Santa Elena Charters

Are you ready for a trip of a lifetime, without having to go far from the shore? Then join Santa Elena Charters today for an adventure you’ll never forget. When the fish start to bite you’ll get such a rush reeling them in.

Your captain for the day will a local who has fished these waters his whole life. There will be a guide on board who speaks English, Russian, and Spanish, as we as a first mate who will show you the best ways to fish. The crew are happy and willing to teach you.

Step on board a 41’ Mainship boat. This vessel can comfortably fit 7 anglers fishing at once. The twin 365 HP Yanmar engines will get you to the fishing grounds before you know it. The captain’s extensive knowledge of the area will do the rest, keeping you on the fish all day.

The ride out to the fishing grounds will be in comfort – there is air conditioning and a multimedia system, as well as restroom, kitchen, and beds. When the fishing starts, the flybridge and fighting chair will help you in spotting the fish and reeling them in respectively.

Depending on how far out you go, you’ll be trolling for Blue and White Marlin, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Kingfish, Barracuda, and Bonefish, to name a few. Marlin and Sailfish will need to be released, but for the other species the crew will happily fillet and clean your catch. If you would like them to cook it for you too, just let them know on the day and that can be arranged.

Included in the price are top quality rods and reels. These won’t let you down when reeling in your dream catch. Water is also provided, and you are welcome to bring along a packed lunch. Live bait is included and prepared in advance, giving you the most time on the water possible. On board, you will also see the ritual offering of 100 grams to Poseidon and learn all about the most famous species of fish.

So if you want to have an awesome deep sea adventure, book with Santa Elena Charters today.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $760
    up to 6 persons
    + $60
    each additional person
    Spend six hours on the waters of Atlantica. During this trip, you will be challenged to catch the fish of your dream. You may find Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Wahoo, Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Great Barracuda, and Yellowfin Tuna on the end of your line. Drinks will be offered for you to relax in between the bites! At the end Fish that you caught will be cooked for you on the grill!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $520
    up to 6 persons
    + $60
    each additional person
    You'll go to trolling fishing in the Mona Strait. The water area of this strait is rich in such fish as Mahi-Mahi, King Mackerel, Tuna, Marlin, Sailfish, and Barracuda. Captain Christian is an experienced fisherman and he is very familiar with this area. He will not rest until the client pulls out his trophy. At your request, the captain can cook you your catch on the grill.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $450
    up to 6 persons
    + $60
    each additional person
    You'll go to trolling fishing in the Mona Strait, targeting species such as Mahi-Mahi, King Mackerel, Tuna, Marlin, Sailfish, and Barracuda. At your request, the captain can cook you your catch on the grill during the trip. The rods, reels, and fishing license are included in the price of the trip. Don't forget to bring sunscreen, snacks, and a sun hat. You should wear light layers of clothing and deck shoes.
  • Private trip
    Relax and Kids Fishing Only
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $450
    up to 6 persons
    + $55
    each additional person
    Only kids can bottom fish on this trip. The rest of the group can enjoy multiple activities such as snorkeling, swimming in natural pools near the coast, playing water volleyball and relaxing on floats – great for a photo session! This trip includes snacks, water and soft drinks. Snorkeling gear, floating mattresses, water volleyball, and spinning is provided. This trip can start at any time of the day that you request. Groups can be up to 10 people.

About the Charter Operator

Elena Kriv
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Angler's Choice
8 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
14 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2018
All members of our team are people who are in love with the ocean and fishing. Our boat is equipped with everything that is necessary for a successful deep-sea fishing trip. Our life is the ocean, and we go fishing every day. We know everything about the fish that dwells in our waters, and we will gladly teach you how to fish properly. We will take you fishing in the gorgeous Atlantic ocean.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Bonefish
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White)
Sailfish
Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Mainship (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2007, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 365HP Yanmar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 27 knots.

Length
41 ft
Capacity
7 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.95
out of 5 stars from 14 reviews
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
93%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
85%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
79%
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Joseph C.
Fresno, TX
 5.00
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   August 27, 2019
I just want to say thank you to the guys first and for most, it was a great day on the water with these guys!! Their...
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Christopher L.
Myrtle Beach, SC
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Wonderful day

VERIFIED   January 16, 2019
Fishing gods were not on our side for the day but the crew didn’t miss a beat.  We only had one catch but then the grilled...
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Mackenzie S.
Houston, Texas
 5.00
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3/4 Day Trip

VERIFIED   March 13, 2019
Elena always contacted me right away.  They sent a car to our hotel and transported us to and from the marina.  The...
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Colin B.
Toronto, ON
 5.00
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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   May 22, 2019
A great vessel and the crew were top notch! Don’t hesitate to book with them!
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Chris S.
Brighton, MI
 4.67
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Full day with captain Christian

VERIFIED   March 19, 2019
Had a great time with this crew. The guys were very knowledgeable and accommodating. During the trip we saw whales, sea turtles,...
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Fishing Reports

One rainy Fishing

October 01, 2019

Our first fishing in October! 1 of October and it was raining from 4 am without stopping. I was standing on the parking of Marina Punta Cana and thinking should I cancel the fishing because f the weather or… Read Full Report →


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