Best All-Inclusive Beach Resorts in the Bahamas

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What makes for an exemplary all-inclusive experience? For some, it’s the perks, like unlimited food and drink, access to amenities, luxurious spas and attentive staff. For others, it’s the ease and simplicity—with everything already paid for, guests don’t have to worry about reaching for their wallet or tallying up additional expenses. All-inclusive resorts are the perfect option for families and couples alike.

We researched the best all-inclusive resorts in the Bahamas so you can stop planning and start relaxing.

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Meliá Nassau Beach – All Inclusive

Nassau, Bahamas

Start by choosing your view—pool or ocean—and trading your clothes for a swimsuit. In addition to all-inclusive givens like meals and WiFi, a complimentary tour of Balmoral Island is included with every stay. There’s no shortage of activities to keep your blood pumping—the 24-hour gym and daily exercise classes keep your routine uninterrupted and glass-bottom kayaks, beach volleyball and paddle boards offer a fun way to stay active while enjoying the island’s beauty. Feast on a different flavor each night—seven restaurants serve every cuisine from classic Caribbean to Italian.

Parents rest assured, you won’t have to sacrifice alone time to keep the kids entertained—the on-site Kids’ Club and in-room babysitting services create ample time for enjoying the swim-up pool bar and private dinners on the beach. If you’re planning a honeymoon, wedding or romantic getaway, Meliá delivers unrivaled experiences for couples, as well. Dreamy tailored wedding packages and detailed touches like in-room aromatherapy menus and adult-only pools ensure privacy and serenity. If you’re looking for VIP service, greater privacy and access to exclusive resort areas, be sure to upgrade to ‘The Level’ experience.

There’s nothing “business as usual” about a beachfront conference in the Bahamas, but Meliá Nassau Beach – All Inclusive supplies a state-of-the-art business center with five meeting rooms and 1,200 person capacity. Feast on tropical treats during the coffee break before lazing by one of three pools or on Cable Beach!

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Hotel Riu Palace Paradise Island

Paradise Island, Bahamas

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Opulence meets tranquility at Hotel Riu Palace Paradise Island. Its prime location on beautiful Cabbage Beach, eclectic dining options, dreamy oceanfront pool with a swim-up bar and adults-only policy make this beachfront resort ideal for couples looking for a romantic all-inclusive option. Enjoy 24-hour room service in the classically-designed rooms with features like balconies, flat-screen TVs, ocean views and minibars. Buffets and a la carte options for dining have Japanese, Indian, Fusion and much more to choose from.

Relax with massages and facials at Renova Spa or ask the concierge for transportation to a nearby golf course before ending the day in style with a private, al-fresco dinner. Rest assured your peace and quiet won’t be disturbed here—Hotel Riu Palace goes one step further than adults-only and keeps the premises spring-breaker free.

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Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach – An All-Inclusive Resort

Freeport, Bahamas

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Check into one of the 276 air-conditioned rooms, all with private balconies or patios, and complimentary Wi-Fi.  Amenities reign here, with options for everyone in your party from a luxe spa to a nightclub, tennis courts and more. Concierge services are available to help arrange childcare or offsite excursions. Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach – An All-Inclusive Resort covers meals, drinks, water sports, entertainment and much more.

Its spacious rooms, pristine stretch of beach and exciting activities for young children and teens make this a popular landing pad for families traveling to the Bahamas. Between the international buffet, Asian, Italian and pizza restaurants, there’s something for even the pickiest eaters. Located on the palm-tree-dotted south shore of Grand Bahama, this luxurious beach resort boasts three restaurants, a gigantic freshwater pool, Caribbean dance classes, windsurfing and introductory dive lessons and that’s just barely dipping your toes in the water! Outside the Wyndham, explore the longest underwater cave system in the world at Lucayan National Park or dive world-class scuba sites just offshore.

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Sandals Royal Bahamian

Nassau, Bahamas

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Expect to be treated like royalty at Sandals Royal Bahamian, where the name speaks for itself. From a Rolls Royce waiting at the airport to chauffeur you to the resort to decadent and luxurious treatments at the Red Lane Spa, this all-inclusive resort has it all. Signature amenities include unlimited scuba diving and water sports, unlimited premium spirits at eight bars and a penthouse fitness center—all on the premises of what used to be the Balmoral Club in the 1940s. Immediately, you’ll be in awe of the Roman columns, fountains and 408 elegant rooms designed especially with couples in mind. The ultimate plus is access to a private offshore island, both by day and night, with a beach club featuring a pool, swim-up bar, whirlpool and a casual beach-side restaurant.

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Sandals Emerald Bay

Exumas, Bahamas

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Once you arrive at Georgetown International Aiport, Sandals takes it from there. The included shuttle whisks you to the beachfront resort in 10 minutes where glasses of bubbly await. Whether you choose standard or butler level rooms, vacation for a wedding, honeymoon or romance, there are luxurious accommodations for you. Choose from a beachfront villa or elegantly-decorated rooms with ocean, pool and garden views. Balconies, patios and soaking tubs are just the beginning of the amenities on offer.

Eleven decadent restaurants—all with dress codes—have options for dining on the beach or indoors. The resort’s three fresh-water swimming pools are a hot spot to meet other travelers—one of the three is the largest zero-entry pool in the Caribbean. When you’re not lounging pool or beachside with a cocktail in hand, choose from unlimited beach and water sports, scuba diving and golf on the 18-hole Greg Norman-designed course. Or, stroll to state of the art Red Lane® Spa for a Jasmine Candle Massage, pedicure or aromatherapy treatment.

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Breezes Bahamas Resort

Nassau, Bahamas

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Bahamas Breezes doesn’t mess around when it comes to the beach. Its beachfront rooms are situated so you step into Cable Beach’s sand when you open the door. Worries drift away on arrival here—the all-inclusive package includes water and land activities, meals at five restaurants and, of course, unlimited drinks.

Dark wood and beachy prints decorate your well-appointed room with pool, garden or ocean views. The international dining options are spread throughout the resort so you can dine indoors or on the beach. Plus, entertainment goes beyond beach volleyball and snorkeling—there’s a rock climbing wall, flying trapeze, sailing, live music and a nightclub. To bring it all home, the a la carte spa and private cabanas for hire are there if you want to splurge for added luxury. The resort’s helpful concierge assist in booking off-site excursions or transportation so you have everything taken care of before leaving the resort. While Bahamas Breezes is family-friendly, lovebirds and friends need not worry as the resort policy only allows children over age 14.

If you’re planning a destination wedding, look no further than this beach resort. Choose from five tropical themes or work with your personal wedding planner to make the big day exactly as you dream it!

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