Gran Hotel Sol y Mar
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Heading north to Valencia we stopped off in Rugat which is close to the climbing areas of Salem and Gandia.
Thankfully Salem has a number of walls which face East and North so we managed to get a full days climbing in and be in tne shade most of the day. Gandia was not quite so shady but we did manage a couple of hours in ...
One of the joys of having plenty time is that you can be flexible with where we want to go and how long we stay somewhere. We have a rough week by week plan of where we want to be but not a day to day timetable.
However this can lead to multiple changes to the days itinerary. We alway start with plan "A" but this regularly can change to plan "B" and sometimes plan "C" appears out of no where! The other day we change our minds several times ...
Alicante wasn't as crowded as we had expected but it was nice to head back into the hills away from the coast.
Jo had found one of the very few campsites away from the coast that is up in the hills. It was very quiet when we arrived on Friday afternoon but got busier over the weekend but was still very relaxing. Even managed to get a good walk up the local mountain including the scramble up to the very top. And ...
... swimming against the waves. As we started to head back a school of fish decided to swim in our way. I was able to swim ahead of them, but the others were not so lucky...and then the lifeguard proceeded to throw bread in the water for the fish. All in the while Elena is dead center in the school of fish squealing like a little pig. She was completely fine, but it sure did give everyone a good chuckle. By mid-day we found our way ...
... was perfect timing to head back to the hotel. Our hotel, here, is further fron the beach than Torremolinos, but its nice to walk the streets and absorb the different culture. Tonight we visited the old part of town for sangria, tapas, and a bit more Spanish culture. At the top of old town there is a point where you can view all of ...