Travel Blogs from Alcudia
... with everything: forests, beaches, mountains, ect. In addition, he pointed out the most expensive hotel on the island, Michael Douglas's summer home, and the house where the Clinton family summered at one point. We, however, stayed no where near any of these landmarks. Instead, we stayed in an area of Mallorca known as Magalluf which we have dubbed the Myrtle Beach of Europe. Our hotel, Mallorca Rocks!, is, as you can imagine, a rock n roll theme hotel that commences its full ...
... mention of traditional leather sandals, avacas, or albarques, and we soon realised what they were talking about. They were virtually everywhere, very simple in design, but obviously comfortable. So of course I had to try some, (you understand, Allison, don't you?). We were attended to by a really sweet young woman, and I asked about the history behind the sandals. She said they were peasants' footwear, the top fashioned from animal hide with ...
... with ''barca'now the hotels quiet i can wandrer in and hear about barca, how jo means I in menorcan and all about her life in countries like finland and so on. I'd say shes like my spanish mommy here, always making sure Ive applied my sunscrean or teaching me life facts from different languages. Shes not like this with the rest of the reps but the rest have given up on talking much to reception because the other receptionist glorias more serious. barca is new to ...
... shops and restaurants, and nice buildings. Best of all was Fornells, mentioned to us by a Spanish friend, and a good recommendation. Very unspoiled, traditional, and great fish restaurants.
The whole of Menorca is a Unesco World Heritage site, so it is amazingly quiet, a lot of agriculture, and very green.
Still prefer Mallorca, but will visit the island (and that hotel!) again. The ferry was good too, reliable and handier for us since it goes from ...
... cathedrals and works of art all within walking distance.
The island looks small, but every bit big enough to spend a whole week on in order to explore the various small cities. Right off the coast of Mallorca is Ibiza, Spain, considered the #1 party spot in the world...of course, we will work that into the next trip when we return!
One day at sea...and then our last stop is Barcelona!!!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility