The 8 Best Honeymoon Resorts in Mexico

The romantic UNICO 20º87º Hotel Riviera Maya is our top choice

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If you're planning a trip to Mexico, it can be difficult to choose where to start; between the beautiful beaches along the east and west coasts, the picturesque towns, and the incredible cuisine, it's hard to go wrong. Countless resorts and hotels here provide five-star accommodations and top-tier services, many of which include individualized honeymoon experiences.

Thanks to the bevy of wonderful properties in this country, couples are sure to find a destination that checks all the boxes. Whether you're angling for a luxurious honeymoon in Los Cabos or Cancun, or you want total privacy in Riviera Maya, we share our top picks for the best Mexican honeymoon resorts below.

Best Honeymoon Resorts in Mexico

Best Overall: UNICO 20º87º Hotel Riviera Maya

UNICO 20º87º Hotel Riviera Maya

UNICO 20º87º Hotel Riviera Maya

Why We Chose It: UNICO 20º87º has an intimate atmosphere, delicious cuisine, and lavishly appointed rooms.

Pros:

  • Adults only
  • Luxurious rooms available (options with swim-up pool access or hydro spa tubs)
  • 24/7 room service available
  • 3 lounges and bars

Cons: 

  • Reservations required for some dining options

Riviera Maya's UNICO 20º87º provides the perfect spot for a Mexican honeymoon due to its upscale and private rooms, including options that come with private pool access or spa tubs. This brand is also well known for its gourmet dining options at five main restaurants, yet honeymooners who want more privacy can order room service 24 hours a day.

This property is adults-only, so it's specifically geared toward couples celebrating their honeymoon and other special events. Spa services are available on-site, as well as beauty services that can help new couples look and feel their best.

Notable Amenities:

  • All-inclusive pricing
  • Salon, barber shop, and spa on-site
  • Special experiences available including champagne brunch, wine tasting, tequila and mezcal tasting, romantic dinners and more

Best Budget Option: Casa Violeta Tulum

Casa Violeta Tulum

Casa Violeta Tulum

Why We Chose It: Casa Violeta Tulum provides an exceptional honeymoon experience with nightly rates below $200.

Pros:

  • Inexpensive to book, even during peak travel dates
  • Located in beautiful Tulum, Mexico
  • Yoga and massage available
  • Eco-friendly
  • Free breakfast

Cons:

  • Not all-inclusive of food and drink
  • Not adults only
  • Not all rooms have air conditioning

Casa Violeta Tulum is a good choice for a Mexican honeymoon if you're hoping to book an eco-friendly, boutique option that is light on your wallet. This property is not all-inclusive, so you'll have to try local cuisine in the Tulum area. However, an on-site restaurant makes it easy to enjoy an easy breakfast or nosh on brick oven pizzas, homemade pastas, or fresh seafood.

Rates are easily below $200 per night, and rooms come with exclusive features including garden views and floor to ceiling glass windows. Couples who want to relax can book a yoga lesson or massages on-site. 

Notable Amenities:

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Luxury Italian bed linens

Best for Overwater Bungalows: El Dorado Maroma, Riviera Maya

El Dorado Maroma, Riviera Maya

El Dorado Maroma, Riviera Maya

Why We Chose It: El Dorado Maroma features overwater bungalows in the heart of Riviera Maya, as well as honeymoon villas and other lavishly appointed suites.

Pros:

  • Adults only (no kids allowed)
  • Ideal honeymoon accommodations, including honeymoon villas and overwater villas
  • All-inclusive rates with included food and drink
  • Gourmet dining options

Cons:

  • Can be expensive

El Dorado Maroma was practically made for weddings and honeymoons, as well as romantic adult getaways of every kind. This property is unique due to the honeymoon-themed room options on offer, which include honeymoon villas with a private plunge pool and overwater bungalows usually found in more exclusive destinations.

Overwater bungalows are not inexpensive to book, but they come with in-room hot tubs for two, outdoor showers, and glass bottom floors. The resort itself is all-inclusive, so you can pay upfront for food, drink and entertainment. However, numerous special experiences can be booked, including cooking classes, spa services, yoga classes, parasailing, and more.

Notable Amenities:

  • 14 restaurants and five bars
  • Numerous pools
  • On-site spa

Best for Privacy: TRS Yucatan, Riviera Maya

TRS Yucatan, Riviera Maya

TRS Yucatan, Riviera Maya

Why We Chose It: TRS Yucatan is an adults-only "resort within a resort" at the Grand Palladium complex in Riviera Maya, and it is ideal for privacy due to its private pool and Jacuzzi suites.

Pros:

  • Use the entire Grand Palladium complex as a TRS guest
  • TRS Yucatan guests can use some of the spa amenities for free 
  • Romantic experiences available, including spa treatments, floating breakfast, sunset dinners, and excursions
  • Overwater bungalows available, along with rooms with private pools and Jacuzzis
  • Adults only (no kids allowed)
  • All-inclusive pricing

Cons

  • Part of a larger resort complex, where you may see kids
  • Swimming beach is 10 minutes away within resort complex

The TRS Yucatan is an adults-only paradise with plenty of room options for honeymooners who want privacy. In fact, you can book rooms and suites with private plunge pools, balcony Jacuzzis, and in-room tubs for soaking. The TRS section of this property is also entirely adults-only with its own restaurants and bars. TRS also features its own saltwater pool for snorkeling, a remarkable multi-tiered infinity pool, and its own nightly entertainment.

This property also boasts Romance Bungalow suites by the lake, which come with outdoor showers and access to canoes.

Notable Amenities:

  • On-site spa
  • Saltwater pool fed by ocean
  • Infinity pool
  • 20 dining options total
  • Chic Cabaret show

Best for Luxury: Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun

Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun

Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun

Why We Chose It: Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun is an all-inclusive property known for its luxurious rooms and five-star service.

Pros:

  • Adults only (no kids allowed)
  • Rooms come with personalized butler service
  • Honeymoon suites and other lavishly decorated rooms available
  • Gourmet dining options and 24-hour in-room dining
  • Some rooms with private Jacuzzis
  • All-inclusive

Cons:

  • Timeshares sold here 
  • Some rooms do not have a balcony you can sit on

Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun sits along one of the most beautiful stretches of sand in Cancun, and its many luxurious room options makes it ideal for honeymoons. In addition to a large honeymoon suite option, couples can opt to book a junior suite, governors suites, and Presidential suites with separate bedrooms.

A luxurious spa is on-site, and couples can book massages and other treatments at an added cost. Newlyweds can also choose from six different restaurants that serve fresh, gourmet cuisine from around the globe, or from in-room dining 24 hours a day. A private butler is available to help you plan each day to perfection.

Notable Amenities:

  • On-site spa
  • Top shelf drinks
  • E-concierge
  • Hydrotherapy options
  • All-inclusive

Best Boutique Option: Casa Velas

Casa Velas

Casa Velas

Why We Chose It: Casa Velas is an adults-only romance resort along the shores of beautiful Puerto Vallarta. We chose this boutique property due to the fact it offers elegant suite accommodations and all-inclusive amenities without the cookie cutter format of traditional all-inclusive resorts.

Pros:

  • Adults only (no kids allowed) 
  • Large, boutique-style rooms and suites, including options with a private pool
  • Large pool with swim up bar
  • All-inclusive pricing
  • Spanish-style architecture and expansive tropical landscaping

Cons:

  • Property itself is not beachfront
  • Fewer dining options than some all-inclusive properties
  • Expensive

Casa Velas is a smaller all-inclusive property with just 80 lush suites, yet it has plenty to offer couples who choose to honeymoon in Puerto Vallarta. This adults-only resort boasts giant rooms, some of which come with a private pool. Táu Beach Club also provides a relaxing escape for couples who want to swim or enjoy the sounds of the ocean, although it is a few minutes' ride away.

A main restaurant, a swim up bar, and a beach club with oceanfront dining options help keep guests happy and fed. An on-site spa also provides the perfect place to relax and unwind with a massage or a facial.

Notable Amenities:

  • Multiple pools
  • Swim-up bar
  • On-site spa
  • Access to Táu Beach Club
  • Beauty salon
  • Transportation to and from beach club

Best Spa Services: Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Beach and Golf Resort, Cabo San Lucas

Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort

Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort

Why We Chose It: Cabo's Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Beach and Golf Resort is an all-inclusive resort with exquisite spa services available.

Pros:

  • Adults only (no kids allowed)
  • Award-winning Armonia spa
  • You can access 23 restaurants and 7 bars at sister resorts (Sunset Beach, Los Cabos, and Rosé) and at Quivira Clubhouse
  • Suites with butler service available

Cons:

  • Ocean is rough and unswimmable
  • Reservations required for some restaurants

Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Beach and Golf Resort is an all-inclusive resort for adults, and it is geared to couples experiencing a romantic trip, as well as those who love spa services and massages. The award-winning Armonia spa offers treatments like luxury facials, therapeutic massages, and exfoliating body wraps. Couples can also book in-room massage services for the ultimate, private experience.

Plenty of room options are ideal for a honeymoon, including six suites with private plunge pools and a Presidential suite in the Towers of Pacific area of the resort. Gourmet dining options and top shelf drinks make this resort a good value.

Notable Amenities:

  • Six restaurants and two bars on-site
  • Award-winning spa
  • Butler service in suites
  • Free shuttle to sister resorts

Best for Private Villas: Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal

Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal

Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal

Why We Chose It: The Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal is an obvious choice for honeymooners who want to enjoy privacy and seclusion in a casita or a private home with all the amenities of a resort.

Pros:

  • Multiple villas available, many with private pools
  • Beachfront suites and Presidential suites available
  • Luxury spa on-site
  • 10-minute walk to Los Cabos marina
  • Private, in-room dining available

Cons:

  • Not adults only
  • Ocean is rough and unswimmable
  • Expensive
  • Not all-inclusive

The Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal is our top choice for those seeking a Mexican honeymoon with private villa access. While pricey, this property offers an array of villas to choose from, including options with private infinity pools and expansive views over the nearby marina.

At the Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal, every room has an ocean view and a terrace of some kind. Premium food and drink, stunning ocean views, and plush bedding lead to a luxury experience honeymooners won't forget.

Notable Amenities:

  • Personalized concierge service
  • Organic spa
  • Fitness center
  • Four restaurants
  • Multiple pools

Final Verdict

If you're planning your honeymoon and considering Mexico, you have some research to do. Make sure to compare the best Mexican honeymoon resorts based on the amenities you want and the location you want to experience, and don't forget to decide whether you prefer all-inclusive or dining on your own.

How We Chose the Best Mexican Honeymoon Resorts

To find the best resorts for a Mexican honeymoon getaway, we looked for properties that offer rooms or amenities geared towards romance. Preference was given to resorts that have suites with private pools or tubs, in-room dining options, and spa services on site. We also researched properties to find resorts with the best honeymoon suites or villas throughout all of Mexico. Ultimately, we compared more than 50 top properties including their star ratings and numerous customer reviews, dining options, and overall value.

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