Many young adults favor party and social atmospheres when traveling. All-inclusive resorts are a popular choice for young adults because food and drinks – alcoholic or non-alcoholic – are included in the price of your stay. Here are some of the best all-inclusive resorts for young people.
Sandals Ochi Beach Resort
The Sandals resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, is one of the best adults only resorts in the Caribbean. Sandals is designed for couples vacations, so if you are looking for a getaway with a group of friends, this might not be the best fit. Sandals guests can stay in a variety of wi-fi equipped rooms and suites, all of which feature stocked minibars with premium liquor. There is also a village of suites with butler service for those interested.
The resort has plenty of amenities, including 16 casual and elegant on-site restaurants, 11 bars, 105 pools, 22 whirlpools, a beach club with live music, flight service to Montego Bay, a full service spa and nearby golf course. Those who want to take it a step further can charter a private boat to Sandals’ private island in the Bahamas.
The resort is located right on the beach, so there are plenty of beach activities to enjoy as well, including sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving and beach volleyball. Cabanas with butler service are available for rent.
- Sandals Ochi Beach Resort, Main St., Ocho Rios, Jamaica
- 876-974-5691, www.sandals.com
Hedonism II is located in Negril, Jamaica, and is a popular all-inclusive resort for young adults. There’s not a lot of family-friendly fun to be found at this island resort; it does not allow children and encourages people to let loose. There is a wide variety of guest rooms that are available for couples, singles or groups.
The resort is located near two private beaches: one is a nude beach, the other is clothing optional.
There are also clothing-optional and nude hot tubs and swimming pools for those who don’t want to get sand where the sun doesn’t shine.
Tennis, fishing, scuba diving, paddleboarding and relaxing on loungers poolside are all popular daytime activities. There’s a variety of restaurants to be found at Hedonism II, including an Italian restaurant and a nude dining establishment.
Nightlife at Hedonism II is abundant, including sweaty dance clubs, dance lessons, drinks at any of the resort's bars or a variety of themed parties such as Toga and Mardi Gras parties. If you need to sweat out all of that partying, there are also tennis courts and a fitness center.
- Hedonism II Norman Manley Blvd., Negril, Jamaica
- 631-588-4336, hedonismresorts.com
Secrets Aura Cozumel
Secrets Aura Cozumel is a beachfront luxury resort in Cozumel, Mexico that offers luxurious rooms for couples and groups alike. It’s an adults-only resort, so there won’t be any family vacations to spoil your fun. All cocktails and meals are part of an inclusive package.
The resort features cuisines from all over the world at its many fine dining establishments and bars. Secrets Aura Cozumel has an outdoor infinity pool with an ocean view, a swim-up bar and a lazy river.
There is also a private pool and bar for preferred club members.
Guests can choose from plenty of beach activities like water sports, snorkeling, volleyball, sailing and kayaking. Nearby Playa Del Carmen and Riviera Maya are only a short ferry ride away for those who want to do some sightseeing and grab mouth watering Mexican food. A spa and wellness club are also located on the resort property.
- Secrets Aura Cozumel, Carr. Costera Sur Km, 12.9, 77600 Q.R., Mexico
- 52 998 287 5900, www.amrcollection.com
Excellence Punta Cana
Excellence Punta Cana is located in the Dominican Republic. It is an adults-only, all-inclusive resort on a mile-long stretch of a white sand beach, near a jungle of palm trees and pleasantly fragrant vegetation.
The resort features perks like daily yoga classes, four outdoor pools, horseback riding and a casino. With rooms starting at 550 square feet, couples will find this resort a great hideaway from the hustle and bustle of the world.
The emphasis here is less on partying and more on relaxing and enjoying the beautiful beaches.
Excellence’s Mille Spa offers world class spa treatments for further relaxation. As for dining options, there are 11 restaurants with a la carte menus and 11 bars on site, as well as 24-hour room service. All food and drinks are included with your stay.
- Excellence Punta Cana, Playas Uvero Alto - Punta Cana, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
- 1 809-685-9880, excellence-resorts.com