Santillana del MarSpain

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Trip time! Discover the history, cathedral, and festivals in quaint Santillana del Mar.

Venture to sights like Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar and Santillana del Mar Zoo as you discover Santillana del Mar—a city also notable for its historic sites.

Top Hotels in Santillana del Mar

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hotel Casa del Marqués
Hotel Casa del Marqués
5 out of 5
Calle del Cantón, 26, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
$73
per night
Mar 16 - Mar 17

Situated in Santillana del Mar, this luxury hotel is steps from Museum of the Inquisition and Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar. Regina Coeli Diocesan ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (209 reviews)
A gem of a hotel

"Wonderfull small hotel in a beautiful small town with special flavour. Hotel is an old nobleman's house with excellent service and very friedly staff. Been there twice and will certainly will come back in the future. This is a GEM do not miss it."…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

Hotel Casa del Marqués
Parador De Santillana De Gil Blas
Parador De Santillana De Gil Blas
4 out of 5
Plaza Ramon Pelayo 11, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
$99
per night
Feb 27 - Feb 28

Situated in Santillana del Mar, this historic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Regina Coeli Diocesan Museum, Museum of the Inquisition, and Collegiate Church ...

4.4/5Excellent! (79 reviews)

"The town is quaint and beautiful. Very historic. And the people are very friendly."…"

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2019

Parador De Santillana De Gil Blas
Posada Mediavia
Posada Mediavia
3 out of 5
Mediavia 34, Barrio Ubiarco, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
Free Cancellation
$39
per night
Feb 28 - Feb 29

Situated by the sea, this pension is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Playa de Santa Justa and within 3 mi (5 km) of Playa El Sable and Cala Punta Ballota. Ensenada de Ballota ...

4.1/5Very Good! (16 reviews)
quiet rural posada

"small, very quiet rural hotel rather far from anything else. poor wifi signal. manager does not speak English."…"

Reviewed on May 21, 2018

Posada Mediavia

Popular things to do in Santillana del Mar

Cabarceno Natural Park
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Cabarceno Natural Park

5/5(10 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Cabarceno Natural Park, a popular green space in Medio Cudeyo. While you're in the area, wander around the natural setting.

Palacio de la Magdalena
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Palacio de la Magdalena

5/5(24 reviews)

Experience the ostentatious splendor of a palatial home where members of the Spanish royal family used to take their summer vacations.

Primera El Sardinero Beach
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Primera El Sardinero Beach

4.5/5(11 reviews)

Why not spend a carefree afternoon at Primera El Sardinero Beach during your travels in Santander? While you're in the area, find time to visit its shops.

Top activities in Santillana del Mar

Full Day Private 4WD Tour. Western coastline of Cantabria. Fine meals included!
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Full Day Private 4WD Tour. Western coastline of Cantabria. Fine meals included!

$451
Per adult
Private Transfer From/To Santander Airport
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Private Transfer From/To Santander Airport

$9
Per adult
Santander Private Arrival Transfer
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Santander Private Arrival Transfer

$14
Per adult

Reviews of Santillana del Mar

4.8

Top Destination

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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 9, 2019

Love this quaint and unique town in Cantabria; great visit for a day or two !!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jul 19, 2019

Wonderfully quiet at night. Lots of tourists but town has been well preserved with medieval feel with cobbled streets, restored houses, etc. Well maintained! It’s not by the sea but the coast (nearby) and beaches (nearby) are lovely.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jul 19, 2019

Unique VIII century town. Very interesting.

5/5 - Excellent

Ellen

Nov 7, 2018

Highly recommend! It's a very pretty little village.