Best Kid-Friendly Hotels in Cancun and Riviera Maya

Are you looking for the best kid-friendly hotels in Cancun & Riviera Maya to have a great family vacation with lots of fun? Continue reading!

Which are the best kid-friendly hotels in Cancun & Riviera Maya?

The truth is that there are many hotels in Cancun to choose from. But, if you are looking for a resort with more than just a lovely beach to build sandcastles, we suggest you check out this list of the best kid-friendly hotels in Cancun & Riviera Maya, with awesome activities for kids.

Why are these resorts the best kid-friendly hotels in Cancun & Riviera Maya?

  • Moon Palace Cancun

Moon Palace is a paradise for kids! There is a fantastic gaming center and arcade called the Wired Lounge, where children can play and enjoy delicious snacks all day long. At Moon Palace, you will also find an indoor playground for kids known as the Playroom, where the little ones will have hours of fun.

Guests can get a Grand Pass to have access to the all-inclusive facilities of The Grand. At The Grand at Moon Palace, you will find an amazing water park, a bowling alley and a bigger Playroom. The “Playroom at The Grand” has amazing activities such as: Mini Neon Golf, 3-storey Labyrinth, Arcade, Bumper Carts, Laser Maze, Time Freak, Interactive Sports, Sky Trail, Mirror Maze and much more!

  • Marina El Cid

Marina El Cid at Puerto Morelos is great for kids. They have 1,2, or 3 bedroom suites, with a full kitchen, living room, delicious food, friendly staff, and of course, an amazing kids club. 

It also has water sports such as windsurfing, kayaking, Hobie Cats, paddle boats, and boogie boards. The whole family will enjoy the 22,000 square-foot, free form pool, cascading waterfalls, a diving pool, and a children’s area with slides.

El Cid , kid-friendly resort in Riviera Maya
El Cid
  • Planet Hollywood Cancun

Planet Hollywood Cancun is terrific for families with kids of all ages. The whole family can watch movies under the night sky full of stars, have fun in the water park, enjoy the beautiful beach, play mini-golf, or participate in the Walk of Fame Scavenger Hunt. In their gorgeous Stars Kids Club, your kiddos will discover their artistic abilities, and they will shine like real stars! They can be actors, singers, and even movie directors! Their program will teach your child to perform, create, and move through fun educational experiences. 

And what a better way to end your vacation than a Stars Kids Hall of Fame Party. The Star Kids will walk down the red carpet to accept an award on stage. This experience will be in your kids’ memories forever!

  • All Ritmo Resort and Water Park

Your kids will have a lot of fun all day long at All Ritmo Resort! There is a treehouse with four exciting waterfalls and slides, water umbrellas, and the always refreshing and surprising giant bucket of water in the water park. The staff is incredible and always animating. You can also find mini-golf, a beautiful playground, a tennis court, ping pong, lockers, and dressing rooms.

Their rates are cheaper than other hotels, and you don’t have to be a guest of the hotel to enjoy the water park. You can get a Day pass for only $37 USD per adult and $19 USD per kid.

All Ritmo Resort, kid-friendly hotel in Cancun
All Ritmo Resort & Water Park
  • Sandos Caracol Playa del Carmen

Sandos Caracol  Playa del Carmen has a petting zoo with rabbits, a little donkey, and some other cute animals that kids can feed, and they can also plant seeds there. At Sandos Caracol, there is a great water park with 19 kamikaze slides for the adrenaline lovers and some other slides for the little ones. 

This hotel is eco-certified by the Rainforest Alliance. They take care of nature and teach kids to do so. 

Sandos Caracol, kid-friendly hotel in Playa del Carmen
Sandos Caracol
  • Hotel Xcaret

Hotel Xcaret offers an All-Fun Inclusive experience that gives you unlimited access to all their parks, such as Xcaret, Xel Há, Xplor, and more!

The sustainable design of this resort integrates modernism and natural elements. You will find beaches, inlets, coves, and rivers all over the hotel, where you can enjoy water activities like kayaking and paddleboarding.

At Xiquillos Kids Club, children will enjoy fun activities that promote Mexican culture. These activities will help them release their imagination and creativity.

There is also a place where families can share amazing moments. You will find a pool table, air hockey, mini-soccer table, and TV at the Family Club.

Hotel Xcaret, kid-friendly , all-fun inclusive resort in Riviera Maya
Hotel Xcaret
  • Nickelodeon Hotel

You will discover a world of family fun at the new Nickelodeon Hotel! Pick your favorite Nick theme and stay at a Pineapple Suite, a Turtle Lair Suite, or even a Big Kahuna Suite. By staying at this all-inclusive family resort in Riviera Maya, you get unlimited entry and exclusive daily early access to Aqua Nick, the newest and coolest water park in the area.

You and your family can also enjoy live entertainment with cocktails, billiards, air hockey, and arcade games. And the kids can meet and greet 20 of their favorite Nickelodeon characters.

(This hotel will be opening in Summer 2021)

Nickelodeon Hotel, kid-friendly hotel in Riviera Maya
Nickelodeon Hotel
  • Crown Paradise Club Cancun

Crown Paradise Club is one of the most budget-friendly all-inclusive, family resorts in Cancun.

There are many activities for all the family. You can have fun and play on the tennis, basketball, football and volleyball courts. In the pool area, you can enjoy many water activities, and there is also a water park for kids and another one for the whole family. Or if you prefer indoor activities, you can visit the Collage games room.

Crown Paradise Club Cancun, kid-friendly hotel in Cancun
Crown Paradise Club
  • Dreams Natura Resort & Spa

Dreams Natura is one of the newest hotels in the area. All the family can enjoy the water park and fly on the Rollglider aerial ride. You can drop off the children at the Explorer’s Club, a fully supervised children’s program with lots of fun activities, while you relax at the adults-only pool. The older kids can meet new friends and have a fantastic time at the Core Zone Teens Club.

Dreams Natura Resort in Riviera Maya
Dreams Natura Resort

Which is the best way to get to my hotel in Cancun & Riviera Maya?

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Cancun private transportation with USA Transfers
Cancun private transportation with USA Transfers