Sailing and Boating in Vallarta-Nayarit

Mexico Puerto Vallarta Punta de Mita Area La Cruz de Huanacaxtle Sayulita Area

Contact your Local Host for sensational sailing experiences along Mexico’s Pacific Coast. Feel the salt spray in your face while a refreshing breeze helps you keep your cool. With several luxurious marinas and a number of boating options to choose from, the Banderas Bay area is a sailor’s dream!

Private Sailing/Boat Charters

While you are close to all the excitement of the Pacific Ocean, why not take advantage and “set sail” or “up anchor” and cruise around the beautiful Bahía de Banderas. Enjoy a private tour in a pristine Catamaran/ Ocean cruiser or yacht. You can travel to the Marietta Islands to swim, snorkel and dive or traverse the bay to the funky seaside villages of Yelapa and Chimo. During whale season (November to May) you can enjoy watching the whales and dolphins breaching and playing in the bay.

Charters vary and can include: full crew, bathrooms, meals, snacks, snorkeling gear, fishing gear, kayaks, paddleboards and slides. We offer vessels of different sizes with different amenities depending on your requirements and budget.

Most vessels depart from La Cruz Marina, with options for embarkation in Punta Mita, Nuevo Vallarta and Puerto Vallarta.

Half day (3 or 4 hours): From La Cruz Marina or Punta Mita

Full day (6 hours): From La Cruz Marina or Punta Mita

Sunset Cruises

Choose between a 3-hour sunset cruise or 6 hours around sunset time.

Ocean Cruisers

Neptuno Yacht
Neptuno Yacht – One of Many Sailing Options in the Punta de Mita Area

The exquisite Bay of Banderas and its surroundings is the ideal location for a day of luxury on board one of our fully-crewed, spectacular motor cruisers. We invite you aboard the finest boats in the Riviera Nayarit for a 4, 6 or 8-hour tour. You can visit the Marietta Islands, Yelapa or Las Caletas beach.

Prices depend on time, number of guests and the size of the vessel.

37 ft to 120 ft vessels are available.

Please ask your Local Host about itineraries and options.


Pamper yourself in the glow of a romantic Mexican sunset on a luxury yacht. There is nothing more peaceful and romantic than sailing across Banderas Bay as the crimson sun dips over the horizon into the deep blue waters of the Pacific Ocean.

Please ask your Local Host about itineraries and options.


Rhythms of the Night – A Boating Excursion

An incredible evening adventure! Take a private boat trip to the secluded cove of Las Caletas and see it transformed into a magical paradise, the ultimate backdrop for our exclusive event, Rhythms of the Night. This is an amazing voyage that will transport you to a mystical and spiritual land that time forgot – a land which comes to life with music, dance, acrobatics and much, much more. An evening of enchantment and excitement whose memories will stay with you forever.

Show and dinner from 8:30 pm – 11 pm.

Guests depart from La Cruz de Huanacaxtle pier at 7 pm in a catamaran, arriving to Las Caletas around 8 pm returning by catamaran to La Cruz at 12 am.

Duration: 6 hrs approx.

Availability: Monday to Saturday