7 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean

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By McKenna Themm

McKenna Themm

McKenna Themm is a writer, editor, and poet currently based in Seattle. With an MFA in Poetry, she co-founded Breather Content, a digital content company. In 2023, she embraced the life of a digital nomad, traveling and working around the world. Her experiences abroad have informed and enriched her writing with diverse perspectives and insights.

The Caribbean – a collection of islands nestled between North and South America – is characterized by its clear blue waters, pristine white beaches, diverse marine life, and a rich blend of cultures.

Warm, tropical climates and a laid-back vibe make it a sought-after destination for travelers worldwide.

For those who enjoy romantic getaways, reviving retreats, or sunny vacations, rest assured that we’ve pinpointed the most exquisite locations for you.

We’re excited to present you with the best 7 adults-only, all-inclusive Caribbean resorts!

NamePhone NumberNumber of ReviewsAverage Rating
Sandals Grenada+1 888-726-325715434.6 / 5
Hermitage BayN/AN/A
Serenity at Coconut Beach Resort+1 877-252-03041904.9 / 5
Hyatt Zilara Cap CanaN/AN/A
Couples Tower IsleN/AN/A
Secrets Cap Cana Resort & SpaN/AN/A
Hammock Cove  +1 866-237-34911594.8 / 5

The Caribbean’s Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts

The beauty of an all-inclusive stay lies not just in the ease of having everything at your fingertips, but in the curated quality that each resort brings to the table.

From gourmet dining experiences that tease the palate with local and international flavors, to immersive activities that offer a deeper dive into Caribbean culture, these resorts ensure every moment of your stay is wrapped in unparalleled luxury.

Eager to immerse yourself in unparalleled luxury and relaxation? Your slice of Caribbean paradise awaits.

Before we dive in, here’s our list so you can check them out for yourself:

  1. Sandals Grenada, Grenada
  2. Hermitage Bay, Antigua & Barbuda
  3. Serenity at Coconut Bay, St. Lucia
  4. Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana, Dominican Republic
  5. Couples Tower Isle, Jamaica
  6. Secrets Cap Cana, Dominican Republic
  7. Hammock Cove, Antigua & Barbuda

Let’s dive in!

1

Sandals Grenada

St George's, Grenada

Enter the game-changer of all-inclusive getaways: Sandals Grenada. Imagine private rooftop pools and beachfront rooms.

Why We Love It:

Indulge in limitless culinary delights with 10 fine dining restaurants at your beck and call, offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks whenever your heart desires.

Raise a glass to a vacation well-spent with unlimited premium liquors available at 6 exquisite bars, including the sought-after swim-up bar.

The luxury continues with a well-stocked bar in each hotel room, ensuring you’re never far from a refreshing drink. And for wine enthusiasts, the resort offers an unlimited selection of Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks Wines.

Adventure awaits both above and below the water. Dive deep with PADI-certified SCUBA diving sessions and top-notch equipment.

Explore the aquatic realm by snorkeling, or gliding on the surface using Hobie Cats, paddleboards, and kayaks.

On land, five inviting pools and two whirlpools beckon for a relaxing dip, while the tennis courts and diverse land sports guarantee excitement.

The state-of-the-art fitness center ensures your workout routine remains uninterrupted.

And as the sun sets, you can look forward to night performances and captivating live shows.

Inside Scoop:

No one wants to worry in paradise!

Begin and end your vacation seamlessly with a comfortable arrival and departure lounge, inclusive of all tips, taxes, and gratuities.

Efficient roundtrip airport transfers handle your commute, while complimentary Wi-Fi in your hotel room and all communal areas keeps you connected.

Additionally, for those thinking of tying the knot in paradise, a complimentary wedding service is available for stays of three nights or longer.

The Green Side:

At the heart of Sandals’ ethos is a commitment to sustainability, ensuring that the resort not only complements but also positively contributes to the natural surroundings.

Sandals Grenada makes a concerted effort to source sustainably by partnering with local farmers and fishers. They prioritize suppliers who align with their corporate responsibility principles, focusing on eco-friendly solutions.

On average, 56% of the produce used at Sandals Grenada is from local farmers. And when it comes to seafood, 59% of its seafood needs are sourced locally.

Travel Time:

Located at Pink Gin Beach, St George’s, Grenada, it’s only a 5-minute drive from Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND).

Ratings:

Guests love Sandals Grenada for its luxurious blend of unparalleled amenities and its embrace of the island’s natural beauty.

2

Hermitage Bay

Antigua and Barbuda

Want to stay at a 5-star luxury resort in Antigua & Barbuda?

Tucked away on the slopes overlooking a secluded sandy cove, surrounded by blooming flowers, Hermitage Bay promises experiences that rejuvenate, inspire, and comfort the spirit.

Why We Love It:

Situated in a serene enclave of Antigua, Hermitage Bay – with its opulent lodgings, wellness amenities, and dining experiences – is a testament to the tranquility, warmth, and unmatched natural allure of the Caribbean.

Each suite boasts luxurious amenities including a roll-top bath, an outdoor shower, and a daily-replenished minibar.

With tastefully curated interiors and comfortably shaded private decks, the Beachfront suites stand a mere whisper away from the bay’s crystal-clear waters and immaculate white sands.

Nestled amidst greenery and just a brief walk from the extensive sandy coast, the Seaview Garden Suites are strategically located to offer easy access to all the resort’s offerings.

Meanwhile, the Hillside Pool Suites have unrivaled panoramic views of the bay. The spacious private deck – equipped with sun loungers, a double day bed, and classic plantation chairs – invites you to unwind and take in the scenery.

Inside Scoop:

At the heart of this luxurious Caribbean resort lies a passion for creating unforgettable dining moments – from traditional Antiguan delights boasting freshly caught seafood to enchanting moonlit dinners.

The eclectic menu at Hermitage Bay, which changes daily, masterfully marries local delicacies with classic American dishes and contemporary European cuisine.

The hallmark of the dining experience here is the resort’s commitment to freshness. Guests are treated to a culinary journey that begins with morning breakfasts at the picturesque beachfront restaurant.

Mid-day meals are enjoyed poolside, shaded by parasols, while the evenings are marked by cocktails and delectable canapés set against the backdrop of sunset.

As night falls, you’ll enjoy candlelit dinners, with entertainment provided by the rhythmic beats of steel drum, calypso, and jazz bands.

The Green Side:

True to its commitment to unparalleled gastronomy, Hermitage Bay emphasizes the use of the freshest ingredients, the majority of which are cultivated in its very own organic kitchen garden.

This practice not only reduces the carbon footprint but also ensures an unmatched quality of produce in every dish.

For those curious about the origins of their meal, the resort offers insightful guided tours led by their expert gardeners.

For those with specific dietary needs, the resort offers a myriad of vegan and vegetarian options. Also, the Executive Chef is adept at tailoring meals to cater to individual dietary preferences or fitness aspirations.

Travel Time:

Located at Jennings New Extension Hermitage Bay, Antigua & Barbuda, it’s a 28-minute drive from VC Bird International Airport.

Ratings:

Guests adore Hermitage Bay for its harmonious blend of luxurious accommodations, unparalleled beachfront views, and a culinary experience deeply rooted in the freshest Caribbean ingredients.

3

Serenity at Coconut Beach Resort

Eau Piquant, St Lucia

Serenity at Coconut Beach is an adults-only all-inclusive resort that truly has all the bells and whistles you could ever want on the the vacation of a lifetime.

We’re talking in-room plunge pools, endless activity options, and a butler. Yes — a human butler who waits on you and gives you goodies to make your vacation better.

And, not only will you get unparalleled views of the palm tree-lined Caribbean coast during your stay, but you’ll also get stunning mountain views that will surely tickle your sense of adventure and leave you with memories that last a lifetime.

Why We Love It:

While cocktails aren’t typically too hard to come by in adults-only all-inclusive resorts — or anywhere in the Caribbean for that matter — Serenity at Coconut Beach Resort makes an art of it.

If you paddle on over to the swim-up bar, you’ll find a rotation of master bartenders/ cocktail artists waiting to whip you up some delicious drinks to sip.

And we’d be remiss if we didn’t restate that there are butlers waiting to take care of your every need. I mean, where else are we going to find that kind of service?

Inside Scoop:

If you’re planning a couple’s getaway, you need to be jumping on Serenity’ at Coconut Beach Resort’s “Grand Romance” package.

In case you were wondering why, it’s because it includes in-room massages, candle-lit cabana dinners, and champagne and jazz catamaran sunset cruises. Need we say more?

And, here’s a pro insider tip: always check Serenity’s online offerings page before making a booking. These include all kinds of discounts and special offers that could potentially save you over 50% of your vacation funds.

The Green Side:

Currently, Coconut Beach Resorts is doubling down on its sustainable farm-to-table philosophy, which helps inform a range of its culinary offerings.

As time goes on, we’re excited to see what other sustainable practices Coconut Beach shares with the world!

Travel Time:

Located at Eau Piquant, St. Lucia it’s about a 5-minute drive from Hewanorra Int’l Airport St. Lucia.

Ratings:

If you think our superlative-tinged ravings about Serenity at Coconut Beach are a bit much, just wait until you see what other travelers are saying.

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Vacationers rated the resort’s cleanliness, service, and value as its top offerings.

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Highest ratings for cleanliness, staff & service.

4

Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana

Zona Hotelera, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

I hope you’re ready for this next one, folks! Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana is a brand-new resort in town and is serving some serious vacation vibes.

Tucked away in the posh neighborhood of Cap Cana, this adults-only resort is where you’d go if you want to sip piña coladas on the iconic Juanillo Beach.

Why We Love It:

Looking for an amazing experience?

Slide into one of the 375 chic suites, each boasting either mesmerizing water vistas or charming resort village sights.

And if you’re craving a grander experience with a breathtaking view, consider the spacious 1,238-square-foot one-bedroom suite that offers panoramic views of the stunning Caribbean coast.

Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana is the epitome of fun with sprawling infinity pools featuring their own swim-up bars, a water park complete with a lazy river, and slides for the thrill-seekers.

And if you’re thinking of dining, take your pick from 25 unique eateries and bars.

But that’s not all – get ready to be wooed with floating swim-up suites and a fitness center that can give your local gym a run for its money.

Inside Scoop:

Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana regularly rolls out tempting offers, ensuring guests bask in its luxurious offerings without breaking the bank.

Right now, there’s a limited-time savings of up to 20%. And here’s a pro tip: book directly to bag exclusive discounted upgrades, shave 15% off cabana prices, and snap memories with a 15% markdown on photo sessions.

The Green Side:

Through their “Hyatt World of Care” initiative, Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana isn’t just offering luxurious stays; they’re pioneering positive global change.

They’re proactively addressing some of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges – from championing water conservation and prioritizing waste management to ensuring responsible sourcing.

Travel Time:

Located at Playa Juanillo, Blvd. Zona Hotelera, Punta Cana 23302, Dominican Republic, it’s a 15-minute drive from Punta Cana International Airport.

Ratings:

With championship golf courses, state-of-the-art marinas, and adrenaline-packed adventures just a hop, skip, and a jump away, there’s no such thing as a dull moment here.

Here’s what guests say about Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana:

5

Couples Tower Isle

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Want to have some fun in Jamaica?

You’ll want to consider the radiant Couples Tower Isle – a signature all-inclusive resort that offers an intimate environment as well as a slew of delightful activities.

Why We Love It:

Want to stay on a private island with rooms and suites that offer dreamy private balconies?

You can take your pick from 226 rooms and suites or if you’re seeking an elevated experience, there’s the Oasis Spa Villas – a collection of 8 villas that promise a truly luxurious experience.

From farm-fresh food and delightful cocktails to exciting island adventures, everything is designed for pure enjoyment.

Couples Tower Isle is a haven of sensory delights. The culinary journey spans 7 restaurants and 6 bars, ensuring every palate is content.

Dive into gourmet offerings any time you please, raise a glass with unlimited premium spirits, and savor the personalized treats from the mini-bar in your room.

If you enjoy spending time poolside, Couples Tower Isle has 4 refreshing swimming pools and 4 inviting jacuzzis.

Wellness enthusiasts can find harmony at the resort. With offerings ranging from fresh fruit smoothies to treatments at the award-winning Spa, the path to rejuvenation is well-paved.

As the sun sets, the festivities continue with movie nights, salsa dance classes, and sing-alongs.

Inside Scoop:

But what truly sets Couples Tower Isle apart is its array of activities. Golf, tennis, watersports, and even scuba diving? It’s all part of the experience.

And the island itself? It’s a trove of treasures. Whether it’s the iconic Dunn’s River Falls or thrilling Glass Bottom Boat Tours, unforgettable experiences are just a heartbeat away.

Among its many offerings, some of the most enticing are its featured tours that promise unforgettable experiences and adventures.

The Hooves Horseback Tour brings guests close to Jamaica’s heart through a journey on horseback. Whether it’s ambling along pristine beaches or venturing through lush countryside trails, riders get a chance to witness the island’s picturesque landscapes.

An adrenaline-packed adventure awaits at Mystic Mountain. This tour is perfect for those looking to combine panoramic views with heart-racing activities.

Guests can soar above the treetops on a canopy zip line, coast down the mountain on a bobsled inspired by the famous Jamaican Olympic team, or simply relax and soak in the breathtaking views from the Sky Explorer chairlift

For those seeking a more leisurely pace, the Martha Brae Rafting tour offers a serene journey down one of Jamaica’s most beautiful rivers.

Guests are invited to recline on bamboo rafts as experienced raft captains guide them through over three miles of pristine waters.

The Green Side:

Couples Resorts in Jamaica has always been at the forefront of offering idyllic getaways. But in 2019, they took their commitment to the environment a significant step forward by doubling down on Combined Cooling, Heat, and Power (CCHP) systems.

This innovative move not only helped in substantially reducing their energy costs but also significantly decreased their carbon footprint.

CCHP simultaneously generates electricity and useful heat from the same energy source – usually natural gas. This means that instead of buying electricity from the grid and separately burning fuel in a furnace to produce heat, CCHP does both in one integrated system.

This significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions has been pivotal in making Couples Resorts one of the greenest hotel chains in Jamaica.

Travel Time:

Located at Tower Isle, Ocho Rios, Jamaica, it’s a 1-hour 27-minute drive from Donald Sangster International Airport.

Ratings:

Guests rave about Couples Tower Isle for its luxurious amenities and intimate ambiance that offer an unforgettable Caribbean escape.

6

Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa

Playa Juanillo Blvd, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

First on our list is the Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa. This place isn’t just a resort, it’s a classy, adults-only oasis hidden away in the gated community of Cap Cana. Located right on the exclusive Juanillo Beach, these guys aren’t messing around when it comes to giving you the VIP treatment.

Step into your dreamy getaway, where the vibes are as sophisticated as they come. The resort boasts over 457 luxury suites which have chic Caribbean décor, rain showers, hot tubs, as well as your very own balcony or terrace with incredible views.

You’ve got options like thatch-fringed bungalows, suites with ocean views, and swim-out suites for those who can’t stay out of the water.
Whether you’re looking for a romantic escape, a dream wedding, or simply a lovely getaway, this is definitely the place to be.

Why We Love It:

Get ready to tantalize your taste buds and treat yourself to a culinary adventure at the Blue Marlin Restaurant! Dining on stilts, overlooking the vast ocean – enjoy eating on the edge of the ocean, Dominican Republic style. They’ve got the freshest seafood in town, served up daily.

Feeling like a pan-Asian adventure? Say hello to the Wok Restaurant! It’s got this super cool moat around it, and the menu? Asian fusion heaven. Teppanyaki table? Check! Imagine your own private chef whipping up deliciousness. But here’s the deal: the dress code is formal so keep it classy.

If you’re looking for mouthwatering cuts of meat try The Steakhouse – a classic American-style steakhouse. On the other hand, Capriccio Restaurant is your ticket to Northern Italian delights.

Inside Scoop:

Standard room rates start at about $300 including free breakfast, Wi-Fi, and parking. But if you want to take your vacation up a notch, upgrade to The Preferred Club. You’ll have private beach access, exclusive lounges, and access to a private swimming pool, among other perks.

The resort is part of the World of Hyatt loyalty program and offers different savings and promotions throughout the year. In their Milestone Reward program, you can receive room upgrades and/or a complimentary spa treatment, discounted golf green fees, and early booking bonuses.

Right now, they have a “Just Wanna Have Sun” promotion where you can save 40% on your stay.

The Green Side:

Secrets Cap Cana isn’t just about amazing vacations – they’re also big on sustainability, and they’ve got the awards to prove it! They’ve scored the Preferred by Nature™ mark, a certification that’s all about being eco-friendly and living up to global sustainable tourism standards.

The resort recycles plastic, cardboard, cans, and glass and uses energy-efficient light bulbs and lamps in all the common areas. It also has a mission to protect its surroundings and natural resources, with a monthly beach cleaning routine and an annual International Day of Beach Cleaning.

Travel Time:

Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa is located at Playa Juanillo Blvd, Blvd. Punta Cana, Punta Cana 51101, Dominican Republic, and is a 15-minute drive from Punta Cana International Airport.

Ratings:

Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa is a fan favorite for many reasons. In 2022, it won the AAA Five Diamonds Award as well as the RCI Gold Crown Resort Award. Here’s what people have to say:

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Highest ratings for cleanliness, amenities, staff & service, and eco-friendliness.

7

Hammock Cove  

Antigua and Barbuda

Want to enjoy a stay where beachy vibes meet ritzy glam? You’ll want to hear more about Hammock Cove.

Right at the edge of Antigua’s northeast coast – where the blue waters of the Caribbean Sea meet the famed Devil’s Bridge National Park – Hammock Cove Antigua has set up camp!

Why We Love It:

Alright, let’s dive into a narrative whirlwind of vacation vibes! And let’s just say, they’re not playing. They’ve reinvented the wheel of island luxury.

Your private villa? Oh, it’s just a blend of outdoor breezes and luxury decor with your own splash-worthy plunge pool.

Want a bubbly breakfast in bed? Done. In the mood for a soothing couple’s massage? Consider it booked. Let your personal guest ambassador whip up any magical moment you wish for.

As the sun sets, anticipate a sweet surprise: a double treat with meticulous turndown service and a mini-bar that magically refills.

And when it comes to food, you’re in for a royal treat every single time, whether it’s a beachy breakfast, a luncheon under the sun, a posh afternoon tea, or a midnight snack.

Chef Marco Festini is the maestro behind the sizzling and savory dishes. He’s hand-crafting a fusion of Caribbean pizzazz with Continental sophistication, making sure your taste buds get a front-row seat to the gourmet concert.

Wash down that scrumptious chef’s table dinner with a twirl of wine or delicious cocktail as you take a walk under the stars or take a dip in the cascading infinity pool.

Inside Scoop:

Looking for an adventure?

Explore Antigua with a vibrant tour of downtown St. John’s or wander through timeless gems like Betty’s Hope, Nelson’s Dockyard, and Shirley Heights.

For those itching to sail, hop on the Calypso Cat Catamaran Cruise.

Wherever you go, sip on classic concoctions, nibble on delightful bites, and bask in the Caribbean tunes!

The Green Side:

Hammock Cove Antigua was envisioned with a deep respect for sustainability and responsible tourism.

Each standalone villa was made in an eco-conscious model – the landscaping serves the dual purpose of looking nice while also battling soil erosion.

When you stay, you can benefit from the modern twist of solar water heaters in every villa, coupled with conscientious water-saving fixtures for a mindful rinse under the shower.

Their gourmet dining is seasoned with herbs plucked from their own organic garden and a generous palette of locally sourced produce.
They’ve also replaced single-use plastics and embraced energy-efficient lighting and appliances throughout the resort.

Travel Time:

Located at St. Phillip’s North Willikies St. Philip Adjacent to Devil’s Bridge National Park, Antigua & Barbuda, it’s a 33-minute drive from VC Bird International Airport.

Ratings:

Guests adore Hammock Cove for its location and amenities. Here’s what they say:

Thanks for Checking Out Our Guide to the 7 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean!

The Caribbean – with its mesmerizing beaches, stunning views, and rhythmic ambiance – has always been synonymous with paradise on Earth.

These 7 all-inclusive resorts exemplify the epitome of relaxation and sophistication. The day’s biggest decision might revolve around which cocktail to sip next or which spa treatment to indulge in.

While each resort brings its unique flair, they all share a commitment to offering authentic Caribbean experiences. Whether that’s through dance lessons on the beach, local rum-tasting sessions, or excursions to nearby natural wonders, guests have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the Caribbean way of life, all while ensconced in luxury.

Choosing the perfect adults-only, all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean is a ticket to a dream vacation. It’s a chance to escape the every day, bask in tropical splendor, and indulge in unparalleled luxury.

Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply looking to recharge, these 7 gems offer a slice of paradise that will linger in your memories long after you’ve returned home.

Safe travels and happy relaxation!

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