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Lloret de Mar: Catamaran Sailing Experience with BBQ

1. Lloret de Mar: Catamaran Sailing Experience with BBQ

Enjoy the ultimate day of fun in the sun with a sailing trip along the Costa Brava. Climb aboard a beautiful catamaran in Lloret de Mar and set sail. Lie in the big net bow area and feel the sensation of floating over the sea while listening to music and having a drink.   After 1 hour of sailing past the stunning landscape of cliffs, caves, secluded beaches and fishing villages, the boat will stop at a quiet spot. Swim in a small inlet, play on the giant floating mattress, or go snorkeling in the beautiful waters. Top off the experience with complimentary drinks including beer, sangria, soft drinks, and water. Return to Lloret de Mar with the music turned up, as you soak in the atmosphere.

From Roses to Cadaqués: Catalonian Coast Boat Tour

2. From Roses to Cadaqués: Catalonian Coast Boat Tour

Soak in the sun during this boat trip from Roses. Follow the coastline up to Cadaqués. The Mediterranean town that has kept its spirit over the years. Walk around the town for a quick bite to eat or to check out a museum before heading back to Roses. Start the tour from Roses. Follow the rugged coastline past points such as Cape Norfeu. Snap a picture of the rugged cliffs along the way. Try to spot the Far de Cala Nans lighthouse before arriving in Cadaqués.  Cadaqués has held onto much of its charm over the years. Spend some time wandering the village. Check out the Blue House, one of the town’s Art Nouveau mansions. Up in Portlligat, there is a museum in the house where Salvador Dalí used to live. After some time, make your way back to Roses.

Tossa de Mar: Scuba Diving Experience for Beginners

3. Tossa de Mar: Scuba Diving Experience for Beginners

Discover Scuba Diving It is the first step before you start the Open Water Diver course. During this training, you will learn the basics of diving. You will learn how to use the equipment for your first dive. You will learn how to breathe underwater and you will experience the lack of gravity. All together a fascinating experience! The SSI Try Scuba program is your introduction to the underwater world. This entry-level program gives you the opportunity to experience the underwater world, in a confined water setting. You will earn the SSI Try Scuba recognition rating. DURATION OF THE COURSE AND AGENDA: One day course: approximately 3 hours. An instructor will teach you how to use your equipment, how to breathe underwater, how to move underwater, the basic communication signals. Afterwards, we will provide you with the necessary equipment and bring you to the beach to carry out your first dive, under the supervision of an instructor and a maximum depth of 12m and around 40-45 minutes. After an unforgettable experience, you will be brought to the centre where you can shower and change.

From Roses: Sailing Catamaran Cruise to Medes Islands

4. From Roses: Sailing Catamaran Cruise to Medes Islands

Enjoy an excursion on a sailing catamaran to the National Park of the Medes Islands. From Roses, sail along the Bay of Roses and the spectacular Costa Brava to the Medes Islands. While surrounding the spectacular islands, you can also enjoy the views of the village of Estartit and the Montgrí massif. Stop at Cala Montgó or Illa Pedrosa, for more or less 2 hours, where you can swim and sunbathe. Meanwhile, the crew will serve a delicious barbecue meal prepared on board.  After a full and relaxing day enjoying the sun and the sea, the crew will lift the anchor and take you back to Roses.

Barcelona: Sailing Tour with a Glass of Cava

5. Barcelona: Sailing Tour with a Glass of Cava

During our sunset or day sailing cruise you will participate in a unique sailing experience. You will enjoy 2.5 hours of sailing, leaving and returning from Barcelonas beautiful Port Olimpic. We will sail out 3 to 4 miles and then tack back to sail against the skyline of Barcelona. During our cruise you will enjoy free catalan cava. You can actively participate in the sailing event or just be carried along enjoying the cruise. We leave from Barcelona Port Olimpic. Meeting point is at the Moll de la Marina 3. Once we leave the port we set the main sail and genoa sail and start sailing towards the November Buoy. There we tack and sail back enjoying the views. During our event you can get to learn the basic sailing procedures, enjoy a relaxing open air activity and have excellent and unique views of Barcelona. If the weather is nice you can also take a swim in the med. Sometimes we are lucky enough to see Dolphins or Tuna jumping out of the water. This experience is a great way to see Barcelona from another perspective.

Costa Brava: Water World Aquatic Park & Optional Transfer

6. Costa Brava: Water World Aquatic Park & Optional Transfer

Spend a fun-filled day at Water World Aquatic Park and make unforgettable vacation memories. With your ticket, enjoy access to the park, then explore at your own leisure. You can also upgrade your day out and opt for round-trip shuttle transfer to the park from Calella, Pineda de Mar, Santa Susanna, Malgrat de Mar, Blanes, Lloret de Mar, and Tossa de Mar. At the park, have a blast riding impressive roller coasters, make a splash in the swimming pool, hurtle down epic slides, or simply relax and soak up the sunshine. There’s plenty to keep you occupied, including 15 unique rides, such as X-Treme Mountain, Water Mountain, and Rafting River, as well as a wave pool where you can chill out. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite from all that fun, take your pick from the park’s many places to eat.

Girona and Figueres Full-Day Tour with Hotel Pick Up

7. Girona and Figueres Full-Day Tour with Hotel Pick Up

Escape the hustle and bustle of Barcelona for the day on a full-day trip to Girona and Figueres, two of the most scenic towns of the Costa Brava. First, visit the historic town of Girona to see Roman remains and medieval buildings. Lose yourself in a labyrinth of narrow streets, and travel through the best-preserved Jewish Quarter in Europe. Marvel at Girona Cathedral and the widest Gothic nave in the world. Then, see the colorful houses along the River Onyar. Go to the top of Girona’s medieval walls for panoramic views. Next, transfer to Figueres near the border with France, and experience one of the main destinations of the so-called “Dalí Triangle.” Explore the birthplace of Salvador Dalí, and enter some of the places he frequented as an adult. Go to the Dalí Museum, designed by Dalí himself on the ruins of an old municipal theater. Journey into the artist's mind as you explore the vast collection of his work, including some of the strangest artifacts imaginable.

Costa Brava Half-Day Tour from Barcelona

8. Costa Brava Half-Day Tour from Barcelona

This half-day tour from Barcelona explores the Girona coast, christened as the Costa Brava 100 years ago, due to its rugged coastline of small coves, pine forests, and crystal clear water. Its superb natural beauty is apparent in several territories and protected areas. Costa Brava has also historically been a point of entry and settlement for different civilizations. On this half-day tour, you will explore the southern part of the Costa Brava, visiting 2 villages that represent the very essence of the coast. Depart from Bus station "Estació del Nord" in central Barcelona at 8:30 AM for the drive to Lloret de Mar, the main tourist village of the Costa Brava. Upon arrival, you will find yourself immersed in the hustle and bustle. Stroll along the promenade for great views of the beaches, from the majestic Lloret Beach to the hidden Sa Caleta. Walkthrough the narrow streets, which retain an ambiance of Lloret’s maritime past. Explore the Modernist architecture of the church of St. Roma. Next, climb on board the Dofijets, and sail to the neighboring village of Tossa de Mar. Gaze at the characteristic landscape as you cruise, a procession of huge cliffs that have been shaped by the sea and wind into fanciful forms over centuries. Arrive at Tossa de Mar and explore its beaches, caves, and Medieval remains. Explore the Old Town of Tossa, listed as an artistic-historic monument since 1931, and one of the few remaining fortified medieval towns on the Catalan coast. Discover traditional and atmospheric fishing neighborhoods, such as Sa Roqueta. Enjoy some free time for lunch in Tossa, with some of the best gastronomic offerings along the Costa Brava. Afterwards, there will be time to wander around the attractive shops on Tossa’s charming streets. At 4:00 PM you will head back to Barcelona by bus, for drop-off at 5:30 PM.

Girona: Volcano Area, Besalú, and Banyoles Lake Tour

9. Girona: Volcano Area, Besalú, and Banyoles Lake Tour

If you are nature lovers and you like to discover new areas, this is the best option for you! On this full-day tour you will explore different areas. The first area you will explore is Besalú, where you will learn about the history and the medieval and Jewish heritage of the town.  Next explore the nature of La Garrotxa Natural Park, in the pre-Pyrenees area with more than 40 volcanoes none of them active for thousands of years. While there visit a medieval hermitage located in the middle of a crater. After, visit Castellfollit de la Roca to take some photos of the Basaltic cliff and Santa Pau a small village surrounded by volcanoes. To finish this amazing day, you will have the opportunity to walk along the shore or sail on Banyoles Lake, the largest lake in Catalonia.

Cala D'or: Cala D'or Beach Jet Ski Tour

10. Cala D'or: Cala D'or Beach Jet Ski Tour

Enjoy a thrilling 30-minute jetski ride down the coast of Mallorca. Learn how to ride a jet ski, cruise through crystal clear waters, and ride past Cala D'or's beautiful scenery. Begin your tour with a comprehensive jet ski lesson. Put on your safety gear and listen as your instructor explains the theory of riding a jet ski. Once you're ready, hop on your jet ski and get out into the clear water. Ride down the Cala D'or coast, enjoying the power of the jet ski as you skip over the waves. See the beautiful Mallorca coastline from a different perspective. As you ride, smile for the camera while your instructor snaps pictures of you in action.

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What people are saying about Costa Brava

It was an amazing trip. The staff were fantastic, the barbecue with the music on the boat whilst we were stopped was so much fun and the atmosphere on the boat was brilliant. If i ever come again i will deffo be repeating!

It was an experience that I will recommend to everyone, the catamaran was very careful and clean, they respected security measures, the wonderful crew. the little bath we took in the fantastic sea. I would repeat

I went with my 12 and 15 year old daughters. We had a great time!! They delighted with the experience. We carry snorkel gear. There were some jellyfish, but we had everything under control!

Top visit. You learn a lot about Spanish history and architecture. With an attentive and very involved guide. An experience to live without hesitation

A very pleasant excursion. The guide Raquel and Carmen as the driver made us have a great day, with their professionalism and closeness.