All-Inclusive Resorts with the Best Rooms: Islands 2020 All-Inclusive Awards

These all-inclusive properties offer world-class luxury in rooms so amazing it’s hard to believe they’re real.

January 13, 2020
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Read on for our 2020 All-Inclusive Awards winners. Islands staff

Our editors and writers scoured the globe to find the best all-inclusive resorts based on standout offerings, from top-notch dining options and cool bars to over-the-top suites and white-glove butler service. We also asked our readers to vote for their favorites in each category. We’re proud to present the winners of the 2020 Islands All-Inclusive Awards.

From honeymooners to couples celebrating a special occasion, these all-inclusive resorts provide top notch hospitality and private tranquility. With five-star amenities such as private pools and personal touches, you’ll never want to leave your suite.

Winner, Editors’ Choice: Civa and Duavata at Namale Resort & Spa, Fiji

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Namale’s Civa and Duavata rooms Namale Resort & Spa

Total luxury and seclusion awaits at Namale Resort & Spa, at the edge of the Koro Sea on the island of Fiji—an all-inclusive five-star boutique resort that is home to just 19 bures and villas, nestled among 525 acres of lush tropical flora for a wholly authentic Fijian experience. Those looking for a private escape need look no further than this lush, idyllic retreat.


At Namale Resort & Spa, guest accommodations are unparalleled with some villas boasting full-size infinity pools and hot tub with ocean views. Other in-room amenities such as airy, vaulted ceilings, king-sized beds, and glass doors that open to private decks—allowing the tropical breeze to waft in—will make guests feel right at home. Rooms are designed to give an authentic Fijian feel, combined with luxury amenities to provide optimal comfort. Namale is a place like no other.

Winner, Editors’ Choice: TRS Yucatan Hotel Private Pool Suite

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The Private Pool Suite at TRS Yucatan TRS Yucatan

The TRS Yucatan Hotel located in the Mayan Riviera may consist of consist of 454 luxury accommodations, but none are so opulent as the resort’s Private Pool Suites. In addition to first class facilities including two exclusive swimming pools, plus one salt water pool, guests of the Private Pool Suites enjoy their very own swimming retreat—just feet from their rooms.

The modern and sophisticated private suites offer the ultimate in luxury and excellence, with ample-sized rooms as well as an entirely separate living space. 24-hour room service is available for all guests staying at the TRS Yucatan, however those staying in the Private Pool Suites also enjoy the exceptional privilege of personal butler service. Why would you expect anything less?


Winner, Editors’ and Readers’ Choice: Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma, Bahamas—Prime Minister Honeymoon One Bedroom Beachfront Walkout Butler Villa Suite

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Sandals Emerald Bay Sandals

A Reader’s Choice as well as an Editor’s Pick, the Prime Minister Honeymoon One Bedroom Beachfront Walkout Butler Villa Suite at the Sandals Emerald Bay is luxury at its finest. Couples seeking a romantic retreat with the indulgence of authentic beachfront luxury can’t do much better than these extraordinary villas, which provide fantastic views of the Caribbean Sea’s idyllic turquoise waters.

As guests enter the suite, they are greeted by an elegant entrance hall leading to a large living room, which opens to a private, fully furnished patio with direct beach access. In the bedrooms, you’ll find handcrafted mahogany furnishings, a king-sized bed, and elegant British Colonial touches the Bahamas are known for.

The extravagance doesn’t end there, as the suite’s bathrooms come complete with dual vanity sinks, a glass-enclosed shower, and a gorgeous marble soaking tubs. Those who take the honeymoon thing very seriously will appreciate 24-hour room service, as well as a personal butler.


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