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The beauty of our coastline, already evident from the land, becomes an even more wonderful sight when viewed from the sea. Our district has a network of high-quality nautical services offering visitors a wide range of possibilities for doing water sports, making cruises or following courses.

All the towns along the coast have a large number of companies offering all types of services related with the sea. You can hire any kind of boat to sail alone or with a skipper, go scuba-diving or snorkelling, do underwater observation with or without a guide, kayaking, windsurfing, water-skiing or jet-skiing, take a sailing course, go fishing ¼ The range of possibilities is immense.


 

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Sailing

Lovers of sailing can choose from a wide variety of services, from courses organised by the sailing clubs to hiring sailing boats with or without a skipper, or organised cruises for small groups. Sailing allows you to contemplate the coastline from a privileged position and reach places only accessible from the sea. Half-day, full-day and weekend outings are organised in different modalities, such as light sailing, cruising or catamaran.


Water-skiing

This sport can be practised from the principal beaches, either by hiring a boat with or without a skipper, or by taking a beginner’s or advanced course. In recent years other modalities of this sport have been introduced, such as parasailing or the bus-bob, where the excitement is shared by several valiant individuals at the same time.


Windsurfing

If what you like is windsurfing, in the Baix Empordà you’ll find all kinds of services related with this sport: courses for all levels, equipment hire, facilities for storing equipment... The diversity of the winds that blow in the Baix Empordà gives windsurfers the chance to experience a total sensation of freedom on beaches where the wind is one of the characteristic features, for instance Pals, which in addition to being very open also enjoys ideal wave conditions.


Water park

Platja d’Aro has the only water park in the district, with up-to-the-minute facilities that ensure fun for all the family: slides, wave pools and an endless string of surprises for spending an unforgettable day.


Diving

If you want to observe spectacular seabeds full of multicoloured corals, algae and fishes, or even to discover a sunken ship, the Baix Empordà offers you a complete network of diving services. Here you can do all modalities of diving – deep-sea, scuba, snorkelling... – and take all kinds of courses; you can also hire a guide for your dives. The Medes Islands Natural Park is outstanding for the exceptional beauty of its seabed, and has become a point of reference for the thousands of divers who visit it every year.


Kayac

Paddling a kayak is an excellent way of getting to know the most secluded corners of the coast, allowing you to enter concealed caves or follow the foot of the cliffs. The companies of the Baix Empordà organise a great diversity of outings, in some cases with the possibility of seeing the sunrise or gliding along under a full moon.


Marinas and sailings clubs

Our coastline also has a considerable network of marinas and sailing clubs. All of these infrastructures offer you various services, such as sailing courses in different categories, guided cruises, etc. You can also enjoy the numerous regattas and competitions held in our waters all year round.

L’Estartit Sailing Club (Torroella de Montgrí). Fishing and sports harbour.
Aiguablava Sailing Club (Begur). Sports harbour.
Llafranc Sailing Club (Palafrugell). Sports harbour.
Palamós Marina Sailing Club. Sports harbour.
Harbour of Palamós. Commercial, fishing and sports harbour.
Port d’Aro Sailing Club. Sports harbour.
Harbour of Sant Feliu de Guíxols. Fishing and sports harbour


Jet ski

For lovers of excitement, the principal beaches of the district offer the possibility of hiring jet-skis with a total guarantee of safety and following the circuits prepared for this sport.


Boat cruises

All types of boats are available for sailing alone or with the services of a skipper. In this way you can travel along our coastline, stopping in the bays and coves you like best, or enter the ports to get to know the coastal towns. You can also join one of the many organised cruises. Many of the tourist cruises use glass-bottom boats that give you a fantastic underwater view, some even offering a delicious seafood meal on board.


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