Port of Call Information

Port of Call Information

Progreso Merida, Mexico


Average Yearly High Temperature in Fahrenheit (°F)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
73 75 79 82 84 82 81 81 80 78 76 74

Overview

Progreso is situated about 25 miles from Merida the capital of the Sate of Yucatan.  This port was a fishing village for many years before it started becoming commercialized in the mid 1950's when people started building summer homes here.  People started flocking to Progreso during the winter because of its tropical climate, low rent and laid back way of life.  Now Progreso is a bustling town with shopping, nice eateries and tourist activities. Progreso is a beautiful port with spectacular beaches with gentle waves which makes it nice for swimming, boat races and sailing. 

Things to Do

Progreso is known for its beautiful beaches, which you will find many tourists and residence sun-bathing on.  Water sports are very popular here.  Along the beach you can find shops that rent snorkel equipment or boats that will take you out to explore the marine life.  Near Progreso is the Alacranes reef and Perez Island which is also a good place to snorkel. 

Shopping is always unique in Progreso, shops can be found as soon as you disembark with souvenirs from hats, to panchos, maracas, hammocks, shirts, shot glasses, art and jewelry. 

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