Fun Things to do in the Local Area
The rich natural, historical, cultural and gastronomic opportunities that surround Hacienda Dos Olivos provide you with a wide array of leisure activities for you to choose from.
You may to choose to hire a car to explore at will, or we are more than happy to make arrangements for you. We can arrange an activity packed vacation of leisure activities to suit your interests, from bird watching to hot air balloon rides, rich architecture to photography - from one day to a whole week of your favourite hobby - or try a new one!
Hot Air Balloon Rides
For a completely different view of our area, why not try a hot air balloon ride? Green Aerostation offers exhilarating vistas from 1,500 feet at weekends/Bank holidays. On landing you will enjoy a champagne breakfast and be awarded a diploma.
An experienced local Falconer, Curro is dedicated to Falconry and has a variety of working birds. He will fly them for you, and, if you wish, you can experience these beautiful birds sitting on your wrist.
Think of Seville Spain, you think of Flamenco. The passionate blend music and dance is captivating. You can try your hands (or feet) at Flamenco, whether in a bar, or an organised class.
If you would rather watch Flamenco expertly executed, there are many different options in Seville where shows take place, accompanied by drinks or dinner.
Near Aznalcázar is Las Minas Golf. A 9-hole course, with plans to expand it to 27. It has a long, difficult 5-pars, wide greens and 4 lakes.
Special excursions will guide you through the history of Andalusia, showing you architecture and describing the events that bring them to life. You can choose an excursion to suit your time, budget and interests. Being so close to Seville gives you the opportunity of visiting the many historical sights of this beautiful city.
When you embark on a gastronomy tour, you can look forward to combining the wonderful tastes of Andalusia in the most charming of locations.
Andalucía has something for everyone. From the seafood of the coast, the game of the forests, to the venison and wild boar of the mountains of the sierras. You can travel around sampling a range of dishes from the region, or just try the local tapas bar, an adventure in itself.
In most bars with your drink, delicious olives will automatically accompany it. Seville is famous for these bars and one could spend the day sampling tapas for a few euros. If you have a taste for olive oil, special olive oil tasting is available.
Spanish Towns and Cities
From the heart of Andalusia, Sevilla, to the white washed walls of remote Spanish villages. This area has much to offer you when visiting its towns and cities. Breath taking architecture, historical monuments, museums, tapas bars, peaceful parks and lively fiestas. If you enjoy experiencing different cultures, the surrounding area of Hacienda Dos Olivos offers you a wealth of choice.
Brandy Luis Felipe - it is said that in 1893, kegs of brandy were discovered in La Palma del Condado, originating from the son of King Louis I of France. These kegs form the base of Luis Felipe brandy today, aged for 60 years and the “secret” recipe handed down by generation. Known as one of the finest Brandies in Spain, a visit takes you back in time and gives you a chance to sample this fantastic spirit.
Bodega Salado – founded in 1810 and offering various different wines of the Aljarafe region, a trip to Bodega Salado gives you a chance to taste the delicious wines of this region, and, if you wish combine a visit with seeing the horses they also breed in the family.
There are 3 public tennis courts in the town of Pilas. The courts are open from 10.00 – 20.00. You do not need an appointment and they are free of charge. Please ask for directions.
Contact us, if you would like to see and know more about these or other leisure activities of the local area and what it has to offer, whether it is for a relaxing visit or choose one (or more) activities to suit you!