Casa Rural, cerca de un lago . WIFI
Hosted by Marta
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8 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
2.5 shared baths
8 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
2.5 shared baths
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Price of habitacion double 35€, habitacion individual 25€, extra bed 10€.
Casa Druna is located in one of Spain's most unpopulated regions. Surrounded by lush beech and oak tree forests and vegetation unique to the north of Spain. At only 3km. you can bathe in the Ebro Reservoir and sunbathe on its sandy beaches. This reservoir is a stop for all kinds of birds on their way to Africa from the North of Europe. A must see spectacle.

In the forests, around the reservoir and in the surrounding areas you might bump into roe deer, wild boar, otter, fox, woodpeckers, kites, owls, wolves (very unlikely), and will see packs of horses and cattle.

Autumn is the mushroom season! You can find a wide variety of edible mushrooms.

Las Merindades geography is composed of lakes, waterfalls, caves, historical and natural monuments, including prehistoric sites, paintings and Roman and Romanesque villas.

For the active minded, there are lots of opportunities to inmerse in any of the water sports offered by local companies. Those include, kayaking, canoeing, kite surfing, rafting, sailing, windsurfing, etc.

The closest airports are Santander International Airport (80km), Burgos International Airport (100km) and Bilbao International Airport (130km.). The interprovince coaches run daily from Santander, Bilbao, Burgos City and Madrid. The nearest stop is 13km. from our village and we can arrange to pick you up.

* Highlighted characteristics: pets allowed.
* Inside: dining room, DVD or video, fireplace, heating, Hi-fi, kitchen, library, lounge, microwave, selection of games, shared bathroom, television, washing machine.
* Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish.
* Outside: barbecue, garden, garden furniture.
* Services: breakfast available, Vegan and Vegetarian breakfasts also served, cot available, information about the area, laundry service, local products on sale.
* Situation: close to the beach, mountains, quite central, signposted, tarmac entrance.
2 double rooms : with a shared bathroom
2 twin rooms : with a shared bathroom


Amenities
Kitchen
TV
Essentials
Heating

Prices
Extra people $21 / night after 2 guests
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 double bed

House Rules
Check in time is 6PM - 10PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

You must also acknowledge
Dog(s) live in the house

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
1 night minimum stay

43 Reviews

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Lauren User Profile
July 2014
Staying with Marta at her beautiful home was a fantastic experience. Marta is lovely (we love you Marta) and she was everything you could want in a hostess, friendly, generous, kind, accommodating, the list goes on. We were so impressed by the area, it is incredibly beautiful, feels untouched and without the drawbacks of a place with mass tourism. I think our idea of paradise looks a lot like this! If you go, you certainly won't regret it, we can't wait to come back and spend more time.

It was an incredible B&B for starting an adventure in a well-hidden corner of Spain. The house itself was flawless; a 100-year-old rural home with the perfect pairing of vintage charm and clean, modern (and hot) showers. Sat in a town of 70 people, we were surrounded by horses, hens, and never-ending hills. The best part of our stay was Marta's recommendations of nearby sites (best if you have a car, or energy to bike great distances). There were breathtaking waterfalls connected to swimming lagoons (with cliff jumping too), one of the world's largest caves, bucolic hiking trails, and crystal-clear lakes -- all within a 40-minute drive through jaw-droppingly gorgeous landscape and medieval towns with populations in the single to double digits. We can't recommend the place enough!

Nicole User Profile
August 2011
Marta was very warm and helpful during our stay. She was around enough to help us our (she even loaned us a power cord for our camera when we brought the wrong one) but I never felt like I was in her way or in her space. The rooms and bathrooms are very clean and the kitchen was well-equipped. She had lots of suggestions for things to do in the area and we really enjoyed everything she told us about. One word of advice: make sure you know where this place is, because our map didn't have the town on it. Luckily everyone in the little towns in the area did know where it was and were very helpful.

We had a lovely stay. Loved the room with the little window giving a very nice view. Marta and her daughter Sofia are very accommodating - lovely hosts. Only issue we had was sometime the hot water went out so we boiled water for the dishes. Other than that it was great and we met another couple who were staying which made it special.

Alvaro User Profile
March 2017
The place and its surroundings were incredible. Just perfect for what I was looking for: disconnecting with my daily life and reconnecting with myself. Marta was veeery nice, and I started to like her even before we met, since she was proactively making sure that everything was perfect for my arrival. We shared many interests, and she's very easy to talk to. I will definitely come back.

Saartje User Profile
September 2016
We only stayed one night at Marta's place, but we really loved it! The surroundings, the house, and our host Marta, just lovely. It is a part of Spain that is sadly overlooked by many, but very worth it!! One day we'll be back!

Jack User Profile
September 2016
Nice, comfortable rural home. Very clean. Marta was very helpful and managed to communicate well enough for us to get along. Great place to stay. Would recommend especially if you want something off the beaten track.

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Santa Gadea de Alfoz, SpainJoined in November 2009
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MARTA ( Norte de Burgos ) Santa Gadea de Alfoz
Desde adolescente me inquietaba el comportamiento de los demás seres animales por lo que comencé a interesarme por la etologia, la zoología evolutiva y la psicología .
A los 18 años me fui a estudiar a la Facultad de Veterinaria de León también aquí seguí jugando a baloncesto .
Me gradué como Veterinaria especialista en Producción Animal , justamente estudié esta especialidad por ser la que menos me gustaba pero la que mas me preocupaba.
Hice cursos y asistí a varios congresos sobre cetáceos , pero decidí trabajar en tierra firme .
He pasado 10 años trabajando como veterinaria clínica rural para ganadería extensiva de vacuno y equino. Con estos años de experiencia y tras dar a luz a mi hija Sofia en 2005 , decidí hacer lo que siempre quise, luchar por la defensa y libertad de los demás animales no humanos .
Junto con otros compañeros de profesión hemos creado la primera asociación del mundo de veterinarios abolicionistas de la tauromaquia (AVAT).

MARTA (Norte de Burgos) Santa Gadea of Alfoz
From adolescent behavior bothered me other living animals so I became interested in ethology, zoology and evolutionary psychology.
At 18 I went to study at the Faculty of Veterinary Leon also kept playing basketball here.
I graduated as a Veterinary Specialist in Animal Production, just studied this specialty because it's my least favorite but the one I was worried.
I attended several courses and conferences on cetaceans, but I decided to work on the mainland.
I spent 10 years working as a veterinary clinic for rural ranching cattle and horses. With years of experience and after giving birth to my daughter Sofia in 2005, I decided to do what I always wanted, to fight for the defense and freedom of other nonhuman animals.
Along with other colleagues have created the world's first association of veterinarians abolitionists of bullfighting (AVAT).

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