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The Best Akumal All Inclusive Resorts

The 10 Best All Inclusive Resorts in Akumal, Mexico

Updated June 2024 ⋅ Written by Vanessa Howard ⋅ Edited by Laura Schulthies

Best Akumal All Inclusive Resorts
Best Akumal All Inclusive Resorts

Welcome to Akumal

Akumal is a charming little beach town on the Riviera Maya. This peaceful area, that’s between Playa del Carmen and Tulum, is a great place to snorkel and dive with sea turtles and relax in the sunshine. Akumal has something for everyone, from its stunning lagoons, secluded beaches and gorgeous cenotes. If you’re looking for an amazing all inclusive resort, keep reading for our top Akumal all inclusive resorts.

Akumal is a charming small beach town on the Riviera Maya. This peaceful area, that’s between Playa del Carmen and Cancun, is a great place to snorkel and dive with sea turtles and relax in the sunshine. Akumal has something for everyone from its stunning lagoons, secluded beaches and gorgeous cenotes. If you’re looking for an amazing all inclusive resort, keep reading for our top Akumal all inclusive resorts.

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Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal

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1. Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal

The family-friendly Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal is perfect for those looking for luxury with a touch of exclusivity. This resort offers both Junior and Oceanfront suites that are inspired by their tropical surroundings. Each room features a private terrace perfect for watching a beautiful Caribbean sunset. Enjoy comfy slippers and plush robes while relaxing in your suite.

Just steps from the beach, Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal is a great place to lounge on the beach or enjoy the 3 swimming pools, 4 jacuzzi tubs and 2 separate swimming pools just for kids. Additional amenities include the Bahia Spa, where you can enjoy the ultimate mind-body treatment. The resort is great for families with kids, they will love the onsite Waterpark, Kids Club and Teens Club.

There are 6 restaurants and bars at Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal, including the Riviera Restaurant. The resort’s international cuisine buffet has an array of delicious treats from around the world. Also, try Gourmet Arlequin Restaurant for modernist gourmet cuisine, don’t skip the creme brulee!

Why We Love Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal

  • Family Friendly
  • 3 Swimming Pools – 2 Children’s Swimming Pools
  • 6 Restaurants and Bars
  • Luxurious Spa Treatments
  • Kids Waterpark and Kids Club
  • Enchanting Show and Entertainment
  • Beautiful Oceanfront Views
  • Close to Riviera Maya Golf Course

Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya

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2. Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya

This adults only resort, in the heart of the Riviera Maya, is the perfect blend of nature and elegance. Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya is a picturesque and romantic hideaway on the stunning white sand beaches of Akumal. Many of the rooms offer beautiful ocean views and cultural touches such as Maya Golddecor and interpretive Mexican art. The romance themed rooms include a hot tub perfect for two and fully furnished terraces or balconies.

Activities abound at Secrets Akumal, whether you want to enjoy the 3 pools or take in a live musical performance, this resort has something for everyone. Other amenities include the Spa of Pevonia where guests can indulge in a relaxing couples massage or an aromatherapy salt glow treatment. Of course, Secrets Akumal is a fantastic place to swim with sea turtles or take a scuba diving tour.

Dine at one of the 9 restaurants or have a cocktail at one of the 7 bars onsite. If you’re looking for authentic Mexican cuisine, check out El Patio, or for a light casual lunch head to the Barefoot Grill. Grab a cocktail at Manatees the swim up bar!

Why We Love Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya

  • Adults Only
  • 3 Swimming Pools – 2 Hot Tubs
  • 9 Restaurants and 7 Bars!
  • Indulgent Spa Treatments
  • Beach Parties and Themed Nights
  • Meet The Chefs Tour and Tasting
  • Beautiful Oceanfront Views
  • Romance Options

Grand Palladium Colonial Resort

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3. Grand Palladium Colonial Resort and Spa

Grand Palladium Colonial is a great family-friendly resort that offers amazing ocean views and luxury at its finest. This resort offers a plethora of suite choices that make it a great option for both couples and families. Couples may want to consider the opulent Romance Villa Suites, while larger families will find that the connecting suites can easily accommodate them. Each room features either an ocean, pool, or garden view.

Amenities at the Grand Palladium Colonial include 6 fabulous pools, including an adult-only pool and child-only pool. Try your hand at snorkeling, scuba diving, or deep sea fishing. Or relax at theGrand Palladium White Sand Resort & Spa where you can enjoy a variety of luxurious treatments. The resort also has 6 tennis courts, 2 basketball courts and a beach volleyball court for those wanting to work up a sweat and stay active.

The resort offers 15 restaurants and 6 bars, including a fun swim-up bar option. Try Sumptuori for delicious Japanese cuisine or Posidens to dine right by the sea. Chic Cabaret and Restaurant is both a gastronomic and sensory experience. Reservations are required at certain restaurants and not all are included in the resort’s all inclusive option.

Why We Love Grand Palladium Colonial Resort and Spa

  • Family Friendly
  • 6 Fabulous Pools
  • 15 Restaurants and 6 Bars
  • Luxurious Spa Treatments
  • Kids Water Park and Adult-Only Pool Options
  • La Jarra Bar right on the Beach
  • Romantic Room Options
  • Snorkeling with Sea Turtles

Bahia Principe Luxury Sian Ka’an

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4. Bahia Principe Luxury Sian Ka’an

If you’re ready to experience the Mayan jungle while staying in a luxurious setting, then the Bahia Principe Luxury Sian Ka’an is perfect for you. This family-friendly resort inspires guests to take in the Caribbean Sea, Ka’an Jungle and the Mayan Ruins. Each room features a private terrace or balcony and comfy slippers and robes for lounging. Some rooms also feature outdoor hydrotherapy tubs as well.

At the Bahia Principe Luxury Sian Ka’an, relaxation and luxury are key at the onsite spa, where they offer Riviera Maya treatments such as the Mayan Chocolate Dreams or a mud treatment from the Chemax Cenote. Additional amenities include fun culinary and mixology workshops, as well as incredible and exclusive shows. Love the water? You can enjoy 1 of the 4 boutique pools, and there is easy beach access so guests can enjoy the beautiful Caribbean Sea.

The resort offers 4 restaurants and bars, including the Pool Restaurant, where you can enjoy a meal and drink by the pool. Try Alux Restaurant for indulgent gourmet cuisine, where the chefs have reimagined culinary classics. This is an adults-only restaurant and reservations are required.

Why We Love Bahia Principe Luxury Sian Ka’an

  • Family Friendly
  • 4 Boutique Pools
  • 4 Restaurants and Bars
  • Riviera Maya Spa Treatments
  • Fun Culinary and Mixology Workshops
  • Easy Beach Access
  • Rooms with terrace hydrotherapy pool
  • Exclusive nightly entertainment

Unico 20 N 87 W, Riviera Maya

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5. Unico 20 N 87 W, Riviera Maya

The incredible design of Unico 20 N 87 W, Riviera Maya is inspired by the Riviera Maya and incorporates that in both the decor and locally sourced products. This adults-only resort has a plethora of room options including swim-up rooms and suites with amazing ocean views. Rooms feature private terraces and balconies with either ocean or tropical views that will take your breath away.

The amenities at Unico 20 N 87 W, Riviera Maya include fun activities such as a mixology class, a chocolate tasting class, and tequila and mezcal tastings. Enjoy the full-service spa that caters to mind, body and spirit. Try the volcanic massage for a locally inspired healing ritual. Relax at the 3 unique pools or on the beach with easy access to lounge chairs and beachside services.

There are 5 restaurants and 5 bars at Unico 20 N 87 W each with its own amazing cuisine and cocktails. Try Cueva Siete, directed by celebrity chef Lula Martin del Campo, for an amazing dining experience. Or check out Mi Carisa, an ode to the coastline and delicious Mediterranean cuisine.  Don’t forget to try a Mayan Mile during your stay!

Why We Love Unico 20 N 87 W, Riviera Maya

  • Adults Only
  • 3 Unique Pools
  • 5 Restaurants and 5 Bars
  • Volcanic Massage Spa Treatments
  • Fun Chocolate, Tequila and Mezcal Tastings
  • Poolside and Beachside Service
  • Swim-up Rooms Available
  • Many Local Tour Options

Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya Hotel & Spa

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6. Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya Hotel & Spa

The modern Aztec design of the Grand Sirenis combined with the luxurious and elegant feel of the resort is sure to have your family feeling at home in no time. This family-friendly resort lies on a stretch of beautiful private beach that extends two miles along the coast and boasts an authentic Mayan ruin within a heart-shaped inlet. Each suite at the Grand Sirenis is large and meant to accommodate a family. There are even suites that accommodate up to 5 people, perfect for larger families.

This tropical leisure resort offers 3 dazzling pools, a separate pool for kids, a lazy river, and open-air lounges. You can find total relaxation while enjoying various treatments and special rituals in the award-winning SPA Grand Sirenis. Additional amenities include snorkeling, kayaking, beach volleyball, and yoga classes.

The Grand Sirenis has 10 restaurants and 11 bars on-site, including 2 buffets, Akumal and Tulum. Don’t miss out on one of the swim-up pool bars, El Cenotes and Xaac, or grab dinner at Siam for delicious Thai cuisine. Head to La Gira Rodizio for Brazilian cuisine favorites.

Why We Love Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya Hotel & Spa

  • Family Friendly
  • 3 Amazing Pools
  • 10 Restaurants and 11 Bars!
  • Indulgent Spa Treatments and Rituals
  • Separate Kids Pool, Lazy River
  • Great Snorkeling Location
  • On a Private Beach
  • Larger Rooms Available to Accommodate Larger Families

Grand Palladium Kantenah Resort & Spa

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7. Grand Palladium Kantenah Resort & Spa

The Grand Palladium Kantenah Resort and Spa are within a complex of three Palladium hotels, meaning guests can access all three resorts! This family-friendly resort is a place where lush gardens and turquoise seas create the scenic backdrop of luxury in Akumal. Each room offers a private balcony with beautiful views and a jacuzzi tub. After a long day of exploring Akumal, relax and unwind with comfy slippers and robes.

 

The resort offers fun in the sun with 6 outdoor pools, a children’s pool with a waterslide, and adults-only pool options. Relax on the resort’s private beach, complete with lounge chairs. Additional amenities include the Zentropía Palladium Spa & Wellness center which offers luxurious treatments and beach massages. Parents can relax knowing their kids are in good hands at the Mini, Teens, and even Baby Club (for kids 1-4 years old). With nightly entertainment, a variety of watersports, and Spanish and cooking classes, the Grand Palladium will keep your whole group entertained.

 

Guests can visit any of the 14 restaurants and 21 bars in the Palladium complex. If you want to stay within the Grand Palladium, try Chang Thai for all your Thai and Southeast Asian cuisine favorites. Check out Sumptuori Restaurant for fantastic Japanese fare. Or head to La Adelita within the Palladium complex for superb Mexican cuisine and a beautiful atmosphere.

 

Why We Love Grand Palladium Kantenah Resort & Spa

  • Family Friendly
  • 6 Outdoor Pools – Kids Pool and Adults Only Pool
  • 14 Restaurants and 21 Bars!
  • Private Beach Access
  • Luxurious Spa Services
  • Baby, Kids, and Teens Club
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Spanish and Cooking Classes

Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort

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8. Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort

Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort is a family-friendly all-inclusive resort located on one of the best beaches in the world. Those who enjoy a more relaxed atmosphere will love this resort that focuses on helping you and your family make unique and unforgettable experiences. Each suite offers a private balcony or terrace, whirlpool tubs and a pillow menu. Make sure to take some time to lounge around and enjoy the plush robes and slippers provided.

With 4 outdoor pools, including a children’s pool, you won’t have to go far to enjoy the Caribbean sunshine. Additional amenities include paddleboarding, snorkeling (equipment provided) and beach volleyball. The resort also has a Kids Club for kids ages 4 to 12. Want to learn something new while in Akumal? Take a dance or Spanish class or participate in a local tequila tasting. Make sure to visit the I’na yana K’iin Spa for an indulgent spa treatment or take a yoga class for complete relaxation.

The Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort has 4 restaurants and 1 bar, including Alux, the perfect place to indulge in your Mexican favorites. Try Lima for some Peruvian fare or Rodizio for a fantastic steakhouse vibe. Don’t miss the Sushi Bar with a view of the ocean!

Why We Love Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort

  • Family Friendly
  • 4 Outdoor Pools – 1 Children’s Pool
  • 4 Restaurants and 1 Bar
  • Easy Beach Access
  • Indulgent Spa Treatments
  • Kids Club
  • Snorkeling With Sea Turtles
  • Tequila Tasting

Xaha Villas Suites and Golf Resort

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9. Xaha Villas Suites and Golf Resort

The Xaha Villas Suites and Golf Resort is a family friendly resort that offers a variety of natural and cultural treasures that you have to see to believe. Each guest room features a golf course or beautiful garden view. You’ll love the vibrant colors in the decor and the private plunge pool in most rooms. Master Suites offer kitchenettes, as well as golf course views.

Amenities at the Xaha Villa Suites include a large jungle inspired garden, a beautiful pool with a solarium, and free bike rentals. The resort offers a golf course, as well as amazing local tours that will help you experience the local culture. It also has a free beach shuttle.

There is 1 restaurant and 1 bar and lounge at the Xaha Villas Suites. You can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant after a day out exploring Akumal or unwind with a cocktail at the bar/lounge.

Why We Love Xaha Villas Suites and Golf Resort

  • Family Friendly
  • 1 Swimming Pool
  • 1 Restaurants and 1 Bars and Lounge
  • Beautiful Jungle Inspired Garden
  • Golf Course
  • Free Bike Rentals
  • Beach Shuttles – 10 Minutes from the beach
  • Great Local Tour Options

Las Villas Akumal

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10. Las Villas Akumal

These 26 beachfront villas will help you to enjoy the Riviera Maya like a local. The family friendly Villas Akumal is located in the heart of the area, where you can enjoy nature and discover local cultural treasures. All the villas are oceanfront and have beautiful private terraces that allow you to take in the sparkling Caribbean sea in all its glory. Each villa also offers garden game sets that you can use to play fun games.

Las Villas Akumal offers an adult pool and a kid’s pool, sunbeds and kayaks. Additional amenities include a concierge service that will book water sports, spa services and shopping trips at your will.

The 1 restaurant and 1 bar offer amazing international cuisine. You’ll love the choices of breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks to enjoy in your villa, pool, or even on the beach. With so many choices, you’ll never have the same meal twice, unless you want to!

Why We Love Las Villas Akumal

  • Family Friendly
  • 2 Swimming Pools – 1 Adult and 1 Kids
  • 1 Restaurant and 1 Bar
  • Amazing Ocean Views
  • Concierge Service
  • Kayak Rental
  • Fun Garden Game Set
  • Fully Equipped Villas, Including Kitchens

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