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Cozumel Private Secluded Marine Park Reef Snorkel and El Cielo Sandbar Powerboat Excursion S3469

Cozumel, Mexico

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  • LOCAL EXPERT'S CHOICE!
  • New Mako 284 29ft. boat with twin 350 HP Verado outboards, perfect for up to 10 passengers to sit comfortably!
  • English speaking captain and crew!
  • Choice of what to do!
  • Guided snorkel at one of Cozumel's most famous reefs (all equipment included)!
  • Visit famous El Cielo sandbar!
  • Drinks (cold bottled waters, sodas, beers, Rum and Tequila) and freshly prepared snacks provided (lunch on 8-hour charter option)!
  • Option to either deep sea or bottom fish (tournament winning boat and crew)!
  • All licenses and permits up to date, US safety standards!
  • Full toilet on board!

Enjoy a private trip to El Cielo, snorkel, relax or even take in some fishing. You even get to choose half or full day! This brand new Mako 284 center console 29ft. offshore boat with twin 350 HP Mercury Verado's outboard motors and rated for 13 passengers is the hottest charter boat available in Cozumel.

You get to customize your trip on the "First Lady" so you can mix and match, choose the activities that suit your interests best. There is plenty of space and room on the brand new, 29 ft boat so you and up to 9 others in your private group can join in the fun. Your adventure starts just a short taxi ride for your cruise ship pier in Cozumel to a local marina where your private captain and crew will be waiting for you. You and your private party will hop aboard and settle in for the fun day to begin.

An example of a standard trip would be first snorkeling at one of the best snorkel spots inside Cozumel's Marine Park according to our knowledgeable local captain (all gear and guide provided, easy ladders to get in and out of the water). The crew will assist you with the gear and help everyone into the water before leading them on a guided snorkel, pointing out some of the marine life along the way. Note that snorkeling is from the boat and guests will not be able to touch the bottom - the depth is approximately 15 to 25 ft (4.5 to 7.6 meters). Guests will use a comfortable snorkel boat ladder to enter and exit the water.

You would then continue to the famous "El Cielo" sandbar located in a protected cove area that is only accessible by water. It is known for the starfish that may be spotted on the white sandy bottom of the cove. But remember, look but do not touch! The captain sets the anchor and you are free to jump into the knee-deep and crystal clear water. Enjoy the music, snacks (fresh fruit and homemade freshly prepared guacamole with chips and best ceviche!) as well as ice cold drinks (bottled water, sodas, and beer), wade ashore and go for a stroll on the virgin beaches, snorkel the coral heads, relax....the boat is all yours. The "First Lady" is equipped with a full stand-up marine toilet for complete privacy.

If you choose (optional but free of charge), the captain can take you a bit further south past El Cielo, a few minutes "around the corner" to Punta Sur where you can drop some lines in the water for a fun bottom fishing adventure! Bottom fishing is suitable for young and old alike, experienced or novice. Or, you can try your luck at deep sea fishing where you will head out into deeper water to troll for some Wahoo, Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, etc. Please note that this excursion has an emphasis on snorkeling with the option to do a little fishing. If you are looking for something that includes more fishing, please see Cozumel Private First Lady Sportfishing Charter that includes the same great boat and crew. 

All fishing equipment is included and this boat and crew reached the 3rd place at the 2017 International Fishing Tournament in Cozumel and 1st place at the International Wahoo Fishing Tournament (Cozumel), 1st place at Xpu-Ha Tournament (Mainland Mexico) and 5th/158 place in the Cozumel International Tournament this year, so you know you are with the best! They take their fishing seriously and will give all guests a helping hand with the gear and fishing experience. All fishing gear including rod, reals, live bait, and lures are included as well as fishing license.

At the end of the trip, the boat will take you back to the original meeting location where you will catch a taxi back to your Cozumel cruise ship pier or off to explore the island more.

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4 Hours - Base price is for up to 6 participants. Max 10 pax: $ 449.99 $ 449.99$ 44.99$ 44.99$10.00
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Cozumel Private Secluded Marine Park Reef Snorkel and El Cielo Sandbar Powerboat Excursion Reviews

Enjoy a fun-filled day at one of Cozumel's most exclusive locations - El Cielo! Perfect white sandy, shallow, turquoise blue water, great snorkeling, and the famous starfish of Cielo! There is a lot to see and do on this private speedboat charter in Cozumel. Maybe take in some optional fishing as well!

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HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!
     5/5 Visited April 2018
133
HIGHLY RECOMMEND!! Great bunch of guys, super friendly, very easy to communcate with, and they catered to our every need. The boat was very spacious with plenty of room for the 7 of us and the 3 crew members. The crew prepared a Ceviche with fish and guacamole it was all AMAZING! They also had plenty to drink. We went on the 4 hour Excursion Fishing catching beautiful Mahi Mahi and Snorkeling at two different locations that were beautiful. One was a shallow sandbar with star fish and there were tons of rays swimming around in the chest deep water. Couldn’t have asked for a better trip. The crew even made sure we caught a cab back to port. THANK YOU!
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Loved It
     5/5 Visited February 2019
11
Wow Best Snorkel excursion ever! This was the highlight of our trip. Jairo(The Captain) and Luis were Awesome, My picky 15 yr old son said this was the best thing he did in our trip. Beaches were Beautiful. I do not know how to swim and Luis helped me so that I can snorkel for the first time, While we had fun they were preparing Guacamole and Ceviche which was Amazing yum. We will definitely go back and do this excursion again. Thank you
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Atlanta, Georgia
Best day ever!
     5/5 Visited April 2019
19
This has been the most incredible day ever! The crew and the service had been absolutely amazing. We had small children and the crew were so kind and helpful to their needs. We have traveled the world but nothing compares to the wonderful experience we had today. Luis was especially kind to our children + the captain was an incredible chef. We will defininitly refer you to everyone we know in United States! Thank you so much.
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Flagstaff, AZ
Cielo is great
     5/5 Visited March 2018
112
I have been to Cozumel many times on cruises and this time came for a week's stay. El Cielo has been on my Wish List for many years. This time we decided to go and booked this excursion to take the family. It was fabulous from start to finish. The boat was spacious enough for my husband and 3 kids with room to spare. The captain was very nice and spoke pretty good English especially considering it is not his native language. The ride to Cielo was fast and we stopped to snorkel at one of the reefs before we got there. The snorkeling equipment was brand new and in excellant shape. They took us for a short snorkel and showed us lots of fish. Then it was on to El Cielo just a few minutes away. It is a large, very shallow bay that is like a big sand bar. The depth ranges from chest deep to a few inches as you get closer to shore. There were a few other boats but it was not crowded. We floated in the water and snorkeled there as well. We saw several star fish on the bottom that Cielo is famous for but also some small rays swimming around. They are harmless so do not be scared! The captain had drinks for us onboard as well as some killer guacamole! 2 thumbs up on that. He offered to let us do some fishing too but we just wanted to stay at El Cielo. My husband said the fishing gear was really nice and talked to the captain for awhile - he has helped catch some award winning fish in tournaments. This was just a great option and are so glad we did it. Our only regret is that we did not book for the full day 8 hours but only did 5 hours. We know for next time!
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Bocaraton FL
Unforgettable
     5/5 Visited March 2018
123
Great day on a beautiful boat and excellent crew! Jairo and Roberto were more than accommodating, we went snorkeling, then fishing for just one hour and caught 3 Mahi-Mahi!!! Spent some time at "Cielou" and Jairo prepared a Ceviche with the fresh fish. What a wonderful day. Thank you all on the First Lady!
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Hands down, best day of the trip.
     5/5 Visited March 2019
16
Stop reading reviews, just book this. We arrived early at the marina - took us <25 min to get off the boat and there. Everyone at the marina was very helpful in directing us to the boat. We figured we'd have to wait, but Luis and the captain loaded us up and off we went. We did a little fishing first, then 2 snorkeling stops, saw the starfish then to El Cielo. They made lunch out of some of the fish we caught and brought out fruit and freshly made guacamole. Luis took us snorkeling, he is very familiar with reef and pointed out everything we should take note of, all the while keeping an eye on everyone and making sure all were safe. The Captain is the skilled fisherman and snagged quite a few fish the girls could "catch" by reeling them in. This was just a great day, there was something for everyone to do, we all had fun and the guys were great hosts. Would highly recommend and book again if back in Cozumel!
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Atlanta, Georgia
Just amazing
     5/5 Visited April 2019
18
This was so amazing! Everyone was so nice. The captain & crew were such amazing chefs. I can't wait to tell all my friends what amazing time had & all the new foods I tried. BEST DAY EVER!
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Texas
Will be back
     5/5 Visited April 2019
0
I can not recommend this trip more! The care the team puts in to making you feel at home on board, and the through safety briefing is perfect. they genuinely care about the reef, and more sure we respect it too, while having a blast, we will be back! Kelly
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Austin, TX
Best sail
     5/5 Visited April 2019
0
Fernando and the team are the Best! Thank your hospitality, was amazing drinks and food! My 10 time in the Ocean and he gave me the best tips. We will recomend again! See you soon Boys! Samatha
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Padre Island, Texas
Custom Snorkel Trip
     5/5 Visited May 2019
11
Short Review: Just do it. Luis and the Captain know where to go for the best experiences and they make it happen. Exceptional. The Best. A rock solid 5 out of 5 stars. Long Review: Our private group of four very experienced adult snorkelers (30+ years snorkeling worldwide) with two dozen plus snorkeling trips on the Cozumel reefs. We met with Luis (the exceptional guide) and the Captain, and reviewed what we wanted to visit on this trip: Columbia shallows, Palancar, and El Cielo. Luis said Punta Sur was calm that day and we could work that in too. YES! He also knew where the star fish were congregating and said we could add that in too. YES! (One of our group is a starfish fanatic). First, we dropped into Punta Sur and drift snorkeled the full length of the reef. Outstanding variety of fish and coral. Good water, good current. That stop showed me Luis and the Captain really knew the sites, currents, and water conditions. Punta Sur can be tricky. I told Luis that he was so good that we would just go with his instincts (not my detailed directions) and drop us in the best locations that day. We drift snorkeled in Columbia shallows, swam over to Planacar, drift snorkeled in Planacar, re boarded, dropped in and swam with the starfish, and ended the day swimming with the rays in El Ceilo. In total, five locations, and five absolutely exceptional in-water experiences. We saw one particular fish on the Columbia reef which no one in my group had ever seen before, and Luis and the Captain identified it. Other than that, Luis simply followed along with us in the water as we drift snorkeled and let us do our thing, but kept a good watch over us and the current. That was exactly what we were looking for in a guide - support and assistance if we needed it, but no mothering. At our last stop, El Cielo, the Captain prepared an outstanding cerviche, guacamole and fruit plate lunch. Equal or better than any 5-star restaurant (and with really, really fresh fish). My group has snorkeled in excursion groups and by other private charter boats, every major snorkel site in Cozumel. Never have we had any trip reached the heights of excellence that was provided by Luis and the Captain. They are a rock solid 5 out of 5 stars.
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usa
our best day excursion
     5/5 Visited June 2019
5
We had the best day out of the 3 islands here with these guys. Super chill and awsome dudes, 100% will come back to hangout with them again. Jairo and Luis you are the best!
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We all had a great time!
     5/5 Visited June 2019
7
A private excursion is the way to go. Our guides were super nice, knowledgable and very accommodating to our young kids. The boat was very nice, snacks delicious - Highly recommended.
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USA
Fantastic day
     5/5 Visited April 2019
5
Thank you for a fantastic day Jairo, Luis and Manuel! Best port trip ever of all our vacations, today was the best day! Everyone took great care of us - so much fun snorkeling, swimming, fishing + eating.
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USA
Perfect crew
     5/5 Visited July 2019
0
We loved every minute of it! you guys are the best. The food and drinks are top 10. Luis was awesome. Very knowledgable in Cozumel + it' s history. Will definitely book again
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usa
Awsome trip
     5/5 Visited August 2019
0
So much fun. Good music and great service. Luis kept us well informed of what was going on and made us feel part of the crew. Everyone was great and we´d definetly go with this crew again
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USA
Love you all
     5/5 Visited August 2019
0
Great crew, great friends we enjoyed the whole trip, Caught fish, crew prepared cheviche, took very good care of us. We will be back, Cozumel is our snd home.
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