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10 Exciting All-Inclusive Destinations

If you are on a budget and need to know exactly how much your vacation will cost you, an all-inclusive resort destination is a perfect choice. All-inclusive can mean different things at different resorts. Usually includes the basic package of a room, meals, and drinks, plus access to many of the resort's other amenities.


01 Grand Palladium Colonial Resort and Spa, Riviera Maya, Mexico


This popular resort and spa offer all-inclusive packages that include access to several restaurants. This includes alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink choices at every meal, access to all the resort's amenities, and most importantly, a wide expanse of gorgeous beach for you to enjoy. There's also a wide variety of entertainment options, activities for every age, and several on-site restaurants. A major part of the Grand Palladium's business comes from repeat customers, so that should tell you something!

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02 Barcelo Bavaro Beach, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic


The Barcelo Resort at Bavaro Beach is an exciting adults-only all-inclusive establishment set on the glittering blue waters off the Dominican Republic. In fact, the beach is so stunning that it is one of the top 10 best beaches in the world! As if that weren't enough reason to go there, Bavaro Beach at Punta Cana has absolutely stunning ocean-front rooms.

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03 Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort, Palm-Eagle Beach, Aruba


Amsterdam Manor is a unique resort, smaller than most Caribbean resorts, but still offering all the same amenities. The on-site restaurant provides excellent food but also has theme nights where they focus on one kind of food. Amsterdam Manor is committed to sustainability and has multiple practices in place to reduce its impact on the stunning natural environment of Aruba.

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04 Couples Resort, Negril, Jamaica


Couples, Negril, has one of the more generous all-inclusive packages available in the Caribbean. Not only does one price cover room, food, and drinks, it also covers free day trips, scuba diving, and golfing. Other excursions that are in the package are water skiing, windsurfing, and a sunset catamaran cruise. Couples is a perfect romantic getaway for couples!

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05 El Cozumeleno Beach Resort, Cozumel, Mexico


If you are a snorkeler, diver, or underwater explorer, El Cozumeleno is the place for you. This exciting all-inclusive resort on the beach front in Cozumel, where the water is crystal clear, and visibility is excellent. In addition, the resort boasts private balconies for each room, five on-site swimming pools, free beach toys for kids, and passes to local attractions.

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06 Hotel BlueBay Grand Esmeralda, Playa del Carmen, Mexico


The food choices alone are enough of a reason to go to this popular all-inclusive resort. They include international cuisine; add to that the spa, tennis courts, golf courses, gym, and theatre, there's almost no reason to go to the beach! But of course, the beach is why everyone's there, with its pale sands and turquoise waters not far from the resort's door.

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07 Natura Park Beach Eco-Resort and Spa, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic


One of the most unique resorts in the Caribbean, Natura Park combines an all-inclusive resort with a nature preserve. This allows guests to feel that they are living in paradise. The property is famous for its stunning tropical gardens and bird sanctuaries but also keeps more traditional resort amenities such as swim-up bars and easy beach access.

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08 Moon Palace, Ocho Rios, Jamaica


Moon Palace offers economical luxury that keeps the beach at its center. Every room has a glass wall or door that looks out over the beach, and beachside drinking, dining and activities are everywhere. The resort also offers dune buggy rides, horseback riding, entertainment, and several excellent restaurants. And of course, there is the on-site spa to make your relaxing vacation complete!

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09 Breezes Resort and Spa, Nassau, Bahamas


One trip to the powder white beaches and vivid blue waters outside your door at Breezes, and you'll never want to go home. This resort is adults only, and the package includes access to the property's restaurants and bars. Wander through the luxurious grounds, catch a nap in a hammock, swim in one of the many pools, or sit by the ocean and enjoy a drink while you watch the tide.

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10 Club Med, Gregolimano, Greece


Club Med has all-inclusive resort packages all over the world, including the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, Asia, and Africa. The beautiful resort at Gregolimano is situated on some of the most stunning beaches in the world, on the shores of the Aegean Sea. It's a favorite location for boaters and water-skiers, and the resort prides itself on being welcoming to couples seeking a romantic getaway and families on vacation.

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