The best All-inclusive resorts in The Bahamas

Top 10 best all-inclusive resorts in the Bahamas

The idyllic paradise-like cluster of nearly 700 islands nestled neatly in the Caribbean are on many a vacationer’s bucket list. It’s also home to a huge variety of gorgeous sprawling resorts many of which offer so many great facilities you’ll never have to leave! From huge world-famous resorts to more boutique-style hotels, here are the best all-inclusive resorts in the Bahamas…

1. Riu Palace Paradise Islands – a chic Adults-Only All-Inclusive complete with a swim-up bar

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Riu Palace is part of the extensive Riu hotel chain of all-inclusive resorts that provide holiday goers with excellent experiences around the world. This all-inclusive resort is located on Paradise Island, which lives up to its name with its gorgeous location and pristine sandy beaches. The location is a big draw for this hotel – it is close to Atlantis, the Caribbean’s largest casino, and downtown Nassau.

However, there is a strong possibility that you won’t want to leave the resort at all because so many wonderful amenities are included in this 24-hour adults-only paradise. Amenities include two swimming pools, one of which has a swim-up bar, a private beach, several restaurants featuring excellent global cuisine, and plenty of entertainment options ranging from sports to spas to musical acts.

2. Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa All-Inclusive Resort – one of the best and well known all-inclusive resorts in The Bahamas

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Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa All-Inclusive Resort

Sandals Emerald Bay is one of the best and most luxurious all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean. The resort encompasses a whopping 500 acres of tropical paradise, including private sandy beaches. However, that does not mean that guests are getting back to nature. Visitors stay in private villas or suites, designed with tropical architecture in mind, and enjoy excellent service and amenities.

The amenities and activities set Sandals Emerald Bay apart from other resorts. This resort has three pools, including a zero-entry pool complete with a fire pit. The resort is also the perfect getaway for sports lovers because it has an on-site golf course that’s won global awards. Enjoy your vacation in a relaxing, adults-only atmosphere.

3. Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas – All Inclusive – Adults Only Resort

Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas—All Inclusive—Adults Only Resort

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This venerable outpost from the Warwick hotel chain is located on Paradise Island, near the hustle and bustle of Nassau. However, within the confines of one of the best all-inclusive resorts in the Bahamas, you experience the peaceful idyll of a relaxing getaway (it helps that no kids are allowed).

You could spend your whole stay lounging by the water and never get bored. With a private harbor, sandy beach, and pools complete with bar service, visitors are spoiled for choice when it comes to swimming. For extra relaxation, take advantage of the Amber Day Spa, which even offers massages with a view of Nassau Harbor.

4. Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach All-Inclusive Resort – a relaxed, all-inclusive resort is 3 km from The Garden of the Groves

The best All-inclusive resorts in The Bahamas

Resort Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach is the perfect getaway for the whole family. Unlike many all-inclusive resorts, it is not adults-only. Rooms feature comforts that help make vacationing with a family easier, including flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, and an en-suite refrigerator.

The resort is located in the bustling city of Freeport, which is known for its excellent restaurants, bustling street life, and natural wonders including the Garden of the Groves. There is still plenty to do for guests who don’t want to leave the resort. Relax by the beach, let your hair down at the nightly entertainment shows, or try fun activities ranging from archery to trapeze classes.

5. Breezes Resort & Spa – charming seaside all-inclusive resort set on a gorgeous beach

Breezes Resort & Spa Bahamas

Perched right on one of Nassau’s most scenic locations, Breezes Resort is an excellent choice for an all-inclusive getaway. The resort’s biggest draw is its beach. Breezes is right on Nassau’s Cable Beach, a stretch of pristine white sand where visitors can relax, swim, and frolic to their heart’s content.

However, this resort’s attraction goes beyond its natural beauty. Breezes has excellent restaurants and even private romantic dinners on the beach. Relax by the pool or in the spa, or maintain your fitness routine with the excellent in-resort fitness center. At the end of a busy day, retire to a room with luxurious decorations, plenty of entertainment options, and air conditioning.

6. Kamalame Cay, Andros Island – the only overwater spa in the Bahamas

Kamalame Cay, Andros Island

Kamalame Cay, Andros Island Bahamas

If you’ve ever dreamed of having a private island, vacationing on Kamalame Cay can help you make that dream a reality for a few days. The all-inclusive resort is located on its own private island in the Andros Island archipelago. The stunning natural beauty is one of its primary draws. The resort is on a pristine sandy island, right by a barrier reef. Visitors can swim and go beach-combing. Those in search of adventure can take diving lessons, join kayaking excursions, or go for hikes.

However, Kamalame Cay is not lacking in creature comforts and is easily one of the best all-inclusive resorts in the Bahamas. Visitors stay in luxurious beachfront villas, rooms, and suites that have excellent architecture integrated into nature and all of the finest amenities. Enjoy high-end dining with local ingredients and global prestige, or relax in the country’s only overwater spa. Kamalame Cay is truly an all-inclusive resort experience like no other.

7. Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan – an affordable all-inclusive Bahamas resort

Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan

Lighthouse Pointe is a laid-back resort near Freeport that still maintains a high quality of amenities and service. The relaxing atmosphere is perfect for families, and the resort has plenty of amenities to keep everyone entertained. Beach bums are in luck as the private beach and pools are all stunning. Relaxing by the water is the perfect way to get away from all your worries.

To fuel your beach adventures, there are several delicious restaurants on the resort. After the kids go to bed, parents can relax in one of the bars. Finally, for visitors looking to explore beyond the resort, Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan is walking distance away from Port Lucaya Marketplace.

8. Small Hope Bay Lodge, Andros Island – an intimate, eco-friendly all-inclusive resort 

Small Hope Bay Lodge, Andros Island

Small Hope Bay Lodge is an idyllic getaway in the scenic Andros Island archipelago. This is not your typical big-box, soulless resort. Small Hope Bay Lodge is designed with eco-friendly principles in mind. The gorgeous cabins are designed to blend in with the landscape and the resort limits its carbon footprint.

Small Hope Bay Lodge offers plenty of opportunities to explore the natural beauty of Andros Island. Take diving lessons, go on guided nature tours of the island, or just relax in a hammock while trying to spot some of the rare birds that make the island home. Fuel up for your adventures with excellent cuisine and cocktails.

9. Club Med Columbus Isle, San Salvador – boasts world-class scuba diving and pristine white sands

Club Med Columbus Isle San Salvador

There is a reason why Club Med is still one of the leading names in all-inclusive resorts. Columbus Isle is a secluded getaway on the remote island of San Salvador where guests can still relax in the luxury associated with the Club Med name.

The all-inclusive Columbus Isle resort includes plenty of opportunities to commune with the water, whether you prefer to relax on sandy beaches or do something more adventurous such as scuba diving. Visitors can have a healthy getaway with yoga classes, tennis school, and even cardio training. For families traveling with kids, Junior Club Med is a perfect choice for giving parents some alone time and helping kids socialize.

10. Melia Nassau Beach – an upscale All-Inclusive Bahamas resort on Cable Beach

Melia Nassau Beach Bahamas

Melia Nassau Beach is conveniently located for travelers flying into Nassau and looking to explore the capital of the Bahamas. However, its gorgeous hotel right on sandy Cable Beach feels a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

The all-inclusive resort is a perfect getaway for families and adult vacationers. The many pools and dedicated Kids Club make traveling with the whole family easy, while grown-up visitors can enjoy adults-only areas including a pool with a wet bar. Plus, guests get special access to the nearby Royal Blue golf course and Baha Mar casino.

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Born and raised in Brazil, Gaby has always had a taste for the intriguing, the off-beat and the far flung. After travelling around most of South America, living in Spain and Italy and then moving to England, her feet have stayed continually twitchy. Studying for a degree in Spanish translation and then learning five more languages only poured more fuel onto her travelling ardor. Gaby likes nothing better than discovering new destinations and meeting the locals, tasting the cuisine and hearing about the local stories. Her other indulgences include French cinema, boxing, photography, colourful manicures and soaking up the rays on a sun-infused beach. She counts Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Barcelona, Lisbon and Cornwall as her most favourite places in the world.

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