2018-09-30 Hotel Can Batiste, Sant Carles de la Rapita, Costa del Azahar, Spain to Barcelona and Qatar Later today we will be leaving Sant Carles de la Rapita as we have an evening flight out of Barcelona via Qatar to KL and then on to the Philippines. Being a Sunday with most shops closed, we decide to spend the afternoon enjoying a special lunch at the very popular restaurant at the Can Batiste Hotel. We had booked a couple of day prior to secure a table and had decided to have the degustation menu which comprised of numerous small dishes served over the course of a few hours. To start with our favourite martini olives arrive on queue Then came the grilled octopus which was outstanding The seared tuna was amazing Next we tried the wonderful clams We were pleased the fish balls were included on the menu today We were surprised how delicious the sea snails tasted The flavours in the seafood risotto were incredible The fish with the vegetables were wonderful as usual There was not a spare table in the restaurant at lunch An interesting cheese course Before dessert was delivered we enjoyed a refreshing sorbet Our last dish was the fabulously presented dessert Once we had finished our wonderful lunch, it was time to leave Sant Carles to make our way to Barcelona to firstly drop off the hire car and then catch our flight to Qatar Leaving Sant Carles de la Rapita we pass the low lying flat land of the Ebre Delta We have often wondered what this building is used for!! I would love to have a couple of these amazing trees in my garden at home!! After a comfortable 2 hour trip we approach the outskirts of Barcelona We deliver the car back to the rental agent and one of their staff conveniently drops us off at the airport Early evening we arrive at the International Departures at the El Prat Barcelona Airport Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.