Kayak Tour: its incredible playground

The Kayak Tour of Ecosport Sardinia starts from Le Farfalle beach, in the heart of the Tavolara Marine Park. They paddle on the emerald sea between small islands and white beaches, meeting wild herons, gulls, and cormorants. A must is the stop for snorkeling into the clear crystal water of a lonely bay: colorful fish, octopus, starfish .. And of course, relax on the warm white sand!


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It’s amazing how far you go with very little effort!

The kayak guide Daniele

Daniele was born in Olbia and is a biotechnology student at the University of Sassari. He likes to splash into the sea and enjoy the nightlife. A young and smart guide of the Kayak Tour at Ecosport Sardinia. Friendly, competent and experienced in kayaking, you can meet him every day at Le Farfalle beach. He speaks English, Spanish and French.

If you are a Millennial, it’s definitely your source for any advice on how to get the best out of your holiday.

His 5 Tips


1907761_10202196112118694_945152850_o1. Eat Sea Hurchins

Sea urchins are mainly eaten in the months with R because in these months they are full of meat, with a peak in spring. With bread, a glass of wine and the feet into the sea.

Gita snorkeling 22. Snorkeling at Capo Coda Cavallo

Grab a mask and discover the underwater world: starfish, octopus and hundreds of colorful fish. Swim gently, move slowly, breathe relaxed and think like a fish!

sam4564-2 23. Paddling at Sunset

Even on windy days, the sea calmed down at sunset. No boat, no one on the beaches, silence, and atmosphere. Really romantic and excellent for portraits because of the warm and side light.

phi-beach-sunset4. Aperitif at Phi Beach

It is in an incredible position among granite rocks on the sea just in front of the sunset. It is in the heart of the luxurious and fashionable Costa Smeralda, so it’s not cheap (gin tonic € 15). Good music and always fun.

luna-glam-club5. Dancing at Luna Glam Club

Opens after midnight and goes until dawn. Huge outdoor spaces with several bars and dance floors, comfortable at any time. Lots of special events in the summer with DJs from all over the world.
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Kayak Tour: before the start​

In the wonderful location of Le Farfalle beach Ecosport Sardinia has its nautical base. Single or double kayaks, there are models for the expert as for beginners. Before the tour starts, the crew prepares kayaks: snorkeling equipment, water, and waterproof bags on every kayak. Then a short lesson in the shade of the pine forest teaches everyone how to enjoy kayaking and snorkeling. Two tours depending on the direction of the wind: a tour to the northwest with mistral wind and a tour to the south-east with sirocco wind.

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It’s a 2.5-hour tour, daily departures at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm.


The kayak guide Gabriele

Gabriele was born in Olbia and is a law student at the University of Sassari. He loves the sea and the good life. He’s a really trustable guide at sea and also a great mate for a cool aperitif. An experienced and passionate kayaker, excellent swimmer and professional lifeguard. You can meet him every day at the Kayak Tour of Ecosport Sardinia.

He speaks English and Spanish and is very good at relating to people who speak languages unknown to him.

His 5 Tips


 

1Snorkeling at Capo Coda Cavallo

A highlight of the kayaking tour is definitely the snorkeling stop. With our equipment, you will discover the underwater world: starfish, octopus and hundreds of colorful fish. Very pleasant both for experts and for those who have never done it before.

lake-tahoe-chimney-beach-jump-1024x6822. Diving from the Rocks

Of course, you have to be very careful, but around here there is a lot of excellent points for jumps from any height. Swim in the sea before jumping to make sure there are no rocks underwater. Cala Greca near the fishing village of Golfo Aranci is a great spot.

camping in the galapagos islands3. Wild Camping by Kayak

Wake up at sunrise in front of the sea and paddle every day between small islands, white beaches, and granite cliffs. Wild birds, dolphins and you! Do not do it in July and August.

birra-ichnusa-non-filtrata-50cl.jpg4. Unfiltered Ichnusa Beer

Ichnusa was the ancient name of the island, and the Sardinian flag is drawn on the label. It is an easy lager beer like a Heineken, but with a deeper taste and a more amber color.

10557247_246975882179881_2160309397307814306_n.jpg5. Dancing at Blue Beach

Fantastic bar on the trendy beach of Marinella, near Porto Rotondo. You can have umbrellas and luxury lits during the day and eat on the sea at lunchtime, but the best is the DJ set after sunset!


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Wild birds in the Marine Park of Tavolara!

Sardinia island is in the middle of the Mediterranean and many birds live here or stop during their migrations, finding favorable conditions to feed themselves and nesting.

A great way to see a lot of wild birds in their natural environment is to join a Kayak Tour with Ecosport Sardinia. From Capo Coda Cavallo until an island full of local birds.

The 5 Best


1.  Seagull

Gulls are typically medium to large, usually gray or white, often with black markings on the head or wings and webbed feet. They typically have harsh wailing or squawking calls. Their food often includes crabs and small fish. They are great fliers and you can see them flying everywhere every day.

2. Pink Flamingo

The most common of the plumage is pinkish-white, but the wing coverts are red and the flight feathers are black and the legs are entirely pink. The call is a goose-like honking. It resides in mudflats and shallow coastal lagoons with salt water, sucking water through its bill and filters out small shrimp, seeds, algae, and mollusks.

3. Shearwater

These birds fly with stiff wings very close to the water “shearing” the tips of waves, to move across wavefronts with the minimum of active flight. They feed on fish, squid, and similar seafood. Their primary feeding technique is diving, with some species diving to depths of 70 m.

4. Cormorant

Cormorants are medium-to-large birds, the majority of species have dark feathers. The bill is long, thin and hooked. Their feet are like fins. All species are fish-eaters. They are excellent divers, underwater they propel themselves with their feet with help from their wings, diving as deep as 45 meters.

5. Heron

The Herons have long legs and long beaks. You can easily see them in humid areas but sometimes we meet them in the sea as well. Although herons resemble birds in some other families, such as the storks and cranes, they differ from these in flying with their necks retracted, not outstretched.