Travelers who can’t decide whether to go on an adventure or relax by the beach this summer, should switch it up by spending a few nights at an all-inclusive resort. Choosing an all-inclusive vacation is not only budget-friendly, but also eliminates the headache of planning what to do and where to go, as the resorts are a one-stop-shop. The basic all-inclusive resort package includes three meals, unlimited beverages, and various activities, all at the cost of one price. Services provided in an all-inclusive package vary depending on each resort, some having more than others. There are a myriad of vacation packages that will be able to cater to travelers of all interests. Listed below are five of the most popular all-inclusive resorts.
1. Paradisus Palma Real Resort, Dominican Republic
Paradisus creates an atmosphere of tranquility and exhilaration to ensure the highest quality experience. The resort offers some life-enriching programs, which include dance classes, sushi-making workshops and wine tasting sessions. The package also includes activities such as non-motorized water sports, tennis, beach volleyball, paddleball and many more. Whether its relaxing by a spa or endure more intense activities, the services provided at Paradisus are certain to create an ideal vacation for anyone.
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2. Riu Palace Antillas, Aruba
Equipped with a free gym, spa, and beauty salon, this all-inclusive resort in Aruba is exclusively for adults 18 years of age or older. Riu Palace Antillas offers its guests a wide array of water sports, including windsurfing, snorkeling and kayaking. When dining, taste the Caribbean flavors at the buffet or explore other cuisines at any of the three thematic restaurants. Travelers need to save room for dessert during their stay with a 24-hour ice cream shop right around the corner. After a day of relaxation, guests can test their luck with casino games, dance at the club, or enjoy a program of evening shows. For adults looking to unwind and escape from the stress of life, then Riu Palace Antillas is the place for you!
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3. Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa, Maldives
Voted as the family-friendliest resort for two consecutive years, Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa in the Maldives has an itinerary designed for families. Activities range from Camp Safari to water sports such as banana boat and tube rides. Its location in the middle of a popular diving destination allows Centara Grand to offer classes for guests of all experience levels. After returning from a day-long excursion, guests can spend some time in the infinity pool or at the world-class treatment. This particular all-inclusive package gives one the opportunity to explore and be adventurous, while still finding time to unwind.
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4. Namale, Fiji
Namale, the top all-inclusive spa in Fiji is described as the “escape from the everyday escape,” offering equal amounts of adventure and relaxation to everyone. Guests can experience exciting activities like horseback riding to a hidden waterfall, trekking through the virgin rainforest and scuba diving in the Koro Sea. When the time comes to wind down, travelers can either visit the award-winning spa or possibly share a peaceful, private dinner with loved ones. The combination of excitement and tranquility continues to attract people from all parts of the world, including celebrities. Namale strives to maintain high quality standards of service to ensure that each guest leaves with a memorable experience.
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5. Grand Mirage Resort, Bali
The 25-minute drive from the airport will transport travelers to the Grand Mirage Resort, where the mesmerizing views of the Indian Ocean surround the luxury hotel. Guests will be able to taste the executive chef’s secret recipes at any of the four world-class restaurants. After a long day of extensive activities that include unlimited, un-motorized water sports, be entertained by an amusing cultural show. Travelers can also consider getting pampered at the Thalasso Bali Spa, where the extensive treatments cater to both adults and children. The family-friendly resort offers a kids-only club and daily activities for children. The all-inclusive package was created with guests in mind and is sure to please families and couples, making their visit to Bali an unforgettable one!
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