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Reviewed 5 days ago

The cathedral is very beautiful, but the road leading to it makes it look like a Roman Catholic theme park, with seaside style offerings all the way down the road. I was disappointed as my grandmother thought it a wonderful place when she visited 50...More

Thank sparklyjo1
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I was able to view and visit the Lourdes Grotto while on a tour of the Island of Aruba. It was an unexpected delight which we only had time to view from the bus. It was especially enjoyed and photographed by some of my fellow...More

Thank George K
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We happened upon the Grotto when we got lost driving..yes, as small as Aruba is, you can still get lost LOL. The Grotto was a nice, brief stop. It was worth the extra time.

Thank reenybean
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Unfortunately I was on a bus tour and this was not on their stop list because of hazards with rocks. I looked beautiful and I wish we at least could stop to see it vs drive by. If you have the time and are driving...More

Thank DebSweeney21
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The area is interesting, but out of the way. There was no information concerning the history or current significance, which was disappointing. If you're on your way to the park, or Baby Beach, it's an interesting stop.

Thank Debra S
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Interest is hot and cold. It does have a "sacred feel" to the place, with the alter and cave. It is out in the desert.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

We actually stayed in an AirBNB right down the street and took many walks up the road we did use the steps for exercise which was a great little workout. We found it most interesting is that there are candles burning up in the caves,...More

Thank lovetosnorkel1
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for a workout. Make sure to have comfy shoes. Drink lots of liquids after, and not before as you wouldn't like their bathroom. Okay, I get it. Maybe it is a penance to climb before asking Lady of Lourdes' intervention...More

Thank Albert S
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

This is a very relaxing and beautiful place. Go before it gets dark to see it with enough light amd then enjoy when it gets dark and the lights become magical. It is beautiful on both sides. We also saw goats all around which was...More

Thank Y4Travel
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

This is just a little grotto dedicated to the one in Lourdes. It is pretty and relaxing, especially as you look up to see the status embedded in the caves along the cliffs. Access the street, there is another grotto. I'm not sure if it's...More

Thank Telly M
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