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Grotta dello Smeraldo (Emerald Grotto)

Spiaggia Grande, Positano, Italy
+39 089 831535
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  • Very good27%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
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Spiaggia Grande, Positano, Italy
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+39 089 831535
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"blue grotto"
in 58 reviews
"stalactites and stalagmites"
in 6 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 8 reviews
"natural wonder"
in 4 reviews
"boat driver"
in 9 reviews
"euros per person"
in 6 reviews
"private boat"
in 10 reviews
"boats"
in 28 reviews
"capri"
in 58 reviews
"serenaded"
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"grottos"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had to visit this attraction after it was highly recommended by friends. The entrance was basically a hole in the wall but once you get in, the view was breathtaking. The phenomenon was simple but the effect was amazing. This is definitely worth the visit...More

Thank Ravi N
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

5 Euro each to get in, and then you get pestered by the boatsman to give them tips. Very rude and aggressive to my wife asking for tips , terrible. Avoid.

Thank Simon A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We planned our day around this outing, forgetting to check reviews. We were embarrassed to have spent the 30 Euro entrance fee for our family of 6 to visit the Emerald Grotto for 10 minutes in a 20-person rowboat looking around a small cave. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

You should only visit this place during hot days, so that you can at least take advantage of the low temperature. Otherwise, the entry fee is not worth your money. The 15 minutes ride on a small boat that spins around this very small caved...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Complete waste of time and €5 per person. Spend money on glass of Chianti instead! Boat captain, though, was very entertaining and funny. So if you want a 15min laugh, enjoy.

Thank smilch
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you can get a private boat charter for the day with blue star .... if you want to go here you can with them but they will take you to the best untouched caves you can jump of the boat and swim into much...More

Thank Sally3699
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small dark grotto, with nothing to see. The boatmen asked for an undeserved tip. Don't waste your time.

1  Thank ettorepanetti
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took the elevator down to the grotto and paid our 10 euros. I’d say we paid more then we should’ve however these guys are just trying to make a living! We hopped into our little blue boat and our captain was very friendly, however,...More

Thank tacosandbirkenstocks
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't want to tip the driver of the boat, you are being assaulted ! If you have something else to visit, go your way !

1  Thank cyrilgallazzini
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful grotto! Went on a boat ride @ this grotto with a very funny and very personable captain.... he even serenaded us!

Thank Marlene C
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Jackie G
4 June 2017|
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Response from Marialyce | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe there is a storage for luggage at the Emerald Grotto. It is very small and we left our luggage on the bus.
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Tanya A
10 May 2017|
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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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