Labor Day weekend is right around the corner, but it’s not too late to book a last-minute getaway for the family before summer beach vacations give way to fall. . A quick flight to Mexico offers the best option to take advantage of this time, with luxury resorts waiting for you with a martini in every corner of Mexico, from Cancun to La Paz. Here is a list of highly recommended resorts for both budget travelers and those looking to indulge in a luxurious Labor Day.
ten Las BrisasIxtapa
Las Brisas Ixtapa operates in a stylish contemporary building on the Pacific Coast designed by renowned architect Ricardo Legoretta, but at an affordable price. This resort is particularly family-friendly with its Kids Club, which organizes activities ranging from arts and crafts to sports, but also provides entertainment for adults with tennis courts, numerous outdoor pools, and bike rides. When the family reunites, a walk with the sea turtles on the beach is mandatory.
One night rates start at $84.
9 Las BrisasHuatulco
Ideal for a romantic getaway, Las Brisas Huatulco feels secluded amid Oaxaca’s lush coastal vegetation along white-sand beaches and a coral reef. This Earth Check-certified resort offers an impressive range of activities including beach sports, a well-equipped gym, 11 tennis courts and even a bungee pyramid.
One night rates start at $244.
8 NIZUC Resort & Spa
For those looking for a lavish Labor Day escape, NIZUC Resort & Spa in Cancun is a perfect option. It sits on 29 acres of exclusive oceanfront and protected mangroves facing the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, and couples especially can find the ultimate escape in their private pool villa and garden with a waterfall and infinity pool, among other upscale amenities such as a private dining room and the Dom Experience Cave à Vin Pérignon.
One night rates start at $475.
seven La Concha Beach Hotel and Condominiums
La Concha is a budget option with a private beach on the coast of La Paz. This resort is a great place for water lovers with plenty of scuba diving and water skiing, but it also has plenty of hiking and biking trails.
One night rates start at $82.
6 Paradise Ocean Riviera
Ocean Riviera Paradise is a sprawling resort near popular Playa del Carmen and offers a wide range of family-friendly accommodations, including a DiveIt! Diving center for swimming enthusiasts. This newly built resort offers wine and dining options with ten restaurants and 12 bars.
One night rates start at $286,
but be aware that a minimum stay of three nights is required
5 One and only tangerine
One & Only Mandarina offers an absolutely fantastic experience in their modern villas built into the tropical cliffs of Nayarit. This resort offers more than the unforgettable experience of taking in views of the Mexican jungle from your private deck and pool. Travelers seeking a new level of relaxation and spiritual rejuvenation can enjoy guided meditation and astrological readings from spirit guides, as well as participate in ancient Mexican healing ceremonies.
One-night rates start at $1,390.
4 Ahau Tulum
Ahau Tulum is an eco-friendly resort resting on the clear waters of the Caribbean coast. The main focus here is barefoot relaxation in Tulum’s white sands with sunrise meditations and daily yoga sessions, among many other activities like surfing. Visitors who are unsure about trying their hand at water sports need not worry as this resort also has a water sports school!
One night rates start at $322.
3 Hacienda Del Mar Los Cabos
Located near downtown popular Cabo San Lucas, this resort puts visitors right in the middle of the action. From an oceanfront suite or villa, travelers can easily walk to the famous Cabo San Lucas Arch, famous Medano Beach, and nearby Cabo del Sol Golf Course for golf enthusiasts.
One night rates start at $232.
2 Excellence Playa Mujeres
This beautiful adults-only resort in Cancun welcomes visitors with an exquisite martini bar at its entrance and comes with all the high-quality, inclusive amenities one could hope for. This includes a two-story deck, and golf enthusiasts would be happy to take advantage of a signature Greg Norman golf course.
One night rates start at $531.
1 Iberostar Cozumel
Iberostar Cozumel takes visitors to the mangrove forests of Cozumel, next to the second largest reef on the planet. There are activities for everyone, from the usual diving or snorkeling outings to archery or crafts.
One night rates start at $157.