Located in the foothills of the Tramuntana mountains, conveniently situated for the north and west coasts of Mallorca, Son Ametler is a country boutique hotel of impeccable taste. It is run by the same team from the award-winning Finca Es Castell so comfort and good service are assured.
Set among Almond, Fig and Lemon trees, Son Ametler is an exquisitely-restored 18th century manor house where everything is “just so”. The huge gardens provide both privacy and a great place to relax and there is a large swimming pool there, bordered by elegant terraces. The 100 acre estate of woods and pasture provide fruit, herbs and vegetables for the hotel's own kitchen.
The interior is full of comfortable rustic beauty, enhanced by touches of modernity. There is an abundance of traditional wood and stone, offset by wrought iron furniture and super-modern quality bathroom fittings. The double bedrooms have air-conditioning and heating, a writing desk, a safe and television, DVD and fridge are available on request (though we can't think why anyone would want a television while holidaying in this beautiful place). Two of the rooms can be combined to make an independent family suite, and one is equipped with a ramp and wide doors for wheelchair access. Most of the bathrooms have a whirlpool bath and separate shower, with just one having a shower alone.
Guests are free to walk throughout the 100 acre estate, or may choose the travel a little further for walking or cycling in the Tramuntana mountains. The coast is about 25 minutes by car: head to the north coast for sandy beaches or the west for spectacular rocky coves and bays. The extensive finca isolates the hotel from neighbouring properties so it is very quiet. However the nearby villages are just a short hop by car.
Re-charge your batteries. Re-charge your senses. This is a rural Mallorca hotel of rare quality.
This is a 15m2 room equipped with a double bed and en suite shower /bathroom, its quiet and ideal for an individual traveller, or a young couple on a budget!
Double rooms are light and airy with a fresh, clean decor. There is an en-suite bath and shower, and each room has a writing desk, air-conditioning, safe and hair-dryer. Television, DVD and fridge can be supplied on request.
Just like the standard double rooms, but with the added benefit of a private terrace or balcony. There is an en-suite bath and shower, and each room has a writing desk, air-conditioning, safe and hair-dryer. Television, DVD and fridge can be supplied on request.
These ground floor rooms offer peace and quiet in a small annex of 5 Junior Suites. The rooms measure 38m2, including a large bathroom with bath and separate shower. All have private terraces with a sunbed and outside table and chairs. These rooms are suitable for disabled access. There is the possibility to combine two Junior suites with an interconnecting door to make a "superfamily suite", ask for more information.
Brand new for 2016 two large, 45m2 suites. These are first floor rooms, offering uninterrupted views up to the March Valley from the large balconies. The rooms have a small sitting area/lounge a large bathroom with walk-in shower and jacuzzi bath, and are tastefully decorated in traditional Malloquin stone
Family Suite consisting of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, terrace, all within a lockable interconnecting door for privacy. Children's room has bunk beds.
The hotel offers a full buffet breakfast from 8 until 10:30am, which includes fresh fruit, home-made jams and yoghurts, freshly squeezed juices, a selection of breads and pastries, local hams and cheeses, eggs, bacon etc.
Dinner is served three times a week on the terrace (weather permitting) and consists of a three course menu of typically Mediterranean delicacies produced using the highest quality ingredients sourced from the Finca itself or the local markets.
There is also a full service bar as well as a pool honesty bar for drinks and snacks throughout the day.
The local villages are well-blessed with restaurants for guests who prefer to eat out: just ask at reception for recommendations.
Beaches. Rocky, sandy, secluded, sweeping: the choice is yours.
Hot air balloon flights.
Places to Visit:
Local wineries, olive oil presses and the famous Mallorcan leather factories.
Weekly markets in Palma, Pollensa, Alcudia, Inca and Sineu.
Palma for fashionable boutiques and shops, a historic old quarter and a vibrant nightlife.
Read more here and here.
Reviews from Little Hotels Travellers:
|"The best Little Hotel is Son Ametler which is a great location on the cycle route with quiet roads. Distance is walkable to neighbouring villages and we rented bikes to explore without a car in the North-East area. Very comfortable, really helpful and friendly staff, our one evening meal was excellent and breakfasts a great spread. "|
|"I cannot tell you just how successful our booking of Son Ametler has been for last weekend and since our friends left on Monday, for Edmund and I for the extra 4 days. From the moment I spoke to Paola on the phone, I knew that everything was going to be perfect - and it was more than perfect and Paola and her team exceeded my expectations.|
The place is truly magical, the facilities are superb, the quality of bedrooms, bathroom, linen, soaps, lighting, air conditioning and all the other little things that can be slightly annoying - were exemplary. The presentation and quality of the breakfast served each morning by the cheery young lady just made the start to the day a perfect one - and it progressed through out each day. The cleanliness of the bedrooms and reception area was excellent. Our friends were truly blown away by the whole experience, and the dinner party that Paola and her fabulous Manager Lee, organised for me on the Saturday night was nothing short of outstanding. Nothing was ever too much trouble and both Paola, Lee and the other staff always went the extra mile to make something a bit more special. Their thoughtfulness completed a wonderful experience.
Everything about Son Ametler is honest, excellent, divine and unique. I have stayed in some of the top hotels in the world, and nothing beats this place for its charm.
A terrific hotel and one that all your clients should visit.
Very many thanks for being the website that I found this through - it was exceptional. And many thanks to you throughout the booking process - you made it all so very easy and uncomplicated."
Here's What Some People Have Written On Other Review Sites or in the Guestbook:
|The rooms all have lovely aspects onto the surrounded countryside, very comfortable beds and complimentary organic toiletries.|
|We ate out on the terrace by candlenight every evening, and during the day there are plenty of corners in the gardens to find your own space or to enjoy the company of others.|
Guest Rating: 9.8 / 10
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|Hotel Closed||1 Jan - 9 Feb 2018, 1-31 Dec 2018|
Buffet breakfast included
|Dinner||35 euros per person|
|Balearics Eco-tax||From 1 July 2016 there will be a tax between 0.25 and 2.00 euros per adult per day, depending on the season and the type of hotel. A typical figure will be about 1 euro per day.|
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BOOK THIS HOTEL
In the hotel
- Extensive grounds
- Swimming pool (seasonal)
- Honesty bar by the pool
- Dining room
- Wi‑fi internet
- Car park
In your room
- Memory‑foam beds
- Writing desk
- Wi‑fi internet
- Terrace (some rooms)
- En‑suite bathroom
- Power shower
- Whirlpool bath (most rooms)
- Fluffy bathrobes
- Air‑conditioning and heating