Junior swim-up suite with private patio and concierge service.

One of the top luxury hotels in Cancun, Excellence Playa Mujeres is a sophisticated, adults-only retreat packed with activities and entertainment. The resort features seven pools, four of which are heated. There are also four whirlpools and a relaxing man-made lazy river. Guests have access to two miles of white-sand beach with sun loungers, daybeds, and palapas.

Cream-colored guest rooms feature wooden furniture and marble flooring, with many offering beautiful four-poster beds. All rooms have big balconies with views of the spa, pool, or ocean, as well as walk-in closets, whirlpool tubs, and mini-bars with premium liquor. Marble bathrooms offer rainfall showers and twin vanities. Some suites have swim-up suites or rooftop terraces with heated plunge pools.

The expansive resort features seven pools and a lazy river with over-water hammocks.

The spa is one of the resort’s stand-out features, offering a 12-step hydrotherapy circuit that includes Swedish saunas, an ice-treatment room, and steam baths. Couples’ treatments are available, as are unique therapies like Shirodhara.

Dining options include Mexican, Mediterranean, Indian, and French fare. Flavor Market offers a varied menu of small plates paired with wines recommended by an on-staff sommelier. All of the restaurants include plenty of vegetarian options on their menus.

The resort’s extensive line-up of activities includes Spanish lessons, cooking classes, archery, bike tours, and dancing, as well as nightly live entertainment. Excellence Playa Mujeres also features an 18-hole golf course, as well as a 24-hour fitness center and outdoor fitness trail. Diving, windsurfing, kayaking, and snorkeling are just some of the water sports available.

For more information, visit Excellence Playa Mujeres’ website or check prices here.

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