Kayak por l'Estartit

Kayaking in l’Estartit and its surroundings

Summer is here! And with it, the desire to dive into the sea, enjoy kayaking excursions in l’Estartit, scuba diving, snorkelling or simply sunbathing on the beach.

In this article, we present the best kayaking routes in and around l’Estartit so that you can discover the Costa Brava in a different way:

  • The Medes Islands
  • Cala Pedrosa
  • La Foradada
  • Cala Ferriol
  • Tres Coves

Fascinating landscapes and places of exceptional beauty that you should definitely visit during your stay in l’Estartit. Let’s go there!

1. The Medes Islands

One of the most beautiful places for kayaking in l’Estartit is the Medes Islands.

This archipelago is made up of 7 islands: El Medallot, La Meda Grande, La Meda Pequeña, Las Ferrenelles, El Tascó grande, El Tascó pequeño and El Carall Bernardo.

Discover all its nooks and crannies by kayak!

Location: l’Estartit

Islas Medas
The Medes Islands

2. Cala Pedrosa

Cala Pedrosa is a small unspoilt cove surrounded by a fascinating natural landscape that makes visiting it a real pleasure for the senses.

Its spectacular crystal clear, clean and calm waters make this marvellous rocky cove an ideal spot for snorkelling.

Take advantage of the kayak trip for a refreshing swim!

If you want to continue paddling, you can continue the route through La Foradada and you will reach Cala Ferriol.

Location: Between l’Escala and l’Estartit

Cala Pedrosa
Cala Pedrosa (Mercè Masnou Ferrer)

3. La Foradada

La Foradada is a spectacular open sea cave on the coast of the Montgrí Natural Park.
Crossing it by kayak is an unforgettable experience, especially if you are travelling with children.

The moment you cross it, you’ll be left breathless – it’s incredible!

Location: Between l’Escala and l’Estartit

La Foradada
La Foradada (

4. Cala Ferriol

Cala Ferriol is a very quiet, unspoilt cove between Cala Montgó and l’Estartit.

On your kayak trip, it is an obligatory stop for snorkelling, the seabed here is a real marvel!

Location: Between l’Escala and l’Estartit

Cala Ferriol
Cala Ferriol (

5. Tres Coves

Tres Coves is a beautiful, unique and sensational place formed by three caves that leave no one indifferent who sees them first hand.

By kayak, you will have the opportunity to see them up close. Amazing!

Location: Between l’Escala and l’Estartit

Tres Coves
Tres Coves (Pau Rrr)

Essential equipment for kayaking in l’Estartit

To make the most of your kayaking trip, don’t forget to bring:

  • Sun protection, sunglasses and a cap.
  • Water for hydration.
  • Snorkelling gear and swimming costume in case you want to cool off and discover the seabed.
  • Towel and dry clothes for after the activity.

Dare to go on a kayak excursion around l’Estartit!

You can book a guided tour or a kayak excursion in l’Estartit in the following link.

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