Loft Relax & Sport

Boat excursions in the Cetacean Sanctuary

Dive into an experience you will not forget: boat excursions start from the port of Andora to admire the cetaceans of the Pelagos Sanctuary. To fully enjoy the moment of relaxation, you can book one of our apartments and take part in the excursion.

You can choose to stop here for your vacation, we have prepared everything you need for fun, leisure and sport. If you want to rest after the boat trip you can sunbathe in the pool or take a relaxing swim.

If you are never tired and sport runs in your blood, recharge your batteries with a match on our tennis or padel courts, before or after the excursion to the sea.

Which cetaceans can you admire?

In addition to admiring the unrivaled beauty of the sea offshore, the excursion aims to sight the splendid cetaceans that live in this triangle of sea extremely rich in marine fauna. There are 8 species that can be seen in the first marine protected area in the Mediterranean. In the stretch of sea between Sardinia, Tuscany, Liguria and Monaco is common to encounter:

  • Fin Whale
  • Sperm Whale
  • Cuvier’s beaked whale
  • Risso’s dolphin
  • Pilot whale
  • Striped Dolphin
  • Bottlenose Dolphin
  • Common Dolphin 

It is not all, because you can run into other 5 occasional species, which sometimes penetrate into the Mediterranean Sea:

  • Minke
  • Orca
  • Humpback Whale
  • Rough-toothed dolphin
  • False killer whale

In addition, the sightings of turtles, mobulae, jellyfish and sea birds are to be considered equally exciting.

Some organizational details

From 30 May to 1 October you can book a splendid excursion offshore in the company of marine ecosystems scholars, biologists and naturalists. In fact, their presence is inevitable on board because every trip is always an opportunity to study both for them and for those who participate in a great opportunity to learn.

The duration of an excursion is approximately 4 hours. Usually the best conditions for sailing and sighting is with calm sea and little wind. Sightings are usually frequent because the Cetacean Sanctuary is very populated. However, in case of missed sighting it is possible to repeat the excursion.

Make sure you bring binoculars with you to see the evolutions of these fabulous inhabitants of the open sea, as well as a camera to capture once-in-a-lifetime moments.

As a last recommendation, follow the rules of behavior you must keep during navigation in order not to disturb the balance of mammals, especially if they have babies with them. Breathe deeply the smell of the sea and enjoy all the beauty it offers you.

Book your apartment now and come and live an unforgettable experience.

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