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Diros Cave

The Diros cave (Vlychada cave) is located on the west coast of the Laconian Peninsula, the Bay of Dirou.
It is considered the most beautiful lake cave in the world.
Under the austere landscape of Mani, nature has sculptured a miracle beyond imagination. Bright white stalactites and stalagmites, curtains and dramatic glittering crystals create a unique breathtaking spectacle!

The cave formation started hundreds of thousands of years ago. The stalactites and stalagmites that are currently under water formed when sea level was much lower than the current level. Researchers found stalactites at a depth of 71 meters. The water temperature is around 14C, while air temperature ranges from 16 to 19C.
The tour is by boat and there is a part of the cave where visitors are on foot.

Shortly after Areopolis, you will see signs that guide you to the area of the cave. The location is a super quiet cove with crystal clear waters where you can swim.