When you book an all-inclusive resort, you want delicious food, bottomless drinks, endless sands, and exciting activities. However, all-inclusive resorts vary in their number of inclusions despite their all-encompassing title. To be sure you'll make the most out of your stay, here are 5 amenities select all-inclusive resorts offer that you should be taking advantage of.
1. Seafood All Day, Every Day
One great advantage to an all-inclusive vacation is the unlimited meals and endless options of cuisine. From buffets to international delights to á la carte restaurants, chances are your resort can satisfy your hunger. Of course, you're situated right along the coast so you'll definitely want to fill up on the fresh seafood. At select properties with The Excellence Collection in Mexico and the Caribbean, you’ll find The Lobster House, an entire restaurant dedicated to your indulgence of delicious seafood specialties.
2. Unique Water Sports
Kayaking, snorkeling, paddleboarding, windsurfing, and sailing are available at most all-inclusive resorts. But at select all-inclusive resorts, you can enjoy even more, such as an introductory scuba diving lesson, water aerobics, WaveRunners®, and Jet Skis®. And we didn't forget about water parks! Be sure to talk to your travel agent to find out which parks in paradise your little ones will enjoy most.
3. Butler Service
If you want a carefree vacation, select all-inclusive resorts include the attentive service of a butler. This means you'll enjoy inclusions such as private check-in, unpacking services, pool and beach services, restaurant reservations and other conveniences. Your travel agent can help you select the all-inclusive getaway with the perfect level of pampering service for you.
4. Cultural Activities
If you're going to the Caribbean and Mexico to experience the culture, many all-inclusive resorts offer authentic cuisine from the local culture, as well as, activities inspired by their location. Enjoy wild adventures, cultural shows, and relaxation amidst the natural landscape.
5. Resort Credits
While most activities you expect to be included in an all-inclusive vacation package, some extras like the spa, golf and certain gourmet offerings have a surcharge. This is where your resort credits come in handy. These are coupons you can use towards enhanced activities and generally are offered as part of your vacation deal.