With a lot to offer singles, couples and families, Mexico is a popular vacation destination. All-inclusive resort packages that typically include lodging, drinks, meals and snacks, and non-motorized water sports are a popular choice for people seeking value and simplicity. With a plethora of all-inclusive resorts to choose from, vacationers might wonder which resorts offer the best vacation experience. Several resorts consistently stand out among the multitudes of all-inclusive packages.
Best for Families
Club Med Ixtapa
While most all-inclusive resorts catering to families offer some type of children's activities, Club Med consistently provides creative quality programming for families. Their programs serve children between 4 months to 17 years old. Club Med child care providers are trained and degreed, and the resort maintains strict standards for appropriate child/adult ratios. Older children can participate in activities as varied as flying trapeze, sailing, nature walks, tennis and a mini-scientist club. The family dines together in the evening and can then enjoy entertainment in the resort's theater.
Best for Singles
Temptation Resort & Spa Cancun
This over-21 only resort caters to singles and couples who want something a bit daring in their beach vacation. They have special "Cast Members" who conduct games, contests, and other activities throughout the day and night. Topless sunbathing is common at the resort, and they have specific activities and socials for singles who wish to connect with others.
Best for Romance
Aventura Spa Palace Resort, Riviera Maya
An adults-only resort located just south of the Xcaret eco-park, the Aventura Spa Palace was built with couples in mind. The terraces and balconies found in guest accommodations include Jacuzzis designed for two, and the spacious rooms have showers built for two. They have a full-service spa that offers an array of tempting treatments, many designed for couples. A beautiful golf course as well as a rock climbing wall and an array of exercise classes await those who desire activity and adventure in their vacation.
Best for Luxury
Royal Hideaway Playacar, Playa Del Carmen
As the only adults-only AAA five-diamond-rated resort in Mexico, the Royal Hideaway Playacar boasts serious credentials. It offers spacious villa accommodations with private terraces, as well as poolside attendants and concierge services that strive to fulfill your every desire. The grounds are beautifully landscaped with an array of waterfalls and palm trees, and the property has six pools, including an infinity pool on the edge of the ocean.
Best for Diving
Cozumel and specifically the Palancar Reef are on many divers' lists of top diving destinations, and this resort is located five minutes by boat from the Palancar Reef. This hotel boasts an on-site dive operator as well as extensive dive classes with offerings ranging from basic certification, to specialty classes in wreck or night diving. This resort also offers an array of options for non-divers, catering to families and couples. They offer room service, access to six restaurants, bars, several swimming pools and a Kid's Club.