Hotel El Rodat
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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We're up early on the Monday. Everyone is up to bid farewell and it's great to have a lovely send off and we leave as planned just after 0900. Guy stops quite quickly to check that Hilli is OK and getting the hang of things... which she is!... and then again for coffee after about an hour. The scenery driving the coast road past Malaga and on to Granada is dramatic. The soil is red and vegetation lush until we get ...
... but the train was full and only 1st class seats available which cost us €60 each - ouch! To add insult to injury our seats - 8a and 8b - we're actually in separate coaches, so we couldn't sit together until much later in the journey when the woman next to me got off the train. Oh well, at least we travelled in style. Some of the journey was right next to the beautiful coast line, in places right over the waves lapping the shore. Having left ...
... went to the local restaurant 'strip' where the owners are all vying for your business as you walk by with giant open fridges displaying the dishes that are on their menus. They all do similar stuff we some variations but we already knew what we were after: a fish platter for Ali and Sue and a shellfish paella for Ian and me. We managed to get a table (that the waiter ...
Another hot sunny day started with the, by now, customary freshly squeezed orange juice to accompany a healthy breakfast of Greek yoghurt and cherries. Ok, plus a croissant or two. We headed in Xabia, a fairly large town with a long, deep beach that, as this is now high season, was pretty crowded. A few weeks ago it was more or less empty. After drinks at one of the many bars and restaurants along the promenade we headed off to the quieter 'private' beach we went to ...
... and found if we took the toll roads we could do the drive to Barcelona in five hours, while it pained us to pay 50 Euro in tolls, it did mean we could stay in our little paradise for a third night!
We were simply delighted, Calpe had added another dimension to an already brilliant holiday. It didn’t take us long to invest in some snorkelling gear and take the plunge. The visibility was extensive and while not a huge number of colourful fish there was a ...