In rural Durango, Basque Country, only 30 mins from Bilbao
Please make yourself at home in our house; we will make every effort to make your stay an enjoyable one. You are welcome to use the comfortable sitting-room downstairs, which has an open fireplace and wide-screen TV with various satellite channels in English (more via internet). PC for guest use may be connected with tv or a large screen with projector. Wifi in the whole house.
Hairdryers and complementary toiletries in the bathrooms, and guest fridge and tea/coffee-making facilities just outside the bedrooms. Gas bbq available for use on outside deck. We have a couple of bicycles which you can borrow for going to local shops etc. Mountain and racing bikes may be hired from local cycle shops.
Use of kitchen/dining and laundry rooms by arrangement with ourselves and other guests. Booking all 3 rooms comes with priority use of kitchen and all downstairs facilities.
Breakfast is included in the B&B rate, with a choice of the following at a time to suit you:
- freshly squeezed orange juice
- tea, coffee, infusions, milk or chocolate drinks
- selection of cereals
- fresh bread, toast, buns or pastries with a selection of jams, marmalades and spreads
- eggs: scrambled, fried or as you prefer
- fruit bowl
Dinners with local produce may be arranged. We can nearly always have a simple supper like the choice below ready for sharing for you on the night of arrival, and can prepare other options if you give us some notice. We have a marvellous wood-fired range cooker and will be delighted to cook for you.
- share a simple supper with us (omelettes, salad, cheese, fruit, fried Gernika peppers, vegetable soup or whatever we are having), with Rioja wine, local txakolí or cider 15,00
- Or book a dinner of your choice in advance, Menu/price to suit season and your budget
Picnics, food to take away
Picnics can be prepared for you to take on days out, hikes etc. Sample below, but can be made as you prefer.
- ham/cheese sandwiches on crusty fresh bread, with fruit, bottle of mineral water 6,00 / person
- slice of home-made potato omelette or quiche, salad, fruit and bottle of water or juice 10,00 / person
- picnic hamper with cold meats and choice of above and bottle of wine or cider in cool-bag, glasses, cutlery and rug/picnic chairs and table for two 30,00