The Five Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the United States

Vacationers in the United States looking for the easiest way to plan a vacation need only look towards one option: all-inclusive. When everything from food to entertainment is included, the only thing left to do is relax and enjoy the time away from it all. Throughout the United States, the five best all-inclusive resorts provide more than just meals, they provide a beautiful setting in a variety of locations to relax in and personalized service to make their guests feel at home.
Club Med Sandpiper

The Club Med Sandpiper puts guests on the banks of the Saint Lucie River. It is loaded with fun things to do including four separate kids club for children of all ages. All meals, drinks and snacks are included at the hotel's two restaurants and bar. Golf and tennis lessons are included and the hotel has three swimming pools and a kiddie pool. Guests can choose between club rooms, deluxe rooms and suites.

Club Med Sandpiper
4500 S.E Pine Valley St.
Port St. Lucie, Florida 34952
(772) 398-5100

The Tyler Place Family Resort

The all-inclusive Tyler Place Family resort caters specifically to families. Guests sleep in either a cottage or suite. All guests receive three meals a day and snacks. Every guest receives a complimentary bicycle to use for their entire stay. Other activities include sailing, windsurfing, water skiing, and swimming in the pool or watering hole. There are special adult only activities like yoga classes, Parents Night and sipping cocktails to live jazz music at the bar.

The Tyler Place Family Resort
175 Tyler Place Road
Highgate Springs, Vermont 05460
(802) 868-4000

Rocking Horse Ranch Resort

All meals and activities are included at the Rocking Horse Ranch Resort a family-themed dude ranch just under two hours north of New York City. Accommodations include standard style hotel rooms in one of the ranch's two buildings. The ranch provides western-themed entertainment, horseback riding, bonfires and a day camp for children 4 to 12 years old. The ranch has an outdoor pool with a giant water slide as well as it offers kayaking and water skiing on its private lake

Rocking Horse Ranch Resort
600 Route 44/55
Highland, New York 12528

Earthshine Mountain Lodge

The all-inclusive Earthshine Mountain Lodge puts guests deep in the Appalachian Mountains on over 80 acres of land. Accommodations are few to insure the hotel does get overcrowded. Guests sleep in a comfortable, yet rustic mountain lodge. All meals, beverages and snacks are included. All activities at the hotel focus on the outdoors; zip lining, canoeing and adventure hiking are all included.

Earthshine Mountain Lodge
1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, North Carolina 28747
(828) 862-4207

Bolongo Bay Beach Resort

Located in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Bolongo Bay beach Resort is St. Thomas' only all-inclusive. Guests are within steps of the beach. The package includes all meals, drinks and gratuities. Standard hotel rooms are available. The hotel offers unlimited use of its numerous kayaks, aqua tricycles and windsurf boards; SCUBA lessons are available. There is a special children's rate for guests under 12 years old.

Bolongo Bay Beach Resort
7150 Bolongo
St Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 00802
(340) 775-1800
(800) 766-2840

Patrick M. Lind has been freelance writing since 2007 and has worked as an editor and journalist for He received a Master of Arts in history from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands and has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Middle East.