Albergo Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita - Matera - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Stay in an ancient cave with all modern comforts
  • Enjoy a candlelit dinner in an former church carved from the rock
  • Experience a place full of history and cultural heritage as you visit Sassi di Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site 

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Booking 35 days in advance and spending over £500 per person? No need to pay in full today! Just select the 30% deposit option on our payment page (terms & conditions apply)

Your Destination

Discover the hidden wonders of southern Italy and visit Matera, a historical village known for the Sassi di Matera UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dating from the end of the 15th century, the Sassi di Matera are an urban and ancient system of caves suspected to be among the first human settlements in Italy and attract visitors worldwide.

A wealth of activities are on offer in the area’s natural playground, including canyon hikes, wine tasting and trips to the delicious food markets of Fonte Vetica. 

Your Hotel

Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita is a boutique hotel in Matera, housed within incredible prehistoric caves that form part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hotel is located in the Cività neighbourhood, between the cathedral and the stunning Gravina canyon. Guests can fly to Bari Airport then make the hour and a half journey by train to Matera Centrale Station.

Unwind with an in-room massage where experts will work their magic in your cave dwelling with flickering candle light and soothing music to complete the mood.

Just for you: A 10% discount on all massages and excursions reserved at the hotel 

  • 18 Rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private parking (surcharge, on request)
  • Child Care
  • Laundry / Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Shuttle (surcharge, on request)
  • Safe at reception
  • In-room massage available
  • Bike rental
  • Tour Desk

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

This offer is non-refundable 

Your Room

Our members can choose between a Classic or Superior Room

Just for you: A basket of fruits 

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
Classic Room
Each room has been carved along the lanes climbing up to Matera.  Each room has stunning views, is romantically lit by candlelight and includes free Wi-Fi. 
Superior Room
Marvel at the charming stonework and vaulted ceilings of the Superior Room.  Entirely adorned with old stones, these caves with a cosy atmosphere are perfect for a romantic escape.

Please note: the bed for the 3rd/4th guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on a bed and breakfast stay.

This 4-star hotel offers warm and original hospitality in a setting of rustic decor, cobblestone floors and granite arches. Guests can savour local gastronomy in the hotel restaurant, a candlelit dinner in a former church, and visit the cosy hotel bar lit by oil lamps. The inviting fireplace is the perfect spot to relax and sample roasted chestnuts and a selection of local craft beers. Cooking lessons are also available at the hotel. 

Your Journey

Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: Are not included.

Car Hire: can be added at the next stage of booking process for an additional fee (flight inclusive offers only)

Distance from Bari airport: 1hr 15min / 86km

min : 2°C max : 10°C
min : 3°C max : 10°C
min : 7°C max : 16°C
min : 10°C max : 22°C
min : 15°C max : 26°C
min : 17°C max : 30°C
min : 17°C max : 29°C
min : 14°C max : 25°C
min : 11°C max : 20°C
min : 7°C max : 14°C
min : 4°C max : 11°C

Car Hire

Please note you cannot be guaranteed a specific make of car within a certain group.

The minimum age for driving a hire car in Italy is 21 and drivers must have held a full driving licence for a least 1 year.

The lead name on the booking will be confirmed as the named driver.  The named driver must present a credit card in their name when collecting the car (credit cards in other names will not be accepted).

The named driver must also present a full valid driving licence on collection of the vehicle and in some cases a credit card or cash deposit will be required.

Please ensure that you check your car hire documents carefully once received as this will advise if there are any taxes/charges to be paid locally as well as potential mileage restrictions.

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel Documents

Flight Inclusive Offers
You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

The airline is ticketless and therefore, you will not receive any hard copy documents. You will however, receive an email from us detailing your flight information and reference number to enable you to manage your booking online via the airline website.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

If you have booked transfers, Meet & Greet, car hire or airport lounges, you will receive a separate voucher for each of these services. Please note that transfer vouchers are sent directly from the transfer supplier.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your Safe Senders list or check your Junk mail regularly for your travel documents.

We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at

Accommodation Only
You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Important Information

Our price does not include a city tax of XXX payable locally (Prices subject to change without prior notification.)

For further information on passport & visa requirements click here

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel

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