Eating out, sleeping out, excursions & Activities

Tropen Slashes Prices

I recently spoke with Marcel at the Tropen Garden Centre, which is very near the Granada junction on the N-340. He told me about some great discounts.

N (323) for Nostalgia

Here we are only just over a week away for the long-awaited A-7 inauguration and I’m going point out how nice the old roads are. No, I’ve not flipped my lid.

Free Kindle Books by The Ed!

The Editor of The Seaside Gazette is also a bit of a novelist and short story writer, with hundreds of sales of his Kindle books online.
Well, now Kindle are running a free book promotion for just five days and you can download three of his titles, absolutely free!

Sierra de la Almijara Walk

The Almuñécar hiking club’s last walk was to the Sierra de la Almijara, which offered panoramic delights. The walkers were blessed with a sunny day, although just a bit on the chilly side up there in the mountains.

Bonsai Garden Museum – Almuñécar

Well, I decided that as I live in a townhouse in Almuñécar and from the main terrace you look straight down into the Bonsai Garden, it was about time I went and had a look around the place. As it turns out, it’s a really interesting, hidden treasure that is beautifully laid out on several…

San Jose in Almería

San Jose, tucked away in the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata.Nijar has some amazing, uspoilt beaches. Minutes away, in Isleta del Moro, a tiny fishing village, time stands still.

Motril Despensa Offer

The Despensa de la Alpujarra, which is situated next to the Guardia Civil post in Motril, has a great bargain on during this month. You can have a ración of top quality cured ham (paletilla Ibérica de bellota); or four iberia-products, homemade croquetas with chips; or half a platter of Alpujarra cold meats (embutidos). Each…

Mirador de Cerro Gordo

The restaurant with probably the most spectacular views on the Costa Tropical, El Mirador de Cerro Gordo, has reopened its doors. And they have a date for your diary! On the 4th of May they will be putting on a Spring Festival, starting at 13.30h and carrying on through the evening to enjoy the sort…