If you are looking for the best of the best, then the 5-star luxury hotels are the option you need for your trip.

These types of hotels are characterized by offering an extra to the benefits of 5-star hotels . They must no longer only have spacious rooms, 24-hour room service, Wi-Fi, doorman or bellhop, but also have other specific features.

It is Spain, the classification depends on each autonomous community, so the requirements to be 5-star luxury hotels are different. Among the most common is having its own winery, signature restaurant, spa or swimming pool.

Be that as it may, if you go to one of these hotels, you will know in advance that you are going to one of the best. Only a few hotels in all of Spain have the 5-star luxury classification and most of them are in Madrid and Barcelona.

For this article we have selected 10 different hotels throughout Spain. A way to enjoy a weekend getaway in Spain in the most exclusive places possible.

1. Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort (Playa Blanca, Lanzarote)

The Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort is one of the most interesting 5-star luxury hotels for a vacation for the whole family. In addition, it is a dog friendly hotel , so we can go with our pet, something unusual in this type of hotel.

Princess Yaiza

Located in Playa Blanca , in the south of Lanzarote, it is a holiday resort. While in many of these hotels children are not allowed, at the Princesa Yaiza everything is focused on luxury vacations with children .


There are different children’s areas, entertainers dressed as animated characters like in a theme park, musical performances in its theatre, etc… Everything necessary for children to have fun while parents rest.

hot tub man

For this, the hotel spa also stands out, with all kinds of wellness options and large heated pools. The large outdoor pool is also perfect for the whole family while its different restaurants offer everything from pizzas and seafood paellas to contemporary signature cuisine, depending on what we feel like at all times.

2. ABaC Restaurant Hotel Monument (Barcelona)

Among the hotels with Michelin star restaurants that are also 5-star Grand Luxury hotels , the ABaC occupies a prominent place. Famous mainly for housing the emblematic restaurant of Jordi Cruz with three Michelin stars, the hotel offers much more for those who come to the north of Barcelona.

Abac terrace

With large rooms overlooking the hotel garden and the possibility of an outdoor Jacuzzi in the superior suite, the mattresses and pillows of this hotel stand out for their high quality. Sleeping in one of them is like being on a cloud.

External abacus

In addition, the ABaC also stands out for its fantastic spa on the lower level. Included with the accommodation, the spa allows you to enjoy extra relaxation in its pools and sauna, putting the finishing touch to a mainly gastronomic experience.

3. Manzanos Hotel & Spa (Haro, La Rioja)

Bodegas Manos Haro Wine Hotel & Spa is one of the 5-star luxury hotels in Spain that will give the most talk. At the moment it is not yet finished, but we wanted to include it in this list because it is destined to be one of the most important.


It is a complete one based on ethnotourism, which will take advantage of part of the current structure. Among them the Palacio de Tejada , a baroque and neoclassical palace from 1733 or the Bodegas Berceo, from 1801.

Suite Manzanos Haro

In the Palacio de Tejada there will be three 100m2 suites, while in the new building there will be another 25 85m2 suites. In addition, the environment will include a first class restaurant, multisensory tastings and a wine museum. In addition, there will be an outdoor pool and a spa based on wine.

haro apple tree slide

The design of the building will also be key, wanting to become one of the architectural references in Spain. Following the line of the Hotel Marques de Riscal , one of the best luxury hotels in Spain , it will have a glass building with a large 7-height slide that will serve as its emblem.

4. Seaside Grand Hotel Residence (Maspalomas, Gran Canaria)

One hotel that has been in operation for a long time is the Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia . This hotel in Maspalomas , in the south of the island of Gran Canaria , offers maximum comfort in one of the most incredible areas of the world.

Grand Hotel Residence

Next to the beach, it is the only hotel on the island that is part of The Leading Hotels of the World . Its architecture is based on the traditional Canarian, as well as the interior furniture. It tries to offer modernized and adapted tradition to enjoy a privileged environment.

hotel terrace

The hotel has a spa, different swimming pools, the possibility of going to golf courses and water activities. It also has special activities for children, being a hotel for the whole family.


With a large pool in which to cool off, on the other hand it also has different restaurant options, both more informal and contemporary creative cuisine.

5. Gran Hotel Miramar (Malaga)

On the beachfront of the capital of Malaga is the Gran Hotel Miramar . This 5-star luxury hotel is one of the most traditional in Andalusia, although it has managed to adapt to the times and is now one of the most modern.

Grand Hotel Miramar

The hotel has extensive gardens and is also located a stone’s throw from the center of Malaga, in the shadow of its Alcazaba. Both its restaurant and the details of each room, with impressive views of the Mediterranean Sea, make it worth a visit.

Miramar Suite Room

On the other hand, we must also mention its spa. Called Botanic Spa by Sisley it is a two story spa that is a real delight. With a hamman, heated pool, Finnish sauna, ice fountain or sensation shower circuit, as well as several private areas, relaxation is guaranteed.

6. Hotel Urban (Madrid)

The Hotel Urban is another of the 5-star luxury hotels that we had to add. Located in front of the Congress of Deputies, it is defined as an icon of modernity, avant-garde, gastronomy and luxury.


Despite being located in the heart of Madrid, it is a hotel with completely modern architecture, in which open spaces and dark colors predominate. Something that is also transferred to its spacious rooms, which have everything you need for an unforgettable stay. And it even includes a Papua New Guinea anthropological museum.


In addition to its first-rate restaurants, including Cebo , by Aurelio Morales and with a Michelin star, this hotel stands out for its Stay & Dog experience that offers dogs a luxurious stay with toys, treats, their own very exclusive bed and drinker for May they also enjoy an unforgettable moment.

Terrace Hotel Urban

The Hotel Urban also has one of the best terraces in Madrid . A regular stop for the Madrid jet set, it has great views and an excellent pool where you can take a dip with a signature cocktail.

7. Ibiza Gran Hotel (Ibiza)

The Ibiza Gran Hotel is one of the most classic hotels on the island and also a 5-star Grand Luxury that we must take into account for a getaway. Located in front of the old city, it allows incredible views of the historic center, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Ibiza Casino

One of the differences of this hotel with respect to others on the list is that it has the famous Ibiza Casino , one of the most prestigious internationally. The casino has a games room, a poker room, slot machines, a private room and even offers the possibility of requesting an exclusive table.

It also highlights its spa, which has 1,300m2 and four different spaces: Open Aqua, Open Experience, Open Beauty and Open Fitness. In addition, you can enjoy some of its services in private with the Open In Suites.

Gran Hotel Ibiza Suite

Its restaurant, its outdoor pool and all the comforts offered by its rooms make this option the best way to travel to Ibiza and discover the true luxury of the island.

8. Ubeda Palace (Ubeda, Jaen)

Another UNESCO World Heritage city, Ubeda, has been the last to have a 5-star Grand Luxury hotel in Spain . This hotel is also the only 5-star hotel in the province of Jaen.

Suite Hotel Palacio Ubeda

Located inside the palace of the Counts of Guadiana, it dates from the 16th century. Like the city, the Palacio de Ubeda hotel is committed to the Renaissance, although giving it avant-garde touches to make it more contemporary with an exclusive design in each of the suites.

renaissance baths

With a rooftop pool, it is also notable for its Renaissance baths . It is a spa that has a heated pool, heated stones, frozen pool, pool with jets, etc… to enjoy maximum well-being.

Ubeda Hotel swimming pool

Of course, it also has a pool on the terrace and a first-class restaurant, where you can enjoy the best market cuisine in the area.

9. Gran Hotel Bahia Real (Corralejo, Fuerteventura)

The Gran Hotel Bahia Real is the third of the 5-star Grand Luxury hotels that we are going to mention in the Canary Islands. Formerly called the Atlantis Bahia Real hotel , it is a vacation resort located right on the beach.

Suite Hotel

Facing the island of Lobos, it is undergoing a complete renovation that will be completed by December 2021, the best time to enjoy this paradisiacal place, among its pools, its spa, and the beach.


The Bahia Vital spa is in fact one of its great strengths as it has 3,000 m2 of facilities. Likewise, it is a resort designed for the whole family, so children are also welcome.

Grand Hotel Bahia

This resort offers the most European luxury in its rooms, but without giving up the Canarian flavor in its architecture and common areas, thus allowing you to enjoy an unforgettable experience.

10. Hotel Santos Val de Neu (Baqueira, Girona)

Finally, we are going to mention one of the most interesting mountain resorts in Spain. This is the Santos Val de Neu hotel , located at the foot of the Baqueira-Beret ski resort.

Reception of the Val de Neu

This hotel is the first mountain resort in Europe to achieve the 5-star Grand Luxury classification , so if we are lovers of winter sports we must go and see it.

Swimming pool in Val de Neu

With incredible views of the Pyrenees, it also stands out for its cuisine and its spa, ideal for regaining strength in its different restaurants or relaxing in its pools after an exhausting day of skiing at the Baqueira resort.

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