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#70507 - 07/03/03 11:10 AM recommendations for beach picnic?  
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beachluvr Offline
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I've heard so many different suggestions for this type of tour that I'm you go out just for lunch, or fishing & lunch or snorkeling & lunch or whatever combo of those???

appreciate any input on who worked well for you & what the trip included...thanks, gina/beach

#70508 - 07/03/03 11:23 AM Re: recommendations for beach picnic?  
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You pretty much write your own ticket.

I hired a local fisherman and his boat (with canopy) for the day at $200 US (including tip). We went trolling on the reef for a few hours first with plenty of action, we then went to Mexico rocks where we snorkeled for a while and the guide cleaned and prepared the fish. We then went ashore near Mexico rocks where the guide cooked the fish, while we knocked down a few rum punches and Belikins. We then went snorkeling for a couple of more hours, and then returned to San Pedro. I gave the extra fish to the guide. It was a full day, and well worth it.

There are plenty of boats and guide available, just ask along the piers and negotiate your outing.

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#70509 - 07/03/03 12:23 PM Re: recommendations for beach picnic?  
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I'm sure there are several excellent guides who does this type of trip,,,We have used Luis Caliz
the past two trips and he is above & beyond your expectations We fished, Ate our catch (best meal I ever had), went snorkling...All day trip..
Check with Ana at The Palms...We are going with Luis again Monday the 7th.....Now I'm excited,we
leave in 24 hours....Johnboy laugh wink cool

#70510 - 07/03/03 02:01 PM Re: recommendations for beach picnic?  
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Be sure to tell Luis the Gringo's are coming.... and we can't wait to see them. You're right, he will prepare the best meal you will ever have on the beach. Nine days to go..

#70511 - 07/03/03 02:35 PM Re: recommendations for beach picnic?  
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this sounds right up my alley, cat....

#70512 - 07/03/03 04:15 PM Re: recommendations for beach picnic?  
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In my opinion this was the best way to spend a day on AC. It is a full day with what is likely to be one of the best meals of your life (we were so full we skipped dinner!) You can fish, snorkle, eat, drink, and if there's or snorkle some more! We went with Jerry Ack, however, I know Luis and he's a great guy as well. Our meal consisted of barracuda, snapper, grouper, yellow-tail jack, and lobster...all caught that day by us...YUM!
If you go with Jerry or Luis, tell them the guys from Colorado said hi!

#70513 - 07/03/03 11:14 PM Re: recommendations for beach picnic?  
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beachluvr Offline
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thanks to everyone for all your helpful information...we're really not much of what you might call fishermen, LOL

but the snorkeling & especially the food sound like a trip I just can't miss...this will be my 4th time & I have yet to do this kind of trip, so I'm very excited (but I would be no matter what we were going to do this time around!!! just love that place!)

#70514 - 07/04/03 02:12 AM Re: recommendations for beach picnic?  
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I am sure the boys at Unity Tours (you have been on a trip with them already!) can do the snorkeling, fishing, beach bar-b-que trip. It is $50 US per person for a full day on their catamaran -- you can fish, snorkel, sleep, swim and eat!
I look forward to your report. cool

#70515 - 07/06/03 01:10 AM Re: recommendations for beach picnic?  
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beach luver try he is a buddy of mine local man .his family has become my family sweet guy he will take care of you and show you a fun day ,do the fishing. ,combo,snorkel
lobster beach barbq.supper time go checkhim out
heis on the web site

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