With its warm, clear turquoise water, white sandy beaches, and amazing diving and snorkeling, you’ll never regret to book an all-inclusive in Bahamas. The Bahamas stretches for hundreds of kilometers and consists of approximately 700 islands and 2,500 reefs. While many of these islands are abandoned, others, such as the capital city of Nassau and New Providence, home to neighboring Paradise Island, are brimming with hotels and all-inclusive resorts.
Other popular islands worth visiting include Grand Bahama and the outer islands of Great Exuma, where the clarity and color of the water are some of the most beautiful places in the Bahamas. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or a family trip, The Bahamas has all-inclusive hotels for travelers of all budgets and styles.
All Inclusive Resorts in Bahamas
Staying at an all-inclusive resort can also take the stress out of planning a vacation and sticking to a budget. Food, drink and many activities are already included, and once you reach these tropical shores you can sit back and relax. Below are our picks for the best all-inclusive resorts in the Bahamas.
Located on Andros Island, Small Hope Bay Lodge is an all-inclusive boutique hotel with just 21 rooms. These cottages are located on the pristine white sand beach opposite the hotel. The resort has been welcoming guests since 1960 and is known for excellent diving and snorkeling on the world’s third largest barrier reef near the hotel. There is a dive shop on the grounds, where you can book excursions. If fishing is your sport, the island is also known for bone fishing and excursions can be easily arranged.
The resort caters to couples and families. If you’re traveling with children, parents who want a night’s rest can use the babysitting service. The hotel also allows pets. The food is buffet but with a lot of variety. Choose from Caribbean comfort fare to international cuisine. Most of the food is locally sourced, including freshly caught fish. There are gluten-free options as well as kids’ options.
Located in Freeport, Grand Bahama, The Pelican Cove is a 4-star hotel with all-inclusive package options. Grand Bahama is one of the easiest islands to reach, as the ferry from Fort Lauderdale is here and there are also direct flights. Brightly colored Bahamian architecture can be seen throughout the hotel. Beautifully decorated with soothing blue walls and decorative pillows, the rooms and suites feature private balconies, kitchenettes and microwaves.
Sabor Restaurant serves Bahamian and world classics. Other amenities include beach access, spa, tennis court and swimming pool. If you are traveling with children and want to be alone, a babysitting service can be arranged. If you want to explore the outside of the hotel, the hotel is also within walking distance of many restaurants and shops.
Cable Beach in Nassau is one of the best beaches in the Bahamas. Melia Nassau Beach – All Inclusive is located in the beautiful part. Located in the Baha Mar holiday complex, this 3-star hotel feels more like a 4-star hotel. The rooms are stylish and modern and the gardens are well kept. Upgrade to The Level for a more luxurious VIP service experience.
There are multiple restaurants here and the food is better than average for all-inclusive resorts. Food is very diverse, from à la carte Italian restaurants to steakhouses and Bahamian buffets. The property is kid-friendly with a kids club and a kiddie pool on the grounds. If you want to play golf, you can book a tee time at the nearby Jack Nicklaus-designed 18-hole course for an additional fee.
Hideaways in Palm Cove is a comfortable 3-star resort offering all-inclusive packages on the beautiful island of Great Exuma. It’s not a big resort, there is only one restaurant on site but the food is good. Located right on the private white sand beach, Hideaways caters to couples and families in their peaceful properties. Accommodation is in the form of studio apartments and one and two-bedroom cottages as well as one to three-bedroom villas. The cottage has a kitchenette and ocean or garden views. The villa has a fully equipped kitchen and separate living and dining areas.
Facilities here include free non-motorized water sports and a swimming pool with sun loungers. If you’re traveling with kids, you’ll find board games, puzzles and a kids’ TV network to borrow in the room. A range of excursions can be arranged for an additional fee, from guided bonefishing trips to snorkeling day trips around the Exuma reefs.
Located on beautiful Cable Beach in Nassau, Bahamas Breeze Resort & Spa is a great choice for budget-conscious travelers who really want all-inclusiveness. It has an “ultra all inclusive” policy, meaning that the price you pay includes all resort fees, tips and surcharges.
If you’re looking for an affordable romantic getaway without the screaming kids, Breeze is a great option as only teenagers over 14 are allowed. Breezes have five restaurants to choose from, including à la carte and buffet. There are also many live events. Choose from skis, trapeze and tennis courts included with free lessons. For a romantic extra, book a private beach dinner (fees apply).
In Great Exuma, Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort shares the beachfront with the Grand Isle Resort & Spa. This adults-only love hotel has some great amenities, including the largest zero-entry pool in the Caribbean with its own fire pit at its center. Just one of three pools on the site. Emerald Bay Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches around, and you can easily lie on the sand and swim in the clear turquoise waters.
Rooms and suites are contemporary in style and decorated in a Caribbean style. Most rooms have sea views and private balconies. Out of 7 restaurants serving food from all over the world, you won’t be eating the same thing every night. Other amenities include the Red Lane Spa, which offers full-service treatments (for a fee), as well as multiple tennis courts and a Greg Norman-designed golf course with six ocean-facing holes. If you wish to explore the island away from the resort, snorkeling or diving trips to other reefs can be arranged (additional charge).
If you’re traveling with kids, consider Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach on Grand Bahama Island, easily accessible from Fort Lauderdale and Miami. This all-inclusive resort features many family-friendly facilities, including a kids’ club, games room, and wading pool. All three restaurants have kid-friendly options on their menus. Best of all, kids under 17 stay and eat here for free.
Viva Wyndham is located on a beautiful white sand beach with turquoise waters as a backdrop. The site is 26 acres and well-maintained. Rooms feature vibrant colors and have balconies with sea views. Prices include activities such as snorkeling, beach volleyball and canoeing, and other excursions that can be arranged for a fee. There is also a swimming pool, hot tub and gym on the grounds.
Getting to the outer islands of Great Exuma takes a little more effort, but it’s well worth it. The scenery here is some of the most beautiful in the Bahamas – translucent turquoise and emerald waters against sugar white and pink sands. The Grand Isle Resort & Spa is an all-inclusive 4-star hotel located on the Emerald Bay waterfront.
Accommodations on the Grand Isle are villas of various sizes, but all are spacious and modernly furnished. There is a full kitchen, separate living and dining areas, large bedrooms and, in some cases, a jacuzzi. The resort caters to families and couples. Grand Isle is not your typical all-inclusive option as there aren’t multiple restaurants to choose from. There is only one dining option, but the food is excellent, served on the outdoor terrace overlooking the resort’s impressive infinity pool. There is also a 24-hour fitness room on site and non-motorized water sports such as SUP and DIY snorkeling are included in the price.
You can also book an island tour that includes a stop to swim with the sharks and feed the rays. If you want to play golf, there is a Greg Norman-designed championship course that the hotel can help you book (for an additional fee). The on-site spa offers relaxing treatments for an additional fee.
Located on the beautiful island of paradise, just 30 minutes’ drive from Nassau International Airport, Warwick Paradise Island is a 4-star all-inclusive hotel that welcomes guests aged 16 and over. This is a great option if you’re looking for a romantic getaway or traveling with adult friends. Contemporary rooms and suites feature tiled floors with colorful artwork and striped rugs. Harbor views on one side, ocean views on the other, and a private beach area with sun loungers to relax all day. There is a large free-form swimming pool and five different dining options.
If you’re planning a destination wedding, the 10,000-square-foot sunset patio area is the perfect place to take in the night view. It overlooks Nassau Harbor and is surrounded by lush gardens. Guests wishing to explore the outside of the hotel will find many shops and restaurants nearby to check out.
Also located on Paradise Island with easy access to Nassau, Hotel Riu Palace is an adults-only, all-inclusive hotel located on a beautiful white sand beach. Four-star hotels are the most luxurious category in Riu’s hotel brand portfolio. Rooms and suites are decorated in a contemporary style and most have sea views from their private balconies. Facilities include two swimming pools and recreational activities such as beach volleyball and fitness classes.
When it’s time to eat, the main restaurant features live cooking stations and revolving-themed buffets. There are also specialty Japanese, Indian, fusion and steak restaurants with à la carte menus (all included in your price). Stop by the ice cream shop whenever you want for dessert.