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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
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11403 Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
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+34 655 23 21 32
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to travel and usually try to hire a local guide. As always, this can be hit or miss.. often you get a well-meaning person, who is very friendly and willing to drive you around the tourist traps, without any real knowledge or ability...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much indeed for your review and for taking the time to write it with such detail! I am very humbled by your words. I have a weakness for family travel and planning your family holiday was a pleasure and an honor too....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to have a true Andalusian experience that will leave you with wonderful memories and wanting to go back then you need to meet Iván of Genuine Andalusia. The experience felt like we had a friend in Spain and now I can say...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Muchísimas gracias for your review and for being such a great team! It was a pleasure to design, coordinate and conduct this trip for you and I am immensely happy that you enjoyed it so much and that you keep such great memories of your...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our seven day adventure in SW Spain, organised by Iván, was, quite simply, the most uplifting European holiday we’ve ever had. From the very first contact via email, Iván was friendly, empathetic and helpful. Via a subsequent relaxed WhatsApp video chat, he took time to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so very much indeed for your lovely review! Your words have filled us with joy! It's very rewarding to know that you enjoyed the tours and experiences as much as we all enjoyed sharing them with you. Your openness, positive attitude, enthusiasm and...More

Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Ivan, thank you for showing us the unique and wonderful aspects of Jerez that you have reason to be proud of. We loved strolling through the market, getting a sense of the daily life of residents and tasting some of the delicacies of local producers....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2019

Thank you so very much indeed for taking the time to review the tour. I am so glad that I got to transmit my passion and respect for the city where I live. This is very rewarding indeed. Thank you also for being such sensitive,...More

Reviewed January 19, 2019

Iván is a treasure. I reached out to him for assistance with a day-trip to Jerez from Seville and could tell from our earliest correspondence that I was in very capable hands. He was so proactive and articulate, graciously accommodating several schedule changes and a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2019

Thank you so very much indeed for writing such a detailed and lovely review. It was great to prepare and conduct this tour for you and it is extremely rewarding to know that you appreciated the effort behind it and of course that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed January 6, 2019

I cannot praise Ivan enough for the tours he designs and the experiences he creates that remain with you for life. Immediately book a tour with Ivan if you are in Andalusia. My mother and I started a 5 week tour of Spain in Seville....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2019

Thank you so very much indeed for taking the time to write such a lovely review. The pleasure was all mine and I will also treasure the beautiful memories of the days spent with you forever. You were a delightful team of warm, enthusiastic, fun,...More

Reviewed November 15, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2018

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 October 1, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 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 September 30, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 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 September 22, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ivan R, Propietario at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 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

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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
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