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The surroundings

The Pilpayo Apartments and Rural House are located in the centre of the village of Quintes, next to the church, the kiosk, a restaurant-cider house and a bus stop. The surroundings are completely rural, very close to several beaches and also the towns of Gijón (14 km) and Villaviciosa (20 km).

You will also find must-see picturesque villages nearby, such as Tazones (17 km) and Lastres (35 km), where you can enjoy the best fish and seafood accompanied by our delicious local drink: cider. An hour away we have the historic Cangas de Onís town and the famous Sanctuary of Covadonga.

The Villaviciosa municipality has numerous pre-Romanesque and Romanesque churches and monuments; a prime example of this is the architectural ensemble formed by San Salvador de Valdediós (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO), the church of Santa María (13th century) and the church of La Oliva (10th century).

A few minutes away you will find golf courses, cideries to visit, museums, walking or cycling routes... Countless options to enjoy our region in every way.

Below are several references of interest:

Nearby beaches

  • Playa de España: 3 km
  • Playa de La Ñora: 7 km
  • Cala de Merón: 16 km
  • Playa de Rodiles: 28 km

Museums and cultural visits

The Jurassic Museum of Asturias MUJA (Lastres), Cider Museum (Nava), Mining Museum MUMI (El Entrego), Iron and Steel Museum MUSI (La Felguera), Roman Villa of Veranes (Gijón), Cardín Foundation (Villaviciosa), Fernando Alonso Museum and Circuit (Llanera), Valle de Samuño Mining Ecomuseum (Langreo), Roman Baths and Old Town of Cimadevilla (Gijón), Gijón Aquarium, Atlantic-Botanic Garden of Gijón, San Miguel de Lillo and Santa María del Naranco churches (Oviedo), Oviedo Cathedral and Old Town, Archaeological Museum of Asturias (Oviedo), Fine Arts Museum of Asturias (Oviedo)...

Cideries (cider production)

Cider production. Visit and sale:
Castañón, Cortina, El Gaitero, Trabanco


From our accommodation you can do sports, adventure, cultural and gastronomic activities. As well as this you can enjoy the beaches and fishing ports or our mountains, such as the Picos de Europa or anywhere else in the Cantabrian Mountains.

Ask us. We will advise you on everything you can do and organise the activities with trusted local companies.

Some ideas:

  • Boat rides along the Villaviciosa Estuary (Partial Nature Reserve)
  • Kayaking in the Villaviciosa Estuary
  • Boat fishing
  • Surfing and paddle surfing (there are several schools)
  • Bike rental and hiking (also with guided tours)
  • Mountain routes and climbing (subject to availability of certified guides)
  • Golf: there are several courses very close by
  • The Descent of River Sella by kayak
  • Multi-adventure (rafting, caving, paintballing, 4x4, etc.)