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Grotta dello Smeraldo (Emerald Grotto)

Spiaggia Grande, Positano, Italy
+39 089 831535
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Daily Amalfi Coast Group Tour
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Salerno to Amalfi and Positano Private Boat Excursion
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Spiaggia Grande, Positano, Italy
+39 089 831535
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved that there was no wait to visit this compared to the Blue Grotto on Capri. There's a lift down from the road into the grotto. The negatives are that the boat men are a little bit pushy for a tip and there's a try...More

Thank Karina M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you're looking for a Blue Grotto experience (Capri) then you'll most definitely be disappointed by this attraction. That said, some of the prettiest pictures can be taken in the cave like entrance to the Grotto.

Thank Tim K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The grotto itself is quite nice, but it takes about an hour to take a boat from Amalfi, visit grotto and return. Total time in the grotto is 5-10 minutes on a small boat. If you do not have much time on the coast, probably,...More

Thank 999Reviewer0001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your bored and you can spare 20 minutes from getting out the car to getting back in it. For 5€ a head. It's worth it... however annoyingly asked for tips at the 'start' of the tour with the guide basically saying... I'll tell you...More

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the short round trip from Amalfi harbour, transferring to small boats in the grotto itself rowed with "guides." It's quite small but pretty.

Thank mabinho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The actual cave is worth a visit but the "boat trip " is just a waste of time. its quite a joke really. i wouldn't even bother paying the 5 euro.

Thank NikWinter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The leaflet is very different to real life. The person leading the tour was nothing but annoying. Demanding tips for a very boring "tour". To top it off he then talked about us to the Italian couple next to us little did he know that...More

Thank Sophia L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came by boat and wanted to explore the grotta. Our guide was really bored out and not enthusiastic at all. The tour was about five minutes and then it was over. Not really worth it.

Thank Samiswe
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A 10 meter diameter circle in the cave, 2,5 square metres of blue water and a guy taxing and talking a lot to try to make it interesting. Well let's say I found it overrated.

Thank Jean-Marc W
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Easy to access by an elevator by the side of the road. But as usual on the Amalfi Coast, parking very difficult. Nice cave, quick to visit. We tried to visit it from the sea when were on a coastal tour but there was another...More

Thank PauliinaS159
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Jackie G
4 June 2017|
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Response from Bob W | Reviewed this property |
Shouldn't be a problem to leave them with an attendant.
Tanya A
9 May 2017|
Response from superfantagenius | Reviewed this property |
not possible by walk, but the trip on the boat is short and very very simple. no problem with Child. in june we have parking in front of the grotta.. best hours are 2 and 3 Pm
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