Mexico is a remarkably diverse holiday destination, catering for families, adventurers and tranquillity hunters alike. Much of this versatility comes down to the range of hotels scattered across the major Mexican hotspots of Cancun, Playa Del Carmen and Riviera Maya. We have picked out our favourite Mexican hotels for each type of holiday to give you a better idea of where to jet off to next.
Best New Hotel: Secrets Akumal, Riviera Maya
Sat on an idyllic stretch of white sand beaches, the brand new Secrets Akumal offers an unparalleled luxury getaway where a providing a fulfilling experience is their top priority. With it's incredible offering of comfortable and deluxe guest suites, including swim-out and ocean view rooms, guests are spoilt for choice. It's not just the rooms that offer supreme choice, how you spend each day might just be your toughest decision. Simply soak in the rays by the pool and at the pristine beach or choose from a number of sports (both land and water) to keep yourself entertained. From golf, to deep-sea fishing, to an open-air theatre, Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya has it all!
The spectacular all inclusive Moon Palace is an excellent choice for a family break in the sun. Offering 5 star luxury and an unparalleled selection of activities and excursions parents and kids alike will be kept happy throughout their 7 night stay. Regardless of your interests or age, Moon Palace has you covered! The kid's club and kid's pools will keep the youngest members of your family occupied, whereas the incredible flowrider experience will let your teenagers (and big kids too!) hone their surfing skills as they ride an endless wave. Mum and Dad can enjoy spa treatments and a whole host of evening activities and relaxing opportunities.
A mixture of tours and other activities (including scuba diving) provide excellent chances for the family to spend time together as well and, with our deal that includes $1500 free resort credit, you can afford to treat everyone to a fun-filled time here. The opportunities are endless.
Best Luxury Hotel: Blue Diamond Hotel, Playa Del Carmen
Bask in ultimate 5 star luxury at the exclusive adults only Blue Diamond, where you'll be treated to a personalised experience with incredible attention to detail throughout. Staying in a spectacular Cenote Deluxe Room, you and your partner will enjoy ample space, comfort and the upmost privacy as you enjoy tranquil views of a Mayan Cenote or of a peaceful lagoon. Treat yourselves to an afternoon of pampering at the soothing spa, which incorporates Mayan philosophies and Asian rituals to provide the best of treatments and leave you feeling wholesome.
The hotel also boasts both quantity and quality in terms of dining opportunities, serving both local and international cuisine. With the finest haute cuisine chefs at hand, you can indulge yourself to you hearts content at the plentiful restaurants which range from a laid-back, casual setting, to a formal and elegant experience. Save 35% with our deal that starts from just £1395pp.
Best Beach Hotel: Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa, Tulum
Experience a sunsoaked week at the tropical paradise of Dreams Tulum Resort and discover a beach-lover's paradise with perfect sunbathing spots right at your doorstep. Embraced by over 40 acres of lush greenery, the hotel whispers seclusion and privacy to it's guests and presents them with the finest of beaches with silky-soft sand as far as the eye can see. Your all-inclusive stay will leave you with a satisfying sense of freedom for your holiday with almost everything on offer included.