What's included in all-inclusive resorts? Meals, drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), and activities are typically included with your room price.
Mexico is a country of vibrant natural beauty and fascinating history, and its Caribbean coastline offers up white sand beaches and crystal-clear waters. Every year the Riviera Maya attracts travelers from all over the world with its luxurious all-inclusive resorts where you can find adventure, relaxation, and family fun in equal parts.
The aquamarine ocean is just steps away when you book with Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun, which is conveniently located right in the middle of the Hotel Zone.
What’s included? Try top-notch food, including local favorites and international cuisine, at four dining venues. During your pool day, make generous use of free loungers and umbrellas. And included 24-hour room service is ideal for feeding little ones any time of day.
Why it’s great for families: Your kids could spend all week playing at the beach, but then they’d miss out on the excellent children’s pool and the arcade. The playground is another fun option to get their energy out.
This 3.5-star property is an excellent choice for families on a budget. Get everything you need and nothing you don’t, plus a great location in the Hotel Zone near the El Rey Archaeological Zone.
What’s included? Indulgence is the name of the game, especially when you have seven amazing restaurants to sample and four bars and lounges, including two relaxing pool bars. Get your body moving and grooving with an aerobics class, or take a bicycle out for a spin.
Why it’s great for families: Kids can play the day away at the pool, grab treats at the snack bar, and try out lots of new games and activities at the kids’ club. Or, challenge the whole clan to mini golf. Winner gets ice cream… and so does everyone else!
Luxury is all around you at 5-star Finest Playa Mujeres, located north of the Hotel Zone. Enjoy the family-designed suites that include a room just for the kids.
What’s included? All your meals and beverages, including in-room liquor dispensers, are included. Take advantage of tons of free activities. Then grab a well-deserved cocktail and relax by the pool while the kids play Marco Polo, or retreat to your suite and order from 24-hour room service.
Why it’s great for families: There’s a water park, kids’ club and pool, private beach, and playground, for starters. Older kids can rent a kayak or try a language lesson, and as night falls, gather the whole family to enjoy exciting live entertainment.
Located in Playa del Carmen, Sandos Caracol Eco is your ticket to fun, adventure, and serious relaxation.
What’s included? You’ve got nine restaurants and 10 bars to choose from, each offering amazing cuisine and drinks that won’t cost you a penny extra. Ready to rally after a morning nap in the poolside loungers? Try complimentary water and land activities.
Why it’s great for families: Your stay includes free access to one of the best water parks in all of Mexico. Want to hit the open water? Grab some snorkeling gear and see what’s hiding just below the water’s surface. When it’s time for a break, order a cocktail while the little ones enjoy supervised activities at the kids’ club.
Sun-kissed swimming pools are calling your name at Panama Jack, nestled within the Hotel Zone in Cancun. While the kids build sandcastles, you can build beautiful memories.
What’s included? All your drinks and food are included. That means you can stop by any of the resort’s seven dining venues to grab a tasty snack or a full, a la carte meal whenever you like. That’s not all the resort has to offer. Try yoga on the beach or sway to the live music each night.
Why it’s great for families: Panama Jack includes a thrilling water park and a kids’ club your kiddos won’t be able to resist. If you want the perfect family outing, head to the mini golf course or see what live entertainment is on the schedule for the night.
This gorgeous, 4-star resort is in the heart of the Hotel Zone in Cancun. Its location puts you just down the street from the exciting El Rey Ruins and Aquaworld, which the kiddos will love!
What’s included? All your meals and drinks are covered, so put each of the resort’s restaurants to the test and try the swim-up bar and beach bar. Attend a theme party or check out the live entertainment. If you’d rather stay in, 24-hour room service is included, so snuggle up to watch a movie.
Why it’s great for families: Splashing is allowed at the kids’ pool, and theme parties are fun for everyone. Need a nap? Drop the kids off at the supervised kids’ club where they’ll get to try lots of fun activities.
At the 4-star GR Solaris Cancun, you’ll get access to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and you’ll be near the El Rey Archaeological Zone, too—not that you’ll ever need to leave the resort.
What’s included? Keep the drinks coming and please your palette. GR Solaris Cancun’s restaurants offer traditional Mexican fare as well as international fusions. Want to learn how to make those dishes? Sign up for a cooking class and then burn off those extra calories with a fun dance lesson.
Why it’s great for families: Kids can spend hours at the children’s pool, taking breaks to grab tasty (kid-appropriate) drinks and snacks from the snack shop. Older kids will love scrambling up climbing walls or renting a kayak to start a sea adventure.
Should it be a pool day or a beach day? Why choose? At The Royal Sands & Spa in Cancun’s Hotel Zone, both beach and pool are at your doorstep.
What’s included? Enjoy your spacious family suite, with included mini bar and 24-hour room service. Indulge in breakfast in bed, but don’t stay indoors too long. Complimentary classes, activities, and live performances await.
Why it’s great for families: A dedicated children’s pool will let your little ones splash to their heart’s content, and kids can find tons of great activities at the supervised kids’ club. Older children can test their skills at the arcade or try a language lesson.
Spend the day floating through interconnected pools at this 4-star resort on the southern end of Cancun’s Hotel Zone. Just because you’re traveling with family doesn’t mean you can’t relax.
What’s included? You’ll get world-class fare at a la carte restaurants and bountiful buffets, plus 24-hour room service. Drinks are always on the house, so take full advantage of the mini bar as well as the bars by the pool. Non-motorized water sports are included, as are classes and lessons.
Why it’s great for families: Family adventures abound when you rent kayaks with your kids or try sailing together. If you’d rather relax, grab your favorite drink and head to the children’s pool where your youngest can splash the day away. Theme parties and live entertainment round out your day.