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Located in the Cantabrian countryside just 2.5 mi from Comillas, Camping El Helguero offers an outdoor pool, children’s playground and restaurant. Each wooden bungalow has a private bathroom and a well-equipped kitchenette.

The heated bungalows all have a living-dining area and a furnished porch overlooking the gardens. Kitchenettes include a microwave, hob and fridge. Each bungalow comes with 1 free parking space.

El Helguero’s bar-restaurant serves regional cuisine and specializes in hamburgers. You can also buy drinks and snacks from the on-site vending machines.

Camping El Helguero is located in the village of Ruiloba, just a 15-minute drive from Santillana del Mar and the famous Altamira Caves. Santander is around 35 minutes away by car.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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Camping El Helguero has been welcoming guests since May 22, 2012

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

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Free Private Parking Available On Site

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About Camping El Helguero

Welcoming guests since May 22, 2012

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  • Is bed linen included in the price Is there local transport to the campsite Thank you Tina

    Bed linen included in the price. Local transport: autobuses lacantabrica.

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    Answered on March 2, 2020
  • Buenos dias. Hay algún cobro por animales de compania? Gracias.

    No no hay cargo extra

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    Answered on June 18, 2021

Host Info

Host Review Score 8.5

El camping El Helguero es el lugar idóneo para disfrutar con toda la familia en un entorno natural con mucho encanto.

Haremos que su estancia sea lo más agradable posible.

Ruiloba es un pequeño municipio costero, con un encanto natural, conocido en Cantabria por sus bonitos paisajes y su folklore.

Languages spoken: English, Spanish, French

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Closest Airports
  • Santander Airport
    21.5 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    El Helguero

    Food: Spanish

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, High tea

Amenities of Camping El Helguero
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Library
  • Ping-pong
  • Playground
  • Game room
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and costs EUR 1 per 24 hours.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Baby safety gates
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Paid WiFi
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Convenience store on site
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Heating
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Fenced pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool with view
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
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4:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Red 6000 Camping El Helguero accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Camping El Helguero in advance.

Please note that guests are required to use a swimming cap in the pool.

Please inform Camping El Helguero of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

License number: G4618

FAQs about Camping El Helguero

  • Camping El Helguero has 1 restaurant:

    • El Helguero

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Yes, Camping El Helguero is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The prices at Camping El Helguero may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Camping El Helguero is 1,800 feet from the center of Ruiloba.

  • Camping El Helguero offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Playground
    • Game room
    • Library
    • Ping-pong
    • Evening entertainment
    • Live music/Performance
    • Entertainment staff
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Camping El Helguero (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Free parking

  • Guests staying at Camping El Helguero can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at Camping El Helguero is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.