Cancun is one of the top beach destinations in the world. With miles of pure white sand and a wide selection of hotels and resorts, this Mexican Caribbean city is a paradise for sun and nature lovers and water sports fanatics. While many travelers opt for the unlimited packages of all-inclusive resorts, a recent trend shows more and more travelers want to enjoy a higher level of quality that can only be offered at a resort that is not an all-inclusive.
Below we count down the top 5 non all-inclusive resorts in Cancun.
#5. Nizuc Resort & Spa
Nizuc Resort & Spa is located in Cancun’s secluded Punta Nizuc area, in a mangrove reserve, with the Nichupté lagoon at one end and the Caribbean Sea at the other. This hotel’s 274 suites and villas feature a balcony or terrace and views of the garden or the sea. It has five swimming pools, one exclusively for adults, a kids club, and a gym. It also has impressive gastronomy offered in its six restaurants and a wide variety of drinks in its five bars. The spa offers exclusive treatments with a hydrotherapy area, sauna, and steam bath if you are looking for relaxation. Additionally, there is a beauty salon and event rooms with a capacity for 400 people. The hotel is pet-friendly (charges and restrictions apply).
#4. The Westin Resort & Spa Cancun
The Westin Resort & Spa Cancun is a stunning complex in one of the quieter areas of Cancun. It is surrounded by water because it’s located between the Nichupté lagoon and the Caribbean sea. There are various rooms offered, highlighting the suites in their beach club. One of the most attractive points is the golf courses and driving ranges in the vicinity of the complex. It also has several swimming pools and a Kids Club, making it an excellent option for families. If you’re looking to relax, you can be pampered in the world-class Spa. For the sporty traveler, The Westin Resort & Spa Cancun Hotel offers tennis courts with night lights to play at any time.
Check Prices at: The Westin Resort & Spa Cancun
#3. The Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort Villas & Spa
Awarded the Travers’ Choice 2021 from Tripadvisor.com, The Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort Villas & Spa, Cancun is located in the Hotel Zone in Cancun on a white sandy beach. This impressive resort offers spacious one and two-bedroom villas that comfortably accommodate eight adults. Swim in their infinity pool, spend the day at the beach, pamper yourself at the spa or play a game of miniature golf with the whole family. Enjoy the best flavors at the resort’s restaurants or relax by the pool with snacks and drinks.
Check Prices at: The Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort Villas & Spa
#2. The Ritz-Carlton Cancun
The Ritz Carlton Cancun is a beachfront property with an excellent location in the hotel zone. It is located 18 kilometers from Downtown and the Cancun International Airport. There are several shopping centers and entertainment venues near the hotel. The design of this hotel was inspired by Mexico’s Spanish heritage, with paved ceilings, wrought iron railings, fountains, private patios, sculptures, and stained-glass windows by Mexican artists. The Ritz Carlton Cancun offers 363 rooms and suites, all of which feature views of the Caribbean Sea from their private balconies or terraces and amenities such as a coffee machine, work desk, and bathtub. The Ritz Carlton Cancun offers a total of seven culinary specialty restaurants, including two five-diamond restaurants, a spa, fitness center, tennis courts, two pools, and a Jacuzzi.
#1. JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa
The JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa is a multi-award winner, upscale beachfront hotel located on a soft white-sand section of beautiful beach in the hotel zone, close to La Isla shopping center. The resort’s style is inspired by the Mayan culture, expressing the magic of the Caribbean with a sense of harmony in every corner of the hotel. If you appreciate gourmet dining, its restaurants are ranked among the best in Cancun. It is an exceptional resort where luxury is found in every detail, and for this reason, it it’s our number one choice for the top non all inclusive resort in Cancun.
The property has 448 rooms with a balcony or terrace overlooking the Caribbean Sea. There’s an infinity pool and hot tubs, you can lounge on the pergola-topped Bali sunbeds, and incredibly soft loungers on the beachfront. The spa area is impressive, where guests can access the gym or workout room or grab a natural juice at the health bar. You can also book a treatment at the Mayan-inspired theme spa. The resort is family-friendly with a Kids’ Club, a games room, a shallow pool, and a child-friendly area.
Check Prices at: JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa
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