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Cortijo Buho

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A beautiful 11th century cave house and gardens where you can experience what it's like to be a falconer. In this relaxed atmosphere you meet the birds, learn all about them as a species but also as an individual as they all have big characters. A...more
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Ras Mal, 18817 Benamaurel, Spain
+34 958 06 51 91
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All reviews a great experience the barn delicious lunch my husband harris hawk beautiful birds birthday treat home grown great hosts birds of prey thank you so much fresh produce soft spot lawrence matilda fly cortijo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my wife here for her birthday and we spent 3 to 4 hours being well looked after and treated to a wonderful meal. The chance to have "hands on" with the owls was something we will never forget

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank John M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to Cortijo Buho is a must for anyone interested in Birds, History , cave houses and good food amongst other things! Lawrence and Matilda are delightful hosts . Extremely knowledgable on their chosen subject 'Birds of Prey ' and prepared to answer as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GkayKay47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends bought me a Birds of Prey experience for my Christmas present ,so whilst I was in Spain we booked a slot with Laurence and Matilda. I had no idea what to expect. ,but this exceeded all my expectations . We started with a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Blodge27
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

What a great experience we had at Cortijo Buha. The owls and other birds are so calm and friendly. The hosts are fabulous. We had an amazing time there and we recommend this to everyone. A must do, go and see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mummapuds
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

We went for a light lunch , , and to meet the Birds and Animals, , the Meerkats were new arrivals, I had meet the Owls before, , we had a lovely time, , Mat and Lawrence are the best hosts ever, , and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank OrielW
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Despite being slightly lost on the way (thanks Google maps should followed Matilda's directions!) I had a super time with Matilda, Laurence & their host of lovely animals! It was a no fly day as the birds were resting & the sun as blisteringly hot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pauline P
Reviewed November 16, 2018

A great experience, Lawrence certainly knows his stuff and Matty what a fab cook really enjoyed the bird experience and of course all the other critters will definatly visit again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeannette O
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

We spent a wonderful day here (two couples in our 20s and 50s) learning about the birds and flying them. We found the historic cave and grounds incredibly relaxing. Lawrence is very knowledgable and Matilda made the most delicious lunch with homegrown organic ingredients. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Cortijo B, Owner at Cortijo Buho, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review, it was a pleasure to see you all and so glad you had a good time. Hope to see you next year for a catch up.xxx

Reviewed September 5, 2018

Ten of us arrived at 11am for our Owl experience. We were warmly welcomed by Lawrence and Matilda and given a much appreciated cup of coffee. Then we were introduced to the Owls and the Harris Hawk and thoroughly enjoyed getting close up and personal...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Cortijo B, Owner at Cortijo Buho, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Thank you so much Ann for the wonderful review and we're both delighted you all had a good time. Mungo & Midge the baby voles have opened their eyes now and are busy enjoying Weetabix & goats milk. Hope to see you again soon.xxx

Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our day out both Matilda and Lawrence are great hosts. Lawrence is very knowledgeable about the hawk and owls, an absolute pleasure to listen to. It is great to have the birds fly to you. As we went for the full experience,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Cortijo B, Owner at Cortijo Buho, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Hi Richard, Thank you for your review and we're sorry you felt the experience was too expensive. When you said it had been the best day of your holiday we were of course delighted you gave it such merit, we try to make sure everyone...More

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August 1, 2018|
Response from SandyC57 | Reviewed this property |
theiasgems website has all the information for bookings. 30e for adults, 10e for children under 12 years. Food is additional see menus for prices from 20e (and well worth it) Hope this helps.
August 1, 2018|
Response from Karen A | Reviewed this property |
Prices are on their website. Worth every penny!