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
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
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.