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Valentina is 38-meters (130-feet).  She accommodates up to 20 guests in 10 cabins and dives the Sea of Cortez from the Bay of La Paz and Socorro from Puerto Los Cabos.

 

A word from Dom:  “This powerful vessel has what it takes to ride comfortably through the sometimes rough waters of the eastern Pacific.  Her interior is a bit dated but the warmth of the welcome on board is something that never goes out of style.”  .. Dominick Macan


ON BOARD VALENTINA


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BASIC AMENITIES BUT A GOOD ADVENTURE BOAT

The Valentina is currently scheduled for trips to both Socorro and Sea of Cortez. 

You’ll find the upper deck set up for both lounging and dining … and the combination dining room / salon on the main deck is huge.  The dining room offers booth seating and both areas are air-conditioned.  The salon area is equipped with comfortable sofas and chairs, audio equipment, a large-screen tv and a great bar where you’lll find complimentary beverages including draft-beer, cocktails, and fresh fruit juice.

Valentina’s kitchen provides a variety of Mexican food,European, Asian dishes, plus a Mexican BBQ dinner.

LAYOUT & SPECS

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DECK PLAN

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SPECIFICATIONS

Year Built: 1999
Year Refit: 2010 & 2013
Length: 38 meters (130 feet)
Beam: 10 meters (30 feet)
Cruising Speed: 12 knots
Capacity: 20 guests
Total 10 Cabins – Capacity 20 Guests
2 Cabins: Deluxe Double Plus Cabins with 1 double bed and 1 single bed
1 Cabin: Valentina Double Cabin with 1 double bed
7 Cabins: Deluxe Twin Cabins with spacious wide bunk bed  

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

Oxygen
Fire extinguishers
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ITINERARIES


Valentina dives the Socorro from Puerto Los Cabos. {slider View the highlights of Socorro trips .….. open|dest|closed}  The final itinerary is, of course, always dependent upon weather, sea conditions and where the best animal sightings are at any particular time of year

After a voyage which is roughly 24 hours you’ll arrive at the Revillagigedo Islands and the adventure truly begins. Your diving will include as many of the following as conditions allow.

DAY1
17:00 Guest arrival, check in to each cabin.
18:00 General orientation, crew introducing.
20:30 Departure

DAY2
Navigation

DAY3
Isla San Benedicto ( The Canyon )

This is the spot for huge mantas … and, in season, humpback whales.

DAY4
Isla San Benedicto (The Boiler)

At this sea mount, you’ll expect mantas, hammerheads & dolphins plus loads of migratory fish such as big eye jack, amberjack and black jack.

DAY5
Roca Partida

You’ll encounter black jacks, mantas, and silver tip sharks plus hammerhead sharks. Whale sharks and tiger sharks are also possible.

DAY 7 & 8
Isla San Benedicto ( The Canyon )
This is the spot for huge mantas … and, in season, humpback whales.

DAY9
Navigation day

DAY10
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TRAVEL & CRUISE LOGISTICS


Arrival / check-in arrival / check-in
Upon arrival at San Jose Del Cabo airport (SJD), you will be greeted at the airport and transferred to the marina. Shared transportation from SJD airport to Valentina is scheduled at 12:00, 14:00 and 18:00 from Terminal 1 and at 12:30, 14:30 and 18:30 from Terminal 2.

If you are already staying in the area, feel free to make your own way to the Marina named “Puerto Los Cabos” by 18:00. All guests must be on board by 18:00 on all itineraries so the Valentina can depart at 21:00.

Departure / check-out
Check out is around 10:00 am on the last day of the trip. The crew will transport you to San Jose Del Cabo airport complimentary. Shared shuttle from Valentina to SJD airport is scheduled at 10:00 and 12:00 (noon). If you are staying at a hotel, you are responsible for your own transportation. Check out time is subject to change depending on the weather and diving conditions.


FIND AVAILABLE SPACES & BOOK YOUR VALENTINA TRIP


Valentina is not on the Live Search for Spaces

PLEASE CONTACT US FOR INFORMATION & BOOKING


 

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