Charter Operator
VIP Private Tours

Member since February 2014 Playa Del Carmen, 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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Playa Del Carmen, 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.

My Charter Listings

VIP Private Tours - 29ft Skiff

Excellent
4.1 / 5
(7 reviews)
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trips from $250

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.1 / 5
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
Boat
Very good
4.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.4 / 5
Experience
Very good
3.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (3)
It was a family trip and it was so fun!!
6 hour trip
6 hour trip
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
78%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
71%
Appropriate for children
79%
Satisfied with the boat
84%
Catch intended fish
42%
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Karl S. J.
Winter Park, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fantastic Trip,Great crew

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on 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 excellent...
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Victor Y.
Noel, MO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

6 hour trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on 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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Phillip A. F.
Cancún, Quintana Roo
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Learn to fish

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Learn How To Fish on March 29, 2017
We enjoyed the crew but the language barrier kept us from enjoying them more. There was no teaching. They didn’t offer to...
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Gary Y.
Houston, Texas
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Very good
4.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Half day trip with Capt. Juan

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on 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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Frank L.
Mexico
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
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November fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on November 10, 2017
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