10 Amazing All Inclusive Resorts in the USA
Choosing a vacation destination is always difficult, not necessarily because of everything you’ve got to think of and plan, but because it’s very, very hard to pick the right destination for you, from a myriad of good enough places. And that comes true especially with all-inclusive resorts, which are supposed to offer you everything, from meals and drinks to fun things to do.
To narrow that list down for you, we’ll only be considering all-inclusive resorts in the United States. While this kind of properties are not as common in the U.S.A. as they are in other parts of the world, like the very popular Mexico or the Caribbean, there’s still a wide range of options to choose from.
From rustic ranches and luxurious mountain lodges to tropical resorts and wellness retreats, America has plenty to offer for those of you who expect a hassle-free vacation in a stunning destination and amazing memories that will last for years. Without wasting any more time, let’s take a look at 10 amazing all inclusive resorts in the USA:
- 10. Red Mountain Resort: St. George, Utah
- 9. The Ranch at Rock Creek: Philipsburg, Montana
- 8. Woodloch Pines Resort: Hawley, Pennsylvania
- 7. Skytop Lodge in Skytop, Pennsylvania
- 6. Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee
- 5. Club Med Sandpiper Bay: Port St. Lucie, Florida
- 4. Vista Verde Guest Ranch in Clark, Colorado
- 3. The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island, Georgia
- 2. Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa: Tucson, Arizona
- 1. Travaasa Hana, Maui: Hana, Hawaii
10. Red Mountain Resort: St. George, Utah
Situated in between rock cliffs and canyons, the Red Mountain Resort in St. George, Utah is ideal for those travelers seeking a more active vacation. The resort offers packages including fitness and yoga classes, meditation and mindfulness seminars, kayaking, paddle-boarding and guided hikes to the nearby Zion or Bryce Canyon National Parks and even cooking demonstrations. Welcome gifts, water bottles, backpacks and healthy meals are not uncommon, depending on the chose package.
Red Mountain Resort is focused on everything healthy, from meals to rejuvenating activities and a tranquil environment. The resort even offers packages which include full medical examinations, massages and relaxation therapies. When it comes to amenities, the resort doesn’t lack the best. Villas are comfortable and blend in perfectly in the surrounding and calming environment while at the same time offering high-end amenities and modern comforts for their guests.
9. The Ranch at Rock Creek: Philipsburg, Montana
Located in the amazing Montana wilderness, right between Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks, the Ranch at Rock Creek is a luxury accommodation which offers cozy suites, glamping style canvas cabins under the stars and even a wonderfully converted historic barn.
The resort’s story goes back in the 1900’s, when it was converted from a working ranch and into an estate. Today, the Ranch at Rock Creek keeps a little bit of that past atmosphere, allowing guests to feel the true spirit of cowboy country. The ranch offers activities such as biking, hiking, horseback riding, snowmobiling and fly fishing. At the end of a fun day like that, you can spend amazing times at a crackling outdoor bonfire or unwind in the resort’s spa.
8. Woodloch Pines Resort: Hawley, Pennsylvania
Woodloch Pines Resort in Hawley, Pennsylvania, is an adult-only relaxation getaway offering plenty of impressive amenities such as indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a rock climbing wall, kayaking, snowshoeing for the more active guests and even nightly entertainment for those looking for some night fun.
The spa features no less than 27 treatment rooms, saunas and whirlpools, fireplace lounges and even a hair and nail salon. There’s also complimentary fitness, yoga and meditation packages, and various other seasonal activities. The Woodloch Pines Resort is more than perfect for having some good old-fashioned fun.
7. Skytop Lodge in Skytop, Pennsylvania
The sophisticated Skytop Lodge in Skytop Pennsylvania is a 5,500 acre resort which offers plenty of opportunities for fun for all kinds of tourists, but especially couples and families. The resort is open all year round and makes great use of the stunning surroundings of the Poconos Mountains.
It’s comprised of a Colonial Dutch style main lodge with no less than 125 rooms and suites in a central location, with an additional Inn and cottages for those who wish more privacy. As for entertainment, there’s an award-winning golf course on the lodge’s grounds, a 33-foot rock climbing wall, paintball course and a Treetop zip line. Indoor and outdoor pools are also available, and for those who wish more, there’s also a lake in which you’re allowed to swim. Then there’s archery, boating, ice-skating and ice fishing, and a spa, perfect for the end of a full day of fun.
6. Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee
A rustic and charming little family-owned property in Walland, Tennessee, the Blackberry Farm is a luxurious farm estate situated at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains. While it’s not an all-inclusive location in the real sense, it’s very to close to one.
The 4,200 square feet resort features posh suites, cottages and traditional houses, complete with all the comforts you’d expect. The luxurious interior decor is amazing, and the locally inspired food menus are simply delicious. The resort offers plenty of fun in farm and outdoor activities, carriage rides, spa facilities, culinary tastings and historic rooms, perfect for a getaway from the bustling city life.
5. Club Med Sandpiper Bay: Port St. Lucie, Florida
Club Med is well known for the super exotic locations they’ve got around the world, and their resort at Sandpiper Bay in Port St. Lucie, Florida is one of the premier all-inclusive retreats in the United States. Located along the St. Lucie River, Club Med Sandpiper Bay takes advantage of the superb scenery of Florida and its sandy beaches, and adds up high-end sports facilities and a luxury spa.
The resort is ideal for active families, offering a little bit of everything. Guests can enjoy playing beach volleyball and basketball or take advantage of the onsite tennis academy, or the resort’s 18 hole golf course. Sailing is available as well for those who love water and there’s even a flying trapeze and circus school. For more relaxation, there are spa sessions available and an oceanfront pool.
4. Vista Verde Guest Ranch in Clark, Colorado
The Vista Verde Guest Ranch in Clark, Colorado offers something that not many resorts can. The resorts allows guests to immerse in a rustic life on an authentic ranch while at the same time benefiting from all the comforts and luxuries of a hotel.
What’s more, the ranch has no phones, TVs and internet available in the rooms, so it’s more than ideal for switching off from the turmoil of big cities. What they’ve got available are lounges with superb panoramic views, swimming pool, a well equipped fitness center, indoor riding arena. Fly fishing, mountain biking, kayaking, snowshoeing and sleigh rides are also available among many other activities.
3. The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island, Georgia
Off the Georgia coast, there’s the tranquil Little St. Simons Island and a resort which boasts peace and privacy and takes advantage of the island’s natural beauty. The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island features no less than 11,000 acres of space, seven miles of private beaches and availability for a maximum 32 guests at one time, which makes it wonderfully tranquil.
Guests can take advantage of the daily trips led by island naturalists and find out about the unique plants and wildlife of the island. Walking, biking and kayaking will immerse you in a slower pace of life, and plenty of relaxation opportunities will make for an ideal way to end your days there.
2. Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa: Tucson, Arizona
Located in Tucson, Arizona, the Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa is an adults-only resort for those health conscious guests. It boasts an award winning spa and has a dedicated team of fitness, sustainability, culinary and outdoor experts which can offer no less than 120 guided activities devoted to health, wellness and adventure.
Guests can enjoy Pilates classes, nutrition consultations and even beekeeping courses. There are various packages suited for various types of travelers, all including only healthy meals, unlimited smoothies and snacks and access to wellness activities.
The resort does well to take advantage of the stunning surrounding landscape with striking combinations of mountain and desert views, making for a superb atmosphere of relaxation and tranquility.
1. Travaasa Hana, Maui: Hana, Hawaii
As you might expect, Hawaii couldn’t have missed this list. The Travaasa Hana resort in Maui, Hana takes advantage of a superb location and a romantic setting, perfect for an idyllic and tranquil escape from the agitation of the world. The resort, which features both cottages and suites, allows guests to enjoy the traditions of the islands offering lei making, ukulele lessons and bamboo pole or throw net fishing as vacation activities.
There are also yoga and pilates classes, tennis, and water activities such as paddling, snorkeling and canoeing. For guests who like to explore their surroundings, the Seven Sacred Pools at Ohe’o Gulch are worth a trip. But the wonderful beaches of the resort, plus the spa services and the Hawaiian Lomilomi massages might make for a more attractive way to spend your days there. If you are planning to visit Hawaii for any reason, you should inform yourself about the Hawaiian visa that you need to apply for.