A trip to Cancún isn’t your average vacation—it’s one of the top beach vacation destinations on earth for a reason. Cancún is brimming with culture, authentic food and ancient history, not to mention the provisions needed to take it all in. It’s no wonder it’s a popular destination wedding spot. These beach hotels in Cancún have everything you need for the perfect destination wedding. You’ll get a mesmerizing ocean backdrop, plenty of decor themes to choose from and memories to last a lifetime.
Best Wedding Resorts in Cancún
Emporio Hotel & Suites Cancún
Emporio Hotel & Suites Cancún meets the beach quota with more than 1,000 loungers lining a white-sand, wide beach in the southern end of Cancún’s Hotel Zone. Equipped with a thatched center bar, the centerstage of this bustling all-inclusive-optional resort is the stunning circular swimming pool. Check into one of the 399 rooms and suites, some with full kitchens, for a laidback vacation with two restaurants and a snack bar. Families will love the resort’s kids’ zones and pool play area.
Finest Playa Mujeres by Excellence Group
Finest Playa Mujeres truly delivers the finest in beach vacations to Mexico. Traveling families need not worry nor couples seeking romance—this beach resort has a space for each of you. This all-inclusive masterpiece has 10 swimming pools, 11 international restaurants, a fitness center, spa and included activities like yoga, kayaking, snorkeling and beach volleyball.
Masterfully-planned accommodations mean families have spacious beds and livable spaces in the Finest Suites and couples have a luxurious adults-only wing of the resort with their own glitzy amenities in the Excellence Club Suites. Each room has pillow menus and a fully stocked mini-bar; some suites are swim-up, some have an ocean view, and others have their own private pool. Indulge in a spa treatment, enjoy live nightly entertainment and take a cooking or scuba class. All without a second thought, because all food, drinks, snacks and activities are included. There are dozens of activities for kids of all ages too, so no restless kids will be sitting out while adults have all the fun.
Hyatt Ziva Cancún
Hyatt Ziva Cancún has everything you need for a dream vacation with minimal planning. The all-inclusive package covers eight restaurants with French, Italian, Asian and International dining options, seven bars with unlimited drinks, a microbrewery and activities like live entertainment, pilates classes, tennis, tequila and wine tastings and lessons in Spanish or dance. Dine on the beach at Habaneros restaurant or have an effortless dinner right on your balcony. Parents and kids alike will love the KidZ Club with a waterpark for ages 4 through 12 and Pasteles, the on-site dessert parlor. You’ll want for nothing when it comes to accommodations—every room is tastefully styled with Caribbean decor and has a private balcony, rainfall shower, Egyptian cotton sheets and floor-to-ceiling windows with blackout curtains.
Melt away your worries at Zen Spa with the Zen Spa Mexican Journey package—the massage, facial and tequila exfoliation will put you in a state of total ease. The spa has 13 treatment rooms and palapas on the beach, a hair and nail salon and more. With three infinity pools, an immaculate beach on the Caribbean and a swim-up pool bar, it’s unlikely you’ll have time for anything but relaxation. Hyatt Ziva Cancún’s amenities don’t end there—the Turquoize Tower is adults-only, making it the perfect destination for a conference, honeymoon or wedding. The 16,000 square-foot event space has seven break rooms and holds up to 400 guests.
Hyatt Zilara Cancún Hotel
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.
Park Royal Cancún – All Inclusive
Nestled between the calm waters of the Nichupté Lagoon and the turquoise splendor of the Caribbean Sea, the recently renovated Park Royal Cancún offers a beachfront retreat with mesmerizing views and exciting activities for all ages. The Kids’ Beach and Pool program offers a fun water park, exciting crafts and plenty of age-appropriate games hosted by costume-clad entertainers. While the kids play, parents can enjoy drinks at three bars, lounge poolside or relax at the beach.
After utilizing the resort’s complimentary equipment to snorkel or kayak, visit El Mirador for a fine-dining, Italian meal or enjoy carefully-crafted Asian cuisine at El Oriental. Alternatively, La Veranda offers a casual buffet setting for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Throughout the day, grab a hot dog or burger at El Jardín snack bar.
The Park Royal Cancún offers 288 guest rooms with the option of a standard room or deluxe suite. Both accommodations are fitted with double beds and marble floors, but the presidential suites offer the added bonus of a spacious living area and a hot tub on the private terrace. All rooms are also fitted with individual air conditioning controls.
The Ritz-Carlton, Cancún
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.
Hard Rock Hotel Cancún
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.
Occidental Costa Cancún
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.
Sandos Cancún Luxury Experience Resort
Get ready for all-inclusive luxury in Cancún’s popular Hotel Zone when you book your stay at the Sandos Lifestyle Resort. Guest should prepare for amazing features like three impressive swimming pools, top-of-the-line spa services and incredible food, not to mention access to a dazzling white-sand beach. While only some rooms come with ocean-view balconies, all are equipped with standard amenities including 24-hour room service and flat-screen televisions. Bathrobes and slippers and are tastefully designed with beach-friendly touches to perfectly compliment your Mexico getaway.
As for dining options, guests have superb options to choose from when they stay at Sandos. Many will start their day with a buffet-style breakfast at Zango, and casual lunch at St. Trop has a spectacular ocean view. For dinner, there are unique and upscale offerings for all occasions, including Italian at Frattini’s, steakhouse fare at Seasons and teppanyaki-style Japanese cuisine—where the chef expertly and amusingly prepares your food right in front of you—at Gaijin.
NIZUC Resort & Spa
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.