Travel Blogs from Valencian Country
... down the sea side in search of a paella, we had a few places in mind and after checking out the various menus we decided for a place that we had eaten at before and spied their offering. We made our choice of a mixed paella whilst washing it down with champagne sangria and enjoyed it very much.
The day followed our now normal routine ...
... the see which was really good and we also tried champagne sangria which was very pleasant.
As per usual the afternoon was spent back at the pool relaxing, reading and taking the occasional dip in the warm water. We headed up to the room for some pre dinner drinks and snacks (lays, of course) and headed out later in ...
... pool, so we spent our trips to the pool in the main pool which isn't heated but turns out, once you are in, its not that bad.
For lunch we took a walk along the coast heading west to a small village called La Caleta. It was a lovely walk where we crossed beaches that are more Canarian typical instead of the man made ones near our hotel. These were full of volcanic rocks and black sand but were very busy with locals non the less. We stopped in a tapas ...
... had a wee chat with a few of the staff, we then thought we'd try a couple of bars in las americas, our first stop was the wigan pier where the drag queen standing outside gave us a clue to what the entertainment was going to be! We grabbed a drink and listened to the crooner singing some slow stuff before the drag queen was due to come on, the drink wasn't that good so we departed just as the drag queen came ...
... to see some more sights and the obligatory stop at a Scottish bar for a pint.
After the pint we headed further round the coast of los Cristianos where it was getting time for something to eat, the place Mandy had lined up for us had a bit of a queue so we headed for a jug of sangria at another place in the hope that the queue would die down. On return it hadn't, but a trip up to the front to ask ended up with us getting a table pretty quick. This ...
Other places to stay in Valencian Country
Urbanizacion La Zenia, Orihuela | 3 star hotelfrom $99
- La ubicación lo es todo
- Hotel Estupendo
- Great hotel but nothing to do!
Benicalap, Valencia | 5 star hotelfrom $73
Campanar, Valencia | 3 star hotelfrom $52
Pobles Del Sud, Valencia | 5 star hotelfrom $182
C/ Vespre 10, Mutxamel | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Papa Luna 136, Peniscola | 4 star hotelfrom $83
Calle Luis Prendes s/n, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $62
- Bali Beware!
- Half Term Holiday
- Liked the Gran Bali
Avda. Doctor Severo Ochoa 1, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $85
- 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 $59
- LoVeD It!!!!
- Best place to stay
- Rio grande
Calle Oslo, 2, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $70
- Great at first but.......
- Stay away from this!
- Great Hotel Pity About The Hill
Calle de Ibiza 17, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $73
- Down hill sadly
- Absolute Rubbish
- Was this really a three star
Gerona 45, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $64
- Something for everyone.
- Ideal Family Holiday
- Loved the Pelicanos/Ocas
Penya-roja, Valencia | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Partida de los Secanos s/n, Guardamar del Segura | 3 star hotelfrom $62
C/ Huerto, s/n, Peniscola | Hotelfrom $75
Avenida Valencia 24, Calpe | 4 star hotelfrom $79
El Pla del Real, Valencia | 5 star hotelfrom $203
Avenida de Cuenca 6, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $58
- Very nice central hotel
- Good Hotel and Bad Food
- Good hotel bad bad food
Avenida Filipinas 12, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $76
- Whit a gr8 hotel !!!
- Pretty average!!!
- My thoughts of the hotel
Calle Mercado 9, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $76
- Can't wait to come back
- Brilliant hotel
- Would not return
Penya-roja, Valencia | 4 star hotelfrom $78
Calle Aviles, 2 (la Cala), Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $69
Calle Racharel No 1, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $75
- Fab Location
- Have just come back from Benidorm...
- Holidays are what YOU make them!
Camins Al Grau, Valencia | 4 star hotelfrom $54
Avenida Derramador 6, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $63
- Brill food
- Rosamar Fantastico!!
- Loved the Rosamar