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Spain special interest holidays and tours, 2015 and 2016

Spanish course & walking holiday, Picos de Europa, Spain
Spanish classes + stunning hikes in Picos de Europa, from €400 (7 days) ex flights
Learn Spanish and walk the Camino de Santiago, Spain
Camino de Santiago in the North of Spain +practical Spanish, from €810 (7 days) ex flights
Photography holiday in Picos de Europa, Spain
Photography in N. Spain's stunning mountains & wild coast, from £2100 (9 days) ex flights
Painting holiday in Andalucia
Explore your creativity in a delightful Andalucian village, from £799 (8 days) ex flights
Luxury fitness holidays in Spain
Luxury weight loss, detox, fitness & wellness retreat Spain, from £1148 - £1298 (7 days) ex flights
Photography holiday in Andalucia, Spain
Photography holidays in beautiful Andalucia, from £699 (8 days) ex flights
Catalonia tours, walking and wine tasting in Spain
Walk one of the most thrilling wine regions in Spain, from £835 (8 days) ex flights
Yoga holidays in Spain
Luxury yoga inspired health retreats in stunning locations, from £500 - £685 (6 days) ex flights
Yoga and Pilates holiday in Spain
Yoga and pilates holidays at gorgeous boutique hotels, Spain, from £695 (6 days) ex flights
Yoga retreats in Andalucia, Spain
Yoga and meditation in the magical mountains of Andalucia, from €649 - €1149 (6 days) ex flights
Learn Spanish in Granada, Andalucia
Spanish courses in Granada, Andalusia, from €225 (5 days) ex flights
Yoga & walking holiday in Spain
Bring some fresh air into your yoga practice, from £685 (6 days) ex flights
Luxury fitness & detox retreat in Spain for women
Get fit, detox and reverse the signs of ageing naturally, from £1148 - £1298 (7 days) ex flights
Learn Spanish & yoga in the Picos de Europa, Spain
Spanish & Pilates+Yoga in stunning Green Spain, from €415 (5 days) ex flights
Spain yoga retreat
Alpujarras, Spain yoga week, from €775 (7 days) ex flights
Cooking holiday in Extremadura, Spain
Discover the delicious food and culture of Spain and beyond, from €900 (8 days) ex flights
Creative Spanish cooking holiday, Spain
The secrets of Iberic & Moroccan food in beautiful scenery, from €850 (8 days) ex flights
North Spain small group holiday, a food adventure
Discover north of Spain food delicacies in Barcelona, Rioja & San Sebastian, from £1245 - £1500 (8 days) ex flights
Learn Spanish & family activity holiday in Spain
Learn Spanish + Outdoor Activities canoe/cave/via ferrata, from €800 (7 days) ex flights
Cooking & walking holiday in Andalucia, Spain
Walking and Moro style cooking holiday in Spain, from €750 (7 days) ex flights
Moorish Spain to Marrakech by rail
Visit villages and Moroccon cities, from £1269 - £1349 (13 days) inc UK flights
Learn Spanish in Granada, Spain
A variety of Spanish courses in Granada, from €160 (5 days) ex flights
Andalucia walking & local cuisine holiday
Walking and gastronomy in tranquil and rural Andalucia, from £1088 (8 days) ex flights
Catalonia short break in Spain
3 night Gastronomy and Ballooning in La Garrotxa, Catalonia, from €480 (4 days) ex flights
Andalucia painting holiday in Spain
Painting holiday with tuition in Andalucia, Spain, from €825 (8 days) ex flights
Alicante wellness retreats in Spain
wellness and more: wellness as an Integral Life Practice, from €894 (6 days)
Learn Spanish & tango in Granada, Spain
Learn Tango & Spanish in beautiful Granada, Spain, from €325 (5 days) ex flights
Learn Spanish & photography in Granada, Spain
Spanish courses & Photography workshops in Granada, Spain, from €375 - €675 (7 days) ex flights
Yoga & walking holiday in Asturias, Spain
3-7 days Yoga Retreat in Asturias. Ashtanga and trekking, from €300 - €850 (7 days) ex flights
Andalucian traditional cooking holiday, Spain
Andalucian cookery holiday in Granada΄s amazing Altiplano, from €185 (6 days) ex flights

86 reviews for Spain special interest holidays4 star overall rating

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Yoga retreats in Andalucia, Spain
I can not rate this retreat highly enough.The effort that is made to make sure everyone's level of yoga practice is accommodated and everyone is included. The attention to small details that make the whole experience one of healing, learning, happiness and joy. I left feeling energised, rested, optimistic about the future and re-engaged with my yoga practice and my health. (more)Alison Pomfret
Go for it! The employees were locals and our cook was an organic farmer. Food waste was recycled back to feed the chickens on the farm :) Eco-friendly products were used. Wonderful! A revitalising experience. (more)Elizabeth Reuben
Wonderful - I cannot recommend this holiday highly enough: such a patient and encouraging yoga teacher and the food was delicious. I feel I benefitted physically, emotionally and spiritually. I came home relaxed and healthy and I still keep in regular contact with my new international friends. (more)Sheila Scott
From €649 - €1149 excluding flights
Spanish course & walking holiday, Picos de Europa, Spain
The walks were good and varied. Some amazing scenery...This is a good choice if you want to combine some learning and some activity in a lovely part of Spain. (more)Rebecca T
Four hours of Spanish tuition followed by 4-5 hours of walking in the mountains is not exactly restful but it is hugely enjoyable and one of the best holidays I have ever had. (more)John Cass
Fantastic - just what I needed! If you want to learn Spanish, go on some great hikes and be truly immersed in Spanish all week (both in school and in the local community) - then book it without hesitation! (more)Hazel Tyror
From €400 excluding flights
Learn Spanish and walk the Camino de Santiago, Spain
Just to say how much I enjoyed this trip. Amazing how much you can learn in 15hours beginners course. Caring, responsible and responsive team of teachers and walking guides. Great mountain views, coastal paths... unforgetable visit to the caves to see prehistoric painting - sophisticated. (more)Ethel Kojman
Good...The walks and the Spanish learning were the best parts. (more)Elizabeth Weightman
Excellent opportunity to learn Spanish while having very enjoyable holiday. Would thoroughly recommend it. (more)Barbara Ainger
From €810 excluding flights
Photography holiday in Andalucia, Spain
The locations for the photo shoots were excellent - especially Comares and the lake. Good company enjoyed over the varied evening meals. (more)ROB INNIS
Great value for money - informative and friendly tuition, excellent accomodation and hospitality. (more)Louise Goddard
The week was very enjoyable - good photography tips, great locations in Spanish villages and coasts, and with 'staff' that seemed more like old friends than small business operators. And it was excellent value for money. (more)Murray Rudd
From £699 excluding flights
Photography holiday in Picos de Europa, Spain
Great time. Interesting locations. I got a lot of hands on time with the knowledgeable instructors. I ended up looking at certain things I'd never considered before, and have taken that knowledge home with me as I take photos here. (more)Shane Woods
Very good, I learned a lot. The small group size was perfect for a photography holiday and despite being very full in terms of activities was also very relaxing. Food very large portions and good range of choice. (more)d smith
The mountainous landscape of the Picos de Europa was stunning...lots of photographic help and advice was available for anyone who wished to take it and each participant was treated as an individual at their own level of expertise. (more)Maureen Fidkin
From £2100 excluding flights
Luxury fitness holidays in Spain
The holiday was excellent from start to finish - so much so that I am considering returning later in the year. (more)Diane Tams
the most memorable part was being able to relax!...I had no idea what to expect and met up with a group of 30 - 55 year olds in need of time to relax and unwind. 14 burned out ladies! Gentle yoga, cardio circuits, walks, good food etc contributed to re-energise us. Good massages. (more)Susan Barnacott
From £1148 - £1298 excluding flights
Luxury fitness & detox retreat in Spain for women
Brilliant! It’s exactly what a lot of women need during stressful times and it’s a fantastic environment to make friends and support other people. There were lots of memorable aspects but the two things that stand out were the varied mixture of activities in the programme, and the cohesion of the group and tutors alike. (more)Jita Shah
The food was absolutely delicious and we were never hungry which was quite a surprise for a detox holiday. The exercise program was just perfect and you could do as much or as you felt able to. The treatments in the SPA were excellent. All around it was a fantastic holiday. (more)Sari Winckworth
From £1148 - £1298 excluding flights
Yoga & walking holiday in Spain
I really did so enjoy my morning yoga sessions and learnt a lot to help me on my yoga journey. The yoga terrace was perfect...I do not have any suggestions as to how it could be better. The level of yoga was just right...not too easy or too difficult. I would certainly come again. (more)Wendy Hilary Evans Lothe
The most memorable part of the trip at to be the beautiful setting and air of peacefulness that we lived in for the few days. (more)Sarah Adam
It was fab! fab! Fab! Nicloa and Gary are wonderfull hosts, really knew the area and were warm and decent people. The people who attended were also really nice - I am thinking about going back in April!! (more)Elaine Austin
From £685 excluding flights
Painting holiday in Andalucia
The painting experience and teaching was the most memorable part of the holiday. (more)Luisa Brenta
I found it very enjoyable and relaxing; the organisers were efficient and friendly and created a welcoming environment. The mix of people on the course contributed to an interesting week as there were some serious painters and others who just wanted to dabble (more)Patricia Diango
Meeting a wonderful group of people and being tutored by a fantastic artist was the most memorable part of the holiday.... Also loved staying in local houses and becoming part of a traditional village for a week. (more)Lorraine Rutter
From £799 excluding flights
Yoga holidays in Spain
This holiday was one that will last forever in my heart & soul. Simply book it! After that, prepare yourself for the bliss that will come. (more)stephanie smith
The yoga fit holiday was a great mix of fitness activities. Although I did not expect to, I enjoyed the body toning. But the yoga stood out as the most memorable of the activities. (more)Carol Taylor
Great! just wish it had been longer than 6 days, 10 days would have been perfect. (more)Jai Lescieur
From £500 - £685 excluding flights
Catalonia self guided walking holiday
Memorable parts? Most memorable - the variety of experiences: interesting coastal & mountain hiking, various culinary experiences (olive oil & wine tastings at vineyards, rural kitchen tasting & 33 course tasting at 2 star Michelin restaurant, daily picnics with local produce). Tips? The operator does a great job of helping you individualize your trip - through Tracy in the office & Callum who does the much of the guiding and "legwork" for the various routes. They are innovative... (more)Ruth Huneke
From £890 excluding flights
Moorish Spain to Marrakech by rail
Travelling through Morocco was wonderful and it would be difficult to choose just one part, but the trip to the High Atlas is definitely one of the most impressive. (more)danila marinaro
Excellent value - excellent itinerary..The entire trip was exciting and memorable, but if i had to pick just a couple of items: Train trips, Fez walking tour and Marrakech main square at night. (more)Peta Rofe
Trekking in High Atlas mountains; ferry across from Algeciras to Tangiers; the Medina in Fez; Semana Santa in Malaga were the most memorable parts. (more)Miriam O'Keeffe
From £1269 - £1349 including UK flights
Learn Spanish in Granada, Spain
Stepping out on the terrace and facing the magnificence of the Al Hambra Palaces in the sunshine. It’s one of those wonderful places you spend your whole life gazing at in pictures, but when you see it for yourself it is far more than any picture can portray. (more)Negla Salem
Excellent, the school and it's staff were well organised, encouraging and excellent value for money. The accommodation offered at the school site was basic but enjoyable for the company. (more)Maureen Perkins
It is so good, I am still here - have arranged to stay an extra week! (more)June King
From €160 excluding flights
Yoga and Pilates holiday in Spain
Memorable parts? The super yoga and pilates classes and the lovely 12k coastal walk. Tips? The taxi from Alicanti to Denia was expensive at 120E, but was much quicker than a 2 hour bus trip where you have to take one bus to Benidorm, wait there half an hour and take another bus to Denia, cost about 20E, but alot of hassle travelling on your own. Local benefits? definitly benefitted local shops and resturants Overall rating? EXCELLANT (more)Lorna FitzGerald
From £695 excluding flights
Learn Spanish in Granada, Andalucia
Memorable parts? The school is very well run. The staff and teachers are extremely professional and experienced. The two teachers I had were excellent, which I think make all the difference, and contributed to a wonderful experience. The school also organised a trip to see a stage performance of "Poet in New York" which was amazing. It was set in the Alhambra gardens which are beautiful and had a great atmosphere! Tips? Try and maximise your time in the school. The teachers recommend... (more)Craig Gibbons
From €225 excluding flights
Learn Spanish & family activity holiday in Spain
Memorable parts? The adventure activities - especially the canyoning in Picos de Europe. Tips? The Via Ferrata is not for the faint hearted. The guide, Jesus, is brilliant but you have to be reasonably fit and be able to pull you body weight up the ladders. Local benefits? Yes - benefitted local people. Overall rating? The language learning was a bit hard going. The area is very beautiful and great for outdoor types. (more)Kate Wykes
From €800 excluding flights
Valencia vegetarian B&B, Spain
Memorable parts? Visiting and discovering a new area and staying with like-minded people. Tips? Stay for longer! Local benefits? Yes, solar power, re-cycling water in a dry area and eating vegetarian food sourced locally or grown in the garden and an overall ecological ethos were just what we were looking for. Overall rating? Very, very good. (more)Jimmy James
From €22 - €32 per accommodation per night
Asturias country hotel, Spain
The beautiful Asturian house seemed part of the stunning surrounding countryside. From the hotel you could see both high peaks and gentle pasture land. It was a very peaceful stay - at night, the sound of the cow bells lulled you to sleep... (more)Helen Ryan-Atkin
It was so much more amazing than I'd ever expected. To start with the hotel, it's set in a breathtaking area of Asturias with dramatic mountains and serene meadows...It was amazing and exceeded my expectations. I would visit again in a heartbeat. (more)Rebecca Kraemer
It was truly excellent!... (more)John Holmwood
From €62 - €75 per double room per night

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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