22 Playa Del Carmen Adult-Only All-Inclusive Resorts

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Palm-lined beaches, enchanting cenotes, and ancient Mayan ruins — you’ll find all these and more at the picturesque Playa Del Carmen. The coastal resort town is nestled along Mexico’s Riviera Maya, on the country’s Caribbean coastline. Less touristy than Cancun, it also boasts a host of Playa Del Carmen adult-only all-inclusive resorts.

Can’t wait to experience this tropical paradise? Secure your home away from home from any of these 22 adult-exclusive resorts!

La Casa De La Playa

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Our Rating: 9.6

La Casa De La Playa first opened its doors in December 2021 and has since created buzz thanks to its commitment to culture, luxury, and sustainability. It features 63 oceanfront suites spread across three distinct buildings: Natural, Fiesta, and Wellness. Each suite showcases stunning views of nature, jazzed up by art and handcrafted items by Mexican artisans.

Their amenities include an infinity pool that stretches 40 meters and dining options where you can access menus curated by celebrity chefs. Your stay also gives you access to the renowned Grupo Xcaret parks. 


Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen

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Our Rating: 9.4

If you search for any good Playa Del Carmen adult-only all-inclusive review, this resort will surely pop up. Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen is a quick 10-minute drive from the bustling Quinta Avenida. It shelters 485 suites that deftly combine luxury with an organic ambiance — highlighted by breathtaking views of the sea.

With their signature Unlimited-Luxury® approach, you can access unlimited dining, unlimited drinks, and pool and beach wait service. Moreover, you can enjoy a range of activities, from snorkeling adventures to catamaran cruises to bike tours.


Impression Moxché by Secrets

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Our Rating: 9.4

Impression Moxché by Secrets sure knows how to offer refined extravagance. Since opening in 2022, this resort-within-a-resort experience offers 198 lavish suits with an all-inclusive room rate that already covers top-notch butler services

Apart from that, the price you’ll pay already covers “coveted experiences.” These include access to a stunning rooftop lounge and restaurant — with an infinity pool to boot — and a complimentary 20-minute spa experience. Note that it’s quieter here than the adjacent Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen. But if you want to experience the latter’s livelier atmosphere, consider your exclusive free-flow access to the said resort a fabulous bonus. 


Valentin Imperial Maya

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Our Rating: 9.4

Styled as an elegant Mexican hacienda, Valentin Imperial Maya will let you live a luxurious life throughout your stay. It’s set among lush tropical gardens with one of the largest pools in Riviera Maya

With over 500 rooms and suites, the resort is the place to be if you also want a destination boasting sustainable practices. Here, you can savor delectable dishes, courtesy of two restaurants, a cafeteria, food trucks, and seven à la carte dinner venues. From aqua Zumba and aqua-force activities in the main pool to yoga classes on the beach, you’ll never run out of things to do here.


Viceroy Riviera Maya

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Our Rating: 9.4

Viceroy Riviera Maya is a luxury villa resort that offers nothing but an enchanting escape. Located in a lush rainforest, it’s a secluded haven with only 41 private, standalone villas. Your home here comes with its own private plunge pool, sunbathing deck, and outdoor shower.

Step outside your villa, and you’ll be greeted with a serene atmosphere. The newly redesigned property has an enhanced pool deck with luxurious poolside cabanas and a Coral Restaurant + Bar. For activity choices, you can go sunbathing, fishing, or snorkeling along seven miles of spectacular beachfront. The resort also provides kayaks and other water sports equipment. 


Hotel Xcaret Arte

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Our Rating: 9.2

Sheltered in the heart of the Mayan jungle, Hotel Xcaret Arte is the ultimate destination if you and your sweetheart are action and adventure enthusiasts. When you stay here, you’ll have unlimited access to eight Xcaret adventure parks, where activities range from zip-lining to white water rafting.

If you’re more into the culture, they also got you back. The resort celebrates its Mexican heritage across six art-themed casas — with each hosting unique workshops including pottery, painting, and textiles, all led by local artists. At the end of your day, you can retreat to your room or wind down first in any of their 15 outdoor pools.


Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya

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Our Rating: 9.2

Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya sits along the pristine Akumal beach and is considered one of the best all-inclusive Playa Del Carmen resorts for couples. Your opulent experience starts at one of their 434 thoughtfully designed luxurious suites. Book a Preferred Club suite for superior concierge service and exclusive access to special areas within the resort.

Thanks to the resort’s Unlimited-Luxury experience, you can delightfully indulge in a variety of activities. Engage in snorkeling with the sea turtles right off the beach and enjoy culinary delights during a “Meet the Chefs” kitchen tour. You can also try recreational offerings like beach and pool volleyball, aqua spin, aerobics, archery, rifle shooting, yoga, tennis, and more.


Iberostar Grand Paraíso

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Our Rating: 9.2

Elegant and utterly paradisical, Iberostar Grand Paraíso is part of the Paraíso Complex. It’s characterized by superior amenities, stunning architectural features, and expansive suites designed to give you the comfort you need while on vacation.

You can unwind or join in fun activities at their three spectacular pools or embrace the great outdoors with tennis, archery, and more. If you want to explore beneath the waves, the PADI diving school offers scuba diving and snorkeling adventures. Into golf? Revel in the 18-hole golf course designed by P.B. Dye, beautifully integrated among Mayan ruins.


TRS Yucatan Hotel

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Our Rating: 9.2

Set within a lush tropical forest along the pristine shores of the Caribbean Sea, TRS Yucatan Hotel is a sought-after Playa Del Carmen adult-only all-inclusive property. Here, you’ll experience top-notch butler service available 24 hours a day. 

With 454 well-appointed suites and three private pools with jacuzzi features, the hotel offers a sophisticated escape for adults like you. While staying in such a breathtaking setting, you can check out a range of activities — from yoga to windsurfing to embarking on a canoe tour. 


Barceló Maya Riviera

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Our Rating: 9.2

Barceló Maya Riviera, designed exclusively for adults, features 850 luxurious rooms. If you want to elevate your stay, choose a room that comes with its own private pool. You can also opt for accommodation with splendid views of the Caribbean Sea or lush gardens. 

The resort highlights also include the largest infinity pool in Riviera Maya, complemented by two pool bars and a Music Bar with a live DJ. As part of the all-inclusive package, you’ll have access to the extensive facilities and entertainment options at the Barceló Maya Grand Resort complex, including water sports, a shopping center, a bowling alley, a sports bar, theaters, and a nightclub. 


Blue Diamond Luxury Boutique Hotel

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Our Rating: 9.0

Blue Diamond Luxury Boutique Hotel is a renowned Playa Del Carmen adult-only all-inclusive resort. It’s located along tranquil river waterways, a mystical Mayan cenote, and the pristine Mexican Caribbean Sea. 

Here, you can enjoy an unparalleled stay in any of their 128 luxurious junior suites and suites. While at the resort, you can dine on gourmet cuisine, explore the natural wonders surrounding the property, or relax under the Caribbean sun.


Hilton Playa Del Carmen

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Our Rating: 8.8

The all-new Hilton Playa del Carmen is nothing short of a breathtaking haven. Just steps from Playa del Carmen’s famous Quinta Avenida, this beachfront property’s luxurious experience includes everything from swim-up suites to various authentic dining options.

You and your partner can relax by their Olympic-size freshwater pool with a 164-foot lap lane or enjoy the warmth of in-pool hot tubs. As for activities, you have friendly water sports and steeped-in-culture classes. Couples like you can also avail of Romance Packages, which offer personalized experiences like in-suite massages and dinners under the stars. 


Royal Hideaway Playacar 

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Our Rating: 8.8

Home to 201 elegantly furnished rooms, Royal Hideaway Playacar is an idyllic hideaway for adults who want a tranquil and lavish getaway or a second honeymoon

Beyond their accommodations, they offer gourmet dining across six restaurants and a curation of decadent amenities. These include six pools, a spa, a gym, and two tennis courts. Craving adventure? A certified dive center and a variety of water sports like sailing, windsurfing, snorkeling, and kayaking are the perfect features for you.

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Bahia Principe Luxury Sian Ka’an

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Our Rating: 8.8

Bahia Principe Luxury Sian Ka’an has an idyllic location: It’s nestled in the heart of the Mayan jungle, it’s top-rated Riviera Maya Golf Club, and it’s just a few steps away from a white sandy beach. Booking your stay here means enjoying sophisticated amenities, including 24-hour room and concierge services and unlimited à la carte dining.

They have a stunning pool where you can relax. But you can always soak up the sun at the beach. You and your loved one can also partake in a variety of activities like dance lessons, water sports, and golf with special discounts. The resort also offers themed events, a vibrant nightlife with live music and shows, and a casino.


Ocean Maya Royale

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Our Rating: 8.6

Offering a serene and sophisticated escape, Ocean Maya Royale has 320 well-appointed rooms that cater to every type of guest. This seafront property also houses decadent amenities, including six restaurants, five bars, two outdoor swimming pools, a state-of-the-art gym, and the Despacio Spa Center.

If filling your days with activities is your priority, you don’t have to worry. The resort offers tennis courts, a dive center, and a variety of water sports to keep you busy and thrilled. Cap off your day with nightly shows at the on-site theater and a chill-out terrace by the sea.


Paradisus La Perla

Our Rating: 8.6

One of the best all-inclusive resorts in Playa Del Carmen adults only, Paradisus La Perla is a gem sitting in the heart of a beautiful mangrove forest. 

Here, you and your loved one can immerse yourselves in a variety of life-enriching activities. These range from fitness classes and Latin dance classes to creative workshops like making authentic Cuban cigars. The fun extends to two lagoon-style pools, a swim-up bar, and water sports at the marina. For cultural exploration, venture out on day trips to iconic Mayan ruins such as Tulum and Chichen Itza for an extra charge.


Wyndham Alltra Playa del Carmen

Our Rating: 8.6

Anyone seeking adults-only bliss at Riviera Maya would have heard of this paradise. The 287-room Wyndham Alltra Playa del Carmen is the destination to book if you want the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. 

Here, you can relax in the sprawling outdoor pool with views of the Caribbean Sea or unwind in a hot tub. You can also access unlimited gourmet dining, creative cocktails, and various activities, including beachfront yoga and aqua aerobics. Beyond the premises, you can quickly head on to Quinta Avenida to do some shopping or book an excursion to Cozumel.


El Dorado Royale

Our Rating: 8.2

Is culinary adventure central to your every vacation? If you’re heading to Mexico’s Riviera Maya, consider booking El Dorado Royale. Nestled on a secluded beach and luxuriously romantic, the resort features 478 air-conditioned accommodations with private indoor spa tubs. 

The resort is celebrated for its Gourmet Inclusive® Experience. It has a 76,000-square-foot hydroponic greenhouse where guests can tour to see sustainable produce used in the gourmet offerings. Apart from delectable dishes, their activity roster is also robust. It includes a weekly 5K run, aqua gym, beach volleyball, water polo, archery, rifle shooting, and more. At an extra cost, you can try wave runners and parasailing at their sister resort, El Dorado Maroma.


El Dorado Casitas Royale

Our Rating: 8.2

Known for its blend of luxury and warm hospitality, El Dorado Casitas Royale is ideal for couples who want to stay near beautiful beaches, cenotes, and golf courses. The hotel features charming thatched-roof bungalows that lace around serene lagoon-style pools. This setting creates a sense of private retreat that sets the mood just right for a unique getaway.

If you choose this, you’ll have access to extensive amenities, including those of the neighboring El Dorado Royale and Generations Riviera Maya. Another standout feature is the beachfront Agua Salada Pool, a unique saltwater grotto.


The Yucatan Resort

Our Rating: 8.0

Want to experience the essence of coastal living in a boutique Mexican Caribbean resort? The Yucatan Resort Playa del Carmen is for you. They only have 60 accommodations, ensuring each guests receive the stellar service they deserve.

What awaits you and your loved one is an array of exceptional amenities. These include a rooftop pool, a Peruvian-Japanese restaurant, a serene spa, and a fully equipped fitness center. To take your experience to a higher level, we recommend choosing their All-Inclusive Plus package. This grants access to the extensive facilities of their sister resort, Hilton Playa del Carmen. 


UNICO 20°87°

Our Rating: 8.0

Not your ordinary destination, UNICO 20°87° is one of those Playa Del Carmen adult-only all-inclusive resorts that put the spotlight on authentic regional culture. Apart from the property’s Riviera Maya rooms, it has three distinct pools, a holistic spa, and a wellness center that emphasizes relaxed luxury.

In this resort, dining is an adventure in itself, with five unique restaurants, including Cueva Siete by celebrity chef Lula Martin del Campo. Beyond the usual land and water sports, you can book exclusive local tours to Tulum and dolphin interactions.


Ocean Riviera Paradise El Beso

Our Rating: 7.8

Within the larger Ocean Riviera Paradise resort, you’ll find an oasis that caters exclusively to adults: the Ocean Riviera Paradise El Beso Adults Only. This area is equipped with its own swimming pool, restaurant, and snack bar.

If you want to spice up your stay, here’s good news: You’ll still have full access to the general resort’s amenities. These include five additional outdoor pools, a sports area with three tennis courts and a multi-sports court, non-motorized and motorized water sports, and a diving center. There’s also a variety of entertainment venues like a theatre, disco, and bowling alley.

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