Hotel Royal Thalasso Barriere
Travel Blogs from La Baule
... building was white-walled and terracotta-roofed, and very Mediterranean-looking indeed.
It was a good, fast sail - the waves made it slightly bumpier than we'd have liked, particularly coming into the marina's very narrow entrance. When the wind dropped a little halfway there Mister Kitty persuaded me it was a good idea to get our light wind spinnaker up. As soon as it was set, ...
On Tuesday, a little reluctantly, we left our hammerhead in Crouesty and went in search of fuel, which was a challenge in itself. There was a reasonable wind blowing which spun us right round when we tried to get onto the fuel pontoon, forcing Mister Kitty to pull us onto the pontoon by our bowline while I tried to get us under control again. Then, of course, we discovered that the machines were broken and we'd have to wait a couple of hours ...
... away from the wind enough to get our sails up, which helped balance us out a little, but we were nonetheless relieved to reach our destination, confident that there would be ample space in its six basins for us.
Or not. We'd managed to pick the worst possible time to visit there; a dory came to meet us on our way in to tell us they were having a boat show and were almost ...
Thanks to Cora we arrived at YVR in good time with our carefully weighed bike boxes! On inspection an agent informed us that we owed $450 extra as Werner's box was over the 23 kg allowed (but less than 32 kg which we had determined would cost an extra $150). Much to our relief, after consulting with their supervisor and the fact that Werner had researched this point, as an ex-lawyer might,, we were ...
I meet a lot of people, and ate lot of interesting food, and got some cool new toys. Can we do this Christmas thing every week?
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center