TripAdvisor Reviews Costa Arenal Arenal d'en Castell
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... a different feel than the the other provincial capitals which typically have green and life around them. Here you feel almost like you’re in a desert frontier outpost. In the next section of the castle there’s a mini-museum with rooms depicting life in Moorish times—again, I appreciate the respectful acknowledgement of this era of Spain’s history. Beyond there’s a section of ruins, and beyond yet another fortress with round towers and windows ...
... may have taken some more blurry photos through the windscreen, but had to give up as the screen was so disgusting. There were a lot of polytunnels, clearly a very productive and fertile area, but the commentary was very repetitive.
The campsite lives up to the pictures and we have a beautiful beachside pitch.
Spent a lovely afternoon on the beach, we were the only ones, but set the trend and after Penny finished snoring there were 5 other couples ...
... us to see ruins that are thousands of years old. The Pas Naveta des Tudors is the oldest roofed building in Europe, 3000 years old. It is a funeral tomb. It was only discovered quite recently (about 1980) Lithica is the old quarry. El Torah the tallest mountain on Menorca with a cathederal atop. We visited all the beaches on the coast and had coffee by the ...
... on the back of the scooter again.
After church, it is off to the "Cabana Belge" in Aguadulce Marina.
We first of all drop the scooter off at the campsite, since we just may have a drink, with lunch.
Another superb lunch, with copious drinks, which lasts from 13:30 to 16:30, I really would recommend this place. As if, having an excellent meal was not ...
... continue, so, maybe I am missing something.
At lunch time we cycle to the promenade at Roquetas de Mar, and head for a place called "Bar Aurora". It is staffed by Brits (and possibly owned by them for all I know). It is incredibly popular, people are hovering, ready to grab your seat as soon as you are ready to leave. The other bars / cafes along the promenade are almost empty.
The attraction is the prices I think, for 8Euro, you get a bottle of wine ...
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