1. LA CASA DE LA PLAYA by Xcaret

The cost of a vacation in LA CASA DE LA PLAYA by Xcaret — $1738 for 1 night for 2 adults.

Hotel feature: Each room has its own private pool.

The vacation organization at this hotel is all-inclusive and be at home. The hotel has a nice, chamber-like atmosphere, and you can really feel like you're at home and familiar. All rooms are exclusively suites. The interior and exterior use natural materials, warm beige tones, creating a cozy atmosphere. Perfect for those who want maximum relaxation and allow themselves to plunge into luxury. Number of rooms: 37.

Included facilities:

  • 4 restaurants, tequila bar.
  • Chocolate and ice cream stores.
  • SPA, hydrotherapy.
Hotel location:
La Casa de la Playa by Xcaret- All Inclusive Adults Only is located in Playa del Carmen, 1 mi from Playacar Beach.

  • Distance to airport: 37 mi
  • Distance to city center: 5 mi

LA CASA DE LA PLAYA by Xcaret advantages:

  • Homey atmosphere.
  • Butler service.

LA CASA DE LA PLAYA by Xcaret disadvantages:

  • Small number of rooms.

2. Palmaia - The House of AiA Wellness Enclave

The cost of a vacation in Palmaia - The House of AiA Wellness Enclave — $621 for 1 night for 2 adults.

Hotel feature: Mind-body guides who put together a personalized program for personal and energy growth.

Palmaia, The House of Aia is a place for energy healing where echoes of antiquity and sacred rituals intertwine with modern civilization. A health resort with the unique concept of «you can't love nature if you don't love yourself». This mystical place stands apart from other premium hotels. It can rightly be called a refuge, healing from the mundane problems of city life, a separate type of eco-retreat. In addition, the hotel is designed while preserving the integrity of the original natural landscape and is divided into separate zones, so you will feel a full integration with nature. Number of rooms: 135

Included facilities:

  • 4 restaurants.
  • Guided meditations, yoga, sound baths.
  • Suites with a layout to suit every taste.
Hotel location:
  • Playa del Carmen Beach - 2,2 mi
  • Playacar Beach - 1,400 ft

  • Distance to airport: 33,5 mi
  • Distance to city center: 3,1 mi

Palmaia - The House of AiA Wellness Enclave advantages:

  • For those who are close to the theme of spirituality.
  • The highest degree of solitude.
  • Eco-politics.

Palmaia - The House of AiA Wellness Enclave disadvantages:

  • Far from the center of Playa del Carmen.
  • Not suitable for the general public.


The cost of a vacation in HOTEL XCARET MEXICO — $533 for 1 night for 2 adults.

Hotel feature: Unlimited access to Grupo Xcaret parks and the Xcaret Xailing ferries to Isla Mujeres.

Hotel Xcaret is a true Mexican exotic. Thanks to the exclusive All-Fun Inclusive program, guests' vacations extend far beyond the hotel itself. Xcaret, Xel-Há, Xplor and other theme parks are available, where you can take part in rafting, try snorkeling, enjoy stunning waterfalls and see pink flamingos.

Charming rooms offer views of endless jungle, azure sea, beach or emerald-colored river. The carefully crafted décor with handmade elements will be remembered forever.

Number of rooms: 765.

On-site amenities:

  • 12 restaurants.
  • Spas, 3 gyms, paddle courts and tennis courts.
  • Outdoor meditation and yoga.
Hotel location:

The hotel is located on the shores of the Caribbean Sea near the popular Ixcaret Ecopark. Near the beach, attractions, restaurants and bars. Beaches in the vicinity: Playacar Beach.

  • Distance to airport: 34 mi
  • Distance to city center: 3,7 mi


  • Large number of rooms.
  • Extreme entertainment right in the jungle.
  • Opportunity to see exotic animals.

HOTEL XCARET MEXICO disadvantages:

  • Some rooms are quite damp.
  • Queues in the restaurant.


The cost of a vacation in NICKELODEON HOTELS & RESORTS RIVIERA MAYA — $713 for 1 night for 2 adults.

Hotel feature: Nickelodeon's children's cartoon themes have made the hotel an «all ages» destination.

Nickelodeon, familiar to many since childhood, continues to provide a sunny mood in the form of a bright, family-friendly Mexican hotel. Kids and their parents will be treated to a premium vacation where they not only get a top-notch vacation, but also meet their favorite characters - SpongeBob, Donatello, Michelangelo and other friends who will provide unforgettable memories to last a lifetime.

Number of rooms: 280.

On-site amenities:

  • 6 restaurants, 3 bars, exclusive bistro.
  • Water park, creative studios.
  • Nickelodeon store.
Hotel location:
  • Secreto Beach - 1,1 mi
  • Playa Punta Brava - 2,2 mi
  • Playa Paraiso - 2,9 mi
  • Playa Puerto Morelos - 3,7 mi
  • Playa Maroma - 4,2 mi

  • Distance to airport: 18 mi
  • Distance to city center: 4,3 mi


  • Children's entertainers.
  • Separate children's parties.
  • Creative programs for kids and parents.


  • Not suitable for seclusion.
  • Not the cleanest beach.


The cost of a vacation in SECRETS MAROMA BEACH CANCUN — $1384 for 1 night for 2 adults.

Secrets Maroma is a fashionable hotel surrounded by unspoiled jungle and the Caribbean Sea. Its exterior is a real aesthetic delight: ivory hulls, neat thatched-roof huts, and azure-water pools throughout. 

You will be delighted with restaurants with delicious cuisine, a variety of options for entertainment, various sports, creating the entourage of the holiday animators. The program of rest is calculated on the stay of guests from 18+.

Number of rooms: 412.

On-site amenities:

  • 7 restaurants, cafe, grill bar.
  • 13 outdoor pools.
  • Dance lessons, beach volleyball, water aerobics, archery.
Hotel location:
  • Chablé Maroma Beach - 0,7 mi
  • Playa Virgen - 0,8 mi
  • Playa Paraiso -  1,1 mi
  • Secreto Beach - 2,9 mi

  • Distance to airport: 22 mi
  • Distance to city center: 10 mi


  • Private beach.
  • High class animators.


  • Weak mosquito treatment.


The cost of a vacation in GRAND VELAS RIVIERA MAYA — $902 for 1 night for 2 adults.

Hotel feature: Authentic zen suites with private pool and views of natural surroundings.

The Grand Velas is one of the best hotels in the Riviera Maya, known for its luxury resorts and gorgeous beaches. The subdued, soft lighting, palm leaf-covered rooftops, and quiet beaches create an authentic atmosphere. 

This place is ideal for those who prefer a quiet holiday away from the hustle and bustle, which is combined with the exceptional amenities of all inclusive. A stylish pool complex, first-class spa and chic rooms decorated with modern artwork, one part overlooking the sea and the other the dense mangrove jungle, are waiting for you on the territory.

Number of rooms: 267.

On-site amenities:

  • 8 restaurants (French, Mexican, Chinese, international cuisine).
  • 3 landscaped pools.
  • Diving, sailing.
Hotel location:

Located on a beautiful white sand beach 15 minutes from Playa del Carmen. Not far from the road Cancun - Chetumal, which runs along the coast of the Riviera Maya. There is nothing but a few resorts within walking distance, but a cab ride into town. Near a spacious beach and a natural park. Other beaches in the area are Mayakoba Beach and Playa del Carmen Beach.

  • Distance to airport: 27,3 mi
  • Distance to city center: 4,3 mi


  • Babysitting service.
  • Quiet, peaceful atmosphere.


  • No intense entertainment program.
  • Cleaning is not always on schedule.
  • Insects in the room.


The cost of a vacation in HILTON PLAYA DEL CARMEN — $253 for 1 night for 2 adults.

Hotel feature: The hotel is within walking distance of the 5th Avenue, where you can find places with high quality service, entertainment for all tastes.

The Hilton is a classic of the genre, the whole world knows it. First class, luxury, prestige.

The interior and exterior are done in a restrained, moderately minimalist style: snow-white columns with a hint of antiquity, stone sculptures - real works of art, well-kept lawns and fountains. The swimming pool area has a view to the sea horizon, and besides, the hotel has its own exit to the sea. 

Tourists note the excellence of the service: the staff always tries to give you even more than you expect.

Number of rooms: 507.

On-site amenities:

  • Spa, Turkish bath.
  • Golf course, tennis lessons.
  • 7 restaurants with Mexican, Asian, Mediterranean, international uisine.
  • Live music.
  • Wine tasting.
  • Trendy boutiques on the territory of the hotel.
Hotel location:
The hotel is located on the coast of Playa del Carmen, next to the famous 5th Avenue. Within walking distance: restaurants, stores, national parks, Riviera Art Gallery, nightclubs.

  • Distance to airport: 12 mi
  • Distance to city center: 1,6 mi


  • Private beach area.
  • Exceptional service.
  • Extensive entertainment program.


  • Noisy foam pool parties every day.


The cost of a vacation in PARADISUS PLAYA DEL CARMEN — $395 for 1 night for 2 adults.

Hotel feature: Unique family-friendly concierge suites designed to provide the most comfortable stay for parents and children.

Surrounded by dense mangrove jungle, this paradisiacal hotel will be an exclusive vacation for the whole family. There are playgrounds, pools with slides and pirate ships, and you'll find theme parks nearby. And the rooms offer views of the Caribbean Sea and the island of Cozumel.

The gastronomic offerings - exquisite Peruvian and Japanese restaurants with nationally styled interiors - will delight you.
Paradisus is made in eclectic style: snow-white walls successfully combines with tropical plants, illuminated by garlands roof terrace, and sitting areas in the form of miniature bungalows by the pool edges make you feel that you are on an island paradise. And in the evening, you'll definitely want to relax by the pool under the soft lamp lighting.

Number of rooms: 488.

On-site amenities:

  • Yhi spa, where you can sign up for thalassotherapy, massage.
  • Outdoor activities - volleyball, rock climbing, diving, trampolines.
  • 25,000-square-foot conference room.
Hotel location:
  • Walking distance: Archaeological eco-park Scaret.

  • Distance to airport: 30 mi
  • Distance to city center: 2 mi


  • Recreation with children.
  • Private beach area.
  • Individual access to the pool.
  • Babysitting service.


  • Not suitable for secluded romantic holidays.


The cost of a vacation in THE YUCATAN RESORT PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Tapesrty by Hilton — $285 for 1 night for 2 adults.

Hotel feature: Located within walking distance of local attractions, popular with elite circles.

This modern, stylish hotel by Hilton is located in the heart of the city, making it especially appealing to those who love crowded places, bustling nightlife and urban infrastructure. Refreshing pools, beautiful green terraces and lush gardens, and coffee corners where every visitor can grab a morning shot of espresso or cappuccino await. 

Number of rooms: 59.

On-site amenities:

  • Peruvian-Japanese restaurant, snack bar.
  • Outdoor pool with bar, rooftop pool.
  • Fitness center, spa, business center.
  • Animators.
Hotel location:
The hotel is located in the center of Playa del Carmen, on Fifth Avenue. Walking distance: restaurants, main beach Playa del Carmen, Quinta Alegria shopping center, Navega pier, Xcaret Eco theme park.

  • Distance to airport: 12 mi
  • Distance to city center: 0,6 mi

THE YUCATAN RESORT PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Tapesrty by Hilton advantages:

  • Convenient location in the city center.
  • Vibrant nightlife.

THE YUCATAN RESORT PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Tapesrty by Hilton disadvantages:

  • Age limit 18+.
  • Small number of rooms.

10. Secrets Moxche Playa del Carmen

The cost of a vacation in Secrets Moxche Playa del Carmen — $596 for 1 night for 2 adults.

Hotel feature: Located near the many cenotes where couples in love love love to retreat.

A luxury hotel on the Caribbean coast that's perfect for a couple's vacation. Couples in love prefer Secrets Moxche' for its romantic setting. A huge space with numerous cozy patios, panoramic pool, where you can take shelter under the palm trees, give a serene rest, which you can spend in solitude with each other.

The area is surrounded by dense tropical greenery, water tanks. Designs include thatched sofas, light-colored flooring, stonework on the walls, and a green roof terrace. All this creates a feeling of being permanently on the beach and makes the vacation special. 

Number of rooms: 485.

On-site amenities:

  • 11 restaurants, 2 of which are located on the beach.
  • Outdoor panoramic and indoor pools.
  • Romantic canoe trip.
  • SPA services, fitness center, beauty salon.
  • Billiards, tennis, golf course.
Hotel location:
The hotel is located in the heart of the Riviera Maya, 10 minutes from the famous Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue) in Playa del Carmen. Walking distance: restaurants, Playa del Carmen beach, Nicte-A Park.

  • Distance to airport: 12,4 mi
  • Distance to city center: 3,1 mi

Secrets Moxche Playa del Carmen advantages:

  • Ideal for couples.
  • Multilingual staff.
  • 24-hour restaurants.

Secrets Moxche Playa del Carmen disadvantages:

  • Age limit 18+.
  • Not suitable for families.

Which Playa del Carmen hotel is right for me if I want maximum isolation?

If you want total solitude, look no further thaPalmaïa, a complex rich in meditative practices and developing an eco-friendly attitude towards nature and yourself.

Will it be possible to have an extreme vacation?

Absolutely. For those who like extreme sports, at Hotel Xcaret Mexico everything from kayaking to bungee jumping is available. You will have free access to all the Extreme Park has to offer.

Which hotels are closest to the airport?

Here is a list of hotels that are closest: The Yucatan Playa del Carmen,Tapesrty by Hilton - 12 mi, Hilton Playa del Carmen - 12 mi, Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya - 18 mi.

Which hotels are pet friendly?

The list of the most popular pet-friendly hotels includes: Kin Sol Soleil, Maya Villa Condo Hotel & Beach Club, Allegro Playacar.

Which all inclusive hotels in Playa del Carmen offer a gym?

These hotels offer guests access to a gym: Palmaia - The House of AiA, Palafitos Overwater Bungalows, Grand Velas Riviera Maya.