Smeraldo Hotel Cala Gonone
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The rest of our time in Arbatax was pretty similar to the first two. Getting up first thing in the morning, going to breakfast then catching the bus to the spa where we would spend our day. Our evenings were all the same with showers after we got back from the spa/pools, dinner at the restaurant and sitting out by the main pool, listening to the music.
I did get taken back to that bank once more, this time bringing Brittany along with me. We ended up meeting ...
... the place.
We walked in and he spoke to the bank employee on my behalf because nobody there spoke English. He basically told the guy that it was a problem on my end, not his and that nothing was wrong. He did however end the conversation by saying there were 3,000 euros too many in that ATM though - so I knew it wasn't a problem on my end.
Disappointed, we went back to the resort and I got him to drop me off at the ...
... were just loose (like the boars) and you could pet others, like the donkeys. My favourite were definitely the boars and I got really excited every time we would leave the spa to walk back to our hotel to see if the boars were out. There were a couple of mama boars and a whole bunch of screeching baby boars that would chase her.
At the spa there were so many different amenities aside from typical spa services. There was a routine you could do in full ...
... Citevichhea port where we would catch the 10 hour overnight ferry to Arbatax. We were a little worried about the shuttle we booked as it didn’t have a super reliable looking website and asked for credit card information. On trip advisor they only had 10 reviews, all of which were conveniently "excellent", which almost never happens. No matter how good a restaurant or hotel is, there are ALWAYS negative comments in there somewhere. We were ...
... one to myself...and proud of it
- Italian pasta which is so fresh I ate a slightly spiced prawn Linguine as an entree
- Grilled Beef with tomato and rocket salad was a main
- Nutella covered waffles
- Seasonal Fruit as a desert, which was served to me literally as a bowl of uncut fruit.
- and my very favourite of the week was the Antipasti Plate with various meats, cheeses, breads, grilled vegetables and dumplings. I often had this for ...