Once upon a time in Majorca

10 Octubre 2012

Lack of ostentation has always been part of Cap Rocat’s identity. The building, which opened as a hotel in 2010, is a former fort at the mouth of the Bay of Palma de Mallorca. “When I was a child, there were military exercises across the water,” recalls Antonio Obrador, the hotel’s Majorcan architect-owner, whose grandmother lived nearby. “We occasionally came for Sunday Mass with the commander. This was in the ’60s, when there were about 80 soldiers left.

By Sophy Roberts, Departure magazine