Private yacht day cruises

"THE MUSIC OF THE WIND AND THE SONG OF THE SEA ARE THE HYMN TO JOY OF EXISTENCE"

A great way to discover Sicily is to rent a boat and be lulled by the waves. Private day cruises with a various fleet ready to satisfy even the most demanding customer: small speedboats, motor yachts, sailing boats, catamarans, gullets and motor vessels; ideal to discover the wonderful sceneries that Sicily only can offer; the enchanting coasts and the many islands that surround it, offering to everyone the opportunity to be cradled by the sound of the sea and the rustle of the wind. In this section you can choose a boat excursion with itineraries in Sicily, Ischia, Capri, Aeolian Islands and Malta. Have a look to all technical specifications of boats that make up our fleet nearby each itinerary. Evaluate the most suitable for your needs and sail on the routes of Ulysses and Greeks for a look to Sicily from a privileged perspective, the sea.

PRIVATE CHARTER DAY CRUISES ITINERARIES 

Choose your destination and reserve your suitable boat. Visit Taormina marvelous coastline with a boat to discover the Grotta Azzurra, Isola Bella. The route of Ulysses in Acitrezza and I Faraglioni. Visit the Aeolian Islands with private boat excursion from Milazzo and Portorosa. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of Capri and Ischia or choose the blue crystal waters of Malta for a day cruise.

1) CHARMING TAORMINA'S BAY - PRIVATE HALF DAY CRUISE (4 HOURS)

This boating experience is a travel into the knowledge of the sea, following its rhythm and timing of navigation. The archaic relationship between man and sea can be experienced, as the navigators and explorers of the past did, exploring the most beautiful coast of Sicily, touching port of particular historical relevance and discovering enchanting sandy beaches and crystalline waters. Highlights of this cruise are: Taormina’s Bay, The captivating Isola Bella, The Blue Cave, The Bay of Mazzarò, Castel Sant’Alessio, The Mermaid’s Bay and Giardini Naxos.

Morning: Departure from Taormina/Giardini Naxos* at 10:00 am - Return to Taormina/Giardini Naxos* at 2:00 pm (*Embark/Disembark from different location on request) - Afternoon: Departure from Taormina/Giardini Naxos* at 2:00 pm - Return to Taormina/Giardini Naxos* at 6:00 pm (*Embark/Disembark from different location on request) - Included services: fuel, skipper, hostess, welcome drink, soft drinks, seasonal fruit, beach towels

2) THE MYTH OF ACITREZZA - PRIVATE HALF DAY CRUISE (4 HOURS)

The legends of the intrepid Odysseus which are reflected in the beautiful sea of Acitrezza, in the Natural reserve of Timpa di Acireale and the Normann Castle, will make your journey an unforgettable one. You can swim between the boulders that were hurled into the sea by the giant Polyphemus and take the route that led Odysseus to his home Ithaca. Highlights of this cruise are: The ancient Tower of Santa Tecla, The Nature reserve of Timpa di Acireale, The charming Bay of Capomulini, The mythological island of Lachea (Protected Marine Area), The sea stacks of Aci Trezza sung by Homer in the Odyssey and the imposing bastion of Aci Castello. 

Morning: Departure from Taormina/Giardini Naxos* at 10:00 am - Return to Taormina/Giardini Naxos* at 2:00 pm (*Embark/Disembark from different location on request) - Afternoon: Departure from Taormina/Giardini Naxos* at 2:00 pm - Return to Taormina/Giardini Naxos* at 6:00 pm (*Embark/Disembark from different location on request) - Included services: fuel, skipper, hostess, welcome drink, soft drinks, seasonal fruit, beach towels

3) GORGEOUS SIRACUSA - PRIVATE FULL DAY CRUISE (8 HOURS)

Cicero described Syracuse as the most beautiful of all the cities, and in particular Ortigia, with the legend of the nymph Arethusa, is its representation. Augusta’s bays with its cliffs that plunge into the sea and the Protected Marine Area of Plemmirio, custodian of amphoras that testify ancient Greek sailors, will be a perfect place to spend a day between history and absolute relax. Highlights of this cruise are: The peace of Brucoli’s Bay, The wonders of the Saracen coast, The Baia Liscia in Augusta, Ortigia’s charming bay in Syracuse and The Protected Marine Area of Plemmirio.

Morning: Departure from Taormina/Giardini Naxos* at 10:00 am - Return to Taormina/Giardini Naxos* at 2:00 pm (*Embark/Disembark from different location on request) - Afternoon: Departure from Taormina/Giardini Naxos* at 10:00 am - Return to Taormina/Giardini Naxos* at 6:00 pm (*Embark/Disembark from different location on request) - Included services: fuel, skipper, hostess, welcome drink, soft drinks, seasonal fruit, beach towels

4) THE SHINING SCALA DEI TURCHI - PRIVATE HALF OR FULL DAY CRUISE (4 HOURS OR 8 HOURS)

Scala dei Turchi is a place of immense beauty! A stretch of truly fantastic coast. Scala dei Turchi is a huge natural staircase carved by rain and wind, on a particular type of sedimentary rock called “marna“ made up of limestone and clay, which gives the place a pure white color. The cliff ’s name is due to the dreaded pirates of the sea, the Turks. The contrast between the white rocks that shine kissed by the sun and the blue sea transmits a unique peace and serenity.

Morning: Departure from Port of Sciacca* or Verdura Resort** at 10:00 am - Return to Port of Sciacca* or Verdura Resort** at 2:00 pm (*Embark/Disembark from different location on request) (**Weather conditions permitting) - Afternoon: Departure from Port of Sciacca* or Verdura Resort** at 10:00 am - Return to Port of Sciacca* or Verdura Resort** at 6:00 pm (*Embark/Disembark from different location on request) (**Weather conditions permitting) - Included services: fuel, skipper, hostess, welcome drink, soft drinks, seasonal fruit, beach towels

5) AEOLIAN CRUISE LIPARI AND VULCANO ISLANDS - PRIVATE FULL DAY CRUISE (8 HOURS)

In these wild places, mythological legends and ancestral nature, merge into colorful landscapes. LIPARI, a few steps from the port there is the old town, a small castle, an archaeological museum and many shops and restaurants. Malvasia wine comes from vineyards on the island and you cannot miss to try it. VULCANO, an island of wilderness: the clear water of the sea, black sand and mud where vent fumaroles spew sulfur dioxide, becoming a center of health and beauty. Highlights of this cruise are: The black beaches of Gelso, The Horse Cave, Pools of Venus, The cove Mastro Minico, The West Bay and Cala Formaggico, The pumice quarries, The arc of Pietralunga, The black sands of the bay of Vallemura, Cala Fico and the Canneto

Morning: Departure from Port of Milazzo* at 10:00 am - Return to Port of Milazzo* at 6:00 pm (*Embark/Disembark from different location on request) - Included services: fuel, skipper, hostess, welcome drink, soft drinks, seasonal fruit, beach towels 

6) AEOLIAN CRUISE PANAREA AND STROMBOLI ISLANDS - PRIVATE FULL DAY CRUISE (8 HOURS)

The glorious seven pearls of Sicily, home of Aeolus, God of Wind, which unleash his fury from this Islands. PANAREA is a corner of paradise, its made by many narrow streets that run through the caper bushes and whitewashed adobe cottages. The coast is rich of creeks, suggestive glimpses and crystalline waters. STROMBOLI is the black pearl of the Aeolian Island, that always attracted people looking for uncontaminated nature and total relax. The town with its white houses and colorful Bougainvillea will capture you. Highlights of this cruise are: Dattilo and Lisca Bianca, St.Peter and the Cave Palomba, The surrounding isles, particularly Basiluzzo and Bottaro with bubbles of sulphurous water, The bay of Cala Junco, The Lighthouse of Strombolicchio, The Black Sands Ficogrande, Punta Lena, The beaches of Ginostra, Aperitif and charming dinner under the Sciara del Fuoco.

Morning: Departure from Port of Milazzo* at 10:00 am - Return to Port of Milazzo* at 6:00 pm (*Embark/Disembark from different location on request) - Included services: fuel, skipper, hostess, welcome drink, soft drinks, seasonal fruit, beach towels 

7) THE MAGICAL EGADI ISLANDS - PRIVATE FULL DAY CRUISE (10 HOURS)

Egadi islands, a magical archipelago where the hand of man seems to have stopped, leaving intact the views and the beauty of the landscape. Egadi, set in the beautiful crystal clear waters are home to a rich and varied flora and fauna. From hiking trails of Marettimo, up to secluded coves of Levanzo, these Islands enable visitors to rediscover smells and flavors that seemed forgotten. Highlights of this cruise are: Cala Azzurra, Calarossa, Cala del Bue Marino, Punta Faraglione, Cala Rotonda, Grotta del Cammello, Grotta del Tuono, Grotta del presepe, Grotta del Toro, Cala Dogana, Cala Fredda, Cala Minnola, Cala Tramontana and Faraglione.

Morning: Departure from Port of Sciacca* or from port of Trapani* at 10:00 am - Return to Port of Sciacca* or from port of Trapani* at 8:00 pm (*Embark/Disembark from different location on request) - Included services: fuel, skipper, hostess, welcome drink, soft drinks, seasonal fruit, beach towels

8) COLORFUL MALTA, GOZO AND COMINO ISLANDS 

The territory of Malta emerges from the undersea continental shelf of Sicily, part of the plaque of Africa. Malta is an archipelago in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea. The east bays, wider and deeper than the others, are those of Mellieha, St Paul’s, Saint Julian’s, Marsamxett and Grand Harbour (between those two, separate from the promontory of Gebel Xiberras, lies the port of Valletta), the colours are striking, honey-coloured stone against the deepest of Mediterranean blues. Malta is holidaying as the mood takes you, and with near year-round sun, you can indulge in outdoor living at its best. The Island of Gozo comes complete with historical sites, forts and amazing panoramas. The smaller island of Comino is a paradise for snorkelers, divers, and windsurfers. The island’s main attraction is the Blue lagoon very popular for day-trippers. Highlights of this cruise are: Grand Harbour Valletta, Paradise Bay Mellieha, Gozo Crystal lagoon, Gozo Dwejra Bay, Comino Blue lagoon.

9) INSPIRING CAPRI

Capri’s breathtaking landscapes and beauty stretch from the rocky caves around the island to the edge of the horizon. Throughout the centuries it has been an inspiration to poets, lovers and travelers. Capri island has been a resort since the time of the An- cient Roman Republic. It is located in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the Sorrentine Peninsula, on the south side of the Gulf of Naples, in Campania a region of Italy. Some of the main features of the island include the following: the Piccola Marina (the little harbour), the Belvedere of Tragara (a high panoramic promenade lined with villas), the limestone crags called the Faraglioni (sea stacks) that project above the sea, the town of Anacapri, the Grotta Azzurra (Blue Grotto), and the ruins of the Imperial Roman villas. The town of Capri is the island’s main population center. The island has two harbors, Piccola Marina and Grande Marina (the main port of the island). The separate town of Anacapri is located high on the hills to the west.

10) UNIQUE ISCHIA

Ischia is the island of regeneration, of energy, of beauty and history. Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. It lies at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples, about 19 miles from the city of Naples. It is the largest of the Phlegrean Islands. It is almost entirely mountainous; the highest peak is Mount Epomeo, at 788 meters. The island is very densely populated, with 60,000 residents (more than 1300 inhabitants per square km). Ischia is the name of the main town of the island. Ischia’s main industry is tourism, centering on thermal spas that cater tourists to enjoy the fruits of the island’s natural volcanic activity, its hot springs, and its volcanic mud.

SOME BOAT OF OUR FLEET

BlueStone Tourism Services has carefully selected the fleet listed in this section. We always take care of all technical specifications and security on board for our customers. We invite you to discover our reliable fleet and choose the boat that suits you the most for your unforgettable cruise on the marvelous Mediterranean Sea. 

SPEED BOAT AND MOTOR YACHTS

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UNIESSE 72 FLYBRIDGE - UNIESSE 65 FLYBRIDGE​ - ALENA 52 - SESSA C43 - AZIMUT 68S - AICON 72 - AICON 64 FLYBRIDGE - ALENA 48 - CRANCHI ZAFFIRO 32 - AICON 56 FLYBRIDGE - RAPHAEL 78 FLY MARCO POLO - MANO 38.50

SAILING YACHTS BOAT 

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BAVARIA 44 - JEANNEAU SUN ODISSEY 42I - SUN ODISSEY 40

OTHER OPTIONS FOR CRUISES IN SICILY AND THE AEOLIAN ISLANDS

YOU CAN FIND OTHER AVAILABLE CRUISES IN SICILY OR THE AEOLIAN ISLANDS IN THIS PAGE: SICILY AND AEOLIAN CRUISES 2018