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What's included in all-inclusive resorts? Meals, drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), and activities are typically included with your room price.

The 9 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in Cancun

With famous Mayan ruins to the west and the sparkling Caribbean Sea to the east, Cancun combines activities and relaxation into the perfect getaway. Leave the kids at home for this one—these adults-only all-inclusive resorts provide maximum R&R with minimal interruptions.

1. Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun

Spectacular sunsets, gourmet ocean-view dining, and luxurious spa treatments greet you at this adults-only resort in the Hotel Zone.

What’s included? Meals at the resort’s eight dining venues, drinks at any of five bars, 24-hour room service, snacks, and the in-room minibar are all included. So are land activities, fitness facilities, beach loungers and umbrellas, and onsite entertainment.

More reasons to love it: There’s a beach bar and a swim-up bar, plus seven pools to choose from, including the Pool Club with a daytime DJ. And with two bars open until 1:00am, plus a nightclub, the party doesn’t stop when the sun goes down.


2. Secrets The Vine Cancun

Fantastic views and luxe details like nightly turndown service and interesting dining options make this 5-star resort a top choice.

What’s included? All meals and drinks are included, so you have your choice of seven restaurants, two coffee shops, seven bars, and around-the-clock room service. Argentinean and Asian dining options surprise your taste buds while a 24-hour café supplies late-night snacks.

More reasons to love it: Theme nights and beach parties mean you have plenty of opportunities to put on your dancing shoes (or no shoes at all). Or just lounge the day away on free beach and pool cabanas with wait service.


3. Valentin Imperial Rivera Maya

Love waking up and seeing where the day takes you? This sprawling resort has enough options to keep your days perfectly unpredictable.

What’s included? Meals, snacks, and beverages—meaning everything in the minibar, too—are all included. There’s 24-hour room service and sophisticated dining options like French and Italian, and with 11 bars to choose from, you never have to go to the same place twice.

More reasons to love it: The resort’s private beach is ideal for sunset walks, while the large pool with two swim-up bars means you can always find a secluded nook. Included activities like sommelier-led wine and tequila tastings, Latin dance lessons, and water polo add unique touches to your getaway.


4. Grand Oasis Sens

Nestled between green trees and blue waves in Cancun’s Hotel Zone, this resort has everything you need for adults-only relaxation.

What’s included? All food and drinks are included, to take your pick of 12 restaurants or stay in and order 24-hour room service while you raid the minibar. Onsite activities and fitness facilities are included, too, and recreation opportunities range from dance lessons to water fitness. Live performances and theme parties are also included.

More reasons to love it: If you’re here for the food, you’re in the right place. Grand Oasis Sens has everything from Italian to Mexican-Japanese fusion, and even an Arabic restaurant and belly dancing bar. Hippie Chic Grill is your go-to for daytime dining—if you can pull yourself away from your complimentary beach or pool cabana.


5. Hyatt Zilara Cancun

Dreamy ocean and bay views are the perfect setting for those who love the ocean—and touches of luxury.

What’s included? Buffet, restaurant, and 24-hour room service meals are all included, as well as beverages from restaurants, bars, and even the in-room minibar. Complimentary activities include all non-motorized water sports, land activities, and fitness facilities, so get ready to snorkel, surf, or take a dance class.

More reasons to love it: There’s plenty included here, but if you want to splurge, Zen Spa’s 11 treatment rooms offer a variety of services, and even massages on the beach. Free beach lounge chairs and pool cabanas along with swim-up and beach bars provide ample opportunity for grownup relaxation.


6. Excellence Playa Mujeres

This hotel’s beautiful, palm-shaded grounds and ocean views will have you spending as much time outdoors as possible.

What’s included? Ten restaurants, 24-hour room service, and 11 bars or lounges—plus a stocked in-room minibar—are included. Take advantage of complimentary activities such as kayaking, sailing, snorkeling, yoga, and tennis, or just chill out on the private beach.

More reasons to love it: Excellence Playa Mujeres includes activities that other all-inclusive resorts typically don’t, like introductory scuba lessons, bilingual bicycle tours, and even archery and air rifle shooting. Your rate includes special foods, too, like lobster and vegetarian options, which other resorts might charge extra for.


7. Hideaway at Royalton Riviera Cancun

Though this beachside resort is a short drive from a zoo and a country club, it’s so full of daytime and nighttime activities that you may never want to leave.

What’s included? All meals, snacks, and beverages are included, which means you can choose whether to raid the minibar, order around-the-clock room service, or check out one of the four beach bars or 10 restaurants. Nightly entertainment and live performances are also included.

More reasons to love it: There’s no shortage of grown-up fun at this resort. Entry to the onsite nightclub is included, so get ready to dance the night away. Or splash some cash at the casino, which has slots, roulette, and blackjack for your entertainment.


8. Excellence Riviera Cancun

This 5-star, all-suite resort situated on a white sand beach is excellent for catching up on R&R—rest and romance, that is.

What’s included? All meals and snacks are included. Beverages are included, too, so take your pick from 11 bars, a beach bar, a pool bar, or your in-room minibar and liquor dispenser. Also included are land activities, plus water activities such as kayaking, sailing, and snorkeling. Take a cooking, language, or dance class, and catch some live entertainment—it’s all included.

More reasons to love it: You never need reservations at this easy-breezy resort, whether you’re in the mood for wait service at your pool cabana or a gourmet Italian dinner at Toscana. The one thing you will need to pay for ahead of time: Your ultra-romantic private dinner on the beach.


9. Beloved Playa Mujeres by The Excellence Collection

Couples looking forward to a romantic getaway couldn’t be better cared for than at this breathtaking, couples-only waterfront resort.

What’s included? Snacks, meals, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are all included. This includes in-room minibars and 24-hour room service, too. All non-motorized water sports and activities such as snorkeling and kayaking are also included.

More reasons to love it: Everything about this 109-room resort was designed for couples seeking seclusion. Book a beachfront casita or swim-up suite with a private garden, order in room service and…you know the rest. Just don’t miss your candlelit couples massage at the world-class spa.