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Pileta Caves (Cueva de la Pileta)

Benaojan, Benaojan, Spain
+34 687133338
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A cave containing 25,000-year-old etched symbols.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“an hour” (29 reviews)
“cave entrance” (20 reviews)
“car park” (13 reviews)
Benaojan, Benaojan, Spain
+34 687133338
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I would agree with some other reviewers who suggest that this attraction is not all that well run, the caves themselves are amazing and it is a privilege to see the incredibly ancient cave paintings. The fish painting in the cave at the far...More

Thank ra028
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We, a family of 6, visited the caves on a day that it looked like rain. Regardless of the weather this is a worthwhile trip from Ronda. The tour took approximately 1hr to travel 500m into the mountainside and we saw fantastic rock formations and...More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pileta Caves are famous for their prehistoric cave paintings. It is located just southwest of Ronda and is best accessed by car. Once you find the small road up to the parking area there is room for 15 to 20 cars at most, so...More

Thank rcarroll16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never thought there could be such a vast world inside the surrounding Jurassic rock. The cave drawings are in adundance and the demonstration of how the neandrethal lived, and recorded their lives is truly amazing. 30000 years of just amazing history to see, and walk...More

Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As English speaking visitors we were not lucky as our tour was in Spanish language only. It is a fascinating place to visit but we grew bored as a lot of explanations provided were lost on us. The place is definitely not for the people...More

Thank Suzannah-P
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Wow! These caves are spectacular! The tour guide was straight to the point, no waffling and gave lots of advice about staying safe in the cave. This is not suitable for anyone with walking or mobility difficulties or anyone who would struggle to walk up...More

Thank melcpotts
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

If you want to understand a little more about how humans felt the urge to pick up a stick to paint both in detailed and abstract form some 32,000 years before Christ walked the earth then a visit to the caves will shed some light...More

Thank LindaGalvin
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this month with the family. Would be good to phone ahead to book a place on a tour, although we managed to get a spot without booking. If it was busier it would have been a bit of a wait otherwise. Caves were great...More

Thank Jamesr12654332
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We had a little trouble finding the cave even with GPS. You park in a lot and hike up to a shack where you can purchase tickets and snacks. There are no bathrooms. We were lucky enough to be able to join a tour without...More

Thank dialqueen
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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!
13 April 2017|
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Response from Livelifemas | Reviewed this property |
We organized our visit ourselves. Our guide spoke English and Spanish (as they say on their website). Did you call to make a reservation? I suppose when you call (which is highly recommended in order to save a spot) you... More
13 September 2016|
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Response from Rose T | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open every day of the year except major holidays....Enjoy your visit.