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Village posada with pool, Cantabria and Asturias

Treceño | Ref: HTRE2 | Bedrooms: 7

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A small family run hotel where you will receive a very warm and attentive welcome from the owners, Javier and Mercedes.

The rooms, though not large, are comfortable with a cosy feeling as is the rest of the hotel with a nicely decorated restaurant specialising in food from El Bierzo, part of the León region of Spain, famous for its local produce and excellent wines and liqueurs.

There is a good sized heated swimming pool at the rear in the well kept gardens - a great place to chill out and relax.

Posada Prada a Tope is set back off the main road in the village of Treceño in Cantabria, about 40 kms west of Santander, very well located for a holiday of exploration with Comillas and Santillana del Mar within easy reach.

There are great beaches within easy reach (15 min drive) and walking in the hills locally, while the Picos mountains are about an hour away.

It is also well placed for a final night for those en route to a ferry from Santander.

Accommodation Description

There are seven double ensuite bedrooms, two of which have balconies and two that are in the attic part of the house.
Four of the rooms have bathrooms with a bath.
The other three have bathrooms with shower only. All rooms have a T.V. and hairdryer.
One room (garden apartment) prepared for wheelchair access.
There is internet access at the hotel.

Facilities

Heated swimming pool.
Garden.
Sitting area.
Bar and restaurant.

Restaurant

The hotel has a nicely decorated restaurant with a traditional feel, part of which is a conservatory which gives onto the garden and heated swimming pool. They serve very good food specialising in dishes from El Bierzo, part of the region of León. Javier, the owner, is an expert in wild mushrooms and depending on the season they are always on the menu. They have an excellent wine list too with some delicious wines from El Bierzo, which well live up to most Riojas.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served. The restaurant is closed on Mondays, but is open to hotel guests.
For those staying longer or seeking variety there are a few good restaurants within walking distance from the hotel, see our restaurant guide for details!



Bedrooms:7
Beach: 15km
Nearest Shop: In village
Bars/Restaurants: In hotel
Nearest Airport: Santander (50km)
Nearest Ferryport: Santander (48km)

Treceño

Treceño, with the river Escudo running through, is a sizeable village, made up of eight "barrios". It's on the N634 which used to be the main coastal road before the motorway; it has several good restaurants (including, for a special treat, Palacio Guevara) as well as a supermarket, chemist’s, “ferretería” (hardware store, good for pottery etc.) a bank, a petrol station and a hairdressers.

Although a "functional" village, it is worth wandering round its little barrios as there are some fine examples of civil and domestic and religious architecture with an 18th century church and the 13th century chapel of "El Amparucu".

Only 10 minutes' drive will take you to the beautiful beaches at Oyambre or the traditional market town of Cabezón de la Sal. The lovely seaside town of Comillas is just a quarter of an hour away.

For those wishing to not rely too heavily on the car the village has a FEVE railway station linking it to Santander, Oviedo and several of the more important coastal and mountain towns along the way - be careful though, there are only two trains each way every day.

Local Activities

  • Walking directly from the house into the nearby hills.
  • Tennis courts and indoor pool at Cabezón de la Sal.
  • Fishing in Rio Escudo.
  • Fantastic beaches of Comillas and Oyambre - 10 min drive.
  • Picos de Europa - an hour's drive.
  • Comillas, Santillana del Mar, Cuevas de Altamira, San Vicente de la Barquera all within an easy drive.
  • The lovely town of Cabezón de la Sal at 10km with a great Saturday morning market.
  • Local gastronomy - Treceno has four restaurants.
  • The caves of Soplao - half an hour's drive.
  • Valle de Cabuerniga, a nature reserve with some wonderful domestic architecture within very easy reach.

Holiday Ideas near Treceño

Fishing in Asturias
Fishing in Asturias
Comillas
Comillas
San Vicente de la Barquera
San Vicente de la Barquera
Santillana del Mar
Santillana del Mar
Cabarceno wildlife park
Cabarceno wildlife park
Santillana Zoo
Santillana Zoo
Easter surf
Easter surf
Bilbao - Surf & the City
Bilbao - Surf & the City
Bilbao
Bilbao
Santander
Santander
Oviedo
Oviedo
Potes
Potes
Llanes
Llanes
Picos de Europa
Picos de Europa
Carmona
Carmona
Cabezon de la Sal
Cabezon de la Sal
Barcena Mayor
Barcena Mayor
Beaches of Western Cantabria
Beaches of Western Cantabria
Rambling in coastal Cantabria
Rambling in coastal Cantabria
Castro Urdiales
Castro Urdiales
National Park of Somiedo
National Park of Somiedo
Asturian cider houses
Asturian cider houses
La Ruta del Cares
La Ruta del Cares
Lagos de Covadonga
Lagos de Covadonga
Lastres
Lastres
Beaches of Western Asturias
Beaches of Western Asturias
Valle del Pas
Valle del Pas
Prellezo beach
Prellezo beach
Comillas beach
Comillas beach
Cudillero
Cudillero
Luarca
Luarca
Cowboy Country!
Cowboy Country!
Valles de Asón y Miera
Valles de Asón y Miera
East Cantabria coast
East Cantabria coast
Canoe the Sella and Deva
Canoe the Sella and Deva
Oysters galore in San Vicente
Oysters galore in San Vicente
Cobreces beach
Cobreces beach
Playa de Ajo
Playa de Ajo
Beaches of the Dinosaur Coast
Beaches of the Dinosaur Coast
Oyambre beach
Oyambre beach
The Spanish Cornwall?
The Spanish Cornwall?

Getting There

Coastal Cantabria & Asturias region has excellent access by air and sea:

Flights:
Stansted to Bilbao with Easyjet or Santander with Ryanair;
Gatwick to Bilbao or Oviedo with Vueling (BA).
Manchester to Bilbao with Easyjet;
Bristol to Bilbao with Easyjet;
Edinburgh to Santander with Ryanair or Bilbao with Easyjet;
Dublin to Santander with Ryanair or Bilbao with Aer Lingus.

NB Flights are not included but we can advise on routes and timetables

Ferries: Plymouth or Portsmouth to Santander or Bilbao – 7 sailings weekly. Ireland to North Spain - 2 sailings a week.

Please ask us for advice on ferry crossings, timetables and flexible start dates to fit with the crossings.

Getting Around

If travelling by air we recommend renting a hire car to make the most out of your visit to the area. If you prefer to use public transport please consult our expert staff for advice on which properties are more suitable.

If coming on the ferry you will use your own vehicle - we recommend that you ensure that insurance and breakdown cover are in place. For full advice on how to prepare the vehicle etc see the Brittany Ferries website

In either case we will provide full instructions to arrive at your holiday accommodation, complete with GPS co-ordinates.

Reviews of this property

Read our clients' independent reviews


"Prada a Tope a great hotel. Owners very helpful and welcoming", (2011 Client)

"Very friendly and welcoming", (2011 Client)

"The hotel you booked for us was delightful and the setting lovely", (2011 Client)

"The owners really were excellent", (2010 Client)


"Very friendly at Prada a Tope", (2010 Client)

"Lovely posada very welcoming. Great food. Rooms good, (2010 Client)

"Very warm welcome - ideally situated for visiting coastal villages, caves and walking", (2010 Client)

"We found a warm and friendly welcome from the property owners. At Prada a Tope the owners went out of their way to suggest places to visit and made us a special paella one night which was delicious. Evening meals definitely to be recommended. We found that using our bit of Spanish was appreciated and getting to know the owners made the holiday that much more enjoyable", (2009 Client)

"Friendly and welcoming", (2009 Client)