All-inclusive hotels and resorts allow you to relax and unwind without having to make any decisions more taxing than which cocktail to order next. With your meals, drinks, entertainment and accommodation provided in one convenient location, all you need to do is check in and enjoy your stay. Everything is within easy reach.
Europe has a diverse spectrum of all-inclusive options in locations ranging from the sunny beaches of Spain’s Canary Islands to the snow-capped mountaintops of the Austrian Alps.
For budget travelers, cheap European all-inclusive resorts can be very cost-effective. There’s no need to pay for anything else once you arrive at your destination, so you will know exactly how much your vacation will cost when you book.
Luxury jet-setters looking to splurge are also in luck: There are high-end, all-inclusive options with gourmet degustation dinners, knowledgeable sommeliers, creative cocktail programs and 24-hour room service.
From the best adult-only options to family-friendly properties, here are the best all-inclusive hotels and resorts in Europe.
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Dreams Jardín Tropical Resort & Spa on Tenerife, the largest of Spain’s stunning Canary Islands, stands out as soon as it comes into view. Its mix of Mediterranean and North African design is eye-catching. The water features — including a swimming pool spread across several levels, with waterfalls cascading down toward the ocean — create a gorgeous setting for relaxation. Expect to spot a few jealous glances from the general public as they walk past the property.
Like other AMR Collection resorts, the culinary options are abundant at Dreams Jardín Tropical. Guests will find 10 food and beverage outlets serving everything from Spanish tapas to American steakhouse fare and contemporary Italian cuisine. There’s even a mammoth breakfast buffet that rivals those in Las Vegas, as it offers hundreds of different options to start your day.
Other amenities include two kids clubs, a spa with a sauna, a beach club and an open-air gym with sweeping ocean views. Travelers keen on exploring the island can also take advantage of the on-site bike facility, where rentals storage lockers and more are available.
The accommodations are varied, too. Each of the 419 guest rooms and suites — which feature blue-and-white color schemes and natural elements like wood and bamboo — measures at least 300 square feet and overlooks the property’s pools or the ocean. All come outfitted with flat-screen TVs, minibars and furnished balconies or terraces.
All-inclusive rates at Dreams Jardín Tropical Resort & Spa start at 313 euros ($330) per night, based on double occupancy.
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Overlooking Corfu’s beautiful Ionian coast, the 411-room Ikos Dassia doesn’t feel like your typical megaresort thanks to its careful and respectful design. The property’s low-rise buildings blend into the surrounding landscape, giving guests the sense that they’re fully immersed in Corfu’s stunning scenery. If they actually want to leave the resort to go sightseeing, the hotel’s complimentary car service can help.
Rooms and suites feature minibars fully stocked with spirits that are replenished daily; they also have furnished balconies with land or sea views and flat-screen TVs with DVD players. Upgrade to a deluxe suite for even more amenities, including high-end Anne Semonin toiletries, a Nespresso machine and access to the exclusive Deluxe Collection Pool. Some deluxe accommodations also come with private pools or gardens.
No matter your accommodation type, you’ll have access to a nearly 2,000-foot stretch of sand lined with fragrant olive and pine trees. Additionally, you can cool off in several indoor and outdoor pools, including some designed specifically for families. Younger guests can hang out at the kids and teens clubs while parents enjoy a spa treatment, partake in a fitness class or sip a drink at one of several bars.
When you’re ready for a bite to eat, sit for a meal at one of eight on-site restaurants serving a range of cuisines, including Greek, Italian, Asian and French. Or, take advantage of the hotel’s Dine Out program, which lets guests eat at select dining venues around Corfu without paying out of pocket.
All-inclusive rates at Ikos Dassia start at 278 euros ($292) per night, based on double occupancy. Keep in mind that the hotel has a five-night minimum for all stays.
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The 220-room Iberostar Selection Lagos Algarve is home to 13 different accommodation types. Options range from 365-square-foot standard doubles with air conditioning and balconies or terraces, to 602-square-foot superior suites with sea views and private pools. This variety ensures that all travelers, especially families, will find a configuration that works for them. There’s more to this Iberostar property than its plentiful sleeping quarters, though.
Seafood lovers can tuck into local Portuguese delicacies like soberio bacalao (salted cod) prepared fresh to order at live cooking stations. Meanwhile, wellness enthusiasts can break a sweat in the 24-hour fitness center or enjoy a treatment at the property’s spa. There are four pools for travelers who’d prefer to spend their vacation lazing in the sun.
Best of all, visitors can rest easy knowing they’re staying at an environmentally conscious property. This beachfront hotel no longer distributes single-use plastics, serves as much sustainably sourced seafood at its restaurant as possible and plans to be carbon neutral by 2030.
All-inclusive rates at the Iberostar Selection Lagos Algarve start at 237 euros ($249) per night, based on double occupancy.
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The H10 Rubicón Palace on Lanzarote is certainly palatial, with almost 600 rooms and suites. All have air conditioning, minibars and flat-screen TVs tuned into international channels. As a bonus, the hotel is also dog-friendly.
During your stay, you’re unlikely to get bored with the food and beverage offerings thanks to 13 venues specializing in Italian, Asian and American, among other cuisines. Room service is also available 24 hours a day, and there is a poolside food truck for meals on the go.
Despite lacking direct beach access, the H10 Rubicón Palace provides many ways to enjoy the Canary Islands’ sublime weather year-round. Families can play miniature golf and splash in the three children’s pools (including one with a pirate ship structure with a waterslide) and little ones can enjoy the three kids clubs. Older guests can unwind at the five adults-only pools, pamper themselves at the spa, or try on-site activities like dance classes and water aerobics.
All-inclusive rates at the H10 Rubicón Palace start at 208 euros ($220) per night, based on double occupancy.
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Whether you’re indecisive or simply prefer having multiple options while on vacation, the Club Med La Palmyre Atlantique will appeal to travelers who want a bit of serendipity with their all-inclusive stay. Located in Les Mathes, France — a coastal community less than two hours northwest of Bordeaux — this Club Med outpost offers a mix of everything you could want while visiting France: phenomenal food, coastal charm and proximity to top-notch vineyards.
Resort dining options include The Atlantic restaurant which offers dishes such as local oysters and shellfish, as well as French delicacies like croissants and foie gras. A more casual seafood venue called La Belle Epoque is also available. You can even partake in wine-tasting workshops at La Belle Epoque’s wine cellar.
To work off all the gourmet fare and extra pours of vino, sign up for the resort’s beach boot camp or try sailing on nearby Bonne Anse Bay. If you’d rather stay on dry land, grab a bike and traverse 18 miles of mountain biking trails through the sprawling La Coubre forest. Or, challenge another guest to a tennis match. A kids club and a children’s pool are also available for those little vacationers.
When you’re ready to retire for the night, expect a serene room with thoughtful amenities. All 392 rooms and suites are mostly white with colorful pops of blue and green as an homage to the surrounding seascape and countryside. In addition to standard features like air conditioning and TVs, they also come with little luxuries like heated towel bars in the bathrooms and furnished terraces or balconies.
All-inclusive rates at the Club Med La Palmyre Atlantique start at 331 euros ($348) per night, based on double occupancy. Keep in mind that the resort has a seven-night minimum for all stays.
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This beachfront property overlooking the Mediterranean Sea draws inspiration from its location in the Turkish resort city of Antalya. All 183 rooms, suites and villas reside in buildings with traditional Seljuk architecture (think: towering stone structures with clean lines, grand archways and domed tops).
Accommodations are spacious, measuring at least 409 square feet. In-room amenities include minibars, desks and balconies with views of the hotel gardens, the sea or the two on-site 18-hole golf courses. Bathrooms are particularly well appointed, as they’re outfitted with heated floors and mirrors in addition to separate showers and bathtubs.
After a restful night’s sleep, guests can enjoy many activities without setting foot off the resort grounds. Besides teeing off at the championship courses, visitors can take a dip in the clear blue waters of the Mediterranean or the outdoor pool, which has a swim-up bar. Later, you can sing tunes at the karaoke bar, savor fresh fish with international flavors at the Palm Lounge & Bar or grab a snack from the Dome Cafe, among other food and beverage outlets.
One facility you won’t want to miss is the hotel’s spa. It specializes in Ayurvedic treatments using coconut, almond or castor oils enhanced with holistic healing herbs such as turmeric, tulsi, brahmi and rosemary. The treatments benefit the central nervous system, eliminate symptoms of stress and help treat insomnia and headaches.
All-inclusive rates at Kempinski Hotel The Dome start at 225 euros ($236) per night, based on double occupancy. Keep in mind that the hotel has a two-night minimum for all stays.
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This adults-only property on Lanzarote in the Canary Islands is ideal for travelers craving time away from kids. At Secrets Lanzarote Resort & Spa, all 335 guest rooms and suites have huge 65-inch smart televisions, plus minibars and balconies or terraces with garden, mountain or ocean views.
Guests can swim and sunbathe at one of four outdoor pools or visit the spa, where amenities include an indoor pool, a Turkish bath and a Scottish shower (where a hot shower is finished with a cold blast of water). Skin treatments are based on four principles: conscious beauty, holistic health, deep relaxation and skin rebirth.
When your stomach starts to rumble, head to one of seven eateries including an international buffet, two poolside grills and a sushi bar. None of the restaurants require advance reservations and all are covered by the all-inclusive package. You can relax knowing you’ll be able to dine at any venue, including formal spots like Italian-inspired Portofino and seafood-focused Oceana, without shelling out extra cash.
All-inclusive rates at Secrets Lanzarote Resort & Spa start at 327 euros ($345) per night, based on double occupancy.
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Open in both winter (mid-December to early April) and summer (mid-June to late September), Alpinresort Sport & Spa presides over a fantastic location. Because it’s in the heart of Saalbach, an Austrian alpine resort town known for its outdoor activities, the 90-room property is ideal for sports enthusiasts. In winter, you can shred powder on skis or snowboards. In the summer you can take advantage of countless hiking and mountain biking opportunities. As a bonus, summer guests receive eight free gondola lift rides per stay, making it even easier to get out and explore.
Once you’ve had your fill of outdoor activity, get some shut-eye in the cozy yet modern rooms and suites. Accommodations come outfitted with plush pillows, mood lighting, wall-mounted flat-screen TVs, and bathrooms with rain showers or bathtubs.
On days when you need a break from traversing the mountains, you can enjoy a soak in the heated indoor and outdoor pools; or, treat yourself to a service at the property’s spa, which also houses five saunas and a fitness center. When you’re hungry, you’ll have your pick of Austrian dishes and beverages throughout the day and night.
All-inclusive rates at Alpinresort Sport & Spa start at 310 euros ($325) per night, based on double occupancy.
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This upscale Grand Palladium property in Spain’s Balearic Islands is owned by the same hospitality group linked to the nearby Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel (which is known for its world-famous summer pool parties with resident DJs, including David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Calvin Harris and Eric Prydz). As such, you can expect a lively atmosphere when staying at the Grand Palladium White Island Resort & Spa.
Situated in bustling Playa d’en Bossa, the location is ideal for lovers of quality electronic music, unrivaled people watching and entertainment from sunrise to sunset (and through to sunrise again). The resort’s four swimming pools (one with an integrated Jacuzzi) are great places to recover from the night before. Massages are available poolside for an extra charge to help soothe sore dancing feet. There are 11 restaurants and bars available, should you prefer to fill up on gourmet fare or down a drink before a busy night out.
For some rest, retreat to one of the property’s 430 guest rooms and suites. All feature air conditioning, flat-screen TVs and either balconies or terraces that overlook the resort grounds or the Mediterranean Sea. Book a seafront-view suite to access a hydromassage hot tub.
All-inclusive rates at the Grand Palladium White Island Resort & Spa start at 783 euros ($827) per night, based on double occupancy.
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If you’re visiting northern Italy, consider a stay at Excelsior Dolomites Life Resort. All 65 rooms and suites here have king-size beds plus balconies or terraces, so you can take in sweeping views of the surrounding mountains even as you relax in bed.
A highlight of this Alpine resort is its wellness facilities. Within the property’s Sky Spa complex, you’ll find an outdoor infinity pool and an indoor pool (both of which are heated), several saunas, an inhalation grotto (with carefully heated air filled with finely-dissolved Himalayan salt to aid circulation) and an aromatic steam bath, among other amenities. Plus, you can indulge in several treatments ranging from massages and facials to manicures and pedicures.
Families will love taking advantage of the kids clubs — one of which has a cinema for watching age-appropriate movies. The all-inclusive package covers activities in these clubs, as well as archery lessons in summer and the use of sleds in winter.
Since guests are typically coming and going during their stays, food is offered buffet-style throughout the day. At night, the culinary offerings shift to gourmet four-course dinners with vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and low-calorie options available.
All-inclusive rates at Excelsior Dolomites Life Resort start at 314 euros ($330) per night, based on double occupancy.
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With an impressive 560 rooms, this Turkish resort is more like a small town than a hotel. There are plenty of amenities to cater to the 1,000-plus guests who can stay there at a time. Some options include a family-friendly water park and a 104,000-square-foot main pool, as well as a private stretch of sand measuring nearly 108,000 square feet. The resort even offers VIP helicopter transfers with seating for up to six passengers if you’re looking to splurge on a memorable sightseeing opportunity.
Unsurprisingly, dining options are abundant. Guests can choose from 14 different venues, such as restaurants specializing in Turkish, Greek, Indian, Italian and Asian fare. Grab-and-go spots with snacks like pastries, ice cream and fruit are also available.
As far as accommodations go, rooms and suites here look much like what you’d expect to find in a Turkish palace. Fabrics with ornate patterns and rich colors cover the beds and windows; gold light fixtures and other accessories add an extra touch of upscale elegance. Standard amenities include minibars, smart TVs, desks and furnished balconies overlooking the resort grounds, main pool or the Mediterranean Sea.
All-inclusive rates at Titanic Mardan Palace start at 211 euros ($222) per night, based on double occupancy. The resort has a three-night minimum for all stays.
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Located in the dreamy Balearic Islands, Zoëtry Mallorca is made for twosomes seeking a romantic getaway. Though it’s a bit removed from the island’s beautiful beaches, the former farmhouse wows with its traditional stone structures, which feature charming details like large arches and ivy-covered facades.
Inside the character-filled property, you’ll find 90 rooms and suites overlooking the Spanish countryside. The design of the accommodations matches the old-world exterior of the hotel, with each room type varying slightly in its appearance. For example, some rooms feature four-poster beds draped in white linens, while others have ornate chandeliers and decorative stone fireplaces original to the farmhouse. All come equipped with modern-day essentials like minibars, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs.
Dining options aren’t as abundant here as at other all-inclusive resorts, but the two on-site restaurants serve plenty of tasty dishes to keep you full throughout your stay. Rather than lining up at a stereotypical buffet, you can savor fresh Mediterranean-influenced dishes sourced from the hotel’s garden and local markets. A third venue with fusion fare is also on the way, should you crave a little more variety.
Other amenities include two outdoor pools, a private running track and a fitness center. Also, the on-site Pure Spa draws inspiration from the five senses and houses facilities like eucalyptus-scented Turkish baths and ice fountains.
All-inclusive rates at Zoëtry Mallorca start at 337 euros ($355) per night, based on double occupancy.
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There is an astonishing number of facilities at this megaresort on Crete. There are 16 different swimming pools, a private beach, a spa, one of the largest open-air movie theaters in Europe and outdoor sports courts (for everything from tennis to basketball to mini-golf) — all under the Mediterranean sun.
Food and beverage options are plentiful, too. You’ll have your pick of a dozen eateries, including Pithos Restaurant, which specializes in organic Cretan cuisine. Estia Restaurant, a Mediterranean-influenced buffet, also serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. The resort is also introducing a couple of new establishments in 2023 that will serve seafood and Cretan barbecue. All these venues come in addition to 10 bars offering caffeinated beverages, frozen poolside concoctions and more.
Accommodations are abundant. The 681 rooms, suites and villas are decorated in white with pops of color in the throw pillows, artwork and other decorative items. Additionally, they are equipped with air conditioning, minibars that get restocked weekly, coffee makers and 50-inch Smart TVs.
All-inclusive rates at Creta Maris Resort start at 214 euros ($244) per night, based on double occupancy.
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Sitting almost 6,000 feet above sea level in southeastern France, the 433-room Club Med Les Arcs Panorama earns its name from the spectacular views it offers of the Les Arcs ski area. Bourg-Saint-Maurice’s mountain is ideal for people learning to ski, so many come to this Club Med outpost to try a new sport. The après-ski scene and hospitality of this true mountain town also attracts visitors.
The resort’s all-inclusive rates include all meals and drinks, kids club access (for guests between the ages of 4 and 17), lift passes, locker service and lessons. Additionally, yoga classes for adults and children are available, and there’s a heated indoor pool for year-round enjoyment.
After working up an appetite on the slopes, the main White Stone restaurant serves both local bites and dishes with international flavors; the restaurant has a large terrace and multiple dining rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, so you’ll have incredible views of the mountains no matter where you sit. A lounge with a wine cellar and bar is also available; the casual L’Arolla bar and an indoor-outdoor lounge only accessible to guests staying in Exclusive Collection Space accommodations.
Rooms and suites at the Club Med Les Arcs Panorama feature traditional mountain-style decor with a contemporary twist. For example, you’ll find pine wood accents and white walls (one of which has a faint silver tree mural) as well as bold pink or yellow pillows, throw blankets and curtains. Standard amenities include flat-screen TVs and desks. Upgraded Exclusive Collection Space suites come with extras like access to a private ski storage area and concierge services.
All-inclusive rates at the Club Med Les Arcs Panorama start at 469 euros ($491) per night, based on double occupancy. The resort has a seven-night minimum for all stays in summer.