Friday to Monday from £300
"Thank you Carmen and also to your lovely family for such an interesting weekend. You ensured it was more than just learning Spanish. We also got to experience the culture, food and people of Mallorca, as well as enjoying the beautiful surroundings and sea views. For me it was a wonderful experience, shared with a lovely group of people. It was the perfect way to learn Spanish and I would recommend it to anyone currently learning Spanish!"- Christine
"Mi opinión respecto mi estancia en Mallorca es muy simple, fue genial.
Me lo pasé muy bien en la casa de Carmen en un fin de semana largo en mayo.
Carmen, nuestra profesora que es muy activa y enérgica, fue muy servicial y me animó a hablar español todo el tiempo. Aprendí mucho de la lengua, compartiendo la misma experiencia con otros estudiantes. También visitamos los lugares muy interesantes, por ejemplo, La Granja, la Catedral de Palma y Valdemosa etc. Me gustaría volver a su casa que es muy bonita con piscina para mejorar mi nivel de español, porque es muy bueno que tenga que hablar solamente español desde las nueve de la mañana hasta once de la noche todos los cuatro días. ¡Qué experiencia de vivir y hablar con la familia de Carmen en Mallorca!"- Sayoko
A unique opportunity to improve your Spanish on a long weekend in a friendly environment. There is plenty of opportunity to practice the language with your tutor, fellow students and locals. 9 lessons: 3 hours per day with an experienced teacher.
During this fabulous language learning experience, you will be immersed in Spanish. You will live with your teacher and native Spanish speakers, practicing what you already know, building your vocabulary, improving your grammar and being guided through the language to really help you improve your linguistic skills.
At the end of this 'Long Weekend' we aim to have you thinking in, as well as speaking, Spanish. This will speed your progress in learning the language.
Each "Long Weekend in Mallorca" features
2 excursions :
On Saturday there is a leisurely walking tour around Palma de Mallorca, the beautiful capital city. We visit the historic centre, and sites such as the magnificent Gothic Cathedral, Plaza Major, and the Ayuntamiento (City Hall). We walk through the narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter. There is free time to explore the town on your own and do some shopping.
On Sunday, the excursion is along Mallorca’s western “Rocky Coast,” where the limestone heights of the Sierra de Tramuntana drop down to the blue waters of the Mediterranean. We stop in the medieval village of Valldemosa, with an optional visit to the Carthusian Monastery where Chopin and George Sand spent the winter of 1838-1839. We will also visit Deia, the picturesque village home to Robert Graves.
Meet different people, all with a common interest in learning Spanish, in a relaxed environment.
Practice your spoken Spanish throught the day.
Stay in a beautiful villa by the sea enjoying the uplifting views. Facilities include private pool and garden, comfortable single, double and twin bedrooms and recently refurbished kitchen. To see pictures of the accommodation see "About".
Long weekend, (Friday to Monday)
9 hours of lessons
All learning materials
Trip to Palma (Saturday), visiting the Cathedral, City Hall and Plaza Mayor
Free time for shopping
Fully escorted trips
Stroll by the sea
Drive the magnificent West Coast (Sunday) visiting Deia & Valldemosa
Beautiful Villa with a modern and stylish kitchen
Accomodation in private rooms (2 with sea view) or sharing a bedroom
Linen and towels included
ONLY £300, when: 2 students share a room
* Single bedroom: £350
* En-suite, sea view & balcony king size bed:£425
A 20% DEPOSIT WILL SECURE YOUR PLACE. THE BALANCE TO BE PAID FOUR WEEKS BEFORE ARRIVAL
What is not included:
Airport to villa and back.Airport to the villa is a15 minute drive. A taxi costs €30. To book online: http://www.taxipmi.com. By bus, you need to go to Arenal, and take another bus to Bahia Azul (L520 - check times: http://www.tib.org/portal/web/ctm/autobus/linia/520)
Saturday and Sunday dinner: There are very reasonably priced local restaurants nearby to try the local Mallorcan cuisine.
Flamenco night out:
This could be aranged. Pllease e-mails us for more information and prices.
Hands-on cooking lesson:
Would you like to enhance your weekend by learning to prepare some Spanish tapas? On Sunday a chef will teach some tips in how to create a fabulous Spanish lunch. Only £150 for the group (max. 6 people) that includes the meal prepared during the cooking lesson and a bottle of wine.
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"I would like to thank Carmen for organising a fantastic Long Weekend in Mallorca.
Her house was in a beautiful peaceful neighbourhood outside Palma which allowed us to experience real Mallorcan life such as a late night visit to a tapas bar, shopping for supplies at a local supermarket and a visit to a small neighbourhood market where we could try local specialities.
Each morning we started with a lesson in her house often outside on the patio near the swimming pool with beautiful views of the sea. Then after an intensive morning of lessons we were ready to practice with the locals! Each afternoon Carmen planned a different adventure. Carmen, with an extended family and friends network, was able to organise unique outings that made you feel like family rather than a tourist. During our weekend we had a delicious Spanish lunch followed by a walking tour of Palma with family as well as a trip into the mountains….all in Spanish!
For me Carmen makes learning Spanish fun. She understands the individuals and their abilities and is able to set ‘tasks’ to challenge the individual.
I returned to the UK after my weekend in Mallorca tired from all the intensive language but also extremely excited by the experience I had, the friends I had made and the Spanish I had learned"- Jenny
Arrive at the villa. Explore the villa and the area. Light meal together.
9am - 12 pm - Lessons and Spanish practise at a local food market
1pm - 2 pm - Lunch
4 pm - 7 pm - Excursion to Palma for a cultural visit: Gothic Cathedral; 'Ayuntamiento' (City Hall) where we will go inside for a photo with the ancestor Mallorcan giants; visit the popular Plaza Major. Try the most popular ice-cream or hot chocolate with enseimada (sort of cake) in Can Joan De S'aigo.
Free time for shopping and/or explore the town on your own.
7 pm - Dinner time: eat in Palma or at a restaurant near the villa.
8 pm - Spanish movie
9 am-12 pm - Lessons. Practise food vocabulary whilst preparing Spanish lunch
1 pm - 2 pm - Lunch
3 pm - 7 pm - Excursion along Mallorca’s magnificent western “Rocky Coast,”. Stop in the medieval village of Valldemosa with an optional visit to the Carthusian Monastery where Chopin and George Sand spent the winter of 1838-1839. Visit Deia, home of Robert Graves; stop for photo opportunities at the 'mirador' near where Michael Douglas has a house.
7 pm - Dinner time
8 pm - Spanish movie.
9 am -12 pm - Lessons and walk down to the sea
1 pm - 2 pm - Lunch in local restaurant for a 'menu'
4 pm - Pack & depart
Arrive on Friday, after 3pm. Depart on Monday by 4pm (other times may be possible)
We expect you to look after the villa. Any damage will have to be paid for.
You need to have your own heath insurance
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If you are a group and would prefer to stay over slightly different days, for instance from Thursday to Sunday or Saturday to Tuesday, please ask and we will try to accommodate you. Ask for a quote if you would like extra days.
It is possible to book 2 people sharing a room or for an accompanying person to share a room without taking lessons. Please let us know if you have any other requirements and we will do our best to accommodate you. For prices go to 'About'
A 20% DEPOSIT WILL SECURE YOUR PLACE. THE BALANCE MUST BE PAID FOUR WEEKS BEFORE ARRIVAL.
Payments can be made by bank transfer or cheque.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU TO A
'LONG WEEKEND IN MALLORCA'