Swim and Breakfast in Platja d'Aro (Cavall Bernat)

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We'll explore and enjoy the amazing Costa Brava shoreline by swimming an itinerary of 2 kilometers with an experienced local swim guide. A welcome briefing and some warm-up swimming exercises will be made at the beach and then we'll jump into the water to discover this incredible spot in Costa Brava. We'll swim in a non-competitive way for about 1000 meters to Belladona beach. Once there, the guide will give you some swimming tips and we'll swim through differnt small beaches and a small path between rocks that separate an small island from mainland.The complete group will then return back, either by swimming or walking along the coastal path to our starting point for a typical Catalan breakfast with local products right in front of the beach.
We'll meet at northern side of Platja d'Aro main beach (Carvall Bernat), right at the start of Via Brava swimming itinerary for a welcome briefing and some warm-up swimming exercises. Then we'll jump into the water and will swim in a non-competitive way for 1000m. with a qualified local swim guide to reach Cala Belladona beach. Once there, our guide will give us some technical skills to improve open water swimming and then the group return back, either by swimming or walking along the coastal path to Platja d'Aro main beach. We'll swim into quiet narrow cristal clear water between rocks to explore and enjoy swimming in this incredible spot in Costa Brava. The Costa Brava seabed is unique for its extraordinary biodiversity as well as the opportunities afforded to observe underwater flora and fauna. Posidonia oceanica fields and a seabed of rocks or sand are the main environments found on the Vies Braves itineraries, with starfish, salema porgy, pomfret, white seabream, crabs, octopus, and more. At Platja d'Aro, we’ll have typical Catalan breakfast with local products in a restaurant right on the beach. The guide will provide a Safety buoy and a swimming cap for each swimmer. Water temperature will be nice and warm from July to October—20-24ºC—so a wetsuit won't be required.

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Gift swimming cap
  • Guide will provide a sefety buoy during the activity, It's a safety device that will also help you to transport dry your sandals and water
  • Insurance for the activity
  • Breakfast

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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