There is something magical about staying at an all inclusive hotel. Maybe it’s to do with them being situated in resorts with glorious weather and the freedom of being able to eat whatever you want whenever you want – or maybe it’s that sense that you don’t have to lift a finger during your entire stay, whatever it is, us Brits love all inclusive breaks.
Europe has an abundance of beautiful hotels offering these kinds of breaks just waiting to be discovered. All boast spectacular weather and even better amenities, let’s have a look at some of our favourites to get you in that holiday mood.
Voyage Belek Golf & Spa – Belek, Turkey
If you’re looking for unrivalled luxury, not many will top the Voyage Belek Golf & Spa. Situated in Belek, a short drive from Antalya on the glorious Turkish coast, it is perfect for families and couples alike. Divided in two halves, one side caters for families while the other looks after the adults.
You can choose from taking a dip in the tranquil pools or embracing the exhilarating water slides or simply relax by the poolside and soak up the sun. It gets even better as Voyage Belek is located right on the coast making it feel as if you have your own private beach. For the keen golfers among you there is a courtesy shuttle bus to Montgomerie Golf Course so you can play the pristine course.
This really is paradise.
Louis Ledra Beach – Paphos, Cyprus
Hopping across the Mediterranean Sea to Cyprus and head up to the beautiful town of Paphos where you will find the Louis Ledra Beach hotel. This 4-star resort boasts its own beach as well as an indoor and outdoor pool area.
Consistently ranked among some of the best hotels in Europe by TripAdvisor you will love the laid back feel of a stay here. Kick back with a cocktail in hand and then sit down to a delicious meal in the evening after a day soaking up the Cypriot sun. Best of all, the hotel is well situated for all the surrounding historical sites.
SENTIDO Perissia – Side, Turkey
Another gem on Turkey’s Aegean Coast is the 5-star SENTIDO Perissia. Just a short drive from Antalya, this “luxury ultra all inclusive” is a little piece of Heaven for you to bask in. Treat yourself and book the luxury all inclusive package giving you a host of perks.
Among the services provided free of charge are a welcome drink on arrival, access to a 24-hour bar, fine dining served in the a la carte restaurants and much, much more. It gets better as the SENTIDO Perissia is just a stone’s throw from the beach and has two relaxing pool areas, ideal for a spot of sun worshipping.
Ikos Oceania – Nea Moundania, Greece
Crossing over to the Greek Aegean Coast and to the elegant Ikos Oceania resort. Nestled in the Nea Moundania area this easy-going hotel is a true treasure of the region and takes the all inclusive holiday to the next level.
Bask in beautiful landscaped gardens before letting the waves of the private beach lap up on your feet. As night falls take a seat in the restaurant and indulge on cuisine prepared by Michelin-starred chefs. Using a raft of local produce, this is a hotel that you will come back to again and again.
Pestana Porto Santo All Inclusive & Spa Beach Resort – Porto Santo Island, Madeira Islands
Lying off the coast of Madeira, Porto Santo is a paradise in itself and the Pestana Porto Santo resort simply adds to this wonderful part of the world. Boasting a number of high-class restaurants serving delicious Italian and Oriental cuisine, you are in for a gastronomic experience.
You can then head to the Sunset Bar which includes beautiful panoramic views of the ocean. During the day relax by the impressive pool area or enjoy a spot of pampering at the Turkish bath and spa.
IBEROSTAR Royal Andalus – Novo Sancti Petri, Spain
Enjoy sprawling golf courses and lounging with a sea view at the IBEROSTAR Royal Andalus. Situated in Novo Sancti Petri in Spain’s Andalusia region, this luxurious hotel is ideal for sun worshippers and golf fanatics alike.
Sample some delightful cuisine at the a la carte restaurant and as the sun goes down enjoy a drink under the stars at the Seasoul Beach Club, just a stone’s throw from the hotel.
Hotel Costa Calero – Puerto Calero, Spain
Hotel Costa Calero in Puerto Calero, Lanzarote offers three stages of all inclusive that ensure you holiday in style. The highest option is the prestige package where you are treated like royalty during your stay with an array of VIP extras such as a porter service, special fruit basket and sparkling wine on arrival. Alternatively, you can pick from half board or all inclusive options.
During the day you can be pampered at Thalasso & Spa or get involved with games of water polo. At night enjoy the sounds of live entertainment with a drink in hand.
db Seabank Resort + Spa – Mellieha, Malta
The grand db Seabank Resort + Spa is a great base to explore Malta or just to spend a relaxing week or two in the sun. Situated in the northern town of Mellieha you can be as active or as chilled out as you like during your stay.
The spa offers all the latest in wellness and beauty treatments while you can taste flavours from around the globe at Coral Restaurant. There are a host of different food options available and the on-site gym will help you burn it all off the day after.
Hotel Adler Thermae Spa & Relax Resort – Bagno Vignori, Italy
As the name would suggest, Hotel Adler Thermae Spa & Relax Resort is all about one thing – relaxation. Tucked away in the Tuscany countryside you will be able to enjoy total tranquillity while having your every whim catered for.
Spend the day trying the various spa treatments this 5-star hotel has to offer. Cleanse the pores in the sauna or take a dip in the soothing thermal pool. Round the experience off by taking a seat at the restaurant to enjoy some of the authentic, local cuisine specially prepared by Chef Gaetano Vaccaro.
Club Med Gregolimano – Edipsos, Greece
Situated on the island of Evia on Greece’s Aegean Coast, Club Med Gregolimano is an idyllic resort perfect families and couples alike. Take a stroll down to the beach, two minutes away from the hotel, and soak up the sun or stay active with a range of sports available.
Opt for all inclusive and you can try classic Greek dishes and enjoy a glass of wine as you watch the sun disappear over the horizon.
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