Mexican Cruise Vacations

Cruise the Riviera

Cruise the Riviera

Acapulco and Puerto Vallarta are also some of the most popular destinations. These two pacific coast towns are close in proximity yet differ greatly in culture and history.

Mexico City is the economic, cultural, and governmental epicenter of the country, and has thus remained one of the most popular tourist cities. The rich cultural heritage of Mexico City has assured that it will remain a highly requested destination, yet it offers a distinctly different appeal than the coastal vacation hot spots.

Guadalajara and Monterrey are also major cities that attract tourists looking to explore the rich urban history and authentic Mexican culture.

Tourism is essential for Mexico.

Mexico has a plethora of exotic cruise destinations and a Mexican vacation has become an attraction for many cruise lines and vacationers. The most popular port cities of Mexico are listed as follows. Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, Ensenada, Cabo San Lucas, Catalina Island, Loreto, Manzanillo, La Paz, Cozumel, Zihuatenejo, Ixtapa, and Acapulco.

There are many cruise lines that are currently traveling to Mexico, and many more are adding the country as one of their destinations. From the ultimate luxury cruise liners to the smaller and more affordable cruise ships, Mexico has a number of different options.

The luxury liners include Silversea Cruises, Crystal Cruises, and Radisson Seven Seas Cruises. The premium lines include Holland America, Celebrity Cruises, and Princess Cruises. The contemporary lines include Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, and Carnival Cruise Line.

The niche lines include American Safari Cruises.

Cruising to Mexico has a great deal to offer depending on your specific interests and what regions of the country you want to visit. For instance, most Mexico bound cruises that depart from San Diego will travel to Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, or Acapulco, while those that depart from Miami will travel to Cozumel. Cabo San Lucas and Cozumel are the most popular cruise port cities and both are growing.

Peak season to take a cruise is winter, and during the summer months very few cruises travel to Mexico because the weather is very warm and it is a better winter destination. Hurricanes can also deter Mexico as a summer destination.

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