Spanish Cooking Holidays in Andalusia, Spain
Andalusia is a melting pot of cultures and tastes so where better to experience true Spanish cuisine than the home of Jamon and Jerez. Our week long cooking holiday combines the best elements of culture and taste with visits to Granada not to mention the spectacular Alhambra Palace. Our cooking groups visit a local fish market to find the best catch of the day. Being right in the Andalusian countryside you will enjoy the scent of orange blossom and the glimpse of a white villages perched on the hills at every turn. There is so much to discover on our amazing cooking holiday in Andalusia.
No Single Supplement
A room to yourself. We never charge a single room supplement.
Small & Friendly Groups
Group sizes are between 8 and 10 guests, offering you the best experience.
Villa accommodation, all meals, drinks, activities, tuition, day trips and transfers.
Solo Traveller Friendly
Tailored to cater for solo travellers. Over 80% of our guests travel solo.
Your Holiday Price of £1699 Includes:
- 5 cookery lessons with our local chef.
- Villas surrounded by rolling hills and olive groves.
- Private, en-suite accommodation in our stunning andalusian villa.
- Day trips exploring historic Granada and the sensational Alhambra Palace
- All meals and wine, including 2 meals at local restaurants.
- Private transport throughout stay.
- Group transfers from Malaga airport*
* Provided you are able to meet them. Please ask for transfer times.
Our Andalusian base is the beautiful Il Palacete villa, set deep in dramatic hilly countryside, yet only 30 minutes’ drive from the coast. It’s private and peaceful, with spacious gardens, a pool and tennis court. This picturesque mini palace, full of charming historic details, dates back to the 1400s.
Spanish Cooking Holiday in Andalusia - Itinerary
Bienvenido! Welcome to Andalusia! You will arrive at the villa where you can settle in, meet your host and chef and enjoy welcome drinks. The afternoon is yours to relax by the pool or explore the grounds around the villa. Dinner this evening is at the villa, prepared by your chef.
After breakfast, you will have your first cookery lesson with your chef, enjoying the results for lunch. You are free in the afternoon to relax by the pool, or take a wander around the grounds of the villa. Dinner is prepared for you this evening at the villa.
Today, we will head to Granada city centre, the Moorish Jewel, with time in the morning to explore the gardens of the Alhambra with a guided tour. We’ll stop for lunch at our favourite local restaurant, and spend some time this afternoon exploring the city’s shops and charming narrow streets filled with flowers. Late afternoon, return to the villa for dinner, prepared by your chef.
This morning, we will head out to Almunecar to explore its morning fish market. Lunch will be at the villa. This afternoon, enjoy a lesson preparing your find from the fish market, sampling the results for dinner.
After breakfast, enjoy another hands-on cookery lesson and lunch at the villa. This afternoon is free to relax by the pool or walk through the grounds surrounding the villa. Dinner tonight is prepared by your chef.
After breakfast, you will be in the kitchen for another cooking lesson with your chef and enjoy the results for lunch. This afternoon we will then head out to a local winery to sample some the region’s finest wine on a private tour. Dinner this evening is at our favourite local restaurant in Otivar.
Following breakfast, you will have your final cookery lesson then lunch. Enjoy your last afternoon relaxing at the villa and in the evening, a special farewell dinner prepared by your chef.
After breakfast, the group transfer will collect you and take you back to Malaga airport for your flight home. Adios!
How to Get There?
There are direct flights to Malaga from many regional airports across the UK. For each of our holidays, we provide a group transfer on arrival and departure to Malaga Airport. Our team in the office are happy to advise you on our group transfer times to help with your travel arrangements – simply contact us »
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