Hotel Residence Mediterraneo
Travel Blogs from Diano Marina
... back to the hotel. John was doing some computer stuff for Andrew so we others all went to the beach. A curious arrangement - each hotel or restaurant "owns" a section of beach from the promenade to the near the water's edge. You can walk the water's edge but not sunbake on the beach unless you pay! For 11 Euros each ($16) we got to use the hotel beach, umbrellas, lounges, showers and toilets, beach ...
Left the terribly noisy campsite and headed for Italy. Travelled through torrential rain and scary thunder and lightning just over our heads, but finally reached the coast of Italy. Drove west along the Italian Riviera coast (Liguria) until we reached Alassio. Weather immediately sunny and hot. There we met up with Andrew, Sara and baby ...
We moved on from San Remo to Finale Ligure, which is further east on the Italian Rivera. We parked right next to the sea against a rock breakwater and within sight of the beach resort. On route we tried to get into another Motorhome stopover, which was full. Whilst reversing out we hit a lamp post and smashed a light cluster on the back box. Blame is yet to be decided. After lunch we strolled to the beach to have a beer, an ice cream and look at ...
... for parking then a small mortgage on a lunch. We’re sure Portofino is nice but it’ll just have to wait for when we can sail in!
Instead we stopped at a small but very pretty and colourful 1920's-esque bay called Santa Margherita and had a lovely lunch and stroll before the sky told us it was time to get back to the car or face a soaking of our lives! ...
... you will have a smorgasbord of options to choose from.
We also had an arvo swim and were surprised how warm the water is. It's also more salty than our water in the west which made floating quite easy. Very refreshing before an evening stroll out for dinner.
Tomorrow I will be up at the crack of dawn to tackle the 'Lance climb" the Col ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility