Gutsy Women Spanish Getaway

Starting at PER PERSON for all of the below, based on 4 participants: $3,462.00

Day 1:  Barcelona for 3 nights

Meet & greet private transfer from airport to hotel

2 twin rooms, breakfast & taxes included at Hotel Colon****

Located right opposite Barcelona Cathedral, this grand, neoclassic hotel is a 5-minute walk from Plaza Catalunya. It offers free WiFi, and some rooms have excellent views of the cathedral façade.

The stylish air-conditioned rooms at the Colón Hotel Barcelona have satellite TV and a minibar. There is a safe and work desk, and the private bathroom comes with a bathrobe, slippers and hairdryer. Superior rooms also have a Nespresso coffee machine.

The hotel boasts an outdoor terrace café in the square, facing the cathedral. The hotel’s elegant restaurant serves Catalan cuisine and international dishes, and room service is available.

Guests can also enjoy the roof-top terrace with views of the cathedral, a vitality pool with sun loungers, and spa with a wide variety of massages and body treatments.

http://www.colonhotelbarcelona.com/

 

Day 2:

Half day private guided tour of Barcelona

Start your private guided tour of Barcelona by meeting your guide at your hotel.. Then climb into your private vehicle as you make your way to your first stop of the day.

Feel free to select the sites you’ll visit during your trip, or let the guide select your day’s planned stops and attractions. Along the way, immerse yourself in the fascinating history and intriguing architecture and colorful characters of Barcelona as your guide shares stories and details about the city’s past. Head to Gaudí’s popular Park Güell, a colorful park bedecked in detailed ceramic tilework set in the hills above Barcelona. You might also check out Gaudí’s two most iconic houses, Casa Batlló or La Pedrera, which line Barcelona’s Passeig de Gracia boulevard.

Then explore the city’s atmospheric Gothic Quarter (Barri Gòtic), where you can walk among the ancient buildings and walls dating from the Roman and medieval era and see the intricate 14th-century Barcelona Cathedral (Catedral La Seu). Or head to the famous walking promenade La Rambla, where you can check out the many street performers, tapas bars and stores that line its busy streets.

 

Day 3:

Day at leisure

 

Day 4:  Seville for 3 nights

Private transfer from hotel to Barcelona airport

Iberia flight from Barcelona to Seville

Departure at 9:25 am, arrival at 11 am

Meet & greet private transfer from airport  to hotel

2 grand deluxe twin rooms , breakfast & taxes included at Hotel Alfonso XIII*****

One of Spain’s most prestigious hotels, Hotel Alfonso XIII is located next to Seville’s Real Alcazares. It offers an outdoor swimming pool, gym and a typical garden courtyard with fountain.

The Alfonso XIII’s elegant design includes Arabic-style arches and ceramic tiles. Rooms are individually decorated and feature air conditioning, a minibar, bathrobe and slippers. Each room has a mini fridge with drinks and snacks.

The Alfonso XIII Hotel serves modern Lebanese cuisine, as well as beers and wines, in its Taifas Restaurant, next to the swimming pool. The San Fernando restaurant is in the Andalusian-style courtyard and serves traditional local dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

There is also a terrace set next to the courtyard, as well as the elegant Bar Americano cocktail bar.

Set on the edge of the historic Santa Cruz district, hotel is within 320 yards of Seville Cathedral and the Giralda. The Torre de Oro and the banks of the River Guadalquivir are just 325 ft away.

http://www.starwoodhotels.com/luxury/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=88

 

Day 5

4 hour Tapas Cooking and Wine Tasting

As you enter the venue your guides will explain which tapas you will be preparing and the recipe that you will need to follow in your chosen language. An oenologist will introduce you to the world of Spanish wine and will explain the different characteristics of each type including colour, bouquet and taste. Learn tips from your local guide as you elaborate each tapa dish and discover the gastronomic secrets of the region. Once they are ready, you will head to the terrace where you will taste your fabulous creations, with incredible views of the city. Pair them with a few glasses of wine as you chat with your guides and fellow travellers.

 

Day 6:

Private 6 hour trip to Cordoba

Dont miss this Day-Trip from Sevilla to Cordoba, with entrance into the amazing Mezquita, a Cathedral built around the old Mosque, one of the most impressive monuments in the world (n.3 in the World according to Tripadvisor!!).

Apart of the Mezquita, Cordoba has a lot more to offer: In the Jewish quarter the oldest Synagogue in Spain that was not totally destroyed, a beautiful and well kept Roman Bridge, a lot of narrow streets full of Orange trees, and more..

Find many statues of famous “Cordobeses” of the past: Seneca, Maimonides, Zyriab, among others.

 

Day 7:  Marbella for 3 nights

Local class train from Seville to Malaga

Departure at 11 am, arrival at 1:36 pm

Private transfer from train station to Marbella

2 superior twin rooms, sea view, breakfast & taxes included at Hotel Don Carlos*****

Surrounded by gardens, this luxury resort opens onto Marbella’s Elviria Beach, where it has a private beach club with VIP amenities. The resort offers several swimming pools, a wellness center and tennis facilities.

Offering free WiFi, each elegant, air-conditioned room at hotel Don Carlos Marbella has a flat-screen TV, with a selection of films. The spacious bathrooms include Molton Brown toiletries.

Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa has several bars and restaurants, including the Ombú Thai restaurant (open seasonally), set in the resort’s tropical gardens. The Terrasse Cocktail bar offers live music and panoramic sea views.

The resort’s luxury spa, available for a surcharge, features a Turkish bath and hydromassage bath, as well as a range of exclusive treatments. There are also 7 clay tennis courts on site. The main swimming pool is heated and offers free hammocks.

http://doncarlosresort.expohotels.com/

 

Day 8

Full day Private guided tour to Gibraltar

10:00 Pick-up
Private pick-up by driver at your hotel or address

11:00 Tour of Gibraltar
2.5-hour guided driving and walking tour of Gibraltar. You will visit:

100 tonne Gun and Europa Point, Europa Point, 100 Tonne Gun, St Michaels Cave, Top of the Rock (stopping at Upper Apes Den), Great Siege Tunnels and Moorish Castle

13:30 Shopping time
You will have 2-3 hours for shopping or just walking along the Main Street

18:00 Drop-off
You will be driven back to the door of your home or hotel.

 

Day 9:

Day at leisure

 

Day 10:

Private transfer from hotel to Marbella airport

 

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