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10 Best Marriott All Inclusive Resorts

Marriott is one of the world’s largest and best-known hotel chains, with a diverse number of brands around the globe ranging from budget hotels to luxury resorts.

Recently, they’ve expanded their all-inclusive selection of hotels and plan for 33 all-inclusive properties to be open by 2025, which is great for those who are Marriott Bonvoy loyalty members looking to earn and redeem points.

If you’re interested in staying at one of these properties, here are our picks for the 10 best Marriott all-inclusive resorts.

Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels, Crystal Cove, Barbados

Crystal Cove is a Marriott Resort located on the beautiful island of Barbados, offers luxurious rooms featuring natural wood, local flora-themed artwork, and plenty of natural light.

Reflections Restaurant serves Caribbean and international cuisine in an open-air setting overlooking the pool. Snacks and casual dining such as burgers, sandwiches, and salads can be enjoyed right on the beach with a sundowner cocktail at Drifters. They also hold Saturday barbecues with steaks, spare ribs, chicken, and fish.

As part of Elegant Hotels’ Dine Around program, guests can also choose to dine at the other Elegant Hotels properties on the island, including Turtle Beach and Waves Hotel & Spa. All water sports are included, complete with lessons from resident experts. Guests can choose from waterskiing, stand-up paddleboarding, tube and banana boat rides, sailing, snorkeling, and kayaking.

Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

One of the best places to redeem Marriott Bonvoy points in the world, Al Maha is a unique and ultra-luxe Arabian experience. Exotic activities include camel riding in the desert, falconry, or drives across the sand dunes with wildlife spotting, just to name a few.

Located just 45 minutes outside downtown Dubai near the Omani border, this resort is in the  incredible Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve oasis. Accommodations are 42 all-suite Bedouin-style villas. These are spacious and provide posh amenities and stunning views of the desert, where guests can see gazelles and Arabian Oryxes in their natural habitat.

As a member of Marriott’s Luxury Collection, their all-inclusive rates include three meals a day and two desert activities. Meals can be enjoyed with views of the game reserve, and in the evening, guests can enjoy a sunset cocktail at the Hajar Terrace Bar.

Royalton CHIC Cancun, Cancun, Mexico

Just 20 minutes from Cancun airport, Royalton CHIC is located in the Hotel Zone and is surrounded by a selection of restaurants, bars, shops, and activities. It’s an elegant adults-only all-inclusive resort, with spacious rooms and gorgeous modern decor.

Royalton CHIC boasts a variety of dining options, ranging from the Elements international buffet to classic Asian cuisine at Chopsticks and Mexican dishes at La Hacienda.

Due to its location in the Hotel Zone, it’s an excellent place for those who are looking for fun nightlife and a great party atmosphere. Sitting right on the waterfront, it’s convenient for trips to the beach and ocean swims. There’s also an infinity pool with a swim-up bar and views of the ocean.

Royalton Antigua overwater bungalow living room

Royalton Antigua, Five Islands Village, Antigua

For a breathtaking Caribbean honeymoon or special romantic trip, The Royalton Antigua offers spacious adults-only overwater bungalows that feature king-size beds, a living area, a glass floor panel for viewing the marine life below, and a soaking tub big enough to fit two. They also come with glass-fronted infinity pools and dedicated butler service, for the ultimate luxury experience.

Guests staying at the bungalows can enjoy sunset mixology lessons on the terrace, and those who book for three nights or more can have an exclusive romantic dinner served in their bungalow at no extra cost.

Royalton Antigua is located on a private beach along the stunning shores of Deep Bay, Antigua, and has a full array of water sports available, as well as tennis, beach volleyball, cooking classes, dance classes, and more. There are two swimming pools, and a casino is in the works. There are seven dining options including an international buffet, an Italian trattoria, an authentic steakhouse, and a sports bar. 

Le Meridien Ile Maurice, Ile Maurice, Mauritius

Situated on the sands of Pointe aux Piments beach, Le Meridien Ile Maurice is only a short drive from the capital of Port Louis, making it a convenient destination for those looking to explore the culture and historical attractions of Mauritius.

Here guests can experience fantastic views of the Indian Ocean from one of the 265 guest rooms, each offering a private balcony or terrace. For larger groups, the resort offers private villas with up to three bedrooms, fully equipped kitchens, and separate living and dining areas.

On-site restaurants include the beachfront Italian restaurant Paparazzi and Kumin, an elegant restaurant that serves delicious Indian and Tandoori cuisine.

Sanctuary Cap Cana, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Sanctuary Cap Cana is an exclusive resort located in a secluded 30,000-acre gated community within the popular resort town of Punta Cana. With lush tropical surroundings and a beachfront location, this Dominican Republic all-inclusive resort is nothing short of picturesque.

The Spanish colonial-style resort had a recent refurbishment, giving each of the 324 rooms an upgrade. They are spacious and bright, featuring luxurious furnishings, marble bathrooms, and wonderful views. Suites offer a personal plunge pool, as well as concierge and butler services.

Sanctuary Cap Cana offers a wide variety of dining options to choose from, including seafood, Italian specialties, and a steakhouse. After dinner, guests can enjoy themed cocktail parties. There’s an on-site golf course and six pools to choose from.

Domes Aulus Zante, Zakynthos, Greece

Located on the incredible Greek island of Zakynthos (also known as Zante), this resort sits on a beautiful hillside overlooking the Ionian Sea. From the resort, guests will be able to see the island’s Navagio Shipwreck Beach, one of the most widely photographed beaches within the Greek islands.

Luxurious rooms consist of stunning interiors, with earthy tones, a pillow menu and 24/7 room service. Looking for some ultimate relaxation? Domes Aulus Zante has an award-winning on-site spa, where guests can enjoy ancient Greek rituals in the form of a variety of hand treatments, body scrubs, and wraps.

Their all-inclusive option includes buffet breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, with themed evenings each week. There are also a la carte options available for evening meals at on-site restaurants such as Griglia, Tesoro Mio, and Nita Canteen, with a range of drinks including local and international alcohols and soft drinks available until midnight each evening.

Delta Hotels by Marriott Riviera Nayarit, Nayarit, Mexico

Located near both Puerto Vallarta International Airport and just eight minutes from the idyllic fishing town of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, this tropical retreat in Mexico is great for those who like to get out and see the sights.

Guest rooms at Delta Hotels by Marriott Riviera Nayarit are light, breezy, and spacious and feature a complimentary mini-bar which is replenished each day for all-inclusive guests. This resort is exceptional for relaxation, with 10 private cabanas at the on-site Tzicuri Spa, where guests can enjoy nature-inspired treatments including couples’ massages and body scrubs. There’s also a fitness center available 24/7.

For guests wanting to enjoy Mexican cuisine, there are buffet-style meals at the main restaurant. There’s also the Komorebi Teppanyaki restaurant which offers Japanese cuisine cooked on display, and the Delta Pantry, where guests can get snacks and light meals.

The Westin Reserva Conchal, an All-Inclusive Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Situated between lush tropical forests and picturesque beaches is the Westin Reserva Conchal. This resort spreads across 2,400 acres of the North Pacific coastline of Costa Rica and and boasts 406 suites across a variety of price points.

If booking a club-level suite, guests will gain access to the exclusive club lounge and a private pool. There are nine on-site restaurants for guests to choose from, and artisan cocktails can be ordered at the Mitra Market bar or even from the swim-up bar at the Triton Pool. 

There’s plenty on offer for guests to experience at this resort, with a lagoon-style pool, a championship golf course, a selection of tennis courts, and even a kids’ club so all the family can enjoy a fun-filled vacation.

North Island, a Luxury Collection Resort, Seychelles, Ile du Nord, Seychelles

North Island goes above and beyond what may be expected from an all-inclusive luxury resort. Located on a tiny tropical archipelago just off the east coast of Africa, it can only be accessed via helicopter from Seychelles International Airport.

This swanky Seychelles resort has been the honeymoon destination for many famous newlyweds, including George and Amal Clooney and Prince William and Kate Middleton. With expansive villas providing direct beach access and fabulous views of the Indian Ocean, this resort grants guests huge amounts of privacy, so much so that you are unlikely to see other people unless you want to.

There is a wide selection of food on offer, including the beachfront Piazza restaurant serving elegant and delicious seafood dishes such as squid ink linguine with lobster, locally caught octopus, and fresh red snapper.

There’s also a great variety of activities here, including an infinity pool, yoga classes, PADI diving courses, snorkeling, and conservation turtle patrol outings where guests can spot endangered hawksbill or green turtles nesting or hatching nearby. Children are welcome and there’s plenty to keep them entertained with a dedicated arts and crafts area, trampoline, swings, and even a jungle gym.

Now that you’ve read our picks for the 10 best Marriott all-inclusive resorts, which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments! And if you’d like any help planning your trip, be sure to head on over to our travel planning page!