Cozumel is the largest island in Mexico located on the Mesoamerican reef off the eastern coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Cozumel is largely undeveloped with large swathes of undisturbed terrain, white beaches and sparkling turquoise waters making for plenty of activities for all to enjoy. The reef is a massive drawcard for avid snorkelers and divers as being the second largest in the world, it attracts a diverse population of marine life.
As a large and popular island destination, it can be hard to choose a resort to stay in when visiting Cozumel. There are so many fantastic resorts to choose from but these are our 10 best resorts in Cozumel.
Best Resorts in Cozumel for Families
Royal Club at Occidental Grand Cozumel
The Royal Club is an exclusive, more intimate section of the Occidental Grand with luxury, roomy suites perfect for parents traveling with kids.
Enjoy all the main resorts facilities including the restaurants and pool with priority access and a private concierge to make all your bookings for tours and activities. The beautiful resort is nestled amongst lush tropical forests with access onto a pristine beach. There is also a kids club for the little ones to enjoy.
A 5-star family-first resort in the heart of Cozumel, Iberostar really knows how to get it right! Be surrounded by nature and enjoy quick access to the large private beach.
The bungalow style suites are cosy and welcoming, perfect for families to have a comfortable stay in Cozumel. The resort also has a dedicated kids swimming pool, a kids club and kids over 8 years old are invited to enroll in the introductory program for scuba diving.
Sunscape Sabor Cozumel
This family-friendly 3-star resort is one of the best resorts in Cozumel for families on a budget. Fun is at the centre of everything at Sunscape Sabor with a special red-carpet kids check-in counter, welcome pack of treats and a special resort passport.
Rooms are colorful and bright, a real winner amongst little ones. Dine at four different restaurants, relax on the beach or take part in land and water sports, all included with your stay. Kids 3 – 12 years old can have fun-filled days at the supervised Explorer’s Club.
Melia Cozumel Golf
Located on Santa Pillar Beach, Melia Cozumel Golf provides families with a perfect balance of rest and fun. The resort has an exclusive use beach on one side and a lush forest on the other side, creating a sense of tranquility.
Rooms are spacious, bright and airy giving families the space and privacy they need for a memorable vacation. The kids club has been fashioned after the Flinstones with a mix of indoor and outdoor activities.
Onsite activities include minigolf, archery, soccer tournaments, video games, pool and air hockey in addition to snorkeling, windsurfing and kayaking.
Grand Park Royal Luxury Resort
A luxury 5-star all-inclusive resort with Mayan-influenced decor, a private beach with crystal clear water and numerous infinity pools.
Rooms are fitted with marble floors and simple, uncluttered furnishings providing a comfortable space to unwind and rest.
Kids can take full advantage of the fun and interactive kids club that sees to it young guests have days filled with adventure and entertainment. There is also a dedicated kids pool with a waterslide for added fun.
Best Resorts in Cozumel for Couples
Hotel B Cozumel
This upmarket hotel perfectly fuses contemporary style with traditional Mexican touches. Relax on the floating deck, be mesmerized by the living coral reef and cool off in the sparkling infinity pool, all the while feeling truly at one with nature.
Many of the modern suites overlook the bright blue ocean and pool area, keeping you connected to the natural beauty of Cozumel all day long.
Ventanas al Mar
An oceanfront, eco-friendly boutique hotel and one of the best resorts in Cozumel for couples on a budget. A delicious homemade breakfast using local produce is served each morning in the relaxed and secluded grounds of this hidden gem.
Expect very personalized service from management who can arrange you an absolutely heavenly dinner on request. Dine out on the deck under the stars taking in the ocean views.
Playa Azul Cozumel
Playa Azul is an intimate, family-run boutique hotel right on the beach with a home-away-from-home feel and top-notch service. Request a romantic lobster dinner by candlelight on the beach – a must during your stay!
The comfortable suites overlook the beach and lead directly onto the beautiful beach. The food is excellent with an all-inclusive option for couples who would like everything taken care of for them. There is an onsite spa for the ultimate in relaxation as well as an onsite dive shop, Blue Dreams Cozumel.
Fiesta Americana Cozumel
This is one of the best resorts in Cozumel for all-inclusive stays. The terrace pool and beach club provide the perfect escape for couples with plenty of space for everyone to find a quiet spot to relax.
The resort itself is very upscale and contemporary which flows through to the spacious and modern suites. There are 5 onsite restaurants, various bars, a coffee bar and plenty of activities on offer to keep you busy.
Secrets Aura Cozumel
The ultimate luxury resort for couples, it’s no secret that this adults-only establishment is one of the best resorts in Cozumel for couples wanting a luxury and tranquil escape.
Indulge in gourmet dining, enjoy nightly entertainment, access to three inviting pools and direct access to the beach. There are tons of land and water sports activities available plus a tranquil spa for when you need to unwind.
There are so many amazing resorts in Cozumel but these are some of our best resorts in Cozumel for families and couples, each providing something very different from large all-inclusive resorts to more intimate boutique hotels.