The Best Hotels for Foodies in Cancún, Mexico

Cancún is a paradise for foodies
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7 October 2020

Cancún’s coastline is brimming with mega-resorts, cafes, diners and restaurants, all serving delicious fare. It’s a paradise for foodies who want to dine on delectable meals before hitting the beach. From Le Blanc Spa Resort to Sun Palace, these notable hotels are the best places to get your fill.

Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancún

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You’ll have an unforgettable experience at Le Blanc, an all-inclusive resort that houses six restaurants and several bars on its property. Start with lunch at Blanc. With crafted dishes from around the globe, an impeccable view of the frothy waves and a casual yet sophisticated ambience, this buffet-restaurant is a favorite. Cap the night with an upscale affair at Lumière, which is strict about its formal dress code and even more serious about the flavors and details of its multi-course tasting menu.

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Hyatt Ziva Cancún

Feast on a meal that serves a powerful punch of flavor alongside the mesmerizing waves of the Caribbean Sea. Habaneros is one of the premier restaurants at the Hyatt Ziva Cancún, complete with an eclectic menu filled with traditional Mexican finger foods and spicy entrées. This spot is an excellent choice for lunch. Kick it up a notch and enjoy dinner at Tradewinds, a steakhouse renowned for its international wine list and savory meats.
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Free WiFi
In-room accessibility
Full-service spa
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24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning/laundry service

Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancún

Cafes, poolside cabana bars, oceanfront restaurants and inspiring decor are all part of this all-inclusive resort. Using local ingredients, MB is a chic spot to indulge in the flavors of Latin America. Inlaa’kech Lobster & Grill is another highly regarded restaurant, serving up fresh seafood and perfectly seared steaks, paired with full-bodied wines. No one should leave without tasting one of the delicate desserts whipped up by the maître d’.
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Free WiFi
In-room accessibility
Full-service spa
Beach towels
Conference space
Concierge services
24-hour front desk
Fitness facilities
Dry cleaning/laundry service
Multilingual staff
Terrace

Sun Palace

If you’re in search of more casual vibes, you may enjoy a stay at Sun Palace. With no restricting dress codes and a laid-back environment, this place allows you to indulge in luxury from a different angle. Fuego is the optimal choice for a steak and seafood dinner near the Sun Palace’s pool area. Meanwhile, La Tratto specializes in comforting Italian cuisine. With snack stations, gorgeous swim-up bars and hearty fare, it would seem as though Sun Palace has covered all of its bases.
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Free WiFi
In-room accessibility
Full-service spa
Express check-out
Conference space
Concierge services
24-hour front desk
Fitness facilities
Dry cleaning/laundry service
Multilingual staff
Terrace
Smoke-free property

Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita

The organic foodie will find themselves in a state of bliss after a stroll along the strip of seaside restaurants at Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita. La Canoa Restaurant, adorned with a AAA Four Diamond Award, does not leave any detail untouched. This gourmet dining establishment serves innovative dishes based on a variety of chilies and spices. Notice the distinct flavors that coat the grilled fish, chicken and meats at El Chiringuito Beachside Grill. With a wood-fired oven that uses locally sourced mesquite and Zapote hardwoods, even the pizzas here have a special Mexican flair.
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Free WiFi
In-room accessibility
Full-service spa
Beach towels
Concierge services
24-hour front desk
Fitness facilities
Dry cleaning/laundry service
Multilingual staff
Smoke-free property

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  • Ritz-Carlton Cancún

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    The reputation that the name Ritz-Carlton carries does not disappoint in this Caribbean location. Apart from the exotic array of restaurants here, including food with Italian accents and traditional Japanese creations, the hotel is home to the Culinary Center, where you can try your hand at cooking, using ingredients unique to Yucatán. It’s the brand’s first one, and foodies will feel right at home in this stunning kitchen overlooking the sea.

    Secrets the Vine Cancún

    The restaurants at Secrets the Vine Cancún are flavorful and diverse, with each dining experience offering a different tour of the four corners of the world. Nebbiolo Ristorante continuously ends up at the top of travelers’ lists, matching authentic flavors with unbeatable service; it’s like a slice of Italy on the east coast of Mexico. Buffets, outdoor café-bars, oceanfront seafood grills and cozy cafés make Secrets an optimal choice for those who like to pick from all sorts of plates.
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    Free WiFi
    In-room accessibility
    Full-service spa
    Beach towels
    Express check-out
    Concierge services
    24-hour front desk
    Fitness facilities
    Dry cleaning/laundry service
    Multilingual staff
    Terrace
    Smoke-free property

    Excellence Riviera Cancún

    The exquisite backdrop of this perfectly curated resort goes hand in hand with the delicious meals served up at each of the restaurants on the property. There is no shortage of five-star-worthy dishes – from small plates and a simple, comforting pizza to a lobster seasoned to perfection. With the option of an all-inclusive stay, Excellence Riviera Cancún takes its food to the next level, delighting palates with food from around the world.
    Everything you need to know

    At a Glance

    Free WiFi
    In-room accessibility
    Full-service spa
    Conference space
    Concierge services
    24-hour front desk
    Fitness facilities
    Dry cleaning/laundry service
    Multilingual staff
    Smoke-free property
    These recommendations were updated on October 7, 2020 to keep your travel plans fresh.