The Sibarist

17th century palace, a dream destination with views of the Pasiego Valleys

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Hidden in the foothills of the Pasiegos Valleys and immersed in the inland nature of Cantabria, this 17th century palace, converted into an antique hotel in 2021, is surrounded by ancient villages, jewels of artistic heritage, cave paintings, hidden paths and wildlife that make this enclave a unique place.
Designed by Malales Martínez Canut, from the Malmaca studio, and by María Mas Interiors, it consists of eleven rooms with history and personality, which make up an exclusive environment reserved for adults only. The meticulous decoration deserves special mention as it is made up of furniture and objects carefully selected from antique dealers from all over the world, which are also available for sale to guests.
The palace is located on a 2,000 square metre estate and has a baroque façade with a central tower and stone masonry and a well-tended garden surrounding the property. Inside, the building maintains the original height of the ceilings, straight and arched openings in stone masonry, coffered ceilings and wooden beams, as well as antique furniture and decorative and artistic objects that take us back to the past. This palace has been used as a noble residence, a seminary and a hospital. Today, the estate has been restored and converted into a boutique hotel with elegant and spacious rooms and suites, each with its own unique charm and character.


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With a capacity for 22 guests, it has eleven bedrooms, twelve bathrooms, five toilets and two dining rooms, distributed over two floors, the upper floor with attic. The rooms have been baptised with suggestive names: Regent Gabriel Ciscar (with living room and office), Juan Osorio, Baron of Puerto Rico, Count la Gomera, Ros de Ursinos (located in the attic), Countess of Camorra, Marquise of Casa Hermosa, Peregrino Revuelta, with fireplace and adapted for the disabled, Duke of Wellington, with fireplace, living room and office, Count las Torres and Vicereine of Nueva España.

As for the lounges, the so-called ‘palace lounge’ can seat 30 people and has an open fireplace, while the so-called ‘glazed porch’ offers the same capacity and is also equipped with a fireplace. The palace’s own restaurant offers an experience that combines Cantabrian gastronomy with avant-garde dishes. The restaurant’s own restaurant offers an experience that combines Cantabrian gastronomy with avant-garde dishes, and the 17th-century fireplace and the walls are decorated with paintings. It can host weddings, corporate events and private celebrations.

Relaxation is guaranteed in its wellness area, the infinity pool with panoramic views of the Pasiegos Valleys, the SPA, for private use and which has a sauna and Turkish bath. In addition, there is a gym equipped with German Nohrd equipment. To complete the relaxation, a menu of treatments and body care products is available.

Among the activities available nearby, it is possible to sail a sailing boat in the bay of Santander, play golf at the exclusive Pedreña golf course, immerse yourself in nature at the Cabárceno Park, cycle along an old railway line next to the river Pas or book 4×4 routes through the valley.

Santander, Comillas, San Vicente de la Barquera and Santillana del Mar are the most outstanding towns close to this estate, and the best beaches to visit are Somo, Oyambre and Comillas. Among the cultural activities, we recommend visiting the Natural Park of Cabárceno, the Museum of the Sea and the prehistoric caves of El Castillo and hiking, 4×4 routes and cycling routes are good options to enjoy family activities.

The Sibarist, will manage the reservations of the entire palace exclusively, which will be offered with hotel services, shopping, catering, transfers and laundry. Pets are welcome.

For more detailed information, we invite you to visit our 5 star section, which you will find further down on this page, after the images.




  • Reference THSEESCAN0006
  • Price Ask us
  • Bedrooms 11
  • Bathrooms 12
  • Location Las Presillas, Cantabria


  • Air conditioning
  • Furnished
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Porch
  • Swimming pool
  • Terrace
  • Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)

This hotel brings together antique furniture and objects that give personality to its decoration and are for sale.

Winter and summer swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, Turkish bath and wellness treatments provide tailor-made body wellness.

A sailing, hiking or cycling tour is a great way to enjoy the sea breeze and the smell of wet grass.

The restaurant offers a careful gastronomy that mixes Cantabrian and avant-garde dishes and offers wine from its own cellar.

Stroll through the Cabárceno Nature Reserve to discover the silence and sounds of nature.

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