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Cancun is renowned for its many spectacular resorts, complete with pristine, white sandy beaches edged by a brilliant blue Caribbean Sea. Many also come with a wealth of other perks, including luxurious spas. If you’d like the opportunity to indulge in relaxing treatments, some of which enhance beauty, wellness, or both, you’ll want to book one of these.
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One of the top resorts in Mexico, Hyatt Ziva Cancun is a stunning resort with soft, white sandy beaches, infinity pools, countless outstanding restaurants, and one of the best spas you’ll find in the region. Guests staying in the adults-only Turquoize can take advantage of complimentary hydrotherapy, while services include everything from massage and body wraps to facials. Many treatments incorporate Ayurveda techniques and ancient indigenous ingredients and rituals, like a Green Coffee wrap. Rooms include furnished balconies for enjoying spectacular sea views, some of which are swim-up.
NIZUC Resort & Spa is a beachfront resort that includes two outdoor pools, two lounge bars, and multiple restaurants along with a gym and spa. NIZUC Spa by ESPA features multiple treatment rooms for enjoying scrubs, wraps, facials, and massages as well as a sauna and steam room, pools, indoor and outdoor relaxation areas and a beauty salon providing hair and nail services. Suites all boast scenic views and come with Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars, Nespresso machines, and balconies or terraces. Higher categories like villas include infinity pools and butler service.
The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun offers two ocean-view swimming pools and a hot tub, white sands with sunbeds, a wide range of dining options from Mediterranean to casual Mexican fare, and a spa with Swiss showers, steam rooms and relaxation areas that host whirlpools and plunge pools. Relax with a massage, enjoy Mayan-inspired treatments, and much more. Rooms feature floor-to-ceiling glass windows and doors, all with furnished balconies and ocean views. Standard amenities include minibars, Nespresso machines, desks, iPod docking stations, and flat-screen TVs.
A popular resort in Cancun for couples, Hyatt Zilara Cancun offers a Mayan-inspired retreat, an adults-only hotel for those who are looking for a more tranquil, relaxing stay. It’s all about living the good life, complete with 24-hour in-suite dining, daily and nightly activities, live music and other entertainment, a beautiful swimming pool with relaxing cabanas at the beachside, top-notch cuisine, and a spa with ocean views. Enjoy the Chicxulub Clay and Banana Leaves massage which uses clay from a crater where a meteor was said to have hit Mexico so hard it took out the dinosaurs. There’s a traditional temazcal for steam baths, and much more. Suites feature large balconies, some that are swim-out, and bathrooms with Jacuzzi tubs and more stunning views.
The spa at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun All Inclusive Spa Resort offers 10 different water treatments which include a sensations pool, brimming with bubbles. Guests can relax in the clay or aromatherapy steam rooms, the ice room, sauna, enjoy a rain shower, a soak in the whirlpool, and treatments utilizing chakra-balancing gems. An all-inclusive on an unspoiled stretch of private beach, the stylish rooms all offer expansive, awe-inspiring views of the Caribbean with private terraces, and large flat-screen TVs. Guests will find numerous bars, restaurants and cafes right on-site too.
Located on a soft white sand beach just off the Hotel Zone, one of the highlights of JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa is its position along the stunning blue waters of the Caribbean, with the other its three-level spa. On the first floor, guests can work out in the gym and sip green juice from the green bar as well as enjoy the large whirlpool and indoor lap pool with lagoon views. The Mayan-inspired second level hosts treatment rooms for enjoying customized options like individually prepared scrubs using local ingredients. There’s also a pool with palapa-covered loungers and small hot tubs. Rooms have balconies overlooking the pool and ocean, while dining options are numerous, from a lavish breakfast buffet to fine dining Italian.
An adults-only paradise, Excellence Playa Mujeres sits on a two-mile stretch of white sand near the area’s famous nightlife and it also offers its own nightly shows along with an incredible rooftop terrace. Miilé Spa, located in a secluded area of the resort specializing in couples’ treatments, offers double massage beds, a hydrotherapy pool, and spa suites with private relaxation areas where guests can soak in a mud bath or enjoy a Vichy shower. Romance seeking-couples can also book a package that includes a bath for two with floating petals and sparkling wine. Spacious suites include private Jacuzzis, some have swim-up access or a private plunge pool.
Le Blanc offers an adults-only resort featuring stunning outdoor pools with swim-up bars, a wide range of chic restaurants with a steakhouse and Mexican cuisine options, and a fabulous spa featuring 21 treatment rooms, including a master suite with hydro tubs, seven couples suites and a suite with a Vichy shower. There’s a steam room, warm and cold plunge pools and a Jacuzzi, massages, facials, body scrubs and wraps, and hair and nail services. Specialty treatments include fish spa experiences with garra rufa fish and diamond facials. The four-hand, Kukulcan Mayan Massage is a definite highlight. Rooms come with private butlers, two-person whirlpool tubs, magnificent ocean and lagoon views.
An adults-only all-inclusive luxury resort, Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun boasts rooms that face the Caribbean, seven pools, and a beautiful beach that includes private cabanas. A host of activities are on offer from beach soccer to yoga while dining can be enjoyed at a dozen restaurants and bars serving everything from Mediterranean to traditional Mexican fare. At the large spa, guests can dip in hot and cold pools, relax in the sauna or steam room, or indulge in one of many decadent treatments.
The Hard Rock is an all-inclusive mega-resort, with everything you could ever want or need right on-site. It’s home to a spectacular infinity pool with sea views, two popular swim-up bars, multiple restaurants that serve delicious international fare, live entertainment and an outstanding kids’ club. The Rock Spa hosts 10 individual suites, six couples suites and a master suite with a hot tub where guests can enjoy massages, facials and body scrubs. Roms all feature balconies that have either a lagoon or ocean view, bathrooms with double-jetted tubs and rock ‘n roll themed decor.
Moon Palace is a vast luxury resort along the Mayan Riviera. Hundreds of rooms are spread throughout three different resort sections, each of which has its own unique amenities and appeal, including a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. There are multiple pools, including one with a swim-up bar, water slides, and a Flowrider machine. Guests can dine at over 20 restaurants and bars, catch a show at the amphitheater or enjoy the swanky NOIR Nightclub. The Awe Spa is aptly named, providing everything from massages and facials to body wraps, including unique options like fish spa experiences with garra rufa fish.
Secrets The Vine Cancun is an adults-only resort located in the Hotel Zone that overlooks the Caribbean and offers the wide range of all-inclusive amenities the brand is known for. It has a top-notch spa, spread over 12,500 square feet, with a hot tub, sauna and steam room. Guests can enjoy massages, facials, couples treatments, and salon services. A long list of activities is available like cooking lessons, aerobics, yoga, and deep sea fishing. Plus, there’s live entertainment in the evening and complimentary green fees at the Playa Mujeres Golf Club nearby are thrown in too.
Guests at Zoetry Paraiso de La Bonita Riviera Maya can enjoy an island-style poolside bar, sipping unlimited wines, cocktails, and beer, or focus on wellness. The resort hosts the award-winning Thalasso Center & Spa providing Thalassotherapy, skincare, body wraps, special native Mayan treatments, couples massages, and more. There’s a sauna and steam room along with an unspoiled white sandy beach and a large outdoor pool. The one- and two-bedroom oceanfront suites include options with private plunge pools and two-person marble bathtubs.
A large luxury all-inclusive, Azul sits along an inviting white sand beach and includes a long list of restaurants and bars. Guests enjoy a host of activities in and out of the water, including snorkeling among colorful reef fish, diving, beach volleyball, archery, rock climbing and even Spanish lessons. There are five pools, kids’ play areas and all sorts of kid-friendly and adult-friendly entertainment options. The luxurious spa provides restorative treatments and sensory experiences aimed to create an extraordinary sense of wellness, relaxation and inner peace. A steam room, hydrotherapy area, sauna and relaxation lounge are all included. Room options are numerous, some of which feature three bedrooms and most have whirlpools. The Sky Suites boast private terraces with outdoor living and dining areas.