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6 Epic Resorts In Cancun With A Swim-up Bar

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Vacation isn’t always about hitting every excursion and being in adventure mode 24/7. Sometimes, all one wants to do is grab a cold bevy, sit back and relax! What better place to do so than at an epic resort with a swim-up bar. Here are 6 highly recommended resorts in Cancun that have an incredible swim-up bar and plenty of space to chill out.

Hard Rock Resort Cancun

This all-inclusive mega resort offers guests rock star status amenities. It is home to 5 restaurants, live entertainment, a really cool kids club, a spa, the infinity pool of your dreams, breathtaking ocean views and 2 popular swim-up bars. All rooms come with balconies that have either a lagoon or ocean view, bathrooms with double-jetted tubs and contemporary décor with, of course – a rock ‘n roll theme. At the Hard Rock Resort in Cancun you will have everything you need and then some to kick back, relax and feel like a rock star!

Image: Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

Hyatt Zilara Cancun

This adults-only resort is ideal for adults who want a tranquil stay along with the opportunity to enjoy spending time in beautiful pools and swimming up to the bar for a refreshing drink. Guests also have the option to take advantage of daily and nightly activities, a variety of entertainment like live music and 24-hour in-suite dining as well as indulge in luxurious spa treatments. Kick up the romance a notch with a moonlit dinner under the stars or even a couples massage on the beach.

The Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort Villas & Spa

Set along the brilliant turquoise waters of the Caribbean, this resort features a massive infinity pool with in-water loungers and one of the best swim-up bars in Cancun. Their spacious one- or two-bedroom villa comfortably accommodates up to eight adults in as much as 1,140 square feet. Bring the little ones and enjoy the kids pool and waterslide. Close to shopping and sought after excursions, this resort has something for the whole family to enjoy.

Excellence Riviera Cancun

This high end hacienda-inspired resort is all-inclusive and adult only. They pride themselves on living up to their name by providing ahead-of-the-curve amenities. Enjoy its six meandering pools and an indulgent spa with beachside treatment huts, private balconies, hot tubs and a pristine Caribbean beach right outside the door. Go kayaking, learn some new dance moves or even take your hand at some archery. Rated 4.8 stars on google, the Excellence Riviera Cancun is well loved by seasoned travelers.

Nizuc Resort and Spa

Located on an astonishing uncrowded stretch of white sand beaches, the NIZUC Resort faces the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, which means that guests can take advantage of top of the line snorkeling as well as incredible views of the Caribbean.

Their villas and suites include  balconies or private terraces with ocean or garden views, mini-bars, top of the line bath products – some even have private infinity pools. There are three bars, including a cigar lounge and an incredible swim-up bar, along with complimentary water sports and an excellent selection of restaurants. Take a wander into the Havana Lounge where you can enjoy a hand-rolled cigar paired with rum and dine at four swanky restaurants. Their spa offers a long list of luxurious pampering including Mayan-inspired treatments. Nizuc resort received the “Reader’s choice award” in 2020 for being one of the top 20 resorts in eastern Mexico.

Paradisus Cancun 

The Mayan-inspired Paradisus Cancun resort has a tropical design, four luxurious pools and swim-up bars that make for the ultimate tropical escape. When you book the “Royal Service” it includes access to your very own personal butler, epic poolside Bali beds, their ECO spa with an extensive massage menu, an upgraded room and other high class amenities that will truly make you feel like the Kings and Queens you are. The dining options include but aren’t limited to, A Brazilian steakhouse and Market grill. Enjoy their theme nights, beach parties, a night club and even a nine-hole golf course. The Paradisus Cancun has it all!

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