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Caves of Arta (Cuevas de Arta)

Carretera de las Cuevas, s/n, Capdepera, Majorca, Spain
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Ranked #2 of 12 Attractions in Capdepera
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves
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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

First impressions were good. The staff were friendly and helpful, we got some complimentary snacks and drinks but the overall experience was not what I was expecting at all. Instead of an exploration of the caves, including a boat trip through the caves it was completely focused on an explorer who once visited the island with at least 3 different... More

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chertsey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

good value at 15e including short underground concert, lots of steps though, good concete paths with half a dozen guides per tour. entertaining and interesting. big car park too

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Leeds
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

A 45 minute tour for 13 Euros through an elaborate and impressive cave system. English speaking guide that explains the most interesting features. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We chose to make our own way here via local buses which was a trek! We almost got lost on our way there, walking from Campanet as there are no sign posting to the caves. There is a bus that goes to the caves at 1pm and 4pm. We chose these caves as an alternative to the Caves of Drach... More

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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went here from Port de Pollenca on a rainy day. We only had to wait 10 minutes and it was beautiful inside. Quite good for younger children (6 and 8 with us) as it isn't too long.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Very well organised if rather expensive guided tour which lasts 40 minutes or so. Like eveywhere in the resort of Canyamel, most tourists are German therefore the guide spoke little English. Classical music played at significant moments to add effect!

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Very interesting visit. Our guide was very knowledgable and spoke 4 languages to our mixed group. The children went in for free (6&4) otherwise 12 euros per adult well spent.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Well worth a visit. We drove there, 20 mins from Cala Rajada. It is also possible to get a boat trip from Cala Rajada which leaves at 10:30am and returns at 13:30. The caves are very cavernous with stalagmites which must be 10s or 100s of millions of years old. A tour costs EUR 13 and lasts about 40 mins.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

who says mallorca is all about beaches. this cave is a true marvel. all a bit touristy and the guided tour not exactly long on real facts….but all those things you learnt about limestone caves at school; now you can see them!!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Showcases can be an anticlimax, or touristy in the extreme this is neither and well worth the entry fee, have never felt quite so awed by a load of stalactites! The guided tour was interesting but then we also had freedom to wander towards end of the visit. Quieter than some sites of other caves in mallorca.

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