Join us for a memorable holiday on our private ranch Polo Valley in stunning Sotogrande and let us introduce your family to the exciting sport of polo. Spend your mornings together learning to ride and play polo with our Polo Valley professionals and your afternoons relaxing by the pool
and visiting the beaches of Sotogrande.
Let us create a unique, action-packed holiday to Polo Valley and enjoy all the support you are used to from Powder Byrne. Enjoy morning polo sessions including riding tuition, horsemanship, introduction to polo, stick and ball skills sessions and practice plays with our coaching team. You’ll have the run of the beautiful Guesthouse just for your family, allowing us to create a unique ranch experience, including a memorable Asado BBQ hosted by our friendly gauchos. The Polo Valley Concierge team will be on hand to help with all your local arrangements including restaurant, spa and activity bookings, or anything else you should require.
We had an amazing 2018 summer season and Polo Valley is going from strength to strength. We have received some wonderful feedback from our clients, some having loved their first taste of polo and keen to return! With an increasing demand from returning clients comes more pressure to secure stays for exclusive bookings during the peak holiday weeks. We are delighted to have had a successful start to the 2019 season, with programmes available now so you can secure your polo adventure without delay and book the Guesthouse on an exclusive use basis for a holiday you’ll never forget.
Call our travel consultants today on 020 8246 5300 or enquire online to secure your preferred dates, with May half term and summer holiday weeks already in demand.
Polo Valley is purpose built polo ranch with first class facilities, home to over fifty hand-picked and expertly trained ponies to suit all types of rider. With its own stables, practise pitch, arena and extensive equipment room, everything you need to learn and develop your polo game is on site. Also home to an ever growing team of top polo professionals, riding experts, grooms and an attentive resort team, Polo Valley is the perfect place to immerse your family in the special polo lifestyle.
Riding and Polo Sessions
We welcome families with children from 8 years plus into a unique polo programme tailored to your family precise requirements. No previous riding or polo experience is necessary, you will be amazed at how quickly you pick it up and we guarantee you will be hooked before you know it!
Our Polo Instructors
Our qualified polo instructors are fully immersed in their sport, having been teaching and playing polo at a semi-professional or professional level for many years. They love nothing more than the thrill of introducing new families to their passion, through one-to-one sessions and structured group tuition. You will be surprised at how quickly you progress under their expert guidance.
As our guests at Polo Valley, you can book our beautiful Andalusian farmhouse exclusively for your family. The Guesthouse sleeps eight people in double and twin rooms with three bathrooms, sitting room, al-fresco dining terrace, gardens and private pool. Accommodation at the Guesthouse is full board, with resident chefs serving up authentic and delicious Spanish cuisine and local wines.
Guide prices include accommodation and service as indicated. We will be pleased to assist with flight and transfer arrangements and will quote the best available fares at the time of your enquiry.
Having never ridden before, let alone attempted to play polo, this was always going to be a memorable experience and the team here exceeded our expectations all round. Wow! Thank you all so much for helping to make special memories for our family. I for one may now have caught the bug.
Thank you all so much for the most wonderful week here at Polo Valley. We have all learnt so much in such a short space of time and it was exactly what we all needed as a family. Rest, relaxation, and riding the most wonderful ponies and of the course the amazing food.
The guest house is so comfortable, the kindness and help from all of the Polo Valley team to us as a bunch of novices has been fabulous. We loved everyone in the Polo Valley family. See you in October!
We were greeted with what can only be described as an Argentinian oasis. The polo fields, stables and friendly staff just wiped away the fear I had of entertaining my entire family for a week. I decided to take a step back and let the unbelievably professional staff take over and encourage the children to get involved. From renaming the horses, painting the horses with face paint, and hitting the ball with the polo mallets they were hooked before getting on a horse. The incredibly well looked after polo ponies were so calm and patient; we had a fantastic experience and the children are desperate to return.
My children are completely addicted and want to come back. That is down to the people at Polo Valley; from those who taught us, to the lovely grooms that look after the ponies. A feeling of mallet on ball and simultaneously trying to control a pony is a complete hit with the boys and has made my daughter fall in love with horses all over again. Thank you for mission impossible made possible!
Each day brought something different, a picturesque hack out into the countryside, riding skills, and polo techniques to name a few. A particularly special evening was the Asado (an Argentinian barbecue) at the farm hosted by the Polo Valley Team. Great company, excellent food whilst watching the stunning sunset will take some beating. The team at Polo Valley were extremely welcoming and incredibly attentive throughout our stay and they met and indeed exceeded our expectations.
From beginning to end our time spent at Polo Valley was truly fantastic. When the suggestion was made to try something different, I didn’t quite expect this different and indeed something all of the family could enjoy so much. Our riding ranged from an experienced show jumper who rides every day through to never having sat on a horse, this could only go one of two ways! From the start the instructors were engaging, patient and challenging. By the end of day one we were all able to strike a ball with a mallet whilst on a horse and by the end of the week we were playing a fairly fast and furious game of polo!
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