Yacht Charter Mexico- West Coast

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The West Coast of Mexico is ideal for charterers seeking a colorful, idyllic playground.

From the famous and vibrant scene of Cabo San Lucas to the bustling and simultaneously secluded city of La Paz, a luxury yacht charter to Mexico’s West Coast is filled with adventure, culture, and mouthwatering cultural delights. The cumulation of civilizations found in Mexico comprises Spanish and Indian influence with ancient native Aztec and Mayan heritage, creating a unique culture rich with history.

Unveiling the Allure of Mexico’s Pacific Coast Yacht Charter

The magic of West Mexico boasts fascinating coastlines filled with white sand beaches, lush green hills, and rumbling waterfalls. Charterers will fall in love with the magical marine life and delicious gastronomy of the Pacific Coast of Mexico. You can munch on authentic beachside tacos or enjoy a sit-down at a fabulous five-star restaurant. The Sea of Cortez is brimming with marine life, making it a fantastic cruising destination.

The Baja Peninsula, also known as the Baja California Peninsula, is a long, narrow strip of land in northwestern Mexico. It extends southward from the United States border at the southern tip of California, separating the Pacific Ocean from the Gulf of California (also known as the Sea of Cortez). The Baja Peninsula is bordered to the west by the Pacific Ocean and to the east by the Gulf of California. It encompasses the Mexican states of Baja California and Baja California Sur. The peninsula is renowned for its rugged coastline, diverse ecosystems, and popular tourist destinations such as Tijuana, Ensenada, Rosarito Beach, La Paz, Cabo San Lucas, and more.

A luxury yacht charter vacation like no other

Mexico’s West Coast is a beautiful combination of volcanic coastlines and desert scapes, with plenty of underwater action to be explored. You will begin your journey in La Paz, a charming city with plenty of sightseeing opportunities. On the way to your yacht, stroll through the creative town of Todos Santos, viewing local art and catching a quick lunch of delicious local cuisine. After an afternoon of strolling the streets, you can head to the closest island, Isla Espiritu Santo. This UNESCO World Heritage Site showcases a stunning contrast between the sea and the desert, with volcanic rock formations, untouched beaches, and impressive flora and fauna.

To the north, you can experience incredible snorkeling in Punta Prieta, while those who prefer land can hike the trail from the beach to Playa Bonanza on the east side. Head to Isla Partida, a UNESCO-protected biosphere, to snorkel the azure waters or venture inland to explore the cactus forests and mangrove swamps.

Isla San Francisco

Offshore in Isla San Francisco, you can find the famous El Bajo Sea Mounts and dive sites where you can expect to see giant manta rays, turtles, hammerhead sharks, and even humpback whales. You can soak up the relaxed atmosphere or enjoy your yacht’s water toys for the day, weaving in and out of the turquoise blue waters. Isla San Francisco is home to some of the most beautiful anchorages in the world, boasting classic Baja scenery with towering cliffs and crystal-clear water.

This is an excellent location to hike up the shore to a cliff to enjoy the unbeatable views or relax and soak up the sun. The nearby island of Isla Coyote welcomes you to mingle with the local fishermen. After a relaxed breakfast on the deck of your charter yacht, take a kayak through the La Amortajada lagoon for some quiet away from all of the action. Afterward, head to Los Islotes and don your snorkeling gear to swim amongst the sea lions.

Fiesta in Ensenada

Endless fiestas can be expected when chartering to Mexico’s Pacific Coast. The sizzling nightlife and waterfront restaurants invite you to experience a night on the town and see what this passionate country offers. Head to the buzzing city of Cabo San Lucas and enjoy a beautiful dinner at Neptune Seafood. Chef Remby Rubio will showcase classic techniques to prepare fresh seafood from the Baja shores in this swanky venue above Medano Beach.

Located in the Baja Peninsula, Ensenada is a charming coastal city known for its wine country, seafood cuisine, and cultural festivals. Explore the wine route of Valle de Guadalupe, indulge in fresh ceviche at the local Mercado, and visit La Bufadora, a natural blowhole.

Get in touch with a Mexico West Coast yacht broker

Northrop & Johnson is a leading international yacht brokerage with access to the best and most luxurious yachts for charter, including those on Mexico’s West Coast. Our yacht charter brokers have unparalleled expertise and market intelligence. We take pride in listening to our client’s needs and crafting exceptional charter itineraries. Rent a superyacht on Mexico’s West Coast and enjoy the ultimate vacation on the water. Contact our Mexico yacht brokers today to plan the ultimate yacht charter vacation.

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Charter Highlights Mexico - West Coast

  • Jump in and experience incredible snorkeling in Punta Prieta
  • Head to the UNESCO-protected biosphere of Isla Partida to snorkel the azure waters
  • Dive the famous El Bajo Sea Mounts offshore Isla San Francisco
  • Enjoy a lovely dinner at Neptune Seafood in Cabo San Lucas
  • Mingle with local fisherman on Isla Coyote
  • Find the famous El Bajo Sea Mounts and dive sites
  • Sample local delicacies such as shrimp agua chile

Mexico - West Coast Yacht Charter Itinerary

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What are the top destinations on a Mexico yacht charter?

A Mexico West Coast yacht charter offers diverse destinations with stunning natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and vibrant coastal towns.

Puerto Vallarta

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra Madre Mountains, Puerto Vallarta is a popular starting point for those on a Mexico yacht charter holiday. Explore the charming cobblestone streets of the old town, enjoy gourmet dining, and indulge in water sports along its picturesque coastline.


Known as the “Pearl of the Pacific,” Mazatlán boasts beautiful beaches, historic architecture, and a lively cultural scene. Explore the historic district of Old Mazatlán, relax on the golden sands of Playa Brujas, and sample local delicacies such as shrimp agua chile.


Tucked away on Mexico’s southwestern coast, Zihuatanejo is a picturesque fishing village known for its laid-back atmosphere and scenic beauty. Mexico charter yachts in its tranquil bay, stroll along the waterfront promenade and dine on fresh seafood at beachfront palapas.

Where can I berth my yacht on a Mexico West Coast yacht charter?

  1. Marina Vallarta

    Located just minutes from Puerto Vallarta’s international airport, Marina Vallarta offers a range of services and amenities for yacht owners, including berths for vessels of all sizes, fuel docks, yacht clubs, and waterfront restaurants.

  2. Cabo San Lucas Marina

    Situated at the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula, Cabo San Lucas Marina is a bustling hub for yachting enthusiasts. It features modern facilities, upscale shops, vibrant nightlife, and easy access to popular attractions such as Medano Beach and El Arco.

  3. Marina de La Paz (La Paz)

    Marina de La Paz is a full-service marina in the heart of La Paz, offering berths, fuel docks, boatyards, and marine services. It is a gateway to the stunning Sea of Cortez, with opportunities for sailing, fishing, and exploring nearby islands.

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