We booked a villa for 2 weeks over Christmas and New Years to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday. Some of you on this forum have kindly recommended great restaurants which I have now booked in advance. Thank you!
I just heard some very bad news though that threatens to ruin the holiday. Apparently - and no one involved in renting us the villa has told us anything about this - there is a great deal of construction going on right next door at present. I only heard about it from my sister reading an upset Trip advisor review - the renters were so upset they moved out of the house last month. Now I'm terribly concerned my birthday gift to my husband will be ruined by this. Is there any way we can find out the status and invasiveness of the construction project? I'm wondering about Google maps or if maybe one of you happens to be driving by and could snap a photo? I will approach the renter - our 50% balance is due in 4 days. This seems the right time to find out how bad the situation is before we fork over another $20,000. I'd kind of like to get a sense of how bad the situation is before I approach the renter so I can have a strategy in mind. Thank you for any suggestions!