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  • Kids’ club
  • 27-hole golf course
  • Great dining choice
  • Elegant rooms
  • All inclusive resort

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Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort

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Recently refurbished, it really is a palace, and a spectacular one at that. Lying on Cancun’s tranquil south shore, nestled between a long, white sand beach and 55 acres of tropical foliage. A 27-hole Jack Nicklaus signature golf course is available for a memorable round of golf. Rooms are very elegant, in fact all have double Jacuzzi baths! You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to your dining options with 13 restaurants to choose from. There are incredible floor shows every evening, with the disco picking up the beat until the early hours.

Where is it?

On a huge, wonderful beach. Transfer time from airport: 10 min.

Room information

2,425 rooms on 3 floors in several buildings with 8 lifts. All with private balcony/terrace, air-conditioning, flatscreen satellite TV, wireless Internet connection, direct-dial telephone, coffee maker, 24-hour room service, mini-fridge with soft drinks, bottle of wine, spirits optic, water and beer (which is stocked alternate days), safety deposit box, Jacuzzi, bathrobes and slippers, turn-down service, hairdryer and straightner. Non-smoking rooms on request. Deluxe Rooms have a garden view, 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping up to 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Room Upgrade

Superior Deluxe Rooms-with resort views, sleeping up to 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Junior Suite Golf Course View - perfect for keen golfers, including personal use of a golf cart for getting around the resort, during your stay, DVD player, separate seating area and private screened terrace with table and chairs, sleeping max 2 adults.

Superior Deluxe Ocean View Rooms-with stunning views across the Caribbean sea sleeping max 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Superior Deluxe Oceanfront Rooms-as above but closer to the ocean, with 1 king-size bed, sleeps 2 adults.

Family Rooms – located in the sunrise section and consist of 2 bedrooms (one with 1 king-size bed, the other with 2 double beds), Xbox 360®/DVD player with DVD’s and games available on request, family in-room amenities including kids' room service menu and bathroom products. Sleeps max 4 adults and 2 children. For guests travelling with children only.

Concierge Room-with ocean view, pillow menu, exclusive concierge (phone service), private check-in/out, nightly petit fours and turn-down service, DVD/CD player, iPod dock, upgraded liquor brands in room dispenser, L'Occitane bath amenities, two 25-min massages, private beach lounge chair area with waiter service, beach bag (1 per room per stay), 24-hour room service from Tratoria and Caribeno Restaurants, sleeps 2 adults.

Swim-up Suites sleeping max 2 adults.

Club Room Benefits are available as part of the Superior Deluxe Garden Club Room and include:

- Private check-in on arrival
- Guaranteed late check out
- Priority luggage delivery on arrival
- Nightly turn-down service with petit fours
- Unlimited exclusive dance lessons and craft lessons
- Kids special room service menu including kids bath products and stoked mini refrigerator
- XBox 360/DVD player and a selection of XBox games (on request)

Eats and drinks

13 restaurants (buffet and à la carte, Mexican, Italian, International, Caribbean, Oriental and barbecue included). 17 bars including swim-up bars and new Sky Bar. 24-hour room service.

Fun and games

Oversized freestyle pools, children's pools, Flow Rider (9.00am-5.00pm), dive tank, 2 beach volleyball courts, 5 floodlit tennis courts, 3 basketball courts, water sports; 1 scuba demo per stay, 2 fitness centres including spinning classes, sauna, Yoga, Pilates and more, mini-golf, beach soccer, kids’ club (4-12 years), daily activity programme, playground. Kids playroom facilities featuring games console, movie theatre, arcades and more. Wired Teens Lounge (10.00am-10.00pm). Beauty salon and boutique with 39 spa cabins and spa services*.


Live music daily, regular shows, karaoke and theme nights. Noir Nightclub until 3.00am.

Handy stuff

24-hour room service, concierge and bell staff service, 3 gift shops*, dry cleaning/laundry service*, wireless Internet access*, doctor on call 24 hours*, Avis car rental*, ice machines, cash machine, daily bus service (on a first come, first served basis) to Beach Palace and Sun Palace. Guests may use the facilities at other Palace resorts, except for Le Blanc Spa Resort.

Additional information

*Denotes local charge.

Child ages at this property up to and including 17 years. 

All Inclusive of

All meals and snacks, 24-hour room service and stocked mini-bar. Domestic and imported beverages including sparkling wine. All activities, entertainment, land sports and non-motorised water sports, including our business centres..

Minimum stay

3 nights.

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Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort

  • What to Expect:
    • 4.5 based on 7396 reviews Location
    • 4.5 based on 7918 reviews Rooms
    • 4.5 based on 8329 reviews Service
    • 4.5 based on 8258 reviews Value
    • 4.5 based on 8290 reviews Cleanliness
  • Traveller Rating:
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    • Very Good (2023)
    • Average (715)
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Stunning location with over 2 miles of private beach. More than 10 restaurants in the complex including Chinese, Mexican and Italian style buffet. Our favourite was the Argentinian, meat on skewers...

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5 of 5 stars
Apr 19, 2014 - A-Jays2006 - Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Stunning location with over 2 miles of private beach. More than 10 restaurants in the complex including Chinese, Mexican and Italian style buffet. Our favourite was the Argentinian, meat on skewers... Read more , all you can eat restaurant. The service is second to none and all the hotel staff, from the cleaners on the beach to the hotel management were friendly, helpful and very conscientious. The complex incorporates 3 hotels suitable for couples and families alike. Their is an 27 hole golf course in the grounds and the rates to play including equipment hire are very reasonable. The holiday experience was sensational, you have the use of all the Palace resorts hotels in and around Cancun. There is always somewhere to eat, drink and relax, 24 hours a day. The beaches were soft white sand and despite being a large hotel complex you always feel that you are on a quiet secluded beach. All inclusive means exactly that, unbelievable value for money. Read less

5 of 5 stars
Apr 18, 2014 - amcoz89 - London, Canada

We got back last weekend from a wonderful week at Moon Palace. The pool was great, and the entertainment team lead by Marco was amazing both day and night! Our favourite restaurant was the Brazilian... Read more Steakhouse, mostly because of our waiter, Orlando. He was great and remembered us when we went back - including our drink orders! He went out of his way to make us happy. Truly an excellent resort all around! Read less

5 of 5 stars
Apr 18, 2014 - TomsyBarnsGreen - Barns Green

Once again amazing holiday at Moon Palace got off to bad start due to mix up with number of rooms booked for our party problem solved by the wonderful Yennia Calvillo who has looked after us every... Read more visit. Wonderful service from all staff, particularly Sergio Cruz,Roberto Briceno & Luis Coyoc in the Caribeno for dinner & breakfast then in the evening in the roof bar Vincent May. Spent most days by pool at Los Tacos where again staff were first class particularly Maria. Enjoyed all restaurants on complex particularly La Gondola very good food and amazing pianist Very relaxing time have recommended resort to family & friends 2 bookings have been made since our return, and we are looking forward to returning next year Read less

5 of 5 stars
Apr 18, 2014 - kimburrlybee - Waupun, Wisconsin

My husband and I traveled to Moon Palace for our honeymoon. It was our first international trip and our first stay at an all-inclusive resort and I am so thankful we went to Moon Palace! We were... Read more blown away by the friendly staff, beautiful room, assortment of restaurants, pool space, the list goes on! We stayed in the Nizuc section, Bugambilia building, room 6107 -- amazing view of the ocean, and the pool and beach were both only steps away. We loved being in Nizuc, too -- right in the middle of the resort. We walked along the beach to the Sunrise and Grand sections for dinner at night. The only difference in buildings/sections we noticed were that Nizuc had plastic patio furniture, Grand had hammocks and Sunrise had newer stuff. It's not a big thing, though. I still enjoyed reading on our patio with plastic furniture. (Also - I was stressing about what section we'd end up in prior to our trip. DON'T STRESS! They're all great. Grand seemed a bit quieter, Nizuc was mixed with couples and families, Sunrise was hopping with couples and families, too -- and it's pool section seemed to have just a few more kid-friendly options. Grand is the only section without a kiddo pool area. But, again, no big deal. You can walk -- or get on the lobby-to-lobby shuttle -- to other sections for different pools, restaurants, etc.) FOOD: If you read a review saying the food is bad or there aren't options, just ignore it! There are over 10 restaurants, a handful of huts that serve food near the pools, snack stands and room service. You will not be hungry or not be able to find something you like! We ate at the same restaurant (Arrecifes near the lobby of Nizuc) almost every morning -- because the waitstaff was the best AND the buffet changed daily. The omelet stand and smoothie stand were my favorite while the hubby loved the variety: his favorites (bacon, eggs, french toast, pancakes, yogurt) and international options of new food to try. For lunch we mixed it up -- either eating at a hut near the pool or going back to the Arrecifes Restaurant. Plenty of options! Salad, fruit, cold cuts for the lighter eater OR burgers, international options and heavier stuff to fill up the big eater. If you go to Arrecifes, the lovely and oh-so-sweet Lurdez (Malu) Valencia will greet you. Ask her to sit with Mardo Sous, Efraid Itza or Carlos Uc. We rotated between sitting in each of these server's sections. It's so nice to see a familiar face and, by the end of the week, they know about you -- including your favorite foods and drinks. AMAZING GROUP OF WAITSTAFF!! For dinner, we took the list of restaurants and tried something new each night. You will not be disappointed with the food. DRINKS: There are water bottles everywhere, so don't stress. Stocked fridge (water, soda, beer, liquor) in your room, too. And if you're looking for alcohol, there are so many options! My hubby loved the local beer; I told our servers that I liked rum and they'd mix up concoctions accordingly. RANDOM NOTES: 1) I was very overwhelmed when we first arrived -- I wanted to make sure we did enough but didn't know what was all available. We met with the guest services group, they gave us options; we booked a few of the things we knew we wanted to do (spa, golf) right away but then we went back on day two to book the rest. Don't be afraid to tell guest services you need some time to think about activities. 2) My husband golfs. I don't. Not wanting him to miss out on the great course, we asked if I could be a rider. Yupp! You pay a small fee and you're good to go. We got in the tee off line behind a super friendly couple from Canada and they and my hubby ended up golfing together; I snapped pictures and sipped drinks in the cart. Great course. Beautiful. 3) We chose not to do a lot of activities / excursions but still had a great trip! From sitting on the beach, soaking up sun by the pool, mini golfing, reading, walking around, swimming, golfing, there's plenty to do ON the resort. 4) Some folks complain about the seaweed at Moon Palace's beach... it's no big deal. There's sand.There's sunshine. There are beach chairs. There's waitstaff. And there are PLENTY of super clean pools just steps away for swimming. If you want a nice beach, take the FREE shuttle to Beach Palace for an afternoon. The water is gorgeous -- we wave hopped and walked in the water, but after a few hours, we were ready to go back to Moon Palace. 5) Enjoy every moment. Be kind to the staff. They travel far to get to work. 6) My only complaint is that we had to leave! Ha. Actually, we had a super early (4 a.m.) departure time and the front desk person was tucked away. We got nervous for a bit (the thought of missing our shuttle to the airport) but there were two cleaning folks in the lobby who tracked the front desk person down. Throughout our trip, there were staff members everywhere so we thought it was odd that it was hard to find someone when we had to go. No big deal. Great resort. We're hoping to go back next winter! Read less

5 of 5 stars
Apr 18, 2014 - ginaosmondson1 - Milton, Florida

The baquet caterer Victor Villarreal,He was wonderful!!!!!!He took care of myself and my disabled mother He was so great thaat we cxl other reservations to attend another dinner and show he is... Read more catering hats off to him!!! Read less

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