We love it here, and found our first daytime visit as wonderful as our past evening experiences! Plenty to do (or nothing at all!) Our favorite parts are actually the boat ride there and back, the lunch buffet, and the many secluded hammocks from which to relax and watch the water and take a nap!
Awesome day. Took a boat to the private beach. They plowed us with margaritas the whole day. The lunch was fantastically delicious. The beach was great. Perfect weather and we enjoying swimming and relaxing. Pick this excursion if you have a family.
Very fun cruise with JC and Boat 6! Delicious lunch and great (although small) beach. The staff were very friendly and helped ensure water safety. We swam quite a bit and used the stand-up paddleboards. My 10 year old did the zip line, climbing and donkey ride, which he enjoyed but felt was more geared towards younger kids. Lots of photographers, we ended up buying our welcome photo and about 100 beach photos on a memory stick, all for $70. We would definitely do this again.
This one is well worth the money. Just be aware that a parent must be with the kids to do all of the activities (zip lining, animals, etc. ) The crew is excellent and they perform a terrific show to and from the island.
This was my favorite part of the trip, even though you have to get up early. You take a gorgeous catamaran ride down the coast to Las Caletas, where you are greeted at the dock with waterfalls, and parrots circling overhead. You can snorkel, kayak, paddleboard, or just hang out in the hammocks on the beach for free. I highly reccommend doing the Sea Lion adventure. It was so much fun and you actually go in the pool with them and take photos and get to interact with them. Definitely wear water socks if you plan to hike around and look at everything as being in flip-flops was difficult. All of the staff were very nice and would gladly show you how to do anything you wanted to try. The lunch was a delicious buffet with a ton of variety. This is a must-do trip.
The port at this much-touted vacation spot seems to lack most of the amenities you’ll find in its Caribbean equivalents. We took an excursion to Las Caletas which was reasonably good and the resort did include a decent lunch. The waves and steep beach drop-off here combine to make swimming difficult – even for strong swimmers. There is a good range of water sports on offer, but you need to wear a life jacket in order to participate in any of them.
Excellent! This place was absolutely beautiful. The staff was very friendly, helpful, and entertaining. It took about 45 minutes to and from this place, so the 6.5hrs is actually only 4 hrs for you to enjoy. It was well worth the cost and I would do it again. The food was very good, drinks flowing and any water activity, swimming or relaxing was your choice. The weather was warm and sunny. We could have stayed there all night.. On our ride back to the ship, the staff put on a nice show of singing and dancing. Overall, we had a great time. It's a must do while in PV. Enjoy!
I chose to do the beginning SCUBA class at las Caletas. My wife and son went with me as a part of the Las Caletas hideaway excursion. While the excursions were pricey ($149 for me; $129 for my wife) the staff on the boat and on land went out of their way to make it a 5 star experience.
The Scuba class took about 2 hours. During this time my wife and son swam on the beach and took a tour of the monkey reserve. I returned in time to take a Paella cooking class and to then have my son take a Guacamole cooking class. The lunch was fantastic (including the above mentioned paella) and the drinks were free-flowing.
On the boat ride back to the ship, the staff had a dance-off on the front of the catamaran. It was very entertaining, especially since there was the added risk of falling off the boat into the ocean.
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