Secrets of Cantabria

Prepare to be enchanted by the captivating shores of Cantabria, where stunning panoramic landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and culinary delights await your exploration

What to Expect:

Glimpse into the Past: Step back in time as you explore the cobblestone streets of Santillana del Mar, a charming village steeped in medieval charm

Ancient cave art: Delve deeper into history with a visit to the Altamira Museum, a reconstruction of nearby ancient cave paintings that offer a fascinating insight into prehistoric artistry

Majestic Peaks and Quaint Towns: Embark on an unforgettable journey to the awe-inspiring Picos de Europa mountains and the picturesque town of Potes

Breath-taking ascent: Opt for a stunning cable car ride from Fuente De (£), where panoramic vistas of rugged peaks and verdant valleys await your discovery

Coastal Treasures: Discover the coastal wonders of Santona and Castro Urdiales, where azure waters meet golden sands in perfect harmony, with a leisurely boat trip to explore

Wildlife Odyssey: Embark on a safari adventure like no other at the renowned Cabarceno Wildlife Park. Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, encounter majestic creatures from around the globe as you explore vast natural habitats teeming with life

Your holiday includes: 

7 nights dinner, bed & breakfast at Hotel Olimpo

1 night dinner, bed & breakfast at Derwent Hotel

2 overnight ferry crossings (no meals)

wine & water with dinner in Spain

exucrsion to Santillana del Mar & Altamira Museum

excursion to Picos de Europa Mountains

excursion to Cabarceno Wildlife Park

Excursion to Santona boat trip and Castro Urdiales

2 free days in resort

Executive coach travel




  • Important info

Hotel Olimpo, Cantabria - 7 nights

Situated in an idyllic location in the stunning coastal village of Isla, the Hotel Olimpo offers 4-star luxury for your holiday to Spain. The ensuite bedrooms are modern and comfortable with balcony views over the sea or gardens, and the restaurant offers a delicious menu each evening. There is an outdoor pool and private access to the beach, with the village centre just a short walk away

Derwent Hotel, Torquay - 1 night

The Derwent Hotel is a three-star hotel situated in a quiet location in Torquay. The hotel offers comfortable ensuite bedrooms and restaurant with buffet choice menu, as well as swimming pool, leisure facilities and full entertainment programme

Overnight Ferry Crossings - 2 nights

We travel to Spain via luxury overnight ferry from Plymouth to Santander, with inside cabins and lower berths included*. Onboard, you have a choice of a la carte or self service restaurants*, a relaxing bar where you can enjoy a drink, swimming pool and games room, or simply take a stroll on deck and keep your eyes peeled for dolphins and whales as we cross the Bay of Biscay

*meals on ferry not included in holiday price. Lower berths subject to confirmation from Brittany Ferries in late 2024. Outside cabin upgrades available on request

Images provided by Hotel Olimpo

Ready to book?

Don't miss your chance to embark on the journey of a lifetime to the serene shores of Cantabria.

Contact us today to reserve your spot and prepare to experience the beauty, culture, and adventure that awaits in this enchanting corner of Spain

Join us on our Secrets of Cantabria holiday

17th - 27th June 2025

Hotel Olimpo, Derwent Hotel & overnight ferry

  • 10 nights total, comprising 1 night DBB at Derwent Hotel, 7 nights DBB at Hotel Olimpo, 2 x overnight ferry crossings (no meals)
  • inside cabins with low berths included on ferry crossings
  • wine and water with dinner in Spain
  • welcome drink & appetisers
  • wine tasting one night
  • excursion to Santillana del Mar and Altamira Museum
  • excursion to Picos de Europa Mountains
  • excursion to Cabarceno Wildlife Park with guide
  • excursion to Santona boat trip and Castro Urdiales
  • 2 free days in resort
  • executive coach travel



Single supplement: £245 pp
Outside cabin upgrades available on request

Book now: call 01858 469137 or email