15 Best Playa del Carmen Hotels for Adults Only

In need of a tropical escape where all you have to worry about is soaking up the sun and having a good time? Look no further than Playa del Carmen for the getaway of your dreams!

We know that sifting through hotel options can be overwhelming, so we’ve compiled a list of our top hotel stays in this beautiful Mexican town.

From sleek modern designs to boutique options with loads of character, we’ve got you covered.

Here are our 10 picks for the best Playa del Carmen hotels that cater exclusively to adults!

1. Secrets Impression Moxché

For adults looking for a luxurious, one-of-a-kind getaway in Playa del Carmen, Secrets Impression Moxché is the destination to indulge in endless relaxation and opulence.

Picture this: An expansive stretch of palm-lined beach with breathtaking views of gorgeous sunsets, paired with renowned cuisine and countless entertainment opportunities.

Upscale suites complete with a butler are at your service, and for those seeking a more intimate experience, there are extravagant private villas as well.

The perfect blend of luxury and seemingly never-ending relaxation awaits!

Secrets Impression Moxche Ocean View Suite
Ocean View Suite Photo by Secrets Impression Moxche

2. Thompson Playa Del Carmen

For those looking for a sophisticated yet fun vacation, Thompson Playa Del Carmen is an adult-only resort that is known for its party vibes.

With the rooftop offering amazing views, you can feel like a VIP admiring the 360-degree panoramas while sipping on a cocktail.

Plus, central location means roaming around the city and indulging in tasty local treats is an effortless endeavor. Now that’s what we call a paradise experience!

3. Paradisus La Perla

Located just a short distance from downtown, Paradisus La Perla is the perfect adults-only resort for those seeking an all-inclusive, luxurious escape.

You don’t have to worry about pesky kids adding to the mix – at this exclusive paradise, it’s just you and your adult peers.

Glass of margarita in hand and servers at your beck and call – this must be what heaven looks like!

In addition to all that pillowed perfection, this paradise is steps away from the second-largest coral reef in the world, so you can dive into adventure with ease.

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4. El Dorado Maroma

Here’s the ideal recipe for a perfect getaway: cast out any worry or stress and transport yourself to El Dorado Maroma, an all-inclusive resort designed exclusively for adults.

Perched on the idyllic beach of Maroma, the resort is sure to fulfill your wildest fantasies and deliver an unparalleled escape.

And if it doesn’t already seem too good to be true – upgrade your room to the overwater bungalows!

Part of the El Dorado Maroma property, Palafitos boasts luxe amenities such as glass floors that offer glimpses of life underwater, direct access to the sea, and private plunge pools.

This is definitely one of the most luxurious places to stay in Playa del Carmen.

5. Wyndham Alltra Playa del Carmen

Are you in need of some well-deserved rest and relaxation? Look no further than Wyndham Alltra Playa del Carmen!

Not only is this a great spot on the Riviera Maya, but it’s exclusively for adults so you can finally let yourself unwind with an umbrella drink in hand.

Be lazy poolside in between bouts of sipping margaritas or take a quick stroll to the beach for a more active day.

And don’t forget about the full-service spa – there are many ways to get your “me time”.

6. Palafitos Overwater Bungalows

Are you looking for the ultimate getaway but don’t want to leave the continent?

Check out Palafitos Overwater Bungalows at the El Dorado Maroma Resort – it’s the closest version of Maldives you’ll find in North America!

Enjoy days of relaxation in your private abode above the water, taking dips directly from your terrace into the crystal blue waters beyond.

Forget about jet lag and long horizons – paradise is closer than you think at Palafitos.

7. Hilton Playa del Carmen

Planning a vacation in paradise just got easier – Hilton Playa del Carmen offers an adults-only paradise right in the heart of downtown.

At only a five-minute walk away, you’re within stumbling distance of the famous La Quinta Avenida (5th Avenue) – that’s three miles of entertainment!

With all-inclusive options, you’ll be keeping calm and care-free: no need to think about meals, activities and late-night plans – Hilton has got it all covered.

8. Royal Hideaway Playacar

For all the grown-ups looking for a bit of a reprieve, book your next stay at the Royal Hideaway Playacar.

It’s an upscale adults-only resort with one goal in mind – making sure you leave feeling completely relaxed.

On top of the incredible accommodations, you’ll be swimming laps around the property; 6 outdoor pools grace the view to make certain that you can snap selfies all day long (yes, there’s even an infinity pool with a waterfall!).

Of course, R&R needs food and beverages; fortunately, Royal Hideaway has its guests covered with 6 delicious restaurants to choose from.

When all is said and done, this adults-only resort will be sure to meet your expectations!

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9. Ocean Maya Royale

Ocean Maya Royale is a Caribbean paradise that is the perfect place for anyone 18+ looking for relaxation and sophistication.

With all-inclusive luxury, lush landscapes and near proximity to your favorite Caribbean destinations like Tulum, Cancun and Cozumel – it’s a no-brainer.

Sip on a margarita while lounging poolside or indulge in some well-deserved pampering at Despacio Spa.

From watersports activities to mouthwatering a la carte restaurants – this adults-only resort has what it takes to relax, unwind and make every moment count.

10. Platinum Yucatan Princess

The Platinum Yucatan Princess resort is the place to be for adults looking to dip their toes in Mexico’s party scene.

It’s not too far away from the downtown Playa del Carmen nightlife, but still a luxe jungle oasis that offers some early afternoon R&R.

When the sun goes down, propel yourself onto 12th street after hours; it’s the perfect balance of chill and thrills on your vacation.

11. Secrets Maroma Beach

Unlock your inner vacay vibes and disappear from the world to Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun.

This adults-only all-inclusive resort is the perfect place for you to indulge in a bit of “me time” – lounging around one of the 13 pools, or yoga and scuba diving!

With 500 acres of seclusion, you can soon find yourself enveloped in pure bliss.

Refuel with a tasty selection of delectable options, like Japanese teppanyaki, French cuisine or a wine cellar featuring over 200 vintages for when you need something to carry you through the night.

With all this at your fingertips, Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun is your key to ultimate relaxation.

12. Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya

Welcome to luxury at its finest – indulge in a dreamy adults-only paradise at Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya.

Stimulate your senses with adventurous activities, award-winning food and drinks, along with chic venues and sophisticated entertainment.

The lush gardens and Zen Spa encapsulate the ultimate indulgence; while the crystal-clear Caribbean Sea provides a mesmerizing backdrop.

Everything you need to make “adulting” feel like a pleasure instead of a chore can be found right here at this lavish oasis.

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13. Blue Diamond Luxury Boutique Hotel

Balance off your busy life in the most luxurious way possible with a stay at the Blue Diamond Riviera Maya.

Set on a pristine beach and fringed with 36 acres of lush tropical jungle, you’re promised an experience of sweeping beauty and indulgent peace.

Revel in complete R&R with rooftop terraces and infinity pools, as well as a lavish 25,000 square feet spa.

Made for adults only, this is the perfect escape to relax and truly break away from it all!

14. Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya

You’ll be far from kids in no time at Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya. This adults-only all-inclusive resort is a well-deserved getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Hidden amongst lavish gardens and situated on the dreamy Playa Del Secreto, it’s no wonder the resort has earned an award for its dazzling scenery.

And don’t forget to check out the pool – rumor has it it’s one of the largest in Mexico!

If you’re a history buff, you’ll be happy to know that Mayan archaeological sites like Tulum, Coba and Chichen Itza are close by.

So if you decide your stay should go beyond paradise, you know where you can find your next adventure.

15. El Dorado Royale

El Dorado Royale is an all-inclusive, adults-only resort that is the perfect spot to hide away and unplug.

Enjoy an idyllic beachfront location with six sparkling pools, divine dining options, energetic nightlife activities and more.

And if you’re feeling particularly adventurous, take one of their complimentary bicycles for a ride around the sprawling grounds!

However you decide to spend it, you can be assured that your relaxing escape is sure to be unforgettable.