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PEOPLE SAY WE’RE SEEKING A MEANING FOR LIFE….  I THINK WE’RE SEEKING THE EXPERIENCE OF BEING ALIVE.
– Joseph Cambell

MagicalSpain founder Dan O’Beirne was inspired by Spain and Portugal in 1998. But he was fed up with mass-market luxury tourism and tourist trap meals.  Being bilingual, Dan networked 24/7 and found the meaningful experiences and people were often beyond the reach of travel agencies, luxury hotels and gourmet Michelin restaurants alone.  That’s why if we have availability, we love customizing your trip with the best guides, food, places and EXPERIENCES.  Your unique Spain vacation stories and “bragging rights” await in 2019 🙂

WE SET THE STAGE…    YOU MAKE THE MEMORIES!

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MAKE ‘EM JEALOUS

 Your vacation story can include meeting Spanish artists, winemakers, nobility, chefs, fashion designers or famous bullfighter at his estate, or VIP Real Madrid tour & game. Or private tours or private dinner in a palace of nobility. Or helicopters touring or Lamborghini fun!

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ACTIVE  FUN

Many options: Walk ancient trails, soccer, mountain bikes, Mediterranean water sports,  horseback rides, surfing, yoga, golf, paddle boards, tennis, or wellness spas. 

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FRIENDS  or  FAMILY?

It´s easy to lose touch. A custom Spain luxury trip is a great way to reconnect:  Kids, friends, siblings, grandparents, work colleagues or crazy Uncle Bob. Let´s talk.

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PEACE of MIND

There’re many new slick travel & tour agencies online.  But ask about Customer video reviews  + success & solvency since 1998?.…

 Contact us to talk to our experts.

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KIDS LOVE THIS

Family hikes, cooking, painting, mosaics, Spanish or flamenco lesson, big soccer games, urban culural scavenger hunts, prehistoric caves, Spanish cowboys, toros bravos bull ranch, Andalusian horses, private balcony for Running with Bulls, castellers-human towers, water sports or birthday fiesta.

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LUXURY & HISTORIC HOTELS

Enjoy the comfort, care & location of top Spain luxury hotels, and historic castles and Paradores. We´ll suggest optimal fits based on your preferences,
availability, our customer´s surveys and our own luxury travel.

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A DAY IN THE LIFE…

Beyond tourism, enjoy a half day with a local host in Madrid, Seville, Barcelona, Porto or Lisbon. Your call shopping, cáfes, exercise, parks, lunch, savvy conversation while
avoiding the clichés and tourist traps…

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BIG BOYS TOYS

Drive a Lamborghini or Ferrari on a Formula 1 racetrack. VIP helicopter touring, Hike or bike to a towering volcano, ride a Harley Davidson, Mediterranean sailing, windsurf, kite surf or Heli-tour to famous Pyrenees Los 3000.

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MEDIEVAL & ROMANTIC FUN

Exotic Moorish palaces out of 1001 Arabian Nights, medieval castles used by Kings, Queens, & Columbus. Beautiful villages like Ronda and Pueblos Blancos of Andalucia, or Tomar, Óbidos, Monsaraz & Evora in Portugal.

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FOODIE FUN, TAPAS & VINO

New York Times says “Spain replaces France for food”…You decide. Guided tapas tours.
Michelin starred & local restaurants, not tourist traps. Invitation-only meal in Basque Club, Make paella with our chef.  Wine, charcuterie, & olive oil tastings. Private winery visits.

CULTURE & ART

Spanish Art Masterpieces of the Prado, Picasso, Reina Sofia or Thyssen in Madrid… Hear how fine art escaped Spanish Civil War….Contemporary culture scene: top galleries, private collections, top artist studios, antique shopping or ARCO art fair with our experts. Picasso’s Malaga.  The architecture of Barcelona. The top guides of Spain & Portugal in Lisbon, Sintra and Oporto.

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YOUR WAY with EXPERTS

With our expertise and access to fascinating experiences, you choose:   Culture & castles, fine food & wine, art, active fun, dance, dinosaurs, megalithic monuments, soccer, historic UNESCO sites, cooking, sports and more. Just ask us.

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SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS

Enjoy a private balcony at San Fermin Festival to safely watch Hemingway´s favorite, “Running of the Bulls”. Or an Andalucia Fiesta in a private villa with flamenco guitarist and dancers in Seville or Granada, meet Spanish nobility in their medieval castle for a visit and meal or enjoy elegant 3-Michelin-star restaurants chef’s table. Contact us.

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GAME of THRONES

Discover Game of Thrones Spain for Kingdom of Dorne & beyond: See the House Martell Palace, Braavos, Meereen, House Tarly + Jaime Lannister. Visit an expert swordmakers workshop or learn true secrets of medieval siege warfare. Author George R.R. Martin drew inspiration from medieval Spain. Contact us for more details.

WE SET THE STAGE, YOU EXPERIENCE & ENJOY THE MEMORIES.

Next step?…. Contact us for a no-obligation consult about the possible exclusive experiences you can avail of in Spain.

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For Olive Oil, Cheese & Wine Lovers Who Want to Go Way Beyond Whole Foods…   

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MEET ARTISAN  OLIVE OIL MAKERS, WINE MAKERS+ CHEESE MAKERS  &  TASTE THEIR BEST WORK

Spain is the largest producer of fine olive oil in the world and even sell their surplus to Italians. So our foodie clients often enjoy visiting the top olive groves and mills of Spain in Andalucia.  In one of the best VIP expereince in all of Europe, on occasion, we can arrange for the CEO to invite you to his medieval castle for a unique tasting of world-class Spanish extra virgin gourmet olive oil + a memorable meal with his family. Contact us to check availability.

Meet our winemaker friends in Rioja, Porto, Priorat, Jerez, Ronda or Ribera del Duero wine estates to chat &  tastings: their top Spanish wines.   

Or meet top cheesemakers and enjoy top Spanish cheeses: Manchego, Ibores, Torta de Casar, Mahon, Idiazabal & more.   

You deserve to savor the true best of Spain and Portugal next vacation. Beats the heck out of Whole Foods!    Contact us to check availability.

Life is to short to miss out on the best of Spain & Portugal  =>   Contact us to check 2019 availability.

Now a limited number of discerning travelers, can experience more of authentic Spain, without hurry, worry, or tourist traps.

Whether we work together or not, please be careful….

While Spain is quite safe, internet marketers with NO real expertise nor proof now offer “faux luxury trips” using Google and Facebook ads.

Our proof?… Customer video reviews, written testimonials, Iberia residents travel pros since 1998. Also while we are busy, we are delighted to chat by phone, if you are a serious world traveler.

Your preferences and interest are key. Once we understand yours, we´ll see if we are a good fit…. and if we have availability. Unlike others, we only accept 5 trips per week to control quality. Happy customers are our main source of new business.

Next with your input, we tailor a once-in-a-lifetime Spain private luxury adventure to fit you and your entourage´s lifestyle. We then revise it until, you love it as much as we do.

Along with cool insider experiences, people and places, you´ll enjoy all the comforts you deserve, 5* luxury hotels, private chauffeured transfers and daily concierge services. That is how we roll.

Below, our 15 main themes from our customer surveys since 1998, as part of your upscale cultural Magical Spain adventure. So amigo, which of these resonate the most for you?…

We have more insider secrets hidden away in our Macbooks, smartphones and rolodex, just ask! Talk soon.

Buen Viaje / Happy Travels,

founder Magical Spain Private Travel