Cruises to Mexico

Experience the fun, flavor and fiesta of a Mexico cruise.

Best Cruises in Mexico
US News and World Report, 2017

Cruise to Mexico with the expert. With over 50 years of experience, we know all the cities and excursions that provide the most authentic Mexico cruise adventures — not just margaritas and mariachis, but more! Visit the best ports in the Mexican Riviera and get a taste of the warm sun, diverse culture and festive flavors of the region. Each itinerary offers something unique, like more time ashore in Cabo or the unparalleled ports of La Paz or Loreto on our 10-day cruises to Mexico.

Mexico Cruises

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Five-day Mexico cruises from Los Angeles

Experience every side of Mexico when you spend two full days in Cabo San Lucas on a Mexico cruise with Princess. Sail under El Arco on your way to Lover’s Beach. Watch for whales and sea lions in the Sea of Cortez. Or take a swim past colorful fish and coral reefs. Enjoy Cabo’s vibrant nightlife as you dance and sip cocktails under the night sky.

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Seven and 10-day Mexico cruises from California

Cruise to Mexico from Los Angeles or San Francisco and have time to relax at sea plus experience adventure. Shop along Puerto Vallarta’s beachside boardwalk, the Malecon. Tour the 500-year old city of Comala while in Manzanillo, and learn to make ceviche from a renowned chef in Mazatlan. Or sunbathe on Lover’s Beach in Cabo.

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10-day Mexico Cruises from Los Angeles

Our 10-day cruises are comprehensive, with visits to unique coastal cities like La Paz, where snorkeling with sea lions excites, and Loreto, where a clambake awaits. Enjoy ziplining through Boca de Sierra, kayaking through Paradise Cove in Cabo, riding an ATV through Puerto Vallarta and more on a Mexico cruise. Then enjoy two days at sea to relax and recharge.

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See how easy cruising can be as you explore Mexico. Princess MedallionClass vacations streamlines your vacation with everything from expedited boarding to drinks on demand, so you have more time to do what you love.

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Why Cruise to Mexico with Princess

Everyone deserves to have fun. On a Mexico cruise, you can make it happen for anyone at any time.
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Perfect Family Vacations

Whether you explore on land or unwind on board, there’s fun to be had for everyone. Recognized by USA Today as “Best Cruise Ships for Families,” our Mexico cruises offer activities for all ages. Adults can indulge in the region’s food and beverages while kids can kayak, paddleboard or swim in the sea. Set sail when the whole family is on holiday break, or book a getaway during a long weekend.

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Convenient West Coast Departures

With regular sailings out of San Francisco and Los Angeles, Mexico is just one flight — or drive — away. No matter how busy your schedule may be, you can still indulge in a quintessential Mexico cruise vacation any time of the year thanks to our year round sailings. If you have more time to spare, arrive early or stay longer and explore the wonders of our West Coast embarkation ports.

Mexico Cruise Experience

On a cruise to Mexico with Princess, you won’t just vacation — you’ll learn about the country’s history, discover its traditions, taste its unique flavor and meet its people.
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Sweet and spicy

In partnership with Bill Esparza, a James Beard Award Winner, our culinary excursions introduce you to the region’s bold flavors. With Mexican culture infused into every menu, experience the country from scratch. Taste rare spirits alongside a chef in Puerto Vallarta, and learn how these liquors travel from field to glass. Or prepare salsa and margaritas alongside a local in Cabo — only on a Mexico cruise with Princess.

Answer adventure's call

Zipline through the lush rainforests of Puerto Vallarta. Snorkel alongside sea lions off the coast of La Paz. Or embark on a deep sea fishing adventure in Loreto for a chance to reel in treasures from the sea. Those looking for a more relaxing day in the sun can unwind on the beaches of Manzanillo or watch the migration of whales near Cabo. Adventure awaits on a cruise to Mexico.

Memoirs of Mexico

Culture is the heartbeat of Mexico. Cruise to La Paz and visit a pottery factory, or head downtown to shop for artisan gifts — like hand-crafted jewelry, woven gifts and decorations. Tour a coffee plantation in Puerto Vallarta, and enjoy a prepared lunch on the grounds. Or spend a full day exploring Colima, a short drive from Manzanillo, where 200-year old ruins of the Pyramids of La Campana whisper secrets of times past.

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Mexico Cruise Excursions

From a private beach getaway at Las Caletas in Puerto Vallarta to salsa-making in Cabo, find expertly crafted shore excursions suited for any guest when you cruise to Mexico. In Mazatlan, tour one of the country’s most popular breweries. Swim alongside the largest fish in the ocean, the whale shark, while in La Paz. Or relax and recharge with your loved ones at one of Mexico’s finest resorts in Manzanillo.

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More Ashore

Enjoy extra time on land with our More Ashore program — offering a variety of overnight stays in Cabo San Lucas and La Paz on certain itineraries — and explore more of Mexico. Cruise through the Sea of Cortez, considered to be the “Aquarium of the World”, as well as the Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the surrounding landscapes with the golden sunset as your backdrop on our Mexico cruises.

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Local Connections

Meet the personalities that call these lands home on shore excursions exclusive to Princess when you cruise to Mexico. Learn about the traditions of the Aztec people during a tequila tasting with a local Puerto Vallarta restaurateur. Or meet one of Mazatlan’s most famous chefs, Diego Becerra, and spend the afternoon in his seafood bar, Compañia Minera. Sample ceviche, local craft beer and cocktails.

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Mexico Cruises Onboard Experience

Experience the country’s unique character the second you step on the ship with traditional Mexican cuisine, events and activities.
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Mariachi and margaritas

Sip, savor and sway to the music with onboard activities that give you a taste of Mexican tradition. Sample tequila while learning about the drink’s history from a local expert, and indulge your taste buds with tacos and fajitas. Or let loose with your loved ones during a mariachi performance, and dance to the lively tune of violins and guitars. On a cruise to Mexico with Princess, activities lie around every corner.

Every reason to celebrate

On select sailings in October and November, discover the region’s heritage with our Mexican Fiesta. Celebrate the Day of the Dead, a holiday to commemorate loved ones who have passed. From face-painting to Aztec flower-making, there are activities for the whole family on a cruise to Mexico. Learn a traditional dance, decorate marzipan skulls and make a skeleton out of pasta. Or watch dancers perform ‘The Procession of the Dead.’

Famous for a reason

Recognized by UNESCO for its cultural heritage and preservation of culinary technique, Mexican and Spanish cuisine is a big part of the region’s culture. Sample the bold flavors and creative combinations for yourself on a cruise to Mexico with Princess. In many of our dining rooms, enjoy Mexican-themed dishes — like ceviche, fajitas and coconut cocadas — for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Let Princess pick you up from the airport and take you directly to your ship or hotel when you arrive, even if you didn't book your airfare through us. A uniformed Princess representative meets you at the airport after you've retrieved your luggage and transports you directly to your ship or hotel without you having to worry about the logistics of navigating a new city.

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Stay Longer and Relax

Extend your Mexico cruise vacation, and simplify your travel plans with a hotel stay at the beginning or end of your cruise. With a Cruise Plus Hotel Package, a Princess representative meets you at the airport and pier, transporting you to and from your hotel. The package includes the cost of your hotel stay, transportation, luggage handling and the services of the representative.

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