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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 2 days ago via mobile

Located between Priano and Amalfi, this small size cave offers a nice detour. You pay €5 per person, and you get there by an elevator. There are two boats waiting there, each has capacity of about 10 person. It's being sailed by a local guide...More

Thank Einatal
Reviewed 5 days ago

We did one day boat tour, and after we visited most famous " Blue" Grotto, the boat captain took us to this Emerald Grotto, which was equally beautiful as blue grotto. Blue Grotto was inside a cave and we just needed to go in with...More

1  Thank 千絵 フ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This tour takes only 15 minutes and is worth seeing. You get in a small boat inside a cave and look at the stuff and that's about it. Cost is 5 euro so it's affordable and you can say you've been in Italian caves.

Thank momof3girlsandaboy
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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
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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
10 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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