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About La Perla dello Ionio
The "Perla dello Ionio " is a vessel of 20 meters for the tourist service, equipped with a passenger deck of the flow rate of 90 persons , a bar area , bathrooms and shower. On board you will find the formula that best suits your needs. -Classic cruise: Departure from the port of "Le Castella", ride around the Aragonese fortess with brief description of the history on the castle and on the Marine Reserve. Continuation towards the lighthouse of Capo Rizzuto for the first stop, where you can dive, swim and rent flippers and mask for snorkeling. Second stop, about 1 hour, in the deserted beach of "Sovereto" reachable only by boat, here young and old can easily go down directly on the beach. Returning on board, will be served a aperitif made with typical products of Calabria, accompanied by an excellent wine. -Mini-cruise greedy: Departure from the port of "Le Castella" with stop in your chosen area, where you can dive, swim and rent flippers and mask for snorkeling. On board will be served a tasty snack, able to reconcile all ages. On board of the "Perla dello Ionio" we can arrange for you any kind of party and private event: "VIP Party" for an entertainment by a real star; Birthdays, with entertainment for young and old; We organize stag or hen parties; Happy Hour, to able to enjoy a drink in the company out of the ordinary, enjoying an unparalleled view of our coasts . We organize events too religious. In addition you can rent a sailboat with skipper that allows you to make a cruise in the fun, with the skipper you can make visit the "calles" and the most unique places on the coast of Capo Rizzuto . Come and discover the wonders of the sea in autonomy, a unique experience! At the beach of Le Castella you can also rent pedal boats and canoes kayaks. Let's wait you! Call us for reservation :+39 347 322 0705
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Djurdjica N wrote a review Aug 2020
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The boat trip with La Perla dello Ionio was excellent. Compluments to the staff who were very warm, friendly, available and very well organized.
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Date of experience: August 2020
FranktheTankBB wrote a review Sep 2018
Arendonk, Belgium2 contributions
On first arival, we immediately felt very comfortable because of the friendly way the crew welcomed us. Although we were the only foreigners (the rest of our group were all italian), the crew did everything they could to help and explain us what we wanted/needed to know. The atmosphere on the boat was laidback and fun. Drinks were unlimitedly available. Nice stops where we got enough time to get off the boat and discover the Ionic sea and a cool, rather remote, white-sanded beach. Before we headed back to the port of Le Castella, we were treated with an extended an varied lunch with a lot of typical regional flavours. They even served dessert afterwards (fresh fruit ad cake). Absolutely a boattrip to remember and something we recommend everyone to do! Siemen and Francesca from Belgium
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Date of experience: September 2018
Dawn R wrote a review Aug 2017
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A beautiful experience aboard a wonderfully kept vessel. Absolutely spotless. The crew were amazingly friendly professional and helpful from the moment we boarded. Great music,a relaxing atmosphere, fantastic and plentiful food, unlimited drinks and even travel gum for those who may suffer sea sickness. Plenty of room aboard and an amazing sea with fantastic swims makes this boat trip well worth the price of €35 adults and €20 children up to 12. A sin if missed out on. We had a great time.
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Date of experience: August 2017
Andras L wrote a review Jul 2017
Kingston, Canada2 contributions
The program was very well designed to include several activities, each of them was just the right amount at the right time (cruise around the castle, stop for snorkeling, relaxing at the beach, having a nice lunch). The boat is equipped with shower, toilet, unlimited cold drinks (water or soft drinks), free mask and snorkel, even WiFi. There was plenty of space, both on sun and in shade (there were about 30 of us, in the middle of the day, I guess other times it might be more busy). The lunch was delicious, nice variety of food, including several local specialties.
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Date of experience: July 2017
Adriano M wrote a review Sep 2015
Birmingham, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
Travelling with two young children (3 and 6), and keen to further explore the coast adjoining the marine reserve of Capo Rizzuto following a trip the previous day to Capo Colonna and Crotone, we booked the "Crociera classica" during the last week of August. This comprised a morning tour around the coast commencing from Le Castella, circling the impressive Aragonese castle before heading out along the coast, with a couple of stops for a swim. The seas in this area are beautiful, and the second stop in particular at the beach of Sovereto (given its protected status, only reachable by boat) was particularly impressive. Crystal blue seas, fine golden sand and a deserted beach. Notwithstanding the fact that the stops were reasonably close to shore, there was still plenty to see and fun to be had with a snorkel and mask (for my six year old in particular) - these are provided on the boat if you don't have your own. After the swim stops food was served prior to setting sail for port, which was varied, abundant, and full of local Calabrian produce. In summary, the boat was well-equipped and not overcrowded, the crew friendly and helpful, there was plenty of food and drink, and the sea was tremendous. My family and I had a wonderful time - highly recommended.
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Date of experience: August 2015