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Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)

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Address: Coast Rd | Qrendi, Zurrieq, Island of Malta, Malta
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Blue Grotto- enjoy it on a clear day

We were in Malta in 2014 Christmas period and one day we visited South Malta for Blue Grotto,Ghar Dalam and Marsalokk Bay We actually waited for a clear day and on the 5th day... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were in Malta in 2014 Christmas period and one day we visited South Malta for Blue Grotto,Ghar Dalam and Marsalokk Bay We actually waited for a clear day and on the 5th day, the forecast was bright clear day and thus started for Blue Grotto. From various reviews we understood that early morning is preferred to avoid any rush.... More 

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Giessen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The Blue Grotto was extremely beautiful. The serenity there was simply gorgeous. Just sitting and watching the water in the small inlet was very much worth the visit. Also the view of the open sea just amazing. In better weather, I will definitely take a boat tour of the Grotto itself ...

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Went here a few weeks ago. The views from the cliffs above the grotto are absolutely stunning and it gets even better when you can get on a fishing boat and go in the caves.

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Nerja, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

A short sea journey in a small boat will take you too and from the blue grotto in about 20 minutes. Fine if the swell is gentle and you have good sea legs! There are a number of small cafes for meals and snacks.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Another great dive site and attraction, here you dive the Um El Faroud tanker, perfect conditions lots to see and do

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

I was a bit disappointed with the Blue Grotto. Admittedly, that bias could have been a result of having been completely overwhelmed by the Blue Lagoon (Comino) only two days earlier. Getting to the Blue Grotto from Sliema was a bit tedious, probably because of it being the low season. I took bus X2 from Sliema Ferries to the airport... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

From Valetta (the Capital City) to one of the country's best known attractions is 11km. For the first 8km you can take the 71 or 73 from the bus station at Valletta. This leaves you at Zurrieq which has an hourly service (the 201) to the Blue Grotto for the last three km; or you can do a pleasant 30... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

If you go there thinking that you will see the same as you see in the pictures you will be dispointed. It is nice but really fast, you don't have enough time to appreciate the landscape, so that is the reason that I think Blue Grotto is a little bit overpriced. It is not expensive, but for me it doesn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

TheBlue Grotto is practically in my back yard,just 20 min walk from either Zurrieq or from Qrendi two beautiful little villages,best time to visit these caves which is accessible by small boats from Wied Iz Zurrieq is at between 9am and 12,with emerald blue waters which reflect tha rays of the sun, the atmosphere takes you back in time.You can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great views, lovely cafe. A wonderful experience! Beautiful flora, fantastic views of the sea breaking into the cave...... Go and see it!!

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