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Address: Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
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Capri Island Tour and Grottos from Sorrento
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Sparkling coral; captivating water

Deep blue grotto with a red rim where coral grows at sea level. Visible only by boat - but one of the standard stops on the tour around the north-western part of the island.

Reviewed 25 December 2016
john w
Palo Alto, California
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was an nice stop along the way of the boat tour, but not one of the best, scenic grottos. It may be better in the morning when the sun is on that side of the island.

Thank justcrazytalk
Tallinn, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place during our around island tour. Nice place but hadn't wow effect. Good place to visit.

Thank Piia E
Palo Alto, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Deep blue grotto with a red rim where coral grows at sea level. Visible only by boat - but one of the standard stops on the tour around the north-western part of the island.

Thank john w
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

The red coral is amazing. Take a boat tour around the whole island to see all of the grottoes. Get real close if you can. Quite pretty.

Thank catherine p
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

All the grottos around the coast are special in different ways and the speciality of the red grotto is its lining of red soft coral just under the surface. It's rather nice.

Thank John A
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 386 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Seen on our boat tour around the island. We got very close in to the grotto and could see the beautiful red coloring just below the water line. Not terribly busy with other boats.

Thank chitownsam
New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Our boat tour around the Isle made brief stops at the Red Grotto, the White Grotto, and the Green Grotto. The Red Grotto was the least impressive to me. But if your boat ride takes you to all 3 grottos, then the red one makes for a nice accompaniment. Especially nice if the boat is small enough to get very... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

hi everyone, if you are in italy and want to visit the amalfi coast, capri is the best day visit, if you are not staying in sorrento or positano and are visiting from naples, i would suggest to take a ferry from naples itself, we did a mistake of taking the train(very bad,like a local train in mumbai) from naples... More 

Thank Tarun K
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

You probably wouldn't just set out to see this one as it's not that special but another interesting and beautiful spot on the grand tour of grottos. Grotti. Grottum?? No idea what the plural of grotto is - I'm sure it's not Grotty...

Thank Stephanie S
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

We hired a couple of small boats with a group of friends and sailed around the island. A great day out and best way to see all the grotto's. With a small boat you can actually go inside the grotto which is great. Also fun to swim in them. Definitely worth doing. Book lunch in one of the many beach... More 

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