Paradisus Playa del Carmen 

Carefree fun for everyone

Catering specifically for families, Paradisus Playa del Carmen offers an excellent range of facilities and activities.

Striking the right balance between entertaining and luxurious, Paradisus Playa del Carmen keeps everyone happy. This is the family-friendly side of the Paradisus resort where you’ll find a children’s pool and splash park as well as craft activities every day. For grown-ups there’s a relaxing pool, a swim-up bar, chic spa and adults-only restaurants.

Why we love Paradisus Playa del Carmen

  • Upgrade to the Nikté Swim-Up Suite for the ultimate family escape.

  • Lots of activities for kids including piñata making, pizza workshops, beach games and treasure hunts.

  • You have access to all the restaurants at Paradisus La Perla, many of which are adults-only.

  • Your 5th Avenue location means you’re in the best spot for shops, restaurants and bars.

5 stars
Nov - Apr
11 hours
Set in a pretty bay with views of Cozumel. In close proximity to Playa del Carmen’s famous Fifth Avenue
Approx. 45 minutes' transfer from Cancun airport
Beach, All Inclusive, Honeymoon, Activities, Watersports, Suitable for children



  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Activities
  • Diving & Watersports
  • Children

Start your day at the breakfast buffet and work your way around the world at the numerous themed restaurants and bars. Some venues are family friendly, others are for adults only.

Head here for the international buffet open from breakfast to late night. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Sunrise Grill
Enjoy lunch at this snack bar and grill that overlooks Paradisus Playa del Carmen's main pool. Open for lunch.

Sal Steak House - adults-only
Meat lovers will love the roasting techniques used here. Open for dinner.

Here the focus is on healthy and organic dishes.

Bana Family
A perfect show-style dinner for the family - there are teppanyaki tables (subject to availability) or regular restaurant tables where you can sit and enjoy Asian fusion cuisine. Open for dinner.

Fuego - adults-only
For a taste of Latin American fusion cuisine and a tasty ceviche bar. Open for dinner.

Enjoy contemporary Mexican cuisine with a special quesadillas area, and an outdoor terrace that overlooks the garden below. Open for dinner.

Bana - adults-only
Incorporating a sushi bar and teppanyaki tables, Bana offers contemporary Asian-fusion food created by experienced chefs. Open for dinner.

The Lunch Box
Latin and Mexican flavours are just some of the options on this street food experience. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Head here for a true taste of Italy. Open for dinner.

La Palapa - adults-only; exclusive to guests at The Reserve
Take your pick from the à la carte international menus that are specially prepared and enjoy the stunning views from this venue. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Smoothie Bar
Head here for fresh fruit smoothies and milkshakes.

Using local and seasonal ingredients, this bar offers snacks and drinks poolside. Open for lunch.

Beach or swim up, adult only or family friendly there's plenty of choice here. North Avenue is open for all, whilst South Avenue Bar is for adults wanting a modern setting for drinks and music. Try the local tequila at Blue Agave, sip on a martini at M Bar, enjoy sunset cocktails at Kanna or, for a taste of Japan, head to Toji. Gabi Club Bar, The Winery and Red Lounge are the popular post dinner venues.

Enjoy a taste of the Mediterranean and the Middle East with a visit to Vento.

What's included

All Inclusive • All meals and premium brand drinks (including selected international wine list in all à la carte restaurants) at a choice of restaurants and bars some of which are adult only (excluding Sal Restaurant) • 24-hour room service (service charge) • Minibar (one daily replenishment of soft drinks, water and beer) • Landsports including beach volleyball • Non-motorised watersports • Use of fitness centre • Nightly live entertainment.

Extra dining inclusions for Nikté guests • Breakfast at The Lunch Box (family friendly) Restaurant • Breakfast and lunch at La Palapa Restaurant (adults only) • One dinner per stay at Sal Steak Cave

Balance mind, body and soul with a visit to the YHI Spa. There are 14 treatment rooms and wet and dry saunas. Pilates, body balance, yoga and aqua fitness are just some of the classes available.

Aside from the leisure facilities, guests can learn the art of guacomole and sushi making, enjoy wine and tequila tasting and take part in salsa lessons.

Kayaking and snorkelling are the watersports on offer. There are also swimming pools for adults and a water theme park for families.

With dedicated pools, a tropical-themed water park, treasure hunts, beach games, pizza workshops and talent shows there is plenty to keep children busy. As well as a 24-hour babysitting service*, there is a nursery for children from 12 months to 4 years and a Kids' Zone for 5 to 12 year olds.

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