Luxury hotel holiday Parador de Limpias Limpias, Cantabria

The Parador de Limpias is a 4-star hotel located in a secluded palace on the banks of the river. Set amongst beautiful gardens, the hotel offers guests a seasonal heated pool, tennis and paddle tennis courts. Dine at the Palacio de Eguilior restaurant to try their extensive menu of classic regional cuisine in an innovative style. This historic hotel is perfect as a base to discover Cantabria’s amazing caves, beaches and villages.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Bilbao
  • Hire of a group A car for the duration of the holiday
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Choice of upgrades available - rooms, flights and board basis

Luxury bespoke hotel holidays to Parador de Limpias, Cantabria.

The Parador de Limpias is a 4 star hotel located in a historic palace on the banks of the River Asón in Cantabria. Exploring the beautiful gardens, guests will find a seasonal heated pool, tennis and paddle tennis court.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 4

Location The hotel is located in the small town of Limpias, 8 kms from the coast.

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Bilbao

Distance from airport 70km

Closest railway station Santander

Distance from railway station 48km

Hotel facilities and services

Restaurant, bar, swimming pool, heated swimming pool, garden, gym, tennis court, paddle tennis court, garage, parking facilities.

Land sports

Tennis, paddle tennis

Out and about nearby

The region of Cantabria is known for its caves including Covalanas, Cueva del Valle and Mirón. Boat trips around the coast are also possible to Laredo, Santona and Castrourdiales. The region is host to a wealth of historic villages, museums, wetlands and nature reserves. It is 50 minutes by car to the Cave of Altamira, a World Heritage site known for its pre-historic cave art.

Sports nearby

Cycling, mountain biking, diving, sailing, water sports, golf, hiking, paddle tennis, tennis, canoeing, fishing.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Standard double room for 3 nights for a fly-drive holiday

From about

£560 low season

£660 high season

Holiday Code EXH46231

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke hotel holidays to Parador de Limpias, Cantabria.

Room descriptions

Parador de Limpias has 65 rooms, each with private bathroom, air conditioning, heating, safe and mini-bar, internet connection, television, telephone and hairdryer. The hotel has 1 accessible room.

Double or twin room
Superior room
Junior suite

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Standard double room for 3 nights for a fly-drive holiday

From about

£560 low season

£660 high season

Holiday Code EXH46231

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke hotel holidays to Parador de Limpias, Cantabria.

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to the Parador de Limpias, our clients usually hire a car from Bilbao airport and include the hotel as part of a fly-drive touring holiday. We include flights from London and a hire car, depending on what you would like to do and what is most appropriate to your overall journey.

Additional information

Children: An extra bed for a single child can be added in all room types.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Standard double room for 3 nights for a fly-drive holiday

From about

£560 low season

£660 high season

Holiday Code EXH46231

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke hotel holidays to Parador de Limpias, Cantabria.

Highlights of Green Spain

Santiago de Compostela cathedral, the supposed resting place of St James the Apostle, from whose rooftop you can enjoy unforgettable views over the old town. The attractive Galician cities of Ourense, Pontevedra and Lugo, all with historical sites including Roman architecture. Maritime cities along the Atlantic coastline including A Coruna, Ferrol, Vigo, and Baiona. The Tower of Hercules, an ancient Roman lighthouse near A Coruna. Galicia's fjord-like inlets known as the Rías Altas (along the north-west coast) and the Rías Baixas (along the southwestern coast). The dramatic Cape Finisterre, so called because it was thought to be the westernmost point in Europe. The stunning Picos de Europa mountains, home to a diverse range of walking trails and the atmospheric Covadonga Sanctuary. Oviedo, the attractive capital of Asturias which is home to some remarkable pre-Romanesque churches. Altamira Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with ancient rock paintings which are up to 20000 years old. Comillas, a beachside town with impressive architecture including a building designed by Antonio Gaudí. Pleasant towns along the shores of the Cantabrian Sea including Gijón and Llanes. Santillana del Mar, a picturesque village inland with a number of well-preserved mediaeval buildings. Santander, a lively port city with a historic quarter, a modern centre and the famous El Sardinero beach.

Festivals in Green Spain

February/March: Carnivals celebrating Lent, March: Vigo Reconquest Festival; March/April: Holy week celebrations, July: ‘A Rapa das Bestas’ horse festival held in Galician villages, July: Saint James the Apostle festival in Santiago de Compostela, July: Nava Cider Festival (near Oviedo), August: Festival of San Roque in Betanzos (near A Coruna), August: Santander International Festival.

Gastronomy in Green Spain

Cuisine in the north of Spain tends to be simple and hearty, making good use of the excellent local produce including abundant fish and seafood, plentiful meat and game and a great variety of vegetables. The regions produce a range of dairy products, from the mild soft cheeses of Galicia to the smoked cheese of Cantabria and the blue cheeses of Asturias. Asturias is known for its dry cider, whilst Galicia produces high quality wines, both crisp whites and fruity reds, as well as a strong liqueur, ‘Orujo.’ Local dishes include ‘Vieras de Santiago’ (Scallops, the symbol of St James, which are baked in their shells), ‘Empanada gallega’ (a Galician meat pasty), ‘Lacón con grelos’ (pork shoulder with chorizo, turnips and potatoes), ‘Caldo gallego’ (thick soup with meat, potatoes and beans), ‘Fabada’ (an Asturian stew with pork and beans), ‘Tarta de Santiago’ (an almond cake), ‘La quesada’ (a Cantabrian cheesecake) and ‘Sobaos Pasiegos’ (Cantabrian sponge cakes).

Climate in Green Spain

Green Spain has a wet and mild climate with warm summers and cool winters. Summer is a popular time to visit northern Spain as the weather is sunny yet comfortable, but you can expect good weather in Spring and Autumn as well. Rain falls throughout the year although there is little during the summer months. Temperatures are rarely extreme, although mountainous areas can be very cold in winter with snow falling.

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