Finding quality all inclusive Cancun family resorts in Mexico is a challenge because of the massive variety. We have singled out a about 20 of the best. Take a look at which ones we recommend and why. See the reviews of the top Cancun All Inclusive vacation resorts and what makes them particularly family friendly here.
Located at idealistic Puerto Morelos - a short transfer - south of Cancun. This is only a 100 room hotel but has the facilities of a much larger Cancun family all inclusive resort. With 3 restaurants and 8 outdoor pools there is enough for a different experience each day. There are well run kids clubs for different ages, teen clubs, and all the baby amenities such as bottle warmers and strollers you may need and more.
Our top all inclusive family resort in the Cancun area is definitely the Azul Beach Hotel, by Karisma. Although you will need to take a short transfer down the beautiful coastline to Puerto Morelos you will arrive at a truly outstanding family friendly resort which prides itself on children's activities, and gourmet all inclusive dinning. Things like with "loaner baby equipment, kid's club and parent support" are only the beginning. Even the video below does not do the family friendly qualities of this resort justice.
However the overall attraction of these resorts is the guest satisfaction rating. Families are continually getting overwhelmed by the excellent quality of the service and the well maintained facilities. See the latest Azul Beach Hotel Reviews on TA here.
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Moon Golf and Spa Resort in Cancun pictured below is another good choice for families looking for the full package and a wide range of children's activities and activities, but there are equally good deals in a variety of good resorts in Cancun at different price entry points.
Legend has it that Cancun was established where it is as a result of a computer driven analysis as to where the most ideal place to build a resort town. Seems the computer got it right and Cancun has blossomed into an international destination the creates more happy all inclusive satisfaction than practically anywhere else.
Yet are one of a number of resort town options on the Yucatan Peninsular that are suitable for children. While teenagers will enjoy Cancun, once you get out of town you can really start to enjoy the features that make this a truly family friendly location. Snorkeling from your all inclusive family resort in Cozumel of enjoying the culture and history easily from your Tulum all inclusive resort are yet but a few options.
A great resort with some very special perks. Cute kid-sized robes and toys located in the conveniently interconnected kids rooms. Teens can polish up their surfing on a wave ride simulator while younger kids can try their hand on a bodyboard. A dolphin encounter experience is also run a few times each day.
One of the main attractions for families here is the host of water activities around the resort for kids of all ages. This is a huge resort with the facilities to match. The 4 star Cancun family friendly all inclusive resort has over 2000 rooms.
Moon Palace have also excelled with their kids club. It has separate areas for kids of different ages. Some will like the idea of providing specific gender areas better than others. For example, there is a beauty salon for girls to "embrace their inner princess" complete with a catwalk.
The facility is well serviced with lots of activities and organized activities like piñatas, discos, cooking and some outside activities too. Reviews are great for this resort and it is definitely one of the best all inclusive Cancun family resorts.
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There are clubs for differentiated age groups with specific equipment to suit each group and it's safety and developmental requirements. Programs exist for 2-3 year olds with the activities they enjoy like stickers, water games, outdoor games, song and the like.
Creative and sporting activities continue as children get older. Before children reach 10 they can enjoy cooking lessons, dancing and can begin to share in the after dinner activities.
For teens, the spa has teens treatments suitable for 11 to 17 year olds. These are designed to orientate teenagers into looking after wellness rather than massage therapies. Unlike other resorts, there are also more creative activities available for teenagers like dance and singing workshops, trapeze, hiking and picnics. We find it refreshing to see these activities involved in teens programs.
Reviews and special offers on Club Med Cancun Yucatan.
Azul Sensatori has some great facilities for adults and children. Both will appreciate the gourmet delicacies served up in this wonderful 438 suite all inclusive family resort.
This is bigger than the other Azul resort listed above and has even more kids facilities and amenities. There's a dedicated kids gym and playroom. Azul seems to have taken a more serious approach to child development and have given activities a bit of thought (in contrast to putting the kids in the corner with a TV and a movie). Teenagers are as well catered for as the younger kids as well.
Read parents reviews and offers on Azul Sensatori Hotel, by Karisma.
Another of the great all inclusive Cancun family resorts is Beach Palace. They offer a program designed to help families connect. The kids program and activities centre has had a recent makeover to compliment the all inclusive kids program.
For meal times there are specialty items for kids, which they have the option of enjoying with other kids while their parents enjoy some quiet dinning time.
For kids aged 4-12, the program offers walkie talkies for parents to talk with their kids at any stage. In the dedicated club: tennis, golf, Spanish , soccer, piñata, camping, disco and a whole lot more are experienced or taught.
Hard not to include this spectacular resort for an extremely memorable Cancun all inclusive family vacation. There is more to this resort than full american buffet breakfasts and parents are finding the attractions quite attractive.
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At the Royal Sands Cancun All Inclusive Family Resort, the kids club is included for 4 to 12 year-old kids (at the time of writing). It has all the great dining, beverages, activities and entertainment you would expect of a classy all inclusive resort.
More information and special offers on on the The Royal Sands Resort & Spa All Inclusive.
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Marina El Cid is one of the top beach all inclusive Cancun family resorts on the Riviera Maya. Kids especially are into the waterfalls at the pools. It has a well-maintained and caring kids club, kayaking, snorkeling, and good selection of restaurants. Overall a good four star resort with an outdoor pool, a children's pool, a health club, a spa tub, and a fitness facility all in top shape.
The guest satisfaction rating is also outstanding like all the other all inclusive Cancun family resorts we include on this page. See the latest reviews here.
Official website for Hotel Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort.
For more family resorts, visit our Mexico Family Resorts page.
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Cancun Vacation Packages
Complete vacation packages to Cancun are available with all sorts of family friendly additions where things like kids clubs, teens areas and and splash pools are only the beginning.
Cancun Family Attractions
Cancun again seems to have been given a new zest for life since the destruction of Cyclone Wilma in 2005. New and more luxurious resorts have risen from the ashes to create even better ways to enjoy the powder white sandy, clearwater beach experience that is Cancun.
There are also opportunities to snorkel and dive. By taking the popular and well regarded Ultramar passenger ferry to the islands of Cozumel and Isla Mujeres this will give you the opportunities to enjoy the calmer crystalline waters and see more of the beauty of the region with your family.
There are heaps of aquariums, marinas, horse riding, ATV trips, Zip Lines and water parks that will mean you never have to spend any time looking for things to do with your family. Places like Chichen Itza, Ek Balam, Balam Kanche, Coba also provide an excellent backdrop for you to enjoy some quality family time together.
If you are challenged about travelling to Mexico you need not worry too much. Cancun is as modern and well groomed as any American beach city, and dollars are exchanged freely.
Family Activities in Cancun are many and varied but sure to include aspects of the magnificent natural environment and culture. The shores of nearby Tulum and the Mayan ruins or nearby pyramids of Chichén Itzá provide for an excellent day trip starter. But there are also opportunities to swim with dolphins at Xel-Ha or also interact at the Dolphinarium Delphinus. Inside the Dreams Cancun Hotel, surrounded on one side the calm blue waters and the Mexican Caribbean.