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Two cruise ship companies add Puerto Morelos to itineraries

Puerto Morelos, Q.R. — Cruise companies are expressing interest in adding Puerto Morelos to their itineraries for 2019 with two already offering the service beginning early next year.

Victory Cruise Lines and Ponant are already offering Puerto Morelos as a stop with Victory Cruise Lines announcing their first stop to the seaside town on their January 23 route.

The first Puerto Morelos cruise stop for Ponant is scheduled for their November 2 (2019) Maya Treasure of the Yucatán cruise followed by a November 9 cruise to Puerto Morelos, Natural and Cultural Wonders of the Western Caribbean.

Photo: Victory Cruise Lines

For Victory Cruise Lines, they say “Victory guests will dock in Puerto Morelos, whose modern port facilities were recently completed to accommodate cruise ship passengers. Victory Cruise Lines will operate The Grand Mayan Experience cruises to the Yucatan Peninsula from January through early May, and the second season begins in November 2019 and ends in May 2020.

“The Quintana Roo portion of the cruise includes a full-day exploration from the town of Puerto Morelos in the heart of the Riviera Maya. In addition to visiting the Tulum archaeological site, one of two evenings in Puerto Morelos will include the Xcaret Mexico Espectacular, a journey through Mexico ́s history from the pre-Conquistador era.

“After Puerto Morelos, guests travel inland to Chichen Itza and the “Magic Towns” of Valladolid and Izamal.”

Photo: Ponant

Ponant, who are also offering cruise itineraries that include Puerto Morelos say on their website, “PONANT brings you a brand-new itinerary in the Caribbean Sea, sailing along the Mexican peninsula of Yucatán to Belize and Guatemala.

In Puerto Morelos, Cancún’s port, you will board Le Champlain for an 8-day cruise combining idyllic beaches and Pre-Columbian sites.”

Both cruises are currently selling.