La Piconera Hotel & Spa is located in Ribadesella, a council declared as destination of Tourist Excellence in 1997, and one of the most wonderful councils in the East of Asturias.

The Sella River estuary defines the marine and active characters of the villa, The ‘Sella Descent’, is the world’s most famous canoe descent, finishes here, attracting hundreds of visitors every August.

The white-sand beaches and the crystal-clear waters are also one of the main attractions of the villa, as well as the multiple recreational and sports activities, such as the famous horse races that take place every Good Friday at Santa Marina beach.

The Cantabrian Sea delights surfers, attracting every year more fans looking for their waves.

On the popular Paseo de la Grúa, there are the six ceramic panels that bring together a unique review of local history, versioned by Mingote, the masterful comedian and academic of the Language. This work is known as the `Historic Route of the Port´.

The Cave Art Center, the Tito Bustillo Cave, and the Cuevona de Ardines are also located in the villa, with outstanding examples of prehistoric art.

Lovers of fun and great food have their space assured, as the villa offers a multitude of leisure and gastronomy options.


A few minutes from Ribadesella, perfectly visible from the coast, we find its coastal mountains that are part of the Picos de Europa, apart from protecting the village, comprise a breathtaking landscape. A true paradise for travelers who enjoy hiking, active tourism and nature in its purest form.

Photos courtesy of SANTY CLAVEL