Ride Winde and Dine Dream Trip

2020 March

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 Andalucia region.
This will be a trip of a lifetime.

Itinerary

Friday
March 13, 2020
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 Saturday!!!

Saturday
March 14, 2020
Day 2: 
9:00 AM Meet and have breakfast together in the courtyard of our lofts. 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 lofts, have a group lunch catered by a local chef and rest up for an evening of Flamenco!  Breakfast, Cartuja Stud Show, Flamenco Show,  and lunch included.

Sunday
March 15, 2020
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 there after the ride, 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!

Monday
March 16, 2020
Day 4:
We will visit the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art.  The school is within walking distance!  We will go on a behind the scenes tour of the grounds, the barn, the horses the riders, and watch the riders and horses train. 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!

Tuesday
March 17, 2020
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)

Wednesday
March 18, 2020
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.

Thursday
March 19, 2020
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.

Friday
March 20, 2020
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.

Saturday
March 21, 2020
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!!!

 

Sunday
March 22, 2020
Day 10:
Fly back to Madrid or Barcelona. OR join me for the optional trip to Mallorca (neighboring island for 3 days)

TRIP COST:

$3400 double occupancy

$3760 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 add on, and if you there- you might as well!

Sunday
March 22, 2020
Day 1:
Head to Mallorca via plane.  We will be staying outside of Palma in a picturesque hotel in the mountains close to where we will be riding.  The hotel has a spa!  We will head to our hotel and unwind there.  For those that are up to it, we can go and visit Palma! Transport for Menorca to hotel included as well as accommodation. Dinner on your own.

Monday
March 23, 2020
Day 2:
We will be picked up by a driver and will hit the “Wine Trail” of Mallorca! We will spend the day visiting famous wineries and a boutique olive oil farm.  We will have lunch in an iconic Mallorcan restaurant that has an amazing story behind it!!!
Breakfast, picnic lunch and winery tour included.

Tuesday
March 24, 2020
Day 3
After a breakfast, we will hit the beach on horseback! Mallorca has beautiful, sandy beaches. 
Afterwards, we will visit some of the villages along the coast of the island. 
Breakfast, transport to riding and riding and lunch include.  Dinner on your own.

Wednesday
March 25, 2020
Day 4:
We will head out to 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.

Thursday
March 26, 2020
Day 5:
Head Home!

Additional trip to Mallorca:

$1,300 for a double
$1,480 for single

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

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