The Riviera Maya offers a variety of accommodations — everything from camping grounds and beachside bungalows to luxury hotels and all-inclusive resort villages. In fact, there are more all-inclusive resorts here than anywhere else in Mexico, and many traditional resorts have kids' programs.
Continental Plaza Playacar
Reservations: 800-882-6684 (U.S.)
This pink five-story complex, with 188 rooms and sixteen suites, was built around Mayan ruins. Under the shade of the thatched mini-
Campout Kai Luum
Reservations: 800-538-6802 (U.S.)
In Punta Bete, this rustic camping resort offers guests platform tents with maid service but no electricity. After rising to a sumptuous buffet breakfast cooked by Mayan chefs and served under a
Hotel Club Akumal Caribe
Reservations: 800-351-1622 (U.S.),
This sixty-one-room resort hotel located on the beach offers a variety of accommodations, ranging from two-bedroom suites to two-bedroom condominiums and bungalows. Activities include diving, kayaking, windsurfing, snorkeling, fishing, tennis, jungle walks, and a private pool.
Caribbean Village Golf and Beach Club
Reservations: 800-858-2258 (U.S.)
At this resort catering to golfers, greens fees are included in the nightly rate. Two pools and three tennis courts will keep you relaxed when you're not playing golf.
Bahia Principe Tulum
This 810-room luxury resort near the ruins at Tulum features spa and jacuzzis, baby-sitting service, and laundry.