Historic mountain posada with pool, Cantabria and AsturiasPola de Somiedo | Ref: HSOM2 | Bedrooms: 10
From the access to the country mansion along a path lined with plants and bushes, the visitor reaches a garden surrounding the mansion where, with the passage of time, beautiful hundred-year old trees (birch, fir and pine) have formed a forest that gives shade to the Mansion.
A river of sparkling, clear water pass runs through the estate on the west side, mingling with extensive, green grasslands, where the majestic sight of the Somiedo mountains can be seen.
Accommodation Description7 double rooms, 2 single rooms, 1 special double room, all ensuite.
Outdoor pool (plus river swimming in the stream)
Playground, swings, a sandpit
Tennis and basketball court
Organic vegetable garden
Games and reading room
RestaurantBreakfast is served to table - a variety of fresh, local produce.
Café / bar open for drinks and snacks from 12-2pm and from 5-9pm.
Dinner available for guests on request.
There is also a barbecue area in the grounds.
|Nearest Shop:||In Pola de Somiedo|
|Bars/Restaurants:||In Pola de Somiedo|
|Nearest Airport:||Santander (270km)|
|Nearest Ferryport:||Santander (270km)|
Lago del Valle, Somiedo
Pola de Somiedo
This is the best part of all the Cordillera Cantábrica to view the native wildlife in its natural habitat; from brown bears and wolves to woodpeckers, bee eaters and even, if you're lucky, lammergeyer.
You'll find amazing walking straight from the town including one of the park's best excursions to Lago del Valle, the biggest lake in all the Cordillera with truly stunning views.
2. Spectacular Valle de Lago walk
3. Cycle or walk the Senda del Oso
4. Sample the Cangas del Narcea wines - the best in the north
5. Go bear watching with a local guide
6. Pop over to León or Ponferrada
7. Visit the Muniellos Nature Reserve
8. Try the local cider
9. Birdwatching: lammergeyer, bee-eater maybe capercaillie...
10. Visit historic Oviedo, Pravia and Salas
Holiday Ideas near Pola de Somiedo
The Picos de Europa has excellent access by air and sea:
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.
We can include the ferry crossings as part of the package
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.