Hotel La Racona
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We're up early on the Monday. Everyone is up to bid farewell and it's great to have a lovely send off and we leave as planned just after 0900. Guy stops quite quickly to check that Hilli is OK and getting the hang of things... which she is!... and then again for coffee after about an hour. The scenery driving the coast road past Malaga and on to Granada is dramatic. The soil is red and vegetation lush until we get ...
... but the train was full and only 1st class seats available which cost us €60 each - ouch! To add insult to injury our seats - 8a and 8b - we're actually in separate coaches, so we couldn't sit together until much later in the journey when the woman next to me got off the train. Oh well, at least we travelled in style. Some of the journey was right next to the beautiful coast line, in places right over the waves lapping the shore. Having left ...
... us) right by the beach alongside a boardwalk. A great location slightly marred by the continual presence of the looky-looky men touting fake Ray Ban sunglasses and other stuff. These guys must have really bad memories because you'd say no to their offer and seconds later they'd ask again! Once again the weather was incredibly hot so it was a relief to finish lunch and get ...
... time via the road that kept us close to the beachfront, which took a bit longer but allowed us to take in the sights. It was pretty windy on the beach so we were all gently exfoliated by the fine, wind-blown sand in a pleasant way; the wind keeping us a bit cooler in the blazing heat. A simple picnic kept us going and late in the afternoon, slightly battling the wind, we packed up and made for home. After freshening up we took a drive through the local mountains, via ...
Nice slow start to the day. Freshly squeezed orange juice made from local oranges with fresh mango and pineapple, with croissant, jam and coffee. Heaven! Shortly after we headed to a local bodega to taste some wine. Then had a coffee in the pretty vine covered garden of a local restaurant. I do like Spanish coffee. Back to Casa Cronk to pack a picnic then off to their 'private' beach ...