Gran Hotel Campello
Travel Blogs from El Campello
We have finally arrived at our destination and are now enjoying an evening on the terrace in Casa Verde! So far we have settled in, unpacked, spotted some geckos and mountain goats and began to think about our exciting plans for the next fortnight! Tomorrow we are all looking forward to starting off our sun tans in the sun of ...
Final full day in Alicante region. A nice relaxed start to the day with a visit to Benidoleig municipal swimming pool, which was modern and had a sort of garden area with trees for shade. Ali, Sue and I spent a couple of hours there topping up our tans then we all drove South to Calpe for a seafood lunch. Calpe is a largish town with some pretty beaches a lots of high rise ...
Another hot sunny day started with the, by now, customary freshly squeezed orange juice to accompany a healthy breakfast of Greek yoghurt and cherries. Ok, plus a croissant or two. We headed in Xabia, a fairly large town with a long, deep beach that, as this is now high season, was pretty crowded. A few weeks ago it was more or less empty. After drinks at one of the many bars and restaurants along the promenade we headed off to the quieter 'private' beach we went to ...
... and found if we took the toll roads we could do the drive to Barcelona in five hours, while it pained us to pay 50 Euro in tolls, it did mean we could stay in our little paradise for a third night!
We were simply delighted, Calpe had added another dimension to an already brilliant holiday. It didn’t take us long to invest in some snorkelling gear and take the plunge. The visibility was extensive and while not a huge number of colourful fish there was a ...
After an obligatory chill poolside, Pete, Scott and I decide to go off to play crazy golf. Pete beats me by one stroke and Scott finishes a disappointing third place. Apparently Scott is normally victorious so losing hits him hard. To cheer him up we head off for a liquid lunch, and en route we bump into Lisa and my wife ...
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