Villa Raffaello Park Hotel
Travel Blogs from Santa Maria degli Angeli
Wow.... It seems that I am making a habit of being wrong.... At about 7.30 last night Emma posed the question "What is it going to be tonight?" referring to our luck with music, fireworks, noisy neighbours or other things that can keep us from a decent night sleep.... I responded with "Nothing, I think we will sleep like babies!" It wasn't until about 10.30 when we went to bed that I was proven wrong! The sound of a live band seemed to make sense after Emma had commented on the amount ...
... and am not supposed to get my ear wet so I was confined to wading out and dunking my shoulders under, but this was enough to cool me down. I was content to simply read. What can be better than reading with no interruptions and I am so lucky my daughter follows me; content to sit with her head in her kindle! She is reading a 900 page book I have recently finished, called Shantaram, which she is loving. I finished a book I ...
... usual way, by reading, while Lyn went for a bike ride around the lake. He came back enthused by what he had seen and done. He rode about 12 miles and up some incredibly steep hills, does a 1 in 4 gradient mean anything to anyone??
Once he came back and chilled for all of 5 minutes I decided it was time we went for a walk. The nearest town of Passignano was only a mile down the road so we sauntered down there. We walked near the lake, ...
... to the German group initially, we managed to find the English tour, and despite what seems to be a common problem with English speaking groups (which is trying to hear the speaker, when all around you the one family member who speaks English loudly translates for the other member of their family) it was an absolutely fascinating tour.
On the drive home the rain started, but we stopped at a hypermarket en route, and filled up with ...
... while Lyn did all the outside work, then when Tegz and I were all showered the Dub was ready, he could nip down the shower warm up then jump in the van and drive off. Lyn did all this in pouring rain and everything went into white recycling bags, to dry out in the arid air and heat of southern Italy !
He managed to easily get the Dub off the soaking grass, whilst doing a 3 point turn (many cars were getting stuck but we have 4 ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed