Return to Agaete; November 2019, Hotel & Spa Cordial Roca Negra

Happy New Year!  For my first (long overdue) post of 2020, I thought it would be nice to write about our most recent visit to Agaete, Gran Canara, in November, where we managed to get a last bit of sun to tide us over during the UK winter.  As I sit here on a dark,…

Wild & beautiful Agaete: the Hotel & Spa Cordial Roca Negra

In my last post about this stunning island, here, I wrote about the luxurious Salobre Hotel Resort & Serenity in the South of Gran Canaria.  If you want to try somewhere completely different (but still with a dose of luxury!) - this is it!  It's a 4* resort in the Northwestern part of Gran Canaria, in Agaete.  Close…

Bring me sunshine! Total relaxation in Gran Canaria at the Salobre Hotel Resort & Serenity

When I was 19, around £200 each bought us a week, self catering, including flights (!) to the island of Fuerteventura in the Canaries.  We were met at the airport by a tour operator, crammed onto a coach with mostly retired couples, and dumped outside the resort, which was located basically in the middle of no-where,…