Hotel San Miguel

Carretera de Cartaya a El Rompido, km. 6 , El Rompido, Andalusia, 21459, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from El Rompido

Our Lady of Deliverance Procession

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... of priest-led worshipers solemnly making their way across the Roman Bridge. I was soon to learn that Dianne had rushed back to find me, but I had already gone out, roused by the music. The Banda Musical Tavira brought up the rear. Too far away to get good pictures, I rushed outside to find a good vantage point, not easy when the procession was moving away from me. I would have to catch up.

Huffing and puffing, iPhone camera in hand, I reached ...

The Most Beautiful Spot in Tavira--Tavira Castle

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... our apartment, from where we can see part of the castle, crossed the Roman Bridge, and found one of several narrow, cobblestone streets that ascend steeply up the hill to the highest point in Tavira.

This strategic location has allowed sentries (and later tourists) from the castle to overlook Tavira and the ocean beyond for over a millennium. They have a direct view of the River Gilhoa, as well as the ocean, that would include a view of ...

Weekend on Tavira Island

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... is deserted and fenced, and no one stays in any of the couple dozen unheated cabins located there--except us, for three nights and two days over the weekend of the Winter Solstice. We encountered a handful of people on the beach itself during the warmest part of the day--which turned out to be a quite comfortable high 60s to low 70s.


Access to the cabin came by, once again, an assist from Marcela. By asking around, she found an owner who was willing ...

Cacela Vehla--A beautiful village in Algarve

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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Yesterday we (Curt, Dianne, Marcela and Gibran) drove our rental car a few miles east of Tavira to Cacela Vehla, a tiny village perched on a cliff overlooking the ocean and the eastern end of the Ria Formosa lagoon, a system of barrier islands and wetlands in the Algarve of Southern Portugal that communicates with the sea through a number of inlets, most natural, but one in Faro that was opened artifically.

The Ria Formosa system is important ...

Christmastime in Tavira

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... a couple of them help decorate her friend, Manuel Trinidade’s BE Citrus shop across town, and the rest are used in the Loginha Shop either as Christmas trees to sell, or as racks on which to creatively hang other merchandise. Our tree is also hung with tiny angels made from seashells and copper wire, red peppers from the Mercado that Dianne strung around the tree, and a handmade clay star purchased from a beautiful tile/art shop across the river.


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Location

This hotel, located on Carretera de Cartaya a El Rompido, km. 6 , El Rompido, is near La Rabida Monastery.
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