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Disney Mexican Riviera Cruise 2020 and 2021

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Are you wanting to know more about a Disney Mexican Riviera cruise? The great news is that there are lots of Disney Mexican Riviera cruises to choose from in 2020 and 2021.

Get all the Disney Mexican Riviera Cruise Tips and Secrets from someone who has spent months on these Disney Cruises!


Disney Mexican Riviera Cruise 2020 


Disney Cruise Line first started sailing to Mexico in 2011 The first Mexican Riviera Disney cruises were from Los Angeles, but the home port has now moved to San Diego.

For many people, a Disney Cruise San Diego is the perfect Disney cruise.

Disney cruise line is well known for offering the highest quality ships and guest satisfaction rates are amongst the highest in the industry. But what can you expect from a Disney Cruise to the Mexican Riviera?

The Disney Wonder

San Diego Disney Cruise

The Disney Wonder will be your cruise ship for your Mexican Riviera adventure. The Disney Wonder is an 83,000 tonne 964 feet long cruise ship which can carry around 2,400 passengers.

It has 10 decks, 3 swimming pools, 4 hot tubs, 2 theaters, and a whole lot of Disney fun!

The recent dry dock for the Disney Wonder has upgraded a lot on board the ship. She really is looking at her very best.

Staterooms are all beautifully appointed with that attention to detail which you know you can expect from Disney. You have a choice of 12 categories of stateroom ranging from an inside cabin to a luxurious suite.

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Disney cruise staterooms are larger than the average industry standard so you will find plenty of room to make yourself at home. One of the most popular staterooms is the Deluxe Family Stateroom with Verandah which sleeps up to 5 guests so is a great choice for a family.

If you sail on a Disney Mexican Riviera Cruise you will have a great stateroom no matter which category that you pick.

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There is so much to do onboard the Disney Wonder. We have spent months on board and we really think she is the Best Disney Cruise Ship.

So What Disney cruises to Mexico are available for 2020 and 2021?

2 Night Disney Cruise San Diego 2019


We have to say that we really think that a 2 night Disney cruise is too short. Really only consider it if you just want to see if you like a cruise, or if you absolutely can’t take a longer vacation.

If you are looking for dates for a Disney Cruise from San Diego in 2018 the Disney Wonder sails on 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 9/28 and 10/5 on a 2 night cruise.

If you want to get a taste of everything which a Disney cruise has to offer you can sail on a 2 night Disney cruise out of San Diego on 4/12/2019, 4/19/2019 and 10/14/19 and 10/18/19.

You will sail out of San Diego on a Friday and return on a Sunday. There is one port stop on Saturday in Ensenada Mexico.

These dates are block out dates for the on board booking offer. What does this mean? if you already have a place holder booking held for a future Disney cruise, you cannot use it for these 2 night San Diego cruises. These cruises are usually very popular and sell out quickly.

3 Night Disney Baja Mexico Cruise from San Diego


There is just one 3 night Mexico cruise offered on the Disney Wonder for 2019. This sails on 5/12/2019.

Day 1 San Diego

Day 2 Ensenada Mexico

Day 3 At Sea

Day 4 San Diego

This gives an extra day at sea as well as a port stop in Ensenada.

There is also a 2018 San Diego Disney 3 night cruise which sails on 5/13/2018.

4 Night Baja Mexico Disney Wonder Cruise from San Diego 2019

This adds the port stop of Cabo San Lucas Mexico to this San Diego Disney cruise. If you can possibly stretch your budget and time to sail on a 4 night cruise, we highly recommend this Disney San Diego itinerary over the 2 and 3 night Disney cruise. Not only will you have more time on the ship, but you will undoubtedly prefer the port stop of Cabo San Lucas over Ensenada.

Day 1 San Diego

Day 2 At Sea

Day 3 Cabo San Lucas

Day 4 At Sea

Day 5 San Diego

The sail dates for the 2019 Disney San Diego Cruise are 3/20/2019 and 4/3/2019.

If you are looking at a 4 night Disney cruise from San Diego in 2018 the dates are 9/19/2018.

5 Night Disney Baja Mexico Cruise from San Diego 2019


This 5 night San Diego itinerary gives you even more of a chance to enjoy the Disney Wonder.

Day 1 San Diego

Day 2 At Sea

Day 3 Cabo San Lucas

Day 4 At Sea

Day 5 Ensenada

Day 6 San Diego

The Disney Wonder sails on this 5 night Baja cruise itinerary on 3/10, 3/15, 3/24,3/29, 4/7, 4/14, 10/4 and 10/9 in 2019.

If you are looking for 2018 San Diego 5 night Disney cruises the dates for this are 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 9/14, 9/23, 9/30, and 10/14. These last 4 dates in 2018 are Halloween on the High Seas Sailings.

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Disney Mexican Riviera Ports of Call

The Disney Wonder makes port stops at Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Peurto Vallarta on her 7 night cruises for the Disney Mexican Riviera Cruises.

Cabo San Lucas

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Disney Ship In Cabo San Lucas

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Sailing into Cabo San Lucas on a cruise is a very special experience. The bay is just breathtakingly beautiful. Once a small fishing village, now experiencing a tourist boom (mainly from the increasing number of cruise ships arriving in port) Cabo still retains it’s considerable beauty and charm.

Located on the Southern Tip of the Baja Peninsula Cabo offers a huge choice of things to do – ranging from sport fishing to snorkeling, kayaking to relaxing on one of the white sandy beaches.


The port of Mazatlan with it’s 14 miles of sandy beaches, Golden Zone Shopping and Old Town are known as The Pearl of the Pacific. Mazatlan is a busy commercial port and this is where the cruise ships dock – you will be taken on a free tram ride away from the port and towards the town. Here you can either take a taxi to the interesting and authentic Old Town or pick up an excursion bus.

Make sure you stop by and watch the Cliff Divers They are always happy to dive into the waters below – for a fee of course!

Other excursions include sport fishing, brewery tours, visits to Old Town or just realxing on one of the many beautiful beaches.

Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is perhaps my favorite Mexican Riviera Port. The charming donw town area is well worth a visit. Excursions include swimming with dolphins, snorkeling, whale watching, sailing,zip lining, and horseback riding.

What is So Special About A Disney Cruise?

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A Disney cruise usually costs just a little more than other cruise lines with similar itineraries so is it really worth paying the extra? Most guests would agree that it is. There is something for everyone on a Disney cruise.

Of course when most people think of Disney cruises they imagine that it is aimed a families with young children. They would be right as Disney has one of the very best kids programs at sea and is designed to make it very easy for families to enjoy their time on the ship.

But Disney cruise line also thinks of the adults. It really goes out of it’s way to provide for the grown ups too. They adult only areas are really well designed and are (unlike some other cruise lines) kept child free.

The Disney Wonder Staterooms are large than average and are particularly well designed.

The restaurants are innovative and most guests enjoy the fact that you ‘rotate’ around 3 different restaurants but keep your wait staff each day so they are familiar with your party and their dining requests. Whether you want a gluten free bread roll or a chilled glass of water with lemon waiting at your table every evening your server will have it there for you.

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The entertainment on a Disney cruise is of course of very high quality. Having sailed on many cruise lines I can say that no other cruise line really comes close to being as good as Disney.

And of course you just have that Disney cruise experience. That little bit of Pixie Dust which once you have experienced it just keeps calling you back to find that magical vacation once again.

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