A great cycling get-away

From the 22 to 26 May 2020

Day 1

  • Pick up at Granada or Malaga Airport and drive to Los Olivos Cycling and Triathlon Training Camp (LOCTTC).
  • Settling in at LOCTTC – allocation of rooms – beer & Spanish tapas on the terrace overlooking a great sunset.
  • Dinner in the Town of Alcala la Real – choice of restaurants – include options that allow for vegetarians, fish, etc. Package includes 2 course meal plus 1 drink.  Extra drinks to be paid for by the guest.

Day 2 - 1st Ride

  • Breakfast
  • Cycle ride: Start from the house, to Alcala La Real-Santa Ana-Castillo de Locubin-Sabariego-San Jose de La Rabita and then back to the house: Total distance 74 km with 1,475 meters of vertical gain.
  • Following the cycle ride/activities: Relax at the house: Coffee/tea, cake and biscuits or beer and tapas (depending on preference).
  • Dinner in the town of Alcala la Real.

  • Ascent 1,475 m | Descent 1,477 m 

Day 3 - 2nd Ride

  • Breakfast
  • Cycle ride: Limones Loop 108 km and 2,349 meters of vertical gain.
  • Following the cycle ride/activities: Relax at the house: Coffee/tea, cake and biscuits or beer and tapas (depending on preference).
  • Dinner in the town of Alcala la Real.

  • Ascent 2,349 m | Descent 2,349 m

Day 4 - 3rd ride

  • Breakfast
  • Cycle Ride: Frailes (lollipop) loop 75 km with 1,766 meters of vertical gain
  • Following the cycle ride/activities: Relax at the house: Coffee/tea, cake and biscuits or beer and tapas (depending on preference)
  • Dinner in the town of Alcala la Real.

Profile of cycle ride:

  • Ascent 1,766 m | Descent 1,764 m

Day 5 - End of Holiday

Riders will have breakfast, pack their bikes and luggage to return home… transfer to Granada or Malaga airport.

Total ascending: 5590 mts

Total kms: 257

Day 6 and beyond

These days can be extended should you wish to stay longer.

Price

PRICE: €598 per rider sharing accommodation.  Single supplement €115 per rider per day.

Suggested Airlines

FLIGHT OPTIONS: Best flight options are Turkish Airlines to Malaga or Emirates Airlines to Granada.  Pick up and drop off available for both airline options.

Set out below are some options for you to consider.

Turkish Air:

Outbound – 22 May:

TK761 – Departs Dubai 02:40, Arrives Istanbul 05:35

(2hrs 35 mins transit time)

TK1305 – Departs Istanbul 08:10, Arrives Malaga 11:55

Inbound – 26 May:

TK1304 – Departs Malaga 17:55, Arrives Istanbul 23:15

(1 hrs transit time)*

TK762 – Departs Istanbul 00:15, Arrives Dubai 05:50(+1)

Or

TK 1306 – Departs Malaga 12:50, Arrives Istanbul 18:10

(6 hrs 5 mins transit time)

TK 762 – Departs Istanbul 00:15, Arrives Dubai 05:50(+1)

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Emirates Air/Iberia Air:

Outbound 22 May:

EK141 – Departs Dubai 07:40, Arrives Madrid 13:22

(2hrs 55mins transit time)

IB8934 – Departs Madrid 16:20, Arrives Granada 16:20

Inbound 26 May:

IB8935 – Departs Granada 17:55, Arrives Madrid 19:00

(3 hrs 5 mins transit time)

EK144 – Departs Madrid 22:06, Arrives Dubai 07:15(+1)

Or

IB8931 – Departs Granada 10:40, Arrives Madrid 11:45

(3 hrs 55 mins transit time)

EK 142 – Departs Madrid 15:20, Arrives Dubai 00:45(+1)

*Note:  This transit time is acceptable according to Turkish Air but it is rather tight and so you may wish to choose the longer option.

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Includes

  • Fully guided and supported rides.
  • Water and seasonal fruit at pre-arranged stops.
  • Accommodation in beautiful ensuite rooms in the cortijo/house or in our flat in the town of Alcala La Real.
  • Daily laundering of cycling kit.
  • Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner.
  • Transfers to and from Granada or Malaga airport.

The Cortijo (country home) has two rooms with double bed and two rooms with two single beds.   If you wish to have a room to yourself, you will be required to pay the single supplement.

An additional option would be to stay in our flat in the town of Alcala La Real which has one room with a double bed, one room with two single beds and one room with a single bed.  For this option the cyclists will be picked up at a designated meeting point/time in the morning to be brought up to the cortijo/house to start the cycle ride.  For those staying in the flat breakfast will be arranged in a nearby café.

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Must

Cyclists must have medical and personal accident insurance that includes cover for sports activities – must include road cycling and/or mountain biking, and repatriation to home country.

Recommended

Recommended gear ratio: compact or semi-compact with 11-28 cassette.
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Excludes

What is not included:

  • Flights
  • Additional trips for non-cyclists (to be arranged and priced upon request).
  • Beverages and meals outside of those included in the package as detailed above.
  • Bike
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Note

There is an excellent bike shop in town that will assemble your bike for €17 and can also supply spare parts, however, we suggest that you bring with you any spare part you think is special to your bike and that may prove difficult to obtain quickly in any standard bike shop. CO2 cartridges, spare tubes and spare tyres will be available on the support vehicle at reasonable prices.

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