Top 5 Beach Resorts In Cancun

Posted on Mar 14 2014 - 9:45am by Amy Labbadia


In recent years Cancun has become the go-to place for those seeking sun and sea views. Boasting a relaxing atmosphere with picturesque surroundings, Cancun is the perfect destination for both beach bums and water sports enthusiasts. And dotted with a slew of luxurious beachfront resorts, you will never be far away from the action when you stay in Cancun.

We’ve compiled a list of the top 5 beach resorts in Cancun, to aid you in your search of the perfect beachfront accommodation. 

Royal Hideaway Playacar

The Royal Hideaway Playacar is situated on the white sands of Playa del Carmen, providing the perfect landscape for a relaxing beach vacation.

One thing that makes this resort stand out is its expansive spa, which offers a vast menu of treatments, including aromatherapy massages and the couple’s candle treatment. The spa’s intimate location ensures that the only sound you have to worry about during your time there is the soft lapping of the ocean’s waves. 

Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Situated along the Rivera Maya coast lays the Banyan Tree Mayakoba resort, home to the second largest coral reef in the world. From the moment you arrive at the resort, you will feel as if you are a part of the local ecosystem, as Bayan Tree Mayakoba excels in making sure none of the nature surrounding it is disturbed.

The resort boasts a wealth of irresistible recreational facilities, including a ballroom, spa and golf club, which weaves its way through the surrounding jungle, mangrove and beachfront. 

Ritz Carlton Cancun

Resting along the Mayan coastline, the Ritz Carlton Cancun is a decadent resort that shines like a Mexican jewel. This award-winning resort comes equipped with everything you could possibly need for the perfect beach vacation: spacious sea-facing guestrooms, swimming pools that appear to blend with the ocean and a spa that guarantees endless hours of pampering.

So, whether you’re planning on going adventuring every day or simply want to kick back and relax, the Ritz Carlton Cancun will see you through. 

Westin Resort & Spa Cancun

Enjoying a magnificent beachfront location, the Westin Resort & Spa Cancun is a haven of peace and tranquillity, offering guests the chance to unwind amidst beautiful tropical surroundings.

From the Heavenly Spa to the slew of water sports offered on-site, the Westin ensures that not a moment is wasted in your quest for the perfect Mexican getaway. Dedicated staff carry out your every wish, meaning you won’t have to lift a finger whilst you are a guest of the Westin Resort & Spa Cancun.

Grand Velas Riviera Maya

The Grand Velas Riviera Maya is hailed as one of Mexico’s finest resorts, and once you step through its threshold you will understand why. From its spacious accommodation overlooking the ocean to the wealth of facilities provided, the resort is simply oozing luxury.

While away the hours sunbathing or indulging in some water sports action on the beach, or check into the resort’s elegant spa, which boasts an expansive treatment menu.

Photo Credit: Creative Commons/Irving Huertas

About the Author

Amy Labbadia is a travel writer for the luxury tour operator Wanderforth