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Top 10 All-Inclusive Resorts for Families in Mexico

Mexico isn’t just a destination for those who like to party. This beautiful, diverse country is home to many family-friendly destinations that offer everything from picture-perfect beaches, swimming, snorkeling and diving to a wealth of cultural attractions and fascinating history. If you’d like to experience it while taking advantage of all the amenities at an all-inclusive resort, these are some of the very best options you’ll find.

Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Cancun Hyatt Ziva Cancun
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Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Cancun

Hyatt Ziva Cancun is a beachfront resort that is absolutely stunning, and it’s often named among the very best properties in Cancun for families. It boasts a fabulous kids’ club, access to white sandy beaches, infinity pools, extensive spa facilities and a wide range of dining and drinking options with multiple restaurants, lounges and bars. The little ones can take advantage of the kids’ club that has a pool and water play area, while adults enjoy some of the area’s hottest nightlife spots just steps away. Rooms include furnished balconies for enjoying those jaw-dropping sea views. If you want to get out and explore, you’ll have many opportunities for day trips, such as viewing Mayan ruins, swimming in azure cenotes and zip line adventures through the jungle.

Key Amenities:

  • Spa with hydrotherapy circuit and holistic treatments

  • Kids’ club with pool and water play area

  • White-sand beach access

Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa, Cancun Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa
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Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa, Cancun

One of the best all-inclusive resorts in Cancun, Dream Sands offers an especially convenient location in the Hotel Zone with a wide range of shopping and dining just steps away. It’s surrounded by the sea on three sides and boasts several private beach areas along with a lagoon, making it a great choice for a family trip. Complimentary water sports are included, and there are clubs for the kids, too. Teens are sure to appreciate the Core Zone with its nightly entertainment, daily activities and all sorts of sports and games. Kids aged three through 12 can enjoy the Explorer’s Club, which provides daily activities based around nature, science and exploration, as well as a weekly camping adventure on the beach. In the evening, there are disco mixers and weekly bonfires.

Key Amenities:

  • Several private beach areas

  • Complimentary water sports included

  • Kids’ club, teen zone and camping adventures

Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos All Inclusive Golf & Spa, Cabo San Lucas Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos All Inclusive Golf & Spa
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Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos All Inclusive Golf & Spa, Cabo San Lucas

Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos All Inclusive Golf & Spa is outside of Cabo’s main party atmosphere in an especially tranquil location. While it’s one of the top all-inclusive resorts in Cabo San Lucas, it offers affordable rates that make it easier for families on a budget to enjoy a fun escape. Kids can look forward to enjoying the fantastic kids’ club that includes games, toys, art supplies and computers while parents unwind at the spa. There are multiple pools for everyone in the family to enjoy lounging around, swimming and taking part in all sorts of activities.

Key Amenities:

  • Multiple pools and spa

  • Packages for golf at country club

  • Kids’ club with games and entertainment

Cozumel Palace, Cozumel Cozumel Palace
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Cozumel Palace, Cozumel

A top-rated all-inclusive in all of Mexico, Cozumel Palace offers a ton of activities and amenities for guests of all ages. Families tend to spend most of their time in the beautiful pools, enjoying scheduled activities and entertainment after dark. There’s a great Kids Club, too, staffed with especially friendly and enthusiastic counselors. The resort is especially popular for scuba diving. If you’re an enthusiast, you can take part in scuba diving adventures among the crystal-clear waters that front the property while the kids are having a good time enjoying treasure hunts, face painting, arts and crafts, cookie decorating and more.

Key Amenities:

  • Staffed kids club

  • Scuba diving and water sports on-property

  • 24-hour room service

Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen Grand Velas Riviera Maya
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Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen

One of the most luxurious, family-friendly, all-inclusive resorts in the Riviera Maya region, Grand Velas Riviera Maya offers a stunning white sandy beach and a wealth of amenities, including three meals daily and activities like scuba diving, kayak tours, swimming with dolphins, golf, yoga and more. Its Ambassador Family Friendly area includes a collection of large suites with private terraces and bathrooms that have Jacuzzis. It’s near the Kids’ Club and Teens’ Club, making it easy for parents to have some adult fun while the younger ones enjoy a good time, too.

Key Amenities:

  • White-sand beach with kayak tours

  • Kids’ club and teens’ club

  • Suites with private terraces and Jacuzzi tubs

Hacienda Encantada Resort and Residences, Los Cabos Hacienda Encantada Resort
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Hacienda Encantada Resort and Residences, Los Cabos

Set atop dramatic cliffs in Los Cabos, Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences has a laid-back vibe that makes it popular with a wide range of travelers, including families with children of all ages. If you’ve got little ones, they can enjoy the free kids’ club, where tinier tots can splash around in shallow pools and play at the large playground. Adults can relax with cocktails at the swim-up bar and indulge in pampering treatments at the Hacienda Encantada Spa. There are multiple dining options, from casual poolside eateries to fine dining at the La Trajinera. The spacious rooms have a cheery feel with bright colors, along with spectacular ocean views from private balconies.

Key Amenities:

  • Free kids’ club with pools and playground

  • Rooms with private balconies

  • Wellness spa and temazcal

Royal Solaris Cancun, Cancun Royal Solaris Cancun
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Royal Solaris Cancun, Cancun

The Royal Solaris is especially popular with families in Cancun, and it won’t cost you an arm and a leg, either. It has the feel of an amusement park, making it a huge hit with kids – speaking of which, the kids’ club offers a variety of activities, including pools with water slides, kite-flying and dancing lessons.  The activity and entertainment options are practically endless, with multiple dinner shows each week as well as themed nights like casino night and a Latin show. There are also multiple pools to choose from, an array of dining options that are sure to please all, and rooms feature mini-fridges stocked with beer and water, along with private balconies.

Key Amenities:

  • Kids’ club with pools and dancing lessons

  • Themed dinner show nights

  • Rooms with private balconies

Moon Palace Cancun, Cancun Moon Palace Cancun
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Moon Palace Cancun, Cancun

Moon Palace Cancun is one of three properties that are all connected, along with Grand Moon and Nizuc Resort & Spa, featuring modern rooms, including family suites with nanny service, kids’ menus and more, all right on the beach along the stunning Mayan Riviera. There are multiple outdoor swimming pools, a water park for the kids, a mini-golf course, a Flowrider machine and a tennis court. The kids’ club is considered one of the best in the region and has various rooms specially designed for entertainment, including an art room, mini-theater, arcade and racetrack.

Key Amenities:

  • Nanny service and kids’ club with mini-theater

  • Outdoor pools asnd water park

  • 27-hole Jack Nicklaus golf course

AZUL Beach Resort, Riviera Maya Azul Beach Resort Riviera Cancun
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AZUL Beach Resort, Riviera Maya

AZUL Beach Resort in Riviera Maya offers an intimate atmosphere as the smaller and more tranquil of the Karisma properties. While it has the feel of a huge spa, it launched the Nickelodeon Experience in 2015, making it especially family-friendly, complete with characters like SpongeBob, Dora and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Even the youngest guests are catered to here with special in-room amenities for babies.

Key Amenities:

  • In-room amenities for babies and kids’ club

  • Yoga and spa

  • Nickelodeon experience

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Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa, Tulum

There’s truly something for everyone at Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa, from the tiniest tots to grandparents. Kids can play on the ocean trampoline and enjoy activities in the kids’ club, while parents can enjoy a beautiful spa and cocktail-making classes. There are also a variety of water sports, pools, dance lessons and themed dinners for the entire family to enjoy.

Key Amenities:

  • Kids’ club and pools

  • Themed dinners and cocktail classes

  • Beach-side spa services

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