Travel Blogs from Marbella
... was well impressed with the attire (not the hard work). The second thing of note in the paper was the 10 different types of coffee in this area, which basically tell the waiter the coffee to milk ratio (saved that article for future ref) and the third most disturbing (Penny found hilarious) was the situations vacant and adult relaxation columns, Penny literally couldn’t stop laughing, they were so ...
... even better than the train journey we didn't make!).
Ronda, especially for it's location, was just magical. The views were just something and the town itself atmospheric. It would have been such a disappointment not to make the effort to see it.
After getting back from Ronda in the late afternoon we wandered around the seaside which
is very much like the Gold Coast of Queensland, Australia – full of tourists, bars, cafes / restaurants and souvenir shops.
... the Moorish Castle, Castelo Mouros, placed, as with all others strategically at the top of a hill, overlooking the countryside and sea. This site, following excavations, has been inhabited since the 10th century BC. The castle itself was built by the Moors in the 9th and 10th centuries AD, and conquered by Afondo V, King of Leon in 1093. The Moors took it back, only to loose it in 1147, to Alfonso Henriques, the first King of Portugal. Amazing views from the various towers ...
... talking to others who have been here before that this is not the first disasterous Christmas meal - when will they ever learn!!!!
There was not a lot to commend the scenery from Benidorm further south although the lovely sunshine gave a blinding glare off the plastic sea that met our eyes for the next 600kms.
The journey to Almeria was made difficult because of a split tyre that fortuneately Colin spotted when we stopped for petrol. We had to wait ...
... the small room fill with an ever increasing buzz, enjoying both traditional and fusion tapas to our hearts content.
Sunday, Day 8 – loop ride Atajate, Jimera, Benaojan (45 km for us/80 for Andy, 1100 meter gain for us/2000 for Andy)
It’s sunny again! Today we set off into the Sierra Carraso south of Ronda, into towering limestone cliffs sprinkled with impossibly quaint whitewashed villages. Up long hills, through valleys filled with terraced ...
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
A-7 Km190.5, UrbanizaciÃ³n Estrella del Mar, 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 $76
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/ Virgen del Pilar 11, Marbella | 3 star hotelfrom $81
C/ Jacinto Benavente s/n 6, Marbella | 3 star hotelfrom $75
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