To make your stay enjoyable Hotel Gerra Mayor provides you the opportunity to practice in the proximities several leisure activities in collaboration with specialised companies, such as trips by boat, horseback riding, canoeing, hiking, fishing, golf, surfing, therma circuits, etc.


In collaboration with the Spa de la Hermida, we give you the possibility of a thermal circuit (medicinal mineral) lasting 80 minutes, which includes steam bath, pediluvio biotérmico, Finnish sauna, cold immersion bath, steam-water bath, cold mist, vaporarium, jacuzzi, thermal shower and spa pool.


The Hotel provides the possibility of surfing lessons at schools close to the Hotel and at the nearby beaches Oyambre and Meron both with qualities recognised by surfers for this sport.



The Hotel is located 1 km from Oyambre Golf Course and its beautiful beach. It is considered as the oldest in Spain. Medium difficulty. 9 Holes. Par: 62 You can find as well 2 km from the Hotel the Santamarina Golf Course. High difficulty. 18 Holes. Par 72 and a few others in the area of Llanes and Santander.


We are also very close to rivers such as the Deva river, rich of salmon, the Saja and Nansa.

Or we organise for you trips or excursions by boat, departing from the San Vicente de la Barquera bay or from the bay of Santander, with specialised companies.


If your desire is making excursions, Hotel Gerra Mayor is thanks to its strategic location the excellent location for trips to Santander, Soplao Caves, Santillana del Mar, Cabarceno Park, Picos de Europa, Cares Route … and many other sites in Cantabria.

We guide and help you plan any excursion you wish to make in the region (culture, gastronomy, nature, or mixed)

Cultural routes.

Romanesque: Besaya Route, Route de Campoo and Valderredible: to Potes and Santillana del Mar.

Caves: Soplao Cave, las Monedas, la Pasiega y las Chimeneas, cuevas del Pendo, Hornos de la Peña y Covalanas, Chufin y Santillan – caves with pre-historic art such as Altamira, Buxu, Tito Bustillo, and el Pindal.

Tours and excursions in the Nature.

Oyambre Natural Park: The Hotel Gerra Mayor is located in the heart of the Natural Park of Oyambre, one of the most valuable protected areas at the Cantabrian coast. This Nature Reserve contains a rich botanical variety combined with various landscape features (cliffs, beaches, dunes, estuaries marshes, meadows, lakes, valleys …).

To let you discover the Oyambre Natural Park we have a free itinerary and guided activities – in the months of August, September, October, November and December – with different routes through the Park (the los Acantilados, the Mount Corona, bird spotting trips, Nansa river route, Sierra del Escudo, Pajaro Amarillo, etc.).

Saja-Nansa Reservation: The deciduous forest is the dominant element in this territory entirely inhabited by all sorts of species of fauna and flora. Located at 30 km from the Hotel.

Picos de Europa: In the region of Liébana, where you can encounter a habitat of very rare species such as the chamois, golden eagles, the grouse and the bear, as well forests with oak and beech, rivers which have a great reputation for its trout.

Cabarceno: Situated 35 km from the hotel. A spectacular scenery thanks to mining, where you can observe over 100 different species of animals living in semi-liberty, with large areas where they recreate the original habitat of the animal.