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Emerald Grotto (Grotta di Smeraldo)

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Address: Conca dei Marini, Italy
Description: Set in the bay of Conca dei Marini, this awesomely beautiful cave is named...
Set in the bay of Conca dei Marini, this awesomely beautiful cave is named for the color reflected in the water and offers many fascinating geological structures.
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it was not a must as its sell by most of the tours. is really small and you take a boat ride of 5 mins inside a cave. the "guide" doesnt really say anything about the history of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

it was not a must as its sell by most of the tours. is really small and you take a boat ride of 5 mins inside a cave. the "guide" doesnt really say anything about the history of the formation of the grotta or anything, they just invent random stuff during the ride.

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Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Very interesting but arrive as early as possible. When we came up from the sea the congestion of tourist busses was amazing. The traffic controllers were outstanding but then I suppose they do this every day.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

looking at the pictures, we were excited to get there. it is located right at our hotel door...but! the grotto is very small, not much to see, and you actually need to be there at an exact time of the day in order to get the best out of it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We only visited the Emerald Grotto because our boat trip stopped here. It is only 5 euros for admission and there weren't any queues so that was nice. You go into some row boats and a man will tell you in English about the caves. After the first minute he will run out of actual facts so will start pointing... More 

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Braselton, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

If you go to the emerald grotto, do not expect too much. If you have been to the Grotto Azura on Capri, pass it by, Only 5E apiece, but they guide will expect a tip. The 15 minute boat 'ride' is just a circle of the grotto, about 70 yds by 40 yds. the light comes in from the sea... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A cave and water that was the size of a large swimming pool. Nothing at all special and not worth the parking fee or entrance fee. What a waste of time.

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Herzlia, Israel
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A cave on the water one of the walls of which has an underwater opening that lets sunlight in through the seawater creating a lighted spot in the water (not the walls!). Big deal! If you have visited rocky sea coasts - you have most probably encountered similar phenomena very often. No comparison whatsoever to the Grotta Azzurra in Capri.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My mother and her family are from Vettica, the next village along, and she still has a house there. Since I was born, I visit every year and have been amazed to discover new caves and beaches along the coast where you can free dive and high dive from the cliffs. It started from summersults from the natural arch on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This came recommended to us by some people at our hotel. We were so glad we stopped and saw the Emerald green water. Our kids loved it as well

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Kitchener, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Emerald Grotto is just right across form La Conca Azurra Hotel. Paid 5 Euros to get in. Had to take an elevator going down. It is not a big cave and the tour was just about 15 to 20 minutes. It is not worth a special trip on it's own. It was across the hotel we were staying so decided... More 

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Address: Address: Conca dei Marini, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Conca dei Marini

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