Olmares apartments in Picos de Europa, Cantabria, Spain
Comfort is the by-word – high quality twin beds, duvets, cotton sheets, soft towels with central heating throughout but cool in summer. Fully equipped kitchen, high pressure shower, heated towel-rails etc. This part of the Liébana Valley remains unspoilt with first rate walking, climbing, bird-watching and wild flowers. The coast with its white sandy beaches is only an hour away through the dramatic Hermida Gorge.
Details for holiday apartment 2 Bedroom apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms
This spacious apartment (75 sqm) has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. It's entire frontage, with floor-to-ceiling living area windows and the windows of both bedrooms, has the same fantastic views across the valley below to the high peaks beyond. It is built into the side of a mountain and is all at ground level giving onto a private terrace. The apartment is ideally suited to those who appreciate space, privacy and quality - comfortable beds, duvets, cotton sheets, power assisted showers etc. Perfect for relaxing or enjoying the marvelous local walks. Although the apartment is centrally heated throughout, there is also a splendid wood-burning stove in the living room.
About the Owner
We are in our 60s and live in a nearby apartment - there to help but not to intrude!
Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
The Picos de Europa mountains are a paradise for walking and climbing with magnificent flora and fauna.
Bird watching, wild flowers and butterflies
The coast with its white sandy beaches is only an hour away by car through the dramatic Hermida Gorge.
Basieda is a remote hamlet built into the mountainside 15km from Potes in the Picos de Europa. The Picos de Europa are the most impressive part of the Cordillera de Cantabrica mountain range of the North of Spain. Basieda can be reached by ferry to Santander or Bilbao, by flights to Bilbao, Santander or Madrid or by road through France.
We can give you a travel account number which will give you a discount of 20% when booking a Brittany Ferries crossing to Santander or Bilbao.
Nearest Airport : Santander (also Bilbao 236) at 120 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry : Santander (also Bilbao 236) at 120 Kilometres
Nearest Train : Santander at 120 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway : Unquera at 51 Kilometres
Nearest Beach : Pechón at 51 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub : La Viñona at 1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant : La Viñona at 1.5 Kilometres
Towels Provided & Linens Provided
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
17 Sep 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£107|
We ask for a 25% deposit to confirm the booking and the balance is payable on arrival. In the event of cancellation less than 8 weeks before your stay the deposit is not refundable.
Changeover day is flexible and we can give you a travel account number which will give you a discount of 20% when booking a Brittany Ferries crossing to Santander or Bilbao. (25% until 31/10/2014)
Notes on prices:
Prices are for the apartment and not per person. Also your stay with us can normally start on any day of the week to allow you to take advantage of cheaper mid-week airfares. There is a refundable deposit of €60 for the small apartments and €120 for the 2 bedroom apartment against breakages or extra cleaning.
Owner's Cancellation Policy
- Available arrival
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Wood Stove
- Coffee Maker ...
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Dining Area
- Books ...
- Video Library
- non smoking only
- not suitable for children ...
- pets not allowed
- autumn foliage
- winery tours
- bird watching
- horse riding
- paddle boating
- sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- mountain biking
- mountain climbing
- 75 m²
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
- Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Twin beds
Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website
- Notes on accommodation: There is a separate laundry room and drying area. There is also a separate communal sitting room used by all our guests. This beautiful room with picture windows has a mezzanine floor with giant tv. and dvd player with a small library of paperbacks and books for improving your Spanish. On the main floor there is a library of reference books on birds, wildflowers, mushrooms, moths and butterflies etc. together with guide books on walking, biking and maps covering the area. Not suitable for young children. Those over 12 by prior agreement only. Free Wifi is available in the courtyard and in the communal sitting room. Internet access is available free at the local Ayuntamiento (Council building 3Km).