Category Archives: El Guarda

Cancellations, thanks for letting us know

I guess every hotel or other accommodation has to deal with it: Last minute cancellations or no shows. Every year we have had a few of them but this month it got epidemic forms: a Russian and an American couple … Continue reading

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Wedding at Cortijo El Guarda

Over the years we have had quite some request to have a wedding taken place here at El Guarda. Most of them we had to turn down because they were too big for our small place. True, the patio could … Continue reading

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2015, another great year here at El Guarda

It has become almost a tradition, writing a few lines about the season here at the Cortijo that has passed. Sometimes it almost feels like New Year’s Eve, looking back remembering the good things with the smile and swallowing the … Continue reading

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Diversity, a challenge or just good fun?

Running a place like Cortijo El Guarda we have the opportunity to meet all kinds of persons, which is one the facts that make this life so interesting. It reaches out from that single partner at a global law firm, … Continue reading

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Press coverage: marketing and/or pride

Of course I should have been writing about Semana Santa this week in Andalucia, true a big thing here, but did that before and undoubtedly many of my fellow bloggers will accommodate the interested readers. Since our first days here … Continue reading

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Maintenance done, ready for take off

One of the last things that we do before opening for the new season are our maintenance activities. Of course we want our white Cortijo to be white. The weather damage, a combination of blistering summer sun and rainy winter … Continue reading

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El Guarda 2014, the epilogue

Again it is mid November, another year at Cortijo El Guarda has passed. It was our third full season with, once more, many reasons to be very happy about the way things went, to say the least. And we were … Continue reading

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