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“Brilliant time with Capt Alex on his sunset dinner cruise...”
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Owner description: Islescapes is an incredible gourmet dinner hosting a maximum of 6 guests on a beautiful motor yacht. Everything is cooked fresh on a huge grill right in front of you and served on white linens and beautiful china. The service is impeccable and the food is fantastic!
Bournemouth, England
Level 6 Contributor
200 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
“Brilliant time with Capt Alex on his sunset dinner cruise...”
Reviewed November 19, 2009

Six of us chartered Capt Alex and his boat for a sunset dinner cruise. 2.5 hours of real fun and very impressive food. You will not be cruising all the time as Capt Alex has to cook too, so he moors the boat at anchor in a quiet bay so you can watch the sun set whilst eating and drinking (we took our own champagne). Next time we are in town we hope to charter his smaller boat for a day to go around the islands, picnic and snorkel. Highly recommended.

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“The Best!”
Reviewed October 16, 2009

A absolute must!! We chartered Capt. (or Dr., he has a PhD) Alex to take 4 of us out one morning. We went out to the reef (before the big boats invaded) and snorkled and then we went to find the dolphins. Took us awhile to find them but when we did what a show. Lots of pictures and laughs on this trip. And Alex will mold a trip to what you want to do. This was definitely the highlight of our trip. Accommodating and fun. We will be back to see Alex on our next trip to Key West.

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New York City, New York
1 review
“Captain Alex and Laura - NOT TO BE MISSED”
Reviewed September 26, 2009

We came down down to the Keys expecting to find another generic charter. Instead, by chance and luck, we met Captain Alex in town and we knew immediately that he was the guy we want to spend a day out on the boat snorkeling and picnicking with on a private beach. His First Mate Laura was extremely accommodating and made sure that every aspect of our trip was handled with the caliber of service that we appreciate when on vacation.
The food was prepared while we relaxed and stared out towards the beautiful and vast island seascape. The meal surpassed all of our expectations. It was better than ANY restaurant we had dined at during our time in Key West. What an amazing breath of fresh air to find a charter that catered to us, on our schedule; instead of other trips that are designed for a mass market, making them impersonal, with little attention to customer service.
Many of the other trips we have taken out on the water in Key West were overly structured and allowed us little time in the water. Captain Alex takes you where you want to go when you want to go there. Laura makes sure that your experience is carefree and comfortable. It's just as if you are spending time with old friends. Don't miss the opportunity to experience all the Keys have to offer.
Alex and Laura are knowledgeable and proud to show you the places only true locals are privileged to see.

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Blue Ridge, Georgia
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“A "must do" while in Key West!”
Reviewed September 20, 2009

My wife booked us with Captain Alex on Islescapes for a sunset dinner cruise in Key West. We were greeted with a smile and "are you here for the cruise?" by his first mate, Laura as we arrived at pier 3 at Schooner Wharf. Being the only couple scheduled on the dinner cruise that evening, we were asked to climb on board, take our shoes off, get comfortable and within 5 minutes we were in our way out to sea! Conversation started with Alex and Laura and we were immediately transformed from business client status to friend status. On our way out Capt. Alex guided us through some of the history and geographical points of interest that we encountered. All the while we were served wine (which we brought) and DELICIOUS appetizers followed by our choice of salads. Once anchored, we were entertained by Alex and his stories as he and Laura prepared a gourmet meal which we had chosen prior to our arrival. One word....amazing! The food was prepared perfectly and we couldn't have asked for better weather or company to enjoy our dinner cruise! Of course we witnessed an amazing sunset while anchored.
I know Brittany and I will be cruising with Alex and Laura when we make our next Key West plans!

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“Captain Alex Rocks!!!!!!!”
Reviewed August 25, 2009

We got married in Key West on July 3rd and took a sunset cruise with Captain Alex and Tess on July 4th. We got phenominal food, great service and a special treat with the fireworks!!! They were incredible!!! Would highly recommend this dinner cruise and we will do it again when we go back to Key West.

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