Articles Mentioning Akumal Hotels

The 15 Best Adults-Only Luxury Resorts in Mexico

Booking a luxury hotel in Mexico often means scoring access to stellar dining, swish rooms with whirlpools, and expansive beachfront pools. This might bring to mind a tranquil scene of sipping cocktails at the swim-up bar, but reality often sees rowdy kids splashing in the pool. While we appreciate a family-friendly hotel when children are…

The Best Itinerary for Riviera Maya

Hotel Xcaret Mexico The Riviera Maya, a 75-mile stretch of coastline, officially starts in Puerto Morelos, just 45 minutes south of Cancun, and ends with Punta Allen, two hours south of Tulum. The region’s popularity makes it an easy choice for travelers looking for a well-trodden, tourist-friendly locale that packs in soft-sand beaches, adventurous activities…

The Most Beautiful All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico

Mexico is known for its stunning beaches, dense jungles, rich history, and flavorful food. Off the east coast lies a postcard-perfect beach (well, when the seaweed is at bay) and the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, the second-largest barrier reef in the world. Meanwhile, the west coast shelters more rugged shores, perfectly positioned for sunsets. In…

The Best Swim-Up Bars at All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico

A Mexican beach vacation is all about the water: snorkeling in the ocean, finding a favorite corner of the pool complex, or maybe even cooling off in your room’s private pool. Swimming up to the hotel’s in-pool bar — a literal watering hole, where the dress code consists of your bathing suit, sunglasses, and some…

Top 9 Affordable Beach Hotels in Mexico for 2018

Imagine yourself basking in the sun, listening to the sound of waves as they gently lap the shore, and sipping the hours away on an icy beverage. Palm trees cast a shadow overhead, providing a sliver of shade — a much-needed reprieve from the scorching heat. From boisterous spring break trips to romantic honeymoons, beach…

9 Mexico Hotels With Lazy Rivers

There are two types of lazy-river fans. There are the ones who actually laze in the river, simply floating along in an inner tube. Then there are the ones who want to swim through at breakneck speeds and push friends and family under the waterfall. More often than not, adults make up the former category,…

Luxury for Less: Mexico’s Best Value All-Inclusive Resorts

You think “all-inclusive,” and you think “money-saving,” “affordable,” “good way to travel on a budget.” But as any experienced all-inclusiver worth her wristband can tell you, all-inclusive does not necessarily mean cheap. In fact, some of the most expensive and exclusive hotels in the world follow an all-inclusive model. And on the flip side, all-inclusives…

New (and Newly Renovated) All-Inclusive Resorts You Need to Visit in 2017

Just when you thought the Caribbean and Mexico were already overflowing with all-inclusive resorts, several more all-you-can-eat, all-you-can-drink, all-you-can-do properties decided to swing their doors open. That being said, while the last few years have welcomed many shiny and new hotels, only a few stand out from the pack. And we’re here to help you…