Mexico is one of our favorite winter vacation destinations. While we love traveling around Mexico independently, we also love to start off our trips at one of its many adults only all inclusive resorts. They are perfect for relaxing in a luxury suite with your own private plunge pool and setting the tone for a romantic Mexican vacation.
You could be sipping on cocktails on a secluded white sand beach, making new friends at one of their swim up pool bars, or simply floating down a lazy river.
Best adults-only resorts in Mexico
Adults-only all-inclusive resorts in Mexico are purpose designed for grown-up rejuvenation and these are some of the best.
Most all-inclusive resorts include alcohol, nightly entertainment, a private beach club, luxury spas, and infinity pools. This guide will cover the very best adults-only all-inclusive resorts in Mexico.
Adults-only resorts are the perfect getaway for couples to unwind, or for friends to have a fun vacation away from the kids. They cater to the higher end market where adults can enjoy luxury and pampering in peace and quiet.
Many all-inclusive resorts in Mexico can be found along the Riviera Maya between Cancun through Playa del Carmen and Tulum in the Yucatan Peninsula.
Other popular places to enjoy an all-inclusive vacation in Mexico are Puerto Vallarta and the stretch of the Baja Peninsula’s tip between San Jose del Cabo and Cabo. Of course, there are many beach resorts throughout Mexico, but these tend to be the most popular places that people search for when deciding on an all inclusive vacation to Mexico.
1. Live Aqua Beach Resort – Cancun
Live Aqua Beach Resort is an electric resort located smack bang in the middle of the Cancun hotel zone. The resort features a grand total of nine restaurants. Plus this sophisticated beachfront resort features not one but eight different infinity pools that are perfect for gazing over ocean views. It is safe to say that you can find a quiet corner even in peak season.
When it comes to rooms, there are private balconies for each option. The resort allows guests to personalize the music, scent, and lighting in each room for an added sense of luxury. You can also choose between a garden or an ocean view.
Live Aqua Beach Resort made it onto our list as it epitomizes the essence of all-inclusive resorts. It has varied facilities, options galore, and plenty of spacious rooms. Check it out on TripAdvisor
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When staying at Live Aqua Beach Resort, guests are within walking distance of La Isla Shopping Mall and all the nearby tourist attractions like the aquarium and Ferris Wheel. You can easily use the resort as a base to explore the hotel zone in Cancun on foot and it’s ideal for booking day trips from Cancun along the Yucatan Peninsula. It is ideal for a guest who wants luxury and ease without sacrificing any excitement and the hustle and bustle.
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2. Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun
Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Resort Cancun is one of the most stunning adults-only resorts in Mexico.
The Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Resort Cancun is located just north of the Riviera Maya on the Cancun Riviera. The property has a vast infinity pool, a collection of smaller outdoor pools, six à la carte restaurants, and a beach club.
It is also idyllically situated on the Maroma beachfront, which is frequently voted as one of the best beaches in the world. Basically, Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun is nothing short of paradise. TripAdvisor
You can choose from a beautiful selection of suites. Some suites offer swim-out access to the resort’s shared pools and private swim-up terraces. Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun is easily one of the best all-inclusive resorts along the Riviera Maya, and its gorgeous swim-out suites and location have earned it a top place on our list.
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3. Excellence Playa Mujeres – Playa Mujeres
Excellence Playa Mujeres is a gem amongst Mexico’s all-inclusive resorts. The property features seven pools and sits between the beach and a massive golf course. When you aren’t on the beach, in the pool, or playing golf, you can book a day at the spa, or spend the day sampling its on-site restaurants, and bars.
There are organized activities like diving, snorkeling, and tennis at the resort. This adults-only resort offers plenty of activities in a photogenic setting. It is not far from Cancun making Cancun day trips easy to book and enjoy.
Where Excellence Playa Mujeres really comes into its own, is with its accommodation options. The property has gorgeous room choices, including rooftop terrace suites with private plunge pools. Excellence Playa Mujeres has a well-deserved place on the list. It is a dreamy place to stay if you want that classic luxury Mexican getaway.
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4. El Dorado Maroma – Riviera Maya
El Dorado Maroma has been voted one of the best resorts in the world by Conde Nast Traveler, and it is easy to see why. The resort’s Palafitos-Overwater Bungalows were the first overwater bungalows in Mexico and have glass floors where you can see straight into the ocean.
Located on the Riviera Maya, Guests have personal access to the sea via ladders straight from their bungalows. And if you don’t want to swim in the sea, you can enjoy your private infinity pool or indoor hot tub. El Dorado Maroma is a blissful all-inclusive resort.
Apart from incredible bungalows, the resort has a full-service spa, fitness center, and swim-up bars in its outdoor pool. El Dorado Maroma is a memorable, luxurious base on a trip to Mexico. TripAdvisor
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5. Hyatt Zilara – Cancun
‘Intimate but casual’ is Hyatt Zilara Cancun’s mantra. The all-inclusive resort is located heart of the Cancun Hotel Zone yet holds an intimate slice of private beach that maintains a sense of tranquility.
This section of pristine beach is where you can relax in style on a lounge chair while enjoying a cocktail from the beach bar. They even offer beach butler service, so you can enjoy hospitality without leaving your lounger.
Apart from its beach, Hyatt Zilara Cancun has a fully equipped fitness center. There’s also an ocean-view spa, which offers wine and spirit-tasting sessions as well. The room options are varied, ranging from junior to presidential suites. This resort is perfect if you want solace and luxury in a central location. TripAdvisor
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6. El Dorado Casitas Royale
El Dorado Casitas Royale is favored amongst honeymooners and wedding parties. If you want one of the most romantic, best all-inclusive resorts, look no further. You’ll be surrounded by golf courses and beaches, with stunning swim-up suites and fourteen beautiful outdoor pools.
There is a lazy river, a spa with a steam room and sauna, plus complimentary beach cabanas. The resort is located just outside Playa del Carmen, close to tourist attractions and day trips to keep you entertained.
You choose between a swim-up or standard suite (we recommend treating yourself to the swim-up experience), and each suite features a king-sized bed. El Dorado Casitas Royale has a fantastic layout, and the resort is meticulously designed – one of its winning characteristics. TripAdvisor
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7. Excellence Riviera Cancun
Excellence Riviera Cancun is a pure masterpiece and one of the most luxurious accommodations in Mexico. Six main swimming pools including a lazy river snaking through the property.
Apart from the beautiful network of swimming pools, the resort also has several restaurants and ten bars. There’s also a beautiful spa, gym, and coffee shop. Excellence Riviera Cancun has wonderful nightly entertainment and more organized activities than you can count. TripAdvisor
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The resort’s range of suites is gorgeous. The options start from the junior suites, with two-person whirlpool tubs, and plunge pools, furnished balconies, and pool views. We’ll ler you decide if you want to splash out on upgrades – the junior suites are dreamy, but there are also swim up suites located along the pool.
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8. Marquis Los Cabos
Marquis Los Cabos is an award-winning all-inclusive resort, recently recognized in 2022 as the Traveller’s Choice Best of the Best. The resort is ideally located on the Baja Peninsula, offering stunning ocean views and lush garden grounds.
Marquis Los Cabos has three chic outdoor pools, fine dining opportunities at on-site gourmet restaurants, and private plunge pools in selected suites. Each suite also features either private balconies or terraces – perfect for maximizing outdoor space and providing guests with unrivaled views.
Apart from the facilities, you can also expect varied entertainment. Guests will be kept having fun from sun up to sun down, with a packed schedule of events, activities, and performances.
Marquis Los Cabos is one of your best options if you want to stay on the Baja Peninsula. The resort is a strong allrounder and ticks every box you could think of – an ideal luxury accommodation candidate. TripAdvisor
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9. Hilton Playa del Carmen
Hilton Playa del Carmen is ideally situated in downtown Playa del Carmen – where you can shop, drink, and indulge in tourist attractions within minutes. You can also expect endless entertainment options at the resort, with an almost 24/7 entertainment schedule, an on-site library, and several restaurants to dine at. Hilton Playa del Carmen is action-packed, which we love.
The resort’s winning features are its Olympic size pool and rooftop tennis court. However, you can also enjoy a standard relaxation pool, spa, gym, and plenty of organized activities at the Hilton Playa del Carmen.
The resort has so much to do on offer that you’ll want to allow plenty of days to stay home, not just explore Mexico’s attractions. For inspiration on exploring Hilton Playa del Carmen’s surrounding area, you can check out our guide on things to do here.
The room options at Hilton Playa del Carmen are exciting too, and you can pick between beachfront or swim-up suites. Overall, the resort is a fantastic place to spend a luxurious, all-inclusive holiday – boredom is just not in its dictionary. TripAdvisor
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10. Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya
Are you passionate about the environment and sustainability? If so, Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya is for you. The environmentally friendly is a stunning resort set on a private beach on the Riviera Maya.
Playa Del Secreto is a gorgeous white sand beach renowned throughout the Riviera Maya region and guests have doorstep access.
The resort has a giant swimming pool, gym, and bar. The guest rooms at Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya are also wow-worthy. You can choose from many options, including the bridal suite.
All suites come with a pool or ocean view. Between its environmentally conscious ethos and beautiful location, Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya is easily one of the best all-inclusive resorts in Mexico. TripAdvisor
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11. Le Blanc Spa Resort
Le Blanc Spa Resort is where to stay if you want a full-service spa experience in Cancun. Le Blanc Spa Resort specializes in spa treatments, and it is the ideal spot to escape and unwind. First things first, though, let’s take a look at the resort’s incredible facilities.
Le Blanc Spa Resort has a huge infinity pool looking straight out over the ocean. The pool has chic, neutral-colored loungers, a swim-up bar, and hospitality service from pool attendants. And when you aren’t in the pool, you can work up a sweat in the gym or the steam room, whichever is more your style.
The room choices at Le Blanc Spa Resort are equally spectacular, and you could choose anything from the junior to the presidential suite. Le Blanc Spa Resort is somewhere classy that you go to splash out and treat yourself – ideal if you want a luxury trip to Mexico. See more about Le Blanc Spa Resort on TripAdvisor
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12. The Tower By Temptation
This multi-colored complex looks fun and slightly eccentric from the outside; the theme continues inside. The Tower By Temptation is an outgoing, fun-loving all-inclusive resort in Mexico. At night, the seven-story resort complex transforms into nightlife central.
It is one of the best adults-only resorts if you want to let your hair down and party. The most sought-after spot in the resort is SKY 3.5, a rooftop bar that boasts a jacuzzi and beautiful views. But everywhere you venture around the property, you will have music, dancing, and socializing to enjoy.
At The Tower By Temptation rooms and suites come with two important choices – pool or ocean view. Of course, you have the types to choose from, too – will you pick a penthouse or a junior suite? The Tower By Temptation is an all-inclusive hotel that focuses on indulgence. The Tower By Temptation is a fantastic choice for your adult getaway. TripAdvisor
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13. Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort
Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort is one of the best all-inclusive resorts in Cabo San Lucas. The chic property backs onto Medano Beach, which is renowned as a brilliant beach for swimmers and overlooks Marina Cabo San Lucas. All drinks are complimentary – including top-shelf spirits.
You can settle in for a luxury evening in your room with 24/7 room service and stunning views from your private balcony or terrace. And by day, you have the property’s infinity pool, rooftop lounge, tequila bar, spa, and 24-hour fitness center. Breathless Cabo San Lucas is an incredible place to stay with impressive facilities, earning its place on our guide.
The resort is also alive day and night with entertainment. You can expect parties and events galore, from themed club nights to pool parties. It is the ideal base for those who like to be surrounded by action and love a drink (or two) with friends. TripAdvisor
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14. Secrets Vallarta Bay Todo Incluido
Secrets Vallarta Bay Todo Incluido is one of the best inclusive resorts Puerto Vallarta offers. The five-star property is just minutes from the famous ‘El Malecon’ boardwalk and right next to the Marina Vallarta Golf Club. The resort sits oceanfront on Camarones Beach. Secrets Vallarta Bay Todo Incluido is surrounded by sand, ocean, and green space; a heavenly combination, we think you’ll agree.
In terms of facilities, you can choose eight on-site gourmet restaurants, an infinity pool, a gym, a spa, and four bars. The room choices are just as exciting. Every room has a balcony or terrace; some offer swim-up access and private plunge pools. You can choose between a standard, premium, or suite – whichever room type takes your fancy.
Secrets Vallarta Bay Todo Incluido is perfect if you want a five-star experience and an all-inclusive resort in Puerto Vallarta. We love its setting; its facilities are just the cherry on top. TripAdvisor
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15. The Towers at Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort
Pueblo Bonito Golf & Spa Resort is primarily a spa resort, although golfers will adore its course access. Just a mile from Downtown Cabo San Lucas, the adults-only resort is a bubble of tranquility with easy access to the city’s attractions and action. It is the best resort in Cabo San Lucas for a peaceful, elegant atmosphere. You can step straight out from the pool to the beach, and the property offers five different fine dining restaurants on site.
When you aren’t on the beach or by the pool, you can work up a sweat with oceanfront views in the newly built gym. Pueblo Bonito also offers an award-winning spa, where you can use the facilities or treat yourself to treatment as well.
The luxury continues in your room. Pueblo Bonito has many rooms and suites, all featuring furnished balconies and patios. Catching the sunset over the ocean from your private space is a memorable all-inclusive experience. TripAdvisor
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16. TRS Coral Hotel
TRS Coral Hotel is one of the best adults-only all-inclusive resorts on the Yucatan Peninsula. The resort is situated beautifully on Costa Mujeres beach yet is still only a short drive from Cancun – the best of both worlds. It also makes a great final destination on a Yucatan road trip, if you want to combine adventure and luxury on your holiday.
TRS Coral Hotel has its own cabaret theater and restaurant, where you can watch a show will enjoying a culinary experience. The resort also has a massive spa with water slides, multiple jacuzzis, dry and wet saunas, and steam rooms. There is even an ice cabin if you are really brave.
The real question, though, is, what room will you choose? There is the swim-up junior suite, the loft suite with a jacuzzi terrace, and a beachside swim-up ambassador suite with ocean views. It is impressive how much you can tailor your experience through room choice at TRS Coral Hotel. That is its most stand-out quality. TripAdvisor
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17. Casa Velas
An all-inclusive hotel set in tropical gardens? Casa Velas is probably the getaway that you’ve been dreaming of. It has one of the largest swimming pools on this guide (complete with a swim-up bar). It is also fantastically located in Puerto Vallarta, just 10 km from Los Muertos Beach. If you want something slightly different from Mexico’s popular oceanfront resorts, this hotel offers a leafy, tropical experience just a little inland from the coastline.
Casa Velas has its own golf course, private beach, two outdoor pools, and two on-site restaurants. As an added bonus, the property even includes airport transfers with your stay. These transfers are amazing for completely taking the hassle out of getting to and from your accommodation.
In terms of rooms, your options are plenty. Every option includes an iPod dock, air conditioning, a mini bar, and a safe. You can also upgrade your room to include features like a balcony, a whirlpool tub, and a living room. If you like to splash out on extra luxurious features, don’t worry, as Casa Velas has plenty that you can choose from. TripAdvisor
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18. Privilege Aluxes
Privilege Aluxes is another five-star gem, this time located on Isla Mujeres. The adults-only resort is described as ‘polished’ and has an upscale, modern design. There’s a massive outdoor pool, 24-hour room service, spa, and on-site dining opportunities; it has everything you could need for an ultimate getaway and yet isn’t too in your face. It is best for relaxing, not partying.
Speaking of relaxing, the guest room choices at Privilege Aluxes are excellent. You could splash out on a room with a private jacuzzi, or you could go for a presidential suite with a massive outdoor living space. The decor in each option is sleek and smart. The property maintains a light color scheme, with occasional blues and greens as statement features.
Privilege Aluxes is a beautiful place to stay. If you are looking for seclusion on an island, Privilege Aluxes on Isla Mujeres is perfect if you want a peaceful, all-inclusive holiday in Mexico. TripAdvisor
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19. The Reef 28
If Privilege Aluxes is where to stay to avoid parties, The Reef 28 is the opposite. It is one of the best adults-only, all-inclusive resorts in Mexico if you want to catch top DJs without leaving the premises. The Reef 28 boasts a ‘high energy rooftop’ with music performances nearly every night. It is the perfect option for couples who want a fun getaway together or a group of friends looking to let their hair down.
Of course, The Reef 28 also offers downtime. The property has a stunning spa where you can enjoy all the complimentary facilities or indulge in a treatment. After all the dancing and sightseeing, a facial or back massage might be exactly what you need. The Reef 28 has a cosmopolitan atmosphere, with a work hard, play hard vibe.
Whichever room you choose, downtime in your private space will also be idyllic. The junior suite has a rain shower and a dedicated (separate) lounge area. The master suite offers a jacuzzi for two and a private balcony. Take your pick. TripAdvisor
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20. Paradisus La Perla
Paradisus La Perla does adults only a little different from most adult-only resorts. The resort offers adults-only and ‘everyone friendly’ spaces, for example boasting eight restaurants just for adults and 11 restaurants where everyone is welcome. Paradisus La Perla also has a kids club so parents can relax in adult-only areas while still bringing their kids along for a holiday. Rather than being a complete adults-only all-inclusive resort, Paradisus La Perla instead allows and facilitates for adults to find adult-only time. The resort is split into a family and adults-only section – a perfect compromise. Parents will particularly appreciate this option.
Paradisus La Perla has a selection of basic rooms that all feature balconies or terraces. Each suite features a whirlpool tub, and some suites include swim-up access. If you really want the home away from home experience, you can splash out on a suite with a kitchen and living area. We love Paradisus La Perla’s flexibility, and you’ll love it too. TripAdvisor
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21. Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa
Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa is a wonderful spa resort on Huatulco’s coastline. The property backs straight out onto Playa Conejos, a quiet, remote cove beach that is brilliant for snorkeling (keep your eyes out for puffer fish).
The spa resort has a tranquil setting, and the atmosphere and views are ideal for a peaceful holiday in Mexico. Having a cove beach on your doorstep makes the experience even more special. You can arrange diving, fishing, and even jet skiing excursions at the resort.
Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa has some high-quality facilities, including a spa with a hydrotherapy circuit and a rooftop infinity pool. Fitness-conscious guests will love the on-site gym, while everyone can appreciate the nine different restaurants that the resort has to offer.
During the day, you can sunbathe by one of the resort’s multiple outdoor pools or on its private beach section. There are plenty of sundecks to grab a spot on too. Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa is a fantastic place to stay and relax.
Rooms choices are as luxurious as you’d expect. Spacious rooms include furnished balconies with ocean views and living areas. You can also upgrade guest rooms to have whirlpool tubs and kitchenettes. If you want a private, quiet atmosphere with plenty of luxuries, Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa is one of your top choices. TripAdvisor
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22. Secrets The Vine Cancun
Last but not least, we have Secrets The Vine Cancun – which easily makes it onto our list of the best adults-only all-inclusive resorts in Mexico. The property is exceptionally design-conscious and beautifully built to maximize ocean views wherever you go. Even the gym has floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the ocean. Furthermore, each room features a private terrace with views of either the Caribbean Sea or Laguna Nichupte.
Besides the views, Secrets The Vine Cancun has stunning interior furnishings. Italian porcelain and teak wood materials are used throughout the property, and the 497 guest rooms are warm but classy. You can also expect thoughtful details, like free access to a connectivity app to make unlimited free phone calls and send complimentary messages from your mobile or tablet.
The property features three outdoor pools (including an infinity pool), a beautiful spa, and seven restaurants on-site. Located in the south of Cancun’s Hotel Zone, The Vine is also ideally situated for tourists wanting to experience the best of Cancun. We love its location, water views on both sides of the building, and thoughtful furnishings and services. TripAdvisor
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Map of Mexico Inclusive Resorts for Adults
Are you feeling inspired to take a well-deserved adult break? These 22 best adults-only all-inclusive resorts in Mexico are all worthy of being your next holiday destination. So what resort are you going to choose for your next vacation?
These all-inclusive Mexico resorts are all top-rated and you really can’t go wrong. Each offers spa treatments, on-site restaurants, private outdoor cabanas, swim up bars and plunge pools plus so much more. Get ready for a holiday of a lifetime.
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