Holiday rentals for the MasterChef

Outdoor door dining in your holiday rental


Surfing the TV channels and it’s hard not to land on at least one cooking programme or competition. With MasterChef and similar foodie programmes franchised across the world, these days everybody has aspirations to master the art of cooking. 

Indeed, there has been a major shift in the way people think about cooking; rather than seeing it as a duty, many now see cooking as a pleasure. Even the most basic cook is being enticed into the kitchen to try out their culinary skills. We enjoy experimenting and creating dishes, even if we are not that good at it!

So when a group of friends, or family, come together on holiday, in one home, with one kitchen, the battle is on to prove their culinary abilities. And what better place to do it than here in Spain? After all, it’s the greatest gastronomic destination in the world. What better place to bring your love of cooking and pit your skills in the kitchen, battling it out to make the best Paella or Tortilla Española. The challenge is on.

Of course, if you want to cook like a MasterChef contestant, it’s a prerequisite that your holiday rental has a kitchen to write a postcard home about. has noted a significant rise in holiday renters asking for spacious and modern kitchens. Cooking enthusiasts are seeking properties with large, well-equipped kitchens, where they can bring their love of cooking to a more relaxed, laid-back setting and live that Spanish culinary holiday experience. 

Want to attract the would-be chef to your holiday rental?
If you are a homeowner with spacious and well-equipped kitchen facilities in your property, then you could be missing out on an opportunity to attract the cooking fraternity, if you’re not highlighting the facts. 

Tips to attract cooking enthusiasts to your advertisement:
If you have a large, well-equipped kitchen, highlight this in your advert, use key phrases such as:

  • Luxury, well equipped kitchen for cooking enthusiasts
  • Perfect sharing kitchen
  • Gourmet kitchen, fully equipped for cooking addicts
  • Spacious, well-equipped kitchen for a relaxed cooking experience
  • Spacious kitchen for cooking and entertaining

Make sure you include special features in your description, such as: a pizza oven, professional or rustic oven, wine cellar, bar, large barbecue area, outdoor dining area perfect for entertaining, patio heaters, etc. And absolutely add photos of the cooking environment, both indoor and outdoor. 

It’s also a good idea to feature the advantages of the local area in your advertisement. Include references to fresh, local, produce, perhaps you have an organic farm or market close-by? Renowned local dishes and wines, and recommended restaurants.

By highlighting these features in your advertisement, you are sure to attract more budding chefs and food lovers. 

Buen provecho!