All-inclusive resorts are always popular for Caribbean vacations because they make travel planning easy and take the guesswork out of living a life of luxury on a trip. But something we don’t see too often is the combination of an all-inclusive resort and a casino resort. Casino resorts are fun for couples and groups of friends who want to try their luck and have a great time playing table games slots. So fortunately, there are a few resorts that offer travelers the best of both worlds. Here eight recommended all-inclusive resorts with casinos where you can have a luxurious vacation and maybe win a little money too!
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The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana offers the largest casino in the Caribbean and lots of exciting nightlife options. It has a legendary rock and roll vibe, like all Hard Rock Hotels, but it’s also an all-inclusive resort that adults love. Here you’ll find 13 pools that have water slides and swim-up bars, nine restaurants to suit every taste, a golf course, a spa, and spacious suites with spa tubs and private balconies. The onsite casino is 45,000 square feet in size and has 40 tables and more than 400 slot machines. Guests can play everything from roulette to blackjack, craps, and poker here. Meanwhile, the all-inclusive hotel offers daily activities, top-shelf drinks, land sports, a fitness center with instructors, nightly entertainment, free parking, and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property. There’s even a business center and tennis courts onsite, so this all-inclusive casino resort really does have it all.
This is an exciting and fun all-inclusive hotel that is for adults only. The Hotel Rui Palace Antillas is on the shores of Palm Beach in Aruba and has a casino where you can try your luck. This is an ideal spot for a romantic vacation with your partner and has a spa, free gym, hair salon, and lots of water activities to try. There’s a golf course, bicycle rental, and lots of hikes in the area if you want to get active. In addition to the casino here, there is a dance floor and entertainment program with shows for nightlife options. The hotel is right on the beach, has swimming pools, has a main restaurant as well as theme restaurants, and offers free Wi-Fi.
We also love the Sunscape Curacao Resort, Spa & Casino in Curacao when we’re looking to play some games and have a stress-free vacation. While staying at this resort, you can try stand-up paddleboarding, take a complimentary shuttle to downtown Willemstad to go sightseeing, and take a boat ride to experience a diving adventure. The resort is family-friendly and offers 24-hour accesses to food, including kid-friendly menu options. Also included is the buffet and a la carte restaurants, daily land and water activities for all ages, live music and local entertainment, and a kids’ club for little travelers between the ages of three and 12. The onsite casino, Princess Casino, offers adults-only fun from 10am to am on Sundays to Thursdays and 10am to 4pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Here you’ll find nearly 300 slot machines, three roulette tables, four blackjack tables, and more.
The Grand Palladium also has a great casino and an all-inclusive atmosphere in the Dominican Republic. This resort is on the Shores of Bavaro Beach and great for friends, couples, and families. It offers a junior club, disco, and theater, as well as top restaurants and bars and a free shuttle service. There are 672 rooms here, eight a la carte restaurants, five show cooking restaurants, 22 bars, six freshwater pools, and kids’ entertainment for young travelers between the ages of one and 18.
The Grand Lucayan is an all-inclusive Bahamas resort that has the Treasure Bay Casino just steps away from the resort. At Treasure Bay, you’ll find a Las Vegas-style playground for adults that has casino action happening 24 hours a day. There are over 30 gaming tables and 400 slot machines here to try your luck. Resort guests also enjoy the private and isolated Lucaya Beach and Paradise Cove while staying here. This all-inclusive hotel has four restaurants and bars at Lighthouse Point, premium-brand cocktails, unlimited golf, watersports at the beaches, and weekly entertainment that includes a Sunday brunch and Friday night buffet. The inclusive rate includes all taxes, service charges, and gratuities too. This resort is also less than 60 miles from the Florida coast, making it an easy getaway that’s affordable too.
The Divi Flamingo Beach Resort offers an all-inclusive experience that’s laid-back, colorful, and fun. The casino is on site, as well as the spa, and lots of things to do. The casino is casual and offers blackjack, poker, slot machines, and more. Meanwhile, the all-inclusive options include food and beverages, snorkeling adventures, and other activities like the two freshwater pools, fitness center, business center, shuffleboard, and a life-size chess board. Wi-Fi access is included in your stay, there’s a PADI five-star resort dive center onsite, and also a scuba school here.
The Hideaway at Royalton Riviera in Cancun is an adults-only resort that provides an all-inclusive luxury vacation for couples and friends. Hideaway guests can receive a $50 casino credit at the Casino Del Mar, which is open from 6pm to 2am. Here you’ll fine four roulette tables, 50 slot machines, and four blackjack tables. The resort also offers mixology classes beside the pool, daily watersports, yoga on the beach, and unlimited reservation-free dining 24/7.
The last all-inclusive resort we’ll mention here is Melia in Nassau, which has a free shuttle, direct access to the 100,000-square-foot casino, and a tournament player’s golf course. There are seven dining venues, four bars, three heated beachfront pools, and a 24-hour gym here too. There’s also a kids’ club for little travelers, and adult pool, and amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean from the rooms.