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Cruises to Mexico from Los Angeles

Multiple cruise lines offer Mexico cruises from Los Angeles. Some of the trips are very short, but others are a week long. Baja Mexico and the Mexican Riviera are good destinations for a cruise getaway. See the full schedule of departures below.

Ensenada is at the northern edge of the Baja Peninsula in Mexico, only a short cruise from California. The seafood and wine are big attractions. Things to do include shopping for silver and pottery, kayaking, horseback rides, and watching the La Bufadora natural water spout.

Cabo San Lucas is way down at the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula. It boasts 18 miles of shoreline. Kayak to El Arco rock arch. Fish for marlin and tuna in the Sea of Cortez. Scuba dive. Ride an ATV through the desert to an oasis. Or ride a camel.

For other options, check out the nearby Mexico cruises out of San Diego.

Baja Mexico

3-day cruises to Baja Mexico on Carnival. Round-trip from Long Beach to Ensenada (Mexico).
• 2021 departures: October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; November 5, 12, 19, 26; December 3, 10, 17, 20, 27.
• 2022 departures: January 7, 14, 21, 28; February 4, 11, 18, 25; March 4, 11, 18, 25; April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20, 27; June 3, 10, 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; August 5, 12, 19, 26; September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; October 7, 14, 21, 28; November 4, 11, 18, 25; December 2, 9, 16, 19.

4-day cruises to Baja Mexico on Carnival. Round-trip from Long Beach to Catalina Island (California) and Ensenada (Mexico).
• 2021 departures: October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; December 6, 13, 23, 30.
• 2022 departures: January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28; March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; June 6, 13, 20, 27; July 4, 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5, 12, 19, 26; October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; November 7, 14, 21, 28; December 5, 12, 22, 26, 30.

5-day cruises to Baja Mexico on Carnival. Round-trip from Long Beach to Cabo San Lucas (Mexico) and Ensenada (Mexico).
• 2021 departures: November 4, 9, 18; December 16.
• 2022 departures: January 27; February 10; March 24; April 7; October 6, 11; November 3, 8, 17.

5-day cruises to Baja Mexico on Carnival. Round-trip from Long Beach to Cabo San Lucas (Mexico)(overnight).
• 2021 departures: November 23; December 21.
• 2022 departures: January 4; February 1, 15; March 15, 29; April 12; November 22; December 18.

5-day cruises to Baja Mexico on Norwegian Cruise Line. Round-trip from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas (Mexico) and Ensenada (Mexico).
• 2022 departures: January 16, November 27.

5-day cruises to Baja Mexico on Princess Cruises. Round-trip from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas (Mexico).
• 2021 departures: July 5, August 28, September 6, September 25, October 4, October 9, October 18, October 27, December 15.
• 2022 departures: March 1, April 24, November 5, November 14.
• 2023 departures: February 11, February 20.

4-day cruises to Baja Mexico on Princess Cruises. Round-trip from Los Angeles to Ensenada (Mexico) and San Diego (California).
• 2021 departures: July 1, September 2, September 30, October 5, October 14, October 23, November 1.
• 2022 departures: November 10, December 17.
• 2023 departures: February 16, April 22.

3-day cruises to Baja Mexico on Royal Caribbean. Round-trip from Los Angeles to Ensenada (Mexico).
• 2021 departures: November 26, December 3, December 10, December 13.
• 2022 departures: January 7, January 14, January 28, February 4, February 11, February 18, March 4, March 11, April 1, April 8, May 6, May 13, May 20, May 27, June 3, June 10, June 17, June 24, July 1, July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, August 5, August 12, August 19, August 26, September 16, September 30, October 7, October 14, October 28, November 18, November 25, December 9, December 16.
• 2023 departures: January 6, January 13, January 27, February 3, February 24, March 10, March 31.

4-day cruises to Baja Mexico on Royal Caribbean. Round-trip from Los Angeles to Catalina Island (California) and Ensenada (Mexico).
• 2021 departures: November 29, December 6, December 16, December 20.
• 2022 departures: January 10, January 24, January 31, February 7, February 14, February 28, March 7, March 14, April 4, April 11, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30, June 6, June 13, June 20, June 27, July 4, July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1, August 8, August 15, August 22, August 29, September 12, October 3, October 10, October 17, November 7, November 21, December 5, December 12, December 19.
• 2023 departures: January 9, January 16, January 30, February 6, February 27, March 13, March 27, April 3, April 24.

5-day cruises to Baja Mexico on Royal Caribbean. Round-trip from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas (Mexico) and Ensenada (Mexico).
• 2022 departures: April 22, April 27, September 7.
• 2023 departures: March 22, April 19.

Mexican Riviera

The majority of cruises from Los Angeles to the Mexican Riviera are one week long, and they typically go to Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Cabo San Lucas. Longer trips are up to two weeks long and go to less-visited ports in the Sea of Cortez.

7-day cruises to the Mexican Riviera on Carnival Cruise Line. Round-trip from Long Beach to Cabo San Lucas (Mexico), Mazatlan (Mexico) and Puerto Vallarta (Mexico).
• 2021 departures: October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; November 6, 13, 20, 27; December 4, 11, 24.
• 2022 departures: January 8, 15, 22, 29; February 5, 12, 19, 26; March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21, 28; June 4, 11, 18, 25; July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6, 13, 20, 27; September 3, 10, 17, 24; October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; November 5, 12, 19, 26; December 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.

7-day Mexican Riviera cruises on Celebrity Cruises. Round-trip from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta (Mexico), Cabo San Lucas (Mexico) and Ensenada (Mexico).
• 2022 departures: September 24, October 1, October 8, October 15, October 22, October 29, November 5, November 12, November 19, November 26.

8-day Mexican Riviera cruises on Celebrity Cruises. Round-trip from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas (Mexico)(overnight), Mazatlan (Mexico) and Puerto Vallarta (Mexico).
• 2022 departures: December 3, December 11.

7-day Mexican Riviera cruises on Norwegian Cruise Line. Round-trip from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas (Mexico), Mazatlan (Mexico) and Puerto Vallarta (Mexico).
• 2021 departures: October 31, November 7, November 14, November 21, November 28, December 5, December 12, December 19, December 26.
• 2022 departures: January 2, January 9, February 20, February 27, March 6, March 13, March 20, March 27, April 3, April 10, October 30, November 6, November 13, November 20.

10-day Mexican Riviera cruise on Oceania. Round-trip from Los Angeles to Ensenada (Mexico), Cabo San Lucas (Mexico), La Paz (Mexico), Mazatlan (Mexico), Manzanillo (Mexico) and Puerto Vallarta (Mexico).
• 2022 departure: May 3.

7-day Mexican Riviera cruises on Princess Cruises. Round-trip from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta (Mexico), Mazatlan (Mexico), and Cabo San Lucas (Mexico).
• 2021 departures: July 17, July 31, August 14, October 16, October 30, November 6, November 13, November 20, November 27, December 4, December 11, December 22.
• 2022 departures: January 8, January 15, January 22, January 29, February 5, February 12, February 19, February 26, March 5, March 13, March 19, March 27, April 2, April 10, April 16, October 8, October 22, October 29, November 19, November 26, December 3, December 10, December 21.
• 2023 departures: January 7, January 14, January 21, January 28, February 4, February 25, March 4, March 18, April 1, April 15.

10-day Mexican Riviera cruises on Princess Cruises. Round-trip from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas (Mexico), La Paz (Mexico), Loreto (Mexico) and Puerto Vallarta (Mexico).
• 2021 departures: December 5, December 29.
• 2022 departures: February 3, February 28, March 25, October 13, November 7, December 28.

10-night cruise to Mexico on Regent Seven Seas. Round-trip from Los Angeles to Ensenada (Mexico), Cabo San Lucas (Mexico), La Paz (Mexico), Mazatlan (Mexico), Manzanillo (Mexico) and Puerto Vallarta (Mexico).
• 2022 departure: October 15.

9-night cruise to Mexico on Regent Seven Seas. Round-trip from Los Angeles to Ensenada (Mexico), Cabo San Lucas (Mexico), Mazatlan (Mexico), Manzanillo (Mexico) and Puerto Vallarta (Mexico).
• 2022 departure: October 25.

7-day Mexican Riviera cruises on Royal Caribbean. Round-trip from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas (Mexico), Mazatlan (Mexico) and Puerto Vallarta (Mexico).
• 2021 departures: November 19, December 24, December 31.
• 2022 departures: January 17, February 21, March 18, March 25, September 23, October 21, November 11, November 28, December 23, December 30.
• 2023 departures: January 20, February 10, March 3, April 7.

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