Travel Blogs from Benidorm
... again toward a pigeon loft. Wondering why there would be such a structure in this remote location, a google search explained that perhaps pigeons were brought here, tail feathers plucked to produce erratic flight , and then released for target practice by local marksmen. There were signs of some rebuilding of the tower but fortunately no marksmen were on site today!
Our second peak had an easy approach from the ...
... 5 KM with 4 good hills, building in intensity as the walk progressed so we got a bit of cardio training. Normal pace allowed us to cover the distance in about an hour, just in time to find our breakfast juice waiting!
At 9:30 there is a daily yoga session. Lars and I struggled through our first class wondering what we'd signed up for! All classes are free and optional. As they say, "we are not a boot camp, do ...
... take his word for it ;). More investigation required there...
We all survived the trip injury free, the hour walk back to town adding to the 'training effect' at the end. Especially as the croissants had run out 2 hours prior. I think we were all in bed by 10.30...how un Spanish!
Great work guys, good memories there!
By Melinda...the lazy occasional blogger. ...
... signs indicated 25 degrees, the spanish were walking around in flip flops and shorts, sitting outside in street cafes, making me feel quite reassured and excited. By 9pm I was all settled in a camp site in Javea (Xabia), with nice shower blocks and even a swimming pool. I could relax and unpack, settle for a bit, get the wheel fixed, cook some food, make some tea, have a beer, absorb the peaceful quiet, broken only by the sweet songs of the cicadas that hummed me to sleep.
... and spa treatments, all designed to give us a reset for the coming years.
We decided it would be a great anniversary gift to each other! I hope to post photos and notes as times goes by, so stay tuned. I'll give you a first hand account of our experience at Obsidian.
Other places to stay in Benidorm
Calle Luis Prendes s/n, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- Bali Beware!
- Half Term Holiday
- Liked the Gran Bali
Avda. Doctor Severo Ochoa 1, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $96
- You wont regret saying at the melia
- Who gave this hotel 4 stars
- Brilliant hotel in benidorm
Av de Murcia 16, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $82
- LoVeD It!!!!
- Best place to stay
- Rio grande
Calle Oslo, 2, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $80
- Great at first but.......
- Stay away from this!
- Great Hotel Pity About The Hill
Calle de Ibiza 17, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $98
- Down hill sadly
- Absolute Rubbish
- Was this really a three star
Gerona 45, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $81
- Something for everyone.
- Ideal Family Holiday
- Loved the Pelicanos/Ocas
Avenida de Cuenca 6, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $75
- Very nice central hotel
- Good Hotel and Bad Food
- Good hotel bad bad food
Avenida Filipinas 12, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Whit a gr8 hotel !!!
- Pretty average!!!
- My thoughts of the hotel
Calle Mercado 9, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $94
- Can't wait to come back
- Brilliant hotel
- Would not return
Calle Aviles, 2 (la Cala), Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $94
Calle Racharel No 1, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $101
- Fab Location
- Have just come back from Benidorm...
- Holidays are what YOU make them!
Avenida Derramador 6, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $94
- Brill food
- Rosamar Fantastico!!
- Loved the Rosamar
Glorieta del Fuego s/n, Benidorm | 5 star hotelfrom $335
Avda Severo Ochoa 3, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $127
- Poor adult entertainment
- Brilliant Value
- Hotel fantastic
Avenida del Mediterraneo 39, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $177
- Best hotel in benidorm
- Very Nice. Highly reccommended. Not too noisy!
- The best
Av l'Atmella de Mar 15, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $102
- Hen weekend
- Watch out for people stealing cash and items from your rooms
- Not Up To Expectations Of A 4 Star Hotel
Calle Mallorca 11, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $105
- Hotel Orange
- No complaints....only the pensioners
- Great time
Avenida de Dr Severo Ochoa 34, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $103
- Muy decepcionante
- Fantastic hotel
- GREAT HOTEL (FOR THE SPANISH!!)
Avenida Panama 5, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $101
- Clean, Friendly Hotel
- Hotel and surrounding area
Avda Alcoy s/n, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $157
Avenida de Peru 33, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $67
Calle Marbella 2, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $132
- 5 star service at 3 star hotel !
- Can't be beat
Avenida Esperanto 9, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $91
Avda Dr Severo Ochoa 16, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $122
- AMAZING HOLIDAY
- If yopu want a lie in stay away
- Hotel Mediterraneo
Avenida Filipinas 13, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $113
- Not sure about the Venus
- Best hotel in Benidorm
- Little bit disappointed but couldn't really complain
Calle Mirador 3, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $91
- Loved it
- Average ****hotel
- Liked the Princesa