Where to stay around Astillero?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 307 holiday lettings near Astillero. From 145 apartments to 59 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Astillero is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Astillero?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Astillero. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Magdalena Beach: 717 holiday lettings
  • Mercado La Esperanza: 715 holiday lettings
  • Santander Ferry Terminal: 723 holiday lettings
  • Langre Beach: 687 holiday lettings
  • Santander Cathedral: 729 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Astillero listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Astillero?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 145 apartments in Astillero. Our other popular types of Astillero holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 59 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 46 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 24 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Astillero?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 50 holiday homes with pool available in Astillero. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental villa or apartment in El Astillero, Spain your home away from home

    El Astillero sits between the estuaries of a number of rivers just a few kilometres from the city of Santander, capital of the Autonomous Community of Cantabria. The presence of so much water means that much of the area around El Astillero self-catering accommodation forms a large expanse of wetland, which serves as a nesting ground throughout the year for a host of bird species.

    Things to do in El Astillero, Spain

    El Astiller apartments would be ideal if you’re a keen bird watcher, with herons, moorhens, teals, mallards, little grebes spotted regularly in the low-lying areas of the Massif de Pena Cabarga natural park. If you head further into this large natural haven you’ll encounter oak forests and unusual geological features, such as limestone columns. The Pena Cabarga Mountain was mined for iron ore from Roman times onwards, and today serves as a wildlife reserve and recreation area, just minutes from apartments in El Astillero.

    The city of Santander is moments from holiday accommodation in El Astillero. This modern urban centre has a rich history and served as a holiday destination for a succession of Spanish kings, especially King Alfonso XIII, whose holiday residence, Palacio de Magdalena, can still be visited. It’s also home to some fantastic seafood restaurants, especially around the harbour.

    Cantabria boasts almost 300 kilomtres of coastline, with some 70 beaches, a large amount of which have been awarded blue flag status. Playa de Bikinis is a beautiful example and offers remarkably calm waters, ideal for families with younger children. There are also a number of surf schools a short way from El Astillero self-catering apartments, while the Muro island, which sits within the Bay of Santander, is a popular spot for divers.

    Places to visit on holiday in El Astillero, Spain

    Head a little way inland from you holiday villa in El Astiller and you’ll be able to explore Cantabria’s astounding hilly regions. The Picos de Europa National Park, the largest in Europe, features a vast expanse comprising peaks, lakes and gorges. Activities on offer in this region include hiking, mountain biking, climbing, horseback riding and canoeing.

    Weather in El Astillero, Spain

    At El Astillero self-catering villas you’ll experience a humid oceanic climate, which makes for mild weather for most of the year. There’s also above average rainfall in this Spain, which nourishes the region’s lush greenery. Summers still bring plenty of warm weather, with ideal conditions for the beach common in July and August.

    Cheap flights to El Astillero, Spain

    El Astillero vacation rentals are no more than a few minutes from Santander Airport (SDR), which can be reached from London-Stansted (STN) via the low-cost airline, Ryanair.

    Activities and attractions in and around El Astillero

    Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that El Astillero has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Campo Municipal de Golf de La Junquera (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
    • Plaza de Canadio (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
    • Zoo de la Magdalena (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
    • Forestal Park Santander (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
    • Club de Golf Matelenas (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
    • Arnia Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)

    Exploring the natural features in El Astillero

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, El Astillero is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Isla de Pedrosa (1.9 mi / 3 km)
    • Cabarceno Natural Park (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
    • Ensenada de San Bartolomé (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
    • La Marga Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Parque del Doctor Morales (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
    • El Monte (4.3 mi / 7 km)