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Over Half Of The Top 10 Hotels In Mexico Are In And Around Cancun

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It’s no secret that Cancun is a favorite Mexican vacation destination for travelers from all over the world, especially those from the U.S. and Canada.   

But what may come as a surprise is the number of hotels in and around the tourist destination that are some of the best in the country.   

In fact, over half of the top 10 hotels in all of Mexico are in the state of Quintana Roo, according to TripAdvisor.   

They are the 2023 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Top Hotels, and we’ll tell you what, and where, they are. 

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Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun 

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun is an all-suite, all-inclusive, AAA Five Diamond resort that is spread out over 500 acres of beautiful beachfront property between Cancun and Playa del Carmen.   

It features a world-class spa, gourmet restaurants, six bars and lounges, 24-hour in-room dining, two sprawling pools, and 12 additional smaller pools.   

The resort gets rave reviews, with many guests commenting on how fantastic the concierges were, how beautiful the property and views were, and how delicious the food was. 

@themichaeyla Secrets Maroma, has THE most beautiful beach in Playa Del Carmen! And its Sargassum FREE because, they have invested to have the beach cleaned, every 30 mins!!! 🌴 #secretsmaromabeach #secretsmaroma #secretsmaromabeachrivieracancun #sargassum #playadelcarmen ♬ Surrender – Jhené Aiko

ATELIER Playa Mujeres 

ATELIER Playa Mujeres is an all-inclusive, adults-only resort in the exclusive Playa Mujeres area of Cancun that features nearly 600 sophisticated suites.   

The all-inclusive service is top-notch, featuring 26 restaurants and bars to choose from, premium stocked mini bars, 24-hour in-room dining, a theater, a private beach, and multiple pools.   

Guest reviews consistently mention the friendly staff, the stunning property, and the wide range of great dining options. 

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@yourtravelagentbff ATELIER Playa Mujeres is 5+ star adults-only, all-inclusive resort inspired by Mexican art and design. 
☀️ Guests ages 16+ ☀️ 593 luxurious suites ☀️ 18-hole golf course ☀️ 8 restaurants ☀️ 4 swimming pools #atelierplayamujeres #atelierdehoteles #playamujeres #mexico rel=”noopener”>#luxurytravel #luxurytravelagent #luxurytraveladvisor #traveltiktok #travelfyp #fyp #luxuryresorts ♬ original sound – Andrea – Your Travel Agent BFF

Hotel Xcaret Mexico 

Located in Playa del Carmen, Hotel Xcaret Mexico is not just a sprawling resort with 900 Mexican art-inspired suites, but a destination.   

Guests at this all-inclusive property not only get to enjoy the usual all-inclusive amenities but also the 200-plus experiences at Xcaret’s parks as well.   

Past guests rave about how much is included in the all-inclusive price, and mention the level of service often, some even saying they would give it 10 stars if possible. 

@tailoredtif My favorite hotel/ 3rd visit! @HotelXcaretMexico #hotelxcaretmexico #hotelxcaretarte #hotelxcaret #mexico #playadelcarmen #cancun #luxurytravel #blackgirlluxury #blacktravel #blacktravelbloggers #travel #travelbucketlist #fyp #blackgirlmagictiktok #DoritosTriangleTryout #trending #vacation ♬ Where Have You Been x The Hills – DJ L BEATS

Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya 

Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya is a AAA Five Diamond all-inclusive, adult-only resort located a little over an hour from Cancun International Airport.   

It features three pools, live entertainment, gourmet, all-inclusive dining, a beautiful beach, spectacular grounds, and over 400 luxurious rooms and suites with daily stocked minibars and 24-hour in-room dining.   

Many reviewers in the past have commented on how the resort is the perfect size, the staff being friendly and helpful, and the quality of the entertainment. 

@mtinatravels Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya absolutely blew my expectations out of the water! It was beautiful, and the attention to detail was unmatched! The food was wonderful, and the entertainment was even better! #traveladvisor #secretsakumal #allinclusiveresort #secretsresorts #cancunmexico #akumal #traveltheworld #rivieramaya #secretsakumalrivieramaya ♬ Sunny Day – Ted Fresco

Excellence Riviera Cancun 

Located just over 20 minutes from Cancun Airport, in the quiet town of Puerto Morelos, Excellence Riviera Cancun is an all-inclusive tropical paradise.   

It is an all-suite resort that boasts six sprawling pools, lush tropical gardens, a large collection of international restaurants, 10 bars, and its own stunning white sand beach.   

Time and time again the resort gets five-star reviews for the amazing restaurants, the impeccable service, and the beautiful pools.   

@keiwib Excellence Riveria Cancun #excellencerivieracancun #excellenceresorts #cancun #mexico #cancunmexico #thirty ♬ Paradise – TELL YOUR STORY music by Ikson™

Beloved Playa Mujeres 

Also located in the exclusive Playa Mujeres area, Beloved Playa Mujeres is an idyllic adults-only, all-inclusive resort with a boutique-style design, making it perfect for a romantic getaway.   

It features luxurious suites of all sizes, some with swim-up access, gourmet dining with a range of options, multiple pools, and a luxury spa.   

Guests who have visited the resort can’t say enough about the fantastic staff, the variety of activities available, and the beautifully maintained property. 

@toddcarter91 Beloved All Inclusive Botique Hotel. Adults Only. Romantic Get Away. We got married on the beach seven years ago and cone back every year. Love it!! highly Recommend. #ExploreOurWorld #mexico🇲🇽 #mexico #adultonlyresort #allinclusivemexico #allinclusive #playamujeres #botiquehotel #mexicotravel #beachfront ♬ Paradise (Live in Buenos Aires) – Coldplay

Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun 

The first in the list to be located in the Cancun Hotel Zone, Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun is an adult-only, all-inclusive that is right in the middle of all the action.   

Despite its close proximity to everything that Cancun has to offer, there is little reason to leave the resort because it features eight spectacular infinity pools, an aromatherapy spa, a pristine beach, and eight gourmet restaurants ranging from Mexican to Mediterranean.   

Past guests have referred to their stays at the resort as impeccable, amazing, and absolute perfection.

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