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20 Best Cheap All-Inclusive Resorts in the World

Are you looking for an all-inclusive vacation that won’t break the bank? All-inclusive vacations don’t have to cost an arm and a leg, as there are luxury properties across the globe that offer affordable rates as well as a long list of inviting amenities. If you’re a budget-savvy traveler looking to snag a deal, check out these best-ever bargain-priced all-inclusive hotels that are sure to fit the bill.

Breezes Bahamas, Bahamas Breezes Bahamas
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Breezes Bahamas, Bahamas

As the gorgeous beaches in the Bahamas are less than an hour by plane from Miami, not only can would-be visitors often score a cheap flight, but Breezes Bahamas provides a fabulous alternative to its many pricey all-inclusive resorts that average in the $500 and up range per night. With rates at less than half that amount per night, a ton of amenities, and no tipping allowed, it’s hard to beat the value when it comes to a tropical vacation. The resort offers three outdoor pools, a swim-up bar, and submerged seating, as well as direct access to the pristine white sands of Cable Beach. Activities like sailing, rock climbing, nightly entertainment, and even weddings are all included. Multiple restaurants offer an array of dining options, including a diverse buffet and a la carte options, while evening entertainment includes a piano bar and nightclub.

Key Amenities:

  • Direct access to Cable Beach

  • Three outdoor pools

  • Nightly entertainment, piano bar and nightclub

Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, St. Maarten  Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino
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Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, St. Maarten 

This value destination has an exhaustive list of inclusions: unlimited meals, snacks and drinks (including alcoholic beverages), minibar service, beach, and cocktail parties, aqua aerobics and dance classes, a kids club with supervised activities when you need a break from the little ones and more — all at a very affordable price. Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa is set right on a mile-long white-sand beach overlooking Great Bay and the Caribbean. It features multiple swimming pools, restaurants, and bars, as well as the Golden Casino with slot machines and Vegas-style products and Serenity Spa, which offers a menu of relaxing services like hot stone massage, couple’s massage, aromatherapy treatments, and detoxifying/de-stressing regimens like the green coffee cellulite treatment.

Key Amenities:

  • Set on a mile-long white sand beach

  • Multiple swimming pools

  • Spa services such as hot stone and couples massages

Hotel Riu Palace Mexico - Playa del Carmen, Mexico Hotel Riu Palace Mexico
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Hotel Riu Palace Mexico - Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Despite featuring “liquor drips” with free tequila right in your hotel room, Hotel Riu Palace Mexico isn’t a place for spring breakers. No parties are allowed in rooms or wild spring break-like behavior on the property; however, this resort aims to please the more low-key partying type looking to enjoy a good time at a budget price. One of the best all-inclusive resorts in Playa del Carmen, it is surrounded by tropical palms on a gorgeous white sandy beach. Its all-inclusive package includes unlimited local and imported beverages 24 hours a day, a regularly restocked minibar and liquor dispenser, and all meals and snacks. Its buffet restaurant serves a wide variety of dishes, and there are also themed international restaurants and live cooking shows. A beautiful freshwater swimming pool sits beside the sea, while the Renova Spa offers various massages and treatments. Entertainment is provided daily and includes dancing, live music, and shows.

Key Amenities:

  • Beachfront location with freshwater pool

  • Themed international restaurants and live cooking shows

  • Entertainment such as dancing, live music, and shows

Samba Vallarta - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Samba Vallarta All Inclusive
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Samba Vallarta - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Located on Banderas Bay, Samba Vallarta by Emporio Hotels & Resorts is an intimate Spanish colonial-style resort, at least when compared to the many huge hotels in this area. It offers a laid-back, friendly environment with fewer crowds to contend with at the beach and the pool. It enjoys a beautiful oceanfront location, facing a long, sandy beach that’s great for swimming right in the heart of Riviera Nayarit, with all meals, snacks, and beverages included. Guests also have free access to non-motorized sports like kayaking, boogie boarding, and sailboarding, as well as nightly entertainment, including live music shows. It’s an ideal place to choose if you’re looking for an all-inclusive but would rather not stay at one of the region’s mega-resorts.

Key Amenities:

  • Oceanfront location in heart of Riviera Nayarit

  • Meals, snacks, and beverages included

  • Non-motorized sports free of charge

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana
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Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

One of the best all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is a massive all-inclusive beachfront property that sits on a stunning stretch of white sandy beach, featuring signature Hard Rock decor and paraphernalia throughout. While it does tend to attract partiers, it also draws couples and families and even includes a kids’ club with a mini-golf course and arcade room for the younger ones. Though it boasts better amenities than many other resorts in the area, it tends to be more affordable. While it takes a while to get from place to place due to its sprawling size, a complimentary shuttle is available. Other amenities include a huge fitness center, an 18-hole golf course, the largest casino in the country, 13 pools (one with water slides for the kids), and surprisingly varied and tasty food options.

Key Amenities:

  • Family-friendly with kids’ club and activities

  • Largest casino in Punta Cana

  • 13 pools, including one with water slides

Solmar Resort - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Solmar Resort
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Solmar Resort - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

One of the smaller, more intimate resorts in Cabo San Lucas, the highlight at Solmar Resort is its location: beachfront and steps from the marina and downtown, complete with awe-inspiring Pacific Ocean views. While it only hosts a couple of restaurants right on-site, guests have access to a number of restaurants at other Somar properties, and luxurious suites even include full kitchens for those times you’d rather throw something together on your own. Enjoy swimming in the infinity-edge pool, sipping drinks at the swim-up bar, soaking in the sand and the sun on the private beach, and indulging in spa experiences too.

Key Amenities:

  • A stunning beachfront location

  • Steps from the marina and downtown Cabo San Lucas

  • A luxe spa and infinity-edge pool

St. Jame's Club Morgan Bay Resort, St. Lucia St. James Club Morgan Bay
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St. Jame's Club Morgan Bay Resort, St. Lucia

St. Jame’s Club Morgan Bay Resort is a family-friendly property on beautiful St. Lucia along the shores of Choc Bay, which features multiple restaurants, swimming pools, a water sports pavilion and an impressive kids’ club as well as the lavish Tranquility Body & Soul Spa that overlooks the Caribbean. Treatments include massage and reflexology, salt glow scrubs, deep cleansing facials, and detox seaweed wraps. Yet despite all the amenities, its all-inclusive rates can’t be beaten anywhere on the island. Rates include food and drink at all its eateries and a wide range of entertainment and activities. Each room has a private balcony or terrace, and many boast full ocean views.

Key Amenities:

  • Multiple on-site restaurants

  • Rooms with private balconies or terraces

  • Luxurious spa with facials, scrubs, and wraps

CocoBay Resort, Antigua Cocobay, Antigua
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CocoBay Resort, Antigua

One of the best resorts in Antigua, CocoBay Resort is a gorgeous resort that blends perfectly in its West Indies surroundings, with tin-roof bungalows decorated with gingerbread trim providing jaw-dropping, unobstructed water and sunset views. Some rooms include a claw-foot bathtub or a private plunge pool. An adults-only property, it’s incredibly tranquil and ideal for being disconnected from the world’s chaos and allows you to unplug without the blare of the television or the ringing of a phone. You will find beautiful infinity swimming pools, a picturesque white sand beach, and an outstanding restaurant atop a bluff along the sea.

Key Amenities:

  • Adults-only resort

  • Luxe bungalows with clawfoot tubs and water views

  • Infinity pools and a white sand beach

Ocean Coral & Turquesa - Puerto Morelos, Mexico Ocean Coral & Turquesa
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Ocean Coral & Turquesa - Puerto Morelos, Mexico

Ideal for families with children, the Ocean Coral & Turquesa in Puerto Morelos, Mexico has a children’s club and pool with built-in chaise lounges complete with air jets so the kids can splash around while parents relax in the water with an exotic drink. Two side-by-side oceanfront resorts, they share a beautiful stretch of beach shaded by palapas that are framed by an azure sea that holds the second largest barrier reef in the world, along with multiple pools, a luxury day spa, and an array of restaurants serving international cuisines. The resort is also connected to the airport, making traveling a breeze.

Key Amenities:

  • Multiple pools, including a kid-friendly area

  • Access to a beautiful white sand beach

  • Unique location connected to the airport

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

One of the best all-inclusive in Cabo, the Royal Solaris is one of the most popular options for families regarding affordability and perks. While you may have to avoid timeshare sales pitches, you can enjoy dining in multiple restaurants, indulging in spa treatments, and swimming in the vast outdoor pool. Take advantage of everything from the four dinner shows each week to special themed nights and a kids’ club with water slides, kites and dancing lessons so parents can relax while the younger ones play. The beach isn’t swimmable, but it’s an ideal relaxing place, with plenty of space and loungers underneath thatched umbrellas.

Key Amenities:

  • Multiple on-site dining options

  • An outdoor pool and kids club with water slides

  • Dinner shows and theme nights

Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa - St. Bran's Burg/Montego Bay, Jamaica Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa
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Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa - St. Bran's Burg/Montego Bay, Jamaica

Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa offers luxurious amenities with affordable all-inclusive rates. It boasts a lagoon-style pool complex with Jamaica’s largest water park and a diverse range of dining options. All food, draft beer, wine by the glass, and non-premium brand liquor are included, along with non-motorized water sports, activities, classes, and a kids’ club. Golfers can enjoy a round on the resort’s championship course. There’s a private beach to enjoy and evening music and shows after dark. All rooms have modern features and private balconies, some with sea views.

Key Amenities:

  • Largest water park in Jamaica

  • A private beach

  • On-site championship golf course

Dreams Onyx Resort & Spa - Dominican Republic Dreams Onyx Resort & Spa
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Dreams Onyx Resort & Spa - Dominican Republic

Located on remote, palm-lined Uvero Alto Beach in Punta Cana, Dreams Onyx Resort & Spa offers practically an endless list of amenities providing one of the best values around. There are two infinity pools with swim-up bars, a saltwater pool for the kids, and complimentary non-motorized sports to enjoy when you aren’t relaxing on the beach. The property includes a long list of restaurants and bars, a spa, a casino, and a nightclub. Rooms have balconies or terraces with hot tubs, upgrade to a suite, and you may get an ocean view, direct pool access and/or a private plunge pool.

Key Amenities:

  • Set on a remote palm-lined beach

  • Infinity pools, swim-up bars and kids pool

  • Bars, a casino, and a nightclub

Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Landing, St. Lucia Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort
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Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Landing, St. Lucia

Windjammer Landing is not only affordable, but its rooms, tucked in the lush hillside, all boast gorgeous ocean views. A variety of options are available, from 425-square-foot rooms to lavish four-bedroom Estate Villas with kitchens and private plunge pools, although the latter won’t come cheap. But even the basic rooms provide plenty of bang for the buck with mini-fridges, free bottled water, and flat-screen TVs. The property has its own secluded stretch of white sandy beach with calm waters for swimming, and there are six pools spread throughout. Non-motorized water sports, like snorkeling, Hobie Cat rentals, and windsurfing, are all included in room rates, and you can dine at your choice of different restaurants.

Key Amenities:

  • All rooms have ocean views

  • Upgraded villas with kitchens and private plunge pools

  • Non-motorized water sports included

Iberostar Royal Andalus, Spain Iberostar Royal Andalus
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Iberostar Royal Andalus, Spain

The Iberostar Royal Andalus is spread across a beautiful stretch of shoreline south of Cadiz above the sand dunes of La Barrosa Beach in Spain. It offers more of a boutique-like feel than that of a large resort, with many of the spacious rooms providing ocean views. Enjoy pampering treatments, a sauna, and a relaxing Turkish bath at the spa, and teeing off on an outstanding golf course. Relax at the outdoor swimming pools and visit the poolside bar, then choose from multiple dining options serving anything from fresh seafood to Andalusian cuisine.

Key Amenities:

  • Spacious rooms with ocean views

  • Outdoor pools and poolside bar

  • Spa with a sauna and Turkish bath

The Explorean - Cozumel, Mexico The Explorean
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The Explorean - Cozumel, Mexico

The Explorean is an intimate all-inclusive with spacious rooms, offering great value with plenty of extras like balconies that overlook the dense verdant jungle. The all-inclusive rates come with full access to Fiesta American Resort next door, which features a large pool area and swim-up bar. Arguably its best feature is the location, set along Uvas Beach, an undeveloped stretch of coastline, while being just minutes from Mayan ruins and Chankanaab National Park. Even four-legged family members can be pampered too — this resort is pup-friendly!

Key Amenities:

  • All-inclusive rates include access to next-door resort

  • A large pool area and swim-up bar

  • Set on an undeveloped stretch of beach

Renaissance Wind Creek Curacao - Willemstad, Curacao Renaissance Wind Creek Curaçao Resort
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Renaissance Wind Creek Curacao - Willemstad, Curacao

At the Renaissance Wind Creek Curacao, enjoy budget-friendly rates right in the heart of colorful historic Willemstad overlooking the Caribbean. It has two gorgeous infinity pools, including a standout oceanside sandy saltwater pool, an on-site casino, multiple restaurants (a steakhouse and a buffet-style eatery) and bars. Explore nearby Mambo Beach, Christoffel National Park and Curacao Sea Aquarium. All rooms have flat-screen TVs with international cable channels; most include balconies, some with ocean views. Do keep in mind that the low prices also mean that drinks are excluded from the all-inclusive rates.

Key Amenities:

  • Located in the heart of historic district

  • Infinity pools and an oceanfront saltwater pool

  • On-site casino and multiple restaurants

Hotel Riu Palace Pacifico - Riviera Nayarit, Mexico Hotel Riu Palace Pacifico
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Hotel Riu Palace Pacifico - Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

Hotel Riu Palace Pacifico arguably offers the best value of the three classes of all-inclusive it has in Nuevo Vallarta, a planned resort on the Pacific coast of Mexico just north of Puerto Vallarta. The property features a large pool with a swim-up bar and in-pool loungers, while the sprawling grounds are immaculate with swaying palms and garden pathways. There are multiple dining options, including upscale specialty restaurants and a theater presenting nightly live shows. While rooms all have view balconies, the view may include parts of neighboring hotels, the pool, gardens, and/or the ocean.

Key Amenities:

  • Multiple dining options

  • Swimming pool with adjoining whirlpool bath

  • Upgraded rooms with ocean views

El Cozumeleno Beach Resort - Cozumel, Mexico El Cozumeleno Beach Resort
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El Cozumeleno Beach Resort - Cozumel, Mexico

One of the top diving destinations in the Western Hemisphere, Cozumel is the place to go for those looking to experience its brilliant underwater world. For those who want to explore it without having to shell out an arm and a leg, El Cozumeleno, facing the Caribbean Sea directly on a white-sand beach, is an all-inclusive resort with simple yet spacious rooms that can help make that a reality. The rooms are no-frills, but you’ll probably spend most of your time in the water. Not only are diving, swimming, and snorkeling some of the most popular activities, but the outdoor pools are a highlight too, especially the one with the swim-up bar. Golf enthusiasts can also enjoy playing a round or two on a popular course right across the street.

Key Amenities:

  • Beachfront location

  • An outdoor pool and swim-up bar

  • Popular golf course across the street

Sunset at the Palms - Negril, Jamaica Sunset at the Palms
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Sunset at the Palms - Negril, Jamaica

Sunset at the Palms stands apart from Jamaica’s other popular family-friendly resorts, as it is an adults-only resort with treehouse-style cottages that feature private balconies and beautiful surroundings of palm trees, flowers, and colorful hummingbirds. While you won’t find a vast pool complex, the more intimate lagoon pool includes a swim-up bar, while the beach awaits just across the street. This property is ideal for great all-inclusive rates without the rowdy vibe of a mega-resort.

Key Amenities:

  • Adults-only treehouse-style cottages

  • Beach located across the street

  • Lagoon pool with swim-up bar

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

Hotel Riu Negril is a beachfront resort that offers excellent value with inexpensive rates, three giant pools (one with a hot tub), plenty of umbrella-shaded loungers, and solid dining options at multiple restaurants, including a steakhouse, authentic Jamaican barbecue at a beach bar, Asian and Italian fare. Rooms include complimentary mini-bars and liquor dispensers that are regularly restocked. During the day, when you aren’t on the beach or lounging around the pool, you can participate in all types of water sports, like diving, kayaking or windsurfing, or just enjoy relaxing at the Renova Spa. Catering to the whole family, you’ll find a wide range of entertainment programs for adults and children.

Key Amenities:

  • Three pools, one with whirlpool bath

  • Variety of dining options and beach bar

  • Rooms with complimentary mini bars regularly re-stocked

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