Heading to Mexico? These 36 Hotels Offer On-Site Covid-19 Tests

Palmaia House of Aia

Since Covid-19 hit, many Americans have been flocking to Mexico to escape lockdown and the pandemic. In fact, Tulum and Cabo were among the top 10 destinations in 2020 for Americans. Experts still say traveling is a high-risk for Covid-19 infection, even with the vaccine rollout, so travelers should be extra careful when heading south of the border and consider booking Mexico hotels offering on-site Covid-19 tests.

Remember to read our 9 step guide on traveling safely during Covid-19 before you plan a trip. If you are heading to Mexico, definitely consider booking one of these 36 Mexico hotels offering on-site Covid-19 tests. It will help ease any stress, especially with the requirements of traveling in and out of Mexico.

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Palmaia House of Aia, Playa Del Carmen Mexico.

Here are the 36 hotels in Mexico offering on-site Covid-19 tests.


Locations throughout Mexico

Dreams, Secrets and Zoetry is part of AMResorts, now offering offering tests. If the test comes back positive, the resort will cover quarantine at the property for up to 14 days.

Andaz Mayakoba

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Guests must pay $190 for tests at Andaz Mayakoba and must be scheduled 24 hours in advance with the concierge.

Bahia Principe Hotels and Resorts

Locations in Mexico

Bahia Principe is offering free antigen tests until March 31, 2021. Guests also receive free travel insurance who book a minimum of three nights.

Banyan Tree Cabo Marqués

Acapulco, Mexico

Banyan Tree Cabo Marqués is offering guests COVID testing. Both antigen tests (approximately $57 USD)  and PCR tests (approximately $150 USD) are available.

Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Banyan Tree Mayakoba offers a complimentary antigen test, with PCR tests available for $130 USD.

The Cape, a Thompson Hotel

Los Cabos, Mexico

The Cape offers complimentary antigen testis with results expected in 24 hours. Email the concierge at thecapeconcierge@thompsonhotels.com to schedule your test.

Conrad Punta de Mita

Nayarit, Mexico

Conrad Punta de Mita in Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit is offering two on-site COVID testing options: PCR tests cost $185, and antigen tests are $65. It is one of 36 Mexico hotels offering Covid-19 tests.

The Excellence Collection

Locations in Mexico

The Excellence Collection resorts offer free testing for guests returning to countries that require a negative COVID test (antigen tests for Americans, PCR tests for Canadians).

Fairmont Mayakoba

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

The Fairmont Mayakoba offers a complimentary antigen test for guests staying three nights or longer—PCR tests cost $150. If you test positive, you can continue to stay for $199 per room, per night, with breakfast included.

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita

Punta Mita, Mexico

Four Seasons Punta Mita doesn’t do tests on property but gives guests access to testing at the nearby Hospital Punta Mita, with antigen and PCR tests costing $64 and $188, respectively.

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Los Cabos at Costa Palmas

Los Cabos, Mexico

Four Seasons Resort and Residences at Costa Palmas offers a rapid antigen test ($50) with the hotel concierge. Results are available in 40 minutes, with documentation provided prior to check-out for travelers headed to the U.S.

Grand Residences Riviera Cancun

Puerto Morelos, Mexico

Grand Residences Riviera Cancun offers complimentary antigen testing, and PCR tests cost $110.

Grupo Xcaret

Locations throughout Mexico

Guests at Grupo Xcaret Resort in Cancun receive free antigen tests, and PCR tests are available for a fee. Antigen tests are also available at Xcaret parks for $19.

Hacienda Xcanatun by Angsana

Mérida, Mexico

Hacienda Xcanatun offers convenient on-site antigen (approximately $68 USD) and PCR (approximately $170) testing.

Hard Rock Hotel Cancun

Cancun, Mexico

Hard Rock Hotel Cancun is offering two free antigen tests per room, with the option to buy additional tests for $50.

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Hard Rock Hotels and Nobu Los Cabos

Los Cabos, Mexico

Hard Rock and Nobu Los Cabos offers 2 free antigen tests per room, performed on-site, for guests staying three nights or more. Guests who test positive will have their stays insured up to $150 per night for up to 10 nights.

Hilton Los Cabos Beach and Golf Resort

Los Cabos, Mexico

Hilton Cabo offers on-site COVID testing costs $30 for antigen tests and $220 for PCR tests. It is one of 36 Mexico hotels offering Covid-19 tests.

Karisma Hotels and Resorts

Locations in Mexico

Karisma’s property portfolio includes Nickelodeon- and Margaritaville-branded resorts, and El Dorado resorts. The chain provides free on-site antigen testing and, if you test positive, complimentary quarantine lodging for up to 14 nights.

La Coleccion Resorts

Locations in Mexico

With locations in Acapulco and the Mayan Riviera, La Collecion Resorts offers free antigen testing at its properties. If a guest tests positive, La Coleccion will charge just $10 for lodging with 24-hour recovery assistance for an extra $4 per night.

Marival Resorts

Locations in Mexico

Marival Resorts will provide free COVID tests, with results within 24 hours, to U.S. guests staying three nights or more at its properties in Punta Mita and Nuevo Vallarta. Guests who test positive will receive free accommodations for up to 14 days, while family and friends will receive a discounted rate on their stay.

Marquis Los Cabos

Los Cabos, Mexico

Marquis Los Cabos offers antigen tests on-site for $50, with results available in two hours.

Melia Hotels International

Locations in Mexico

Melia, which has locations in Cancun, Cabo, and Playa Del Carmen, offers free, on-site antigen tests, as well as free travel insurance with your reservation. Guests can extend their stay up to 15 days with their policy.

Montage Los Cabos

Los Cabos, Mexico

Montage Los Cabos offers complimentary on-site antigen testing.

Palace Resorts and Le Blanc Spa Resorts

Locations throughout Mexico

Palace and Le Blanc Spa Resorts offer complimentary rapid antigen tests for up to two guests per room. Results will be delivered within 30 minutes. If a guest tests positive, the resort will cover quarantine for up to 14 days.

Palladium Hotel Group

Locations throughout Mexico

Palladium offers complimentary antigen tests to all guests from the U.S., valid as long as CDC requires it to reenter the country.

Palmaïa, The House of AïA

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Review: Palmaia, The House of Aia, Resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico

Palmaia offers complimentary antigen tests with same-day results. PCR tests ($150) are available (results within 72 hours). Should a visitor test positive, the resort will offer 14 nights of complimentary quarantine within the guest suite, including three meals per day.

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Planet Hollywood Cancun Resort offers free antigen tests with same-day results.

Playa Hotels and Resorts

Locations throughout Mexico

Playa Hotels offers complimentary antigen testing through April 30 and discounts of up to 50 percent on accommodations for guests who test positive and need to quarantine for up to 14 days. Free testing is available for visitors staying at properties in Mexico.

Royalton Luxury Resorts

Locations throughout Mexico

The Royalton offers on-site testing for free with same day results. It is one of 36 Mexico hotels offering Covid-19 tests.

Sandos Hotels & Resorts

Locations throughout Mexico

With locations in Cabo San Lucas, Cancun and Playa del Carmen, all-inclusive Sandos Resorts is offering on-site PCR tests for $114 and rapid antigen tests for $23.

Sensira Resort and Spa

Cancun, Mexico

Sensira offers on-site antigen testing that is complimentary, and off-site PCR tests can be arranged with the concierge. It is one of 36 Mexico hotels offering on-site Covid-19 tests.

Solmar Hotels & Resorts

Los Cabos, Mexico

Solmar is charging $23 per person for on-site testing, and quarantined guests will receive 40 percent off the lowest nonrefundable rate.

UNICO 20°N 87°W

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

UNICO resort provides medical assistance insurance and two complimentary antigen tests per room.

Velas Resorts

Locations throughout Mexico

Velas has six properties across Mexico. COVID-positive guests receive a 75 percent discount on listed web rates while they quarantine for up to 14 days; they’ll also offer an extra suite for friends and family.

Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel offers PCR tests (about $150 USD) to all guests traveling back to the US, Canada and other destinations requiring negative test results upon reentry. It is one of 36 Mexico hotels offering on-site Covid-19 tests.

Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal offers COVID-19 testing. Antigen tests cost $30, with results expected the same day. PCR tests are also available for $220, with results expected in 24 hours.

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