why guests feel so at home here. Of course, the heart melting views of the Mediterranean are not bad either.


Bars & Restaurants

As restaurant locations go, it’s hard to beat La Terrassa. Dine on the water’s edge to get a real sense of the hotel. The Sunset Bar is the place to be if you want to taste one of the best gin and tonics on the planet! 

Restaurant La Terrassa

Dine by the sea as you choose from a menu of traditional Mediterranean dishes. Extensive wine cellars provide delicious bottles to accompany. 

Open: 12:30 – 15:30 and 19:30 – 22:30 in high season

Restaurante 1929

Expert chef Sebastiá Barceló has created a fresh seasonal menu which changes every two days and includes pastas, succulent meats, soups and fish. 

Open: 07:45 – 10:45, 19:00 – 22:00 in winter, 19:30 – 22:30 in summer 

Gentleman are not permitted to wear shorts or t-shirts at dinner.

Snack Bar

Dine al fresco and take in the views of the ocean as you enjoy toasties, sandwiches, seafood, salads and pastas. 

Open: 10:00 – 00:00

Sunset Illa D’Or

Watch the sun go down over the serene Bay of Pollensa as you sip cocktails, fine wines and champagne. This is the perfect way to end the day. 

Beach & Pools

The swimming pool at Illa D’Or might be slightly on the small side but it is perfectly formed with  plenty of sunbeds to go round. The beach is just a stone’s throw away, and guests at Illa D’Or can enjoy complimentary use of the sunbeds and parasols.

Swimming Pools

There is an outdoor and indoor swimming pool, both of which are heated during the cooler winter months. Relax on sun loungers and take in the views of this classic hotel. 


The Hotel Illa D’Or overlooks the Bay of Pollensa, where you can enjoy golden sands and sun loungers as you soak up the sun. 

Spa & Wellness

Relax in Illa D’Or’s spa and wellness centre. Unwind in the heated pool, sauna and steam room or get the cardio going in the fitness centre. There is also a full range of massage and beauty treatments in the salon.

Vital Illa D'Or Spa

Soak in the glamorous interiors of the spa as you choose from a menu of treatments inspired by the spirit of water. Massages, an osteopathy service, facials and body treatments are available, along with a Turkish bath, ice fountain and a sauna. 

Open: 08:00 – 20:00

Guests under 16 are not permitted in the spa. 


Keep fit during your stay with cardio and strength machines available in the air conditioned hotel gym. 

Activities & Entertainment

Pollença is well known for its hinterland, so why not get on a bike or strap on your hiking boots and get into the hills? The area is well-known for its fabulous gold, and with reduced rates at the local club, there has never been a better time to enjoy a round.


Enjoy exclusive golf rates and transport to and from the professional courses during your stay. 


Private tennis lessons are available, as well as use of the tennis courts. The hotel also supplies equipment and clothing. 


Routes to suit all levels of ability are located around the Bay of Pollensa, with bicycle rental available and a free bicycle garage at the hotel. 

About the location

Located in the far north of Majorca, Puerto de Pollensa found fame in the late 1930s, thanks to Agatha Christie's novel “Problem at Pollensa Bay”. As the last village before the Formentor Peninsula, it has largely been spared urbanisation, and thus remains one of the Ballerics’ most authentic places: whitewashed villas, traditional shops, and bodegas selling local produce. But that’s not all. While Puerto de Pollensa has retained much of its 1950s seaside charm, there is an element of luxury here too. Yes, colourful fishing boats bob quietly in the harbour but they are moored next to superyachts and catamarans. 

The historic inland town of Pollensa is six miles away and filled with winding alleys, quaint squares and local craft shops. Here too you will feel the weight of an elegant past - Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier spent their honeymoon in nearby Formentor, while Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn, Charlie Chaplin, John Wayne, and a host of others were regular visitors to the region. We can’t say we are surprised - with the majestic Tramuntana mountain range on one side (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and the sparkling seas of the Mediterranean on the other, we cannot think of somewhere that has so much heritage, glamour and natural beauty in one place.


  • Hotel Illa d'Or is located on the beachfront of Playa Pollenca
  • 15 minutes walk to the nearest supermarket/shop
  • Hotel Illa d'Or is located within the town 
  • 5 minutes walk to the nearest restaurant
  • 10 minutes walk to the nearest bar
  • 15 minutes walk to the nearest pharmacy

Transfer time

Hotel Illa d’Or is an hour’s drive away from Palma de Mallorca Airport.
Single Room

Max 1 adult

These comfortable rooms are designed for individual use and measure 12-15m² with a single bed and bathroom.

Twin Room

Max 2 adults

Twin rooms are bright and airy with two beds and a walk in shower. Please note: due to the nature of this property, some rooms may vary in size and may be attic style.

Twin Room with Balcony

Max 2 adults

The balconies from these twin rooms offer beautiful views towards either the land, garden or pool. They have twin beds and a bathroom with a walk in shower.

Twin Sea View

Max 2 adults

These twin rooms have fabulous sea views and are equipped with twin beds and a bathroom with a walk in shower.

Twin Side Sea View Balcony

Max 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child

From the balcony of these rooms, you can relax and enjoy a side sea view. The rooms have twin beds and a bathroom with a walk in shower.

Twin Sea View Balcony

Max 2 adults

These rooms are an extremely popular choice with our repeat guests because of the stunning sea views from the comfort of your own balcony. The rooms have two beds and a bathroom with a walk-in shower only.


Max 2 adults

These classically decorated suites offer a separate lounge area, a bedroom with king-sized bed, and an oversized bathroom with a hydro massage bath and walk in shower. Outside, there is a large balcony with fabulous sea views.

Bed and Breakfast
Guests can enjoy a delicious continental buffet and cooked breakfast options. Breakfast is served in Restaurante 1929.
Half Board
The Half Board package includes a buffet breakfast, lunch or dinner at Restaurante 1929. Please note, drinks are not included.
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Fabulous hotel in perfect location

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Tripadvisor review Apr 14 2024
We’ve been visiting Pollensa for 20yrs but never stayed here before. We will definitely be back. It is a fabulous hotel in the most perfect location. We had a very comfortable room with a huge...
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Extremely helpful staff


Tripadvisor review Apr 14 2024
We have fabulous service from when we sat down with Edward to Santi who was on hand whenever needed and was extremely helpful and friendly . We will most definitely be back for the third time . It’s...
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