21 February 2020
The jewel in the crown of the magnificent Meliá Hotels International, the exclusive Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts are a collection of upmarket and illustrious properties that represent the very best of the Spanish luxury concept. Combining traditional luxury with avant-garde style, Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts offer some of the world’s finest accommodation, all in the most unparalleled of surroundings.
Gran Meliá’s philosophy is based on simple pleasures, memorable experiences, connection with the earth, cultural enrichment and understated elegance in every detail. Conceived by the brand’s signature chefs, there’s also a focus on innovative cuisine that embraces local flavours; which is perfectly complemented by warm and attentive service.
Exuding understated luxury and authentic Spanish charm in some of the world’s most iconic destinations, all of the exceptional Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts are located in dramatically beautiful luxury landmarks, from grand neo-classical palaces to extraordinary modernist structures.
Whether it be in Mallorca - Meliá’s birthplace back in 1956 – or in further-flung locations such as Indonesia and China, this exceptional ensemble of first-class hotels and resorts cater to the needs of the most discerning of traveller.
Here are just a few of our favourite Gran Meliá properties, which are perfect for your next luxurious escape:
The adults-only Gran Meliá de Mar is an idyllic retreat that’s tailor-made for luxury and relaxation; all in the most stunning of surroundings - think fragrant pine trees and a secluded beach cove overlooking the sparkling blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea.
Every element here has been designed to create a unique experience, with two outdoor swimming pools, a luxury Spa by Clarins, a selection of fine dining restaurants, excellent excursions, and spacious rooms and suites with terraces offering spectacular sea views.
Superbly set on the water's edge, the famous Gran Meliá Don Pepe offers an enchanting ambience and is just a short stroll from Marbella’s glamorous marina and delightful Old Town.
The hotel organises daily excursions to Seville, Granada and Morocco, as well as wine tasting, golf and water-park excursions. There’s plenty to do onsite too, whether it’s exploring the lush grounds, playing tennis, renting kayaks and paddleboards, indulging in a Clarins spa treatment or simply basking in the sunshine by the gorgeous pool overlooking the sea.
The hotel is also home to a sophisticated sushi bar, an ambient whisky lounge, a chilled beach club and the brand-new ERRE restaurant from the renowned chef, Iñigo Urrechu.
Located in a prime position on the banks of the River Tiber in the heart of the historic Gianicolo district, the intimate Gran Meliá Villa Agrippina is undoubtedly one of Italy’s finest properties.
Just a short five-minute stroll from the Vatican and St Peter’s Basilica, you’ll be perfectly placed to discover the many treasures of the Eternal City. Styled with the legacy of Rome at its heart, you’ll find many priceless archaeological treasures on display that were discovered during the hotel’s construction. There are also verdant gardens, an outdoor swimming pool and sun terrace, and the exquisite My Blend Spa by Clarins – the ideal spot to rejuvenate after exploring the sights and sounds of unforgettable Rome.
A fabulous range of fine dining options awaits, including gourmet Mediterranean and Italian cuisine, laidback poolside lunches amidst the aromatic orange groves, and sunset cocktails overlooking the Vatican Walls and Castel Sant’Angelo at the stunning Lunae Terrace.
To book your luxurious escape with Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts, contact your Travel Counsellor today and take advantage of a range of exclusive benefits such as full financial protection and a 24-hour duty office ready to assist you before, during and after your trip.