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Catamaran rent Custom made 90 in Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit, Nayarit

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Beautiful catamaran in Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit

Catamaran Custom made 90 (2016) 89.99 feet

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2 baths 180 places Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit (Nayarit)
from $10,150 /day
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Yacht rent Hatterras 58 in Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit, Nayarit

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Relax aboard this luxury yacht in Nayarit

Yacht Hatterras 58 58 feet

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3 cabins 4 baths 15 places 8 berths Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit (Nayarit)
from $4,215 /day
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Fishing boat rent Viking 44 in Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit, Nayarit

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Rent this fishing boat in Nayarit

Fishing boat Viking 44 40.71 feet

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2 cabins 1 bath 16 places Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit (Nayarit)
from $1,760 /day
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Fishing boat rent Classic Bertram Yachts 38 in Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit, Nayarit

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Rent this fishing boat in Nayarit

Fishing boat Classic Bertram Yachts 38 37.99 feet

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2 cabins 1 bath 10 places Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit (Nayarit)
from $1,514 /day
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Yacht rent Sea Ray 2008 in Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit, Nayarit

Yacht of 44 meters for rent in Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit

Yacht Sea Ray 2008 (2008, refit 2016) 144.36 feet

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2 cabins 2 baths 12 places 6 berths Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit (Nayarit)
from $2,400 /day
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Motorboat rent Custom Mikelson in Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit, Nayarit

Enjoy exploring in this motorboat of 19.8 meters

Motorboat Custom Mikelson (1999, refit 2016) 64.96 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

3 cabins 4 baths 12 places 21 berths Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit (Nayarit)
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Boat Rental Puerto Vallarta

You can find a boat rental in Puerto Vallarta with or without a skipper on the Nautal website. Search for sailboats, catamarans, motorboats, yachts and more in Puerto Vallarta or in the rest of the world. Flexible cancellation or date changes up to 15 days before check-in is allowed on selected boats. 

Located on Mexico's prized Pacific coast, Puerto Vallarta is a boating oasis with luxury charters for a week with a skipper transporting you across some of the world's most enticing waters. Whether you opt for a simple bareboat excursion or a full week-long yachting adventure, a Puerto Vallarta boat charter allows you to explore a bustling port town with hip restaurants and a vibrant art scene. The picturesque centre of town offers many land-based adventures in its charming narrow street, with plenty of beaches — both busy and quiet — for sun searchers.


How much does boat rental in Puerto Vallarta cost?

A boat rental in Puerto Vallarta varies in cost depending on the type of boat, characteristics of the boat and additional services and equipment that may be included in the price.  Below is a list of prices depending on boat type:


Is it possible to rent a boat in Puerto Vallarta with or without a skipper?

It is possible to find a boat rental in Puerto Vallarta with or without a skipper. It is a great idea to rent with a skipper if you don't want to worry about the technicalities of sailing through the Pacific coast. 

Looking to have complete freedom and be more spontaneous depending on what you see on the way? A bareboat rental could be a great idea then! You are in charge of where your boat goes and when to put your anchor down. You will need a valid boating licence if you want a bareboat charter. 


What to do during a Puerto Vallarta boat charter?

Departing from Nayarit marina, choose from a wealth of boats at different prices with a skipper for an exclusive boating adventure with your family or friends. The weather here is warm all year-round with milder out of summer seasons allowing for a more relaxed and less touristy experience. 

A Puerto Vallarta boat charter is the perfect way to explore the Mexican coast. Whether you want to plan a Vallarta party rental for someone’s birthday, host a team building event, or want a relaxing sailing tour where you can enjoy marine life, we’ve got you covered. You have the freedom to plan your boat rental in Puerto Vallarta. 

You can hug the coast while sailing in Puerto Vallarta, heading north for Punta Mita and Islas Marietas, two luxurious resort areas with high-quality beaches, or south to Yelapa, a spectacular bay and beach that is one of Mexico's true hidden secrets. 

When you rent a boat in Puerto Vallarta, you can beat the beach crowds by discovering your own charming cove or sandy beach. Rent a vessel at a range of prices for a week or less, preferably with a skipper to get the most knowledgeable take on possible excursions. 

Aside from the luscious forests and attractive coastline hikes, crystalline waters offer a wealth of activity best explored by boat charter. Whether that's observing dolphins and humpback whales or snorkelling, parasailing and indulging in a lazy afternoon drink on board, sailing in Puerto Vallarta is one of life's great pleasures. 

A private boat rental in Puerto Vallarta is great to beach hop and discover more in your boat tour. Playa los Muertos is a crowded beach surrounded by exciting action, the ideal location for people watching and sunbathing. You can enjoy lots of water sports in this area also such as parasailing, water skiing or jet skiing. 

Looking for a quieter, more relaxed beach? Conchas Chinas is a small peaceful beach with turquoise blue water and soft sand. You can find crabs, fish and other marine life close to this beach. It is also a perfect place to enjoy the ocean sounds and cool breeze! There are no restaurants or bars close by though, so make sure you bring water and also food if you plan on staying for a long time. 

The next beach, Playa Palmares located south of Conchas Chinas is another fairly quiet beach to visit during sailing trips in Puerto Vallarta. Playa Palmares is a beachfront complex that is perfect for a swim in the ocean. The crystal clear water and soft sand leave you enamoured with life. 

At Playa Colomitos, you will get strong vibes of adventure, as it can only be accessed by boat. Similar to other small beaches located south of the town, this beach will give you the perfect blend of excitement and relaxation. Sailing trips in Puerto Vallarta aren’t complete without this beach! There is also a restaurant nearby so you can enjoy delicious meals with an ocean view. What more could you want?

Yelapa is another tropical paradise 45 minutes away from Puerto Vallarta. This small, exotic fisherman’s village is the perfect place to enjoy a full day of sun with a relaxed atmosphere. The beach is a picture-perfect getaway, bordered by a mixture of turquoise blue water, yellow sand and green palm trees. 

Search for boat rentals near you and don’t miss out on seeing sea turtles nesting, whale watching and enjoying a sunset cruise. Head to the Bay of Banderas shore during nesting season to see the green turtles lay their eggs. You may even get to see some of the eggs hatch and thousands of baby turtles making the perilous journey to the sea.


What weather and sailing conditions can you expect when you rent a boat in Puerto Vallarta?

The weather is perfect for sailing in Puerto Vallarta at any time of the year. From December to April the weather ranges from highs of 82°F (28°C) and lows of 61°F (16°C). From May until November the weather ranges from highs of 90°F (32°C) to lows of 77°F (25°C).

It should also be noted that if you want to avoid the rain, you shouldn’t visit Puerto Vallarta in August, the area’s wettest month, which receives 9.9 inches (25.15 cm) of rain.  The driest month for sailing trips in Puerto Vallarta is April, which receives just 0.1 inches (0.25 cm) of rainfall.  April is also the windiest month and sometimes sees wind speeds of up to 6.8 mph (10.94 kph).


Which is the most popular port to dock at during a boat rental in Puerto Vallarta?

The most popular port in Puerto Vallarta for a boat charter is Puerto Vallart Nayarit, which is also the third busiest port in Mexico.


How to get to your Puerto Vallarta boat charter?

You can fly to Puerto Vallarta’s international airport (PVR). This airport has the third largest number of flights in the country and is only 6 miles from the centre of Puerto Vallarta and the marina! Currently, you can get direct flights to this airport from many different cities across the USA and Canada, as well as other cities within Mexico.  Flying from anywhere else, you will have to get a connecting flight.  You can book a taxi from the airport to go to the port.  

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