We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Stinky but just do it

What can I say that other reviewers haven't. - Just do it and smell for 3 days. or don't do it and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cassie T
Melbourne, Australia
Stinky Mud = Silky Smooth Skin

When you first arrive on Vulcano by ferry you notice the sulfur smell of the geothermal activity of... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
via mobile
Read all 929 reviews
All photos (405)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“your eyes”(10 reviews)
“mud bath”(15 reviews)
“few hours”(5 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Sicily, Italy
Reviews (929)
Filter reviews
91 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews your eyes mud bath few hours sulfur smell hot springs turned black your feet swim suit live volcano geothermal activity entrance fee active volcano day trip skin bathing swimsuit pool
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 91 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say that other reviewers haven't. - Just do it and smell for 3 days. or don't do it and miss out on telling funny stories. You decide. -definitely buy cheap stuff for the sitting in the mud part and then throw IT...More

Thank Cassie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

34C on a 29C day required flip-flops and careful movement into, around and out of the main pool. Very relaxing antidote to carrying my son on a rucksack earlier on. Although I understand other issues raised, common sense dictates that small children would be in...More

Thank coh8
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The place is nice and unique but there is a major issue with the warning about sulfurous gases . We were swimming on the beach (thermal baths ) together with our 8yrs old boy. Suddenly after inhaling Vulcano gases our boy collapsed ( black out...More

Thank alexandrumagurean
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Great way to spend a few hours. Yes there are sulphur smells, but you are on a live volcano. A swim in the sea after soaking in mud was great fun. Do pay the extra 1 euro for a shower and take shower gel with...More

Thank c d
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Nice mud pool complex where you can also access sea with hot spring vents inside – definitely recommended and worth a day trip from mainland Sicily. Protect your eyes well.

Thank Alexander P
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I know its a natural thermal pool and it does warn you that it gets hot but we actually experienced some scalding to our feet. Ouch! Be CAREFUL and I wouldnt take small children into it. There wasn't a huge amount of mud, you had...More

Thank ASkelton
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

When you first arrive on Vulcano by ferry you notice the sulfur smell of the geothermal activity of the island, but after a few minutes you don't notice it. A short walk from the port is the mudbath area. It is €3 per person to...More

2  Thank CousCousJ
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

The sulfur mud pool in Vulcano seem to be one of the main touristic things to do in town... I’m glad that I experienced it, but I kindly offer the following comments and suggestions: - This smells nasty! Our skin stunk for a day afterward....More

1  Thank JRKSA
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Yesterday I went to the top of Vulcano (400 m) and today I would like to gain benefits from the thermal mud. Hot water, sliding mud, you must pay attention for your eyes.But is very relaxing, for my muscles, for my mind.Random you start and...More

Thank Beppe M
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

There was a small notice about protecting your eyes but nothing about FEET! I went into the little beach with the thermal vents in the water and got scald burns on the soles of my feet - not great as I’m on a walking holiday....More

3  Thank Eniloracyak
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 nearby hotels
Rojas Bahja Hotel
97 reviews
.04 km away
Eros Hotel
278 reviews
.33 km away
Les Sables Noirs
319 reviews
.42 km away
Hotel Conti
161 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 45 nearby restaurants
Ficodindia Pane Cunzato e Sapori Eoliani
443 reviews
.17 km away
Levante 88
83 reviews
.26 km away
Il Gelato di Antonio
324 reviews
.39 km away
Ristorante La Forgia Maurizio
1,796 reviews
.37 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 25 nearby attractions
Nolo Sprint da Luigi
341 reviews
.25 km away
Scalata al Cratere
1,291 reviews
1.11 km away
288 reviews
.10 km away
Spiaggia Nera
105 reviews
.44 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
8 October 2017|
Response from gila2010 | Reviewed this property |
nel periodo in cui sono stato io (luglio) dalle 07,00 alle 19,00
Google Translation
24 July 2015|
Response from FabioAcri |
No, just 5 minutes on foot! ;)
Google Translation