Vacation recommendations in Yucatan Peninsula with 2 year old

My family and I are planning a two week trip to the Yucatan Peninsula, flying in and out of Cancun this December and would love any recommendations for toddler friendly places to stay. We are open as to where and would prefer slightly less touristy spaces without the spring break party vibes, though we are traveling over the holidays so recognize there will be many tourists there at that time. Before we became parents we never vacationed in all inclusive resorts, but are open to that possibility if it feels like the right fit. We also would be happy renting our own place if its easy walking distance to a beach and restaurants. We are looking for relaxation, ease, fun for all (toddlers-adults), affordable accomodations. Thank you so much for any recommendations on accomodations and/or toddler friendly activities in the area!

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You may want to consider Tulum.  My wife and I went for four days back in 2016 and it was one of the best vacations we've had.  There is plenty of beach to walk/play around.  Lots of fun boutique hotels to stay at on the beach. playa del carmen is about half way between cancun and tulum and is more touristy than tulum but not as much as cancun.

Hello! I have not traveled there, but this travelogue makes the Fairmont Mayacoba look like it might fit what you're looking for!

VERY lovely place that I would go back to in a heartbeat: Las Casitas Akumal.  They have18 2-bedroom fully equipped beachside houses with four restaurants within close walking distance.  About 9 years ago, I went with my 5 yr old and his grandparents and we had a magical time.  Beach is safe and calm and each day when I was swimming, I'd see sea turtles paddling by.   I see they have added a pool. HIGHLY recommended for a family with kids of any age.  

I highly recommend Las Casitas Akumal!  18 2-bedroom, fully equipped beachside homes with four restaurants within close walking distance. Calm, lovely beach where each day, I would see sea turtles swimming by me. Nine years ago, my five year old son, my parents (in their 80's) and I had a magical time there. 

This place might be good for you - a bit off the beaten path, small, very family oriented, food included, and close to Playa del Carmen without being in it. Beach is very nice and uncrowded, and you can rent little cabanas practically on the beach itself.  It's called La Posada Del Capitan Lafitte. You can book through IGH I think, but you should be able to find it easily.