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Jane and Hugh

In the Summer of 1989 Hugh and Jane Arbuthnott put their house in London on the market and set off to the South of Spain with their two young children and completely changed the direction of their lives. 

They came to build their house at Almuña, to immerse the family in to the culture of Andalucía and to dedicate their lives to creating and running very special holidays.

Jane is the most exceptional cook, whose style has adapted over the years fusing Andalucian influence with an English background and above all she knows what people love to eat.

"Part of the great joy for me is to really spoil and cosset everybody in as many ways as I can. In the house there are flowers and posies everywhere, lovely soaps and beautiful linen" 

Hugh had experienced an adventurous life before embarking on the ultimate adventure of bringing his family to Spain. After a short spell in the British army he went into the shipping world and sold his business in 1989. He is a great enthusiast for the history, fauna and flora of the area and is responsible for the wine cellar.