Home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, the Caribbean offers tons of activities and world-famous cuisine that the whole family can enjoy. Wondering where to stay on your next Caribbean vacation? While all-inclusive resorts can demand some pricey upfront costs, the inclusion of meals, drinks, and activities often makes for a great deal. Whether you’re looking for exhilarating excursions and water sports or just want to lounge by the pool with a margarita or two, here are some of the highest rated all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean.
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The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
This elegant resort features a luxury spa, water park, a variety of dining options, and a range of activities, including golfing, scuba diving, and snorkeling. Known for its high-end amenities and customer service, the Ritz-Carlton also offers curated vacation packages including surfing lessons, guided walking tours, and on-site golfing.
Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island
Montego Bay, Jamaica
This luxurious couples-only resort offers a private island experience complete with overwater bungalows, a swim-up bar, three-course lunches and dinners, 24-hour room service, and water sports. While on the pricier end, this resort would make a lavish anniversary gift.
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Jade Mountain Resort
Sitting above the St. Lucia shoreline and offering panoramic views of the island’s famous Pitons, Jade Mountain’s all-inclusive resort includes meals, guided estate walks, non-motorized water sports, a boutique spa and fitness center, and more. Be sure to book a suite with an infinity pool to make the most of this stunning property.
Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa
Turks & Caicos
A popular choice for families with younger kids, this vibrant resort offers activities and amenities that the whole family can enjoy, including an Xbox Play Lounge and a teen disco. Known for its beachfront location, it has 10 pools, a variety of dining and drinking options, and even has its own water park.
Club Med Punta Cana
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
This luxurious resort is known for its convenient beach access, delicious dining options, and dozens of activities, including water sports, fitness classes, and a circus school where you can learn how to juggle, trapeze, and more. Spread across 50 acres, this high-end resort even offers childcare services so you can enjoy some quality time at the spa without the kiddo.
Four Seasons Resort Nevis
Nevis, West Indies
Renowned for its luxury amenities and top-rated service, this high-end resort offers water sports, golf, kite making, and scavenger hunts and painting classes for the little ones. Dining options include a beachside grill, full open bar, and three-course lunches.
Sugar Beach: A Viceroy Resort
The sprawling Sugar Beach resort features a selection of vacation packages including spa treatments, guided walking tours, and an open bar. Built on 100 acres of dense rainforest overlooking the ocean, this impressive locale is ideal for those seeking privacy and tranquility. Choose from a selection of beachfront bungalows, mountain cottages, or suites.
Antigua, West Indies
Featuring 72 suites and rooms just steps from the beach — including exclusive accommodations with private pools overlooking Antigua’s turquoise waters — you can expect delicious meals, alcoholic beverages, and a wide assortment of water activities such as scuba diving, water skiing, and parasailing.
With just 37 rooms and suites, this adults-only St. Lucia resort is a great choice for those seeking an intimate and relaxing experience. All-inclusive plans include breakfast, three-course lunches and dinners, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages starting at $210 per day. You can also sign up for a sunset cruise aboard a catamaran.
Casa de Campo Resort & Villas
La Romana, Dominican Republic
Casa de Campo offers an extensive all-inclusive package complete with three-course meals, unlimited alcoholic beverages, live performances, horseback riding, tennis lessons, golfing, and non-motorized water sports. The resort also has its own movie theater, spa, and boutique shops.