Deciding where to go in Mexico? Check out these 7 amazing resorts you should consider for your holiday

Where are the best places to stay in Mexico? We’ve narrowed down our favourite seven award-winning resorts and 5-star hotels in Mexico, each one featuring its own unique brand of luxury and style.

7 Amazing Resorts in Mexico

If you’ve decided your next holiday destination is Mexico, congratulations, you’ve already made a great decision. Mexico has a diverse and vibrant culture, so you’ll find yourself experiencing new foods, drinks and activities every day.

But the next step of your holiday planning is the tricky part – where are the best places to stay in Mexico? We’ve narrowed down our favourite seven award-winning resorts and 5-star hotels in Mexico, each one featuring its own unique brand of luxury and style:

1. Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun

This beautiful AAA 4 diamond Adults only award-winning venue is all-inclusive resort situated on the Yucatan Peninsula and is one of the best places to stay in Mexico. The resort boasts a breath-taking beachfront, which is surrounded by glistening blue waters. Guests will also be pleased to know there is an expansive 43,000 square feet swimming pool where popular water sports like beach volleyball and water polo are played.

Secrets Silversands Riviera also houses international restaurants from Seven a la Carte, each which come with their own distinctive menu, a buffet and café. Those looking to pamper themselves can certainly do so at The Secrets Spa by Pevonia, where guests can choose from a variety of treatments to leave them feeling rejuvenated and relaxed. Secret Silversands Riviera is perfect for honeymooners and couples looking to enjoy the social atmosphere with a high standard of elegant luxury, with fun activites to make memories on your holiday, such as themed nights, live shows and sushi making classes.

2. Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa

Located in a secluded bay area in the wonderful village complex of Puerto Aventuras, this resort benefits from stunning Caribbean sea and marina views. This would be a perfect resort for families and big groups, as there are exciting attractions nearby such as Dolphin Dreams – the largest dolphin sanctuary in the Rivera Maya, where guests can swim and be up close with these majestic creatures.

There are plenty of activities for children to get stuck into as well, including the Explorer’s Club and the Core Zone Teens’ Club. Big screen movies & campouts on the beach, children’s cooking classes with the chefs, and late-night bars are just a few examples of the vast array of things to do to create wonderful holiday memories.

3. Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun

With its stunning location on the beachfront of the Riviera Maya, this all-inclusive resort is an AAA Four Diamond award-winning venue. Consisting of luxurious spa facilities and excellent children’s play areas and world class golf courses nearby, it’s no wonder the Now Sapphire Riviera is one of the most popular resorts in Mexico. 

Guests have exclusive access to a stretch of pristine white sand by the glistening ocean waters to unwind and relax on the beach. The resort also has 1,950 square feet of luxury features like saunas, a full-service salon and relaxing lounges. Children aged 3-12 can enjoy themselves at the Explorer’s Club, where they will be supervised by staff as they play games and build sandcastles. For the teens aged 13-17 there are console games, pool and air hockey tables, and movies on the beach.

4. Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun

This resort is the perfect escape for honeymooners and couples without kids as it is exclusively for adults only. With its secluded private setting on the world renowned award-winning pristine Maroma Beach, you’ll be guaranteed a holiday in Mexico full of serenity, pampering and rejuvenation. If you’re looking to take part in activities, the resort offers sunrise kayak tours, taco making classes and yoga sessions. When it’s time to unwind at night, there are several bars as well as evening entertainment on site. 

The Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera has its own stretch of private seashore, affording you the ultimate privacy and seclusion from the busier parts of Mexico. As well as 13 swimming pools and a music lounge, indulge yourself with a Swedish or hot stone massage at the wonderfully relaxing Spa by Pevonia® or play a round of golf at the nearby 18-hole Nick Price-inspired golf course.

5. Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa

Situated in the historic town of Tulum, this beautiful award-winning resort is an excellent place to bring the family. Famous attractions such as Xel-Ha Natural Aquarium Waterpark and Ancient Mayan Ruins are nearby, so you can enjoy the swimming pools and dine at the world class restaurants before heading out for excursions. 

When the sun goes down, the parties and fun don’t stop! Discover an exhilarating range of entertainment options designed to appeal to all, such as big screen movies on the beach, live shows, and performances by the Dreams entertainment team. Musical shows at the Limelight Theatre, produced by the renowned producer Gerardo Quiroz, are also a must-see. 

If you are travelling without children you have the option to upgrade one of the adult only rooms such as a swimout room offering direct access to a pool within the adults only section.

6. Secrets The Vine Cancun

This chic and contemporary resort is for adults only and is situated by the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean Sea and bordered by the pristine sandy beaches of Cancun. The resort consists of three infinity pools, as well as an infinity Preferred Club pool on the 6th floor, each of which are heated for that extra relaxing feeling.

Some of the activities on site include volleyball, ping pong, yoga, football and dance classes. Golf enthusiasts can head to the Playa Mujeres Golf Course for a terrific golfing experience. As well as on the on-site gyms and the Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, guests can take part in mixology cocktail classes and wine tasting to make the most of their stay.

7. Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa

With its breath-taking location on the beachfront of Riviera Maya, this AAA Four Diamond award-winning resort is an excellent place to bring the family. Guests have private access to a stretch of the beach, which is ideal for those wanting to play water sports. The fun continues after sundown with 6 à la Carte Restaurants including 1 adults only restaurant, 1 Buffet, 1 Grill and a further 6 Bars and Lounges as well as activities such as movies on the beach, cocktail making classes and themed nights.

Children can have fun in the Explorer’s Club where they’ll feel like they’re on an adventure, taking part in night time beach campouts and playing on the indoor climbing pyramid and running around on treasure hunts. The 486 spacious suites are bespoke designed and created to fit the warm tones of the Caribbean. The luxury retreat features a private terrace alongside picturesque views and cosy bedding.


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