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Best Team Building Venue Andalucia

Best Team Building Venue Andalucia is in the Alto Genal valley just 15 minutes south-west of Ronda. A group of ardent young techies from a small company in the south of England came to stay at Los Castaños recently for … Read More

one of the best walks near Ronda

One of the Best Walks near Ronda

Download detailed notes here. My descriptions are purely poetic! We recently discovered a walk near Ronda that we have overlooked for too long. Called in Spanish Tajo del Abanico or the Fan Gorge, it is just on the outskirts of … Read More

retreat in Spain

Retreat in Spain

Retreat in Spain – the seed and the fruit!  Los Castaños is the perfect venue for a group. A family group celebrating a big birthday or a wedding or a retreat to practise mindfulness, yoga, painting. With six luxurious ensuite … Read More

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7 Day Walking Holiday Andalucia

Varied self guided walking holiday in an unspoilt part of Andalucia … Read More

Walking the Serrania de Ronda

Walking the Serrania de Ronda

Walking the Serrania de Ronda Walking the Serrania de Ronda Walking the trails of the Ronda mountains (aka Serrania de Ronda), in the south of Spain, can be wild and undiscovered. There is a multitude of routes through pristine countryside, … Read More

Best Hikes in the Ronda area

Best Hikes in the Ronda area

Best Hikes in the Ronda area Best Hikes in the Ronda area The Serrania de Ronda is one of Spain´s last secrets – a little known walking destination offering hiking routes that are scenically magnificent, historically fascinating, and with a staggering diversity of flora … Read More

GR141 THROUGH BEAUTIFUL SERRANIA DE RONDA

GR141 THROUGH BEAUTIFUL SERRANIA DE RONDA

 GR141 THROUGH BEAUTIFUL SERRANIA DE RONDA The Andalucian government devised this magnificent route restoring ancient paths and connecting them to make a six-stage hike through a beautiful part of Spain, beginning and ending in the stunning town of Ronda. … Read More

Guide to walking the Genal Valley

Guide to walking the Genal Valley

Recent guests of ours, Ned and Elaine, have been kind enough to let me share their incredible blog about walking the Genal Valley. You will never find a more detailed and fascinating trip file. … Read More

Why not walk your yummy picnic to the top of the high mountain?

Picnic half way to Ronda

Why not walk your picnic to the top of the high mountain? The walking route to Ronda from Cartajima can be tough. Many have done and most have survived. A few came back if the going got too tough. But … Read MoreRead More

Caminito del Rey

Caminito del Rey

Caminito del Rey When a member of the Cartajima Women’s Association bottled out of walking the scariest hike in the world, John was invited to take her place. … Read More

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