Island has sandy beaches, awarded for outstanding service, convenient access and especially the quality and purity of its waters awarded the blue flag of the European Union, the flag ISO 14. 001 and the "Q" for quality. In Island, as in many corners of Cantabria, sea and mountains blend to give visitors multiple options to enjoy a varied leisure and in any case the nature occupies a place of privilege. TOURIST AREAS: The Trasmiera Ecopark is a project that seeks to explore and recover cultural and natural heritage of the region of Trasmiera, medieval towers, churches, mills and palaces. The Trasmiera Ecopark has six routes fully signposted hiking and biking, all with wonderful views of the area a unique place to enjoy a holiday of natural and cultural tourism. There are several points of reference: The House of Tides (Observatory of the Marshes), El Molino de Santa Olajos (Observatoire de la Mare), The Traditions Salvador Hedilla Center (Centre of Memory) and the Church of the Assumption (Observatory of Art ). The House of Tides is the Interpretation Center Joyel Marsh, an area that studies the environmental values ??of the marsh and the characteristics of the phenomenon of the tide. Location provides all the information necessary for the natural and cultural visits EcoPark. There ticketing services, guided tours and a shop. The mill is the first Santa Olajos Cantabrian running, after its restoration became a museum in itself and an exhibition hall. The building has been rehabilitated with the aim of recovering all around and transform it into an interpretive center, it is possible to understand the operation of the mill, the miller know how they lived and cared to know what the relationship between man and the marshes The rich local cuisine, with selected precious seafood and garden products, is another attraction of places like Island Closest to Santander (30 minutes), Bilbao (45 minutes), Laredo (15 minutes), Noja ( 2 km), Cabárceno Zoo (40 minutes) Santona (15 minutes).