2019 October

ONLY 2 SPOTS LEFT!

Come with me to Spain! Experience a top shelf trip with amazing horses, wine, and food!
We will go to some of the most beautiful areas of Spain- including the famed Andalusia region.
This will be a trip of a lifetime.

Itinerary

Wednesday
October 2, 2019
Day 1:
Land in Jerez (flight on your own). Lodgings will be in beautifully appointed loft apartments that are in a former bodega (sherry factory!). I will pick you up at the airport.  We can go together for dinner or you can recharge after your journey- we a full day on Thursday!!!

Thursday
October 3, 2019
Day 2: 
9:00 AM Meet and have breakfast together in the courtyard of our lofts.  Afterwards, we will visit the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art.  The school is within walking distance!  We will see the grounds, the riders, and a spectacular performance. Afterwards, we will have lunch then a siesta at the lofts.  In the evening, we will visit a local bodega and you can choose a sherry or brandy tasting…or both!  After our tasting, we will stroll to a local restaurant and have dinner together.
Includes: Breakfast, Tickets and Tour of the School, Sherry tasting and Dinner included!

Friday
October 4, 2019
Day 3:
We will drive to the outskirts of Jerez to go for a picturesque ride on Andalusians through the countryside.  We will have a picnic lunch there, and then head back to Jerez for a tour of the city via horse drawn carriage.
Breakfast, picnic lunch, horseback riding and carriage ride are all included. Dinner on your own- most of the time we all go out together if we aren’t too tired!  Your lofts have full kitchens if you ever feel like staying in!

Saturday
October 5, 2019
Day 4:
We will visit the famous Cartuja Stud outside of Jerez…one of the most famous stud farms for PREin Spain.  We will tour the stables and then see an amazing show. Afterwards, we will head back to the hotel, have a group lunch catered by a local chef and rest up for an evening of Flamenco!  Options in the afternoon if you have the energy- do a bit of site seeing or visit a lovely spa!
Breakfast, Cartuja Stud Show, Flamenco Show,  and lunch included.

Sunday
October 6, 2019
Day 5:
We fly to the island of Menorca!  Menorca is a small, beautiful island off the coast of Spain.  There are more horses on this island than any other in the Mediterranean.  We will stay in our own villas overlooking the ocean… when we arrive, we will have a lovely cookout on our private patio overlooking the ocean!
Breakfast, dinner and  flight included.  You are just responsible for your lunch (grab a sandwich in the airport)

 Monday
October 7, 2019
Day 6:
We will meet the Menorcan Horses…and go on a 3 ½ hour trail ride through some of the most beautiful areas of the island including hills, beaches and lush pastures.  Afterwards, we will head to the famous “Windmill” for lunch.  That evening, we will relax in our villa and have dinner there.
Breakfast, ride, and dinner are included. 

 Tuesday
October 8, 2019
Day 7:
We will head to Cuitadella- a beautiful port city and have a cooking class!!! We will sample local wines, cheeses, and learn to make a regional specialty. Afterwards, we will have a chance to do some shopping and visit the gin factory for some tasting.  We will then head back to the villas, have a light dinner and then go to an amazing presentation of Menorcan Horses at the Show Stables- Son Martorellet Ganaderia.
Breakfast, Cooking Class, Lunch, Dinner at villa, and Show included.

Wednesday
October 9, 2019
Day 8:
We will head to the other side of the island and ride Menorcan Horses from the stables of San Felipe.  This is a stunning ride through beautiful coastline, forests that will remind you of Lord of the Rings- lush, green hills with enchanting stone walls.  Afterwards, we will have lunch by the water.  After getting refreshed at our villa, we will head to an amazing Cliff Bar and watch the sunset.
Breakfast, Ride, Admission to Cliff Bar, Light Dinner at Villa included.

Thursday
October 10, 2109
Day 9:
Today we will have a relaxing day at the villa then take time to visit Mahon and do a bit of shopping.
Breakfast, Lunch and a barbecue farewell dinner at the Villa included!!!

Friday
October 11, 2019
Day 10:
Fly back to Madrid or Barcelona. OR join me for the optional trip to Mallorca (neighboring island for 3 days)

TRIP COST:

$3100 double occupancy

$3460 for single

What This includes:
Transport from the airport at Jerez to the hotel. All transportation including return flight from Menorca to Madrid or Barcelona.  All lodging and experience fees.  This means that you only need to get a roundtrip flight from the States to Madrid or Barcelona and the ONE internal flight TO Jerez.

Food:
All breakfasts for the whole trip.

Jerez:
Dinner Day 2, Lunch Day 3, Lunch Day 4,

Menorca:
All breakfasts, Dinner Day 5, 6.  Lunch and Dinner Day 7. Dinner Day 8. Breakfast and Lunch Day 9.

Does not include flight to and from Spain.

OPTIONAL DAYS IN MALLORCA:

Mallorca is a much larger island, just a ½ an hour by plane. Those who can stay an extra few days are welcome to join.
This is a really special addion, and if you there- you might as well!  

Friday
October 11, 2019
Day 10:
Head to Mallorca via plane.  We will spend the rest of the day unwinding at our five star hotel and spa!!! (This hotel has a full service spa- a spa pass is included, but any treatments are additional- and highly recommended!  You will have time Friday afternoon for one!)

Transport for Menorca to hotel included as well as accommodation. Dinner on your own.

Saturday
October 12, 2019
Day 11:
We will be picked up by a driver and will hit the “Wine Trail” of Mallorca! We will spend the day visiting 3 famous wineries including the La Raixa farm.  We will also be treated to a picnic with wine, of course.

Breakfast, picnic lunch and winery tour included.

 

Sunday
October 13, 2019
Day 12:
After a breakfast, we will hit the beach on horseback! Mallorca has beautiful, sandy beaches.  We will come back for lunch in Palma and then have time for the Spa in the afternoon! 

Breakfast, transport to riding and riding and lunch include.  Dinner on your own.

 

Monday
October 14, 2019
Day 13:
We will be picked up by our driver and head into the mountains of Mallorca for a ride through the gorgeous valley of Randa and a tour of the Can Mayoral vineyards on horseback!  We will have a picnic lunch afterwards, then return to our hotel for a quiet dinner.

Breakfast, Riding, Transport to riding and picnic included.

 

Tuesday
October 15, 2019
Day 14:
Head Home

Additional trip to Mallorca: $1,100 for a double / $1,380 for single

If you go to to Mallorca, your flight from Mallorca to Madrid or Barcelona is covered.

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