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Grotta della Poesia

Sp 366, Roca Vecchia, Melendugno, Italy
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A lot of people but amazing

This place is so beautiful. The water is cristal clear and turquoise and the same time. You can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steyfani
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Paris, France
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Amazing place!!!!! It worth it

I went to visit this place around 2pm, you dont have to pay anything its a free entrance atea(or at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
claricearav
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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“natural pool” (5 reviews)
“the cliff” (3 reviews)
“peak season” (2 reviews)
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Sp 366, Roca Vecchia, Melendugno, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so beautiful. The water is cristal clear and turquoise and the same time. You can jump. In some areas you can stand up and you can swim outside the cave. Because it’s open you can feel the heat of the sun.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to visit this place around 2pm, you dont have to pay anything its a free entrance atea(or at least it was on june 12th) there is no shadows and Im glad I arrive at that time as if I would have come before...More

1  Thank claricearav
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Very good place to visit, and dive into! It's a good experience to enjoy for everyone. Unfortunately, during the summer is totally crowded BUT the joyful atmosphere is also very amusing.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

be sure to visit if you are nearby. very fun to swim inside. and the view is amazing! as we were visiting in October, there were only a few people with us, by the way, the water was quite warm.

2  Thank UgneRing
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Me, the wife, Danny Bizzle and his Wife were hear. Not for long, found i, dived off it, enjoyed it, we got there about 4pm probably was a better time to go as I can imagine it would be packed in peak season at peak...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

There is nothing doubt this 'cave of poems' is stunningly beautiful, but if you want to swim it's difficult to get in and out (unless there are locals there at the time).

1  Thank embeesyd
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

This place is something really unique so definitely worth a visit if in Puglia. Usually it is overcrowded with people but you can still take some pictures and a dive in the turquoise waters.

2  Thank AncaAnnca
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing caves to sea. Try the dive in the cave it s not so high. Inside you can find a sort of swimming pool with the natural colors green and blue very beautiful! I also recommend to see torre Sant'Andrea with its "faraglioni" 1,3...More

1  Thank Rossella C
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

A beautiful Grotta. You just want to jump off the cliff into the refreshing, crystal clear water. Not too busy, especially in September.

1  Thank suitcase_wanderlust
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

A must-do if you're in the Salento with a few adventurous types e.g. teenage daredevils. If you're brave enough, you can jump off a 30 foot high cliff into the sea, for those less foolhardy, you can jump from around 15 feet into the central...More

1  Thank MayoForSam
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It will be fine, once your in you will love it!
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pwallamy
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Response from ECW22 | Reviewed this property |
Yep, do not park on the road! No matter how many cars there are parked! You will get a ticket! When we got there, there car-park was full. But then - we were there in August.
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