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Mexico Cruise Vacations Guide - Information on cruise travel, sightseeing, attractions, virtual tours, weather and Mexico cruise port information.  The enchanting country of Mexico is home to beautiful white-sand beaches, lively art, exciting nightlife, historical architecture and archaeological structures. Experience the Mayan ruins, open-air markets and festive restaurants and bars. Sip margaritas on a beautiful beach as Mexico offers more than 400 beaches.  Visitors will also find top notch scuba diving and pristine snorkeling spots as well as outstanding values on silver, gemstones and souvenir items.  This Mexico vacation guide will enlighten you on what a charming country Mexico is. It is best to visit Mexico between October and May when rainfall is minimal and humidity is low.

Mexico cruise itineraries offer 2 options, the beauty of the Pacific Coast on the Mexican Riviera cruise and the Caribbean blue wates on the Yucatan/Mexico cruise. The Mexican Riviera cruise offers ports such as Mazatlan, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Acapulco and Ixtapa. The Yucatan/Mexico cruise offers ports such as Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Cozumel. Whether your interests are the ancient ruins of Tulum, the coral lagoon of Xel-ha, the bullfights of Puerto Vallarta or the deep sea fishing of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico will offer you a world of enchantment.

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Mexico & Mexican Riviera Cruises ports
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Acapulco
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In the 16th century, Spanish explorers came across the Bay of Acapulco and were captivated by its naturally protected shores and beautiful surroundings. Today, Acapulco remains a stunning Mexican hideaway that caters to all the needs of ...
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Cabo San Lucas
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At the southernmost tip of the Baja California peninsula, where the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez, lies the tropical paradise known as Cabo San Lucas. Excellent weather, miles of magnificent public beaches with crystal clear water, ...
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Cancun
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Cancun is a stunning Caribbean paradise with a dual history, one rich in ancient Mayan influences and Spanish imperialism, and the other a modern lesson on the growth of this slender island into a fascinating tourist Mecca. Back in 1967,...
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Costa Maya
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Puerto Costa Maya, a cruise port a few hours south of Cancun on the Caribbean coastline, is a gateway to old Mexico and Mayan culture amid very modern surroundings. The area has the highest concentration of Mayan archeological sites and ...
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Cozumel
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Cozumel is the most popular cruise destination in the Western Caribbean Sea, noted for its tropical weather, fishing, abundant diving and snorkeling opportunities and Mayan ruins. It is the proverbial fishing village in paradise with al...
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Ensenada
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Glittering in the Pacific sun, Ensenada is a lovely hideaway on Mexico's Baja peninsula. Just sixty-five miles south of the U.S. border, this warm, inviting town is known for its bustling harbor community and agricultural center nestled in ...
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Guaymas
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  Things to Do and SeeThe resort town of San Carlos, which is an extension of Guaymas cruise port, is a very popular resort town with a personality of its own. The town is a long-time laid back favorite of professional golfers, anglers ...
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Huatulco
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Bahías de Huatulco is located on the gorgeous coast of Oaxaca in Mexico. This region is beautiful and bursting with activity, and the bays of Huatulco encompass over thirty tropical beaches. The entire community is, in essence, a beach, so...
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Ixtapa Zihuatanejo
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Don't confuse Ixtapa with Isla Ixtapa; Ixtapa is on the mainland, while Isla Ixtapa is an island a short distance to the north of Ixtapa itself and  It's worth a visit.   Just four miles separate Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa, but the history ...
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La Paz Mexico
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La Paz, meaning peace,  in Spanish, is the laid back capital city of the Baja California Sur. It is a tranquil Mexican town where the cactus-studded desert abruptly meets the sea in eye-popping fashion. Located on a large bay on the Sea...
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Loreto Mexico
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Located in the first-ever Spanish settlement on the Baja California Peninsula, Loreto Port has developed from a small fishing community to a significant tourist destination for Mexico. Loreto is a town founded in 1697 by Spanish Jesuit m...
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Manzanillo Mexico
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Manzanillo has been relegated to a boutique destination for cruise ships making 7- to 15-day Mexican Riviera cruises from Los Angeles and San Diego. The cruise ship season in Manzanillo extends from November through April. In 2015, you'l...
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Mazatlan
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Exquisite Mazatlan, the "Pearl of the Pacific," is located 674 miles northwest of Mexico City and is truly a tourists dreamland.Mazatlán is a pleasant, busy commercial port city located in Mexico's State of Sinaloa. The city, with a pop...
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Playa Del Carmen was once a sleepy little village on the Mayan Peninsula, however it has been discovered *primarily by Europeans) and has grown considerably over the last decade. The town is still quite quaint with its shopping streets, bea...
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Progreso
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Progreso, located on the northwest coast of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, is a regular port of call on Western Caribbean itineraries, particularly those leaving from New Orleans and Texas ports. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Progreso serv...
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Puerto Chiapas
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Puerto Chiapas, on the Pacific Coast near Mexico's southernmost point, is only a few miles from the Guatemalan border and has one of the highest gross domestic products per capita in all of Mexico. Formerly called Puerto Madera, Puerto ...
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Puerto Vallarta
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Puerto Vallarta is the second most popular cruise port on the Mexican Riviera, after Cabo San Lucas. But as Carnival is abandoning its weekly Mexican Riviera cruises from Los Angeles/Long Beach in 2013, many of the visits to the city will c...
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Topolobampo
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Topolobampo is a small port town in the Mexican State of Sinaloa. Boasting a deep water harbor, the town sits at the terminus of the Chihuahua-Pacific Railroad, or ChePe, which passes through the scenic Copper Canyon. The population of...
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Veracruz
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Veracruz - aka Puerto de Veracruz - is a major port city and municipality on the Gulf of Mexico in the east coast Mexican state of Veracruz. A natural harbour, Veracruz has been fought over throughout its history, and boasts the title as...
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