Best All-Inclusive Resorts For The Holidays

Best All-Inclusive Resorts For The Holidays

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Sometimes a holiday getaway is all the family needs to get into the holiday spirit. Instead of opening gifts in the same house you have opened gifts in for the past several years, make plans to wake up Christmas Day morning overlooking the beach or enjoy your holiday pie at the bottom of a mountainside. Many all-inclusive resorts make it more affordable for families to get together and travel elsewhere for the holidays. These all-inclusive resorts also make it possible for couples to enjoy time together without having to worry about whose home they will visit for each holiday.

Here are some of the best all-inclusive resorts to visit for the holidays:

Vista Verde Ranch 
58000 Cowboy Way
Clark, CO 80428
(970) 879-3858

There are many ranches in Colorado that offer vacation packages for those looking to spend time on a working ranch with the horses. Vista Verde Ranch is one of the best options in the state of Colorado and a favorite among travelers. During your stay at this all-inclusive ranch you will be able to enjoy a variety of activities that are led by professional guides and trainers, including horseback riding, rock climbing and hiking through the mountains.

During your stay, you will be treated to endless activities, meals prepared by seasoned chefs and plenty of time to relax among the mountainside landscapes.

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Smoke Tree Ranch
1850 Smoke Tree Lane
Palm Springs, CA 92264
(760) 327-1221

You will be surrounded by a pristine desert landscape and treated with the highest level of hospitality when you stay at the Smoke Tree Ranch. You will definitely feel refreshed and relaxed when you return home from this all-inclusive getaway. Kids can explore the horse trails, splash in the pool (weather permitting) and spend the afternoon playing on the playground. Mom and dad can get pampered at the spa or go on a hike together.

All guests will be treated to three meals a day and be able to participate in many great activities all for one, all-inclusive price. The Smoke Tree Ranch will offer you and your family a great place to celebrate the holidays without the stress of visiting friends and family back home.

Little Palm Island Resort
28500 Overseas Highway
Little Torch Key, FL 33042
(305) 872-2524

Little Palm Island Resort offers you the luxury of staying at a tropical getaway, where you will have your very own bungalow-style accommodations. Guests wishing to stay at this resort for the holidays can purchase all-inclusive packages which include meals, water sports and other activities at the resort. This is the perfect island getaway for those seeking to escape their day-to-day lives back home. Every guest staying at Little Palm Island Resort will feel like they are alone on the island, which is what some look for in a holiday getaway.

Bahia Principe
Dominican Republic
(866) 282-2442

A tropical, adults-only getaway might be what some need during the holidays. Guests staying at this resort will be treated to luxurious accommodations, multiple restaurants offering international cuisine and plenty of activities. Resort activities include spa services, spending the day at the beach, enjoying the pool and participating in various sports and recreational activities. You will never want to leave Bahia Principe, mostly because you will be treated like royalty from the moment you check in.

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Instead of worrying about what to do for the holidays or what to cook for family, make plans to escape the madness this year and spend time at one of the best all-inclusive resorts. These resorts offer everything needed to make a holiday getaway perfect and stress free.

Heather Landon is a freelance writer with more than 20 years of experience. She has combined two of her passions – writing and travel – to share her experiences with others. You can read more of her articles at