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Smuggler's Cove

Only reached by boat | Top of the island, 291 00, Greece
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A shipwreck from the 80's that has been washed up onto a bay that can only be reached by boat !!
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“ship wreck” (9 reviews)
“boat trip” (11 reviews)
“blue caves” (8 reviews)
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Only reached by boat | Top of the island, 291 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this trip. We had quite a drive before getting on the boat to go to the cove but it was a beautiful drive and you get to see unspoilt Greece. A short boat ride and you arrive in the cove. The boats pull...More

Thank charlietroy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival smugglers cove was flooded with people and boats. The boats being in the way made the waters pretty much unable to swim in as there was little room. The waters look nice from afar but getting in the water it is filthy and...More

Thank Jord B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If visiting Zante this is one destination I would definitely recommend. However it's best to get to this place as early as possible. We arrived around 10am in the morning and even then the beach was slightly crowded and about an hour later it was...More

Thank maneka f
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a very poor start to this trip,! Arrived at the pick up point and two buses marked ‘ Fidelity Smugglers ‘ turned up. Tried very hard to get the attention of the ‘ tour guide’ who tried even harder to ignore me even...More

Thank jaguar58
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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Definitely a must see, the water is gorgeous. Be forewarned the beach gets busy very quickly. All the tour boats come in at the same time so there will be a lot of people. But you must experience, there is no sand only small pebbles...More

Thank Stephanie W
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

This place is nice the best thing about it is the clear blue water and it does look like the pictures you see.its very busy though and you only get an hour there.Be aware the beach is shingle not sand so it's quite sharp on...More

Thank Denise A
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Very poor. I went to Zakynthos 30 years ago and our trip to Smugglers Cove got cancelled due to bad weather. So when I went last year it was the first trip we booked! Biggest disappointment of my life! It’s tiny sharp stones not sand....More

2  Thank Jenten1
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

we went there quite early and had the amazing view of blue water and white rocky beach.we had around an hour of free time and that was enough to do everything what we want.

1  Thank mariasekerkova28
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

We came here by boat. We did a little swimming and after taking pictures we left to other places. It was nice but I would not come again.

Thank Cezar V
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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous day out. The trip up is awesome seeing the coastline and we spotted our hotel. The cove is pretty awe inspiring too, although i was a bit perturbed at the number of folk that thought the wreck was some sort of galleon rather than...More

1  Thank Darthgill
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Rachl5
January 12, 2018|
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Response from LadyPavlova | Reviewed this property |
The boat gets as near to the shore as possible so you jump into the shallow water or some boats have a small ramp to walk on.
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Kayleigh T
May 30, 2017|
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Response from AJTheGreat |
How did you find the trip as my son is almost 2 yrs also?
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Nicole M
April 6, 2017|
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Response from Bugboys | Reviewed this property |
Qcannot remember who we went with but a tip , hire a car and go to the tip of the island by the lighthouse, there are several boat trips from there for the caves and blue caves. In addition then drive round and see the cove... More
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