What's included in all-inclusive resorts? Meals, drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), and activities are typically included with your room price.
The 9 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in Punta Cana
The Caribbean is well-known for its sunny, laid-back ambience. And what could be more relaxing than a kid-free getaway? When you book an adults-only all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana, you can take full advantage of the easy-breezy tranquility only found on a tropical island.
1. Barcelo Bavaro Beach
Rooms with private sundecks and ocean views make this hip adults-only resort the ultimate beachfront getaway.
What’s included? All food and beverages are included, both onsite and at the sister property, Barcelo Bavaro Palace, for a total of four buffet and five a la carte options, plus nine bars. Dip into the minibar or have a cocktail by the pool. Activities like windsurfing, sailing, and Hobie Wave catamarans are also included.
More reasons to love it: An onsite nightclub and casino—where your drinks are included—let you keep having fun after your day on the private beach has ended. And even though this is an adults-only resort, you can still play like kids with mini golf and bowling.
2. Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar
Beach bars, a nightclub, and a private beach make this Punta Cana resort on Playa Arena Gorda perfect for a grown-up getaway.
What’s included? Meals, snacks, and beverages at eight bars and seven restaurants give you plenty of options, and 24-hour room service turns your private balcony into a dining room. Want to stay busy? Bocce ball on the beach, tennis, kayaking, snorkeling, and more are also included, and there’s a nightclub, casino, and theme parties.
More reasons to love it: Not one, not two, but three beach bars mean no day on the sand is the same, while complimentary umbrellas and loungers ensure you’re always comfortable. If drinking on the beach is the name of your vacation game, you’ve found your match.
3. Catalonia Royal Bavaro
A prime beachfront location on Bavaro Beach and lots of onsite activities makes this adults-only resort perfect for loungers and adventure-seekers alike.
What’s included? A breakfast buffet, well-stocked minibar, dining at six restaurants, drinks at six bars, and 24-hour room service are all included. Water activities like snorkeling and land activities like soccer, volleyball, and tennis, are also included, along with dance and yoga classes.
More reasons to love it: With loungers in the pool, plus a pool bar and swim-up bar, you can stay in the water all day. After the sun sets, check out the nightclub or casino. This is going to be a hard one to leave.
4. Excellence Punta Cana
Packed with dining and drinking options and set on a private beach in northern Punta Cana, this refreshingly child-free resort is a Caribbean dream.
What’s included? Dining at 11 restaurants and drinks at 12 bars are included, as well as 24-hour room service and your in-room minibar. Dance and cooking classes, snorkeling and other non-motorized water sports, and fitness instruction are included, too.
More reasons to love it: Pamper yourself with pool and beach wait service and gourmet dining, and book a spa day in the ocean-view massage cabana. When you leave the kids behind, you want to splurge—and this is the place to do it.
5. Iberostar Grand Bavaro
Three nearby golf courses make this adults-only resort perfect for vacationers seeking tee time, but a variety of recreation options will keep it fun for everyone.
What’s included? Meals, snacks, and drinks at onsite restaurants and bars are included, so try all six restaurants and four bars. You can book a package that includes golf green fees or sign up for parasailing or water skiing for an active adventure.
More reasons to love it: With an onsite golf course designed by legendary P.B. Dye as well as two other courses within 3 miles, this is the place to treat the golf lover in your life.
6. Punta Cana Princess All Suites
This 5-star adults-only resort on Bavaro Beach was made for romance, with an all-suite layout and lots of perks for couples.
What’s included? The breakfast buffet and meals in the resort’s five restaurants are included, as well as drinks from five bars and your in-room minibar. Mini golf, dancing lessons, bicycling, and non-motorized water sports are included, and in the spa, you can use the sauna and hydromassage tub for free.
More reasons to love it: Massages on the beach, romantic oceanfront dinners, an elegant fondue restaurant, and in-room spa tubs are just a few of the many amorous amenities offered at this beachfront resort (though some may carry an extra fee).
7. CHIC by Royalton Resorts
Located on Playa Uvero Alto in Punta Cana’s northern reaches, this trendy adults-only resort is a great place to make friends and join the party.
What’s included? Dining at seven restaurants and libations at five bars—including two swim-up bars—are included, along with snacks and 24-hour room service. All non-motorized watersports and theme parties are also included, and you can play games in the casino starting at just 1 cent.
More reasons to love it: This resort specializes in playful design and fun amenities, like the Mermaid Pool with a glass wall for a spectacular photo op, a daytime DJ at the main pool, and an oxygen bar to help you recover after a night at the onsite club.
8. Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa
A sprawling adults-only resort on an expansive white sand beach, Breathless Punta Cana is practically a city of its own.
What’s included? You’ll have your pick of 10 restaurants and eight bars, as well as snacks, a breakfast buffet, your in-room minibar, and 24-hour room service—all are included. There are eight pools to choose from, and non-motorized watersports are also included, along with access to beach umbrellas and lounge chairs.
More reasons to love it: Reservations are never required at the restaurants, which range from Italian to French to Asian. And complimentary pool, beach, and theme parties give you even more freedom to party without a care in the world.
9. TRS Turquesa Hotel
This beautiful Bavaro Beach hotel has every imaginable amenity for adults seeking tropical relaxation and recreation—nightclubs and restaurants and kayaking, oh my!
What’s included? With 17 restaurants and 16 bars (including five—yes, five—poolside bars) to choose from, as well as in-room minibars and 24-hour room service, you’re spoiled for choice—and it’s all included. Tons of activities are also included, such as kayaking, canoeing, sailing, mini golf, tennis, and dance lessons.
More reasons to love it: You’ll love this resort’s intimate touches, such as in-room fireplaces, gourmet room service, a pillow menu, and complimentary sun beds. You’ve never been cozier.