The Best Accommodations for Nightlife in Cancun

Cancun has a stunning setting and plenty to do by day, though few guests realize just how many ways they can party after dark. Whether you're in the mood for an off-the-wall hangout or an intimate nightclub, there are a variety of options, especially if you choose a property with places on-site for guests to drink and mingle.

The hotels included in these tables are definitely worth considering if you want to do more than just star gaze in the evenings. Some offer one of a kind on-site amenities, while others are recommended merely for their proximity to awesome local venues.

Best Hotels in Cancun for Nightlife and Entertainment

Accommodations in the table below have been selected for their above par 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 to consider a number of details, including shows, activities, and bars on the properties or nearby.

Because live performances are synonymous with hotel nightlife, availability of entertainment at the hotels is shown below. Of course, hotels in Cancun tend to offer entertainment less frequently during the off season, so be sure to call or email the hotel for more info 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
Hard Rock Hotel Cancun 7.8 mi. Southeast of Cancun 5 check check
Crown Paradise Club Cancun (All-Inclusive) 9.1 mi. Southeast of Cancun 8 check check
Gran Melia Cancun 8.0 mi. Southeast of Cancun 3 check check
Moon Palace Golf Resort - All Inclusive 10.3 mi. North-Northeast of Puerto Morelos 6 check check
Sunset Royal Hotel 7.4 mi. South of Isla Mujeres 5 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 Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive 4.8 mi. West of Isla Mujeres 11 check check
NH Krystal Cancun 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres 4 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
Oasis Cancun All-inclusive 8.2 mi. Southeast of Cancun 9 check check
Golden Crown Paradise Spa 9.1 mi. Southeast of Cancun 4 check check
Royal Sands 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun 4 check check
Cancun Sunset Lagoon Hotel & Marina 5.8 mi. East of Cancun 3 check check

Click on any of the top picks to view pages dedicated to different aspects of that property. Each one has its own style and atmosphere that could really win you over. These detailed hotel pages will help you decide if the hotel you like is the one you really love.

Cancun Hotels Located in Nightlife Hotspots

Visitors who like to hop from one spot to another might appreciate a hotel or resort that's in an area with many entertainment options. Though these hotels might not have the most incredible nightlife options themselves, they make great choices if you want to try nearby activities. Especially suited for travelers who would like meeting up at a nearby bar or simply people-watching with a cocktail in hand, these properties are within a short walk or quick drive of many exciting choices.

Click on their names to preview the nightlife options at the properties below, and all the fun options they're near, like important sites, beaches, and dining.

Best for Nearby Nightlife
Property Location Accommodation Type Bars Within Walking Distance Bars Within Short Driving Distance
Royal Resorts - The Royal Cancun 5.1 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun Resort 30 158
Gran Caribe Real Resort and Suites 4.8 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun Resort 37 154
Hotel Plaza Kokai Downtown Cancun Hotel 9 60
Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa 6.7 mi. South of Isla Mujeres Resort 18 136
Radisson Hacienda Cancun Downtown Cancun Hotel 6 55
El Pueblito Beach Hotel 9.0 mi. Southeast of Cancun Resort 30 91
Hyatt Regency Cancun 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres Resort 18 136
Dreams Sands Cancun 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres Resort 23 160
GR Caribe Cancun 9.2 mi. Southeast of Cancun Resort 33 87
The Royal in Cancun Adults Only All-inclusive 7.4 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun Resort 42 181
Secrets Playa Mujeres 4.5 mi. West of Isla Mujeres Resort 6 23
Gran Caribe Real Resort & Spa 7.4 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun Resort 46 181
Barcelo Costa Cancun 4.8 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun Resort 37 154

Night owls need something to do during the day too, so we suggest you browse other articles in our guide. You could learn something about Cancun, and more. These enlightening aspects of travel are important after all, assuming your trip involves so much more than frequenting a variety of bars and night clubs. You'll also want a place to retire to each night that offers all of the amenities that matter to you, and quality that matches its price.

 

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