Mexican Cruises

Cruises capture the best that tropical destinations have to offer, making Mexican Cruises and Mexican Riviera cruises are popular vacation option. Mexican Cruises are a great way to travel the coast. The coast has always remained a popular destination with tourists.

Vancouver in Canada and the U.S Pacific Ocean ports of San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego all operate Mexican Riviera cruises to ports of call in Mexico. Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, Manzanillo and Acapulco of Western Mexico act as regular stop offs. Most operators offer Mexican Riviera cruises between 7 – 10 days long although longer duration Mexican cruises for 14 days can be found.

Major cruise operators offering Mexican Riviera Cruises include Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Holland America, Disney, Crystal and Norwegian. Other operators include brief stops along the Mexican Riviera as part of a larger itinerary.

The Mexican Riviera is a year round destination and you can expect to be greeted with lively nightlife and rustic fishing villages all along the Mexican pacific coastline. With plenty to do off ship, you will encounter local fiesta’s and Mariachi bands, cliff divers in Acapulco and Marlin fishing in Topolobampo Bay. Opportunities for shore excursions are numerous. Trips to historic sites, local craft markets and jungle tours allow you to explore the real Mexico.

The Mexican Riviera also boasts abundant marine life making for great diving and snorkeling. At Cabo San Lucas, you can swim with bottlenose dolphins or through December to March, you can take a coastal cruise and go whale watching. Throughout the Mexican Riviera activities like sea kayaking and ocean fishing prove popular past times. For many the attractiveness of Mexican Riviera cruises is simply the draw of spectacular white sandy beaches that are pure and immaculate. Palm fringed beaches of Playa las Gatas in Zihuatanejo Bay has calm waters perfect for swimmers. Here you can rent snorkel and scuba diving gear from PADI certified operators and explore the near lying coral reef. There is also access to the neighboring beach of Playa la Ropa.

Whether you’re interested in getting a snapshot of Mexico or as many diverse locations around Central America as part of a larger Caribbean cruise, Mexican Riviera cruises in itself offer great family friendly vacations to an exotic destination.

Recognizing the importance of selling every last cabin on board, you can often take advantage of discount Mexican cruises from tour operators. If you’re flexible in when you can take your holiday, you can also find cheap Riviera cruises out of major peak vacation times.

The huge popularity of Mexican Riviera cruises means that it is well serviced. A good sign for finding cheap Mexican Riviera cruises and is excellent news if you’re on a tight budget. If you need to limit your spending, look at taking a shorter duration cruise. You’ll often be able to fit in most of the top highlights.

You needn’t be limited to economy class service however. Luxury cruises to Mexico offer you all the comfort and exclusivity of service on board ship but it will also customize your experience of the destinations you visit and the activities you participate in off ship. This all combines to present the ultimate all inclusive holiday packages. Cruise operators like Crystal, Cunard, Regent and Silversea offer top range luxury cruises to Mexico, which incorporates the Mexican Riviera region.

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