We love Mexico! Cancun is hands-down one of our favourite holiday destinations. Beautiful beaches, vibrant cultural experiences and delicious Mexican food are just a few of the reasons to visit Cancun for your next family holiday or vacation. A tropical beach paradise, Cancun is located in the Yucatán region of Mexico and remains one of the most popular tourist destinations in North America. If you love water slides, Cancun is home to the best hotels and resorts with water parks in Mexico!

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So, where are the best family resorts in Cancun with water parks?

With a large variety of family-friendly activities, plus kid-friendly hotels and resorts for any budget, pack your swimwear (and goggles) and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime. Read on to discover the 11 best family hotels and resorts in Cancun with water slides and splash parks.

1. Moon Palace The Grand, Cancun

Hotel Rating: 5-Star ★★★★★
Distance from Cancun International (CUN) airport: 13 minutes by car or taxi

Moon Palace (Big Slides) - Best Cancun Kids Hotels with Waterparks
Moon Palace features fast and thrilling water slides for older kids, teens and adults (Photo: thegrand.moonpalace.com)
Moon Palace (Baby Water Slides) - Best Cancun Kids Resorts
Get ready kiddies: This 5-star resort also caters to the little ones with an action-packed splash park (Photo: thegrand.moonpalace.com)
Moon Palace (Wave Rider) - Best Cancun Family Resorts
Get ready to surf! An adrenaline-fuelled wave rider rounds off the list of splashtastic fun here at Moon Palace (Photo: thegrand.moonpalace.com)

Located on the Mayan Riviera, Moon Palace The Grand is removed from the chaos of the main drag in Cancun. This makes it a perfect choice for families looking to relax and spend quality time together.

It’s one of our top picks for families with kids due to the many kid-friendly activities like a kids’ club with themed rooms and a large outdoor playground. The hotel is all-inclusive with 20 restaurants, a golf course, a mini-golf course for kids, and several pools. There is a special pool just for kids with a huge water slide, perfect for spending the day splashing around.


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2. Dreams Vista Cancun Golf & Spa Resort

Hotel Rating: 4.5-Star ★★★★★
Distance from Cancun International (CUN) airport: 27 minutes by car or taxi

Dreams Vista Resort - Best Cancun Kids Hotels with Waterparks
Get ready to be sprayed: If you don’t want to get tooo wet, this is not the place for you! (Photo: amrcollection.com)

Located in the exclusive Puerto Del Mar, the brand new Dreams Vista Cancun Golf & Spa Resort has 416 high-end rooms and plenty of activities for families with kids. If you’re looking for a luxurious all-inclusive family holiday or vacation – this is the place.

Families love the connecting suites, allowing everyone to stay together while still allowing for some privacy for the adults. There are three heated swimming pools, two surf pools and a water park for the little ones.


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3. Royalton Riviera Cancun

Hotel Rating: 5-Star ★★★★★
Distance from Cancun International (CUN) airport: 19 minutes by car or taxi

Royalton’s splash park and water slides are situated at one of its ELEVEN pools! (Photo: royaltonresorts.com)

Located just outside of the busy Hotel Zone of Cancun, Royalton Riviera Cancun is an all-inclusive resort and spa with fun for the whole family. It’s a large-scale resort with 11 (ELEVEN!) different pools including a kid-friendly splash pool with water slides and water activities.

There is a kids’ club and a separate teens club with video games, air hockey, and places for older kids to hang out. The whole family will love the entertainment and water sports along with the tasty restaurants.


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4. Seadust Cancun Family Resort

Hotel Rating: 4-Star ★★★★
Distance from Cancun International (CUN) airport: 16 minutes by car or taxi

Treasure Island Water Park at Seadust Cancun Resort
Treasure Island Water Park: get those little pirates of yours ready for the time of their lives! (Photo: seadustcancun.com)

Seadust Cancun Family Resort is an all-inclusive resort with so many fun activities on offer for families with children. We especially like this option for families with babies and toddlers, due to its baby club – just for little ones. There are also kids’ clubs, multiple pools, “Treasure Island” water park, mini-golf, and even a cinema.

For families with older kids, Seadust offers a variety of unique experiences and adventures like swimming with whale sharks and zip-lining. There’s fun for the whole family, making this one of our top picks in Cancun.


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5. Hyatt Ziva Cancun

Hotel Rating: 4-Star ★★★★
Distance from Cancun International (CUN) airport: 25 minutes by car or taxi

Hyatt Ziva (Water Slides) - Best Cancun Family Hotels for Kids
Those large blue water slides are definitely for the thrill-seekers in the family (Photo: hyatt.com)
Hyatt Ziva (Splash Park) - Best Cancun Kids Hotels with Waterparks
The splash park at Hyatt Ziva is super-popular with the younger guests amongst the family (Photo: hyatt.com)

Hyatt Ziva Cancun is all-inclusive resort hotel with 17 different restaurants, lounges, spas, and infinity pools. It’s a great choice for families with kids due to the massive pool with water play areas just for little ones.

When the kids are finished swimming, they can have even more fun at the kids’ club. Adults will love the comfortable rooms and the delicious Mexican food on the beach. Hyatt Ziva is great value for a large-scale resort that is located right in the middle of Cancun.


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6. Iberostar Selection Cancun

Hotel Rating: 5-Star ★★★★★
Distance from Cancun International (CUN) airport: 16 minutes by car or taxi

Iberostar’s “Star Camp” activity program, 10 swimming pools and its splash park with water slides provide weeks of fun (Photo: iberostar.com)

Located in the Hotel Zone, Iberostar Selection Cancun has 10 (TEN!) different swimming pools and a water park for kids. Adventurous families will love the dive centre where you can experience the ocean as well as the stunning white-sand beaches.

There’s the “Star Camp” activity program and kids’ club for little ones, plus nightly entertainment. The hotel is all-inclusive with multiple restaurants and bars for adults to enjoy.


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7. All Ritmo Cancun Resort & Waterpark

Hotel Rating: 3.5-Star ★★★
Distance from Cancun International (CUN) airport: 30 minutes by car or taxi

All Ritmo Resort (Aerial) - Best Cancun Family Hotels for Kids
These winding water slides have enough twists and turns to entertain the family for 2 weeks! (Photo: allritmocancun.com)
All Ritmo Cancun Resort (Water Slides)
Tons of fun: Watch out for that water bucket up there! (Photo: allritmocancun.com)

If you’re looking for a water park for the whole family to enjoy, look no further than All Ritmo Cancun Resort and Waterpark. This hotel pick features a giant waterpark with too many features to count.

Water slides, a water treehouse, and a splash park for young children are just some of the attractions available at this family-friendly resort. There is also a playground with rides and a mini-golf course. Other activities include football (soccer) and tennis courts that the whole family can enjoy.


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8. Crown Paradise Club Cancun

Hotel Rating: 5-Star ★★★★★
Distance from Cancun International (CUN) airport: 13 minutes by car or taxi

Crown Paradise Club - Best Cancun Kids Hotels with Waterparks
8 water slides in total: Some are conveniently located right beside the ocean – amazing! (Photo: hotelcrownparadiseclubcancun.com)
Crown Paradise Club Cancun Resort (Splash Park)
In addition to the huge water slides by the sea, younger guests are treated to a fun splash park (Photo: hotelcrownparadiseclubcancun.com)

Crown Paradise Club Cancun is a great choice for the entire family and features plenty of activities just for kids. Children of all ages love the water park (with 8 slides), mini-golf course, and arcade area.

Adults will love the beautiful ocean view rooms. On-site restaurants offer options ranging from Mexican, Italian, Steakhouses and French cuisine. The pristine white sand beach and sparkling blue water offer opportunities for water sports such as kayaking. There is also a spa at the resort as well as plenty of live evening entertainment.


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9. Royal Solaris Cancun

Hotel Rating: 4-Star ★★★★
Distance from Cancun International (CUN) airport: 12 minutes by car or taxi

Royal Solaris Cancun Resort for Kids (Animal-Themed Splash Park)
Roar! Royal Solaris’ splash park stands out with its African safari animal theme (Photo: clubsolaris.com/resort/royal-solaris-cancun)

Royal Solaris is Mexican-owned and features 300 guest rooms. It’s a budget-friendly option with plenty of family-friendly activities and activities to keep kids busy.

The kids’ club has an animal-themed water park with water slides, fountains and other water park activities. There is also an indoor play area for kids under 12 years of age. The rest of the family will love the beautiful beach, buffets and pools.


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10. Wyndham Alltra Cancun All-Inclusive Resort

Hotel Rating: 4-Star ★★★★
Distance from Cancun International (CUN) airport: 21 minutes by car or taxi

All Aboard! Get ready for daily pirate-based role play 🙂 (Photo: alltrabyplaya.com/cancun)

Located in Cancun’s popular Hotel Zone, the Wyndham Alltra Cancun All Inclusive Resort is another excellent choice for families. There are two separate kids’ clubs – one for kids aged 4 to 12 years, and another for teens aged 12 to 17.

There’s live entertainment that the whole family can enjoy, as well as multiple swimming pools with water slides, a spa, and a pristine stretch of private white sand beach. Adults will love the 14 restaurants and bars. The resort also offers babysitting services for kids over 4 years old.


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11. Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort

Hotel Rating: 5-Star ★★★★★
Distance from Cancun International (CUN) airport: 40 minutes by car or taxi

Dreams Playa Mujeres (Big Slides) - Best Cancun Kids Hotels with Waterparks
These water slides are NOT for the faint-hearted! (Photo: amrcollection.com)
Dreams Playa Mujeres Hotel (Splash Park for Kids)
That’s more like it: Fun and games, get splashed and soaked… this splash park is just for the young ones (Photo: amrcollection.com)

If you’re willing to drive a little way outside of Cancun, Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf and Spa Resort offers a luxury experience for the entire family. It’s located just 25 minutes from downtown Cancun (El Centro) by car and is designed specifically for families travelling with kids.

It’s an all-inclusive luxury resort with a kids’ club, a water park, as well as a beautiful beach. The suites are spacious with ocean views and plenty of room for the whole family. They sleep five people, which is perfect if you’re travelling with kids.


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What do you think of our list? Are you ready to book one of these amazing Cancun resorts with water slides that you and your family will love? If we’ve inspired you to make a booking, let us know in. the comments! 🙂

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