The Best All-inclusive Resort in Tulum: Our Top 10 Picks

Looking for the best all-inclusive options in Tulum? Famous for its pristine beaches, cenotes hidden in the lush jungles, and mysterious Mayan ruins, Tulum is one of the best vacation destinations in Mexico. While there are few all-inclusive options in Tulum, there are many within a 20 or 30-minute radius of this jungle paradise.

From family-friendly hotels to sophisticated stays, we’ve compiled a list of the best all-inclusive resorts near Tulum. Let’s check them out!

UNICO 20°87° Hotel Riviera Maya

UNICO 20 87 Hotel Riviera Maya

The UNICO 20 87 Hotel Riviera Maya is a sophisticated all-inclusive resort set along the pristine beaches of Riviera Maya, Mexico. Known for its immersive local experiences, upscale amenities, and a focus on personalized service, it provides an authentic and luxurious Mexican getaway for discerning travelers.

This 5-star, adults-only resort is the most luxurious option on our list and embodies the natural beauty that makes Tulum famous. It offers a modern, youthful take on the all-inclusive experience with a focus on curated, local details. From the state-of-the-art rooms to the locally-inspired cocktails, everything is incredibly tasteful and, if we’re honest, expensive.

There are 3 outdoor pools, 5 fine dining restaurants, 5 bars with a focus on inventive mixology, a wellness center, and poolside/beachside service. For an additional price, guests can take part in a mixology master class and UNICO yoga. Guests can personalize their stay by completing a pre-arrival questionnaire that includes a pillow menu, mixology preferences, and food comments. This resort is perfect for couples seeking peace, rejuvenation, and impeccable service.

Room highlight: our favorite room is the Alto Panoramic Ocean View, which comes with a two-person spa tub and panoramic views of the sea.

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa is a family-friendly, all-inclusive beachfront resort located in Tulum, Mexico. With its beautiful Mayan-inspired design, lush tropical surroundings, and a wide range of activities, it offers a vibrant and enjoyable vacation experience for guests of all ages.

If you’re looking for an amazing, family-friendly option in Tulum, Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa is the best bet. As part of the World of Hyatt, this resort delivers a high level of service and the chance to enjoy luxurious facilities. When they say “all-included”, they really mean it. Unlimited dining, unlimited alcohol, WIFI, 24-hour room service, entertainment as well as tips and taxes are part of the cost of stay.

There are 16 restaurants and bars, which offer a variety of cuisines, such as authentic Mexican, sushi, Italian, and fresh seafood. Guests seeking a child-free night can dine at Bordeaux, an adults-only French restaurant with a romantic atmosphere and formal dress code.

Room highlight: our favorite room is the Preferred Club Junior Suite Ocean View. All Club Level rooms come with access to the private Club Lounge, an upgraded mini-bar, a private beach area, and concierge services

Barcelo Maya Riviera

Barcelo Maya Riviera

Barcelo Maya Riviera is a contemporary, all-inclusive resort situated on the pristine beaches of the Riviera Maya, Mexico. With its modern design, spacious accommodations, and a wide range of amenities, it offers a stylish and memorable vacation experience on the shores of the Mexican Caribbean.

Located about 30 minutes from Tulum, Barcelo Maya Riviera really is Disneyland for adults. There are 8 pools, day and night tennis courts, a luxury spa complex, 16 restaurants, 4 gourmet restaurants, 1 buffet, and countless bars. Our favorite is the Pool Bar, which is located by the massive infinity pool – the largest in the Riviera Maya.

Featuring 850 rooms with hot tubs and terraces, this adults-only resort is also one of the largest along the Riviera Maya coast. Over 100 of the room types also come with private pools. In terms of entertainment, guests can dance until the wee hours in a nightclub, go bowling, scuba dive, watch shows in 3 theaters, participate in themed nights, and join numerous parties.

Room highlight: the elegant Ocean Front Premium Level Junior Suite comes with a large balcony, an outdoor hot tub, a mini-bar, and plenty of space.

Bahia Principe Grand Tulum

Bahia Principe Grand Tulum

The Bahia Principe Grand Tulum is a beachfront all-inclusive resort located in the Riviera Maya, Mexico. With its expansive grounds, multiple pools, and a variety of dining options, it provides an ideal setting for a relaxing and fun-filled Caribbean getaway.

Located along a huge stretch of white sand beach, Bahia Principe Grand Tulum is one of the top-rated resorts in Tulum. It offers a variety of inclusions that appeal to families, such as a Teens Club with an arcade, a Kids Club, a kid-friendly waterpark, and an outdoor exploration space modeled after the famed Mayan ruins.

Couples will love the tranquil spa and massage cabanas on the beach (the Mayan chocolate massage is decadent). Former guests appreciate the excellent service and the pristine condition of the beach. However, some guests recommend making sure you understand exactly what is included in the “all-inclusive” cost of stay. For example, guests can access the buffet for all meals, but can only book 3 dinners per week at the á la carte restaurants.

Room highlight: the Junior Suite offers a hydromassage bathtub, a balcony with a view of the gardens, and WIFI.

Kore Tulum Retreat & Spa Resort

Kore Tulum Retreat and Spa Resort

Kore Tulum Retreat and Spa Resort is a boutique, adults-only luxury resort nestled in Tulum, Mexico. Known for its tranquil ambiance, wellness offerings, and serene beachfront location, it's a perfect destination for couples seeking a romantic and rejuvenating escape.

If you’re looking for a smaller resort, Kore Tulum Retreat & Spa Resort will check all of your boxes. Situated on the rocky shores of Jaguar National Park, this intimate resort offers daily activities, including cocktail-making classes, wood carving workshops, energetic healing, and yoga. You can also take a bicycle along the beaches or explore the sites in Tulum. While there is no sandy beach in front of the resort, the pool area is large and offers many sun loungers.

Most of the rooms come with a jacuzzi and are quite spacious. However, although the rooms are clean and well maintained, they haven’t been renovated in a while. There are 2 restaurants that offer gourmet dining (ranging from Pan-Asian to Mexican) as well as a creperie and 2 elegant bars.

Room highlight: the Master Suite is the premier room. It comes with 2 jacuzzies, a kitchenette, a balcony with a stunning ocean view, and first-class amenities.

Catalonia Royal Tulum

Catalonia Royal Tulum

The Catalonia Royal Tulum is an adults-only, all-inclusive resort situated in Riviera Maya, Mexico. With its beautiful beachfront location, lush tropical gardens, and a variety of entertainment options, it offers an ideal setting for a romantic or relaxing Caribbean vacation.

Located on the sandy shores of one of Mexico’s most beautiful beaches, Catalonia Royal Tulum is where you go to truly relax. Turquoise waters invite you to jump right in and the sounds of the jungle make you feel alive. This adults-only resort features a large central pool surrounded by palm trees with a swim-up bar in the middle. It’s the perfect place to spend a lazy afternoon after a stroll on Xpu-Ha Beach. Alegría Spa offers relaxing spa treatments in a tranquil, natural setting.

In terms of food, guests can choose from 9 restaurants and bars. Terrace Tapas Lounge & Bar overlooks a cenote and features Spanish tapas, such as Iberian ham croquettes and patatas bravas. The resort also has a beauty salon, fitness center, sauna, and scuba diving courses.

Room highlight: the Privileged Romance Deluxe Room is perfect for a honeymoon. When you book this room type, you receive access to the beachfront Privileged Bloved Restaurant.

Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal

Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal

The Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal is a beachfront, all-inclusive resort located in Akumal, Mexico. With its stunning natural surroundings, diverse wildlife, and extensive amenities, it offers a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure on the Riviera Maya coastline.

Situated along the white sand beaches of Playa Coba, Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal is about 25 minutes from Tulum. While the stunning beaches are the main draw, guests also love the family-friendly facilities, such as the Kids Club and Teens Club. There are also 7 restaurants, 8 bars, 3 pools, a sumptuous spa, golf, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a children’s waterpark.

The cost of stay includes unlimited á la carte dinners at the restaurants, day and night entertainment, and exchange privileges with the other Bahia Principe resorts in the area. In terms of dining, Tequila Restaurant is our favorite. Here you can enjoy traditional Mexican fare in a vibrant, fun setting. Frutos del Mar Seafood Restaurant offers amazing grilled seafood and coconut shrimp is delicious.

Room highlight: the Junior Suite Deluxe Ocean Front includes a hydromassage bath, and a terrace with gorgeous views, and is in an adults-only section of the resort.

Bahia Principe Grand Coba

Bahia Principe Grand Coba

The Bahia Principe Grand Coba is an expansive all-inclusive resort situated in the heart of the Riviera Maya, Mexico. With its lush gardens, numerous pools, and family-friendly amenities, it provides a fantastic setting for an enjoyable and memorable Caribbean vacation.

Featuring a gorgeous beachfront location, Bahia Principe Grande Coba is another great family-friendly choice with a Caribbean atmosphere. While the kids will play all day at the water park, the parents will love the holistic massages at the spa. Soak up the sun at the lagoon-style pool or relax in one of the 2 outdoor jacuzzies. The resort offers 10 restaurants, 7 bars, 2 pools, a night club and golf.

However, the beach area is a real standout. Imagine taking a stroll on the powdery, white sand or relaxing on one of the many sun beds. In terms of dining, guests receive 3 à la carte dinners in restaurants per week. Our favorite restaurant is Gran Tortuga, which serves Brazilian-style grilled meats with stunning sea views.

Room highlight: the Junior Suite Superior comes with a bathtub, king-sized bed, and luxurious amenities. This room is a great bargain with prices starting from $82 per person per night.

Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya

Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya

Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya is a luxurious, adults-only, all-inclusive resort nestled on the pristine beaches of Akumal, Mexico. With its elegant accommodations, gourmet dining, and a focus on romantic getaways, it offers a tranquil and upscale escape on the Caribbean coastline.

Situated on the palm-lined shores of Akumal Beach, this is the best resort for couples, singles, or groups of friends seeking beautiful pools. There are 3 pools in total, but the Main Pool is our favorite. Its prime, beachfront location provides unending views of the sea and white sand. It also features a swim-up bar and a chic design that seamlessly blends in with the environment.

As part of the World of Hyatt, this resort caters to luxury-minded travelers who value service, cleanliness, and privacy. Although Secrets has 434 suites, it doesn’t feel like the superstore of resorts. Instead, you can enjoy the attention to detail put into the landscaping and sophisticated interior design. Guests can upgrade to the Preferred Club, which includes access to exclusive areas throughout the resort, premium rooms, and concierge services.

Room highlight: the Romance Master Suite Ocean View has incredible views of the waves, a private plunge pool on the balcony, and a 2-person hot tub.

Bahia Principe Sian Ka’an

Bahia Principe Luxury Sian Ka'an

Bahia Principe Luxury Sian Ka'an is an adults-only, all-inclusive resort located in the heart of the Riviera Maya, Mexico. With its tranquil setting, spa, and exclusive amenities, it provides a sophisticated and peaceful retreat for couples and adults seeking a serene Caribbean escape.

If you’re looking for a place that feels like a boutique resort, but has all of the amenities and services of a large all-inclusive, Bahia Principe Sian Ka’an is an excellent choice. This adults-only resort is located about 20 minutes from Tulum, on a property overflowing with nature. In fact, the architecture was designed to create synergy with the jungle and tropical landscape. As you sit on your balcony, you’ll feel like you’re perched in a treehouse, hidden in the branches.

The resort offers 4 pools, 4 restaurants, 5 bars, a high-end spa, a fully equipped gym, and access to Riviera Maya Golf Club (it’s one of the best courses in Mexico). It’s also a great place to experience the resort’s signature Fiesta Mexicana, take dance lessons, take a cooking class, or simply relax on the beach.

Room highlight: the Junior Suite Superior Penthouse is the best choice for couples. It comes with a rooftop terrace with an outdoor whirlpool and amazing views of the jungle.

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