The soaring temperatures in spring is kind of announcing the presence of the gruelling Indian summer. Imagine how great a vacation will be if you get to be in some cool dark place – a real cave hotel? Given a choice, I wouldn’t even go out for sightseeing, will you? Let us find out if these luxurious cave hotels can tempt you to stay indoor on your vacation!
Luxurious Cave Hotels Across the World:
#1 Kokopellis Cave, New Mexico, USA
This hotel is built on the vertical cliffs of the Tertiary Ojo overlooking the river La Plata. All cave units are suites with separate living room, kitchen, and porches.
#2 The Museum Hotel,Cappadocia,Turkey
Cappadocia has a host of cave hotels all unique in its own way, but our recommendation is for The Museum, a luxe boutique hotel with beautiful cave rooms. (Photo courtesy: gotourturkey.com)
#3 Sala Silvermine, Sweden
This erstwhile silver mine turned laid back bed-and-breakfast is a unique hide-out. The B&B is above the ground though and is more of a hostel. But the star attraction is the world’s deepest hotel room – Mine suite.
#4 Le Grotte Della Civita, Matera Italy
These abandoned ancient caves of Basilicata village are restored. They are now a perfect cave hotel with a medieval setting. Breakfast and dinner are also served in an abandoned cave church.
#5 Le Hautes Roches, France
In France, the luxurious Le Hautes Roches has rooms that once used to be an 18th-century manor and troglodyte caves of an Abbey. The place is close to river Loire and many attractions of Loire Valley.
#6 Desert Cave Hotel, South Australia
Experience the ruggedness of the Outback by staying in an underground hotel in Coober Peddy, South Australia. Rooms are available above ground as well. (Photo Courtesy: Desert Cave)
#7 Cueva El Guendas, Spain
This white cave themed hotel in Baza, Andalucia is very pretty and charming. Pets are allowed in this property and the caves have the luxury of free Wi-Fi too.
#8 Hotel Marhala, Tunisia
When in Tunisia, sleep in this Troglodyte cave hotel and soak in the richness of the local culture, not to forget the mouth watering Tunisian delicacies served in the restaurant here. The best part? This is a filming location of the Star Wars film making it all the more special!
#9 White Cliffs Underground Motel, Australia
This is an underground man-made hotel where no two rooms or “dugouts” are similar to the other. (Photo courtesy: Daily Telegraph, Australia)