FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where do you depart from?

Our boats depart from our dock at Bahia Petempich. Marina La Bonita is located in the Mexican Caribbean just 15 minutes from the Cancun International Airport, at the half-way point between Cancun and Playa del Carmen near the quaint fishermen’s village of Puerto Morelos at Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita Resort & Thalasso. Please visit our Location page for further information.

What should I bring?

Bring a swimsuit, hat, sunglasses, and sun block and anything you might need to fully enjoy your boating experience. We also sell items in our marina shop that might make your trip more enjoyable or in case you forgot anything listed above.

For all our services we provide towels, masks fins and snorkel and bottled water.

On fishing trips, what happens to the fish we catch? Can we eat it?

We practice catch and release for Sail Fish and Marlin. For other species, including, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Bonito, Wahoo, Grouper and Snapper we will be glad to filet your catch so that you can take it with you at no extra cost, or we can arrange to have your catch grilled at, El Chiringuito, located inside the hotel Zoetry Paraiso de La Bonita upon returning from your charter for an additional cost.

Is there a minimum age? Are life jackets provided for children?

For many of our services there is no age minimum or maximum. However certain activities (i.e. Scuba Diving) have inherent age requirements. We provide life jackets for all ages.

Do children count toward the occupancy count?

Yes they do

Do children receive a discount?

For certain items we offer child pricing

Are we allowed to bring our own food and beverages?

Yes! We charge a service and corking fee of $10 per person, plus a fee of $25 per hour for waiter service.

What happens if it is raining on the day of my charter?

Weather in the Caribbean can be unpredictable, and although we would like to provide our guests with sunshine and calm seas, this isn’t always possible. All our reservations require a $100 non-refundable deposit fee to hold your reservation. We provide a 100% refund on all charters when the port authority requires closure due to weather and sea conditions. For rain or wind that does not require port closure, we will do our best to reschedule your service. We ask all our guests to read over our Cancelation Policy (Link Here) before making your reservation.

Can you pick me up by boat from my hotel?

That depends!

We can ararnge to pick up you up directly infront of your hotel provided the following:

  1. Your hotel that has a beach that is safely accesible for the boat you are chartering. 
  2. You obtain written permision in advance from the hotel, authorizing us to pick you up from their beach or dock
  3. You directly pay any fees that the hotel would charge for picking you up from your property

An additional fee will be charged based on the extra time that it takes for our boat to reach you.

 

Please note that when booking any of our services we can offer roundtrip ground transportation for $10USD per person for hotels within Puerto Morelos and Punta Maroma and $15 USD per person for hotels in Cancun and the Riviera Maya

 

What is the maximum capacity for the catamaran "La Bonita"?

We prefer to limit our groups to 25 people in order to ensure maximum comfort and enjoyment. However, we have a permit for 40 people. For every additional person after the first 12, we have a surcharge of $40 per person. While we can carry 40 people, we recommend limiting this size party to one or maximum two hour charters.

What is the maximum capacity for the catamaran "Adelita"?

We prefer to limit our groups to 18 people in order to ensure maximum comfort and enjoyment. However, we have a permit for 30 people. For every additional person after the first 18, we have a surcharge of $20 per person. While we can carry 0 people, we recommend limiting this size party to one or maximum two hour charters.

Is fishing good this time of year? What is biting?

Is fishing good this time of year?  What is biting?
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Sm 31 Mza 1 Lte 8, Bahia Petempich, KM 328 carretera Chetumal-Cancún

Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo 77580

+(52) 998 126-2780