Travel Blogs from Costa del Sol
... they are starting to all look alike to me. This one did stand out in a couple of areas, however. During the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s, this cathedral suffered some visible damage. It has not been repaired, I am assuming as a reminder of the costs of war. The church was also left incomplete...there is only one tower. It's twin second tower is about three quarters the size of the ...
... I can't remember the name of the bar, not because of my activities but because there were six bars crammed into the same block, and we were seated outside. Which was perfect, because apparently there was a music festival that night. We were sitting for about 5 minutes when a 5 person bicycle band (video is on my facebook page) rolled in and began playing like crazy. It was possibly the coolest thing I'd ever seen. The bike was a large 10' tall ...
... there is another town square with restaurants and cafes everywhere. A favourite seems to be churros - what appear to be long donuts which are dipped in melted chocolate. Not many kilojoules I'm sure.
Reminding us of Paris, there are pooches everywhere as well.
Tonight the big decision is where to eat as we're searching for the perfect paella. Oh ok and a decent red. I'm sure it won't be too difficult.
(Accommodation: Room Mate ...
... room to room, we couldn’t take our eyes of the intricately complex plaster work, carved wood ceilings, ceramic tiles and aesthetically pleasing layout. Most of the palace walls have lost their paint, but in the odd spot or two, you could see some of red and blue paint. It was difficult to picture the entire palace painted in reds, blues, greens and golds (symbolizing blood, heaven, oasis and wealth respectively in the Qaran). Most of the decorative patterns ...
I'll get the three scams out of the way first because that's what it felt like; get scammed, get angry, get over it and learn. The first was in Tanger. We got off the bus from Tanger-Med at what was supposed to be the train station and got accosted by heaps of sprukers for taxies etc which we knew we were supposed ignore. When we realized it wasn't the train station and we had no idea where we were forced to back to them and ...
Other places to stay in Costa del Sol
Avenida del Sol 5, Benalmadena | 4 star hotelfrom $89
Urbanizacion Nueva Andalucia, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $161
- Average Hotel
- We did a Stag do & had a great time
- Fantastic time
Bulevar Principe Alfonso von Hohenlohe s/n, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $343
- Very nice
- Return visit was good.
A7 km.207,junto al Castillo Sohail, Fuengirola | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Loved the Beatriz but hated the location
- Best 4* Hotel on the Coast
- Wow Factor
Carretera Cadiz Km 173, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $108
- Not four star
- What a dump
- Good value for money
Calle las Mercedes s/n, Torremolinos | 4 star hotelfrom $78
- Loved the location
- OK but definitely not a four star hotel
- OK For the boy's golfing breaks
Avenida del Sol s/n, Benalmadena | 5 star hotelfrom $85
C/ Sierra de Guadarrama, s/n, Torremolinos | 4 star hotelfrom $117
- Had a GREAT vacation
- A Recommendation
Centro, Málaga | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Paseo del Colorado 42, Torremolinos | 3 star hotelfrom $67
Avenida del Sol (antigua CN-340) P.K. 215,6, Benalmadena | 4 star hotelfrom $294
Avenida del Mar 7, Benalmadena | 3 star hotelfrom $84
Paseo Maritimo 11, Torremolinos | 4 star hotelfrom $115
- Exelent Service and Location
- Very nice Hotel
- A great location
Avenida de Sorolla 7, Torremolinos | 3 star hotelfrom $73
- Horse for courses
- Not excellent, Not awful, Just good...
- Take your own sun brolly
Paseo Maritimo S/N, Torremolinos | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Uncomplicated Hotel
- Still a nice hotel
Paseo Maritimo s / n , Fuengirola | 4 star hotelfrom $83
C/ Los Nidos 23, Torremolinos | 4 star hotelfrom $143
- Loved indoor spa/pool
- Excellent hotel
- A Holiday To Remember
Hoyo 28, Torremolinos | 3 star hotelfrom $63
- Ein Urlaub in der Hölle
- Man bekommt was man bezahlt
- I definitely wouldn't go back BUT................
Avenida del Lido s/n, Torremolinos | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Good but not to good
- Great Value For Money
- Great value - attractive outside/inside & reasonable food.
Ctra de Cadiz Km 221, Benalmadena | 3 star hotelfrom $91
Paseo Colorado 26, Torremolinos | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Sol Exellent
- Hotel Principe sol we love you!
- Loved the Sol Principe
C/ de Granadillas, s/n. Urb Guadalmina Alta, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- Great value
- Good, but not a 5 star
Salvador Allende, 45, Torremolinos | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Absolutely fantastic hotel, spotlessly clean, very friendly for a large hotel group.
- Oh! for some quiet!
- Great location.
Costalita s/n, Estepona | 4 star hotelfrom $85
Avenida del Sol, s/n, Benalmadena | 4 star hotelfrom $98
Carmen Montes 1, Torremolinos | 3 star hotelfrom $66
- The positives and negatives
- Uphill Struggle
- WASHING WARNING!