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If you're looking for an affordable beach vacation that's easy to plan, check out our all-inclusive resorts, where accommodations, meals, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and activities are rolled into a single, upfront price.
All-inclusive resorts represent a great value, simplify the dining aspect of the vacation and make budgeting a breeze. While airfare is not automatically included in the price of an all-inclusive resort stay, most of our customers choose to include air in their booking and create a truly all-inclusive vacation package.
Travel All Inclusive represents every major all-inclusive resort company, and we have access to the lowest rates they offer
Excellence Resorts in Mexico and the Dominican Republic also offer a serene, kids-free escape. Each has a multitude of restaurants, bars and lounges, plus 24-hour room service.
Most Palace Resorts are located along Mexico's Riviera Maya, in or near the Caribbean coastal towns of Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Puerto Aventuras. The company also has one property on Mexico's Pacific Coast, Vallarta Palace, plus the Moon Palace Casino, Golf & Spa Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Sun Palace in Cancun is specifically geared toward couples.
Karisma is another terrific choice for a vacation along Mexico's Riviera Maya. It includes three kids-free El Dorado resorts and three family-friendly Azul properties.
The all-inclusive properties of Sol Melia are found in Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic and Mexico. Sol Melia includes Paradisus and Melia hotels, which are rated 4.5 stars or higher and welcome guests of all ages.
Riu has dozens of all-inclusive resorts, mostly in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Mexico. Often three or four Riu properties are located in one large complex, where guests enjoy exchange privileges at the sister resorts.
Almond Resorts are located in the Southern Caribbean paradises of Barbados and St. Lucia. Most are well-suited for family vacations, with nurseries for toddlers 23 months and younger, various supervised clubs and activities for kids from 2 to 12, and teen centers.
Occidental is comprised of three distinct resort brands: Allegro, Grand and Royal Hideaway. Allegro Resorts are moderately priced, with upbeat moods and a broad array of daytime activities followed by lively nightly entertainment.
Iberostar offers numerous options in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Mexico, plus two properties in Brazil. These beachfront retreats provide relaxing atmospheres in well-preserved natural settings, with spacious pools and lush gardens. In some locations, several Iberostar hotels are in one complex, and guests have exchange privileges at neighboring properties.
Dreams Resorts are family-friendly getaways in the Dominican Republic and Mexico. The Explorer's Club for young guests ages 3 to 12 has weekly campouts, sand castle building competitions and movies on the beach. Land and sea adventures are organized for teens.
All ages are also welcome at Barcelo, which has all-inclusive retreats in Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic and Mexico.
Secrets offers upscale, kids-free experiences in Jamaica, Mexico and the Dominican Republic. Rated 5 stars, they offer elegant decor, multiple restaurants and lounges, and 24-hour room service.
Anything goes amid the carefree, party atmosphere at Hedonism Resorts in Negril and Runaway Bay, Jamaica. These are adult playgrounds for singles and couples 18 and older.
El Dorado Royale, Riviera Maya, Mexico
One of our top resorts, and voted Best Dining! Specializing in laid-back luxury and personalized hospitality, the adults-only El Dorado Royale boasts lavish all-suite accommodations, gourmet-inclusive dining, stylish lounges and a full-service spa that provides complete pampering after fun-filled days in the sun.
Riu Palace Las Americas, Cancun, Mexico
Upscale at a great price in the hip Hotel Zone! Enjoy richly-appointed guest suites featuring a private balcony or terrace, a distinctive selection of all-inclusive restaurants and bars, opulent spa services and an exciting selection of unique activities and entertainment.
Riu Guanacaste, Costa Rica
New hotel in a beautiful country! Spacious guestrooms and suites featuring a regularly restocked in-room mini-bar and liquor dispenser; a pampering spa; fun-filled children's amenities including a playground, activity club and pool; lighted tennis courts; a disco and 24-hour, all-inclusive restaurants and bars serving delicious cuisines ranging from Asian fare to a robust Steakhouse.
Occidental Grand Aruba, Palm Beach, Aruba
Fully all-inclusive in scenic Aruba! Spend lazy days enjoying a variety of fun-filled activities including a supervised activity club for kids; bask in the sun on the sandy-white beaches while the trade winds of the clear blue ocean cools you; try your luck in the casino or dance the night away in the night club.
Sunset Beach Resort & Spa, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Close to the airport, great value, plus kids water park! Featuring a pampering menu of treatments at the spa, a selection of ala carte restaurants and bars and family-friendly amenities including supervised activities for kids, a teen center and arcade and a colorful pirate-themed water park with waterslides, a lazy river and an exciting 40-foot high pirate's plank bridge.
Riu Palace Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas
Newly renovated, great value for Paradise Island Bahamas! Boasting spacious, all-suite accommodations featuring a private balcony and a regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser; unique restaurants serving everything from Japanese to gourmet cuisines; gracious bars; a full-service spa and fitness center; a sparkling pool and nightly entertainment.
Jamaica is ringed by pristine beaches and crowned by mountains that run across the center of the island. It has more all-inclusive resorts -- where accommodations, meals, drinks and many activities are included in the upfront price -- than any other destination. Most of the main tourist areas are situated along the reef-protected shores of the north coast.
Negril is known for soft sands and calm waters that are perfect for scuba diving and snorkeling. Vacationers in Ocho Rios can visit one of Jamaica's most treasured attractions, 600-foot Dunn's River Falls, while those in Montego Bay can take a gentle float trip down the Martha Brae River. Runaway Bay is near the Green Grotto Caves, where guided subterranean tours take visitors to a lake 120 feet below the surface.
The Dominican Republic comprises the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola (Haiti occupies the western third) and boasts more than 800 miles of coastline, championship courses designed by golf legends, and a heritage that reflects Spanish, French, Haitian and African influences.
Experienced divers can explore several interesting shipwrecks, including two Spanish vessels that sank off the north coast in 1563. Nature lovers can head to the country's national parks, where crocodiles at Isla Cabritos and flamingos at Jaragua are among the favorites. In the evening, nightclubs pulse with the beat of merengue music.
In the U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Thomas draws yachters, sportfishing fans and golfers. Charlotte Amalie, the capital, offers world-class duty-free shopping, fine dining and lively nightlife. You can get a bird's-eye view of Charlotte Amalie from the Paradise Point Tramway, which climbs a 700-foot peak.
Magens Bay is frequently lauded as one of the world's most beautiful beaches, while Drake's Seat provides some of the island's most dramatic views. Humpback whales can be spotted along the north coast of St. Thomas from January through April.
Note that U.S. citizens are not required to have a passport to visit St. Thomas.
Puerto Rico boasts centuries-old cathedrals, seaside forts and abundant natural attractions. Christopher Columbus stepped ashore here in 1493, paving the way for 400 years of Spanish influence on architecture, cuisine, language and religion.
Old San Juan is a picturesque neighborhood in the capital city, with narrow, cobblestone streets winding past colonial buildings in pastel hues. The district is home to three Spanish fortresses, including El Morro.
The 28,000-acre El Yunque rain forest is a paradise for nature lovers, where you can listen for the call of the coqui tree frog and keep an eye open for the endangered Puerto Rican parrot.
Like St. Thomas, passports are not required for U.S. citizens visiting Puerto Rico.
About 15 miles north of Venezuela, Aruba features lovely beaches, a cactus-studded interior and distinctive divi-divi trees bent by steady trade winds. The waters teem with colorful marine life, which provides excellent snorkeling opportunities, while scuba divers can explore the shipwrecked Antilla, a sunken German World War II freighter.
Tall, multicolored Dutch colonial homes with wooden doors make a picturesque sight in Oranjestad, the capital city. Nearby Eagle Beach is one of the island's longest beaches, stretching for 200 yards. Palm Beach is a true Caribbean playground, with major resorts, fine golden sand and clear water.