6 Day Vegan Cooking Course in Costa del Sol

January 1, 2015 by Elskamor
6 days Vegan Cooking Costa del Sol

Come and experience the rich natural beauty of Southern Spain and enjoy healthy food in a relaxed rural setting. Bask in the sun, chill on the beach and enjoy the programmed or optional entertainment activities, all at a very reasonable price.
6 Day Vegan Cooking Course in Costa del Sol

• All year around.
• Arrivals on Sunday, departures on Friday.

Location: Cómpeta -Malaga, Spain
Right in the center of the Costa del Sol in the heart of the Axarquia region of Málaga. The Axarquia Region is situated in the easternmost part of the province of Malaga.
In its towns and villages visitors will find large open natural spaces like the sierra, mountains, hillsides, steep cliffs and extensive beaches, where to enjoy the Mediterranean native cuisine and a magnificent cultural and artistic heritage.
There are beautiful beaches to enjoy the Mediterranean Sea and the sun that bathes the coastline naturally.
Other beauty spots invite us to enjoy the natural scenery, including: the Watch towers of Muslim origin, that gave the town of Torre del Mar its name; the Phoenician ruins by the rock called El Toro; the fortress and town of Vélez Málaga; the sea promenade of Torre del Mar; the Baviera Golf course and Añoreta Golf among others; the Caleta de Vélez marina harbor at the far east side of the promenade at Torre del mar.

Types of activities offered:
A six day/five night stay from Sunday to Friday, including accommodation, full board and a range of activities.
The retreat includes accommodation, vegetarian/vegan cookery classes, talks on vegan/vegetarian nutrition and alternative therapies like massage, osteopathy, Reiki and Chi Kung (including optional workshops on sports´ massage and urban gardens). Talks on vegan history, philosophy and lifestyle, as well as tertulias or social get-togethers with participants on vegan ethics and survival in the XXI century, with films followed by lively debates.
We offer ONE of the following excursions and it is included in the price. Upon arrival between all participants we will agree to one of the following excursions: a visit to the Dimobe Bodega/Winery Treasure Cave and Añoreta Golf course in Rincon de la Victoria; an excursion of the Raisin Route in the Axarquia region; bike routes and other tourist routes of your choice; a visit to los Jardines de la Concepción or Botanical Gardens Málaga; the Nerja Caves; visit to the Alhambra in Granada; the Picasso and Carmen Thyssen museums in Málaga (Picasso’s birthplace) etc.

Types of food:
Cooking classes are one of the main Go Vegan activities on the programme and the following dishes are just a sampling of the menus we will enjoy every day:
Breakfast: Drinks: Almond, oats, soy, coffee, herbal infusions, Whole meal bread, Tomato, Vegetable oil, Vegan spread cheese, Muesli, Organic seasonal fruits
Lunch: Salads Starters: Vegetable pates First course: Cream or soup Second course: Moorish seitan, stuffed vegetables, pasta or soy with sauce. Dessert: Vegan fruit mousse or vegan rice pudding
Dinner: Fruits, Salads First course: Cream or soup Second course: Steam vegetables (bio) Dessert: Vegan fruit mousse or vegan rice pudding
Note: Menus will change according to availability of fresh seasonal produce and will be displayed daily during your stay.

Nearby and along the coast it is possible to carry out and enjoy many activities such as bike riding, walking, sailing, playing golf or even cart racing. The close proximity to the Mediterranean sea and long sun shine hours help to give the climate of our region a distinctly Mediterranean character, unique in Europe.

Price range:
• 6 days/ 5 nights 750 EUR per person for a double room
• Surcharge for single private room 300 EUR
Additional services you can book:
• Osteopathy consultation 60 EUR
• Bike rental
• Yoga 25 EUR

Detailed retreat description:
You will be amazed in a very special place tucked in nature, twenty minutes from the beaches of the Costa del Sol and five minutes of a natural park. All our visitors love our cooking classes and you will be introduced to live changing nutritional concepts. Additionally, in this area in Spain you got tons of outdoor activities to keep you active during your holiday, such as hiking, caving, 4×4 etc.

What’s included:
• Pickup at Malaga Airport and transfer to Go Vegan
• Cocktail and welcome dinner
• Vegan cookery course
• All necessary cooking ingredients
• Govegan apron
• 5 nights in double room accommodation
• Breakfast everyday
• Lunch everyday (except Wednesday Free day)
• Dinner everyday
• Organic Food
• Wine with meals
• Private swimming pool
• Transfer to and from Malaga Airport or Train Station

What’s NOT included:
• Flights
• Osteopathy consultation
• Bike rental
• Yoga classes

Daily Schedule:
1st Day – Sunday
Pickup at Málaga Airport and transfer to GoVegan Room assignment Welcome and introduction to instructors Dinner Optional walk
2nd Day. Monday
Morning 8:00 Yoga (Optional) 9:00 Breakfast 10:00 Nutrition and Ethics 10:30 1st Cooking Class 13:30 Free Time 14:00 Lunch Afternoon & Evening 17:30 Debate – Tertulia 19:30 Dinner Free Time
3rd Day. Tuesday
8:00 Yoga (Optional) 9:00 Breakfast 10:00 2nd Cooking Class 13:00 Free Time 13:30 Lunch 17:30 Debate –Tertulia 19:30 Dinner Free Time
4th Day. Wednesday
8:00 Yoga (Optional) 9:00 Breakfast Free time activities (optional excursions) 19:30 Dinner
5th Day. Thursday
8:00 Yoga (optional) 9:00 Breakfast 10:00 3rd Cooking Class 13:00 Free Time 13:30 Lunch Afternoon & Evening Talk on Health and Nutrition followed by a debate Farewell Dinner
6th Day. Friday
Morning 8:00 Yoga (Optional) 9:00 Breakfast Transfer to Málaga Airport

Amenities and accomodation:
Our Andalusian style houses located in Competa, the Axarquia region in the centre of the Costa del Sol, are fully equipped with everything you need to make you feel at home. The rooms with single and double beds are well conditioned for use all year round. The houses are located on a 20,000 square meter plot with large beautiful gardens and recreational areas that invite visitors to enjoy the panoramic views as well as walks and social get togethers in direct contact with nature. Garden area with saltwater pool. There is a large kitchen to prepare the meals and a large living room or lounge area for common activities.

Travel arrangements
We will arrange to pick you up in Malaga. We will make one trip in the morning and one trip in the afternoon.

About the teachers or hosts:
Super vegan lovers and chefs!

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