Discover a selection of 1,000 holiday rentals in Cantabria, ES that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 57 per night, and villas and cottages are popular options for a stay in Cantabria. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Cantabria
Destination guide

The beachside setting of Cantabria is ready to explore

The area's cathedral and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Cantabria. This city's beaches, restaurants and sporting events attract many visitors, as does its romantic and walkable location. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Cantabria

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Cantabria a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cabarceno Natural Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Bodegas Vidular (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Santillana del Mar Zoo (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Karpinabentura (27.7 mi / 44.6 km)
  • Santa Marina Golf (27.9 mi / 44.8 km)
  • Club de Golf Matelenas (1.9 mi / 3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Cantabria

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cantabria is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jardines de Pereda (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • El Sardinero Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Primera El Sardinero Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Magdalena Peninsula (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Bikini Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Somo Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Cantabria

The nearest airport is in Santander (SDR), located 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Santander Station, Santander (YJL-Santander Train Station) and Valdecilla Station are the main stations that serve the city.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in Cantabria?

Don't have much time but eager to get away? A weekend escape is just what the doctor ordered. Book a night or two at one of these fantastic properties and get ready for sleep-ins, good food and relaxation:

  • "Cabin - Cabaña Pasiega Las Lugas En Plena Naturaleza" - Located in Lierganes, this getaway offers amenities like a hair dryer and nearby museums.
  • "Beautiful Mill - 1824 - Next To The Miera River" - This is another superb place where you can put your feet up for a couple of days. Make the most of coffee and tea making facilities, nearby ecotour services and more during your stay at this Lierganes property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Cantabria?

If you're after someplace a little more personal than your garden-variety hotel room, you'll like our studio apartments in Cantabria. Get creative in your kitchenette, read a novel on the lounge and feel completely at home. Here are some of our comfiest studios:

  • Settle in at "Rural Apartment 70m2 Plus Terrace In A Large House", situated in Meruelo. There are plenty of amenities available here, including a boat and golf.
  • Otherwise, use "Apartamento Con Piscina Y Terraza" as a base to get out and explore the area. This appealing retreat is in Arnuero and offers a nearby waterfront and a stovetop.

Can I find short term rentals in Cantabria?

Cantabria has short-term rentals that come in all shapes, sizes and budgets. Spend your break in a cheap cabin, an upmarket apartment or whatever else suits. Here are a couple of popular options to get you started:

  • Located close to central Lierganes, "Cabin - Cabaña Pasiega Las Lugas En Plena Naturaleza" is an ideal place for a short-term stay. Unpack your bags and then check out all the top sights in the area.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of days at "Beautiful Mill - 1824 - Next To The Miera River" and discover the best bits of Riotuerto. This holiday rental also welcomes short-stay guests and is a top pick if you love being near the action.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Cantabria?

A romantic weekend getaway in Cantabria is sure to stir up passions. Light some fancy candles, take your sweetie by the hand and watch the sparks fly at one of these escapes:

  • "15 Kms From Cabarceno And 2 Kms From Lierganes. Garden Of 1000 Metres" in Lierganes is just made for couples. This retreat is full of nice touches, including a fireplace and a balcony.
  • Another appealing option is "Expectacular Next To The Cabarceno Nature Park" in Grand Elk Ranch. Enjoy amenities here including a fireplace and skiing facilities, as well as each other's company.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in Cantabria?

There's no better way to spend a weekend than at the seaside. If you're craving a couple of leisurely days by the water, browse our holiday homes at Playa de la Fenómeno. This delightful strip is located in Santander and is perfect for a quick fix of sunshine and salt air.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in Cantabria?

If your idea of the perfect trip away is to bring along all your friends, you're going to need a whole bunch of space. Luckily, there are plenty of holiday rentals in Cantabria that are suitable for large groups, starting with these sprawling sensations:

  • "Cottage - Full Rental - El Pilon For 10 Adults + 10 Children": With 6 bedrooms, this holiday rental in Riotuerto has enough room for you and all your friends and family. Amenities such as mountain views and a fireplace will keep everyone in your group happy.
  • "Ur Valley 2. Near Beaches And Cabárceno 8 Adults And 4 Children": You'll get your crew's seal of approval at this Entrambasaguas option which comes with a garden, a kitchen and more. It has 4 bedrooms that will easily accommodate all your guests.

Are there large holiday rentals that sleep 30 or more in Cantabria?

Planning a getaway in Cantabria with all your favourite people doesn't have to mean squeezing everyone into just a few rooms. If you're searching for someplace comfy where you and your gang can spread out and relax, one of these large holiday rentals might be just the ticket:

  • "House For Large Groups Facing The Beach": With 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 30 people, this holiday property in Bareyo will give you all the space you need. An ocean view and a garden are just some of the amenities on offer here.
  • "La Cala Hostel | Hostel": Accommodating up to 32 guests and featuring excellent amenities like a kitchen and mountain views, this is another good choice. It has 6 bedrooms and is located in Loredo.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Cantabria?

There's a good selection of houses with a pool in Cantabria, so dig out your swimsuit and get ready to spend your days enjoying yourself in the water. Here are two top options that are sure to entice you:

  • The pool at "Rural House Bahía Pedreña" will add another layer of fun to your getaway. Located in Marina de Cudeyo, this property also features a nearby bay and a barbecue grill.
  • Roll out of bed and enjoy an early morning dip at "Magnificent Restored Manor House 10min From Beach" in Marina de Cudeyo. Outdoor furniture and a kitchenette are other amenities offered here.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in Cantabria?

Vrbo makes it a cinch to track down a great family getaway. Packed with amenities and tons of room for the youngsters to run around, these large family holiday rentals in Cantabria are guest favourites:

  • Bring your loved ones together at "15 Kms From Cabarceno And 2 Kms From Lierganes. Garden Of 1000 Metres". Located in Lierganes, this popular property offers 5 bedrooms and amenities including a garden and a microwave oven. It can sleep up to 8 guests.
  • Alternatively, make "Cabin - Cabaña Pasiega Las Lugas En Plena Naturaleza" your new home away from home. Located in Lierganes, this retreat has 5 bedrooms that accommodate up to 9 people. A TV and nearby ecotour services will help keep everyone content and comfortable.

When it comes to family-friendly attractions in Cantabria, Palacio de Elsedo is a crowd-pleaser. If you're staying anywhere near it, organise a visit and discover why it's such a hit.

Can I find family cabin rentals in Cantabria?

Booking a cabin rental in Cantabria is an ideal way to spend time with the family. Gather your loved ones and check out these options:

  • "Cabin - Cabaña Pasiega Las Lugas En Plena Naturaleza" - Located in Lierganes, this charming escape features amenities such as a toaster and a nearby bay.
  • "Pasiega Cabin Near Cabarceno" – This cabin in Lierganes is another big hit with families. Extra touches here include a microwave oven and a dining table.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Cantabria holiday rental that's perfect for your needs.

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