Some people love the process of travel planning and mapping out every last detail on their itinerary to craft the ultimate vacation. However, others want to truly relax and take every ounce of work out of their precious vacation days.
All-inclusive resorts in Mexico are the way to go if you want an easy and uncomplicated vacation where you don’t have to worry about planning. These are good options for travelers who want to take advantage of all the alluring on-site amenities, such as the spa, golf course, buffets, and alcohol packages. There are lots of incredible all-inclusive resorts in Mexico that make for a perfect winter getaway for fun in the sun and a break from routine.
Here are 21 of the top all-inclusive resorts in Mexico for you to learn more about and choose the one that suits your travel style.
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Excellence Playa Mujeres is an adults-only paradise that has nightly shows and an amazing rooftop terrace. It’s located on a two-mile stretch of white sand and close to all the nightlife of Cancun. You can play at the Greg Norman signature golf course when you stay here. The five-star suites at this resort are 807-square-feet and larger with flat screen TVs, private Jacuzzis, and outdoor access. Other all-inclusive perks here include swimming pools, 10 gourmet restaurants, 11 premium stocked bars, and use of windsurfing boards, sea kayaks, paddleboards, and snorkeling gear.
This is one of the top all-inclusive resorts in all of Mexico. It’s an adults-only vacation destination that excels at providing guests with luxury, tranquility, and lots of fun. Take in the spectacular ocean views, from the infinity pools to the elegant choice of guest rooms. The spa here has 19 treatment suites that includes four master suites with hydrotherapy tubs and couple’s suites too. This is an ideal place to stay for travelers who love to golf because unlimited golf includes unlimited rounds, transportation, and food and beverages on the course. You can also take tours of Chichén Itzá, swim with dolphins, and take a boat ride around the island while staying here.
This is an 18-and-over hotel for adults that is the first and only AAA Five Diamond-rated resort in the captivating city of Puerto Vallarta. The all-inclusive package includes breakfast, lunch, dinner a la carte, and snacks, as well as all alcoholic drinks and wines by the glass from a select variety of premium local and international brands. The Rooftop offers beautiful views, signature cocktails and snack-time dishes. Guests will also receive bathrobes and slippers to use in their rooms, 24/7 room service, unlimited access to the gym and pools, and access to a variety of non-motorized water sports. It should be noted, however, that spa services and external activities and tours are not included, while those who want to venture out will find an array of enticing food options nearby.
This is a great all-inclusive resort for couples, families, and diving enthusiasts. There are a lot of activities and amenities geared towards families with kids here. One of the best reasons to book your stay is for the scuba diving adventure that takes you to the second largest coral reef in the world. If that’s too intense, you can also just snorkel in the clear and inviting waters right in front of Cozumel Palace. The dive shop will hook you up with all the equipment you need, and you can even take lessons led by expert dive instructors. Another fun way to get in the water is to join a dolphin swim tour. Couples celebrating something special should look into the romantic dinner package and visit the spa, which offers a variety of beautifying and relaxing treatments.
This is another adults-only resort in Mexico that offers an exclusive and all-inclusive experience for guests. It is in Playa del Carmen and has received a 4-Diamond rating from AAA. There are 201 rooms here that make a perfect romantic getaway for couples. You’ll also find six international cuisine restaurants here with a la carte options. There are also six bars, six swimming pools which includes three relaxing pools and a large infinity cascading pool. Other amenity perks include a scuba diving, kayaking and other sports, and boutique shops. When you go all-inclusive here, you can simply relax and enjoy all of the entertainment and activity programs.
This resort is tucked away on a pristine beach in Mexico and is a AAA Five Diamond Resort for adults. Guests will enjoy access to gourmet dining options that don’t require reservations, domestic and international top-shelf spirits, juices and soft drinks. At Secrets Maroma, there are 412 luxurious guest suites, and each has a private terrace or balcony. In-suite Jacuzzis for two and complimentary mini-bars are also offered. Celebrating something special? Stay in the opulent presidential suite that has direct swim-out access on the first floor!
Stay at this resort if you’re looking for holistic wellness, tranquility, and romance. It’s a AAA Five Diamond resort that offers spectacular ocean views, gourmet dining, and is Rainforest Alliance Certified. All-inclusive benefits include a bottle of sparkling wine and fresh fruit daily, gourmet dining options, a twice-daily refreshed mini-bar, and unlimited top-shelf spirits in the two luxurious lounges. Also, make a point to book a treatment at Thalassotherapy Spa and use the private chauffeured airport transfer service. Situated in Cancun’s postcard-perfect Riviera Maya, you’ll find the perfect blend of ocean views and luxury amenities.
For an upscale Cabo San Lucas all-inclusive resort that’s just for adults and ultra-romantic, plan to stay at the Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort. This award-winning resort and spa destination offers superb dining, a wellness-inspired Armonia Spa and exclusive access to the Jack Nicklaus Signature Quivira Golf Club. Dine on poolside snacks or romantic fine dining, then retreat to your luxury room or suite that comes with private furnished terraces and balconies that overlook the garden or Pacific Ocean.
Stay at this Playa del Carmen resort if you’re taking a vacation with kids because this is the only family-friendly all-inclusive resort in the Mexican Caribbean with a AAA Five Diamonds rating. There’s a kid’s club, a teen’s club, kayaking, and scuba diving offered, and this is also a popular place for business conventions, family reunions, and weddings. Conveniently, the resort is just five minutes from downtown Playa Del Carmen and 35 minutes from the airport in Cancun. All-inclusive amenities include three meals daily, premium brand liquor, in-suite mini-bars, water sports, a karaoke bar, fitness programs, and more.
Secrets The Vine overlooks the Caribbean Sea and is a AAA Four Diamond adults-only resort. The all-inclusive amenities are similar to those offered at the other Secrets brand resort that made our list. But this resort offers 497 guestrooms and suites decked out with Italian porcelain floors and teak wood furnishings, while the private terraces and balconies with ocean views are a huge highlight. Fun activities to get involved in here include deep sea fishing, complimentary green fees at the Playa Mujeres Golf Club nearby, and nightly live entertainment.
Experience the rich history of Tulum in the Riviera Maya at this luxury resort near the Mayan Runs and Xel-Ha natural aquapark. It’s a AAA Four Diamond resort that includes limitless gourmet a la carte dining options, free Wi-Fi and international calling, and top-shelf domestic and international spirits. There are a variety of luxury rooms and suites here, from the budget-friendly Deluxe Garden or Ocean View to the extravagant Honeymoon and Presidential suites. Parents will enjoy the fact that there’s a Mayan-themed Explorer’s Club with supervised activities for kids here.
You’ll love staying at this all-inclusive luxury hotel when you plan a trip to the Los Cabos region of Mexico. It is a haven for golfers and spa enthusiasts, with multiple suite options to choose from. If you book the Grand Club suite, for example, you’ll have exclusive access to the Grand Club Lounge, private pool, bottle of wine on arrival, special turn-down service and discounts on private dinners and spa treatments. This Baja California Sur resort has a bar, business center, meeting facilities, coffeeshop, fitness center, game room, outdoor pool, doctor on call, and many other amenities. Located along the beach, it’s in a highly rated gated development that’s home to one of the top golf courses in the world and known for the exceptional snorkeling along its serene beach.
Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Cancun
The Hyatt Ziva is a family-friendly resort that’s all-inclusive and has 547 luxury suites with Caribbean décor. Everything you can eat, drink, and do is included in your room rate to make vacationing effortless. The resort has 10 restaurants and seven bars and lounges, including a microbrewery. You can indulge in a massage at the oceanfront spa, stay in a swim-up suite, and keep the kids entertained at the KidZ Club and @Moods Teen Club. The spa here has 13 treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy circuit, and refreshing massage waterfalls. Popular activities include snorkeling, scuba diving, water aerobics, and non-motorized water sports.
The all-inclusive lifestyle can be all yours when you stay at the Hacienda Encantada Resort and Residences, Los Cabos. The resort is secluded and offers lovely views, as well as opportunities to relax and unwind your body and mind. This is a popular destination for weddings and couples’ getaways with luxurious couples’ massages and romantic touches. Onsite, guests can enjoy the three outdoor pools and hot tub, poolside bars, activity center, eight restaurants and bars, fitness center, and hop on the shuttle to the airport and downtown. There’s also a kids’ club and water playground for little travelers.
Families love traveling to the All Ritmo Cancun Resort & Waterpark, which is all-inclusive and 10 minutes from the Cancun hotel zone. It has 115 suites with ocean and garden views and a waterpark with waterslides, water umbrellas, and waterfalls. Waterpark admission is included with your guest stay here. There are four restaurants and two snack bars onsite, as well as a gym, hot tubs, and private beach. The kids’ club is great for young travelers between the ages of five and 12. Fun activities offered at this Cancun resort include the game room, theme days, shopping tours, and lots of things to do at the Aquatic FunDay Park.
The Isla Mujeres Palace offers all-inclusive vacation packages with world-class dining, in-room double whirlpool tubs, 24-hour room service, and lots of amenities. On this island off the coast of Cancun, you can also enjoy top-shelf drinks, non-motorized watersports, and fine dining without having to keep track of expenses. This is an intimate and elegant resort with 62 rooms that makes a wonderful romantic getaway for couples. There’s also a day spa onsite for massages and facials and the Azul restaurant that’s open for all meals.
This Akumal resort has an all-inclusive program that include your meals, entertainment, sports, and services, including three buffet meals per day, alcoholic drinks, a-la-carte dinners, non-motorized water sports, introductory pool diving lessons, land sports, room service, and other perks. Guests love the eight themed restaurants onsite, 16 bars, three swimming pools, lazy river, and 2,800-meter spa. There’s a kids’ club for children between ages four and 12, trails to explore nearby, a nightclub, and free Wi-Fi here too.
Head to Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit for an all-inclusive refuge on the Puerto Vallarta coast with a great spa, infinity pool, and chef-inspired restaurants. This is a family-friendly resort that offers many activities, including yoga, Zumba, snorkeling, live music, and kids’ and teens’ clubs. The onsite spa here has 20 treatment rooms and offers more than 30 massages, wraps, facials, and other treatments. The included all-inclusive resort amenities here include meals, premium beverages, snacks, Wi-Fi, non-motorized water sports like kayaks and boogie boards, stocked mini-bar, and kids’ club and teens’ club to keep young travelers entertained.
This Iberostar property is a five-star all-inclusive resort in the Riviera Maya. Your all-inclusive stay here includes meals, snacks, and beverages, as well as a children’s activity program, beach access, lazy river, multiple pools, water sports, fitness center, professional shows, and many other perks. There’s’ an extensive spa onsite, clubs for kids and teens, and multiple dining venues to choose from. It’s also a popular golf destination, business destination with a convention center, and fun for the whole family.
Stay at this all-inclusive resort for family fun with a waterpark that has three pools and five slides. There are 22 restaurants and bars onsite here and a family concierge to offer programs for both children and adults. Adult activities include massage classes, cocktail classes, flower arranging classes, golf, evening shows, and day trips to the Mayan ruins. The YHI spa is onsite to offer a wide range of treatments. For children, nursery service is available for children ages one year to four years. The Kids’ Zone is fun for children ages five through 12.
For your adults-only getaway, consider the Excellence Riviera Cancún, which is an all-inclusive paradise with six pools and tropical gardens in the Riviera Maya. Couples can enjoy the spa, diverse restaurants, and delicious cocktails here together. Other activities offered include kayaking, Spanish lessons, deep-sea fishing, yoga, fat bikes, sailing, cooking lessons, and private yacht excursions. It’s a popular destination for honeymoons and anniversaries, with special offers available for couples planning to get married here as well.