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Honeymoon cooking class was PERFETTO!

On the last day of our honeymoon we decided we wanted to learn how to make some of our favorite... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cait F
Atherton, California, United States
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My family and I took the half day class and it was wonderful. The house and grounds are beautiful... read more

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Marika's warm, functional kitchen equipped with the most modern technology, you will have the pleasure of preparing both typical venitian dishes and more, using the fresh herbs grown in the garden of the beautiful old venitian villa: villa...more
Via Lazzaro Mocenigo 10 | Lido, 30126 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On the last day of our honeymoon we decided we wanted to learn how to make some of our favorite foods... pasta! When we researched online and found this class, the moment we saw gnocchi on the menu we knew we had found the right...More

Thank Cait F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I took the half day class and it was wonderful. The house and grounds are beautiful and the staff was absolutely top notch. We gave them our preference for seafood and pastas and they did not disappoint. Stuffed octopus, sashimi, ceviche, prawns,...More

Thank 404greggw
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I booked a last minute private cooking class with Marika. The class was wonderful and the food was amazing. After our long vacation in Italy, this was the best meal by far. I would recommend her class, either private or group to anyone who travels...More

Thank LIvan50
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Had the most amazing time at Acquolina. All the staff were so friendly and helpful which made the experience that much better. The villa is stunning and gives you a proper Italian feel to it. The class is very interactive which is exactly what you...More

Thank GuyW49
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We visited Venice with our four teenagers in July. It is sweltering & crowded during the summer, so a day on Lido in Marika's kitchen was the PERFECT outing for my family. Villa Ines is simply stunning - a dreamy "secret garden" and a simple...More

Thank Ann J
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We spent two weeks in Croatia and another few days in Italy and would consider this experience in the top two of our Europe trip, tied with Monte, Croatia's first Michelin Star restaurant. Our time with Marika was incredibly valuable, and we learned so much...More

Thank KittyBogo
Reviewed 26 July 2018

My wife and I spent two weeks in Venice and the Veneto. By far one of our most favorite experiences was our cooking class. We spent an afternoon making two kinds of ravioli, gnocchi and a tagliatelle. Only the kids who joined our class had...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite experiences of our 2 week long trip! Well worth every cent. Before this class I was very intimidated by the thought of making home made pasta, but after receiving the tips from Marika I can’t wait to try the recipes out!...More

Thank Jrittenhouse88
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This is a truly unique experience when visiting Venice. Located on the top floor of Villa Ines, a B&B on a side street on the Lido, Marika's classes are small and she is involved in demonstrating all of the recipes. Students then make all of...More

Thank Hockeydad900
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were a group of 5 couples in Venice prior to a cruise looking for something off the beaten path to do. What a gem we found at Acquolina!!! Marika (and Sabrina) are perfect hosts for a wonderful day in the kitchen. We arrived early...More

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13 January 2017|
Response from askier55 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely ! Don't miss this experience.
Patrizia M
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Response from natmelb | Reviewed this property |
Check the availability on their website. I booked through there and everything was smooth! It was by far one of the best things lve done. I now cook pasta at home weekly and its so simple you will wonder why you ever bought... More