La casa de Gándara opens its doors to you, a recently restored old house specialized in hosting groups.

We are located in the village of Llanos de Penagos about 25 minutes from Santander capital of Cantabria or 25 minutes from the beach where you can surf.

Among the charming lodgings in Cantabria that you can find this one has 6000 square meters of green area, surrounded by forest and a Roman bridge, it is worth mentioning that the village has approximately 140 inhabitants so it is suitable for various activities and celebrations.

Why stay in a hostel in Cantabria?

You will want to stay in rural houses in Cantabria and especially hostels because, for example, in our case you can enjoy the tranquility offered by nature where you can enjoy various sports activities and entertainment.

If you are looking to enjoy your vacations with family or friends, you should choose a hostel that offers you the best atmosphere in Cantabria, fun, comfort, cleanliness and the best quality food.

Cabarceno Natural Park - accommodation near Cabarceno Natural Park
What does La casa de Gándara - Hostel for large groups in Cantabria offer you?

What does La casa de Gándara Hostel offer you?

It has an area of 1200 m2 in which you can have 14 rooms equipped with bunk beds, beds and everything you need to sleep comfortably, resulting in a total of 82 beds.

The rooms are for 2, 4, 6, 8 and up to 10 people. They have a full bathroom for each of them, unlike the traditional hostel that you can imagine with a shared bathroom for many people.

Activities near our vacation rental in Cantabria

La casa de Gándara hostel is quite central and close to a variety of tourist attractions and activities that you can do without having to go far away. Here are the activities you can do and how close they are to our lodge.

Cabárceno Nature Park / Altamira Caves / El Soplao Cave / Gaudí’s El Capricho / Beaches of Cantabria / Liébana-Potes

Activities near our holiday accommodation in Cantabria - Hiking in cantabria
Our Homemade Food

Our Homemade Food

We focus on offering you the best food, meals are made with the highest quality food directly from our garden.

If you have specific diets we can adapt to make you feel at home and have a pleasant time.


The staff’s attention is excellent. Very close. The cuisine is excellent and the setting is unique. A village with dreamlike buildings and an immense tranquility. It is unique.


Fantastic place to spend a few days. The place where the house is located, beautiful and close to Santander. The house, a marvel, and the treatment with the owner José Manuel, unbeatable. We hope to be able to return someday. Very satisfied with the stay!


We had a fantastic time with the students of Matilde de la Torre. Great house, professional monitors, excellent service. Highly recommended for large groups. We will be back!