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City break in Santander. Active leisure ideas for Santander - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Faro de Santander The scenic port city of Santander will be of great pleasure to visit for beach recreation fans as well as for open air leisure admirers and nature enthusiasts. Marvelous beaches and great parks of breathtaking beauty are still the most wanted places of rest among travelers. The resort city offers about ten beach areas with the most buzzing coastal parts among them being the Magdalena Beach and the Sadinero Beach. These areas will be of great pleasure and attraction for those tourists tending to rest in a lively and buzzing atmosphere.
1. In the off season period as well as in the summer the resort city features a favorable warm weather with the maximum temperature being 27-28C and an average spring and autumn temperatures … Open
Serene private leisure enthusiasts should better visit one of the suburban areas named Puntal which is famous for serene and well equipped beaches. The Somo island will be as well of great interest for serene recreation admirers. The island offers several excellent golf centers apart from perfect beach areas.
The Puerto Chico embankment is one of the most lively and buzzing destinations of the resort in the evening. The street attracts hiking fans, nightlife enthusiasts, dainty dishes admirers as the embankment concentrates various entertainment and gastronomy establishments. Any moment tourists can leave the beach area and set off to an exploration tour through the most beautiful nature areas of the seaside. Copyright
Santarder is a true national reserve region in its original form. The town is located on the north of Italy on the shore of the magnificent bay. The city attracts visitors by its natural … Open
Not far from the city center tourists will find the Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno zoological park being an oasis of virgin nature in the heart of the city jungle. A high hill slope hosts a great park area named the Peninsula of Magdalena offering a vibrant view over the city and its suburbs. Among scenic parks and gardens of the resort city the Parque de Matalenas and Parque del Doctor Morales parklands are best worth mentioning. The last of the mentioned park areas feature a unique design of its territory.
Residencial El Marques en Santander In a few minute drive from the city center tourists will discover the largest and the most popular day spa center named Thalasso Real offering its customers a wide choice of healing and health improving programs, about ten types of massage procedures and a rich assortment of beauty treatments. The day spa center also features a sauna and a large swimming pool. The health complex is a perfect place for a family visit.
The city of Santander is rich in gastronomy establishments hosting more than two hundreds of restaurants and cafés. Choosing the best place to eat and rest in Santander is rather … Open
Nightlife enthusiasts should focus on excellent entertainment facilities of the city with the Gran Casino Sardinero being one of the most visited destination among popular night clubs and bars. It will be of great pleasure as for classic table games admirers so for those gamblers giving preference to slot machines. Those tourists who can not imagine a vacation without favorite music and dancing should pay a visit to the Santa Fe club offering its guests an excellent music program, the brightest and largest dance floor and a cozy bar with a vast choice of treats and cocktails.
Santander cathedral Santander can offer its guests a variety of other activities in addition to a beach holiday. This includes visits to entertainment centers. Xkapa is the most popular escape-quest club, where participants can play the role of inmates, detectives, or art looters. Each room has an atmosphere that is suitable, which is why the center is in such high demand. Among other centers of this kind are interesting clubs such as Travel Lab Escape Room and Logicamente Escape Room. Thanks to the development of scientists, both complexes offer you a journey by car to the past. The only difference is that the first club pays special attention to the children’s program – so those traveling with their kids should pay attention to this complex (Travel Lab Escape Room).
Tourists planning a visit to the city of Santander should take into consideration several ethnic features which will sufficiently ease the vacation and add comfort to the time spent on the … Open
The BinaryLabs Entertainment Center is going to delight gamers with its beautifully recreated virtual reality, from which participants do not want to return. Another popular club, VR Game, offers the same leisure. Those who enjoy watching films should go to the Filmoteca de Cantabria cinema, considered to be the best in the entire city. During the time in Santander, travelers are advised to follow the billboard of upcoming events and concerts at the Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria. It should be noted that the best performances are held here.
Santander Cathedral Lovers of active recreation in nature will not be bored, at least because Santander has a lovely rope camp, Forestal Park Santander. Everyone, regardless of their level of training, can climb the cable car. It should also be noted that it is better to come here with your dear ones (family or friends) – just like in the escape quest clubs. The Club de Golf Matelenas and Campo de Golf La Junquera are popular among golf clubs and beautiful green areas.
Santander being a popular beach resort offers its visitors an engaging entertainment program. Among city sites and landmarks tourists will find various museums and natural sites, … Open
On the Península de La Magdalena, where the beach is considered to be the best, you can find another remarkable place – the mini zoo Parque Marino de La Magdalena, whose inhabitants are ducks, geese, seals, penguins. Of particular interest to the mini-zoo of marine animals are children who should not be left at the hotel if you plan to visit the peninsula and the beach. Many tourists come to Santander not only to enjoy a beach holiday but also attend cooking classes to learn how to cook like they do in the Cantabria region. Such master classes are conducted by the studio Chefsworking.
Iglesia de Santa Barbara Barichara Santander is also interesting at night when it is filled with people who want to spend quality time after dusk. So if you want to dance, you should choose between the club Sala Niagara or Sala Kudeta, while for those who want to enjoy a glass of strong drink and see some theatrical or stand-up performances at the same time, they are welcome to the Sala Rocambole bar. Fine cocktail connoisseurs will be well received in the bar Floridita Santander Oficial or Disco Pub Stop. Lovers of stronger drinks, on the other hand, will enjoy a visit to the beautiful bar Little Bobby Speakeasy (a wide selection of them can be found here). La Barruca with its spacious environment is another interesting place to spend the night.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Santander and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Santander

Bar Gas
Where: Vargas, 31, Santander; Telephone: +34 942 376 407;
The Celtics Tavern
Where: Calle Gándara, 3, Santander;
Where: Plaza de Cañadío, Santander; Telephone: +34 942 392746;
Cotton Club
Where: Calle Perines, 25, Santander; Telephone: +34 944 104 951;
Sala Buenas Noches Santander
Where: Bajos del Balneario de La Concha, Avenida Reina Victoria, 46, Santander; Telephone: +34 942 290919 / 290920;
Where: Calle Hernán Cortés, 10, Santander; Telephone: +34 942 364 961;
Dolce Vita
Where: Calle General Mola, 45-47, Santander;
Where: Calle Concejo, Poligono de Candina, Santander;
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Santander
♥   Natural Park 'Dunas de Liencres' , 13.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Marismas de Santoña, Victoria y Joyel' , 26.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Collados del Asón' , 32.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Armañón' , 45.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Oyambre' , 47.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Santander
♥   Amusement park 'Karrantza Valley and Pozalagua Cave' Biscay, 40.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Santander
♥   Restaurant 'Mesón Gele' Santander. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Umma' Santander. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Días de Sur' Santander. Type - International. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Mexsia' Santander. Type - World cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Machi' Santander. Type - Seafood. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Santander - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Santander - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Santander?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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