About this accommodation: Our eco friendly accommodation is located at the ancient Cappadocian mountain village of Akköy. This hotel is a unique establishment with internationally recognized pioneering activities in the areas of ecotourism and biotourism.
It offers two forms of accommodation, a 9-room, terraced Cave Boutique Hotel and a 3 storey rock Museum House, Uvercinka. The Cave Hotel is owned by Mehmet Güleç, a naïf architect born and raised in Akköy while the village was still fully inhabited back in 1960s. Museum House is owned and refurbished by Prof. Nergis Canefe, an artist as well as a law scholar. The house is designed as a fully furnished Cappadocian style family residence suitable for short or long-term stay.
In the joint establishment of this special accommodation, both Cave Hotel and Museum House's commanding location give you the full view of the ancient village of Akköy as well as the surrounding valleys, Hittite Cave cities, ancient monastries, mountains with three such village formations, fertile fields, and the unique landscape of Cappadocia.
Our eco friendly cave hotel is marked by their unique architecture, decorations and art work, serenity, and comforting hospitality. The unique features of the village, and custom-designed expeditions in order to satisfy your needs in the areas of historical site-seeing, photography and nature hikes, ecotourism and biotourism.
This is the Cappadocia's only cave hotel for ecotourism and agrotourism. Its restaurant serves authentic Anatolian cuisine made with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Guests can go for a stroll in the garden, or make use of the barbeque area. The hotel also has a relaxing jacuzzi. Our cave hotel in Cappadocia is adjacent to the 1000 year old Hittite Miletus city. Central Urgup’s Nikolos Monastery is just 5 km from the hotel. Free Wi-Fi, free parking and an airport shuttle are available. Rooms also have en suite bathrooms with amenities. Hotel Rooms: 10.
Village and Valley Excursions:
Our village is one of the oldest in the entire region, with unmatched civic architecture and ample photography opportunities as it is simply an open air museum. On top of our village, we have wonderful vineries on the skirts of Erciyes attended by our villagers. Upon the wish of our guests, we would be happy to arrange for an excursion of the unique stone houses of our village and a sunset visit to the valley with vineries as a courtesy tour.
The walk takes about 2 hours and it is most pleasant in terms of the view, weather and scenary. The climb is only moderate for the first 15 minutes and afterwards it is straight on a dirt pathway with incredible vistas. If you choose to do a day tour of Akköy, we provide a picnic lunch and take you to where there are vineyards, a herd, ancient ruins, etc. in the vicinity of the village, as well.
We work with the best Balloon Companies in the region for the last 15 years, and they provide door-to-door pick up and return minibus service to the fantastic balloon ride excursion over the unique landscape of Cappadocia. We do the booking for you and offer you their best deals for the season.
Price: 745 GBP per person (BB basis in a fully furnished deluxe cave room, included airport transfers. Price depends on the season and availability).
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