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One of the main attractions of Pantelleria

Good for a few hours of suntanning within a volcano created lake full of sulphuric elements which... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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Amazing place to swim when sea is rough or too many jellyfish,

Loved swimming here when the sea was too rough. Took my flippers and crossed the whole lake and... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Good for a few hours of suntanning within a volcano created lake full of sulphuric elements which you can use for a mud facial and cake your body with it to bake in the sun as what the locals do. A nice walk around the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank CheckW
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Loved swimming here when the sea was too rough. Took my flippers and crossed the whole lake and back easily. No danger(boats, jellyfish, rocks), like a huge swimming pool. Water is salty, warm and calm. A great (natural) option and better han any swimming pool!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Definitively a place to if you come to Pantelleria The lake is spectacular and the thermal experience is nice

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

The lake is without in- or outlets, except for the natural spring that feeds it, but there is some salinity due to evaporation. Ideal for jogging around the perimeter and bird watching (flamingos and egrets)

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank opossumd
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We visited lo specchio di venere several years ago, and it was one of the great highlights of our week in Pantelleria. The island as a whole is fascinating and spectacular--craggy volcanic rock everywhere, used for everything from building houses to building sheltered groves for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Lawrentian
Reviewed 8 September 2017

quite an experience, the place is beautiful and still in its natural state, except for a little bar close by. it is difficult to get in as there are many small sharp stones, so shoes are advisable.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank VictorBonello
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This lake is a must visit. Such a wonderful spectacle when driving by car and suddenly the view opens up to this incredible scene. The lake is not artificial. It's the basin of an extinct volcano..several of them on the island. Try the mud, cover...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Geoffrey F
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I have visited this fabulous lake/lagoon recently with friends, probably the only place in Pantelleria where you can have a walk "by the sea". The "specchio di Venere" is in the middle of the mountains of Pantelleria, crystal clear blue water (and no jelly fish!)...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank eleonoragrilli1
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Really stunning place, you must stop by at least to drive by. Drive behind the lake and up the hill for even better views

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank kangelini
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I can't describe the wonder! We went with the hotel shuttle, we did the sludge and we bathed. Lago di Venere was is one of the best thing in Pantelleria!

Date of experience: July 2016
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