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20 Most Incredible All-Inclusive Resorts Around the World

A stay at an all-inclusive resort is a great way to ensure the most relaxing, nearly stress-free travel possible. With everything you need to enjoy a fabulous, unforgettable vacation right at your fingertips – without having to worry about emptying your wallet each and every time you want an exotic drink or to perhaps indulge in a spa treatment and activities like sea kayaking. All-inclusive resorts are a great option for an all-in-one vacation solution, with these properties offering some of the best of the best around the world.

Hermitage Bay, Antigua Hermitage Bay - Antigua
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Hermitage Bay, Antigua

One of the most romantic resorts in the Caribbean, Hermitage Bay offers the ultimate in barefoot luxury. The property’s luxury cottages are nestled into 16 acres of brilliant tropical gardens, fronted by a magnificent beach with white, powdery sands. Toast to glorious sunsets with only the finest true Champagne from your private infinity plunge pool and enjoy Garden Spa treatments influenced by ancient Eastern concepts of chakra. Gourmet fare is focused on locally sourced ingredients infused into Jamaican, Chinese, and Indian dishes, served at a multi-tiered restaurant overlooking the water. The all-inclusive plan includes three meals a day and an afternoon snack, premium-brand drinks, house wines, and French Champagne in the winter as well as a host of activities like snorkeling, kayaking, and windsurfing along with yoga, Pilates, and meditation classes.

Key Amenities:

  • Set in tropical gardens overlooking a white sandy beach

  • Rooms with private infinity plunge pools

  • On-site restaurants with gourmet fare

Calabash Cove Resort & Spa, St. Lucia Calabash Cove Resort & Spa
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Calabash Cove Resort & Spa, St. Lucia

Calabash Cove Resort & Spa is one of the most luxurious hotels in St. Lucia, sitting atop a gently sloping hill above Bonaire Bay. You can enjoy spectacular Caribbean Sea views from virtually every vantage point, including the open-air restaurant, the stunning infinity pool, room balconies, and the library. The moment you walk through the Bali-style entrance, you’ll be mesmerized by the endless water vistas. The Sunset Junior Suites overlook Mosaic Beach and include private hot tubs, while the Swim-Up Junior Suites feature lanais leading to the pool. In addition to the onsite restaurant, Windsong, which draws Asian-inspired cuisine drawing on island flavors and local produce, you’ll find a heavenly spa with a wide range of treatments and gardens with picturesque walkways.

Key Amenities:

  • Overlooking Bonaire Bay

  • An infinity pool with sea views

  • Suites with beach views and private hot tubs

Ikos Oceania - Nea Moudania, Greece Ikos Oceania
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Ikos Oceania - Nea Moudania, Greece

Set upon a private bay, Ikos Oceania offers breathtaking sea and mountain views from rooms done up in traditional Greek style. One of the highest-rated resorts in Greece, it also offers a practically endless list of activities, like the chance to explore the island on a bike or the glistening waters via kayak and take up Greek dancing or embark on a daily excursion into the mountains. The world-renowned spa, featuring private treatment rooms and an indoor heated pool with a hot tub – is all enclosed by floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of the Aegean Sea and is a perfect place to unwind after a day of play. Guests also have a vast array of dining options, including an excellent variety of buffet and menu options with Green and international dishes like Asian and Italian fare served.

Key Amenities:

  • Rooms with sea and mountain views

  • Excursions such as biking and kayaking

  • Spa with an indoor pool and hot tub

  • Multiple dining options on-site

Hana-Maui Resort - Maui, Hawaii Hana-Maui Resort
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Hana-Maui Resort - Maui, Hawaii

Hidden on the island’s southeastern coast close to the peaceful town of Hana, Hana-Maui Resort is a top all-inclusive resort on Maui. This unique, luxury property is set amid rolling grass fields and palm trees above Kaihalulu Bay, with Sea Ranch Cottages offering private lanai and ocean views as well as featuring organic linens, locally made bath amenities, and whole bean coffee. The inclusive program includes all meals, snacks, non-alcoholic drinks, and activities like snorkeling, horseback riding, and outdoor yoga. Indulge in the healing spa or take a class in lei making, hula, throw net fishing, or even opening a coconut.

Key Amenities:

  • Set above Kaihalulu Bay

  • Cottages with private lanais and ocean views

  • Activities such as snorkeling, horseback riding, and outdoor yoga

Spice Island Beach Resort, Grenada Spice Island Beach Resort
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Spice Island Beach Resort, Grenada

One of the best all-inclusive Caribbean resorts for couples, Spice Island Beach Resort is a luxurious getaway surrounded by magnificent tropical gardens that has often been recognized as a top destination. Guests have a choice of elegant beachfront suites set on the pristine sands at the edge of calm, swimmable waters. The signature Suites feature lavish whirlpool tubs with sea views as well as expansive patios with a private garden. A double hammock offers the perfect romantic setting for taking in glorious Caribbean sunsets. Dine on dishes with local spices and ingredients woven into every dish, from delectable cream of breadfruit soup to nutmeg ice cream made from scratch daily and served in open-air dining areas. The fully inclusive experience also includes golf green fees, tennis, and cycling, non-motorized water sports like ocean kayaking and snorkeling, premium label drinks, and wines.

Key Amenities:

  • Beachfront suites with whirlpool tubs and patios

  • Open-air dining areas

  • Rates include golf, tennis, cycling, and non-motorized water sports

Royal Davui Island Resort, Fiji Royal Davui Island Resort
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Royal Davui Island Resort, Fiji

Royal Davui Island Resort is an exclusive adults-only resort that offers the utmost in luxury, elegance, and privacy. So remote that it’s only accessible by boat or helicopter, this top-rated Fiji resort guarantees alone time in a paradise-like setting. With its exquisite thatched-roof villas, each with a private plunge pool overlooking Beqa Lagoon, hidden throughout ten acres of lush, tropical landscape, you’ll enjoy the best of both worlds with attentive, friendly staff that will get to know you by name, along with the privacy and freedom of being in your own tropical oasis. Enjoy champagne breakfasts on a deserted sandbar, picnics on a picture-perfect white sand beach, jungle treks, as well as diving with turtles and dolphins. All meals, featuring a range of local and international delights, from high-end fare to local favorites, as well as non-motorized sports, are included.

Key Amenities:

  • Adults-only property

  • Remote setting only accessible by boat or helicopter

  • Thatched roof villas with private plunge pools

Half Moon, Jamaica Half Moon, Montego Bay
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Half Moon, Jamaica

Half Moon is known for its understated luxury, attracting everyone from Queen Elizabeth to 50 Cent. It sits across 400 acres, including two miles of magnificent beach and flourishing tropical gardens. The royal ambiance, beautiful setting, and exceptional service blend for the ultimate experience at this top resort in Jamaica, though its Half Moon’s endless list of activities that really sets it apart. You can ride horseback at the edge of the Caribbean, swim with dolphins in the resort’s private cove, golf, kayak, windsurf and indulge in a variety of spa treatments.

Key Amenities:

  • Set on two miles of beach

  • Activities such as horseback riding, kayaking, and windsurfing

  • Posh on-site spa

Excellence Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Excellence Punta Cana
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Excellence Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of the Dominican Republic with five-star luxury at Excellence Punta Cana, which faces a 30-mile stretch of white, powdery sands. Fill your days with coastal horseback rides, yoga, ziplining, and whale watching or just enjoy a siesta in your hammock and let yourself be pampered among the spectacular Caribbean surroundings. Enjoy sunset dinners and moonlit massages along with multiple restaurants and bars, two massively-sized pools, and private swim-up suites with incredible sea vistas. Meals, unlimited premium alcoholic beverages, 24-hour room service, water service at the beach and pool, daily activities, and nightly entertainment are all included.

Key Amenities:

  • 5-star property

  • Set on a white sandy beach

  • Multiple restaurants and bars

  • Private swim-up suites with sea views

Kurumba Maldives, Maldives Kurumba Maldives
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Kurumba Maldives, Maldives

The crown jewel of the Maldives, Kurumba Maldives is a highly-acclaimed resort, reachable by boat. Nestled deep within lush, tropical gardens, beachfront villas have clean, modern lines and panoramic ocean views while each of its multiple restaurants specializes in distinctive cuisines like mouthwatering grills in Thila, classic Italian dishes with a twist in Isola, or Japanese teppanyaki over water in Hamakaze. The cosmopolitan resort aims to inspire each guest with Maldives culture, dance, art, and local fare. You’ll also enjoy vibrant nightly entertainment and a host of watersports in the protected lagoon and reef.

Key Amenities:

  • Remote setting only reachable by boat

  • Beachfront villas with ocean views

  • Multiple on-site restaurants

  • A protected lagoon and reef for water sports

Andilana Beach Resort, Madagascar Andilana Beach Resort
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Andilana Beach Resort, Madagascar

Andilana is deep in the heart of Madagascar in a spectacular bay bordered by an expansive white sandy beach. Internationally renowned for its restaurants and daily activity schedule, there are few better vacation destinations for a contemporary safari in the great outdoors. Numerous endemic species can be seen on the property, including the country’s famous lemurs and tortoises. The beach plays host to beach volleyball and tennis, boules courts, and a variety of games. On the park-like property, you’ll find an archery lawn, a fitness route, and a 9-hole mini-golf course. After dark, indulge in parties in the pool or dance the night away in the nightclub.

Key Amenities:

  • Set on a white sandy beach

  • Rooms with balconies and water views

  • Activities such as volleyball and tennis

Chiva-Som - Hua Hin, Thailand Chiva-Som - Hua Hin, Thailand
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Chiva-Som - Hua Hin, Thailand

Chiva-Som is a beautiful beachfront resort set within seven acres of banyan-filled gardens and is sure to make you feel like royalty. This was the region Thai kings chose for their summer palace – Klaikangwon Palace is located just a few minutes north. Enjoy a welcoming lemongrass tea followed by a consultation with your personal advisor, who will help you plan your perfect program that can include herbal massages, watsu treatments, cooking classes, yoga, meditation, and tai chi. A private butler continues the especially attentive service you’ll receive throughout your stay. Rates include all meals and beverages, a massage, wellness consultation, unlimited use of water therapy suites, and a variety of leisure activities. Accommodations offer a ton of luxury and comfort, with ocean rooms including a balcony that overlooks the pool, beach, and the Gulf of Thailand.

Key Amenities:

  • Beachfront resort surrounded by banyan-filled gardens

  • Herbal massages, cooking classes, yoga, and meditation

  • Rooms overlooking the pool, beach, and Gulf of Thailand

Explora - Patagonia, Chile Explora Patagonia
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Explora - Patagonia, Chile

One of the world’s most incredible adventure lodges, Explora offers a unique experience, catering to travelers who typically avoid an all-inclusive getaway with more of an “all-inclusive adventure.” While it fashions itself as a base camp from which to discover the spectacular natural surroundings of the Torres del Paine National Park, the resort comes with a number of amenities such as a massage room, a traditional quincho, stables with horses of different breeds, a bar, a heated pool and multiple open-air Jacuzzis with views of the Paine River. The lodge offers scenic guided hikes and horseback rides of various lengths and difficulty to explore the many different landscapes of Patagonia, from mountains to glaciers and pampas. You’ll also enjoy delicious meals in a laid-back atmosphere without having to get dressed up; each is a discovery of local Chilean ingredients – and the entire operation, including activities, is included in room rates.

Key Amenities:

  • Base for exploring Torres del Paine National Park

  • A massage room, open-air Jacuzzis with river views

  • A heated swimming pool

  • Guided hikes and horseback rides to mountains and glaciers

Twin Farms - Barnard, Vermont Twin Farms
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Twin Farms - Barnard, Vermont

Twin Farms is an intimate property with luxurious accommodations, most in highly individualized, beautifully decorated freestanding cottages with king-size feather beds, wood-burning fireplaces, and screened porches. Everything you could ever want and need is included in the room rate, including prepared-to-order Vermont breakfasts and a farm-to-table dinner, fine wines and spirits available at any time of the day, bonfires and s’mores, barbeques, and a host of activities. Enjoy everything from downhill skiing, snowshoeing, and sledding in the winter to hiking, biking, swimming, kayaking, and fly fishing in the summer. Resort facilities also include a Japanese-style soaking tub and a fitness center with a spa.

Key Amenities:

  • Cottages with wood-burning fireplaces

  • Prepared-to-order Vermont breakfasts and farm-to-table dinners

  • A Japanese-style soaking tub and spa

Salinas do Maragogi All Inclusive Resort - Maragogi, Brazil Salinas do Maragogi All Inclusive Resort
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Salinas do Maragogi All Inclusive Resort - Maragogi, Brazil

The Salinas do Maragogi is one of Brazil’s best hotels. This impressive property offers the quintessential tropical all-inclusive vacation in a sprawling resort with a long list of activities, including watersports like diving among coral reefs and colorful fish, as well as extreme adventures. Its Spa Vida Mar is the ultimate place for rest and relaxation, offering body scrubs, massage, aromatherapy, wraps, manicures, and pedicures. Internationally acclaimed restaurants and entertainment venues featuring everything from live music and comedy shows to beach parties with DJs.

Key Amenities:

  • Water sports, including diving among coral reefs

  • Posh spa with body scrubs, massages, and aromatherapy

  • Internationally acclaimed restaurants

  • Entertainment venues with live music, beach parties, and comedy shows

Alila Ventana Big Sur - Big Sur, California Alila Ventana Big Sur
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Alila Ventana Big Sur - Big Sur, California

Alila Ventana Big Sur is often called the best Hyatt property in North America, if not the world. Nestled in the redwoods on the central coast of California, guests enjoy daily hikes, yoga, two beautiful pools (one that’s clothing optional), and Japanese hot baths. The spa is a retreat within a retreat, with everything from incredible traditional massages to rejuvenating facials and reflexology. Dining at The Sur House is raved about with a menu of creative dishes made with locally sourced ingredients that can be enjoyed with an excellent wine list. Rooms are extra-spacious, ranging from just over 400 to nearly 1,200 square feet. All come with private decks showcasing the stunning Big Sur Scenery, artisan-curated minibars, and ultra-comfy beds.

Key Amenities:

  • Daily hikes, yoga, and other activities included

  • Two outdoor pools (one clothing optional) + Japanese hot baths

  • Highly acclaimed ocean-view dining at The Sur House

NIHI Sumba - Sumba Island, Indonesia Villa at NIHI Sumba
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NIHI Sumba - Sumba Island, Indonesia

NIHI Sumba was named the world’s best hotel by Travel + Leisure for two consecutive years, and it’s truly exceptional. Located on the west coast of remote Sumba Island, an hour’s flight from Bali, accommodation is in uniquely designed residences ranging from one to five bedrooms. All include canopy beds and private pools that overlook the Indian Ocean. You’ll even have your own personal butler while enjoying a wealth of activities that are included in that rates. Snorkeling, mountain biking, stand-up paddleboarding, group yoga sessions, and meditation classes are just some of what you can look forward to. The best way to end every day is to head to the Boathouse Bar for happy hour and a breathtaking sunset.

Key Amenities:

  • Stand-up paddleboarding, snorkeling & many other activities included

  • Luxurious spa with outdoor ocean-view treatment rooms

  • Personal butler service

andBeyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp, Botswana andBeyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp
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andBeyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp, Botswana

The Okavango Delta offers one of the very best safari destinations on the planet, certainly ranking as one of the most unique all-inclusives. This oasis of rivers and lagoons in the middle of the Kalahari Desert is filled with an abundance of wildlife. Here, you’ll have the chance to see a vast array of birds, lions, cheetahs, leopards, hippos, elephants, buffalo, mongooses, and more. Guests stay in deluxe private tents – each featuring an oversized indoor tub, outdoor shower, and private plunge pool. In addition to game drives in four-wheel-drive vehicles, excursions by dugout canoes and electric “eco-boats” are available. All meals are included, as well as champagne, fine wine, beer, and cocktails.

Key Amenities:

  • Set in the middle of the Kalahari Desert

  • Private tents with oversized tubs and plunge pools

  • Safari excursions for wildlife watching

Rixos Sharm El Sheikh Resort - Nabq Bay, Egypt Rixos Sharm El Sheikh Resort
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Rixos Sharm El Sheikh Resort - Nabq Bay, Egypt

Rixos Sharm El Sheikh Resort is set in the heart of one of the world’s most ancient lands, highly rated for its attention to detail and wide selection of restaurants and activities. The resort features several evening entertainment options, including a nightclub, discotheque, and open-air beach nightclub. Rixos’ spa is well-known for its Turkish bath, and it also provides a range of relaxation options, including full-body massages and facials. Work out in the modern gym equipped with state-of-the-art cardio equipment or play on the water slides. Activity options include tennis, beach volleyball, ping-pong, darts, billiards, and snorkeling.

Key Amenities:

  • A discotheque and open-air beach nightclub

  • Spa with Turkish bath and massages

  • Multiple outdoor pools and a water park

Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa - Chile Tierra Atacama
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Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa - Chile

One of the most luxurious properties in Chile’s Atacama Desert, Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa provides the ultimate spot for stargazers who want to explore the Earth’s driest desert by day and take advantage of the brilliant night skies that astronomers consider to be the best place in the world to see the Milky Way. Look forward to marveling at geysers, moon-like landscapes, and massive flocks of flamingos before returning to indulge a decadent spa treatment, swim in the outdoor pool, or soak in the hot tub. Dining is impressive with the menu incorporating international favorites and local cuisine. All rooms boast spectacular views of Licancabur Volcano and include many upscale features, like indoor and outdoor showers.

Key Amenities:

  • Stargazing excursions

  • Spa with an indoor pool and steam room

  • Outdoor pool and hot tub

Royalton Cayo Santa Maria - Villa Clara Province, Cuba Royalton Cayo Santa Maria
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Royalton Cayo Santa Maria - Villa Clara Province, Cuba

Royalton resorts are known for offering the best of the best, and Royalton Cayo Santa Maria was a previous winner of TripAdvisor’s Travelers Choice Awards. This adults-only getaway offers sophisticated and intimate ocean-view accommodations as well as first-class culinary experiences with multiple specialty restaurants serving Caribbean and international cuisine. Guests are also treated to butler service on the beach and by the pools as well as 24-hour room service with special menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Non-motorized water sports, daily beach entertainment, multiple pools as well as discounts on spa services are all included.

Key Amenities:

  • Adults-only property

  • Ocean-view accommodations

  • Butler services on the beach and pools

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