Xon's Platja Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Babysitting service
- Breakfast Available
- Multilingual staff
- Conference facilities
TripAdvisor Reviews Xon's Platja Hotel Empuriabrava
Travel Blogs from Empuriabrava
... some enthusiasts and the community got together and restored it. Since 2001 it's been used to press olives from the surrounding groves. I talked to the guys - thickly Catalan accented - who were proudly showing it off yesterday - reminded me of train enthusiasts! The wooden cogs and wheels and stuff inside have all been lovingly recreated. Standing inside, hearing the sails ...
... m and 5 a.m. Aussie Steve reported there were ten trucks and that he even saw a machine washing the dustbins out. (There may be some exaggeration here).
Every night there is to be an award of a cap and I won it on the first night due to my stoic suffering as my luggage was left behind at the hotel in Empuries and I had to miss aperitifs.
... seemed to have been laundered in tobacco and I tossed and turned, breathing in the disgusting stale fags. It was a room up with which David Ashton would not have put!
We were taken by van to Empuries on the coast by Ian, a keen cyclist who helps out the Ride and Seek crew. Although he now lives in Barcelona he came from Huddersfield! The rendezvous with my cycling companions revealed 5 Aussie blokes, a ...
... Garnier, the architect, won a competition to build the place....and that he wasn't invited to the opening, as the political scene had changed from when it was commissioned. But he bought himself, and his missus, tickets....and received thunderous applause as he emerged after the ceremony. Go - Garnier! Bore it up 'em ...
... finally found our biking/sightseeing rhythm.
We had watched several of our co-bikers have minor accidents over the first three days and did what we could to avoid trouble. This time it was our turn. It was way past our lunch time and I was feeling weak as we were climbing a long, steep climb and I was in the front. Three-fourths of the way up Paul suggested we stop, so I did. He must not have heard himself say we should stop because he ran into me and fell. ...