YACHT CHARTER EXPERIENCES IN SICILY

Mediterranean Essence

Tour of Sicily gives you the opportunity to live incredible yacht experiences along the wonderful coasts of Sicily, jewel of the Mediterranean Sea.

Fascinating coasts

You’ll enjoy Sicilian golden sandy beach as well as lovely bay with black jagged coastlines, in stark contrast to the clearest water you’ve ever seen.

Tours on request

We offer tailor-made experiences according to your needs and wants: let us know your ideas, and we’ll find the best solution for you!

Volcanic landscapes, turquoise waters, picturesque fisherman’s villages: joining one of our yacht tours in Sicily you’ll discover all these things and much more aboard a boat equipped for maximum comfort. 

To get an idea, take a look at the examples of tours here below. Contact us to book a tour or to get more information.

From Taormina

Tour  Acitrezza – Brucoli

This full-day tour will lead you to the discovery of long sandy beach at the foot of Mount Etna and the astonishing landscape of Faraglioni of Acitrezza, expression of the massive presence of ancient lava flows that created the actual Volcano from submarine emissions rising from sea level rising from sea level. You’ll experience the sudden change of the landscape, that from rocky and volcanic coastline turns into golden/white sandy beach bathed by a Caribbean green/blue sea. You’ll admire the picturesque fisherman village of Brucoli, where you’ll enjoy a relaxing swimming followed by typical Sicilian fish menu lunch.

Boat price includes: Skipper and hostess, fuel, beverages, fresh fruits, Sicilian snacks, beach towels, tuba mask

Extra Lunch: in a restaurant in Brucoli with payment on site

The boats

CRANCHI 47 – max.10 pax

CANADOS 65 – (19 metres) max. 12 pax

Tour costa Chianalea – Scilla and Cariddi

Another interesting full-day yacht tour from Taormina, this time away from mass tourism: you’ll cross Messina strait, home of legends about mythological monster Scilla and Cariddi, to reach the fascinating coast of Chianalea, belonging to the municipality of Scilla, fisherman village lying on Calabria coast. You’ll enjoy a natural landscape of rare beauty, watched over by the austere Castle of the Ruffo family, and you will easily meet the fishermen outside their homes making fishing nets, repairing their boats or preparing to leave for fishing. Of course, before navigating back to Taormina, you’ll stop in one of the renowned restorants to taste a local delight such as the “Pesce spada alla Ghiotta”, fresh swordfish with capers, olives and cherry tomatoes.

Boat price includes: Skipper and hostess, fuel, beverages, fresh fruits, Sicilian snacks, beach towels, tuba mask

Extra Lunch: in a restaurant in Scilla with payment on site

The boats

CRANCHI 47 – max. 10 pax – Motor yacht of 14 meters – 2 X Volvo Penta Engines 575hp – Medium speed 20 Knots – large sunbeds

Tour Brucoli – Siracusa

This yacht tour will show you the enchanting scenery of the rocky, volcanic coastline at the foot of Mount Etna, characterized by typical black rocks and gorgeous fishermen villages. You’ll see the Timpa of Acireale, a stratified lava emission that rises from the water.  After the huge commercial port of Catania, you’ll notice that the landscape slowly turns into a sandy yellow stone scenery, typical of Syracuse area. You’ll stop in Brucoli to swim in clear waters perfect for snorkel lovers. Then, you’ll disembark in Syracuse to visit the charming Ortigia, where you’ll enjoy a typical lunch.

Boat price includes: Skipper and hostess, fuel, beverages, fresh fruits and Sicilian biscuits, beach towels, tuba masks

Extra lunch: in a restaurant in Ortigia with payment on site

The boats

CRANCHI 47 -max. 10 pax 

CANADOS 65 – (19 meters) max.12 pax 

Tour Taormina Bays

This half-day tour will lead you to explore several fascinating Taormina bays. You’ll start with the large Bay of Giardini Naxos that, together with the rocky promontory of Capo Taormina, create a wonderful “natural pool” with brilliant blue water, coves and grottos for snorkel lovers. Then you’ll discover the Isola Bella bay with its spectacular vegetation, perfect for swimming and snorkeling. After that, you’ll notice the Bay of Mazzarò, seat of some 5 stars resorts, and the large Bay of Spisone -also called Mermaid’s bay– characterized by long sandy beach and picturesque villages and finally you’ll see Cape S. Alessio, characterized by the ruins of an ancient fortified tower. This tour includes 2 or 3 swimming stops, and beverages and fresh fruits will be served on board.

All boat tours Include:  Skipper and hostess, fuel, beverages, fresh fruits and Sicilian biscuits, beach towels, tuba masks, solar cream.

The boats

SEACODE 10mt (8pax)

ZAFFIRO 34 (10 pax)

CRANCHI 47 – 14 meters (10pax)

SUN ODYSSEY 42 – 13 meters (8pax)

CANADOS 65 – 19 meters (max. 12 pax) 

CONAM 54 – 16 meters (max. 12 pax)  

Tour Taormina – Acitrezza

Joining this full-day tour departing from Taormina you will explore the wonderful natural pool of the Bay of Giardini Naxos, the spectacular flora of Isola Bella bay, the charming Bay of Mazzarò with its 5 stars resorts, the so-called Mermaid’s bay (Bay od Spisone) with its long sandy beaches, and the ancient fortified tower situated in Cape St. Alessio. After a lunch in one of the local restaurants, you’ll move southward, sailing along the Etna coastline, characterized by golden sandy beaches as well as by black lava rocky scenery, to get to Acitrezza and admire its peculiar faraglioni, lava rocks emerging from the sea created by submarine lava eruptions. Then, you’ll notice the medieval castel of Acicastello, excavated on the lava rock. The whole tour has 2 or 3 swimming stops, and beverages and fresh fruits will be served on board.

All boat tours Include:  Skipper and hostess, fuel, beverages, fresh fruits and Sicilian biscuits, beach towels, tuba masks, solar cream.

The boats

CRANCHI 47 -14 meters (10pax)

CANADOS 65 – 19 meters (max. 12 pax)

CONAM 54 – 16 meters (max. 12 pax)  

Classic Taormina Bays Tour with vintage Gulet

Enjoy the fascinating coastline of Taormina and its bays on board of a charming vintage Gulet constructed in Bodrum. This completely wooden boat boasts elegant furniture, has 3 crew members and is fully equipped with tuba masks/pins for snorkel lovers and 2 kayaks to explore coves and cricks during the swimming stops. The tour will start from Porto dell’Etna in Riposto with a first stop in the Capotaormina Bay for swimming. The navigation will continue around the coastline between Isola Bella, Mazzarò and Bay of Spisone.

Boat price includes: crew 3 members, beach towels, snorkeling kit (masks and pins), 2 kayaks, insurance

Beverages included: Water, Coke, Orange Juice, Bier, Prosecco, fresh fruits

The boats

GULET JONIO: 24 meters (24 pax)

Day tour Aeolian Islands

  • Lipari and Volcano

A yacht tour with boarding in Porto Rosa to the discovery of two amazing islands belonging to Aeolian archipelago: Lipari and Volcano. The first stop will be at Volcano in the bay of Gelso for a relaxing swimming time. Then, you’ll enjoy a guided tour in the city centre of Lipari, with a lunch in the most renewed restaurant of the village. In the afternoon, you’ll have the opportunity to see the charming pumice stone quarry. On the way back, you’ll pass between Lipari and Vulcano islands through the imposing rocks called I Faraglioni, and you’ll enter the spectacular Grotta del cavallo situated on the other side of the island of Vulcano.

Boat price includes: Skipper and hostess, fuel,  beverages, fresh fruits, Sicilian snacks, beach towels, masks tuba, guided tour of Lipari historical centre.

Extra Lunch: in a typical restaurant set in Lipari with payment on site.

 

  • Panarea and Stromboli

Enjoy a yacht tour that will lead you to visit two of the fascinating Aeolian Islands: Panare and Stromboli. You’ll navigate along the islands of Volcano and Lipari to reach Panarea and stop in Lisca Bianca bay to enjoy the beautiful nature of this island and have a relaxing swim, snorkel and disembrak for lunch in typical local restaurant. After lunch you’ll continue to Stromboli where you will stop in front of  “Sciara del Fuoco” to admire the explosions of the volcano.

Boat price includes: skipper and hostess, fuel, beverages, fresh fruits, Sicilian snacks, beach towels, tuba masks.

Extra Lunch: in a typical restaurant set in Panarea with payment on site.

The boats

COMPASS ROSE 50: 15 meters (12 pax)

FERRETTI 630: 18 meters (12 pax)

From Trapani

From Trapani, located in the west coast of Sicily, you can sail along the astonishing coast of Lo Zingaro natural reserve, and also easily reach the marvellous Egadi Island, set just a few miles off Trapani coast, on board the charming and comfortable Ipanema 53.

Each of the three Egadi islands, Favignana, Levanzo, Marettimo, has its own proper features, but all them boast gorgeous fisherman villages surrounded by incredibly turquoises waters, and offer a great deal of beaches, bays, caves and underwater beauties.

Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve is a real magnet for all sea lovers and boasts amazing white sandy beach and crystalline, blue water. With its 7 km of coast, it’s definitively one of the most beautiful parts of western Sicily.

The boats

Ipanema 53:

GOOD FOR:  charter, exclusive events, boat & breakfast

Boat with 3 comfortable cabins and fine finishes (1 cabin and 2 doubles) 3 bathrooms, large lounge / kitchen, as well as crew cabin with independent service. Optional: air conditioning in all rooms, heating, kitchen with 4 induction burners, 3 fridges, ice machine, digital TV system, audio system in all environments, gps cartography, electric motor tender, radio-controlled hydraulic gangway, generator, 220 and 24 Volt sockets, coffee machine with pods

From Siracusa

Tour Siracusa – Ortigia Island and Plemmirio

Joining this half-day yacht tours from Siracusa you’ll sail along the island of Ortigia admiring the Spanish fortification walls which enclose all the area of Castel Maniace. You’ll notice some high papyrus plants surroundings fountain of Arethusa, a legendary heritage of the connections between Sicily and the Greek motherland. Then, you’ll move southwards coasting the Peninsula Maddalena to reach the area of Plemmirio Marine Protected Park. The coastline is a mix of rocks and caves that suddenly turns into sandy scenery, where the water is quite transparent, and you will absolutely appreciate a snorkel around.

Boat price includes: Skipper and hostess, fuel, beverages, fresh fruits and Sicilian biscuits, beach towels, tuba masks.

Extra lunch in Full day: Light lunch with Sicilian typical products available on request.

The boats

CRANCHI 47 – (10 pax)

BAVARIA 46 – (10 pax)  

Tour Vendicari and Portopalo or Isola di Capopassero

This yacht tour departs from the gorgeous fisherman village of Marzamemi: there, you can decide whether to explore the whole coastline from Vendicari to Portopalo in a full day tour, or to join a half day tour and sail in the area of Portopalo and the Island of Capo Passero. The full-day tour includes 2 swimming stops in the authorized area at 300mt from the coastline. The water is always clear and transparent, maximum deep in some points is no more than 15-20 meters and snorkel lovers will be delighted to swim in this scenery. Furthermore, a delightful Sicilian lunch will be served on board.

The half-day tour will give you the chance to admire a peculiar coastline, that in this part of Sicily is teeming with ancient Tuna Industries, since this zone was historically the richest area of tuna fish in the whole island.

Both tours will be realized on board an elegant, completely wooden Sailor built in 1984 in an ancient shipyard. The elegance and fine furniture will make you feel a real traveller surfing the amazing waters of Mediterranean Sea.

Boat price includes: Skipper and hostess, fuel, beverages, fresh fruits and Sicilian biscuits, beach towels, tuba masks.

Extra lunch in Full day:  Light lunch with Sicilian typical products available on request.

The boats

RAID SUN  18 METERS SAILORmaximum capacity 15 persons + 2 crew member

GENERAL INFORMATION

 WEATHER CONDITIONS:

The adverse weather conditions that prevent a safe and enjoyable navigation are:

MOTOR BOATS : Wind speed up to 20 knots – Sea waves 4-5 Beaufort rate

SAILING BOATS: Wind speed up to 20 knots – Sea waves 4-5 Beaufort rate

CANCELLATION POLICIES:

We start checking weather forecasts 5 days before the boat tour. We consider these forecasts reliable from 3 days to 24h prior departure. In case of complete adverse sea and weather conditions we inform the organizer and try to anticipate or postpone the tour according to the available days of the guests. If the guest doesn’t have another available day on his journey, we refund total amounts if the cancellation is made 3 days before departure because of persistent weather conditions as listed above. If the guest/organizer decides to wait until 24h prior departure or the day of the tour no refund will be made if the weather is persistently bad and aware of enjoyable navigation. If sea conditions are safe and acceptable departure is guaranteed ” Rain or Sun” this means that we confirm the tour with cloudy day with probability of rain during the day but safe sea weather conditions.

Following general cancellation policies concerning the Committee/Organizer:

  • Cancellation more than 15 calendar days before the services begin: no cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation between 14 and 10 calendar days before the services begin: You will be charged a 50% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation within 9 and 6 calendar days before the services begin: You will be charged a 75% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation between 5 and the day of the services or after: You will be charged a 100% cancellation fee (no refund)

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