Cortijo Caseria Del Mercado

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Venue Description

VENUE Cortijo Caseria Del Mercado is a small organic farm high in the Alpujarras mountains of Andalucia southern Spain. In addition to the huge array of fruit and vegetables grown on site the farm has goats, horses and a peacock breeding sanctuary and the farm produces its own organic olive oil. Not only is the cortijo a working farm it has been adapted as a retreat center with traditional Spanish accommodation with a natural mineral water swimming pool and two yoga shalas, one indoor and one ‘cool and shady’ outdoor. The local area is fantastic hiking country with spectacular mountain views and isolated “White villages” For more information on the area go to: www.cortijolacaseria.com ACCOMMODATION The venue’s farm buildings offer various basic accommodations with a communal and family feel to suit all budgets. Private Single (double-bed): Please contact us for details… Semi-private* Single (double-bed): 550 Euros Sharing (2/3 single beds): 500 Euros *Semi-private means there may be a partition curtain and no door, or the room may be the access to another room. Food Vegetarian brunch is included in the training fee. Brunch will be provided Monday to Friday (weekends are off.) Other Meals There is a large communal kitchen and 3 smaller kitchens where students can prepare their own meals. We recommend a budget of 30-50 euros per week for food. Courtesy shopping trips are available on a weekly basis to buy groceries, seasonal fruits and vegetables available from the venue. The location The training will be held at Cortijo Caseria de Mercado which is located in the Heart of the Alpujarras, (Andalucia) a unique natural connection between the Mediterranean coast and Sierra Nevada, towered by the highest peaks of the Peninsula. It is very close to Castaras and Trevelez, 30 minutes from Orgiva which is an area known for its clean fresh mountain air, herbal plant life, medicinal mineral waters and relaxing natural environments. How to get there The closest major cities include Granada, Almeria, Jaen and Malaga. The closet airport Granada is one hour away from our venue. Cortijo is high in the mountains close to a tiny village called Castaras. The closest town is Orgiva. From Granada you can catch a bus to Orgiva (1 hour). We can arrange to pick you up from Orgiva. Alternatively you can hire a car from the airport. *Detailed road directions & bus timetables available on request

Contact Information

: Raquel Ansari

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