Sailing is a popular holiday activity in Santa Pola. The town has a rich fishing and nautical history and proudly boasts the largest fishing fleet of any port on the Mediterranean Sea. Some holidaymakers are content to spend lazy days soaking up the sun on the beach. Others may wish to take a boat trip to nearby Tabarca Island. And then you have your more adventurous visitor that is not content unless each day is filled with activities, water sports or extreme sports.
Sailing In Santa Pola
The Costa Blanca has a very picturesque and diverse coastline. Most coastal places of interest can be reached by road. Some may require a bit of a walk or climb to reach, but visitors are rewarded with secluded and unspoiled coves and bays to explore. There are also areas of rugged rocks and cliffs which provide the ideal terrain for adventure sports such as cliff jumping or coasteering. However, some of the Costa Blanca coastline is extremely difficult or even impossible to reach by land. This is a case when visitors can truly appreciate the advantages of being on a sailboat. There is a small choice of sailboat operators in Santa Pola offering boat trips, including Taz Sailing.
Sailing With Taz
Contrary to popular belief, sailing is not just for the wealthy and needn't break the bank. This is especially true when sailing with the boat's maximum capacity of people. When sailing with Taz' full compliment of 11 persons, a half day trip including snorkelling and a snack can be enjoyed for as little as 25€ per person in low season. Rates are slightly more in mid and high season. Based in Santa Pola Marina, Taz Sailing is a well run operation offering a variety of fantastic sailing trips. They offer a range of cruises from just a few hours to a whole two weeks. These guys are very flexible and will endeavour to tailor make a cruise of your choice. They can offer sunset cruises, dinner cruises, events, Bachelorette parties, diving in Tabarca, singles and same sex cruises.
Sailing Trip Options
Santa Pola To Tabarca Island – Taz offer several trips to Tabarca Island, a haven for Barbary pirates in days of old. Since the late 1980's the island has been declared a protected marine reserve, making it the perfect place for snorkelling. Breakfast Trip lasts 3 hours and includes snorkelling and the option of a full breakfast on board. Half Day Trip lasts 4 hours and includes snorkelling, drinks and a small snack. Full Day Trip lasts 8 hours and includes snorkelling, drinks and a small snack. These are offered throughout the year and full boat rental is possible.
Diving In Tabarca – This cruise heads for Tabarca Island where the waters of the protected marine reserve are pristine. Taz collaborate with a local dive school who are experts in diving the island's waters. Under expert supervision they will show you the beautiful Tabarca marine life.
Sunset Cruise – On this trip you will head out into the bay for a peaceful evening watching the glorious sunset at sea. These are offered throughout the year and full boat rental is possible.
Dinner Cruise – Setting sail in the evening to catch the sunset and enjoy a delicious meal at sea. Taz have a superb menu to choose from which includes succulent seafood and traditional paella.
Bachelorette Parties – Get the girls together for some fun and frolics on the open sea. Taz will endeavour to make this a day to remember. Fun is most certainly guaranteed and some of the services they can offer include limousine hire, personal beautician and personal shoppers.
Taz Sailing offer many more sailing adventures and will try their best to tailor make a cruise of your choice. They also offer the opportunity to rent a sailboat without a skipper if you have the appropriate licence. There is also a good choice of land based adventures Taz can offer clients.
Please Note: Any prices quoted may be subject to change.