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Cala Rossa

Isola di Favignana, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 20 Attractions in Favignana
Type: Beaches
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London
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

When the wind is not blowing too hard Cala Rossa is absolutely stunning. we highly recommend Rocco boat (ask around, he is very famous). He doesn't speak a great deal of italian but his food and simpathy is well worth the money!

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Swieqi, Malta
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

definitely worth walking down the hill…. do not miss this bay. There are 2 chaps that provide umbrellas and deck chairs...

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Savoy, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Beautifully clear water. We rented a car for the day and drove and drove. Stoped at all the swimming locations and swam 5 times at 4 locations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

An awesome crystal water but will not recommend it if you want to lay and relax, cause there is no place to lay on the rocks and to go down in the water the rocks are sharp.. I would recommend to wear the acua shoes.. But it's a must to visit that beach if you are in Favignana..

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Very nice , but mainly you can go by boat, the water is nice but cold for my liking me even in the summer. Some spots get so busy with small boats,

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

When visiting Favignana you have to go to Cala Rossa! Not for swimming, because that can be a bit difficult. But go there for the great colors! You will be amazed, it is so beautiful! You really can't believe that you are still in Europe when you stand on the rocks and look down. Also seeing the places where the... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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131 reviews 131 reviews
22 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

... but if you want to just chill on a sandy beach then you are better off one of the other wonderful location that the island offers. That being said the location is amazing, the rocky beach makes the water so clean and clear, it is really a must see. You can also walk around to fully enjoy the landscape.... More

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Bologna, Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Visiting Sicily in May or June, before summer's heat, is a great pleasure for eyes and soul; Beside landscapes, the architectural beauties and the quality of food, the kindness of people and the clear water, this time of the year offer the peerless please of a flourishing and overflowing nature; flowers and perfumes everywhere....

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Stockholm, Sweden
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Just look at the pictures! The old stone quarry beach is beautiful and crazy. Not the easiest place for swimming, hard to reach the water, but still very worth a visit.

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North Little Rock, Arkansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I'll start out by saying that I took the pictures but I am still convincing myself it was real. I am well-traveled. This may be one of the most beautiful places I've been. First of all, I am a solo female traveler. I walked from my hotel, close to the city centre, to Cala Rossa and Bue Marino. I saw... More

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