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Tranquilo Charter Cruises

Lloyd G. Smith Boulevard | Renaissance Marina, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 586 1418
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6 stars if I could give to this trip

This trip was probably one of the best adventures of our whole stay. The captain Anthony (same as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AWESOME captain and experience

Hired Capt Anthony for a private charter. He and his crew were FUNtastic! Best snorkeling spot... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mai D
Rockwall, Texas
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“drift snorkel” (26 reviews)
“pea soup” (29 reviews)
“captain anthony” (44 reviews)
Lloyd G. Smith Boulevard | Renaissance Marina, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 586 1418

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip was probably one of the best adventures of our whole stay. The captain Anthony (same as owner) was very relaxed and allowed us to pay credit card since we were running low in cash, always treated everyone with respect and answered all the...More

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hired Capt Anthony for a private charter. He and his crew were FUNtastic! Best snorkeling spot. Great food and drinks during sunset. Will definitely be back when we go back to Aruba.

Thank Mai D
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We recently cruised to Aruba and booked a 3 hour private charter a couple of weeks in advance. Once our cruise ship docked, we walked about two blocks from the dock to the marina. The red Tranquilo sailboat was easy to spot. We were greeted...More

Thank amandurrrr
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is a great trip! We have been on the tranquillo twice and it is great! Very small group of people. The crew is great and the drift snorkel is the best! So much fun!!

1  Thank 3davisfamily
Reviewed 17 July 2017

They are located at the Renaissance Marina, and cruise to the Spanish Lagoon. We loved this snorkel sailing cruise. It was so much fun sailing and we felt very safe snorkeling with Duane and Captain Anthony. I believe there is a limit of approximately 14...More

1  Thank dmconn1
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Had a fantastic private sunset cruise with 8 family/friends on this beautiful sailboat. Captain Anthony and his staff were courteous and share some of their knowledge. The beverages and snacks were awesome! Would definitely recommend this to any family or friends who are visiting Oranjestad,...More

Thank Walter R
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The Tranquilo sail for us is a Aruba tradition dating back to 1981 Not a typo 1981.If you want a relaxing day just sitting around or going for a swim to see the reef and fish you cannot go wrong booking this wonderful day cruising...More

Thank gnapoli321
Reviewed 18 April 2017

While Anthony and his sidekick were nice. We paid 550.00 for a private dinner sail. The boat is from 1969 and very weathered. The two man crew had spots on their clothing and the Captain Anthony uses his foot to steer the wheel?! They spoke...More

Thank Joy-Stan W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We chartered the Tranquilo for an afternoon of snorkeling. It was fantastic! The water was so amazingly clear. Captain Anthony took us to Spanish Lagoon where the depth was only 5 - 10 feet or so. The coral and fish were amazing. Then Anthony and...More

1  Thank denver007007
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We celebrated a special birthday on Tranquilo and loved ever second of it! The 3 course menu was very tasty (we had a fresh salad an souto soup, garlic shrimps and sate for appetizers; a super fresh fish dish and chicken stir fry followed by...More

Thank ks035
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Cayla H
14 June 2017|
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Response from Erica B | Reviewed this property |
It's a 45ft sailboat with a "head" that the crew member will help you to use. It's fine for it's purpose but think more clean port-a-potty than any type of indoor plumbing. It's a fabulous sail, snorkel, and lunch (we've... More
Deborah R
5 December 2016|
Response from Spartangirl7 | Reviewed this property |
Have you asked the concierge at your hotel for help in booking excursions? We booked out Tranquilo cruise through our concierge. They should also have suggestions on what else to do.
9 July 2016|
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Response from Courtney R | Reviewed this property |
The roughness of the water really depends on the weather. We kind of coasted for a lot of the ride. I would take some Dramamine just in case and ask them not to go to far out into the rougher and higher sea level. I'm sure... More