View Holiday Dates

Green Spain - Cantabria and the Picos de Europa Mountain Range

Santillana del Mar, Comillas, Castro Urdiales, Santona Bay

inc. Santillana del Mar, Comillas,  Castro Urdiales plus many more villages and a boat trip around Santona Bay.

We take the ferry to Northern Spain and enjoy Cantabria’s stunning coastline, range of historic villages & ports and the beautiful Picos de Europa Mountains. Our 4 star hotel enjoys a fantastic setting in the village of Isla and includes house wine and water with every evening meal. There is a 2 hour happy hour each night, wine tasting and on the final night a Farewell Meal with your choice of seafood or meat plus rioja wine. A huge success in 2018 when operated for the first time.

Please note: Breakfast and Evening Meals are included in resort, but not on the ferry. Onboard there is a choice of 3 restaurants, a café, a self-service restaurant and an a la carte option.


inc. Santillana del Mar, Comillas,  Castro Urdiales plus many more villages and a boat trip around Santona Bay.

We take the ferry to Northern Spain and enjoy Cantabria’s stunning coastline, range of historic villages & ports and the beautiful Picos de Europa Mountains. Our 4 star hotel enjoys a fantastic setting in the village of Isla and includes house wine and water with every evening meal. There is a 2 hour happy hour each night, wine tasting and on the final night a Farewell Meal with your choice of seafood or meat plus rioja wine. A huge success in 2018 when operated for the first time.

Please note: Breakfast and Evening Meals are included in resort, but not on the ferry. Onboard there is a choice of 3 restaurants, a café, a self-service restaurant and an a la carte option.

Tuesday A lunchtime start as we travel to Portsmouth and board the Pont-Aven Brittany Ferry for the 24 hour crossing to Santander. We have included an inside cabin on board and there are restaurants, bars, a spa, Wi-Fi and even an outdoor pool weather permitting.

Wednesday We arrive into Santander at 1815 and make the short journey to our hotel in Isla where we are met with a welcome drink.

Tours whilst at resort

A free day to explore the hotel and the village of Isla.

b We travel to the World Heritage mediaeval village of Santillana del Mar where most houses were built between the 14th and 18th centuries and all can be explored by foot. Later we stop in Comillas, one of the most beautiful towns in Cantabria with cobbled streets, open squares and two beaches.

c First we make a stop in San Vincente de la Barquera, a picturesque town on the coast with the astonishing backdrop of the Picos de Europa. Then we follow the River Deva Valley up into the mountains and visit the town of Potes, a mediaeval town with traditional buildings, wooden balconies and surrounded by mountains.

d To the traditional fishing village of Castro Urdiales with its pretty harbour and attractive centre.  Then on to Santona where we enjoy a boat tour of the pretty bay.

Monday Free time until we board our ferry at 1515 for the return journey. Again an inside cabin, evening meal and breakfast are provided.

Tuesday We arrive into Portsmouth at 1415 and make the journey home.

  • Return coach travel
  • Channel crossings
  • Tours as indicated
  • Admissions: Boat trip
  • Hotel accommodation of bed, breakfast and evening meal
  • Cabin on the ferry

Please note: Our price includes an inside cabin without a window and if there are two of you in the room then one will be in a top bunk. If you would like an outside cabin with a window, or 2 x lower bunks then a supplement is available.

Hotel Olimpo, Isla
4 star hotel with a fantastic location. From the hotel’s lush gardens there is direct access to the sandy beech.

  • BAR
  • LIFT
  • GYM

www.hotelolimpo.es

Swipe left and right