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“An Excellent trip on an excellent boat with an excellent crew”

Paradise Catamarans
Ranked #3 of 37 Tours in Puerto Aventuras
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: At Paradise Catamarans, we're in the business of creating memories to last a lifetime. The Riviera Maya is our home, and we'll treat you to an experience you won't find anywhere else. Whether you're looking forward to a snorkeling charter in the warm waters of the Caribbean or a private sunset cruise under tropical skies, we promise you an adventure to remember.If you want the Mexican Caribbean all to yourself, there's no better place to escape than aboard our 46-foot catamaran for a private charter. Snorkel, swim, or sit back and soak up the sun - it's your tour. We specialize in weddings, family reunions, memorial services, corporate events, and other special occasions.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed April 17, 2013

I booked this trip as an ice breaker for our wedding party when recently getting married in Mexico and it worked a treat. I cannot fault any part of this excursion. The boat was amazing, the crew were really helpful and even let my uncle steer the boat! The drinks were always flowing and the lunch was perfect. I didn't go snorkelling but I'm lead to believe it was really goo and the spot we stopped at was lovely. It was great to have music playing as this really added to the atmosphere, we could have taken our own iPod but completely forgot! We were made to feel very special and everyone had a great time, especially when Diego put on his wet suit :)
A huge thank you

Thank Ribena_berry123
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Lovely clean and good sized catamarans, smart and friendly staff who helped me when I was sea sick! Nice buffet lunch and prompt drinks service. Good spot for snorkelling with good clean equipment to use if needed. Saw a MASSIVE sea turtle and stunning coastlines.
They had a few secret special touches for our wedding party which really made the whole experience that cut above the rest. I won't spoil the surprises but needless to say I can't imagine anyone would be disappointed with Paradise Catamarans.

Thank slimmorrell
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

These guys are great! Super clean boat, great lunch, awesome guide.
We were with 4 kids 9 - 12 years and they had a blast. The captain even
let one of the young fellas drive the boat for a while.

1  Thank DaveStokes47
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Reviewed April 3, 2013

We booked this trip in advance which can be a bit risky but it turned out great. Good value for your money, excellent, fresh food and an abundance of Corona. Diego and the crew were very hospitable and were never pushy about the activity or tips. They even encouraged us to play out own music and the surprise at the end of the trip was a lot of fun. Because we had a large group we had the catamaran to ourselves and so we had lots of space to stretch out and relax. One tip: secure your transportation back to your hotel ahead of time. Our ride never showed up and we had to walk all the way back to the entrance in the dark to find a taxi. Nothing like a bit of adventure, though!

1  Thank spudwil
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ParadiseCatamarans, Owner at Paradise Catamarans, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2013

Thank you so much for your review. We´re very happy to know that you had a great time. Our crew is what sets us apart from the rest and we´re so proud of them.
We do not have our own transportation service, but we highly encourage our customers to book the transportation through us to avoid the type of problem that you encountered upon returning to the marina. Our provider Ocampo Travel is always on time, knows every hotel, vacation Villa and condo in the Riviera Maya and has the friendliest drivers in the area.
I´m sure that your comment about the transportation will help others avoid any inconvenience by reserving this service through us as well. Thank you :-)
We hope to host you again in the near future.
Best regards,

Alex Edelmann
Paradise Catamarans

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Reviewed March 27, 2013

Our 2-family group of 10+ Spring Break vacationers ranging in age from 8-47 have sailed aboard the Paso Doble catamaran 4 years running. Each year it is the highlight of our vacation. The boat is awesome, definitely splurge on the snacks/lunch and bring your own tropical music playlist on your phone or MP3 player. All you need is a towel, sunscreen and a passion for fun.

The crew has varied for us over the years, but each crew we sailed with have been fun-loving, knowledgeable, safety-minded and made sure all of our sailors had a great, memorable time. Props to Aldrin (3 years with us now) and to the newest staff at Paradise Catamarans ... Diego Ponce de Leon.

Be sure to tip the crew upon your arrival back in Puerto Aventuras to show your appreciation for their enthusiasm and attentiveness. HIGHLY recommend Paradise Catamarans!

Thank Brenda L
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