World class flats fishing at the Yucatan’s Espiritu Santo Bay,
Sian Ka’an tarpon lagoons and Ascension Bay, all from Playa Blanca Fishing Lodge.
You will find the rates for Playa Blanca Lodge below.
2017 -2018 Playa Blanca Fishing Rates & Information
Please remember, you never pay more booking your trip with Leisure Time Travel. When you book a trip with Leisure Time Travel, the rate is the same as booking directly with the lodge.
What’s more, when you book with Leisure Time Travel you have the confidence of working with someone you can depend on. If we have not personally visited a lodge, then we don’t book it.
Why take chances with your precious time? We’ve been there, in fact “thirty-two trips” to the Yucatan as of this date. There’s no substitute for first-hand experience. Please read additional information about us here.
Here is a recent story about permit fishing on the flats of Ascension Bay.
Rates Oct. 7th 2017 – Feb 3rd , 2018
Rates May 19th -October 06th, 2018
Rates are per person
Rates Feb 3rd, 2018 – May 19th, 2018
Rates are per person
Partial Week Itineraries: Should begin or end on a Saturday. The lodge will not except reservations which span a Saturday.
Fastest way to the fishing! It is possible for you to arrive in Cancun Saturday morning and be on the Casa Blanca Pier, sipping a margarita by 2:00pm, before your drive down the beach to Playa Blanca Lodge.
Private Air Charter – 55 Minutes from Cancun to the Island. All standard charter flights originate at the FBO terminal at the Cancun Int’l airport on Saturday.Guest flying to the island must arrive no later than 2:00 pm to Cancun International airport.
All guests will be met at the airport and escorted to private transportation which will take them to the FBO to meet their private air charter flight. Upon departure guests will be transported from the FBO to the major airlines terminal. In case you need help with any of your luggage… just ask. You will be met be a Playa Blanca representative who will help with your transfer.
The above package rates include: The cost of a round-trip charter ($600.00 pp) from Cancun to the Island, deluxe seaside accommodations, all meals, non-bottled beverages, snorkeling, wind surfing, sea kayaking, bicycling, archaeological excursions, birding tours, use of all recreational equipment. Fishing rates include guide and boat beverages.
Not included in the rates are: alcoholic beverages, use of the phone, laundry service, guide service or staff gratuities.
Anglers reserving space for a non-fishing guest and a fishing guest, sharing a room/ single boat MUST add $450.00 to the DO fishing rate.
Partial Week Itineraries: Should begin or end on a Saturday. Playa Blanca will not except reservations which span a Saturday.
Air Charter Surcharges: Additional air charter charges will apply for groups for which extra flights are required. Charges are for late arrivals, early departures and/ or partial week itineraries. Cost of air charter is included in the above rates and only apply to flights on Saturday. For all other itineraries there is a surcharge based on the number if passengers aboard.(1 Pass. = $1,200.00/ 2 Pass.= $600 ea./ 3 Pass.= $400 ea./ 4 Pass.= $300 ea.)
Guide and Room Request: All guest of Playa Blanca may request a specific room or guide assignment for their stay. Guide and room request are determined by a “first pay -first choice” policy. Guest reserving and paying according to policy. “first” for a particular space will have priority when guide and room assignments are determined. If payment are not received according to Payment Policy (see below) guide and room request may be altered without notice by Casa Blanca / Playa Blanca staff.
NO guide or room request are guaranteed. The Playa Blanca staff will do their best to honor all request, although a guide may be ill or unable to work a particular week.
Tarpon Lagoon fishing: Is very limited and NOT guaranteed. Requests must be made prior to your trip and will only be considered upon receipt of ALL monies due paid according to our policy. Lodge manager reserves the right to protect the Tarpon Lagoon and its resources.
Recommended tip for a fishing guide is $50 – $100 per day/ per boat. Recommended tip for house/ restaurant staff $20 – $30 per day or $120 – $200.00 per week per guest.
Payments & Cancellations:
Payments & Cancellations: A 50% deposit is required within 10 days of booking to confirm a reservation. It the reservation is made within 60 days of the scheduled arrival, payment in full is required in order to confirm reservation. A full refund, less $750 per person cancellation fee, will be made for written cancellations received at least 60 days prior to the scheduled arrival.
There will be no refund for cancellations received within 60 days of the scheduled arrival. There will be no refunds made for unused portions of the packages or unused air charter. If your trip is cancelled due to a hurricane or some other catastrophic event, the lodge will make every effort to offer alternate dates, but there can be no guarantee that this will be possible. In this event Casa Blanca lodge will retain all deposits and payments.
If the final payment is not received within 60 days prior to the scheduled arrival, the lodge may elect to cancel the reservations and resell the space, retaining all deposits and payments. Payment of a deposit acknowledges your understanding and acceptance of these terms.
We strongly recommend that our customers purchase Trip Cancellation Insurance!
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