"Welcome to all things creative and a world of colour !"

Painting Holidays

At Cortijo Las Salinas we run regular painting and creative retreats for individuals, art groups or corporate groups.  Whether you are a beginner or an experienced artist Steffi will help you to develop confidence and a personal direction in your artwork as you paint in the warm sunshine surrounded by spectacular scenery, landscapes and sunsets. The areas chosen to paint are always inspiring, very peaceful with fantastic light, with plenty of time to paint in the large, bright, fully equipped studio and are designed for everyone, mixed ability groups are no problem. If you are an experienced painter you can paint independently if preferred and the format can be flexible to suit individual requirements.  Non painting partners are also welcome where they can sit by the pool or go for a swim, take a walk or just relax with a book.

You will be amazed to see what you can paint and how you heal when you drop expectations and allow the creative process to unfold. Deep down we are all artists who have whatever it takes to express our inner world through art, the only thing holding us back is the limitations we place upon ourselves.


Every year a little magic always happens in my studio !  Many painters and first time painters spend a little time with me sometimes out on location painting the natural landscape with the wonderful light of Southern Andalucia, or participating in workshops in the studio.  This gallery shows that art is for everyone, no matter what your level is.  Beginners and the more advanced can enjoy a collage workshop, painting the abstract, intuitive art with meditation or out on location looking at the landscape, even Joan Mirø has inspired a workshop recently.  Also workshops for the corporate sector can be tailored to suit your company’s requirements.  

The Venue and Food

Cortijo las Salinas is a very old Spanish villa which has Roman origins and some interesting ancient history.  It has been respectfully restored into a retreat venue having a  combination of single and double bedrooms creating flexible accommodation with private facilities.  It is the perfect venue for art, yoga and fitness, corporate team building and health retreats.  The food is prepared freshly daily in our Garden Kitchen using organic locally sourced vegetarian food.  We have our own chickens for organic eggs which make a wonderful tortilla and a bread oven which makes delicious pizza !

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