Cave of Smeraldo, Positano

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#5 of 9 in Nature in Amalfi Coast
Cave of Smeraldo is known for the iridescent emerald light that covers the walls of the cave. A combination of geological events creates the captivating effect. The only direct opening to outside light is beneath the water. When daylight shines through, the green color appears on the cave walls. You can easily reach the cave via car by taking the ss163 highway from Capri. A small fee provides access to the cave via elevator, while a rowboat manned by a singing tour guide will take you into the grotto's interior. Cave of Smeraldo is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Positano Edition.
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  • Pretty neat cave explored in a row boat with a singing boat master. The water is a deep blue and the cave is huge!! There can be up to a 3 hour wait in the summer but when I went in October, there was...  more »
  • Ok I read reviews and overall not good at all , so much so that was why I had to do it , to see if it was as bad as they say especially as I had time to kill for half a day. IT IS. It,s like how a rea...  more »
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