SENTIDO Golden Star
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room
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... object stalls as well as been shouted at for not understanding that two tickets were needed, one for the gardens and one for the palace, but that you had to buy the palace tickets in one kiosk, and gardens in the kiosk next door, we arrived in the blissful peace of the gardens. They are famed for having a massive collection of cacti and succulents, and these were spectacular, but for us it was the setting, above the blue sea and stunning roses (the scent was amazing) and ...
... map, The Cathedral of the Assumption (felt we should do one church at least as there are so many) and the best iced coffee I have ever had. During which, absolutely ear splitting sirens went off and everybody stopped stock still for a couple of minutes. The waiter said it was military, so guess it was a very loud verion of 2 minutes' silence.
I loved the Archaeological museum - the best I have ever been to for presentation ...
... which I'm sure I read was IN the sea gardens is actually on a busy main road. Hmmmm - it's lovely, and the staff couldn't be nicer, but we'll see if it quietens down overnight.
Anyway, we borrowed the hotel bikes and spent the afternoon cycling along the beach and back through the gardens. It's absolutely delightful. There are busy stretches of beach with noisy bars etc, but also quiet, uncommercialised stretches. One of which we sat on ...
... was very clear and looked very inviting - shame it wasn't September or early October really, as I've been reliably told by people who have visited it then that the sea is very warm at that time of year; like bath water, apparently!
After staying on the beach for a while, we moved on to the park a bit further along. Primorski Park is right next to the beach and was lovely to stroll around. We passed by the Naval Museum - it ...
... The most recent (and most scientifically backed) one is that they are the result of a 'bubbling reef', methane gas seeps in ancient seas about 50 million years ago in the Lower Eocene period.
There were only about two other couples there, so we mostly had the site to ourselves. We spent ages wandering around, taking in the stone columns, white sand, hillocks, sunshine, birdsong, blossoming trees and ...