Sailing Excursions
Beyond all expectations…

Come join us for the most memorable day of your vacation in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo aboard ”Picante”; a sleek, ultramodern sailing catamaran designed to be the ultimate in charter excursions.

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!

(December thru March)
Journey with us aboard "Picante" for an incredible whale watching adventure.
This eco-tour is in search of whales that migrate down the coast from Alaska between December and March.
We will have a bi-lingual marine biologist aboard from the Whales of Guerrero Research Project ( to provide in depth information on whales and dolphin that frequent our area as well as a hydrophone to listen to their songs.
Illustrated field guides and binoculars are provided.

There will be a stop for a rejuvenating dip in the deep blue of the Pacific ocean!
(We will use all of our resources and those of the Project to search for the whales but cannot guarantee sightings).

A 3 1/2 hour cruise, from 9:00am to 12:30 pm.
A continental breakfast, open bar with mimosas and snacks are included.

• Transportation included for guests staying in Ixtapa

Whale Watching

A beautiful day on the water with some great people and incredible whale sightings!

Net Surfing on The Picante!

Ride the waves behind The Picante as you are pulled through the beautiful warm waters of the Pacific Ocean...

Next Stop: Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo

Picante Cruises
A fun piece Next Stop filmed on our Magical Sunset Cruise!

An Amazing Day on the Pacific!

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!

Spinnaker Flying!

A thrilling Spinnaker Flight high above "Picante" (wind permitting)



Trip Advisor

“The Captain & crew were awesome! Everyone was very attentive and friendly. The food and open bar were great. The sunset tour was amazing."


Trip Advisor

“We had a great time on the Picante sunset cruise. The boat is comfortable, the light dinner was good and the staff are great. I liked the music choices and the fact that it was a family type event...”


Trip Advisor

“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..."

Chelsie A 

Trip Advisor

"We loved this sunset cruise! The tour guide was awesome, the food and drink was very good. The staff was very friendly and accommodating."


Trip Advisor

“We went with out 9 month old and two year old. We were nervous about the boat being kid friendly, but it was!!! My two year old has 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! ”

Giselle B 

Trip Advisor

“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. ”

E mail us at:
(+52) (755) 554-2694 or 554-8270


Yates del Sol, S.A. DE C.V.
Apdo. Postal #310
Zihuatanejo, Gro. 40880

"Be forever sailing toward the island in your mind's eye and remember it's the trip that counts, not the getting there"

Jay Frankston

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