Spain ~ March 11 - 18, 2018

With fellow Florida Ski Council clubs, you can ski the Sierra Nevada mountains or tour Granada and the Alhambra Palace, Tropical Coast & Nerja Caves Alpujarras, and Cordoba. Then on to Torremolinos, Costa del Sol, on the Mediterrean. From there daily excursions to Ronda, Gibraltar, Tangiers, and Malaga will be offered. An optional post trip extension to Lisbon, Portugal is also planned. Join us!

SKIING AND TOURING FROM GRANADA ~ CORRECTION TO THE ABOVE:  TRIP DATES ARE MARCH 10 - 19, 2018

Included:

*R/T air on Delta to Malaga, Spain

*R/T ground transportation between Malaga and Granada

*5 nights in Granada at Hotel Carmen

*3 days transfers between Granada and Sierra Nevada resort
(Follow this link for more specs regarding the ski area:
http://www.sierranevada.co.uk/sn-ski/resort-overview-2.html)

*Breakfast daily at the Granada hotel

*4 dinners at the hotel

*Welcome orientation at the Hotel Carmen

*Gala party in Granada

*Daily optional excursions from Granada may include: Granada & Alhambra, Flamenco Show, Tropical Coast & Nerja Caves, and Alpujarras & Cordoba
TORREMOLINOS, COSTA DEL SOL ~

Included:

*Motor coach transfers between Granada and Torremolinos, Costa del Sol

*3 nights accommodations in Torremolinos at the Melia Costa Del Sol

*Breakfast daily at Torremolinos hotel

*Optional day trips from Costa del Sol: Ronda, Gibraltar, Tangiers, and Malaga

*All local taxes, airline taxes, and fuel surcharges (estimated at $250 US)

Estimated cost:  All prices are subject to change due to fuel surcharges, taxes, and currency fluctuation.

$2700+/- per person, dbl. occ. in a hotel room

Single supplement: Add $325+/- for single occupancy

Trip without transportation: $1400 per person, double occupancy

Payment Schedule:

Club membership is required. Checks payable to Ski Club of Sarasota should be mailed to leader.

Initial Deposit: $500 per person due with trip reservation form, membership application, dues, and photocopy of government issued ID used during travel.

Second Payment: $500 per person due before September 1, 2017.

Final Payment: Bills will be emailed for payment due by January 1, 2018.
 

Optional post-trip extension ~ Lisbon, Portugal

Included:

*Private bus transportation from Torremolinos to Lisbon with stop for lunch in Algarve

​*4 night's accommodations at the
4 Star Fenix Urban Hotel in a standard double room

*Breakfast daily in Lisbon

​*1/2 day city tour with English speaking guide (4 hours)

*Transfer between hotel and Lisbon airport with English speaking guide

​*Air between Lisbon Airport and Sarasota on Delta Airlines

​*Local taxes

Estimated Cost:

$625+/- per person in a hotel room, single add $185

THE FOLLOWING IS A TENTATIVE ITINERARY FOR THE BASIC TRIP TO SPAIN AND THE OPTIONAL POST-TRIP EXTENSION TO LISBON, PORTUGAL. 
OF COURSE IT REMAINS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 
 
MARCH 10, SATURDAY – Depart Sarasota to Malaga, Spain on Delta Airlines (SRQ/ATL/AMS/AGP).
 
MARCH 11, SUNDAY – Arrive Malaga, motor coach to Granada (1½ hrs.) for overnight at Hotel Carmen.
 
MARCH 12, MONDAY – Skiing or optional tour of Granada and Alhambra Palace.  Overnight in Granada.
 
MARCH 13, TUESDAY – Skiing or optional tour to Alpujarras (1½ hr. ride).  Overnight in Granada.
 
MARCH 14, WEDNESDAY – Skiing or optional tour to Cordoba (2½ hr. ride).  Overnight in Granada.
 
MARCH 15, THURSDAY – Skiing or optional tour to Costa Tropical (1¼ hr. ride).  Overnight in Granada.
 
MARCH 16, FRIDAY – Motorcoach to Torremolinos (1¾ hrs.).  Overnight at Melia Costa Del Sol Hotel.
 
MARCH 17, SATURDAY – Optional tour to Gibraltar (1½ hrs.).  Overnight in Torremolinos.
 
MARCH 18, SUNDAY – Optional tour for full day in Tangier, Morocco.  Overnight in Torremolinos.
 
MARCH 19, MONDAY – Return to USA (AGP/CDG/ATL/SRQ) or motorcoach to Lisbon with stop for lunch in Algarve (included).  Approximate travel time – 7½ hrs.  Overnight at Fenix Urban Hotel.
 
MARCH 20, TUESDAY – ½ day city tour of Lisbon.  Overnight in Lisbon.
 
MARCH 21, WEDNESDAY – Optional tours can be arranged.  Overnight in Lisbon. 
 
MARCH 22, THURSDAY – Optional tours can be arranged.  Overnight in Lisbon
 
MARCH 23, FRIDAY – Transfer from hotel to Lisbon Airport for return to USA (LIS/CDG/ATL/SRQ)


​To get on this trip:

Please download a
trip reservation form, print it out, and mail it to the group leader at the address below. Include your deposit payable to "Ski Club of Sarasota" based on the payment schedule above. Also, please sign-up for membership.

Group Leader:
Barbara Rhawn
email: skiclubsar@aol.com
Cell: 941-951-8516 (no texts!)

Summer Address (April 19 - October 23):
Ski Club of Sarasota
c/o Rhawns
105 West Osborn Avenue
Long Beach Township, NJ 08008
Home Phone: 609-492-2481

Winter Address (After October 23):
Ski Club of Sarasota
c/o Active Lifestyles
5976 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34231
Phone: 941-923-5677