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Most of cruises tours in Puerto Vallarta operate in the daytime. However, there are also a few night options, like this Puerto Vallarta Pirate Ship Dinner Cruise aboard a real pirate ship. Replica of one of Columbus boats. Surnamed the Marigalante. Construction and history on our Youtube Cannel https://www.youtube.com/@promovision/videos

Some tours stop at a beach or popular snorkeling spots, but you always have the option of staying on the boat and enjoy the entertainment and open bar. In short: There is a perfect Puerto Vallarta beach tour cruise for everyone.

Day time and sunset tours are available in Puerto Vallarta. This description is a general offers of many boat tour providers. A general list of providers is posted at the bottom for reference and your inquiries.

Private Tour offers may include:

​​ All you can drink (well rum, tequila, vodka, beer, sodas, water and juice)
Fun party hosts
Fun drinking games and activities
Stop by the famous Cabo San Lucas arc for pics
Jump into the refreshing water and enjoy the water activities.
Great guest DJ’s.
Champagne shower
Fun pictures of the day
Private groups for large groups can be arranged.
Premium bottle menu available at an extra cost only by pre-oder before event.
All-You-Can-Drink Open Bar on board the boat
Snorkeling Equipment
Lunch on the Beach
Kayaks on the Beach
Paddle boards
Guided walk to the waterfall
Dancing and Games On Board
Not included
Horseback Riding
Adventure Park (at Las Animas)
Wave Runners
Tips are not included
Marina Entrance Fee (28 Pesos pp – About $2USD)
Transportation to Marina is not included (Can be arranged at an extra cost)
No outside drinks or bottles allowe
d in the boat.

Your usual tour starts with Mexican Coffee and Bread in the morning depending of the provider at 9 or 10 am, at the Marine Terminal. You then board one of our boats for the rest of your continental breakfast, consisting of fruit with yogurt, granola and orangeade on board. Leaving port, you cruise along the bay arriving at the beautiful Los Arcos Underwater National Park where our crew will provide you with a mask, snorkel & life jacket, and a demonstration of the snorkeling activity for beginners. Here you will enjoy your snorkeling experience as you explore the beautiful undersea marine life and colorful coral (200 pesos or 20 U.S. dollars or an ID or room key will be required as a deposit for the gear). The Parque Nacional Los Arcos is a beautiful group of islands where you will enjoy snorkeling and see a large variety of fish, turtles, moray eels, manta rays, and during the winter months (November through March) the Humpback Whales which come to Puerto Vallarta for breeding and birthing (and fooling around).


The snorkeling should work up your appetite for your next stop, which includes lunch at Las Animas Beach, a charming private beach only accessible by boat. You can swim, parasail, have your photo taken with the local iguana, hike or just relax in the sun or shade. Enjoy a leisurely lunch from 2:00 to 4:00 (drinks not included) with your choice of grilled fish, broiled chicken, chicken fajitas, hamburgers, grilled meat or quesadillas. Take this time to enjoy activities such as football, beach volleyball, kayaks, and some optional (extra) activities such as the Adventure Park with ziplines,

and riding the banana boats or the wave runners. All food is included with your tour.

The other option is, instead of disembarking at Las Animas, you remain on the cruise boat for more fun and a short cruise to the village of Quimixto, a typical fishing village. The main attraction here is the inland waterfall; rent a horse (optional about 20 USD) or hike approximately 30 minutes through the lush jungle to reach this beautiful oasis where you can swim in the cool, fresh water and discover the waterfront restaurant where you can buy snacks, refreshments or cocktails. Returning from the waterfall the boat will take you back to Las Animas Beach where you will stay only 30 minutes to eat or enjoy the beach, while the guests that stayed on the beach will board the boat for the return to Puerto Vallarta.

Isla Marietas boat tour (for all ages)

The Marietas Islands are one of Puerto Vallarta’s most popular destinations for kayakers and snorkels due to its unique beauty. They are also a lush National Marine Reserve and home of countless species of birds, sea-turtles, dolphins, whales and a myriad of other sea life with its underwater cave, deep crystal-clear water and its famous hidden beach.

The Marietas Islands are protected by the Mexican government for the safety of its unique wildlife.

This is a full day excursion that will allow you to combine an extraordinary day of sun, fun and adventure with snorkeling, kayaking and paddle boarding while discovering the local biodiversity.

Romantic Sunset Sailing

A Private Puerto Vallarta catamaran cruise will stop at two beautiful beaches along the way.

All-Inclusive Private Sailboat is for you and your party only, and will accommodate up to 15 guests. Enjoy a romantic evening out on this Puerto Vallarta Sunset Cruise and candlelight dinner show. Board the boat at one of the meeting points and sail into the sunset over Banderas Bay in Puerto Vallarta.

Grab your favorite drink at the open bar as you admire the orange-colored evening skies. You will make your way to a secluded beach, where you will enjoy a three-course, candlelit dinner prepared just for you.

Las Caletas Day Tour In Puerto Vallarta

On the Las Caletas Tour, spend time out at sea on a kayak or marvel at the area’s many underwater wonders while snorkeling or paddle boarding just offshore. Take a guided nature walk and meet some of the permanent residents of Las Caletas, including friendly macaws and beautiful parrots. You can also learn more about the culture and traditions of the region by participating in hands-on activities including clay modeling, mezcal tasting, and cooking classes. It’s all up to you!

Simply hop on our boat and come with us to the shores of our exclusive and secluded beach hideaway, along the Riviera Nayarit and nestled in the Sierra Madre Mountains. Las Caletas, Puerto Vallarta is one of the top four secluded tropical beaches in the world—accessible only by boat.

The best part, you get to choose how you experience Las Caletas in Puerto Vallarta, you can choose pure relaxation (easy to do in shaded hammocks strung between towering palms) or thrilling exploration! With our tour, the day is yours to create—you provide a sense of adventure and we’ll provide everything else, including the exclusive tropical beach! Join in the Las Caletas Tour: Explore Puerto Vallarta’s Exclusive Tropical Beach Hideaway

Las Caletas is, pure and simple, a paradise tropical beach hideaway and Mexico’s own Garden of Eden. Rich in tropical wildlife and filled with scenic vistas to spare, this secluded nature preserve is a paradise unlike any other.

The natural beauty of Las Caletas was originally discovered along the Riviera Nayarit by famous film director John Huston, who made it his private home for many years. Accessible only by sea, Las Caletas is surrounded by a steep, jungle-clad mountain backdrop, making it a truly secluded tropical sanctuary.


Ready to spend a relaxing day in the south part of the bay and experience a little bit of the coastal life of Mexico? Then you won’t want to miss out on this amazing tour that lets you explore the small fishing town of Yelapa.

Yelapa Mexico, just south of Puerto Vallarta and only accessible by boat, is home to a small fishing community and is a must-see destination for those traveling to Puerto Vallarta.

Upon your arrival, you can choose to spend your time at the beach or take a scenic hike through the town of Yelapa, admiring its unique views that combine the beach, the foothills of the Sierra Madre mountains and the Yelapa river, as well as the numerous colorful artwork pieces that adorn its pathways and staircases.

Your day would not be complete without lunch, open bar on board, and the liveliest ambiance on your way back, thanks to the entertainment show performed by our boat crew.

The Bay of Banderas is home to two of the most picturesque coves of the Mexican Pacific: Yelapa and Majahuitas, located just south of Puerto Vallarta.

Home to sandy beaches, warm ocean waters, and tropical wildlife both on land and in the sea, Yelapa and Majahuitas are everything you’d imagine when you think of a tropical destination.

Cruise with us past picturesque coastal scenery, where dolphin encounters and (in winter) humpback whale sightings are common occurrences, to an area accessible only by sea. Once on land, take a scenic hike in the lively Yelapa.

Our tour will allow you to freely stroll through the town’s hilly narrow roads and pathways, which offer views to spare of the river, the beach, and the tropical vegetation that cover the foothills of the Sierra Madre, where Yelapa is located. Expressive murals and tile artwork cover some of its walls and staircases, making the hike an Instagram-worthy experience.

You will find street vendors with colorful displays of arts & crafts, hand-made pieces, and souvenirs, as well as others offering a local famous dessert simply known as the “Yelapa pie”, made of tropical fruits such as banana, coconut, or lime.

If you don’t feel like walking, it’s always a good idea just to chill at one of the traditional beach restaurants, with a beer or a tropical drink on hand, while you enjoy the views of the fishing boats floating on Yelapa’s warm waters.

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Experience the breathtaking exclusive beach of Majahuitas. With its untouched golden beach and emerald water, it’s the perfect hideaway for a day of snorkeling, paddle boarding, and kayaking.

Although the clarity of the water and the abundance of marine life varies throughout the year due to water temperature, tides, and currents; most of the time, Majahuitas offers a good underwater experience thanks to its secluded location, protected from the hustle and bustle of city life.

As the cruise back to Puerto Vallarta with an open bar and onboard fiesta, it will wrap up a perfect day with some great music, dancing, and unforgettable entertainment.

Marigalante – Pirates of the Bay

One of the most popular cruises in Banderas Bay, the Marigalante cruise is an adult orientated cruise where families and children are welcome where you can experience an authentic pirate show from beginning to end. You will enjoy a gourmet dinner whilst pirates swing from the crow’s nest on ropes whilst singing pirate songs. You will experience fabulous music and dancing and audience participation games. You can enjoy the beautiful coastline while being amazed by the epic pirate battles that break out at the end of the cruise. This is a booze cruise like no other. You can reserve your pirate booze cruises online or at your hotel.

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You can call Chon at 322-278-2884 for some possible discounts or see any other recommendations by Chum or Julian at their stand next to the OXXO at the Marina Terminal Entrance. They have been there for more then 20 years.

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