Top 3 Most Beautiful Beach Resorts: Mexico

Nothing says “reward” quite like a warm, tropical getaway. With the weather heating up, we turn our attention to sun, sand, and surf for your travel incentives and destination meetings. But with so many gorgeous beaches in the world, how do you pick the right one for your group? Travel along with us in this five-part series as we explore some of the world’s most beautiful beaches and their oceanfront properties! Last stop, Mexican beaches:

Ava Cancún

Prepare for peak luxury at Ava Cancún, the stunning brand new resort selected as the venue for the 2025 IRF Invitational. Nestled in the beauty of Cancún, this all-inclusive resort offers exceptional luxury and modern comfort. You and your guests will enjoy breathtaking ocean views from the elegantly designed rooms and suites, each created to instill a sense of serenity and peace. The resort carries this peaceful atmosphere into its abundant meeting spaces to help create productive and impactful gatherings. Plus, the resort’s close proximity to the beach allows for a seamless blend of business and leisure.

Ava Cancún is a resort that is a great option for incentives. It has a lavish set of amenities and offerings for you and your guests including three pools with swim-up bars, opulent spa treatments, boutique shopping, and easy access to the beach. Ava Cancún offers the perfect destination to create lasting memories for any travel incentive, destination meeting, or corporate retreat.

  • Man-made lagoon for swimming

  • Boutique shopping

  • Customized wellness treatments and services

  • Full-service spa and beauty parlor

  • Over 1,700 ocean-view rooms

  • Brand new property that opened in 2024

  • Kayaking, sailboarding, paddleboarding

  • Golf with ocean views

  • Reef snorkeling

  • Jet skiing and parasailing

  • Mayan Museum of Cancún

  • Rio Secreto – explore Cancún’s underground river

  • Location: Cancún

  • Airport: Cancún International Airport (CUN)

  • Transfer Time: approximately 4 miles, or 8 minutes

Le Blanc

Le Blanc is a client favorite nestled in the coastal beauty of Los Cabos. This all-inclusive adult-only luxury resort offers upscale luxurious accommodations making it an ideal resort to reward your top performers. Each room is designed with guest comfort in mind and boasts either breathtaking ocean panoramas or serene garden views. From first-class service to spectacular views and elevated accommodations, your guests will experience the rewards of their hard work and dedication. At this Le Blanc, culinary excellence is a point of pride with high-end dining options from international cuisines to locally inspired dishes that will leave your guests wanting more. For those seeking holistic well-being, an array of fitness and wellness offerings is available. Whether it’s the tranquility of paddleboard yoga, the strengthening benefits of Pilates, or the invigorating experience of aquatic spinning, guests can nourish both body and soul. Le Blanc’s abundant event spaces, including three pools, multiple terraces, elegant ballrooms, and a pristine white sand beach, offer the perfect backdrop for hosting memorable meetings, events, or intimate dinners with your esteemed guests.

  • AAA Five Diamond Resort – status that is only awarded to ultimate luxury hotels that provide first-class service that exceeds guest expectations

  • World class spa featuring hydrotherapy and wood therapy massage

  • Variety of high-end dining options on property

  • Abundant onsite wellness and fitness classes

  • Private beach access and one exclusive beach bag per room

  • Wide array of fine dining cuisine

  • Sunset sailing

  • Camel rides

  • El Arco de Cabo San Lucas – sail to see this natural rock formation and whale watch

  • Free diving

  • Deep-sea fishing

  • Location: San José del Cabo

  • Airport: Los Cabos International Airport (SJD)

  • Transfer Time: approximately 16 miles, or 30 minutes

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, honored with the prestigious Five Diamonds by AAA, is a lavish, oceanfront resort located in Puerto Vallarta. The resort is packed with stunning views, beautifully kept grounds, and all-inclusive amenities and dining. Oh, and even better, ALL accommodations on the property are suites making it an ideal choice to reward your participants with coastal luxury. Grand Velas offers what they refer to as their “activity program” where guests can plan and book a number of exciting activities right from the comfort of the resort. Partake in water activities such as snorkeling and kayaking, racquet games like tennis and pickle ball, and even book scuba diving lessons. Additionally, the resort is in close proximity to downtown Puerto Vallarta which offers unique options for dining, shopping, and exploring. Lastly, the on-site event spaces make this resort an excellent choice for memorable travel incentives and meetings.

  • AAA Five Diamond Resort – status that is only awarded to ultimate luxury hotels that provide first-class service that exceeds guest expectations

  • All-suite accommodations

  • Located on Banderas Bay

  • Close proximity to downtown Puerto Vallarta

  • Nighttime entertainment including fire shows and live music

  • 5-star spa and wellness center

  • Onsite activity booking

  • World-class golfing just minutes from the resort

  • Jorullo Bridge ATV tour – zip across Latin America’s longest suspension bridge in an ATV

  • Foodie and Mixology tour – taste the local flavors of Mexico including tacos, cocktails, and tequila

  • Luxury yacht sailing and snorkeling

  • Golfing

  • Fishing Charters

  • Group bike tours – explore the city by bike with food and tequila tastings along the way

  • Jet ski safari – travel the ocean waters and look out for local wildlife

  • Location: Nayarit, Puerto Vallarta

  • Airport: Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR)

  • Transfer Time: approximately 7 miles, or 20 minutes

Thank you for traveling along with us! Are you interested in learning more about why these resorts are great for incentives, meetings, and retreatsLet’s connect and start planning your next travel incentive or destination meeting today!

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