Water activity

Apulia: Full-Day Salento Coast Caves Sail Boat Tour

Activity provider: 40° Parallelo

Apulia: Full-Day Salento Coast Caves Sail Boat Tour

Activity provider: 40° Parallelo

From US$ 60.44 per person

Discover the natural caves along the coast of Salento. Relax as you sail through the sea or help your skipper steer the way. Enjoy stops for swimming, snorkeling, and a delicious lunch inside a cave.

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Duration 4 - 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Explore natural caves along the Ionian and Adriatic coasts
  • Enjoy an Apulian lunch with wine inside a cave
  • Take stops to swim and snorkel
  • Learn the basics of sailing from a professional skipper
Full description
Spend the day at sea on this sailboat tour around Salento. Explore caves and have the opportunity to swim or snorkel in them. Enjoy lunch with an Apulian appetizer, pasta with fresh fish, and more. Have the chance to learn the basics of sailing and assisting in steering with open sails. Your sailing tour begins at 10:00 AM from the Tourist Port in Santa Maria di Leuca (Apulia). Sail to the point where the Ionian and Adriatic seas meet. Then see the natural caves along the Adriatic Coast until Marina di Novaglie. Stop at the Grotta del Lago cave and stop for some swimming and snorkeling inside. Then cruise to the Ionian Sea coast and see the Grotta del Diavolo and Grotta delle Tre Porte caves. Have another stop here to go inside and snorkel. During this stop, lunch will be offered. For lunch enjoy a typical Apulian appetizer, spaghetti with fresh fish, fresh fruit, espresso, coffee, water, and white wine. Your last stop will be in San Gregorio. Enjoy a last swim in crystal clear water here before heading back. Arrive back at port at about 6:00 PM.
  • Skipper
  • Guide
  • Lunch
  • Beverages (water and wine)
  • Fishing equipment
  • Fuel
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Towels
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • This tour can be modified or canceled at the discretion of the skipper due to weather
Customer reviews

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Had a very nice day, well worth it.

September 30, 2021

Very kind and responsible crew, delicious meal on board and beautiful impressions on Salento from the seaside, Thanks for a beautiful day!

October 20, 2022


Product ID: 362355