Cave accommodation in Andalucia, Spain

Two cave houses in Castillejar, Adalucia, sleeping between 4-10 people. Very tranquil, but you’ll need a car to get there. Lots of local markets to stock up on goodies.
Authentic Andalucia cave houses Andalucian villages Bird watching Easy access to Andalucia hiking trails Barbatas and Guardal Rivers Thermal springs Lake Negratin Sierra de Baza Sierra de Huescar Sierra de Cazorla Wild swimming Family friendly accommodation
Price
£400To£700 per week
Location
Castillejar, AndaluciaSee map here
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Accessibility
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Price depends on season and property.
Property sleeps 4-10 people.
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Description of Cave accommodation in Andalucia, Spain

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Accessibility

Accessible overview:
Many guests with disabilities over the years and are happy to help in anyway we can to meet specific needs. Most of the tourists attractions in the area have very good disabled access and the local Spanish people are very friendly and helpful. The tranquility that the cave houses offer can be a real tonic to all.
Limited Mobility:
We are more than happy to help people who have limited mobility. There are no stairs in our cave house and a walk in showers, making it easy for people with limited mobility to move around.
Wheelchair:
Our cave houses have good level access with no steps. Internally there is wide access suitable for wheelchairs to all rooms and walk in showers.

Reviews

8 Reviews of Cave accommodation in Andalucia, Spain

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Reviewed on 28 Aug 2017 by

The stunning views from the cave-house and the peace and tranquillity there. The sense of history. The beautiful and varied geography. The friendly welcome from locals and the feeling that we found somewhere fascinating that the Spaniards come on vacation. Read full review

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2015 by

The vacation was a wonderful chance to explore a very interesting corner of Spain. Staying in the cave was wonderful and we would thoroughly recommend it. Read full review

Reviewed on 03 Sep 2013 by

WONDERFUL. Out first three generation family vacation in several years and it couldn't have been better. Read full review

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2013 by

It was good, for a week we lived like Hobbits in our home under the hill. For fans of Bilbo Baggins this is the place to be. Read full review

Reviewed on 04 Sep 2013 by

A wonderful peaceful relaxing experience but also great fun for our children as they found much to enjoy Read full review

Reviewed on 26 May 2013 by

Andalucia is beautiful. Our trips into the Sierras de Castril and Corzula parks were fantastic. We also enjoyed local walks and were happy to be in a very authentic Andalucian community. Read full review

Reviewed on 02 Aug 2011 by

Most memorabel were rhe location - was amazing with peace and quiet in abundance. It was a great place to visit ... rural spain at it's best. Read full review

Reviewed on 26 Sep 2011 by

Living in a cave for a week was quite extraordinary. It was so quiet and peaceful. It was a lovely break, an adventure which we all enjoyed and gorgeous weather and views in a part of Spain not usually visited by tourists. Read full review

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Planet

The amazing natural insulation of cave houses mean that they stay cool in summer and warm in winter a pleasant constant temperature of sixteen degrees. They require no air conditioning in the summer and very little extra heating in the winter despite outside temperature extremes of +40c to -10c. Both caves have wood burning stoves to help on chilly winter nights. These have hot plates and are also a great energy saving way to cook food.

The water supply is metered and all the bathrooms are shower only with half flush toilets. We use eco friendly cleaning products including eco balls for the laundry. Once we have established an income from the caves we plan to reinvest this to further enhance their environmental credentials. Solar panels are an obvious first step down this route. There are very good recycling facilities with segregated collection points throughout the village.

People

Castillejar is traditional Spanish village there are no large supermarkets and as with most of rural Spain no Sunday opening. The pace of life is much slower and we think better for it. There are a good range of shops bars and cafes in the village and we encourage our guests to use these and support the community. The local produce is fantastic with a vast range of local fruit and vegetables available at the regular Saturday market all year round.

The village is within easy reach of three national parks and we employ local guides for walking and horse riding excursions. The cave houses belonged to a local family who restored them using traditional methods retaining many original features. All the furniture and furnishings were bought locally and give the caves a really authentic traditional feel.

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