Top Cancun Resorts

Top Cancun Resorts
If you're planning a trip to Cancun, you'll find many excellent resorts offering expansive views of the sea and offering activities such as snorkeling and even swimming with dolphins. These resorts have a wide range of facilities so that when you're done exploring the water and beaches, you can relax and have a meal at one of the many resort restaurants or even consider getting a treatment at the spa.

Westin Resort & Spa Cancun

This four-star hotel is situated on the quieter side of Cancun, overlooking white sand beaches and the turquoise Caribbean Sea. The resort has 379 rooms, all featuring Westin's heavenly bed, and offering views of the ocean, lagoon or landscaped gardens. Facilities at the Westin include four outdoor swimming pools and nine whirlpools and lighted tennis courts. However, it is the Heavenly Day Spa which really makes the resort stand out with services that include a Mayan steam bath in a Temazcal hut similar to what would've been used by the Mayans. The resort is just a few feet away from Palancar Reef, which is the second largest living coral reef in the world and offers spectacular snorkeling. In addition, nearby Cozumel and Isla Mujeres has some excellent diving.

Westin Resort & Spa Cancun
Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 20
Zona Hotelera
Cancun
Quintana Roo 77500 Mexico
011 (+52) 01 998 885 0444
starwoodhotels.com

Cancun Caribe Park Royal Grand

The Cancun Caribe Park Royal Grand has almost 300 rooms and suites in two towers: the premier tower which offers ocean views, and the royal tower. The resort has won the AAA four diamond award for both the resort and one of its restaurants, the Blue Bayou. Amenities at the resort include a terrace, a swimming pool and a 12 person spa tub. The resort also offers five different dining options, one of which is open 24 hours a day. Recreational activities nearby include snorkeling, boogie boarding, scuba diving and also parasailing.

Cancun Caribe Park Royal Grand
Boulevard Kukulkan Km 10 5
Cancun, 77500 Mexico
011 (+52) 01 998 848 7800‎

Ritz-Carlton Cancun

The Ritz-Carlton in Cancun was voted by Travel + Leisure Magazine as one of the "Top 10 World's Best Service for Mexico" resorts. It is a 365 room hotel sitting on 1,200 feet of white sand, fronting the Caribbean Sea. Room features include gourmet espresso machines, rain forest showerheads, a separate tub and shower, and plush robes. Facilities at the hotel include a culinary center for cooking lessons, two swimming pools and a whirlpool, a tennis center, plus six restaurants and a day spa. Numerous activities are available nearby, including deep sea fishing, swimming with dolphins and a water jungle safari.

Ritz-Carlton Cancun
Retorno del Rey #36
Zona Hotelera
Cancun
Quintana Roo 77500 Mexico
011 (+52) 998 881 0808
ritzcarlton.com

Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa

Dreams Cancun was named by Conde Nast as one of the Top Ten Resorts in Mexico. It sits on the eastern tip of Mexico, surrounded by the Caribbean Sea on three sides. Rooms range from deluxe to the presidential suite and all rooms feature twice daily maid service, robes, slippers and marble bathrooms. Facilities at the hotel include two swimming pools, a jacuzzi, a day spa, numerous restaurants and a lagoon with dolphins. Some rooms even overlook the dolphin lagoon. Activities available at the hotel include dolphin swims, scuba lessons, snorkeling, kayaking and a seasonal turtle program which involves collecting up the baby turtles that have hatched in the sand and releasing them in the sea.

Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa
Punta Cancun S/N
Zona Hotelera
Cancun, 77500 Mexico
011 (+52) 998 848 7000
dreamsresort.com

Article Written By Shiromi Nassreen

Shiromi Nassreen has been writing professionally since 2005. She specializes in travel and outdoor topics, and her articles have appeared in various print and online publications, including "DISfunkshion Magazine" and Matador Travel. Nassreen holds a Bachelor of Arts in theatre studies from Rose Bruford College of Speech & Drama.

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