The 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Couples on a Budget

All-inclusive vacations are made for stress-free traveling. The best all-inclusive resorts for couples on a budget offer comfortable conditions without overspending. If properly planned out, all-inclusive stays art resorts can be even cheaper than self-catered alternatives. If you need inspiration for your next all-inclusive destination for you and your partner, here are the places to consider.

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10. Riu Palace Riviera Maya in Mexico

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You wouldn’t say that Riu Palace Riviera is a budget-friendly resort when looking at its presentation photos. There’s a wide pool just outside the rest and quick access to the sea. While you’re not in tropical islands, this place doesn’t look like traditional Mexico either.

If you simply want to enjoy the sun, you can exit the resort right onto a white beach. Inside the resort, there’s delicious food, a spa, and even a gym. But most tourists end up staying in hammocks set up on the high palm trees outside.

9. Soneta Maho Beach Resort & Casino in St. Marten

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Overlooking the Caribbean, this resort is perfect for couples. Everything is included here and this doesn’t overlook activities for couples. You can take a massage with your partner without paying more. You can also join aerobics classes without having to pay more either.

There’s a large pool you can visit and 4 bars you can try out with included drinks. But drinks are also free in your room’s minibar. In the evening, you can visit the on-site casino for some betting relaxation.

8. ClubHotel Riu Negril in Jamaica

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This place is perfect for couples who love water sports. Kayaking and diving are included here and since the resort is right on the beach, you’ll lose no time walking from your accommodation out to the seashore.

All types of international foods and drinks are included here. You even get a minibar that gets restocked frequently in your room. For a taste of the best foods, you can visit the authentic Jamaican barbeque beach bar for a different experience to what you can see in other places around the world.

7. Cocobay in Antigua

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If you love Southern Antigua, you need to check out Cocobay. This place is rather unique as the resort is based on little huts overlooking the beach, situated on hills. You even get your veranda which you can enjoy during your romantic evenings with your partner.

Private pools may also be available for selected huts. However, there are a few water sports you can try here as well. At the end of the day, you can’t sit around in the sun every day as you need to get moving after visiting the 2 on-site restaurants.

6. St. James Club Morgan Bay in St. Lucia

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If you value spas and restaurants alike, there’s no place better than St. James Club Morgan. Many tourists don’t keep on going to 1-restaurant resorts. This is why St. James Club offers 6 restaurants where you can sample food from around the world.

Pampering sessions for you and your partner aren’t far either. There are all types of cleansing sessions you can book. Salt scrubs are popular here. You need to try them out if you want your skin to feel soft and rejuvenated.

5. Renaissance Aruba Resort in Aruba

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This unique resort has a private island. You can visit this small offshore island during the day when resort staff takes you on a boat to enjoy a few hours in a hammock on your private island retreat.

When back at the resort, you can taste excellent international food and one of the 6 on-site restaurants. If you want to burn some calories after eating too much, you can head to the on-site gym. There are even two 24/7 casinos you can visit if you don’t feel like going to bed too early.

4. Iberostar Royal Andalus in Spain

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If you’re in Europe, you can stay at the resort next to Cadiz, right on a small beach strip. It offers a well-deserved glimpse into delicious Andalusian cuisine with its top-rated restaurants. You can even enjoy a refreshing drink outside next to the large swimming pool.

Iberostar is also one of the few Spanish all-inclusive resorts where you can go golfing together with your partner. After an active day outdoors, you can visit the on-site Turkish bath so that you get the pampering all couples need from time to time.

3. Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa in Jamaica

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You wouldn’t think this Jamaican resort is so affordable. While it doesn’t serve premium-brand liquor, everything else at the resort is of a high standard. There’s even a world-class golf course here, right next to the ocean.

A lagoon pool and a private beach are also found at this resort. When you want to change the atmosphere up, you can also enjoy water sports and the largest water park in Jamaica to burn off the extra calories.

2. Hotel Xcaret in Mexico

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Playa del Carmen can elevate nearly any resort to a top-class level. But Hotel Xcaret is the place to be if you’re after budget destinations for couples. You get to choose from a vast range of activities at the resort. You can hike in the jungle or you can go down a zip-line.

All of the rooms here are spectacular. The view of the clear blue water is impressive. When you get hungry, you can eat at 10 restaurants and 8 bars. An experience that’s hard to overlook even when not on a budget.

1. Sunset at the Palms in Jamaica

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Couples value privacy the most. This is why the small hidden huts at the Sunset at the Palms is the right place to visit for you and your partner. Tucked away behind thick vegetation, this resort is the best option for romantic gateways. Even the on-site pool is very intimate here compared to other resorts. Most importantly, it doesn’t come with that large-resort feeling which adds to its cozy and romantic feel.