Hotel Arenas del Mar
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Andyanneattwood stayed here on Sep 7, 2012 during their trip titled: Andy & Anne's Modest Adventure - 2012.
... down the sea side in search of a paella, we had a few places in mind and after checking out the various menus we decided for a place that we had eaten at before and spied their offering. We made our choice of a mixed paella whilst washing it down with champagne sangria and enjoyed it very much.
The day followed our now normal routine ...
... the see which was really good and we also tried champagne sangria which was very pleasant.
As per usual the afternoon was spent back at the pool relaxing, reading and taking the occasional dip in the warm water. We headed up to the room for some pre dinner drinks and snacks (lays, of course) and headed out later in ...
... pool, so we spent our trips to the pool in the main pool which isn't heated but turns out, once you are in, its not that bad.
For lunch we took a walk along the coast heading west to a small village called La Caleta. It was a lovely walk where we crossed beaches that are more Canarian typical instead of the man made ones near our hotel. These were full of volcanic rocks and black sand but were very busy with locals non the less. We stopped in a tapas ...
... had a wee chat with a few of the staff, we then thought we'd try a couple of bars in las americas, our first stop was the wigan pier where the drag queen standing outside gave us a clue to what the entertainment was going to be! We grabbed a drink and listened to the crooner singing some slow stuff before the drag queen was due to come on, the drink wasn't that good so we departed just as the drag queen came ...
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