Island has sandy beaches, awarded for its excellent service, convenient access and above all for the quality and purity of its waters acknowledged the blue flag of the European Union, ISO 14. 001 flag and the "Q" quality. Island, as in many corners of Cantabria, sea and mountains merge to give visitors multiple options to enjoy a varied leisure time and in any case the nature occupies a privileged place.
TOURIST AREAS: The Trasmiera Ecopark is a project that seeks to explore and recover the natural and cultural heritage of the region of Trasmiera, medieval towers, churches, mills and palaces. The Ecopark Trasmiera has six hiking and bicycle fully marked, all with wonderful panoramic area, a unique space to enjoy a vacation of natural and cultural tourism. There are several reference points: The House of Tides (Observatory of the Marshes), El Molino de Santa Olaja (Tidal Observatory), El Salvador Traditions Hedilla Centre (Centre of Memory) and the Church of the Assumption (Observatory of Art ).
The House of Tides is the Interpretation Center Joyel Wadden, a space that studies the environmental values of the marshes and the characteristics of the phenomenon of the tide. Where all the information necessary for cultural and natural look Ecopark is offered. It offers ticketing services, guided tours and a shop.
The mill is the first Holy Olaja Cantabrian running, after its restoration become a museum of itself and exhibit space. The building has been renovated with the aim of recovering your entire environment and transform it into an interpretive center, it is possible to understand the operation of the mill, the miller know how they lived and attended know what the relationship between man and the marshes
The rich local cuisine, with selected seafood and prized garden products, is another attraction of island
Close to places like Santander (30 minutes), Heathrow (45 minutes), Laredo (15 minutes), Noja (2 kilometers), Cabárceno Zoo (40 minutes), Santoña (15 minutes).