In the ear­ly Life­Globe selec­tions, there was a lot of focus on weird and quirky hotels, but here I’ll go even fur­ther and put togeth­er a selec­tion of Cave Hotels. Yes, you under­stood cor­rect­ly — they are real­ly locat­ed in caves. Liv­ing in a nor­mal hotel can be bor­ing for some, and many tourists want to expe­ri­ence some­thing unique when trav­el­ing out­side their coun­try or city. This list of cave hotels has been com­piled just for such peo­ple.

cave hotels

Gamirasu cave hotel in Turkey

One of many hotels in the famous Turk­ish region of Cap­pado­cia, Gami­ra­su is housed in a restored Byzan­tine monas­tic retreat in Ayvali Vil­lage near Urgup. The hotel is a com­bi­na­tion of sev­en build­ings con­vert­ed into 25 rooms, each of a dif­fer­ent shape and size.

Hautes Roches in France

Part of this 18th-cen­tu­ry cas­tle is carved into a rocky cliff over­look­ing the banks of the Loire near Tours. It is here that the Hautes Roches hotel set­tled down, with 15 cave rooms and an overnight stay from 142 Euros.

Ellkep Evi Hotel, Turkey

Also locat­ed in Cap­pado­cia, Elkep Evi offers cave rooms with mod­ern ameni­ties. The com­plex is locat­ed on a hill with a beau­ti­ful panoram­ic view of the city of Urgup.

Cave Resort Jamaica

The Cave Resort offers eleven one- and two-bed­room cot­tages nes­tled har­mo­nious­ly into the lime­stone cliffs off Negril on Jamaica’s west coast.

Sala Silvermine Hotel, Sweden

Sala Sil­ver­mine in Swe­den attracts hun­dreds of vis­i­tors each year to view its vast caves and beau­ti­ful under­ground lakes. The hotel-mine has its own stan­dard (ground) hos­tel, plus one under­ground com­plex at a depth of 155 meters.

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Alexander’s Boutique Hotel, Santorini

Perched atop a caldera over­look­ing the Aegean Sea, Alexan­der’s Bou­tique Hotel offers lux­u­ri­ous accom­mo­da­tion in a beau­ti­ful set­ting on the famous Greek island of San­tori­ni. There are sev­en “cave vil­las” (from 185 Euro per night for two with con­ti­nen­tal break­fast) and nine rooms in the caves.

Serinn House, Turkey

Among the many cave hotels in Cap­pado­cia, Serinn is also worth high­light­ing — this is a styl­ish bou­tique hotel with beau­ti­ful design and a cozy atmos­phere. There are five indi­vid­u­al­ly designed rooms start­ing at 105 Euros per night for two includ­ing break­fast.

Kokopelli Cave, USA

Locat­ed north of Farm­ing­ton, New Mex­i­co, close to Mesa Verde Nation­al Park, the Kokopel­li Cave Hotel lets you enjoy views of four Amer­i­can states from the com­fort of your room bal­cony.