Captain
Mario MM

Member since February 2014 Puerto Aventuras, Mexico
Background
Captain Mario MM runs VIP 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 over a decade now. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Maritime Sciences. Capt. 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. VIP Private Tours Playa del Carmen is partnered with many local captains. Combined, they have several lifetimes worth of fishing experience between them! If Capt. Mario is not available himself, you'll get to cast your line alongside one of these local, experienced captains. One thing's for sure – no matter who you're fishing with, you'll be treated to an incredible adventure. Even better? VIP Private Tours has an impressive fleet of 10 skiffs, as well as multiple luxurious yachts, so you can customize your trip to your specific needs and desires.
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 MM runs VIP 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 over a decade now. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Maritime Sciences. Capt. 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. VIP Private Tours Playa del Carmen is partnered with many local captains. Combined, they have several lifetimes worth of fishing experience between them! If Capt. Mario is not available himself, you'll get to cast your line alongside one of these local, experienced captains. One thing's for sure – no matter who you're fishing with, you'll be treated to an incredible adventure. Even better? VIP Private Tours has an impressive fleet of 10 skiffs, as well as multiple luxurious yachts, so you can customize your trip to your specific needs and desires.
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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Customer Reviews

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4.15
out of 5 stars from 9 reviews
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Experience
It was a family trip and it was so fun!!
6 hour trip
6 hour trip
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
75%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
78%
Appropriate for children
76%
Satisfied with the boat
82%
Catch intended fish
41%
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Emma C.
Arlington, VA
 3.67
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Full Day Trip

VERIFIED   March 13, 2020
The captain and crew were very nice and accommodating! The boat was beautiful and food was good. Unfortunately, this wasn’t...
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Karl S. J.
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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Jaime V.
Abilene, TX
 5.00
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Half day trip with Daniel

VERIFIED   September 1, 2019
We did the five hr charter not much fishing involved. But he did say if that’s all we want to do we could just fish. Our...
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Victor Y.
Noel, MO
 5.00
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   August 16, 2019
Wind 12 knots and waves were 1.6ft. 6 dorado and 1 barracuda landed. 3 dorado lost within 6 feet of the boat and 6 lost during...
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Jennifer M. S.
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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