£164 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Cuevas Helena Holidays – Home 8408243 Cave house

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 147 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


We are a newly reformed Unique Cave House for " Modern Day Cave Living" with all modern appliances and great size rooms also new Swimming Pool which is positioned so as when you are swimming you are taking in the stunning views of Sierra de Cazorla .

Our Cave has been reformed to a very high standard all our rooms are of good size and have 2 large wet-rooms we also have a large Family wet-room we have designed our cave which has some original features throughout we have used old railway sleepers in the kitchen family area as well as in the master suite wet -room , we have exposed areas in the main lounge area also Master Bedroom which shows the water level from millions of years ago when the whole area of Altiplano was under water you can see the shells & fossils also the layers of rock clay which has crystals throughout in the lounge it was an exciting find throughout the project !!!

The lounge has a log burner for the winter months but the beauty of cave living is that the cave maintains around 18c all year round perfect for the hot summer months, also in the lounge, there is a Samsung Smart 47" TV Blue Ray DVD, Bose speaker

The dining area seats 6 people and we also have a marble wine holder which was sourced locally this holds 29 bottles of wine and took 5 men to install this gives a lovely ambience as it has a light for those relaxing nights just having a meal and a nice bottle of vino. (We have an Honesty Bar & Fridge for our guests)

All beds have Feather Down Duvets (Master bedroom also has a newly fitted Log Burner towels & towelling robes are also provided.

Kitchen Family area which seats 6 people also has a Bodega area which seats 4 people this is perfect for entertaining and just simply having a family meal this has all new appliances 5 burner Gas hob & electric oven, Dishwasher, washing machine, large Fridge Freezer, coffee machine, microwave.

We have a Travel Cot & Highchair at NO extra cost.

We have lots of console games for all ages Nintendo Wii , Nintendo cube box as well as numerous fun board games for all ages, we also have a mix selection of reading books & DVD films.

Outside area is very private and several areas to sit we have a raised terrace so as you can sit and relax and take in the stunning views also the stars at night are just fantastic to see.

We have an outside kitchen area which seats 6 people perfect for escaping the hot days or for cooler winter days great area for reading

We are set within 15 mins of Mount Jabalcon also the beautiful Lake Negratin.

Cuevas Helena is secluded yet within easy reach of the local Historic village of Benamaurel 4km which has many cave dwellings as well as numerous bars who all serve Tapas, local shops, pharmacy.

Cuevas Helen has featured on TV " Our Dream Hotel " it has been aired in the UK Australia Netherlands & Sweden to date filmed throughout the whole process of the cave project also the surrounding area of this beautiful part of Andalucia.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 2 En suites


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Staffed property
  • Table tennis
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Getting around

A car is recommend to get around and visit the area

Interaction with guest

We will welcome all our guests and run through things to know about the cave and tell you about places we would recommend to see. We shall be here for any questions any of our guests have but we always respect our guests privacy whilst they stay at Cuevas Helena


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

We are open to any enquiries to make your stay special we can arrange anything to bespoke your stay special for anyone we can arranged flowers drinks etc.


About the owner

Shirley G.

Tourist Licence

Response rate:
Calendar updated:
07 May 2021
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Cave house has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 08 Nov 2016. Located in Province of Granada, it has 37 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £1146.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 07 May 2021.


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Guest reviews

37 reviews

Very Good

“Lovely unusual hideaway”

Reviewed 4 Feb 2020

Really lovely place. Great hosts. Certainly plan to go back. A car is needed but if you want remoteness it is ideal.

Owner's reply: Thank you very much for your review it would be lovely to see all again thanks Shirley & Mark

“A perfect get-away spot”

Reviewed 26 Jul 2019

Our family had an amazing few days at Cuevas Helena. The location is stunning (especially the sunsets), the accommodation and facilities first class and you could not wish for better hosts than Shirl… More

Owner's reply: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for your stay with us Sean much appreciated it was a pleasure to meet yourself & your family also speaking to your Mum in New Zealand hopefully one day she will get to come here thank you for booking direct with us Regards, Shirley & Mark

“Anothr amazing visit, this time on motorcycles”

Reviewed 17 Jul 2019

Another amazing visit to Cuevas Helenas! This time on motorcycles from the UK. Mark & Shirley are the best hosts you could ever wish for. Great few days stopover on our tour of Spain. Definitely g… More

Owner's reply: Thank you Scoot Rob & Toby, for booking a few nights stay here whilst on your touring holiday in Spain & for taking the time to leave a review for us Thank you Shirley & Mark


Reviewed 17 Jul 2019

Everything was perfect - the place, the cave, the pool, the people. Shirley and Mark were brilliant hosts. Highly recommended!

Owner's reply: Thank you Pat & Family for your kind review we are pleased you all enjoyed your stay here thanks Shirley & Mark

“Estancia excelente”

Reviewed 29 Apr 2019

Una casa con mucho encanto, todas las comodidades para pasar unos días tranquilos,instalación nuevas,excelente trato y amabilidad. Lo recomiendo totalmente

Owner's reply: Thank you Mari & Carlos for you kind review glad you enjoyed your stay at Cuevas Helena hope to see you back at some point in the future Shirley & Mark

“What a gem! Lovely break in the Caves!”

Reviewed 22 Apr 2019

We just celebrated our 20 anniversary at Cuevas Helena and were blown away! Mark and Shirley were wonderful hosts and went above and beyond to make our arrival romantic (heart shaped balloons, persona… More

Owner's reply: Thank you Bryan for taking the time to review your stay at Cueva Helena we are pleased you enjoyed your special anniversary here we would like to see you both back along with your Kiddos thanks again Shirley & mark


Reviewed 28 Nov 2018

WOW to begin with. We travelled from Torrevieja and we were pretty sure that the stay would be awesome over the weekend. Teddy, my husband had seen the program on Swedish television and was keen to vi… More

Owner's reply: Thank you Ewa & Teddy for your your review was so nice to meet you both & glad Cuevas Helena was what you expect and you both enjoyed the Andalucian Region as much as we both do thanks again Shirley & mark

“Expérience inoubliable”

Reviewed 14 Oct 2018

Nous avions réservé deux nuits au “Pays des grottes” pour une occasion spéciale et ne fûmes pas déçus de notre choix: les Cuevas Helena est un ense… More

Owner's reply: Thank you Jacqueline & Fernand for this lovely review it was so nice to meet you both and we are pleased you choose to stay at Cuevas Helena for Fernand 90th Birthday we are glad you enjoyed the area we live in as much as we do and would be nice to have you return to Cuevas Helena in the future thank you once again Shirley & Mark


Reviewed 4 Oct 2018

We stayed for 11 nights at Cuevas Helena and had the most amazing time. The cave is absolutely beautiful with luxury bedding and furnishings. On arrival we were greeted by Shirley and Mark who are fab… More

Owner's reply: Thank you Emma for taking the time to write us a review we are both happy you enjoyed your stay at Cuevas Helena and hope yourself & Neil find a cave suitable for your next chapter of your lives thanks again Shirley & Mark

“Excellent great experience.”

Reviewed 8 Sep 2018

Our friend Margaret took us to Cuevas Helena a group of five and it was a wonderful experience. mark and Shirley were the best hosts made our holiday complete, very very nice couple . Who had creat… More

Owner's reply: Thanks girls for your review it was lovely meeting you all and we both had a great time with you & thanks especially to Margaret for making this possible for your friends thanks again Shirley & Mark

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Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Shirley the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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You can also request a quote from Shirley (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

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How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Shirley (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Shirley (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

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In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

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Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Shirley (the owner) a message.

If Shirley (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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