Cancun is like a magnet for the travelers who just cannot resist the natural beauty of this Mexican hotspot. Not only for individuals for couples, Cancun is also among the best destinations for holidays for the families. Above all, the real never-rusting magnet is the Hotel Zone of 25 km – a dual waterfront of lagoon on a side, while the ocean on the other surrounding several resorts of which many are luxuriously all inclusive. Besides shopping, dining, and nightlife; these Cancun resorts also offer excursions of one day to the evergreen Mayan Riviera where kids love to see the coral reefs, eco-theme park, Mayan ruins, and more. So, top family vacations on this Mexican island are possible because of this naturally beautiful area.
Top family vacations are only ensured by those resorts that take care even for your kids besides giving an all-inclusive package. So, your job is to choose the right one to get the most out of the offered deal. However, just note that many upscale resorts in Cancun do not offer all-inclusive prices. Here are some of the best family resorts in Cancun that ensure top family vacations for all levels of money spend.
Avalon Reef Club
This is the value-priced resort on Isla Mujeres. Tranquil, but beautiful location; close, but yet far from Cancun in terms of hustles, shallow, but still exciting beach for children, and private, but still stunning islet of its own are some of the pulling factors that bring families here. Nearby are the shops as well as cafes along with the Garrafon eco-park. Expect beachside dining, 55 villas, 6 suites, beach and club for kids (4 to 12), spa, movies, games, jungle tours, and snorkeling. Rates start from $173.33. From Cancun, it is accessible in 20-minute boat ride.
Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa
This one is an all-inclusive hotel in the Hotel Zone with lagoon, private beach zone, and ocean on three sides. Offering kids activities, teen programs, and adult’s spa; this resort is a family-friendly one. The main draws here are three beaches; pool; water sports like diving, waterskiing, snorkeling for kids, and paddling; daily activities in the pool, bungee as well as trampoline, rock climbing; swim-with-dolphins game; Spanish lessons; games; evening entertainment; outdoor movies; horseback riding, tour to Chichen Itza; Caribbean dance lessons; Xcaret eco-theme park excursion; Teen’s Core Zone Club (13 to 17), arts, and golfing. Rates start from $467.
Oasis Palm Beach Resort & Spa
This is another all-inclusive, value-priced resort famous for its kiddie pool, sea waters with shallow beach, waterslide, and big playground. Facing Isla Mujeres, This is the eight-story pyramid offering many restaurants, serpentine pool, lush gardens, free 9-hole golf course, kids club (3 to 15), games tables, and day care for toddlers. It is the best choice for a family of 5 of which 3 children (12 and below) share with parents. Extra charges might be required to spend for lockers and lunch-time access to the club. And yes, from here, the shops and restaurants in the Hotel Zone are not accessed easily by walking. However, if you want all fun within, this can be your choice for $163.
This all inclusive resort in the Hotel Zone offers water sports, kids club (4 to 12), family activities, children’s playground, inner-tube races, scavanger hunt, water gun wars, an obstacle course, daily activities such as Spanish lessons, tours to Mayan ruins, three pools, non-motorized sports like pool diving, windsurfing, kayaking, and snorkeling, and mini disco. Here, the rates start from $294.
Club Med Cancun
Incredible kids’ activities, superb location, babies’ care, teenage fun, and adults’ adventures have made this one of the best in Cancun. It offers white-sand beach from where you can view all other hotels in a line, snorkeling over coral, a dedicated zone for water sports, lagoon side, programs for families, lounge areas, seaside dining, full-size theater, Trapeze zone, windsurfing, sailing, waterskiing and wakeboarding (for over 18), tennis, beach volleyball, gym, yoga, salsa, soccer, golf, waverunner, outdoor movies, and Passworld – the world of entertainment for 11 to 17. Rates start from $330 per night.