Cruise ships arrive into Yucatan Mexico via the small town of Progreso. The Yucatan is located southwest of Florida and its close proximity makes it a popular cruise ship stop. With the Gulf of Mexico on one side and the Caribbean on the other, the Yucatan has a warm, tropical climate. The Yucatan Peninsula is actually made up of 3 Mexican states - Quintana Roo, Campeche and the state of Yucatan.
You will soon discover that when you begin to explore the area on one of our Yucatan Excursions that you'll find yourself surrounded by the lush rainforest. The area may best be known for its world famous Mayan Ruins but guests also enjoy exploring the local culture and atmosphere of the town of Progreso, or maybe go beachside to enjoy the beautiful turquoise water is more your speed. We offer many Yucatan Shore Excursions for you to have that perfect day in the Yucatan such as our Private Progreso Mayan Ruins Excursion to Dzibilchaltun and our Progreso Private Xcambo Mayan Ruins Excursion.
Many of the local, and other, vacationers arrive from the historical, nearby city of Merida. Known for its colonial-style buildings and cobblestone streets downtown, Merida offers some incredible sightseeing excursions, beautiful architecture, and great shopping at the central marketplace. And not to mention, some outstanding food! Our Progreso Private Merida City Sightseeing and Shopping Excursion will show you the best of Merida.
There are breathtaking ruins located close to the Yucatan port including Chichen Itza, Dzibilchaltun, Uxmal and more. Each Mayan ruin site is unique and guests may still climb the structures at some of the sites. We offer both private and public Yucatan Excursion options so you can see the ruins and learn more about the fascinating Mayan culture regardless of the size of your group. See our Chichen Itza Mayan Ruins Cruise Excursion from Progreso and our Dzibilchaltun Mayan Ruins Cruise Excursion from Progreso.
With shallow, warm water, maybe a day at the beach is more to your liking. Nothing says vacation like a relaxing day under the sun with a cold beverage and some tasty Mexican food while on our Progreso All Inclusive Beach Day Excursion.
Regardless of what your interests are, we have the Yucatan Excursion that is right for you.
Fun Fact: Yucatan has been separated two times from Mexico and Yucatan has a different time zone than neighboring Quintana Roo even though it is physically further east, it is one hour behind Quintana Roo!