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Mexican Riviera cruise in September/October

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We are going to book a Mexican Riviera cruise for 2020.  We are thinking the end of September or in October.  We typically do Caribbean cruises so I have no idea about the weather in the Mexican Riviera.  Will it still be warm in October?  I know the weather is unpredictable, just looking for a little insight.

 

Thank you!

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It will be hot and humid. It is hurricane season in that area.

 

You could Google search weather for a couple of your ports.

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I normally do this cruise from late Nov through April.  Weather in Mex Riv during these months is wonderful for my vacation, ranging from warm to hot.

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Thank you for the responses!  I think we will look at November instead and hopefully it won't be as hot.  We are from South Texas so we are used to hot & humid.

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November will be better than October. That’d be a good choice for less humid weather. 

 

PV is summer is brutally humid and hot. Worse than Miami in summer. 

 

And then hurricane season can be unpredictable in MX Riv. 

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Sept into October is still part of the so-called rainy season in Puerto Vallarta.  In fact, it is often that time of the year when some of our favorite restaurants close for a few weeks so the owners can get a hard earned vacation.   That time of the year is also part of the hurricane season which can have a major impact on cruise itineraries.    We live in PV from Jan - Mar which is the high season for a very good reason....near perfect weather.  Many Condo rentals are on sale in Sept-Oct for good reason :).

 

Hank

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Thank you for the responses!  We are booked on the Carnival Panorama for November 2020.  We have never been to California or this side of Mexico, so we are really looking forward to it.

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Long Beach has a few nice hotels in the downtown/port area. We usually bid ours on Priceline and save over rack rate. We just stayed at the Marriott Renaissance for $85 a night which was $5 less than Priceline's Express Deal for the same hotel.

 

If you're coming to CA for a longer pre-cruise stay, there are MANY great places to see and experience in SoCal. Just chime in if you're seeking additional input/suggestions.

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18 minutes ago, CA_Cruzing said:

Long Beach has a few nice hotels in the downtown/port area. We usually bid ours on Priceline and save over rack rate. We just stayed at the Marriott Renaissance for $85 a night which was $5 less than Priceline's Express Deal for the same hotel.

 

If you are paying rack rate, you are doing something seriously wrong....

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11 hours ago, CA_Cruzing said:

Long Beach has a few nice hotels in the downtown/port area. We usually bid ours on Priceline and save over rack rate. We just stayed at the Marriott Renaissance for $85 a night which was $5 less than Priceline's Express Deal for the same hotel.

 

If you're coming to CA for a longer pre-cruise stay, there are MANY great places to see and experience in SoCal. Just chime in if you're seeking additional input/suggestions.

Thank you!

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