From pristine beaches to rich Mayan culture, Mexico is brimming with beautiful weather, exciting excursions and vibrant flavors of the land. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Mexican Rivera and spend your days in port snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing or simply soaking up the sun on the white sand beaches. If a cruise to Mexico is on your radar, sail on one of our favorite luxury cruise ships.

Star Legend Windstar: Southern Mexico 8 Days Puerta Vallarta to Puerta Caldera

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Explore the beauty of Mexico’s Southeast coast aboard the Star Legend. With only 212 guests on board, the ship feels more like a private yacht than a cruise ship. Gaze at the sea from your private verandah while enjoying luxe amenities like fresh cut flowers and savory fruit bowls. It’s evident from the moment you are welcomed on board with a private cocktail reception to the informative nightly port talks, that this is no ordinary adventure. You will spend eight sun-drenched days in Puerto Vallarta, Manzanillo, Huatulco, Puerto Chiapas, Playas del Coco Bahia Herradura, and Puerta Caldera. These idealistic ports are brimming with culture and cuisine. From exploring the lush jungle trails in Manzanillo to discovering the mysterious Mayan ruins of Izapa, immerse yourself in a week of wonderment.

Seven Seas Mariner Regent Seven Sea Cruises: Mexican Riviera

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A paradise of picturesque landscapes, spend ten romance filled days aboard the Seven Seas Mariner. Embarking from the port of Los Angeles, sail to the cities of Ensenada, Mexico, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, La Paz, Mexico, Mazatlan, Mexico, Manzanillo, Mexico, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The completely all-inclusive cruise embodies elegance. Each sizable suite features spacious closets, well-appointed bathrooms, and balconies. Days onboard include bridge games and bocce; rousing cabaret shows and casinos; gastronomical dining adventures and soothing spa treatments. Explore the private and tranquil beaches of La Paz, scuba dive among the sea rays in Manzanillo and graze the treetops of the Sierra Madre Mountains in Puerta Vallarta on a zip line excursion. This ten-day cruise combines all of the luxuries of a five-star hotel with the excitement of unique destinations.

Crystal Symphony Crystal Cruises: Wine and Food Festival Cruise to Caldera

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Sail the Crystal Symphony for an epicurean adventure on the Wine and Food Festival cruise. The cruise takes you down from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas, Puerta Vallarta, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, before reaching your destination of Caldara, Costa Rica. From the enchantment of swimming with the dolphins in Cabos San Lucas to the Pacaya Volcano trek in Puerto Quetzal, the opportunities for an immersion in nature and culture are endless. Onboard, delight in Michelin inspired dining showcasing award-winning dining, wine dinners, and tastes from around the globe. Luxury abounds with Crystal’s six starred services and one of the highest guest to crew ratios at sea, so if you want to cruise in luxury and indulge in pampering, this is a can’t-miss experience.