The 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico

The 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico

Mexico is home to more than 130 million people, so it’s no surprise that it’s an incredibly diverse country. Whether you head to the Caribbean coast to explore luxe beach clubs and fascinating Mayan ruins, or you check out the likes of Nuevo Vallarta to try scuba diving and watersports in the Pacific, you’re sure to have a unique adventure.

Most of us know Mexico offers the best tequila in the world but did you know this country also offers some of the world’s best luxury resorts and all-inclusive hotels in the world.

If you haven’t yet decided where to spend your Mexican getaway, we’ll help you decide!

Here are the 10 best all-inclusive resorts in Mexico.

1. Palmaïa – The House of AïA Wellness Enclave

We’re beginning this list three miles from downtown Playa del Carmen at Palmaïa – The House of AïA Wellness Enclave. This exceptional five-star property is focused on health and well-being, making this our top pick for a relaxing and rejuvenating vacation on the Riviera Maya.

There’s an array of wellness activities on offer for guests, including yoga, tai chi, meditation, cacao ceremonies, and sound baths. There’s also a well-equipped fitness center at this property, as well as a spa with temazcal (a Mexican sweat lodge), massages, healing therapies, and a natural cenote. The four plant-based à la carte restaurants focus on nurturing the body and room service is available.

The private oceanfront suites at Palmaïa are spacious, comfortable, and well-designed. Each one has a mini-bar, a Nespresso coffee machine, a seating area with a flat-screen TV, and air conditioning. Free Wi-Fi is also available and concierge service is on hand 24/7 to meet any of your needs.

Top amenities include:

  • Mexican sweat lodge
  • Four à la carte restaurants
  • Suites with ocean views
  • Concierge service

Check availability for this tranquil wellness enclave here.

2. Hotel Xcaret Mexico All Parks All Fun Inclusive

We’re staying in Playa del Carmen for the second entry on our list. Hotel Xcaret takes the all-inclusive concept to a whole other level by including all of the Xcaret nature parks and tours (Xel-Ha, Xplor, Xplor Fuego, Xavage, Xoximilco, and Xenses) in the price.

At the hotel itself, guests can enjoy a private beach area where guests can go swimming and snorkeling. There are also two spectacular outdoor swimming pools including a stunning infinity pool, and a tennis court. Free Wi-Fi is also available throughout the property.

There are an incredible 11 restaurants on-site serving high-quality global cuisine, and a buffet breakfast is available each morning. Hotel Xcaret Mexico also has a wellness center comprised of a hot tub, fitness center, yoga classes, and wellness treatments.

The rooms at Hotel Xcaret Mexico are beautifully decorated and offer air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, and private bathrooms. Splash out and book one of the swim-up rooms, or go for one with a bathtub on a private balcony. Rooms with hammocks and Caribbean sea views are also available.

Top amenities include:

  • Access to all Xcaret parks and tours
  • Private beach area
  • Infinity pool with Caribbean sea views
  • 11 restaurants

Check availability for this next-level all-inclusive option here.

3. Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach

Next, we’re heading up the coast to Cancun and the family-friendly Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach. This 5-star beach-front luxury hotel offers accommodation and amenities to the highest standards imaginable.

The rooms at this stunning hotel all offer full or partial Caribbean sea views and are finished incredibly well. All rooms come with a coffee machine, flat-screen TV, mini bar, and air conditioning. The private balconies are the icing on the cake and they’re the perfect place to enjoy Cancun’s stunning sunsets.

The state-of-the-art gym has a spectacular ocean view that’ll motivate you to train harder than ever, and the large outdoor pool is a fantastic place to chill once you’ve had enough of the hotel’s white sand beach (as if that could ever happen). If you’re traveling with family, they’ll love the kids’ club and children’s swimming pool

The 40,000-square-foot spa offers full-body wellness treatments, hydrotherapy, beauty services, and a hair salon. The six fine-dining restaurants at Grand Fiesta Americana are out of this world, and no visit is complete without sampling the menu at the AAA Five Diamond French dining experience.

Top amenities include:

  • Rooms with private balconies
  • Kids club and children’s swimming pool
  • Spa with wellness treatments
  • Six fine-dining restaurants

Check availability for this luxury beachfront resort here.

4. Royal UNO Resort & Spa

The second Cancun hotel on our list is the Royal UNO Resort & Spa.

The stylish rooms at Royal UNO offer panoramic views and the ultimate in comfort and elegance. Choose from a Superior King Suite with an extra large bed, or book an apartment with room for ten people if you’re traveling as a group.

The resort is centered on freeform swimming pools that provide plenty of space to lie out. There’s also a swim-up bar for those essential afternoon cocktails. The resort also has direct access to a private area of Cancun’s famous white-sand beaches, plus access to a marina on the Nichupté Lagoon.

There are four restaurants on-site serving everything from authentic Asian cuisine to tasty Mexican dishes. The Trade Winds restaurant serves various world cuisines for when you can’t make your mind up on what to eat, and it also has a takeaway counter. The lobby bar is the perfect spot to grab a pre-dinner drink, and there’s also a cafe serving refreshments throughout the day.

The express spa is a great spot to spend an afternoon getting pampered with a massage, facial, or manicure, and the on-site gym is well-equipped for keeping fit during your stay.

Top amenities include:

  • Suites for groups of up to ten people
  • Pool with swim-up bar
  • Four restaurants and takeaway options
  • On-site wellness center

Check availability for this newly renovated resort here.

5. Atelier Playa Mujeres Resort

Isla Mujeres is a world-class destination north of Cancun and Atelier Playa Mujeres Resort is the best all-inclusive resort in the area.

This stunning five-star resort is positioned on a private beach and is the perfect spot for a luxury getaway. The nine on-site restaurants on-site serving delicious Italian and Asian cuisine among other delicious cuisines. There are gluten-free options available, too.

The outdoor pool is huge and looks out onto the clear blue sea and white sand beaches that the region is famous for. And, for guests’ comfort, all pools including the swim-out room pools, are heated. Free Wi-Fi is available at the property, there’s a fantastic fitness center, and the front desk is open 24 hours for flexible check-in.

The suites at Atelier are spectacular and are the epitome of luxury. Each room has a spacious seating area, a flat-screen TV, and air conditioning. The private bathrooms are finished to an extremely high standard and come complete with complimentary toiletries. The rooftop suite is particularly wonderful because of its uninterrupted views and large terrace with a hot tub. Or, you could opt for one of the swim-out rooms and take advantage of being in the water within moments.

Top amenities include:

  • Nine on-site restaurants
  • Oceanfront pool
  • Fitness center
  • Swim-out rooms and private hot tubs

Check availability for this beautiful property here.

6. Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya

Akumal is a less well-known destination on Mexico’s Caribbean coast than the likes of Tulum and Cancun but it makes for the most tranquil vacation setting imaginable. Set on Jade Bay, this adults-only option is a charming resort that’s perfectly set up for kid-free relaxation.

Foodies will love the seven on-site restaurants including a steakhouse, an Asian banquet hall, and a cozy Italian spot. There are also several bars and the resort has its very own nightclub for after-dark fun. When the sun comes back up, head to one of three outdoor pools or to the perfectly-kept private beach area for a peaceful day in the Mexican sun.

The stylish rooms at Secrets combine Mayan decor with luxury finishings to create an extremely comfortable stay. Each room has its own private hot tub as well as air conditioning, seating area, and coffee machine. Some of the suites are also swim-out, meaning you can open your patio doors and be in the water in seconds.

Top amenities include:

  • Seven tasty restaurants
  • Three outdoor swimming pools
  • Rooms with private hot tubs
  • Swim-out rooms available

Check availability for this luxurious and tranquil resort here.

7. Hotel Mousai

Next, we’re heading over to the Pacific coast where Puerto Vallarta is located. The best all-inclusive resort in this area is Hotel Mousai. This is the first 5 Diamond adults-only resort in Puerto Vallarta and is well worth checking out.

The first thing to note is the rooftop infinity pool that offers perhaps the best views of the Pacific. The sunset vista of this location really does have to be seen to be believed. The rooftop pool is also the location for live music, DJ sets, and daily entertainment.

Heading inside, you’ll find six à la carte restaurants serving Japanese and Mexican cuisine among others. There’s also a luxury spa offering a state-of-the-art hydrotherapy circuit, wellness treatments, and hair and beauty services.

The suites at Hotel Mousai are well-appointed for a very comfortable stay. The bathrooms are particularly impressive with walk-in rain showers and a striking LED-lit mirror in an onyx frame. Some rooms also have hot tubs on private terraces with stunning ocean views.

The location of this hotel is great, too. It’s positioned on Garza Blanca beach and is also close to Puerto Vallarta’s main square and all the area’s nightlife.

Top amenities include:

  • Rooftop infinity pool
  • Six à la carte restaurants
  • Walk in rain-showers
  • Great location on Garza Blanca beach

Check availability for this luxe resort here.

8. Pueblo Bonito Mazatlan Beach Resort

Mazatlan is a beautiful oceanfront destination directly across the Gulf of California from Cabo San Lucas. The best all-inclusive resort in this region is Pueblo Bonito Mazatlan, which you’ll find in the heart of the city’s Golden Zone.

Rooms at Pueblo Bonito all have private terraces or balconies that allow guests to enjoy sunny afternoons in peace. Rooms also have spacious bathrooms with high-quality fittings, comfortable beds, coffee machines, and air conditioning.

There are two swimming pools on-site as well as a children’s pool. A wellness center can also be found at Pueblo Bonito where guests can enjoy various spa treatments. There are plenty of family-friendly food options available at the resort’s three restaurants, and there’s also a poolside snack bar for fast food and light bites.

Private parking is available when reserved in advance and an airport shuttle can be arranged if required. There’s no free Wi-Fi at this property but that could be a good thing if you’ve got social media-addicted kids on your trip.

Top amenities include:

  • All rooms have balconies or terraces
  • Two swimming pools on-site
  • Family-friendly food options
  • Private parking is available

Check availability for this central Mazatlan hotel here.

9. Delta Hotels by Marriott Riviera Nayarit

This hotel in Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Nayarit, is a little different from the others on our list because it’s set back 1.3 miles from the beach. This is a hotel that favors rest and relaxation, and the natural surroundings are perfect for experiencing a more tranquil side of Mexico.

The rooms are finished in a modern, stylish way and feature all the amenities you’ll need to enjoy your stay. Each room also has a balcony where you can enjoy idyllic mountain views. Bathrooms are classically styled with dark wood and marble, and the deep bathtubs are perfect for a romantic getaway.

The small swimming pool is surrounded by lush greenery, making it feel more like a natural cenote than a man-made pool. There’s also a fitness center that offers plenty of space for guests to work out. There are three restaurants on-site offering international, American, and Japanese food respectively.

This resort offers free private parking and a 24-hour front desk for added convenience. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property and English and Spanish-speaking staff are on hand for anything you may need during your stay.

Top amenities include:

  • Rooms with mountain views
  • Cenote-style swimming pool
  • Three restaurants and a bar
  • 24-hour front desk

Check availability for this romantic hotel here.

10. Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos

San Jose del Cabo’s hotel zone is packed with incredible hotels, but Hyatt Ziva is our pick for the area.

The lagoon-style swimming pools are gigantic and provide plenty of space for swimming and lounging in the sunshine. There’s also a swim-up bar serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. If you’re in the mood for some additional relaxation, the on-site spa has plenty of treatments to choose from. And, for fitness lovers, there’s also a great gym with plenty of equipment to get your pump on.

Hyatt Ziva’s suites are spacious and stylish and each one overlooks either the gardens, the pools, or the ocean. Some rooms are also swim-up style, giving you your own private access to one of the pools. Amenities include a seating area with a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a coffee machine. The luxurious bathrooms offer bathrobes and complimentary toiletries, and the handmade Mexican ceramic tiled floors are stunning.

There are six restaurants on-site serving everything from Latin American grill to Asian fine dining. If you’re not traveling with children, you might appreciate the adults-only French restaurant. There’s also an American sports bar and a cigar lounge for grown-up fun.

Top amenities include:

  • Lagoon-style swimming pools
  • Spa and gym on-site
  • Swim-up rooms are available
  • Adults-only dining options

Check availability for this elegant all-inclusive resort here.

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That brings us to the end of our list of the 10 best all-inclusive resorts in Mexico. Whichever resort you choose, and whichever part of Mexico you decide to visit, one thing’s for certain: you’re going to fall in love with this beautiful country.