Starlight in Cíes islands
The sky over Cíes has the Starlight certificate, which singles out global destinations of interest for stargazing. Now you can join us to discover the stars magic hiden in the “island of the gods” with a “Starlight Experience”. A night out on a sailing yacht with a astronomical guide to get to know the detail of the stars that light up every night the National Park Marítimo-Terrestre das Illas Atlánticas de Galicia . Unforgettable!We want to rise you up to the sky of the Cíes islands with a very special route to give value to this unique setting with excellent qualities for the observation of stars protected from light pollution. Cies is recognized world-wide as a “Startlight Destination” by its location and its good geographical conditions.We star the route sailing to Cies islend going through the beautiful Vigo Estuary to the National Maritime-Terrestrial Park of Atlantic islands of Galicia, where we will enjoy the unique sunset while sailing towards one of those “best beaches in the world”. When the night gets close, we will disembark on the San Martiño beach (south island) where the phenomenon takes place …. its fascinating white sand is the perfect spot to admire the starry sky that offers us this place. An idyllic spot for the contemplation of stars!!, as this island is not inhabited, no light pollution or acoustics. Depending on sea conditions we will cross to the island of Rhodes, where the guide will give us a brief explanation of the vault stellar and we enjoy identifying constellations and finding stars that, in another place, it would be impossible to see.