Captain
Mario MM

Member since February 2014

Puerto Aventuras, Mexico

Background
Captain Mario runs Private Tours Playa del Carmen and is living his dream of being on the water while providing a first class service to his guests. He is an able seaman, having been a captain for 10 years now. He holds a Batchelor Degree in Maritime Sciences. Captain Mario and his crew will welcome you aboard their boat and make sure you have the most amazing time ever in Playa del Carmen, Mexico and further out. Private Tours Playa del Carmen is partnered with many local captains who add up to many lifetimes worth of fishing experience, which Captain Mario puts at your disposal. A fleet of 10 skiffs, as well as multiple luxurious yachts, are all available, so the customer can customize his trip to his or her specific needs and desires. Our offices are located on the beach and 14st in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Captain Mario works closely with many experienced local captains who will be excited to guide you on your trip, should he not be available himself.
Techniques
The fishing adventure starts in the morning in the beach, our Captain will teach you how to fish, how to get bait and fillet the fish. even how to use the boat. We would like to teach you how to fish and use the equipment on this trip, so you can later teach other people how to eat fish. 1/ Boat and equipment. 2/ How to get bait with a net 3/ How to prepare lines 4/ Trolling while we sail 5/ Bottom Fishing 6/ Reefs 7/ Snorkel time Music and Beers 8/ Fly Fishing 9/ Music and Beers and back to port 10/ How to make ceviche If we take you fishing today, we will eat fish, but, If we teach you how to fish, you will eat for the rest of your life.

Hey, I'm Captain Mario MM

Puerto Aventuras, Mexico
Background
Captain Mario runs Private Tours Playa del Carmen and is living his dream of being on the water while providing a first class service to his guests. He is an able seaman, having been a captain for 10 years now. He holds a Batchelor Degree in Maritime Sciences. Captain Mario and his crew will welcome you aboard their boat and make sure you have the most amazing time ever in Playa del Carmen, Mexico and further out. Private Tours Playa del Carmen is partnered with many local captains who add up to many lifetimes worth of fishing experience, which Captain Mario puts at your disposal. A fleet of 10 skiffs, as well as multiple luxurious yachts, are all available, so the customer can customize his trip to his or her specific needs and desires. Our offices are located on the beach and 14st in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Captain Mario works closely with many experienced local captains who will be excited to guide you on your trip, should he not be available himself.
Techniques
The fishing adventure starts in the morning in the beach, our Captain will teach you how to fish, how to get bait and fillet the fish. even how to use the boat. We would like to teach you how to fish and use the equipment on this trip, so you can later teach other people how to eat fish. 1/ Boat and equipment. 2/ How to get bait with a net 3/ How to prepare lines 4/ Trolling while we sail 5/ Bottom Fishing 6/ Reefs 7/ Snorkel time Music and Beers 8/ Fly Fishing 9/ Music and Beers and back to port 10/ How to make ceviche If we take you fishing today, we will eat fish, but, If we teach you how to fish, you will eat for the rest of your life.

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Fishing Reports

Fun...day

July 05, 2018

Here fishy fishy Read Full Report →


catch of the day in playacar

May 02, 2015

nice day......nice weather....... good bait....... cold drinks and some sun...... then.... thats when it happened...... the line start pulling hard and it was the right place at the right time... this is what we caught Read Full Report →


here fishy fishy...!!!!

March 02, 2015

great day, great water and sun, good bait, nice equipment and good company for a day fishing in the Mayan Riviera........... enjoy..!!! Read Full Report →


Catch of the day in front of Playacar

September 24, 2014

We used some live bait that morning and sailed south of Playa, not even 10 minutes, and that's when we caught 3 of this in front of Playacar beach. We deserve a cold beer after this busy day! Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (7)
4.26
out of 5 stars from 19 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
6 hour trip
6 hour trip
Fishing with Mario
+4
Angler Rating
10
5
3
1
0
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
83%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
85%
Satisfied with the boat
85%
Catch intended fish
46%
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Karl Stimson Jr
Winter Park, Florida
 5.00
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Fantastic Trip,Great crew

VERIFIED   June 7, 2018
Two of the hardest working crew i’ve seen in 50 yrs of fishing on the sea.  Tey worked there Asses off and produced...
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Jennifer M Strunka
Seattle, Washington
 4.67
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   January 23, 2018
My wife and I were on our 2 week honeymoon and this was by far our favorite part of the whole trip!! Worth every penny because...
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C Beasley
United States
 5.00
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Half day of sun and fun

VERIFIED   June 21, 2018
despite all the seaweed the guys never let up they were awesome caught 1 nice mahi and a big barracuda will fish with them...
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Gary Yekel
Houston, Texas
 4.33
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Half day trip with Capt. Juan

VERIFIED   NEW  October 27, 2018
Fishing was slow.  Went to a reef for some amazing snorkeling.  Saw many fish, a turtle and several stingrays.
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Barb Renouf
Toronto, Ontario
 3.33
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Confusing but ok

VERIFIED   March 20, 2018
Trip was ok.  Still not sure what happened. Arrived at the meetup and Mike wasn’t there.  A guy said it was too...
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