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Address: Via Faro | Porticciolo Turistico, 91010 San Vito lo Capo, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 338 612 5140
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Description: We are happy to welcome you to one of the most beautiful seaside resorts...
We are happy to welcome you to one of the most beautiful seaside resorts in Italy. This area offers the authentic colours and fragrances of the Mediterranean and we hope you will choose to enjoy and admire some of the most beautiful spots along the coast on our boat.Our excursions go to the splendid bays of the Zingaro Reserve and the “ faraglioni” of Scopello, or the Monte Cofano Reserve and the splendid coves in the Golfo di Macari.The boat can carry up Benvenuti a San Vito Lo Capo da Hippocampus Sea Services.to 12 passengers and during the excursions at least two stops of about 45 minutes are made so you can enjoy a swim in the marvellous crystal-clear waters or just relax and try some of the delicious local products
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We were a little apprehensive about this. My wife is not great on boats and the thought of the kids burning in 30 degrees plus and the inevitable whinging that would follow nearly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We were a little apprehensive about this. My wife is not great on boats and the thought of the kids burning in 30 degrees plus and the inevitable whinging that would follow nearly put us off. Swayed by the wonderful reviews on trip advisor we decided to go for it. What a good decision. This was a wonderful morning. Firstly... More 

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Moscow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

It was one of the best days in my life! Mauro and Susan are nice and easygoing persons who are making you feel like a very special guest. We had a trip to Scopello and saw dolphins, gorgeous nature, we swam in warm and crystall clear water, we had an excellent lunch with sandwiches and local rose wine! Thank you... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I had a fantastic time with the afternoon boat cruise tour. Susan and Mauro are personable and explain everything so that you have no question about what is going on. During the boat tour Susan went back and forth from the front of the boat (where there are cushions to lounge on) and the rear to explain the history of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Susan and Mauro provided the best day we've had. Their hospitality, knowledge, thoughtfulness and expertise worked together to provide a day of relaxation and lots of fun. Thank you!!

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thannks for you reviw it Was a pleasure to have you on board More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I've been on a boat tour with Susan and Mauro twice now and we'll definitely be back next time we're visiting our family in Sicily. They live in Cornino so San Vito Lo Capo is a short car journey away. Always a fabulous time with stunning views and fantastic snorkeling/swimming spots. The perfect way to relax on vacation. They always... More 

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we were pleased to have on board.Thank you More 

Aurora
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We spent a wonderful day with Mauro and Susan, it was the third day out on the water during our 17 days in Sicily and this was far and away the best trip. Incredible scenery, knowledgeable hosts, and a very clean well maintained, seaworthy boat. Snorkeling and swimming were fantastic. We went out for the entire day and visited the... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The owners are very nice. You can learn from them a lot about the local history. During the trip we could not only enjoy beautiful views, but also we tried snorkeling when stopping at the bays in Riservo Naturale dello Zingaro.

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Wilmslow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

There are plenty of agencies offering boat trips to the Zingaro National Park, but I would highly recommend this one. Susan & Mauro were great hosts. Susan is English but speaks fluent Italian, so gave a personalised commentary throughout the trip. This is a small boat taking a maximum of 12 people, so it is much more personal than some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We had such a great day on this boat trip, Susan and Mauro are fantastic hosts and very knowledgeable about the area. The size of the group was really nice, we saw a lot of other boats with people crammed on like sardines, but here we had space to spread out. The Sicilian pastries were delicious, the wine and savoury... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Great adventure and experience of the Sicilian Coast. Susan and Mauro were excellent hosts and Susan's knowledge of the area was second to none. Fantastic value for money and can't wait to make a return trip with my wife and family.

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