It’s no secret that there are some amazing resorts in the Mexican Caribbean, among the hundreds that are in the renowned vacation destinations that line the coast.
From budget-friendly traditional hotels to lavish all-inclusives with endless amenities, there is no shortage of accommodations to choose from.
But according to this year’s results of a contest held each year in Mexico, three Mexican Caribbean hotels are among the top 100 must-see hotels in the country.
Three Must-See Mexican Caribbean Hotels
The three Mexican Caribbean hotels that made the list are located in three different destinations.
Two of these destinations are already super popular, and one is steadily growing in popularity.
The hotels that made the list and the destinations they are located in include:
- Live Aqua Beach Resort – Cancun
- Grand Hyatt Playa Del Carmen Resort – Playa del Carmen
- MIA Bacalar Luxury Resort & Spa – Bacalar
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What Makes These Resorts So Special
Each of the resorts that made it to the 100 Must-See Mexico list is a highly-rated resort, scoring more than an 8.0 review score.
Additionally, each of these three resorts has won prestigious awards from industry-leading publications.
In this most recent contest, these hotels were chosen based on their consistency in providing travelers with unforgettable experiences.
A little information about each will give you an idea as to why they are so special.
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Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun
Live Aqua Beach Resort is an adult-only, all-inclusive paradise with luxurious rooms with sea views for as far as the eye can see.
Some of the amazing amenities that make the Live Aqua experience so special are unlimited gourmet dining and drinks, in-room aromatherapy, a spa, a fantastic beach, multiple pools, and free airport transfers for reservations over four nights.
Past guest reviews frequently mention the beautiful beach and the friendly service, and some say the food is mediocre but not terrible.
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Grand Hyatt Playa Del Carmen Resort
The Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Resort is a family-friendly property that offers both a breakfast-included option and an all-inclusive option.
Guests of the hotel have a number of different styles of rooms to choose from, including balcony rooms and suites with their own plunge pools.
Other amenities include an award-winning spa, kids and teen clubs, 24-hour in-room dining, and babysitting services.
Guests who have stayed at the resort have commented on the great location, the beach, and the spacious rooms.
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MIA Bacalar Luxury Resort & Spa
MIA Bacalar offers a completely different experience than the other two hotels that made the list because it is situated on the stunning Bacalar Lagoon.
While the resort is not all-inclusive, there is a gourmet restaurant onsite and an option to book with breakfast included.
Amenities at this nature-inspired resort include a spa, temazcal ceremonies, and access to the lagoon.
Reviews of the resort from previous guests mention the great service and the peaceful location.
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How To Get To These Resorts
The best way to get to any of these resorts is to first fly into Cancun International Airport.
You can then book private transportation to have waiting at the airport for you.
Prices for private transportation start at around $44 to get to Live Aqua, $87 to get to Grand Hyatt, and $555 to get to MIA Bacalar, one-way for two people.
The Future Of Tourism In The Mexican Caribbean
The Mexican Caribbean continues to grow in popularity, and with that popularity comes more and more amenities.
In the near future, visitors will have the Tulum Airport and the Maya Train as options for getting to and around the region too.
When this happens, you can expect the Mexican Caribbean to become even more popular in the future.
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