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Mar y Aventuras

Topete 564 e/ 5 de Febrero y Navarro, La Paz 23060, Mexico
+52 1 406 219 4181
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Ranked #5 of 38 activities in La Paz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Mar Y Aventuras is Spanish for Sea and Adventures. We offer sea kayaking and whale watching expeditions from La Paz and Loreto, Baja California,... more » Owner description: Mar Y Aventuras is Spanish for Sea and Adventures. We offer sea kayaking and whale watching expeditions from La Paz and Loreto, Baja California, Mexico focusing on natural and cultural history, wildlife encounters and delicious regional food operated with the utmost respect for the local culture, flora and fauna. Sea & Adventures, Inc. and Mar Y Aventuras, S.A. de C.V. are sister companies operating jointly to provide you with the best service possible. « less
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I took a week long kayak trip called Espiritu Santo Circumnavigation last fall.I put a lot of research, time, and money into this trip only to have it ruined by overbooking on the trip. The maximum people on the trip is supposed to be 16 , which is still too many in my opinion. Maybe 12 would be more appropriate,... More

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outfitter, Owner at Mar y Aventuras, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I remember this Nov 9-16 Espiritu Santo Circumnavigation trip well. I was in La Paz and greeted this group upon its return from the island. I talked to many of the guests who were on this trip with you and they all spoke very positively about the trip. Three of them wrote glowing reports of this trip here... More

Pacifica, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Not sure why Mar Y Aventuras is rated as high as it is in La Paz. The captain was a little creepy towards my girlfriend. Asked our age then immediately says something in Spanish to Benjamin. Come on. We know you're talking about us. The staff should class it up a little bit. Lunch came and the spread was kinda... More

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outfitter, Owner at Mar y Aventuras, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are sorry to hear your experience with us did not meet your expectation. We are rated highly on TA because most clients have the opposite experience with us. I'm not sure what happened in the few hours you spent on a day trip with us but obviously our quality was not up to our normal standards and... More

Nelson, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Our kayak vacation on the Espiritu Santo Circumnavigation Trip through Mar Y Aventuras with Miguel, Bali and Martin was phenomenal! We greatly appreciated having these three kind, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and professional men as our guide, boatman, and chef. Add this trio to a super location (desert meets ocean on island in Mexican Baja), with great gear, excellent food, wonderful kayaking... More

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outfitter, Owner at Mar y Aventuras, responded to this review

Dear Fellow Adventure Traveler, Magic the Baja is indeed! It's nice to know our guests share our same enthusiasm when it comes to enjoying the island. It's our pleasure to share the beautiful island paradise of Espiritu Santo with our guests and it shows from your wonderful comments here on TA. Thanks so much for sharing them with us and... More

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This excursion was one of the highlights of our trip. We felt very lucky to have found Belène(the operator) Benjamin (our quirky tour guide) and Alex the boat captain. We went with no expectations and had an amazing experience. They had all the wet suits & snorkelling gear for us to use,the boat ride was short & very pleasant. The... More

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outfitter, Owner at Mar y Aventuras, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are thrilled to hear how well you were taken care of by our staff, Belen, Benjamin and Alex during your time in La Paz. How wonderful to hear your trip snorkeling with the whale sharks with us was the highlight of your trip!! We greatly appreciate you taking the time to post your comments here on TA.... More

Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The activities were varied and well planned yet relaxed. The food had a great variety with lots of veggies. The staff was great.

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outfitter, Owner at Mar y Aventuras, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks so much for posting your review of your trip with us here on TA. We greatly appreciate you choosing to travel with us and for taking the time to post your review. All our best, Mary Harter More

Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I have written reviews of the Island Hopper trip previously and my review of the same trip this year remains the same. It is a fabulous adventure. Although I have taken the same trip for many years, it never seems to repeat itself adding more new and fun activities. The guides are awesome and very knowledgeable. This year, we fished... More

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outfitter, Owner at Mar y Aventuras, responded to this review

Dear repeat Island Hopping guest, We will welcome you back anytime on your next adventure with us! It's great to hear how much you enjoy our Island Hopping Trip, a favorite of mine as well. It's so true that even if you've done this trip many times it is NEVER the same. It can vary depending on the time of... More

Berkeley, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I just completed the Loreto to LaPaz coastal trip. This trip exceeded all my expectations. I have nothing but positive things to say about the staff - excellent food, informative guides, and fantastic organization. I will definitely attend another trip in the near future. Thank you Mar y Aventuras and Ricardo!

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outfitter, Owner at Mar y Aventuras, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of Ricardo and I please know how much we truly appreciate your comments here on TA but mostly knowing that this trip exceeded all your expectations! We love pleasing our guests and it warms our hearts to know this was your best trip ever! Thanks for choosing to travel with us, we can't wait to host... More

Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Second time on this trip. This trip was just as wonderful as the first time, yet a totally different experience. The guides are GREAT! So much to see and do.

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outfitter, Owner at Mar y Aventuras, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks so much for returning to take our Island Hopping trip with us for a second time and for commenting about your experience here on TA. It is amazing how one can do the same exact trip with us several times and still see new things each time especially if traveling during a different time of year each... More

Santa Barbara, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I anticipated the Loreto to La Paz coastal kayak trip with a tad bit of trepidation, wondering if I would be able to make the 20-mile day and keep up with others. After the first day, I knew I would be fine. They guides encouraged us to push ourselves and also to hop into the support boat any time we... More

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outfitter, Owner at Mar y Aventuras, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It's great to hear how much our Baja staff spoiled you as our guests! That's exactly what you deserve on your hard earned vacation. Of course some of us like to be active on our vacations so it's nice to know you paddled as much as you liked but never felt pressured. We greatly appreciate you choosing to... More

Evergreen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I did the Espiritu Santu island circumnavigation trip in early November, 2013. The La Paz shore accommodations were comfortable and within easy walking to the beach, shops, and many good restaurants. The staff were all top-notch, friendly, and very knowledgeable about the local area and in paddling skills. You can't beat the experience for the money - we snorkeled with... More

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outfitter, Owner at Mar y Aventuras, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate knowing how much you enjoyed our hotel and your trip circumnavigating Espiritu Santo Island with us. It's also nice to know you enjoyed our knowledgeable and helpful staff, great location and considered this a great value for your money spent. This means a great deal to us. We hope to host you again someday in La... More

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