About Progreso

Featuring idyllic palm trees, sandy beaches and crystal blue waters, Progreso is a beautiful Mexican destination.

As one of the most scenic locations with vacation properties to rent on FlipKey, you’ll experience the vacation of your dreams. Get ready for the ultimate rest and relaxation as Progreso is a paradise of tranquility.

About Progreso, Yucatan

Progreso is a stunning port town in the Mexican state of Yucatan. Home to the longest pier in Mexico, the town is an ideal getaway from the hustle and bustle of the inland. Founded in 1872, the town’s popularity has grown – it’s popular with cruise tourists as well as those who wish to spend time away from the city.

The best time to visit the town is from March to July when the winds are low and the weather is pleasant. Many local people travel to the port in July and August and the beaches can become very crowded. So if you prefer quieter periods, you may want to avoid this time.

Progreso has a fairly humid climate with high winds in December to March when it’s cooler. There is little rain in the town and the temperature tends to be pleasant all year round.

What to do in Progreso

The town boasts a variety of activities to enjoy during your stay. Kiteboarding is a popular sport while shore excursions to other parts of Mexico are ideal for exploring a variety of areas. If you want to relax on the beach, take advantage of a beach massage and unwind with a soothing treatment.

If you’re looking for a bargain, take your shopping skills to downtown Progreso where you’ll find a small market selling jewelry, clothing and souvenirs. If you’d prefer to hone your golfing knowledge, head to the course at Yucatan Country Club. The jungle setting and lakes make this a magical spot to stroll around as you swing.

The eateries in Progreso cater to many tastes. Elio al Mare is a beachfront restaurant boasting Italian delights. Choose a delicious seafood or pasta dish and sit and relax with a glass of wine or a cocktail. Alternatively, El Naranjo offers slow cooked pork and is a highlight for many diners.

Top travel tips for Progreso

If you’re traveling to Progreso, arrive via plane at Manuel Crescencio Rejon International Airport in Merida, Mexico. It takes an hour via car or taxi to travel to Progreso. Alternatively, you can take a bus to your rental.

For an air of tranquility alongside beach pursuits and sports, Progreso is a stunning vacation. Whether you want to experience the beautiful waterfront or head inland to take a day’s excursion, you’ll find something to keep you entertained. 

Browse our great range of rental properties today and find the perfect place to stay in Progreso. It’s likely to be one of the best vacation decisions you’ve ever made!