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ME Mallorca and ME Ibiza Are Getting Ready for Summer Season

April 21, 2014 at 4:04 PM | by | ()

Thinking of heading to the Spanish Balearic Islands this summer? There’s some new hotel competition coming to town on Mallorca and Ibiza, with Mélia’s lifestyle brand ME Hotels arriving on both islands.

Opening in May, ME Mallorca is located on a beach in Calvià (it's the former Beach House Hotel), and being next door to Nikki Beach you won’t have to go far to party. Poolside lounging can be done at the hotel too, at one of two pools, with SkinC spa and fitness facilities. Aura Managers – “the driver of the vibe and the leader of personalised service” – are on hand to help you with whatever you want. The vibe you’ll find in the rooms? Check it out below.

There will be 246 rooms and 78 suites, ranging from entry-level Aura Rooms to the three-bedroom Suite ME with its own dedicated Aura Manager. You’ll need to upgrade to a Mode Room to get a view of the Mediterranean, and Chic Garden Suites get you a ground-floor patio with sun loungers. WiFi is free for all.

You’d better not splash too badly in that window-side bathtub or you’ll be swimming in bed too. As much as a little bathing with a breeze from the balcony can be nice, the second shot has us mucho concerned about the bathroom sitch given that they seem and are described as 'open-plan': it CANNOT be that that bit of frosted glass is considered sufficiently privacy-ensuring, can it?

Above is ME Ibiza, which is coming in June, taking over the Hotel S’Argamassa. Rather than having it next door, it looks like ME is taking Ibiza’s reputation seriously and will have a Nikki Beach club on property (the website actually describes it as: “A hotel designed to relax and play, ME Ibiza is climaxed with Nikki Beach” so make of that what you will). Aside from a beach club on the, well, beach, ME Ibiza adds one on the roof of the hotel, with spa and pool and 360-degree views.

If you really want to be close to the action, choose a Nikki Room, which not only has views of Nikki Beach but has a “themed in-room environment” (no images of what that looks like yet), which we hope includes extra soundproofing for when you do want to catch some sleep. Top of the line Suite ME (the second shot above) has three bedrooms and its own private terrace and pool with views of the sparkling sea.

We found rates at ME Mallorca mid-May, right after opening, for €158 ($218) a night for an entry-level Aura Room. That includes breakfast, and you can drive the price down by 20% if you’re willing to prepay. The same Aura Room at ME Ibiza the first weekend of June goes for €263 ($364) a night.

[Renderings: ME by Melia]

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Intimacy kits

Any these hotels will be selling our intimacy kits and hangover kits in their mini bars.