How has this hotel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Roca Mar Canico
Travel Blogs from Canico
... top of which there’s a giant golf ball that looks like the one at EPOCOT Center at Walt Disney World but is actually one of the world’s most powerful radar installations belonging to NATO. Guide Felipe says it’s so powerful that it’s often not working. Around it are a large visitor center with shops and restaurants and the place is mobbed with busloads of tourists who take in the view but don’t do any walking. Fortunately we ...
... one-way mountain hike from
one place to another (no levadas and no tunnels today), but the one with the
most beautiful scenery of the trip so far. It’s difficult to believe I’m on a
rather small island when surrounded by such incredible mountain scenery that
feels like it could be the Andes or northern Rockies or Tetons based on
topography, vegetation, and scenery. It was one of those ...
... consumption, and electricity generation. Being a more modern contruction, this tunnel was a higher one so didn’t involve the long distance squatting and ducking to avoid bumping my head the way as required for the tunnels on the walk along the older levada. There are no lights in the tunnels, so having a torch/flashlight of some sort is essential. Fortunately, I always travel with a small headlight I use for setting up my tent when I’m camping.
... 8217;s traditional!
Our lodging for the night was at Hotel Colmo in a village
named Santana, one of the highest altitude towns on the island at over 600
meters. Santana is known for its significant number of traditional small
A-frame farmhouses with thatched roofs and painted bright colors (mostly red, white,
and light blue). Nowadays no one actually lives in houses of that style
anymore, but they’re very cute and mostly used as ...
... a walk with the dogs starting from the house and went down to the beach. At the very bottom there is a small chapel that we can see from the balcony. We then went down a very rickety ladder and walked onto the beach which is black and full of stones.
Later on we went to the local supermarket to get groceries and can you believe it not a banana in sight. That was really funny as all you can see on this part of the island are banana plantations -everywhere you ...