Gamirasu Cave Hotel, Turkey

Beyond Your Imagination

Inhabitited for over five thousand years, Cappadocia is one of the most fascinating travel destinations in Turkey. If you are in search of a quiet and luxurious retreat in this area then Gamirasu Cave Hotel is the place for you. This is an exquisitely restored cave house, in Ayvali Village near Urgup in the heart of Cappadocia. Here the focus is on exceptional service, attention to detail and the warmth of a home away from home.Comprising of six beautifully restored and integrated cave houses, all 35 rooms in this hotel are designed in harmony with the natural fairy chimney surroundings, but with all the comforts and conveniences of a modern hotel – from a heated outdoor pool to free Wi-Fi.

Photo courtesy of Gamirasu Cave Hotel

Each spacious room in this hotel has been uniquely designed by the owner Ibrahim Bastutan who has put a great deal of time and effort into making the rooms comfortable, authentic and superbly luxurious. The interior decor reflects authentic Ottoman style – from the finest quality cotton bed linen to the exquisite furniture which has been hand-made by locals using special wood. There is a wonderful selection of suites available for singles, couples and families.

In fact, some room packages include a personal chauffeur, 24-hour room service and many other exclusive perks; perfect for those who want the finer things in life. In addition to this, the Turkish food here is absolutely delectable as the retaurant uses wholesome organic, local produce. In the morning you can savour the freshly baked, melt-in-your-mouth bread with popular Beyaz Peynir cheese and delicious home-made cherry jam! And later on you can try the restaurant’s amazing six course Turkish dinner.


Guests at Gamirasu Cave Hotel also have easy access to some of the most breathtaking and unforgettable scenery in the world. The sense of tranquility and authentic village atmosphere around the Gamirasu is instantly soothing. There’s a seven kilometre hiking trail which starts from the front door of the hotel and follows a remote valley with a beautiful brook flowing down the middle. In every direction, you are surrounded by picturesque views, extraordinary natural shapes and a myriad of cave-dwellings to explore. It really is one of the most mesmerising and unforgettable destinations in the world. 

For more information and reservations:

Gamirasu Cave Hotel
T: +90 384 354 5815 / 20
F: +90 384 354 5864


This article was published in the June 2016 issue of Inspire Living Magazine. Download it here!