Aruba Sea Pleasure—Mitsha

Aruba Sea Pleasure is your gateway to an unforgettable Aruba vacation. Here you will be fishing around the reefs and offshore. If you want to unwind, you can always go for some snorkeling. With a spacious yacht, year-round trips and customizable packages, Aruba Sea Pleasure will have you hooked on fishing in no time.

The pride of the Aruba Sea Pleasure, ‘Mitsha’ is one of the finest vessels around Oranjestad. It is a spacious 39’ Bertram motor yacht that boasts stability and comfort. She is powered by two 330 HP Cummins engines and can reach the speeds of up to 18 knots. The boat is fitted with navigational gear, features a flybridge, toilet, A/C, a fighting chair, outriggers, and an ice box. She also stores snorkeling equipment, so if you ever get tired of fishing, you can explore the underwater ways of Aruba.

The crew aboard Mitsha is friendly and professional. Captain Jordano and his sister Julisa have been in the charter business for quite some time. They have accommodated numerous customers over the past years, and have now stepped up their business. They work together with seasoned skippers who know how the local fish bite and will make sure your trip is enjoyable from dock to dock.

Here you can fish around the reefs or further out. A ten-minute ride from the dock and you can already begin fishing. This means that even on a half day trip, anglers will have enough time to fish, but six hour and full day trips can get you even more catch. On half day trips you will be fishing between three and five miles, and on full day trips up to seven. The target species include Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Barracuda, Kingfish, Bonito, Sailfish, and more.

The crew will supply all the fishing gear, lures, and bait. You will have lunch on full day trips, and snacks on half day trips. There will be soft drinks and water onboard. You need to pack a camera, as well as a cap, sunblock, sunglasses, and comfortable clothes. Once you’re ready, come get an Aruba trip you deserve.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 800
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is made for hardcore anglers. You will be fishing from a big stable yacht. You can go between three and seven miles offshore. There are plenty of fish to get here, including Mahi, Kingfish, Tuna, Wahoo, and Sailfish. You will get all the gear, lures, bait, snacks, drinks, and lunch. The crew will clean your catch. There will be a first mate onboard. Pack a cap, sunglasses, sunblock, comfortable clothes, and come along!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 600
    up to 6 persons
    Aruba waters are some of the finest fisheries in the world. Here you can catch anything from Mahi to Sailfish, and you need not head out far from the shore. On this six hour trip, you will have enough time to go fishing, as the action starts 10 minutes after departure. The crew will provide the gear, bait, lures, and the license. They will also clean your catch and provide snacks and drinks. The trip is great for a bit more experienced anglers.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM) - Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 6 persons
    This morning trip will see you fishing between three and five miles off the coast. It will only take 10 minutes before you start fishing, just as you leave the harbor. There are many species to catch here, including Kingfish, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and a variety of Billfish. All the gear is supplied, along with live bait and lures. The crew will clean your catch. There will be snacks and drinks. The trip is your to tailor. Go game fishing or snorkeling. whichever you like. Great for novice anglers.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM) - Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 400
    up to 6 persons
    On this afternoon trip, you will be fishing for species such as Kingfish, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, or even Sailfish. You will stay between three and five miles off the shoreline. What's great is that it will take only 10 minutes from the dock before you start fishing. This trip is suitable for families, group of friends and novice anglers. The gear, live bait, lures are supplied. The crew will clean your catch, and there will be snacks and drinks. You can choose and change the course any time.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Barracuda (Great)
Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White)
Sailfish

Tuna (Albacore)
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Bertram, Mark 3 convertible (Motor yacht) originally built in 1979, and restored in 2011. Powered by 2 330HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
39 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
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
No Smoking
Crew Keeps Catch

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
Visa
Mastercard

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

About the Captain

Jordano Hoevertsz
Oranjestad, Aruba
Member since September 2017
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Aruba Sea Pleasure has been in the charter business for quite some time. Having run charter trips for their friends and numerous tourists who come to Aruba, Captain Jordano and his sister Julisa eventually took over a big luxury yacht - Mitsha. They now offer fishing trips around the rich waters of Aruba. Capt. Jordano studied to become a Maritime Officer in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He did his internship successfully on board of the Lorelay, a pipelay vessel belonging to the company Allseas. Jordano returned to his native island of Aruba in 2015 and is since then the captain of Mitsha. With Aruba Sea Pleasure you will be in safe hands. They have experienced crew to put you on some of the nices fish here and make your trip unforgettable.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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3.78
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
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Chilling
Feed the birds
Relaxing during Sunset
+1
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1
1
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
67%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
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Joswin Arends
Oranjestad
 5.00
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Excellent relaxing and fun trip

October 8, 2017
We took a relaxing afternoon trip with Mitsha. Since we were with the children we opted out of fishing and decided to take...
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Scott Redman
Chicago, Illinois
 2.33
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Skunked and Not Sure Why

VERIFIED   January 5, 2018
My son and I took a morning half day trip on the Mitsha.  The boat was average for what one should expect.  We just...
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Deventer, Provincie Overijssel
 4.00
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Snorkeling and Sunset trip

August 1, 2017
We had a great time. Thank you Jordano en Julisa.
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