Matias was THE BEST!!!
Kayaking and Snorkeling on la Costa Brava | jul 2019
The Kayaking tour started off extremely well with Rachel meeting us at the Plaza and checking us in. Her attitude was awesome and we had time to grab a snack or water if we forgot to bring one or use the bathroom before we got on the bus. The bus ride there was great, the bus was clean and air conditioned. All of the guides were playful, courteous and seemed to really enjoy what they were doing. When we got to the beach we put or bags and valuables in a safe area and got wet suits if we desired (the water is not too cold, I thought I would need a wet suit but ended up taking it off after cliff jumping and leaving it in my kayak for the rest of the journey, my wife took hers off a little later). After we got optional wet suits we got snorkel gear and headed to the beach for kayak instructions and life vests. We had double kayaks (2 in each boat) so paddling was easier than usual but controlling your direction took a little practice. However, the guides were very patient and extremely helpful. Before we got into the water they divided us up into teams of between 10 and 12 depending how many people signed up that day. We were off with Matias, who was beyond excellent. He took loads of pictures (which are included with your ticket, a HUGE advantage so you can leave everything on shore except a bottle of water to keep you hydrated). The area is gorgeous and easy to navigate, Matias did not rush us, he provided us with interesting information about the area and jokes to keep us laughing. After exploring the coves we stopped to swim and cliff jump, then we explored more and went into a cave with the kayaks. All the time enjoying everything. As you kayak there are other boats and rouge kayaks but it’s easy to find and keep up with your group. Snorkeling was great as well, the reef/rock area isn’t real colorful but you do get to see colorful starfish, other fish, and interesting plant life as you peruse the waters. You have plenty of time at each of the stops and we definitely got our money’s worth. After you are done kayaking you get in and enjoy one of THE BEST sandwiches of your life made personally for you. You have about an hour or so to eat and explore the beach on your own before you board the bus to go back. We left the meeting point about 11am, got into the kayaks a little after 1pm, got done kayaking around 4pm and returned to our original meeting location about 8pm. Full day, but it was a day my wife and I will always cherish and remember. ... läs mer