Staying at the 4* Hotel El Puntazo II, a cosy hotel with unpretentious rooms and casual dining. This is a relaxed front line hotel !
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 after lunch from 5pm-8pm on Christmas day with live music to continue the festivities, 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. Free bar 17:00 to 20:00 after lunch with entertainment.
26 Dec - Excursion to the city of Almería
27 Dec - Breakfast on day of departure then leaving approx mid-day
THIS WAS OUR 2ND MOJACAR XMAS TRIP. PLEASE CONGRATULATE THE GUIDES & STAFF AT THE HOTEL FOR GIVING US SUCH A GREAT TIME, THOROUGHLY ENJOYABLE AND CERTAINLY RECOMMENDED TO ALL. FROM: TERENCE STEEL DEC 2018.
ANOTHER EXCELLANT TRIP TO MOJACAR FOR XMAS, HOTEL VERY WELCOMING & NOTHING TOO MUCH TROUBLE. GUIDES BRILLIANT. FROM: THE BAGNALLS DEC 2018.
THANK YOU FOR A LOVELY TIME AT THE PUNTAZO FOR XMAS. ACCOMODATION GREAT, COMFY BEDS, STAFF LOVELY, GOOD ENTERTAINMENT, GREAT SELECTION OF FOOD. GUIDE EXCELLANT. WILL CERTAINLY RECOMMEND THIS TRIP. FROM: THE INGLIS.