After searching long and far, I’ve put together this list of the best all-inclusive resorts in Mexico to escape winter. Ranked in no particular order, I’ve noted their best attributes, the type of rooms offered, and of course the most important part – the pools and activities! So if you’re in search of somewhere warm this winter, look no further than these all-inclusive resorts in Mexico!
✓ Beach, Jungle, River, Swim Up Suittes
✓ Access to all Xcaret Parks
✓ Paddle Board/Kayaking
This fun all-inclusive resort transforms and outmatches the traditional All-Inclusive concept, as they offer unlimited access to the Xcaret theme Parks: Xcaret, Xel-Ha, Xplor, Xplor Fuego, Xoximilco and Xenses, as well as deluxe tours to Xenotes and Xichen. The parks offer adventures like river floats, giant waterslides, snorkeling, zip lines, amphibious vehicles, Mexican parties, flying like a bird, monster truck driving, diving and swimming in cenotes, and so so much more.
Hotel Xcaret is the best all-inclusive resort in Mexico to escape winter if you LOVE ADVENTURES
✓ Day/Evening Entertainment
✓ 5 Bars
On a beachfront location just (55 km) from Cancun Airport CUN near Playa del Carmen sits the elegant Hotel Riu Palace Mexico. Beautifully decorated in line with the traditional style of Mexican estates. The All-Inclusive resort in Mexico is located on the Playa del Carmen beach, on the Playacar residential estate, along with the Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya, Riu Playacar, Riu Yucatan, and the ClubHotel Riu Tequila.
Enjoy a day of Riviera Maya adventure at Xplor Park with all-inclusive access to underground river trips, amphibious vehicle trails, and zip lines. Paddle, swim, drive, and soar: all equipment is provided, along with dressing rooms and secure lockers. You’ll have the whole day to explore the park at your own pace, with a break to refuel with a lunch buffet, smoothies, and juice. You might also want to try the Xplor Fuego Nighttime Adventure.
RIU Palace is the most elegant category in the RIU hotel chain, with hotels that meet the highest standards in terms of luxury, excellence, and sophistication.
You might enjoy this Sailing & Snorkeling Cruise that comes with a freshly grilled lunch!
✓ U-Kids Spa
✓ U-Spa Wellness & Fitness Center
✓ Family Friendly
The Barceló Maya Beach resort is located along one of the most beautiful beaches in the Mexican Caribbean and extends 1.25 miles through the heart of the Riviera Maya. The hotel is family-friendly offering Rooms offer magnificent Premium Level Ocean Front Junior Suites and Premium Level Ocean Front Suites which are fully equipped. When you’re ready for an adventure, head over to Akumal and swim with the sea turtles. You might also enjoy a day tour to Tulum and the Jungle Maya Native Park with ziplines & cenotes
The All-Inclusive resort offers snacks and drinks which are available 24 hours a day, as well as access to 3 restaurants: the Beach Buffet, inspired by Mayan culture; the spectacular México Lindo Restaurant with specialties from Mexican cuisine, and the Rancho Grande grill.
Those staying at Barceló Maya Beach will be able to enjoy access to the services and facilities at the Barceló Maya Grand Resort which is composed of Barceló Maya Beach, Barceló Maya Caribe, Barceló Maya Colonial, and Barceló Maya Tropical.
✓ 3 Freshwater Pools
✓ Main / Theme Restaruants
✓ RIU Theme Parties
The Hotel Riu Yucatan is a seaside location with turquoise water and white sand beaches. The hotel offers the best facilities, including three freshwater swimming pools, one of which includes a jacuzzi, a solarium terrace, a gym, and the Renova Spa wellness center with a range of different treatments and massages in Calle Mexicana.
You may enjoy going ziplining through Selva Maya Eco Adventure Park!
The complex offers a wide selection of sports and activities that are organized by the hotel’s entertainers, the entertainment program will ensure every minute is unique. The resort is located in a shared complex with the Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya, Hotel Riu Playacar, Hotel Tequila, and the Hotel Riu Palace Mexico so you will have access to numerous activities such as table tennis, gymnastics, volleyball, Golf, and water sports like a catamaran, kayaking, bodyboarding, snorkeling and much more. At night guests are invited to watch shows and listen to live music, visit the “La Piñata club” or dance to the best beats in the Hotel Riu Tequila’s disco.
✓ Single Use Plastic Free
✓ PAD/SSI Diving School
✓ Babysitting Services
✓ 4 Pools
✓ Star Camp for Kids
Just 30 minutes from the Cancún airport and a mere hour from the Mayan city of Tulum, Iberostar Paraíso Del Mar is a beachfront 5-star hotel where you can enjoy it all. For the youngest guests, there is Star Camp, with endless fun activities where they are taught values. Adults can enjoy the SPA Sensations or the 18-hole golf course. The gastronomy will take you beyond Mexico and let your five senses tour Japan, Brazil, or Italy. And the experience will be unforgettable: because a one-of-a-kind place like Riviera Maya should be explored the right way.
This all-inclusive resort in Mexico is Ideal for traveling as a family
A Natural, Forward Thinking Beach Enclave
✓ Beachfront Work Areas
✓ Animal-Cruelty-Free Design
✓ Holistic Ceremonies and Rituals
✓ Mind and Movement Classes
✓ Sound Baths
✓ Atlantis Spa
This all-inclusive resort in Mexico is a secluded sanctuary with oceanfront swim-up suites, a jungle spa, and gourmet restaurants overseen by chefs who have trained in Michelin-starred restaurants from around the globe. Featuring locally sourced plant-based cuisine, a white sand beach, private terraces, infinity pools, and in-suite dining The House of Aia outdoes itself.
The oceanfront suites are cruelty-free and have been designed to be free of animal products and animal-tested products, offering a space that celebrates the value of all life on Earth with zero use of leather and feather-free bedding. The suites are complemented by stunning ocean views, and holistic amenities unlike anything else in the Riviera Maya.
Guests will have the opportunity to reestablish the connection between mind and body with guided meditation sessions, yoga classes, sound baths, energy healing, and more all while immersed in the vibrant jungle energy of the Mayan Riviera.
A hotel recognized for its efforts to preserve the diverse local ecosystem
✓ Spa Sensations
✓ Single Use Plastic Free
✓ 5 Restaurants
✓ 4 Pools
✓ Star Camp for Kids
✓ Professional Entertainment
The privileged location is directly on the beach of Playacar, around 3 km from the town of Playa del Carmen. Iberostar Quetzal is a 5-star hotel that protects a section of tropical rainforest, earning them an Earth Check certification. The hotel operates with a team of biologists to ensure the natural beauty of the flowers is respected while caring for the native wildlife. This is a beachfront hotel that happens to be situated on one of the Riviera Maya’s best beaches and is super close to the main cultural and entertainment attractions.
AAA Four Diamond ADULTS ONLY LUXURY STAY
✓ Green Gold Award
✓ Sea Turtle Friendly
✓ Naay Spa
✓ 5 Swimming Pools + Lazy River
✓ Coconut Painting
✓ Water Aerobics and Yoga
Welcome to the El Dorado Seaside Suites. This stunning, adults-only paradise is located on Kantenah Bay and divided into two distinct sections, Palms and Infinity. Each offers a unique experience in Mexican hospitality. It’s a completely new Gourmet Inclusive® Experience, an architectural dream of modern design featuring a spectacular lobby, all-oceanfront suites, and one of the largest spas in the Riviera Maya.
Escape to pure tranquility at the Palms, El Dorado Seaside Suites’ original section. The Palms feature intimate accommodations, authentic Mexican architecture, lush vegetation, and serene coconut plantations. Or choose to spend your stay in the excitement of Infinity, the resort’s latest addition, and the center of activity. This all-oceanfront, brand-new building features swim-up suites connecting to the main pool and balcony pools on every single floor. The balcony is the pool. The pool is on the balcony.
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✓ Beachfront Chapel Weddings
✓ 10 Swimming Pools
✓ Kids Club Pool
Welcome to the quintessential family resort – the All Suite, All Oceanfront, All Gourmet Generations Riviera Maya. Here, you will discover everything from Gourmet Inclusive® à la carte cuisine to infinity pool balcony suites and attentive concierge service. Choose from a lavish selection of oversized 1, 2, and 3-bedroom suites, accommodating groups of all sizes.
MOST LUXURIOUS FAMILY-FRIENDLY RESORT IN THE MAYAN JUNGLE
✓ Kayaking, Snorkling
✓ Rollglider Aerial Ride
✓ Core Zone Teen’s Club
✓ Explorer’s Club for Kids
Inspired by the surrounding Mayan jungle, the all-new Dreams Natura Resort & spa will offer a unique luxury experience. The resort faces the Caribbean Sea on a white sand beach. Located 15 minutes from Cancun International Airport. This family-friendly beachfront resort offers guests a vacation, where everything is included: 24-hour access to unlimited food and beverage options, à la carte dining with no reservations, endless activities for all ages, and more.
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Rooms and suites feature comforts like a private balcony/terrace and a fully stocked mini-bar. You will enjoy the benefits where everything is included, and no wristband or gratuities are required. There are 9 restaurants and 6 bar options which include non-alcoholic bars for teens. For those looking for a relaxing, upgraded experience, Preferred Club provides exclusive access to a lounge. There are endless exciting daytime activities like a water park and Rollglider ride, one main pool, a lazy river, a splash pool for children, Explorer’s Club for Kids, Core Zone Teens Club, and the Dreams Spa.
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