14 New All Inclusive Resorts
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14 new all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, St. Lucia and Mexico. At each property, the upfront rate includes lodging, meals, beverages and activities.
Now Onyx Punta Cana, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic -- All accommodations at this 5-star retreat feature an outdoor whirlpool on the balcony or terrace; ground-floor suites have direct swim-out access to a pool. Guests can choose from nine restaurants and 10 bars. You'll also find five pools and movies at the beach. Opened November 2016.
Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort, Cancun, Mexico -- About 10 minutes from downtown Cancun, this 4.5-star resort provides an on-site water park, infinity pools, a children's club and a teen hangout. Golfers receive complimentary transportation to the Playa Mujeres Golf Club, along with free green fees. Opened November 2016.
Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic -- Head to a kids-free escape at this 5-star property within the gated community of Cap Cana. Enjoy 24-hour room service, evening entertainment, oceanfront bars and beach barbecues. Sailing, kayaking and windsurfing are among the complimentary activities. Opened November 2016.
Royalton Blue Waters, Montego Bay, Jamaica -- A lazy river meanders through this 5-star property, while private cabanas edge the pool. The resort offers 11 restaurants, including a jerk hut selling traditional Jamaican favorites. A small water park and children's club entertain young guests. Opened November 2016.
Riu Reggae, Montego Bay, Jamaica -- Next to the Riu Palace Jamaica and Riu Montego Bay, this all-inclusive beachfront resort offers a no-kids setting. The 4.5-star property has infinity pools, a spa, several restaurants and bars, a nightclub and sports like tennis and kayaking. Opened November 2016.
Dreams Dominicus La Romana, La Romana, Dominican Republic -- All accommodations at this 4.5-star resort have furnished balconies or terraces, and Preferred Club swim-up suites provide direct access to a pool. The Explorer's Club hosts campouts and treasure hunts for the kids, while adults can take advantage of the spa and on-site dive center. Opened December 2016.
Grand Velas Los Cabos, Los Cabos, Mexico -- Two-Michelin-star chef Sidney Schutte heads up the signature restaurant at this Sea of Cortez resort; called Cocina de Autour, it serves a tasting menu of eight to 10 courses. Lodging at the 5-star property includes wellness suites that come with an exercise bike and in-room massage. Opened December 2016.
Paradisus Los Cabos, Los Cabos, Mexico -- Formerly Melia Cabo Real, this 5-star property has a small swimmable beach, seven restaurants, a spa and gym. Though the resort is family-friendly, it does have a section of kids-free accommodations known as Royal Service (these rooms come with butler service and a private pool and beach area). Opened December 2016.
Royalton Saint Lucia, Castries, St. Lucia -- Nestled in a private cove, this 4.5-star resort offers the Royal Spa, a fitness center and supervised activities for kids and teens. Stop at the Beach Grill for Caribbean dishes or reserve a spot at the Chef's Table for a seven-course tasting menu. The 4.5-star Hideaway at the Royalton Saint Lucia is a 94-room "resort within a resort" for vacationers age 18 and older; guests have access to all of the facilities at the larger Royalton Saint Lucia. Both opened February 2017.
The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun, Cancun, Mexico -- Situated within the larger Moon Palace resort, the 5-star Grand offers a nightclub, eight new dining venues and around-the-clock in-room dining. Try out the six-lane bowling alley or treat yourself to an afternoon at the spa, which has a hydrotherapy circuit, steam and sauna rooms and 60 treatment rooms. Opened February 2017.
Breathless Montego Bay, Montego Bay, Jamaica -- A vibrant nightlife and high-energy events are the focus of this kids-free, 5-star spot. The 150-suite resort offers in-room tablets, a rooftop pool and bar and a beach scene that encompasses a bar and grill, fire pits, cabanas and theme parties. Opened March 2017.
Royalton Negril Resort and Spa, Negril, Jamaica -- This 4.5-star resort boasts reservations-free dining at restaurants like Calypso, which specializes in West Indies fare, while a "sports event guarantee" assures that major games are broadcast at the Score Sports Bar. The gym provides fitness classes, or you can head to one of the poolside Bali beds or the white-sand beach. Within this property is the 4.5-star Hideaway at Royalton Negril Resort, which is kids-free and has its own infinity pool, bar and beach area. Opened April 2017, both resorts are on the site of the former Grand Lido Negril.