20 amazing all-inclusive resorts around the world

Hotel Roca Nivaria Gran

Costa Adeje, Tenerife

This upscale, family-run hotel is located on a spectacular headland in Playa Paraiso. Staff are attentive and discreet, and facilities include a spa, pool, and tennis court. Double Rooms enjoy the kind of floor space that would be considered a suite in many hotels, and feature walk-in closets, small sitting areas, king-size beds, and private terraces. Breakfast offers a spectacular selection of healthy and indulgent options, with many cooked-to-order sections such as an omelette station and fresh juice bar. Lunch can be taken by the pool, on a terrace or in an original artificial cave. All-inclusive guests can choose to dine a la carte at no additional cost, and have access to drinks and snacks outside of main meal times. Doubles from £275 (00 34 9227 40202; adrianhoteles.com)

Zafiro Alcudia Palace

Port d’Alcudia, Majorca

The chic and sophisticated five-star hotel Zafiro Palace has skilfully managed to combine luxury with child-friendly facilities. The majority of guests opt for the all-inclusive stay, which gives them access to four a la carte restaurants. All are elegant, from the sushi restaurant to the Mediterranean restaurant offering Majorcan specialties. Among the nearly 400 rooms, options include two-bedroom family suites and a new suite with direct access to a patio, pool, and Balinese beds. The Penthouse Suites offer a fabulous rooftop terrace with hot tub and lounge chairs. Doubles from £381 (00 34 9718 97696; zafirohotels.com)

Iberostar Playa de Palma

Palma Beach, Majorca

This well established resort is right by the beach with easy access to Palma and the airport. With contemporary luxury design and the option of staying all-inclusive, it appeals to couples and families looking for a superior beachfront vacation experience. There’s a large outdoor pool, activities Fitness options include water aerobics and pilates, and the spa has a lovely sauna and steam room. The cuisine of the Playa Blanca restaurant is of an excellent standard and includes island specialties such as frito mallorquín (a dish of fried meat and vegetables) and roast suckling pig. Doubles from £337 (00 34 9712 66450; iberostar.com)

Club Marvy

Ozdere, Turkey

In a secluded bay on Turkey’s Aegean coast, a mile from the small town of Ozdere, this seaside hideaway is home to four pools (one infinity, one with a waterslide beast), a spa and a steam room , an art gallery and two private beaches scattered over some 45 acres of palm, pine and olive trees. It’s a far cry from generic handmade all-inclusive bedding and Turkish peshtemal towels come from the town of Buldan, while slate bathrooms are stocked with organic toiletries. The quality of food in the tavernas is superb, with around 30% of the produce coming from a nearby organic farm (think fruit and vegetables, olive oils, pomegranate and fig molasses, and organic wines) . Doubles from £285 (00 90 23279 76364; clubmarvy.com)

Hotel Kempinski Le Dome

Belek, Turkey

This contemporary option five miles west of Belek has everything a golfer could want, with its two world-class courses, plus enough non-sports facilities and nearby attractions to satisfy the rest of the community. family. On the ground floor, a Balinese-style spa shares space with a fitness center, and there’s a large pool in a pretty blue and turquoise jacquard pattern that runs the length of the hotel. Beyond that, a private beach dotted with cabanas and lounge chairs leads to a wooden pier with an outdoor bar at the end. The food is abundantly fresh, mostly locally sourced, and the chef trained at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. The hotel operates on an all-inclusive basis, although there is an additional charge for dining at some a la carte restaurants. Doubles from £221 (00 90 24271 01300; kempinski.com)