NON-PARTICPANTS:

Your Costa Calida holiday is totally bespoke. We understand that you/your partner/a friend may not want to participate in the Spanish lessons, Pilates Classes and/or the cultural activities. This is not a problem, we can arrange other activities for you or you may just want to relax….the choice is yours. We will make sure that you have a fabulous time too.

The apartments will all have WIFI. Most restaurants and bars in Costa Calida, Spain will have WIFI, you just need to ask for their code: ‘Tiene Codigo WIFI por favor

Tipping

Tipping in Costa Calida, Spain of 5-10% of the bill is about average in restaurants and for other services.

WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU

  1. Swimming costume (towels are provided, both for bathing and swimming)
  2. Shower / pool sandals (flip flops, deck shoes…) and lightweight walking
  3. shoes for tourist visits
  4. Hairdryers are provided only in the apartments.
  5. The apartments are fully equipped with washing machines, irons and ironing boards
  6. Electric travel adapters are NOT provided.
  7. An extra sweater to keep you warm in the Learn Spanish classes, Pilates Classes and to deal with the variants in temperature on the Costa Calida.

Special requests

If you have any special requests, you must advise us at the time of booking and clearly note these on your booking form. Although we will endeavour to do our best to provide the diet or facility that you need, by passing this on to the provider, we regret we cannot promise that any request has been noted or passed on unless we have this specifically confirmed in writing. Confirmation that a special request has been noted and passed on or the inclusion of such a request on any documentation is not confirmation that the request will be met. Failure to meet any special request will also not be a breach of contract on our part.
If you have any medical problem or disability which may affect your booked arrangements you must advise us in writing at the time of booking giving full details. If we feel unable to properly accommodate your needs we must reserve the right to decline or cancel your booking

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN YOUR STAY

  1. LUXURY ACCOMMODATION IN FULLY EQUIPPED APARTMENTS WITH OWN OR SHARED SWIMMING POOL, or on our Villa-based retreat your own or shared room with private swimming pool. 
    Note: On arrival in Mazarron you will be taken to your apartment or The Villa.
  2. BED LINEN & TOWELS
  3. WASHING MACHINE
  4. WIFI IN APARTMENTS
  5. SPANISH LESSONWILL BE HELD OVER LUNCH MONDAY – FRIDAY IN A RELAXED AND INFORMAL SETTING.
  6. A DAILY PILATES CLASS on most mornings MONDAY-FRIDAY and depending on which Retreat,Yoga
  7. LUNCH & SOME DINNERS SUNDAY – FRIDAY. On the Villa-based holiday you will have three meals a day included.
  8. LUNCH will be Tapas or El Menu Del Dia (Menu of the day) with two courses plus dessert and coffee. This includes one drink e.g. a small beer, glass of wine, soft drink or water. Any other drinks must be purchased by you. Please drink responsibly.
  9. TEA BREAK water, tea and coffee during morning break will be at your own expense.
  10. DINNER  when included will be El Menu Del Noche(Menu of the evening) with two courses plus dessert and coffee or a light tapas. This includes one drink e.g. a small beer, glass of wine, soft drink or water. Any other drinks must be purchased by you. Please drink responsibly. Should you wish to eat a la carte, there may be an extra charge. On the Villa-based holiday a light supper will be provided in the evening.
  11. AFTERNOON EXCURSIONS/ACTIVITIES

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR STAY

FLIGHTS

To join in on one of our Activity Holidays we recommend flying to Murcia (San Javier) which is the nearest airport. From here it is about at 45-50 minutes drive to Mazarron.  Alicante is about 1 and a half hour’s drive. The flight lasts about 2 and a half hours.

Murcia: B.A. Ryanair, Easyjet and and Jet2 all fly from the UK to Murcia. Ryanair flies from Luton and Stanstead.  Easy Jet flies from Luton, Stanstead, Gatwick, Bristol and Southend. Others include Aer Lingus, Iberia, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International.

Alicante: This is a much more international airport. Ryanair, Easy Jet, Monarch, B.A., Jet2, Thomson Airways, Vueling, Norwegian, Thomas Cook, Norwegian Air International, Blue Air, Aer Lingus, Flybe all fly to Alicante. Flights can be found from Luton, Stanstead, Manchester, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Bournemouth, Dublin, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Kerry, Leeds, Bradford etc.

BREAKFAST

On our Activity Holidays, breakfast is taken in the apartment. We will direct or take you the local supermarket to purchase any items you may need for breakfast or during your stay. For late arrivals there will be a welcome pack in your apartment with essentials for breakfast.

Villa-based holiday: Breakfast is included

 

DINNER

Some dinners are not included (please see itinerary).

Villa-based holiday: A light supper is included.

TIPS

Lunch and dinner tips are not included. Please leave a 5 – 10% tip at your discretion.

 

EXTRA ACTIVITIES

Any extra activities which we may organise for you such as bike hire, massage and beauty treatments, will be at your own cost.

Driving and Car Hire in Costa Calida, Spain

Rest assured that you will not need a car as you will be taken to and from all venues/excursions that are of some distance away and it is not possible to walk there. However, if you do wish to hire a car and do your own thing a little bit more please note the following:
An international driving permit is not required for EU citizens as long as you have a valid photocard licence. Third party insurance is compulsory as is on-the-spot payment of fines for non-residents. Car hire can be arranged locally, please ask if you would like help with this, a car can be handy for non-participants.

Saturday: You will be arriving on the Saturday when we will help you to get settled into your apartment. We will show you the local supermarket where you can buy all you need for breakfast.

Sunday: After breakfast we will take you to the local Market in Puerto de Mazarron, a typical Spanish Market, followed by lunch in the Marina.
We will the take you to the local supermarket where you can buy all your essentials for the week. Dinner will be taken in the apartment. You then have the option to meet for drinks at one of the local bars.

Courses start and end on a Saturday. Spanish Lessons and Pilates Classes are held Monday – Friday. Participants can arrive before Saturday and leave after Saturday if they so wish and if there is room available. Please email us your requirements ahead of time and before making travel arrangements. Bed and breakfast and half board prices will be charged accordingly

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY:

FLIGHTS
The nearest airport is Murcia (San Javier) about at 45-50 minutes drive. Alicante is about 1 and a half hour’s drive. The flight lasts about 2 and a half hours.
Murcia: B.A. Ryanair, Easyjet and and Jet2 all fly from the UK to Murcia. Ryanair flies from Luton and Stanstead. Easy Jet flies from Luton, Stanstead, Gatwick, Bristol and Southend. Others include Aer Lingus, Iberia, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International.

Alicante
This is a much more international airport. Ryanair, Easy Jet, Monarch, B.A., Jet2, Thomson Airways, Vueling, Norwegian, Thomas Cook, Norwegian Air International, Blue Air, Aer Lingus, Flybe all fly to Alicante. Flights can be found from Luton, Stanstead, Manchester, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Bournemouth, Dublin, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Kerry, Leeds, Bradford etc.
We recommend that you book early to secure the best deal. Our Learn Spanish & Pilates holidays are in the quiet season, so flights are very cheap.

TRANSFERS
We can arrange transfers from Murcia and Alicante from our local, reliable and trustworthy taxi company or you can arrange your own. Please let us know well in advance. To give you an example, a taxi from Murcia to your destination is currently Euros 50-60 each way. A taxi from Alicante to your destination is currently Euros 80.

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