After a looong hiatus, I’ve decided to start blogging again! So why not start with some summer vacation stories!
For fellow travelers thinking about hitting the south of Spain (Andalucía), I’ve got some suggestions for a unique experience!
1) Sleep in a Cave – Cuevas el Abanico, Granada, Spain
I’m not a huge fan of experimentation when it comes to sleeping arrangements. My entire day can be ruined by a lack of sleep, and I am slightly murderous before my morning coffee, but this is something I highly recommend to everyone! Not only does it have a natural cool temperature (no air conditioning required!) but the bed is comfortable and the cave comes with a kitchen and living room area as well! I wouldn’t recommend a visit in the middle of winter, as it might get too cold inside, but it’s a perfect resting place for a summer visit to Granada!
Avg price/night – 60€ for two people. Reserve here.
2) Sleep in a castle – Hotel Castillo Santa Catalina, Malaga, Spain
Who doesn’t want to feel like royalty for a night? You can have a temporary fairy tale and prance around the beautiful gardens of this spectacular hotel. It is a REAL castle, mostly used as a wedding venue nowadays. Make sure to book ahead of time, as they only have 8 bedrooms available! My iPhone pictures don’t do it justice.
Avg price/night – 140€ for two people. Reserve here.
3) Eat deliciously fresh seafood – Pedregalejo, Malaga, Spain
Pedregalejo is a small fishing village outside of Malaga city. It features a series of restaurants right next to the water, where you can enjoy a romantic evening on the beach while the chef cooks your meal right in front you!
Avg price -dinner for two 30-40€