The Best Accommodations for Nightlife in Cancun

Cancun is perhaps best known for its soothing views of the water and mild climate, but at night you'll feel the atmosphere come alive in a different way. No matter if your favorite venue is a popular disco or something more intimate, you'll find lots to do in the evening, especially if you select a resort that offers a place to grab a cocktail, mingle, or even see a show.

The hotels included in these tables are among the best choices if you need a taste of the dancing, drinking, and social scenes in late-night Cancun. Some have on-site nightlife menus that can't be beat, while others are in particularly good locations for hopping to nearby venues.

Best Hotels in Cancun for Nightlife and Entertainment

Properties listed in the table below are top rated for their highly rated entertainment and nightlife, or for being near popular late-night venues. The best of the best, like the Sens Del Mar, are at the top of the chart; their ratings were created to consider a number of features, including shows, activities, and bars on the properties or nearby.

Because live performances are practically the staple of hotel nightlife, we've listed the availability of entertainment frequency at the hotels. Bear in mind, however, that hotels in Cancun tend to host entertainment more frequently during the tourist season, so be sure to contact the hotel for more 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

Click any of the top ranking accommodations to see descriptions, facts, and photos about the property. Each of these accommodation options has its own style and set of amenities. Our detailed hotel guides will help you decide if the hotel you like is the one you really love.

Hotels in Cancun with Notable Nearby Nightlife

After the sun goes down and daytime fun ends, you might appreciate a hotel or resort that's just a short walk from many entertainment options. While these hotels may not have entertainment venues or fabulous bar scenes, they are located near some of the most popular nightlife hotspots. Especially suited for travelers who would like socializing at a bar or simply gazing at the sunset over the water these properties are within a short walk or just a few miles of several choices.

Click to learn more about the properties below, and other places of interest found near them, like restaurants, beaches, and attractions.

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

You can also browse other articles in our guide. You could learn something about Cancun, and more. All things considered, there's fun to be had besides just searching for the best recommended bars and lounges. You'll want to select a property that offers a great selection of amenities, with a good balance between popularity and secludedness.

 

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