Central America Cruise Port Guides:

Cartagena – Colombia Corinto – Nicaragua Cozumel – Mexico Huatulco – Mexico Panama Canal – Panama Puerto Chiapas – Mexico Puerto Quetzal – Guatamala Puerto Vallarta – Mexico Puntarenas – Costa Rica


Find more information about the Central American cruise port of call underneath. In these Cruise Port Guides you will find free maps, your cruise ship’s docking location, port information, transportation options and lots more. Learn all you need to know before visiting the ports of call on your next cruise. Select the port of call you are looking for underneath.

  • Cartagena - Colombia
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    On the north coast of Colombia we find the magnificent city of Cartagena. The city is home to over 900.000 inhabitants. When your cruise ships visits Cartagena you have to make sure to visit the old town. This is...
  • Cozumel cruise dock
    Cozumel - Mexico
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    Cozumel is the largest Mexican island in the Caribbean Sea. The main town on the island is called San Miguel. The island lies 19 km / 12 miles in front of Playa del Carmen on the mainland. Cozumel is...
  • Huatulco beach at cruise port
    Huatulco - Mexico
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    As soon as you walk off the cruise dock in Huatulco you will find a sign welcoming you to “Huatulco, close to heaven” and so it is. This piece of paradise in the Santa Cruz Bay is the perfect...
  • Panama Canal Transit
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    A transit through the canal typically takes around 10 hrs. Hours may vary because the speed of your cruise ship will be determined by the canal authorities and pilots. In the early morning 3 pilots will board te vessel...
  • Puerto Chiapas cruise terminal
    Puerto Chiapas - Mexico
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    Puerto Chiapas is a small port on the Southern West coast of Mexico. It is the gateway to Mexican state Chiapas where you can find various interesting cities and tourist sites. This is the perfect opportunity to get acquainted...
  • Puerto Quetzal - Guatemala
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    This is a wonderful port of call and the gateway to Guatemala! Puerto Quetzal was named after Quetzales; Guatemala’s national bird. Although the port area doesn’t offer anything within walkin distance, this is your opportunity to venture out to...
  • Puerto Vallarta cruise port
    Puerto Vallarta - Mexico
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    Puerto Vallarta is a famous port of call on repositioning cruises. It is a resort town located on Bahia de Banderas. This safe and friendly town is one of the best cities in Mexico.
  • Puntarenas – Costa Rica
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    Some cruise ships will call this port of call Puerto Caldera instead of Puntarenas. Fact is Puerto Caldera and Puntarenas are two different ports of call from where you can explore beautiful Costa Rica.