Yacht Charters & Management
Baja Charters provides luxury yachts, sailing yachts, and sports fishing vessels of varying size and costs for private charter. Baja Charters is the premier source for upmarket nautical tourism, including excursions on a per guest basis. Dive boats for scuba with licensed and insured dive instructors and appropriate dive equipment, are available year-round. All vessels come with competent, well-trained crew. Nautical activities are focused on cruising, sailing, and exploring the beaches, bays and coves, of the Sea of Cortez. Baja Charters hosts snorkeling, diving, fishing, eco-tourism, sailing, and associated activities, such as paddle boarding and kayaking. The latter from yachts that have these resources onboard.
All yachts come as an all-inclusive package, with meals, open bar, snorkel equipment, fishing gear (if a sports fisher), towels, private bathrooms, etc. Smaller fishing platforms charge per person for the added costs of fishing licenses, bait, food, drinks, etc.
Baja Charters S de RL de CV is a nautical tourism company with offices at the marina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Baja Charters has a variety of yachts for charter from La Paz, and the greater Cabo area. In addition to its own yachts and purpose-focused boats, Baja Charters represents a number of responsible, licensed, and insured, third-party vessels.
Subject to availability, Baja Charters Transportation, a licensed transportation company, provides ground transport to yachts and boats chartered through Baja Charters. There is NO CHARGE for this service.
Deposits and Payments
To calendar a firm date, 50% of the total fee must be paid 90 days in advance of booking date. If your expected cruise date is less than 90 days before departure, 100% of the charter fee must be paid before your cruise date will be calendared and confirmed. If your travel plans are changed for emergency reasons, we will re-schedule for a later date.
If maintenance issues or anything within the control of Baja Charters prevents you from enjoying your booked cruise date, we will provide you with an alternative date that works within your travel plans. If your charter is cancelled due to Port closure, hurricane activity in the immediate area, or severe weather conditions, we will issue you an assignable, three-year cash certificate that may be used the same as cash for any future activities aboard a Baja Charter’s Yacht, Sports Fisher, or Dive Boat.
If you have prepaid a private charter or excursion, and voluntarily cancel your trip within ninety days of your departure date, we will provide you with a prepaid certificate good for three years, thereby allowing you to reorganize your affairs and go out at a later date. If you voluntarily cancel your prepaid trip MORE THAN ninety days in advance of departure, we will refund your money in full.
Returning guests receive a 10% discount off published prices. Further discounts are available for groups of twelve and over, for children under twelve years old, and military personnel serving anywhere in the world.
Subject to scheduling issues, and the captain's approval, charter guests are permitted to extend cruise time when out on the water. The hourly charge is set for each boat individually.
On 1 January 2014, the Mexican government increased the IVA tax (Sales Tax on all Mexico transactions) to 16%.