Family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Riviera Maya

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Nestled in the heart of Mexico lies the alluring Riviera Maya, the ultimate family vacation destination offering an idyllic escape from everyday life.

With its breathtaking beaches, turquoise waters, and captivating ancient ruins, Riviera Maya provides the perfect mix of adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion.

Experience the region’s warm hospitality, exquisite cuisine, and vibrant local culture. Go snorkeling, swim with dolphins, and explore the lush jungle. 

Check out our list of the best family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Riviera Maya, book your stay now, and prepare for the adventure of a lifetime!

Best family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Riviera Maya

Fairmont Mayakoba Riviera Maya

Nestled in the heart of Playa de Carmen, this 5-star family resort is located in a serene oceanfront setting.

Fairmont Mayakoba Riviera Maya boasts multiple pools, a full-service spa for adults, a games room, a playground, and an indoor play area to keep the little ones occupied, which is precisely why we’ve chosen this hotel as one of the best in the area.

Take your kids to the beach to try different water activities, including snorkeling, canoeing, and windsurfing, to create fun memories. Enjoy delicious meals at three on-site restaurants offering kid’s meals.

Rent bicycles for the whole family and stroll around the entire area, or take part in walking tours or cooking classes for the best time!

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts provide a wide range of activities, amenities, and services that cater to kids of all ages, making it a popular choice for a family vacation destination.

Immerse yourself in the epitome of luxury as you splash around with your kids in the themed water park with twisting water slides, a private beach, multiple pools, a full-service spa, and more!

The resort also offers various dining options, including kid-friendly menus and character breakfasts with popular Nickelodeon characters. We recommend hitting Bikini Bottom Bar™, a wellness bar inspired by SpongeBob’s hometown, with the whole family.

Elevate your stay with immersive Nickelodeon experiences, including character meet-and-greets and slime-themed activities for kids. 


  • Which kid-friendly hotel in Riviera Maya is the best?

    All hotels and resorts on the list are some of the best Riviera Maya has to offer, with different kid-friendly amenities and activities to keep the whole family entertained. You won't go wrong by booking any of the above mentioned hotels for your next family vacation!

  • Which family resorts are all-inclusive?

    All resorts and hotels featured on our list are either all-inclusive or offer all-inclusive deals and packages, thus ensuring a worry-free family vacation

  • What is the most luxurious family resort in Riviera Maya?

    There are several luxurious family resorts in Riviera Maya, so it may depend on what specifically you are looking for in a resort. However, one highly rated option is the Grand Velas Riviera Maya resort.

  • Which family resort has beach access?

    All resorts on the list are located right in front of the ocean, while many boast a private beach with a lounge area.