Our Five Favourite Hotels in Mexico

Anyone who’s been on a Mexico holiday will tell you it’s a holiday destination with some fantastic variety, and the same can definitely be said for its hotels and accommodation options.

Whether you’re interested in a last minute holiday to Mexico or a family holiday, we’ve put together our five favourite hotels to help you choose how best to enjoy your holiday.

TUI Blue El Dorado Seaside Suites and Spa

Premium Pool Area at the El Dorado Seaside Suites and Spa Hotel

TUI Blue El Dorado Seaside Suites and Spa in Riviera Maya, Mexico.

The beautiful beaches of Riviera Maya are yours to relish at this luxurious adults-only resort.  Previously known as Tui Sensimar El Dorado Seaside Suites and Spa, the hotel has recently changed names to sit under the TUI Blue umbrella of hotels.

Little extras like poolside waiters, gourmet dining and rooms with whirlpool baths come as standard here! – Your room isn’t even a standard room, its a luxurious junior suite. This hotel is perfectly made for capturing some you-time. If you want to go all out, you can even upgrade to a swim-up suite which gives you direct access to the hotel’s pool.

This hotel’s verdant gardens and four pools make it a romantic hideaway you might feel too cosy within to leave. Forbes magazine have even listed the resort as one of the worlds most romantic hotels!

Mealtimes see gourmet dining done right, serving up classy interpretations not only of local Mexican favourites, but also more rugged grilled fare and sleek Japanese dishes.That’s all found alongside bars that serve 16 types of tequila, together with optional painting classes and dance classes. TUi Blue El Dorado is located right on the beach and only 87km from Cancun International Airport -that’s only around an hours transfer time.

TUI Sensatori Resort Mexico

Pool and hotel grounds of the TUI SENSATORI Resort Riviera Cancun

TUI Sensatori Resort Riviera Cancun in Riviera Maya, Mexico

We’re staying in Riviera Maya for this all-out sensation, within a few minutes’ stroll of some of the softest beaches around.

The All Inclusive booking you get at TUI Sensatori Resort Mexico has all manner of meals as standard, from traditional dishes to more experimental cuisine. –  It’s a 24 hour full gourmet serving! You can even test out the delights of Heston Blumenthal inspired cuisine with a booking at Le Chique restaurant.

Tui Sensatori Riviera Cancun is rated five stars by TUI UK for a reason. It certainly gives you a taste of the finer things of life, from its beach front location to poolside suites and in-room hot tubs. The hotel boasts four lagoon styled swimming pools and a sprayground for the kids – what a way to keep them cool! There’s also a free-form approach to activities like football and kayaking, and you have the liberty to roam at your pleasure throughout its stunning grounds.

Riu Cancun Hotel

Pool area looking out onto the beach at the RIU Cancun Hotel

Riu Cancun Hotel in Cancun, Mexico

There are few places on Earth more desirable to be than the beaches of Cancun, but that’s exactly where you’ll be at the Riu Cancun Hotel. This is a beautiful and immense resort catering to your every whim.

If a beach on your doorstep isn’t enough, you’ve got the Mayfair Shopping Centre just over the road. That said, the hotel packs in plenty to keep you occupied, including a 24-hour sports bar and full gym access. Water polo matches are a mainstay here too, but so is lounging by one of the four pools with a tequila in hand, so how you spend your downtime here is up to you.

If you can’t wait to experience Cancun’s famous nightlife, this hotel is only a 10 minute walk from Coco Bongo, meaning you’re right near the heart of the strip!  Riu Canucn Hotel also has its very own nightclub, Pacha, which is open until 2am. Great for taking advantage of your All Inclusive package for pre-drinks before venturing out.

Royal Decameron Los Cabos

Pool area at the Royal Decameron Los Cabos hotel in Mexico

Royal Decameron Los Cabos hotel in Los Cabos, Mexico

In 2019 TUI were the first to operate direct flights to Los Cabos from the UK which opened up a whole new world of hotels in Mexico! Los Cabos is a tale of two towns, perfect for those seeking traditional Mexican charm or vibrant nightlife. From champion golf courses to lunar-like landscapes and sunbaked canyons lined with spiky cacti, Los Cabos provides a stunning backdrop and is fast becoming one of our new favourites!

A stay at the Royal Decameron Los Cabos grants access to both a buzzing night scene and a relaxing beach front location. Get ready to bask in the sunshine around the hotels huge pool complete with swim-up bar. You’ll find a further two pools in the grounds with one boasting stunning infinity views of the beach.

For beaches, well there’re 11 in total in Los Cabos with the most popular being Medano Beach – a half hour taxi ride will get you there and it’s well worth the journey! Of course you also have the beach right on your doorstep as well as only being 2km from San Jose del Cabo city centre.

Whilst in the hotel you’ll have two restaurant options for food, the convenience of a buffet and a Mediterranean a la carte! Plus there’s snack bars for any additional hungry periods throughout the day.

Riu Palace Pacifico

Riu Palace Pacificio Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico

The Riu Palace Pacificio is located in Nuevo Vallarta on the pacific coast of Mexico. Purpose built to give you everything you desire from a holiday to Mexico, Nuevo Vallarta has a seven kilometer beach, tropical gardens and two beautiful marinas. It’s neither city nor village but packed with many attractions to keep you entertained. From water parks to golf courses, tennis clubs and the Sierra Madre Mountains!

The five star TUI UK rated Riu Palace Pacifico is situated right on the beach and junior suites comes as standard for hotel rooms here. –  That means you get your very own whirlpool bath, in-room liquor dispensers and spacious living quarters! You can even upgrade to a Jacuzzi® junior suite and enjoy relaxing in your own hot tub on the balcony.

The pool offers something for all at this hotel, whether you just wish to lounge on in-pool beds, do a spot of lane swimming or relax with a cocktail at the swim-up bar! You’ve also got the choice of five restaurants on this All Inclusive package – four are à la cartes and menus feature a full mix of dishes from Japanese to Mexican!

If you’re someone who likes to do more than catching a tan, its easy to stay active at the Riu Palace Pacifico. You’ll have access to a gym and volleyball court on dry land whilst the water offers everything from kayaking to windsurfing. Of course there’s also a spa where to can retreat to for a nice pamper! The sauna, steam bath, indoor jacuzzi that complement the spa are adult only areas – perfect if you’re after some peace and quiet.

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