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Top 13 Adults-Only Resorts in Cancun

If you’re seeking a little R&R, all-out party vibes, or a bit of both, an adults-only resort can make for an idyllic escape. Cancun is renowned for its wide range of resorts that offer everything from gazing out at sunset with the one you love, from a spectacular infinity pool to romantic private dinners and peaceful strolls on the beach. These adults-only properties, in particular, are ideal whether you’re looking for the ultimate in luxury or a high-value, budget-friendly oasis.

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Breathless Cancun Soul Resort & Spa

Now part of the Hyatt Brand, Breathless Cancun Soul Resort & Spa is known as a party hotel with DJ-driven pool parties. DJs spin throughout the day and night, often accompanied by go-go dancers. If you’re looking for more, it’s convenient for experiencing the Cancun nightlife too. There’s a beach with soft, white sands edged by calm, clear turquoise water and a ton of activities ranging from non-motorized water sports to Spanish lessons and fitness classes. It includes a spa, fitness center, hair salon, and ten trendy dining venues, with limitless top-shelf drinks included. As you might expect, this isn’t the place to come for tranquility but rather for a non-stop party.

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Temptation Cancun Resort

Temptation Cancun Resort caters to singles and couples looking for uninhibited fun. It’s a more upscale, party-oriented resort and only for the 21 and over crowd. It’s also a topless-optional property with many risqué contests and games, themed pools, and provocative nightly shows. There’s a pajama and lingerie casino and a full-service spa and salon so you can look your best, while dining options include seven restaurants, a late-night snack bar, and a gourmet café. A variety of room options are available, all with a trendy style with lots of bright colors, interesting textures, and erotic works of abstract art. Some have balconies or terraces with sea views and outdoor Jacuzzis.

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Sun Palace

Located in the quieter area of Cancun’s Hotel Zone, Sun Palace is an all-inclusive, couples-only resort, ideal for romance-seeking couples. It has a beautiful white sand beach with large, cushy loungers and three infinity pools, including one that has a swim-up bar. A variety of activities can be enjoyed by day, including beach and water volleyball, and after dark, enjoy the nightly entertainment with everything from impersonators to fire dancers. There’s a full-service spa, salon, and multiple dining and drinking options, including extras like candlelit dinners. Rooms are spacious, and most come with sea views. All have private furnished balconies, large whirlpool tubs, very well-stocked minibars, and liquor dispensers, Smart TVs with satellite channels, robes and slippers, and bathrooms with high-end personal toiletries.

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Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun

An all-inclusive luxury Cancun resort with the best beach in front, Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun offers cabanas on that beautiful stretch of sand and hosts seven swimming pools, a large spa with a sauna and steam room, hot and cold pools, a menu of decadent treatments, and a dozen restaurants and bars for dining on everything from traditional Mexican to Mediterranean fare. Many different activities can be enjoyed, too, including beach soccer and yoga, while all rooms boast sea views, terraces or balconies, minibars stocked with top brands, flat-screen TVs, aromatherapy machines, and marble bathrooms with separate showers and tubs.

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Hyatt Zilara Cancun

Hyatt Zilara Cancun was designed to provide the ultimate in tranquility and relaxation. Despite being an all-inclusive property, the food is very high quality and diverse, with both international cuisine and authentic local fare served at a half-dozen chef-inspired eateries and gourmet buffets. It has a gorgeous beachfront pool with cabanas, a wellness center, a luxurious spa with views of the Caribbean, daily and nightly activities, live music, and other entertainment. Enjoy 24-hour in-suite dining with a variety of amenities depending on your room option. Each one has a large balcony, and there are swim-out rooms available.

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Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun

Located south of Cancun and north of Playa del Carmen on the Riviera Maya, Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun is a luxurious all-inclusive resort (one of the best in Mexico) that includes gourmet dining options with no reservations required, along with both domestic and international top-shelf spirits. Enjoy everything from Japanese teppanyaki and French cuisine to a sumptuous buffet. Romantic dinners for two on the beach can be arranged for an additional charge. The hotel sits on a secluded white sandy beach with sunbeds, palapas, and cabanas, and includes 13 pools, one with a panoramic sea view. There’s a spa where blissful treatments can be enjoyed at the beachfront, while some suites come with balconies and swim-up options are available.

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Excellence Playa Mujeres

Excellence Playa Mujeres is located in a private resort community offering the ultimate in luxury in an all-inclusive stay that includes access to a two-mile stretch of pristine white sands. It’s one of the best adults-only resorts in the world. There are multiple pools, an upscale spa with lavish body treatments, Swedish Saunas, and a hydrotherapy pool, as well as a lazy river for a relaxing float and a wide range of excursions, including snorkeling. The suites include options with private plunge pools and swim-up access, while all feature comfy king-size beds and fully stocked mini-fridges with high-end liquor.

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Royalton CHIC Cancun

While it was once open to all ages, the Royalton CHIC Cancun is now adults-only. It’s a great all-inclusive for those who want to party in style and also be close to some of the best shopping and nightlife in Cancun. It hosts weekly themed beach and pool parties, a private stretch of unspoiled white sands, daily entertainment, and nightly shows. It includes nine restaurants and six bars, including the popular Rooftop Cabana Lounge pool party and CHIC Angels to dance. Even the standard suites come with mesmerizing sea and sunset views, flat-screen TVs, and minibars. Some have whirlpool tubs or terraces with hot tubs too.

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Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun

One of the most luxurious resorts in Cancun (and with the best spa), Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun is an all-inclusive property located in the northern part of the hotel zone. It has a South Beach/Miami feel and a pristine white sandy beach, while providing over-the-top service that starts with a welcome tropical drink at check-in and can end every evening with your butler drawing your bath for a relaxing soak. There’s a lavish spa with a hydrotherapy area that can be accessed for free, three free-form pools (two with swim-up bars), and every room comes with magnificent sea or lagoon views and two-person whirlpool tubs.

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Secrets The Vine Cancun

One of Cancun’s best couples resorts, Secrets The Vine Cancun offers the long list of amenities the Secrets brand is known for, while being set along a stunning white sandy beach. There are four outdoor pools with sundecks and sea views, a wide range of activities, like yoga and cooking lessons, a well-equipped fitness center, a full-service spa with a hydrotherapy area, and a half-dozen a la carte restaurants that serve everything from Asian to Italian, along with a buffet eatery and a cafe. Green fees are complimentary at two golf courses nearby, and there’s a wine cellar on-site for tastings too. The chic rooms and suites come with minibars, iPod docks, flat-screen TVs, Nespresso machines, and private balconies for gazing out at the sea, lagoon, and glorious sunsets.

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Hotel Riu Palace Las Americas

Just 15 minutes from downtown Cancun, Hotel Riu Palace Las Americas is a chic all-inclusive beachfront property with nearly all of its suites featuring balconies with breathtaking sea views. All include turn-down service, flat-screen TVs, well-stocked minibars, and liquor dispensers. If you want to splurge, you can also get a room with a hot tub on your balcony. There are two mosaic pools on the grounds that have the look of an ancient Roman bath, and one includes a swim-up bar. It’s a popular hangout spot for guests, with sundecks leading to one of the most swim-friendly beaches in Cancun.

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Beloved Playa Mujeres

An all-inclusive boutique hotel and one of Mexico’s top luxury resorts, Beloved Playa Mujeres sits on a long stretch of pearly white sands just north of Cancun in the Playa Mujeres area. It offers a wealth of amenities, including three chic outdoor pools with food and drink service, an expansive spa, and a wide range of activities, from diving and snorkeling to sailing, kayaking, deep sea fishing, and private cruises. Dining can be enjoyed at four restaurants, and 24-hour room service is available too. The rooms are very generously sized, starting at 960 square feet, and include private balconies and large whirlpool tubs. Many have sea views, and some feature plunge pools too.

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Secrets Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa

Tucked between the cobalt waters of the Caribbean and the Lagoon of Bahia Petempic, Secrets Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa is ideal for adults who want to get away from it all, enjoy some much-needed pampering and peace and quiet. It includes a huge pool with a swim-up bar and complimentary use of poolside cabanas as well as the cabanas on its white sandy beach. A wide range of entertainment, dining, and drinking options, as well as activities, like water aerobics and yoga, are all included in the rates. At the full-service spa, enjoy hydrotherapy treatments and salon services. The spacious guest rooms all come with balconies, flat-screen TVs, and soaking tubs with a variety of upgrades available.

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