A voyage on a premium class sailing yacht from Alicante to Barcelona
A sea voyage with 14 ports of call in picturesque bays, swimming at Blue Flag beaches, best fish restaurants with Michelin stars and two weeks of discoveries. The amazing white coast of Costa Blanca, miles of golden beaches of Costa Dorada and orange tree plantations of Costa del Azahar.
An unforgettable two weeks’ voyage at the coast of Spain is waiting for you! All you need is to pick the dates, charter the yacht and pack your suitcase. TABI crew will take care of all the details and we will do our best to suit every need of our passengers. We will meet you at the airport, get the yacht ready, provide comfortable accommodation, book marina berths and tables in authentic restaurants, arrange off-the-beaten-track excursions to unique locations and organize other free time activities.
Do you like lazy mornings in bed or do you wake up with birds to watch the sun rise? Do you prefer to start the day with a nice hot cup of coffee and delicious local pastry? Do you fancy a romantic dinner with champagne in a picturesque bay? Do you feel like stopping spontaneously for fishing or swimming? Do you want to celebrate a special occasion? We will arrange everything and tailor the trip to your schedule!
Away from touristy places
and mainstream itineraries
and yachting lessons
on 10 years of sailing experience
high-quality experience both
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You will check in on the yacht, take a walking tour of the city and spend the night in the port of Alicante. The capital of Costa Blanca is considered a sailing mecca, as it is the starting point of Volvo Ocean Race, a premier yacht race around the world held every two years. You will visit the museum dedicated to this legendary regatta, take a stroll on Explanada de España, a promenade made of 6.5 million marble tiles, climb up to Santa Bárbara Castle and enjoy the stunning panoramic view of the city. Pick a dinner of your choice from Iberian steak and premium wine in the restaurant “Bodeguita 1999”, red tuna with Iberian ham in the busy “El Portal” from the Michelin Red Guide or traditional dishes in the tavern “El Puerto”.
Your first port of call will be Puerto de El Campello, a quiet town with well-preserved fishing and gastronomical traditions, as well as 23 kilometers of Blue Flag sandy, rocky and pebble beaches and excellent scuba diving routes. It is also famous for the peninsula La Isleta, an archeological site of Copper and Bronze Age and Roman “Queen’s Baths” (Baños de La Reina). You can have lunch in the Basque restaurant “Andra Mari”, recommended by Michelin Red Guide and included in the top ten restaurants of Europe. For dinner, you can buy freshly caught fish at the unique local fish market on the beach Carrer Del Mar. Taste great wines with prices ranging from €1 to €4,000 in “Bodega Estebán de la Rosa”, run by a sommelier with 30 years of experience and a whole wall of diplomas.
On the third day your yacht will enter the port of Benidorm, a modern city which is often called Spanish Rio de Janeiro or Las Vegas. You will find yourselves in the international entertainment center and will be surprised to know that just a few decades ago it was a small fishing village. Enjoy the sun on the golden sands of the 2 kilometer long beach Playa del Levante, take a stroll on the “English promenade” and check out the 210-meter-tall Gran Hotel Bali, one of the tallest buildings in Europe. You can also dance to the sets of world famous DJs, ride thrilling roller coasters in Terra Mitika, a 1million square meters amusement park and enjoy flamenco in Benidorm Palace music hall. And if you are looking for peace and tranquility, go to Isla de Benidorm and have dinner in the favorite restaurant of the locals “Resumen”.
You will enter the quiet harbor of the fishing town of Calpe. Spend this day relaxing on the cozy beach of Cantal Roig, only 200 meters long, and swimming in ancient Roman “Queen’s baths” (Baños de la Reina). Admire pink flamingoes in the salty lake Las Salinas and climb up to the view point Mirador Monte Toix. Walk the streets of old town (Casco Antiguo en Calpe) and the promenade of the prince of Asturias (Paseo ecológico Príncipe de Asturias). Have lunch in “Andalucia” and dinner in “El Cantal Restaurant”, with its exquisite octopus carpaccio, black paella, lobster salad, grilled langoustes, Carabineros prawns (exclusive to Calpe!) and horchata drink. We will book you a table with a stunning view of the 322-meter-tall cliff Peñon de Ifach.
Your yacht will be moored in the picturesque port of Javea, whose residents can be proud of many things: they are the first to see the sunrise in Spain, they invented the fish sauce Garum and have the healthiest microclimate in the world according to the World Health Organization. You will watch the sun waking up in the eastmost point of the country — cape Cabo de la Nao, visit “the little Caribbean” and enjoy the medieval architecture and the stunning nature of the town, surrounded by cliffs, orange and olive tree plantations. Between the excursions you will visit the best restaurants — “Corral del Pato”, “Casa Pepa”, “Drassanes” in the old town, “La Boheme”, “El Mono Loco” and “Los Remos” on the beach and “El Clavo”in the port. While having dinner at the restaurant “Mena” on the Mount of Montgó, you will enjoy the sunset over the sea and the island of Ibiza.
A new portion of excitement is ready for you at the royal city of Gandia. Spend the day on the large golden beaches of Playa de Gandia, 15 km long. And when the heat dies down, take a stroll along the promenade Paseo Maritim Neptu and in the hometown of the Borgia family, the most influential clan of Europe during Renaissance that produced two Popes. You can also visit the Palace of Borgia, St Anna’s Church, St. Clara’s Convent and the square La Plaza Escuela Pías. You will spend the night on the yacht in the port Real Club Nautico. Don’t miss out on the traditional dishes of Gandia — paella with pasta (Fideua) and orange mousse — in restaurants “La Gamba” and “La Gastrocasa”, whose chef has earned Michelin stars for several restaurants.
In Valencia, the third largest city of Spain, you will see the Holy Grail – the very cup used by Jesus Christ during the Last Supper — in the Cathedral of Santa María de Valencia. You can also visit the City of Arts and Sciences (Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias) and the largest oceanographic park in Europe “L’Oceanogràfic”, with water capacity of 42,000,000 litres and home to 45,000 species of animals. Admire the panorama of the city from the bell tower El Miguelete. Taste authentic Valencian paella in its homeland. Watch how culinary masterpieces are born while having dinner in one of the restaurants of legendary Spanish chef Quique Dacosta from Michelin Guide (“Mercatbar”, “Vuelve Carolina” or “El Poblet”). As a Spanish proverb goes, “A good dinner makes the whole trip worthwhile!”
Your yacht will enter the harbor of the main city of the “Orange Blossom Coast”. Take your time to see the sights of the city conveniently located on three main squares — Plaza Mayor, Plaza de Santa Clara and Plaza de la Pescadería. Admire a bird’s eye view of Castellon de la Plana from the medieval bell tower El Fadrí. All the streets, lined with orange trees, will inevitably take you to the sea and amazing quiet beaches 10 kilometers long. The best place to have lunch will be the restaurant “Corpore Sano Duo”, much loved by the locals. As for dinner, we will book a table with a sea view in a great restaurant on the promenade El Grao — “Mediterraneo”, a family business of 4 generations, now run by 3 brothers.
After a sailing tour along Costa Del Azahar, you will have a unique chance to stop being a tourist and immerse yourselves into a real Spanish life for a day. Your yacht will enter the port of Benicarlo, an authentic town of sailors and fishermen who provide all restaurants and shops of the coast with fresh fish and seafood. Here you will not find chain hotels, entertainment centers or haute cuisine. Nor will you see people working for tourists during siesta. But you can watch a fleet of fishing boats coming to the port and bringing their daily catch in the evening, see local residents and restaurant owners buying seafood right from the boats, and eat freshly caught fish in the nearest restaurant, such as “Marisqueria Neptuno”, “Chuanet”, or “Trangol”.
On the 10th day of your trip you will find yourselves in the paradise for foodies who can’t live without fish, prawns, mussels and crabs — an old port of l’Ampolla, cozily located in a peaceful bay on the coast of the Balearic Sea near the delta of the Ebro River. Choose from a great number of authentic seafood restaurants well-known in the whole of Catalonia, with menus full of culinary masterpieces — “Azara Restaurante-Braseria”, “El Pescador”, “Lo Golero” on the beach of Avallana with a wonderful view of Sant Jordi Bay or “Casa Montero” in the port. You can also lie in the sun on one of eight superb beaches with wonderfully clean sand and go on an excursion to the nature reserve “Parc Natural del Delta de l’Ebre”, protected by UNESCO.
Tarragona can boast more UNESCO ancient Roman archeological sites than the whole of Italy. Explore the Roman legacy walking in Paseo Arqueologico, underground rows of Amfiteatro Romano and Circo Romano, Museo de la Romanidad, Forum Local, Acueducto Romano, the street Rambla Nova and palm tree alley El Balcon del Mediterraneo. Treat yourselves to gastronomic delights at sunset in “El Cortijo”, “Tasca Boada” or “Petit Tarraco”. Taste local wines in “Vinícola de Nulles” and the favourite aperitif of Tarragonians in the winery “Vermouth Yzaguirre”. As for your dinner, it will be a travel back in time to an unusual meal in “Domus Apicius”, which combines historical reconstruction, tasting of ancient Roman cuisine and cooking class.
After a busy day in Tarragona, you will find yourselves away from traditional tourist destinations in a place that is not mentioned in any guide book! Vilanova i La Geltru is a quiet harbor and the favorite retreat of the Barcelonians who got fed up with endless crowds of tourists and built luxury houses here. You will enter picturesque bays of Ibersol beach, relax on the golden sands of the stunning El Far beach and enjoy the magnificent sunset on Adarró beach with a majestic statue of Pasiphae, a woman-bull. Walking along ancient street, visit the unique Romanticism Museum and have dinner in one of the best fish restaurants “La Cucanya”, “La Llotja Marisqueria” or “Marejol” with an amazing sea view, delectable seafood and a great choice of local wines.
You will go on a sailing yacht trip to Barcelona. You will surely fall in love with the city of Gaudi’s majestic masterpieces. Skip the lines to see fantastic Sagrada Familia, La Pedrera and Casa Batlló. Immerse yourselves in the festive atmosphere of world-famous La Rambla, Plaça Catalunya and La Boqueria market. Get lost among narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter and enigmatic paths of Park Güell. Admire the show of singing fountains and the panoramic view from the Montjuïc mountain (Mirador de Miramar view point). Sunbathe on La Barceloneta beach and have lunch in “La Gavina” restaurant, famous for its grilled navajas razor clams, scampi in tempura, mussels in tomato sauce, tuna carpaccio, Bellota pork sirloin, Santurce style anchovies and Catalan cream. And for dinner, we can book you a table in any of 23 Michelin restaurants.
Your two weeks’ sailing vacation will come to an end in Barcelona. Enjoy a sunrise breakfast near the sea and we will take you to the airport.