I have just returned from 2 weeks holiday at the Garden Playanatural Hotel & Spa.
We were greeted on arrival with a glass of champagne which was a nice touch.
The hotel is very clean and the staff very friendly and nothing too much trouble even though sometimes their English isn't very good(that said its was miles better than my Spanish).
The food I initially had a problem as it was fish, pork, rabbit or goat which I don't eat, I took this up with the rep and both of us spoke to the head chef who told me if there wasn't anything I could eat to speak to him and he would get his staff to cook me chicken or steak which I did on a few occasions and was really pleased with food I was provided (basically he went the extra mile).
The hotel is about 2miles from the small very Spanish town of El Rompido which cost us 30 euro round trip in a taxi - you may say you could walk it but the temperature was circa 33 -37 degrees.
Car hire is very cheap 155 euro for 3 days inclusive of collision waiver and sat nav.
The only thing I would say May cause some people a problem is the arrival on Fridays of groups of Spanish party people and I am not saying young people (who I always feel get bad press unduly) but middle aged men and women aged between 30 and 60 who were very loud and crowded bars, some people did feel intimidated which I didn't and stood my ground and they quite quickly understood they didn't have free reign that said come Sunday afternoon peace descended yet again.
The wifi is hit and miss we couldn't get it around the pool and had to go to main building, we also couldn't get it in our room but other people could so luck of the draw really.
All in all if you want a place to escape to which is very Spanish and not commercial then this is it and I would go back.
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel And Spa Cartaya Garden
- Hotel Cartaya Garden
- Garden Hotel Cartaya