Mexico Cruises 2018 - 2019
Mexico is iconic landscapes, bright flavors and breath-taking archaeological sites ready to be discovered on a cruise.
Mexico cruises are the ultimate way to escape the daily grind. Glittering turquoise waters, swaying palm trees and soft sandy beaches await you on board your dream cruise vacation to Mexico. Treat yourself to delectable cuisine, immerse yourself in charming local cultures and Mexican traditions, and take a step back in time as you discover some of the world’s most ancient Mayan sites.
Cruise to Mexico to indulge in some fabulous retail therapy and shop til’ you drop both on board and at glamorous cruise destinations such as Cozumel, Cabo San Lucas, and Puerto Vallarta. Embark on the cruise vacation of a lifetime to Mexico from Galveston, New Orleans or Tampa on board Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line.
Named after the Mayaimi tribe that inhabited the area in the 1600s, Miami has skyrocketed to international recognition as the cruise capital of the world. Nestled between Biscayne National Park and Everglades National Park, the incredibly diverse tropical metropolis is equally acclaimed for its stunning sandy beaches, extravagant party scene, street art, natural beauty and glittering skyline. Vibrant, classy, edgy, exciting – Miami is everything you want in a cruise destination and more.Highlights of Miami
- Stroll down Ocean Drive in awe of the world’s largest collection of Art Deco architecture
- Paddleboard around spectacular Virginia Key, keeping an eye out for the local manatees
- Take a cultural journey through Little Havana, where locals socialize, murals tell a story and restaurants serve authentic Cuban food
San Juan is the capital of Puerto Rico and sits on the Atlantic coast of the tropical Caribbean island. The city is renowned as a historical wonderland and mosaic of culture and the arts, with its colonial-era architecture, quaint old town and vivacious street art. Stroll the timeworn 15ft-thick walls guarding the harbor, relax at Isla Verde’s picturesque beach or dine at one of the superb restaurants in Santurce.Highlights of San Juan
- Wonder at the historic El Morro and La Fortaleza, two 16th century fortresses offering impressive ocean vistas
- Watch as the locals play dominos in the Plaza de Armas, in San Juan’s old town
- Visit the bars, nightclubs and casinos in Isla Verde, the epicenter of San Juan’s vibrant nightlife
Cozumel, a tropical island located off the eastern coast of Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, is one of the world’s top cruise destinations. With its glittering turquoise waters, bright white beaches and exotic marine life, the idyllic island is popular for snorkeling, diving and swimming with dolphins.Highlights of Conzumel
- Visit Stingray Beach to experience a close encounter with stingrays and exotic sea creatures
- Spot tropical birds, crocodiles and sea turtles at the Faro Celerain Eco Park
- Discover the island’s fascinating Mayan history at the San Gervasio Ruins
Puntarenas is home to Costa Rica’s most important port, and the city has a rich history of shipping, fishing and international trade. Many visitors simply pass it over on their way to the nearby sandy beaches of the Nicoya Peninsula or the lush tropical rainforests further inland. However, the city has a lot to offer on its own: delicious fresh seafood, inexpensive waterfront cafes, and a beautiful beachside promenade are just some of the things visitors can look forward to.Highlights of Puntarenas
Located at the southernmost point of Baja California, Cabo San Lucas is one of Mexico’s most popular cruise destinations. Its beautiful beaches make it a hot spot for surfing, sunbathing and fishing, and at night it turns into a popular party town. The beautiful weather and luxury lifestyle are particularly attractive for the rich and famous, with many celebrities owning holiday homes here. If you’re lucky, you might even spot a movie star.
Cabo’s most famous landmark is El Arco, a natural rock foundation shaped like an arch in the middle of a vast, sandy beach. Be sure to time your visit right – El Arco is only accessible during low tide.
The capital of Dominica, Roseau is a bustling city known for its lively downtown and its industrial port. The city is a hodgepodge of influences: traditional and modern, French and British, colonial and indigenous. Roseau has an attractive, walkable city center and several cathedrals that are worth visiting.
Dominica’s biggest tourist attraction are its natural landscapes. Watch for sea life from the comfort of a boat on a dolphin or whale watching tour, or get within arm’s reach while snorkeling or scuba diving. Rainforest tours offer the possibility to discover hidden waterfalls or experience breathtaking views from the mountainous inland.