- Village / Rural
- Horse Riding
With their superb situation in the mountain hamlet of Basieda looking across the valley to distant Picos de Europa peaks, the Olmares apartments are perfect for doing nothing at all should you so choose. But Olmares’ true
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De-stress and enjoy the beauty and peace of this unspoilt place. Take in the pure air, the sun, the bright starry nights. The walking round here is marvellous and as easy or difficult as you choose. You will find a map of walks in the house. The owners live nearby and will help and advise you when you want. The area is quite exceptional for birding, flowers, trees, butterflies, mushrooms and general flora and fauna due to the unspoilt countryside. The dawn chorus can make you feel happy to be alive and the variety of flowers can make a walk seem like going through a perfect rock garden. Liébana is steeped in history so there are lots of places to visit - many of them within walking distance of Basieda. The nearest town for shopping is Potes, 15km away. There are several local restaurants - three within 1
Basieda can be reached by ferry to Santander or Bilbao, by flights to Bilbao, Santander or Madrid or by road through France. Bookings can normally start on any day of the week to enable you to take advantage of cheap mid-week airfares etc. The apartment will generally be ready for your arrival between 4 and 6 pm and you are requested to leave by 10.00 am.
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The sitting-room part of the open plan living area, with its polished chestnut floor has a truly magnificent view across the valley below to the high mountains beyond. This is very comfortably furnished and has the feeling of a real home. There is a small TV with English satellite and Spanish channels as well as a bookcase, coffee table and reading lamps. The fitted kitchen has work surfaces of Brazilian marble and is fitted with a ceramic hob, microwave/grill, fridge and comprehensive range of kitchen-ware including kettle, toaster, pots, teapot, cafetiere and