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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Maravedi Capileira
Travel Blogs from Capileira
... Acequia Nueva at about 2150m. At this height, there's the occasional patch of snow, and one rather tricky stream with ice on its banks to be negotiated. The acequia is an even better viewpoint for looking at Veleta and the other mountains on the west side of the Sierra Nevada. After passing a small herd of very contented looking cows, we're able to start the long easy descent back to Capileira. And it doesn't take nearly as long as the journey upwards - I can't imagine ...
... However, no one alerted me that buying products for puppy chow (chocolate chips, chex mix, peanut butter) would be so difficult here. Especially because the phrase "peanut butter" does not translate to "butter of peanuts."
Culturally, so much is different here. The norms are so interesting. For example, greeting everyone no matter where you go is necessary to be polite and 930PM is the average time that people eat dinner because they don't go to bed until midnight ...
... in Capileira as we were anxious to return to Granada. The next morning though, after checking out of our hotel, we embarked on a long hike into the mountains. The trail snaked along a river, ice cold with snowmelt. We passed by many stone farmhouses dating back from the Medieval times. The mid-point of the hike was at an abandoned village called La Cebadilla.
When we returned to town we headed to a ...
... the 8th century. A small part of the Mosque was converted to a Cathedral and had hand carved wood seats that each told a different story from both the Old and New Testament. When we left the Mosque we started to walk around the city a bit and we started in a part of town known as the "Jewish Quarter" because of two very very old Synagogues which have been preserved. While we walked around the city I realized that ...
... it is an old or new building. There are rooms with Moorish doorways, marble columns and floor tiles all lit by candles in Turkish lanterns. Photos aren't allowed but I have found one on their website for completeness. There are hot, warm and cold pools, a steam room and massage alcoves. And we have a half hour massage booked. The hot bath is too hot for me, the cool is too cold but the warm is JUST RIGHT. As is ...