6 Incredible Caves You Can Actually Stay in on Your Next Trip
Hidden chambers that make for an unforgettable stay.
Feeling the need to hibernate?
These fabulous caves, which are all available to rent on Airbnb, will have you making like a bear and waiting out the winter in comfort.
Whether you're looking to cozy up in your very own cave near the Yellowstone River, or soak up breathtaking views of crystal-clear waters in Greece, these six impressive cave dwellings offer unique retreats around the world.
Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy this 1,200-square-foot pole barn that has been converted into a man cave in Livingston, Montana. The place is complete with a “garlodge,” a spacious room that is half garage and half cozy lounge.
Two bunk beds, a couch, and a hideaway bed provide plenty of sleeping space, and nearby activities include exploring the river, hiking, and biking.
You'll feel like you’re stepping back in time as you escape into this lava cave in Santorini, Greece. A sailor’s domicile in 1875, the fully restored cave has pearl white walls and incredible views of Caldera’s volcanic scenery and glistening waters.
Enjoy the view while soaking in the cave’s indoor-outdoor hot tub, before heading out to the ruins of a nearby castle to enjoy dramatic sunset views.
This cave for two is an ideal romantic accommodation, whether you’re looking to enjoy the sunshine in the spring and summer or admire the interiors in the fall and winter.
Located in the countryside to offer serenity, the cave gives visitors easy access to hiking, mountain biking, and excursions to nearby areas like Granada, Alhambra, Sierra Nevada, and the beaches of Almeria.
There are also Hammam baths where you can relax in pools of varying temperatures while enjoying music, candlelight, Arabic tea tastings, and massages (though the use of the baths is not included in the price of the stay).
The owner has given this unit a traditional Bushman theme, with a rock bath that adds to the accommodation's charm.
Perched in KwaZulu-Natal, a coastal province in South Africa renowned for its natural scenery and array of wildlife, the secluded retreat also has hosts who will take guests to nearby sights and activities.
Enjoy the atmosphere of Italy’s traditional tufa caves while having access to modern amenities at this accommodation in the heart of the old Sassi district in Matera, Italy.
The underground dwelling offers a cozy 100 square feet, while a large outdoor patio allows you to enjoy meals under the sky. A completely private entrance to the cave makes for a secluded getaway, while owners include goodies in the fridge to help visitors who would like to cook.
Nearby attractions include shopping and entertainment venues, as well as restaurants, trattorias, and markets.
This cave home in Oia, Greece, is nestled in cliffs overlooking stunning views of the sea and surrounding volcanic scenery. The villa is located in the middle of a traditional village but nearby cafes, restaurants, and shops.