Summer holiday activities – learn a new skill

Spanish Cooking Course in BarcelonaFlag beach, Fuerteventura

Booked your summer holiday?  If you are looking for more than 2 weeks on the beach, why not add-on a holiday activity from

We have some unique holiday courses that are the perfect add-on to your beach holiday, a selection of which are shown below…

1. Holiday Cooking Courses – go learn to cook in a day

We have half day and 1 day cooking courses to whet your appetite in Barcelona in Spain, Provence, Paris or Nice in France, Tuscany, Florence, Lake Garda or Sorrento in Italy, Merida in Mexico or Chiang Mai in Thailand from just £29.

All our cooking courses are hands-on, no boring cookery demonstrations just fun courses where you really do learn to cook and if you only have 1 day to spare, then why not come home able to cook a full 3 course meal to impress your friends.

Go learn to cook in a day in France, Italy, Spain, Mexico or Thailand and get more from your holiday

For something more active for singles, couples, groups or teenagers, why not take some time out to take to the waves, get active and go learn to Surf?

2. Surf lessons in France, Portugal or Spain

Perfect for restless teenagers, for singles looking to meet new people and hang with the surfers, couples looking for an adrenaline rush or groups looking for an activity where they can all have fun.

We have 3 and 5 day surf courses on offer in some of the best surf destinations in Europe from just £68. Go learn to surf in Biarritz, France at Europe’s first surf school or head to Peniche or Sagres in Portugal or hit the beach on the wild and windy coast of Spain the Costa de la Luz or if you are heading a little further afield why not take our surf course in Fuerteventura?

Surfing lessons in France, Spain and Portugal

3. Create your own perfume in Grasse or Eze in France

Get creative and blast those senses with over 140 essences on our perfume courses in France.

2 hour to 2 day courses available from £36. Create your own signature scent for a wedding, hen weekend, anniversary or just as a reminder of your holiday on the Cote d’Azur in France.

Perfume Courses in Grasse, France

4. For the ultimate buzz, go learn to kite surf in Tarifa, Fuerteventura or the Algarve

Experience this fast and thrilling sport for yourself on your next holiday. If you are heading to the Costa de la Luz take some time out to visit Tarifa and join in with the 100’s of kite surfers on this amazing beach or take kite surfing lessons on Flag beach in Fuerteventura where the wind conditions are perfect for beginners. If you find yourself in the Algarve in Portugal, indulge your need for adrenaline, fun and thrills with kitesurfing lessons and you won’t be disappointed.

Prices from just £44 for a discovery lesson – feel the wind in your hair and fly high above the waves.

Kitesurfing lessons in Tarifa, Algarve, Fuerteventura

To browse all of the holiday activities on offer, visit’s learning holiday activities page now and see what you can learn on your next holiday.