7 Super Mexico Hotels for Kids


Are you looking to book the perfect Mexican family getaway but you’re not sure which hotel is best for you and your family? Don’t worry, we’re here to help! With so many hotels to choose from, we’re diving into the best family-friendly features of some of our favourite hotels.

The Fives Beach Hotel and Residences – Playa Del Carmen

For a perfect beachfront getaway, The Fives Beach Hotel and Residences serves up an idyllic location. There’s so much to keep the kids busy here – there’s a playroom, a kids’ pool and an open area with ropes, parallel bars, springboards and trampolines. Kids can also enjoy lots of activities including beach volleyball, water polo and kayaking. 

If you’re wanting to enjoy a family pool day, then you’ve got plenty of watery spots to choose from. There’s a stunning infinity pool and four others to choose from if that doesn’t hit the spot! Mums and dads will be happy to know that this hotel boasts two swim up bars and a perfectly positioned pool bar which has the most beautiful sea views.

Sometimes it can be daunting going on holiday with kids, especially if they’re fussy eaters as you don’t want them eating 50 shades of beige for a week or so! The Fives Beach Hotel and Residences has a fantastic selection of restaurants and dishes, and all restaurants have menus that are specially designed for children. You can enjoy a wide range of cuisines including Italian, French, Mediterranean and even a sushi bar!

Bahia Principe Grand Coba – Riviera Maya

If lots of wet and wild fun is what you’re craving, Bahia Principe Grand Coba is calling your name. There’s two large pools which cater for everyone that are surrounded by luscious palm trees and lawns. Both pools come with their own swim up bar and jacuzzi too, perfect for the adults to relax! 

It doesn’t stop there though! For the kids, there’s an on site mini waterpark which is home to a range of slides. Each of the larger pools also have shallower sections, making it safe for swimming with youngsters. 

The hotel runs a jam packed entertainment programme throughout the day and into the evening, with plenty of live music and karaoke. Once a week, you can even check out the authentic Fiesta Mexicana. There’s a great hotel-run kids’ club for little ones aged from 4 to 12 years, and mums and dads won’t be disappointed thanks to the on-site casino!

Azul Beach Resort Riviera Cancun – Riviera Maya

Azul Beach Resort Riviera Cancun offers up a taste of the finer things in life and is the perfect spot for families with both older and younger children. This resort boasts a 24-hour Gourmet Inclusive dining set-up, which means you can take advantage of à la carte dining for all three meals, plus waiter service to your sunbed!

You can enjoy four pools here, with a splash pool perfectly set up for kids to enjoy. Child-sized sunbeds sit around the sprayground, which comes complete with tipping buckets and fountains. If adults want some peace and quiet then don’t worry! There’s a fab adults only outdoor pool edged with luxe Bali beds for ultimate relaxation.

Filling hungry tummies won’t be a problem here thanks to six tasty restaurants throughout the hotel. There’s even extra pizza and grill places, which open up at lunchtime. If you’re a buffet fan, the hotel buffet, Spoon, offers plenty of options including a dedicated childrens’ section. There’s also five a la carte’s on site, all with childrens’ menus except Le Chique which is an adults only spot.

Sandos Playacar – Playa del Carmen 

Another fantastic spot for waterpark lovers is Sandos Playacar. The on-site mini waterpark is stocked with twisting chutes for older children and knee-high slides for tots, plus fountains and tipping buckets. There’s also an adults only spot that has a swim up bar, and a fab family pool which hosts plenty of entertainment throughout the day.

This place pulls out all the stops when it comes to activities – there’s everything from kayaking and minigolf to tennis and free bike rental. Teens have their own space, complete with an arcade, a dancefloor that hosts parties and a bar serving non-alcoholic drinks. If you’re interested in learning how to scuba dive, there’s a free pool introduction held between 11am and 1pm for ages 10 and above. 

Every day the hotel hosts beach parties with ‘around the world’ themes from Florida to Ibiza, which are great fun for all the family. Little ones can get stuck in with arts, crafts and games at the hotel-run kids’ club which is open from 10am to 10pm for kids aged 4 to 12.

Planet Hollywood Cancun – Costa Mujeres

Planet Hollywood Cancun opened in early 2021 and you can be sure to enjoy all the perks of a brand spanking new hotel. Nothing has been compromised when it comes to Planet Hollywood Cancun, with three huge pools, an endless list of eateries and an extensive activities schedule. 

Guests can get their teeth into everything from hardcore bootcamp sessions to tension-relieving yoga classes on the beach at dawn. Star Kids’ Club hosts bucket loads of drama activities – dressing up, songwriting sessions and acting masterclasses are all on the schedule. Planet Adventure is home to a multi sports simulator and Planet Play boasts a trampoline park, basketball court and golf simulator. 

Whether you’re a meat-lover, vegan or vegetarian, there’s something for everyone here. Guy’s! Burger Joint is a classic American diner theme and Gusto Italian Trattoria serves up traditional Italian dishes. Overtime Sports Bar is a hub of activity where you can enjoy ice cold beers, crowd pleasing pub food, billiards and football tables, as well as quiz nights and a DJ.

Margaritaville Island Reserve Riviera Cancun – Riviera Maya

When going on holiday, it can be hard to prise the kids away from their favourite toys and games. When staying at Margaritaville Island Reserve Riviera Cancun you don’t need to worry thanks to the amazing kids club that’s bursting with the latest toys and games consoles.

If you want to enjoy some live music performances, these can be found everyday at the Five o’clock Somewhere bar and weekly at the License to Chill bar or Rita’s Taco House. There’s also beach parties, mariachi fiestas and karaoke evenings to enjoy. 

Introductory scuba diving lessons are held in the pool to give you a taster of what to expect on a day out. When you’re ready, you can book with the PADI approved scuba diving school. There’s also snorkelling for those who don’t fancy gearing up. The daytime activity programme includes cooking classes or Latin dance classes, plus cocktail making for the grown ups.

Moon Palace Cancun – Cancun

The Moon Palace Cancun is a little slice of luxury. The beachfront retreat will take your breath away, but there’s so much more to enjoy than just the view. If the way to your heart is through your stomach then you will be in LOVE with this hotel. There are no less than 13 restaurants specialising in fare from around the world, including Asian, Brazilian, Italian and Mexican.

The hotel has its own ballroom which hosts shows featuring the likes of fire stunts and Latin dancing each night. For kids, the hotel-run club has games rooms, a dolls’ house, an Xbox room and a soft toy area. There’s also a playground and outdoor activities like tennis and minigolf.

If you’re travelling with grown-up kids then you’ll love grabbing a cocktail in one of the four swim-up pool bars or challenging them to a surfing competition on the Flowrider simulator! Into the evening the fun doesn’t stop – the hotel has its own nightclub! It’s open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, so there’s plenty of time for late nights throughout your stay. 

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