Top ten summer holiday ideas
Are you still looking for a holiday this summer? Try our unique learning holidays for this summer:
1. 8 days / 7 nights Cocktail Making Holiday – Aegean Coast, Izmir, Turkey
There is nothing better than lying on the beach and enjoying a delicious cocktail. During this unique cocktail making holiday in Turkey, you will learn how to make your own cocktails in a fun atmosphere with the group and you will stay in a 4 star luxury accommodation. You’ll be taught the basic technical processes that all good bartenders apply when creating world-class cocktails, from muddling, stirring and shaking to speed pouring like a professional.
2. 3 days Italian Gelato – Ice Cream Making Course – Campania, Sorrento, Italy
During hot summer months, learn how to make delicious gelato to cool down! The course takes place over three days in Sorrento, on the stunning Amalfi coast in Italy with a relaxed attitude, blissed out beaches, great water sports and gourmet cuisine. This is the ideal course for ice cream lovers!
3. 4 day / 3 night Pilates And Spa Short Break – Costa Blanca, Alicante, Spain
Relax in the world class spa of a luxury 5 star hotel and enjoy a tailor made private Pilates class every day to really focus on your objectives as well as a group Pilates class every day. Tone, elongate and relax with a world-class Pilates instructor and be pampered from head to toe in one of the most indulgent hotels and spas in sun-drenched Alicante.
4. 7 days / 6 nights Yoga And Cycling Holiday – Village House – Lazio, Rome, Italy
Combine relaxing yoga sessions with cycling outdoor. During your week, practice yoga every morning and enjoy two guided cycling tours, breathe in the fresh air and absorb the fragrant scents of the wild flowers and sunflowers of this peaceful region near Rome. The yoga retreat is a low profit eco-tourism organisation and bases its holidays around health, good food, Italian culture and nature.
5. 8 days / 7 nights Photography Holiday – Atlantic Coast, Essaouira, Morocco
Enjoy stunning photography opportunities on this holiday based in the centre of bustling Essaouira in Morocco. You will stay in a Moorish style boutique hotel, 300 meter from the beach and your host and tutors will ensure you feel at home and get the most out of your course to take your skills to a new level.
6. 7 days / 6 nights Learn Spanish And Salsa Course – Ibiza, Ibiza Town, Spain
Learn how to dance Salsa and learn Spanish during a week in Ibiza, and immerse yourself in the culture of Spain on a holiday with a difference. For four hours per day, you will be taught by highly qualified teachers, before you head off to the nearby salsa club for your daily salsa lessons in the evening.
7. 7 days / 6 nights Horse Riding And Wine Tasting Holiday – Bordeaux Region, Bordeaux, France
Enjoy trekking on horseback through the stunning surroundings and explore delicious wine from the Bordeaux region during several wine tasting sessions and visits to local vineyards. Stay in a charming renovated 19th century manor house set in a region that is known for producing some of the delicious wines in the world.
8. 8 days/7 nights Surf Camp Package – Peniche, Portugal
Situated at the south westernmost point of Europe in beautiful Sagres, you can challenge yourself during adventurous surfing sessions during your two weeks stay in a highly qualified surf camp. While staying in an accommodation with other surfer, you will enjoy a fun and sociable stay.
10. 3 days / 2 nights Spanish Cooking Weekend – Andalucia, Los Juncares, Spain
Learn to cook a traditional Spanish menu and a 5 tapas menu plus dessert during this short break set in a beautiful Finca in the countryside within the Andalucian triangle, just an hour of Granada, Cordoba and Malaga. Under the guidance of your host and chef, you will immerse yourself in the local life, get off the tourist trail and discover the traditional food.
9. 8 days/ 7 nights Painting Holiday – south west France
On this unique painting holiday you will be able to slow down to a rural French way of life in stunning surroundings while improving your painting and drawing skills. Your painting and drawing tutors are special guests who are extremely passionate about all things creative and will tailor the course to you whether you are a beginner or an advanced artist.