25 Phenomenal All-Inclusive Resorts In The Caribbean

By Debbi KickhamDebbi KickhamDebbi KickhamDebbi Karpowicz Kickham is a former Editor of Robb Report’s “The Millionaire’s Magazine” and a current and veteran member of the Society of American Travel Writers. Debbi’s articles on travel, luxury, honeymoons, cruises, and shopping have been published in a wealth of national and regional publications including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Travel + Leisure Magazine, Bridal Guide, InStyle Weddings, and many more.Meet Our Team | Updated on June 5, 2024 | Posted In: All-Inclusive, Honeymoon Destinations, Resort Reviews


The world knows just how breathtaking the Caribbean is. It’s a tropical paradise with some of the best beaches and clearest waters. So, if you’re looking for the best all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, we are here to make your life easier.

Let me add just a few words about what makes an all-inclusive so great. And trust me — once you go to an all-inclusive luxury resort — you will never want to go back to a regular hotel ever again (where you are nickel-and-dimed for everything, even that simple bottled water). Here’s why: At an all-inclusive resort, you pay one price, upfront for everything. All your meals. All your snacks. All your spirits (which are typically top-shelf.) All your beverages. It’s all unlimited. So when you want that special cafe latte or fruit smoothie at 3PM every afternoon, you are not going to be charged the typical $4.50. At dinner, you will not receive a check and have to worry about the bill (and your budget) and even the tip. Your favorite cocktails are included — so GO ahead — indulge in that econd pina colada. You may even order two desserts for yourself. An all-inclusive resort is the ultimate in convenience: After you arrive, just put your wallet in the hotel safe, forget about it, and have the time of your life — after all, it’s your honeymoon! To put it quite simply, you can check in, check out one or two weeks later — and your folio will have a zero balance! One thing is for sure — at an all-inclusive honeymoon resort, you will NOT be sitting on the beach worrying about budgeting!

Honeymooners and couples, in particular, won’t go wrong with any kind of all-inclusive Caribbean getaway. Each of the region’s islands also boasts natural beauty and unique culture that will make your honeymoon heavenly. From the pristine shores of Jamaica to the lush landscapes of Saint Lucia, this side of the world covers a wide array of preferences.

Discover the best gems in the Caribbean with this selection of the best properties that offer an unforgettable all-inclusive experience.

Sandals Royal Caribbean

all inclusive resorts in the Caribbean

Location

Montego Bay, Jamaica

Key Highlights

Hailed as one of the best all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, Sandals Royal Caribbean is the epitome of romantic allure. The main resort is set on a smaller scalloped cove beach — and another interesting feature is its private offshore island. This takes intimacy and seclusion to a higher notch. Adjacent to the offshore island are a collection of overwater villas and bungalows, where you will be two very-well-cared-for castaways. Here, honeymooning couples (who arrive within 30 days of their wedding date) receive a special Honeymoon package as well — chilled sparkling wine, flower petals on your bed (which are totally Instagrammable), and an oh-so-decadent delicious breakfast in bed on the morning of your choice! What a wonderful wake-up call! 

The full exchange privileges with the nearby Sandals Montego Bay make your stay even more worth it, especially in terms of additional dining options. Complimentary shuttle rides are already covered, so it’s utterly convenient to access.


Sonesta Ocean Point Resort

Best all inclusive resorts in the Caribbean

Location

Maho Bay, Sint Maarten

Key Highlights

Chic and sustainable, the award-winning Sonesta Ocean Point Resort is a modern haven imbued with that signature Caribbean aesthetic. It’s known as a “resort within a resort,” comprising 130 well-appointed suites, an array of pools, dining experiences, a fitness center, and more.  You will love the signature Azul Restaurant, the new Italian restaurant, Portofino, and the new healthy, poké-inspired Bluefin Restaurant + Bar. Also enjoy the Ocean Point fitness center that has stunning panoramic views of Maho Bay.

Their vibrant all-inclusive entertainment program goes beyond what’s usual. The ritzy resort offers live music, wellness programs, and the island’s largest gaming emporium, Casino Royale — all made to create the most sophisticated holiday retreat in Sint Maarten.

Booking your stay here also means getting granted access to the adjacent family resort, Sonesta Maho Beach Resort.


Club Med Turkoise

Best all inclusive Caribbean resorts for couples

Location

Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos Islands (TCI)

Key Highlights

I stayed at a Club Med in Cancun a few years ago — and to this day, I yearn to return! The service, the cuisine, the accommodations, the beach, the pool — they were all stunning — not to mention the nightly entertainment. Here, in Turks & Caicos, the stunning Grace Bay is home to the adult-exclusive paradise of Club Med Turkoise. If you want to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life, this is your ultimate destination in Turks & Caicos Islands. The area boasts some of the best wall-diving locations in the world. Here, you can also set sail on turquoise waters or simply soak up the sun — with cocktails in hand. Located in Grace Bay of Providenciales and superbly situated on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Resort Club Med Turkoise offers delicious gourmet cuisine, infinity pool, and comfortable rooms with a blue view that are ideal for curling up and cuddling together.

After savoring all these experiences (and their delectable gourmet cuisine), retreat to one of the comfortable rooms you can call home-away-from-home in the Caribbean.


Divi Carina Bay

Best all inclusive honeymoon resorts in the Caribbean

Location

St Croix, US Virgin Islands

Key Highlights

This oasis in Carina Bay is newly renovated, and it’s a strong contender if you want to have a quiet and secluded romantic trip on the US Virgin Islands. The honeymoon haven has a Zen-like environment tailored for relaxation. And there’s no place like “om!”

Alongside its redesigned rooms and suites, it takes pride in its mix of amenities for your rejuvenation or enjoyment. The oceanfront property includes two freshwater pools, tennis and pickleball courts, a shuffleboard, a fitness center, and even a casino. 

Come daytime, you can participate in various daytime activities such as pickleball, miniature golf, the gym, shuffleboard, and non-motorized water sports at the resort. However, unlike other resorts, it has limited evening entertainment to maintain a serene ambiance.

When traveling to the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. Citizens enjoy all the conveniences of domestic travel – including online check-in – making travel to St. Croix easier than ever. As a U.S. territory, travel to St. Croix does not require a passport for U.S. citizens arriving from Puerto Rico, the U.S. mainland, or St. Thomas and St. John. Please ensure you carry a valid picture I.D., such as a U.S. driver’s license, as you will need this to get through security from your departing airport.


Sandals Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Location

Buccament Bay, St. Vincent & Grenadines

Key Highlights

Looking for a new property that can well contend as one of the best all-inclusive Caribbean resorts for couples? Sandals’ latest addition to its portfolio of beachfront havens is something you must consider. The dreamy new resort was two years’ in the making, and it is sure to imbue you with a sense of magic and wonder. The locals lovingly call it, “Vincy.”

Sandals Saint Vincent and the Grenadines sits on a private cove where a verdant forest meets azure waters at the edge of the lesser Antilles region. Among its accommodations are stunning two-story overwater villas and beachfront butler villas.  The resort also boasts 12 all-inclusive dining concepts, featuring dock-to-dish upscale seafood and healthy grab-and-go options showcasing the island’s natural bounty. But wait — there’s more:

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and anytime snacks
  • Unlimited premium liquors
  • 5 bars, including swim-up bar
  • Stocked bar in every room
  • Unlimited Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks® Wines

Working together with local farmers and talented chefs, the food that is served at Sandals all-inclusive resorts is designed to present local produce in the best light. It’s a dynamic difference you can taste!

You will also enjoy the beautiful Red Lane spa (where I have had many a posh pampering, including having my hair and makeup done in the salon, thanks to Sandals’ complimentary 20-minute professional photo shoot). You’ll also love the Tranquility Blissful Beds with their high-end Egyptian cotton sheets, and you can even play round-after-round of unlimited golf when you’re not luxuriating in the water. That certainly hits the sweet spot, don’t you think?

For your adventure, you can hike through lush rainforests to gaze upon the crater atop La Soufrière or admire ancient petroglyphs. And remember, at all Sandals resorts, all of your tips, taxes and gratuities are included. When you check out, unless you have taken advantage of some upgradable options (such as a visit to the spa), your folio will be at ZERO. Sounds great, right?


The Aerial BVI

Caribbean all inclusive resorts

Location

Buck Island, Aerial, British Virgin Islands

Key Highlights

The British Virgin Islands is one of the best destinations if you love sailing. If you and your partner want a romantic honeymoon getaway with water adventures, consider The Aerial as your base. 

This is an exclusive island where nature’s unparalleled beauty takes center stage. Additionally, you’ll have access to a private beach, spa treatments (which use only natural, vegan, and organic ingredients), equine therapy, a saltwater infinity pool, a very unique beach gym, miles of hiking trails, and accommodating concierge services. This all-inclusive stay includes private transportation to and from the airport, food and drink prepared by the private chef, all island and beach activities, its unique Redemption Ranch experience, and countless wellness activities and therapies.

When not wading through azure waters with various watersport activities, nourish your well-being through nutritious food, meditation, and creative classes.


The Club Barbados Resort & Spa

honeymoon resorts in the Caribbean

Location

Holetown, Barbados

Key Highlights

This award-winning tropical island resort will exceed all your preconceived notions of what luxury looks, smells, tastes, feels, and sounds like. This all-inclusive, adults-only oasis is on the idyllic west coast of the Caribbean. With more than 70 miles of pristine coastline, you and your better half will surely enjoy this aquatic wonderland. The resort offers complimentary watersports, including sailing, kayaking, and snorkeling. 

A resort that will surely tickle your senses offers the convenience of all-inclusive dining (complete with daily breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and afternoon tea). You can also quench your thirst with unlimited signature cocktails, beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages.

It doesn’t get much better than this. Aptly named for its close proximity to the ocean, the resort’s One-Bedroom Oceanfront Suites feature a spacious bedroom and separate living area with sweeping views of the Caribbean Sea. Relax as you breathe in the sights and sounds of the Caribbean from your private open-air balcony or oceanfront patio.

During the day, take guided nature walks, go on fishing excursions, embark on rum tastings, or enjoy some retail therapy. Evenings come alive with live music, island-themed performances, DJs, karaoke, fire dancers, stilt walkers, and beach parties. With all this, The Club Barbados definitely lives up to its name.


Keyonna Beach Resort

all inclusive Caribbean honeymoon resorts

Location

Turner’s Beach, Antigua & Barbuda

Key Highlights

Designed for couples like you, Keyonna is a boutique, “barefoot-luxury” resort that offers a tranquil escape. Instead of large concrete room blocks you will find private, stand-alone cottages all constructed entirely of wood, wattle and other indigenous materials. The only corridors here are outdoor pathways that take you through rich, colorful gardens down to the beach. Your balcony includes a traditional West Indian hammock, comfy deck chairs and even a private pool with loungers and shade depending on the room category you book. You can choose to have your room air-conditioned or opt for natural air cooling by opening your windows and French doors. All your in-room décor is natural and fresh, from the hand-crafted wooden furniture to the live floral arrangements that are replenished each day. And best of all you get to shower outdoors amongst a collection of tropical plants with a wonderful ocean view.

And there are no TVs or radios, so that you can fully escape and just focus on each other.

Why not plan an unforgettable dining experience under the stars? The setting is a private cabana by the beach, complete with a dedicated butler and luxurious menus. They also got you covered if you want to make your stay adventure-filled. Your nightly rates already include complimentary kayaks with paddles, life jackets, free snorkel masks, and fins for underwater exploration. 


Sandals Grenada

all inclusive adults only resorts in the Caribbean

Location

Pink Gin Beach, Grenada

Key Highlights

Sandals Grenada — the “Spice Island” — is one of the most innovative all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean. This luxurious retreat has many interesting features, a standout property in the exclusive Pink Gin Beach. These include Skypool Butler Suites with a private pool off the bedroom and a dramatic oceanside pool, complete with a sunken living room and firepit. I’ve stayed at this property — and made some magical memories with my husband Bill. The butlers, for example, are professionally trained, and are always on their “A-game” to make sure you are having the best time ever. For example, should your spouse say she’s never had a coconut drink — the butler will surprise her with one and make it into a memorable “wow moment.”

Here, scuba diving is included in the Sandals package.  Every day the resort offers two dives. You can come here and take a course and be certified in a day. Grenada is known for its diving sites that are close to shore.

And why not try this? Have appetizers at one restaurant, dinner at another — and dessert at yet another. That’s a really fun way to enjoy the excellent, all-inclusive, unlimited cuisine here. And here’s what we always do in Grenada: Enjoy a hot, fresh, oh-so-Parisian Nutella crepe in the Cafe de Paris. It’s the next-best-thing to a walk on the Champs-Elysees!

Best of all, because Sandals is all-inclusive, you can actually check in here, and check out two weeks later, and your folio will have a zero balance (provided you don’t take advantage of upgraded amenities such as spa treatments, for example).

Sandals Grenada boasts the shortest airport transfer among all Sandals resorts, allowing you and your sweetheart to start your romantic holiday more conveniently. As epic as the culinary adventure you can enjoy with its array of 10 restaurants, this resort also offers unforgettable excursions. If you’re both into diving and snorkeling, you will be thrilled to prebook the one-of-a-kind Underwater Sculpture Park tour at a 10% discount.


Hotel Riu Palace Antillas

resorts for couples all inclusive Caribbean

Location

Noord, Aruba

Key Highlights

Gracing Palm Beach in Aruba is Riu Palace Antillas, an adults-only, all-inclusive haven ideal for your honeymoon or next romantic trip. While its rooms are a sanctuary you can call home, the rest of the property is an expansive space where you can create beautiful memories. 

Lounge by the pool or Palm Beach with complimentary chairs, umbrellas, and towels. Try your hand at different watersports, like windsurfing, snorkeling, kayaking, and a pool diving lesson. Want some land-based adventure? You can explore golf, biking, and scenic hiking nearby. There’s also a spa and a salon for your pampering needs. 

Furthermore, a complete entertainment program offers the possibility of trying out many different water activities: Windsurfing, snorkeling and kayaking, and even a diving test in the swimming pool. A golf course, bicycle rental and the possibility of interesting hiking routes are all available in the surrounding area.

Meanwhile, the hotel’s three thematic restaurants and buffet will delight your tastebuds.


Secrets St. Martin Resort & Spa

St. Martin resorts all inclusive

Location

Marigot, St. Martin

Key Highlights

This Secrets resort is accessible by land or sea, and it’s a place where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Caribbean Sea. Offering a luxurious atmosphere, it takes pride as the only all-inclusive property on the French side of the island. And did you know — Secrets resorts are owned by World of Hyatt?

Secrets Resorts & Spas are committed to redefining and elevating the all-inclusive experience. With Unlimited-Luxury everything is included with your stay, wristband-free. Indulge with limitless access to gourmet à la carte restaurants – no reservations required, international top-shelf spirits, natural fruit juices, and soft drinks.

You will enjoy attentive pool and beach service, 24-hour room and concierge services, daily refreshed mini-bar, daily maid service and free WiFi. Endless daytime activities, theme parties, and live nightly entertainment make every moment memorable. 

Moreover, in terms of accommodations, Secrets has 258 spacious rooms and suites with options for garden, mountain, partial ocean views, and swim-out pools. Want an elevated experience? Book a room with Preferred Club access. With its Unlimited-Luxury concept, you’re guaranteed to have a hassle-free stay. You can enjoy gourmet dining, top-shelf spirits, and various services without reservations. Your stay also includes mesmerizing ocean views, daily activities, and nightly entertainment.


Warwick Paradise Island

all inclusive resort Bahamas

Location

Nassau, Bahamas

Key Highlights

Want to spend the first days of your married life in one of the best all-inclusive honeymoon resorts in the Caribbean? If your destination is the Bahamas, Warwick Paradise Island is one of your top choices. 

This award-winning resort  has been named second-best resort in The Bahamas by Conde Nast Traveler and it’s the only all-Inclusive resort to make the list on the 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards. This award, along with being voted the Best All-Inclusive Resort in the Caribbean Journal’s Bahamas Travel Awards in 2020, cements the resort’s legacy, making it indisputably one of the very best in the region.

This adult-only, all-inclusive resort lives up to its island namesake — offering luxury, warm hospitality, and unmatched natural beauty. It’s nestled on the island’s south shore, and here, you can relax in the private harbor or on the white sandy beach. You’ll love the five dining outlets too.

This resort offers an all-inclusive meal plan, including meals, beverages, snacks, activities, and nightly entertainment. And for your honeymoon, you also get a complimentary package that comprises a welcome bouquet, romantic turndown, dinner reservations, and a spa discount.


Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya

Mexico all inclusive resorts for couples

Location

Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Key Highlights

The Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya is the all-inclusive resort of your dreams. It is located on a quiet bay with fine white beaches and crystal-clear seas, making it seem like a private beach. Although it isn’t only for adults, it offers a designated family area where kids may engage in enjoyable activities as you enjoy a peaceful getaway.

Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort is a natural sanctuary situated directly on the white sand and clear waters of a pristine and secluded bay that feels like a private beach. With 735 rooms and suites, 13 all-inclusive restaurants and bars, and a luxury spa, you can disconnect from the ordinary and connect with the extraordinary at this all-inclusive resort.

This resort provides a retreat from the everyday. Choose from any of their 735 rooms and suites, or book an Enclave room to get a private pool, welcome goodies, and more. The property also has a luxurious spa to enrich your honeymoon experience.


Couples Negril

Jamaica all inclusive resorts packages

Location

Negril, Jamaica

Key Highlights

Couples’ Negril property is the brand’s most intimate resort. And you can find it sitting along Jamaica’s sun-kissed west coast.

This oceanfront adult retreat offers more than just modern rooms and suites. Its superb amenities include a treehouse spa, six restaurants, five bars, two pools, four Jacuzzis, and sports and fitness facilities. If you want to go au naturel, they also have a clothing-optional beach and Jacuzzi.

Overall, your experience is guaranteed to be stress-free and filled with excitement, thanks to their all-inclusive offerings. These already cover 24-hour gourmet dining, unlimited premium spirits, in-room minibars, nightly entertainment, golf, tennis, scuba diving, watersports, catamaran cruises, area excursions, trips to Margaritaville, the popular Sunset Bar, and more. 

Named among the “Best Caribbean Hotel Spas” by Travel+Leisure, the serene spa here fully embraces its idyllic Jamaica resort setting. Indulge in an exclusive treatment in an organic therapy room, an open-air thatched hut on the beach, or even in a tucked-away Treehouse!


Sandals Royal Curaçao

Curaçao all inclusive resorts packages

Location

Willemstad, Curaçao

Key Highlights

Simply put, Sandals Royal Curaçao is where the extraordinary happens. It has 351 beautiful rooms and suites — including the first-ever Awa Seaside Bungalows (which come with private pools) and Kurason Island Poolside Bungalows (which overlook a heart-shaped lagoon pool). All couples that book their honeymoon (and travel within 30 days of their wedding date) receive a special complimentary gift of chilled sparkling wine, a romantic turndown service including flowers artfully arranged on your bed (usually in the shape of a heart) and a decadent breakfast-in-bed! How Instagrammable is that? Make sure to try the chocolate pancakes served with champagne. Cheers and Good Morning! You will be served by an exceptional staff, all outfitted in brand new, stylish and fashionable Stan Herman uniforms.

Of course, all of your gourmet meals are included here — but here’s something totally brand new: At Sandals Royal Curacao, Sandals just EXPANDED its all-inclusive concept in the most fabulous way. Guests who stay in certain suites now have access to their own mini Coopers, so they can drive to and explore other restaurants located outside the resort! You will receive a terrific $250 dining credit so you can dine at one of the partner restaurants that Sandals works with — and you can simply go there, and enjoy, as this is yet another memorable meal that is part of your all-inclusive Sandals package. How great is that?

On property, there are eight restaurants plus three food trucks featuring Asian fusion cuisine, Spanish tapas, and local fare. There are also 13 bars so you have easy access to all of your favorite cocktails.

Its amenities are just as decadent. The Dos Awa two-level infinity pool offers grand vistas of the shimmering Spanish Water. Meanwhile, its 38,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space is the largest of its kind on the island. West-facing, the resort captures spectacular sunsets that you two should enjoy with a glass of champagne.

The resort also offers complimentary Dutch bikes, letting you and your loved one romantically explore the resort’s 44 oceanfront acres. You can also enjoy a curated collection of captivating dive sites should you wish to scuba dive — or you can simply learn how to scuba dive. Go ahead, make a splash!


Jade Mountain Resort

All inclusive Caribbean resort

Location

Mamin, St. Lucia

Key Highlights

St. Lucia has many stand-out all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean. Found on the island’s southwestern coastline, Jade Mountain Resort is a unique property to book for your upcoming romantic holiday. It overlooks the breathtaking Anse Chastanet beachfront and showcases a unique blend of organic architecture that harmonizes with St. Lucia’s natural beauty — specifically that of the Pitons World Heritage Site.

The ravishing resort is a cornucopia of organic architecture celebrating St. Lucia’s stunning scenic beauty.

Architect owner Nick Troubetzkoy has expanded upon his philosophy of building in harmony with Caribbean nature in his creation of Jade Mountain St. Lucia. The bold architectural design – individual bridges leading to exceptional infinity pool sanctuaries and rugged stoned-faced columns reaching towards the sky – makes Jade Mountain St. Lucia one of the Caribbean’s most mesmerizing resort experiences.

Expect grand sweeping spaces where bedroom, living area and an extravagant private infinity pool glide into one another to form extraordinary platforms floating out into nature. With the fourth wall entirely absent, Jade Mountain’s sanctuaries are stage-like settings from which to embrace the full glory of St. Lucia’s Pitons World Heritage Site, and of course, the eternal Caribbean Sea.

Here, you and your sweetheart are bound to experience ultimate exclusivity and privacy. But when you want to expand your experience, maximize your complimentary access to all amenities at sister resort Anse Chastanet. These include restaurants, bars, boutiques, an art gallery, a spa, and watersports facilities — plus two soft sand beaches easily accessible by foot or resort shuttle. 

It is also the first Caribbean resort to earn LEED Gold! Attaining Gold certification denotes that a building has excelled in its sustainable design and operation, securing over 60% of the LEED points. This prestigious level is indicative of a project’s comprehensive adoption of best practices in sustainability.


Melia Cozumel 

all inclusive resorts in mexico

Location

San Miguel de Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Key Highlights

Want to explore a Mayan Caribbean paradise? The island of Cozumel is where you’d want to be. It has a World Biosphere Reserve status and stunning beaches with a serene but lively atmosphere, featuring powdery white sand.

Here is something very important: You should know that in 2023, Melia Hotels was named the Best Luxury Hotel Group in the World — and the Best Hotel Chain in the Caribbean — by the “Leisure Lifestyle Awards.” What does this mean? You are going to have one heck of an all-inclusive experience.

Cozumel is one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. This awesome all-inclusive resort, set in tropical gardens with comfortable rooms and spectacular swimming pools also features excellent restaurants serving international cuisine and a fully equipped spa and gym.

It has comfortable rooms, breathtaking swimming pools (one dedicated to adults), and international cuisine. For an even more luxurious experience, book The Level. Apart from personalized service, you and your partner will also enjoy private access and a a wealth of other wonderful, posh amenities.


Memories Jibacoa

Cuba all inclusive resorts for couples

Location

La Habana, Cuba

Key Highlights

Beautifully situated between lush mountains and the picturesque Arroyo Bermejo Beach, Memories Jibacoa in Cuba is here to help you create memories of a lifetime. During your stay, bask in the beauty of the Cuban countryside and fill your days with adventures, which could come in the form of scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and more. If you want to be surrounded only by the mountains and the sea, you should definitely consider this option. Cuba has a lot of charm — not to mention great rum and classic cars — that are impossible to resist.

Apart from exciting activities, this resort has a wide selection of beverage and dining options with five bars, an international buffet, and three specialty restaurants. If you’re seeking a more exclusive vacation experience, the resort also offers Diamond Club™ room packages, which feature additional services and amenities.


Coco Plum Island Resort 

Belize all inclusive resorts

Location

Coco Plum Caye Dangriga, Belize

Key Highlights

Dreamy, award-winning, and intimate. This is Coco Plum Island Resort. It’s a paradise on a private island in Belize, limited to just 42 guests at a time. In this 16-acre retreat, you’ll be surrounded by mangroves, with just 18 oceanfront cabanas as your home. Make your dream of a private-island resort getaway a reality at this adults-only, all-inclusive paradise. Dotted with beach beds, lounge chairs, and swaying hammocks, it’s the perfect place to cast your worries away. The resort has thought of just about everything to make your dream honeymoon as easy and seamless as possible.

Want to make this your wedding destination as well? Here’s an enticing package: The resort offers private island rentals so you can have the whole property to yourselves. 

It’s also quite the award-winner: Are you ready to read about the accolades? This romantic resort has been recognized by Tripadvisor Travelers in 2023 as the #1 Small Stays in Central America and #3 in the world as well as the #13 All-Inclusives in the world; by Travel + Leisure as one of the 15 Best All-inclusive Honeymoon Resorts Around the World; and by Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ as a top resort in Central America in 2023. It really doesn’t get any better than that! This is transcendent travel at its best, as everything here is above and beyond — to exceed your expectations.

Tailor your vacation with curated add-ons, ranging from Belizean jungle adventures to leisurely snorkeling. Also included in the package are daily meals, local bar beverages, accommodations, and even airfare.


Sandals Dunn’s River

Location

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Key Highlights

The recently revamped Sandals Dunn’s River promises a unique Caribbean all-inclusive, adults-only experience. Embracing the true essence of Jamaica and the island’s awe-inspiring natural beauty, this is a sexy slice of paradise surrounded by magnificent trees, tropical flora, and a pristine stretch of white sand beach.

You’re in for an extraordinary and new Sandals experience with the recently opened and completely reimagined Sandals Dunn’s River. Beloved Sandals Resorts founder and Father of Caribbean Hospitality, Gordon “Butch” Stewart spent his childhood on the sands and shores of Ocho Rios, riding the waves that frame Sandals Dunn’s River. Today, this resort has reopened as a storied escape and wholly conceptualized to be the best, and it is the pinnacle of Sandals luxury in Jamaica. In fact, it is the last project that Sandals Resorts Executive Chairman Adam Stewart collaborated on with his father Butch. You will see the distinction from the moment you arrive — and you can even smell it! — as Sandals has crafted its own custom-made luxury scent — a mix of white florals and sandalwood — which is spritzed in the lobby, to evoke the romance, flora and fauna of the Caribbean.

The resort lets nature’s beauty surround you: It’s in the heart of Ocho Rios, along one of the best stretches of beach in town. The resort’s design draws inspiration from the island country’s majestic waterfalls, meandering rivers, and lush forests.

Luxurious rooms and suites seamlessly blend with the surrounding’s relaxing appeal. In this Sandals property, you can stay at innovative accommodation options, including the brand’s first-ever Sky Villa Rondoval Suites and the island’s first-every Skypool Suites. In the former, you’ll have rooftop hideaways offering sexy seclusion; in the latter, you’ll enjoy your own infinite-edge sky-high plunge pool.

Also, when you book at a Sky Villa Rondoval Suite, there’s a complimentary rooftop picnic under the stars (Ain’t that sweet?) This package also lets you explore cosmic wonders via telescope — plus, you’ll also receive a personalized star map as a unique souvenir.

Other exciting amenities that you can check out with your partner are their rooftop fitness center and aerobics studio. If you want to stay fit and social, you can also visit their open-sided yoga pavilion and meet fellow honeymooners who are also there for a romantic escape.

When you wish to soak up the fun at the Caribbean Sea, you have various water sports to choose from. The best thing about it is that these activities include professional instruction. 

Like Sandals Ochi, the resort also covers greens fees and transfers to Upton Estate Golf & Country Club. And if you want to indulge in more amenities besides this premier golf hub, leverage the Stay at 1, Play at 2 program and access the best of Sandals Ochi’s features.  The Upton Estate Golf and Country Club, for example, is a scenic 18-hole course that rises 700 feet above sea level in the lush hills of Ocho Rios.

From the initial 12 gourmet restaurants and nine bars (including Jamaica’s first rooftop bar) at Sandals Dunn’s River, you can taste more at its sister resort’s 16 restaurants and 11 bars.

Don’t miss Dunn’s Rum Club — a sultry spot that serves more than 30 high-quality rum varieties — the largest collection in any Sandals resort. The classic Espresso Martini served here, for instance, uses Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee beans. Small plates and tapas are also served here.

As for optional adventure tours, some popular choices among honeymooners are the Dunn’s River catamaran cruise and the Luminous Lagoon experience. And don’t miss the Red Lane spa, where you will receive silken service and cashmere care from professional therapists and aestheticians offering some of the world’s best spa services. The most popular massage is Raindrop Dreams — a 90-minute treatment ($253) that uses fragrant aromatherapy and seven essential oils. And while you’re at it, make sure to use the amazing sulfate-free Red Lane Spa shampoo and conditioner amenities in your bathroom — these quality well-being products will leave you with nothing but silken strands!


Serenity at Coconut Bay

all inclusive honeymoon resorts Caribbean

Location

Eau Piquant, St. Lucia

Key Highlights

Serenity at Coconut Bay is nothing short of a romantic sanctuary. Firstly, this exclusive property is conveniently located a few minutes from Hewanorra International Airport and offers 36 Plunge Pool Suites. Moreover, these accommodations are well-appointed, complete with private indoor and outdoor living spaces, posh king beds, fine dining, butler service, and 24-hour room service. 

Your private entrance opens into expansive spaces flowing from indoor to outdoor living in Saint Lucian comfort. Handcrafted mahogany beds are steps from your private plunge pool. Luxuriate in en-suite baths with oversized soaking tubs, walk-in rain showers and fragrant essential oils. Relax together in the plush comfort of furnishings in a cool and restful palette. Explore your choices from Pillow Menus and room service menus. Lounge on your deck on your schedule. Raise a toast to remarkable memories and each other. Here, it’s going to be one heck of a heavenly honeymoon.

Are you looking for romantic adventures? Celebrate your bond stress-free with personal butler service, gourmet cuisine, premium spirits, in-suite couple’s massages, and private pool dips. As for your excursions, consider a horseback ride or a trip to the world’s second-highest lighthouse.


Sandals South Coast

best Jamaica all inclusive resorts

Location

White House, Jamaica

Key Highlights

There are a plethora of all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean. And if you’re heading to Jamaica, Sandals South Coast is a 500-acre nature preserve that offers a picture-perfect backdrop for a romantic getaway.

This Jamaican luxury resort follows an “all water, all luxury” ethos. And it means that everything they have here is inspired by water. For example, the recently renovated Dutch Village (one of its four European-inspired villages) now includes swim-up suites. Meanwhile, the South Seas Rondoval Village boasts the brand’s first-ever Swim-Up Rondoval Suites. You can easily swim up to a beautiful Rondoval from where you’re staying. What is a Rondoval, you ask? It’s a circular-shaped dream escape offering plenty of space — not the typical hotel room.

While it has such villages where you can spend intimate days, one hard-to-miss option is its Tahiti-style overwater bungalows. An overwater bungalow is the ultimate escape — where you will be two well-cared-for castaways with easy access right into the stunning and warm waters below — and even a glass floor so you can watch “Fish TV” right below you. An overwater bungalow experience, on your honeymoon, is the thrill — and the splurge — of a lifetime.

When you stay in any of their dozen over-the-water accommodations, you’ll have your own private beach cabana (Only Sandals South Coast has this feature). Apart from these above-the-water structures, the resort also has an overwater chapel and bar.

You can also access a swim-up bar and nine fine-dining restaurants within the main resort. On land, you can try different activities like tennis and pickleball. On the water, you’ll have heaps of fun with watersports like waterskiing, wakeboarding, and tubing, among others. 

Have we already mentioned that Sandals South Coast has the largest zero-entry pool in Jamaica? It’s stunning day or night, and you’ll love it here if you want just to lounge and take a break from the seawater but still want to be near a refreshing water setting. Zero-entry pools replace stairs and ladders with a sloped entry, creating a seamless transition between land and water. In a word? Zero-entry pools, like this one, are gorgeous.

At an extra cost, the resort also offers tours and excursions. Try their YS Falls Experience, a journey through untouched waterfalls and lush gardens in the Jamaican countryside, or check out West Coast Land Adventure, which combines ATV rides and ziplining. Have fun!


Hermitage Bay, Antigua

all inclusive resorts in Antigua for couples

Location

Hermitage Bay, Antigua & Barbuda

Key Highlights

A hidden gem worth discovering — this is exactly what Hermitage Bay is. The luxury boutique resort is perched on a hillside overlooking the sparkling and serene Caribbean Sea. 

This is a luxury lovenest nestled on the hillside of a hidden, sandy bay, where the scent of fragrant frangipani fills the air, the sound of waves rolling on the shore surrounds you, and experiences designed to restore, ignite, and soothe the soul await you both.

Whether you’re seeking post-nuptial relaxation or embarking on your first adventure as a married couple, this property is the perfect setting to start your new life together. Book one of their beachfront suites, and pamper yourselves with couples’ spa treatments. And the gourmet cuisine? Many of the resort’s ingredients are grown in their very own organic kitchen garden, so you’re guaranteed a true taste of the Caribbean. The menus change daily, but always combine local favorites with classic American dishes and modern European fare. You’ll find plenty of vegan and vegetarian dishes, and the Executive Chef can create bespoke meal plans based on specific dietary requirements or personal fitness goals. Bring on the broccoli! (And the special entree and dessert too.) It’s bound to be some of the most delicious cuisine you’ve ever eaten. The perfect plates are just as inspiring as the beachfront views.

Eager to explore the surroundings? From private boat charters to paddleboarding and scuba diving, various forms of adventure await you and your loved one here.


St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino

honeymoon all inclusive resort Caribbean

Location

Frigate Bay, St. Kitts & Nevis

Key Highlights

This is one of the best all-inclusive Caribbean resorts for families. But it doesn’t mean you won’t enjoy it if you plan a memorable honeymoon just for two.

The upscale hotel boasts a private beach on the stunning island of St. Kitts. You and your loved one can include various activities on your to-do list here. 

This upscale oasis sits on its own private beach in St. Kitts with Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport just four miles away. Explore nearby Nevis Island and Basseterre, St. Kitts’ capital city. Partake in exciting activities such as climbing an active volcano or ziplining through a lush forest canopy. When hunger strikes, savor a meal at one of the resort’s seven restaurants, serving an array of cuisines. Golf at the Royal St. Kitts Golf Club or indulge in a therapeutic treatment at the full-service spa.

Engage in thrilling activities, from climbing an active volcano to ziplining through the lush forest canopy. Similarly, satisfy your culinary cravings at seven restaurants offering a variety of cuisines. Play golf at the Royal St. Kitts Golf Club or unwind with a rejuvenating spa treatment. It will be transcendent travel at its best — and all-inclusive, to boot!


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

Punta Cana all inclusive resorts

Location

Macao, Dominican Republic

Key Highlights

Ready for a honeymoon experience that’s one for the book? Hard Rock Punta Cana is the place to be.

Sometimes, you truly can have it all. This rock-and-roll resort covers every sun-soaked moment of delectable dining, thrilling entertainment, exciting on-site recreation, even fine wine and top-shelf liquor. That’s right. It’s all included.

Upon arrival at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana you will be provided the phone number of a Rock Royalty Personal Assistant on-call to serve you. Whether it’s champagne service by the beach or standing reservations at a romantic hotspot, enjoy the Rock Royalty Level in the resort’s Caribbean Sand Suite or Rock Star Suite room categories, the resort will beautifully orchestrate your stay. (I mean, who wouldn’t want to travel like Steven Tyler?)

Their rooms have stylish décor, stunning views, luxury amenities, and free WiFi. And with daily activities on the beach and by the pool, including water aerobics and volleyball, there’s never a dull moment when you book your stay here. Additionally, you and your loved one can enjoy all-inclusive dining with no exclusions or reservations and make unlimited phone calls to the US and Canada from the Dominican Republic at no extra cost. It’s all the height of heavenly!


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