Caves Not Only for Cavemen!
Pirates, caves do not have to only be associated with the Flintstones and the Stone Age. There are many cool places around the world where you can truly feel connected to the earth and have the most unique stay. Below we have compiled a list of incredible cave hotels across the globe, and many also have some pretty cool amenities such as hot tubs on the terrace! Have we already convinced you? Keep reading!
CanavaView Sunset, Santorini
Admire the famous Santorinian sunsets from a warm bubbling jacuzzi on your private terrace. Right next to the house are two restored windmills, something you won't find elsewhere in Santorini. The whole house is in the typical Cycladic style, luxurious with carefully preserved details of the original house, which at the turn of the century served as a wine cellar. The original structure has been carefully restored. The place can accommodate up to 5 people.
Artia Mansion, Santorini, Greece
The cave is situated in a great location on the island, overlooking the sea and the caldera. Private, spacious place with jacuzzi access. It can accommodate up to 4 people.
Amelie Canaves Giasemi, Santorini
One of the cheaper caves stays on the island and very charming! It is located in the medieval village of Finikia. Giasemi is one of three independent apartments connected by a shared courtyard and a large shared terrace. Also from here, you can admire the picturesque sunsets of Santorini. The cave can fit up to 4 people.
Fisherman's Cave, Santorini
Cueva de olas was originally the residence of a local fisherman; and the Cueva del pescador was his boat. The traditional decor completes the mood of this unique place, which is located right by the sea! A perfect place for 2 guests.
Aris Caves, Santorini
This cave also has a hot tub. Above the room there is an additional private terrace with sun loungers and a wonderful view of the Caldera, the volcano and the Aegean Sea. The place is very spacious for 2 people.
Cave House, Cordoba
The only cave stay in the area, and within very close reach of the historic city of Cordoba. This house is beautifully designed. The colors, layout, as well as the furnishings, are very stylish. Right next to the house is a swimming pool, which guests can also use. The house can accommodate up to 4 people.
Acusa Seca, Gran Canaria
The main cave, carved into the mountain in the tradition of the indigenous people of Gran Canaria, can accommodate up to 6 people. It is equipped with everything you might need during your stay on the island. The cave has a large outdoor terrace with amazing views of the surrounding mountains. The perfect place to relax among nature, to take a break from city life.
Cave on the Edge, La Palma
This unique cave house on the island of La Palma is situated on a 200-meter-high cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Santa Cruz Bay. Recycled materials were used in the construction of the house. This does not mean, however, that the cave has cave conditions - on the contrary, it is very luxurious here! This can accommodate 2 adult guests.
House in the Unique Anaga ave, Tenerife
The cave is located in the heart of the Anaga Rural Park, awarded in 2015 as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The estate is divided into 4 caves, which serve as 3 double bedrooms and a living room with a sofa bed, which can accommodate a total of 8 people. Guests have access to a sauna, which will be perfect after a day in nature - the place is located among the well-known hiking trails.
Ancient Experience in Calhau da Lapa, Madeira
Calhau da Lapa is a village of more than 30 caves that were built to store supplies and spend the night in while all shipments in Madeira were out in the sea. Overnight in an approximately 300-year-old cave is an amazing experience! The accommodation is intended for 2 people.
La Stalla, Matera
La Stalla is a real cave - very wide and almost 6 meters high. Thanks to this, it was possible to install a loft for a bed in it. From this attic, you can see the entire cave. It also overlooks the Matera River. The cave is for 2 guests.
Apartment in a Rock, Alberobello, Puglia
It's not enough that this apartment is located in a cave, there is also a hot tub with a cervical waterfall and chromotherapy (color therapy). This accommodation is also equipped with a swing and a terrace where you can relax in the fresh air. This stay is perfect for 2 adults.
Del Santo Cave, Ostuni, Puglia
A fully renovated cave with a kitchenette, living room, and a large bathroom with a shower cubicle in the rock. There are many restaurants, wine bars, and beautiful sightseeing spots nearby. 3 adults can stay here.
Cave on the Beach, Vrboska
Stone cave for 2 people. From the terrace, you can jump straight into the water or just sunbathe.
Cave by the Sea, Corsica
It's a place for adventurers. The cave is right by the sea, there is no electricity in it (you can recharge your equipment in the main house if necessary). There is a solar shower here so the water can be a bit cooler. But that's what this accommodation is all about, to be on the sidelines of civilization! The price includes breakfast. Two adults (and children) can stay here.
Asmali Cave House, Cappadocia
All rooms are built according to traditional architecture. The house has a living room with an open fireplace, bathroom, kitchen, and bedroom. A few steps are enough to reach the wonderful terrace and relax after a day of exploring. The place is for 2 adults.
Goreme Palace, Göreme
You can watch a balloon flight from the terrace, and if you want to go on such a flight yourself, the owners will be happy to help you organize a trip. A typical breakfast is included in the price, which can of course be enjoyed on the terrace. The place is for 3 people.
Authentic Bedouin Cave, Petra
Authentic Bedouin Cave in a convenient location just 5 minutes walk from Little Petra. There are four single beds available for individual guests or groups in a spacious cave carved over 3,000 years ago. Reservation of the cave for up to 3 people.
Bedrock Homestead Grand Staircase Escalante, Utah
The cave is situated on a farm with horses, cows, cats, and other animals. There is a desert nearby, so it's worth taking a trip around the area to see the stars or the sunrise. The house is powered by hydropower - the amount of energy is therefore limited. For this reason, hair dryers are not allowed and the internet is limited to what you can "catch" in the kitchen. The perfect place to take a break from the hustle and bustle. The place can accommodate up to 6 people.
Enchanted Cave, New South Wales
This cave is located at the top of a cliff and is built on a natural rock platform. Upon entry, you feel like you are in Hobbiton with its round wooden door. It is the only cave available in the Blue Mountains of Australia. Guests can also use the jacuzzi. Accommodation for 2 people.