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Pileta Caves (Cueva de la Pileta)

Benaojan, Benaojan, Spain
+34 687 13 33 38
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A cave containing 25,000-year-old etched symbols.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“cave entrance” (22 reviews)
“car park” (14 reviews)
Benaojan, Benaojan, Spain
+34 687 13 33 38
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

History, Geology and good explanations. This was a great tour with a guide who was really interested and knowledgeable about the caves and the paintings some of which are thought to be over 30,000 years old! The guide was keen to say his English wasn't...More

2  Thank KBP-in-SY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit of history and quite uncomercialised. Unlike the showcaves in Nerja. Our guide took us through the caves with our little tilly lamps and spoke excellent English. Really intereresting and an hour and a half passed in no time. Amazing to see primitive drawings...More

1  Thank Nikky P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great way to spend a couple of hours. The extensive caves are amazing, and to see actual drawings from prehistoric man 20,000 - 30,000 years ago...just wow! You are given a lantern for every 2 people. The light from the lanterns are good enough...More

1  Thank Frank N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You need to be able to walk and hike up/down steps to take this tour. When parking at the base, you have quite a little hike up steps to the entrance. It's best to call ahead and make reservations, because the family that owns this...More

1  Thank texanative
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reservations are required. We tried to reserve online, but when that did not seem to work, we just called once we arrive in Spain and reserved a time slot. We enjoyed the drive. It was picturesque, and the twisty roads can be fun if you...More

1  Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I loved how undeveloped this cave was. No asphalt trails. No lights. But it did have bats. And 40,000 year old cave painting. I loved it.

1  Thank Dan G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Had a very interesting tour of the cave with a young woman whose name escapes me. She was excellent. The cave is well worth visiting if you are in the Ronda area. It is not too far of a drive and the road is in...More

1  Thank Tuckerman99
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

These caves are situated near the village of Benaojan in the Serrania of Ronda ( Your Sat Nav will be a help!) It is wonderful to drive through the mountains & explore the many beautiful villages en route to the caves. ( we were coming...More

1  Thank DublinDiane
Reviewed 6 October 2017

My husband and I didn´t have much information about the cave before we ventured up so we had no idea of what we were in for. Our guide was a young girl that was so informative about everything, she knew the cave like the back...More

1  Thank Grace L
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I was in the area for a visit to the Hundidero-Gato cave system which lies not far away. This is a trip for speleologists but La Pileta is open to the public and unlike many caves with cave art it has been well protected and...More

3  Thank Peter G
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4 October 2017|
Response from Peter G | Reviewed this property |
If you type in Pileta cave tours on Google you will find the Pileta cave site heading the page and this gives opening times (open all year round and weekends) and advice on how to get there (by train then walk)
4 October 2017|
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Response from Storvik | Reviewed this property |
It will be open then. Tickets available at the front office. There is NO public transport but taxi’s are not expensive!
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14 April 2017|
Response from Livelifemas | Reviewed this property |
You are probably calling out of their operating hours. On their website it says 10:00-12:30 and 16:00-17:00. Good luck!