- Family-friendly with kids’ zones and shallow pools
- Paddleboats and kayaks available on premises
- Options of international cuisine at the hotel’s restaurant
Among the best of the family-friendly options, Occidental Costa Cancún has stunning views overlooking the Caribbean Sea, personalized tours and activities outside of the hotel within walking distance.
Geared for a family vibe, Occidental Costa Cancún offers the requisite pool complex and beach access but also houses game rooms and 24-hour snack bars. The huge pool features water jets, spots for loungers inside of the pool and a giant chess board nearby. A stylish spa with a full complement of amenities is part of the deal, as is an expansive fitness club with state-of-the-art equipment. The property hosts four restaurants—Mexican, seafood, Italian, and international—with a mix of dinner and buffet menus.
This resort has 358 beautiful and comfortable rooms, equipped with a minibar, LCD TV and electronic safe, all with 24-hour room service. The Junior Suite has a large private terrace and its own hot tub and hammock. Exploring the shore brings guests to the doorsteps of some of the most popular beaches in the area. As for the resort’s own beach, the water is shallow, clear and tranquil, inviting bathers to unwind in the warm embrace of Caribbean turquoise.
There are plenty of local services right at the foot of the resort’s doorstep. A nearby ferry stop takes visitors to the Isla Mujeres, a lovely island just off the coast that makes for the perfect day trip. For diners seeking a local taste beyond the property, the immediate neighborhood has additional restaurant choices a short distance away. The nearby bus stop takes guests on a quick 10-minute trip to the shopping and nightlife locations that draw millions to Cancún year after year.
Arrangements for diving and sailing excursions are easily made, as are outings to the many Mayan ruins around the area. History buffs will find the city’s Museo Maya de Cancún to be very rewarding, where artifacts on display evoke the region’s past.