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| Melissani Lake, Sami 280 80, Greece
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We went on recommendation and there was a queue but it is worth it. It’s only small and you get into little boats and taken round the inside of the cave. The guides were funny and it was very pretty. I am glad we went.

5  Thank Tracey P
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 August 2010

Four 7 Euros you get a five minute boat tip and that's it! Our guide didn't tell us anything about the cave except when the roof fell in and how deep the water was every few seconds. Really disappointing as there's not even really anything...More

5  Thank MissLam
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here when visiting Sami for the day. Pleased that we did it is a great experience. A lovely cave to see well worth a visit.

Thank Johnlobster
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The lake is a gem in the island. Was amazed by the beauty and the balance of the nature. Donot miss it.Is a must. One of the reasons for me to go back.

Thank x19k77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to see and experience, good value and great place for all the family. The staff are very helpful but I don't want to give too much away as there are a few surprises on the visit which also make it...More

Thank Sean H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most beautiful cave I've seen! Stay long in the queue but it's worth the wait. The water is very, very cold, and the rock is gorgeous.

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very beautiful cave, but you don't spend very much time in there. I would go if you are in the area, but I wouldn't make a special trip just to see it.

Thank MaggieK88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Inexpensive and worth doing. It’s only 20 minutes (which I think it a good thing). Lovely views and the guides are one to take photos. We went out of season so there were no queues. Best to go early in day for the lighting. The...More

Thank LondonMarion104
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our recent holiday on Kefalonia, we revisited these interesting caves. This is where the sea waters, which disappear into the "swallow holes" in Argostoli, reappear after an underground journey of some 15 kms. On our first visit, the boatmen serenaded us as they rowed...More

1  Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit as it was one of the main tourist spots. The boat ride is very Short which we were not expecting.Bit pricey for what is 10/15 mins in a boat. The history of the cave is interesting however and our guide was...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove 50mins to get here, there doesnt seem to be any clear opening times listed anywhere, tried to ring ahead to ask but no answer. Turned up and the staff pretty much ignored us, when I asked whether they were open they were a...More

1  Thank Amarpreet D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the lake last week and found it interesting. It costs 7 Euros each but was worth a visit.

Thank gstickland
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Dorothy C
9 October 2018|
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Response from FawnOne | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely as we didn't go on an organised trip. We had hired a car as we were staying in Agia Effemia which is about 10 mins drive away.
29 August 2018|
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Response from Tazmania14575 | Reviewed this property |
Yes is still open till end of October
Christina M
6 August 2018|
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Response from BDownUnderB | Reviewed this property |
There are not many at all probably 2 dozen.