R2 Rio Calma Hotel & Spa & Conference
Travel Blogs from Costa Calma
... added. The small, yellow potatoes are boiled in water with high salt content (the original recipe uses seawater), the water poured off, the pot placed back on stove on low heat, where the rest of the water evaporates, the salt crystallizes on the skins, and they wrinkle slightly. Yum.
Friends in Victoria own a comfortable apartment in one of the ubiquitous compounds for tourists and ex-pats, this one surrounding a golf resort. ...
... the sun, but there was still quite a nippy wind blowing on the other side. So we ordered a sangria each and found a sheltered spot outside to enjoy them. :-)
Back in our cabin I read my Kindle for a while then got showered, did my hair and makeup and got ready for about 5.00pm as tonight was the Captain’s Farewell Cocktail party at half past five. But before then, we had to go and trade in the prize vouchers we’d ...
Our trip is coming to an end and our last port of call is the town of Gran Tarajal on the island of Fuertenventura.We were welcomed on the quayside by a local band, passengers and locals alike dancing and clapping to the rhythms being played.It was only the second time that our ship had visited this town and the residents were genuinely happy to welcome us. Often on cruises ...
We are warmly welcomed at the hotel for our 5 night all inclusive stay. Our room is very spacious with an excellent balcony and sea views. The hotel is set in beautiful gardens.
We spend the next few days relaxing locally and travelling around the southern tip of Fuerteventura.
More to follow!
We head south and travel through some scenic sand dine areas and then through some small roads over and through the mountains. There are numerous volcanoes and lava flows in a variety of colours and contrasts of texture. The small towns are very interesting too, particularly Betancuria which is very pretty with interesting buildings and colourful flowers.
In the evening ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility