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Enjoy the waters of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico by boat! Charter the 36 Custom built boat authorized to visit the most beautiful Natural Preserves in Banderas Bay: Los Arcos & Marietas Islands, the last one is where you will find the iconic Hidden Beach or Playa del Amor (Love beach) a world wide known must seen spot, not only for its unique access and shape but also because of the beauty surrounding the Islands where it is within. This will be a Private Crewed Charter, Fishing tackle ,Ice & Bait, Fishing License, Port Fees and Passengers Liability Insurance. Rates: Marietas Islands and Hidden Beach Tour (6 passengers) - Snorkeling, Sightseeing, Guided Swim to Hidden beach, Whale watching (in season) & Fishing (optional) • 6 Hours: $1,370 USD • Extra Hour: $130 USD. • Extra passenger $150 USD each (up to 2 more , depends on availability) Marietas Islands Tour for 6 passengers (No Hidden beach) - Snorkeling, Sightseeing, Swimming, Whale watching (in season) & Fishing (optional) • 6 Hours : $990 USD • Extra Hour: $130 USD. • Extra passenger: $25 USD each ( Up to 6 more) Recreational Cruising for 6 Passengers Visit areas around the Bay of Banderas • 4 hours: $780 USD. • 6 hours: $1000 USD. • 8 hours: $1160 USD. • Extra Hour: $130 USD. • Extra Passenger: $25 USD each (Up to 6 more) Fishing Charter for 6 passengers • 4 hours: $720 USD. • 6 hours: $1050 USD. • 8 hours: $1200 USD. • Extra Hour: $130 USD. • Extra Passenger: $25 USD each (Up to 2 more) This will be a Private Crewed Charter, Fishing tackle ,Ice & Bait, Fishing License, Port Fees and Passengers Liability Insurance. Our Amenities will be; Water, Softdrinks and Beers, Fresh Ceviches prepared our of your own Cath and Guacamole. Please ask for a quote on Additional Services * TRANSPORTATION | Private land transportation. * OPEN HOUSE BAR | Choice of Beers, Wines (Red, White, Rosé, Sparkling) and Liquors + Mixers * SUSHI | A selection of sushi tray. * CHARCUTERIE Tray | Deli meats, cheese & fruit Gourmet Tray * BABYSITTER | Bilingual, Experienced & Educated Girls * JETSKI | Double 1100 cc Yamaha Waverunner * LILY PAD | Rubber Floating Mat by Lily Pad Maui version What You Can Expect: The Custom 36 "Barbara" is a Classic and Strong Crafted Hull Combining a Top Experienced and Friendly Crew. It is Ideal for 10 to 12 recreational cruising passengers, powered by Twin 315hp Diesel Engines, Custom Designed and Built with a Spacious Deck & Wide Open Bow, it features a shaded mid Cabin with two comfortable seating bunks and a lower cabin with bathroom, galley & cockpit. The flybridge offers a Bimini shade and complimentary seating & viewing area, whereas the wide ample cushioned front deck is the perfect area for relaxing or sunbathing. This vessel is equipped with Stereo Sound System & Speakers, VHF Radio, GPS, Profesional Fishing Tackle, Snorkeling gear and a Paddle Board for a memorable experience. Mariettas Islands Trip Actually, a National Protected Preserve, these volcanic islands with restricted access to authorized vessels only, are a landmark of Banderas Bay and one of the most important places for marine bird watching in México and the eastern Pacific. They are without a doubt the place for those interested in scuba diving and snorkeling because of the variety of marine life, with coral and beautiful reef fish. You’ll be able to visit places such as la bufa (the blowhole), el Elefante (the elephant), the morros cuates (the twin friends), La Nopalera beach and the most famous, Playa Escondida o del Amor (Hidden beach). Private Crewed Charter • Marietas Islands and Hidden Beach Tour for 6 Passengers (6 Hours) - Snorkeling, Sightseeing, Guided Swim to Hidden beach, Whale watching (in season) & Fishing (optional) • Marietas Islands Tour for 6 passengers (6 Hours) - Snorkeling, Sightseeing, Swimming, Whale watching (in season) & Fishing (optional) Recreational Cruising • Los Arcos (4 Hours) A “National Marine Park special spot to snorkel and get to know the numerous forms of sea life, SCUBA dive the deep tunnels, caves and colorful reefs and birds watching on top these rocky islands which are anchored in the deepest waters of the Bay. • Colomitos Beach (4 Hours) The first of most magical beaches in Banderas Bay. A secluded little cove is a real treasure still undiscovered by most. An Exclusive restaurant serves on the Cliff by appointment only. • Las Animas Beach (6 Hours) Beach distinguished by its golden sand, behind it stand imposing mountains and before it the Pacific, colored a light blue due to its shallow depths, which make it perfect for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking and any watersport activity. A variety of Restaurants with Palapas, beach chaises & the freshest selection of Seafood and Meats. To the North a group of rocks set the entrance to a more isolated white sand beach: El Caballito, accessible by walking. • Majahuitas (6 Hours) A beach of fine white sand, it lies at the foot of a lush jungle, accompanied by the sounds of wildlife, wrapped up in the gentle blue of the bay, snorkel among colorful fish such as: King Angel, Panamic Sergeant Majors, Puffer Fish, Eels and many others. Climb aboard an adventure on a kayak, or simply walk along the beach and observe the singing of birds and curious reptiles. • Yelapa (6-8 hours) A picturesque hideaway beachside village. It is a place distinguished by its color, its tradition, its gentle people who, for the most part, dedicate their lives to fishing and tourism. It is the perfect place to ‘lose yourself in the jungle, wade through rivers, or take up sports such as swimming, Scuba diving or hiking up through the village until you reach its waterfall, more than 50 meters high. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Send Inquiry” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
The crew was amazing and Hugo did a great job communicating and providing detailed instructions to us. We will be booking with them again in the future.
Highly highly recommend! Our group of 8 had the best time. Hugo coordinated everything for us perfectly and really worked with us on the itinerary. Captain Juan and Juanelo were so professional and committed to making it a great outing for us. At one point we were surrounded by a huge group of dolphins that put on a show for us. The hidden beach is well worth the extra permit cost, snorkeling was fun and the food is very good. Everything ran smoothly and on time. Don’t hesitate to book with them!
Hugo is a good communicator. Juan took very good care of us, showing us a good snorkeling spot with lots of fish, fun picture idea @ hidden beach, amazing whale shows and we caught a dozen bonita on the way home. Plenty of drinks and tasty shrimp ceviche. Super fun day. The boat is very basic but practical. The marina is in Puerto Vallarta so if you're in Punta Mita it's over an hour drive. We had them pick us up in La Cruz but that cost $100 extra.
Being on the ocean is great and this team made it even better. Things we did: sightsee snorkel, fish, save wildlife. Things we saw: whales, dolphins, fish, seas snake, turtles, Manta Ray. Places we saw: Punta Mita, Bucerias, La Cruz, Marietas Islands, Nuevo Vallarta. Food was great, lots of drinks of our selected choice. Bring: hats and glasses, sunscreen, sea sickness solution if you are prone and more of your own snacks for more picky or set menu eaters. It was excellent!!!
What a great day at sea with this crew! We fished and they made/taught us how to make a great mackerel ceviche. Spent a very long time snorkeling. The crew was very helpful and accommodating. We would ABSOLUTELY go with them again. Great food, great beverage choice and just all around nice guys. 10/10!
A 50 miles extension of mountains, rivers, coastline and pristine beaches Banderas Bay is a Paradise to Enjoy. We offer the range of boating services for unparalleled leisure and extended getaways catered to fit anyone’s desires and every predilection. For those wanting to explore and discover the Paradise, whether you are looking for a relaxing day on the water, a Sportfishing or scuba diving excursion, a Sailing trip, an exclusive Yacht for a special event to celebrate or a romantic cruise, our crew and staff will make an unforgettable and exciting Trip.
You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.
Full refund up to 15 days prior.
Terms and Conditions I. CRUISING SPEED. The Boat will operate at the stated Cruising Speed, be the trip a fishing or recreational one, see the brochure description which corresponds to the boat. When the client demands to speed up, the boat can perform and it is permitted; it will apply a charge for the additional fuel consumption cost, generated by the hour or fraction of hour of time the boat cruised at this higher speed. II. PAYMENT: The Boat Trip Reservation will not be Valid if the Booking Confirmation deposit is not Paid in full. Likewise the balance due for the trip must be fully paid before departure, otherwise the trip will be cancelled and no refund will be issued. III. CANCELLATIONS & AVAILABILITY HOLD: CASE 1: Paid and Confirmed Booking within 10 days to the charter date. There will NOT be a Penalty if cancellation is issued with a 72 hrs notice. Cancellation with less than 72 hrs notice will apply up to 50% of the Total Charter Cost and cancellation with a less than 24 hrs notice or “No Show” will imply a no refund. CASE 2: Paid and Confirmed Booking between 10 to 30 Days to the charter date. There will NOT be a Penalty if cancellation notice is up to 10 days prior to the charter date, Otherwise the Booking Confirmation Deposit will not be refunded. CASE 3: Paid and Confirmed Booking between 30 Days to 6 Months Before to the charter date. There will NOT be a Penalty if cancellation notice is up to 30 days prior to the charter date, otherwise a Penalty of 20% off the Total Charter Cost will be charged due to the Boat’s Availability Hold. Holiday & Selected Dates: There will be no refunds for cancellations during long weekends, special holidays, Easter week, and, from December 22nd through January 7th. If the reason which generated the Cancellation is Extraordinary or Extreme, a reason why our company may require evidence and/or written support, this will be resolved by all parties involved (Client / Agent / BIP) in mutual agreement in the knowledge that there could be no refundable amounts due to expenses incurred and made in delivering the service. When the reason for Cancellation is Justified, it will First proceed to reschedule the charter within the coming days available, Secondly a Charter Certificate can be issued good for one year, which will allow the client to no overpay if the price changes and still plan better a future date that adjust more conveniently. Cancellations due to Covid reasons, will be analyzed individually as they come in, considering the CASES mentioned before and the actual Health Protocols and restrictions in this matter. IV. LATE DEPARTURES: Boat charter time counts upon scheduled departure, whether the passengers are yet onboard or not. If there is a late departure due to delay of one or several passengers, the trip will be completed according to the remaining time of the charter. V. WEATHER: The boat goes out no matter the weather, rain or shine, UNLESS the Port or Sea Navigation is closed or restricted; if navigation is allowed within the bay, the route plan and destinations will be shortened or adjusted to match a charter, and a refund will be issued for the difference paid if applicable. Rain does not constitute grounds for cancellation or rescheduling in most scenarios. If Port is Closed or Sea Navigation is restricted due to an extreme weather condition such as: hurricane, lightning storm or tornado when it is a dangerous to be in the water, BIP Yachts charters reserves the right to reschedule the charter with no additional charge or penalty. VI. REFUNDS & RESCHEDULES: The Captain has the final decision in determining if a charter must be rescheduled or canceled due to the conditions mentioned before and a full or partial refund may apply according to the each circumstance. VII. There will be no refunds due to Sea sickness at any time of the trip; once the vessel has returned to Port, any further departure the same day is considered an independent charter and service. VIII. LIABILITY ABOARD: Clients accept liability for damages or loss of equipment due to negligence and, if applicable, an open credit card voucher or secure deposit will be required when signing a service contract. Our company is responsible for the security and safe transportation of its passengers and offers a Full Coverage Passengers Liability Insurance for every operated charter. Passengers must strictly follow the Captains orders and crew instructions to participate in a safe trip. IX. CHILDREN LIABILITY: Children aboard are supervised by crew members most of the time, nevertheless they travel under the responsibility and strong supervision of their Parents on board, in the sea and on land; therefore our company accepts no liability on this matter. Additional hours should be requested to the Captain during the trip and before the vessel is returning, or about to get back to Port. In order to provide a great service for each charter, we highly recommend you to inform us prior departure if an extension of the time frame is needed. The hour cost may vary according to each vessel and the time extension purpose. X. EXTRA HOURS. Additional hours can be requested to your Ship’s Captain or Crew during the Trip and the Vessel is returning back to the Harbor. In order to provide the best Service and Trip itinerary on every Charter, We highly recommend you to Inform us through your Concierge or Travel Agent Prior Your Trip Date / Boarding. The Cost for the Additional Hours may vary according to each Vessel, whether Fishing, Sailing boat or Yacht and the state of the Trip in the Itinerary (Anchored or Cruising). We suggest to ask this ahead of time to be informed. XI. ALCOHOL & BEHAVIOR: The Ship’s Captain has the authority to cancel the trip if any passenger’s behavior is jeopardizing the integrity of the vessel or its occupants by means of improper or incoherent actions contrary to the service the ship is been chartered for, there will be no refund and, if applicable, the Captain may have the obligation to notify the Harbor Master if, during the trip, an illegal activity is been undergone by any passenger. XII. DRUGS & WEAPONS: It is the policy of our company to prohibit the possession and/or use of drugs and weapons onboard of any of our vessels. Any possession or use of drugs and/or weapons by our passengers during the trip will result in the immediate return at the client’s expense and authorities will be notified. XIII. SHIP CABINS. Bathrooms and ship cabins are NON SMOKING PLACES. During the trip, their use is prohibited for illegal activities such as: Use of drugs and/or weapons, sex with minors, improper manners not specified within this agreement which, in general, may totally or partially damage the reputation of our company, or, the current boat state: furniture, decorative items, upholstery, electronic devices, carpets, mirrors or props aboard. The cost of missing items and/or repairing damaged ones will be at client’s expense. XIV. PETS. Pets are not allowed aboard most of our vessels; please ask your concierge or travel agent prior making a booking. XV. PRICES. Some vessels' rate may vary according to specific high season dates or a trip schedule, such as: Christmas Eve (Dec.24th), Christmas Day (Dec. 25th), New Year's Eve, January 1st, or, a special night event in the Sea when it is scheduled after 9pm. XVI. FISHING TRIPS. Time Departure during the rainy season (May through Oct) is subject to sea visibility at dawn, sunrise time, distance to pick up spot and the requested fishing trip (4,6, 8hrs…) This is due to the high risk of boat damage if hitting unseen floating objects, dragged down by the river to the sea during heavy or continuous rains, which cause most of the last minute boat failures and accidents reported, turning into boat no show. big delays and / or constant reschedules when applicable. Clients and travel agents, as well as concierges, should have in mind that communication between us is a must during early hours of the day, otherwise the client must be provided with a phone number of our operative staff in charge of dispatching their trip or vice versa. Our reservation agent will inform the best departing time for your trip in each case.