Progreso Things to Do

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  • 1. YucatanCenote

    Natural beauty abounds in the Yucatan. Experience exhilarating outdoor adventures. Imagine climbing ancient pyramids or leaping into a crystal clear Cenote lit only by a beam of sunlight. There are...

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  • 2. Shore excursions in Progreso, Yucatan

    You can book most of the excursions offered on the ship right in Progreso. Take the free shuttle along the 5 mile pier to town and when you get off, there will...

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  • 3. Visit the Mayan ruins at Dzibilchaltun

    Dzibilchaltun offers a museum of the Mayan people, an archeological site, a park and a cenote (a sink hole). We arrived early in the morning and had the whole...

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  • 4. Visit Dzibilchaltun Mayan Ruins

    This was a day trip from Progreso that was scheduled by Carnival Cruise Lines. We had a very good and knowledgable guide who spoke very good English. The motor...

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  • 5. Progresso

    The Yucatan Peninsula sits on a limestone shelf which declines into the sea so gradually that the pier had to built at a length of 6.5km so as to reach deep...

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  • 6. Consider helping the less fortunate

    Progreso and the towns around it struggle economically. Other than the limited tourist industry, Progreso and Chicxulub are primarily fishing villages. There is...

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  • 7. The lighthouse

    You can climb the lighthouse (El Faro), but we had no idea that you could, so we missed out. The lighthouse is very close to where the cruise ship buses drop...

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  • 8. Sunsets off Progreso's beach

    Progreso is on the north shore of the Yucatan peninsula facing the Gulf of Mexico, so the sun does not set into the ocean, but into the western beach. I have...

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  • 9. Services in Progreso

    Because Progreso is used both as a service town for locals as well as for tourists, it has everything one needs: large grocery store (called San Francisco's),...

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  • 10. Vacation rental homes

    Progreso, started out as a fishing village. Most mornings we saw fishermen - in small rowboats fishing just offshore. About 50 years ago wealthy Mexicans...

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  • 11. Check out rentals for your return.

    Progreso is an area where peope return year after year. If you contact the rental agencies and give them your needs they can make arrangements to visit the...

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  • 12. Go to the Celestun Biophere Reserve

    This is one of the world's largest nesting grounds for the pink flamingo. You can take a boat trip on the "ria" and admire hundreds of flamingos and up to 320...

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  • 13. Walk forever on the beach.

    If you enjoy lots of privacy and solitude, you'll like walking for miles along the beach and meet very few people. You'll find lots of pretty seashells and may...

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  • 14. The Pier at Progreso

    The reason that cruise ships can now stop at Progreso is the recent construction of a 6 to 9 km long pier (every source seems to say it is a different length)....

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  • 15. The Malecón - downtown waterfront boulevard

    The downtown Progreso beachfront is called the Malecón. There are a few thatched shelters, but mostly it is sand, water, seagulls, and the pier. During July &...

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  • 16. The fair

    In the summer months Progreso and most Yucatan towns have fairs on or near their Malecons.Progresos is across the street from the Malecon. Here you will find...

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