5 All-inclusive resorts to consider for a stress-free holiday
What's an all-inclusive resort, you ask? It's a place where dreams come true. We're not kidding. On top of booking a villa or hotel room, your stay comes complete with necessities such as food, drinks, alcohol and spa treatments (like we said, necessities)—depending on the package. Sounds tempting? We round up five all-inclusive resorts we think you'll like for your next stress-free getaway.
1. Samabe Bali Suites & Villas in Nusa Dua, Bali
Time passes slowly on the cliffs of Nusa Dua and it's where you can truly feel you're getting the R&R you deserve. With villas stretching across an expansive piece of land, Samabe is particularly blessed with views of white sandy beaches and a vast turquoise ocean. They also have one of the best wedding spots on the island: the very classy, elegant Pearl Chapel that overlooks the sea.
What's included: 24-hour butler service; daily cocktail hours; room service; and round-the-clock selection of gourmet and organic cuisine in all restaurants.
2. Song Saa Private Island in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
This private island resort is one of the lushest escapes available on The Luxe Nomad, let alone in the world. With its backdrop of tropical reefs, rainforests and the twin islands of Koh Ouen and Koh Bong, standards of eco sustainability meet new heights of luxury on this island. At night, you'll enjoy gazing at the starry night sky from your villa's verandah and trust us when we say it's pretty magical.
What's included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Vista Overwater Restaurant, Driftwood Bar & Kitchen and destination dining locations (subject to availability); unlimited house beverages including wine, beer, spirits, cocktails, and non-alcohol drinks; and in-villa dining.
3. Aro-Ha in Queenstown, New Zealand
Perhaps relaxation to you means plenty of serotonin and sunshine from a good workout. Resting on the banks of Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown where it's also known as the world's own playground, this eco-friendly wellness resort should be on every outdoorsy Nomads' bucket list. Guests can sign up for a five- or seven-day retreat and it's safe to say that for once, you'll feel a lot healthier and more at peace than you did pre-holiday.
What's included: Sunrise Vinyasa Yoga sessions; kayaking; sub-alpine hikes; daily massages; cooking classes; horticulture lessons; and more.
4. The Residence Maldives in the Maldives
In a place like the Maldives, it's hard not to feel like you have it all. But when you're staying at The Residence, you truly will have everything you need... and want. Gorgeous sunrises and sunsets stun guests daily here, and Maldivian architecture takes the form of spacious, island-style villas with thatched roofs, high ceilings, French windows and lush fabrics—perfect for sophisticated relaxation.
What's included: Guests can choose a full-board option with meals with the option of topping it with an all-inclusive add-on which features an unlimited supply of draught beer and wine by the glass in some restaurants (it's a great deal because alcohol is expensive in the Maldives).
5. x2 Samui in Koh Samui, Thailand
X2 is as cool as it sounds. Samui itself is known for being the most romantic Thai island and this resort is especially great for honeymooners and couples. Set on the southeast side of the island, X2 enjoys a lot more peace and tranquility than others, and is represented beautifully by minimalistic chic villas complete with their own private swimming pools and terraces. The adjacent ocean may not be ideal for swimming in but what's romance without sunset walks on the beach? Also, champagne breakfast!
What's included: Unlimited spa treatments which includes massages, manicures, pedicures, body and facial treatments.
This story was originally posted at WanderLuxe by The Luxe Nomad
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