‘Best Of’… Playa Mujeres

Excellence Playa Mujeres
Excellence Resorts
Updated: May 16th, 2019

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Here are the resorts that you, our Community, chose as ‘Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Playa Mujeres, Mexico’.

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1st up….

Excellence Playa Mujeres

Excellence Playa Mujeres
Excellence Resorts
The Why:

Do you like seclusion and serenity? Then Excellence Playa Mujeres is your place! Oh, and the rooms are crazy huge.

  • Excellence delivers on pampering you (always!).
  • Sink your toes into 2 miles of powdery white sand while you become 1 with your tan (no doing, just being!).
  • Elegance meets contemporary against one of the most beautiful seascape backdrops.
  • No reservations? No problem (be sure to wear a shirt though…).
  • Enhance your glow with a stop at Miile Spa and reconnect to your inner bliss.
  • When the sun goes down, the night lights up with 11 bars, live music, dancing and romancing.

 

Beloved Playa Mujeres

Beloved Playa Mujeres
Beloved Hotels
The Why:

When you love a boutique resort and still want a huge space, then Beloved Playa Mujeres meets you where you are.

  • Contemporary, modern suites and lots of white paint.
  • Feeling Un-Well…By the end of Wellness Week your yang will be thanking you.
  • Chic (and sexy) Penthouse Suite with a plunge pool and you gotta love those BVLGARI toiletries (in all suites).
  • The spa is like something out of a romance novel.  Big flowing curtains wafting while you turning to jello.  What is wafting anyway?
  • Getting married here?  Opt for the Bridal Spa Suite to get ready.

Finest Playa Mujeres

Finest Playa Mujeres
Finest Resorts
The Why:

Finest Playa Mujeres offers the best of both worlds as a family-friendly resort with adults only areas.

  • ‘Step up’ your luxury getaway by upgrading to the Club Level.  You get access to a private bar, pool area, restaurant and 24 hour concierge.  Yay…grown-ups only!
  • The kids will not say they’re bored! There’s a great kiddies section (supervised) with lots for them to do while parents relax on the beach just a short ways away.
  • Playa Mujeres beach is super nice because of Isla Mujeres, which blocks the big waves and seaweed…….very soft sand here.
  • The resort is immaculate….and those Finest Club Junior Swim-up suites….with the private pool and hammock….Sweet!
  • The Excellence Collection standard of service is excellente’….and that is why guests love to return!

Secrets Playa Mujeres

Secrets Playa Mujeres
Secrets Resorts
The Why:

Open, airy, modern and chic.  Secrets Playa Mujeres offers a romantic setting, all suites, and pristine beach. Beach, relax, repeat.

  • Back to the beach….really stunning and one of the best in Mexico.  And those Bali beds on the beach….gotta get one!
  • Beautiful Suites with ocean views and private balconies.
  • Preferred Club is worth the extra for the extras…..like faster check in, a private lounge, bar and other bennies.
  • Golfers…Complimentary Green Fees at the Greg Norman designed Playa Mujeres Golf Course.
  • Private dining in the Wine Cellar for up to 10 of you (for some pesos).

Dreams Playa Mujeres

Dreams Playa Mujeres
Dreams Resorts
The Why:

Family-friendly, contemporary design with spacious suites, Dreams Playa Mujeres, has something for everyone.

  • Water, water everywhere with two infinity pools, kiddie pool, water park (for younger kids), lazy river (Preferred Club only), and water park for older kids (and you adults).
  • Getting married at nearby Secrets?  Then Dreams is a great family-friendly resort for your guests with kids.
  • Check out the Dolphin Habitat (socially responsible…we checked) at Dreams Playa Mujeres for swimming and interacting with the dolphins.
  • Drop the kids at their club and head over to the spa for some ‘you’ time and check out the Watsu pool for a massage.

 

Hotel Riu Palace Costa Mujeres

Hotel Riu Palace Costa Mujeres
Riu Hotels and Resorts
The Why:

The fairly new Hotel Riu Palace Costa Mujeres is beautiful….large (most definitely) and you’re gonna love the beach.

  • Vibrant rooms and common areas – touches of red are stunning.
  • There’s always something to do – aqua, yoga and fitness classes – and you have access to Riu Land Kids Club and Splash Water World right next door at Riu Dunamar.
  • Incredibly clean and immaculate.  The staff really cares about maintaining this property (thank you!).
  • Beach parties, quiet parties, foam parties…oh my!   Entertainment is top notch here.
  • The resort’s Renova Spa is a great space to relax and get a massage while hubby is playing golf and the kids are at their club.

Hotel Riu Dunamar

Hotel Riu Dunamar
Riu Hotels and Resorts
The Why:

Do you know the way to Costa Mujeres? Your driver will…and you’ll be in beach heaven when you arrive at RIU Dunamar. The beach is bitchin’!

  • Large family-friendly resort (over 700 rooms) with classic RIU style and lots of white and cool blue colors.
  • Not sure what the topless policy is, but when you get this far north of town you can find fun places to hide on the beach. Shhh!
  • Tons of palm trees lined up along the beach…great for shade.
  • Lots of pools – 5 of them – and one for children (whew!) with a water park “Splash Water World” equipped with body slides. Cool!
  • RiuFit program – consistent with all Riu Hotels…..outdoor TRX (gotta stay fit!).

Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres

Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres
Palladium Hotel Group
The Why:

Sleek and modern, the Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres, is the new kid on the block.  And their pool areas…..let’s just say Amazaballs!

  • This resort is large so you can easily get your 10,000 steps in…or slack on that and take the electric boat or shuttle around.
  • Imaginative and colorful clubs for children (babies – teens). And a water park, too.
  • ‘The Village’ is where everything happens – kids only zone, dining, shopping…..the heartbeat of the resort.
  • The kiddos will love the Family Selection (making mom & dad happy) – cooking classes, arts and crafts and a cute welcome kit.
  • Love! Tennis, that is, and home to the Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre (Rafa is ranked #2 in men’s singles tennis).
  • Soccer field? Yes, they have that here, too.

Villa del Palmar

Villa del Palmar
Villa Palmar Cancun
The Why:

Midsize and modern, Villa del Palmar, has something for everyone. Family-friendly with adult-only areas for that time-out.

  • Spacious rooms and the 1- and 2-BR suites have full kitchens – great if you have small children. There’s an onsite market, too.
  • Daily activities like yoga, aqua fitness, cooking classes, Spanish lessons, surfing and nightly music that’s really good.
  • Nannie service, for a fee, for kids under 4.  Kids club for 4-10 year olds give parents a chance to spa or kayak.
  • Super lush & tropical, the Village Spa, has a cluster of thatched roof treatment cabins and some with ocean views.  It’s like an oasis within an oasis.
  • Teens will love the fairly new inflatable Aqua Park and you can snorkel right from the resort’s beach.
  • Several off-property tours to explore the area (not included, but worth checking).
  • Top notch customer service – the friendly staff shows care and attention.

TRS Coral Hotel

TRS Coral Hotel
Palladium Hotel Group
The Why:

Newly opened adults only, TRS Coral, is next to the Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres and on the same stunning beach with amazing pool areas.

  • Ultra chic and modern design with sustainability front of mind.
  • Top entertainment and music during the day. Always something to do.
  • If quiet is what you’re seeking, Zentropia Spa & Wellness, shared with Grand Palladium is beautiful.  Waterfalls, Relaxation zone, and the hydroptherapy is always a must.   Call for a ride back to your room vs the walk – keep the ‘Zen’ flowing.
  • There’s a Caberet Dinner show here and it’s best to inquire earlier in your stay to be sure you can get in.   Afterall, Life is a Cabaret.
  • Everything for an adults-only experience is right here and you can still explore The Village area and the Tennis Centre shared with Grand Palladium.
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