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Bella Monterey Bay

32 Cannery Row #8, Monterey, CA
+1 818-822-2390
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Ranked #1 of 58 Activities in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: 47'Luxury Italian Racer Cruiser sailing yacht or 53'Silverton Luxury Convertible power Yacht for your personal and intimate pleasure for sailing or... more » Owner description: 47'Luxury Italian Racer Cruiser sailing yacht or 53'Silverton Luxury Convertible power Yacht for your personal and intimate pleasure for sailing or cruising our beautiful Monterey Bay Sanctuary. Bring all your own goodies and party with Bella on the Bay Monterey. All amenity's you will need on board. Only 6 guests per cruise for our groups so its spacious and intimate. Or private Charters for up to 6 max. « less
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Santa Barbara, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We booked a sunset cruise and spent the night on Bella to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. Captain Christian was so easy to work with. His enthusiasm and love of sailing are infectious. He played great music while we were sailing with the wind in our hair - so fun! He even rigged the harness so I could swing over... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We sailed with Captain Christian today and had an amazing time! What a great way to end our vacation. Christian was great to work with -- very personable -- from booking our appointment, to ensuring we were having a great time on the boat. The boat was beautiful and we couldn't have asked for a better day. If (or more... More

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Milton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

My husband and I booked an evening sail and night on Christian's beautiful boat. Even though we were late arriving Christian still accommodated us and took us out for a beautiful sail. The boat was very well equipped for the evening as well. We brought a bottle of wine and some snacks and even took in a movie before heading... More

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Tustin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We chartered the boat on a weekday afternoon and had a great adventure on the bay. Our teenagers got to steer the boat which they loved. The captain, Christian, was very friendly and made our trip fun. We were lucky to have a warm, clear day but apparently it isn't always that way so bring a jacket. High recommend this... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Myself my wife and my two children 8yrs and 11yrs went on a 4 hour charter with Captain Christian. He was a great host letting the kids steer the boat and making sure we were comfortable. We had a brilliant experience. We saw lots and lots of whales and seals. The whales were so close it was breathtaking we felt... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My wife and I went out with Captain Christian for an afternoon sail this past week. It was unbelievable. Christian is great and took care of everything while we were out there (sailing, ensuring our wine glasses were full, getting us pillows to make sure we were comfortable, giving us dinner and hiking recommendations etc.). There was another family with... More

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Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The boat is amazing for both sailing and to sleep on. Christian the skipper made this trip a memorable one, he's friendly, knowledgable and lots of fun. Would highly recommend both the trip and an overnight stay.

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Bothell, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We wanted to scatter my father's ashes in the ocean that he loved so much. And we went out on the sunset cruise to spread the ashes, and about 30 minutes later a humpback whale emerged near the boat - as if my father was saying good-bye. Thank you Christian, you were so thoughtful and caring during our little ceremony.... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We are not sailors, but really wanted to try something new. Christian made it feel fun and exciting and safe all at the same time. Wonderful adventure we will treasure as a family memory.

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Lodi, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This Motor Yacht interior is well appointed and our overnight stay was magnificent. The marina is centrally located with easy walking to any of the shops and restaurants on the pier or cannery row. The bike path near by wraps around the peninsula giving you great views of the ocean. After dinner and desert, the gentle motion rocks you to... More

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