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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The groto of our lady , immaculate conception is the most special and holy place of all time. People pray , touch the cave and the impact of healing are presence. People come from all over the world . The pilgrims are so dedicated to...More

Thank Wild T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Aunt and I were driving around Aruba to get a feel of areas outside the touristy places. She chose this place on a map. We loved it! A little religious stop along the way in our travels. A grotto/cave formed into the side of...More

Thank Kim O
Reviewed August 11, 2018

The cathedral is very beautiful, but the road leading to it makes it look like a Roman Catholic theme park, with seaside style offerings all the way down the road. I was disappointed as my grandmother thought it a wonderful place when she visited 50...More

Thank sparklyjo1
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I was able to view and visit the Lourdes Grotto while on a tour of the Island of Aruba. It was an unexpected delight which we only had time to view from the bus. It was especially enjoyed and photographed by some of my fellow...More

Thank George K
Reviewed June 20, 2018

We happened upon the Grotto when we got lost driving..yes, as small as Aruba is, you can still get lost LOL. The Grotto was a nice, brief stop. It was worth the extra time.

Thank reenybean
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Unfortunately I was on a bus tour and this was not on their stop list because of hazards with rocks. I looked beautiful and I wish we at least could stop to see it vs drive by. If you have the time and are driving...More

Thank DebSweeney21
Reviewed June 5, 2018

The area is interesting, but out of the way. There was no information concerning the history or current significance, which was disappointing. If you're on your way to the park, or Baby Beach, it's an interesting stop.

Thank Debra S
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Interest is hot and cold. It does have a "sacred feel" to the place, with the alter and cave. It is out in the desert.

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

We actually stayed in an AirBNB right down the street and took many walks up the road we did use the steps for exercise which was a great little workout. We found it most interesting is that there are candles burning up in the caves,...More

Thank lovetosnorkel1
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for a workout. Make sure to have comfy shoes. Drink lots of liquids after, and not before as you wouldn't like their bathroom. Okay, I get it. Maybe it is a penance to climb before asking Lady of Lourdes' intervention...More

Thank Albert S
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