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30 Most Amazing Resorts On The Planet With Stunning Views

Amazing Resorts

January 19th, 2017   |   Updated on February 24th, 2024

A stay at an all-inclusive resort is a great way to ensure the most relaxing, nearly stress-free travel possible.

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If you want to make your trip even more unforgettable, then choose any of these amazing resorts to enjoy the best views.

1. Hermitage Bay, Antigua

Set on a tropical hillside overlooking a sandy beach, this premium, all-inclusive resort built with sustainable materials is 2.4 km from Jolly Harbour Golf Club, and 10 km from the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda.

2. The Nai Harn Phuket, Thailand

At The Nai Harn, every indulgent detail has been carefully orchestrated—from the beachside butler services and luxury transport options to private terrace barbecues.

Overlooking tranquil Nai Harn bay, Phuket’s first luxury resort – and the island’s only member of Leading Hotels of the World – offers the last word in ocean view luxury. Settle into your own private sanctuary complete with cutting-edge technology, designer amenities and comfortable furnishings.

The Nai Harn’s generous accommodation choices open onto private terraces overlooking stunning ocean or island views. Each of the luxurious guestrooms and suites offers an exclusive tropical sanctuary enhanced by world class facilities, personalised services, exceptional food and a choice of engaging activities.

Phuket’s most relaxing beach resort was designed to complement the glorious surroundings, so all the rooms and suites feature a fresh colour palette with minimalist décor, clean lines, warm wood tones and richly textured fabrics

3. Kurumba Maldives, Vihamanafushi, Maldives

Set on a tropical island with white-sand beaches, this high-end seafront resort is 4 km from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport.The chic, contemporary rooms and bungalows feature open-air bathrooms with deep soaking tubs, plus patios or balconies, free Wi-Fi and flat-screens; some are seafront. Upgraded quarters add Nespresso machines. Luxe villas with private pools and/or hot tubs are also available. There’s 24/7 room service.

4. Le Blanc Spa Resort, Cancun, Mexico

This adults-only, all-inclusive beach resort is 8 km from Museo Maya de Cancún and 17 km from the water park Wet’n Wild Cancun.Featuring balconies with sea views, the refined, airy rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs with multimedia connections, and desks. They also have sitting areas and whirlpool tubs. Suites add minibars, iPod docks, laptop safes and espresso machines, as well as separate living areas. Room service is available.

5. Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa — Benaulim, India

In luxury’s own lap at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa, embrace the languid and laid-back life that is so characteristic of this sunny beach state. Located in Benaulim on the southwest coast of Goa and overlooking the Arabian Sea, this Mediterranean-inspired resort in Goa will slow down your time to a tranquil tempo.
beach resort in Goa sprawls over 56 acres of lush greenery, and is divided into the main hotel building with large deluxe and luxury suites, and villa rooms. All this space coupled with old-world architecture, flower-lined patios and a sunshine-laden atrium make for a perfect romantic or family holiday.

6. Lion Sands Game Reserve, Sabi Sands, South Africa

The award winning Lion Sands is the only private reserve to have access to the perennial Sabie River, which it shares with Kruger National Park. You will find four beautiful lodges here, so there’s always one that suites your taste. Set on the banks of the Sabi River, this luxurious resort on 10,000 acres comprises four lodges and a family camp.

Lion Sands River Lodge is situated on the banks of the Sabie River, allowing unparalleled game viewing. Tranquil rooms are connected to the main lodge by wooden walkways.

Indulge yourself in the huge villas, all equipped with lounge area, private swimming pool and open plan bathroom. This must be one of the best lodges in the Sabi Sands Reserve.

7. Excellence Playa Mujeres, Playa Mujeres, Mexico

Set beachfront on the Caribbean Sea, this premium, all-inclusive resort hotel is 4 km from the Mayan ruins at El Meco archaeological site. Chic suites have whirlpool tubs and marble bathrooms. They also come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and iPod docks, as well as minibars, coffeemakers and safes.

8. Voyage Belek Golf & Spa, Belek, Turkey

You may obtain information on the surroundings, activities and other general information on Voyage Hotel Belek which is located on the seafront and operates.

9. Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado, Samana Province, Dominican Republic

This resort is situated on a stunning tropical island with breathtaking beaches where nature and white sand are mixed, including the famous Bacardi Beach. With an impressive spa located in the center of the resort, guests can treat themselves to a soothing array of refreshing massages and treatments designed to help ease away worries.

10. Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso, Playa Paraiso, Mexico

Surrounded by stunningly beautiful Mexican nature and the Caribbean Sea, Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso is a top-notch resort that offers luxury accommodation, highly professional and personalized service, fully equipped honeymoon or individual suites, delicious cuisine, golf, water sports and other entertainment.

11. Reserve at Paradisus Punta Cana, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

This all-inclusive luxury resort is surrounded by luxurious tropical gardens, sparkling fountains and an exquisite white-sand beach lapped by crystal-clear waters.

12. Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort, Tourrettes, France

Step into an ocean of greenery, a haven of serenity, away from the hustle and bustle of city life and refocus on the essential in a unique environment, in the heart of a preserved nature. Whether you are looking for tranquility, relaxation, sport activities, excursions to discover our beautiful region or all of these at the same time – Terre Blanche is made for you.

You will appreciate this feeling of freedom exploring all possibilities our destination offers you, on your own, as a couple, with friends or family.

Terre Blanche was opened in 2004 and has two internationally renowned golf courses – Le Château and Le Riou – as well as the only training centre of its kind in Europe, where the very best teaching methods are used.

Nestled within a sumptuous 3,200 m2 Provençal country house, surrounded by lush gardens, Terre Blanche Spa is set amidst cypress trees, fragrant shrubs and aromatic plants.

13. Salinas de Maragogi, Maragogi, Brazil

Between the river and the ocean, this all-inclusive beachfront resort is 0.2 km from the AL-101 and 2.6 km from Maragogi village. The laid-back rooms feature balconies, some with river views, as well as free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minifridges and safes.

14. The Oberoi Beach Resort, Mauritius

Pristine beaches, spectacular sunsets, night skies bursting with stars, and a complimentary Touching Senses programme of daily cultural and mindfulness activities. All complemented by its sincere hospitality at The Oberoi Beach Resort, Mauritius.

Complimentary Activities

  • Wide range of water sports activities, use of the gymnasium, tennis courts and steam bath at The Oberoi Spa.
  • Sculpture class, star gazing, Hindu ceremony, henna painting, painting classes, cooking demonstration, wine tasting and nature walks.
  • Breathing exercises, hatha yoga, Tai Chi, sound meditation, stretch, morning jog, morning walk, body toning work out.

 15. Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun, Cancun, Mexico

Set on a private stretch of Maroma Beach, this luxury, all-inclusive and adults-only resort is 15 km from the Grand Coral golf course.The lavish garden- or ocean-view suites come with terraces and offer free Wi-Fi and minibars, as well as flat-screen TVs, DVD players and Nespresso machines.

16. Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro, Bavaro, Dominican Republic

Set on Bávaro de Punta Cana Beach, this adults-only, luxury resort is 3 km from the DR-105 autopista and 5 km from the Astron shipwreck.Featuring marble bathrooms, Jacuzzis and 24/7 room service, the elegant suites offer living areas, minibars, and coffeemakers, plus flat-screens and free Wi-Fi. Some have ocean views, and upgrades feature swim-out pools. Butler service is available.

17. Andilana Beach Resort, Nosy Be, Madagascar

Located in Nosy Be, a popular resort island in the northwest of Madagascar, Andilana Beach Resort is considered the best all-inclusive resort of the country. The resort features two beautiful white-sand beaches, a 50 m (164 ft) outdoor swimming pool, great restaurants, and both daily and nightly activities and entertainment.

18. Hotel Paracas, a Luxury Collection Resort, Paracas, Peru

Famed Peruvian architect Bernardo Fort-Brescia designed this new 120-room resort (part of Starwood’s Luxury Collection) in the coastal desert three hours south of Lima.

Beach resort offers world-class facilities, a private dock, the city’s only luxury spa, exquisite local and international cuisine and exciting experiences that will allow you to be in touch with nature. Its 120 rooms and suites are prepared to ensure the greatest comfort and the best rest.

Each of them has a furnished terrace and a view of the sea or of the wonderful gardens. Paracas features plenty of activities for nature lovers and water sports enthusiasts. Engage in exciting experiences without leaving the hotel including water sports, kayaks, catamaran and bike rides.

Enclaved on the northern tip of the driest desert in the world, Paracas is a place where you can find millenary pre-inca cultures, as well as an important wildlife Reserve. Being so close to Lima, Paracas has been the traditional weekend escape for the knowldedgeable capital dweller who looks for sun, relax, nautical sports and nature.

Lately, Paracas has become an interesting extension for the traveler who comes to see Machu Picchu and the culture of the Incas.

19. Hyatt Zilara Cancun, Cancun, Mexico

Set on the Caribbean coast, this upscale, adults-only all-inclusive beachfront resort is 1.6 km from underwater sculpture museum MUSA. Offering terraces with sea views and hammocks, the posh rooms have handcrafted furnishings, luxe bedding and whirlpool tubs. They also have flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and minibars. Upgraded rooms add features such as swim-up terraces, butler service, telescopes and access to a private restaurant. Room service is available.

20. Ikos Oceania, Nea Moudania, Greece

Surrounded by landscaped gardens, this high-end seaside resort is 2.1 km from Dionisiou Beach and 13 km from the town of Nea Potidea. Featuring furnished terraces and floor-to-ceiling windows, the chic, nautical-style rooms have minibars, flat-screen TVs with DVD players, and free Wi-Fi, plus tea and coffeemaking facilities.

21. Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall, Rose Hall, Jamaica

Set on a white-sand beach on the Caribbean coast, this chic all-inclusive resort is 5 km from Rose Hall Lighthouse, 6 km from the historic Rose Hall mansion and 8 km from Half Moon Golf Course.

 22. Secrets Silversands, Riviera Cancun, Mexico

Along the Riviera Maya coastline, this modern resort lies 3.4 km from Marina La Bonita and 13 km from Puerto Morelos Lighthouse.The minimalist rooms and suites have flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and sitting areas, as well as Jacuzzis and balconies. Some offer direct pool access.

23. Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico

This upscale all-suite, all-inclusive beach resort lies on the Puerto Vallarta coast, 1.5 km from Aquaventuras Park water park and 2.7 km from El Tigre Golf Club. Sleek rooms have sea-view balconies, and feature flat-screens, minibars, free Wi-Fi and Nespresso machines. Many have whirlpool tubs, while upgraded suites add plush lounges, extra bedrooms and/or hot tubs.

24. Galley Bay Resort, St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda

Overlooking Galley Bay on the Caribbean coast, this all-inclusive, beachfront resort surrounded by tropical greenery is 7 km from Cedar Valley Golf Club, and 8 km from Museum of Antigua and Barbuda.

25. Royal Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Set on the beachfront, this adults-only, all-inclusive hotel is a 2-minute walk from the Riviera Art Gallery. It’s also 2.4 km from Playacar Beach and 10 km from the Xplor Adventure Park. The airy suites have sitting areas, Jacuzzis and balconies with hammocks. They also offer flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, Internet access and DVD players, plus coffeemakers and minibars.

26. Royalton Cayo Santa Maria, Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba

This upscale, all-inclusive, adults-only resort is a 4-minute walk from the beach and 1 km from Memories Azul Beach Resort. Modern suites feature flat-screen TVs, minifridges, living rooms and furnished terraces or balconies. Upgraded suites add breakfast areas, and whirlpool tubs on the terrace. Room service is available 24/7.

27. Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Located within a walking distance to the famous Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana, Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real is an impressive resort that boasts a large swimming pool with waterslides, a private beach, a spa, and 3 restaurants.

28. Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Located on the banks of the Mae Ping River, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort opens doors to a world of adventure and discovery. Explore the temple-filled old city, Lanna heritage, artisan villages and mountain hill tribes.

Relax on your balcony daybed, or at the adults-only pool. Delve into local culture with Muay Thai boxing, healing spa therapies and cooking class adventures.

Deluxe rooms are spacious with sleek, contemporary design bathed in natural sunlight. Slide open floor-to-ceiling doors and lounge on your daybed with tranquil views.

29. Naladhu Private Island Maldives, Veligandu Huraa, Maldives

Long noted for its beauty among the locals, the small private island of Naladhu invites you to unwind in blissful seclusion. Take up residence in one of 20 timelessly elegant houses, each a spacious sanctuary with private swimming pool, surrounded by the most serene sapphire seas.

A stay like no other, guests can revel in elegance and comfort.

Naladhu Private Island Maldives was named the best resort in the Indian Ocean three years in a row and in the top 10 Best Resorts in the World by Condé Nast Traveler 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards.

30. Singita Grumeti, Grumeti Game Reserve, Tanzania

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