Services and Facilities

Activities

We propose several activities for you to enjoy and learn more about the Cíes Islands during your stay at our Campsite.

actividades

Snorkel Diving

Want to enjoy an experience you will remember a lifetime in a place of dreams?

The Club de Buceo Illas Atlánticas invites you to discover you seabed National Park.

Take the opportunity to swim in crystal clear waters home to more than 100 marine species! We have all the equipment for your enjoy!

More information:
snorkelislascies@gmail.com
snorkelencies.blogspot.com
THE EQUIPMENT INCLUDES:

Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Price per person: 30€

Kayak

In order to guarantee the safety of customers due to the current pandemic situation, this activity will be suspended along this season. We apologize for inconvenience.

GUIDED routes and introduction to SEA KAYAKING

PARTNERS: The Galician Federation of Kayaking (FEGAPI), the Galician Atlantic Islands Maritime Kayak School (Escuela Kayak de Mar Illas Atlánticas) and in partnership with the Galician Atlantic Islands Maritime-Terrestrial National Park.

We invite you to discover the unrivalled beauty of the Cies Islands from a different perspective: Getting to the heart of the Cies Islands on a guided introduction course to sea kayaking.

No previous experience necessary we're a school.

RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE AT CIES CAMPING RECEPTION OFFICE.

More information: +34 986 687 630
EQUIPMENT INCLUDED:

Sea Kayak: polythene kayaks with a spacious cockpit and comfortable seat with back support. These kayaks are very stable.
Paddles: fiber rod and polythene blades.
Lifevest, whistle, paddle, paddle holder , waterproof bag and cockpit covers (nylon or neoprene).
Special kayaking rain jacket.

WE RECOMMEND YOU BRING:

A comfortable summer hat and sunglasses.
Waterproof sunscreen. Remember that sunburns CAN be avoided in water sports.
Water, Snacks (energy bars or similar).
Bring a change of clothing, towel, phone and any other items you might need and can be stored in the waterproof bag we will provide for activity.

Hiking

The most common and appealing activity that you can enjoy in the island is hiking. There are several different well-signed routes where you will discover the landscapes and interesting areas due to their unique wildlife and vegetation. It is recommended to pruchase an information brochure at the information cabin that you will find as soon as you arrive. The reception is the place to go to get information about the guided tours that staff from the park usally make.

It is possible to book a route with a camping guide. It costs 5 € per adult, child free (<12th). Please ask on reception for it.

It is extremelly important to follow the park regulations in order to avoid disturbing the wildlife and vegetation present in the area, and also, neither stepping outsides the established routes nor trespassing the restrcited areas in the sand dunes, the lake and in the nesting area.

Beaches

The islands, due to their special location and morphology, are home to several velvety white sand beaches, famous for their turquoise colored waters. Rodas might be the most famous one, nevertheless there are more beaches as beautiful as Rodas which you can enjoy just the same. Here you have a brief description of each one of them:

  • Margaridas: A bit of a hike but ideal if you want the beach to yourself.
  • Cantareira: A small bay with a pebble beach, close to the Volunteer Camp.
  • Figueiras: A nudist beach with trees providing shade for the hottest days.
  • Mixueiro y Areina: Two small bays for those who want some tranquillity, to the right of the Jetty at As Rodas.
  • Rodas: According to the Guardian newspaper, this is the best beach in the world. The beach joins the islands of Monteagudo (north) and Faro (south). The fine white sand squeaks as you walk and the waters are a clear emerald colour. The dunes around the beach are a conservation zone and are at this moment in a state of recuperation.
  • Bolos: Also known as Conchas due to the large number of shells to be found there. It is at the end of Rodas beach.
  • Nª Señora: It is a small and well protected bay, ideal for those days when the wind blows from the north.

Child activities

The campsite offers campers free activities for children, led by a monitor.

We have a play area where , craft workshops, popular games, excursions to the interpretation center, etc ...will be an unforggetable experience for children.

You can request information at the campsite reception.

Starlight

Astronomical observation routes

The national park has been selected as a "Starligth" destination, a name given to those places due to its low light pollution, location, degree of pollution ...

The campsite carries out an activity through a guided route with a monitor. We make night excursions to contemplate the sky at night ... Prices:

  • Adultos: 6€
  • Children from 6 to 10 years old: 2€
  • Children up to 5 years old: Free
Children must always be accompanied by an adult.

Starlight guide, with knowledge of astronomy, gives us a brief description of the main constellations, planets, etc.

Here you have a sample that "Glendor" has shown us of what we can find in one night in the Cíes Islands...

You can request information at the campsite reception.