All inclusive resorts, which typically bundle accommodations, meals, alcohol and nonalcoholic beverages, and a variety of activities in their rates, are synonymous with the Caribbean, but some properties are definitely a cut above the rest. Check out our picks for the absolute best all inclusive Caribbean resorts. These resorts guarantee carefree good times in a tropical paradise with excessive fun in the sun for all ages.
5 Best All Inclusive Caribbean Resorts
Beaches Negril Resort
Beaches Negril Resort in Jamaica is consistently rated one of the top all inclusive family resorts in the world. Who wouldn’t love all inclusive drinks and dining, a super kids club, more water sports than most resorts, including free scuba diving and some motorized water sports, an array of entertainment, an 8,000-square-foot water park, and seven miles of white sand beach?
All of Jamaica offers a casual, carefree atmosphere, but the moment you walk into Beaches Negril Resort & Spa you feel that laid-back vibe that puts you in vacation mode. Add 18,000-square-feet of Pirate Island water park, and Beaches Negril becomes a haven of fun in the sun. The Kids’ Club offers age age-appropriate activities for kids of all ages. Kids will love the variety of small ways the resort caters exclusively to young tastes, beginning with self-serve ice cream. Sesame Street characters are featured throughout the property, from parades to stage shows, and children can enjoy such “sunny day” activities as baking with Cookie Monster and bird-watching with Big Bird. For adults, treats range from all inclusive scuba diving and water sports to golf and a full-service spa. Everything you can possibly imagine is beachside at Beaches Negril.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana
From the time you drive through the gates at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana, you are a rock star! Other all inclusive hotels should use Hard Rock as a benchmark for hospitality. They offer a massive beachfront with plenty of lounge chairs, spacious suites fully equipped with Hydro Spa Tub, private balconies, free Wi-Fi, and free liquor dispensers, a 45,000-square-foot casino, 9 varied dining options, 23 bars, and one nightclub, 13 pools, including one for adults only and one with waterslides for kids, a beautiful spa and well-equipped fitness center, a Jack Nicklaus designed 18-hole golf course, fantastic family amenities including a kids’ club, arcade room, and a mini-golf course, a constant schedule of concert performances, 65,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting facilities, and 24 hour room service.
Nestling on its own private, tropical hillside and overlooking the calm waters of Labrelotte Bay, Windjammer Landing in St. Lucia is undoubtedly the ideal place for a honeymoon. It offers mountaintop vistas, private villas, romantic, oceanfront dining, and spa services. It isn’t just a honeymoon destination though; it’s one of the most child-friendly resorts in the world. At Windjammer Landing, children are special guests and a top priority, just like the parents who bring them. They offer babysitting and nanny services day and night, two swimming pools devoted exclusively to kids, tons of daily activities, and the Jacquot Fun Club, making certain that children have as much fun as grown ups.
Windjammer Landing is nestled on 60 acres, offering exclusive access to 64,000 square feet of powdery, white sand. Their guests enjoy six swimming pools, an array of motorized sporting activities, and premier dining. Kids and teens also love our beach pizza parties, coconut bowling, and dance lessons.
Casa de Campo Resort
7000 Acres = 10.9375 Square Miles – That’s the size of Casa de Campo Resort in Dominican Republic. From horseback riding along the Chavon River to shooting at the Safari Club, from boat tours to Catalina Island to couples massages at the spa, Casa de Campo activities read like a life’s bucket list rather than resort options. Everyday at Casa de Campo is filled with new adventures and luxurious experiences.
Their all inclusive package includes all meals (including room service); cocktails and drinks at the included restaurants, bars, and lounges; unlimited horseback riding, tennis, and non-motorized water sports. It also covers one round of 25 shots of skeet or trap shooting at the shooting range.
Guests can choose from hotel rooms, suites, or luxury villas that housed guests like Michael Jordan and the Kardashians. There’s a polo club, a 370-berth marina for the yacht, a 5,000-seat amphitheater, a tennis center, and a 245-acre shooting club. Golf is a specialty and they are home to the famous Teeth of of the Dog course.
Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort
Nestled along peaceful white Caribbean Sea sands with 2,000 acres to explore, Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort is a destination itself. This sprawling 350-room luxury resort boasts a lovely spa, 24-hour fitness room, tennis lessons, ballroom and meeting facilities, kids’ camp, 18-hole golf course, and three pools. There are four restaurants on the property, including the fine-dining Shore Restaurant.Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort captures natural Caribbean charm and delivers it with elegance and sophistication.
These all inclusive Caribbean resorts raise the bar for your best Caribbean vacation ever. Each property offers a top-notch all inclusive experience. What all inclusive Caribbean resorts top your list? My next unbelievable vacation destination awaits.