Imagine: You’re relaxing on the white-sand beach of a tropical island, sipping a cool drink, and soaking in the sun. The kids are playing water games while you and your friends plan which resort restaurant to try out next. The waiter returns with cool drink.
And you haven’t pulled out your wallet.
Not. Even. Once.
This is the beauty of the all-inclusive resort—a dream vacation where everything around you has already been taken care, before your arrival.
All you have to do is show up and enjoy your four days and five nights of blissful paradise.
So, we thought it important to share several resorts that are all-inclusive. Whether you’re looking for an adults-only getaway or a trip for the entire family, we’ve got just the spots for you! This is not a complete list, but enough to get you thinking.
Club Med Ixtapa Pacific, Mexico
Who Should Go? Families
Why? This award-winning resort boasts Children’s Clubs for various age groups, featuring sports, games and creative activities to keep them occupied while you enjoy some much-needed me time!
Also included: All water and land sports, unlimited open bar and late-night entertainment.
Triple Creek Ranch, Montana
Who Should Go? Adults and Children Aged 16+
Why? Not every all-inclusive resort has to be tropical. This luxury ranch-resort is perfect for those who love the wilderness and breathtaking mountain views. Guests stay in exquisite private cabins while enjoying private dining, outdoor activities, unmatched scenery and highly personalized service.
Also included: Packed breakfast or lunch for activities, ranch activities and sports equipment for fly fishing, archery, guided nature safaris, and on-ranch trail rides and in-cabin dining delivery.
CocoBay Resort, Antigua
Who Should Go? Adults Aged 18+
Why? On the sunset side of the island, CocoBay is the perfect escape to unplug. (Televisions and phones are not permitted.) Individual bungalows dot the resort, each painted in pastels and filled with carved wooden furniture and local art.
Also included: All meals, local beverages, house beer/spirits/wines, local taxis and gratuities.
The Point Resort, Saranac Lake, NY
Who Should Go? Adults Aged 21+
Why? This spectacular five-star mountain resort is nestled in the Adirondacks, creating the perfect hideaway from the hustle and bustle of New York City. Sunset lake cruises and bonfires are just two of the unique activities this resort offers, along with seasonal activities, whether snowshoeing in December or canoeing in July.
Also included: All meals, beverages and unlimited use of sporting equipment.
Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Who Should Go? Families
Why? Nothing screams “Kids!” like Nickelodeon. This resort is your children’s dream-come-true, filled with Nick-themed activities, such as character dining experiences, a SpongeBob-inspired Pineapple Villa, and tons of fun at Nickelodeon Place, including a water park, dance parties and clubhouses.
Also included: The Karisma Gourmet Inclusive® Experience offers gourmet meals, premium drinks and plenty of activities, with room for extras at an additional charge.
Royal Davui Island Resort, Fiji
Who Should Go? Adults and Children 16+
Why? This South Pacific paradise is so remote that it’s only accessible by helicopter or boat. Located in the Beqa Lagoon, with deep blue waters and white-sand beaches, there are only 16 thatched-roof villas dotting this barefoot luxury escape, each with a private plunge pool and outdoor shower.
Also included: All meals and use of non-motorized sports equipment.
Sunset at the Palms in Negril, Jamaica
Who Should Go? Adults Only
Why? These airy treehouse accommodations with private balconies set among lush foliage will leave you breathless. This luxury jungle resort is just steps from white-sand beaches brimming with exotic, sensory experiences. Take Caribbean cooking classes, mingle at the weekly cocktail party, or enjoy live reggae music! (Bob Marley, anyone?!)
Also included: All meals, drinks at any of its four bars, non-motorized water sports, and daytime activities.
Beaches Resort, Turks & Caicos
Who Should Go? Families
Why? A top-rated, all-inclusive Caribbean resort, Beaches delivers time and time again. Italian- and French-themed villages are among five different to choose from. With an on-site water park that boasts the tallest water slide in Turks & Caicos, six swimming pools, 21 restaurants, 15 bars, a kids’ club, a teen nightclub, and 12 miles of pristine beaches, there’s something for every member of the family!
Also included: All meals, scuba diving, water and land sports, all drinks (including premium alcohol), and airport transportation.