Andalucía Immersive Experience: Travel and learn!

Andalucía Immersive Experience: Travel and learn!

  • Start: Friday, October 4 @ 2:00 pm
  • End: Sunday, October 6 @ 5:00 pm

Organizer

Sara Caba

Price: £150 – £550
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Event Description

This year’s Battersea Spanish Immersive Spanish trip takes us to sunny Andalucía, and more specifically to one of the most breathtaking places on Earth: stunning and historical Ronda. We have partnered for this experience with the highly regarded, warm, creative and amazing local Spanish school Entrelenguas, who not only shares the learning and community ethos of Battersea Spanish, but also the commitment to deliver high quality and personalised unique and engaging learning experiences.

Below you can see the detail of the programme. Please note that we only take a very limited amount of students in our always sold out trips, so be quick to secure your seat if this is an experience you don’t want to miss out! Priority booking will be given to our Spanish students and friends. If you don’t learn with us but are interested in this trip, please email us to hola@batterseaspanish.com and we will put you in a waiting list.

In this occasion we have chosen for students to stay with handpicked local host families to make sure that their linguistic experience is maximised, as well as their cultural exposure and insight. If a student prefers to stay in a hotel, they can do so, but this would be at their own expense. However, we truly hope most students will embrace this wonderful opportunity!

  • Entrelenguas- ¡y su mascota!

  • Cooking class in a vineyard

  • Party with the locals

  • Vineyard- site for cooking class & wine tasting!

  • Hiking around Ronda views

  • Local shop owner

  • Tapas in Ronda

Below the day by day of our experience together:

Día 1- Viernes
2:00pm: Private shuttle from Málaga town centre to Ronda. The road is a wonderfully scenic route of about 1.5 hours. You can fly earlier and enjoy a morning in sunny Málaga!
3:30pm: Arrival into Ronda and check in with local host families.
4:00pm: Meeting at Entrelenguas to kick off this great experience with a glass of cava, picoteo and engaging dynamics to practice Spanish and get to know our fellow travellers, hosts and the incredible program ahead of us.
5:30pm: Interactive gymkhana (scavenger hunt) to get to know the highlights of beautiful Ronda.
7:30pm: Return to the host families to refresh and prepare for the night!
9:00pm: Meeting at iconic La Plaza del Socorro to stroll around old town and enjoy una noche de tapas en español! Entrelenguas team will make sure not only that we eat extremely well, but that we also discover some of the most authentic bars in town.

Día 2- Sábado
8:00am-10:00am: Desayuno en familia
11:00am- 1:00pm: Meeting at Entrelenguas to go for a privately curated Spanish tour of Ronda, discovering the highlights and also the most authentic places that only locals know of, from antique convents to local craft shops.
1:00pm: Scenic walk to reach the vineyard where we will spend the afternoon relaxing, cooking, sipping delicious wine and speaking Spanish, of course!
1:30pm- 5:00pm: Spanish cooking class in an unbeatable setting: a beautiful vineyard surrounded by magnificent mountains and beautiful Ronda, followed by a delicious wine tasting showcasing some of the best wines of the region. Time to enjoy the slow pace of life, and let yourself unwind.
5:30pm- 9:00pm: Time for yourself!
9:00pm: Meet at Entrelenguas for a Spanish party with the locals. Sitting in their gorgeous Andalusian patio, we will enjoy a delicious BBQ and practice our Spanish skills with the locals who will be invited to join in. Music, delicious food, lots of Spanish and a fresh Andalusian breeze will make this a night to remember!

Día 3- Domingo
9:00am – 10:00am: desayuno en familia
10:30am- 1:30pm: scenic hiking route outside of Ronda and delicious Spanish picnic!
2:00pm-3:30pm: Meeting in Entrelenguas to toast for the closure of a wonderful weekend together. Graduation certificates will also be waiting for you!
3:30-5:00pm: pack and say Hasta Pronto to our lovely host families.
5:00pm: Private transfer to Málaga airport for our return to London, or extra days in wonderful Spain.

What’s included in this trip?
– Two fully dedicated Spanish teachers and leaders from Entrelenguas that will make sure you practice loads of Spanish and have a memorable time!
– Two Battersea Spanish members of staff that will foresee that the whole experience runs smoothly for you.
– Breakfasts (with your host family), lunches and dinners within the program hours, tours, learning activities and wine tasting.
– Private transfer from and to the airport on the designated official times.
– Learning materials.
– A certificate of graduation by Battersea Spanish and Entrelenguas.

What’s not included?
– Flights to and from Spain.
– Travel insurance (please make sure to arrange your own insurance).
– Drinks and any meals outside of the established program.

What levels of Spanish can join?
All levels of Spanish are welcome, from Beginners to Advanced. The learning materials and input will be adapted so that students at all levels feel positively challenged and forward their learning with this immersive experience.

Booking procedure and cancellations
In order to secure your trip, you can either book the deposit, or book the whole experience and don’t think about any further payments! Please note that no fees are refundable under any circumstances as we are taking serious financial commitments with third parties, so check everything before you book! If you are a Battersea Spanish member please do not apply your member’s code to this trip, as the discount has already been applied. 

Please do secure your space right away so that you don’t miss out!

However, wait until we notify you in order to buy your plane ticket! If you buy it prior to our notification we are non liable should the trip has to be cancelled.

If the trip has to be cancelled for any reasons beyond our control, you will get a full refund of the fees payed to us.

Who's Attending

6 people are attending Andalucía Immersive Experience: Travel and learn!

  • Isabella Corble
  • Erica Shinnie
  • Caroline Henderson
  • Angela Emmott
  • Laura McManus
  • Jen McDonald

Seats

Deposit- secure your spot right away!£150.00The payment of this deposit will be discounted from your second payment. Please note this is a non-refundable payment. The remainder fee has to be payed before September 2nd.
Save 15%!- Book the whole experience!£470.00This 15% off ticket is exclusive for students enrolled in a Battersea Spanish course and for their friends. If at the time of the trip the student or friend are not enrolled in a course, they will need to pay the 15% difference. Please note this is a non-refundable payment.
Book the whole experience!£550.00You can only purchase this ticket if after putting your name down in the waiting list you are notified to do so by Battersea Spanish. Please note this is a non-refundable payment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Sara Caba

Costa Rica is my home country. There, I studied Psychology at Universidad de Costa Rica.

Sixteen years ago I left looking to expand my horizons. I went to Copenhagen, where I studied a Master’s degree in Science, Technology and Society at Roskilde Universitet, and stayed four years, collecting work experience as a Spanish teacher and at IBM.

I then moved to Boston, where I gained further experience teaching. I enrolled at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and worked as a Project Officer at Harvard University LASPAU. I then came to London, where I took the Spanish Teaching Certificate from Goldsmiths University and Instituto Cervantes, and became the proud founder of award winning Battersea Spanish.

I love to work, watch films, write, travel and read.

Venue

Ronda, Spain
Ronda, Spain
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