Convent (33, 8€, May to September) Albergue del Abadía Cisterciense Nuestra Señora de la Anunciación, on the left on the Camino. Run by Cistercian nuns. Kitchen. Tel 941 340 700 Open 12:00
Religious (217, 9€) Casa de la Confradía del Santo, on the right on the Camino. Kitchens, laundry facilities. Excellent, modern facilities but slightly cramped dorms. When all albergues are full they allow pilgrims sleep in the old albergue. Website www.alberguecofradiadelsanto.com Tel 941 343 390 Open 11:00
Santo Domingo is a big town with all facilities. Día supermarket on the left before the town centre and further along a small supermarket down a street to the right. Banks, pharmacy left of the Camino on Avenida Juan Carlos I. Laundromat on the Camino. Fiestas Patronales 12 May.
A local speciality is ahorcaditos, sweet almond pastry in the shape of a scallop-shell. These and other delights can be found in (to mention but one) Pastelería Isidro on Calle Pinar which is to the left of the Camino opposite the cathedral. Restaurante Los Caballeros, on the Camino, has been recommended.
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