01 Oct My Bucketlist of 10 Luxury Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts
So you are interested in taking a trip to the Caribbean? Why not pull out the stops and visit one of the top 10 Caribbean all-inclusive resorts we have selected for you? These vacation property gems are top tier and once you arrive will just about cater to every one of your needs. Are you ready to find out? Let’s go!
1. Fowl Cay Resort, Bahamas
Nestled on a 50-acre ultra-private island estate in the Exumas, Bahamas, Fowl Cay offers six luxurious one to two-bedroom villas with views of the ocean that are breathtaking. With only 28 guests allowed to reside on the island at any one time, you literally have command of all you see. If you want to stay in your villa and soak up the sun on your private beach your villa’s staff are at your back and call. They will deliver fresh fruit, warm breakfast pastries, and chef-prepared picnic lunches every day as you desire. At night you can saunter up to the Hill House restaurant or just enjoy your fully stocked pantry with top choices to titillate your tastebuds.
If you are feeling more energetic and want to roam jump in your golf cart to explore the island. Similarly, you can use your private sail or motorboat to go bonefishing, have a swim with pigs, or deep-sea fishing. You can also snorkel the Thunderball Grottomeet where you could have a close encounter with nurse sharks. There are additionally endless other natural delights when you explore the Exuma Cays Land & Sea Park.
If you desire to surrender to this whole new level of comfort and succumb to an immeasurable state of peace in your very own entrancing cottage on the pristine sand these luxuries will average around $14,000 per night.
2. Beaches, Negril, Jamaica
Beaches is a family-friendly all-inclusive 185 room resort and has something for everyone. If you are looking for deluxe accommodation book the Tropical Beachfront three-Bedroom Walkout Grand Butler Family Suite starting at $1050 per night. This suite has 3 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, fully stocked bar with Elite Butler service as it looks out on the gardens and ocean.
The resort is located on the prime Negril Beach and has 10 upscale dining options that cater to adults as well as children and teens. A chief asset is its impressive 18,000 square foot water themed park called Pirates Island;
If that was not enough for the kids, Sesame Street characters roam freely around the grounds ready to interact with visitors of any age in their spare time. There are even games rooms set up where kids can play,
A lot goes down at this tranquil spot from an array of water sports (kayak, windsurfing, hobiecats, hydrobikes), Adventure tours (Mini Cooper rides, dolphin encounters and catamaran sails) there is so much in this Jamaican paradise island to discover.
3. Ladera Resort, Soufriere, St. Lucia
Ladera is an eco-lodge resort perfectly perched on a volcanic ridgeline that runs between the majestic Piton peaks in the Rabot Estate, St. Lucia. The 37 suites and rooms comprise the only resort situated within this protected UNESCO Heritage Site. It was also rated as the best hotel in the world by a Conde Nast Traveller reader survey.
Amply laid out over 4128 sq feet La Fleur Villa for instance has a 30’ x 30’ Great Room, with an open-air design with three walls and the fourth ‘open wall’ giving you breathtaking views of Petit Piton, the Caribbean Sea and Gros Piton. When looking over the edge of the 86F heated 40’ x 12’ infinity pool you may feel like you are cascading down the mountainside, emphasizing the 1000-foot drop to the Caribbean Sea below.
The interior features high ceilings with expert wood carpentry throughout. All the typical modern amenities are available as you also enjoy the rainforest views. At Ti Kai Posé Spa, indulge in a hot volcanic stone massage or take a dip in the mineral pools. A free shuttle can take you to Sugar Beach, just five minutes away
Planning your trip – Ladera Resort’s winter rates start at $450 per person, while summer prices start at $280 per person. Non-stop American flights between Miami and Hewanorra International in St. Lucia are $479 round trip before taxes in February.
4. Belmond Cap Juluca, Anguilla
Cap Juluca beckons if you desire the perfect place to escape. The romantic dome-style villas, which blend beautifully into the Anguilla landscape, were renovated by the original owners in 2018. All the public spaces were incorporated as well as 69 private airy units. Improvements included new beds, upgraded AC units in every room (including a few solar!). Did I mention the addition of Frette linens that make you feel like royalty while you enjoy those Caribbean breezes at sunset from one of their luxurious patios or hammocks? There’s also resort-wide WiFI so it feels like home even when you are away.
The romantic atmosphere at this resort makes it popular for honeymoons and destination weddings. There are a number of facilities including an extensive water-sports pavilion (all on-site), spa services available if you’re staying in your room, daily activities like beach fitness or nature walks to tempt guests with more freedom when they want some peace & quiet away from their chaise longues! Complimentary afternoon tea is served under The Dome – second-floor rooms have the best views so be sure to check out the packages e.g. Premium Room ($1995) to Beachfront suites with pool ($4815).
5. Jade Mountain Resort, St. Lucia
If you are looking for jaw-dropping beauty then Jade Mountain is like no other. This ultra-luxury sky resort is a piece of heaven and then some.
If the organic architectural vision intended that the resort be at one with nature then it achieved that aim. The bold architectural design of the bridges and infinity pools make it one of the Caribbean’s most mesmerizing resorts. The rugged stoned faced columns reaching towards heaven makes this retreat in Anguilla stand out as an extraordinary getaway for those seeking relaxation and romance.
The rooms, too, are given a seamless path from the bedroom, to the living room, to the private infinity pool overlooking the eye-watering scenery. Like Ladera, there is no fourth wall, only sky and sea. Let’s also not forget the celestial Jade Mountain club and the resort’s boutique spa – Kai en Ciel – is truly like no other. One cannot find more relaxing and holistic surroundings in which to receive a spa. The spa is not for you? Then you can enjoy restaurants, bars, boutiques, an art gallery, scuba, bike and watersports facilities as well as 2 soft sand beaches.
The 3 Galaxy Sanctuary suites are located on the highest level of Jade Mountain. Each suite has the most commanding views and features a private infinity pool, The ample suite size of 2000 square feet really does make you feel like a substantial part of the galaxy.;
6. Club Med Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
This all-inclusive property is situated on 75 acres of oceanfront property, on one of the most sought-after stretches of the Dominican Republic’s beaches.
It offers a wide range of activities for both children and adults at no additional cost. Club Med Punta Cana is a relaxing, classy resort that’s popular with families and guests looking for an escape from the everyday. The 630 rooms have modern interiors complete with tan daybeds; flat-screen TVs including cable channels such as ESPN or CNNI-TV; balconies or terraces so you can enjoy your stay in style while taking advantage of some much needed relaxation time!
Some amenities include two outdoor pools – one heated to perfection year-round, free non-motorized water sports available 24 hours per day at the beachfront cove, which also houses plenty of cafes/bars should visitors want something more exciting than lounging around after dark — plus ‘top shelf’ wine.
In case you are looking for an extra for the kids, the resort offers educational programs called “Mini Scientists”. Gracious Organizers keep an eye on the children while they have fun. Adults can join Latin dance classes or Crunch fitness classes or go windsurfing and kayaking. Or just relax by the pool
Planning a trip – 7-night vacations at Club Med Punta Cana start at $840 for adults, $385 for children (of age 4-15), and $231 for toddlers (of age 2-3). There is a $60 membership fee and $30 per child.
7. The Meridian Club, Turks & Caicos
If you had a dream of what a fun-filled family vacay on a tropical resort would look like then the Meridian Club would be it. Situated at Pine Bay, Turks and Caicos this is a great choice if you are looking to getaway to be on a private, white-sand beach. Here you can leave the hustle and bustle behind but still connect and enjoy the vibe of a small, nature-loving group.
Guests have aptly referred to the resort as the place where you can be barefoot elegant. Shoes aren’t required. Two miles of stunningly white sand and glowing turquoise waters make this one of the Caribbean’s most popular beaches.
The resort boasts that guests come back year after year because of what they don’t offer: no phones, no TVs, and no locks.
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With the several activities that you have you won’t need to worry about your phone. So rest easy and put it away. It’s time to get jiggy with some water sports. Almost immediately you notice that the surrounding waters are perfect for snorkeling, diving, and fishing, thanks to their excellent visibility and vibrant coral reefs. you can also paddleboard, kayak, sail, or swim in the area.
Many guests during their first stay typically make long-lasting friends. In turn they bring their friends. The repeat clients are a testimony to the friendly, warm service of Meridian. The resort is also eco-friendly and has taken many steps to reduce the island’s carbon and other negative impact.
If the sea is not for you, landlubbers have the opportunity to play tennis, bike, and beachcomb, or any of the other games. You can also exercise at the new gym or book a spa treatment. Fun social events include drive-in movie night on a golf cart and fun social events.
You’ll find fresh seafood and tropical fruits as the cuisine, with a variety of dining options from the bistro to your private beach.
I almost forgot to mention. Meridian’s 13 beachfront residences were recently renovated giving this 1973 property a swanky new fee..A guest says ‘the hotel is intimate, and casually elegant. The rooms are impeccably clean, tastefully decorated, spacious and all are just steps away from one of the most beautiful beaches in the world’. With a review like that what are you waiting for. Average rack rates run at $1079 per day..
8. Peter Island Resort, BVI
Peter Island Resort is also a great alternative to having your own private island getaway. The resort is situated on a 1,800-acre island in the British Virgin Islands. You can only access it by helicopter or boat. Only 116 people can stay at the resort at a time. If you prefer more activities then I would suggest you pop over to neighbouring St. John.
The resort sits on a hilly island which is largely undeveloped. It has five white sand beaches, 20 coves, and Honeymoon Beach which is only open to one couple. Peter Island Resort has 30 rooms with ocean views, 20 suites that overlook the beach, and four villas located in remote locations on the island.
You can eat at either the beachside grill or Tradewinds restaurant. The resort offers a variety of island amenities, including tennis courts, a fitness center, and scuba diving trips.
You can also opt for yacht charters and helicopter tours. The Spa at Peter Island is the ultimate luxury resort. It sits on its very own beach.
Planning a trip – The winter rate at Peter Island Resort starts from $900 per night. Summer rates start at $560 per night. Most guests fly into Beef Island Airport in nearby Tortola and then transfer to Peter Island by the resort’s yacht.
This is a complimentary service for guests. Round-trip American flights from Miami to Tortola start at $350 plus taxes in February.
9. Petit St. Vincent Resort, Lesser Antilles
Located in the Lesser Antilles, Petit St. Vincent or PSV as it is known, offers you a rugged yet elegant accommodation that stresses on the chill factor. Getting to PSV involves a flight to Barbados, Union Isalnd and then a transfer by private boat. So if you did not guess, privacy is a central theme. There are just 22 one -and two -bedroom cottages and villas, so one can be virtually assured of a stretch of beach to oneself. Indeed, if you choose to dine on your veranda, you could spend a week there interacting with no one but the staff
This restaurant features fresh-caught seafood, as well as fruit and vegetables from the local organic farm. You can either eat in the beach restaurant or at the main restaurant that is perched high on the hillside. A weekly beach barbecue with music and dancing provides a great opportunity to meet other guests.
You can find the two-bedroom villas and cottages either on the hillside or along the beach. Each one is completely private with Italian linens, vibrant Caribbean blues, greens, air-conditioning and indoor and outdoor sitting areas.
PSV really is your private island. You can socialize or stay in your cottage with sea views. If you want to totally disconnect it is a great choice if you want a relaxing vacation that offers plenty of sunshine, sea air, and serenity. The staff-to-guest ratio is 3:1, so you will feel totally taken care of.
Swimming and snorkeling in oceans, yoga, tennis and golf on nearby islands are just a few of the activities available. You can also enjoy private picnics at the spot you choose. Balinese-inspired spa has a range of body treatments that can help you get into relaxation mode.
Wi-Fi and phones are not allowed in the cottages. This allows you to unplug, unwind and disconnect from your devices. Wi-Fi is, however, available at reception. You can ask for anything by raising the yellow flag in your cottage. The attentive staff will then respond. To keep your privacy total, you can also raise a red flag. Rack rates for beachfront junior suites run on average $1313.
10. Palm Island Resort & Spa, Grenadines
The activities at this resort are low-key. You can snorkel, swim, and dive in the turquoise waters around the island and nearby Tobago Cays. Or, you can go deep-sea fishing and wander the nature trails. There is also a spa, library, and gym at the resort.
Palm Island is a private island on St. Vincent & the Grenadines measuring 135 acres. This is the ideal getaway for laidback island lovers looking to escape the hustle and bustle.
Families will find the spacious suites and villas ideal, but the resort is only able to accommodate children between 12 and 16 years of age depending on the season.
All rooms have air conditioning and feature rustic island features like bamboo or rattan furniture. There are four villas that have multiple bedrooms, and each has an infinity swimming pool.
Two restaurants serve international and island-inspired cuisine. Social events and beach barbecues add to the enjoyment. The resort can arrange private beach dinners or picnics upon request.
Televisions and telephones are not heard here. You will only hear the gentle swaying of the ocean. But, the lounge has all the electronic goodness you need.
The beach is the main focus of this island. The island has five sandy, palm-lined, hammock-slung beaches. You may have trouble seeing other guests while you walk around. The beach is home to almost half the villas, guest rooms, and suites. All the rest are a quick hop away.