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7 of the Best South Resorts for All-Inclusive Spa Vacations

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There is one question in particular that is on the rise in popularity among sun lovers: which hotels in the South offer the best all-inclusive spa vacations? And which boasts wellness programs? Many of these dream properties offer state-of-the-art thermal circuits, thalassotherapy, treatments in luxurious spas, aromatherapy sessions, yoga on the beach and many other creative concepts designed to really get away from everyday life.

Here’s a selection of hotels that have outdone themselves with their extensive wellness programs. Although the idea of staying at an all-inclusive resort is already synonymous with relaxation… what if we took the concept even further?

Cayo Levantado Resort – Samana, Dominican Republic

Cayo Levantado Resort, a stunning hotel that recently opened in June, is nestled on a pristine island just off the coast of the Dominican Republic. It’s the ultimate destination for a serene island getaway. After a short boat ride, you can immerse yourself in a comprehensive wellness experience with four distinct holistic paths.

What sets Cayo Levantado Resort apart is indeed its noteworthy all-inclusive spa vacations and wellness programs. The hotel, considered to be one of the best resorts in the Dominican Republic, offers a range of indulgent treatments, from massages to body scrubs, provided by expert therapists. Additionally, you can enjoy a state-of-the-art fitness center, yoga and meditation classes, and personalized wellness consultations to tailor you experience.

Beyond wellness, the resort features luxurious accommodations, exceptional dining options, and a variety of recreational activities. Whether you’re relaxing by the infinity pool, exploring the island’s natural beauty, or savoring cuisine with a view of the Caribbean Sea, every moment at Cayo Levantado promises an unforgettable experience.

Grand Velas Riviera Maya – Riviera Maya, Mexico

Welcome to Grand Velas Riviera Maya, one of the top luxury resorts in Riviera Maya, proudly adorned with the AAA Five Diamond designation. This exceptional property is renowned for its top-tier facilities and all-inclusive spa vacations, including an exquisite thermal circuit that serves as a sanctuary of tranquility. Here, you can embark on a holistic wellness journey with a selection of personalized rituals, some of which are certified by the Wellness for Cancer organization, emphasizing the resort’s commitment to holistic well-being and inclusivity.

Moreover, for added convenience and privacy, certain treatments can be enjoyed within the comfort of your own room.

Excellence Oyster Bay – Montego Bay, Jamaica

Located on a small peninsula surrounded by turquoise waters, this 5* luxury resort in Jamaica is renowned for its exceptional world-class all-inclusive spa vacations for adults only.

The spa at Excellence Oyster Bay is indeed a true oasis of tranquility, where you can enjoy a holistic approach to well-being. With a comprehensive menu of services, including massages, facials, and wellness rituals, the spa caters to individual needs and preferences.

In addition to the exceptional spa offerings, Excellence Oyster Bay offers a range of luxurious accommodations, including sublime suites and beachfront villas, all designed to provide the utmost comfort and create a romantic atmosphere.

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is an elegant resort featuring a stunning three-tiered infinity pool that gazes out upon the vast Pacific Ocean. Renowned globally, its been said to offer the world’s finest spa packages by Condé Nast Traveller magazine.

Offering an array of 30 diverse treatments, this sanctuary draws inspiration from nature and Mexican traditions, delivering an authentically cultural and immersive relaxation journey. Guests can indulge in a wellness program that harmonizes mind and body, all while being captivated by breathtaking ocean views. Truly one of the best all-inclusive hotels in Puerto Vallarta.

Meliá Punta Cana Beach – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

The Meliá Punta Cana Beach is a peaceful adults-only oasis and is the most affordable of the all-inclusive resorts featured above.

On the one hand, it offers a wide range of options through its “Wellbeing 360 Experience” program, which focuses on stimulating all the senses. On the other, it offers therapeutic treatments in the fabulously tropical YHI Spa. From soothing massages to invigorating facials, each therapy is a carefully crafted journey toward physical and mental rejuvenation.

Hotel Mousai – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Nestled against the breathtaking backdrop of Puerto Vallarta, Hotel Mousai stands as the embodiment of opulence and sophistication. This exclusive, thoughtfully designed 5-star hotel offers a wellness program that completely redefines the concepts of indulgence and relaxation within an oasis of tranquility. It provides you with the opportunity to immerse yourself in a realm of pampering and rejuvenation.

Notably, Spa Imagine, situated on the fifteenth floor like a crown jewel, boasts panoramic 360-degree views of the pristine Pacific Ocean and lush rainforest. The hydrotherapy circuit alone is a compelling attraction, featuring a whirlpool, invigorating pressure massage shower, refreshing cold plunge pool, and a six-cycle vitality pool. Additionally, the spa offers a range of soothing massages, revitalizing facials, holistic treatments, and specialty therapy suites catering to couples and small groups.

In essence, the spa caters to every wellness desire, with the ultimate goal of clearing the mind and inducing a state of pampered serenity.

La Casa de la Playa – Rivera Maya, Mexico

Escape the beaten path of traditional all-inclusive resorts and embark on an extraordinary journey at La Casa de la Playa. Located in the stunning Riviera Maya region, specifically at the heart of Xcaret Park, this chic boutique hotel offers 63 luxurious suites. In this unique setting that showcases the beauty of Mexico, relaxation takes center stage. Take in the tranquility of the surroundings to rejuvenate, refresh yourself in the infinity pool with a splendid ocean view, or simply savor a cocktail in the sun.

Spa Muluk offers holistic treatments that will awaken all your senses with its natural materials and abundance of wood. The products used are entirely organic, benefiting both the body and the environment. The spa features 5 cabins for couples’ massages with a jacuzzi and a vast hydrotherapy circuit with a sea view. In addition, you’ll find aromatherapy workshops and a purification ceremony following Mexican tradition in the program.

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