A Luxury Vacation in Cancun: Let the Extravagant Pampering Begin

Cancun is no longer just a crazy Spring Break town, it has transformed into a world class vacation destination that is visited by millions of tourists each year. In order to cater to all visitors, Cancun boasts all types of lodging, from small budget hotels to luxury all inclusive resorts.

The pampering begins the moment you walk through the front door of Cancun's luxury resorts. These hotels provide impeccable service and amenities like gourmet food, world-class spas, elegant decor, butlers, high-thread count linens, incredibly comfortable beds, aromatherapy, in-room bath and body products and fully stocked mini bars and liquor dispensers. The resorts do everything they can to make sure that your vacation is unforgettable.  

The Ritz-Carlton Cancun, Le Blanc Spa Resort, and JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa have set the bar pretty high for their competition. Each of these incredibly posh properties has earned the prestigious AAA Five-Diamond Award. The Ritz-Carlton Cancun has received the Five-Diamond Award every year for more than a decade. If you visit any of these fine resorts it's easy to see why AAA has bestowed the honor upon them.   

If you really need a relaxing vacation, an adults-only resort may be just what you have in mind. Le Blanc Spa Resort, Live Aqua Cancun and Excellence Playa Mujeres are all luxury, all-inclusive resorts that are exclusively for adults.

Regardless of whether you wish to vacation at an adults-only resort or a family-friendly property, you'll find plenty of outstanding luxury resorts to choose from in Cancun.  



This 376-room, all-inclusive, beachfront resort is made up of a series of low-rise buildings. Guest rooms and suites have views of either the Caribbean Sea, Nichupte lagoon, or lush, tropical gardens. Standard guest rooms, which accommodate up...  Read More



Excellence does it again. Excellence Playa Mujeres is an romantic adult-only, all-inclusive, luxury resort which is also home to a marina and a Greg Norman signature golf course. In addition, guests can choose from 9 international restaurants,...  Read More



Luxurious, beautiful Nizuc Resort & Spa is located way at the quite end of Cancun's Hotel Zone on 29 acres of land. This exceptional property, where butler service is available for an additional cost, offers special touches at every turn....  Read More



Villa del Palmar is not located in Cancun's Hotel Zone, but on beautiful Playa Mujeres. The 415-suite resort offers amenities like a world-class spa and fitness facilities, four restaurants, two snack bars, six bars including a beach bar, lounge...  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



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



Grand Fiesta American Grand Coral Beach Cancun is located in the heart of Cancun's Hotel Zone, just steps away from the Party Center, on a calm, white sand beach with turquoise blue water. Grand Coral Beach is one of Cancun's largest, oldest and...  Read More

The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun
Photo courtesy of The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun


The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun, once the smaller, laid-back section of Moon Palace Cancun, has been expanded and completely redone, and is now the largest, most luxurious resort of the three. The Grand is home to 6 swimming pools, each with a...  Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun
Photo courtesy of The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun


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 two decades. Ritz-Carlton properties are known for their outstanding service and that's exactly what...  Read More



This small, chic, adults-only, all-inclusive resort is arguably Cancun's best and most luxurious hotel. All-inclusive resorts are not normally known for having tasty food, but that's definitely not the case at Le Blanc. The food, both in the...  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