Mermaid Egadi daily Tour
Swimming with Mermaids
on a sailing boat
A day tour by sailing boat, swimming with the Sirens in the Egadi Islands, which will take us to swim in the places of the Sirens of the Sicilian tradition.
-Crystalline waters, dream seabeds and caves where you can swim and immerse yourself in an infinite and mysterious journey into the sea that tells the legends of the "fish woman". Since Millennia sirens were spotted in the Strait of Messina (Scylla and Charybdis, the Aeolian islands, the Egadi. Fishing Legends bewitched by the siren song or surprised by their tails that come to life today in the sea of Sicily. Myth and legend we will relive that Sicilian coast and those places where the siren song still echoes!
You will learn to swim sinuously like the Sirens with MERMAIDING !
The Egadi archipelago is located at the western end of Sicily, a few miles from Trapani, and is made up of the islands of Favignana , Levanzo , Marettimo , the islet of Formica and the rock of Maraone. The Egadi islands are set in splendid crystal clear waters, and host a rich and varied marine flora and fauna. These characteristics make this archipelago a popular destination for snorkeling, diving and sailing enthusiasts. The natural beauties that characterize the waters of Favignana In order to preserve the natural beauties of the archipelago, the Protected Marine Area (AMP) of the Egadi Islands, the largest marine reserve in Europe, has recently been established.
I am Lighea, I am Calliope's daughter.
Don't believe the fairy tales made up about us,
we don't kill anyone, we just love.
-Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa-
MERMAID DAILY TOUR EGADI PROGRAM
Live an unforgettable experience on a sailing boat, sailing to the Egadi Islands, discovering the most famous coves of Favignana and Levanzo.
⚓ Departure time and port:
Check in at 9.00 - We leave at 9.30 - Return scheduled for about 17.00 / 17.30
Port of embarkation: Marina di Trapani (google maps will be sent to you).
CAR PARKING: We recommend placing the car on the blue lines, in front of the Embarkation Marina, with a daily ticket at the automatic machine.
Sailing towards the island of Favignana we begin the circumnavigation of the island.
First swim stop in Cala Rossa, Cala Azzurra, Cala Rotonda, Lido Burrone (depending on the winds), in total tranquility and without haste you can enjoy the crystal clear waters of these famous coves and enjoy the light lunch on board, cooked with local products and typical of the Trapani tradition. We set sail in the direction of Levanzo (if the sea and wind conditions allow it) to make a stop in Cala Fridda or Cala Minnola and then restart the return to the port of Trapani by sailing!
During the stop in the coves you can learn the technique of MERMAIDING, fin swimming with the tail of a Mermaid, directly from the first Italian Queen Mermaid Instructor, founder of SIRENES MERMAID ACADEMY Italy, Maya Devi .
⚓ WHAT WE INCLUDE
Fuel, breakfast snack, Light lunch on board, non-alcoholic drinks, membership card with CSEN / CONI insurance, a trained, informal and welcoming crew who love the sea and who live it in a passionate and eco-sustainable way.
A lesson in Mermaiding, fin swimming with a mermaid tail. FOR INFO CLICK HERE
On board you can use the bathroom on deck, the space in the dinette where you can put your bags and an aft cabin to change your swimsuit.
On the boat there is an outdoor shower, the ladder to get into the water, comfortable outdoor seating, a cockpit with a removable table, ample space on the deck and in the bow, where you can sunbathe or enjoy a sail!
** Please always bring a towel to hang out on the deck of the boat and do not use sun oils, as they make the surface slippery and therefore dangerous.
⚓ BREAKFAST and LIGHT LUNCH ON BOARD
We love to pamper our guests on board and the time to set sail is the right occasion to serve some sweets and the captain's coffee (strictly with mocha) on board!
Our first stop in the cove includes a snack with typical Sicilian products (arancina, panelle, or Mediterranean focaccia) and fresh fruit.
The Light lunch on board is prepared and cooked fresh every morning, with local ingredients from the restaurant THE INN OF POETS in Trapani.We opt for an original menu, with tastes taken from the Mediterranean tradition and which enhances the products and recipes of Sicilian cuisine.
Every day the menu is always different, and among our most popular dishes you will find: rice salad, barley salad with vegetables, Tabuleh, Arab cous cous, caponata alla Trapanese.
We always include fresh seasonal fruit, mineral or sparkling water in 1/2 liter personal bottles.
*** In our menu there are no fish or meat dishes, just to meet the tastes of all our guests and to avoid dangerous poisoning.
*** Please report any intolerances in order to propose an alternative suited to your needs.
⚓ SPARKLING ON BOARD
On our boats we only serve AC LIFESTYLE wines and sparkling wines, our main sponsor.
The bottle of NO STRESS sparkling wine can be requested at the time of booking.
To know the brand you can CLICK HERE
⚓ ACCESSORIES INCLUDED: Music diffusion outside the boat with i-pod connection, internal phone recharge, phone pockets, WI-FI on request on board.
If the Captain is in the artistic mood you can enjoy an improvisation with the acoustic guitar!
⚓ ACTIVITIES 'MARINE DISCIPLINES
-Activity of Snorkeling and biosnorkeling , to discover the coast. (Please bring your own mask and snorkel or request rental equipment).
-Mermaiding, fin swimming with the mermaid tail with our Queen Mermaid Maya Devi, guest of LINEA VERDE on RAI UNO. Click here to find out
⚓ THE CREW :
Upon boarding you will be greeted by Maya, Beppe (the captain) And Marco.
To know us click on the link. https://www.aquamarinesicily.com/about
⚓ Sailing boat
A beautiful Dehler 38 Sailboat with 3 large double cabins, 2 bathrooms, a kitchenette, large outdoor cockpit and plenty of space in the bow for sunbathing. It can accommodate a maximum of 10 people + 2 crew. CLICK HERE
⚓ SAFETY and HYGIENE ON BOARD
For daily tour max 10 people (+ 2 crew) .Our boat is about 12 meters so it guarantees the distance from one guest to another (As per COVID 19 regulation).
The Sailboat is washed and sanitized before the rental and after the tour with sanitary products. On board you will find hand gel.
Our team, formed by our founding members, MAYA, BEPPE, MARCO are in possession of the BLS-D PBLS-D COVID 19 patent, basic life support- early defibrillation, basic life support and early defibrillation. the new COVID protocols.
⚓ REFUND POLICY
The excursion is carried out only if the sea, wind and weather conditions are suitable for navigation.If for some reason the weather is not suitable for navigation, the tour will be canceled and / or postponed to another date and the deposit will be refunded paid at the time of booking. REFUND POLICY CLICK HERE
⚓ BOAT & BED
To our guests, who book a day tour with us, we offer the possibility to stay overnight on board, with the boat moored at the Marina of Trapani. You will be awakened with a typical Sicilian breakfast and freshly prepared coffee on board CLICK HERE
*** We also collaborate with other boats and skippers with proven experience on the coast of Western Sicily. The available boat will be proposed at the time of the request to discover our fleet CLICK HERE