Learn Spanish in Andalucia on the Costa Tropical

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Language holidays

Save an extra £100pp on Hosted Hotel holidays departing before 31 January 2024

Save an extra £100pp on departures before 31 January 2024

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From £1599 per person*

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Save an extra £100 per person offer is applicable to all Hosted Hotel and Special Interest holidays departing before 31 January 2024. Valid on new bookings only made between 19 October and 15 December 2023. Please note: This offer is not available when booking online so please call on 0800 9885 886 to book your holiday.

If you’ve always dreamed of learning another language or would like to brush up on skills already learned in the past, this Special Interest Holiday will help you do just that.

You’ll get to grips with Spanish on a dedicated four-week course at a friendly local language school, set across the road from the botanical gardens in Almuñécar and just 10 minutes from Hotel Helios.

Lessons cater for all abilities and are for one hour a day, five days a week. The rest of your trip is yours to spend relaxing and exploring pretty Almuñécar whilst putting what you’ve learnt into practice!

Set on the pebble and sandy shores of San Cristobal in Almuñécar, Hotel Helios Costa Tropical is an idyllic setting for a relaxed break. Lounge by the outdoor pool or surrender to the spa's rejuvenating Jacuzzi featuring sea views. Whether you crave a mid-morning coffee or live music in the evening, the hotel's cosy bar has you covered. Head to the roof terrace, too, for spectacular sunset views. Or step outside and take a walk along the seafront promenade and find yourself a quaint cafe to people watch.


Saga Host

Welcome drink

Hosted drinks reception

1 hour lessons per day, 5 days a week for 4 weeks (20 hours total)

Half board plus: All breakfasts and dinners

Glass of wine with dinner

A weekly return shuttle service to Nerja or Granada

International flights. Prices are based on return flights with Vueling or British Airways from London Gatwick. Supplements may apply from other airports

Return transfers direct to your hotel


  • 28 nights

  • Almuñécar, Costa Tropical, Spain

  • Multiple

  • Half Board Plus

From £1,699 per person

Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction if not required

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Holiday details

Food and drink

All meals are buffet-style plus a glass of local wine per person is included with dinner. Complimentary tea and coffee is served in the bar between 4pm and 5pm every afternoon.


During your stay, enjoy the following programme of activities and entertainment. Some activities may be at an extra charge and activities may change from time to time. *From Nov 2023, a weekly return shuttle service to Nerja or Granada is included during your stay and operates on alternating weeks to either destination (subject to change). If you are staying 3 weeks or longer, you can use this service again (subject to availability). Organ player twice a week Flamenco show once a week Daily entertainment programme Talk on Spanish culture and customs (fortnightly) Spanish lessons Walk to Roman bridge and aqueduct Orientation walk of Almuñécar including botanical gardens Beach Yoga Bike hire (extra charge)


Most of the 232 bedrooms have a balcony with partial sea views. Most rooms have a shower over the bath. Several rooms have walk-in showers (these rooms will be without a sea view).


  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Roof terrace garden
  • Spa
  • Wi-Fi
  • Treatments (extra charge)

Holiday location

Helios Tropical Map

Local Area

Almuñécar is a picturesque town with jagged coastlines, intoxicating culture and world-class food and drink. Take a stroll to the town centre, where markets await, brimming with spices, olives, dried fruits, and locally made honey and molasses. If you're looking for photo-worthy views of the Mediterranean, head to Nerja and take in the stunning scenery from the clifftop known as the 'Balcony of Europe'.


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