TripAdvisor's Top 10 All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts
Here, <a href="http://www.tripadvisor.com/"target="external">TripAdvisor's</a> Top 10 All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts, based on the millions of reviews and opinions of travelers around the globe. Offering a host of amenities, including expansive pools, fine restaurants and thrilling activities, these properties are sure to help travelers beat the winter blues.
Galley Bay Resort, St. John's, Antigua (2,002 reviews)
With lagoon views and lush gardens, this seaside hideaway is sure to impress. Whether travelers stay in a beachfront suite or Gaugin cottage, they'll quickly adopt a tranquil Caribbean state of mind. A TripAdvisor reviewer noted, "Truly a magical paradise! Delicious gourmet cuisine and impeccable service, with extraordinary attention to detail."
Iberostar Grand Bavaro Hotel, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (4,143 reviews)
This adults-only resort is a 272-room property offering several restaurants where travelers can choose from Japanese, Italian, French or American cuisines. A TripAdvisor reviewer commented, "The architecture and facilities are beautiful! The grounds are immaculate and instill a sense of tranquility and calm that is difficult to describe."
Iberostar Grand Rose Hall, Rose Hall, Jamaica (3,706 reviews)
This beachfront paradise offers 317 junior suites and two presidential suites. During the day, guests can visit the water park or lounge on the beach, and later enjoy a meal in one of the property's a la carte restaurants. "The service was amazing the rooms were large and clean, and the food was first-class," said a TripAdvisor reviewer.
Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado Don Pablo Collection, Cayo Levantado, Dominican Republic (2,901 reviews)
This island resort offers 209 stylish rooms, three pools, and a variety of dining options, including the Orquidea Restaurant that offers a buffet with international cuisine. "The hotel is fantastic, the food and cocktails are amazing and the location is perfect," noted a TripAdvisor reviewer.
Melia Cayo Coco, Cayo Coco, Cuba (3,430 reviews)
Described as an "idyllic oasis," this adults-only resort aims to provide an unforgettable stay. Following dinner at one of the property's premier dining establishments, travelers can retire to a deluxe suite in the overwater bungalows, or a comfortable standard room. A TripAdvisor reviewer noted, "The service was amazing and the staff was so friendly and helpful. All of the restaurants were superb!"
Royalton Cayo Santa Maria, Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba (1,232 reviews)
Located steps from the shore, this adults-only resort features 122 rooms where travelers can unwind and enjoy views of the stunning seascape. A TripAdvisor reviewer commented, "Our stay at the Royalton was certainly something to remember. Excellent personalized service at all times and a lovely relaxing atmosphere!"
Sandals Whitehouse European Village and Spa, White House, Jamaica (4,592 reviews)
Overlooking the aquamarine coast, this adults-only resort offers three swimming pools including Jamaica's largest. Guests can enjoy a stroll along the grand piazza lined with bistros, restaurants and cafes, or unwind in the Red Lane spa. "The staff was very friendly. The room, the buildings, the landscaping, the pools, and the beach were all beautiful and well-maintained," commented a TripAdvisor reviewer.
The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (2,439 reviews)
Designed with families in mind, this boutique resort features a children's pool with waterslides and a Kids Zone. Other offerings include an exclusive spa and nearby shopping center. A TripAdvisor reviewer described their stay as, "A perfect combination of peace, excellent food, great fun, and quality service from all the staff."
The Reserve at Paradisus Punta Cana, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (1,383 reviews)
Offering amenities for children and adults, this family-friendly Caribbean retreat has a kids' splash pool complete with slides and a swimming pool that features a magnificent water ritual. Parents can enjoy the exclusive restaurants and bars, in addition to the surrounding property. A TripAdvisor reviewer commented, "An amazing facility, with great pools, beaches and most importantly -- the hospitality! It's all-inclusive, which makes your stay totally stress free!"