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Exploring Mexican Riviera Cruises
By Sharon
Pushed April 13, 2017
Exploring Mexican Riviera Cruises
Exploring Mexican Riviera Cruises
The Mexican Riviera cruise is by far the most popular Mexico cruise destination available and the fourth most popular cruise destination overall. From this alone, you can assume that this trip can offer not only the usual excursions but much more than that.

When many people think of Mexico their thoughts go right to the party city of Cancun but there is far more to Mexico than that. On this cruise, you will be able to take in a bit of the Mexican history through the amazing archaeological treasure of the Maya world.

For experienced cruisers, more far-flung routes to the South Pacific or South America are a possibility.  A typical Mexican Riviera itinerary offering would be visiting Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, Acapulco, Zihuataneojo, and Manzanillo.  With the climate being drier and less humid, horseback riding along the many beautiful beaches is a must thing to do along with the excellent fishing of course and other sports.With Mexico being more affordable in the cruise market try one of the two basic types. Cruise the Mexican Riviera from California down to the Baja coast of Mexico, from Baja to Acapulco

The usual 3-14 days Mexican Riviera cruise days offered, departures ports are include San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego. You do not have to be a historian or archaeologist to enjoy the scenery and absolutely breathtaking view of the Maya ruins found in the Mexican Riviera. Many people travel across the world to see the ruins of this ancient old civilization and you can experience this through this amazing cruise itinerary. Of course, this is not the only activity that draws people's attention to the Mexican Riviera; you can also enjoy many other unique Mexican cruises activities which include:

Acapulco - Queen Bee of the Mexican Beach Resorts. Visiting La Quebrada which is the famous cliff for diving in Acapulco.
Horseback riding water sports golf, tennis, Fort San Diego and the Cliff Divers are many things to do and see while there. If you are in port long enough stop in and try these restaurants Baikal or Linda Vista for nightlife check out Palladium, Zacca Baby'O, Nino's El Alebrije or Mandara

Cabo San Lucas - Great Sports Fishing with water sports as the main attraction. Try the Shrimp House for seafood or Brasil for mouth-watering steaks and El Pescadores for a great variety

Puerto Vallarta - Beautiful Beaches. Try dining at Carlos and Charlie's or Christine's, other favorites are Adriana's Place Andale's, Brasil, The Shrimp Factory and the Vista Grill for a magnificent view of the city.Canopy Tours through Puerto Vallarta's rainforests

Mazatlan - Pearl of the Pacific with its landmark churches

Yucatan - Visit the Mayan Ruins

Cancun - Known as the LONELY PLANET is also one of the world's best known Holiday Resorts visit the Isla Mujeres Turtle Farm and see different species of turtles laying eggs on the shore, dine at El Pescadores for the best beef in town then dance the night away at "Roots"

Cozumel - Scuba diving abounds along with kayaking and snorkeling tours later try LaCocay Carlos and Charlie's or the French Quarter for food, drinks, and dancing.

All in all your luxury cruise to the Mexican Riviera will be full of memories that will last for many years to come. Experience life at sea in a large stateroom being pampered then going ashore to some of the most beautiful places in the Pacific or anywhere for that matter. Affordable cruises also leave out of the Gulf Ports of Houston, Galveston, and New Orleans. These ships generally visit the Caribbean side of Mexico in the Yucatan Region. The climate is warm and humid but the warm clear waters for swimming, snorkeling, and scuba - diving more than makeup for the humidity. Relax on the beaches in Cancun or Cozumel and be sure to visit the ancient Mayan ruins at Uxmal, Tulum and Chichen Itza. These cruises are also Family Friendly.

This is one of the most diverse cruise itineraries today because it makes no difference what time of year you go, you can always expect temperatures between the 70s and 80s and the history this tour offers will be like nothing you have ever seen. There are only a handful of other countries in the world which possess such an intact Maya ruins civilizations for viewing today and Mexico is one of those lucky countries.

You will find that almost every cruise line offers this cruise package, but some offer different lengths of stay and some may not offer year round travel options. This is where it is time to investigate your Mexico cruise options. It can be hard to narrow down the cruise lines at first but if you know what you want and where you want to go it can be easy to customize your itinerary accordingly.

The Mexican Riviera cruise package, no matter how many days you are planning to go for, is very affordable. You will find prices ranging between $400-$1500 depending on the length of your cruise and the room status you choose. You can spend up to $3,000 for the 7-night cruise and suite accommodations but of course, this is not necessary for everyone. This is where your personalization and customized features come in handy you can choose your room whether it is interior, oceanview, balcony or suite and the length of your stay from 4 days to 8-10.

Enjoy your time in Mexico and stay for as long as you can because there is so much to see, you don't want to miss a single detail with this amazing Mexican Riviera cruises package and vacation for the entire family.

REMEMBER: PASSPORTS WILL BE NEEDED - Kids under the age of sixteen who are U.S. or Canadian citizens will be exempt fro the new passport requirements for land and sea border crossing when the rules go into full effect. Children under the age of sixteen will still be able to use their Birth Certificates as proof of citizenship when re- entering the U.S. or Canada by land or Cruise. However, children re - entering by air will still be required to have a valid passport. A valid passport is still highly recommended.

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