7 Romantic All-Inclusive Resorts for Couples on a Babymoon

From exotic islands to close-to-home getaways, these all-inclusive resorts are the perfect babymoon destinations for couples.
Sanctuary Cap Cana pool
(Photo: Sanctuary Cap Cana)

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, the best babymoon destinations involve all-inclusive resorts 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? Whether you’re looking for vacation spots for couples within the U.S. or to get as far from home as possible, adults-only all-inclusive resorts make perfect babymoon destinations.

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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 for a vacation at one of the best all-inclusive resorts for couples on a babymoon.

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1. Sanctuary Cap Cana

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Sanctuary Cap Cana
Sanctuary Cap Cana five restaurants, six bars, five swimming pools, and 90 shops to keep you entertained (Photo: 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, seven 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.

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All meals (including 24-hour room service), unlimited drinks, nightly entertainment, and most daily activities are included in the all-inclusive rate for this adults-only resort. Before you book, check the resort’s special offers page for discounts; often you can find packages that make it an even better value.

2. UNICO 20°87°

Akumal, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Aerial view of UNICO 20°87° in Mexico's Riviera Maya (Photo:  UNICO 20°87°)
UNICO 20°87°takes its name from its location in Mexico’s Riviera Maya (Photo: UNICO 20°87°)

Taking its name from its location at 20°N 87°W, the all-inclusive UNICO 20°87° resort is located in the heart of the Riviera Maya. And unlike many other babymoon destinations and resorts that feel like they could be anywhere in the world, UNICO takes its cues directly from the surrounding area and its beautiful beaches. The rooms, restaurants, and bars are all inspired by the culture of Riviera Maya.

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Guest rooms are breathtaking, too, with some offering swim-up pools or private outdoor hot tubs. Be on the lookout for special offers at this adults-only resort, where seasonal sales and packages can save you money when you book babymoon your flight and hotel together.

3. Komandoo Maldives Island Resort

Komandoo, Maldives

Overwater deck of Kandu Bar Komandoo
It’s hard to beat a private island in paradise for the ultimate babymoon (Photo: Komandoo 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 my personal favorite, the Jacuzzi Water Villas built over the ocean and featuring private Jacuzzis, air conditioning, and an outdoor deck.

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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.

4. The Lodge at Woodloch

Hawley, Pennsylvania

Woman in natural infinity pool
The Lodge at Woodloch is one of the best babymoon destinations in the U.S. (Photo: Woodloch Resort)

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, one of the most romantic hotels in Pennsylvania. The resort’s two-night Babymoon Escape package includes three gourmet meals a day, plus fun activities like power napping (sign me up), prenatal yoga, guided outdoor excursions, and a spa treatment credit.

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Speaking of spa treatments, The Lodge at Woodloch is also a destination spa with a wide variety of wellness treatments and services. And with 58 rooms, the lodge is designed to mimic a private country estate—one whose rooms are outfitted with marble bathrooms, down comforters, and a private veranda. Its East Coast vacation location makes it a perfect all-inclusive babymoon destination for couples coming from New York City (just 2.5 hours away), Philadelphia (three hours), Boston (four hours), and Washington, D.C. (five hours).

5. Sunset at the Palms

Negril, Jamaica

Sunset at the Palms in Negril, Jamaica (Photo: Sunset at the Palms)
You can stay in a treehouse at Sunset at the Palms in Negril, Jamaica (Photo: 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. Its elegantly appointed rooms have been featured in Architectural Digest, and they include balconies, Gilchrist & Soames toiletries, and air conditioning.

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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.

6. Ladera Resort

Soufriere, St. Lucia

Ladera Resort in Soufriere, St. Lucia, is one of the top babymoon destinations in the world (Photo: Ladera Resort)
Ladera Resort in Soufriere, St. Lucia, is one of the top babymoon destinations in the world (Photo: Ladera Resort)

St. Lucia’s Ladera Resort was built for romance, and accordingly it’s for couples and adults only—no guests under 18 years old are allowed. With a baby on the way, that means a first- or second-trimester babymoon might be your last time to experience this resort for quite awhile! A stay at Ladera includes private car airport transfers, breakfasts, beach shuttles, and yoga. To enhance your stay, you can also choose from three different meal plans: half-board, full-board, or all-inclusive.

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Situated on the ridge of a volcano high above the Caribbean Sea and featuring 37 open-air rooms, this couples 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.

7. Castle Hot Springs

Morristown, Arizona

Castle Hot Springs pool
Castle Hot Springs is a desert oasis for couples on a babymoon (Photo: Castle Hot Springs)

Located in a canyon deep in Arizona’s Bradshaw Mountains, Castle Hot Springs is a true desert oasis for babymooning couples. Like many of best dude ranches in the U.S., 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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The dude ranch resort has private hot springs for guests only, and plenty of room to soak up all the tranquility you can store before baby comes. It makes a particularly good baby moon destination for foodies, ranking high on FamilyVacationist’s list of hotels with the best culinary programs in the United States. All guests must be at least 16 years old.

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Caroline Teel
Caroline Teel has traveled to all seven continents but still has hundreds of places on her bucket list. She has been published on SmarterTravel, The Sun, Jetsetter, TripAdvisor, Business Insider, FamilyVacationist, and more.