Located in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Sassi di Matera, the Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita offers 18 cave dwellings, carefully furnished to offer a unique experience to guests wishing to stay in this unusual setting. The Sassi of Matera has been a world heritage site since 1993 and is considered an expression of an ancient life. The whole property is in the oldest part of the Sassi, the Civita. Guests can admire the dramatic views of the Murgia Park and its rock churches. Many experiences are also on offer such as a candlelit dinner in the 13th century church, cooking lessons and wellness massages. Car hire is recommended for this property.
The hotel has 18 rooms (official rating 4 star).
Ideal duration to visit Matera is a 2-3 night stay.
Fresh, locally sourced and homemade produce served in the cave church.
It is possible on request to enjoy a unique and romantic dining experience in the former church lit solely by candlelight.
Massages are available in the privacy of your own room (bookable and payable locally). Treatments include reiki, deep connective tissue, emolymphatic, draining, couple, anti-stress or relaxant.
Private in-room yoga or pilates lessons are also available on request.
Mountain and city bikes are available to hire (payable locally). Enjoy a bike tour of the Sassi area, the city centre or the Murgia National Park.
Max 2 Adults, 1 Cot
Classic Double Rooms feature a double bed and are all unique with either a bathtub or shower.
Max 3 Adults, 1 Cot
Superior Rooms are all unique with a stone bathtub either located in the bathroom or bedroom.
Max 4 Adults
Suites are all unique and can sleep up to four. All feature a romantic stone bathtub either located in the bathroom or bedroom.
Max 4 Adults
Master Suites are spacious and all uniquely designed.
This room is not available to book online but give us a call and one of our travel centre experts may be able to get a quote for you. Call to book 01293 762410 *
A unique and beautiful hotel; highly recommended
Yukari K, Chicago, Illinois
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