Art / Walking Holiday: 13th - 20th October, 2018

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Finca El Cerrillo is situated in the foothills of the Sierra Almijara, in the beautiful Axarquia area, just an hour’s drive from Malaga in Southern Spain:
Finca El Cerrillo is a beautiful boutique hotel situated close to the traditional white villages of Canillas de Albaida and Competa in the foothills of the Sierra Almijara, in the beautiful Axarquia area, just an hour’s drive from Malaga in Southern Spain. The hotel has only 13 spacious, air-conditioned ensuite double or twin rooms, 4 of which are uniquely situated within the terraced garden. El Cerrillo is perfectly situated at the top of a hill of beautiful terraced gardens full of exotic trees and flowers and has its own olive grove, now with amazing 'adult' swings and a wonderfully eccentric tree house/bar. There are wrap-around magnificent views of terraced hillsides surrounded with small ‘pueblos blancos’ scattered down the hillside.

Owners Sue and Gordon have lovingly restored the old olive mill with artists, writers and walkers in mind, creating amazing vistas throughout, plus a large fully equipped artist's studio. In the studio, artists are a mix of professional and keen amateurs and the sharing of images and ideas is very open in approach, which includes an in-house studio exhibition at the end of the week. Artists will have full mornings of tuition daily with Brigid and, in the afternoons, will be free to continue to paint or walk/relax in the idyllic surroundings of El Cerrillo, which include a swimming pool. The daily walking party, led by local guides, shares the cost of car hire or taxi.

Hotel Finca El Cerrillo website:

Art / Walking Holiday Pricing 2018

The cost of accommodation is payable in Euros
Full Board: Sharing a double or twin - Euros 660 per person
Single occupancy - Euros 860 per person
Excluding flights

Full Board Includes the following: Ensuite Double or Twin Room, 7 x Continental Breakfast, 5 buffet lunches, 7 x dinners, airport and restaurant transfers, visits plus 24 hour use of a beautiful air-conditioned artists studio.

Fees for daily painting tuition/ daily guided walking are not included in the accommodation cost.
A fee of £150 per person per week for painting tuition is payable in Pounds Sterling directly to art tutor, Brigid Collins.
An equivalent fee for guided walking is payable in Euros, directly to local walking guides.

Unusual materials will be supplied and there is paper available to purchase in the studio, but you are advised to bring your own art materials.

A deposit will be required to secure your place, payable in Euros by February 2018.

A Cancellation Policy also applies - please ask for details.

For further details and/ or to make a booking contact Brigid Collins:
Mobile: 07814021961