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Best water I have ever seen!!

Wow, to drive along the rocky track a literally arrive in paradise, the water is amazing!!! Bit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Crystal Blue Sea

Not to be missed once in Favgnana. It is a must to have closed shoes and also swimming shoes as... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
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Isola di Favignana, Sicily, Italy
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 10, 2014

Absolutely stunning bay. As many people have rightly said, the closest you will find to the swimming pool of the gods. The multiple photos speak for themselves. However, as you can see from many of the photos, it is a steep walk down and there...More

9  Thank Stinz3
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed October 4, 2013

The walk up, the walk down, the crowded uncomfortable beach, and the injuries we sustained getting into the water. Wear water shoes, sneakers,not flip flops it is beautiful.

6  Thank Hollyssg
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow, to drive along the rocky track a literally arrive in paradise, the water is amazing!!! Bit tricky to walk down the rocks and get in but well worth it, absolutely beautiful!! Wish we had more time here.

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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Not to be missed once in Favgnana. It is a must to have closed shoes and also swimming shoes as rocks can harm your feet.

Thank Dorothy370
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Super cool beach. Wonderful view and stunning water colours. Best to be reached with a scooter easily to be rent at the harbour

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

I cycled to Cala Rossa, which is an easy enough ride. Once you get there it's not so easy to get to the sea. Towards the end you have to clamber over rocks. It's worth it though! Finally I had the view I expected in...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Possibly one of the nicest places I have ever swam in the sea. Be careful to climb down to the beach and definitely wear water shoes as the rocks are sharp. The water is clean and clear. Great for swimming and snorkeling.

Thank Marianne B
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Worth visiting beach although hardly accessible for swimming. The views are stunning and the color of the water is unreal. It is quite far by walking and the road is rural and complicated, so better to take a scooter rather than bicycle.

1  Thank 854julias
Reviewed August 15, 2018

I found it so peaceful and relaxing. Fresh fish comes in every morning, no matter what local restaurants you go to the meals are great if you love fish. You are better off not taking a car to the island. Favignana has bikes and vespa...More

1  Thank Enza M
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

This is really a cove not a beach. In fact there is no beach or sand to speak of. There is a path down go the rocky outcrops where it is possible to find the odd smooth surface to sit on. By why go to...More

1  Thank vincentb377
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Take a walk to Cala Rossa, go by bicycle, but just get there and stand on the cliff top and be awestruck at the beauty of this paradise. Words and pictures can never do this masterpiece justic.

Thank Alberto D
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Very good experience with boat, nice beach cristal water.Thanks our captain and his great hospitality..

Thank Goksel B
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Yessi T
May 20, 2016|
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Response from JoelDunning |
You can snorkel and its pretty good. We dod that yesterday. Favignana town will sell you snorkels. There are also some dive schools around but I didn’t see any rental. I think snorkels and flippers are too cheap to bother... More