Visiting Mexico on a cruise ship is a popular option to explore well-known destinations like Mazatlan. If you’re worried that you’ll be pressed for time to explore more than just the port area, consider booking a shore excursions in Mazatlan.
Category: Things To Do
April 3, 2015
If you’re booking a cruise that includes a stop on Mexico’s eastern coast, you might find you’re not stopping near Cancun, but in Costa Maya. Still part of the Quintana Roo region, Costa Maya is only a couple of hours from Cancun, but the vibe is much more laid back. Costa Maya is near the Belize border and sees very little tourist activity outside of visiting cruise ships and locals from Belize who come up for the day or a long weekend.
March 27, 2015
Las Caletas is a beach located near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. It was once the home to legendary Hollywood director, John Huston. Huston considered it one of the most beautiful places in the world. He discovered it while filing The Night of the Iguana in 1963. He instantly fell in love with Las Caletas and leased 1.5 acres from the Chacala Indian Community. To learn more about Huston’s love affair with Las Caletas, read his personal letter from around 1980. Today, the area is a private and secluded nature reserve operated by Vallarta Adventures.
March 20, 2015
It may surprise you to hear that finding delicious Mexican food in Playa del Carmen can be a bit of a challenge at times given the area’s emphasis on tourist-centric restaurants and bars. If you’re on the hunt for authentic Mexican cuisine, why not consider taking a food tour of Playa Del Carmen? It doesn’t […]
March 13, 2015
Stand at the baggage carousel at the Los Cabos airport long enough and you’ll likely see nearly as many golf clubs as fishing rods coming around. While deep sea fishing is certainly one of the biggest draws to Cabo San Lucas, the region’s renowned golf courses are gaining quite a bit of notoriety. With an abundance of good weather, more and more people are visiting to go golfing in Los Cabos.
March 6, 2015
Modern-day Chiapas is a window into some of Mexico’s most impressive Maya ruins, some of which were only recently discovered in the 1900’s. These Maya cities include Palenque, Yaxchilán, Bonampak, and Toniná. If you’re looking to explore Maya history, here’s a look at some of the best archaeological sites in Chiapas.