10 LGBTQ-Friendly Hotels to Book in Mexico

In addition to its beaches and tropical woods, Mexico has ancient Mayan/Aztec ruins, a great abundance of natural beauty and wildlife and, of course, a cultural heritage that attracts visitors from all over the world. For members of the LGBTQ community, Mexico is one of those countries that pose minimal risk.



Throughout Mexico, locals, especially in major cities and popular tourist spots, accept and respect gays and lesbians. However, some conservative parts are best left alone, and this list of LGBTQ-friendly hotels in Mexico can help steer visitors away from areas that don’t welcome all tourists and towards those that do.

ten Banyan Tree Riviera Maya – Playa del Carmen

Let the Caribbean breeze sweep you away at Banyan Tree Mayakoba, an Asian-inspired hideaway in the heart of Mexico’s Riviera Maya. The luxury resort welcomes guests to a world of lush mangrove forests and pristine coastlines steeped in Riviera Maya charm. Located in a private gated community connected by waterways, the resort features a private pool for each villa and a range of international culinary offerings.

  • Address:
    Carretera Federal Chetumal-Puerto Juarez KM 298 Riviera Maya, 77710 Playa del Carmen

  • Website:
    banyantree.com

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9 Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta

The Ziva Hyatt, located a few miles south of downtown in Mexico’s most gay vacation town, Puerto Vallarta, offers everything a traveler could want, including a private beach (Las Estacas). The all-inclusive resort offers ocean-view rooms, ten restaurants, bars, lounges, and seasonal whale watching. Gateway cities like Los Angeles, Phoenix, Houston, and Mexico City are all within a 30-minute flight from Puerto Vallarta International Airport.

  • Address:
    Carr. Costera to Barra de Navidad Km. 3.5-Sur, Zona Hotelera, 48390 Puerto Vallarta

  • Website:
    hyatt.com

Related: 10 Amazing Tourist Destinations in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

8 Temptation Cancun Resort

If you’re looking for an authentic, one-of-a-kind adult playground, look no further than Temptation Cancun Resort. Guests at this adults-only all-inclusive resort can revel in a sense of liberation and unbridled pleasure through its exclusive topless optional sections. The resort features a sultry pool and a wild party zone with exhilarating activities. The hotel’s beachfront location makes it convenient to everything in Cancun.


seven Secrets The Vine Cancun

Secrets The Vine Cancun is a great choice for those looking for a romantic getaway in the heart of Cancun’s Hotel Zone. It’s adults-only, gay-friendly, and all-inclusive. Sip delicious wines while admiring stunning views of the Caribbean Sea or Nichupté Lagoon from one of the hotel’s many terraces or balconies. The Vine is a romantic hideaway on the Yucatan Peninsula with concierge services, an extensive wine collection, and six gourmet restaurants.

  • Address:
    Boulevard Kukulcan Km. 14.5 Retorno del Rey Lote 38 + 38-b, 77500 Cancun

  • Website:
    amrcollection.com

6 Le Blanc Spa Resort

The adult-only, all-inclusive luxury resort Le Blanc Spa Resort is located on one of the most beautiful beaches in Mexico. For those looking for a luxurious all-inclusive vacation in Mexico for adults, this is the place to go. Visitors can take day trips to downtown Cancun in just 5 minutes. Plus, an on-site fitness center keeps them in shape, and there are ours in Chichen Itza, Tulum, and Xcaret easily arranged with Le Blanc.


5 Marquis Los Cabos

Marquis Los Cabos is a luxurious adults-only resort with 209 suites overlooking the sea and 25 beautiful Casitas just yards from the beach. Additionally, guests have access to three beachfront swimming pools, the luxurious Spa Marquis, and five diverse dining establishments, all overseen by a talented executive chef. The LGBTQ-friendly resort is part of the Leading Hotels of the World, and guests can enjoy its immaculate suites and breathtaking ocean views after entering its impressive lobby.

  • Address:
    Carr. Transpeninsular Km 21.5, Fracc. Cabo Real, 23400 San Jose del Cabo

  • Website:
    marquisloscabos.com


4 Hotel Mousai

New designer hotels for guests over 16 are opening in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and Hotel Mousai is at the forefront of the trend. Guests can relax in the rooftop infinity pool or at the Imagine Spa and Gym, both of which offer spectacular views. After dark, the terrace hosts evening entertainment, such as live music and DJ sets. Visitors can maintain their fitness by exercising on the tennis court or by participating in one of the many nearby activities such as hiking, kayaking, paddleboarding or snorkeling.

  • Address:
    Carr. at Barra de Navidad Km. 7.5-Torre 6, Sur, 48390 Puerto Vallarta

  • Website:
    hotelmousai.com

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3 Hyatt Zilara Cancun

The second Hyatt is an adults-only all-inclusive resort located on the longest beach in the Zona Hotelera (Hotel Zone), where visitors can experience traditional Mexican friendliness in an intimate Caribbean Sea setting. Admire the beach from the sleek rooftop pool or find some privacy in the Swim-Up Suite’s balcony hot tub, which comes in a variety of configurations, including duplex suites.

  • Address:
    Boul. Kukulcan, Punta Cancun, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancun

  • Website:
    hyatt.com

2 Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya

The award-winning adults-only Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya resort focuses on the subtle touches that distinguish a simple vacation from a dream vacation. This all-inclusive 5-star luxury hotel is LGBT-friendly and designed like an elegant Mexican hacienda surrounded by lush tropical gardens. It has one of the most magnificent swimming pools in the Riviera Maya and offers large and junior suites of different categories.

  • Address:
    Carretera Federal 307 Puerto Juarez KM 311, 77710 Playa del Carmen

  • Website:
    valentinmaya.com

1 Workshop Playa Mujeres

Atelier Playa Mujeres is a 5+ star all-inclusive resort for adults and guests over 16 years of age. Its modern environment merges with the beautiful natural landscape of Playa Mujeres, nestled between the Caribbean and a golf course. The complex is a Mexican masterpiece that combines art, nature and experiences to create a new world of leisure. The 431 rooms offer marble and wood accents, extensive amenities, avant-garde furnishings, and breathtaking views of the golf course and the Caribbean Sea.

  • Address:
    Extension Bonampak S/N Mz 1 Lote RTH4, SM3, Complejo Playa Mujeres, Zona Continental

  • Website:
    atelierdehoteles.com

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