Hotel Bodega El Juncal Ronda
Travel Blogs from Ronda
For our third week on Costa del Sol (coast of the sun) It was a great pleasure to be able to show off Andalusia at last to old New Zealand friends who have been promising to come for at ...
... were staying at is not on the main transport lines, so it was with some trepidation that we set out yesterday from our hotel in Barcelona to make the journey.
Our first leg of the adventure started with hailing a cab outside our hotel at 5.30am to get us to the bus station. We had decided to take the aerobus rather than train as it was a more straightforward exercise. We caught the bus - they leave every ...
... of Madrid and then for a couple of nights in Bilbao. So if you can hang in there for a couple more entries..it's nearly over!
(As an aside I took one for the team in Ronda and let a wasp sting me. Not a problem until my arm decided to take exception to it and morph into a giant Walls sausage. All fine now though and no surgery required . This is included as it's important that you don't think we have been having too much of a good time.)
... stop us missing our grandchildren, who are in darkest Mexico right now.
We normally have our second swim at the big pool in the afternoon, by which time the temperature is up around 28-30c, while the pool temperature stays at around 25c. Sometimes a heat haze, but generally clear blue skies all day- this coast has 325 days without rain each year, but has plenty of water ...
... wide road through the mountains to Ronda. From the road we reckon we could see Gibraltar and even Africa - or was that just a cloud on the horizon! Ronda's fame comes from the two bridges that span a very deep gorge that divides the town. It also has a strong bullfighting tradition. We seem to have scored an upgrade to suite, which is nice. It's another hotel furnished with old looking pieces. The place seems to be full of Japs so we think they might have got the standard ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet