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Where To Get A Covid-19 Test In Cancun For American Travelers

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New entry requirements starting for the United States on January 26th, will require all American travelers returning home to provide proof of a negative Covid-19 antigen test before boarding their flight.

Travelers with trip upcoming trips have been scrambling last minute to find testing locations in Cancun before heading back to the U.S.

Many large resorts have already implemented free on-site testing for their guests. This list will cover which resorts are currently offering the free testing and where travelers can go that are staying in other accommodations.

The United States is currently accepting both PCR tests OR Rapid antigen-tests, performed no longer than 72 hours before departing on the flight back to the U.S.

Cancun hotels on beach

Free Testing At Resorts In Cancun For Guests Of The Following Properties

Travelers staying at the following resorts will have access to free on site testing for two adults per room. Each resort has different policies regarding the testing so be sure to check with the Concierge at your resort if you have any questions.

Hard Rock Chain Hotels

2 free antigen tests per room
PCR tests available on site for $99

Excellence Resorts

Free antigen tests for American guests AND free PCR tests fro Canadian guests 

  • Excellence Playa Mujeres
  • Excellence Riviera Cancun
  • Finest Playa Mujeres
  • Beloved Playa Mujeres

Palace Resorts

2 free antigen tests per room
PCR tests available on site for an additional cost

  • Beach Palace
  • Cozumel Palace
  • Isla Mujeres Palace 
  • Playacar Palace
  • Sun Palace
  • The Grand At Moon Palace Cancun
  • Moon Palace Cancun
  • Le Blanc

AM Resorts

2 free antigen tests per room
PCR tests available on site for an additional cost

  • Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita Riviera Cancun
  • Zoëtry Villa Rolandi Isla Mujeres Cancun
  • Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort
  • Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun
  • Secrets The Vine Cancun
  • Breathless Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa
  • Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort
  • Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa
  • Dreams Vista Cancun Golf & Spa Resort
  • Now Emerald Cancun
  • Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya
  • Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun
  • Dreams Natura Resort & Spa
  • Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa
  • Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa
  • Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa
  • Now Jade Riviera Cancun
  • Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun
  • Sunscape Akumal Resort & Spa
  • Secrets Aura Cozumel
  • Sunscape Sabor Cozumel
travelers at Cancun airport with masks

Posadas Resorts (Fiesta Americana)

2 free antigen tests per room
PCR tests available on site for an additional cost

Group Lomas Hotels and Resorts

Not offering free tests, but doing PCR type tests on-site for $233 per person

  • El Dorado
  • Generations,
  • Hidden beach
  • Xolumado
  • and El Cielo

RIU Hotels 

Starting January 26, offering free antigen tests for guests. If a guest tests positive, the hotel will offer a free 10-day quarantine stay on-site. 

  • Rui Cancun
  • Rui Caribe
  • Riu Dunamar
  • Riu Palace Costa Mujeres
  • Rui Palace Las Americas
  • Riu Palace Peninsula
  • Rui Lupita
  • Riu Palace Mexico
  • Riu Palace Riviera Maya
  • Riu Palacar
  • Riu Tequila
  • Riu Yucatan

Travelers Not Staying At One Of The Above Resorts

For travelers staying at hotels and resorts not listed above or at alternative accommodations such as Airbnb’s can book their appointment at one of the following clinics.


Cancun: Sayil Lt. 2, Mza. 5, Sm 6, Local 112Entre Plaza de Toros y el Table
(998) 884 4839

Playa Del Carmen: Av. 30 Nte. Plaza Sun Kin Loc 12, 77710
(984) 980 0686

  • PCR cost: $165
  • Will come to hotel/house for an extra $30
  • Results in 24-72 hours
  • Antigen tests also available
  • website

Centro Quimico

Cancun: Av. Cobá con Guanábana, Smz. 25, Mz. 15, Lt. 7, Local 4. 
(984) 292 0982

Playa Del Carmen: Av. 30 Entre Calle 4 y 6, Lote 6-A, Colonia Centro
(984) 873 06 41

  • PCR cost: $148
  • Will come to hotel/house for an extra $30
  • Results in 24-48 hours
  • Antigen tests also available
  • Centro Quimico website


Cancun: Avenida La Luna, Manzana 10, Lote 2, Cancún Centro
(55) 5029 1996

Playa Del Carmen: Av. Constituyentes S/N, Av 45 Nte Gonzalo Guerrero, 77720

  • PCR cost: $148
  • Will come to hotel/house for an extra $30
  • Results in 72-96 hours
  • Antigen tests also available
  • Chopo website


Cancun: Av. Fonatur Mz 2, Lote 62, SM 313, Edif. Roma, Local 11 A
+52 1 998 392 4715 WhatsApp

  • PCR cost: $175
  • Will come to hotel/house (included in price)
  • Results in 24-36 hours
  • Doctour website


Cancun: Av. Xpuhil Sur, Lte. 26, Mza. 2, Supermanzana 19 entre Av. Nichupté, Ret. Cráter y, 77505
(998) 561 0309

Playa Del Carmen: Carretera Federal 305 de Cuota MZ 285 LT 7 Col. Ejido Sur, 77712
(984) 803 7777

  • PCR cost: $137
  • Will come to hotel/house for an extra fee
  • Results in 36-48 hours
  • Antigen tests also avaliable 
  • CostaMed website
cancun hotels on the beach

Laboratorio Abiatar

Playa Del Carmen: Suc. Gonzalo- Av. 30 Mz.33 Lt.1 Entre CAlle 32 y 34.Col. Gonzalo Guerrero
(984) 803 3070

  • PCR cost: $132
  • Will come to hotel/house for a $20 extra
  • Results within 72 hours
  • Abiatar website

Dr. Manolo Cruz

Mobile Service Only
(984) 130 4381

  • Cancun: $200
  • Extended Riviera Maya area $250
  • Results within 48 hours


Playa Del Carmen: Plaza Progreso, Local 9 Col. Ejido, C.P. 77712
(984) 206-2117

  • PCR cost: 3000 pesos ($150)
  • Antigen cost: 900 pesos ($45)
  • Results within 48 hours
  • BioTek website


Cancun & Playa Del Carmen


  • PCR cost: 3500 pesos ($175)
  • Antigen cost: 900 pesos ($45)


Cancun: Av. Tulúm Lote 01 Mza 01 SM 12, Fracc. Sta. María Siké, Esquina Nizuc
998 891 52 00 ext. 710

High Impact Solutions

Cancun Office 

Laboritorio Limed

4 locations in Cancun, 2 locations in Playa Del Carmen, 1 location in Isla Mujeres

  • PCR cost: 2600 pesos ($131)
  • Antigen cost: 1800 pesos ($90)
  • Can take the test at home/in the hotel for extra 400 pesos
  • They will travel to extended Riviera Maya locations for an extra cost
  • Limed website


Playa Del Carmen: Calle 8 norte y av 30 norte
984 254 3318

  • PCR cost: 2100 pesos ($105)
  • Antigen also available
  • Results within 24-48 hours
  • PlayaLab website

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Friday 10th of December 2021

Can I bring my own Covid Antigen rapid test?

The Cancun Sun

Monday 27th of December 2021

You can bring your own if it's a home test accepted by the CDC for re-entry into the U.S.

Leslie Huggins

Sunday 31st of October 2021

Does the Westin hotel's provide the Covid test( the Resort and spa and the Lagunamar