If you are the type of person looking to travel primarily for a carefree relaxation, nothing beats spending a week in a beautiful all-inclusive resort. All-inclusive hotels and resorts allow you to eat and drink to your heart’s content, enjoy endless activities and shows, and find your own community of holiday friends - all without opening your wallet.
We all need a little permission to spend a week with our toes in the sand and occasionally delivering the pineapple in our hand. The best all-inclusive resorts perfect top services, delicious and authentic cuisine, luxurious facilities and, of course, faint tropical locations. Here are the top eight all-inclusive resorts in the world in 2022.
- 1 1. Jade Mountain Resort (Winner)
- 2 2. Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana
- 3 3. The Cave Hotel
- 4 4. Montego Bay Sandals
- 5 5. Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun
- 6 6. Sandos Caracol Eco Resort
- 7 7. Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay
- 8 8. Barceló Bavarian Beach
1. Jade Mountain Resort (Winner)
Jade Mountain Resort in Santa Lucia is at the top of our list for 2022! This stunning resort overlooks the bright southwest coast of the Caribbean and its sister resort, Anse Chastanet, set on a 600-acre property by the sea. Perhaps one of the most unique aspects of this architectural marvel is that all 29 apartments in the hotel have only three walls, and the remaining part flows into a private infinity pool with panoramic ocean views.
Jade Mountain doesn’t let the beautiful surroundings steal the whole show. The chef of the resort, winner of the James Beard Award, is proud to create premium dishes for guests. Specialty meals and cocktails can be enjoyed at the Jade Mountain Club, privately in your sanctuary or on top of Celestial Terrace, the resort’s highest deck. Guests can also dine at the partner resort. Don’t forget to pamper yourself at their boutique spa or work out with a free yoga class to burn off your extra holiday calories!
Please note that in addition to all-inclusive packages, Jade Mountain offers meal-free packages and packages that include breakfast and lunch only.
2. Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana
Secrets Royal Beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic is a complete all-inclusive adult-only AAA Four Diamond paradise. Many couples gather here every year to celebrate their honeymoon (including me!), Birthdays, birthdays and just because! This resort is set on 700 acres of bright white sand in the Caribbean, home to those who want to indulge in romance and relaxation.
Secrets ensures that all their guests receive premium accommodation and services. All guest apartments include a private terrace with a hot tub for ultimate relaxation after a carefree day at the beach and pools.
For non-wallet dining options, this resort has 18 on-site restaurants and bars, and even more included for free at Dreams Royal Beach. which add Room service 24 hours a day.
Adventurous guys will enjoy a wide range of entertainment hosted by the resort and the nightclub and can use the resort’s concierge team to book off-site tours. Those who choose to put their feet up during their stay will absolutely love the resort’s spa and beach massage options.
3. The Cave Hotel
The caves of Negril, Jamaica, boast a traditional Jamaican feel with a modern, metropolitan flair. The cave is the opposite of a cake cutting station; Each room has a unique tropical design and is set on top of magnificent coastal sea caves. In addition, the resort offers 12 boutique cottages on the rock for those who enjoy a more comfortable feeling.
The Caves cuisine incorporates local Jamaican cuisine into its healthy home cooking. Guests can enjoy everything from a casual Jamaican chicken grill to a five-course private candlelit dinner inside one of the caves. We recommend that you have a drink at the Blackwell Rum Bar, a sexy place located in another secret cave. Snacks and 24-hour drinks are also available at Bamboo Terrace.
Tip pro: If you’re feeling adventurous, The Caves has on-site caves, water sports and a rock diving expert to guide you on a snorkeling trip through some of the fascinating caves.
4. Montego Bay Sandals
This 5-star luxury Sandals resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica, is located on some of the calmest waters and white sandy beaches the island has to offer. The resort boasts romantic luxury for those in need of an escape with their beauties, but also boasts a party every day and night of the year.
Secrets Montego Bay has recently updated its apartments and facilities, including adding many beach and swimming apartments and numerous ultra-luxury apartments and villas included in the butler. The resort has also expanded its masterchef-led dining and cocktail options, adding two new restaurants to the existing 10. One of the coolest new additions is the Latitudes Over Water Bar, where guests can enjoy drinks in hammocks or around a hearth, all on top. of the ocean.
5. Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun
Live Aqua Beach Resort is one of the most luxurious all-inclusive resorts in Cancun. The resort is proud to offer a complete sensory experience, and its mixture of mint, eucalyptus and rosemary greets guests as they enter the lobby. Throughout the resort, five carefully selected unique flavors awaken the guests’ senses; some are designed to soothe, as in the spa, and others to energize, as in the lobby.
Live Aqua maintains the same level of attention to luxury detail in every aspect of the resort. Their award-winning spa embodies the sensory experience, offering services designed to heal the body and mind. For Epicurean guests, the resort has over 10 restaurants, each specializing in a different type of cuisine, as well as daily custom-made options by the pool.
Speaking of the pool, the service at Live Aqua is impeccable and it’s hard to relax on one of the many poolside terraces or in a beach hut without a friendly server immediately asking what cocktail it can bring.
6. Sandos Caracol Eco Resort
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, focuses on providing a “Nature Experience” for its guests. The resort encourages guests to explore its beautiful jungle through a range of daily activities, including snorkeling in the natural cenote on site or in a mangrove forest and a river boat ride to observe the nearby spider monkeys. This resort is ecologically certified and is part of the Rainforest Alliance due to its commitment to the environment.
Of course, Sandos Caracol still treats guests with the full luxury all-inclusive experience. The resort has an impressive spa, several swimming pools and a large water park. International cuisine offers something for everyone to enjoy in its 10 restaurants and 24-hour room service. The resort takes the fun very seriously, as the talented staff organizes themed entertainment shows in the evening for the whole family.
7. Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay
Riu Palace Hotel is the second on the list in Negril, Jamaica. This resort is located on the beautiful white beaches of Negril, overlooking the vibrant waters of the aquatic blue ocean. Each of the 400 rooms at the hotel has balcony / terrace.
Riu Palace Hotel has three relaxing swimming pools and offers direct access to the beach. Guests can also unwind at the resort’s Renova Wellness Center, which offers a full range of services, including couples massages (try them at a beach hut!), Traditional beauty treatments and soothing body scrubs after sunbathing. The resort ensures that every guest will eat to the delight of the stomach, offering both fresh Jamaican food and a wide range of delicious international dishes, plus 24-hour room service.
8. Barceló Bavarian Beach
We end our list with the best all-inclusive list with another resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - the luxurious Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort. Bávaro Beach is one of the top 10 beaches in the world, and the resort is a little further back, which means that guests enjoy a deep stretch of sand, with plenty of space to relax by the ocean. Although it can be easy to let the beach steal the show, the resort matches its appeal with its luxury offerings.
Barceló Bávaro Beach is for adults only, but guests also have access to its family-friendly partner resort, Barceló Bávaro Palace.
The mature setting of Barceló Bávaro Beach has made it a favorite for honeymooners and couples celebrating together. This resort offers two casual buffets and two restaurants with specialty meals, but again, guests can also choose to explore the Palace’s restaurants.
The Barceló Bávaro Beach’s spa overlooks the oceanfront, and guests can indulge in admiring the magnificent views of the tropical paradise.
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