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Cuevas Helena Holidays

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
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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 roc...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. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: VTAR/GR/01383More
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About the Owner
Shirley G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2016
Interaction with guests
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
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Reviewed 26 July 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 Shirley and Mark, whose hospitality made our stay that much more enjoyable. We...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Sean W
Cuevas H, VR Owner at Cuevas Helena Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2019

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...More

Reviewed 17 July 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 great for couples, family or touring holidays. For motorcyclists, it...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank 549spe
Cuevas H, VR Owner at Cuevas Helena Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2019

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

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Reviewed 17 July 2019

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

Date of stay: June 2019
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Cuevas H, VR Owner at Cuevas Helena Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2019

Thank you Pat & Family for your kind review we are pleased you all enjoyed your stay here thanks Shirley & Mark

Reviewed 22 April 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, personal message on a chalkboard and a bottle of bubbly). We enjoyed hearing...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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Cuevas H, VR Owner at Cuevas Helena Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2019

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 November 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 visit the cavehouse. We booth are very interested in...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Cuevas H, VR Owner at Cuevas Helena Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

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

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Pool Table
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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Would you recommend this holiday rental for someone who wants to stay near a lake?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Cuevas Helena is situated in Cuevas de Luna which a small cave community and very tranquil but at the same time you are only 4km away from the historic village of Benamaurel which has all the amenities you require without having to go to the bigger town of Baza which in itself it beautiful this is 20 mins by car. If you are a keen walker or cyclist this is a perfect place to stay and if its relaxation away from day to day life then we can assure you you can relax at Cuevas Helena.
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