Hotel Cortijo Santa-Cruz
Travel Blogs from Villanueva de la Serena
... Our time in the city was short due to a rail strike which meant a 2 hour bus trip there and another 2 hours back. Our hotel in Cordoba was great, the large room had thick stone walls and opened out onto an internal courtyard full of potted plants; very typical Andalusian. We certainly enjoyed our stay in Cordoba and recommend it as a destination, although at this time of year it is very HOT! ...
... out, but we had to feign illness just so he would stop talking his guff to us.
The bus ride to Seville was pleasant enough and after I won myself a lollypop by pointing out a big black bull billboard by saying "OLE!!!" we stopped off in the Plaza del Espana (which is where they shot the battle scenes from the Naboo capital in Star Wars Episode 2!) The Plaza has a fountain in the middle surrounded but a lake inside the compound, which is set in a ...
... eastern facing stones which are estimated to be 7000 years old, one of humanities oldest monuments. They are perched on gently sloping hillside between cork trees.
Arraiolos & Borba
... on tour!
A late breakfast was followed by some science schoolwork (shock horror) for the boys then off to the beach for the rest of the day. The water was warm and there were even some modest waves for boogie boarding. The sand here is incredibly fine and the beach very safe and shallow. Back for showers and for the first time in about a month we ...
... plastic awnings and generally very grim! OK change of plan, we drove on down the coast to Javea. We have found some campsites in the only Spanish campsite book we have with us. We can not follow the coast to Javea - due to a mountain thats in the way and which we have to climb hairpin like! Much squeaking and swearing and that was just the passenger! On arrival in Javea we make our way ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking