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“Stunning...but beware of rocks.”
Review of Cala Rossa

Cala Rossa
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Montreal, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
393 reviews
142 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 695 helpful votes
“Stunning...but beware of rocks.”
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Absolutely stunning bay. As many people have rightly said, the closest you will find to the swimming pool of the gods. The multiple photos speak for themselves.

However, as you can see from many of the photos, it is a steep walk down and there is no "beach". The water's edge (and the "towel" area) are made up of hard, sharp rocks that will cut into your feet. Getting into the water without some scratches is virtually impossible and reef/water shoes are an absolute must.

That being said, what a beautiful place, you'll surely take some of the best photos of your life.

Visited May 2013
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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Wow!”
Reviewed 24 October 2013

After seeing photographs you believe it can't be true, when you walk over the hill and see it for the first time you realise its true alright, the nearest thing to God's swimming pool.

Visited September 2013
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New York City, New York
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“terrifying”
Reviewed 4 October 2013

The walk up, the walk down, the crowded uncomfortable beach, and the injuries we sustained getting into the water.
Wear water shoes, sneakers,not flip flops
it is beautiful.

Visited September 2013
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Milan, Italy
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Best beach ever!”
Reviewed 1 October 2013

The water is fantastic--like you have never seen before. Just try and get there early so you can find a good rock to lay out on. Going by bike or scooter is really the most comfortable way to get there as there is no space for parking a car.

Visited September 2013
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Denver, Colorado
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74 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Spectacular beach”
Reviewed 28 September 2013

We visited this beach twice on our trip. What an amazing place. The rock formations are beautiful- and you have people in isolated places on the rocks having their own unique little space to sun bathe at. i snorkeled there- great fun. One of the most beautiful spots on our trip. Highly recommended.

Visited September 2013
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