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Address: State of Yucatan, Country: Mexico | Progreso Is a City and So Not in Merida!!!! The Attractions Need to Be Updated to Reflect Where They Really Are, Merida, Mexico
Phone Number: 999-900-4796
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Bustling Seaport

Progreso is a vibrant old Mexican Seaport with comercial fishing Container trafic and cruse ship tourests.All this in a city with a history. You can find vacation rentals and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Duvall, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ship docked at Port, once on dock you are bombarded with aggressive sellers, I was turned off how they try to beckon you over to them. Once you pushed through them you can take a FREE public bus into the city, and it runs EVERY 20 mins FREE. You are greeted with MORE aggressive sellers, we walked around the block... More 

Thank Carla J
Summerville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to visit an authentic Mexican Village, the is it. Nice little beach town, the fishing is great, the beer is cold, the people are warm and friendly. The beach and water are beautiful, what more could you ask for?

Thank Charles G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hoping that the chain stores and destructive tourists stay away from this hidden secret! If you want to enjoy a little bit of 'real Mexico' and are willing to accept that you are a VISITOR to a beautiful country.....then come and enjoy the way Progreso is, and hopefully stays for years to come! Just enough amenities to make your visit... More 

Thank PurpleTravel
Sugar Land, Texas, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in Progreso for a half day with the Caribbean Princess cruise from Houston. When you get away from the boat you are run through a gauntlet of low end tourist shops till you find the buses into town. You are on a four mile pier/dock so that large cruise boats can have a deep water port here. No way... More 

Thank Louis S
Chelem, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lot of cruise ships dock at Progreso and many tourists are probably thinking what the hell. Progreso is an up and coming place but it won't be like old town Puerto Vallarta, but the people are amazing and there are little hidden gems you just have to do your research on Trip Advisor to find them.

Thank XYUandbeyond
Duvall, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Progreso is a vibrant old Mexican Seaport with comercial fishing Container trafic and cruse ship tourests.All this in a city with a history. You can find vacation rentals and hotels in town or in close cities up or down the coast. The historic city of Merida is just 30 or so kilometerrs to the south.

Thank jimandsusan
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clearly this is not one of the more famed beaches... all those are in Baja or on the eastern coast of the Yucatan. Progreso is suggested only if you're nearby, have nothing better to do and want to get a quick and easy beach fix. It's very easy and affordable to use the bus service which runs from the Merida... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there by car. Parking near the beach was easy to find but it's also an easy trip by collectivo (done it in the past). We shopped around on the boardwalk and then had an excellent fried grouper fish directly on the beach under a palatable. We watched the kids swim and make sand castles while we were sipping... More 

Thank Genevieve G
Cabot, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Arrived at the Cruise Terminal on the Carnival Elation. We were the only cruise ship in port this day and pretty much had the town to ourselves. Once you exit the ship and clear the duty free shops, get on the free shuttle into town. Once on the bus a vendor (Aut Tours) will try to sell you several different... More 

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Cathedral City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

A quick and inexpensive bus ride from Merida. We just went for lunch. Had a nice lunch on a beautiful beach. Even bought some cute earrings from a street vendor. Worth the trip there.

Thank debbiezanbum

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