Hotel Quinta de San Amaro
Travel Blogs from Meano
... slamming into each other as they rebounded off the land and making the boat wobble about uncertainly.
All in all, we were very glad to reach the Ria de Vigo and its calm, flat waters. We spent the afternoon and night in a bay called Barra, just off a nudist beach in the most beautiful anchorage we'd seen so far. It was very remote, with forest running down to perfect, pale beach stretching out all the way across ...
... and finished the evening outside our caravan. 24th The sky was blue again so the day started good. We got the bus of 11:08 which went into the centre of Pontevedra. We walked around and found all kind of little old streets with hidden squares with terraces, café's and small restaurants which served "pulpe" octopus, so of course we had to try a dish which we never had tried before called Empanada de maíz con mejillones y pulpo made of octopus and mussels covered ...
... before this might have happened.
We are starting to get used to our new lifestyle, but at moments like this we're still struck by our incredible good fortunate. This is life, now; standing on deck in dripping swimwear dolphin watching is just what you do on a normal Tuesday when you're cruising.
Yesterday, we sailed further up the ria on an even more arduous* sail of about 7 miles. Our plan was to anchor off the little town ...
... to paddle towards or away from them.
Not long after that we headed over to the Ria de Arousa, where we are now, and settled down just off a beach near a town called Ribeira, where we ended up staying for a week. It was pretty much perfect; the sun shone every day with wonderful intensity, the beach was long and sandy and there was a Lidl about ten minutes walk away.
We also met another British couple (with a dog!) there, and later 2-Blue turned ...
... style dresser of gleaming dark wood and a huge bed fitted with crisp white cotton sheets. The friendly lady who made up the room wore a starched uniform and the waiters in the exceptionally good restaurant attached to the hotel wore waistcoats and bow ties as they glided around the tables. It felt very refined and old fashioned and the staff couldn't do enough to help with anything at all. Almost didn't want to leave the hotel haha. However, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service