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Holiday type Creative holidays
Learning holidays
Singles holidays
Special interest holidays
Country Spain
Travel type Make your own way
Price range From £699
Travel partner GoLearnTo
Duration 7 nights
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Photography holiday in Nerja, Spain

The charming Andalucían mountain village of Torrox, located between Malaga and Nerja, is the setting for your painting course where you’ll immerse yourself in Andalucían life and be inspired by the beautiful surroundings whilst brushing up on your painting skills on this week long painting holiday


  • Accommodation in Torrox for 7 nights/8 days
  • You can check in anytime on your arrival day and check-out by noon on departure day
  • You’ll have your own private room and bathroom
  • Terrace, kitchen & lounges are shared with others on the course
  • 5 full days of photography tuition on days 2,3,4,6,7
  • 1 free day on day 5
  • All meals except on your free day where no meals will be provided - Note: Breakfast is in the form of a breakfast pack for you to make your own breakfast each day
  • All transport to and from the photography shoot locations
  • A return transfer from Malaga airport at set times (please advise your arrival flight details at least 14 days before the date of travel)
  • Transfers from Malaga normally leave the airport between 11am and 12.30pm and return to Malaga between 8am and 10am in the morning – if your flight arrives outside of this time, please contact us as private transfers can be arranged at extra cost of £45-65 each way
  • A pre-arrival telephone call with tutor Kevan to discuss your aims for the course
Day 1

Saturday – Arrival day - You will be collected from Malaga airport and taken to the charming village of Torrox where your course and accommodation will be based - Enjoy a welcome lunch on the terrace of the host building - After lunch, take time to settle in and stroll around the village - In the evening you will meet the resident artist, Anna, who will lead a brief introduction on the objectives, materials and itinerary for the painting and drawing week - Enjoy dinner at a local Spanish restaurant

Day 2

Sunday – Finca visit and afternoon painting class - Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before meeting at nearby Finca la Paz, your host’s house, with your painting tutor, Anna - NOTE: Breakfast is provided in a pack to your accommodation kitchen area each morning of tea/coffee/breads/fruits etc. for you to make your own breakfasts. It may be necessary to supplement the pack during the week - You’ll all discuss your individual aims for the week so that Anna can tailor the course to suit the group - Enjoy lunch at Finca la Paz - Relax with a well deserved afternoon siesta before taking your first painting lesson in the village of Torrox - In the evening you will enjoy dinner at an excellent local Spanish restaurant

Day 3

Monday – Street markets of Torrox & home made Andalucian dinner - Enjoy breakfast at your leisure before continuing with your painting course in the village - On Monday mornings there is a colourful street market in Torrox that will give you the opportunity to capture the stalls, produce and people - Enjoy a picnic lunch in the village and take a short afternoon siesta to rejuvenate yourself for the afternoon’s activities - Late afternoon you will be driven to Maria’s Cortijo where you can relax around the swimming pool or paint the stunning views from this hilltop location, so remember to take your sketchpad and camera - Maria and her friends will prepare you a traditional homemade Andalucian evening meal eaten al fresco (weather permitting)

Day 4

Tuesday – Visit the pretty seaside town of Caleta de Velex - After breakfast you will visit the pretty seaside town of La Caleta de Velez where you can enjoy painting and sketching the beautiful beaches, impressive marina, working fishermen’s yard, vibrant fish market and much more - You will enjoy a picnic lunch before returning to Torrox - This afternoon is free to relax or to work on your painting and drawing skills - In the evening you are invited to Finca la Paz where your host will serve you a vegetarian banquet

Day 5

Wednesday – Burriana beach free time - Today is a free day but transport is provided to Burriana Beach where you can choose to continue painting or simply relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings - In the evening you are again free to do as you please but transport can be provided to Torrox Costa where you can sample one of the many restaurants and walk along the bustling promenade

Day 6

Thursday – Mountain village visit - Enjoy breakfast before heading to the gorgeous mountain village of Acebuchal nestled in a charming valley where you will have the opportunity to paint the mountainous location, village houses and cobbled streets - Lunch will be provided at Acebuchal’s local bar restaurant where they serve delicious home-cooking including local meat and game dishes (vegetarian options are available) - After lunch you will return to Torrox and have time to relax before an evening tapas dinner at a local restaurant in the main square

Day 7

Friday – Spanish mules and other pets - After breakfast you will meet at Finca la Paz where you will have more painting tuition with Anna before having the option to paint still life or you may even decide to paint the resident mule or any of the other pets at the Finca - Throughout the day you will have the chance to finish your work, ask questions, receive feedback and learn new techniques - Lunch will be provided at Finca la Paz - For your final evening the group will enjoy a farewell meal together in a village restaurant to reflect on your new found painting skills over a glass of good Spanish wine and delicious meal

Day 8

Saturday – Departure day - After breakfast you are kindly asked to check-out of your room ready for departure taking home with you new, creative painting skills and an insight into Andalucían life that will stay with you long after the holiday is over
Accommodation and Meals

You will stay in one of the 8 charming Moorish houses in the beautiful village of Torrox where you will - The houses have between 1-3 bedrooms and you’ll have your own private bedroom and private bathroom - Each house has a small shared lounge, kitchen and terrace with delightful views over the village and mountains - Each house is well equipped with all mod cons and you’ll have a washing machine, fridge, iron, ironing board and hairdryers - Wi-fi will be available in the accommodation and is also available in cafes and bars in the village - Your hosts have dogs therefore we suggest you warn them beforehand if you have any allergies - Please note that all transport is included to and from your hosts house, any painting locations so you don’t have to worry about driving or taxis during your stay - All main meals are included except on your free day -

NOTE: Breakfast is provided in a pack to your accommodation kitchen area each morning of tea/coffee/breads/fruits etc. for you to make your own breakfasts - it may be necessary to supplement the pack during the week

This holiday is booked by phone. Click 'book now' to make a reservation request to our travel partner who will call you back to confirm your booking details and take payment. To speak to a representative now please call 0330 333 6737.

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