Travel Blogs from Marbella
... of the gorge unattainable from on high. Even after the long walk back up we were glad we did it. There was a 3 mile walk down that was to have the best view of the gorge and bridges, but considering it would also be 3 miles back up, we passed on that one.
Our dinner tonight was at a small neighborhood fish place and we kept it light...especially because on the way home this afternoon we feasted on pastries from a delicious little pastry shop we happened to walk by.
... Still less than Buzz's fanta. Total was very reasonable at 22€. I left a 2€ coin on the table. First the owner tried to give it back to me, then when he gave it to the waitress who was shocked, he said "estado unido". In other words...typical Americans! I guess tipping is another thing we haven't gotten the hang of, none or 5% is the norm. Maybe in the next month we'll learn.
... too long cause she would have run out of nice things to say and God knows what the place would have been called. "Muy Bien" would have covered it!
We had a great week with the Foreman Clan, sunning ourselves, strolling on the beach, sipping Rioja and San Miguel, and swimming, lots of swimming, some even braved the sea but we can’t mention names... let’s just say they are used to the Atlantic so the Mediterranean must have been warm ...
... up there, with all of those private roads and iron gates! Oh and the guards.....not going to be easy! After lunch It was grocery shopping day, preparing for our last 10 days. Before we pick up Kate and Chris in Malaga we will go to the market to get our fresh produce. Our lunch today was our dinner, when in Spain.....we went to a restaurant that had a menu celebrating asparagus. Asparagus is in season now. I had a fabulously silky soup, "Sopa de ...
... most picturesque cliff settings! The hotel looked out over a plateau, a thousand feet below, of manicured farm fields and charming farm estates. Our room, moreover, turned out to be on the corner that looked out over two sides of the canyon! We were thrilled. That night we walked into the old town and had a drink at a local pub that was hung with famous Iberian cured ham. We were fascinated, in the almost silent darkness of the old town, to find an old ...
Other places to stay in Marbella
Urb. 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.
Carretera Cadiz Km 173, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $108
- Not four star
- What a dump
- Good value for money
C/ de Granadillas, s/n. Urb Guadalmina Alta, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- Great value
- Good, but not a 5 star
Crta de Cadiz, Km 193, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $293
- Excellent Resort
- Sun and Fun in Spain!
- A delightful stay only one complaint.....
Jose Melia s/n, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $308
- Do Not go to the Don Pepe
- Gran Melia Don Pepe in Marbella is a great hotel
Avenida Severo Ochoa, 8, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $172
- Loved it!!
- Fantastic hotel
- Unhelpful staff
Mario Vargas Llosa, S/N, Carretera de Cadiz km 175, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $157
- Tranquil and pleasant
- Great food
- Lovely Hotel
C/ Edgar Neville S/N, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $202
- Do recommend
- Has the potential to be great
- Five star facilities two star staff.
Ctra Cadiz, Km 189, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $64
- Overall a nice hotel
Blvd Principe Alfonso Von Hohenlohe, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $93
- Business Hotel
- Very good!
- Great hotel
Urbanizacion Estrella del Mar. Las Chapas, Carretera Nacional 340. Km, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $210
Ctra. de Cadiz, Km 166, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $286
- Beautiful decor
- Excellent stay
Blvd. Principe Alfonso de Hohenlohe, C.N. 340, km 179, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $111
- 1st class experience
- Excellent stay in Costa del Sol
- Lots of problems
Urb. Guadalmina Baja s/n, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $162
- If you want a relaxing break for a few days this is the right hotel for you.
- Nice, But......
Paseo Maritimo, s/n, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Great position excellent value
- Excellent Hotel!
- Fab Gettaway!
Avenida Conde de Rudi, s/n, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $107
C/ Victor de la Serna s/n, Marbella | 3 star hotelfrom $84
Ctra. N-340, Km 173, Nueva Andalucia, Marbella | Hotelfrom $111
Avda. Manolete, S/n - Nueva And., Marbella | 1 star hotelfrom $179
Urb. Elviria s/n, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $113
C/ Jacinto Benavente s/n 6, Marbella | 3 star hotelfrom $75
C/ Virgen del Pilar 11, Marbella | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Calle San Ramon, 15 , Marbella | 2 star hotelfrom $93
Carretera Nacional 340, Km 192, Marbella | 3 star hotelfrom $47
- Disguisting holiday of a lifetime
- Nice hotel . but !
Avda Antonio Belon 2, Marbella | 2 star hotelfrom $54