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Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), Zurrieq

Categories: Geologic Formations, Caves, Nature & Parks
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4.1/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja) represents one of Malta's best-known and most beautiful sights. Every morning sun rays shine into this system of sea caves and create a breathtaking display of lights in a range of blues. The water inside the grotto is transparent, which makes the rich marine life clearly visible. This is a choice place for diving and snorkeling. On the outside, the caves feature some of Malta's most magnificent arched rock formations. The site is only accessible by boat, but several tours will take you here. With our international travel planner, Zurrieq attractions like Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja) can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • You can see the grotto from the road, but it is only from the boats that you can really experience the magnificence of the Grottos. Very good guide and overall good value, but go when the sea is calm! 
  • do not miss out on this experience. take a ticket (€8) and walk you in the magical caves. in the morning it's better because the Sun enters the caves.
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  • Worth a look, an incredible rock formation, where you do beautiful, unforgettable photos and przepłyniecie a boat between the rocks. Easy access from the capital, although buses are not too often. Visit early in the morning, when there are no crowds. Near the Grotto there are places where we can snack, delicious sandwiches or local liqueurs and beers. I recommend!
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  • Do not miss this spot if you are in malta. The water is clear blue/green and the view is spectacular. I would recommend taking a boat which takes you into several caves inside the mountain. The cost for the boat was 10 euro per person if i remember correctly, but dont hold it against me if the price varries.
  • Stunning place. Water is warm and bright blue. There was loads of available boats. The weather was great and the person who took us there knew how to sell it to us. Ticket was 8€ which is a reasonable price.
  • The trip itself is quite short, but you know what - you're on holiday and it's a bit of a must see. The water is amazingly clear, the grotto and surroundings are beautiful and the boats are small but safe. If you come by yourself, and not on a tour, then go up to the road at the top of the hill and find the viewpoint looking down at the main arch. Some nice photos available from there - and it's free.
  • Nice views, isolated. There are boat trips by local sailors to the caves. Worth a visit if it's not a hassle for an hour or two. There's an ancient archeological site nearby too
  • Don't miss this spot! You can have some amazing snorkeling or diving tours. The men at this place also offer boat tours to the Grotto. You will have to pay about 8 € for about 20 mins (March 2015)
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