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.
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.
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.