Oct 312010
 
Bed and Breakfast Holidays - Spain

This week has seen the arrival of guests from the UK and France. Christian is French and Jacqui is English, and they decided to take a break from running their B & B in south-west France and at the same time have a look in our area with a view possibly to relocating and retiring here in the future.  They have been in the Bed & Breakfast business for ten years and it has been […]

Jun 202010
 
Alvarito's Despedida de Soltero

Early on Friday afternoon the first two cars of the expedition drew up in the car park…..this was the advance party of 2 guys (one being the groom), who were being terribly organised and dropping off the first delivery of drinks (to go in the fridges asap!) as well as the first of the food!  They had driven from their hometown of Cuenca, between Valencia and Madrid, which is famous for its so-called “Hanging Houses”. […]

Jun 112010
 
Javi's Despedida de Soltero

11 June 2010 Despedida de Soltero. The Mobile Disco came to the Villa Flo! Usually, the “despedida” party-goers come from far and wide to celebrate the impending wedding of the boy or girl involved.  Part of the purpose of the trip to Gandia and the Villa Flo is the lively nightlife to be enjoyed in Playa de Gandia – usually much better that what is on offer in their hometowns.  So what does a group […]

May 222010
 
Family Gatherings!

No sooner were the bedrooms ready for more guests again on the Saturday, than a group of cousins arrived with their partners – 10 guests in all – for a family reunion for the rest of the weekend.  They are been spending time having barbeques outside around the pool, swimming and generally relaxing in the gardens – even playing the guitar too! Most of them have children, and this is an opportunity for them to […]

May 222010
 
Unexpected Guests!

After things had returned to normal after the stag party had left, a cousin of ours was scheduled to visit for the week, arriving on the Tuesday.  We had anticipated a quiet week, and were thinking we would be able to spend some time with her, showing her the area. As it turned out, we then had a succession of unexpected last-minute B&B guests arrive – a Canadian couple and two Belgian couples – that […]