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Melina Charters

Hadicurari Marina, Noord, Aruba
(001) 297 593 15 50
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ALWAYS A HUGE SUCCESS!

We stumbled upon Melina Sportfishing after overhearing another family talk about it on the beach... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2017
jkashkin
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Long Island, New York
Super Mario

I had never been bottom fishing in the Caribbean before and have always wanted to because it's what... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2017
sunlover6031
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed April 25, 2017

We stumbled upon Melina Sportfishing after overhearing another family talk about it on the beach during our stay about 7 years ago. We've chartered bottom fishing excursions with Captain Peter 5 times already and the trip has never been a disappointment. His crew always made...More

1  Thank jkashkin
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

I had never been bottom fishing in the Caribbean before and have always wanted to because it's what we do at home only on freshwater lakes. It was a blast. We caught some yellow grunt, squirrel eye and my wife caught two grouper. Mario, our...More

1  Thank sunlover6031
Reviewed January 2, 2017

We had a large group of 7 so we booked two boats to bottom fish. The owner, Peter, is very responsive and was more than happy to answer any questions. I was on the boat with Capt. Mario and we had a blast! Mario is...More

1  Thank Zeesmom
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

4 hours of circles. 300 dollars. No fish. Crew used dead bait. Every deep sea experience i've had, crewused live bait. I had high expectations with low a outcome. Look into other charters before choosing this one.More

1  Thank Melissa K
Peter M, Owner at Melina Charters, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2016

Sorry to hear that you were dissapointed with your trip. But first of all, nobody here use live bait on the deepsea charter, we use fresh/ frozen local caught ballyhoo and strip belly bonito, there is no better bait! For you it might look like...More

Reviewed November 27, 2016

Just came back from a week in Aruba. Went on a trip on both the Melina (deep sea fishing) and Mr. Bonefish (In-shore bottom fishing). Both trips were three adults and my 10-year old son. On the Melina, we caught a few Mahi, a tuna,...More

1  Thank GWBridgeNewYork
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time on a half day charter and caught a nice big fish! Captain Peter arranged our travel to and from the boat as well as set us up with the restaurant salt and pepper who prepared us an amazing meal. Junior...More

Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We fish a lot everywhere we go and I must say that Peter and his team Junior&Randy tried their best to make our trip exciting and filled with action. We had 7 hits and 2 catches which were farely decent considering the weather that day....More

1  Thank goran s
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We booked the inshore 3 hour trip with my wife and boys (10 & 12) for 7am. Communication prior to the trip was good through email with quick responses. It was a windy day but we still caught 9 fish including a large Trigger Fish....More

3  Thank Pam C
Reviewed March 4, 2016

Booked this excursion as I thought it would be something fun for my husband, step father and two kids. Informed the owner up front that two kids ages 10 and 12 were going. At no time did the owner indicate this was not something for...More

Thank Heidi E
Peter M, Owner at Melina Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2016

Well let me put this straight. If you tell something, tell the truth. You inquired for a deep sea charter for 6 persons in your first mail, I responded that max on the boat is 4. You said that's ok, you booked the charter and...More

Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

We went on a bottom fishing trip with Mario on Mr Bonefish after several disappointing charters with other outfits out of Oranjestadt and had a fantastic half day of fishing. Mario kept us on the fish and was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Caught about a...More

Thank roymac2m2
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doowop61
July 22, 2016|
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Response from Peter M | Property representative |
Hi Bob, thanks for your mail. Sorry but I don't put party's together anymore, this due some bad experience in the past, almost had a fight in the boat once and the people blamed me for setting them up with a wrong party. If... More
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