Horse Riding and Holidays in Andalucia & Cortijo Los Lobos
2 hours per day (5 days) 200 € per person (the 10 hours can be used as and when required to fit in with your holiday plans, so if you would rather do a 4 hour ride one day and none the next that is fine with us, and of course if you want to do more than 10 hours, you can purchase more than one package, or pay for any extra when you are here, we are entirely flexible – the 10 hours can also be shared between you, so if you are a family of 4, for example, you could have 2.5 hours each to use over the week – perfect if you are not regular riders but would just like to give it a try)
*Extra riding, picnics or restaurant hacks by arrangement – we can discuss and book on your arrival. If you wish to do more than two hours riding per day, this is fine, in hot months riding will be restricted to 2 hours in the morning or evening (or both if you want to do more – subject to weather, if it is unusually hot we may not be able to offer evening rides!).
Weekend or midweek full board riding break.
Based on 3 nights accommodation (usually in our El Jaral apartment when available, if not, a farmhouse room with private bathroom and kitchenette facilities for light snacks), 10 hours riding, all meals, snacks and drinks, (food preferences to be discussed before your arrival) airport transfers, use of all facilities
*450 € (non riding partners 250 )
*Single person supplement for full occupancy of apartment 100 euros
1 week full board riding break
Based on 7 nights accommodation (usually in our El Jaral apartment when available, if not, a farmhouse room with private bathroom and kitchenette facilities for light snacks), all meals, snacks and drinks, (food preferences to be discussed before your arrival)14 hours of riding (a typical week would consist of a 2 hour ride on your first full day here to get you started gently, gradually building up to longer each day to enable you to experience the full beauty of the surrounding countryside, with perhaps a lunchtime or evening ride to a restaurant, depending on the time of year, a picnic ride, or even a moonlit ride, we will discuss and tailor your holiday to fit in with your other plans). Price includes full use of all the facilities including mountain bikes and heated pool. Airport transfers also included (or you may prefer to hire your own car to explore this beautiful area)
*700 € (non riding partners 500 €)
Single person supplement for full occupancy of apartment 200 €
Children age 12 and under – we offer a 10% discount on full board riding holiday prices
*If you are a large group requiring a full board riding break, we can also offer either or both of the cottages
*Note – we can provide riding breaks of different durations, and of course you can also book one of our self catering cottages if you prefer the flexibility of preparing your own meals, whilst still having the full use of the riding package – just book the amount of riding you would like to do and we will fit it in around your other holiday plans -please ask for more details.
All of our horses are bare foot and ridden in bitless bridles – but don’t worry – this has only improved their behavior. We understand, from customer comments, that the riding here at Cortijo Los Lobos is hard to beat for terrain and views. We have open fields, cool shady pine forests, olive groves and streams, making for a truly unforgettable horse riding holiday in Cortijo Los Lobos and Andalucia. For any of you who are nervous of heights, don’t worry, there are no very steep, narrow mountain paths, all the tracks are wide and we don’t ride on roads, (with the odd exception of a quiet country road if it links one track to another). We cater for all abilities and you choose the speed you are comfortable with. Our horses are kind and sure footed and we will ensure that we find the right horse for you and your requirements.
If you are the type of rider who purely wants to go as fast as you can, as often as you can, then we are not for you – we will always tailor the ride according to the riders ability, regarding length and speed of canters etc, but we also take into account the well-being of our horses, and will limit the length of canters if we feel it is too hot.)
We tend to concentrate on hacking as it is the perfect way to be at one with your horse and the surrounding countryside and wildlife. We are happy to teach beginners, but prefer to teach whilst out riding in the country side, as it is more enjoyable for both horse and rider. If you have never been on a horse before then don’t worry, we are more than happy to walk along with you to help you gain your confidence and learn the basics, though our horses are very good with beginners and you probably won’t need any help.
We try to vary the routes from day to day to give you the chance to see all the surrounding countryside. The length of ride depends on the rider’s ability and the time of year. If it is very hot then we have to restrict the riding to early morning or evening, meaning that rides of 2 or 3 hours are the maximum. For cooler months we can do longer rides, with a stop for picnic or restaurant lunch.
We can take children of all ages, and are happy to take out small children on a lead rein, or give a short ‘taster’ for toddlers in the arena. For hacking with parents we would normally stipulate a lower age limit of about 6 to 8 years but this will depend on the child and their riding ability.
We have a maximum weight restriction of around 14 stone (196 pounds, 90 kilos.)
Contact: Cortijo Los Lobos
June or Clive
Mob:(0034) 660 294 457 or (0034) 639351889
You can also find more information at http://cortijoloslobos.com or contact the team at Themed Holiday Ideas for more information about horse riding and holidays in Cortijo Los Lobos and Andalucia.