Mexico Cruises 2019 - 2020
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.
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. Cozumel has a well-established tourist industry. Cruise passengers will have plenty of opportunities for water sports, nature exploration and nightlife. Year-round temperatures in the upper 70s make it the perfect place for a sunny beach vacation.
The Costa Maya is a beautiful, 100-mile-long coastline on the Yucutan Peninsula characterized by white sand beaches and beautiful blue water. Right on the port you can find shopping areas, restaurants and bars, and jet skis for rent, and the nearby city of Mahahual holds a popular, easy to access beach. For those looking for a more private piece of paradise, the more secluded beaches are just a short taxi ride away. One must-see for any visitor of Costa Maya is the Chacchoben Ruins, the remainders of an ancient Mayan city more than a thousand years old. For the best experience, take a guided tour to learn about what life was like for the Mayans – back then and now.
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.
Puerto Vallarta is one of Mexico’s hottest cruise destinations, and for good reason: located near some of the most beautiful beaches in Mexico, Puerto Vallarta features resorts, dining and leisure to suit every budget and taste. It is one of the most diverse cities in Mexico, and each neighborhood has a distinctive personality that makes it worth exploring. Old Vallarta offers a rustic, romantic atmosphere, perfect for recovering and relaxing after a long day of travel. Marina Vallarta is a shopping paradise and caters to a more luxurious taste, while the downtown area is home to the hottest clubs and bars that first come to life after sundown.
Ensenada is a beautiful seaside city and popular resort town located just 80 miles south of San Diego. Its lively nightlife, outdoor activities and watersports, and diverse marine life draw tourists from north of the border year-round, and Ensenada today is home to a sizeable expat community. Let the stunning scenery sweep you off your feet. Sit in the sand and take in the vast sandy beaches, or dive into the sparkling blue waters on a scuba dive or snorkeling tour and explore the area's coral reefs. You may even spot a sea turtle.
Located on Mexican Riviera close to Central America, Huatulco is a hidden gem that is not to be missed. With a booming tourist industry and vast nature reserves, Huatulco is known as one of the cleanest and greenest cities in Mexico. Huatulco's coastline is a great place for diving and snorkeling. Nearby, small villages dot the surrounding mountainside, which you can visit on a shore excursion to learn about the local way of life. There are also plenty of opportunities for souvenir hunting, with lots of kiosks selling jewelry and artifacts made by local artisans.
Port of Chiapas is a port city in Mexico, close to the border with Guatemala. The city has some remains from the Aztec era and also offers spectacular sandy beaches to relax on.
The city of Acapulco is located on the Pacific coast and is known as an international resort. The region is known to enjoy a tropical warm climate all year round. A special show takes place on the cliff of La Querbada, where each day, the most daring people will plunge into the waters of the Pacific from a height of about 35 meters.
Mazatlan is located on a peninsula on the Pacific coast of Mexico. A historic old town with its country-specific markets and shops, as well as the colorful marketplace, shows off the original, authentic Mexico.
Manzanillo is home to one of the largest ports in Mexico and is an important economic center its region. The yearly held fishing competition is one of the events for which the city is most known and therefore lies close to the hearts of lovers of angling.
The idyllic island of Santa Catalina is located in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of California. The island is accessible by boat, ferry and by helicopter. The island enjoys a slow pace of life, with many white sandy beaches. Golf carts are a popular mode of transport when travelling throughout the island. The town of Avalon is the biggest town on the island and offers a beautiful promenade. Much of the island of Catalina is maintained as part of the Catalina Island Conservacy, visitors can take part in guided hikes and Eco Jeeps tours.
Zihuatanejo is a town in Mexico and is located on the Pacific coast.
Merida is a city in Mexico with a colonial past and deep roots in the Mayan culture. Plaza de la Independencia is a major highlight of the city, enclosed by Merida Cathedral and Iglesia de la Tercera Orden. The colonial churches were constructed using ancient Mayan temple relics. Visitors flock to Paseo de Montejo as the boulevard is lined with hotels, restaurants, and clubs.
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, is one of the largest cities in the West Indies. The old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Worth seeing is the palace museum, the ruins of one of the first monasteries in South America and Fortaleza Ozama, the oldest fortress in the United States.
Loreto, Baja California Sur, is a town of 12,000 in western Mexico. Until the 1824, Loreto was the first capital of California. Tourist attractions are mainly tiny villages, desert cacti and the pristine beaches of the region.
Cruises to MexicoThe home of Mayan ruins, Aztecs, tequila, and margaritas – almost everyone on Earth knows something about Mexico. Experience Mexico’s rich heritage and bright flavors on a cruise to Mexico. Cruises to Mexico guarantee panoramic vistas of breath-taking beauty comprising of picturesque landscapes and the Mayan built palaces and temples. The main ports in this unspoiled region include; Cabo San Lucas, Port of Chiapas, Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco, and Acapulco. Before you go – see our recommendations about cruises you should book to see all the best-kept secrets of Mexico.
Where to go in Mexico?Let yourself be surprised that Costa Maya is here to fascinate you. The Mexican Caribbean offers warm waters in blue-green tones and fine golden sand beaches, where you will find a land blessed with a unique ecosystem. You can admire the tropical forests, coral reefs and the breath-taking archaeological sites of Costa Maya. It is the ideal place to really get in touch with the Mayan culture and relax on its incredibly beautiful white sand beaches. For those looking for family activities, Puerto Vallarta is waiting for you. This fascinating port possesses everything that makes for an incredible family vacation: art galleries, whale-watching tours, humpback whale cruises through Banderas and water activities such as diving and snorkeling. For beautiful flora and fauna, beaches and inviting waters, Cozumel is simply a paradise. Take a dip in Cozumel’s refreshing waters, enjoy some of the area’s best-loved bars and restaurants and soak up the area’s warm ambiance. Make your cruise to Mexico unforgettable!
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