• Lizzie Butler

    All Inclusive – think long, sunny days next to the pool or paddling at the beach, and eating your weight in food at the buffet. But there are so many different kinds of resorts to try – which are the best of them all? We’ve compiled a list of the best All Inclusive resorts in the world. We’re talking cocktails on the beach under coconut palm trees, views from your balcony you won’t want to look away from, and jacuzzi suites. Have a browse of our All Inclusive deals and relax in style on your next holiday…

    Best for…family getaways

    Whether you’re drinking apple juice or crushed grape – yes, we mean wine – you’ll only get the best of the best at this resort. Take a dip in one of the seven pools Holiday Village Turkey boasts, while kids up to age 11 can make the most of the First Choice Kids’ Club, every day of the week. This four-star hotel offers up three à la carte restaurants and a whole host of activities, including canoeing, raft-building, and an aerial adventure. Holiday Village fans on TripAdvisor think it’s the best HV resort out there, thanks to the brilliant staff and evening entertainment. If you want a holiday for the whole family, that doesn’t cut corners when it comes to a bit of glam, this is the resort for you.

    Best for…feel-good factor

    If healthy breaks and self-care are your bag, you’ll fit right in at the Anse Chastanet in St Lucia. As well as feeling mega relaxed while you take in the incredible views during your morning yoga session on the beach, there are five treatment rooms at the spa, so you’ll never have to wait long to be pampered. Veggies will love Emeralds, the entirely vegetarian dinner menu, full of fresh produce straight from the resort farm. Culture vultures can enjoy live music as the sun sets, try their hand at a cookery classes, or explore the hotel art gallery. You’ll come back feeling refreshed in mind, body and soul after staying at this resort – plus, it’s perfect for honeymooners.

    Best for…paradise seekers

    Head to the LUX* Belle Mare in Mauritius to for the dream All Inclusive holiday. Whatever pace you prefer to take your holidays, this fabulous five star deluxe retreat delivers blissful days on one of the longest stretches of beach on the island. If you can bring yourself to leave the luxury of your pristine junior suite – pool view optional – the LUX* Me Spa includes a sauna and steam room, whirlpool bath, plus a relaxation room for ultimate chill time when you’re not water-skiing or snorkelling out in the lagoon. The soft white sands, tropical landscape, and lagoon-side location will make you feel like you’re in paradise every single day of your stay.

    Best for… adults only

    The Riu Palace Jamaica is an adults-only retreat, and glamour personified. Treat yourself to a jacuzzi suite with balcony views overlooking the sea, then sink into one of the infinity pools and snap some pics that’ll make everyone on Facebook seriously jealous. Head to one of the five restaurants onsite for lunch before popping next-door to the Riu Montego Bay for a massage at the Renova Spa. Then it’s on to dinner, followed by cocktails at one of the four bars the hotel boasts, before retiring to your room for a soak in the jetted, whirlpool bathtub. You’ll have no choice but to feel super relaxed, with not a kid’s pool in sight.

    Ready to get real bang for your buck at one of our All Inclusive hotels? Take a look at our long-haul destinations, or get more inspo for your getaway with our article on the best hotel for a luxury family holiday.