About us

About us2018-08-09T17:23:17+00:00

Vies Braves® is a pioneering company worldwide in designing, planning and promoting marine and open water routes. Our itineraries allow you to safely explore and enjoy beautiful natural environments and underwater landscapes.

The strengths of the Vies Braves team: our human team!

Project drivers

«We love and respect the sea, and are passionate about open water swimming and snorkelling. We want people to experience the thrill of swimming or exploring one of our routes».

Miquel Sunyer

Extreme long-distance swimmer, the person who dreamt up the project and ambassador of the Costa Brava



Company in the swimming pool sector specialising in technical equipment for swimming and aquatic training.


Staff and promoters

Our open water swimming and snorkeling Guides will show you how to explore and enjoy safely our routes in open waters, which run through natural environments with beautiful underwater landscapes. They are the soul of this project, the ones who spread the values of the Vies Braves, and for that reason we want you to know them a little better. We will introduce them to you!

Jordi Corominas

Open water Swimming Guide in the Calella, Pineda de Mar & Santa Susanna Vies Braves.

Jordi Corominas is passionate about water, the sea and swimming. He defines himself as a lucky person, why he is dedicated to what he really loves. Linked from the beginning to the project Vies Braves, graduated from the University of Girona in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences, with a Master’s degree in education and also is a Senior Swimming Coach and also a Triathlon.

He has trained watching the best world swimming teams and has the technical direction of the Farners Swimming Club. He is an experienced swimmer in swimming pool and open water and also practices triathlon since 2007 at National level.

Santi Escartín

Snorkelling Guide in the Lloret de Mar Via Brava.

He holds a degree in Biology, director of activities for children and young people, as well as technical rescue and aquatic lifesaving. In Santi, he encourages you to discover with him marine bottom organizations that you would never have imagined that you would find!

Santi is the president and director of the Xatrac environmental performance center of Lloret de Mar (organizer of the Vies Braves work camps) whose main objective is to bring citizens closer to science and the environment.

David Ramos

Open water swimming and snorkelling Guide in the Cadaqués Via Brava.

David, who is from Cadaqués, is a professional dive technician and amateur open water swimmer, as well as a great lover of the sea with an intimate knowledge of it.

Cira Navarro

Open water swimming and snorkeling Guide in the Pals & Calella de Palfrugell Vies Braves.

Cira is an incredible, lively and vital girl, an exceptional swimmer, and very professional. He works as a coach in his personal project Cormoran Swim, totally aligned with the values of Vies Braves.

Jordi González

Open water swimming Guide in the Sant Feliu de Guíxols & Platja d’Aro Via Brava.

An experienced swimming guide, Jordi has accompanied us since 2014, promoting Vies Braves activities in both towns. Jordi knows all the nooks and crannies and secrets hidden away in these two beautiful Vies! He is a swimming and triathlon coach, and creator of the CA Xaloc triathlon section.

He is currently very active in the world of sport: Jordi has been a finisher in several renowned races, Ironman and Half Ironman distance triathlons, marathons, cycle races and long-distance races.

Andrea Comaposada & Elisabet Paül

Snorkeling Guide in the Calella, Pineda de Mar and Santa Susanna Vies Braves.

From a young age, the sea has fascinated her and she enjoys scuba diving, snorkelling and swimming. She is passionate about transmitting the knowledge learned through her professional experience and her degree in Marine Sciences. It motivates her to teach people about marine environmental conservation, and she is an environmental educator with Anèl·lides.

Andrea is a biologist and environmental educator with Anèl·lides. Her relationship with the sea has been very intense for many years and she feels more committed to the marine environment every day. Her passion is to transmit the values of respect for the environment.

Víctor Bescós

Open water swimming and snorkelling Guide in the Tossa de Mar Via Brava.

Víctor, from Tossa de Mar, is a sports lover, a graduate in Sciences of Physical Activity and Sport, and a national swimming coach. He is the owner of Triángulo Deporte y Ocio, a company dedicated to sports management, which runs facilities like the public pool in Tossa de Mar.

Jaume Pujol

Open water swimming and snorkeling Guide in the Llançà Via Brava.

Jaume is studying for a Degree in Sciences of Physical Activity and Sport in Girona. He is an excellent swimmer and knows the coast of the Costa Brava very well. He has experience in leisure activities, guided activities, new trends and lifesaving. He is currently a swimming coach at the GEN in Roses. He invites you to discover the Vies Braves of Colera, Llançà and Roses with him and promises you will have a marvellous experience in the north of the Costa Brava.

Lluís Muntades

Open water swimming Guide in the Baells reservoir Via Brava.

Lluís is a senior technician in Physical and Sports Activities, and has extensive experience in guided activities and swimming training. He is an amateur open water swimmer. He loves, and knows well, the Berguedà region and the Baells reservoir.

Toni Herrera

Snorkelling Guide in the Platja d’Aro & Sant Feliu de Guíxols Vies Braves

En Toni, gran coneixedor del litoral de Sant Feliu de Guíxols i de Platja d’Aro, és Dive Master a Dive Different, una empresa de serveis marins i subaquàtics, i una persona molt estimada i coneguda a ambdues poblacions!

Vicenç Cánovas

Open water swimming and snorkeling Guide in the Colera Via Brava.

Doctor of Physical Activity and Sports Science is a professor of Physical Education. He defines himself as a holistic athlete having practiced more than 20 sports with technical proficiency, competing in some of them as tennis, volleyball, athletics, basketball, mountain biking and some triathlons.

As Empordanès it is feels connectivity and passion for its region the Alt Empordà and especially with the sea having swum during all the summers in the North Costa Brava since childhood. She is passionate about sport kitesurfing that generates adrenaline, disconnection, and peace, as well as having the initial level of sailing. For him, the sea is reconnected with our essence and our body to forget the daily hum.

Hugo Rodríguez

Open water swimming and snorkeling Guide in the Salou Vies Braves.

Hugo is the founder and coach of Salou Swimming Club. It is an open water swimming and snorkeling experienced guide. He has been exploring the coast of Salou since he was a child, so he knows very well every Salou coast secret spots!