FAQs About All-Inclusive Resorts

Gourmet food at an all inclusive resort.

Are All-Inclusive Resorts Worth It? The Pros and Cons

Are all-inclusive resorts worth the hype, or are they just an expensive gimmick? Here we explore the pros and cons of all-inclusive resorts to help you decide if they are the right choice for your next vacation. Pros of All-Inclusive Resorts: Convenience: All-inclusive resorts offer a hassle-free vacation experience. Your accommodations, meals, drinks, and many activities are bundled into one upfront price. You can leave your wallet in your room and relax without worrying about daily expenses. Budget Control: With an all-inclusive package, you have a clear understanding of your … Read More

Beach and palm trees.

When is the Best Time to Visit an All-Inclusive Resort in the Caribbean?

Weather: The Caribbean is known for its warm and sunny weather, but the climate can vary slightly depending on the time of year and the specific island you’re visiting. In general, though, the best time to visit an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean is during the winter months, from late November to April. During this time you can expect mild temperatures, low humidity, and plenty of sunshine. However, keep in mind that visiting the Caribbean during peak season will mean higher prices and larger crowds. June to November has fewer … Read More

Beautiful beach in Mexico.

When is the Best Time to Visit an All-Inclusive Resort in Mexico?

Weather: In terms of weather, the best time to visit an all-inclusive resort in Mexico is during the winter months, from December to April. During this time, the weather is mild and dry, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to low 80s Fahrenheit. For most people this is the best time to enjoy the beach and outdoor activities without getting too hot and sweaty. The rainy season typically runs from August to November in Cancun and Riviera Maya or from July to October in Los Cabos. During this time, you … Read More

What’s Generally Included in an All-Inclusive Resort Package?

Accommodation: All-inclusive resorts typically offer a variety of room types, from standard guest rooms to suites and villas. Your package will include your accommodation for the duration of your stay, with daily housekeeping and other basic services. Meals: One of the biggest draws of an all-inclusive resort is the dining options. Most packages include breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as snacks and drinks throughout the day. Many resorts also offer 24-hour room service. Drinks: All-inclusive resorts also include alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in your package. This can include everything … Read More

Do You Have to Tip at an All-Inclusive Resort?

The quick answer is no, you certainly don’t, and in some resorts with an active no-tip policy (Sandals & Beaches for example), all staff except butlers and spa staff will not accept tips. That said, the vast majority of all-inclusives in the Caribbean and Mexico don’t have a policy either way. Staff will generally not expect to be tipped, and should really not treat you any differently if you decide not to, but they are sometimes tipped anyway, especially in resorts where the majority of guests are American. How Much … Read More