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Mexican Riviera Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Mexican Riviera
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449 Mexican Riviera Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Xertes

15 Reviews Written

139 Helpful Votes

Kudos to Carnival Panorama

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My wife and I sailed on the Carnival Panorama on Feb 29th –Mar 7/8th (I will explain more on that later). We are experienced mass market cruisers having sailed on Carnival, Princess, Holland America, Norwegian, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Pnote

1 Review Written

The crew and entertainment make up for the shortcomings of this older ship

A smaller ship has its benefits: It was easier to get on, get off, find a deck chair, and find a chair at the shows. But this is an older ship, it is worn on the edges, had some bed smells, and had a funky cabin ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Glenlisa5242

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nice new ship for carnival

the design of the ship reminded us a lot of Royal Caribbean, it is disappointing they don't put lemons on the tables every night only formal nights. We had a great time the extras like the hand washing stations in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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waylyn

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic staff, great food, interesting ports

I had sailed on with Princess before and loved it so I chose Grand Princess for the 10 day Mexican Riviera cruise from Jan 12 to 22. The ship is aging but they are always working on keeping her looking 'Grand' ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Silverstar25

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Kudos to the Cruise Director and Team--very fun cruise!!!

Shout out to Terri (DT) and Julian who did an amazing job. NCL arranged transportation. You meet them in the baggage claim area and wait for bus that takes you to port. Check in was (despite reviews I had ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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chelseajoe

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Nice Ship Needing Some TLC Enhanced by Wonderful Service

As we live on the east coast, a cruise out of San Diego might not have been something we explored seriously. At a charity event, an Oosterdam cruise was on offer and we had the winning bid. We (my spouse and I, and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Family Vacation Cruiser

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great for Families

We sailed on the ship's 4th voyage, over New Years 2019. Overall, we had a great time. The positives - we always choose an inside cabin because I can't see spending big $$ for the amount of time you are in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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nicole_91911

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great being on a Brand New Ship, but just a couple things.

It was great being on a brand new ship. I was on the inaugural 7-day to the Mexican Riviera. A few Great things... I don't know if they have been doing this in other places for awhile but we no longer have to ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jdmcolorado

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Big ship without big spaces, but a good to great experience

So I have never done one of these before because there are always hundreds of reviews already, but since this ship is only a couple weeks old, I figured I would chime in. Cruised with my wife and daughter 20 and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Joelocal

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Joy Mexican Vacation The good ,the bad , and the ugly.

The good: It was a wonderful and festive cruise. We had never been on a Christmas cruise. The ship was decorated to the max. The crew was feeling the atmosphere and it showed in their interaction with the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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SuziQT

2 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Enjoyed the Havana Pool!

This was our 9th cruse with Carnival and we booked the Panorama because were excited to finally have a new Carnival ship on the West Coast. We are in our 50's and our kids are 18 and 15. We drove into Long Beach ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Richard js

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

A Bit Of A Downgrade In The Works...Why???

Anytime Dinning in the Concerto is on the downgrade. Also in the Horizon Court. What is going on? Four meals at Concerto and all were unimpressive or poor in Concerto. Crown Grill and Crab Shack were excellent. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Crystalwill36

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing time with family on a great ship

The Bliss is an amazing ship. Lots to do with kids and adults. The pools are very close together and always very busy. There are many options for dinning for every meal of the day, even in the middle of the night. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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partcruise

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Family Vacay

Excellent cruise! We were on a family vacation and there was 15 of us. From babies to great grandma on the trip we had a large range in ages. Embarkation was fairly easy considering the size of the ship and # of ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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CherriW

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship with calm seas.

How did we chose this cruise? Mostly timing and price. It was a better value for the dollar than others we had found. And a big perk was there were hardly any kids on the ship because the cruise was during Normal ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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IFLYMAUI

7 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

SPECTACULAR CREW & PRISTINE APPEARANCE

This was a special cruise called HALLOWEEN ON THE HIGH SEAS. San Diego, Cabo, Mazatlan and PTO Vallarta/San Diego return. My first-ever holiday sailing. Cabin 5012 was forward and located on deck-5. A ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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marlina5784

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Cruising with Toddlers? Then this ones for you!

We recently took the 7 night Mexican Riviera cruise on the Norwegian Bliss with our 3 year old son. We have cruised with him before (Disney in 2017 to the Bahamas) and wanted to try another cruise line this time ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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andruppets

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cruise!!!

No one does it better than Disney! After the terrible experience of taking my first cruise on Carnival about 5 years ago I was real hesitant to go cruising again...least to say I'm very glad I gave Disney a try ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Windrosesg

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

A short & relaxing fun ship

We wanted to try out something that’s fun and relaxing and were told Carnival Cruise Line could be one good choice. Since the itinerary was able to fit into our overall schedule touring LA and taking another ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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whaleloveralways

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

More dehumanizing technology, but a beautiful ship.

My cousin and I wanted a cruise that we could drive to and just spend a lot of time enjoying the cruise itself. One port that we didn't care about was perfect! Unfortunately, this ship has the Medallion system, ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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benatty

6 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Overall a Fun Week and Ship

Just off the Royal this morning. There was 7 in our group, including my wife and son, in laws and sister in law and her husband. Overall enjoyed the ship and the cruise. The food was better than expected, the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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laplume

8 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

After being on a larger Disney ship, the Wonder is a disappointment.

Summary of our trip: If you ever traveled on one of the larger Disney boats, the Dream or Fantasy, you will be somewhat disappointed on the Wonder. We traveled with our adult children and their children ages 8, ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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tm_aw_love

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing hospitality and customer service.

Embarkation - Terrible: To begin, parking at Long Beach is an absolute nightmare; the staff are extremely rude and unhelpful, and they refused to open the parking structure until after noon (regardless of ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Nita Fay Holliday

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Family Vacation

For a family of 7 it was the right price. Boarding was easy and quick. We were able to grab a seat by the pool, take a dip in the pool and made our way to the wonderful buffet. The kids (4 of them) favorite part ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Yankee6

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

An awesome family cruise!

This review is mostly about the food the first couple days because that and my family is my true passion (and the Yankees lol) This was the 4th cruise my parents have taken my family and my brothers family on. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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