Rio Sands Hotel
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How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- Microwave in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... and some friends visiting from her home country of Brazil. Sandra has worked at the hotel for over 20 years. What a warm, lovely person she is. She has made Mike and I feel very special and has gone out of her way to ensure that we are always stocked up on water, ice, and milk for our tea and that Mike has a comfy chair and cushions for his back either in the restaurant, or out on the patio. Earlier today, Mike was sitting on one of the ...
... Seals, sea lions, pelicans and all sorts of other birds were in abundance and everywhere to be seen, but the best of all was the wild sea otter we saw feeding on some mussels under the pier then floating out on his back to munch his way through them. He was so cool to watch and literally a couple of feet down from us. Seals were swimming all around the sea otter and a couple of sea lions were chilling right underneath the deck. We have never seen so much activity like ...
... watching them when a guy came up and told us they were fishing for anchovies and his cousin was the best of the captain's out there. The boat would play out a long net with weights along the side and then go in circles until they then began bringing in the nets. It was a long process and then they would lift the full net onto the boat and cull their ...
... Cruz on HWY 1 (Pacific Coast Hwy)
- were advised to skip the 17 mile drive... Not sure if this was a good idea as the internet photos look amazing.
Sights: China Beach, Santa Clara
Activities: walked ...
... they had always wanted to try it. Lilly is really into the Magic Tree House books, so this was perfect. We walked home and quickly went to sleep since it was really 3 hours later on our body clocks!
Friday, Oct 4 -
We got up early to be at the RV repair shop in Salinas by 8:00 so we didn't take Lilly to school :-( However, Big Mo was ready and waiting for us so we were off to the Monterey Pines ...