We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Breathtaking place!

Spent an afternoon walking around in Cabo Mayor, relaxing in the park and visiting the Lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
noemimagyar
,
Budapest, Hungary
via mobile
Mesmerizing waves!

I just could not get enough of the view at this spectacular spot. The waves crashing into the... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Mary Jo N
,
Benton, Arkansas
Read all 458 reviews
313
All photos (313)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
11°
Dec
11°
Jan
10°
Feb
Contact
Avenida del Faro s/n, 39012 Santander, Spain
Website
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Santander
from US$156.40
More Info
from US$68.90
More Info
from US$17.40
More Info
Reviews (458)
Filter reviews
42 results
Traveller rating
28
13
1
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
28
13
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews an art gallery wonderful landscape nice walk the cliff spanish civil war worth a visit rocks victims ocean coast path park views monument nature birds bay
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 42 reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Spent an afternoon walking around in Cabo Mayor, relaxing in the park and visiting the Lighthouse - it was amazing! This place with its breathtaking view to the ocean has a special athmospehere. The park, the shore, the nature and the lighthouse itself definitely worth...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank noemimagyar
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I just could not get enough of the view at this spectacular spot. The waves crashing into the rocky point were just mesmerizing. Lovely pastureland complete with grazing horses comes right up to the bluff edge and dirt paths enable access to a narrow strip...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mary Jo N
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Unexpected elegant museum with great pieces of art.Great vieuw onthe coast and overvieuwing the sea. Nice small bar/restaurant nearby.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank schrijver_e
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful coastline. Great walk from City center to lighthouse and back in 3/4 hours. Nice beeze from the ocean. My favourite thing to do in Santander.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JasonMichaelJones
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Averymoving monument to remember the Falangists who were thrown over the cliffs by the Republicans during the Spanish Civil War. It shows a victim trying to stop himself from falling to his death on the rocks below. Very little information re this on tourist blurb,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

The park has multiple of activities to do and offers spectacular views of the bay area. Go to the lighthouse preferably for sunset, and enjoy the landscape from the cafetería terrace.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Maria O
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful spot to visit where you can have a wonderful sight of the ocean and the Santander bay. There is a pub with fresh drinks and seats to enjoy the place. There are footpaths to walk on the riffs. Not much sapce to park.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Davide A
Reviewed 22 December 2017

A lil further from the city center, but worth a visit. Especially who likes hiking or loves nature. The area around the lighthouse was closed, but there are benches to sit, a bar for a drink and a snack. So you can make yourself sweet...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Flamish
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We took a wander up at sunset to catch some photos of the lighthouse against the sunset - it did not disappoint. However on the way back we took a route away from the road. Fortunately there was still some light as it would have...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank LolTM
Reviewed 12 November 2017

The lighthouse is of an impressive size, and it is almost 2 centuries old. In front of it one can see a monument dedicated to the ones who were thrown through the cliffs (and died) during the Spanish Civil War. Below, there is a huge...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank El-Pescador007
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 33 nearby hotels
Hotel Chiqui
1,104 reviews
.88 km away
Hotel Palacio del Mar
283 reviews
1.16 km away
Hotel Boutique Las Brisas
359 reviews
1.58 km away
Le Petit Boutique Hotel
509 reviews
1.70 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 736 nearby restaurants
Panorama
149 reviews
.88 km away
Restaurante El Parque de Trueba
500 reviews
1.14 km away
Mar de Cortes
175 reviews
1.10 km away
Snack Bar El Sardi
46 reviews
1.11 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 191 nearby attractions
Playa de Matalenas
237 reviews
.41 km away
Parque de Matalenas
109 reviews
.00 km away
Centro de Arte Faro Cabo Mayor
103 reviews
.50 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
HateRipOffs2014
22 October 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Alimentarian | Reviewed this property |
Opposite the town hall there's a bus stop along a main road. Cross the main road so you're on the other side of the town square, then take any bus that goes to Sardinero. Most buses will stop close by there. When you're... More
1
Vote