We've been taking families (apart from our own!) out into the mountains for years now so thought it was about time we advertised the fact! (Here's our daughter Olivia jumping into a mountain river and below, our son Isaac on a zip wire).
As small groups are best when children are involved our family activity holidays are just for you and your family. The grade of walks would depend on the amount of walking your children have done but we have lots of enticements up our sleeves including a dog and the promise of a dip in a river or lake at the end of a day's walking.
Options apart from the "W" word include -
- A day at the beach with surfing lessons*
- Mountain biking
- Horse riding
- Via ferrata
* Activities led by fully-qualified local English-speaking instructors.
Our prices (see details below) include 3 of these activities although if you wanted to do more they could be arranged at just a little extra. To give you an idea here's a slideshow of some photos of a family activity holiday we recently organised. This family opted for a week's walking in the Picos with 3 nights out in huts and finished off with canyoning then surfing at the beach before heading to the Guggenheim in Bilbao on their way home............
Here's what Andrew, the father, said afterwards,
"Totally unique, remote and unspoilt. I can not speak highly enough of our wonderful hosts / guide, Mike and Lisa. We simply gave them a rough idea of what we wanted to do and they organised everything ................. absolutely brilliant! I can't say we weren't nervous before we set out on our adventure, but we needn't' have been, it was amazing how everything fell into place".
Find out about your guide, Mike, here and his account of the family's week here.
Prices - 875€ per adult, 450€ per child (16 yrs and under) including;
7 nights full-board accommodation either in our lovely old guesthouse or with an optional night out in one of the wardened mountain huts.
And 6 days of guided walks with 3 of the above activities
Extra optional activities 50€ pp.
Flights or other means of travel to Spain, holiday insurance and cable car tickets (@ 10€ per adult, one way) are not included.
See dates and availability here.