Private Sailing in Taormina

Discover the Coast of Taormina Bay

  • 7hr TOUR - PRIVATE TOUR
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Full day tour sailing to discover the Bay of Spisone, the Bay of Mazzarò and the wonderful Blue Grotto. While sailing, you will learn the basics of sailing and some legends and stories about our beloved land. During the day you will also have the opportunity to snorkel on your own and enjoy a light lunch included in the price.

Information

  • DURATION

7 Hours

  • STARTING/RETURN TIME

10:00 am / 5:00 pm

  • ITINERARY
  • Etna Port
  • Bay of Spisone
  • Bay of Mazzarò
  • Isola Bella / Grotta Azzurra
  • Return
  • INCLUDE
  • A bottle of white wine or Prosecco for every four people
  • Water
  • Pasta made on board, typical Sicilian aperitifs
  • Typical Sicilian aperitifs
  • LANGUAGES

English, Italiano French and Spanish upon request and availability

  • CAPACITY

Up to 10 Guests

  • DEPARTURE / RETURN LOCATION

Etna Port

  • PRICE

890€

Step by step excursion

1

Welcome at board

Once you meet the skipper, you will board our sailboat with three cabins (one of these will be available during the excursion), a bathroom with shower, an outdoor shower, a kitchen and a fridge.

2

Swimming and Snorkeling in the Bay of Spisone

At the Baia di Spisone you can take your first swim of the day and snorkel independently (without a guide). We will provide you with masks and fins. You will admire the suggestive stone islets that emerge from the waters and the Atlantis Bay hotel which incorporates the architecture of Gaudì

3

Baia di Mazzarò

You will sail into Mazzarò Bay, famous for being considered one of the small jewels of the Sicilian coasts and of Taormina, which is set between two rock spurs covered with Mediterranean vegetation.

4

Light lunch in the harbor at the Bay of ``Isola Bella``

A light lunch will be served to you near Isola Bella, a suggestive islet covered by luxuriant vegetation and connected by a natural strip of sand to the mainland. After lunch you will have the opportunity to observe the Blue Grotto with its paradisiacal beauty, light reflections and variety of marine animals, and to practice snorkeling here as well.

5

Return

During the return you can take a last swim offshore (weather and sea conditions permitting). You will return to the Port of Catania around 5:00pm

Extra

  • Tender boat (for four people to go snorkeling inside the Faraglioni Natural Reserve — we also provide masks): €80
  • Kayak at the Cyclopean Isles: €22 per person
  • Photographer on board with drone: €250

Useful Tips

We recommend that you bring your swimsuit, beach towels and sunscreen with you. Windbreakers and hats could be useful as there may be wind during navigation.

If you think you can suffer from seasickness, we recommend taking pills or taking patches least 30min before the excursion starts. If you do not have the required equipment we will provide (where possible) with the necessary, but we kindly ask you to ask for it at  the time of booking.

If you or anyone in your group can’t swim, please inform us while booking in the comments section.

Where

TripAdvisor

  • 5 star ratingProfessionalità! Questa esperienza vi farà innamorare ancora una volta di Catania. La barca é completamente attrezzata e lo skipper estremamente professionale.

    chiarabZ8911RB
    25/09/20

    5 star ratingEolie in Famiglia Vacanza con Sicilian Sail Tour da ripetere assolutamente, servizi e pulizia impeccabili, attenti alle esigenze dei Clienti (anche con bambini), nella massima sicurezza e serenità! Buon cibo su sfondi naturalistici indimenticabili, relax, albe e tramonti, colori indimenticabili!!

    danielamR8335XM
    20/09/20

    5 star ratingHighly recommended We could see Catania from a different view, swim in the sicilian sea and enjoy great food! The crew is professional and friendly. Ivan provided lots of information and curiosities about local history and traditions. We really had a great time...thank you guys!

    Manuhschi
    19/09/20
  • 5 star ratingPerfect! Our Skippers made this day to a great one!
    I had booked another day but the weather (and the waves) had been too bad. The Guide did everything what's possible to search the perfect day and it was 🙂
    Always enough and really fresh food (they're cooking on board) and really nice skippers. Thank you! 🙂

    Danica S
    18/09/20

    5 star ratingunique I highly recommend this to everyone because it is one of the greatest thing to do in Catania. I definitely enjoyed it a lot and will for sure do it again.

    Obaid M
    11/09/20

    5 star ratingTour privato romantico A dir poco un'esperienza entusiasmante!
    È stata la mia prima uscita in barca a vela e non potevo scegliere un team migliore, il Capitano e il personale di bordo si sono rivelati molto professionali e simpatici.
    Mi hanno fornito le informazioni che volevo ed ho finalmente potuto vedere la costa della mia città da una prospettiva unica.
    A completare una giornata meravigliosa è arrivato un aperitivo delizioso gustato al tramonto.
    Una giornata magica da ripetere assolutamente, la consiglio vivamente!!!

    X2470SEnancys
    11/09/20
  • 5 star ratingCatania Sailing vibes! This was a really good experience, very happy with the whole morning. The crew were warm and welcoming, made you feel comfortable. Had great/interesting local knowledge and stories to tell. The food that was prepared was fresh and tastes great!
    Communication was also great in the run up to trip, with details of meet up spot and what to bring.

    10/10 really fun experience.

    Thank you!

    vizualk
    10/09/20

    5 star ratingWorth it! Very happy to experience a different view of Catania and of Mt. Etna as well.
    Also, Ivan is a great skipper and he has entertained us with historical facts and legends about Sicily. Definitely recommended if you want to relax.
    Stef

    Stefanoillinois
    09/09/20

    5 star ratingMeraviglioso Bellissima esperienza in barca a vela posti bellissimi faraglioni dei ciclopi ottimo pasto seguito da un buon vino con i due skipper Luigi e il grande narratore Carlos grazie di tutto

    BARRACUDA182
    05/09/20
  • 5 star ratingESPERIENZA AL TOP !!! Fantastica esperienza vissuta con Ivan e la sua Crew. Barca a vela pulitissima. Ivan e Andrea oltre ad essere molto gentili e simpatici ci hanno raccontato diversi aneddoti dei luoghi visitati attraverso questa gita in barca e fatto ammirare la
    Meravigliosa Catania da una prospettiva diversa , quella del mare !
    Esperienza sicuramente da ripetere e da consigliare a chiunque passi da Catania!
    Un abbraccio da Gianluca Romina e Nicole.

    Gianlupo1977
    05/09/20

    5 star ratingEsperienza entusiasmante Ottimo equipaggio e barca affidabile. Skipper vivace e rassicurante, ha affrontato il vento tenendoci allegri e sicuri.

    orazioc339
    03/09/20

    3 star ratingSchön aber nicht herausragend Es war zwar ein besonders Ereignis, da Segeltrips für uns nicht alltäglich sind, jedoch hätten wir uns mehr Highlights gewünscht. Die Besatzung war einwandfrei, kompetent und hilfreich. Die Tour hingegen ausbaufähig. Schön wäre es gewesen, wenn an einer schönen Badebucht Gelegenheit zum Baden gewesen wäre. Stattdessen ist vorhergesehen, dass die Gäste an einem unspektakulären Ort ca. 300 Meter vor der Küste Cataniens in das Wasser springen. Auch wurden die Zyklopeninseln weder angefahren noch wurde uns über sie etwas erklärt. Positiv hervorzuheben sind jedoch die servierten Canapés.

    RtinaRi
    02/09/20

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