Mexico is a gorgeous country that is a popular hideaway destination among tourists who are into the rich culture and breathtaking beaches. Here, you’ll find the charming resort town of Playe del Carmen. Known for its majestic paradise of the Carribean shoreline, Playa del Carmen has a lot to offer to beachgoers and adventure seekers. Its beaches are adorned with towering palm trees and picturesque views, and most of them showcase a marvelous underwater world of mystical coral reefs and fantastic snorkeling sites. Not only that but in this resort town, fabulous restaurants and charming souvenir shops are scattered throughout. If you’re planning a much-deserved family vacation for your loved ones, here is a list of the best family resorts in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Luxurious and elegant are two words that best describe the Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Resort. This five-star resort offers upscale amenities and top-notch service for a vacation that you and your family will never forget. Aside from a private beach area, it has several breathtaking pools with shallow ends for your kids’ convenience. The Grill at 1 26 and La Cocina are two excellent restaurants you’ll find in this superb resort, and both of them offer mouthwatering dishes with kids’ meals and special diets. Other family-friendly amenities include a kids’ club, children’s playground, game rooms, and more, while you and your significant other can take advantage of the spa services and the fitness center.
Live your best life and take advantage of all the amenities offered by Hotel Xcaret Mexico when you book a stay in this fabulous five-star resort. Aside from a private beach area and an inviting outdoor pool, you and your family will surely enjoy gorging on excellent eats in this resort’s 12 on-site restaurants, offering various cuisines with special diets and kids’ meals on the menus. Aside from that, it has lots of sports and games facilities, indoor play area, babysitting services, outdoor play equipment, and a kids’ club for the youngsters. While in the resort, you might like to give your body a treat in the spa, try different looks at the salon, or burn vacation calories in its state-of-the-art fitness center.
Hotel Xcaret Mexico - All Parks & Tours / All Inclusive
Address: Carretera Federal Chetumal Puerto Juarez
Price: from 535 USD
Outdoor pool (all year) Luggage storage Shops (on site) Smoke alarms Street parking Pedicure Temporary art galleries Meeting/banquet facilities
Wake up every morning to the enchanting natural views of the seas or the garden in Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa. Aside from celebrity-treatment, guests love this resort’s state of the art facilities and exceptional spa services. You may swim all day at the beach or enjoy some cocktails by the pool as you sunbathe while watching your kids have the time of their life in any of the two outdoor pools. Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa features four exquisite on-site restaurants, a game room, family rooms, gym facilities, off-site cycling opportunities, and more. To top it all off, your furry best friends are allowed to join the fun in this lovely resort.
The Reef Playacar - All Inclusive is set on the peaceful and quiet area of Paseo Xaman, by the Playa del Carmen. Your kids will surely love this resort’s private beach area and stunning swimming pools with a kiddie pool and watersports facilities. Plus, a lot of fun activities are waiting for you to try, such as fishing adventures, snorkeling, and windsurfing. Your tummy will be filled with delicious dishes from five restaurants on-site. Aside from various massage styles, the spa at The Reef Playacar offers beauty services that you must take advantage of. It gets easier with chil services and babysitting being available on site.
The Reef Playacar Resort & Spa-Optional All Inclusive
Address: Paseo Xaman - Ha s/n, Playacar
Price: from 112 USD
Swimming pool Airport shuttle (additional charge) 24-hour front desk 24-hour security Family rooms Tennis equipment Entertainment staff Terrace
Experience a day or two in the life of the rich and famous by booking accommodation in Ocean Riviera Paradise. This gorgeous paradise is a haven of life’s luxuries. In front of the enchanting beach, an inviting pool awaits for you to dive into, aside from four others. Delicious cuisines with kid-friendly buffets are served in all of this resort’s six on-site restaurants. Also, it has a kids’ club, a playground, a library, game rooms, and other facilities designed for your kids’ enjoyment. For you, you may relax at the spa, do some cardio exercises in the gym, enjoy the evening entertainment, and others.
Ocean Riviera Paradise All Inclusive
Address: Carretera Federal Chetumal Cancun KM 296, Predio Montecarlos Lotes 7, 7-1 y Predio Punta Bete Lote 15-5
Games room Pool/beach towels Currency exchange Spa and wellness centre Library Sauna Neck massage Body Treatments
Another top choice for your most-awaited Playa del Carmen family vacation in the luxurious The Royal Haciendas Resort & Spa All Inclusive. This five-star resort guarantees you excellent service, delightful amenities, and a stay that you will never forget. It is like a modern paradise with extensive lagoon-like pools and a fabulous private beach area. While in the resort, your kids may have fun in the children’s playground, or play some tennis in the court while you enjoy some massages in the spa. Plus, The Royal Haciendas Resort has a superb on-site restaurant called Los Murales that serves mouthwatering seafood dishes.
The Royal Haciendas Resort & Spa All Inclusive
Address: Km 289 Carretera Federal Chetumal - Puerto Juarez Lote 2 Mz 70
Facial treatments Airport shuttle (additional charge) Shops (on site) Children's playground Outdoor pool Outdoor pool (all year) Entertainment staff Breakfast options
Another resort on the list is Sandos Playacar Beach Resort All-Inclusive. In the morning, you may sip some fresh orange juice by the beach as your kids swim in the crystal clear waters. Also, your kids would love to spend some playtime in any of this resorts four pools with watersports facilities and shallow ends, or its 9-hole mini-golf course, or its playground. Family rooms in Sandos Playacar Beach are spacious, cozy, and well equipped with WiFi, a flat-screen TV with children’s television networks, and a minibar. Additionally, the resort has a kids’ club, game rooms, a fitness center, spa facilities, nine on-site restaurants with special diets and a kid-friendly buffet, and so many more.
Looking for the most ideal paradise in Playa del Carmen for your surprise vacation for your family? If you’re not impressed with the first nine resorts on the list, Andaz Mayakoba might pique your interest. It features amenities that are designed specifically for families and guests of any age. Aside from the gorgeous private beach area, you and your kids can swim in any of the two pools on-site. Plus, the resort has a fitness center, spa facilities, and evening entertainment for you. As for your kids, they will surely enjoy the activities prepared by the kids’ club, the sports courts, game rooms, bike tours, and others. Restaurants in Andaz Mayakoba serves Mexican, Latin American, and Mediterranean cuisines with kids’ meals and special diets.
Andaz Mayakoba - a concept by Hyatt
Address: Carreterra Federal Chetumal-Puerto Juarez KM 298
Price: from 199 USD
Body wrap Airport drop off 24-hour front desk Pets allowed Water sport facilities (on site) Spa/wellness packages Bottle of water Meeting/banquet facilities
Make your family vacation a memorable one in Playa del Carmen
Playa del Carmen is a popular summer destination and a hideaway among tourists who want to escape the busy city life. For families who are planning an exciting escapade, this town is an ideal paradise for them as well. Gorgeous sceneries, breathtaking beaches, mouthwatering cuisines. These are a few of the things to expect in this resort town. Also, it features excellent and luxurious resorts that you will surely love.
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