We've chosen our favorite all inclusive Mexico family resorts for 2018, with family-specific amenities, accommodations and ratings in mind. We've also personally visited these all inclusive Mexico resorts and can attest to how amazing they truly are.

Beach Palace Cancun in Mexico.

1. Beach Palace Cancun - Cancun


With nearly 50 of the resort's 287 rooms dedicated as Family Suites, the Beach Palace Cancun is easily a great choice in Mexico. Now consider that 20 of those suites come with three hours of nanny service, and it becomes one of our favorite all inclusive Mexico resorts for families! The Beach Palace Cancun also features a kids' club, complimentary shuttle service to the nearby water park, a teen disco, video game tournaments and special kids' menus, not to mention the wide expanse of beach and the beautiful pool. What's not to love?
Beach Palace Cancun

Grand Velas Riviera Maya in Mexico.

2. Grand Velas Riviera Maya - Riviera Maya


Sign up for free snorkeling, kayaking and sailing trips as soon as you arrive at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya. When you find your stomach rumbling after a day of activities on the beach, head for one of the many onsite restaurants, each serving a different cuisine -- you can have Spanish-inspired dishes for lunch and then Italian for dinner. Enjoy nightly entertainment while children between ages 4 and 12 run off to their supervised programs. Little ones can learn Spanish and make balloon animals while tweens can rock out in Guitar Hero tournaments. Plus, there is 24-hour room service in your spacious, 1,270-square-foot suite for those must-have, late-night snacks.

Traveling with a baby? Grand Velas Riviera Maya also has a Baby Concierge! Ask about baby's first haircut, nanny services and special amenities just for little ones.
Grand Velas Riviera Maya

The Royal Sands in Cancun, Mexico.

3. The Royal Sands - Cancun


Families need space while on vacation and the rooms at The Royal Sands in Cancun will make your family feel like, well, royalty. Suites with full kitchens, separate bedrooms, two bathrooms and balconies are just the start of a luxurious, all inclusive Mexico vacation. Kids will enjoy the daily program for 4- to 12-year-olds, and parents will like the state-of-the-art gym and spa. Children can decorate their own T-shirt, have their faces painted and then get wet in a water balloon war. Teens can play on the Xbox console, pass a volleyball around on the beach or try their luck in a Blackjack tournament. Relax on the beach or by one of the three pools and then tango over to one of the three onsite eateries, complete with Mariachi music and flamenco dancers. Plus, guests enjoy a shuttle bus and access to facilities at the other four Royal Resorts in Mexico, so the fun never stops!
The Royal Sands

Moon Palace in Cancun, Mexico.

4. Moon Palace - Cancun


One of three connected properties, the Moon Palace Cancun connects to the Nizuc and Grand Moon resorts with shared programming, dining and amenities, meaning more bang for your buck when staying in Cancun. The resort features seven outdoor swimming pools, a kids' club, a teens' club, extra amenities for families, family suites with nanny service (like the sister Beach Palace Cancun property), kids' menus and more -- all right on the beach and within minutes of Cancun International Airport.
Moon Palace Cancun

Paradisus Cancun Resort in Mexico.

5. Paradisus Cancun Resort - Cancun


Located along Cancun's famous Hotel Zone, Paradisus Cancun Resort provides everything a family could want at an all inclusive Mexico resort: restaurants (nine, to be exact), entertainment, swimming pools, water sports and of course, a beachfront locale. Extras for kids include a children's club, kids' spa services and a playground. Upgrade to Family Concierge status for an even more luxurious experience.
Paradisus Cancun Resort

AZUL Beach Resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico.

6. AZUL Beach Resort - Riviera Maya


AZUL Beach Resort is one of the many Karisma Hotels and Resorts properties dotting the Mexican Riviera, but this one is our favorite. The smallest and quietest of the bunch, AZUL Beach feels like an oversized spa. Yet, it welcomes families. In 2015, the hotel launched its Nickelodeon Experience, which added special events, programming and themed fun for kids around Nickelodeon's most popular characters. Think Dora, Spongebob, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! The resort also caters to all ages, with special in-room baby amenities available for its youngest guests.
AZUL Beach Resort Riviera Maya

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa in Mexico.

7. Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa


Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa provides something for every age group, from kids' clubs and an ocean trampoline for youngsters (OK, maybe adults, too) and a lovely spa and cocktail-making classes for parents. Of course, there's a plethora of activities for the whole family to enjoy together, such as water sports, swimming pools, dance lessons and themed dinners. The resort offers a wide array of accommodations, including an adults-only section -- we're looking at you, grandparents.
Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa

Seadust Cancun Family Resort.

8. Seadust Cancun Family Resort


A 2017 newcomer to Cancun's Hotel Zone, Seadust Cancun Family Resort is a paradise for families, with ziplining, rock climbing, pools, a water park and of course, a pretty expanse of beach -- all covered in nightly rates. Water sports, diving excursions, an expansive fitness center and a spa with kids' treatments are also offered at this all inclusive Mexico family resort, formerly the Great Parnassus Family Resort. There are a total of 505 spacious suites with free Wi-Fi.
Seadust Cancun Family Resort

Cozumel Palace in Mexico.

9. Cozumel Palace - Cozumel


Enjoy the warm breeze from a hammock on your private balcony at this all inclusive Mexico resort. Cozumel Palace is truly grand with luxurious accommodations and service beyond compare. A kids' club for children ages 4 to 12 will keep the little ones busy during the day, followed by a family dinner at one of four onsite restaurants. Scuba diving is available on the property, and other water excursions are located just 15 minutes from the resort in nearby San Miguel. Other fun family activities at Cozumel Palace include salsa lessons, napkin folding classes and bingo.
Cozumel Palace

Club Med Cancun Yucatan in Mexico.

10. Club Med Cancun Yucatan - Cancun


One of the first names in family-friendly, all-inclusive fun, Club Med Cancun Yucatan recently expanded with families in mind. It now offers 60 oceanfront Family Suites, a playground, Petite Club Med for 2- and 3-year-olds, a lounge for nightly entertainment and a reservation-only restaurant. The resort also features "GOs" (Gracious Organizers), who act similar to luxury camp counselors, organizing special activities and making guests feel welcome. Let's not forget the flying trapeze either -- a unique opportunity included in rates.
Club Med Cancun Yucatan

Up to 55-Percent Off at Dreams Resorts


Save up to 55-percent off your stay at Dreams Resorts including Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa, a Family Vacation Critic Favorite Hotel. Offer valid for travel during select time frames throughout 2018. You'll also receive $200 or $400 in resort credit depending on which room type you reserve. For more information, visit Dreams Resorts Offers.
Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa

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