Top 10 Cancun Spring Break Resorts
Top 10 Cancun Spring Break Resorts Overview
If the words “Cancun” and “spring break” bring to mind images of raucous coeds and strobe-lit night clubs, you’re only capturing half the appeal of this infamous Mexico city. Despite its reputation for all-you-can-take tequila shots and questionable choices, there’s a softer side to this Yucatan Peninsula destination. Here in Cancun, it’s just as easy to dine on calamari, brush up on your Español and dance cheek-to-cheek as you take on the tango. We’ve captured Cancun spring break at its best with our most recent Top 10 venture, including solely those places with a reputation for exceeding vacation expectations. If your spring break vacation finds you south of the border, our Top 10 Cancun Spring Break Resorts list makes for an excellent traveling companion!
ME Cancun - Cancun
ME Cancun is one of those Cancun luxury resorts that is over the top in a really, really good way – especially if you’re a coed looking for a good time on your spring break vacation. Like Balinese daybeds, set on prime oceanfront real estate, which invite you to take your place among the bikini-clad bronzed bodies lining the ME Cancun private beach. Infinity pools that disappear at the Atlantic Ocean’s edge. Thatched-roof umbrellas that add a touch of whimsy to your Mexico luxury vacation. And the first-ever MAXIM beach club, home to a pulsing nightlife and red hot social scene that would make your momma blush. For true hedonistic pleasures, all roads lead to Suite ME. Home to the always-entertaining Real World Cancun cast, this oceanfront luxury suite has played host to its share of scandal. Those looking for a slightly less dramatic stay can indulge in Suite ME’s massage chairs, Jacuzzi tubs and fully stocked bar on their Cancun spring break vacation!
Beach Palace - Cancun
If you ask us, Beach Palace was made for spring break family vacations. And if you asked the scores of lucky tots and parents that preceded you in enjoying this Cancun resort’s beachfront digs, they’d eagerly agree! Sugar-soft Cancun sands and azure-tinged Caribbean surf welcome you to this Mexican paradise, where full-out luxury and modern comforts hide around every corner. Beach Palace certainly didn’t sacrifice style to achieve its family-friendly designation; chic décor beckons from its oceanfront luxury suites. There’s even a Kids’ Club that lets kids play while parents slip away – perhaps to their en-suite Jacuzzi for two? Beach Palace takes the term “all-inclusive” to a whole new level. Top shelf drinks at your beck and call. As many glasses of Spanish, Chilean and international wine as you can lift to your lips. And your choice of tours to the sights and attractions – Chichen Itza, Isla Mujeres and more – that earned Mexico a place as one of the world’s most beloved, history-rich travel destinations!Visit Website
Barcelo Tucancun Beach - Cancun, Quintana Roo
But we urge you to give the Yucatan Peninsula – and our No. 3 pick, which calls it home – a chance. If any place were capable of charming the pull-ups off your surly spawn, Barceló Tucancun Beach would be just the Cancun resort to pull it off! Even its name ought to appeal to your egocentric offspring; if anything could deliver on a toddler’s fickle demands it would be a Mexico destination with the words “your Cancun” in it! Still not convinced? Slip your wee one into a pair of Little Swimmers and step into Barceló Tucancun’s oceanfront pool for some splash-worthy spring break fun. A change of clothes and your niños are fit for the Kids’ Club, where chalkboard walls and pint-sized furnishings cater to the Crayola-toting crowd. You put your kids first day in and day out, but Barceló Tucancun Beach would never expect you to be so selfless on your Cancun spring break vacation. With your choice of Laguna Nichupte and Caribbean waters, adventures involving equal measures sand and surf are easy to come by at this Cancun resort!Visit Website
Club Med Cancun Yucatan - Cancun
So where does one find such a blissful retreat? None other than the leader in global happiness – and our No. 4 pick – Club Med Cancun Yucatan. Set on an endless stretch of Mayan Riviera sands, surrounded by fragrant hibiscus blossoms and fronted by royal palm fronds that flutter in the cool Caribbean breeze; if this isn’t the most idyllic spring break destination you’ve ever seen, we don’t know what is. And if Club Med Cancun Yucatan doesn’t sound like an inviting place to forget the obligations of everyday life, we’re hard pressed to find another that will. As it’s all-inclusive you can go ahead and leave the wallet behind. Besides, your bikini wasn’t made for such heavy lifting! You’ll find so much to see, do and discover at this eco-friendly Cancun resort. Here on Cancun Bay, seaside adventures like snorkeling and wakeboarding give way to history-rich trips to Mayan archeological sites. An all-new spa offers an array of ways to indulge solo or with a significant other in tow. And casual dining in La Hacienda offers a true taste of the Yucatan on your spring break vacation!Visit Website
Barcelo Costa Cancun - Puerto Juárez, Quintana Roo
On one side, the Caribbean tempts with its sunlit azure surf. On the other, a freeform pool beckons with cobalt blue chaise lounges and turquoise waters. And rising up between the two, shimmering pillars of all-inclusive luxury flaunt the Barceló Costa Cancun crest. It’s a breathtaking oceanfront resort, built in traditional Mediterranean style and overlooking the spectacular sands of one of Mexico’s finest beaches, Playa Linda. And it’s your all-access pass to luxury and adventure on your Cancun spring break vacation! Chances are you didn’t come to Cancun solely for the scenery. Fortunately, Barceló Costa Cancun is home to its share of spring break-worthy pursuits. Dine al fresco in a beachfront palapa hut. Slip on a snorkel and slide into the Barceló diving tank for introductory SCUBA lessons. Mingle with your fellow spring breakers over a game of volleyball on one of Cancun’s renowned white sand beaches. Or, pull up a beach chair for spectacular Caribbean sunsets!Visit Website
Blue Bay Club Cancun - Cancun
Blue Bay Club Cancun offers couples and families alike the luxury you’d expect from an all-inclusive Cancun vacation. But Blue Bay Club also offers something extra: a sense of privacy and seclusion that gives this ever-popular resort the feel of a private coastal Mexico retreat. Maybe it’s the 800 ft. of white sand beach it fronts, which boast the water sport adventures that Cancun is known for without the trademark crowds. It could be the full activity calendar that transforms even the shy at heart into eager social butterflies. Perhaps it’s just the simple fact that everyone finds something to love about this particular Cancun resort! Limitless drinks may carry more weight with some crowds, but as a parent with growing teens in tow, you can truly appreciate the value that comes with all you can eat. From frosty glasses of virgin piña coladas to plate after plate piled high with authentic south-of-the-border cuisine, every family member is treated to their share of Mexican fare at Blue Bay Club Cancun!
Avalon Baccara Cancun - Cancun
If you’re looking for one of those cookie-cutter Cancun resorts, you’ll be disappointed. If, however, spring fever finds you itching to escape the ordinary and indulge in something a little more creative, you’ll adore Avalon Baccara Cancun’s boutique appeal. Set on a stretch of secluded Mexico sand, you’ll find an oceanfront retreat fit for royalty; the Governor’s Mansion is just two doors down, after all! We really should warn you – romance is practically inevitable here. If sweeping gestures aren’t your strong point, Avalon Baccara Cancun invites you to breathe easy while it works its Caribbean magic. This is the Mexican hacienda of Spanish soap opera lore, from the terracotta walls in uplifting shades of tangerine and lemon yellow right down to the hand-painted Mexican tiles that make up the pool’s border. And inside your Avalon Baccara luxury suite, beamed ceilings and cool tile floors set the stage for your own Spanish romance to unfold.Visit Website
Cancun Clipper Club - Cancun
By far the finest feature of this Cancun resort is the full-service travel agency at its heart. If you thought your spring break vacation was carefree before, wait until you meet Cancun Clipper Club’s area experts. Their sole purpose is ensuring each day lives up to the resort’s exacting standards, so throw caution to the wind and get ready to live out your wildest Cancun vacation fantasies. Swim with the Caribbean’s friendly marine life at the Dolphin Discovery Center, located on scenic Isla Mujeres. Shake fins with the dolphin’s more reclusive relatives as you snorkel Cancun’s coral reefs. Tee off on the Hilton Golf Course, where fairways overlook the Nichupte waterscape. At Cancun Clipper Club, the only limits are the ones you set! At the end of each day, pull up a chair in Ray’s Palapa Restaurant. Here, an authentic thatched roof sets the stage – er, ceiling – for scrumptious a la carte and buffet-style Mexican fare.
Crown Paradise Club Cancun - Cancun
And when you hear the words “all inclusive” used in the same sentence as Crown Paradise Club – our No. 9 pick – you’re in for one fantastic and carefree Cancun spring break vacation! Mexico is big on family and this Cancun luxury resort is no exception. While it’s rare to find a resort that delivers on its all-inclusive promises across all age groups, Crown Paradise Club is such an exception. With a pirate ship and mini golf for the littlest spring breakers, a tequila bar and neon-lit nightlife for the of-age set and a myriad of botanical gardens, historic sites and more all mere minutes away, Crown Paradise Club is your gateway to the best of Cancun! If your idea of the perfect Cancun spring break includes your special someone, you’ll find the adults-only Crown Club rooms are up to the occasion. A fragrant tropical bouquet greets you upon arrival, while a Jacuzzi with Caribbean views serves as an inspired backdrop to your Cancun getaway.Visit Website
Courtyard by Marriott Cancun - Cancun, Texas
At Courtyard by Marriott Cancun, comfortable guestrooms blend style with function – a perfect retreat for those looking to mix business with pleasure on their Cancun spring break vacation. Potted orchids, local artwork and brightly-colored furnishings add a festive touch to even the most mundane business vacations, while suites that count granite-top vanities among their many amenities are an easy way to upgrade your stay. Outside, a tropical courtyard strewn with fountains and fragrant blooms invites quiet meditation and relaxation. And a ring of lounge chairs with a sparkling zero-depth entry pool at their center offer an enticing way to catch a Cancun tan both in and out of the water! Even the most dedicated executive will find time for a little fun at Courtyard by Marriott Cancun. The Lounge Bar, with its oversized chairs and casual ambiance, serves up every spring breaker’s drink of choice – tequila – along with a milder menu of wine and beer. And for a true taste of Mexico’s fiesta mentality, the Experience Mexico package includes tortilla chips, fresh salsa and other authentic flavors!