5 Night Cabo & Ensenada Cruise on Navigator of the Seas from Los Angeles, California Mexico Ensendada La Bufadora Beach Cliff Coasts
The 5 Night Cabo & Ensenada Cruise from Los Angeles, California visits Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Ensenada, Mexico; Los Angeles, California. Explore our cruise itineraries and choose from a variety of rooms depending on your needs and budget. Start planning your next cruise vacation by selecting a destination and departure port.
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5 Night Cabo & Ensenada Cruise
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Day 1 - Los Angeles, California
Day 2 - Cruising
Day 3 - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Day 4 - Cruising
Day 5 - Ensenada, Mexico
Day 6 - Los Angeles, California
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Mexico Ensendada La Bufadora Beach Cliff Coasts
Mexico Ensendada La Bufadora Beach Cliff Coasts
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Leaving from
Los Angeles, California
Onboard
Navigator of the Seas
Day Port
1
Los Angeles, California
Departs at 4:00 PM
2
Cruising
Day at sea
3
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Tendered from 12:30 PM - 8:00 PM
4
Cruising
Day at sea
5
Ensenada, Mexico
From 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6
Los Angeles, California
Arrives at 7:00 AM
*Port sequence may vary by sailing date.
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Your ship Navigator of the Seas

Your ship
Navigator of the Seas
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Get to know
Navigator of the Seas
It’s time to ditch the same thing different daze for a bold new getaway. Your weekend plans are getting the ultimate upgrade —on the Amplified fleet favorite Navigator of the Seas®. Soak up the sun, and the scene, at the resort-style pool deck, and get in an island state of mind at the three-level The Lime and Coconut®. Swap going out for going all out with tiki-chic cocktails at The Bamboo Room, dining options that satisfy every craving, and the hottest tables this side of Vegas at Casino Royale℠. This is your short vacay, turned all the way up. Only on Royal Caribbean®.

MORE TO EXPLORE BETWEEN SHORES

Calling all thrill seekers — you’re in for an unforgettable vacation adventure on a ship unlike any other. Think tide-turning new rides, next level lounging, and a new pool deck with double the surface area for you to swim, splash and lounge.

A GETAWAY WITH GREAT TASTE

Choose any flavor you’re craving — the newly amped Navigator of the Seas® has a way to please your palate. Whether you’re fueling your pool day or looking to savor a multicourse meal. You’ll find an appetizing array of authentic, fresh flavors onboard. Head to El Loco Fresh℠ for crazy good tacos, grab a lobster roll from Hooked Seafood℠ at lunchtime, and share one of chef Jamie Oliver’s antipasti planks over dinner at Jamie’s Italian. With so many options to choose from, the only thing you’ll be craving is more mealtimes in a day.

SEA AND BE SCENE

You can go out anytime. But on the newly amped Navigator of the Seas®, you can go all out every night. Because when the sun goes down, the Royal Promenade comes to life with all new hotspots. Like To Dry For℠, a blow dry bar where you can pop in for a quick beauty fix and a glass of bubbly to kick off your night. Then meet up for a tiki-chic rendezvous over rum punches in The Bamboo Room. Team up for some friendly competition over brews at Playmakers℠ Sports Bar & Arcade. And pull up a stool at the Copper & Clover pub for a pint and a live performance.

Day 1: Los Angeles, California

Day 1
Los Angeles
California
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Los Angeles, California, Aerial view of Santa Monica beach
Aerial view of a beach in Santa Monica, California
Things to do in
Los Angeles
Departs at 4:00 PM
The trend-setting global metropolis of Los Angeles has it all. Get to know the Entertainment Capital of the World: Stroll the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and take a drive down cinematic Sunset Boulevard. But there's a lot more to explore in LA than its star-studded heritage. Enjoy the 75 miles of coastline: Wander the famous canals of Venice Beach, or drive out to the more remote Malibu coast. Get your culture on at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, home to everything from ancient Islamic artifacts to contemporary American art. Or stretch your legs with a hike at Runyon Canyon Park — it offers great views of the surrounding hills and the iconic Hollywood sign.
Los Angeles, California, Point Dume
View of Point Dume in Malibu, California

Explore the Outer Beach Towns

Santa Monica, Venice, Malibu and Long Beach are four of Los Angeles' most popular beach destinations. Of the four, Malibu is the most remote and least urban — head here for surfing and stand-up paddleboarding. Depending on traffic, you can get to Long Beach in 40 minutes, while the others take around an hour.
Los Angeles, California, Famous Hollywood sign
The famous Hollywood sign in California

Star-Studded Trails

Snap a pic of the Hollywood sign, stroll down the Sunset Strip and the Hollywood Walk of Fame, or visit Paramount Studios. You can see all of these and more on the Grand City Tour by StarLine Tours which operates two times a day, seven days a week.
Los Angeles, California, View from Runyon Canyon Park
The view of Los Angeles, California from Runyon Canyon Park

Hit the Hills

LA isn't only about urban adventure — the locals love the outdoors, too. Hike the hills at Runyon Canyon Park, where they also offer free outdoor yoga classes. Or hit the Griffith Park trails: Here, you can hike to Bronson Canyon, the entrance of which appears as the mouth of the Batcave in the 1960s version of "Batman."
Los Angeles, California, Chorizo Tacos
Chorizo tacos on a white plate with a sliced lime

Local Cuisine

As international and unique as its residents, the cuisine in Los Angeles is an experience all of its own. Indulge your sweet tooth with unique ice cream flavors like chocolate caramel potato chip cupcake at Salt and Straw. Stop by one of the many food trucks for carne asada tacos. Or head to high-end Nobu for classic sushi or new-school tuna sashimi tacos — it doesn't get more LA than that.
Los Angeles, California, Famous Rodeo Drive
View of Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California

Shopping

LA is known for its shopping, and the city's most iconic spot for retail is Rodeo Drive. Browse through high-end fashions, and maybe spot a few celebrities while you're there. Head to the Grove for more budget-friendly designer offerings, and stroll down Melrose Avenue if you're looking for boutiques and vintage items. For bargains on clothes, shoes and textiles, check out the Los Angeles Fashion District.

Day 2: Cruising

Day 2
Cruising
At Sea
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Navigator of the Seas Riptide
Woman Sliding through the Riptide on Navigator of the Seas
PLAY ANY WAY YOU LIKE
Navigator of the SeasThe Blaster's Interior
Woman Sliding Down The Blaster

The Blaster®

Chart a thrill-filled course on the longest waterslide at sea — The Blaster® aqua coaster. Five waterjet blasters propel you and a friend through dips, drops, and the longest stretch of slide ever suspended over water.
Man Climbing Rock Wall On Board Day Time
Man Climbing Rock Wall On Board Day Time

Rock Climbing Wall

Rise to the occasion and take on the signature Rock Climbing Wall. From beginners to speed climbers, everyone can enjoy an unparalleled view from 40 feet above deck. Included in your fare, no reservation required.
Girl Body Surfing
Young Girl Body Surfing on Flowrider

FlowRider®

Grab your board and get ready for 30,000 gallons of rushing awesome headed your way. The surf’s always up on the 40-foot-long FlowRider® surf simulator.
Parents Skating with their Daughter
Family Enjoying the Onboard Ice Skating Rink

Ice Skating

Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve got moves like the Great One, you’ll have a great time every time at the ice skating rink.

Day 3: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Day 3
Cabo San Lucas
Mexico
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Marina
Boats docked at a marina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Things to do in
Cabo San Lucas
Tendered from 12:30 PM - 8:00 PM
As Baja California's most electrifying destination and a playground for the rich and famous, Cabo San Lucas delivers a dreamy set of tropical wonders. Unspoiled shores like Lover's Beach paint the town in brushes of turquoise and white. Fertile ocean waters supply the seafood for fish tacos with adobo sauce. Cruise to Cabo San Lucas and head to Desert Park Natural Reserve to behold expansive cream-colored desert scenery. See soaring natural rock formations plunge into the Sea of Cortez at Land's End, only reachable by boat — the spot is also known for throwing the best beachside parties. Stride along a happy crowd while sipping on a margarita, taking in the impressive views and doing a little dancing while you're at it.
Hidden Coves, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Hidden Coves, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Natural Monument

Reachable by water taxi, El Arco ("The Arch") will enchant you. Here, impressive arches naturally formed from rock frame white-sand beaches and crystal-blue waters. Snap a pic of the arch, and catch a glimpse of the sea lions that often pop up to get some sun on the rock formations.
Insider tip
Drive the coast that connects both Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo for gorgeous seascapes and delicious cuisine by the sea.
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Lovers beach view from sea
View of Lovers beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico from the sea

Submerge in Love

This same water taxi can also drop you off at romantic Playa del Amor — Lover's Beach. Watch the clear waters of the Sea of Cortez crash against the massive eroded granite rocks that rest on the shore.
Insider tip
Stop by the San Jose del Cabo farmers market and take succulent fruits and vegetables with you to the beach.
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Colorful houses
Colorful houses in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Creativity Walk

Take a break from the sun and stroll through the old town of San Jose del Cabo, a quick 30 minutes away from Cabo San Lucas. The town's Gallery District is full of small studios where local artists sell their work. Bring your camera to capture the enchanting Spanish colonial architecture of this historic town.
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Spring tacos with coleslaw and salsa
Three shrimp tacos with coleslaw and salsa on a wooden board

Local Cuisine

Cabo San Lucas' cuisine is as exotic and mesmerizing as its vistas. Cruise to Cabo San Lucas to savor delicious chocolate clams, tamales fajados (chicken tamales), tamales guemes (pork, raisin and olive tamales), spicy shrimp tacos and their famous comida de pobres (seafood stew). Then wash it all down with clamato, a sweet tomato and clam drink.
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Decorative bowls
Various decorative Mexican bowls for sale

Shopping

Head to San Jose del Cabo for beautiful and varied local handicrafts in places like Silver Moon Gallery, Indian Hands and Curios Carmela. Another great stop during your Cabo San Lucas cruise is La Coyota, an hacienda-turned-shop where you can find embroideries, toys, hand-painted bowls and other types of pottery.

Day 4: Cruising

Day 4
Cruising
At Sea
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Jamie's Italian Spinach Rotolo
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LET THE FLAVOR FEST BEGIN
Navigator of the Seas Johnny Rockets Express by the Pool
Hamburger, Fries and Milkshake by the Pool

Johnny Rockets® Express

All your favorite diner classics are just a skip and a sock hop away from the pool deck at Johnny Rockets® Express. Burgers, fries — even spiked shakes for those who want something a bit more spirited.
Salad - Chops Grille
Salad served at the fine dining steakhouse, Chops Grille. Best cruise vacation restaurant dining served table side.

Chops Grille℠

For more than a decade, the chefs at Chops Grille have specialized in serving up quality, hand-cut meat. Dinner at this hallmark Royal Caribbean specialty restaurant goes far beyond the typical steakhouse experience, though, with reimagined classics like succulent Maine lobster, gruyere cheese tater tots, white truffle-scented mushroom soup, and of course, expertly prepared prime beef.
Anthem of the Seas Izumi Sushi Chef
Sushi Chef Serving a Salmon Roll

Izumi

From delicious sushi rolls to fresh sashimi and nigiri, Izumi serves up an exotic Asian-inspired dining experience. Savor izakaya-style appetizers and rolls that range from classic to imaginative. No matter what you order, you’re in for a far out, Far East feast filled with incredible flavors from Tohoku to Tokyo.
Lamb Cutlet & Vegetables - Chefs Table Restaurant
Lamb Cutlet & Vegetables at the elegant Chefs Table restaurant. Enjoy cruise line fine dining menu with artisanal ingredients

Chef's Table

Welcome to Chef’s Table, the most exclusive and elevated dining experience on our fleet. Join an intimate group of fellow foodies on a private epicurean journey led by the ship’s Chef de Cuisine. You’ll sit down to a white tablecloth dinner spotlighting five exquisite courses that range from scallop carpaccio with yuzu vinaigrette, to grilled filet mignon served with truffle potato puree — each expertly paired with the perfect wine to highlight every flavor on the menu.

Day 5: Ensenada, Mexico

Day 5
Ensenada
Mexico
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Ensenada Mexico Overhanging Cove Sea Shore Balandra Beach
Ensenada Mexico Overhanging Cove Sea Shore Balandra Beach
Things to do in
Ensenada
From 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
As you prepare for your trip to Ensenada, Mexico, you may wonder what awaits you in addition to the golden, palm fringed shores of Estero and Mona Lisa beaches. Ensenada offers a bevy of activities and experiences, whether you hike to the towering waterfall of El Salto canyon, or take to the sea on a whale watching boat. Ensenada is also one of the premier culinary hubs of Baja California, whether you crave tacos made with fresh-caught local fish, or pan-Mexican favorites such as torta sandwiches.
Mexico Ensenada Beach Baja California
Mexico Ensenada Beach Baja California

Hit the Beach

Ensenada is home to many incredible beaches, both within and slightly outside the city. Choose public beaches such as San Miguel or El Punto to enjoy a beer or margarita with plenty of friendly locals, or pay a small fee to enter private resort beaches, where you can rent comfy beach chairs or swim in pristine pools.
Insider tip
Practice your Spanish before arriving to make getting a taxi or ordering authentic local cuisine easier.
Mexico Ensenada Vineyard Valley
Mexico Ensenada Vineyard Valley

Hike Up to Wine Down

Hike the six-mile Canon de Doña Petra trail that takes you through rugged desert or into El Salto Canyon, where you can reward yourself with a dip in a waterfall — or later, with a glass of wine. Ensenada is in the heart of Baja California's wine region, which you can experience with tasting and pairing sessions at wineries such as Bodega de Santo Tomás.
The Bufadora Ensenada Baja California Mexico
The Bufadora Ensenada Baja California Mexico

Enjoy Magical Marine Ecotourism

You might've just gotten off a ship, but the sea is a sizable source of enchantment in Ensenada. Book a whale watching trip to ride out into the Pacific, where whales migrate down the coast to Baja California during certain months of the year. Or, for a less season-dependent ocean tourism experience, watch La Bufadora blowhole shoot water high into the sky.
Mexico Ensenada Fish Taco Salsa Avocado
Mexico Ensenada Fish Taco Salsa Avocado

Local Cuisine

If you love fish tacos, Ensenada (the dish's birthplace) is the place for you to be — try the spate of stalls near the pier where your cruise ship arrives. You can also enjoy food from all around Mexico, from more traditional varieties of tacos and burritos, to tangy ceviche made with locally caught fish.
Mexico Ensenada Colorful Skulls Souvenirs Playa Del Carmen
Mexico Ensenada Colorful Skulls Souvenirs Playa Del Carmen

Shopping

Shops near Ensenada's port will sell traditional souvenirs like postcards and key chains. For a more unique experience, head to Avenida Lopez Mateos, which locals refer to as "Calle 1." The artist studios and shops that line this street spotlight locally made art, from Dia de los Muertos souvenirs to photographed and painted landscapes of local scenery.

Day 6: Los Angeles, California

Day 6
Los Angeles
California
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Los Angeles, California, Downtown Cityscape
The downtown cityscape in Los Angeles, California
Things to do in
Los Angeles
Arrives at 7:00 AM
The trend-setting global metropolis of Los Angeles has it all. Get to know the Entertainment Capital of the World: Stroll the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and take a drive down cinematic Sunset Boulevard. But there's a lot more to explore in LA than its star-studded heritage. Enjoy the 75 miles of coastline: Wander the famous canals of Venice Beach, or drive out to the more remote Malibu coast. Get your culture on at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, home to everything from ancient Islamic artifacts to contemporary American art. Or stretch your legs with a hike at Runyon Canyon Park — it offers great views of the surrounding hills and the iconic Hollywood sign.
Los Angeles, California, Point Dume
View of Point Dume in Malibu, California

Explore the Outer Beach Towns

Santa Monica, Venice, Malibu and Long Beach are four of Los Angeles' most popular beach destinations. Of the four, Malibu is the most remote and least urban — head here for surfing and stand-up paddleboarding. Depending on traffic, you can get to Long Beach in 40 minutes, while the others take around an hour.
Los Angeles, California, Famous Hollywood sign
The famous Hollywood sign in California

Star-Studded Trails

Snap a pic of the Hollywood sign, stroll down the Sunset Strip and the Hollywood Walk of Fame, or visit Paramount Studios. You can see all of these and more on the Grand City Tour by StarLine Tours which operates two times a day, seven days a week.
Los Angeles, California, View from Runyon Canyon Park
The view of Los Angeles, California from Runyon Canyon Park

Hit the Hills

LA isn't only about urban adventure — the locals love the outdoors, too. Hike the hills at Runyon Canyon Park, where they also offer free outdoor yoga classes. Or hit the Griffith Park trails: Here, you can hike to Bronson Canyon, the entrance of which appears as the mouth of the Batcave in the 1960s version of "Batman."
Los Angeles, California, Chorizo Tacos
Chorizo tacos on a white plate with a sliced lime

Local Cuisine

As international and unique as its residents, the cuisine in Los Angeles is an experience all of its own. Indulge your sweet tooth with unique ice cream flavors like chocolate caramel potato chip cupcake at Salt and Straw. Stop by one of the many food trucks for carne asada tacos. Or head to high-end Nobu for classic sushi or new-school tuna sashimi tacos — it doesn't get more LA than that.
Los Angeles, California, Famous Rodeo Drive
View of Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California

Shopping

LA is known for its shopping, and the city's most iconic spot for retail is Rodeo Drive. Browse through high-end fashions, and maybe spot a few celebrities while you're there. Head to the Grove for more budget-friendly designer offerings, and stroll down Melrose Avenue if you're looking for boutiques and vintage items. For bargains on clothes, shoes and textiles, check out the Los Angeles Fashion District.

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