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Top All Inclusive Caribbean Resorts

When it comes to planning a luxurious vacation, most people immediately imagine long stays at all inclusive Caribbean resorts. The Caribbean has been a hot vacation spot for decades, with its beautiful beaches, warm weather, and all inclusive Caribbean luxury resorts. These resorts have it all, from entertainment, to accommodations, to food, so it’s no small wonder that they are immensely popular among people planning last minute vacations.

Getting good last minute vacation deals revolves around being willing to wait until no more than several weeks before your vacation to begin planning it. Most people do this to save money, since you can get some very steep discounts by waiting until the last minute. Needless to say, this can often leave people without a lot to choose from in terms of travel, hotels, and entertainment. Additionally,  getting everything to match up – date, time, and location wise – can be a bit of a challenge.

Jamaica is the birthplace of the all inclusive resorts in the Caribbean – it all started in Ocho Rios and quickly spread all over the island. Packages now normally include three meals a day, snacks, soft drinks, all bar drinks, accommodation, airport transfers, a full range of land and water activities (often including scuba diving), day and night entertainment as well as taxes and gratuities. Weddings, vow-renewal ceremonies, tours, phone calls, spa and beauty treatment are normally not included. The all-inclusive concept particularly appeals to families, couples and honeymooners. One can even find all inclusive Caribbean resort for Adults Only, just in case you don’t want to be around kids during your whole vacation. There are luxury all-inclusives, and those catering to the mainstream travelers. These days all inclusive resorts are all over the Caribbean map. We have selected the most popular destinations for your review along with some hotel recommendations, starting from the concept’s homeland.


1. Jamaica


Ocho Rios - Jewel Dunn's River Beach Resort & Spa - sunfish sailing

Located on the northern coast of Jamaica, Ocho Rios lies between Montego Bay and Port Antonio. This region is abundant with tropical lushness, fern-shaded roads, waterfalls, and rivers. The area is particularly popular with honeymooners. Most all inclusive resorts here are only a short distance away from the frantic downtown, which offers several scenic attractions and popular restaurants (not to forget duty-free shops, boutiques, and crafts market).

Recommended All Inclusive Resorts in Ocho Rios:

  • Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort
  • Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort and Private Island
  • Couples Sans Souci
  • Beaches Ocho Rios Resort and Golf Club
  • Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort SEE ALL DEALS>>

Montego Bay Jamaica

For many travelers, Montego Bay is the first taste of Jamaica they have upon arrival as it is home to the north-shore airport and the busy cruise pier. There are miles of all inclusive resorts, apartments and villas along the coastline of Montego Bay (often simply called MoBay). Most visitors appreciate the proximity of the region to the island’s biggest airport. Doctor’s Cave is the most popular beach in MoBay, and tourists can also find some fascinating colonial sights in the nearby area.

Recommended All Inclusive Resorts in Montego Bay:

  • Sandals Whitehouse European Village and Spa
  • Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall
  • Secrets St. James Montego Bay
  • Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa
  • Iberostar Rose Hall Beach SEE ALL DEALS>>

Negril Jamaica

If you like bohemian, ramshackle atmosphere, you should go to Negril. It is famous for its casual approach to life and is favoured by travelers who like to get out and explore. Located about 50 mi west of Montego Bay, it is the fastest growing tourism community in Jamaica. These days it offers several large all inclusive hotels along its famous Bloody Bay. Divers love 50-foot high cliffs while the rest of the tourists enjoy ear-splitting discos and bustling bistros.

Recommended All Inclusive Resorts in Negri:

  • Beaches Negril Resort and Spa
  • Couples Negril
  • Sunset at the Palms Resort & Spa
  • Riu Palace Tropical Bay
  • Hedonism II – Adults Only SEE ALL DEALS>>

2. Dominican Republic

Punta Cana

Punta Cana is often called the Cancun of the Dominican Republic thanks to its 35 mi of unbelievable beach dotted with palm trees and all inclusive resorts that offer more hotel rooms than any other resort area in DR. It caters to the international crowd that likes to have a variety of water and land sports as part of the all-inclusive package, including diving and boat trips. The best deals, however, are those that include spa and beauty treatments. Cap Cana is the latest development project in Punta Cana that has luxury hotels, golf courses, deep-sea fishing fleet, a marina, and a casino.

Recommended All Inclusive Resorts in Punta Cana:

  • The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real
  • Grand Palladium Palace Resort & Spa
  • Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro
  • Royal Suites Turquesa by Palladium
  • Iberostar Bavaro
  • Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Don Pablo Collection SEE ALL DEALS>>

Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata is often referred to as the Amber Coast due to the large amounts of amber one can find in the region. The golden sands stretch for nearly 75 mi with all inclusive resorts located in such areas as Sosua, Cabarete and Playa Dorada. Most hotels are only a 20-minute drive from the international airport. This is an ideal place for spring break vacation as walking around is safe and easy during the day and night with so many hotels located close to each other on the beach.

Recommended All Inclusive Resorts in Puerto Plata:

  • Presidential Suites Cofresi by Lifestyle
  • Riu Bachata
  • Iberostar Costa Dorada
  • Be Live Grand Marien
  • VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort SEE ALL DEALS>>

La Romana

Situated on the southeastern coast of DR, La Romana has its own international airport, an impressive yacht club, a marina, and a villa complex. The majority of the all inclusive resorts are located in the adjacent Bayahibe Bay, which travelers love for its tranquil, horseshoe-shaped beach and the quaint fishing village. This resort area is an excellent choice for honeymooners, family vacations,  and all sorts of active travelers, including golfers and scuba divers.

Recommended All Inclusive Resorts in La Romana:

  • Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa
  • Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace
  • Grand Bahia Principe La Romana
  • Be Live Canoa
  • Viva Wyndham Dominicus Beach SEE ALL DEALS>>

3. Bahamas

Wyndham Bahamas

The Bahamas offer more than 680 islands and cays, each with its own beautiful beaches and superb diving spots. Most all inclusive resorts are located either on the Paradise Island, Grand Bahama Island, or New Providence Island (Nassau). Travelers come here to enjoy fishing, sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, shark and dolphin encounters, horseback riding, not to forget tennis, golf and duty free shopping. Other less frequented paradise-like destinations there are the Abacos Islands, the Bimini Islands and the Exuma Islands.

Recommended All Inclusive Resorts in The Bahamas:

  • Sandals Emerald Bay
  • Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island, Nassau
  • Grand Lucayan All Inclusive Resort
  • Breezes Resort Bahamas, Nassau
  • Riu Palace Paradise Island, Paradise Island
  • Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort & Casino SEE ALL DEALS>>

4. Aruba


Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive - recreation

Famous for its all-year-round perfect weather, Aruba also boasts crystal clear turquoise waters, soft sandy beaches, excellent dining, great shopping and nightly entertainment, including numerous casinos. Most all inclusive resorts are located either on the Palm/Eagle Beach, or Oranjestad,  and offer a plethora of dining options, land and water activities, and health clubs. The largest of them feel like destinations into themselves, complete with casinos, entertainment, and shopping centers. Aruba is particularly popular with windsurfers thanks to the constant trade winds and calm, secluded waters.

Recommended All Inclusive Resorts in Aruba:

  • Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive, Oranjestad
  • Riu Palace Aruba, Palm/Eagle Beach
  • Divi Aruba All Inclusive, Oranjestad
  • Occidental Grand Aruba, Palm/Eagle SEE ALL DEALS>>

5. Turks & Caicos

SEVEN STARS GRACE BAY - turks and caicos

Most travelers visit Turks and Caicos to unwind and delight in clear blue waters and long soft beaches of Grace Bay, where the majority of the all inclusives have been developed. Providenciales, or Provo for short, is the main attraction for visitors, particularly because it hosts the only two all inclusive resorts. There are lots of reefs close to the shoreline, which makes Turks and Caicos an excellent diving and snorkeling destination. Travelers also enjoy deep-sea fishing as the reefs also attract big-game and small colorful tropical fish.

Recommended All Inclusive Resorts in Turks & Caicos:

6. Antiga

galley bay resort antigua - beach

Antigua is your perfect snorkeling and diving destination thanks to the well-preserved shipwrecks, sea walls, and coral reefs. The terrific white sand beaches are protected by calm waters, making the islands a true tropical paradise. All inclusive resorts there cater to a typical crowd looking for great package deals that include a galore of activities. Antigua Sailing Week is the biggest annual event that attracts up to 300 yachts for a series of races that take place from late April to early May.

Recommended All Inclusive Resorts in Antigua:

  • Galley Bay Resort & Spa
  • Verandah Resort & Spa All Inclusive
  • Sandals Grande Antigua Resort and Spa
  • Hawksbill by Rex Resorts, Antigua
  • Jolly Beach Resort and Spa SEE ALL DEALS>>