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Unique 3 Night Interior Design Break

From £1065 pp

Andalucía, Spain

3 Nights / 4 Days

Private Group (1-6)

Unique 3 Night Interior Design Break

From £1065 pp

What You'll Do

Enjoy this exciting and creative break in the beautiful, whitewashed village of Mijas Pueblo in Andalucia. Learn how to transform a plain room into a beautiful living space as well as indulging in the local culture on this interior design and colour experience.

Sitting high in the hills above Fuengirola waits the beautiful village of Mijas Pueblo. A place of trade, fortification, art and natural beauty since the Roman times, which is now famous for its charm, tranquillity and its beautiful views over the Mediterranean towards Africa.

Across the trip, you will take part in three workshops, which are designed to help you learn and develop a range of design skills. By the end of the trip, you will be able to design your own scheme on a mood board and a floor plan which you can take home and turn into reality. Get inspired and gain the confidence to bring together design elements using a range of colours, fabrics, materials, furniture and textures.

You will also be able to enjoy a tuk-tuk village ride where you will learn about the history and culture of Mijas Pueblo. You will get to visit some of its hidden gems and enjoy a tapas meal and sample some of the best local Andalucian cuisine.

Operating Dates 2023:

1st May – 26th June

10th July – 28th July

25th August – 23rd December

Experience
Highlights

Gain some expert knowledge in interior design

Indulge in some amazing local food and wine

Experience the vibrant town of Mijas Pueblo

Your Local Host:

Paola & Kathleen

Paola, a passionate interior designer with 20 year’s experience. She loves to inspire brave choices using colour, furniture and materials.

Kathy is passionate about people, loves to listen and talk putting people at ease, helping instil confidence to create unique spaces.

Experience Itinerary

Arrival and Introduction

Upon arrival at Malaga airport, you will be taken to your hotel. After having some time to settle in, Paolo and Kathy will welcome you and introduce themselves overlooking the beautiful Mijas landscape.

In the evening, you will have your first workshop (4 hours). You will be introduced to the exciting world of interiors and how as a professional, you would start and interior design scheme. You will start to formulate ideas about the direction and style you would like to choose for your space.

Today you will discover how people’s moods and emotions can be influenced by the colours they see around them, with the science of colour which is truly fascinating. You will also learn just how much colour is an integral part of interior design and how to create a colour palette that is pleasing to the eye and the soul.

Accommodation:

TRH Mijas Hotel 4*

Enjoy staying at this unique 4 star hotel located in the urban centre of Mijas. With typical Andalusian architecture and panoramic views of the Mediterranean as well as charming rooms and suites, it is the perfect base for your trip.

Just a short walk away from some local cafes, restaurants and bars, you have the choice to go out and experience some of Mijas or to stay in the hotel and enjoy its amenities. On top of this, the hotel is just a short drive away from the beach, which you can enjoy in your free time.

With a pool, spa, gym and amazing food and drink, all that you need is right there at TRH Mijas.

Tuk tuk tour and workshop

After a breakfast at the hotel, you will embark on a unforgettable electric tuk tuk tour and discover the hidden gems of Mijas Pueblo and all the spots tourists would miss. You will be joined by a local driver who will teach you all about the culture and history of the area, whilst answering any questions you may have. The high up viewpoints in the village can be a challenge for some, so sit back and ride up in style. You will have amazing panoramic views of the landscape and on a clear day, you can see as far a Morocco!

In the afternoon, you will have your second workshop. First, you will have an introduction into space planning. You will be asked to bring some simple measurement with you to help you create a floorplan of your space. Understanding the basics of what fits where may sounds simple, but it is an essential aspect of interior design.

Then you will dive into the world of textiles an textures. We explore the types of materials designers use to achieve beautiful interiors, from bedding to window treatments and wall coverings. You will learn about styles, colour, texture, patterns and how to select materials. Keeping all of these elements balanced is key to creating an aesthetically pleasing interior design scheme.

Accommodation: 

TRH Mijas Hotel

Mood Board and Tapas

After a free morning to do as you please, you will start your last workshop of the trip. You will focus on your mood board, the most exciting part of interior design. You are helped in putting all your chosen elements together, fabrics, wallpapers, furniture, textiles and colours onto your mood board. You will see your amazing design, working in harmony and have some real evidence of your progress to go home and show your family and friends.

Afterwards, you will be taken to a local fantastic restaurant where you will try some of the finest Spanish cuisine. Indulge in delicious meat, fish and vegetarian dishes paired with some amazing Spanish wine to end a perfect trip.

Accommodation: 

TRH Mijas Hotel

Departure

After a final breakfast, it will be time to checkout and be transferred to the airport for your flight home or further on with your travels. We hope you will be taking back some amazing memories and some newly gained knowledge in interior design to transform your home.

Location Information

Mijas, a province in Malaga, on the south east coast of Spain is known for its character and charm. Experience some amazing views across the landscape and out over the Mediterranean. With a rich history and culture to match, get stuck in with the locals at some family owned bars, cafes and restaurants on your holiday.

Also, you will get the chance to enjoy a tuk tuk ride to the beautiful village of Mijas Pueblo. A place of art and natural beauty ever since the Roman times, which is now famous for its charm, tranquillity and its beautiful views over the Mediterranean towards Africa. On a clear day, as you venture up to the viewpoints of Mijas Pueblo you can even see as far as Morocco!

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • All materials and equipment
  • Tuk Tuk sightseeing tour
  • Tapas evening meal with a glass of wine