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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMaltezos Hotel Gouvia
Good price, nice staff, good english, fine pool, good location, lot of rental facilites nearby, quite a small room, very good, eat-as-much-as-you-can breakfast, no wifi in rooom, only in lobby, small car park
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... we headed over the hills to a headland overlooking St. George's beach. The walk was down to bay called pirates cove. It started high on the headland and climbed steeply down, following an old donkey path. The cove looked a lot like a smaller version of Phi Phi island in Thailand. A narrow strip of land connected it to the headland, and on each side the pebbly beaches looked out towards the calm, clear Mediterranean. We walked across the beach and ...
... and cruised through the hills towards San Stefanos. On the way i spotted a fox in a field. It was weird to see one out during the day, but maybe in this country people on horses don't chase them around?
San Stefanos looked beautiful in the evening sun, and we walked a short way around the headland. The air was crisp and over in Albania the mountains were frosted white. 'Iced by giants' as my Dad put it. Giant ...
... swimming like a machine, churning through the water, occasionally shouting at himself in Greek.
Back in the town we went for lunch at Rouvas. Rouvas was a traditional Greek restaurant where all the various meals are displayed on large flat top stove. You walk into the kitchen and select whichever dish that most takes your fancy. I chose a half portion of Pastisada (kind of like a lasagne but ...
... dispersed with the crowd and were driven back home by the rain.
After a few hours of lounging around doing nothing much, we decided British weather called for British food, so we set off to a British expat haunt named Sally's in Ipsos. Arriving just as the sky opened up, we found the place was convincingly British, complete with a pool table, a darts board and smokey bar full of tattooed men drinking from cans. My parents ...
... been slow cooked to point where the fat melted, and the meat became soft and sticky. The mushroom stifado was also a high point, flavoursome and surprisingly meaty.
The host was one of the only other people drinking alcohol. His obviously recognised use as kindred souls and proceeded to ply us with free drinks. We sampled his homemade Jaeger, tsipouro and ouzo, saying 'Yamas' each time. Eventually he was chastised away by his wife, and he ...