Top 10 Things to Love about a Cancun Family Vacation at Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort and Spa

Grand Palladium Beach

Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort & Spa is a perfect all-inclusive Cancun family vacation destination in Mexico for everyone. The TRS Coral section of the resort is perfect for couples or girlfriend trips. This five-star sporting and leisure resort offers activities ranging from very active to lounging and entertainment.

Grand Palladium Lobby
Grand Palladium’s stunning architecture is a sight to behold

You’re sure to find something for each person in your group here with 670 rooms located in six buildings, a village with restaurants, shops, activities, a gym, a spa, two main pools, and spectacular white sand beaches. The resort is a mere 30-minute drive from the Cancun airport. Newly opened in November of 2018, you can be one of the first guests. To book on Grand Palladium on TripAdvisor, click here. To book TRS, book here.

1. The Village at Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres has fun for all on your Cancun family vacation

The Village feels like a college campus, accessible on foot and with complimentary golf cart rides, and is full of activities for all ages. This outdoor mall area is completely separate from guest rooms. It is comprised of restaurants, bars, a convention center, theater, shops, and a beautiful chapel for weddings.

Grand Palladium Chapel
Grand Palladium Chapel is a beautiful wedding destination

There is also a teen center, coffee shop, and the Aqua Bar next to a man-made river to grab refreshments.

Grand Palladium Outdoor Games
Play outdoor games in the evenings at Grand Palladium Village

On the evening we visited, there was a band entertaining the crowd with popular music. Guests of all ages danced on the outdoor dance floor, from children to grandmothers. There are games for the entire family including outdoor casino games. The Village houses everything you need for entertainment on a Cancun family vacation. The giant outdoor screen continuously played movies with unique graphics to keep you entertained. There is no need to leave this all-inclusive resort.

2. The Chic Theatre variety show is a first-class show not to miss

The Chic Cabaret restaurant and theatre is a full service, multi-course dining experience with an amazing variety show. Food and drinks are matched to satisfy the most discerning foodie tastes.

The cabaret show in this theatre was one of our favorite things about this resort. This show did not disappoint! The dancers are professional, and the choreography and costumes are stunning.

Chic Cabaret dancers
The beautiful Chic Cabaret dancers entertain in a pre-show at Grand Palladium

The preshow entertains guests with live music, dancers greeting the crowd, and beverages to get you in the mood for a delightful evening.

Chic Cabaret dancers
The Chic Cabaret dancers pose for fans in the pre-show

The professional song and dance team presents almost two hours of non-stop entertainment that rivals a Las Vegas show. Waiters, trained as part of the show, deliver shots to the entire audience between each act. The shots, of course, are optional! Book your tickets ahead of time, because we heard the show sells out early. There’s plenty of time after the show to get your groove on. The dancers come into the audience and dance with everyone. It is a high energy show that is sure to please.

Chic Cabaret dancers meet the crowd
Chic Cabaret’s dancers meet some fans after the show

3. The White-Sand Beaches Stretch for Miles

Your Cancun family vacation at Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort & Spa offers a beautiful, wide, sandy beachfront for walking and water sports. Boardwalks connect from Tiki bars and poolside areas to a private beach.

Grand Palladium Tiki Bar
Enjoy the afternoon at Grand Palladium’s beachfront Tiki Bar

Beach cabanas offer shade and a great place for napping among natural vegetation.

Grand Palladium Beach
Take a stroll on the beach at Grand Palladium

Adventures await with watercraft rentals and activities including stand-up paddleboards, sailboats, scuba lessons with tours, snorkeling, and kayaking. Land lovers can take part in volleyball and soccer. Enjoy adult beverages in beachfront bars or stay in your lounge chairs for waiter service.

4. The Four Pools offer relaxation and fun for your Cancun family vacation

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to relax or stay active at any of the four pools. Get your exercise on exercise bikes and with instructor-led classes conducted poolside.

Swim up to the bar or lounge in the water on lounge chairs to stay cool.

Pool Lounge chairs
Stay cool in lounge chairs submerged in the pool

The family area pool includes a water park with plenty of slides, fun water activities, a family-friendly bar, and a soft-serve ice cream.

Grand Palladium Water Park
Grand Palladium Water Park is perfect for kids (Photo compliments of Grand Palladium Facebook page)

5. Relax at TRS Coral Adult-only resort for couples or Girlfriend trips

If you are looking for a little peace and quiet away from the kids, the TRS Coral resort located on the property is a great choice for couples or for a group planning a girlfriend trip. The adult-only white-sand beach allows for private time with plenty of covered cabanas and lounge chairs available.

Grand Palladium Beach Canopy
Grand Palladium’s Beachfront canopies are great for lounging, or a photo shoot!

TRS Coral offers three options for adult-only pools, all of them inviting you into their tranquility zone with a swim-up bar. Step directly from your private patio and swim to the bar for a cool refreshment.

Grand Palladium swim up rooms
Swim up to your rooms at Grand Palladium

6. Seven Restaurants offer Delectable Dining Options

Dining out is top of the line when you choose from seven a la carte restaurants, one of them exclusive to the Family Selection package.

Options range from an Italian Mediterranean gourmet restaurant, a Steak House, a Sports Bar for lighter fare, three with Asian cuisine, and a beach club with seafood specialties and excellent views of the crystal waters of the Carribean. For quick snacks and drinks choose from 19 bars and a premium quality coffee shop with pastries.

Grand Palladium Restaurants
Grand Palladium Restaurants are authentically delicious

7. The Family Selection Area makes happy parents on a Cancun family vacation

The Family Selection area of this all-inclusive in Mexico is designed so parents and children can enjoy their Cancun family vacation. Video arcades, a family area pool, and grill are sure to make this the perfect place for all ages. Family hosts ensure the family is informed of amenities, including kids indoor and outdoor activities for young children and teenagers.

Grand Palladium Kids Club
Grand Palladium Kids Club (Photo Compliments of Grand Palladium Facebook page)

Daily themed activities for age groups 1-3-year-olds; 4-12-year-olds; and teens over 11 are sure to keep very busy and having fun. Gaming enthusiasts will enjoy Xbox Gaming Corners, official areas equipped with Xbox One S consoles, or enjoy an Xbox One X in your own room. Nanny services and free laundry service are sure to help parents spend quality time together.

Grand Palladium Kids Club
Grand Palladium Kids Activities are fun for little ones (Photo compliments of Grand Palladium Facebook page)

8. The Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre and Museum

Tennis enthusiasts are sure to love touring the Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre and Museum where awards and trophies are on display.

Rafa Nadal Tennis Center
Visit the Rafa Nadal Tennis Museum

Kids and grown-ups can attend tennis workshops led by world-renowned tennis pros. Arrange for your child to learn during a week of summer tennis camps through private and small group classes. Additional fun includes soccer and paddle tennis and basic workouts.

9. Enjoy Transportation by golf cart or boat

Catch free transportation to move across the campus-like environment or get your steps in as you visit every area of this all-inclusive. The eco-friendly, all-electric golf carts and water taxis wind through the property shuttling guests between areas.

Friendly boat captains give water taxi rides across the property

Guests wear their room keys and areas of access on bracelets issued at check-in, so kids and grown-ups don’t have to worry about keys.

10. The Zentropia Spa and Gym

Exercise or be pampered in the Zentropia Spa and Gym on your Cancun family vacation, located near the Family Selection of Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort & Spa.

Grand Palladium Gym Equipment
Grand Palladium has plenty of workout equipment for exercise enthusiasts
(Photo compliments of Grand Palladium Facebook page)

All guests in this all-inclusive can stay fit on Aerobic machines, a full circuit of weight machines, with free weights, or in areas for stretching and mat workouts. Enjoy daytime fitness classes at poolside, morning stretching, pool bikes, water aerobics, and yoga.

Treat yourself in the Zentropia Spa to hot tubs, hydrotherapy pool, sauna, cold room, cold plunge, and steam baths. Some access levels include the spa with your all inclusive package. Other guests are welcome to enjoy the spa area at reasonable spa rates.

Grand Palladium spa
Grand Palladium Spa is great for pampering (Photo compliments of Grand Palladium Facebook page)

To make reservations and read reviews of Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres, go to Trip Advisor here.

A huge thank you to the Grand Palladium Costa Mujures for their generous hospitality. We enjoyed this visit as professional bloggers, but as always, all opinions are our own.

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