With a length of 75', a beam of 35' and a mast height over the water of 100', “Picante” is fast, fun, extremely stable and assures our passengers a ride of unparalleled smoothness, rivaling any craft sailing today.
Experience our friendly atmosphere, superb service, and spacious comfort designed to accommodate passengers of all ages either on one of our daily cruises, or book a private charter for your special event.
Cast off at 10:00 am from Zihuatanejo Bay to the beautiful, secluded white sand beach and coral reef of Playa Manzanillo. Our experienced crew will take you on an underwater exploration and amaze you with the extraordinary marine life.
Sail back to the bay while net-surfing, then anchor near the beach for a ride on our 2400 sq' spinnaker (wind & conditions permitting).
An action-packed, fun-filled day of adventure for children of all ages!
Keep watch for dolphins, sea turtles, manta rays and the Humpback Whales (winter season) & maybe even catch a fish!
Be back at the dock at 2:30 just in time for a siesta.
Open bar, lunch, and transportation to and from your hotel* are included. Snorkel gear is available for rent.
• Transportation included for guests staying in Ixtapa.
Imagine yourself lying in the comfortable netting forward, or kicking back in the shade of our bar sipping a cocktail while enjoying the magnificent panorama of the Pacific Ocean and rugged coastline.
Be entertained and learn about the local surroundings by our bilingual Captain & crew while gliding effortlessly into that perfect sunset.
Romance and Fiesta perfectly blended! And remember to keep your eyes open for the Green Flash as the sun sets!
This 2 ½ hour cruise is back in time to enjoy the town.
Open bar, a light dinner and transportation from your hotel* are included.
Departure times are seasonal to accommodate time of sunset.
• Transportation included for guests staying in Ixtapa
"Picante" is an ideal venue for parties, weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate events and memorial services.
We are happy to cater to your wishes, whether day, evening or night.
Let us make your special event sensational and unforgettable!
Ride the waves behind The Picante as you are pulled through the beautiful warm waters of the Pacific Ocean...
A fun piece Next Stop filmed on our Magical Sunset Cruise!
On this day we sailed into a "Bait Ball", which is a school of small fish that are being preyed upon by others. In this case , boobies, dolphins and more. The dolphins then decided to surf the bow for a while! What a THRILL!
A thrilling Spinnaker Flight high above "Picante" (wind permitting)
“The Captain & crew were awesome! Everyone was very attentive and friendly. The food and open bar were great. The sunset tour was amazing."
“We have been lucky enough to have enjoyed the snorkeling cruise and the sunset cruise and I am not sure which one we liked best --we will go on a tie breaker during our next visit. The staff are amazing. They go out of their way to make sure everyone is taken care of and are entertaining and fun for..."
"We loved this sunset cruise! The tour guide was awesome, the food and drink was very good. The staff was very friendly and accommodating."
“We went with our 9 month old and two year old. We were nervous about the boat being kid friendly, but it was!!! My two year old had so much fun!! The boat is very safe! It is a great way to see Zihuatanejo! The staff all speak English and are SUPER friendly and helpful! ”
“We've done the sunset and snorkle trips with the Picante and always have had a wonderful time. The crew is always there to help, answer questions and make sure that you are having fun and a safe time. ”
"Be forever sailing toward the island in your mind's eye and remember it's the trip that counts, not the getting there"