The 7 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Cozumel

The 7 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Cozumel

When people think of heading to Mexico for a vacation on the Yucatan Peninsula, most folks head straight to Cancun, Playa del Carmen, or Tulum. And with Mayan ruins, nightlife, and some of the best beaches in the world on offer, it’s easy to see why.

However, Cozumel is another incredible location to consider for your next all-inclusive getaway. Located a short ferry ride from Playa del Carmen, this rugged spot is a popular destination for travelers looking to experience island life.

Whether you want to scuba dive at one of the best coral reefs in the world, check out the international-standard golf courses, enjoy white sand beaches, or just relax in a beautiful all-inclusive resort, Cozumel has got you covered.

But where should you stay? On that, we’ve got you covered. Here are the seven best all-inclusive resorts in Cozumel.

Getting to Cozumel

Cozumel has its own airport that operates international flights, and great deals can be found when booked in advance. Flights from Mexico City are also frequent, so there will likely be some good transfer options if there are no direct flights from your location. Another option is to fly into Cancun and spend some time exploring the mainland before hopping on a ferry to Cozumel.

Once on the island, taxis are plentiful and most attractions and amenities in the center of town are walkable.

Lots of tourists hire a car to explore the rugged coastline of Cozumel, because driving will give you the best access to some of the most spectacular sea views imaginable. Motorbikes and scooters are also available for hire and it’s relatively safe to drive on Cozumel’s quiet roads.

1. Melia Cozumel

The first all-inclusive resort in Cozumel on our list is Melia Cozumel.

Cozumel is a world-renowned spot for watersports and guests can enjoy various activities for an additional charge including snorkeling, kayaking, and scuba diving. There’s also lots to do back on dry land, including Mexican cooking classes, dance lessons, and beach volleyball. For guests who prefer their vacations less high-octane and more relaxation-focused, the full spa service will have you feeling your very best.

This family-friendly resort also offers child care, and if you’re in the mood for a family adventure on four wheels the front-desk staff can assist you with car rental or tour booking. Free Wi-Fi is available in the lobby but the rest of the resort is blissfully internet-free.

There are three restaurants and five bars at Melia Cozumel and the varied cuisine on offer ensures that there’s something for all tastes. You’ll never go hungry with incredible fine dining, international menus, fast food, and buffet options on offer.

The rooms at Melia Cozumel boast a modern, stylish finish and offer air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, and marble bathrooms. All rooms also have either a garden or ocean view that guests love.

Top amenities include:

  • Watersports are available
  • Three restaurants and five bars
  • Free Wi-Fi in the lobby
  • Rooms with ocean views

Check availability for this family-friendly resort here.

2. Iberostar Cozumel

For five-star luxury, Iberostar Cozumel is our top pick.

There’s so much to do at this beautiful resort that you’ll never want to leave. Three restaurants offer local and international cuisine and a continental breakfast is available each morning. There’s also a bar for sunset margaritas and evening beers, and the swimming pool and surrounding gardens are a tranquil haven that will leave you feeling incredibly relaxed. The hot tub is also a dreamy spot to chill out in.

Being beachfront, Iberostar Cozumel has on-site water sports facilities that your travel party will enjoy. Iberostar is also child-friendly and young guests love the kids’ club activities that are offered each day.

There are plenty of useful amenities on-site including an ATM, free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour front desk, and currency exchange. Car hire can also be arranged if required. There’s also a fitness center and games including billiards, table tennis, and darts available.

There are double rooms and family rooms available and each one has air-conditioning, storage, a terrace, and a bathroom with a shower. Guests love the juxtaposition of the accommodation’s vibrant, rustic external appearance and the modern, sleek finish of the rooms themselves.

Top amenities include:

  • Swimming pool and hot tub
  • Beachfront location
  • Kids’ club
  • Fitness center

Check availability for this five-star getaway here.

3. Occidental Cozumel

If you’re looking for a tropical paradise, you’ve found it at Occidental Cozumel.

The guest rooms at this spectacular resort are comfortable and spacious, and they make the perfect base for a Cozumel vacation. Each room has a private balcony, air conditioning, and well-equipped bathrooms.

Three palm tree-lined outdoor swimming pools provide plenty of space to relax on a lounger by the water. Or, if you’re more of a beach-lover, you can have your toes in the Caribbean sea within seconds of leaving this beachfront resort. There’s also a hot tub and fitness center for guests to enjoy during their stay.

There are seven beautiful restaurants on-site at Occidental Cozumel. La Posada buffet offers a wide range of cuisines in a casual setting and Coral serves the freshest seafood imaginable. There’s also room service available with an additional charge for those evenings that call for a late-night snack. For thirsty guests, drinks are included in the all-inclusive package and there are five bars to sample during your stay.

Top amenities include:

  • Rooms with private balconies
  • Views of the Caribbean sea
  • Fitness center
  • Drinks included in the all-inclusive package

Check availability for this tropical all-inclusive hotel here.

4. Allegro Cozumel

If you’re looking for an all-inclusive Cozumel hotel located on San Francisco Beach, Allegro Cozumel is a great option.

Being so close to the Palancar Reef (one of the world’s most famous coral reefs), Allegro is the perfect base for fans of scuba diving and snorkeling. Resort staff are on hand to arrange watersports and family-friendly activities so you can make the most of your incredible natural surroundings. There’s also a whirlpool tub, and three outdoor pools (one with waterslides), making this resort a water lover’s paradise.

Heading over to the rooms, which are set up as Polynesian-style bungalows, you’ll find spacious and clean accommodation that is equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The private bathrooms are large and modern, and the rooms have a coffee maker and satellite TV. Most of the rooms are equipped for families with children, making Allegro a great kid-friendly option.

When you’ve worked up an appetite, head over to one of the five restaurants for some world-class eats. With everything from Asian fine dining to mouthwatering Mexican food, you’ll find something to satisfy your appetite. There are also five bars including a swim-up bar and a disco bar for fun nights to be remembered.

Top amenities include:

  • Scuba diving lessons
  • Three outdoor pools
  • Spacious rooms
  • Five restaurants

Check availability for this watersports haven here.

5. El Cozumeleño Beach Resort

Heading over to the northernmost point in Cozumel’s Hotel Zone is where you’ll find El Cozumeleño Beach Resort.

One of this resort’s USPs is that it caters to high-performance athletes for the competitions that happen in the region. There’s space to work out and food options that are designed for wellness. Of course, you don’t have to be a pro athlete to stay at this hotel, and there’s plenty to do that doesn’t involve exercise.

The two outdoor swimming pools are the perfect spot to hang out in the sun for the day, and plenty of loungers are available. If you prefer the ocean to the pool, head down to the resort’s private beach area and make the most of Caribbean island life.

There are two restaurants on-site serving a la carte and buffet options. From Mexican and US cuisine to authentic Italian and French options, your tastebuds will thank you for taking them to this resort. After dinner, head to the Lobby bar and enjoy some of the best cocktails around.

El Cozumeleño Beach Resort has a dive shop where guests can borrow snorkeling equipment, and the team also runs free introductory scuba diving lessons in the pool. If you’re in the mood to explore the island of Cozumel, this beach hotel also offers bike tours. Express check-in is also available.

Top amenities include:

  • Programs for athletic visitors
  • Private beach area
  • Free snorkel hire
  • Bike tours

Check availability for this activity-packed oceanfront resort here.

6. Secrets Aura Cozumel

If you’re looking for an adults-only all-inclusive resort, Secrets Aura Cozumel is a great choice.

The rooms at this resort are designed for romance. From the freestanding bathtubs to the big beds and private terraces with hammocks, you’re guaranteed a peaceful and rejuvenating experience with your travel partner. Some rooms also have direct pool access for a private sunset dip or early morning swim. There’s also free Wi-Fi in every room, as well as a flat-screen TV and free toiletries.

Dining options are plentiful at this resort, featuring Caribbean, Asian, and classic French cuisine. Other facilities at this luxurious five-star hotel include a spa and fitness center. Relax in the sauna, get a massage, or find your zen at a yoga class. There are also tennis courts on-site if you and your travel partner are game for a match.

Top amenities include:

  • Rooms with private terraces
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Great dining options
  • Fitness center and sauna

Check availability for this adults-only getaway here.

7. Fiesta Americana

The final resort on our list is Fiesta Americana Cozumel All-inclusive.

If you’re traveling as part of a group, check out the family suite with a private pool. Not only will you have your very own place to swim and sunbathe, but there’s also enough space across three bedrooms for six people to sleep comfortably. The master suite with a private plunge pool is ideal for couples that want their own pool and spacious accommodation for their Cozumel adventure. Whichever room you choose, you’ll benefit from a large private terrace or balcony, a flatscreen TV, a modern bathroom with free toiletries, and free Wi-Fi.

Foodies will love the resort’s eight restaurants. Whether you’re in the mood for sushi and seafood or a BBQ feast, Fiesta Americana Cozumel All-inclusive has it covered. There’s also a bar serving a great range of beers, soft drinks, and cocktails. The outdoor swimming pool has stunning sea views, and the resort itself offers direct access to the Caribbean ocean and a stunning private beach area.

The front desk is open 24 hours for anything you might need during your stay, and there’s also a gift shop for those all-important souvenirs. Car hire can be arranged on request, and guests can take advantage of a range of watersports on offer.

Top amenities include:

  • Suites with private pools
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Eight restaurants
  • Watersports on offer

Check availability for this foodie hotspot here.

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Which resort will you be booking for your Cozumel getaway? Whichever option you choose, you’re sure to have an incredible time on this wild and rugged Caribbean paradise island. Buen viaje (Have a good trip)!