Top Luxury Resorts in Mexico for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner and it’s a great time of year for a fun getaway to take the kids to one of our favorite luxury Mexico beach resorts for families! Americans have fully embraced Cinco de Mayo, a Mexican holiday that celebrates the country’s victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla, and this had become a very popular time to take a quick vacation to join the celebration. The holiday always falls on May 5th, just before the weather is starting to turn warm in cooler parts of the US making it a great time to visit Mexico as a family or on an adults getaway and experience the country’s rich culture, delicious food, and stunning landscapes all while toasting Cinco de Mayo with a fresh margarita or Corona with lime. 

Visit One&Only Pamilla with the kids, it's a top luxury resort in Mexico that caters to families!

As a luxury travel planner, I have always recommended Mexico as the perfect destination for an easy and memorable beach vacation. The Mexico beach resort areas are renowned for their incredible luxury beach resorts for families with exceptional service, authentic cuisine, and exciting kids’ clubs that allow parents to relax and enjoy some alone time. Mexico is always one of my favorite destinations to send clients looking for an easy and luxurious family getaway and especially for Cinco de Mayo. Our favorite luxury beach resorts in Mexico offer a range of amenities, including golf courses, tennis courts, and luxurious spas, providing something for everyone to enjoy. When I book stays for my clients, they always enjoy my VIP perks, such as complimentary daily breakfasts, free upgrades, spa credits, and more, making their stay even more memorable.

If you’re looking to book a fun Mexican beach holiday with your family this Cinco de Mayo, we have lots of great luxury beach resorts that we highly recommend after visiting them with our team and we love to book these luxury beach resorts over and over again for our clients. Please reach out to book by clicking here to have the Well Traveled Kids team book your stay at any of these amazing luxury resorts with complimentary VIP status and perks!

VIP Perks, Upgrades, and Credits you’ll receive when Well Traveled Kids books your Mexico getaway (these may vary based on location):

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily breakfast for up to two guests per bedroom
  • Up to $150USD equivalent in local currency Resort or Hotel credit utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early Check-In / Late Check-Out subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Here is our ultimate list of favorite top luxury Mexico beach resorts to spend Cinco de Mayo as a family with kids.

Top Luxury Resorts for Families to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Cancun

Visit Rosewood Mayakoba a luxury resort in Mexico that caters to families

Rosewood Mayakoba

Located in the Riviera Maya, the Rosewood Mayakoba is a luxurious resort that offers a range of family-friendly activities, including snorkeling, kayaking, and nature walks. The resort features spacious suites and villas, a private beach, and a range of dining options. We love this resort for its amazing family programing, extraordinary kids club private plunge pools, incredible service and delicious breakfasts. For Cinco de Mayo, spend the day by the family pool and the beach with the kids. In the afternoon, send the kids off to do fun activities with the kids club and sneak away to AQUÍ ME QUEDO to partake in a little adults only celebration with some premium tequila and the world’s best shrimp tacos. For your Cinco de Mayo dinner celebration make a reservation for the Mexican beach cookout with live music.

Nizuc Resort & Spa

Located in Cancun, the Nizuc Resort & Spa is a luxurious hotel that is perfect for a family getaway during Cinco de Mayo. The resort is situated on a private beach, which offers a beautiful view of the Caribbean Sea. The hotel features 274 suites and villas that make traveling with kids easy. The resort offers a variety of family-friendly activities, such as snorkeling and kayaking. For kids, Winik’s Kids Club is a special program that includes activities such as arts and crafts, beach games, and cooking classes. Parents can also enjoy a day at the spa or a romantic dinner at one of the resort’s restaurants. We love this resort for its family suites, fun vibe, great food and because it’s easy to get to from the Cancun airport. For Cinco de Mayo, start your day by chartering a yacht for a fun family snorkeling adventure and then spend your afternoon sipping margaritas  while the kids explore the activities at Winik’s Kids Club end your evening with dinner at Ramona.

Etéreo Auberge Resort

Etéreo Auberge Resort is a new beachfront resort located in Riviera Nayarit. The resort features 60 luxurious suites, each with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. The resort boasts a range of amenities, including two infinity pools, a spa, and three dining options, including a beachside restaurant. Families can enjoy a variety of activities, including kayaking, paddleboarding, and whale watching. Kids will love making new friends at Chavitos Kids Club. For Cinco de Mayo, start your day with a nature walk or a family photography class, then for lunch learn to make your favorite classic Mexican dishes in a Sabores family cooking class. Afterwards head to Itzam for a delicious traditional Mexican dinner. 

Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Located in the Riviera Maya, Grand Velas Riviera Maya is an all-inclusive luxury resort that offers stunning ocean views and a tranquil atmosphere. The resort features 539 suites, and a variety of family-friendly activities such as swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking. The resort also has a kids’ club and teens’ club that offer activities such as cooking classes, arts and crafts, and movie nights. For adults, the resort features a world-class spa and several restaurants offering international cuisine. We love this resort because it’s the most luxurious all-inclusive family resort in the Cancun and Riviera Maya region. For Cinco de Mayo, spend the day playing as at the beach and pools as a family and after enjoying some delicious tacos for lunch send the kids off to enjoy the kids club while you toast the day at Sky Bar!

Top Luxury Resorts for Families to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Cabo

Cooking class for kids at Zadun a top luxury resort in Mexico for families

Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal

Located in Cabo San Lucas, the Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal is a luxurious beachfront resort that offers stunning ocean views and a range of family-friendly amenities. The resort features a private beach, infinity pools, a kids’ club, and a spa. We love this resort because most all of the rooms and suites include private plunge pools overlooking the ocean. For Cinco de Mayo, start the day by celebrating with cocktails and mocktails in your private plunge pool and be sure to make a reservation for dinner at the resort’s signature restaurant, Don Manuel’s, which serves traditional Mexican cuisine with a modern twist.

One&Only Palmilla

One&Only Palmilla is a stunning beachfront resort located in Los Cabos. The resort features spacious suites and villas, a private beach, a kids’ club, and a range of dining options. We love the service and the custom experiences at One&Only Palmilla. For Cinco de Mayo, have the resort team create a private beach dinner for your family or make a reservation for a fabulous dinner at Agua, which features authentic Mexican cuisine.

Rosewood Las Ventanas al Paraiso

Located in Los Cabos, Rosewood Las Ventanas al Paraiso is a luxurious resort that offers stunning ocean views and a range of family-friendly amenities. The resort features spacious suites and villas, a private beach, infinity pools, a kids’ club, and a spa. We love this resort for families because there are many 3 bedroom and 2 bedroom suite options! Also the kids and family experiences are next level here! For Cinco de Mayo spend the day doing family activities by the pool and make a dinner reservation at El Restaurante, which features traditional Mexican cuisine.

Chileno Bay Auberge Resort

Chileno Bay Auberge Resort is a stunning beachfront resort located in Cabo San Lucas. The resort features 60 guest rooms, suites, and villas, all of which offer stunning ocean views. The resort boasts several dining options, including a beach club and an organic farm-to-table restaurant. Families can enjoy a range of activities, including snorkeling, paddleboarding, and surfing. The resort also features a kids’ club and a world-class spa. We love this resort because the beach is swimmable and great for little ones! For Cinco de Mayo spend the day playing together on the beach and celebrating with beach side tacos at TnT beachside taco bar. 

Zadún, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Zadún, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, is a stunning beachfront resort located in San Jose del Cabo. The resort features spacious suites and villas, a private beach, a kids’ club, and a range of dining options. We love this resort because most rooms include private plunge pool with large outdoor private patios for hanging out as a family. They also offer connecting rooms, large suites and residences for families looking to enjoy space with a private pool on their vacation. For Cinco de Mayo, sign up for a fun family cooking class and learn to make your favorite Mexican foods together. Then experience a fun family class with the Zadun Ambassadors of the Environment program and then head to dinner at El Barrio, which features authentic Mexican cuisine and fun music.

Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas

The Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos is a luxurious beachfront resort located on the Baja Peninsula in Mexico. The resort features 141 guest rooms, suites, and villas, all of which offer breathtaking views of the Sea of Cortez. The resort boasts an array of amenities, including six dining options, four swimming pools, a world-class spa, and a private beach. Families can enjoy a range of activities, including snorkeling, kayaking, and whale watching. We love this resort for families looking to get away from it all and feel they are in a remote beach paradise. For Cinco de Mayo, plan to charter a yacht and go snorkeling with the family to Cabo Pulmo National Marine park, A UNESCO Marine World Heritage site and home to 695 species of aquatic plants and 891 species of fish. Jacques Cousteau called it “The Aquarium of the World.” Plan a boat trip from the marina for unforgettable diving and snorkeling. Return to the resort and make a dinner reservation at Bahia by Richard Sandoval, which features traditional Mexican cuisine with a modern twist.

Grand Velas Cabo

Grand Velas Cabo is a luxury all-inclusive resort located in Cabo San Lucas. The resort offers stunning ocean views and features 307 suites, all of which are elegantly decorated with modern amenities.The resort has several restaurants offering international cuisine, including a seafood restaurant and a tequila bar. For families, the resort offers a variety of activities such as swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking. The resort also has a kids’ club that offers activities such as cooking classes, arts and crafts, and movie nights. We love this luxury all-inclusive beach resort for families traveling together with other families because it makes it easy for kids to be independently grabbing a bite to eat while parents are hanging out and enjoying there vacation. For Cinco de Mayo, spend the day playing as at the pools and after enjoying some delicious tacos for lunch send the kids off to enjoy the kids club while you toast the day at the tequila bar!

Top Luxury Resorts for Families to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Puerto Vallarta and West Coast

Visit One&Only Mandarina with the kids, a luxury resort in Mexico perfect for families!

One&Only Mandarina

One&Only Mandarina is a stunning beachfront resort located in Riviera Nayarit. The resort features spacious suites and villas, a private beach, one of the most amazing kids’ clubs we’ve ever seen, and a range of dining options. We love the large residences for families and the outstanding KidsOnly Kids Club for kids with the incredible tree houses and butterfly farm for kids to enjoy while parents relax at the incredible spa. For Cinco de Mayo, start the day by riding horses on the beach and grab lunch at The Jetty Beach Club. Make a reservation to dine al fresco at Carao, which features an incredible menu farm to table traditional Mexican cuisine with a modern twist.

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita

Located in Riviera Nayarit, the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita is a luxurious beachfront resort that offers a range of family-friendly activities, including snorkeling, kayaking, and surfing. The resort features spacious suites and villas, a private beach, infinity pools, a Kids For All Seaons kids’ club, and a spa. We love this resort for families for so many reasons and especially because they offer 3, 4, and 5 bedroom homes with private pools and ocean view perfect for large families enjoying the resort together and the resort regularly offers kids eat free promotions. For Cinco de Mayo, spend your day playing at the beach, splashing in the pools and floating in the lazy river. Send the kids off to Kids for All Seasons in the afternoon while you blend your own tequila from authentic local barrels and then bring everyone back together for dinner at Dos Catrinas.

Susurros Del Corazón Auberge Resort

Susurros Del Corazón Auberge Resort is a luxurious beachfront resort located on the Riviera Nayarit. The resort features 59 guest rooms and suites, each with stunning ocean views. The resort boasts several dining options, including a beachside restaurant and a rooftop bar. Families can enjoy a range of activities, including kayaking, paddleboarding, and whale watching. The resort also features a kids’ club and a world-class spa. We love that this resort offers Villas with 2-7 bedrooms for large families and the resort regularly offers kids eat free promotions. For Cinco de Mayo, head to the marina to depart for Islas Marietas, a protected biosphere right in front of the resort’s beach. The Susurros Del Corazón’s naturalists guides will educate you all on the over 92 bird species on the islands, take you snorkeling, paddleboarding, or even into the Hidden Beach. Return to the resort and relax at the pools before dinner at Casamilpa for a delicious farm to table Mexican celebration dinner.

Grand Velas Nuevo Vallarta

Grand Velas Nuevo Vallarta is an all-inclusive luxury resort located in the Riviera Nayarit. The resort offers stunning ocean views and features 267 suites. The resort has several restaurants offering international cuisine, including a seafood restaurant and a tequila bar. For families, the resort offers a variety of activities such as swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking. The resort also has a kids’ club that offers activities such as cooking classes, arts and crafts, and movie nights. We love this resort because its the best luxury all-inclusive resort in the Puerto Vallarta area. For Cinco De Mayo, enjoy the resort’s evening fiesta activities as a family.

Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo

The Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo is a brand-new luxury resort located in a secluded cove on the Pacific coast of Mexico. The resort features 155 guest rooms and suites, all of which offer stunning ocean views. The resort offers several dining options, including a beachfront restaurant and a rooftop bar. Families can enjoy a range of activities, including surfing, paddleboarding, and horseback riding. The resort also features a world-class spa and Caramelo a Kids For All Seasons kids’ club that offers a variety of activities. We love this resort for families looking to really getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life because it offers a true escape to a secluded private peninsula  nature reserve with a pristine coastline where jungle meets the Pacific Ocean. For Cinco De Mayo, spend your morning enjoying water bikes and kayaks and playing together as a family. Then treat the kids to a private mocktail class with the AYB team and toast Mexican independence.

Let Well Traveled Kids book your next luxury resort vacation with VIP perks!

Mexico is a paradise for families looking for a luxurious beach vacation. With a range of resorts to choose from, there is something for everyone. From stunning ocean views to exciting kids’ clubs and world-class amenities, the resorts we’ve listed above offer the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure. As a luxury travel planner, I always love booking these resorts for my clients, and with my VIP perks, their stay is sure to be unforgettable. Reach out to our team and we will be happy to book your stay at any of these resorts with perks so that you have a VIP experience! Whether you choose to relax by the pool, indulge in a spa treatment, or explore the local attractions, these resorts provide an experience that will exceed your expectations and create memorable Cinco de Mayo celebration family memories that last a lifetime.

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Sarah Hirsch
Sarah Hirsch

Sarah is a Chicago-based luxury travel influencer, Virtuoso luxury travel advisor, luxury family travel writer, an Oprah Daily Ambassador, and the founder of WellTraveledKids.com. Sarah’s best travel companion is her sweet 12-year-old son, Harry. Her favorite getaways include a luxe hotel stay, quality family playtime, champagne & chocolate-covered strawberries.

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