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On our route through Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria and the Basque Country we take you to the best beaches on the Cantabrian Sea.
Characteristic of the beaches of the Cantabrian Sea is the spectacular contrast between virgin cliffs and fine sandy beaches with cool water, very refreshing in summer.
Watch the beaches at high tide to enjoy a beach day in its fullness.
Here we go …..the most attractive beaches on the Cantabrian Sea:
BEACH `DE LAS CATEDRALES´ (Lugo)
With over 30 m high cliffs, `Playa de las Catedrales´ is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular beaches in the world. In the course of time, the natural forces of wind and sea created beautiful natural vaults and arcades between the rocks.
At low tide you can reach the spectacular beach by stairs to a romantic walk.
Very close to Playa de las Catedrales, in Lugo, is the beautiful and charming rural accommodation `Finca Goleta’:
FINCA GOLETA (Fox – LUGO)
`Finca Goleta’, a peaceful, welcoming rural hotel surrounded by 14 hectares of gardens and forest, is located 15 km from Playa de las Catedrales beach, located next to the estuary.
Housed in a typical Galician building dating from 1830, with wooden ceilings and stone walls, it preserves the flair of the original structure.
There are attic rooms with balconies over the estuary and 3 apartments for four persons, with two bedrooms, living room and fully equipped kitchen, ideal for families.
To enjoy the beautiful environment of the hotel, canoes and bicycles are available. And if you are looking for more action, you can get information about trips in quads, paintball, canyoning or climbing.
BEACH `DE POO’ (Asturias)
The beach `Poo´ is located directly at the mouth of the river Vallina.
This beautiful beach, particularly suitable for families with children, is hidden and protected by the rocky cliffs that narrow the way to the sea, in a kind of ‘shell´ so that the waves do not reach the shore.
The charming boutique hotel El Habana de Llanes in Asturias is located near the beautiful Poo beach.
EL HABANA (La Pareda de Llanes – Asturias)
This charming and peaceful rural hotel is set on a 17,000 m² property, crossed by the Pedroso River, just 3 km from Llanes.
Especially at this hotel – designed as ‘Art Deco’ – is that all its furniture is for sale. They are souvenirs of exotic travels and furniture from the 1930s, owned by antique dealers and restaurateurs.
The hotel’s interior has several rooms specially designed for reading, resting and a cozy drink by the fireplace, while the large window perfectly integrate the hotel into its beautiful natural surroundings.
On the quiet veranda in the garden with a beautiful view you can enjoy an aperitif, a breakfast or a snack. The outdoor pool is exclusively reserved for the hotel guests, at the reception you get pool towels.
The restaurant, which is open to the public, offers traditional dishes, such as stews, broths, cheese plates, with exotic touches. Finish your romantic candlelight dinner with an exquisite, homemade dessert.
There are double rooms, connecting rooms, suites with living room and fireplace and even those with exit to the garden.
The very child-friendly hotel offers a children’s menu, babysitting service, baby cots, high chairs and bottle warmer for the very youngest.
BEACH `DE LANGRE’ (Cantabria)
For many the most beautiful beach in Cantabria.
Surrounded by cliffs, visitors can enjoy a wild, natural image with the beautiful, contrasting colors of the green landscape and the blue sea.
This virgin beach is currently accessible by a staircase, do not forget to bring some drinks, downstairs there is no snack bar…
The charming boutique hotel Casona de Suesa is located near the beach `De Langre’ in Cantabria:
LA CASONA DE SUESA (Suesa – CANTABRIA)
This peaceful, charming boutique hotel is just 5 km from `De Langre´ Beach. Housed in a former stately mansion built at the end of the 18th century, with original ceilings and walls, wooden beams, thick walls and stone arches as well as facade elements, it still retains its rustic charm.
Surrounded by a 3,000 m² garden with fantastic views.
The hotel has 10 comfortable rooms, all beds with latex mattresses, ideal for relaxing. The superior rooms are partially equipped with hydromassage bathtub, sloping ceiling and air conditioning.
The fresh, homemade breakfast can be served by the fireplace in winter.
Just 4 km away is the restaurant `Cenador de Amos’, awarded with a Michelin star, for lovers of good gastronomy.
At the hotel reception, you can close surfing lessons and get information about hiking trails.
BEACH `DE LAIDA’ (Vizcaya)
The `Laida´ beach is located in the biosphere reserve` Urdaibai’, on the Mundaka estuary.
Between the sand dune you can walk beautifully – especially with children – through the shallow water. From here you have an excellent view of the mouth of the estuary.
`Laida’ is a popular and ideal beach for surf lovers.
As a grand finale to your journey, we offer you a luxurious night at this wonderful boutique hotel in Vizcaya:
HOTEL CASTILLO DE ARTEAGA (Gauteguiz Arteaga – Vizcaya)
This luxurious boutique hotel is an impressive 13th-century castle.
Relax in the charming French-Gothic architecture of the castle.
From the roof you have an extraordinary view of the Gernika estuary and the landscape.
With a total of 7 rooms and 6 suites. No room is like the other, but the thick stone walls radiate in all of them the original flair of the building. Equipped with lots of love and all imaginable, luxurious details.
Take advantage of the opportunity for wine tourism in the area, on the spectacular winery ‘Castillo de Arteaga’ wine tastings and events for groups are organized, with wines from all over the world.
The restaurant, with its contemporary Basque cuisine, offers a variety of menus or à la carte dining.
Enjoy all our charming boutique hotels on the beach.