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Cruises to the Mexican Riviera

With its scenic coastline extending around the Baja Peninsula, western Mexico consists of three states and a petite grouping of islands. An experience on Mexico's Gold Coast may include lounging on the beach, kayaking a sandbar, exploring Mayan ruins or dancing in trendy nightclubs. Mazatlan offers a more traditional cultural experience, while Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas are especially accommodating to cruisers looking to shop or head to local restaurant and bars.
Mexican Riviera Cruise Basics Mexican Riviera Cruise Basics
From Cabo to Acapulco, Mexico's Gold Coast has attracted cruisers for decades. Find out why.
Best Mexican Riviera and Baja Shore Excursions Best Mexican Riviera and Baja Shore Excursions
Rafting, whale watching and a whole lot more: See what shore excursions float your boat.
Sea of Cortez Cruise Basics Sea of Cortez Cruise Basics
Baja bound? We'll tell you what to expect on this less glitzy - and more natural - area of Mexico's west coast.

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76% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Los Angeles -> Ensenada -> Cruising -> Los Angeles
77% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Los Angeles -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Puerto Vallarta -> Mazatlan -> Cabo San Lucas -> Cruising -> Los Angeles
83% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Los Angeles -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Puerto Vallarta -> Mazatlan -> Cabo San Lucas -> Cruising -> Los Angeles
81% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Los Angeles -> Cruising -> Cabo San Lucas -> Mazatlan -> Puerto Vallarta -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Los Angeles
Acapulco
Acapulco may not be the Hollywood celebrity magnet it once was, but ...
Cabo San Lucas
Cabo San Lucas is an anchor port for all cruises sailing on Mexico's ...
Catalina Island (California)
Catalina, third largest of the Channel Islands, feels like a world ...
Ensenada
Ensenada, known as Baja's "Love Boat" port, is no longer a sleepy ...
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo
The tranquil town of Zihuatanejo, located on the Mexican Riviera, was ...
La Paz
La Paz, meaning peace, is a tranquil Mexican town where the ...
Manzanillo
Manzanillo may be short on style, but it's long on substance. While ...
Mazatlan
Long a favorite of cruisers (the port was one of the original ...
Puerto Vallarta
Once a small fishing community, Puerto Vallarta has emerged as one of ...
The disclaimers first: I have only done three cruises so I'm not a seasoned traveler and my first cruise was on Crystal Cruises and I have found nothing to compare yet. I left Tucson driving early to spend a few days in California before my cruise ... Read more
The wife and I just took our 4 kids on the Carnival Imagination for the 4 day cruise from Long Beach to Catalina, then to Ensenada Mexico. This is the second year in a row we took the kids and 4th year in a row for a Carnival cruise. Overall it was ... Read more
08/15
We took this weekend 3 day cruise with friends who were celebrating their anniversary. We live outside of Los Angles so this was very convenient. My wife and I had been on the "booze cruise" about 8 years ago on the Carnival Paradise so ... Read more
About what I Expected justinrhibbard
08/15
This was my third cruise, and my first with Carnival. For us, we chose this based on the sail date, the price, and the number of nights. It was a good value. As others have noted, the Victory ship is one of Carnival's smallest in their fleet. ... Read more
Three of us found the food, ship's decor and nightly entertainment quite good. The biggest problem we encountered was the goofy time table that the ship stuck to in Cabo, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. For example, the cruise brochure shows on an ... Read more
This was an absolutely wonderful cruise for the family. We have been on many cruises and this was by far, the best for kids. Carnival does it right for child safety, allergy awareness, children's programs for all ages. One granddaughter has very ... Read more
Some tips from our recent Carnival Miracle cruise to the Mexican Riviera 1) There are not many cheap and decent places to eat, in and around the harbor front in Long Beach. We yelped a hole in the wall chinese takeout place (Wa Wa) and it was ... Read more
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