Hacienda Puerta Del Sol
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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So today we decided to adventure to Torremelinos (15 miles south of Malaga), again just because we've heard of Brits going there. This time we have no Aires or ACSI campsites so we’re on our own.
Drove through Torremelinos, nothing, then the town becomes Benalmadena where we stopped had coffee (proper Spanish stuff!) and went to the Tourist Information office. No campsites here, back ...
... Day 2 of Malaga in summary – nuts and hills
Glorious day and for us a touristy one. Picked up a very helpful guide from the tourist information shop. Made our way round the old town going in the Cathedral, Alcazaba and Castillo, meeting the King on the way.
The Cathedral was beautiful, we’ve taken some photos but they won’t do it justice.
The Alcazaba was different, a bit touristy probably. The plaza ...
... past this delightful french bakery with delicious looking desserts and ice cream. So for the experience we stopped in for some ice cream. Really cool dessert design! The fun part came when we tried to pay - she wanted exact change - which we did not have. So, she quickly sent her employee out to get change from the bus (apparently they do it all the time here ... weird). When that didn't work we tried to use our VISA - well the $12.60 Euro ...
... We felt pretty smart!! As anyone who knows our routine, our first meal is usually a roaster chicken. Believe it or not, we found one here, not exactly the same, but very decadent. We had popped it in a pan in the oven and when we were ready to eat, it was delicious. With fresh bread, salad and a good bottle of Spanish vino, our first dinner in southern Spain was a hit! Off to bed with hopes of doing laundry and a trip into the centre of Malaga on ...
... white with black ironwork and lots of flower pots - very charming. There are also a lot of churches including one tiny one where Mass was starting and one sitting way up on the mountain all lit up. There was a shrine to the Patron of Mijas in an area that overlooked the coast. This shrine had a grotto where rosary beads were hanging on the wall. It was quite a contrast in just a short drive from the sun along the ...