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From Palau: La Maddalena Archipelago Catamaran Tour

1. From Palau: La Maddalena Archipelago Catamaran Tour

The best way to know the true essence of a new place is to act like a local. And that’s why we have designed our catamaran excursion, to make you feel the protagonist and integral part of it. Departure at 9.30 AM directly from Palau. We will then sail to the archipelago of La Maddalena. Our captain will involve you during the navigation entertaining you with some information and curiosity, while those who want can try the thrill of being at the helm for a few minutes. Our itinerary includes several stops during the day and is focused on relaxation and nature. We will have more than 7 islands to choose from such as: Razzoli, Budelli, Santa Maria, Spargi, Caprera and Santo Stefano. Our captain will choose the most beautiful coves based on wind and sea traffic. You will have the opportunity to swim in the crystal clear waters of this paradise, snorkel and sunbathe. During the day you will be served an aperitif based on Sardinian products, sea pasta or land, depends on the ingredients that we find fresh in the morning, snacks and fruit. you will have water all day and unlimited soft drinks. The aperitif will be accompanied by a glass of prosecco and during lunch you will be served white wine. To conclude you will taste the Mirto, the typical Sardinian liqueur. In short, you will only have to bring a beach towel, a hat and sunscreen. We will take care of everything else. The return is scheduled for 16.30/17 and we will take you back to Palau.

From Cannigione: La Maddalena Archipelago Boat Trip

2. From Cannigione: La Maddalena Archipelago Boat Trip

Board the Luxury Virginia, our motor yacht. The boat has three decks. The first two floors are dedicated to the Ponte Standard, an open space area where seats are not allocated. The third floor of the boat is dedicated to the VIP Deck, an area with limited access for adults where each will have its own chaise longue assigned for the whole day. Experience the archipelago of La Maddalena away from the crowds on this full-day cruise. Swim in the crystal clear waters around Cala dell'Amore and Porto della Madonna. Visit the town of La Maddalena and enjoy the view of Bear Rock and Porto Rafael. Start your adventure at Cala dell'Amore on Spargi Island. Take in sight inaccessible to many tourists as your motor yacht is the only licensed tourist boat that can stop in this fabulous bay. Continue to the famous Port of the Madonna and experience the striking shades of blue water.   Next, continue to Pink Beach on Budelli Island. Finally, stroll around the island of La Maddalena, the only inhabited island and the largest among the more than 60 islands that make up the archipelago. Go shopping or visit the historic city center during your free time. 

La Maddalena: Caprera,Spargi,Budelli & Santa Maria Boat Tour

3. La Maddalena: Caprera,Spargi,Budelli & Santa Maria Boat Tour

Embark on a full-day boat tour of the whole La Maddalena archipelago to visit the islands of Caprera, Spargi, Budelli, Santa Maria, and La Maddalena. Make numerous stops at beaches and for swimming, and reach places larger boats cannot reach in a dinghy. Meet your skipper for the day at the port before setting off on your tour. Stop for your first swim at Cala Brigantino, and enjoy this totally wild and unspoilt deserted beach on Caprera. Then, continue to Cala Coticcio to immerse yourself in the crystal-clear waters away from boats. Our navigation speed allows us to move from one island to another without wasting time. Unlike other boats, the dinghy does not suffer from rolling and pitching. Guided by an expert skipper you can spend an amazing and unforgettable day. Our excursion to La Maddalena starts from the port of Cannigione and lasts a full day. New full optional dinghies, in the name of safety and comfort! With our excursions we would like to imprint in the mind of our guests the images of a memory that will remain an unforgettable holiday. The standard tour starts from the private port of the Arzachena nautical club, 1 km north of the port of Cannigione, when you can park your car for free. (h10.00) 10.20 am Arrival in Caprera. It's time for the first swim of the day and our destination is Cala Brigantino. An anchor swim on a totally wild and unspoilt deserted beach, where we will be alone! Skirt Caprera on a northerly route, visiting all the spectacular ravines of the island, until you reach Budelli. Anchor in front of Cavaliere Beach to enjoy the natural pools. Savor an aperitif based on typical Sardinian products offered by the captain. Next, it's time to go down to the beach for the longest stop at lunchtime. Relax on Cala Santa Maria and buy some lunch before heading on to Rosa Beach. Take photos of this beautiful, inaccessible beach. Continue toward the island of Spargi ,where you'll find the beautiful beaches of Cala Granara and Cala Soraya. Take a magical dip in the water a few meters from shore, then move on to Cala Corsara to spend time on the beach. Afterward, begin the return to Cannigione. On the way, admire the western side of the island of La Maddalena and the island of Santo Stefano, as well as the symbol of the city of Palau, the famous bear rock. The tour concludes at the original starting point.

From Olbia: Full-day Boat Tour of La Maddalena Archipelago

4. From Olbia: Full-day Boat Tour of La Maddalena Archipelago

Visit the famous islands of Santa Maria, Spargi, and La Maddalena Archipelago on a boat tour from Olbia. See the Palazzo Comunale, the Naval Museum, and more before you snorkel, and swim in the Italian waters. Enjoy a local lunch served on board before continuing to the coast of Sardegna. From the meeting point in Olbia, head to Cannigione to board a boat and explore the La Maddalena Archipelago. Travel by the picturesque islands of Caprera and Santo Stefano on your way to the island of Maddalena. Next, enjoy an hour of free time in La Maddalena. Visit the historic center, the Palazzo Comunale, the Naval Museum, or the Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art before re-boarding the boat. Continue to the islands of Spargi and Santa Maria. Dock, and try swimming in the magnificent crystal clear waters, snorkeling, or relaxing and sunbathing on the beach. At lunchtime, savor tomato pasta on board served by the crew. Then, you'll continue along a scenic route past the Manto della Madonna, a stretch of sea with shallow waters before traveling back along the coast of Sardegna past local villages. Glide past Punta Sardegna, Porto Raphael, Palau, and Capo d'Orso on the way back. Take the minivan back to Olbia once you dock.

La Maddalena: Archipelago Boat Tour

5. La Maddalena: Archipelago Boat Tour

Visit the islands of the La Maddalena Archipelago with a boat tour. Admire the islands of Spargi, Budelli, Santa Maria and visit the suggestive historic center of La Maddalena. Choose between 3 different starting points: Cannigione, Baja Sardinia or La Maddalena. First stop: shopping in the characteristic historic center of the town of La Maddalena (one hour); Second stop: 1h15m on the beach in the beautiful Island of Spargi (Beach Connari or Beach Granara) Third stop: photo stop at Spiaggia Rosa Beach and Piscine Naturali di Budelli for a short swim from the boat; Fourth stop: 1h15m on the beach in Cala Santa Maria on the island of the same name. Throughout the tour, everything we are going to see closely will be explained in Italian and English with anecdotes and curiosities! We will go with our boats to see places such as La Madonnetta, Cava Francese, La Roccia dell'Orso, the bridge that connects La Maddalena with Caprera, the Base NATO, the base of the Navy, the Caprera Sailing Center and much more !

la maddalena archipelago boat tour, snorkeling full-day trip

6. la maddalena archipelago boat tour, snorkeling full-day trip

Rent beautiful and snappy Bwa sport 28' inflatable boat, ideal for spending a relaxing day at sea and discovering the beautiful coast of Sardinia. This beautiful dinghy can accommodate up to 10 people plus captain and is equipped with a 250 HP engine. You will be welcomed by our experienced captain who will take you to discover the wonderful islands and beautiful bays of the archipelago. There is a comfortable settee and driver's station in the stern, while in the bow you will find ample sunbathing areas that will allow you to fully enjoy the sea and Sardinia's breathtaking scenery. In addition there is a freshwater shower and an electric toilet. The dinghy is available exclusively for daily rental with captain, embarking point and time of departure upon your request.

From Cannigione: Private Caprera Snorkeling Trip by Boat

7. From Cannigione: Private Caprera Snorkeling Trip by Boat

Go on a private full or half day boat excursion to Caprera. Hop on the boat in Cannigione, and gently sail to Cala Coticcio beach. Spend time snorkeling, sunbathing, and swimming. Then head to another stunning beach, Cala Brigantina, for more snorkeling and swimming. Return via boat to Cannigione. Begin your trip by meeting at the “Scuba Revolution” center in Cannigione. Pick up the snorkeling equipment that you will use on the trip, and listen to a brief introduction from your instructor about how to use the gear. Next, walk over to the Port of Cannigione and board your speedboat. Sail along the coast, taking in the views along the way. Make a stop at the world-famous Cala Coticcio beach – also known as ‘Tahiti’. Admire beautiful coves with pink granite rocks. Try your hand at snorkeling, and see how many underwater creatures you can spot. Head back onto the boat and make your way to the second stop of the trip, Cala Brigantina. Do some more snorkeling on this environmentally protected beach. Afterwards, go swimming, do some sunbathing, or just relax in the shade. Enjoy some complimentary snacks. Finally, head back onto the boat and make the trip back to the scuba center. Use the center’s facilities to shower and get changed.

Caprera: Private Boat Tour with Snorkeling Stops and Snacks

8. Caprera: Private Boat Tour with Snorkeling Stops and Snacks

During the excursion you can admire the beauty of the coasts of the island; Punta Rossa, Cala Andreana, Relitto beach, Cala Portese, Cala Brigantina making stops dedicated to snorkelling or simple swimming in the most beautiful coves of Caprera; Cala Coticcio (Tahiti), Candeo Bay, Cala Napoletana, Cala Garibaldi, Porto Palma Bay. It is also possible to reach the beaches, but only by swimming. The distance from the coast varies according to the number of boats. Itinerary: 1)Meeting at the "Scuba Revolution" Center for Check-in, distribution of snorkeling equipment and Pre-hike Briefing 2)Embarkation at the Port of Cannigione, a short walk from the "Scuba Revolution" Center and navigation along the beautiful east coast of Caprera Island 3)First stop of the tour in the eastern part of the island (at one of these points depending on the weather, and the client's needs: Cala Portese; Cala Brigantina;Tahiti), for swimming, sunbathing and snorkeling, all in the name of relaxation and fun! 4)Sailing north along the coast of Caprera, to reach the second tour stop at one of the points dedicated exclusively to diving centers, to snorkel in the wildest areas of the island and richest in marine life. 5)Second stop of the tour in the western part of the island (at one of these points depending on the weather, and the client's needs: Cala Napoletana; Cala Caprarese; Cala Garibaldi; Testa del Polpo), to swim, sunbathe and snorkel, all in the name of relaxation and fun! 6)Sailing back to the port of Cannigione. 7)Check-out at the "Scuba Revolution" Center where you will be able to refresh yourself, change in the changing rooms and take a shower for free.

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What people are saying about Cannigione

Simply: spectacular! Amazing tour of the La Maddalena Archipelago. Luxury Virginia's service was excellent: very nice, comfortable boat, professional, kind and smiling staff. This ship, such in size, enriches the marvelous islands of the archipelago with the possibility of going directly into the water, accompanied by the music of the DJ on board. Super recommended tour! We will reply!

Beautiful experience, nice and professional staff. Absolutely to do if you pass by these parts. You have the option to add other excursions once you get on the ship.

I had a wonderful tour! ⛵️ The staff were very friendly and they looked after us! The beaches were amazing and I enjoyed the swimming a lot! I highly recommended!

The start was late, and the dispatcher’s english was not understandable well. Everything else was perfect

Had a Fantastic day. Beautiful beaches and lovely little town. Friendly staff.