With colder temperatures approaching, many travelers are dreaming of tropical getaways. Our readers recently voted on their favorite all-inclusive resorts in a 10Best Readers' Choice contest, and here are their top choices.
The 10Best Readers' Choice 1st place winner, Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort, is where celebrities like Shakira, Usher, Enrique Iglesias, and many more A-listers grace the stage with top-notch live performances for guests of the resort.
Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort
Those seeking an exotic island getaway in Aruba find the Occidental Grand Aruba -- 2nd place in the 10Best Readers' Choice awards -- utterly enchanting.
Occidental Grand Aruba
Within walking distance of Playa del Carmen, Mexico's famed Fifth Avenue, The Royal Playa del Carmen - which landed in 3rd - is where guests get treated like royalty even prior to arrival.
The Royal Playa Del Carmen
The Hard Rock Cancun understands the needs of its guests in wanting to experience life in the limelight. It has specially designed its resort so you can eat, and party and even sleep like a rock star. Readers voted the resort into 4th place.
Hard Rock Hotels
Set along Antigua's unspoiled bay is 5th place winner Hermitage Bay, a one-of-a-kind all-inclusive experience with only 25 intimate cottages.
Antigua & Barbuda Tourist Office
In Cancun, Excellence Playa Mujeres - coming in 6th place - offers guests a true culinary journey, with nine gourmet international à la carte dining options and healthy spa menus in all the restaurants.
Excellence Playa Mujeres
Sandals Whitehouse Village & Spa in Jamaica, earning the #7 spot,isn't your typical all-inclusive resort. No matter where your accommodation is, this all-oceanfront resort allows everyone (in rooms and suites) striking views of the crystalline Caribbean.
Sandals Whitehouse Village & Spa
The Dominican Republic's Majestic Elegance and Majestic Colonial resorts impress with their culinary abundances; they landed the #8 spot in our contest.
No bracelets are needed at the upscale Hilton Papagayo Resort & Spa in Costa Rica, where natural beauty harmoniously blends with all-inclusive luxury. Readers love it, and it awarded it the 9th spot in the top 10 list.
Hilton Papagayo Resort & Spa
Rounding out the top 10, Beaches Turks & Caicos is proud of its reputation as an award-winning multi-generational resort.
Beaches Turks and Caicos
All 20 contenders were nominated by the president of Liberty Travel, which is an honor in itself. Palm Island, a casually elegant gem in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, offers fresh and locally grown Euro-Caribbean cuisine with beachfront dining.
Elite Island Resorts
The Out-Islands of the Bahamas are home to the tropical wonderland by the name of Sandals Emerald Bay Great Exuma, with its pristine and private adults-only beach.
Majestically set on a 220-acre estate, Sandals La Toc is home to St. Lucia's largest swimming pool and also to jaw-dropping Millionaire Suites.
Sandals La Toc
Nestled along Jamaica's world-famous Seven Mile Beach, Beaches Negril has designed amenities and activities for guests of all types.
Paradisus La Esmeralda in Mexico's Riviera Maya features Family Concierge Suites with private terraces and Jacuzzis, an exclusive beach area with valet service, all-day concierge assistance, amenities for kids and teens, an all-day snack buffet and a walkie-talkie for easy communication.
Paradisus La Esmeralda
Within the heart of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, and at the edge of Matapalo beach, is Hotel Riu Palace Guanacaste, inviting guests to indulge in its all-inclusive service and facilities.
Hotel Riu Palace Guanacaste
The Dominican Republic's Paradisus Palma Real has plenty to brag about, starting with its renowned restaurant, Passion by Martin Berasategui - winner of 7 Michelin stars and also considered one of the finest chefs in the world.
Paradisus Palma Real
The luxurious level of all-inclusive at Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita in Mexico's Riviera Maya offers oceanfront suites with direct access to the beach; gourmet dining with organic selections; an onsite dive center; a sunset sail catamaran trip; complexion skin analysis; shopping excursions by boat; and even 24-hour laundry service.
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Taking in panoramic views of Cabo San Lucas' hypnotizing seascape is an experience in itself at Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas.
Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas
Tucked between stunning desert and pristine beach, it goes without saying that Melia Cabo Real in Los Cabos, Mexico, is an ultimate all-inclusive retreat.
Melia Cabo Real
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