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This typical babian style house from the 20th century is one of the first green building houses in León. It’s located next to the river in the middle of the leonese mountains, near the Babia Special Protection Area and the Babia y Luna Natural Park.

The views from the accommodation are expectacular and allow the guests to observe interesting birds and mammals. If you’re really lucky, you might even get the chance to see Iberian wolf.

There are two seperate houses:

Calecho has capacity for 4 people
  • priced at 98€ per day in low season
  • 110€ per day in high season
Filandón has capacity for 6 people
  • priced at 144€ per day during low season
  • 165€ per day in high season

The owner has a long history in conservation awareness and organises different activities throughout the year such as animal track identification, fauna observation, etc. Pets are allowed.

Criteria El Mirador de Babia fulfills


  • Located in a nature area
  • Provides information on birds of the area
  • Offers guiding services through local guides
  • Has a library with at least 10 specialised books and 1 magazine
  • Flexible times (early breakfast, late check-in and dinner)


  • The owners are members of conservation societies
  • Active participants in research and conservation studies
  • Birdwathing routes near the establishment
  • Good food for a great price
  • Nest boxes in the garden
  • Bird feeders in the garden
  • Bird baths in the garden or nearby
  • Use of energy efficient mechanisms and renewable energy (bioconstruction criteria)
  • Updated bird list of birds seen at the establishment
  • Sale of souvenirs or there is a nearby specialised establishment that does
  • Promote the conservation of birds and their environment
  • Photography hides available
  • They have a book where clients can record the ornithological sightings
  • The establishment has lovely views
  • Themed decoration
  • Library with more than 20 specialised books and more than 2 specialised magazines
  • Free wi-fi
  • Recycle
  • Safe parking


Our Address:

C/ La Perida, 16 - Riolago de Babia - 24143 - León - España


42.945905153486, -6.0738821630064

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