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A Natural Wonder

We visited lo specchio di venere several years ago, and it was one of the great highlights of our... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
New York City, New York
Sulphur lake

quite an experience, the place is beautiful and still in its natural state, except for a little bar... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Island of Gozo, Malta
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We visited lo specchio di venere several years ago, and it was one of the great highlights of our week in Pantelleria. The island as a whole is fascinating and spectacular--craggy volcanic rock everywhere, used for everything from building houses to building sheltered groves for...More

Thank Lawrentian
Reviewed 8 September 2017

quite an experience, the place is beautiful and still in its natural state, except for a little bar close by. it is difficult to get in as there are many small sharp stones, so shoes are advisable.

Thank VictorBonello
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This lake is a must visit. Such a wonderful spectacle when driving by car and suddenly the view opens up to this incredible scene. The lake is not artificial. It's the basin of an extinct volcano..several of them on the island. Try the mud, cover...More

Thank Geoffrey F
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I have visited this fabulous lake/lagoon recently with friends, probably the only place in Pantelleria where you can have a walk "by the sea". The "specchio di Venere" is in the middle of the mountains of Pantelleria, crystal clear blue water (and no jelly fish!)...More

Thank eleonoragrilli1
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Really stunning place, you must stop by at least to drive by. Drive behind the lake and up the hill for even better views

Thank kangelini
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I can't describe the wonder! We went with the hotel shuttle, we did the sludge and we bathed. Lago di Venere was is one of the best thing in Pantelleria!

Thank PattieDeLury
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Pantelleria is unique, I didn't understand whether I like it or not, but I cryed when we left. Lo specchio di venere has some hot pots to sit in and contemplate on how it will be, when you are old. Then you cover yourself in...More

Thank Anietta18
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The beautiful changing colours are mesmerising. We were at the lake first thing a.m. they say to first bath in hot spring waters, then cover in nearby mud baths....take a stroll around lake until mud dries...then wash off for a real cocoon experience. Stunning setting...a...More

1  Thank AndalusianEscapes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Location fantastic, charming and unique. An immense blue lake hot spring water. It is a nature reserve !! Remember not to be uncivilized, pick up cigarettes and trash.

Thank Onlygoodfoods
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Scenic walk around the lake and a natural volcanic spa with wonderful mud suitable for applying on your body and when dried- scrubbing it off and enjoying a swim. For best experience - go early! At 9 am there were 6 persons, at 11 am...More

1  Thank North_in_South
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