After planning all the details that typically come with a wedding, sometimes it’s nice to have someone else take care of the details for the honeymoon. That’s where the all-inclusive comes in nicely. Once you check in, you’ve got everything you need in one place – often in a stunningly gorgeous location, as well.
When picking a resort for a honeymoon, you’ve got some of the best all-inclusive honeymoon resorts at your fingertips all over the world. From luxury in Los Cabos to health and wellness spa getaways in the Southwest US, unlimited ocean views in the Maldives, and five-star safaris in Botswana, you can have any type of all-inclusive honeymoon you’ve been imagining. The best part? Once you check in, everything is taken care of.
Miraval Arizona is about as luxurious as it gets. This romantic, desert-set, upscale hotel is one of the best all-inclusive honeymoon resorts. The decadence begins at check-in, where each guest receives a list of the included activities of the day – think rejuvenating and energizing activities like mountain biking, yoga, and climbing. Of course, couples are then invited to indulge in decadent treatments like a Golden Hands massage.
To help guests get in the unplugged mindset, digital devices are checked at the door. But you’re here on your honeymoon, so you won’t miss them anyway. The scenery is gorgeous, set in the Sonoran Desert just outside Tucson, so your senses will be plenty stimulated. Plus, the resort offers resort credits that can be used on spa services, culinary classes, or private adventures.
As for dining, you won’t lack for choice. All meals are included, of course, and you can order as much as you wish. Plus, the meals are designed with health in mind, featuring fresh and seasonal foods, so you can indulge without the guilt.
Secluded, remote, and thoroughly luxurious, this northern Thailand retreat is one the perfect honeymoon resort. Guests arrive through the jungle to the Four Seasons Golden Triangle – one of the best all-inclusive luxury resorts in the world, and one of the most beloved Four Seasons properties.
It’s an amazing adventure – and one that comes at quite the premium. But you get what you pay for, with so many exclusive perks. First of all, the resort is only accessible by boat. Guests are escorted to the Mai Mai Lao lounge, which is strewn with pillows and ceremonial statues.
The intimate resort has only 15 luxury tents, all of which are decked out with vintage bathtubs, outdoor showers, and sprawling balconies that overlook the jungle and Thailand’s Ruak River. Each tent has its own name and individual decor, for example, the Burmese Tent is the one closest to the Myanmar border. Deluxe tents have whirlpool tubs, and all are air-conditioned.
Luxury amenities include an open-air spa (and one treatment is included with every reservation). One of the main reasons honeymooners book this all-inclusive resort is the hotel’s elephant program, which partners with a non-profit that helps to boost the country’s elephant population. The room rate includes elephant treks in the jungle.
If you’re ready for something truly unique, the exclusive Twin Farms resort in Barnard, Vermont offers 300 acres of rolling, rustic scenery, and a dining program to match. The all-inclusive honeymoon resort has just 20 rooms and a farm-to-table program that is about as local as it gets.
The rooms range from decadent suites to charming luxury cottages. All rooms include made-to-order breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, as well as after-dinner delights like canapés and bonfire s’mores.
Perfect for active couples, the resort has a whole list of activities to choose from, including kayaking, fly fishing, and swimming. When winter rolls around, the activities continue with skiing, sledding, and snowshoeing.
You can’t talk about best all-inclusive resorts for couples and not mention Beloved Playa Mujeres. Why? The entire resort was built for romance.
The couples-only all-inclusive is a quiet, intimate oasis with sprawling suites, dappled with plunge pools. Tip: Upgrade to a Casita Suite with a Private Pool. The daily activities are all designed for a party of two, as well.
For something truly intimate, book a stay at the spa, which is an aquatic paradise with an extensive hydrotherapy area and plenty of treatment rooms for couples’ treatments. The resort features three swimming pools; four Jacuzzis; cooking lessons; a fitness center; and activities like sailing, snorkeling, and kayaking.
Checking into Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is like checking out of reality and into your dream honeymoon. Located in Little Torch Key, Florida, the resort sits on a barrier island in the Florida Keys.
Let’s start with the arrival: in a word, it’s spectacular. The only way to arrive is by seaplane or boat, so you know you’ll be in exclusive company. Rooms include 30 palapa-roofed bungalows surrounded by warm, lapping aquamarine sea.
Activities are on the agenda here, so this is perfect for well-heeled couples who like to spend time in nature. The resort fee includes access to water sports, which is a huge perk. But there will be plenty of time to relax, especially in the decadent spa.
Poised on its own private island (known as The Jewel Island), Constance Moofushi is straight out of a honeymoon brochure. Surrounded by bleached white-sand beaches and sparkling, clear water, it is perhaps one of the most romantic all-inclusive resorts for honeymoons.
Guests arrive via the resort’s private seaplane, where they check into the sandy-floored lobby, which sets the tone for the resort’s barefoot elegant vibe. The resort has 110 villas, including beachfront Beach Villas, Water Villas perched over the ocean, and Senior Water Villas, which have spacious outdoor decks. Each villa has hardwood floors and palapa roofs, maintaining that rustic vibe. Inside, however, everything is pure luxury, from the mosaic bathrooms to warm wood tones, flat-screen televisions, and gorgeous views.
With sand in every direction, you can bet that the best feature of the all-inclusive resort is the beach. The sugary sand sets the scene for water sports, sunbathing, or simply sitting with a good book.
The restaurants continue that casual, beachy vibe, from the main restaurant Manta, to Alizee, the beach grill. Don’t forget to book a treatment at U Spa by Constance – the rooms have plexiglass floor holes, so you can watch the sea while you receive your treatment.
The original lovers’ getaway destination, the Poconos may have lost a lot of its luster over the years, but the Skytop Lodge is a throwback to the good old days of romance – with a decidedly luxurious upgrade. It has spectacular views from its 5,500 acres in the Pocono Mountains.
Rooms are spacious and luxe, whether in the main lodge or one of the cottages that pepper the property. Active couples will love the activities, like ziplining, rock climbing, hiking, and boating.
A spa is available, though treatments are not included in the all-inclusive rate. But what is included are the decadent menus at any of the four restaurants on the property.
When you stay at Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp, you will feel like the only people in the world – and, actually, you might just be! That’s because the luxury tented camp sits within a private 627,000-acre wildlife preserve in northern Botswana.
One of the best all-inclusive honeymoon resorts in the world, this ultra high-end experience caters to the truly adventurous (and ultra-affluent). It may be a hit of a hike to get here (several flights, a safari vehicle, and a boat), but for those who make the effort, they will be greeted with some of the most remote and beautiful scenery on the planet.
Plus, you’ll be able to see elephants, lions, giraffes, leopards, hyenas, zebras, cheetahs, and more, all in their natural habitat, and in one of the most beautifully decorated vintage-style tented camps around. Of course, the camp is equipped with modern luxuries like plunge pools and fine dining, too.
Of course, adventurous couples can pick a hands-on luxury vacation that is a little closer to home. Just look at this rugged, 6,600-acre luxury resort in Philipsburg, Montana. A five-star dude ranch, The Ranch at Rock Creek is surrounded by looming, snowcapped peaks and verdant, rolling hills.
While here, couples can explore the terrain on horseback, or saddle up a bicycle to ride along the gurgling Rock Creek. Other activities include fly fishing, wagon rides, yoga classes, and more. A spa has fantastic services – some in outdoor wagons. The spa services are for an additional fee, but all farm-to-table meals are part of your rate.
Guests have the option to stay in traditional (well-appointed) luxe rooms, or one of the canvas glamping tents.
Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun couldn’t be anything but romantic because it sits on one of the most beautiful beaches in all of Mexico. Maroma Beach is known around the world for its powdery, bone-white sand and tranquil, crystal-clear water. The 412-room luxury resort is also adults-only, which certainly helps keep things quiet and serene.
The design is decidedly elegant, with high ceilings, manicured outdoor space, fountains, and flickering candles seemingly at every turn. Rooms were renovated in 2018 and exude a modern and upscale look, with wooden designs, white linens, and romantic lighting. Ask about Preferred Club rooms, which include access to a VIP lounge, as well as the hydrotherapy facilities in the spa.
Speaking of the spa, the Secrets Spa is decidedly luxe, with glowing candles, stone walls, and quiet corners. But guests will also love the swimming pools and the expansive stretch of gorgeous beach.
Austin, Texas is definitely a fun and happening city, especially for young couples who love to socialize, listen to music, and eat fantastic food. But just outside Austin is the gorgeous Lake Austin Spa Resort, an “all-inclusive waterfront oasis” that gives honeymooners a pristine slice of nature.
The all-inclusive honeymoon resort has 19 acres of lakefront, where the water takes center stage. Activities center around boat cruising, paddleboarding, or art lessons, all of which are included in the rate. Of course, lounging on the beach is pretty popular, too.
The spa part of the resort isn’t fully included in the rate, but you can book a package to include spa credits. Still, couples won’t want to miss the experience, even if they have to spend a little extra for it.
Accommodation: The Caves
Built into the craggy cliffs and sea caves in Negril, Jamaica, the adults-only, and aptly named The Caves all-inclusive resort is not only romantic for honeymooners, it’s also completely different from anything you’ve seen before. It also happens to be one of the best luxury all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean.
Guests check into brightly colored Caribbean cottages that sit atop the cliffs. Underneath, discover the grotto-like coves that touch the sea. Among the things to do at The Caves, guests can swim, cliff jump, and snorkel, as well as swim in the cliff-top pools or soak in the hut tubs.
One of Cancun’s most luxurious and romantic resorts took to the west coast of Mexico in 2018. Le Blanc Spa Resort Los Cabos has skyrocketed to popularity on the Baja Peninsula and has become one of the best all-inclusive resorts in Mexico.
The adults-only, elegant, chic resort has 373 rooms, the vast majority of which have ocean or partial ocean views. One hundred percent of rooms have balconies. But the amenities are what make this romantic resort pop. In fact, you’ll probably never want to leave, thanks to the stunning decor and gorgeous Pacific Ocean views.
Le Blanc Spa Resort has a beautiful pool complex with more than enough spaces to lounge. The spa spans the entire second floor of the resort, with a hydrotherapy circuit, treatment rooms, and a beautiful gym.
The Caribbean island of Antigua is synonymous with luxury. While on the island, the five-star Jumby Bay Island – an Oetker Collection Hotel is about as luxurious, and romantic, as it gets. Accessible only by boat, Jumby Bay sits on 300 acres of tropical paradise.
Guests will check into one of 40 luxury guest rooms and villas, all of which are decked out with luxe linens, wraparound terraces, and elegant four-poster beds. Romance kicks up a notch with the private outdoor gardens with rain showers. Villas have the added perks of swimming pools and the option to hire a private chef, as well.
Intimacy is built right in at this 100-suite property. The 14-acre Zoëtry Paraíso de la Bonita Riviera Maya features stunning Caribbean beachfront and an adults-only, all-inclusive setting.
Couples should book the Impression Club Suites, which are in a more secluded area of the resort, equipped with its own infinity pool, private beach area, and private Bali beds. Guests of these rooms have exclusive access to dedicated restaurants, as well.
Zoetry Paraiso has an Endless Privileges program, which includes meals, luxury bath amenities, daily gifts, an hour-long catamaran ride per stay, wellness experiences, and more.