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Cave house | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The cave house sits just outside the village of Cortes de Baza, it is approx 5-10 minute walk into the village.
It has just been awarded the 2014 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor
It has two double bedrooms one en-suite, an extra two beds can be accommodated in the dining room which leads through to the double en-suite.
Lounge, with IPTV tv, dvd player, cd player, selection of dvds
Fully fitted Kitchen
Outside BBQ, Hot Tub Pergola on terrace.
Cortes de Baza is situated on the Granada Altiplane, and on the banks of the "Rio Castril" it is a small village in the north of Granada Province with the population of approx 3000, it has bars where "tapas" are served free when purchasing beer!!!, 2 supermarkets, a butchers, a bakers, all that you would want!! There are so many places to visit and enjoy the real Spain, walking, horse riding, skiing, numerous lakes near by to explore.
Granada City, Alhambra Palace, skiing, the history of the region!!!! Or just plain Chill Out!!!!
Coast is approx 1 1/2 hours away
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Roquetas de Mar 99 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Granada 110 km, Nearest railway: Guadix 69 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
Additional cost of £50 for Hot Tub per stay, due to Fresh Water used for each visit, electricity and cleaning
25% non-refundable deposit on booking remainder payable 4 weeks prior to arrival .
The Andalucia region
Granada province is characterised by extreme variables in landscape and climate, so much so that it's possible to ski in the mountains and go diving in the sea in one day. When you've exhausted the magnificent city of Granada, there are countless other possibilities: from going underground in cave dwellings in a desolate desert-like area, climbing the Iberian Peninsula's highest mountains or losing yourself in the region's rich Moorish history and fortified palaces.
Cortes De Baza
Of all the villages that make up the Huescar and Baza regions of the Altiplano area in the Granada Province, Cortes de Baza is arguably the most unspoiled of all. Its humble agricultural rural community and traditional way of life has remained intact despite modern advances and 21st century rural tourism. At an altitude of 701 metres above sea level, this beautiful municipality covers an area of around 140 Km2 and is in the GPS zone 30S with the bearings X: 05 20 40 and Y: 41 67 80. With a population of just over 3,000, this is an idyllic natural paradise, where you can expect a warm welcome from the local community.
Situated on the north point of the beautiful Negratin lake, Cortes de Baza offers the visitor not only the delights and benefits of being on the fringe of the Natural park, but is also a wonderful area to enjoy water sports and fishing.
On Lake Negratin you will find two beaches one at Freila with Pedalos and a bar on the beach in summer months. On the Cueva del Campo side of the lake there is another beach split in half, one side for Naturists the other for bathing costumes!
The history of Cortes de Baza goes back to prehistoric times, evidence of which is all around the area in the form of remains. This is especially true of the area known as Hoya de Baza. Ancient artefacts such as a Mammoth jawbone, cooking bowls and many other objects from Iberian, phonetician and roman cultures were found and subsequently taken by the authorities to Madrid to be catalogued.
Sadly the Castle of Cortes did not stand the test of time and is now only distinguishable by what remains of the foundations. This ancient monument was originally built in the 13th century by the Muslims to guard against attack from the Castilian armies.
Cortes de Baza enjoyed a time of great prosperity and splendour during Roman times and right through to the end of the time of the Moors, after which it went into decline. It has always been closely bound to Baza and is now looking to become a more independent municipality, which looks possible thanks to a new prosperity brought to the village, in the form of rural tourism.
The weekly market of Cortes de Baza is on each Saturday morning.
On the penultimate weekend of August, there is a festival held in honour of the patron saints, San Cosme and San Damián (Los Santos Médicos). this is a Fiesta not to be missed, dancing all night for three days, Fair, street stalls, bars, games, culminating on the Monday/Tuesday with a Village Paella (free) Tinto Verano & Beer (free) followed by a water and foam fight through the streets of the village and in the local school!!!
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2 Aug 2014
"A wonderful experience"
This property is exceptional.
It is beautifully presented, very comfortable in every way and cool!!
The surrounding villages are friendly and welcoming and the scenery and landscape has to be seen to be believed.
We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay, thank you Bob for your hospitality and allowing us the pleasure of staying in this stunning home.
Best wishes, John and Judy Stead.
Thank you for your wonderful review, and I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Cueva Peralta, I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
22 Jul 2014
"Wonderful cooling Cave House Experience"
We stayed at Cueva Peralta for ten days and did not want to leave.
The Cave house was a very comfortable home from home, with all modern amenities, plus the lovely "Hot Tub" providing relaxation after a hot day!
Bob went the extra mile to ensure we had everything he could provide, taking us on a conducted tour of the village shops and bars, giving directions to places of interest and even providing us with his own additonal DVD to enable the use of our pre-recorded DVD viewing. We loved the wonderful mountainous area with the beautiful blue Lake Ne Gratin and enjoyed visiting the Alambra Palace in Granada.
Being new to Cave Dwelling, we surveyed more in the area and came to the conclusion that "Cueva Peralta " is far superior in comfort and value for money. We would certainly recommend to friends and hope to return ourselves in the forseeable future.
Thanks Bob and Pedro for a most enjoyable holiday.
Peta and John
Thank you for your review and I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Rural Andalucia and Cueva Peralta in particular. I hope to see you both again soon. Bob
10 Jul 2014
"Our best holiday ever!"
We can't rate Cueva Peralta and dear old Cortes de Baza highly enough! They feel like home from home to us now. Every year we find some new places to explore, and Bob is a mine of information about places worth visiting. He and Paulo even arranged a ride for Rosie on a Spanish horse in the countryside near Baza, which was great!
Other memorable experiences included meeting Tomas, one of six farming brothers from Carramaiza, joining the fiesta at La Teja, and getting lost on the tracks in the valley below Fuente Vera, finally emerging near Castril, and not least lying on the sunbeds at midnight looking up at the stars!
We're looking forward to next year's visit already, with lots more things we want to do.
Thanks for a superb holiday Bob and Paulo, and of course Barney and Wilma!
Rosie and John Fearnley and Geraldine Reed, Norfolk, England.
Dear All, thank you for your wonderful review, and thank you for booking for next year. See you all again very soon, Best Regards Bob
21 Jun 2014
Our flight was delayed so we did not arrive until 4.30am. Bob was very friendly and welcoming when we got there. Bob could not do enough for us to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. Always th… More
Thank you for your great review, I hope to see you both back at Cueva Peralta soon.
8 Jun 2014
"Amazing place to chill out and relax."
We stayed here for one week at the end of May. The cave is amazing and has everything you need to make your stay comfortable. Well worth visiting the nearby lakes and natural park. Bob and Paulo are n… More
Thank you for your review, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at Cueva Peralta and will be coming back in the near future.
6 Jun 2014
This is a holliday to chill out and recharge your batteries.xx if you have dogs they will love the walks...the whole village is friendly and the pubs are within walking distance...having the hot tub for the time there is a bonus.xxx was in it every day x
Thank you for your wonderful review and your booking for next year.
17 May 2014
"A UNIQUE AND WONDERFUL HOLIDAY"
This was our second stay at Cueva Peralta and it lived up to our previous experience and more.The cave house is spacious and comfortable and is well equipped throughout from the kitchen to the internet to the hot tub.The cave is situated in a great rural village and is ideally located to explore the breathtaking scenery in this part of unspoilt Spain.In addition to the accommodation your hosts next door Bob and Paulo are the most helpful people you could wish for,nothing is too much touble for them .We have again had a fantastic month away and feel we have made true friends with Bob and Paulo and cannot wait to come back later in the year
Thank you so much for your valued review of Cueva Peralta, will see you in the Autumn
31 Mar 2014
"Our 3rd Visit and we still love it !!!!"
This was our 3rd visit to Cueva Peralta and have to say it just feels like "Home from Home" we see no reason to look for another cave house in the area as we have found everything we could wish for the cave is superb and is so well equipped it even has a new 32¨ Led TV and all the TV stations from around the world we love the act it also has wi-fi too..
We still managed to find new places to visit so many places to see we have been at different times of the year and the area still surprises us, Bob is very helpful it was a little cold but Bob supplied us with logs which makes the cave lovely and cozy we ran out on the Saturday night it had been raining all day and he kindly dropped more off for us without us asking.
When we visited last year we booked for our 2 week holiday and had to return to the UK after 5 days sadly,we always planned on re visiting in the summer again but we just decided to have a long weekend to break the winter months and glad we did as we are all very relaxed including our 3 little dogs who enjoyed there walks down the river 2 mins from the cave. We have to say Bob has restored our faith in human kindness he would not take any money for our weekend booking as we lost 1 week last year he didn't need to do this but so kind of him we will return and cant praise this Cave and location enough you wont be disappointed we will be back for sure and tell our friends too .
Thank you for your wonderful review and I hope that it isn't long before I welcome you back to Cueva Peralta
8 Mar 2014
This was our first time in a Cave house, we had booked for a month and wish we could have booked for 2 months it was great.From the minute we arrived Bob, Paulo and our mate Barney went out of their w… More
Thank you for your wonderful review and we hope to see you all next year. Best Regards
12 Nov 2013
"A home from home"
Just had the most fantastic long weekend ever in the Cave House. It had everything you could wish for fully equipped, wifi, hot tub etc. the location and scenery was wonderful. We had out 10 month old puppy Bella with us and was surrounded by beautiful countryside and river walks. Would highly recommend staying in the Cave House and we loved it so much we have booked again to go back next year.
Thank you both for your your great review and comments in the guestbook, see you both in the New Year. Best wishes.
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