Best Beach Hotels for Conferences & Groups in Cancún


Make the most out of your next business-as-usual conference by planning a group getaway to Cancún. Choosing the right beach resort, however, might require some research. Not every hotel is constructed with business needs in mind and some offer more in the way of conference and group amenities than others. By choosing from the following list of resorts, the best for conferences and groups in all of Cancún, you can expect a relaxed, rewarding and productive experience.


Hyatt Zilara Cancún Hotel

Cancún, Mexico

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The Hyatt Zilara Cancún resort is geared toward fun loving, luxury beach lovers. From the swim-up pool bars to cabana beds on the beach, there’s plenty of time for fun in the sun here. Make the most of the all-inclusive amenities, including six restaurants serving everything from Asian food to Mexican cuisine. Among the other amenities, the resort also hosts nightly entertainment and other activities including a weekly foam party. The Zen Spa, ocean-front infinity pool and fitness center here all exist so you have ultimate rejuvenation on your beach vacation to Mexico.

The rooms here are equally as refreshing, Colonial-style and each equipped with balconies overlooking the ocean. Luxury amenities include designer toiletries, whirlpool tubs and rainfall showerheads.

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RIU Cancún

Cancún, Mexico

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With chic rooms ranging from standard to sea view suites, this modern all-inclusive resort comes equipped with everything you need for a beach vacation from the Renova Spa to a buffet and three internationally themed restaurants, all convenient to the action of Cancún’s popular Hotel Zone. For family travelers, the Riuland kids’ club is a fun option for the young ones while adults enjoy one of three pools, swim-up bars, and nightly entertainment. Not catering to the Spring Break crowd, this resort blends Cancún’s best features with tons of outdoor amenities and places to relax, with convenient access to the surrounding nightlife and cultural experiences.

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Iberostar Cancún

Cancún, Mexico

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Iberostar Cancún sits on the Hotel Zone’s white sand with sparkling pools, an 18-hole golf course and unlimited watersports and entertainment. The wide range of suites and rooms have beachy decor and ocean views—ideal for both families and vacationing businesspeople alike. Dining options span the continents here with Mexican and international cuisines both indoor and open air. The camps and activities for kids and teens ensure a great vacation for every age and a peaceful environment for conferences and meetings.

Top performers deserve an amazing business getaway and this highly-rated Iberostar beach hotel with an oceanfront conference center is more than up to the task. A fun and relaxing environment is ideal for team building and productivity—get in a round or two at the hotel’s championship 18-hole golf course or take a necessary relaxation session at the world-class spa. When it’s finally time to get to work, spacious meeting rooms are fully outfitted with high-tech amenities.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Cancún

Cancún, Mexico

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This Ritz Carlton resort is situated on a lovely stretch of beach in one of the hottest spots in Cancún, the bustling Hotel Zone. This prime location makes the resort ideal for activity-minded families, as well as anyone looking to sample Cancún’s abundant nightlife options. Guests will find that the Ritz is adept at accommodating anyone, offering a kids program, world-class spa services and a variety of dining options and experiences to please everyone.

Rooms are peaceful and elegantly decorated, boasting private ocean-view balconies and large marble bathrooms with showers and deep soaking tubs. There are also two ocean view pools with lots of lounging options, for whenever you want some rest and relaxation in the Cancún sunshine. The lobby lounge, which offers expertly crafted cocktails and freshly prepared sushi in a luxe setting, is perfect for a late afternoon nosh, and there are many options for larger appetites as well. For a special meal, guests will especially love the upscale Mediterranean fare at Fantino, though the offerings at casual eateries El Cafe Mexicano and Caribe Bar & Grill—which is right by the pool—are plenty mouthwatering as well.

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Hard Rock Hotel Cancún

Cancún, Mexico

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The Hard Rock Hotel Cancún is designed with the needs of the whole family in mind. Hit the beach or pool and enjoy handcrafted drinks from the two pool-side bars or the Bunker Bar, which provides beach service daily. While parents enjoy a day of lounging, kids can go wild at the Kids’ Club with its fully stocked game room, trampoline and age-restricted pool.

When it comes to dining, guests can start their days off with breakfast at Ciao, which transforms into an Italian restaurant for dinner. A fine dining experience is found with the Asian-cuisine dishes at Zen or the Brazilian steakhouse, Ipanema. If you prefer a more casual atmosphere, hit up the buffet at The Market, enjoy traditional Mexico-inspired dishes at Frida or indulge on artisanal pizza at Pizzeto.

All resort accommodations at the Hard Rock Hotel Cancún feature a hydro spa tub, private balcony or terrace and 24-hour room service. The deluxe rooms are available with a single king-size bed or two double beds. The Deluxe Gold-Pure option features hypoallergenic furnishings to accommodate allergy sufferers. The Rock Suite offers one or two-bedroom arrangements with separate living areas. All Rock Royalty Level rooms and suites offer the added bonus of a personal assistant.

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Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancún

Cancún, Mexico

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Few views can feel more relaxing than a tropical pool complex transitioning seamlessly into a placid beachfront. Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancún’s shore-hugging layout makes it easy to go from sand to deck and back again. There’s also a swim-up bar in the pool. All 602 rooms are updated, offer free WiFi and large screen TVs, and have breathtaking views of the ocean. The three restaurants on property offer a delicious variety of cuisines—French, Mexican and seafood—while the lobby bar is the perfect place to enjoy a margarita. The unique spa is beautifully designed and boasts the only “10-step hydrotherapy” program in the area. Just steps away from the hotel is a ferry will take you to the Isla de Mujeres in a short half-hour trip—a true cultural gem just off the coast. There’s also a kids’ club with supervised activities for parents looking to keep the young ones happy.

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Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancún All Inclusive

Cancún, Mexico

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Set in a prime location in the heart of Cancúns ever-popular Hotel Zone, the Fiesta Americana Condesa resort is an excellent choice for families, honeymooners and party-goers alike. This all-inclusive property boasts a number of amenities, including access to a whopping 11 different dining options, a full-service spa and an enormous bi-level swimming pool with a kids swimming area and swim-up bar (not to mention a poolside smoothie station to keep you cool). And speaking of kids, there’s also a kids’ club and game room to keep younger guests occupied during their stay.

Rooms, which have recently undergone a renovation, sport a sharp, modern look. Each comes equipped with a rainfall shower, upscale toiletries, comfortable beds and lovely views of the ocean or the property. That said, not every room sports a balcony, so inquire about available options when booking your room. As for those 11 dining options, guests can choose between several cuisines from around the globe, with Asian, Mexican and Italian options on premises. There’s also an all-day international buffet, Kalmia and San Telmo, an upscale steakhouse perfect for that romantic night out.

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NIZUC Resort & Spa

Cancún, Mexico

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Plan your stay with the NIZUC Resort & Spa and expect a quieter alternative to some of Cancún’s more boisterous family resorts. While this luxury property is still very family friendly—there’s a kids club, after all—the low key vibe and location far from many of Cancún’s main tourist attractions mean that the clientele largely consists of couples and small friend groups.

There are plenty of on-site amenities for guests to enjoy. In addition to the wonderful spa and beach and watersports access, guests will find a boutique, beauty salon and world-class fitness center on premises. The rooms don’t disappoint either, with even the lowest-tiered suites offering private outdoor space and amenities like beach bags and soaking tubs. Other optional features and upgrades include private pools, outdoor showers and balconies.

Dining options are impressive, offering tastes from around the globe. There’s excellent Peruvian cuisine at Ni, delectable and authentic Mexican at Ramona, locally-caught seafood in a romantic outdoor setting at La Punta Grille and Lounge, a taste of the Mediterranean at Terra Nostra and upscale Asian at Indochine. For those who can’t decide, all day restaurant Cafe de la Playa offers buffet items and a small menu of a la carte options.

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Omni Cancún Hotel & Villas All Inclusive

Cancún, Mexico

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The beautiful, salmon-colored Omni sits gracefully astride a gorgeous white-sand beach. The main structure fans out on both sides, stepping down like a pyramid to the villas and surrounding the three-tiered pool on three sides. Although the Omni is a well-established resort in Cancún, recent renovations have kept it modern and up to date.

Accommodations—346 in all—are divided between guest rooms and villas. Rooms come in four categories: deluxe rooms, premier rooms, executive suites and presidential suites. The presidential suites, located on the top floor, encompass an enormous 2,335 square feet of floor space and include a full living and dining room, kitchen, guest bathroom, Jacuzzi, balcony and rooftop terrace. The 2,000-square-foot, three-story, three-bedroom villas are close to the pool area. They include a full kitchen, dining room, sunken living room, balcony and jetted tub.

All-inclusive dining at Omni means that all meals in the hotel’s restaurants, as well as room service and unlimited drinks, are included. Seven different restaurants offer guests diverse fare: Mexican, Italian, Asian, Indonesian, American and barbecue; all with a breathtaking view of the sea. Bars include a sushi bar, beach bar, lobby bar and poolside bar.

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