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These Are The Best All Inclusives In The Mexican Caribbean According To New Report

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The Mexican Caribbean is in no short supply of stunning beach coastlines and incredible cities and towns bursting with historical and cultural excellence. 

Tourists from all over the world are flocking to the region in the hope of experiencing just a glimpse of its beauty, and it is no wonder that all-inclusive resorts are experiencing a boom in popularity with the number of visitors arriving. 

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These resorts have completely adapted to offer unique experiences for tourists to meet their needs, with many offering numerous in-house restaurants and bars, pools and sometimes water parks, luxury spas and gym amenities, private beach access and clubs, and much more. 

Long gone are the days of cookie-cutter resorts that all resemble one another; now there is something for everybody and you will be hard-pressed to choose from the amount on offer.

Forbes recently published a list of some of the best all-inclusive resorts in Mexico, with everything from wellness retreats to lush romantic getaways to entice you to book your next vacation to the stunning region.

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Let’s take a look at some of them…

Excellence Playa Mujeres

This hotel came in as ‘Best All-Inclusive Resort In Mexico Overall’ on the Forbes list, and we can certainly see why. 

While there are so many options to choose from, Excellence Playa Mujeres seems to score outstanding marks in every category of the report. 

Sun worshipers and foodies need to look no further, with sugary-white sands surrounding the resort, as well as more than a dozen restaurants, including cuisine from Italy, Mexico, India, and Thailand on offer inside.

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If you are a lover of all things wellness, the resort has the Miilé Spa, which has its own hydrotherapy circuit and steam rooms; everything you need to have a little rest and relaxation. 

Some might argue that having so many options, the resort cannot do it all to such a high standard, but they would be wrong. 

According to the reviews, every single part of the resort is of an exquisitely high standard. 

If you are looking for that picture-perfect postcard vacation with incredible beaches and mouthwatering dining but at a more elevated level, this is the one you should book.

Mahekal Beach Resort 

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This was listed as ‘Best Boutique All-Inclusive Resort In Mexico’ on the Forbes list, finding itself located on one of the longest stretches of beachfront in Riviera Maya, only moments away from the bustling city of Playa Del Carmen.

The rooms are a collection of palapa-topped bungalows that look onto the beachfront, the poolside, and even the jungle, giving you the feeling of paradise in a far much secluded, private fashion. 

A perfect base for you to leave anytime to explore the busy hubbub of Playa Del Carmen, one of the most popular destinations in the Mexican Caribbean. 

Though the restaurant is all-inclusive, there is room for you to opt out and experience the lively nightlife scene and busy restaurant vibe of the city whenever you wish, knowing you have your peaceful bungalow to return to when you are ready to return home.

Nickelodeon Hotels And Resorts

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Though maybe not an adults-only first choice, this dream come true of a resort is perfect for families coming to experience the Mexican Caribbean.

Kids will be thrust into the cartoon landscapes with SpongeBob-shaped chairs, Ninja Turtle graffiti, and the official Nickelodeon Place hub, where you can meet the cartoon stars and have breakfast with them (!)

The resort also has the largest water park in Mexico,’ Aqua Nick’, with seven waterslides and a lazy river, and unlimited access included in the price of the room fee.

Shows and performances play all week long for the young ones, and there are even getaways for parents and adults looking for some time to relax; the tranquil Náay Spa offers couples suites, saunas and steam rooms. 

Palmaïa, The House of AïA

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If you are looking for more of that tranquillity and less Spongebob-shaped furniture, this top-of-the-range spa and wellness resort in Playa Del Carmen should not be missed.

Palmaïa, The House of AïA incorporates wellness into absolutely every part of their resort: you can choose from classes, ceremonies, rituals, yoga, drum circles, sound healing, meditation, tarot and much much more.

The resorts also have a strong focus on sustainable living, free from animal and animal-tested products, no plastic bottles, and even use solar panels as one of their energy sources. 

You can find yourself inside part of the jungle setting through glass walls and can enjoy a swim in the on-site cenote(a large body of natural water), perfect for an invigorating dip.

Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun

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This snagged the spot of ‘Best Beachfront All-Inclusive Resort In Mexico’ on the Forbes list, and if you are someone who doesn’t feel like you are on vacation unless there is a beach right next to you, then you should check this one out. 

While there is much beachfront to choose from in Cancun, if you are looking for the perfect stretch of sugary-white sand, turquoise waters, and palm trees swaying all around you, then look no further. 

The resort has a total of 371 rooms, and every single one of them has ocean views. 

There are more than 10 restaurants and bars, several pools, a luxury spa with 12 indoor treatment rooms, steam rooms, jacuzzi’s and a Temazcal (you won’t want to leave the resort walls because there is so much to do).

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Other Resorts Listed 

Best All-Inclusive Resort in Mexico For Romance : Beloved Playa Mujeres 

Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resort In Mexico : UNICO 20•87• Hotel Riviera Maya 

All-Inclusive Resort With The Best Amenities In Mexico : Hotel Xcaret Arte 

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