Spain, home of the 2010 World Football Champions and 2008 & 2012 European Football Champions, is a fantastic destination for sports tours abroad. With excellent national football, rugby, hockey and basketball teams, Spain boasts first-class sporting facilities with a terrific ‘grassroots’ structure enabling appropriately matched opposition for all age ranges. Our relationship with local suppliers and sporting clubs, combined with an exciting range of excursion and evening entertainment options, will ensure that Visions in Education groups receive a sporting package that’s hard to match.
Situated on the Costa Brava, Platja d’Aro is home to stunning scenery and golden beaches, fantastic cuisine, first class sporting facilities and a wide variety of nearby attractions including Barcelona, Port Aventura theme park, and Europe’s biggest Water Park ‘Water World’ in Lloret Del Mar. With excellent accommodation options, situated around the beach resort of Platja d’Aro, Visions groups will have a memorable sports tour to this spectacular destination.
“Netball was superb with great facilities, great coaching and superb tournament play. The boys’ soccer training was good and the fixtures wer
e excellent against Spanish teams. The rugby fixtures were excellent and well-hosted. Overall a great tour. Great hotel and a fantastic part of the world.”
-Ian T. Platja Team Work Party Leader
Football, Rugby, Basketball, Netball, Golf, Tennis and Volleyball are all available with practice sessions and matches included. Whatever your choice of sport, your tour is tailor-made to suit your needs!
All fixtures are played against local Spanish teams in great stadia with floodlights for those evening fixtures and sports halls for Netball and Basketball. Two guaranteed fixtures as a minimum are included along with two training sessions. Local officials are provided for all fixtures. All soccer and rugby fixtures are played on grass surfaces.
Netball consists of coaching and training on-site. A Netball Tutor will travel with your group and will ensure that the standard of coaching and training is a great benefit to your girls. Netball fixtures are available subject to opposition available in resort.
This will be played on local PGA courses with 2 to 3 rounds of golf. You will also get a 1-hour range practice prior to play. Clubs can be hired locally at the courses.
Fixtures are against local Spanish opposition.