Cabogata Mar Garden Hotel Club & Spa
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... may have taken some more blurry photos through the windscreen, but had to give up as the screen was so disgusting. There were a lot of polytunnels, clearly a very productive and fertile area, but the commentary was very repetitive.
The campsite lives up to the pictures and we have a beautiful beachside pitch.
Spent a lovely afternoon on the beach, we were the only ones, but set the trend and after Penny finished snoring there were 5 other couples ...
We continued along the coast onto even more new bits of the A7. We were aiming to have lunch on one of the miradors on the old original corniche coast road, but as we came off the new road we got stuck in a long queue, which was made worse when the motorway down from Granada joined in!
However, we had ...
... to the rescue, the UK Santander mobile phone App is smart enough to locate the nearest Santander ATM, in Spain, for us. It is in Aguadulce, about two miles away.
So, in the interests of exercise, and, saving £4, we walk to Aguadulce.
The saving is then spent (plus a bit), and the exercise undone, on two very large gin and tonics.
Saturday 15th ...
... and four portions of "tapas". The portions of tapas are enough to make a light lunch for two, the quality is quite good and the service is best described as "jolly" I would say.
It is true, the tapas are mostly "English" versions of the Spanish original, for example, Chilli-con-carne, eggs and chips and fish and chips are "tapas" I have not seen on a Spanish menu before, but, hey, what do you want for 8Euro?, and, they do have more Spanish choices, like Squid, Tuna, Prawns ...
A cycle ride to the restored fort of Santa Anna, just beyond the Marina at Roquetas de Mar.
The fort dates back to the Moorish period, and, has suffered several misfortunes over the centuries. Not least of which was an earthquake. I was not aware that Spain suffered earthquakes on a scale significant ...