The Best Accommodations for Nightlife in Cancun

Cancun is perhaps best known for its soothing views of the water and mild climate, but some attractions are best experienced after the sun goes down. No matter if your favorite venue is an off-the-wall hangout or an intimate nightclub, there's a diverse set of options, especially if you select a resort where entertainment and lounges are first-rate amenities.

Hotels included in the lists below are worth considering if you appreciate Cancun's beauty during the daytime, but want a "night on the town" experience in the evening. Some are especially esteemed for their on-site venues and shows, while others are in particularly good locations for hopping to nearby venues.

Cancun Accommodations with the Best Entertainment

Accommodations in the list below were chosen as having outstanding nightlife and entertainment, or as having superb nearby options when it comes to these amenities. The best of the best, like the Sens Del Mar, are at the top of the chart; their rankings were created based on a number of relevant factors, including whether they have live shows, lounges, and other exciting amenities on-property or nearby.

Considering that guests tend to expect live performances at their hotels, availability of entertainment at the hotels is shown below. Bear in mind, however, that hotels in Cancun tend to offer entertainment less frequently during the off season, so be sure to call or email the hotel for further information if you're looking forward to seeing a show.

Best Overall
Property Location Number of Bars Lounge/Club Live Entertainment
Sens Del Mar 9.2 mi. Southeast of Cancun 6 check check
Crown Paradise Club Cancun (All-Inclusive) 9.1 mi. Southeast of Cancun 8 check check
Hard Rock Hotel Cancun 7.8 mi. Southeast of Cancun 5 check check
Sunset Royal Hotel 7.4 mi. South of Isla Mujeres 5 check check
Moon Palace Golf Resort - All Inclusive 10.3 mi. North-Northeast of Puerto Morelos 6 check check
Temptation Resort and Spa 4.5 mi. East of Cancun 4 check check
Hotel Be Live Palm Beach 5.0 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun 4 check check
Excellence Playa Mujeres Resort 4.8 mi. West of Isla Mujeres 11 check check
NH Krystal Cancun 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres 4 check
Oasis Cancun All-inclusive 8.2 mi. Southeast of Cancun 9 check check
Royal Sands 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun 4 check check
Golden Crown Paradise Spa 9.1 mi. Southeast of Cancun 4 check check
The Royal Cancun - Luxury All Inclusive Resort 7.4 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun 8 check check
Sens Del Mar - Formerly Grand Oasis Playa 9.2 mi. Southeast of Cancun 6 check check
Royal Solaris Cancun 9.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun 3 check check
All Ritmo Cancún Resort & Waterpark 4.3 mi. Northeast of Cancun 3 check check

By clicking the name of any listed hotel you'll be led to pages dedicated to different aspects of that property. Each of these accommodation options emphasizes the relaxing and beautiful qualities of its location in a different way. Our detailed hotel guides will help you decide if the hotel you like is the one you really love.

Cancun Hotels Located in Nightlife Hotspots

Those travelers who like to skip from one party scene to another might appreciate a hotel or resort that's in the vicinity of many after-dark hotspots. Though these properties might not the best entertainment amenities, they are right in the middle of neighborhoods full of choices. So when you're wondering how to get the party started, maybe by socializing at a bar or going to a sunset celebration, these properties are within a 10-minute walk or quick taxi ride of many exciting choices.

Click to view details about the properties below, and even more info about what's nearby, like restaurants, activities, and landmarks.

Best for Nearby Nightlife
Property Location Accommodation Type Bars Within Walking Distance Bars Within Short Driving Distance
Hotel Plaza Kokai Downtown Cancun Hotel 8 60
El Pueblito Beach Hotel 9.0 mi. Southeast of Cancun Resort 30 98
Radisson Hacienda Cancun Downtown Cancun Hotel 6 55
Hyatt Regency Cancun 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres Resort 25 140
Royal Resorts - The Royal Cancun 5.1 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun Resort 30 163
Gran Caribe Real Resort and Suites 4.8 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun Resort 37 151
Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa 6.7 mi. South of Isla Mujeres Resort 25 140
Le Blanc Spa Resort Adults Only All-inclusive 7.4 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun Resort 25 186
Tucancun Beach Resort & Villas 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun Resort 16 175
Great Parnassus Resort And Spa 7.8 mi. Southeast of Cancun Resort 23 159
Cancun Sunset Royal Hotel 7.4 mi. South of Isla Mujeres Resort 25 184
Westin Resort & Spa Cancun 10.2 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun Resort 4 57
Riu Cancun All Inclusive Hotel 6.6 mi. South of Isla Mujeres Resort 36 163

Cover all other aspects of your vacation and jump to another article, like those covering Cancun, and other topics. Because, while nightlife activities are a blast, your vacation will have many thrilling elements, not just dancing the night away. You'll also want a place to retire to each night that offers a great selection of amenities, and is found in a part of town you'll love.

 

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