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Apartamentos Frama 3, Cantabria and Asturias

Frama | Ref: FRA3 | Bedrooms: 2 | Sleeps: 4

Comfortable, adapted ground floor apartment with shared pool in Picos de Europa.

This is one of three apartments in a traditional detached property with a shared swimming pool, in a beautifully kept garden with fruit trees and vines. Nestling in a peaceful, pretty corner of the handsome village of Frama, just three kilometres from the lovely market town of Potes, with the majestic Picos as a backdrop, you have fine views all around.

Located on the ground floor (the owners occupy the floor above), with direct access from the parking area, this recently built apartment, has been designed and adapted for those with reduced mobility. Comfortable, stylish, practical and functional, it is well equipped and extremely well maintained. The wood burning stove in the kitchen/living room adds a very welcome homely touch on cooler days!

There is plenty of room for all in the garden for everyone to find their space and there are two well equipped and attractively decorated outhouses for barbequeing in all weathers. Both have dining tables and one even has an open fireplace for those chillier days!

You are perfectly placed for exploring the local area in all directions and taking advantage of the numerous activities on offer, be it mountain climbing, horse riding or cross country skiing!


Pets are admitted, but there is a local charge. Please enquire.

Small party discount (100 off) available for couples in low season.

Accommodation Description

Front door opens into a large, open plan kitchen/living room. Passage from this to two bedrooms (one double and one twin) and the bathroom.

From the front door steps to garden (no ramp) or direct access (unpaved).

Licence No: G - 5871.

Bedroom Details:1 dble, 1 twin.
Bathrooms:1; (1 shwr unit, W.C. and washbasin.)
Beach: 42km
Nearest Shop: 2kms - Ojedo
Bars/Restaurants: 1.5 kms - Venta de Vieda
Nearest Airport: Santander (105km)
Nearest Ferryport: Santander (107km)

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Booking Seasons
High July, August, Easter £960
Mid June, September & local holidays £880
Low Rest of year £760
Christmas and main public holidays are charged at mid or high season rates.
This property has the following options
(NB 'short breaks' and 'small party' offers not available in high season)

Self Catering Holiday (min 7 nights)

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Frama is a pretty farming village with a stream running through and with the Picos mountains as a backdrop, situated three kilometres from the market town of Potes.
Its fine church has a beautiful Romanesque doorway and an impressive C16th altarpiece.

Although there are no shops or bars, there is an excellent bakery with a good, local restaurant attached at one and a half kilometres. A little bit further, is a chemist's and at two kilometres in Ojedo there is a supermarket, bars and restaurants and another very good bakery.

There is a pleasant walk to Potes from the village and here you will find all amenities.

Local Activities

  • Walking locally and to other villages beyond and to Potes (signposted).
  • Walk the Ruta de Cares from Posada de Valdeon.
  • Birdwatching. From the garden alone you will be amazed by the variety of species.
  • Horse-riding in nearby Vinon.
  • Fishing in the River Deva (but with a licence).
  • Many outdoor activity companies in Potes, offering quads, climbing, cross country ski-ing etc..
  • Explore the interesting old town of Potes.
  • Visit the fascinating churches in Piasca and Santa Maria de Lebena and the monastery of Santo Toribio.
  • Take the cable car up to the heights at Fuente De.
  • Sample the gastronomy of the region at many family run restaurants - cocido lebaniego, the local dish, not to be missed!
  • Take a day trip by the San Glorio pass to the city of Leon with its amazing cathedral.

Getting There

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.
We can include the ferry crossings as part of the package

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.