Cancun, Mexico, is located on the Yucatan peninsular.

The area has plenty to offer visitors, with amazing white sand beaches and warm aqua sea.

Mexican culture is warm and welcoming, just like their tasty food.

There’s plenty of places to explore and activities to do as well, from exhilarating water sports, wildlife experiences, and relaxing with a cocktail.

It’s a brilliant destination for couples, and these 14 luxury resorts are adults only, so you can have a romantic time away from families and children. 

1. Le Blanc Spa Resort

La Blanc Spa Resort is spectacularly located for optimum sea views from both the comfy but minimalist rooms and the fabulous pool which leads you directly out to the beach and its beautiful white sand.

With a personal butler to attend to your needs, all you have to do is sit back and relax. 

Guests thought La Blanc Spa Resort was the perfect place to relax, especially because of the friendly attentive staff.

They loved the sea views and clean, comfy rooms. 

Facilities 

You have USD$1,500 resort credit which can be used on excursion such as dolphin watching, on spa treatments, and even in the gift shop.

Remaining credit can even be transferred for a future visit.

Soak up the sun while sipping on a cocktail at the large beach side infinity pool.

Enjoy international fine dining at Lumiere restaurant, or in any of the 5 bars available.

Order room service if you prefer an intimate evening in. 

Room

The spacious rooms include all the amenities you need and more, such as a welcome bottle of wine to enjoy while watching TV.

The bath with double shower heads is luxurious.

You can also choose the ‘comfort menu’ for your room, which gives you different options for pillows, toiletries and in room aromatherapy. 

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2. Hyatt Zilara Cancun 

Get more beach for your money at Hyatt Zilara, located on the widest section of the beach.

This romantic resort will astound you with it’s lavish poolside day beds, sun loungers, and suites.

Everything is luxurious, tropical and Mexican, perfect for a luxury resort stay in Cancun. 

Guests loved the ocean view and the beach.

Most guests also thought the staff were exceptional, and they appreciated the wide variety of food on offer. 

Facilities

Swimming, water sports, excursions, the sky gym and live entertainment are all included activities.

You can upgrade to include spa treatments or a romance experience such as a private dinner under the stars or couples beach-side massages.

Choose from 6 different dining experiences, including teriyaki, and 5 different bars. 

Room

The tropical themed rooms have all amenities you would expect of a luxury resort.

The balconies all have amazing ocean views, TVs, minibar, bath facilities, and even a double hot tub.

Upgrade to a suite for extra luxury, including swim up suites with direct pool access. 

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3. Turquoize at Hyatt Ziva Cancun

The boutique adults only hotel is a romantic haven segregated from families.

The suits have fantastic sea views, and include high quality decor and furnishings.

Enjoy VIP access to all the hotels fantastic amenities. 

Guests said their stay was ‘excellent’ and enjoyed ‘perfection from start to finish’.

They particularly liked the clean beach and crystal water, and said the staff were very helpful. 

Facilities

Turquoize at Hyatt Ziva has fantastic infinity pools, kayaking excursions, tennis classes, and it’s own spa along with plenty of water-sports and activities to entertain and relax you.

There is an impressive choice of 16 dining options at restaurants lounges and bars, with global cuisine and unique atmospheres in each. 

Room

The spacious suites have a tranquil atmosphere, perfect for romance and relaxation.

All the amenities you would expect are included, such as top of the range coffee machines, minibar, and plush bathrobes.

All have a private terrace.

You can upgrade to have the added luxury of your own private hot tub. 

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4. Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort

Wow, secrets Playa Mujerers Golf and Spa Resort has it all.

Fantastic beach views and access to playa Mujeres beach.

It’s close to downtown Cancun, an 18 hole golf course, and two beautiful protected flora and fauna areas.

It’s no surprise that it’s an AAA four diamond award winning resort. 

Guests found some of the staff very helpful and friendly.

They also liked the pool areas and restaurants, although some of the restaurants required advance bookings to avoid waiting for a table. 

Facilities

Unwind at the world class spa, and relax by the pool and beach.

Enjoy the local golf course and other activities available, including dance lessons, beach parties, swimming with dolphins, water sports and the gym.

Enjoy gourmet dining at one of 6 lavish a la carte restaurants.

There are 7 bars to choose from too, including the stage bar where you can enjoy a live show while sipping on your drink of choice. 

Room

Choose from a garden view, ocean view, or swim in access for your suite.

The spacious rooms are certainly luxurious with plenty of warm rich colours to make you feel at home.

All suites have a private balcony as well as expected amenities such as a minibar and bathroom accessories. 

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5. Temptation Cancun Resort

Temptation is self styled as ‘the playground for grown ups’ and it doesn’t fail to deliver on that promise.

The 7 story hotel with its uniquely shaped seduction pool, bar and sun loungers is just the beginning.

Adventurous day time activities, themed nights and a hip vibe, adults will love this fun filled resort. 

Guests thought the staff were great, the food was good, and enjoyed the entertainment.

They liked the ambiance of the resort, and thought there were lots of activities to do. 

Facilities

The resort has spicy signature theme nights, strictly for adults as well as topless optional areas by the pool and beach.

After the pool parties, theme nights spend your days relaxing at the spa, or start the seduction early at the sensual rooftop pool.

There are 14 restaurants, bars and lounges to enjoy, depending on whether you wish to flirt or simply chill out. 

Room

The trendy rooms in temptation tower are hip and playful, with spacious balconies and funky decor.

Along with the expected amenities, the most luxurious oceanfront penthouses include an outdoor Jacuzzi, daybed, and fully stocked bar. 

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6. Royal Service at Paradisus by Meliá Cancún

Royal Service at Paradisus Cancun certainly has plenty of activities, suited to keep even Royals entertained during a stay.

The 4 lagoon style pools offer tropical luxury in an amazing beach location.

The hotel aims to make the most of the surrounding natural beauty, with it’s pyramidal style buildings, beach views and lush golf course. 

The Royal Service resort went beyond guest expectations, with spectacular food, staff and views. 

Facilities

Revitalize your senses and rejuvenate your soul at the YHI Spa.

Try your swing at the 9 hole golf course, or enjoy some tennis.

There are also plenty of activities available such as Tequila tasting and sushi workshops.

Chef Martín Berasategui sets the par high at his Michelin starred restaurant Tempo, along with 8 other restaurants and 8 bars to choose from, you can dine in a different place every meal. 

Room

The simple tropical style rooms offer elegance to guest.

They all have a private balcony and lovely views of the sea.

Rooms have all the facilities you would expect, as well as a butler and concierge service to attend to your needs.

The more expensive suits also have a hydro massage bath tub. 

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7. TRS Coral Hotel

The Ultra modern TRS Coral Hotel is built using sustainable materials, so you can do a little for the environment just by choosing to stay here.

The spacious rooms overlook stunning ocean views.

The large pool is perfect to soak in, with a swim up bar to keep you cool in the pool. 

Guests thought the property was stunning.

The staff were friendly, and they liked the poolside bar, beach and restaurants. 

Facilities

The luxurious spa has multiple rooms including saunas, steam rooms and ice rooms as well as plenty of treatments to offer.

Professionals deliver a wide variety of sports and leisure activities.

There are 7 uniquely designed restaurants, including Indian and Thai.

For a night of novel entertainment enjoy the contemporary cabaret restaurant. There are also 2 bars and a coffee shop. 

Room

The spacious rooms provide guests plenty of comfort and luxury, with private balconies, hydro massage baths and modern technology to make your stay enjoyable.

Choose an upgraded suite for additional luxury. 

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8. Grand Oasis Sens

If you are looking for a luxury romantic stay coupled with the exciting vibe of Cancun, then Grand Oasis Sens is the resort for you.

The spectacular ocean view infinity pool has a cascading waterfall to increase the ambiance of the retreat. 

Guests said the staff were excellent, and loved the views and food.

One guest even said they will ‘definitely return’ as they had such an enjoyable time. 

Facilities

Along with a fantastic range of activities and the amazing spa to fulfill your wellness requirements, there are 13 restaurants, 4 of which are exclusive to guests staying in Sian Ka’an (luxury suites).

Head to the Sakura Sunset restaurant for Peruvian and Japanese fusion cuisine and brilliant sunset views, or enjoy an intimate meal at Moonlight, Italian trattoria. 

Room

The rooms are spacious, bright and airy with 5* facilities.

Choose a garden view or ocean view, and upgrade to include a pool and terrace, or balcony and private whirlpool or plunge pool.

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9. Beloved Playa Mujeres

With an impressive list of awards Beloved Playa Mujeres boutique adults only hotel is a fantastic choice to relax in luxury.

With lush gardens, inviting pools and a brilliant beach location, along with an excellent array of activities there is nothing more you could ask for. 

Guests thought the service was ‘above and beyond expectations’.

They described the gardens and beach as ‘immaculate’.

Another guest said it was ‘the perfect spot for a honeymoon’ having enjoyed their so much. 

Facilities

An excellent wellness spa, fitness suite, and wide choice of activities including Mayan culture and yacht trips, will keep you busy if relaxing by the pool and beach isn’t enough.

There are 4 different restaurants, including an exceptional Mexican restaurant, 6 bars and 1 lounge, there is no shortage of great places to dine. 

Room

The suites are so attractive it would be difficult to leave your rooms if it weren’t for the astounding surroundings.

With a pillow menu as well as all the amenities you would expect from a 5* resort your stay will be comfy.

Suites offer Jacuzzi, plunge pool, private pools, swim up suites with private gardens, and ocean views. 

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10. Secrets The Vine Cancun

The Vine, Cancun is a resort that epitomises sophistication and elegance.

The gorgeous beach, and infinity pool feel like an extension of the chic rooms, bars and lounges.

Enjoy a relaxing romantic getaway here. 

Guests loved the food, particularly breakfast.

They thought the pool and beach areas were great. 

Facilities

There is plenty to do, including a fitness centre with beach views, complimentary golf, entertainment including themed beach parties, wine tasting, and baby turtle release programs (seasonal).

Head to the fantastic spa to unwind, or hang out in one of the 2 infinity pools, or terrace pool.

Satisfy your hunger at one of 5 a la carte restaurants, a buffet venue, grill, cafe, or in the private luxury of your room or the beach. 

Room

The spacious tropical rooms are as chic as The Vine hotel.

Each room or suite has a private terrace or balcony and all the expected amenities of a luxury resort.

Indulge your luxurious side with Italian porcelain floors, teak furnishings and luxurious white glass bathroom. 

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11. Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun

Recently refurbished, Live Aqua beach resort delivers a fun and vibrant atmosphere, with colorful pool side decor and seven pools, each a different temperature.

Its location is superb, with ocean and lagoon views, luxury shopping across the street and near lively nightlife. 

Staff were described as ‘friendly, courteous and professional’ by guests who also enjoyed the ‘excellent atmosphere.

Most guests commented favourably about the food, including the excellent vegetarian options available. 

Facilities

One of the best appeals of Live Aqua are the seven unique pools of varying temperatures.

However the amazing variety of activities and excursions available, rejuvenating and relaxing treatments at Feel Harmony Spa and the delicious dining and drinking options at the 11 restaurants and bars will keep you occupied. 

Room

The rooms are specially designed for you to create the perfect ambience, with a choice of 3 lighting options and different scents from the aromatherapy menu.

Choose garden or ocean views, or Aqua Club with its private ocean views. 

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12. Golden Parnassus All Inclusive Resort & Spa Cancun

The golden Parnassus is a lavish hotel with plenty of actives and entertainment for you to enjoy during your stay there.

The unique location between Cancun’s stunning lagoon and the sapphire ocean is perfect for a relaxing luxurious stay. 

Guests liked the staff, particularly the activities staff who ‘made the whole trip’.

They also enjoyed the food and the hot tub in the room. 

Facilities

The swimming pool and outdoor Jacuzzi are a beach side oasis to relax and enjoy the views from.

There are plenty of activities, including floodlit tennis courts, so you can still play at night when it’s cooler.

Relax and unwind at the spa with a sauna, steam room and gym along with plenty of treatments.

With 3 on site restaurants and access to those of neighboring hotels, you will have plenty of culinary choices. 

Room

All rooms have private balconies with a sea or lagoon view.

They have the usual amenities you would expect at a luxury hotel.

The club rooms and golden rooms also have an in room Jacuzzi, minibar, and in room dining can be arranged. 

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13. Sun Palace Cancun

The Sun Palace has won trip advisers ‘top hotel for romance travelers choice award’ for the last 2 years, living up to high expectations of romance and luxury in an amazing location.

Everything about the hotel is elegant and sophisticated, from the bright and airy suites to the well designed pools and beachfront. 

Guests had a great stay thanks to friendly and attentive staff.

They loved the beach front, food and drinks, and thought the hotel was spotless. 

Facilities

The nightly shows include Karaoke and fire eaters, and are sure to keep you entertained.

Spend your days relaxing by the serene infinity pool, or discovering Mayan culture, local wildlife and more on their tours.

Feel your body unwind as you enjoy your choice of spa treatments, or pamper yourself at the beauty salon.

Fresh ingredients and world class chefs ensure you have a fantastic dining experience. 

Room

The indulgent suites have everything you need and more.

The usual amenities are enriched with wine upon arrival, and all rooms have a double whirlpool tub.

The rooms ooze luxury from ceiling to floor, perfect for a romantic stay. 

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14. Riu Palace Las Americas

Hotel Riu Palace Las Americans is a resort filled with grandeur, from the entrance, to the rooms and even the 3 pools.

You don’t need to be wealthy to feel wealthy with such splendid surroundings in a stunning beach location in Cancun. 

Guests had a fabulous stay at Hotel Riu Palace Las Americas.

They loved the setting, food and said the staff were excellent. 

Facilities

Chose a vast array of excursions, including cultural experiences or a visit to a turtle conservation center.

There are 3 fantastic pools, including a swim up bar and hydro massage area.

The fantastic spa has a wide range of treatments, gym and sauna.

The multiple dining choices include romantic beach dining, Mexican, Japanese, and Italian a la carte restaurants.

There is also a nightclub for evening entertainment. 

Room

The spacious rooms are bright and airy with a grand atmosphere.

All rooms have the expected amenities.

Those with a sea view all have a private balcony or terrace, and the swishes suites have outdoor Jacuzzi’s on the balcony. 

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It would be impossible to not enjoy a romantic retreat at any of these all inclusive adults only luxury resorts in Cancun.

With relaxing spas, amazing beach and lagoon locations, and rooms ranging from simple luxury to fabulous suites with swim up access or private pools or Jacuzzi’s, there is something for all desires, and all budgets.

You will have an amazing holiday, honeymoon, or anniversary celebration during your time at any one of Cancun’s luxury all inclusive resorts.