From unlimited food and drinks to a wide range of activities and entertainment, these resorts offer everything you need for the ultimate getaway.
That’s why Lori and I painstakingly put together this handcrafted guide to the best all-inclusive resorts from across the planet, based on factors such as location, activities, amenities, guest reviews from numerous sources, and sheer ‘Wow!’ appeal.
Whether you’re looking for a romantic escape, a family-friendly destination, or simply a place to unwind and recharge, we believe these resorts are among the best in the world for doing all that and more!
So pack your bags, grab your sunscreen, and get ready to experience the ultimate in luxury and relaxation at one of the best all-inclusive resorts on Planet Earth.
Ozen Reserve Bolifushi • MALDIVES
The Ozen Reserve Bolifushi in the magnificent Maldives is one of the best all-inclusive resorts in the world offering a truly unforgettable luxury experience.
Located on a private island in South Male Atoll—a mere 20-minutes by luxury boat from Velana International Airport (MLE)—this five-star resort is surrounded by crystal-clear waters and pristine beaches, making it a perfect getaway destination for couples, families, and groups of friends.
But what really sets the Ozen Reserve Bolifushi apart from other all-inclusive resorts is its unique approach to luxury.
The resort boasts 90 spectacular overwater and beach villas, each with its own private pool and direct access to the water—many of the overwater villas even come with their own waterslide plunging into the surrounding crystalline waters!
The all-inclusive package at the Ozen Reserve Bolifushi includes unlimited dining at four different restaurants, including a contemporary Indian restaurant and a seafood grill. Guests can also enjoy unlimited drinks from three bars, including a pool bar and a wine cellar.
The resort also offers a range of fun and exhilarating activities such as snorkeling the vibrant reef around the island, discovering world-class diving, and enjoying a variety of water spor
And if that weren’t enough, the Ozen Reserve Bolifushi also features a spa offering 100% organic treatments, an eco-friendly ice rink, a schedule of entertainment offerings and much more. For the kids, the resort offers an exciting Kids
Are you on the hunt for an unbeatable adults-only tropical getaway—for the perfect honeymoon or couples escape? Look no further than Sandals Grenada, situated on stunning Pink Gin Beach just south of the capital, St. George’s.
Indulge in the ultimate luxury experience at this exceptional couples-only 5-star resort, offering a range of lavish lodging options across four romantic “villages.
If you’re looking for the ultimate next-level Pacific Island luxury getaway, then dazzling COMO Laucala Island in Fiji should be at the top of your short list!
The brainchild of the late Red Bull founder and reclusive billionaire, Dietrich Mateschitz, COMO Laucala Island is consistently ranked one of the best all-inclusive resorts in the world, offering guests an unparalleled experience of luxury and relaxation.
Located on a private island in the azure waters of the South Pacific, COMO Laucala Island is a true tropical paradise unlike any other.
This exclusive resort boasts 25 luxurious stand-alone villas—”Residences” as they are called—each of which has been designed to blend seamlessly into the natural landscape of the island.
Guests can choose from one, two, or three-bedroom Residences, all of which are spacious, beautifully appointed, and come standard with personal butler service, housekeeping, and babysitting.
Something else that sets COMO Laucala Island apart from other all-inclusive resorts is its strong commitment to sustainability and eco-friendliness.
The resort is powered by solar energy, and uses only organic and locally sourced ingredients in its restaurants. Guests can also participate in a variety of conservation and environmental initiatives during their stay, including reef preservation and tree planting.
In addition to its luxurious accommodations and environmentally conscious ethos, COMO Laucala Island also offers a wide range of bucket list activities and amenities—from water sports like diving and snorkeling the incredible nearby reef to cultural experiences like Fijian cooking classes and traditional dance performances.
Hotel Xcaret is a collection of THREE amazing hotels located just south of Playa del Carmen—nestled between the Mayan rainforest and the Caribbean Sea.
Xcaret’s flagship property, Hotel Xcaret Mexico offers everything you could ever want in an all-inclusive beach resort, and much, much more! Beachfront location, 10 fabulous outdoor swimming pools, full-service spa, 11 outstanding restaurants, tons of family-friendly amenities, and the list goes on.
Neighboring Hotel Xcaret Arte offers much of the same, but with a more sophisticated, adults-only vibe, while La Casa de la Playa offers a more exclusive hotel-within-a-hotel feel for adults looking to indulge in Hotel Xcaret’s best amenities and accommodation options.
In addition to being some of the best all-inclusive resorts you’ll find anywhere, the Xcaret hotels also have the distinction of sharing their unique and stunning location with one of the best natural water parks in Mexico!
A stay at an Xcaret hotel comes with their “All-Fun Inclusive” package, which includes access to all of the Xcaret parks, such as Xel-Há, Xplor, Xenses, and of course, the legendary Xcaret water-amusement-eco-archeological park.
Discover a true couples escape to paradise at Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa, situated in the highly-coveted gated community of Cap Cana.
This adults-only 5-star luxury resort boasts a prime location overlooking breathtaking Juanillo Beach, with its dazzling white sands and shimmering azure waters.
Discover pure luxury in any of the 457 beautifully-decorated suites, indulge in mouth-watering cuisine across 8 restaurants, unwind with a cocktail in hand at any of the 6 bars and lounges or dance the night away at the resort’s very own nightclub.
But that’s not all—Secrets Cap Cana is home to two gorgeous outdoor pools and a poolside bar, a full-service spa offering a wide range of relaxing treatments, daily activities, and exciting nighttime entertainment.
Guests can also explore the wide variety of excursions and experiences available, and for golf enthusiasts, the Jack Nicklaus-designed Punta Espada golf course is just a stone’s throw away.
BEST FOR ▸ Honeymooners, couples, and anyone else (ages 18+) dreaming of a relaxing and luxurious island paradise stay with the option to partake in the fun and lively nightlife.
HOT TIP ▸ As with many other popular all-inclusive resorts, make sure to reserve dinners and activities ahead of time when you arrive.
Next up on our list of the best all-inclusive resorts in the world is Beaches Turks & Caicos, an incredible award-winning island escape for sun lovers, adventure seekers, and families looking to squeeze the most out of every memorable moment of an unforgettable vacation.
This five-star all-inclusive resort is situated right on Providenciales’ world-famous Grace Bay Beach, offering direct access to one of the most beautiful beaches your bound to come across in the Caribbean—think powdery sand between your toes and warm, turquoise waters.
Beaches Turks & Caicos offers a wide range of accommodations, from spacious suites to villas with private pools, all beautifully decorated and equipped with top-of-the-line amenities.
Spend your days leisurely lounging in the sun or take advantage of the numerous water sport activities on offer such as kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing, and much more.
When you’re ready to eat, prepare your palate for an unforgettable culinary journey across 21 restaurants serving everything from sushi to pizza to seafood and 15 bars on site serving premium cocktails and drinks!
TRAVELING WITH KIDS? ▸ Beaches Turks & Caicos is the perfect family destination with a water park featuring thrilling slides, a lazy river, and a surf simulator. Supervised activities like arts and crafts or sports are also available, giving parents a chance to relax at the spa or hit the golf course
Jade Mountain • SAINT LUCIA
Jade Mountain is a 29-suite luxury resort masterpiece overlooking Saint Lucia’s magnificent Pitons World Heritage Site and the breathtaking Caribbean Sea.
This adults-only (17+) five-star resort is a stunning example of organic architecture, seamlessly blending bedroom, living area, private infinity pool (or whirlpool), and the surrounding views via the complete omission of the fourth wall.
Feast on local and international cuisine at the resort’s own acclaimed restaurant or choose from three superb restaurants at its sister property, Anse Chastenet, including a vegetarian restaurant that uses local and organic ingredients.
Jade Mountain offers an array of activities, including scuba diving, kayaking, hiking, biking, bird-watching, sunset sailing, and more. You can also take advantage of Anse Chastenet’s amenities, including two stunning beaches.
If you’re looking for luxury, world-class design, and incredible Piton views, Jade Mountain should be at the top of your shortlist of all-inclusive resorts.