Mexico is a popular holiday destination offering all-inclusive vacations that are preferred by tourists who like to know what their vacation will cost in advance. Travelers do need to check amenities included in the all-inclusive list because these vary by resort. Some include golf, motorized water sports and spa treatments while others charge for them. Some all-inclusive resorts in Mexico are adults-only while others are family-oriented.
The El Cid Marina Beach Hotel at Mazatlan is a family oriented resort, with two children under the age of 12 staying free in their parents’ room. Close to a beach, the resort has a swim-up bar for adults and a separate pool for children. Kayaking, surfing and boogie boarding are included in the all-inclusive rate. The 210-room hotel also offers kitchenettes in rooms as well as free parking for guests with cars. The resort charges for wireless internet.
The El Cozumeleno Beach Resort is located on Cozumel Island in the Caribbean Sea. Located on a white sand beach, this resort is perfect for adults and families who are into water sports as guests can learn to snorkel and scuba dive, go kayaking and parasailing, ride a wave runner or fish. Guests who’d rather hit the links can get discounted golf at a country club across the street. The resort has a dress code for its fine-dining restaurant; casual wear is acceptable at its other eateries.
The Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun describes itself as “the ultimate luxury experience.” This resort is only for adults who want to be pampered through spa treatments, yoga and pilates classes. Instead of a resort credit, golfers can opt for unlimited play at the Moon Spa and Golf Club, a 27-hole course designed by Jack Nicklaus. Diners can pamper themselves with fine dining at one of four restaurants serving various international cuisines. The resort is located on white sand beach and a mile away from shopping.
The Iberostar Cancun is a family-oriented property that also caters to conventions. Situated on a white sand beach, the resort has accommodations ranging from rooms to villas. It has its own 18-hole golf course and a regulation soccer field. The resort offers age-appropriate activities for kids ages four through 12 at Lucy’s Kid Club while the teen Club is for youths ages 13 through 17. There’s also a water park that kids can enjoy while parents have a beachside massage.
Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Resort, located in Cabo San Lucas on the tip of Baja California, is a golf and spa resort that caters to adults. The resort, which has a private beach, has five restaurants, some overlooking the ocean; a wellness-inspired spa, and accommodations that offer views of the Pacific Ocean from their own balcony or terrace. This luxury resort stresses daily wellness activities in a secluded setting. Wine and tequila tastings are on the activity agenda.
The Excellence Playa Mujeres Resort Hotel is an adults-only resort in Cancun, catering to couples in the mood for romance. This all-suite resort has nine restaurants and seven pools. Located on a white sand beach, guests who can tear themselves away from eating can work off calories at a fitness center, a jogging trail, bicycle riding or water sports such as snorkeling, kayaking or water boarding. The resort has its own shopping gallery.
Scuba divers will love the Cozumel Palace, located on a Cozumel beach near the world’s second largest coral reef. Snorkeling and non-motorized water sports are included in the package price. The resort has 4 pools for those who prefer to stay out of the saltwater. The resort’s 175 rooms combine modern décor with traditional Mexican architecture. Downtown San Miguel is just a few minutes’ walk away. The family-oriented resort also offers a Kids Club. Nightly entertainment features a variety of acts.
A Mayan theme decorates the 306 luxury rooms at the Melia Cabo Real All-Inclusive Beach & Golf Resort, located just 20 minutes from Cabo San Lucas. The resort offers desert scenery on one side and the Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortez on the other. Its secluded location offers the only safe swimming beach in the area, an important feature for parents with kids who like to swim in the ocean. A kids club offers activities for children while parents hit the tennis courts or links on an 18-hole court designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.
The Royal Resort Playa del Carmen is a beachfront resort in trendy Playa del Carmen on Mexico’s Caribbean side that caters to adults. Guests must be at least 16 years old to stay in one of the 513 luxury suites. An innovative feature of this Riviera Maya resort allows guests checking in within 48 hours to choose their suites online from those available. The list of amenities included at this all-inclusive resort in Mexico is quite long, and includes wait service on the beach, a pillow menu, and wine and tequila tastings.
The Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera is another adults-only resort in Mexico that wins rave reviews from guests as a destination wedding and honeymoon locale. Located on a private white sand beach in Cancun, the resort offers plenty of things for active guests, including kayaking, personal watercraft to ride, snorkeling, tennis, nearby hiking trails and miniature golf. A variety of massages also are offered to work out the kinks from all this activity.