November 28, 2023

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10 Top-Rated Family-Friendly Cancun Resorts Worth Booking

We reveal 10 top-rated family-friendly resorts in Cancun that vacationers will want to check out.

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Cancun, Mexico. The very thought may split opinions right through the middle. For some, such as Brad Bradd Pitt and his jet-setting celebrity colleagues, Cancun’s pristine beaches and amazing landscape make it a vacationer’s dream. But for others, it’s an overrated tourist trap not worth spending a minute in. While there are dozens of reasons to support either view, we believe Cancun CAN be a wonderful vacation option, especially if one focuses on Cancun’s less-crowded attractions.

That said, for those with family and planning to travel to Cancun, picking a resort with certain things children will occupy themselves with—such as coloring books, toys, or other safe fun games—is a top consideration. Parents will also be keen to get a place where they can steal some quiet, private moments away from the constant stress and trouble of children. In this article, we reveal 10 top-rated family-friendly resorts in Cancun that vacationers will want to check out.

10/10 Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun

Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun, or just FACC, is a popular all-inclusive resort that will excite vacationers for its family-friendliness. With many slides and a pool that, at its deepest, is just below two feet, FACC has many fun activities that will give children an amazing blast.

9/10 The Royal Sands Resort & Spa All Inclusive

The Royal Sands Resort & Spa is conveniently located in the heart of Cancun’s Tourist Hotel Zone. Boasting a kids club with many exciting activities that will safely engage children while gifting parents important alone-times, Royal Sands’s attempt to be family-friendly is calculated and deliberate.

8/10 Hyatt Ziva Cancun

The peaceful village-like setting of Hyatt Ziva Cancun gives it an ambiance that’s alluringly serene and charmingly family-friendly. The resort’s famous Kids Club features such exciting activities as puppet making, water plays, and painting contests. Parents are sure to enjoy their own special time without having to freak about kids and their safety.

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7/10 GR Caribe by Solaris

Spotting a unique, Mediterranean architecture, GR Caribe by Solaris is a luxurious family-friendly resort with a unique Moroccan vibe. One of the resort’s highlights is the Mini Club, where parents can drop kids off (to lose themselves in making jewelry) and only check on them after about forty minutes.

6/10 Paradisus Cancun

With a building inspired by Mayan architecture—featuring five large glass-roofed pyramids—and a restaurant (Malva Food Bazaar) that offers insanely delicious meals, Paradisus Cancun is undoubtedly among Cancun’s best all-inclusive resorts. With spacious family rooms and a Kids Club, that’s so super clutch; families will enjoy staying at Paradisus.

5/10 Beach Palace

With what could be arguably Cancun’s best beachfront and best balconies, Beach Palace has fun family shows every night—making it sizzlingly ideal for families with children. Beach palace also has an all-around air that’s fun, lighthearted, and super friendly.

4/10 Hard Rock Hotel

Hard Rock Hotel, conveniently located on Cancun’s main strip, not only has a live studio where one can play her favorite musical instrument but also several family-friendly restaurants and a super cool kids club that children enjoy spending time in. That said, Hard Rock may not be as death-quiet as some families would want it to be.

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3/10 Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach

Even if one is staying in Cancun, visiting the island of Isla Mujeres should be made somehow mandatory. Fortunately, Grand Fiesta is one of not so many hotels that offer excursions to Isla Mujeres. As a family-friendly resort, Grand Fiesta boasts an outdoor play park and, of course, a Kids Club with several fun activities.

2/10 Moon Palace, Cancun

Boasting a state-of-the-art Playroom suitable for small children and a lounge designed just for teens, Moon Palace also has rooms, each of which comes with a large jacuzzi and a fully stocked fridge.

1/10 Iberostar Selection, Cancun

Iberostar Selection opens up to amazing views of the blue ocean and has several offerings that would bedazzle and excite vacationers. However, for those vacationing with families, the Star Camp is a must-visit.