Make your Florida vacay easy-breezy with a stay at one of these superb resorts, where food, drink, and fun are part of the package. There’s nothing better than staying at a drop-dead beautiful tropical resort and never having to take out your billfold. This is the sweetness and the basic idea of an all-inclusive vacay. Purchase the complete bonanza when you book and don’t worry about how much each individual pineapple-garnished mixed drink costs because they’re all included.
The Caribbean and Mexico are renowned for their bevy of all-inclusive getaways and one may assume the Sunshine State, the state with the largest tropical vacation vibes within the USA, should also have a healthy population of everything’s-included escapes. The truth is there are literally only a few true all-inclusive resorts within Florida. The great news is that a lot of all-inclusive hoteliers are opening properties in Sunshine State, as well as a fantastic, brand-new resort within the Florida Keys.
VacayDaze has rounded up the best true all-inclusive resorts in the Sunshine State as well as the absolute best Florida hotels that provide add-on-style meal plans for an almost-all-inclusive feel.
Club Med Sandpiper Bay
It’s maybe the most well-known all-inclusive resort within the state. Club Med Sandpiper Bay is found north of West Palm Beach within the relaxed coastal city of Port St. Lucie.
Included within the rate is access to an never-ending list of activities and sports like golf, tennis, beach volleyball, fitness classes, sailing, paddle boarding, a flying trapeze (seriously!), bocce ball, water polo, and more.
There are also boatloads of fun things to try for small ones, as well as Sandpiper Bay’s well-liked kid’s club, therefore adults will score some much-needed R&R by the pool. And families can dine all-inclusively at the Marketplace, a buffet-style eatery with a rotating menu of international dishes.
Little Palm Island Resort & Spa
Also within the Florida keys, be on the lookout for the grand reopening of the super secluded and opulent Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in tiny Torch Key. Like Bungalows Key Largo, the property is adults-only and managed by Noble House Hotels & Resorts.
Solely accessible by boat or seaplane, the ultra-high-end resort has been providing all-inclusive rates for years, however room-only rates are offered.
The small island took a tough hit from hurricane Irma, however it plans to reopen in early 2020 with even additional beachy-chic glamour than before. And, of course, they still have the same friendly locals that like to greet guests, the small Key deer that swim from island to island.
The Ritz-Carlton hotels in the Sunshine State
Florida has lots of hotels that provide the option to add a meal plan to your regular rate. Case in point: if you wish to go the luxurious route, for an additional fee, all of The Ritz-Carlton hotels in Florida offer access to the Club Lounge with 5 food displays per day, and unlimited cocktails, wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages.
The Ritz has hotels across the Sunshine State, so you’ll be able to stay in style in Amelia Island, Bal Harbour, Coconut Grove, Fort Lauderdale, Key Biscayne, Naples, Orlando, Sarasota, and South Beach.
Walt Disney World Hotels
For a family-style getaway to Orlando’s theme parks, consider Walt Disney World’s many hotels and dining plans.
Depending on what number of meals you wish to include and what variety of dining you favor (seated or on-the-go), these plans provide you and your family access to dozens of Walt Disney restaurants.
And at every location, all you need to do is scan your Magic Band and eat till you’re fueled up for your next journey within the happiest place on Earth.
Bungalows Key Largo
Anyone who’s ever done the drive over the Overseas highway is aware of the pure magic of the Florida keys. Just a short jaunt from Miami, the string of tropical islands boasts charming BnB’s, soaring palms, coral reefs, and awesome 360-degree water views (AKA the makings of a dream beach vacay).
For years, however, the one item the islands lacked was what the Caribbean had lots of which is all-inclusive resorts. However there’s excellent news for fans of all-you-can-everything vacays. You don’t need a passport to attain unlimited food, fun, and fruity drinks anymore since the Keys’ first-ever all-inclusive is here and it’s superb.
Opened in January 2019, the Bungalows Key Largo is a luxury adults-only escape situated on twelve acres of waterfront. Managed by Noble House Hotels & Resorts, that additionally counts Sunshine State favorites like Little Palm Island Resort and Ocean Key Resort among its assortment, the boutique resort features 135 personal bungalows, every one outfitted with alfresco soaking tubs and garden showers.
In addition to luxury accommodations bathed in natural textures and soothing tropical hues, guests here have access to a number of amenities among the resort’s garden-like atmosphere such as 2 pools, 2 Jacuzzi’s, 3 piers, and numerous beachfront cabanas that supply lots of space for kicking back. Those that wish to remain active can make use of the resort’s beach cruisers (two bikes accompany each bungalow), daily yoga classes, snorkeling gear, numerous boats and water vessels, and the “Fitness Tiki Hut” outfitted with Pelotons.
Island-inspired food and drink is of course abundant at the resort. Bungalows Key Largo boasts 3 restaurants, one for fine dining, one serving up casual Mexican fare, and one providing Italian-inspired seafood dishes. Throughout the bliss-ed out beach days, a waterfront food truck serves fast fare while the Sunset Tiki Bar shakes up exotic cocktails. And if day drinking is your thing, don’t miss a cruise on one of 2 offbeat and genius floating tiki boats.
Want to be one of the first to experience this all-inclusive paradise within the Florida Keys? Book now to get introductory rates beginning at $399 per person per night, including all food and drink, resort amenities, water toys, and activities like yoga, cooking and mixology classes, fish fries and pig roasts.