Are you coming to discover the best cave houses in Gran Canaria? Without a doubt, this type of accommodation can be a dream for those who are looking to disconnect. Nowadays, these constructions are home to many locals who are looking to exile themselves and live in a more rural environment. But be warned, this does not mean that they live like in the caverns, many of these houses are better equipped than any chalet. In fact, they are an excellent option for rural accommodation in Gran Canaria. What’s more, they blend in perfectly with the landscape with as little impact as possible. Below, we share with you our selection of cave houses to enjoy a rural getaway in Gran Canaria.
Eight cave houses in Gran Canaria to disconnect from the world
Most of the cave houses in Gran Canaria are located in inland municipalities such as Artenara, Agüimes, Firgas, Santa María de Guía, Santa Brígida and Tejeda. In this post we share with you some of them that we know first hand, as well as others that have caught our attention while researching, we hope you like them!
1. Cuevas de Barreto, Firgas
If you plan a weekend with friends, this cave house is yours. It has 6 double bedrooms, with which it has capacity for up to 12 adults. Although keep in mind that the minimum stay is three nights. Within the facilities there is an outdoor jacuzzi, ping pong table, billiards, beer tap, etc. In addition, it is located within the Doramas Rural Park (Firgas), very close to Osorio Peak and surrounded by trails. The house inside is beautiful and very well preserved. In addition, it is inside a farm with peacocks, goats, fruit trees and native flora. You have a video at the end of the post with all the details!
2. Cave house El Caidero, Artenara
If Artenara is characterized by something, it is its cave houses. And is that here many residents live in cave houses, but you also have the option of staying in one. In this one in particular we have been with friends and we can affirm from our own experience that it is very good. It also has a private pool and barbecue area. It can accommodate up to 6 adults and two children. You can see more photos and all the details below.
3. Rural house Guayadeque Ca’ Juani, Agüimes
If you would like to disconnect 100%, this is your place. In the Guayadeque ravine you are in the middle of nature and, in addition, there is nothing around. There are only some restaurants in cave houses. All of them highly recommended. If you are not overwhelmed by being without phone signal, this is your place to get away from the world. It is recommended for groups, as it can comfortably sleep more than 8 adults, 10 if you don’t mind sleeping on a sofa bed. You can check availability and prices in the following button.
4. Casa Cueva Bandama with jacuzzi
This cave house is also a dream for nature lovers. It has an awesome mountain view. It has a private jacuzzi and can comfortably accommodate up to 6 adults, although it also has a sofa bed. The house is perfectly equipped and practically new, you can see it yourself at the following link.
5. Casa Cueva El Mimo, Artenara
Another well-known cave house in Artenara is the Casa Cueva El Mimo. This has a shared pool and is also pet friendly. It has capacity for up to 4 adults, so it is rather for small groups. Of course, as you can see in the following link, the environment is spectacular. It will be difficult to decide on one!
6. La Cuevita cave house, Santa Brígida
This cave house is located in the municipality of Santa Brígida, just 2 km from La Caldera de Bandama. As you can see, it is located in the middle of nature. It is ideal for couples, since it only has one main bedroom. However, it also has a sofa bed, in case you were with children. It does not have a pool, but you can see how beautiful it is by clicking the following button.
7. Silence’s Cave Rural House, Acusa Seca, Artenara
Casa Cueva El Silencio is located in the middle of the Sacred Mountains of Gran Canaria, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located in the area of Acusa Seca in the municipality of Artenara. A dream place for those who really want to be surrounded by nature. This cave house in Gran Canaria is ideal for families as it has a maximum capacity for four adults. The rooms are also divided into two bedrooms. We leave you with the views from the terrace and you can see the whole house below.
8. Ecoturismo Casa Cueva, Tejeda
If you fancy an unusual getaway in a 100% natural environment, this is your place. The house is decorated with a lot of personality and a hippie touch. They have their own garden and capacity for up to 4 adults. In addition, it is very close to the beautiful town of Tejeda. You can see more details at the following link.
How is a cave house in Gran Canaria
Then we leave you with a video of the Cuevas de Barreto in Firgas that we mentioned at the beginning of the post. Spectacular! By the way, subscribe to our channel to see more videos to discover the best things to do in Gran Canaria.
We hope that you enjoyed learning about this type of accommodation in Gran Canaria with us and that you are encouraged to discover the most authentic side of the island with our help. You can also have a look at our posts about rural houses and rural hotels in Gran Canaria.
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