Gallia Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Punta Ala
... the pool like "little schoolgirls" Jeffrey commented. So much fun has been had.
Sadly Jeffrey leaves us on tuesday for London, then off to Paris and then Berlin.
So dear friends we do hope that you are keeping warm and we are sending loads of Elban sunshine into your lives.
Until the next time , we are afraid that Claudia has befriended Noddy and Big Ears and so they are threatening to invade our space in the village. Can you believe it? Mmmmmmmmmm
lo and behold we could not escape them. They are back & ensconced in the villa. They turned up in their little yellow & red car yesterday. They found a toad on the way (see picture attached) & decided that they would stay for the duration.
It has been lovely enjoying the pool & going into the piazza for a coffee after getting a mountain load of salad veggies for J ...
... Christopher for getting up early for us) to catch the 7.15 coach to Gatwick airport. So here we were on the coach for 2 and a half hours trip to Gatwick. Arrive at Gatwick and then on to a BA flight to Pisa. It was a 2 hour flight to Pisa where we collected our hire car. This unfortunately took ages and we nearly didn't make the ferry to cross from Piombino to Portoforreio. Once on Elba it was so familiar until we hit Marciana Marina, the little fishing village (as ...
... month..so nice..will meet tomorrow. Nice to chat with her about my favorite country! Her father is from Naples so she was happy to hear I loved Naples so much.
well, not much else to report. Hope to see Gianfranco playing tonight. The soccer games have been taking over the bars..all you can hear is cheering and yelling when they are going on. amazing how far sound travels during these games! Cuts into my Aperol ...
... where I ate every night when I was here in March. A bit more lively here tonight and in season..The real season hasn't begun yet..not til late June.
Starting tomorrow it is supposed to rain, thunder storms til Thurs.. well they were wrong today so hoping that tomorrow isn't wet. If so, we will go up to the Castello../Castle and walk around inside the walls for a bit...
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How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center