By Paul Johnson on Aug 20, 2016 in Accommodation, Europe, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Regions, Restaurants, Spain, Travel Miscellany, Western Europe – Read 1457 times
Hotel Juan de la Cosa is an upscale hotel situated on a unspoiled, mile-long Playa de Berria on a hinterland of Santoña in Northern Spain’s Cantabria region. Set in a possess gardens, a hotel is situated roughly mid between Santander and Bilbao.
We arrived in a late afternoon, carrying attended a sailing eventuality in Santoña during a day. The hotel automobile park was full and a highway immediately outward a hotel sincerely busy with parked cars due to a recognition of a Blue Flag beach, though it wasn’t too formidable to find a space sincerely tighten by.
We had a family unit room that was ideal for a needs given we were travelling with a children who were sailing in Santoña any day. The ‘room’ gave us a space we indispensable to widespread out absolutely and store all a sailing rigging (which takes adult utterly a bit of space!) as good as a common possessions.
Efficient use of a space meant that a children’s beds forsaken down from a walls when required, and could be simply tucked divided when not in use.
The unit room also enclosed a double-bedded room…
…as good as a tiny bar/kitchen with microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge, two-ring hob, utensils, sink, removal board, soaking appurtenance and iron.
At a distant finish of a vital space was a tiny dining area and drying racks that were unequivocally useful for drying out soppy pack from any day’s activities.
The shower had a lovely, vast shower, basin, shower and bidet, and was kitted out with a hotel’s own-branded toiletries.
Additional comforts during a hotel embody a restaurant, café and pinchos bar. Prices in a grill were significantly aloft than we competence find in many restaurants in Santoña, though a food was good. Pictured next is a tuna salad starter, and mains of beef tenderloin and seafood paella, to give we a essence of what we can expect.
Other good touches
The hotel also has a possess indoor swimming pool and sauna.
We stayed in high deteriorate (early August) and a rate was 180 euros per night.
The best bit
The hotel’s primary plcae on one of a region’s many pleasing beaches is a clever offered point. For a sold needs, being means to have an unit room that accommodated all of us, as good as a gear, was an even larger bonus.
The final verdict
This is one of a best hotels in a area and enjoys a primary mark on a stable widen of seashore between Comillas and San Vicente de la Barquera. It has a far-reaching operation of appeal, catering unequivocally good for families with a unit rooms, though also SAGA holidaymakers during a shoulder seasons.
Disclosure: Our stay was pleasantly assisted by CanTur and shaped partial of a outing sponsored by Brittany Ferries.