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Beautiful clear water

This black "sand" beach is actually pebbles with very clear blue water. We walked here from our... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Interesting with black sand

A nice beach, way down a lot of stairs from the parking. Good service, nice views, sun and summer... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Karin W
Uppsala, Sweden
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  • Average9%
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| Di fronte all’isola di Santo Janni, 85046, Maratea, Italy
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

This black "sand" beach is actually pebbles with very clear blue water. We walked here from our hotel and went down some stairs, it was fairly easy to reach. I would suggest you wear shoes getting here, because of the pebbles. The views are beautiful....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank sobesand
Reviewed 24 September 2017

A nice beach, way down a lot of stairs from the parking. Good service, nice views, sun and summer what more do you need.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Karin W
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Even if you have to walk and go down a few steps (like for Macarro beach), it is very beautiful and particular, with very beautiful grottos on both sides of the beach where to swim or row to. Owing to its black sand, it is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gianfranco D
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This was absolutely amazing for me, the black beach was simply wow, i have never seen something like that. The water is very clear and it is very good for snorkeling. If you ever visit this part of Italy then you must spend at least...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Cosmin G
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Live the beach they speak English and are friendly. There are caves to explore and you can hire all different kinds of equipment for fun.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Pav-Chi
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Nice beach , near form the historic center. the sand is black . you can go on the city bus. Nice views

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Verdi Z
Reviewed 20 June 2014

The black volcanic sand was something we'd never experienced before. Very hot when the sun hit it. The beach was lovely, the water amazing shades of blue. Concession available and unbrella's could be rented. Was there late in the season, so it wasn't too busy...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Lynda D
Reviewed 25 April 2013

This beach is located just south of Marina di Matera on SS18, look for all the cars parked along the road. You have to walk down to the beach. The sand is black so it can get very hot on a sunny day but that...More

Date of experience: May 2012
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