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Genuine Andalusia offers comfortable private tours to individuals, small groups and families visiting South West Spain, who prefer to keep a local and respectful perspective away from mass tourism. We specialize in Culture and Heritage, Food and...more
11403 Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
+34 655 23 21 32
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have travelled around the world a few times. I have done just about every tour imaginable. I have never experienced one like the one I received from Ivan at Genuine Andalusia! My wife was not with me on this tour but I want to...More

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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We have no words to describe how thankful and how humbled we feel by your enthusiastic and kind words. The chemistry that resulted from your interest in experiencing our homeland and from our will to share it with you was like fireworks! Thank you so...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

We very much enjoyed our recent foodie tour in Jerez with Pilar. She was very informative and we learnt a lot about a wide variety of topics. She was very helpful and answered all our questions in immaculate english. Her recommendations for breakfast and tapas...More

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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to review your foodie tour of Jerez with Pilar. We are immensely happy that you enjoyed the tour as much as we enjoyed curating it for you. We hope you keep drinking sherry in the Uk...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018

My husband and I had a wonderful experience with Ivan in Jerez, spending a full day exploring the old city and tasting sherries and visiting a wonderful vineyard for lunch and sherry. Ivan was extremely helpful and responsive during our planning process via email and...More

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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you very much indeed for your lovely words, for your interest in discovering Jerez and for being such amazing guests! It was truly delightful to deepen into the culture, wines and gastronomy of Jerez with you. I hope you will keep great memories of...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

My husband and I recently worked with Iván to plan a 12-day custom itinerary of Andalusia. We have worked with other travel professionals, but often felt as if they weren’t really listening. Not true with Iván. He always provided prompt, personalized service. He listened to...More

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Ivan R, Propietario at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Thank you very much indeed for such a detailed and personal review! It is so rewarding to read these words. Our goal is to help our guests connect with the essence of our homeland through a custom itinerary suited to their preferences and expectations and...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I apologize for this late review. But I need to say how fabulous our time with Ivan was. Absolutely the best tour I’ve been on. We were told we MUST go on a tour with Ivan by my son and daughter-in- law( and their 18...More

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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you very much indeed for your review! It has brought back lovely memories of both the tour we took with your son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter and of the tour we took with you. It is extremely rewarding when people recommend us to their relatives...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018

If you have the great good fortune of visiting southwest Spain, RUN don't walk and seek out Genuine Andalucia to be your guide. To Ivan, Pilar and Delia in Spain and Carl in Gibraltar, THANK YOU! In 4 successive days we were immersed in the...More

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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Thank you so very much indeed for your amazing words and for being such lovely guests! The pleasure has been all ours. We were very moved by your will to discover our homeland and got very excited when we finally knew that you were coming....More

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Thank you Ivan for a memorable, fun & informative walking tour around Seville. Fantastic & a pity we didn’t know you had people working in other Spanish cities we visited because they would have definitely been on our itinerary.

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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for your review and for being such a lovely, motivated, kind, thankful and enthusiastic team! I absolutely loved taking you on tour around Seville and I will always treasure beautiful memories of our time together. Warmest regards for everybody!

Reviewed 7 July 2018

On a recent trip with 13 cousins we were delightfully exposed to the beauty of The Alhambra and Tangier, Morroco. Ivan provided private tours for our group to both of these sites. He made an effort to connect with each person in our group, to...More

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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review! This cousins trip was a beautiful project for us, so having the opportunity to collaborate in its planning and execution was a real delight! We will always remember your fantastic energy, your multigenerational bonds, your sense of...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Apologies to the cliché, however it’s real in the case of Iván & Genuine Andalusia. From the moment we communicated until the last wave goodbye, everything about my time in Andalusia was enhanced by GA. Professional, passionate about the history, elegance & “vibe” of the...More

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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Wow! Thank you so very much indeed for your words! The pleasure is all ours! Your enthusiasm and will to learn about our homeland was really moving and we are immensely happy that you enjoyed your time with us. We can't be thankful enough for...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018

We just spent another terrific day with Ivan and Genuine Andalucia. It was super easy to arrange this day trip to Morocco for our family. Ivan was very responsive on email, answering all my questions about logistics, etc. He met us at the port and...More

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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for this lovely review and for being such fabulous guests! It was lovely to spend the longest day of the year with you in traveling from Southernmost Spain to Northermost Morocco! I personally believe that the longest day of the year should be...More

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31 January 2016|
Response from Hadlock | Reviewed this property |
I am not familiar with Estepona, but I see it is only 1 hour and 40 minutes from Jerez. I would strongly suggest you contact Ivan, the owner of Genuine Andalusia. If anyone can make this happen for you, it most certainly... More