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The Grotto

Grotto Dr, Mariana Islands
+1 670-233-0670
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Sunday 10 AM Overcrowded

Against my better judgment they talked me into this situation. One hundred steps down and the place... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Jim W
via mobile
Interesting Place

Th Grotto is probably most special for those who will dive or snorkel there. I did neither just... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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Grotto Dr, Mariana Islands
+1 670-233-0670
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Against my better judgment they talked me into this situation. One hundred steps down and the place was packed with tourists standing on the big rock I presumed that I would have jumped off, into the snorkeling area. The people were like sea lions clinging...More

1  Thank Jim W
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Th Grotto is probably most special for those who will dive or snorkel there. I did neither just walked down to see the place. Still, I enjoyed that. It's a fairly unique location. The stairs are steep, but they weren't too bad for me. Some...More

Thank Mathyew
Reviewed 25 July 2017

One of the better steaks on Saipan. The crew go over the top in creating veggie dishes for me as well. Pizzza is really good and the atmosphere is quaint.

Thank Glenn P
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The Gratto is a sea cave with a hole in the top of it letting light in. The water is warm and crystal clear. It is do peaceful to snorkel and swim inside. Do take your own snorkeling gear one can rent some in Garapan....More

1  Thank David Swearengi... S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The world famous "Grotto" earned it's reputation as one of the premier dive spots in the world. Now it is sadly too popular. Hoards of Chinese tourists clamber up and down the steps for a swim and snorkel overwhelming the scuba divers. Traffic has all...More

1  Thank Dean R
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful deep blue and clear water. Many people go snorkelling in the afternoon, all you can see most was people's legs. Diving may not be affected but only allow the one with dive licence and you have to carry your dive gear walking down and...More

Thank Iris C
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Did my dive on one of the more wavy rainy days at Grotto with Aqua Connections who are professional and friendly. For grotto, you need a guide no matter if you are snorkelling or diving because for sure you need help at the entry and...More

Thank 473conniel
Reviewed 5 June 2017

it must be a fantastic place for diving, but if you are not going for diving, basically there is nothing to see and take photo with.

Thank Jack X
Reviewed 1 June 2017

visited the grotto with two scuba dives. the view down there is breath taking. Just remember to dive with a stilled instructor or guide.

1  Thank Yanjun C
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Wow! This is a bucket list item for sure. I dove the Grotto 3 times on this trip and can't wait to come back. All three dives we took different routes and you can see many different things. The first dive was out tunnel 1,...More

2  Thank Kathie K
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21 July 2017|
Response from David Swearengi... S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that is how we did it. You just meed to watch the tide and stay a safe distance from the rocks.