Set just south of Cangas del Narcea in Asturias, The 4-star Parador de Corias is housed in part of an active monastery dating back to the 11th century which has been renovated and converted into a luxurious hotel.

Surrounded by beautiful gardens and located in a stunning natural setting the Parador is a perfect base for those seeking a relaxing and peaceful getaway in the highlands of western Asturias.

The hotel amenities include a sumptuous indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, spa and a restaurant serving traditional Asturian cuisine. The rooms are spacious, elegant and decorated in a classic style with traditional furnishings.

The monastery in which the Parador is housed is still active and is known as the 'Escorial de Asturias' due to its monumental scale. The monastery also has its own winery, the perfect place to gain an introduction to the superb wines of local D.O. Cangas denomination, and houses the visitor centre for the Cangas del Narcea Nature Park.


Most of the hotel's rooms have high ceilings and large windows offering views of the surrounding gardens and landscape. All have a private bathroom, television and telephone whilst some rooms also have a balcony or terrace. 

The hotel also offers a range of suites, which are larger and more luxurious with special features such as a separate living area and a fireplace.

Hotel Features

Indoor heated swimming pool & spa
On-site parking (outdoor, free)
Garage parking available (extra charge)
Handicapped facilities


The elegant hotel restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner is known for its delicious traditional Asturian cuisine.
The menu features a range of dishes made with locally-sourced ingredients, including seafood, meats, and vegetables accompanied by a selection of wines from the local D.O Cangas to complement the meals.

The dining room at the Parador is elegantly decorated and has a warm and inviting atmosphere. There is also a bar where guests can relax and enjoy a drink

Hotel Facilities

24 Hour Reception
WiFi all areas
No smoking in hotel
Air Conditioning

Sports and Wellbeing

Swimming pool (indoor)

Room facilities (all rooms)

En-suite bathroom
Fridge / Minibar
Safe deposit box


Restaurant, open to the public


Facilities adapted for guests with reduced mobility
Room(s) adapted for guests with reduced mobility
Parking space adapted for guests with reduced mobility


Garage parking (free)
Electric vehicle charging station


No pets allowed

Corias, Cangas del Narcea, North Spain

Historically Cangas del Narcea is best known as the centre of the ‘Cuenca Minera’, Spain’s  main coal-mining region though these days it is known for its beautiful natural surroundings  and as the main gateway to the nature parks of Somiedo and Muniellos. It is also the centre for the D.O. Cangas wine region, almost unknown even to the Spanish yet producing some truly remarkable wines.

The region is home to a number of historic mines, including the Minas de Salave, which are among the largest and most important in Spain. It is also steeped in history with many interesting churches and monasteries dating back to the 9th century and a Celtic culture stretching back to pre-Roman times. The 11th century  Monasterio de San Salvador de Corias, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, now houses the Parador de Corias just to the north of the town. 

Somiedo Natural Park is the main attraction for nature lovers in this area, covering an area of over 35,000 hectares and home to a spectacularly diverse ecosystem, including wolves, bears, and eagles. Los Muniellos, a smaller protected area is also of great interest, a primitive forest and home to several endangered species this is the most protected area in Asturias (NB only 20 people are allowed to enter each day and a special permission  is required which must be booked in advance). 

  • Somiedo Nature Park – one of the most spectacular landscapes in northern Spain. look out for the bears!
  • D.O Cangas wines – little known but of outstanding quality. Visit the museum just south of Cangas del Narcea.
  • Los Muniellos Nature Park – strictly protected biosphere reserve – you need to book ahead.
  • El Narcea Nature Reserve – visitor centre in the Parador de Corias – a beautiful natural area with hiking trails, waterfalls, and stunning views.
  • Cangas del Narcea Castle – beautifully preserved and is open to the public for tours.
  • The Santuario de la Virgen del Camino – a beautiful shrine dedicated to the Virgin Mary, with a stunning fresco and beautiful gardens.
  • The Muiños de Rios – a series of watermills that have been beautifully restored and are open to the public for tours.
  • Santuario de la Virgen del Acebo – one of several ancient sanctuaries and monasteries in the region. 9 The Museo Etnográfico de Cangas del Narcea – a museum dedicated to the history and culture of the region, with exhibits on traditional crafts, agriculture, and more.
  • The Mercado del Puerto – a popular local market with fresh produce, handmade crafts, and more.