On the island of Menorca, as yet unscathed by an overrun of tourists, the Experimental Group have opened their latest outpost. The
Surrounded by pine groves, juniper shrubs and wildflowers, the 43-room
The interiors are airy and open, featuring rustic drystone, waxed concrete and rough-hewn local timber floorboards. Hand-glazed terracotta tiles accent the space throughout. The hotel’s grand white exterior is offset by an internal palette of pastel blue, golden yellow and rust tones. Modernist wall panels make a statement in each guest room, with colour blocked bed headboards framed by a border of protruding plaster. The floors differ from room to room, an eclectic mix between terracotta tiles in various configurations and painted polished concrete.
Further custom elements include oversized light fixtures by
Each of the nine private villas features its own dipping pool, allowing for more intimate seclusion. Cabana beds border a communal swimming pool, the area surrounded by low stone walls. In the grounds, special attention was paid to restoring the vegetable gardens, their original borders followed with the help of antique aerial maps. The garden supplies the produce for the restaurant and cocktail bar. Natural stone paths lead to the nearby pebble beach.