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20 All-Inclusive Resorts for Couples on a Budget

A resort can be a great choice for couples who want to enjoy a budget-friendly all-inclusive vacation – but of course, that all depends on the resort. Some are not only extremely pricey, but they also don’t include everything. There may be limited dining hours and restaurants, pools only for VIPs, and big fees for things like spa services and many other extras. These properties, however, are wallet-friendly all-inclusive resorts ideal for couples on a budget.

Breezes Resort & Spa - Bahamas Breezes Bahamas
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Breezes Resort & Spa - Bahamas

The Bahamas are a more affordable destination to fly to, located just an hour from Miami. Coupled with a stay at Breezes Resort & Spa, which offers a great alternative to the country’s many pricey all-inclusive resorts, it’s easy to put together a more budget-friendly escape here. The resort has three outdoor pools, a swim-up bar with submerged seating, and direct access to the unspoiled white sands of Cable Beach. Even rock climbing, sailing, nightly entertainment, and weddings are all included. There are multiple eateries that include a diverse buffet and a la carte options, along with a handful of bars, including a nightclub and piano bar.

Key Amenities:

  • Multiple outdoor pools, including a swim-up bar

  • Direct access to white sand beach

  • Multiple on-site restaurants

  • Nightly entertainment and nightclub

Majestic Colonial Resort - Dominican Republic Majestic Colonial Resort
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Majestic Colonial Resort - Dominican Republic

The Majestic Colonial has long been a popular destination for weddings and honeymoons, so you know it’s going to be ideal for couples. One of three upscale all-inclusive sister properties on a gorgeous stretch of Bavaro Beach, it has spacious suites, all with jetted tubs and marble floors, some with ocean views. You can really go all out by upgrading to a swim-up suite. The resort also hosts a long list of restaurants and bars, with nightly music at the plaza bar, live piano music in the lobby bar, and free access to a discotheque. It’s one of the top all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana.

Key Amenities:

  • Set on the pristine Bavaro Beach

  • Spacious suites with ocean views

  • On-site restaurants, bars, and a discotheque

Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino - St. Maarten Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino
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Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino - St. Maarten

The Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino is an affordable adults-only destination where absolutely everything is included, from unlimited meals, snacks, and drinks (including alcoholic beverages) to dance classes, aqua aerobics, mini-bar service, beach, and cocktail parties. It has multiple pools, restaurants, and bars, as well as a casino and spa, and it sits right on a mile-long white-sand beach overlooking Great Bay and the Caribbean.

Key Amenities:

  • Meals, snacks, and drinks included in rate

  • Multiple swimming pools

  • An on-site casino and luxe spa

  • Located on a mile-long white sand beach

Cocobay Resort - Antigua Cocobay, Antigua
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Cocobay Resort - Antigua

One of the best Caribbean resorts for couples, Cocobay Resort is an adult-only property that is located just around the corner from beautiful Ffryes Beach on Antigua’s southwest coast. It offers a more intimate all-inclusive experience in Aruba with stays in pastel-hued cottages that spill down the hillside. All come with a private veranda for gazing out either at the azure waters of the Caribbean or tropical gardens. Book a premium waterfront suite and you’ll get a private plunge pool too. You’ll have access to multiple restaurants, bars, and infinity pools, as well as a tranquil spa and non-motorized water sports.

Key Amenities:

  • Adults-only, all-inclusive property

  • Waterfront suites with private plunge pools

  • Multiple restaurants and bars

  • A luxe spa

Coconut Bay Beach Resort and Spa - St. Lucia Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa
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Coconut Bay Beach Resort and Spa - St. Lucia

Planning a honeymoon in St. Lucia? Perfect if you just want to get away from it all, Coconut Bay Beach Resort and Spa offers the adults-only Harmony wing for couples who want to enjoy more tranquility. It has its own pool, hammocks, and an oceanfront spa for the ultimate in relaxation. The property also boasts a beautiful mile-long beach with soft white sands, five swimming pools and a water park, multiple restaurants and bars and nightly entertainment. You’ll have plenty of chances to enjoy the views, as rooms come with furnished balconies and ocean vistas.

Key Amenities:

  • An adults-only wing for couples

  • Rooms with ocean views

  • Multiple swimming pools and water park

  • Nightly entertainment and multiple bars

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort - Puerto Rico Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort
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Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort - Puerto Rico

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort is ideal for couples on a budget, and there’s no need for a passport for Americans either. It offers a variety of inclusive packages that will let you choose what you can afford, from the basic, focusing on food and beverage, to all-out, covering just about everything. There are multiple restaurants and lounges offering tasty dishes and a good range of drinking options, including a poolside tiki bar. With separate adults-only pools, you can look forward to lounging in peace, and you’ll have direct access to a beautiful stretch of beach too.

Key Amenities:

  • Range of all-inclusive package options

  • Multiple restaurants and lounges

  • Poolside tiki bar and adults-only pools

Jewel Paradise Cove Resort & Spa - Jamaica Jewel Paradise Cove Resort & Spa
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Jewel Paradise Cove Resort & Spa - Jamaica

Jewel Paradise Cove Resort & Spa is an adults-only resort and spa that offers one of Jamaica’s best values. It has three swimming pools, all with hot tubs and swim-up bars, as well as a white, sandy beach edged by calm turquoise water that’s filled with loungers. Look forward to daily scuba dives if you’re a certified diver, sunset cruises, snorkeling, glass-bottom boat tours, and complimentary use of non-motorized water sports gear like kayaks and pedal boats. There are pool and beachside movies and free excursions like a Konoko Falls tour. Rooms all have minibars, flat-screen TVs, 24-hour room service, and either terraces or balconies with views of the ocean, pool, or garden.

Key Amenities:

  • Adults-only property

  • Multiple pools with hot tubs and swim-up bars

  • Complimentary use of non-motorized water sports

  • Excursions such as scuba dives and sunset cruises

Royal Solaris Los Cabos - Mexico Royal Solaris Los Cabos
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Royal Solaris Los Cabos - Mexico

Royal Solaris Los Cabos is a mid-range-priced all-inclusive resort in Mexico right on the beach that offers a wealth of amenities, including a beautiful massive pool, multiple restaurants, a spa, and more. It’s ideal for couples who want to stay busy with its amusement park kind of feel that includes a wide range of recreational activities and entertainment options, including dinner shows each week in the on-site theater and themed nights like a Latin show and casino night. Rooms include private balconies and mini-fridges stocked with free beer and water.

Key Amenities:

  • Set on a beautiful beach

  • Large swimming pool

  • Multiple restaurants

  • Nightly entertainment with dinner shows and themed nights

Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya - Mexico Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya
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Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya - Mexico

Located on the powder sugar-like sands of Playacar in Playa del Carmen, surrounded by soaring palm trees, fountains, and lush greenery, Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya is like a tropical fantasy, yet it comes at a budget-friendly price tag. A top adults-only inclusive resort in Mexico, there are multiple dining options, a small spa, and a fitness center, but the expansive pool and the beach are the highlights. There’s a sandy entry to the sea for easy access, hammocks strung up between the trees, and lots of loungers for relaxing and soaking up the view.

Key Amenities:

  • Adults-only property

  • Expansive swimming pool and beach access

  • Multiple dining options and luxe spa

Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba Resort - Aruba Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba Resort
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Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba Resort - Aruba

Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba Resort offers an especially unique perk – it has its own private island just offshore. You can visit during day trips via water taxi and enjoy swinging in a hammock on Iguana Beach or mingling with the resident flamingos. It’s close to some of the island’s best beaches as well as shopping and attractions in downtown historic Oranjestad. Onsite, you’ll have access to two casinos open 24/7, a ton of restaurants and bars, a 24-hour fitness center, a rooftop infinity pool, and two other pools with swim-up bars. For a more tranquil experience, couples may want to book a room in the Renaissance Marina adults-only side of the property.

Key Amenities:

  • A private island with flamingos

  • Two 24/7 casinos on-site

  • Multiple pools, including rooftop infinity pool

  • Easy access to downtown Oranjestad attractions

Solmar Resort - Mexico Solmar Resort
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Solmar Resort - Mexico

Solmar lies along a beautiful stretch of sandy beach and boasts a pool with a swim-up bar that includes a gorgeous ocean view. One of the best values in the Cabo area, couples are likely to appreciate the intimate environment as well as the more budget-friendly prices. There are restaurants on-site, including an eatery that serves sushi and a pool bar that serves light bites, but guests also enjoy access to several other Solmar property restaurants covered in the all-inclusive rates. It boasts a great location within walking distance of downtown and the marina, while rooms are spacious, all featuring balconies with a water view, kitchenettes, and flat-screen TVs.

Key Amenities:

  • Set on a beautiful beach

  • Oceanfront outdoor pool with swim-up bar

  • Rooms with water views

  • Access to other Solmar property restaurants

Iberostar Costa Dorada - Dominican Republic Iberostar Costa Dorada
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Iberostar Costa Dorada - Dominican Republic

Iberostar hosts a collection of hotels in the Dominican Republic, but Iberostar Costa Dorada is a bargain, offering relatively inexpensive rates that include dining at multiple restaurants serving international, Japanese, and Mexican fare as well as a buffet-style eatery. Join dance classes, take Spanish lessons, watch nightly stage shows, and a non-existent bar bill with top-shelf booze and signature cocktails all included in the rates – the drinking starts early and doesn’t end until 2 a.m. Activities include everything from kayaking to diving and archery, while rooms come with free minibars stocked with beer, soda, and water, as well as large balconies with views of the lake and gardens or at least a partial view of the ocean.

Key Amenities:

  • Multiple restaurants serving international fare

  • Signature cocktails included in rates

  • Rooms with views of lake, grade, or ocean

Hotel Riu Negril - Jamaica Hotel Riu Negril, Jamaica
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Hotel Riu Negril - Jamaica

Hotel Riu Negril is a romantic resort in Jamaica that offers outstanding value along with two massive swimming pools, lots of umbrella-shaded loungers, and excellent dining options at different restaurants, including a steakhouse, authentic Jamaican barbecue at a beach bar, Asian and Italian fare. Rooms all come with complimentary minibars and liquor dispensers that are regularly restocked. Look forward to hanging out at the beach, lounging around the pool, and enjoying water sports like diving, kayaking, or windsurfing. The spa is ideal for soothing sore muscles and much more, while the nightclub offers lots of fun after dark.

Key Amenities:

  • Outdoor pools with umbrella-shaded loungers

  • Multiple restaurants and a beach bar

  • Gym, sauna, and whirlpool bath

Hotel Xcaret Mexico - Mexico Hotel Xcaret Mexico
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Hotel Xcaret Mexico - Mexico

Hotel Xcaret is the place to go for couples who want to enjoy a wide range of amenities at a value price. You’ll get one of the biggest bangs for the buck with full access to Xcaret parks, including zip-line rides and jungle treks, as well as multiple pools, a gorgeous lagoon and river, a large collection of restaurants and bars, and a lavish spa. It has a beach filled with loungers and you can paddle a river in kayaks too. Rooms feature terraces with hammocks, some with an ocean view, along with Nespresso machines, minibars, jetted tubs, and robes.

Key Amenities:

  • Multiple pools, lagoon, and river

  • Oceanfront rooms with terraces and hammocks

  • Access to zip-lining and jungle treks

Iberostar Selection Anthelia - Tenerife, Spain Iberostar Selection Anthelia
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Iberostar Selection Anthelia - Tenerife, Spain

One of the best all-inclusive resorts in Europe, Iberostar Selection Anthelia offers an idyllic beach retreat. For those who appreciate good food at bargain prices, this one is hard to beat. It hosts multiple restaurants that are renowned for serving outstanding cuisine, with everything from mouthwatering Italian to the buffet at Zeus restaurant, which exceeds most expectations when it comes to buffet-style resort fare. Enjoy boat excursions from Puerto Colón harbor, splash around in saltwater pools, relax in the Finnish sauna or indulge in Thai-inspired spa treatments. All rooms feature balconies with either sea or garden views as well as bathrooms with rainfall showers.

Key Amenities:

  • Saltwater pools

  • Finnish spa and Thai-inspired treatments

  • Boat excursions

  • Rooms with sea or garden views

Royal Decameron Golf, Beach Resort & Villas - Panama Royal Decameron Golf Beach Resort & Villas
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Royal Decameron Golf, Beach Resort & Villas - Panama

If you’re looking for something different, Royal Decameron Golf Beach Resort & Villas is an inexpensive all-inclusive resort located in Panama that sits on a secluded, golden sandy beach surrounded by lush gardens. Enjoy breathtaking views while relaxing and getting active, with free use of snorkel gear, paddleboards, windsurfers, and kayaks. There’s also a spectacular 18-hole golf course, a huge collection of large pools, bars, and a wide range of dining and nightlife options, including live music on most nights. Rooms come with private balconies, some with ocean views – if you splurge for a suite you’ll get a free minibar too.

Key Amenities:

  • Set on a secluded beach

  • An 18-hole golf course

  • Multiple outdoor pools

  • Complimentary use of snorkel gear, paddleboards, and kayaks

Hotel Riu Playa Blanca - Panama Hotel Riu Playa Blanca
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Hotel Riu Playa Blanca - Panama

Hotel Riu Playa Blanca is a 5-star hotel, but rates start at only around $175 a night and include meals, snacks, and unlimited drinks 24 hours a day. Plus, non-motorized watersports, daily and nightly entertainment are all complimentary too. On the grounds, you’ll find three outdoor pools, themed restaurants serving a variety of tasty cuisine, and a disco for a fun night out. Accommodation includes a variety of options, although the Sea View Suites are especially ideal for couples with private balconies or terraces that feature romantic views.

Key Amenities:

  • Complimentary non-motorized watersports

  • Three outdoor pools

  • Themed restaurants + a disco

Deja Resort - Montego Bay, Jamaica Deja Resort
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Deja Resort - Montego Bay, Jamaica

Deja Resort offers an intimate stay in a smaller all-inclusive Jamaican resort with less than 100 rooms and more affordable rates for enjoying a slice of Caribbean paradise. All meals and drinks are included at the casual on-site restaurant, poolside grill, and cocktail bar. The grounds also include an outdoor pool to lounge around, a hot tub to soak in, and a fitness center if you want to keep up with your workout routine. Rooms are simple and include large windows with views of the ocean or mountain, along with all the essentials. Book the King Suite for a large terrace and extra amenities like nightly turndown service.

Key Amenities:

  • Outdoor pool and hot tub

  • On-site restaurant, poolside grill, and cocktail bar

  • Fitness center

Catalonia Royal La Romana - Dominican Republic Catalonia Royal La Romana
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Catalonia Royal La Romana - Dominican Republic

An adults-only all-inclusive resort set on one of the most beautiful beaches in the small town of Bayahibe, Catalonia Royal La Romana offers a lot of bang for the buck with rates that include a complimentary cocktail upon arrival, dining at the on-site buffet restaurants, fresh fruit juices, soft drinks, and unlimited domestic alcohol. There’s lots to do here, including non-motorized watersports, with a free scuba lesson offered in the pool. Latin dance classes and fitness classes are available too, and if you like to golf, there are some outstanding courses nearby. All accommodations include free Wi-Fi, a pillow menu, a minibar stocked with soft drinks, beer and snacks, a coffeemaker, and 24-hour room service. The swim-up Romance Deluxe Suites are ideal for couples and come with a special welcome basket filled with local sweet treats and fruit.  

Key Amenities:

  • Non-motorized watersports included + fitness and Latin dance classes

  • Multiple on-site eateries and a beach bar

  • Adults-only all-inclusive set on a beautiful beach for direct access to the sand

Occidental Papagayo - Costa Rica Occidental Papagayo
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Occidental Papagayo - Costa Rica

Enjoy an exotic escape to this all-inclusive oasis that doesn’t break the bank with rates less than $200 a night. The lush grounds are teeming with indigenous wildlife, including squirrel monkeys and parrots. The diverse array of activities on offer ranges from scuba diving and kayaking to captivating eco-excursions and bocce ball. There’s a free-form pool where the attentive staff will bring you your favorite cocktail, while the spa is the perfect place to take unwinding up a notch with a menu of pampering treatments. Dining includes delectable dishes from around the world and guests can enjoy dancing at the on-site nightclub too. All rooms feature flat-screen TVs, and well-stocked minibars with a selection of beers, soft drinks, and bottled water. Most boast furnished balconies or terraces, for picturesque views of the sea or the enchanting gardens.

Key Amenities:

  • Free-form swimming pool

  • Many activity options, including kayaking, scuba diving, and eco-excursions

  • On-site spa with a menu of pampering treatments

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