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Village in Spanish language

Our home

Accomodation

Our home

As part of your holiday, you can also learn a bit about the Spanish culture by sharing our lifestyle and enjoying Spanish food. Typical examples are tapas, jamón, paella, tortilla and chorizo, but there are many others you can try. Merche is an excellent cook and we’re pretty sure that you will enjoy her food. If you want, you can help her and learn how to cook «the Spanish way».

You will stay at a lovely 1780’s Spanish country-house (casona montañesa) in the mountains. A charming house, typical of the Cantabrian region. You will love the experience of immersing yourself in the Spanish language! You will feel right at home in no time. Find your favourite spot to work and study, and enjoy our incredible patio and garden. You will find that your confidence, knowledge and fluency grows, while having the time of your life.

Enjoy a relaxed family atmosphere in our living room. Apart from Spanish TV, we have British freeview satellite TV as well as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video where you can watch films in English and Spanish. You can also relax in our Library.

You will be accommodated in one of our five large rooms with en-suite bathroom.

We can cater for individuals, small groups and families.

Spanish food

Learning about Spanish culture

As part of learning about Spanish culture you should get to know its food. Typical examples are tapas, jamón serrano and chorizo, but there are many others you can try. Merche is an excellent cook and we’re prety sure that you will enjoy her food.

If you want, we can even show you how to cook a tortilla de patatas, a paella, etc.

Aés, Puente Viesgo

Idyllic landscape of mountains and green valleys with the river Pas

Right on the doorstep you have an idyllic landscape of mountains and green valleys with the river Pas at the bottom and heights of up to 816 m. at the peak of La Cuera. Our little village, Aés, has got a small supermarket and a bar, plus a playground and a sports pitch. From our home you have impressive walks. Easy flat walks or up the mountains. You can also ride bicycles or go fishing (You will need a permit).

Everything lies within just 36.10 square kilometres, where you will enjoy natural forests, green hills, thrilling views, and the oportunity to see a variety of animals and birds.

In Puente Viesgo, 20 minutes walk from our home, you can also enjoy impressive prehistoric caves of Pico Castillo, where humans lived 200,000 years ago. The caves have fascinating paintings made by humans around 40,000-19,000 BC.

After exploring all these valleys and mountains, relax in one of the most famous spas in Spain: El Balneario de Puente Viesgo offers you different treatments for improving your health and delicious regional cuisine.

Finally, if you want to have a drink or eat in town, local bars and restaurants offer good value for money.