Spanish school tours for an entire year group or otherwise big group can be incredibly fun for the students and their teachers as it provides a unique cultural and linguistic opportunity  Read More

With the updated GCSE Spanish syllabus that is starting in September 2016 for the 2018 exams, we are looking to put the content into context. The Topic “Free time activities” includes the subtopic “Food and eating out”.

One great “content in context” activity that prepares students on the topic of food and eating out is our tapas night out, Read More

Tapas tasting in El Puerto: our top 5

If you ask us, any visit to Andalucía should absolutely involve a tapas night out. El Puerto is well-known for it amazing food, so a tapas tasting evening is something you really don’t want to miss out on!


More difficult than deciding where to go (there are lots of amazing places pretty much everywhere in town), is actually what to order. Not easy to know, as some bars or restaurants have so many options you could easily go back and try something new for several weeks. Read More

When Christopher Columbus left on his second voyage to the Americas, he left from El Puerto de Santa María. He even lived in the Castillo San Marcos in the centre of El Puerto for a while!

Nowadays, this castle is one of the highlights of a visit to El Puerto. Read More

Sunny afternoon on the beach!

Having more than 300 days sunshine per year is especially great if you are only 10 minutes away from the closest beach! Even better is that they are life guarded during part of the year and that Spark can provide their own lifeguard for an afternoon at the beach too. Read More

Start organizing your school trip to Spain!

Now that the school year is about to begin again, this is the perfect moment to start thinking about your next school trip to Spain! Why not in this beautiful, authentic and safe part of Andalucía!

At Spark we’d be happy to help out and put together the perfect trip and itinerary for you and your students. Classes, city trips, residential, family stays or hostal stays, cultural activities, or just an afternoon at the beach, we will arrange it all. Read More