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Special Interest Holidays Spain

Special Interest Holidays Spain are all based in the very heart of the Spanish Pyrenees. A very special place, close to the Ordesa National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and within the Pyrenees Geopark, a UNESCO site of geological importance.
This is a beautiful and spectacular landscape, and we are privileged to live here throughout the year. We are your hosts, Simon and Lucy.

During each of our Special Interest Holidays Spain, you will be staying at our home. This is a 17th century farmhouse that has been renovated with a great deal of love and care.

Our planning, and attention to detail on each of our holidays, is meticulous. At the end of each day we want you to have experienced a “wow” factor, fulfilled, smiling and having had a great time.
Ideal for the solo traveler, a couple or a group of friends. We charge No Single Supplement.

Our goal is ” to create a sustainable tourism business.” In line with this principle we use only local guides and specialist teachers, all part of our Responsible Travel Philosophy.

Small Group

6-8 Guests Per Holiday.

Fully Inclusive

Stay in Comfort

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Yoga & Meditation

Re-energise on our exclusive retreat set in spectacular scenery, with daily yoga, peaceful mountain walks and meditations.

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Cooking & Walking

Combine breathtaking guided walks with Spanish cooking and visiting local artisan food and wine producers.

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Learn Spanish

Practice Spanish conversation in real life situations. Professional Spanish teacher, cultural visits and idyllic walks .

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Photography

From wildlife and landscape photography to macro photography, for the beginner to the professional, all with expert tuition.

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Culture & Gastronomy

A fascinating week exploring an area rich in Moorish history and Romanesque architecture, with tasting visits and guided walks.

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Wildlife Walking

Discover the huge variety of flora and fauna as we walk in the Ordesa National Park, a World Biosphere Reserve.

Reviews

From our Special Interest Holiday guests

  • I spent an absolutely fantastic week at Casa Allue on a Walking and Cooking holiday. Lucy and Simon are perfect hosts, sharing their love and knowledge of the area and how you can experience it, from walking to wildlife, food to photography.

    Martina. Wivenhoe. Cooking Holiday October 2016
  • Just back from an amazing week walking and cooking in the Spanish Pyrenees based at Casa Allué, Albella, a beautifully restored rustic farmhouse. The hosts were fantastic and saw to our every need, delicious food and the group good fun. We learn’t and experienced so much, from the cooking workshops and the wonderful visits to local producers, to walking in the Ordesa national park.

    Jayne. Essex. Cooking Holiday October 2015
  • I went for a week, joining the Cooking & Walking holiday at Aragon Active, and learnt so much....excellent hosts with great attention to every detail of the weeks adventures.  I cannot fault it, the entire week exceeded my expectations.

    Deborah. Australia. Cooking Holiday October 2016
  • My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our weeklong stay....a schedule of guided hikes, visits to historical sites, wine and olive oil tastings with some free time outdoors to enjoy the amazing sunny weather. The healthy, home-cooked meals were another bonus.

    Ross & Maria. New York. Culture Holiday April 2017
  • I have just returned from this magical place and can honestly say it has been one of the most memorable holidays ever....outstanding food and wine, freshly prepared and sourced locally - what a treat at the end of each day to enjoy a meal with new friends.

    Jennifer Taylor. Huddersfied. Learn Spanish Holiday July 2016
  • Reluctant to leave, we have been so well looked after with interesting trips and supportive Spanish teachers – including all the family. Thankyou.

    Jim & Helen. Huddersfield. Learn Spanish Holiday September 2017
  • This was everything we wanted, plus more. The landscape, geology, wildlife and history of this part of the Pyrenees is truly amazing.

    Kate & Neil. Leicester. Natural History Holiday May 2016
  • Amazing, breath taking, colourful, delightful, engaging, fantastic, gorgeous, informative, and I could go on! Thanks for all your warmth and hard work.

    Carol. Melbourne. Cooking Holiday October 2017
  • The perfect base for our photographic workshop: with stunning landscapes and wildlife to shoot just out the front door. Simon and Lucy were so kind and welcoming, nothing was too much trouble and you quickly felt at home....one of the most enjoyable experiences that I have undertaken.

    Richard. Lancashire. Photography Holiday July 2015
  • Really enjoyed my stay. Lucy and Simon are always happy to please. The yoga and meditation were spot on and the walking and scenery were truly amazing.

    Lesley. Durham. Yoga Meditation Holiday April 2016
  • We had an amazing week of Autumn colours, wildlife encounters and extraordinary scenery. By day four I was thinking ' well it can't be better than yesterday'...but it was! Each day surpassed the last.

    Karen & Steve. Carlisle. Photography Holiday October 2015
  • A wonderful, relaxing week. The balance of yoga, walking and meditation was just what I hoped for. Simon, Lucy, Penny and Sofi were great hosts and guides. Julia was an inspiring meditation tutor and I have learnt so much.

    Ros. London. Yoga Meditation Holiday April 2016
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