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 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Continental

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
3 bunk beds
Bedroom 1:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 1:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
Bedroom 1:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.0
Facilities
8.9
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
8.8
Value for money
8.8
Location
9.0
Free Wifi
8.3
High score for Ruiloba
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Hollyaura
    Spain Spain
    Perfect location and wonderful camping. Even better when it was emptier
  • Roy
    Colombia Colombia
    Great location for beaches and the towns comillas and santillana del mar
  • Elisabeth
    Netherlands Netherlands
    The cabin was complete new! So of course, no complaints

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • El Helguero
    • Cuisine
      Spanish
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • High tea
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Camping El Helguero
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • 3 swimming pools
  • Free Wifi
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
Outdoors
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Entertainment staff
  • Ping-pong
  • Playground
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
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
    • Books, DVDs or music for children
    Cleaning Services
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    General
    • Grocery deliveries
      Additional charge
    • Convenience store on site
    • Private entrance
    • Packed lunches
    Accessibility
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    3 swimming pools
    Pool 1 – outdoorFree!
    • Open all year
    • All ages welcome
    • Pool with view
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Fenced pool
    Pool 2 – indoorFree!
    • Open all year
    • All ages welcome
    • Pool with view
    • Heated pool
    • Pool cover
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    Pool 3 – outdoorFree!
    • Open all year
    • All ages welcome
    • Shallow end
    Spa
    • Kids' pool
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French

    House rules

    Camping El Helguero takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 4:00 PM to 8:30 PM

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

    Check-out

    From 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    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.

    Curfew

    The entrance to the property is closed between 11:30 PM and 8:00 AM

    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

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Red 6000 Cash is not accepted Camping El Helguero accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Parties

    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests need be quiet between 12:00 AM and 8:00 AM.

    Pets

    Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

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

    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.

    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.

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    Quiet hours are between 00:00:00 and 08:00:00.

    License number: G4618

    FAQs about Camping El Helguero

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

      • Playground
      • Ping-pong
      • Live music/Performance
      • Entertainment staff
      • Live sports events (broadcast)
      • Swimming pool

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

    • Camping El Helguero is 1,800 feet from the center of Ruiloba. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Camping El Helguero has 1 restaurant:

      • El Helguero

    • 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.

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

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

    • Guests staying at Camping El Helguero can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental