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South Shore Private Sightseeing Cruise in Puerto Vallarta

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Enjoy a fun-filled private boat tour around Puerto Vallarta with a fully bilingual captain. Admire the scenic views as you travel south and take amazing pictures. Have fun snorkeling at Los Arcos and relaxing at Las Animas beach and enjoy complimentary drinks and music onboard. This private tour is just for you and your group so you have the best of times with family or friends.
  • Cruise along the coast of Puerto Vallarta on a private yacht
  • Customize the itinerary to your preferences
  • Snorkeling equipment, life jackets, and kayaks are provided
  • Choose from multiple departure times to suit your needs
What to Expect
Your morning starts at the Puerto Vallarta marina. Board a 26-foot (8-meter) yacht for your personalized sightseeing cruise. Your captain can suggest stops and help customize the itinerary to your preferences. Cruise along Puerto Vallarta’s south shore and enjoy unobstructed views of the Malecon (waterfront promenade) and the Romantic Zone. Stop to snorkel at Los Arcos National Marine Park and then cruise to Las Animas, a secluded beach that's only accessible by boat. Everyone will be able to get down from the boat and the water is calm and shallow, so kids can enjoy this activity too. Take a kayak out for a spin and then have lunch at one of the beachfront palapa restaurants (own expense). Relax with an ice-cold beer on the yacht’s covered deck and then cruise back to the marina to end your tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Av. Paseo de la Marina Sur 210, Marina Vallarta, 48335 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bottled water
  • Soda
  • Complimentary beer
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Life jackets
  • Kayak
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Towels
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund of your deposit.
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship.
  • If arriving on a cruise ship please notify us by sending us a message. Pick up for cruise passengers will be at the cruise terminal at the pier located in front of the harbor master. Please look for the boat (La Vida Bella) and Captin or Crew with uniform.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 27 August 2019

Feeling a bit apprehensive because first booked anything like this, but what a fantastic day. Arrived had requested point & the boat was ready for us. Saw dolphins & turtles absolutely brill. Sailed around the coast, snorkelled in a lovely area & sore loads of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 18 June 2019

We visited Puerto Vallarta while on a cruise. Fernando and Julio were great to point out all the interesting things along the coast as we cruised along the shoreline. We arranged for them to meet us at the harbor master's building which is literally right...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Pamella P
Reviewed 12 June 2019 via mobile

I was a bit worried about booking a boat trip but this was our favorite part of the trip. Fernando was so nice and pointed out things along the way. Our sailor (can't remember his name) was amazing too. He served delicious margaritas and took...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank carriethompson8
Reviewed 25 March 2019

When my daughter suggested booking the La Vida Bella Boat tour, I have to admit I was skeptical. But the reviews were good, so we booked it. What a great decision. I can not say enough about how wonderful the day was. It was so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank dpjp2016
Reviewed 12 March 2019 via mobile

Both Fernandos were amazing! They sure know how to offer great customer service! We were able to see the beautiful coastline, snorkle, & we had lunch at a lovely beach. The drinks never stopped while on the boat! We ended the experience with seeing a...More

1  Thank jessev928
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When we booked the tour it was the total for the boat not per person. Email the company to verify. When we booked it we had questions so we emailed the company and they replied very quickly. Once again we had a wonderful... More
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