Hotel Rural Cortijo Amaya
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Rural Cortijo Amaya Málaga
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... which is sad. Driving into Malaga the navigator got lost, again. But we made it in the end to a very standard hotel without any character or atmosphere, we were both disappointed. Don't get me wrong, it is nice, pool, robe slippers etc., but we have been staying in some amazing places and a normal hotel is a bit......blah. We went for a walk to the beach, honestly don't bother ...
... other and went all out. Sure, it was expensive - Duh again…but not as ridiculous as I thought and worth every single penny.
At the end of the meal they even gave us a box of chocolates to take back to the kids…so the boys ended up getting some deliciously sweet table scraps. Aren’t we generous parents?
I’ve gotta say - if that is how the rich eat - I can do rich.
And that was Paris.
Okay, so our amazingly pleasant, ...
... was definitely one of the freshest and visually attractive I've
ever been to in Europe. There is no shortage of samples on offer by the market
stalls. Not to mention, I have discovered the most delectable olives in this
market that were blended with red peppers and onion. The flavor was
outstanding. The other products I enjoyed were the sundried tomatoes and natural
whole/ground spices. A market stop in any new city should be prioritized. There
... and wait! It can take 30mins to clear 5 numbers! The ladies buy SO much - we can't ask or ONE aubergine, or one pepper. The Spanish market trader works in kilos and preferably 'tres' kilo or above! The women lift huge carrier bags of tomatoes, long green peppers and runner beans off the stall into tow along shoppers. Strawberries come by the wooden box load and monkey nuts seem very popular, sold in bags ...
... of 5 tapas for 10 euro. It's a good way to sample local food or to have a light lunch or afternoon snack.
Tapa is actually Spanish for "lid" - wine and beer used to be served with a slice of meat, which would be placed over the top of the glass to stop fruit flies landing in their drink; we are in fruit country and they are still a pain even now, in fact, they have taken to olive trees more recently, causing farmers no end ...