Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the Bahamas
Known as the playground for the world’s rich and famous, the Bahamas are a dream destination on many bucket lists. Bring this dream to life by visiting some of the best all-inclusive resorts in the Bahamas. From pristine white sandy beaches to crystal-clear water, the Bahamas have an activity for everyone.
Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas – All Inclusive
Paradise Island, New Providence Island
Situated on the southern end of Paradise Island, Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas – All-Inclusive offers a wide range of bright, luxurious rooms, some of which feature private balconies and views of the stunning Nassau Harbour.
There are plenty of dining options at Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas - All-Inclusive, whether you’re looking to grab breakfast at the Verandah or enjoy a fine meal at Abbicco. You can also enjoy a delicious cocktail at Rum Cay Lobby Bar or at their poolside bar, Hog Bar. Tips are included in the all-inclusive plan, so that’s one less thing to worry about.
There are lots plenty of opportunities at this all-inclusive adults-only resort for guests who want to simply relax. From an exclusive white-sand beach with free beverage service and a sectioned-off swimming area to an enormous free-form pool surrounded by loungers, there are many ways to enjoy the sun. You can even enjoy a private massage at Mermaid’s Lookout.
For those with a more active vacation in mind, there's live entertainment every evening, so you can dance the night away, enjoy karaoke, or watch a movie with other resort guests. You can also partake in several outdoor excursions and games the resort offers, such as beach volleyball tournaments, egg toss competitions, nature walks, and more. Or, keep up with your fitness routine at their 24-hour gym and tennis or beach volleyball courts.
Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort
Great Exuma, Caribbean
“Where is Sandals Emerald Bay?” you may ask. It's right on a hillside overlooking Emerald Bay on Great Exuma Island and a 16-minute drive from Exuma International Airport. This all-inclusive Bahamas resort occupies some 500 landscaped acres and features 249 spacious rooms, most with views looking out over the sea.
Every room at the Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis, and Spa Resort feature LED TVs, 24-hour room service, coffee makers, and free bottled water. You’ll also find complimentary toiletries and slippers. Plus, you can enjoy free Wi-Fi in your suite and throughout some areas of the resort.
Although the location is secluded, there's plenty to do on-site. There are three outdoor pools, 11 restaurants, six bars, a modern fitness center, six tennis courts, and a fantastic stretch of white-sand beach. There are also 16 treatment rooms, so take time to spoil yourself with the resort’s spa services, which include body scrubs, facials, body wraps, and more.
The 18-hole Emerald Bay Golf Course is one of the biggest draws here and offers beautiful views of dunes and mangroves. Complimentary green fees are available to all guests staying at the Sandals Emerald Bay Resort.
Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island
Nassau, New Providence Island
If an intimate luxury resort is more your style and you're after way more activity, this pick may be better. Housed in the historic Balmoral Club, the Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island is a romantic, adults-only all-inclusive offering plenty of fun and unique activities to keep guests busy.
At this couple’s only resort, you'll find three enormous pools and multiple hot tubs, a spa featuring indoor and outdoor treatments for couples, and even a private offshore island exclusively for guests. If you’re looking for adventure away from the resort, you’ll be a short distance from various beaches, including Emerald Bay Beach, Coco Plum Beach, Moss Town Beach, and Pig Beach.
The all-inclusive package includes extensive dining options, with everything from sushi to French fare and premium alcohol available in eight bars. Whether you’re looking to enjoy spectacular views of the ocean while you’re eating or enjoy a buffet breakfast, there’s plenty to chose from at Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island.
There’s also wide range of room types available, and some feature ocean views or swim-up access. These rooms are conveniently equipped with Wi-Fi, and if you don’t mind splurging a little, can include private butler services. You can also enjoy a complimentary transfer from the airport to the resort.
Hotel Riu Palace Paradise Island
Paradise Island, New Providence Island
Situated on Paradise Island, in the shadow of the massive Atlantis Resorts, Hotel Riu Palace Paradise Island offers a more affordable stay in the Bahamas.
All 305-plus rooms at the resort are pleasantly modern and include an array of amenities to make your stay as memorable and comfortable as possible. This includes minibars, beverage dispensers, coffee machines, and free wi-fi, which can be accessed throughout the entire hotel.
Hotel Riu Paradise Island also provides a spa with facilities that guests can use, plus a solid selection of all-inclusive dining options, with buffet and a la carte restaurants along with 24-hour room service. Guest can also enjoy live entertainment and participate in select watersports around the property.
The two swimming pools here are lively and include a swim-up bar, so you can enjoy a chilled drink as you lounge under the sun. Guests wanting to go chlorine-free can head right out onto the private beach area for a dip in the sea, where they can also rock themselves on complimentary hammocks.
As an all-inclusive 24-hour hotel, Hotel Riu Paradise Island is definitely one of the best resorts in the Bahamas.
Melia Nassau Beach – All Inclusive
Nassau, New Providence Island
Set on the quiet shores of Cable Beach, Melia Nassau Beach – All Inclusive is a large, all-inclusive resort with a wide variety of rooms, many of which feature gorgeous sea views. These rooms are furnished with the latest amenities, including flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers, and Wi-Fi.
With three pools, seven dining options, four bars, a spa, a fitness center, a 100,000 sq. ft. casino, regular daytime activities, and plenty of evening entertainment options, it’s a great choice for those who want to stay busy. There's also a pretty white-sand beach that's exclusive to guests and is perfect for a dip or lounging in the sun.
The Melia Nassau also caters to children with family-friendly features that include a Kids’ Club. This Kids’ Club is packed with games and experiences for children ages five through 12. This Bahama beach resort also offers babysitting services for babies and toddlers to give adults a much-needed escape.
Editor's Note: This property is currently closed for renovations.
Small Hope Bay Lodge
Situated on Andros Island, Small Hope Bay Lodge is a friendly and intimate all-inclusive resort surrounded by quiet beaches and nature.
With only 18 beachfront cabins, all with ocean views, the vibe is charming — keep in mind that many guests aren't coming here for a chic style or a plethora of entertainment. Instead, Small Hope Bay Lodge is for getting back to nature. The amenities provided in the cabins are eco-friendly for a tropical island feel. Each hand-built cabin is also furnished with handmade furniture and local artwork.
At Small Hope Bay Lodge, you’ll encounter undeveloped beaches lined with hammocks, lounge chairs, along with plenty of opportunities to explore, be it on a fishing excursion, nature walk, or bike ride.
Other property features include a game room and complimentary babysitting for children ages two to seven during mealtimes.