7 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Couples on a Babymoon

Couple in lounge chairs overlooking water (Photo: Shutterstock)
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If you’re expecting a baby, your babymoon vacation may be the last trip you take as a family of two for quite some time. For many couples, that means staying at an all-inclusive resort where someone else will do all the cooking and cleaning. And why not make it adults-only so you can enjoy one last bit of serenity and romance, too?

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Whether you’re looking to stay within the U.S. or get as far from home as possible, these adults-only all-inclusive resorts are the perfect babymoon destinations for couples. You might come for the ocean views, babymoon package deals, and prenatal massage experiences, but the memories you take home will stay with you long after your second trimester is a distant memory.  So, pack your favorite maternity pants and get ready: These are the best all-inclusive resorts for couples on a babymoon.

The Lodge at Woodloch – Hawley, Pennsylvania

The Lodge at Woodloch

For an East Coast babymoon in the U.S., head to the serene Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania for an all-inclusive stay at The Lodge at Woodloch. The resort’s Babymoon Escape package prices include three gourmet meals a day, plus fun activities like power napping (sign us up), prenatal yoga, and guided outdoor excursions.

It’s also a destination spa, featuring a wide variety of wellness treatments and services. And with 58 rooms, the Lodge at Woodloch is designed to mimic a private country estate—one whose rooms are outfitted with marble bathrooms, down comforters, and a private veranda.

Its location makes it a perfect all-inclusive babymoon destination for East Coast couples, with driving times of just 2.5 hours from New York City, three hours from Philadelphia, four hours from Boston, and five hours from Washington, D.C.

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Sunset at the Palms – Negril, Jamaica

Sunset at the Palms

Fulfill your romantic fantasy of staying in a treehouse at Sunset at the Palms in Jamaica. Set in a lush beachfront forest in Negril, this adults-only babymoon destination resort is home to 85 treehouse-style guest rooms. These elegantly appointed rooms have been featured in Architectural Digest, and they include balconies, Gilchrist & Soames toiletries, and air conditioning.

Activities like snorkeling, kayaking, and windsurfing are included, as are Jamaican cooking classes, bartending courses, and some off-resort excursions. And for minimum stress, you’ll be met by a representative at the airport and whisked happily to the resort, where your luxurious pre-baby vacation can begin.

Ladera Resort – Soufriere, St. Lucia

Ladera Resort, St. Lucia

St. Lucia’s Ladera Resort was built for romance, and accordingly it’s for couples and adults only—no guests under 18 years old. With a baby on the way, that means a first- or second-trimester babymoon might be your last, best time to experience this resort for quite awhile!

Situated on the ridge of a volcano high above the Caribbean Sea and featuring 37 open-air rooms, the resort offers privacy paired with total immersion in nature. The eco-friendly rooms have just three walls, with the missing fourth wall offering stunning views of the Pitons and the Caribbean Sea. A private plunge pool, ceiling fan, and natural breezes will keep you cool on your babymoon vacation.

A stay at Ladera includes private car airport transfers, breakfasts, beach shuttles, and yoga. You can also choose a full-board or all-inclusive package to enhance your stay. The full-board package includes a daily three-course lunch and three-course dinner at the resort’s restaurant, as well as two glasses of wine at dinner. The all-inclusive package gets you all beverages.

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Sanctuary Cap Cana – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Sanctuary Cap Cana

If you love the idea of an all-inclusive resort but worry about being bored, Sanctuary Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic is the one for you. Set in a private gated community inside Punta Cana, the resort sprawls across 30,000 acres and is set up like its own private town with five restaurants, six bars, five swimming pools, one private beach, a main street with 90 shops, one Jack Nicklaus Signature Championship golf course, and plenty of activities to keep you entertained.

All meals (including 24-hour room service), drinks, entertainment, and most activities are included in the all-inclusive rate for this adults-only resort.

Castle Hot Springs – Morristown, Arizona

Castle Hot Springs

Located in a canyon deep in Arizona’s Bradshaw Mountains, the Castle Hot Springs is a true desert oasis for babymooning couples. Like all of best dude ranches in the country, the resort has private hot springs for guests only, and plenty of room to soak up all the tranquility you can store before baby comes. All guests must be at least 16 years old.

A stay at Castle Hot Springs is truly all-inclusive, with all service fees and gratuities covered under your rate. Farm-to-table meals, guided hikes, archery, e-bike rentals, yoga, and meditation classes are all covered as well.

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UNICO 20°87° – Akumal, Riviera Maya, Mexico

UNICO 20 87 Hotel Riviera Maya

UNICO 20°87° takes its name from its location—at 20°N 87°W, the all-inclusive resort is located in the heart of the Riviera Maya. And unlike many other resorts that feel like they could be anywhere in the world, UNICO takes its cue from the surrounding area and its beautiful beaches. The rooms, restaurants, and bars are all inspired by the culture of Riviera Maya. The rooms are breathtaking, too, with some offering swim-up pools or private outdoor hot tubs.

At this adults-only resort, you can opt for the Unlimited Inclusions package on your babymoon, which covers unlimited food, drinks, golf, scuba diving, spa treatments, local tours, and beauty salon services.

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Komandoo Maldives Island Resort – Komandoo, Maldives

Komandoo Maldives Island Resort, Maldives

For the ultimate luxury babymoon, Komandoo Maldives Island Resort, a private island resort in the Maldives, is pretty close to perfection. This tranquil island is adults-only and offers five types of villas to choose from—including our personal favorite, Jacuzzi Water Villas, built over the ocean and featuring private Jacuzzis, air conditioning, and an outdoor deck.

Komandoo’s white sand beach is the perfect place to lounge all day long or indulge in scuba diving, snorkeling, a sailboat cruise, or kayaking. There are two levels of all-inclusive packages at Komandoo, but if you really don’t want to pull out your wallet during your stay, go for the Gold package. It includes all meals, snacks, a romantic candlelit dinner on the beach, drinks, snorkeling, a sunset cruise, and a local island excursion.

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Caroline Teel
Caroline Teel is a proud (but sometimes neglectful) plant parent. As an experienced travel writer, she’s traveled to all seven continents but still has hundreds of places on her bucket list. Caroline has been published on SmarterTravel, The Sun, Jetsetter, TripAdvisor, Business Insider, and more.

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