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Cueva Peralta

Certificate of Excellence 2014


Excellent 5/5 Score from 36 reviews

Front of Cave and Hot Tub Pergola

Cave house | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 99 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

The cave house sits just outside the village of Cortes de Baza, it is approx 5-10 minute walk into the village.

It has 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

Dining Room

Fully fitted Kitchen

Outside BBQ, Hot Tub Pergola on terrace.

Free WiFi

Additional cost of £50 for Hot Tub per stay, due to Fresh Water used for each visit, electricity and cleaning (unavailable November till March)

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
Further details

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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21 Sep 2014


"great experience in Andalucia"

Had a great stay at Cueva Peralta. The owner was very helpful and friendly. The home was clean and comfortable, and it was located in a nice area. I look forward to returning!

A very positive experience.

Thank you for your great review, hope to see you again soon.

14 Sep 2014


"Something a little different"

What a great experience in a cave!All the amenities of a normal house but within a cave.A lovely home situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty.Bob Pettit will look after you and with his weal… More

Thank you for your lovely review, and it will be great to see you again in the future

31 Aug 2014


"Marvellous introduction to rural Spain"

We had a simply fabulous time. There is a lot more to see and do than we first thought and Bob was a great help with advice and suggestions. The various bars/Restaurants are only minutes away on foot … More

Thank you for your great review, and it will be nice to meet you all again in the near future

30 Aug 2014


"Well worth the stay, lovely home from home."

Bob is extremely friendly, knowledgeable of the area, great lake to swim in nice walks by the river,

Dear All, thank you for choosing to stay at Cueva Peralta again, it is a pleasure to see all the repeater guests. Hope to see you next year. Best Regards Bob

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.
kindest regards
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 was in it every day x

Thank you for your wonderful review and your booking for next year.

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Calendar last updated:22 Sep 2014

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