Staying at the 4* Hotel Puntazo II & its sister Hotel Punta del Cantal (both hotels are next door to each other),both cosy hotels with unpretentious rooms and casual dining. These are relaxed front line hotels !
Staying in the popular tourist resort of Mojacar on the Costa Almería, Mojacar has 2 parts - the modern beach resort and the pueblo (the original village perched up on the foothills of the Sierra Cabrera). Public transport ifrom outwise the hotel makes it an easy coast to explore.
Whilst walking around the streets of the town, the promenade, known as El Malecon, will attract particular attention as it has a beautiful balcony from where there is magnificent view of Garrucha beach. This is where the Jesus de Nazareno Castle is located, also known as the San Ramon Castle. Built in the 18th Century, this is a military fortress that was put up to provide defense to the continuous pirate attacks. Still standing are two turrets and the parade ground. Thanks to this, Garrucha froms part of the Route of castles through Andalucian.
Included is an excursion to the city of Almería on 26th December. This is Andalucia´s most Eastern capital. This is a city steeped in history and with a great deal of charm. It is located at the foot of a mountain range which is crowned by the magnificent Alcazaba, an Arab Fortress built by the Caliph of Cordoba. This is the second largest Muslim fortess behind the Alhambra in Granada. There is also the Cathedral and the museums to visit at your leisure.
Included in the price is a free bar from 9-12 on Christmas day night, 50% discount off all bar bills, 1/2 bottle of wine and water per person with meals, a Gala Christmas lunch with waiter service, nightly entertainment (music) and an excursion to Almería on Boxing day - plus all coach transfers and the services of an english speaking guide! This is a party not to be missed!!
23 Dec - Travel from local pick up to Mojacar. Lunch on day of arrival.
24 Dec - Free day.
25 Dec - Gala lunch. Evening entertainment.Free bar 21:00 to 00:00 on Christmas night.
26 Dec - Excursion to the city of Almería
27 Dec - Breakfast on day of departure then leaving approx mid-day