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Wonderful tours of Tangier Morocco and the Alhambra in Spain.

On a recent trip with 13 cousins we were delightfully exposed to the beauty of The Alhambra and... read more

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Savannah, Georgia
“It doesn’t get any better than this”

Apologies to the cliché, however it’s real in the case of Iván & Genuine Andalusia. From the... read more

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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Ivan is a wonderful tour guide. My brother and I took his “Jerez old town for foodies” tour. We started the day having breakfast on one of the main plazas of Jerez. Ivan caught us up on the local history as well as answering many...More

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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you so very much indeed for taking the time to review your Sherry experience and for being such a lovely team! It was delightful to spend the day with you and to answer all your thoughtful questions. I will always remember the beautiful day...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018

We booked Ivan for a walking food tour of Jerez. It was fantastic. Ivan is a great story-teller. The tour was about culture, architecture and the social fabric of Jerez. It also included access to a very small bodega. It was one in f the...More

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

Thank you for your review and for being such nice guests! It is always such a pleasure to share Jerez and its secrets with sherry lovers! I am very glad that you feel that you now know something about Jerez and its inhabitants. Jerez and...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This was an experience of a lifetime. Iván listened to everything we wanted to see, taste and learn about Southern Spain and created a journey that we will always remember. The entire trip went seamlessly and the amazing people we met along the way welcomed...More

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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to review your tour and for being so nice and so open about what you wanted to see, do and experience during your vacation. This helped us immensely to craft an itinerary suited to your preferences...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

I actually wrote a really long review, but then I realized that nobody wants to read that. Here's a shorter one: OUR TOUR: 4 day private tour for two of Seville, Ronda and Granada with a stop at the cave of la Pileta. CONS: it...More

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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Wow! What a beautiful and moving review! Thank you so very much indeed for taking the time to write it. It was SUCH a pleasure to design and conduct this tour for you and it is so rewarding to know that it had an impact...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

While Ivan was a superb and knowledgable guide, it was the small jewels that we treasured most. In Arcos we were treated to homemade traditional confections provided by cloistered nuns secured by Ivan through a small revolving door in the wall of the convent where...More

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

Thank you very much indeed for such a lovely review, revealing such sensitivity and appreciation for small details. These are the things that we personally love and that we love to share with our guests. We are immensely happy that the tours you took with...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018

My friend and I consider ourselves pretty knowledgeable in wine and have drunk our fair share of Sherry, and Ivan tailored our 3 day tour of the Sherry region taking that into account. All I can say is that we were completely BLOWN AWAY by...More

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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you Jason! I have to admit that I was absolutely thrilled when you first emailed me showing such interest and proving to be so knowledgeable about Sherry, so designing and later conducting your 3 day sherry tour was truly delightful and something that I...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Last week we looked back, with a glass of sherry, iberico-ham, goatcheese and of course olives, to three weeks traveling through Andalusia organized by you. We can only come to the conclusion that is was really FANTASTIC! First our driver José: so kind, so helpful,...More

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

Wow! Thank you so very much indeed for this amazing and very touching review! We have no words to describe the super rewarding feeling that your words have given us! It was an immense pleasure for us to plan and conduct your trip through Andalusia...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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