Rosewood Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen
Set on a mile-long stretch of beach, the Rosewood Mayakoba is a peaceful retreat that largely attracts couples, though it does feature an extensive children’s program. The Rosewood’s Deluxe Overwater Lagoon Suites offer swim-up access, as well as private pools and decks right on the water. Swimming is not recommended here due to the wildlife in the lagoon. Upscale restaurants, an excellent spa, and airy decor that incorporates lots of natural elements (wood, stone, bamboo) round out the offerings.
Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun, Playa del Carmen
Honeymooners and destination wedding couples will want to head south from noisy Cancun to get romantic at this adults-only 412-room resort. Situated on a private white-sand beach lined with sunbeds, cabanas, and palapas, this all-inclusive property features 13 swimming pools, a full-service spa with beachfront treatment options, several high-end dining options as well as a buffet, 24-hour room service, and a large fitness center with modern equipment. All of the ground-floor rooms are swim-up suites, so you won’t have to hustle for instant pool access.
Secrets Vallarta Bay, Puerto Vallarta
With luxe rooms, butler service, unlimited premium booze, a swim-up bar, a location right on the beach, and gorgeous pools, this adult-only all-inclusive does a lot of things right., the hotel’s contemporary rooms offer pools you can swim right into—and private balconies.
El Dorado Royale, Puerto Morelos
Sprawled across 450 acres, this oceanfront property is another all-inclusive for privacy-craving adults. Guests will never be bored (or hungry) during their stay, thanks to a dizzying array of amenities, including 13 beautiful pools, seven restaurants, a handful of bars, a top-notch spa, and activities like yoga, snorkeling, and kayaking.
Beloved Playa Mujeres, Cancun
Tucked away from Cancun’s bustle in quiet Playa Mujeres, the Beloved has the laid-back vibes of a boutique hotel with many of the perks and activities you might associate with an all-inclusive, including a swim-up bar, a hydrotherapy spa, and poolside service.
Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos, San Jose del Cabo
The Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos is a great family-friendly, all-inclusive option, with a kids’ water park, kiddy pool, and kids club. Adults will appreciate the luxury-caliber spa with hydrotherapy pools and outdoor treatment cabanas as well as the separate adult pool..
Azul Beach Resort Riviera Maya, Puerto Morelos
Located on a gorgeous beach about 20 minutes south of Cancun, the Azul Beach Resort offers a swim-up suite for every taste. With a pool that winds by a number of the ground-floor rooms, this kid-friendly resort boasts swim-up suites designed for families. But newlyweds, pack your swimsuits, too: The Wedding Swim-Up Suite has a private vanity and even an en-suite whirlpool.
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Hyatt Zilara Cancun, Hotel Zone
Loaded with activities and a breathtaking infinity pool, this 307-room hacienda-style resort is at the top of the list for adults-only all-inclusives in Cancun. Rooms are stylish and spacious, and come with whirlpools and balconies.
Sensimar Resort Riviera Maya, Puerto Aventuras
In addition to an isolated location (it’s situated on a secluded beach halfway between Playa del Carmen and the famous Mayan ruins of Tulum), this adults-only hotel comes with an exhaustive list of amenities, including a great spa, tennis court, outdoor yoga sessions, scuba clinics, three freshwater pools, and multiple restaurants and bars.
Excellence Riviera Cancun, Puerto Morelos
The Excellence, a 440-room adult-only all-inclusive, lives up to its name. It comes with everything you’d expect from a luxury property, including multiple attractive pools, numerous dining options, dozens of activities, extensive spa facilities, and grand marble columns.