Best 5 star hotels in Cancun

Posted on April 30, 2023 by Transfers
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Surely you have already read our article about the best beachfront hotels in Cancun. You noticed that in that post we talked about different hotels and classifications. So to continue with our series of recommendations, today we will talk about the Best 5 star hotels in Cancun.

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Best 5 star hotels in Cancun

The 5 star hotels in Cancun are located in the hotel zone, some of them are in front of the sea, while others are very close to it. These hotels are different from the rest because of their architecture, elegance, facilities and services.

At the same time, we are talking about resorts that have a slightly high cost per night, but are really worth it. The problem is that the city has more than 50 5-star hotels, so which one should we stay in? We can’t really tell you which one specifically, but we can tell you about some of the options that thousands of users recommend. Ready? Let’s start.

Krystal Grand Cancun

The Krystal Grand Cancun is a 5-star resort located at km 8.5 of the hotel zone. A hotel next to a private beach and very close to Playa Caracol.

The hotel has a 13-story building and each of its rooms has an ocean view. It also has two outdoor pools, 7 restaurants and as well as being able to handle room only accommodations, all-inclusive plans are also available.

Hyatt Zilara Cancun

Hyatt Zilara Cancun is a luxury, 5-star, all-inclusive, adults-only hotel located in the heart of the hotel zone, where the nightclubs, restaurants and the best beaches of Cancun are less than 100 meters from the hotel.

The place has an infinity pool overlooking the sea, 6 specialized restaurants and 5 bars. But that’s not all, the hotel has a spa, gym and its rooms are colorful, spacious and elegant.

Being an all-inclusive resort, guests can participate in all kinds of activities such as introductory scuba diving classes and other diving classes to wine making and tasting classes.

Coral Level at Iberostar Selection Cancun

The Coral Level at Iberostar Selection Cancun is a complete, elegant, spacious and picturesque 5 star hotel located at km 17 of the hotel zone, very close to the Mayan Museum, the archaeological zone of San Miguel, Dolphin Beach, the archaeological zone of Del Rey and the aquatic activities marina of Aquaworld.

As you may notice; its location is surrounded by various tourist areas and of course, it goes without saying that it has a private beach, restaurants, pools, bars, terrace and more.

Renaissance Cancun Resort & Marina

The 5-star Renaissance Cancun Resort & Marina is one of the first hotels that we will find very close to the entrance of the hotel zone (Km 1.5).

Its location is prestigious, as it is a resort near Plaza Puerto Cancun, downtown Cancun and a place from which you can easily get to the heart of the hotel zone.

The resort offers rooms for up to 4 people, a restaurant and the rooms on the top floor have a terrace with ocean view.

Royal UNO

Family-friendly, with a children’s water park, an all-inclusive concept, a private beach and ocean view rooms, this is how we can describe Cancun’s Royal UNO hotel.

The hotel has swimming pools, bars, restaurants, elegant rooms and suites with panoramic views.

Each of its rooms and suites are equipped with everything you need to rest and relax such as air conditioning, free WiFi, flat-screen cable TV, minibar and coffee maker. Suites have full kitchens. All accommodations include mahogany furniture and original artwork.

And if you think that’s all, I’m sorry to tell you there’s even more: The 5-star resort offers 2 free tickets to the Mayan Museum of Cancun, free kayaks to navigate the lagoon, tennis school and a water sports center that offers PADI scuba diving courses.


This is our little top list of the 5 best 5 star hotels in Cancun and as you can notice, each one of them is beachfront and has its own characteristics that make them excellent lodging options for you, your partner or your family. Which one did you like the most? We’ll read you in the comments.