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Stinky but just do it

What can I say that other reviewers haven't. - Just do it and smell for 3 days. or don't do it and... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Cassie T
Melbourne, Australia
Stinky Mud = Silky Smooth Skin

When you first arrive on Vulcano by ferry you notice the sulfur smell of the geothermal activity of... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Hobart, Australia
via mobile
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

Sadly, we ha don time to enjoy this pooled but residents of the hotel spent ages there. Weather too cold for us to use open air pools.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PhilipT411
Reviewed October 12, 2018

What can I say that other reviewers haven't. - Just do it and smell for 3 days. or don't do it and miss out on telling funny stories. You decide. -definitely buy cheap stuff for the sitting in the mud part and then throw IT...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Cassie T
Reviewed September 21, 2018

34C on a 29C day required flip-flops and careful movement into, around and out of the main pool. Very relaxing antidote to carrying my son on a rucksack earlier on. Although I understand other issues raised, common sense dictates that small children would be in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank coh8
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

The place is nice and unique but there is a major issue with the warning about sulfurous gases . We were swimming on the beach (thermal baths ) together with our 8yrs old boy. Suddenly after inhaling Vulcano gases our boy collapsed ( black out...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alexandrumagurean
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Great way to spend a few hours. Yes there are sulphur smells, but you are on a live volcano. A swim in the sea after soaking in mud was great fun. Do pay the extra 1 euro for a shower and take shower gel with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank c d
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Nice mud pool complex where you can also access sea with hot spring vents inside – definitely recommended and worth a day trip from mainland Sicily. Protect your eyes well.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alexander P
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I know its a natural thermal pool and it does warn you that it gets hot but we actually experienced some scalding to our feet. Ouch! Be CAREFUL and I wouldnt take small children into it. There wasn't a huge amount of mud, you had...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ASkelton
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

When you first arrive on Vulcano by ferry you notice the sulfur smell of the geothermal activity of the island, but after a few minutes you don't notice it. A short walk from the port is the mudbath area. It is €3 per person to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank CousCousJ
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

The sulfur mud pool in Vulcano seem to be one of the main touristic things to do in town... I’m glad that I experienced it, but I kindly offer the following comments and suggestions: - This smells nasty! Our skin stunk for a day afterward....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank JRKSA
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Yesterday I went to the top of Vulcano (400 m) and today I would like to gain benefits from the thermal mud. Hot water, sliding mud, you must pay attention for your eyes.But is very relaxing, for my muscles, for my mind.Random you start and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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October 24, 2018|
Response from coh8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes (outside certain public holidays) - do not know precise opening hours. Visited on 23rd September - and assumed them as being from sunrise to sunset (0700-2000). As you need to arrive by hydrofoil or ferry, weather, sea... More
October 8, 2017|
Response from gila2010 | Reviewed this property |
nel periodo in cui sono stato io (luglio) dalle 07,00 alle 19,00
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