YACHT DAY CRUISE
WELCOME ON BOARD
Enjoy a perfect day on board of one of the fantastic yachts & boats of the Sicily Private Spot fleet, along Sicily’s enchanting coast and romantic bays, in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. A time of complete relax, swimming in a crystalline sea and discovering the hidden bays of Taormina, Siracusa, Ragusa and all of the islands in the Aeolian archipelago. Cruise with Sicilyspot makes you feel like you are on your own private island, an oasis of peace just for you. Far from the crowd, enjoying the hidden beauties and tasting on board the delicious typical Sicilian food and wines or disembark in a fishing village and savor the true flavor of traditional seafood cuisine. On board you can relax, swim in crystal blue waters and test the best quality of Sicilian fresh fruits and wines; if you have chosen a sailboat you will also have the opportunity to learn some sailing’s basics with our professional skippers. Please check each program for the list of services, time schedule and details. Please ask for anything not included in our programs. The staff of Sicilyspot will be pleased to satisfy all your requests.
MAIN DESTINATIONS AND TOP EXCURSIONS
Taormina, Aeolian Islands, Stromboli by night, Siracusa, Marzamemi, Ragusa (the cliffs of “ Inspector Montalbano” ), Ciclopi Islands (Acitrezza), fishing games, dinner on board, romantic sunset.
Giardini Naxos harbor (Taormina), Taormina private beach hotel (Isolabella, Mazzarò, Atlantis bay), Portorosa harbor (ME), Milazzo harbor (ME), Porto dell’Etna harbor (Riposto-CT), Catania harbor, Siracusa harbor, Marina di Ragusa harbor (RG).
The pearl of the Mediterranean sea and one of the most sophisticated tourist destinations in the world. Its fantastic bays, Mazzarò, Giardini Naxos and Isola Bella are the ideal place to visit, away from the crowds, on a cruise enjoying the beautiful sun of Sicily to swim, snorkelling, or simply to sip a glass of Sicilian wine or a glass of Spumante. On our boats all the comforts and crews that are the host in making you discover the most beautiful corners where to swim in a crystal clear sea. Choose from one of the many options, half or full day, aperitif at sunset or a romantic dinner by boat. During the full day you can land in one of the many restaurants on the sea to enjoy the most sought after delicacies or request a lunch on board. Lulled by the waves in the middle of the bay where mooring the most beautiful yachts in the world you will know the exquisite flavor of fruit, selected daily only for you, which grows on the trees of the volcano. And it is the volcano Etna that frames this exclusive stretch of sea.
GIARDINI NAXOS HARBOR (TAORMINA )
TAORMINA PRIVATE BEACH HOTELS (ISOLABELLA, MAZZARO’, ATLANTIS BAY )
PORTO DELL’ETNA HARBOR (RIPOSTO)
The AEOLIAN ISLANDS are of volcanic origin and they set in stunning intense dark blue waters, wrapped in glittering reflections. In 2000 the Aeolian have been awarded the title of World Heritage by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve as well as cultural heritage. During the cruise we will have several stops to blend into the magic of the Aeolians. Choose your boat and choose to lunch either on board or in one of the typical Aeolian seafood restaurants. This tour is offered only on FULL DAY basis and to reach the Aeolian Islands you can embark from:
MARINA PORTOROSA (ME)
North Sicily, very close to the Aeolian Islands cruising directly towards them. This option is perfect because it gives you the chance to enjoy more time at the Aeolian Islands.
AEOLIAN ISLANDS HARBORS
( Lipari, Vulcano, Salina, Panarea. Stromboli, Alicudi, FIlicudi )
TAORMINA (GIARDINI NAXOS HARBOR)
Cruising through the strait of Messina.
STROMBOLI BY NIGHT
This is a unique opportunity to visit one of Mother Nature’s most spectacular shows: the eruption of the Stromboli volcano. Discover the beauty of the Aeolian Islands, UNESCO’s World Heritage site. We will cruise towards Panarea and stop to admire the beautiful nature of this island where you can swim, snorkel or land for a “happy hour” or a dinner in a restaurant. At sunset we will reach Stromboli where we will stop just in front of the Sciara del Fuoco to admire the explosions of the volcano and enjoy a glass of Prosecco. After the show we will cruise towards the harbor.
MARINA PORTOROSA (ME) : North Sicily, very close to the Aeolian Islands.
AEOLIAN ISLANDS HARBORS : Lipari, Vulcano, Salina, Panarea. Stromboli, Alicudi, FIlicudi.
TAORMINA (GIARDINI NAXOS HARBOR) – Cruising through the strait of Messina.
TAORMINA – VENEZIA (CHIANALEA, THE LITTLE VENICE OF THE SOUTH)
Is not a joke, is a dream! Let’s cuise to Chianalea, the little Venice of the South! Among the most hidden corners and far from the mass tourism routes, an unparalleled excursion is to discover the village of Chianalea (Scilla) included in the list of the most beautiful villages in Italy. The route, starting from Riposto or Taormina, provides some stops for a dive under the Castle of Sant’Alessio and near the cape “Ali”. An unforgettable day cruise on board of the fantastic powerboat Tullio Abbate 46 Exception of the famous shipbuilder Tullio Abbate, five times offshore world champion offshore.
BOARDING HARBORS: PORTO DELL’ ETNA (RIPOSTO) – TAORMINA (GIARDINI NAXOS)
A perfect relaxing day cruising among the most beautiful bays of the south coast and discovering the origins of Greek Culture in Sicily. Siracusa is among the UNESCO’s World Heritage list and also the Plemmirio Protected Marine Area. The beautiful landscape of the great harbor of Siracusa and the view of the magnificent old island of Ortigia will give you fantastic emotions. The marine park is characterized by crystalline hot waters and stretches from punta Castelluccio to the peninsula of Maddalena. The cruise will make you discover many wonderful bays and will offer you the opportunity to disembark to taste the tasty typical Sicilian cuisine in various restaurants on the sea.
BOARDING HARBORS: SIRACUSA, TAORMINA, RIPOSTO, CATANIA.
The beautiful bay and beach of brucoli, a small fishing village, are located about 13 miles from Catania, 18 from Syracuse and 31 from Taormina. Famous for the Aragonese castle that surmounts the incredible port-channel where the fishing boats that supply the many typical restaurants on the sea, is a destination of local inhabitants and unknown to tourists. The shape of the coast acts as a shelter for its blue and crystalline sea, keeping it always calm; protected from winds and currents makes it a perfect mooring for boats.
BOARDING HARBORS: CATANIA, SIRACUSA, TAORMINA.
Live for one day like Ulysses and the Cyclops. The famous legend narrated by Omero in his poem Odyssey, is still alive in the nature of the place. Cruising between the rocks thrown by Polifemo from the top of Mount Etna, living the myth, the legend, the nature where the water is clear.
An unforgettable cruise along the wild black coast where the Etna lava has flowed to reach the enchanting Timpa Nature Reserve and the Ciclopi Islands Marine Protected Area, one of the 100 most beautiful protected marine areas in the world, where you will have time to swim and snorkel or to sunbath on deck of the boat. After lunch on board or in one of the typical seafood restaurants in the area (extra), we will cruise and admire Stazzo, Santa Tecla, Capomulini, Acicastello (route and sequence according to the habour of embark).
BOARDING HARBORS: TAORMINA ( GIARDINI NAXOS ), PORTO DELL’ ETNA, CATANIA
Fishing is still today one of the best traditions of Sicily. The relationship that binds us to the sea sees us as protagonists in offering the thrill of a fishing trip that adds to the pleasure of admiring the coasts the exciting trepidation of fishing accompanied by a professional fisherman.
Our Romantic cruises are made for people looking for a moment of absolute intimacy. Let yourself get carried away in a romantic atmosphere and have a marvelous time with your special one, far away from the crowd. Enjoy the magic sunset in the bay of Taormina with a glass of Prosecco, or savor a delicious candle-lit dinner with exquisite local wine and surrender to the gorgeous Sicilian summer nights for an unforgettable emotional experience.
ETNA & SEA
A day full of emotions: the ascent to the volcano by offroad 4WD and a wonderful boat tour exploring the Taormina Bays. The Volcano is the dominant element of our land and it is the main matrix of the special quality of our wines, which makes them unique. The tour includes a visit to one of the most popular colors for a wine tasting accompanied by brunch based on a selection of Sicilian organic foods and the cruise on a amazing boat to admire from the sea once again the majesty of Mount Etna. Swim and relax exploring the Taormina Bays. Maybe the most beautiful tour that you can choose in Sicily. Discover one of the highest and most active volcanos in the world combined with cruising along the wonderful Taormina Bays. All in one day!
DEPARTURES FROM THE DISTRICT OF TAORMINA AND CATANIA
RAGUSA – THE CLIFFS OF THE “INSPECTOR MONTALBANO”
Welcome on board, welcome to the set of the places of the “Inspector Montalbano ” fictions. A beautiful day on board of a prestigious 45’ sailboat with a stop in front of the “Irminio” river mouth for an unforgettable swim and bath and afterwards to “Punta Secca”, in front of the house of the “Inspector Montalbano”. Punta Secca, in the successful series written by Andrea Camilleri is the imaginary country of “Vigata”.
WATER LIMOUSINE & YACHT TRANSFERS TO THE AEOLIAN ISLANDS
There is no better and exclusive way to reach the Aeolian hotels from the Sicily discovering in the meantime the magic atmosphere of the bue sea of the archipelago. Cruising between dolpfhins and the volcanic sea stacks. The perfect privacy far from the crowds of the hydrofoils.
MARINA DI PORTOROSA , MILAZZO, MESSINA, TAORMINA, PORTO DELL’ETNA (RIPOSTO), CATANIA, LIPARI, VULCANO, SALINA, STROMBOLI, PANAREA ALICUDI , FILICUDI