A Moon Palace Cancun Christmas

Leaving the friendly confines of home during the Holidays for a well-deserved vacation is something we can all look forward to.

December, 2017

Leaving the friendly confines of home during the Holidays for a well-deserved vacation is something we can all look forward to, but there are some among us who might feel a tad nostalgic for the familiar ambience of a traditional Christmas. Worry not, Moon Palace Cancun has you covered with a full display of seasonal amenities, happenings, and activities packed with Christmas spirit. Deck the halls, indeed!

Celebrate Christmas in the family holidays of Moon Palace Resort


The Holiday aura will greet you as soon as you enter our properties: For starters, part of Moon Palace Cancun’s Sunrise section has been transformed into a full-fledged Christmas Village packed with fun, family-friendly activities.

A colossal Christmas tree (measuring more than 20 meters tall!) towers over the area, which opens from 5 to 10 p.m. and features live music, delicious snacks from our Food Truck, cotton candy, a house made out of muffins, and a miniature train making the rounds.

Chocolate Christmas Village built so you can enjoy wonderful holidays


Sunrise doesn’t have the monopoly on holiday spirit though, as the Nizuc section and The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun also boast their own magnificent Christmas trees. Even more impressive is the fact that since the month of August, our dedicated team of chocolatiers took on the task of building a spectacular Chocolate Christmas Village, and it’s a sight to behold: this remarkable concoction uses more than 700 kg of fine chocolate, spanning an area of over 60 square meters.

The attention to detail in this unique amenity goes far beyond its houses and miniature buildings: mechanized representations of Santa Claus and The Grinch move around the Village on their own custom-built mechanism, so make sure you catch them during their appearances. 

If you’re lucky enough to be staying with us on December 24th, you simply cannot miss the Arrival of Santa Claus himself at the Sunrise Christmas Village, where you’ll have a chance for a photo op while you tell him whether you’ve been naughty or nice.


Looking for even more thrills? No problem, the festive atmosphere can be found all over the place. Our teen guests will undoubtedly enjoy the Silent Party, a truly original event where competing DJs broadcast their signature tunes and killer beats through two different sets of wireless headphones, and the winner is determined by who garners the most listeners. This party is so much fun that we’ve also set up a version for families as well, so check our activities program for venues and hours.

Another festive favorite is the Beach White Party. White attire is optional, but fun certainly isn’t, thanks to the live music, DJ sets and happenings prepared by our entertainment team. You may also consider our Beach Cinema Nights, where you can catch an outdoor movie under the stars, while you feast on gourmet snacks and quench your thirst with our top-shelf beverages.

Of course, we saved the best for last: The fiercely anticipated Backstreet Boys concert at Moon Palace Arena. Join the legendary boy band for an evening of classic pop hits, and dance to your heart’s content on December 29 and 30th. What better way to send off the year?

As you can see there’s no shortage of Holiday-related fun to be experienced at our resorts, so what are you waiting for? Pack your suitcase, leave your worries behind, and prepare yourself for some Christmas Season magic at Moon Palace Cancun.

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Vacation experience

During our stay at Moon Palace we mostly Enjoyed The Pub & the staff. The atmosphere was great. The staff was great & we enjoyed many conversations with them. They are all very kind & inviting.

Ryan W
Ryan W

Cancun Moon Palace Vacation

Wonderful dinner at Arrecifas, their Brazilian steakhouse. Great cuts of meat, with delicious desserts and drinks. Fantastic service and really felt like me and my friends were taken care of. Looking forward to my next visit! 

John W
John W

Family vacation in paradise

This hotel is absolutely amazing. Every detail is incredible. One, among many, parts worth noting is the kids club! The staff is so attentive and there are so many fun things for the kids to do!