Balata dei Turchi

Top choice in Pantelleria

Those willing to brave the steep and treacherous 3km descent on an unpaved road will be rewarded with one of Pantelleria's most beautiful swimming spots, a gorgeous cove of sparkling blue-green waters at the island's southern tip. After parking your vehicle near the bottom, the final approach is on foot, down a smooth, wave-sculpted chute of ancient lava rock.

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