All-inclusive vacations around the world: discover these unusual destinations and packages

To the point Located in the four corners of the world, here are ten out-of-the-ordinary all-inclusives to discover.

For your next vacation, are you looking for an off-the-beaten-track all-inclusive that takes you away from popular destinations such as Cuba, Mexico and the Dominican Republic? We offer you a list of different packages located all over the world. If you’re not sure which all-inclusive to choose, read our guide All-inclusives: Which hotel to choose according to your travel profile?

From South America to Asia, Africa and Europe, there are many possibilities for an all-inclusive vacation that will open up your horizons.

Explore these exotic destinations and packages that will set you apart from Quebecers’ popular choices.

Paysage au Royalton Antigua

Westin Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

If you’re a fan of all-inclusive, you can change from the Caribbean by flying to Brazil instead! Launched in September 2021, the ocean-facing Westin Porto de Galinhas is located on one of the most famous beaches in northeast Brazil, just minutes from the charming tourist center of Porto de Galinhas.

Westin Porto de Galinhas – page Facebook

The new complex comprises 128 rooms and 36 spacious suites, some with private terraces and Jacuzzis. In addition, the resort boasts 5 swimming pools, a luxury spa, upscale restaurants and bars, and entertainment options for adults and children.

Sunset at the Palms, Jamaica

Located in Negril, Jamaica, Sunset at the Palms is an all-inclusive resort that stands out for its unique ambience and natural immersion.

Nestled in the heart of a lush tropical forest, the establishment offers an experience in harmony with the environment. Accommodation consists of pretty, intimate bungalows perched in the trees.

Sunset at the Palms – page Facebook

Here, the atmosphere is zen and relaxed; you can unwind in hanging hammocks, stroll through the lush gardens and enjoy the tranquility of the nearby beach.

Plage au Sunset at the Palms – page Facebook

Riu Palace Zanzibar

For a change of scenery, head for Africa and the Riu Palace Zanzibar hotel! Located on the exotic Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, this resort promises an extraordinary all-inclusive experience in a heavenly setting.

Riu Palace Zanzibar

The establishment is distinguished by its seafront location, with a white sandy beach and turquoise waters. Elegant, spacious rooms offer superior comfort and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean.

Guests can relax by the infinity pool, rejuvenate at the spa, or be entertained by the many activities on offer, such as scuba diving, kitesurfing and boat trips.

Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach

In Thailand, this luxurious all-inclusive resort overlooks the magnificent Andaman Sea, just 3 km from the lively beach of Patong and 23 km from the famous Wat Chalong.

With a breathtaking ocean view, this establishment offers an idyllic setting for a relaxing vacation in the “Land of Smiles.”

Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa – page Facebook

The Phuket Marriott boasts three alfresco restaurants, two cafés and three bars and lounges. In addition, facilities include three outdoor pools, two children’s pools, a spa, a gym, table tennis and a tennis court.

Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa

Sandals South Coast, Jamaica

Located in Jamaica, Sandals South Coast offers a unique experience: sleeping in bungalows on stilts in a heart-shaped section. This original and romantic concept transports you to a true haven of peace in the heart of the Caribbean.

Sandals South Coast – Over-The-Water Bungalows

In addition to these exclusive accommodations, Sandals South Coast offers a variety of other magnificent suites, gourmet restaurants, elegant bars, impressive pools, a world-class spa and several water activities.

Sandals South Coast

Royalton Antigua, An Autograph Collection All Inclusive Resort

How would you like to experience a villa on stilts in Antigua? That’s what the Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa has to offer with its adults-only Chairman bungalows. These accommodation units offer an intimate romantic ambience, exceptional service and breathtaking sea views.

Royalton Antigua

The Royalton Antigua is an all-inclusive resort located along the calm waters of Deep Bay in St. John’s, with access to a spa, kids’ and teens’ clubs, and top-quality dining and cocktail venues. The establishment boasts 294 suites, 8 restaurants, 5 bars and 3 swimming pools, in addition to six bungalows on stilts.

Royalton Antigua, An Autograph Collection All Inclusive Resort

The Club Med chain: all-inclusives all over the world

The Club Med group is renowned for offering exceptional all-inclusive experiences in every corner of the globe. Whatever the destination, Club Med offers a package that combines quality accommodation, delicious meals and a range of activities to satisfy every traveler.

Here are some examples:

Club Med La Palmeraie, Morocco

Club Med La Palmeraie offers a unique cultural immersion in Marrakech. Travelers can discover the richness of Moroccan culture through traditional shows, local cooking classes and guided tours of the bustling souks.

You’ll have the chance to enjoy an authentic experience and get closer to the local culture, while enjoying comfortable all-inclusive services.

Marrakech – Club Med Facebook

One of the things that makes Club Med La Palmeraie so special is its location in a lush green oasis, surrounded by exotic gardens and majestic palm trees.

Club Med La Palmeraie

Club Med Kani, Maldives

Club Med Kani enjoys an exceptional location on a private island in the heart of the paradise-like Maldives archipelago. Stilt villas, pristine white sand beaches, crystal-clear waters and spectacular coral reefs make this a true tropical sanctuary.

Club Med Kani Maldives – page Facebook

Scuba diving enthusiasts? You can explore the magnificent coral reefs and colourful marine life of the Maldives. Wellness facilities include a relaxing spa where guests can unwind and recharge.

What’s more, with group activities, themed evenings and entertaining entertainment, Club Med Kani’s warm, friendly atmosphere is said to create a real community among guests.

Club Med Kani Maldives page Facebook

Club Med Tignes, France

In the French Alps, in the heart of the most festive part of the Tignes resort, in Val Claret, the new Club Med Tignes mountain village is a ski area suitable for all levels. The atmosphere is lively and warm.

You can elevate your stay by immersing yourself in the luxury of the Exclusive Collection Suites, while benefiting from a personalized concierge service.


Club Med ski villages let you make the most of your ski vacation by including everything you need in a single package. You’ll enjoy quality accommodation at the foot of the slopes, tasty and hearty meals, lift passes, ski or snowboard lessons, and a whole host of activities and entertainment for the whole family.

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Save on all-inclusives with points

Flexible points

To reduce the cost of an all-inclusive stay, use flexible reward points. You can consult our guide, All-inclusive travel: the best credit cards for vacations in the South with points, for example. These allow points to be used for a statement credit or applied to travel expenses charged to the card. There are many flexible programs such as :

To apply CIBC Aventura Points to a travel expense, the transaction must be pending and in Canadian dollars.

  • Scene+(10,000 points for a $100 statement credit)
  • HSBC Rewards(25,000 points for a $125 statement credit)

For example, the welcome bonus of 35,000 Scene+ points on the Scotiabank Passport™ Visa Infinite* Card could save you $350 on your next all-inclusive trip.

In addition to offering a sign-up bonus, the card has no conversion fees for foreign currency transactions and excellent travel insurance.

Hotel chains loyalty programs

Some of the above-mentioned hotels are part of chains with their own loyalty programs.

For example, the Westin Porto de Galinhas, the Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa Merlin Beach and the Royalton Antigua are all part of the Marriott Bonvoy group. Nights at these dream resorts can be booked with Marriott Bonvoy points, easily accumulated with the Marriott Bonvoy® American Express®* Card.

Rates per night start at 45,000 Marriott Bonvoy points for the Westin Porto de Galinhas, 32,000 points at the Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa and 110,000 points at the Royalton Antigua Autograph Collection.

When booking Marriott Bonvoy points, don’t forget the 5th-night free tip!

Club Med also has a loyalty program called Great Members. After each stay, points are credited to your account according to the amount spent.

By crossing various thresholds, you earn status and additional benefits such as discounts on excursions, room upgrades, inclusive airport transport, etc.

Bottom line

These establishments in the four corners of the world will let you explore unique places, all while enjoying the comfort of all-inclusives. Whether staying in heart-shaped bungalows on stilts in Jamaica, discovering ski villages, or immersing yourself in the paradise-like ambience of an all-inclusive resort in Thailand, these experiences will offer you the perfect combination of exoticism, comfort, entertainment and adventure.

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Marjorie has three passions in life: writing, travel and the world of wellness. The last decade has been full of exploration for her! Her travels have taken her all over the world, from Central America to Asia, Europe and Africa. This former travel consultant loves to inspire us and share her best discoveries. She is also the author of several novels and guides.

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