Caves are wondrous structures that sometimes are natural, or excavated into being the perfect home. This could have been done by ancient natives, or more recently, but either way, staying in a rock enclosed tunnel has its benefits. First of all, it’s refreshingly different from the average hotel, and many of our picks are near villages. Secondly, the temperature and absence of lighting are prime for excellent sleep. Intrigued? These are the coolest cave Airbnbs in the world.
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Based near the enriching village of Cappadocia, Turkey, this cave house is both naturalistic and actually quite modernized. A kitchen, bathroom with hot water and several electronic features can be found through the ambient dwelling, and the outside delivers too. A terrace facing the complex terrain has the most glowing sunrise views, and it’s a spectacular show.
Modernity has been fused into the rock of this quarry in Spain. Striking from the moment approaching the sleek yet raw Airbnb, folks will find a constant unfolding of gorgeous features within. Rock walls, of course, simple wooden furnishings and clean-cut architecture create the most visually pleasing combination.
Within The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Boulder, Utah, not Colorado, this escape was literally blown out of red-tinted Navajo sandstone. The cavernous layout features an open-air living room, bathroom and kitchen amongst the secluded terrain. Hosts recommend accessing the property via all-wheel drive because it’s truly out there in the rugged natural environment.
This Spain located cave was excavated to native tradition standards and presents in the most basically refreshing way. However, nothing is basic about those views when you step outside. You could call this place the sleeping cave, a place to solve your insomnia possibly. There’s science behind it, as it’s isothermic and stays at the perfect temperature for sleeping while providing total darkness.
Not ready to go full cave? Dubrovnik Croatia has the place for you. The modern abode features lots of clean woods and luxe touches and is centered around one super cool feature—a cave. Right within the living room, the rock tunnel is illuminated with vibrant lights of purple and blue, and it certainly sparks some conversation.
Lodged into a limestone mound in a scenic part of France, the cave aesthetic is followed through within the interior. All the expected features of a home, from the kitchen, bath and bedroom are effortlessly blended into the relaxing surroundings, but you’ll want to spend plenty of time taking in the beauty outside as well. Bonus, a tasty bakery is nearby.
With the Sierra Nevada Mountain range as your backdrop, you know this cave in Spain is going to be a stunner. The property actually features two units, traditional of the age-old practice of cave-dwelling in this cultural village. Bask on the terrace, enjoy the semi-private pool shared by the other cave, and immerse into one of the most beautiful styles of homes in the world.
Explore the Australian desert by staying at this underground accommodation, which was inspired by an Irish man mining for opal. The space is quite open and breathable for the possibly claustrophobic, while still having that edgy aesthetic of a cave. You’ll fall in love with the rustic accents that define the living spaces and bedrooms.
Carved into towering jagged stone in France, guests find the cave to be one of the most unique experiences they’ve ever had at any accommodation. Rugged wood comprises the ceiling, which also is fixed with skylights to let in natural lighting. The kitchen has an old homestead feel and is great for preparing a simple breakfast. And the bathroom, well, we will just let you see it for yourself.
As you’ve probably gathered, cave dwellings are a staple part of Spain, and now you can experience them. Here, a secret tunnel leads to a terrace with mountainous views and lovely lounging space, and the interior features bright white stone walls that keep things fairly cheery. A surprising three bedrooms offer comfy sleeping arrangements, and at times the cave can be snagged for under $70 a night.
Hammams are like Arab spas with pools that feature different water temperatures for bathing and relaxing. This Grenada cave features one within its earthy walls. Round out the experience by booking a masseuse while you sip on Arab teas—authentic breakfasts are also available upon request. So this is an Airbnb with all the pampering extras.
Experience Sedona Arizona within a, quite literally, hidden cave. You’ll be guided out to the disconnected haven, which features complex surrounding terrain and an overall jaw-dropping look. The hosts have done little to tamper with the Native American created cave home, so it’s quite immersive to experience this while in the area. A river runs beneath the cave, and visitors are asked to be mindful of the natural surroundings.