Travel Blogs from San Sebastián de la Gomera
... one area we were told the huge Russian development had only sold 10% of the units and let a further10% having 80% just standing idle. Several other sites had been built to varying levels and clearly stopped when the cash ran out leaving broken hearts and loosing thousands of euros for the unlucky investors. Such is the story of an economy reliant on tourism.
There was one small coastal town which felt good even though it held quite a few ...
... back and forth to the bar from the pool. Aside from that though it was a gorgeous spot and had some great restaurants along the boardwalk and beaches to check out. After that we drove up the coast to Playa de San Juan and then Puerto Santiago for a great late lunch. On the way home we stopped at Los Cristianos for a look around but it seemed to just be the same as Playa de las Americas but circa 1976. On Monday we booked ourselves into the cheapest accommodation we could find ...
... rustic cottage with views of Teide from the roof terraces. Keys delivered by Jorge and family at 16.30. We drive to Icod, the nearest big town to get supplies from the supermarket. How busy it ll seems in comparison with La Gomera! Tired we return home to cook dinner and relax with a glass or two of wine watching Midnight in ...
... off for a final evening walk along the coast path to the local cemetery. There's a beautiful sunset as we walk back an excellent way to end our last day in La Gomera. Back at the flat we have a salad supper eating and drinking all left overs before adjourning to the bar to say farewell to Tony and Vernon. They go by 22.30 as they have an early start we play 3 games of pool, I'm not good, before ...
... tradition. Luckily in he adjacent bar there is football on the TV. The locals are in including members of yesterday's football team and one lone Athletic Bilbao supporter. The result was a disappointment for him Real Sociedad 2 Athetic Bilbao 0 but a fun session. Hungry we look at all the restaurants an eventually decide on the local fish restaurant as they do pasta as well. It's a lovely meal and we take longer than expected so the bar at Santa Ana is shut so a relatively early ...
Other places to stay in San Sebastián de la Gomera
Calle Real 5 , San Sebastián de la Gomera | 4 star hotelfrom $128
Ruiz De Padron 19, San Sebastián de la Gomera | 3 star hotelfrom $80
Ruiz de Padron, 68, San Sebastián de la Gomera | Hotelfrom $61
San Sebastián de la Gomera | 3 star hotelfrom $27