The Best All Inclusive Resorts South of Cancun
are wildly popular with travelers from around the world. While many people choose to vacation in Cancun, the resort
areas of Cozumel and Playa del Carmen are equally amazing, and the area south of Cancun offers some of the best hotels in the world. All-inclusive packages at the hotel mean that guests don't have to worry about their budget during their stay, and guests can enjoy a wide range of activities during their stay.
The Cozumel Palace is located about 50 miles south of Cancun, on the island of Cozumel. The Palace offers a small bar and refrigerator in most rooms. On-site shops allow guests to buy snacks and drinks to keep in their room to have a bite to eat late at night. The hotel is located right on the edge of the city and near the shopping district, as well. The hotel offers guests a full dive shop and casual atmosphere, along with a pool right along the beach so guests can enjoy the view while they take in the sun. Punta Langosta, Cozumel's upmarket shopping center, is less than half a mile away. The resort offers two pools, as well as an on-property spa with a salon where guests can enjoy treatments for little additional cost. The hotel's staff is happy to arrange car rental service for guests, and the hotel's wifi service is free. The all-inclusive package includes meals, domestic drinks and entertainment. Non-motorized watersports equipment is available for use, as well, for no additional cost. The Palace offers 174 guest suites, rooms include separate sitting areas, and many have balconies with chairs and tables.
8725 NW 18th Terrace. Suite 301
Miami, Florida 33172
Excellence Riviera Cancun
The Excellence Riviera Cancun has been consistently rated as one of the top all-inclusive resorts in Mexico. It's location, in Puerto Morelos, gives it the perfect location just south of the city of Cancun, right in the middle of the Riviera Maya, one of the hottest tourist destinations in the world. The hotel offers 24-hour all-inclusive dining, as well as a full-function business center, and on-site spa treatments. Guests can have their laundry done on-site, and the fitness center offers cardiovascular exercise as well as more relaxing pastimes such as yoga. The spa at the Excellence is located amid a garden setting, with lush plantlife and mineral water baths. A la carte dining is available for guests, and the restaurants include Mexican and Japanese, as well as an upmarket steakhouse. The Cigar bar offers a piano player and relaxed atmosphere, while the sports bar provides drinks and snacks for guests who want to watch live sporting events on the big screen televisions. The rooms at the Excellence offer a private furnished balcony and marble bathrooms with high-quality toiletries. Each room can set its own climate control options, and the in-room bars are stocked with beer and soft drinks, as well as water.
Chetumal -- Puerto Juárez KM 324 -342,
Manzana 7, Lote 1, S.M. 11
77580 Quintana Roo, México
Tel: +52 998 872 8500
Royal Playa del Carmen
The Royal Playa del Carmen is an adults-only resort, situated in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Guests at the resort must be at least 16 years of age, and guests can enjoy unlimited meals and snack food. Both alcohol and soft drinks are included in the all-inclusive packages, and the room includes a full minibar and 24-hour room service for meals and snacks. The resort offers a no-cost scuba lesson, as well as snorkeling equipment. Non-motorized motor sports are included in the all-inclusive resort packages, and the swimming pools and sports activites are included at no additional cost. The tennis courts are exceptional, and the beach volleyball areas are well-kept and heavily used. The resort offers bicycle tours for guests, and Spanish language classes are available for guests at the resort, as well. Guests can even take classes on how to make great cocktails and yoga instructors, as well as those for pilates, are available for guests during the day and early evening.
Royal Playa del Carmen
Tel: (888) 774-0040
Image: Courtesy of the Riviera Maya Tourist Board