Enjoying the local fare is crucial to having an authentic travel experience. Luckily, the Caribbean offers some rich and unique dining opportunities. You'll find restaurants that prepare meals from all cultures, but with local ingredients and flair.
The resorts and hotels named below are excellent picks if you anticipate trying new foods as a big part of your vacation. Many of these top choices are known for the full service restaurants on their properties, while some are located in areas where restaurants near the property are popular and abundant.
You may find yourself eating several meals at the restaurants inside your hotel. And why not? There are dozens of hotel restaurants around. So one of the important factors to consider when choosing a hotel in the Caribbean is the dining options offered at each property. Eating on-site is simple, convenient, and the food at most hotels is of excellent quality, which attracts vacationers of all kinds.
The hotels below were ranked based on their amenities and options, such as how convenient they are to a range of dining choices and their on-site full service restaurants.
|Property||Location||Snack Bar||Room Service|
|Blue Pearl Suites||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Hacienda Maria Bonita||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Mosquito Beach Hotel Club||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Blue Parrot Suites||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Blue Parrot Hotel||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Magic Blue Boutique Hotel||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Hotel Hacienda Maria Bonita||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Tropical Casa Blanca||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Hotel Basico||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Pueblito Luxury Condohotel||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Hotel Tropical Casablanca||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|In Fashion Hotel Boutique||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Gran Porto Real Resort & Suites||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Deseo Hotel & Lounge||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Mosquito Blue||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Hotel Eclipse||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Hotel Delfin Playa||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Hotel La Rana Cansada||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Acanto Hotel and Condominiums||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Hotel Kinbe||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Hotel Aqualuna||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Maya Inn Playa del Carmen||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|El Punto Hotel||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
If one of these hotels or resorts catches your eye, click its name to view articles that divulge every detail about the property — because even if food is your deciding factor, there are many other amenities to consider.
Another factor to consider is the proximity of your hotel to nearby restaurants. Even if you've chosen a hotel with great on-site dining, it's always enjoyable to experience different takes on the local cuisine, particularly if you're vacationing for more than a few days.
Below you'll find properties ranked by their proximity to lots of neighborhood restaurants.
|Playa Palms Beachfront Hotel||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Playa Del Karma||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|At Wind Chimes Inn||Condado District, Puerto Rico|
|Andalucia||Ocean Park, Puerto Rico|
|Alhambra Hotel||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Hotel Colibri||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Hotel Albatros||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Illusion Boutique Hotel||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Caribbean Paradise Resort||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Hotel Los Itzaes||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Jungla Caribe||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Hotel Lab Nah||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Hotel Posada Freud||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Playa Maya||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Tres Palma Inn||Ocean Park, Puerto Rico|
|Om Hotel & Lounge-bar||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Hotel Las Golondrinas||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Jardin de Marieta||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Carmen Beach Hotel||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Hotel Lunata||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Carmen Inn Hotel & Suites||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Hotel Barrio Latino||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Royal Playa Del Carmen||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Reina Roja||Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
Keep in mind that some of the Caribbean's best restaurants are found inside hotels, so your most memorable dining experience may occur at the hotel down the street. Click on any of these hotels, and you'll see further details, photos, and facts about it, as well as even more about the restaurants on-site and nearby.
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