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Address: Yates del Sol, S.A. DE C.V., Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 755 554 2694
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Description: Cast off from Zihuatanejo Bay to the beautiful, secluded white sand beach...
Cast off from Zihuatanejo Bay to the beautiful, secluded white sand beach and coral reef of Playa Manzanillo. Snorkeling, swimming and beach combing are the orders of the day. Set sail and keep watch for whales (in season), dolphin, sea turtles and mantra rays. Party back to the bay with a magnificent spinnaker run and anchor in front of Playa La Ropa for a ride on our 2400' spinnaker (wind permitting!). Open bar and lunch are provided.
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Best activity in Ziha/Ixtapa

My wife and I visited Zhia last week and took all three Picante Cruises. We have taken catamarans throughout the Caribbean and Cancun in the past and Picante offers the best... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I visited Zhia last week and took all three Picante Cruises. We have taken catamarans throughout the Caribbean and Cancun in the past and Picante offers the best overall variety and experience. We took the activities. Sunset, and Eco cruises. Captain Tony provides historical and Eco perspectives which are unique. The food is above par and the... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The combined 4 1/2 hour daytime sailing cruise with Picante is a fun experience. You will get sun, drinks, food, snorkel and a sunburn. We had a great time, especially the hour of snorkeling at Manzanillo Beach where we saw a large amount of fish and enjoyed some of the best rental snorkel equipment we have ever had. I think... More 

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Mpls, mn
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had booked this excursion for the first fill day is Zihua. It was a perfect way to start the week. It was such a great day! The Picante is a beautiful boat and we had a lot of room. Not a crowded excursion at all. We saw both whales and dolphins. I would highly recommend the Picante!

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PicanteCatamaran, Guest Relations Manager at Picante Sailing Catamaran, responded to this review

Hola Madden_Mpls! Thank you for posting your review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed yourselves on board, as our crew works hard! While we cannot take credit for whales and dolphins coming out to play, our crew always keeps sharp eyes open in hopes to spot them. Thank you, and we hope you return to Ixtapa-Zihuatanej soo, especially on... More 

Windsor, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
3 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful sailing tour - pick you up at hotel and back. Prompt, friendly. Smooth sailing! Staff friendly. Nice sail along the coast . Did see two whales as well. This time did sunset cruise - beautiful!

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PicanteCatamaran, Guest Relations Manager at Picante Sailing Catamaran, responded to this review

Hi BLONDIE60Ontario! Thank you for posting your review. We are glad you came out with us! Although we cannot take credit fort he whales coming out to play, we always keep an eye out for our whale and dolphin friends in hopes they will say hello to our guests! hope to see you on board again soon! Best regards to... More 

Saskatoon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We booked this trip with our tour operator but you could easily go on line and do this yourselves . For us, as first time visitors to Zihua , it was just easier to have transportation there and back . Now that we know the area, we will just take a cab or bus to the Picante dock. We were... More 

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PicanteCatamaran, Guest Relations Manager at Picante Sailing Catamaran, responded to this review

Hola Andy_macSaskatoon! Thank you for glowing report! We are so pleased that you enjoyed yourselves on board. Our crew does work hard to make sure of that! We hope that your next trip out will be even better, with enough wind to enjoy a great ride on the spinnaker, and that the dolphins and whales will choose that day to... More 

Berlin, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We had a wonderful sunset cruise with great fun. Staff was super and the captain was very informative about the area. There was an open bar and a light supper served by the very enthusiastic staff which gave an extra value to the trip. We did not get to see any whales or dolphins, but the sunset and the lights... More 

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PicanteCatamaran, Guest Relations Manager at Picante Sailing Catamaran, responded to this review

Hi Sue K! Thank you for posting your review! We are glad you had a wonderful time with us, and we certainly hope our local whales and dolphins won't be so shy on your next sailing with us. Come back soon! Best regards to you and yours, The Picante Crew More 

Palmer, Alaska, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Really enjoyed the Pacific Discovery Cruise. The crew and staff were friendly and fun. The price was very reasonable for the great time we had seeing the area on a very fun boat. Whales and Dolphins made an appearance and my husband enjoyed the ocean swim time. Add open bar and continental breakfast and it was a highlight of our... More 

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PicanteCatamaran, Guest Relations Manager at Picante Sailing Catamaran, responded to this review

Hola Diane R! Thank you for your lovely feedback, as well as for posting your great photos for others to enjoy! We are so pleased to be a highlight of your trip, and we hope that we will continue to be so on your future visits to our amazing area. Come back soon! Best regards to you and yours, The... More 

Westlock, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A must do !! Sailing around the bay you will see dolphins,whales and beautiful tropical scenes. The crew is great. Test yourself by trying the spinicar. It's a gas. I would go again in a heartbeat.

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PicanteCatamaran, Guest Relations Manager at Picante Sailing Catamaran, responded to this review

Hello, WildForestReview! Thank you for posting your trip review! We are so happy to hear you had a great time - and that the dolphins and whales came out for you that day! That is always such a plus!! We certainly do hope that you will come sailing and spinnaker flying again with us SOON! Best Regards, The Picante Crew More 

Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

These guys were awesome. The snorkeling was great. It was our first time and so the guide really spent time with us to show us interesting things. He picked up a puffer fish and star fish for us to quickly hold. He was also teaching my husband how to swim to the bottom due to the water pressure making it... More 

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PicanteCatamaran, Guest Relations Manager at Picante Sailing Catamaran, responded to this review

Hi Andrea! Thank you for that glowing review! Our crew really works hard to please every person on board, and your words show that they did exactly that. Thank you, and we hope to see your smiling faces on board again soon! Best Regards, The Picante Crew More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This cruise was the best time our group of six had since we arrived at ixtapa. The crew, especially Sergio (remember us? Arrrrlinda?) were soooo much fun. The sights were spectacular, the people on our side of the boat were amazing and fun and the staff, well, we could have taken you all home with us if we could. So... More 

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PicanteCatamaran, Guest Relations Manager at Picante Sailing Catamaran, responded to this review

Hola, Jocegabe123! Thank you so much for your kind words, especially about our crew! They certainly do work hard to make sure everyone is comfortable and has an enjoyable trip with us. We are touched to have been the highlight of your trip, as that is what we strive for! We do hope you all come back soon, and come... More 

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