Having stayed in all the hotels we recommend, our destination experts have hand-picked only the finest accommodation in Spain. Expect everything from luxury trains to five-star beach resorts and manor houses that exude island charm.
Hospes Palacio de los Patos, Granada
This 19th-century palace is an Asset of Cultural Interest, today host to an ultra-contemporary spa and fine-dining restaurant.
Hospes Palacio del Bailío, Córdoba
With a spa aptly built among the ruins of a Roman bath, this superb option invites in all the history of its old-town setting with traditional rooms and indulgent dining.
Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza, Seville
Old meets new, with this 18th-century courtyard property host to the likes of a rooftop pool, an innovative restaurant and a range of contemporary spa treatments.
Bahía del Duque, Tenerife
7-night luxury holiday from £2,045 pp
Showcase Tenerife at its luxurious best, with a private beach club, spa indulgences and Michelin-standard dining.
Hotel Botanico, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
7-night luxury holiday from £1,720 pp
The Canary Islands' first five-star accommodation continues to impress with everything from marbled rooms and a world-class spa to fine-dining restaurants and a full range of luxury amenities.
La Residencia, Mallorca
This historic Mallorcan manor house is a lesson in luxurious relaxation, complete with fine dining, spa treatments and poolside cocktails.
El Transcantábrico Gran Lujo
Travel on one of the world's finest trains to enjoy vintage luxury at its best, from live bar-car music to indulgent mulit-course dining.
Gran Hotel Domine, Bilbao
The Domine enjoys the enviable privilege of being the only luxury hotel opposite the Guggenheim Museum – surely the city’s finest address. As such, you’ll have Bilbao’s emblematic arts district on your doorstep.
Hotel Marqués de Riscal, Elciego, La Rioja
Frank Gehry’s foray into hotel design is a real Rioja destination, striking an epic figure against the legendary vineyards. Hotel Marques de Riscal, dripping in sumptuous details, from Bang & Olufsen speakers to wine-inspired spa therapies.
Anantara Villa Padierna, Marbella
7-night luxury holiday from £1,245 ppSave up to £300 pp – ends 31 Dec
Expect an atmosphere of unpretentious exclusivity as you arrive at this Tuscan-style hotel, which features its own private beach club just a complementary shuttle transfer away.
The essence of luxury travel, this sumptuous five-star hotel is ideally located right in the heart of Barcelona
Hacienda de San Rafael, Seville
A family-run olive mill set in five acres of grounds with just 14 rooms, the vibe is romantic, laid back, discreet and luxurious.
Coral del Rey, Seville
Hidden in the winding alleyways of historic Seville, a stylish retreat, well placed to explore the city