Where to stay around Santillana del Mar?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 316 holiday lettings near Santillana del Mar. From 156 apartments to 61 cottages, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Santillana del Mar area.

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

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

  • Caves of Altamira: 642 holiday lettings
  • Santillana del Mar Zoo: 630 holiday lettings
  • Regina Coeli Diocesan Museum: 635 holiday lettings
  • Museum of the Inquisition: 636 holiday lettings
  • National Museum and Research Center of Altamira: 641 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Santillana del Mar 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 Santillana del Mar?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 156 apartments in Santillana del Mar. Our other popular types of Santillana del Mar holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 50 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 12 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santillana del Mar?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 57 holiday homes with pool available in Santillana del Mar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a Holiday Rental House in Santillana del Mar, Spain, Your Home Away From Home

    Situated in the Cantabria municipality, in the northern area of the country of Spain, is the delightful town of Santillana del Mar. A Santillana del Mar holiday will appeal to several types of travellers including those looking for the opportunity to experience the "Real Spain" without the mass of tourist crowds. To add to this, a fantastic Santillana del Mar holiday rental house will come complete with all of the amenities you need to have a wonderfully relaxing, comfortable stay.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Santillana del Mar, Spain

    A Santillana del Mar holiday is the ideal opportunity for visitors to indulge in a variety of activities which are available in and around the town. This includes the likes of freshwater fishing, white-water rafting, paddle boating, swimming, snorkelling, bird watching, tennis, golf, horse riding, mountain biking, hiking, cycling and caving. The town itself is also home to some fabulous attractions including the renowned Altamira Caves, The Diocesan Museum and the 12th century Colegiata de Santillana del Mar.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Santillana del Mar, Spain

    No Santillana del Mar holiday would be complete without a visit to one of the major cities in the Cantabria region, Santander, which is approximately half an hour's drive from the town. Santander has its own important port which dates back to the time of the Romans and is still in use today. The city has many great attractions including buildings such as the 12th century Santander Cathedral, the 20th century Palacio de la Magdalena and the Gran Casino del Sardinero. The city also has several interesting museums such as The Maritime Museum of Santander, which has exhibits ranging from an aquarium to a full skeleton of a whale, and The Fine Arts Museum of Santander. Also worth seeing whilst in Santander is the Lighthouse of Cabo Mayor which guards the entrance to the Bay of Santander and gives breath-taking views of both the city and the sea.

    Weather in Santillana del Mar, Spain

    By booking a Santillana del Mar holiday, you are guaranteed to be privy to some wonderful weather, particularly during the summer months. The highest temperature to be found in the town at this time is a pleasant 23 degrees Celsius. The cooler months of the year can see the temperature drop to anywhere between 8 and 13 degrees Celsius. The annual rainfall amount for Santillana del mar is approximately 23 inches.

    Travel to Santillana del Mar, Spain

    To start enjoying a Santillana del Mar holiday, travellers can depart the UK from various airports including Edinburgh (EDI), Manchester (MAN), Belfast (BFS), Cardiff (CWL) and Heathrow (LHR). Amongst the airlines offering special deals on flights to Santander Airport (SDR) are Iberia Airlines, British Airways, KLM and Ryanair. Santander Airport is approximately half an hours' drive away from the town. You may also choose to arrive in Santander ferry: with Brittany Ferries route from Plymouth.

    Activities and attractions in and around Santillana del Mar

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Santillana del Mar a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Santillana del Mar Zoo (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Arnia Beach (10.6 mi / 17 km)
    • Santa Marina Golf (13 mi / 20.8 km)
    • Plaza de Canadio (15.6 mi / 25 km)
    • Campo Municipal de Golf de La Junquera (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
    • Club de Golf Matelenas (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Santillana del Mar

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Santillana del Mar. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Ensenada de Calderón (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • Ensenada de Ballota (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
    • Playa de Luana (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
    • Dunas de Liencres (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
    • Comillas Beach (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
    • Sequoias del Monte Cabezon (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)