Popular Lettings in Santander
Highlights in Santander
- The elegance of its historic centre
- Sardinero beach
- Great variety of nautical activities
- Ideal for nature lovers
- Cabarceno Nature Park
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Types of holiday rentals in Santander
On Holidu you will find numerous holiday rentals in Santander for your holidays. Coquettish rentals ideal for couples and families with children, located especially in the area of the historic centre, around the cathedral, and in the neighbourhood of Canalejas, around the Cantabrian Sea Port and the Gran Casino del Sardinero, a few minutes walk from the beach. Many of them have a terrace or garden, making them an excellent choice for those who want to enjoy the good weather outdoors or eat while contemplating the spectacular views of the Cantabrian Sea. Book your Santander holiday rental today!Magnificent cottages in quiet surroundings
On Holidu we also have a great variety of holiday homes in Santander, located on the outskirts of the historic centre, in quiet residential neighbourhoods with a family atmosphere. Some are even surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes. But you will also find others near the beach, a few metres from the Palacio de la Magdalena. All of them very spacious and perfectly equipped, decorated with rustic style and with the architectural elements of the area, which gives them a lot of charm. In addition, almost all have beautiful exteriors, such as terraces or gardens, so they are perfect for those who want to relax and unwind, but not too far from the city centre. In addition, you will have easy access by road to visit villages such as Santillana del Mar, Comillas, Castro Urdiales or Cabezon de la Sal.Why book a letting in Santander?
We cannot talk about Santander without mentioning its magnificent beaches, its delicious cuisine, its exuberant nature, its beautiful landscapes and its intense history. A modern and cosmopolitan city of wide avenues and coastal walks with a varied offer of entertainment for all tastes. Ingredients that guarantee an unforgettable stay. Santander offers the traveller the perfect conditions for a pleasant stroll along the beach, through the historic centre or through its charming parks. Its beautiful beaches of fine white sand are perfect for renting a letting with sea views and enjoy them during your stay, both with family and friends. But in addition to its beaches, Santander stands out for its green areas and its natural spaces, which allow the practice of activities such as hiking, mountain biking or even climbing.
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The area and how to find your way around
Capital of the autonomous community of Cantabria, Santander is located in a wide bay to the south, considered one of the most beautiful in the world. Located only 100 km from Bilbao and 177 from Gijon. It has a modern appearance due to the fire that ravaged the old town during the 1940s. However, it still preserves stately streets that reflect the prestige it has enjoyed throughout history. One of the most outstanding areas is El Sardinero, where the Palacio de la Magdalena is located, former summer residence of the Royal House, now converted into an International University. But Santander also stands out for its intense cultural activity. Throughout the year, the Palacio de Festivales hosts a high-class programme, with dance, music, theatre and opera performances, among others, which culminates in the Santander International Summer Festival. What are you waiting for to book your holiday rental in Santander and enjoy it all?The centre of Santander: a whole universe of sensations at your fingertips
Walking through the centre of Santander is a unique experience for all the senses. The beauty of its streets and suburbs will remain engraved on your retina forever as you breathe in the aroma of the fruits of the land that combines in perfect harmony with that of the freshly caught fish that floods the promenade of the Market of Hope. Take the opportunity to sit down and have an aperitif in some of its lively squares and terraces and feel the kindness of its people who will make you enjoy an unforgettable experience.Barrio del Sardinero: an elegant pearl by the sea
It's the neighbourhood and tourist enclave more known of the city. Especially frequented when summer arrives for its magnificent beaches. It is also one of the most elegant and stately areas of Santander, so the simple fact of taking a walk through its streets is already a real pleasure. Here you will find a wide range of holiday rentals and lettings to choose from.La Albericia: the most sportive area
Located on the outskirts of the town, La Albericia is another of the most popular neighbourhoods. It has the best sports facilities in Santander for the practice of a wide range of activities and sports, such as swimming, athletics, archery, rugby, etc.. An area that offers an atmosphere of tranquillity and relaxation away from the urban hustle and bustle.Barrio Pesquero: tradition in its purest form
Located within the radius of the industrial expansion of Maliaño, southeast of the bay of Santander, the Barrio Pesquero perfectly reflects the tradition and the most deeply rooted ways of life of the city. All within a few minutes of the old town.
Types of travellers and activities
The beaches of Santander, besides being ideal for sunbathing and bathing, are also ideal for the practice of a wide variety of water sports thanks to the winds and waves that characterize its waters. The best area for this is the southern shore of the bay, where the river Pas flows into. Where you can enjoy activities such as sailing, rowing, scuba diving or surfing. However if you want to enjoy a more intimate place, do not hesitate to take a boat to go to the beach of El Puntal, right in front of the bay of Santander. One of the best also to enjoy a great day at the beach with the family.Santander for nature lovers
If you are a fan of active tourism, do not hesitate to rent a holiday home in Santander to visit the Parque de las Dunas de Liencres, Peña Cabarga or the Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno. Hiking, bicycle routes, horse riding, climbing, canyoning, canoeing or abseiling are just some of the activities you will be able to enjoy during your stay. In addition, on the north coast of the city, declared a Natural Park, we find a steep and rocky area in which numerous birds are concentrated during migration periods, making it ideal for those who enjoy bird watching.
Did you know that Los Peligros beach in Santander gets its name because it was the place where pirates came in to steal? No doubt, a place with a lot of history.
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Although the city suffered serious damage during the 1941 fire, there are still beautiful buildings that can be seen for a pleasant walk, such as the Cathedral of the Assumption, the Plaza Porticada de Santander, the Mercado de la Esperanza, Banco Santander or the church of San Francisco.2. Sunbathe on the beach of Sardinero
Santander extends around a large natural port that was already used in Roman times. A privileged natural environment with beautiful green areas and magnificent beaches such as Sardinero, La Magdalena and Mataleñas. In addition, a short distance from the town centre, on the southern shore of the bay, is the coastal strip that reaches the mouth of the river Pas, where some of the best beaches in the region are located, very quiet during the first days of the beach season.3. Visit the Cabarceno Nature Park
It is located about 15 kilometres from Santander, in the region of Pas-Miera, where you can find places as charming as San Roque de Riomiera, Castañeda, Santa Maria de Cayon or Selaya, which you can also take advantage of to visit. Today, it is the largest animal park on the whole European continent. Here you can see elephants, tigers, giraffes and hippos living in semi-freedom. More than 120 different species from five continents. In addition, it is a perfect place to spend the day, as it has recreation areas, viewpoints, picnic areas, lake area, children's playground, cafes and restaurants.4. Get to know maritime Santander
The best time to visit Santander's promenade is at sunset. This place offers a great variety of cafeterias and elegant local literary style. But in addition, in the surroundings there is the Palacete of the Embarcadero, from where a boat that crosses all the bay leaves. A magnificent excursion that takes place between the months of July and October that will allow you to enjoy spectacular views of the city from the sea. If you have time left, you can visit the Maritime Museum, where we can find modern aquariums with all kinds of marine specimens.5. Tapas Salt in Cañadio Square
In this area you will find some of the best tapas bars in Santander, where authentic Cantabrian dishes are served in small portions. An excellent opportunity to enjoy the most typical dishes of the region at a very reasonable price. After dinner, you'll also find many pubs and discos in the same area where you can have a drink.
If you are thinking of travelling to Santander on your next holiday but have not yet booked your rental, we make it easy for you at Holidu. You only have to choose the dates you have available for your stay and choose the characteristics you want: swimming pool, jacuzzi, terrace, Internet, parking, etc. In this way, you will be able to enjoy a very cheap holiday rental in Santander totally tailored to your needs and enjoy an unforgettable stay.