Cancun Resorts Offer Everything You Could Need or Want during Your Vacation

When planning a vacation, you are quite likely to come across the words "hotel" and "resort" in your research. While the words seem interchangeable, there is a fine line separating the two in terms of the services and amenities that are offered. Hotels certainly meet most of your needs in that they provide you with a place to lay your head and they probably have a restaurant or two and maybe even a pool, gym or spa. However, resorts offer all of these things, plus much more. A resort basically has everything you might possibly want or need during your vacation right on the grounds, so you never have to leave the property if you don't want to.

Resorts generally have several restaurants and bars, a spa, more than one pool, a gift shop and possibly additional specialty boutiques. Many resorts in Cancun have all of these features plus they offer a wide variety of scheduled activities and sports to keep guests entertained throughout the day. In the evening they often have nightly shows or musical performances and often a nightclub.

Most Cancun's hotels and resorts offer all-inclusive packages which means all meals and drinks are included. Not only is this a great value for travelers but you don't have to leave the resort grounds in search of food unless you wish to explore the area and check out the local dining scene.


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Formerly the Hilton Cancun, this recently remodeled, luxury, all-inclusive resort has a huge pool area with many shallow areas that are perfect for small children. Beach beds, umbrellas, and palm trees provide plenty of shade. Lucy Kids Club,...  Read More

Secrets The Vine Cancun Resort & Spa is a superb place to stay for both business and leisure. The resort offers a tour desk and a day spa as well as a steam room, a sauna and concierge service. The emphasis here is on the cuisine with...  Read More

The Westin Lagunamar is located just across the street from the largest outdoor shopping and entertainment center in Cancun, La Isla. Spacious, richly furnished studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom villas feature ocean views, provide full...  Read More

This all-inclusive family resort is located on a premium stretch of white sand beach in Cancun's Hotel Zone and is within walking distance of La Isla shopping mall. The Sky Floor which has two rooftop pools, two swim-up bars, two whirlpools and...  Read More

This upscale resort is great for families, couples or singles. The pool area is lovely, the rooms are well-appointed and nicely decorated. The staff is outgoing and attentive. All guest rooms and suites have an ocean view. Guests that book a...  Read More

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This elegant beachfront resort is one of Cancun's finest hotels and it has received the coveted AAA Five Diamond Award each year for more than a decade. Ritz-Carlton properties are known for their outstanding service and that's exactly what...  Read More

This impeccable resort is an all-inclusive property that is exclusively for adults. Live Aqua is situated on one of Cancun's best beaches and is within walking distance of the area's nicest shopping malls. The hotel's pool area is large and...  Read More

The Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, located about an hour south of Cancun in Puerto Aventuras, is in a word, spectacular. With sprawling grounds, and two sections, one for the entire family and "Heaven", for adults only, anyone and everyone can...  Read More

This small, chic, all-inclusive resort is arguably Cancun's best and most luxurious adult-only resort. In fact, Le Blanc may just be one of the best adult-only resorts in the world. All-inclusive resorts are not generally known for having tasty...  Read More

This sprawling, all-inclusive, 3-resorts-in-one resort is situated on a secluded beach with calm water. There are a series of pools, including two children's pools. Little ones will love the hotel's impressive kids clubs. Each room has a mini...  Read More


Meet Kristin Busse

After vacationing in Mexico many times, Kristin decided to move to Cancun "for a year". That was in 2001.

Kristin grew-up in Michigan and studied Communications at Michigan State University....  More About Kristin

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