Travel Blogs from Jerez De La Frontera
Jerez de la Frontera is famous for the production of sherry and for the Equestrian School of Art. We stayed at the Hotel Exe Guadalete which is just out of the centre towards the equestrian school. The hotel was nice enough with a decent pool.
Arriving on a Sunday we found that many things were closed so our afternoon was spent wandering …
... singing out front of a cafe. He didnīt have a noticeable accent, so I stopped to talk to him and listen to him play. We hung out at a cafe until they kicked us out. Turns out heīs from England. He writes his own music. He teaches guitar, Spanish and English. He was one of the most interesting people I have met.
... cats and languid wasps who build miniature paper palaces everywhere imaginable! House martins are mud building above in the rafters and a bull frog the size of a guinea pig is living under the wooden platform outside our caravan! The surrounding fields are either regimented rows of olives....'which open and shut like a fan' (Frederick Garcia Lorca), wave with pale barley and oats or are dense with small headed sunflowers, by the million! We explored the aged city of Cadiz ...
... it had then whole audience clapping along. After a brief interval, another solo rider marched out. He very much looked like he was dancing, sashaying from side to side, prancing, hopping and skipping around like a little girl. He was adorable, I wanted to take him home. When the horses first walk into the arena, they walk slowly, lifting their front legs impossibly high. The best way I can describe it is like when you're walking up the stairs in ...
... funnel cake) and hot chocolate along with locals and cheerful bartender ladies wearing santa claus hats--joking and flirting with the customers. Nice to see some pre-dawn holiday cheer! And then I'm off to see the town. I've actually passed through Jerez numerous times by bus--only seeing the unattractive modern downtown--with one of the ugliest statues in the world: A giant man with his head, leg and arm missing... I guess ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Guadalete Jerez De La Frontera
Nice room with adequate facilities. The pool area was good but you could imagine that it would get overcrowded at higher season and it would run short of sun loungers.
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