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“Beautiful entrance, really excited...until we saw all the trash!”
Review of La Grotta Verde

La Grotta Verde
Ranked #1 of 11 things to do in Andrano
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We were headed back North to our hotel from Marina Serra (awesome!) and looked on trip advisor for something else to see. La Grotta Verde was very close so we decided to go. Tons of parking around it and all sorts of other stuff...seemed a little touristy. But we were there in the off season so not many people. We walked down to the cave which was really easy, figured out where we wanted to enter the water, and saw the water lit up on the other side of a big rock. We got really excited and worked our way over there. We climbed on top of the rock expecting and incredibly picturesque scene... and all we saw was TRASH!! The entire cave was filled with the trash...styrofoam, plateaux bottles, all sorts of other stuff. I hope it washed in there naturally...but wow what a buzz kill.

We still managed to get a picture of about 10' at the beginning without trash to capture the moment. Worth it but disappointing!

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Brilliant swimming - especially if you carefully find your way into the cave. The fish around the entrance mean that a snorkel and mask are worth having with you.

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Reviewed 16 January 2016

Recommended as a local swim, and so glad we went. Do take snorkels and masks there were so many fish outside the cave. Listening to people's voices we followed in the dark to the cave itself. Glad we explored as it is enchanting. All being well we will be back this year

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Reviewed 7 September 2015

We saw a sign for Grotta Verde and stopped on a whim for a quick swim not really even realizing there was a cave but when we were in the water we saw a few people messing around at the mouth of the cave so we followed them in and we were so glad we did, was one of the highlights of our trip and very easy to get to - no need to rent boats etc. Just a few metres swim from the rocky shore, into the cave (water not deep, we were walking most of the way from the entrance of the cave), bit of a narrow corridor in the rocks and then out into the cave where the water glows a brilliant blue-green. Bliss.

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Reviewed 30 July 2014

La Grotta Verde is easily accessible. Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the rocks which are used to sunbathe. To access the cave, simply walk to the bottom of the rocks, walk along the edge, of the water, go through the cave and you will see the entrance. At this point, you must get into the water and swim through a narrow channel to enter the grotto. It is not difficult. You will be rewarded with a stunning blue- green view. The water is calm and perfect for a quick swim. Unfortunately, it did contain quite a bit of washed up litter. Apparently, the amount of litter depends on the tides. However, it is still worth the visit if you are in the area.

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